Applications being accepted for Blaum
nursing and agriculture scholarships
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[January 20, 2023]
State Bank of Lincoln Wealth Management, a Division of
Heartland Bank and Trust Company, has announced applications are
being accepted for the Iva Mae Blaum Trust Scholarship.
scholarship is available to Logan County residents who are
graduating high school seniors pursuing a bachelorís degree in
agriculture or nursing.
The scholarship, given in memory of Arthur B. Blaum and Iva Mae
Blaum, is a renewable award designed to fill the gap between billed
tuition and any other scholarships or grants awarded to the student.
Each semesterís award may not exceed the base tuition rate at the
University of Illinois, Champaign. The scholarship is paid directly
to the studentís chosen institution of higher education and is
renewable up to eight semesters if the student continues to pursue
an agriculture or nursing degree, completes 12 or more credit hours
per semester and maintains at least a 3.0 GPA.
Iva Mae Blaum was a graduate of Deaconess Hospital of Lincoln and
retired from Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in 1985 after 46
years of service.
Applications for the 2023 Iva Mae Blaum Scholarship are available
from local high school guidance counselors or by contacting Sue
Sheley at sdsheley@hbt
bank.com or 217-735-7112.
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The application deadline is Friday, March 10,
Applications must be submitted in hard copy format at
the following address:
Mae Blaum Trust
Heartland Bank and Trust Company
Attn: Wealth Management
Lincoln, IL 62656
Heartland Bank and Trust Company is a community bank
with assets of $4.3 billion. Headquartered in Bloomington, Illinois,
the bank has offices in central and northern Illinois and eastern
Iowa. The bank offers a complete line of financial services to
commercial and retail customers. More information is available on
the bankís website at
[Susan D. Sheley
Wealth Management Specialist]