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Steven W. Rigazio Scholarship

The Steven W. Rigazio Scholarship is a two year, full tuition scholarship awarded to one Illinois Valley Community College student graduating in May 2014 with an Associates degree and transferring to Eureka College starting the fall 2014 semester.

The scholarship was established in 2002 and honors the memory of the Oglesby native who graduated from IVCC in 1974 and Eureka in 1976. Steven was President of Nevada Power Co. when he died of ALS in 2001 at age 47.

Criteria includes good academic standing, good character, positive attitude, and financial need.

To apply, submit a letter of application no longer than two pages, discussing the below:
* What are your future life plans?
* Have you been involved in activities that have helped the community?
* What types of activities have you been involved in, or plan to be involved in, while attending college?
* How would this scholarship impact your life?

Also required is a letter of recommendation from an IVCC instructor, counselor, administrator or community member addressing your character and potential to succeed in your chosen field of study.

Deadline to submit documents is Tuesday, April 1, 2014.

For further information, contact either the IVCC Foundation Office at 815-224-0551 or Eureka College Office of Admissions & Financial Aid at 888-438-7352.