Scholarship Opportunities

Members of McKinley Church & Foundation have been extremely generous in their support of Presby Hall residents and projects.

The Presby Hall Freshman Scholarship

$500 awarded to incoming 2019 freshmen who are Illinois residents and participate in a guided tour of Presby Hall. The award is doubled to $1,000 for students who choose to live at Presby Hall.

Awarded By: The Board of Directors of the McKinley Foundation at the University of Illinois.

Requirements: Incoming Freshman at University of Illinois, Urbana – Champaign, Illinois resident, participant in guided tour of Presby Hall.

Download a Presby Hall Freshman Scholarship Application or pick up a copy at either the Presby Hall or McKinley Foundation office.

The Wert Scholarship

$2,000 awarded to a Presby Hall resident who is either a member or regular attendee of McKinley Presbyterian Church or The McKinley Foundation student ministry activities (1st preference), a member or associated with a Presbyterian church in Champaign-Urbana community (2nd preference), or a member or associated with a Presbyterian church in the Presbytery of Southeastern Illinois (3rd preference).

Namesake: The Wert Scholars Fund is administered by The McKinley Foundation at the University of Illinois and is named for the late Charles A. Wert, a member and elder of the McKinley Presbyterian Church and professor of Materials Science & Engineering at the University of Illinois.

Awarded By: The Wert Scholars Fund via The McKinley Foundation

Requirements: Presby Hall resident during the academic year in which the award is made.

DownloadWert Scholarship Application or pick up a copy at either the Presby Hall or McKinley Foundation office.

The Ullman Scholarship

$2,000 awarded to a Presby Hall student who has a financial need, record of civic engagement and academic achievement in the study of music.

Namesake: The Ullman Scholarship is named for the late Rina Ullman of Urbana, Illinois. Ms. Ullman was a faithful member of McKinley Memorial Presbyterian Church and was a choir member and music lover.

Awarded By: The Board of Directors of the McKinley Foundation at the University of Illinois.

Requirements: Presby Hall resident during the academic year in which the award is made.

Download an Ullman Scholarship Application or pick up a copy at either the Presby Hall or McKinley Foundation office.

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