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Lora L. Tyson Education Scholarship

Dr. Lora Tyson embraced the simple but profound conviction, “nice matters”. A professor of education for nine years at North Central College, the late Dr. Tyson devoted endless hours to education students, in helping them prepare lessons, by assisting with the...

Mary Lou and Wayne Cowlishaw

Mary Lou and Wayne Cowlishaw

Mary Lou Cowlishaw served the public in many ways throughout her life. She worked for more than a decade as a journalist for The Naperville Sun newspaper and later represented the 41st District for 20 years in the Illinois Legislature. A lifelong advocate for...

Mock Trial Scholarship at North Central College

Mock Trial Scholarship at North Central College

Mock Trial provides valuable experience for anyone planning to pursue a legal career. However, this is not a pre-law activity at North Central College; students from all academic majors and interests are welcome and encouraged to participate. Participating in Mock...

Naperville Chorus

Naperville Chorus

The Naperville Chorus was founded in 1976 as an organization dedicated to the advancement of choral music, the encouragement of participation in group singing, the development of the appreciation of good music, the presentation of choral programs, and the...

Naperville Woman’s Club

Naperville Woman’s Club

Founded in 1897, the Naperville Woman’s Club is one of the longest-standing philanthropic organizations in Naperville. The club represents six generations of women whose goal was and is to enrich their community, form friendships, and engage in lifelong learning. ...

North Central College CARDINAL FIRST

North Central College CARDINAL FIRST

CARDINAL FIRST is a program intended to build a sense of community amount our first generation students, faculty and staff and also to provide a structured approach aimed at enhancing each student’s academic success, personal development and professional growth. For...

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North Central College's FIRST Tech Challenge and FIRST Robotics Competition AWARD

For years, North Central College has enthusiastically supported S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) and continues in this tradition by offering, beginning FALL 2019 semester, the FIRST Tech Challenge and FIRST Robotics Competition AWARD. The...

Paul Josiah Schwab, MD Scholarship

Paul Josiah Schwab, MD Scholarship

Dr. Paul Schwab ’53 was a longtime Naperville psychiatrist and former professor of psychiatry at the Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago. Born in Waxahachie, Texas, Dr. Schwab spent most of his childhood in the San Antonio area, where both his...

Rev. Dr. Howard Mueller '58 Alumni Board Student Involvement Scholarship

Rev. Dr. Howard Mueller '58 Alumni Board Student Involvement Scholarship

The Alumni Board is a governing body of the Alumni Association of North Central College. The purpose of the Alumni Association is to enable and promote the continuing success of North Central College, and provide leadership to a variety of programs that build and...

Robert H. Good Scholarship

Robert H. Good Scholarship

The Robert H. Good Scholarship was established in 1986 by his children, Grace Good Reed, Carlton Good and North Central College alumni, Palmer ’24 and Palmer’s wife, Elvina Oberhelman Good ’25. Born December 31, 1873, in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, Dr. Robert H. Good...

Robert Prussing Arnold, Class of 1939 Scholarship

Robert Prussing Arnold, Class of 1939 Scholarship

Robert Prussing Arnold ’39 was born in Waterman, Illinois, in 1916. While at North Central College, he majored in mathematics and physics, graduating in 1939. In 1942, Robert P. Arnold married Harriet A. Ringberg. He was also a Lieutenant in the United States...

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Rogene A. Buchholz

Rogene A. Buchholz is currently the Legendre-Soule Chair in Business Ethics Emeritus at Loyola University New Orleans. He held this endowed chair at Loyola for thirteen years until his retirement in 2002. Prior to this position he taught at the University of Texas at...

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Roger and Nadeane Hruby

More than fifty years ago, Roger Hruby ’58 believed so highly in the value of education that for two years he and his wife, Nadeane, slept on a couch in the living room of a converted chicken coop with their children in an adjoining room, in order for Roger to attend...

Roger K. and Mildred Rife Goodwin Scholarship for Prospective Teachers

Roger K. and Mildred Rife Goodwin Scholarship for Prospective Teachers

Roger K. and Mildred Rife Goodwin dedicated their professional careers to the field of education. Roger taught science at Mendota High School in Mendota, Illinois, as well as Carl Schurz High School in Chicago. Mildred taught home economics and later served as a...

Russell J. Poel Scholarship

Russell J. Poel Scholarship

Russell J. Poel was a professor of chemistry at North Central College from 1962 to 1988. A specialist in organic chemistry, Dr. Poel taught a full range of undergraduate chemistry courses at North Central College and was Chairperson of the Chemistry Department at...

Shaun Wild Memorial Scholarship

Shaun Wild Memorial Scholarship

Born on November 13, 1987, and raised in Brown Deer, Wisconsin, Shaun R. Wild was a remarkable leader, who accentuated the positive. He overcame anger issues when he was in the fourth grade with the help of his teacher that year, who showed Shaun his potential. It...

Steven and Stefany Heeley

Steven and Stefany Heeley

Steven ’09 and his wife, Stefany Kobus ’02 Heeley created the S. L. Heeley Tax Prep Services Scholarship because both had positive experiences while attending North Central College. As North Central alumni and residents of Naperville, the Heeley’s are passionate...

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The Family of Mark Crabtree

Mark Crabtree believed fitness and training should be a fun and enjoyable experience. He fulfilled his dream of opening his own gym and was the founder and president of Ignite Fitness, Inc., in Naperville. Prior to that, he held the position of Director of Sports...

The Hearst Foundation

The Hearst Foundation

The Hearst Foundation, Inc., was established in 1945 by publisher and philanthropist William Randolph Hearst. In 1948, Mr. Hearst established the California Charities Foundation, which was changed to The William Randolph Hearst Foundation soon after Mr. Hearst’s...

The Schneller Sisters

The Schneller Sisters

Through their generosity, the three Schneller sisters – Cecelia Schneller ’27 Mueller, Adlynn Schneller Balfanz, and Mary Schneller ’33 Rosar – leave a lasting legacy at North Central College. Their extraordinary gifts belie their humble roots. They were born to...

Tracy and Derrick Malone Minority Scholarship

Tracy and Derrick Malone Minority Scholarship

Leaders on campus, leaders in their careers, leaders in philanthropy: Derrick ’93 and the Reverend Dr. Tracy Smith ’90 Malone came to North Central College with clear goals, honed their leadership skills and now are living the life they dreamt as young teens. On...

United Methodist Grant Fund of the Northern Illinois Conference

United Methodist Grant Fund of the Northern Illinois Conference

Since 1949, the United Methodist Foundation in Northern Illinois is committed to excellence by enhancing the stewardship ministry of local churches and church-related agencies. The United Methodist Foundation in Northern Illinois encourages lifelong generosity among...

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United Methodist Higher Education Foundation

Each year the United Methodist Foundation Scholarship is awarded – through application to the United Methodist Scholarships – Requiring Certification and Membership application located on North Central’s Academic Works Website – to one student who meets the criteria...

United Methodist Scholarships - Requiring CERTIFICATION and MEMBERSHIP in the United Methodist Church

United Methodist Scholarships - Requiring CERTIFICATION and MEMBERSHIP in the United Methodist Church

MEMBERSHIP in the United Methodist Church and CERTIFICATION from your minister, pastor, or priest are requirements for the following scholarships: The George and Minnie Reamer Scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to applicants who will have...

United Methodist Scholarships - That DO NOT require CERTIFICATION and MEMBERSHIP in the United Methodist Church

United Methodist Scholarships - That DO NOT require CERTIFICATION and MEMBERSHIP in the United Methodist Church

The following scholarships DO NOT required membership in the United Methodist Church or certification by a pastor, minister, or priest: The Church Vocations Grant was established to offer financial assistance to first-year students and sophomore students who are...

Verne E. Dietrich Memorial Scholarship

Verne E. Dietrich Memorial Scholarship

Verne Dietrich accomplished much through teaching, research and inspiration of those around him. Before World War II, Verne earned his bachelor’s degree in mathematics at Purdue University. He had the equivalent of five majors – mathematics, chemistry, physics,...

Volunteers in Action

Volunteers in Action

Volunteers in Action is an organization designed to provide a framework to meet the needs of the community with a good pool of dedicated volunteers. Volunteers in Action provides volunteer services and fundraising expertise to numerous DuPage, Kane, Kendall and Will...

Wu-Kan and Shien-Woo Kung Endowed Scholarship

Wu-Kan and Shien-Woo Kung Endowed Scholarship

Shien-Woo Kung ’26, Ph.D., was born in China and was a 72nd generation descendent of Confucius. In the early 1920’s he came to North Central College on a missionary scholarship to study social science and subsequently earned a doctorate of commercial science from the...

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www.qualitylogoproducts.com

The act of paying it forward is not one Michael Wenger ’04 and Bret Bonnet ’05, founders of Quality Logo Products®, take lightly. For them, giving back is at the forefront of their business model. After all, it was through a grant from the Coleman Foundation that...