The Legacy Guild awards scholarships to applicants that meet the criteria listed below. The number of awards and amount rewarded is determined by The Foundation of the Legacy Guild and are not automatically renewable.


The criteria to be considered for a scholarship include:

– Be a graduating high school senior residing in District 204  accepted into undergraduate college or trade school or a currently enrolled undergraduate  college student that resided in District 204 while in high school.

– Attest to financial need

– Demonstrate community service/volunteerism

– Have experienced the loss of a parent


The application period for the 2019-2020 academic year is closed. The application for 2020-2021 will be open in February 2020.


Awards are determined by an committee independent of The Legacy Guild Board and based on both merit and need.


The Legacy Guild Scholars are announced in May.  Graduating high school seniors will find out on Awards Day.  Checks are distributed at the Legacy Luncheon in June.


Legacy Guild Scholars may elect to participate in our Mentoring Program and receive assistance with educational and career guidance, finding an internship, professional networking and introductions to help them succeed beyond college.


If you have any questions about the application process, please send an email to

Legacy Guild Scholars

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