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The Moline Foundation announces Jack Dye Scholarship application deadline

A scholarship to honor the life of Jack Dye has been announced by the Moline Foundation.  Jack Dye was a well-known teacher and coach.  He began his teaching career at Roosevelt Military Academy in Aledo, Illinois and continued at John Deere Junior High and Moline High School. Mr. Dye also enjoyed coaching basketball, golf and tennis and served as Department Chair in Social Studies.  Coach Dye was inducted into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2015.

Applicants should apply online at www.molinefoundation.org.

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All scholarships must be submitted by midnight on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. All reference letters need to be mailed with a postmark on or before Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Reference letters should be mailed to: The Moline Foundation, 817 11th Avenue, Moline IL 61265. The following is a list of scholarships, criteria and deadlines:

Jack Dye Scholarship-Due Wednesday, March 15, 2017

One $1,000.00 scholarship will be awarded in 2017. The funds will be paid directly to the

recipient’s educational institution.

Resident of Moline School District No. 40
Graduate of Moline High School
Minimum high school grade point average (2.75 on a scale of 4.0)
Preference will be given to those students that have improved a letter grade
Full or part-time enrollment (at least 12 credits per semester)
Community or volunteer service
Applicant must provide proof of class rank and a transcript of seventh semester courses
School/community activities
Job or volunteer history
Applicant must submit two letters of reference (1 personal non-family and 1 that is school

related from faculty members, administrators or counselors)
Applicant must submit an essay on “How has your work or volunteer experience helped

form your life?’ Maximum of 200 words
This scholarship is for undergraduate school expenses

All applications are online on the Moline Foundation website.  Please check the Moline Foundation website: www.molinefoundation.org or contact Linda Daily at (309) 764-4193 if you have further questions.

The Moline Foundation, founded in 1953, is a community foundation which provides funding to health, human services, education, community development, the arts and other charitable organizations which benefit the citizens of Moline and the surrounding area. The Moline Foundation receives and administers charitable gifts for all citizens in a seven county region including Rock Island, Henry, Mercer, Warren, Henderson and McDonough in Illinois and Scott County in Iowa.

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