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updated: 1/15/2020 9:49 AM

Gurnee Mills owner offers scholarship

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GURNEE -- Simon Youth Foundation is offering a $1,500 scholarship to a graduating senior living near Gurnee Mills pursue a college education.

The one-time $1,500 scholarship may be applied to tuition at an accredited college, university, vocational or technical school. Students who will be graduating high school in 2020 and live in the community surrounding Gurnee Mills are eligible. Simon Youth Community Scholarships are awarded in every community across the country that is home to a Simon Mall, Mills or Premium Outlets center.

SYF's 2020 scholarship recipients will be selected by International Scholarship and Tuition Services, a third-party partner. Applicants will be evaluated based on academic promise, financial need, written response, work experience as well as community and extracurricular involvement. Recipients will be notified in May 2020.

Students may apply through Feb. 19. For more information, to confirm eligibility and apply for a Simon Youth Community Scholarship, please visit