Susan Kay Munson Gilmore Memorial Scholarship

To provide educational resources for students from Guilford or Mendota Township High Schools.

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Taking into consideration the background and criteria of this scholarship, why are you the best candidate to receive it? You may want to discuss your past academic or personal achievements, leadership skills, community and school involvement, or obstacles you've overcome.


Applicants must

- Be a graduating senior from or graduate of Guilford High School or Mendota Township High School;
- Have a GPA of at least 2.0/4.0;
- Have financial need; and
- Be pursuing a vocational career.


Susan Munson Gilmore was born in Mendota, Illinois and graduated from Mendota High School and the University of Illinois. She began her teaching career in 1966 and taught Home Economics at Guilford High School. She had two children, Margaret and Tom, and enriched the lives of those around her.