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 2024 Iva Mae Blaum Scholarship are available
from local high school guidance counselors or by contacting Katie
firstname.lastname@example.org or 309-664-4563.
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The application deadline is
Friday, March 10, 2024. Applications must be submitted in
hard copy format at the following address: Iva Mae Blaum Trust,
Heartland Bank and Trust Company, Attn: Katie Gallagher, 200 W.
College Ave., Normal, IL 61761.
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 www.