William "Bill" Metzger Scholarship

Bill was a lifelong Collinsville resident and co-founder of the Collinsville Education Scholarship Foundation which grew to become the Collinsville Area Community Foundation (CACF) that we know today.  

Throughout his life, Bill was an active member of several local civic organizations including CMC Rotary. His dedication to the community will be honored by awarding scholarships to future generations of Collinsville area residents planning to attend a 4-year college/university.

Eligibility: Applicants must reside within Collinsville Community Unit School District #10. Students must be planning to attend a 4-year college/university.

Term:Scholarship will be awarded annually for a maximum of two years.

Academic achievement: The scholarship will be awarded to students who have demonstrated strong academic performance in high school with a GPA of a 3.0 or higher.

Community involvement: The scholarship will be awarded to students who havemade significant contributions to their local community through volunteer work,community service or other forms of outreach.

Leadership: The scholarship will be awarded to students who have demonstrated leadership skills or potential; either through their involvement in extracurricular activities or through other forms of leadership experience.

Scholarship Award Payment & Renewal: Each scholarship award has a value of $1,000 per year for up to two years. The scholarship selection committee has the sole authority to determine the recipients of awards. Scholarship recipients will be notified in writing of their selection. Applications are available on the Collinsville High School Counseling Department website. https://www.kahoks.org/schools/collinsville-high-school/counseling-dept/

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100% Tax Deductable

 Collinsville Area Community Foundation is a public charitable organization as defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All contributions and gifts are tax deductible. Donations and bequests are accepted from and disbursed to individuals, groups or businesses.