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Dr. Valentine Jobst III Educational Fund Scholarship (Deadline: April 4, 2019)

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Who Can Apply: This scholarship was established by Dr. Valentine Jobst III whose family arrived in Peoria, Illinois in 1859. His grandfather and father founded the V. Jobst and Sons Construction Company which constructed many familiar buildings around the city. This includes two schools from which Dr. Jobst graduated: Washington and Peoria High Schools.

  1. Applicant must reside and be a current senior or a graduate of a City of Peoria, IL high school.
  2. Applicant must be pursuing an education at a technical or vocational school. Students pursuing educational or technical educations through a community or junior college are eligible for consideration.


  1. Completed application.
  2. High School or College/University Transcripts.
  3. Essay.
  4. 2 Online Letters of Recommendation – teacher and non-relative adult (obtain email addresses for each).

Deadline: April 4, 2019

Amount: $2,500

Learn More: http://communityfoundationci.org/scholarships/