The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley recently awarded 13 scholarships to Oswego residents for the 2012-2013 academic year. The potential value of these scholarships over the next four years is $42,000.
The purpose of the Community Foundation Scholarship Program is to provide financial assistance to students who are academically qualified to pursue an advanced education in their chosen field of study. Scholarships are established within the Community Foundation by individuals, businesses, non-profit organizations, civic clubs and through bequests.
2012-2013 scholarship recipients from Oswego are:
Community Foundation Scholarship: Morgan Long
Community Foundation Alumni Scholarship: Ryan Adorjan
Steven John Duranceau Memorial Scholarship: Helen Offerman
George & Elaine Hettrich Scholarship: Trisha Carr, Kyla Price
Shirley M. Hurd Education Scholarship: Madeline Vogler
J. Paul & Wanda H. Kuhn Scholarship: Deanna Reichardt
Marguerite E. Miller Education Foundation Scholarship: Jacquelyn Grimm
Irene & Marie Oberweis Nursing Scholarship: Kelly Wixted
Robert G. Schweitzer Scholarship: Emily Ericson, Rachael Romano
Margaret Mercer Stewart Scholarship: Nancy Hilger
Carl E. Swanson & Clara M. Swanson & Family Scholarship: Rebecca Woelfel
Citizens interested in creating scholarship funds to support the continuing education of Oswego students are invited to contact the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley by calling (630) 896-7800 or visiting our web site at www.CommunityFoundationFRV.org. The Community Foundation office is located at 111West Downer Place, Suite312, Aurora, Illinois, 60506.