Marquette Bank Announces its 50th Annual Scholarship Program

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Marquette Bank has announced the 61 local high schools selected for the 2016 Marquette Bank Education Foundation Scholarship Program. The program, started in the 1966-67 school year, is in its 50th year and celebrating a tradition of providing scholarships to graduating seniors from schools in Marquette Bank’s neighborhood footprint. Funded by the Marquette Bank Education Foundation, scholarships of $2,500 are awarded to students continuing their education who demonstrate financial need, have an outstanding record of community service and maintain at least a “B” average. Since 1967, nearly $3 million have been awarded to over 1,500 Chicagoland high school seniors. Scholarship recipients are selected by their school’s principal, guidance counselors or a principal-appointed committee and are recognized at an awards ceremony open to friends and family. To apply, students from participating schools can pick up an application from their guidance counselor’s office. Schools must submit their scholarship recipient by April 29, 2016. For more information on the Marquette Bank Education Foundation Scholarship Program or the complete list of local high schools, call 1-888-254-9500 or visit

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