The Mark Southern Memorial Scholarship is a grant for education after high school. The amount of money awarded will not be less than one thousand dollars ($1,000). The Scholarship is named for the late Mark Southern, who was a friend and supporter of the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District.
Candidates must meet a list of official requirements to prove they are eligible. Eligible candidates must fill out an application (see below). Applications must be submitted on or before June 18, 2019. Applications submitted after June 18, 2019 will not be accepted.
A board of randomly selected members of Division 13 will read the applications and select a winner. Applicant’s names will be kept confidential from the board by the committee chairperson until after a winner is decided upon. Winner(s) will be contacted no later than August 11, 2019. Rules have been decided upon by the family of Mark Southern and The Scholarship Chairperson.
The director of the ECPFD Explorer Post will be eligible to recommend 2 explorers, in good standing, for the application process each year.