Scholarship Purpose: This scholarship was established in memory of Vicki Lynn (Crook) Dechman by her husband of 42 years, Bernard "Dutch" Dechman. Vicki received her bachelor's degree in art from Illinois State in 1967 and her master's from Bank Street College of Education. Dutch received his bachelor's from Blackburn College in 1969 and his master's degree in psychology from Illinois State in 1972. They married in August, 1970. Vicki worked for the Carlinville Public School District for 34 years, most of those as the elementary art teacher. She was devoted to her students and an advocate for the more challenged student. Dutch was a school psychologist in Alton for 35 years. The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to undergraduate students pursuing a career in teacher education. Assets of this endowment are invested in the Illinois State University endowment investment pool.NOMAJOR NOLEVEL
High School GPA: There is no High School GPA requirement for this scholarship.
Essay: There is no essay required for this scholarship.
Application Deadline: No deadline has been specified.NODEADLINE
Financial Need: This scholarship requires a student to have a Financial Need to be eligible to receive the scholarship. In order to establish "Financial Need", a student must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You can file the FAFSA at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/.NOCOUNTY NOADDITIONAL_REQ
Fund Group: 3
Fund Type: 2
Fund Purpose: 15
Fund primary Goal:
Fund Status: O
Scholarship Type: F
Survey Code: 08
For more information on applying to this scholarship, please visit the School of Teaching and Learning website.