The Community Foundation’s scholarship application is set to open Saturday, February 1.



Scholarship recipients from the Community Foundation’s 2019 cycle connected with members of the selection committee and board of directors.

Galesburg Community Foundation will begin accepting scholarship applications on Saturday, February 1, 2020. Scholarships are open to students who reside in Knox and Warren Counties and meet the criteria associated with the offerings.

Applications are available and must be submitted online at the Community Foundation’s website, The deadline to apply is Monday, March 2, 2020 at 4:00 pm. These scholarships are available thanks to generous community members who love their community and give back to their community in the best ways possible. A variety of scholarships are available to students from Knox and Warren Counties.

Tiffany Springer, director of grants and programs for the Community Foundation said, “We strongly encourage local students to take a look at the scholarships we offer and see if they might be a fit. Our application process is simple and we are fortunate to have so many generous people who want to see our students succeed.”

Students who have applied for Community Foundation scholarships in the past are asked to please use the same login as before. For forgotten passwords please call the Community Foundation office at 309.344.8898.

About Galesburg Community Foundation
Galesburg Community Foundation develops and supports the efforts of local people and organizations to promote healthy communities. The Community Foundation makes giving easy and believes that generosity can positively change Knox and Warren Counties forever. The Community Foundation partners with individuals, families, businesses and nonprofits to help them have the greatest impact with their giving. The Community Foundation is working for the good of your community.


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