Sponsoring students’ pursuit of higher education
In honor of the late Emmett Louis Till and Mamie Elizabeth Till-Mobley.
About Our Org
Our mission is
rooted in legacy.
Our mission is to: Build a better sense of community, create a safe and healthy environment for living and learning, while promoting the next level of education. To improve the quality of life by providing learning opportunities and monetary awards to local students to assist with educational expenses. To support the students as they progress.
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Emmett Till Memorial
Our mission is to: Build a better sense of community, create a safe and healthy environment for living and learning, and improve the quality of life by providing lifelong learning opportunities in the area of health, culture, recreation, and education.
Get Funding for School.
We encourage graduating seniors to continue their education and we accept scholarship applications from students from all backgrounds, whether they decide to attend college, vocational trade school, or join the military. Applicants are evaluated based on their achievements, GPA, SAT/ACT scores, social balance, and future academic plans.Apply
Ready to Apply?
Read answers to frequently asked questions.
Who’s eligible for a scholarship?
Graduating seniors from school district 217 that meet the requirements of the scholarship application. Application available here.
How much is awarded?
There are three levels of awards $500.00, $1000.00, and $1000.00
renewable. The amounts are awarded based on preparation of the application
What is the process?
Once the applications are collected they will read by our staff members, who
will work together to determine the finalists and the amount of the awards.
Winners will be notified.
NOTIFICATION: APRIL 15TH, 2024
What do I need to apply?
Talk with your counselor about getting a copy of your transcripts and a
DEADLINE: MARCH 15TH, 2024
After applying, what are the next steps?
You will be notified if you are in the final selections, the process dates are
available with the application form.