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If you answered yes, then apply for the Village of Hanover Park’s Michael H. Coleman Youth of the Year Award! The Village will be giving away one $1,000 scholarship and four $500 runner-up scholarships.
Named after Michael H. Coleman, a young Hanover Park resident who passed away in 2011, this scholarship program is designed to recognize and encourage excellence in the young people of Hanover Park. Students are judged on academic initiative, career initiative, leadership initiative and community initiative. Each year, a high school senior is selected as the Hanover Park "Youth of the Year." Download the brochure (PDF) and application (PDF) for the 2018-2019 Michael H. Coleman Youth of the Year Scholarship. The application deadline is December 7, 2018.
The Youth of the Year Scholarship was established by the Village of Hanover Park to honor and recognize the contributions of graduating high school students who reside in Hanover Park. Each year, Hanover Park high school seniors are invited to participate in this program. Although considered, academics are secondary to the student’s involvement in serving the Hanover Park community. The Village knows there are several ways in which youth are involved in improving both themselves and the Village of Hanover Park and acknowledge those achievements by awarding a $1,000 Scholarship and four $500 runner up scholarships.
Include one letter of recommendation from a teacher, coach, employer, etc. The letter may not be submitted by family members.
To qualify, the student must:
Return the completed application, essay and letter of recommendation to:
Village of Hanover ParkYouth of the Year ScholarshipAttention: Sue Krauser2121 Lake StreetHanover Park, IL 60133
The application deadline is December 7, 2018.