The Bob Blazier Scholarship for Leadership is available to all high school seniors or college students who attend Crystal Lake Community School District 155, Marian Central Catholic High School, or McHenry County College and have demonstrated strong leadership characteristics. This scholarship is offered to students who are majoring in education. Notification to recipients will be sent out as soon as the Foundation decision has been made. Scholarship consideration will be based on a rating scale, which will include thoroughness of comments, information verification and explanation, presentation of materials and financial need.
Besides completing the application, applicants must also submit: completing essay questions; a resume (to include their work history, school involvement, and awards/honors received); three recommendation letters; a transcript; a college/university acceptance letter; and a signed authorization. This scholarship was created in May of 2013 and is named in recognition of Bob Blazier, who has been a leader for the Crystal Lake Chamber and in the community since the early 1960’s.