This application will cover only the 2020-2021 Academic Year. The application must be completed in full to be considered. All information collected is confidential and used only to verify the financial information reported on the application. Applications are available starting March 1st and must be returned by 4pm on April 15th (or postmarked no later than April 15th) to:

The First National Bank Trust Department
1117 Broadway Avenue East
PO Box 685
Mattoon, IL 61938
Attn: Scholarship Coordinator

General Requirements:

  • Mattoon High School Senior attending any traditional or vocational school.
  • Student must maintain at least a “C” average.
  • Student must be enrolled as full time status.
  • Student must provide The First National Bank with the requested grade and schedule before deadline on award letter.
  • Student must attach a typed essay of 300-500 words answering 1. What field of study are you interested in and why? and 2. What impact will you have on the community in which you choose to live?