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Resource Bank Offers the Centennial Service Award Scholarship for 2018

Each year Resource Bank offers up to ten $1,000 scholarships to local graduating high school seniors.

DEKALB COUNTY, IL - (BUSINESS) – February 2018 –Each year Resource Bank commemorates its 100th anniversary with the Centennial Service Award. Up to ten $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors who have been highly involved in volunteer work and community service during high school.  Successful applicants will have demonstrated characteristics of citizenship, commitment, ambition, determination, organization, generosity, and caring.

Involvement in community service during high school may include individual activities such as community beautification and clean-up projects, working with senior citizens, helping the homeless, volunteering for the local fire department, rescue squad, hospital, or donating time to a library, animal shelter, or park district.  It may also include organized activities such as Habitat for Humanity, 4-H, Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts, and/or church activities.

Applicants must be high school seniors who will receive their diploma from an accredited high school in the DeKalb County area during the 2017-2018 school year.  Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 and be attending an institution of higher learning beginning in the fall of 2018.  Applications for this scholarship can be picked up in the guidance office at local area high schools, any Resource Bank, or online at  Please submit your applications to any Resource Bank not later than Monday, April 9th, 2018.