Alumni - Register as a U-46 alumni and the Foundation will keep you up-to-date with information about reunions, events at your high school, mentoring opportunities, Distinguished Alumni recognition, and more!
Grants from the U-46 Educational Foundation fund our teachers' and staff's bright ideas, creating opportunities that expand student learning and well-being. Grants also help our community partners who are doing important work in our area to benefit U-46 students.
In the past two years, the Foundation has proudly funded 45 grants to teachers, staff, and community partners for a total of more than $45,000. Please click here to read more about the grants we awarded during the 2020/21 school year. Click here to read more about the grants awarded last school year.
Find out more about how you can apply for a grant on our 2022-23 Grant FAQs page.
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Thanks to your generous support, the U-46 Educational Foundation has given away more than $418,000 in scholarships to U-46 seniors. Click here for a list of our 2022 scholarship recipients.
The U-46 Educational Foundation manages several scholarships including:
- The Superintendent's Scholarship
- The Dr. Jean Bowen Scholarship Fund
- The Elgin Breakfast Rotary G. Michael Greene Scholarship
- The EHS Maroon's Leadership Fund
- The David & Edith Cole Scholarships
- The Dody Nesbit Scholarship Fund
- The Frances Turnquist Scholarship.
- The Ronald Raglin Teaching and Learning Scholarship
- The Lisa Mercado Memorial Scholarship For Bilingual Students
- The Malik M. Brown Memorial Scholarship
- The Gilbert I. Renner Scholarship
- The Douglas Hoeft Scholarship
- The Alice Pragman Award for English Excellence
Are you a student wanting to apply for a scholarship? Go to this page to find out more about applying.
As the leading provider of scholarships for deserving U-46 students, we are proud to offer so many opportunities for our seniors. We work in collaboration with many local organizations and individuals, and we thank our scholarship providers for thinking of us as good stewards of your investment.
To learn more about establishing a scholarship or donating to existing ones, individuals, community groups, families, or businesses should contact the U-46 Educational Foundation Coordinator, Dawn Curran, email@example.com.