A total of $50,000 in scholarships has been awarded by the Oneita Waltenberger Scholarship Foundation for the 2019-20 year. The scholarship fund is administered by First Midwest Bank.
The selection of recipients is restricted to current or former residents of DeKalb County who are pursuing an undergraduate or post-graduate degree in a healthcare field.
Those receiving scholarships for the 2019-20 academic year are Sophie Benson, Jacob Bjork, Gareth Bond, Maggie Bouque, Cara Cazier, Katherine Denius, Matelyn Hayes, Krista Hoecherl, Mark Hoppenworth, Allison Kozinski, Revela Odhuno, Cameron Pedersen, Miranda Perri, Kye Schlosser and Katherine Steimel.
Since its inception in 2015, the foundation has awarded $206,500 in scholarships.
Information and application forms are available on the First Midwest Bank website at www.firstmidwest.com.