Scholarships

Making a Difference in Dee-Mack Schools

Deer Creek-Mackinaw Education Foundation Scholarship

College or University Freshmen
All application materials must be received no later than June 15th.

In 2016, The Deer Creek – Mackinaw Education Foundation (DCMEF) established a scholarship to be awarded annually to two (2) college or university freshmen, one male and one female, who have graduated from Deer Creek – Mackinaw High School.

Two (2) $1,000 scholarships, one each, to a male and a female candidate enrolled as a freshman in an accredited two year or four year college or university, will be made directly to the college or university by the fall semester of the chosen candidates’ freshman year.

This scholarship is awarded based on a growth model of the successful candidate's high school career.

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Arthur E. and Joanne L. Henderson Family Scholarship

Collegiate Juniors and Seniors
All application materials must be received no later than June 1st.

In Spring 2008, the DCMEF announced the establishment of the Arthur E. and Joanne L. Henderson Family Scholarship for collegiate juniors and seniors. All Dee-Mack Graduates who will have completed two (2) years of college are encouraged to complete an application. A $2,000 scholarship is awarded each year and is payable in four installments during the recipients final two years of college.

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Frank B. Stowe Scholarship

Candidate Enrolled in or Accepted to an Accredited Program in School Counseling
All application materials must be received no later than June 15th.

The Tazewell County Regional Office of Education #53 in cooperation with the Deer Creek – Mackinaw Education Foundation (DCMEF) announces the establishment of the Frank B. Stowe Scholarship to be awarded annually to a candidate enrolled in or accepted to an accredited program in school counseling. Scholarships will be awarded to Tazewell County candidates on a rotating basis by a blind draw, which has been determined as follows: 1. Deer Creek-Mackinaw; 2. Pekin; 3. East Peoria; 4. Morton; 5. Washington; 6. Delavan; and, 7. Tremont.

The Frank B. Stowe Scholarship will award a $5,000 scholarship annually to the successful candidate enrolled in or accepted to an accredited program in school counseling. The award will be made directly to the college or university. Consideration of the applicants will be as follows:

  • An educator currently employed within Tazewell County; or,
  • A graduate of a Tazewell County high school, seeking a degree in school counseling.

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