Farmers State Bank Trust Services has announced that scholarship applications are available for five trust scholarship funds for 2020.  With 49 years of continuous and successful administration of scholarship programs, Farmers State Bank Trust Services has provided over $841,827 to Pike County Students.  Applications are to be filled out online by April 20, 2020.   

Please note applicants will need the following items available to complete the specified application, as you will not be able to save and return to the document.  An application must be completed for each individual scholarship desired.  

  • Anticipated cost of first year’s tuition, room & board and books
  • Page one and two of your parents’ and your FEDERAL INCOME TAX RETURNS
  • Copy of High School Transcript

For further information, please contact the Farmers State Bank Trust Department at 217-285-6228.

 

2020 Available Scholarships

The Earle Seaborn Scholarship

The Earle Seaborn Scholarship is available to Pike County, Illinois, high school seniors and was established under the will of Delma Seaborn Mink, who taught in various Pike County schools.  Preference will be given to those attending a leading university in Illinois and applicants can pursue any field of study.  Recipient will be selected by Superintendents of Pike County Schools, based on financial need, scholarship, leadership, service to his or her high school, character, and earnestness and desire for educational advancement.  

Apply Now - Seaborn Scholarship 

Glen & Ada Schnepf Scholarship 

The Glen & Ada Schnepf Scholarship was established under the will of Glen & Ada Schnepf.  Recipients must attend a college or university supported by the State of Illinois, pursuing any field of study.  A recipient from each of the graduating classes of Pleasant Hill CUSD #3 and Pikeland CUSD #10 will be selected annually for these scholarships by their respective school boards.  Selection is based on financial need, scholarship, leadership ability, character, and desire for educational advancement.  Additional funds will be awarded to these recipients each of the next three years if they continue in a college or university supported by the State of Illinois. 

Apply Now - Schnepf Scholarship

Barnes Scholarship 

The Barnes Scholarship, established under the will of Ellen Barnes, is available to graduating seniors of Pittsfield High School who have participated in band and/or chorus or IHSA music contests each of the four years of high school.  Applicants must be planning to attend a two or four year college, pursuing any field of study.  Additional funds will be awarded each of the next three years provided the student sends a copy of their transcript, indicating they are in good standing.  The recipient is selected by the Pikeland School Board Scholarship Selection Committee. 

Apply Now - Barnes Scholarship

Cox Scholarship 

The Cox Scholarship was established under the will of William H.H. and Edith Cox.  Recipients must attend a college or university supported by the State of Illinois, pursuing any field of study.  A recipient from each of the graduating classes of Pleasant Hill CUSD #3 and Pikeland CUSD #10 will be selected annually for these scholarships by their respective school boards.  Selection is based on financial need, scholarship, leadership ability, character, and desire for educational advancement.  Additional funds will be awarded to these recipients each of the next three years if they continue in a college or university supported by the State of Illinois. 

Apply Now - Cox Scholarship

Helen & Forrest Baughman Educational Trust Scholarship 

The Helen & Forrest Baughman Educational Trust Scholarship was established under the will of Mr. Forrest Baughman and is available to graduating seniors of Pittsfield High School / Pikeland Unit #10 in Pittsfield, Illinois.  Applicants must be planning to pursue a career in the healthcare field.  The recipients are selected based on character, scholastic average, financial need, leadership, service to his or her high school and earnestness and desire for the student for further educational advancement.  

Apply Now - Baughman Scholarship