St. Mark ELCA/Anita E. Korensky Scholarships

 March 4, 2018

Dear Scholarship Applicants,

The Anita Korensky Scholarship was established in 1997, by her husband and children in Anita's memory. Anita, a long time member of St. Mark had been involved in education for many years.  She helped and encouraged many students to do their best and reach their educational dreams.

Applicants must be accepted or continue in traditional or non-traditional programs that could include higher education in the forms of college, trade-schools, and for advanced degrees.

Previous recipients may apply again. Please read and follow criteria for the scholarship carefully. Applications will be rated by a rubric included for your information.

The top two applicants will receive scholarship awards. Other applicants will receive a book stipend.

DUE DATE FOR APPLICATIONS FOR 2018 is on or before May 1st. 

Awards will be presented on (date TBA).

        Applications can be filed beginning March 1 . Application forms are available by clicking on the link below. The deadline for applications is on or before May 1.   All committee members participate in evaluating the applications received, and decisions regarding the awarding of scholarships reside in the hands of the entire committee. The number of scholarships awarded annually depends on the number of applications received and funds available. The award may be used for the expenses of any post secondary schooling.

*For more information and to print an application, click the links below.

Scholarship Application (view/download) Updated

To Apply:  Download PDF file and type essay answers on a separate page.  Submit application to church office by May 1st. St. Mark Lutheran Church, 11007 S 76th Avenue, Worth, IL 60482  (Or send as an email attachment to or Be sure to include all necessary information and put "Scholarship Application" in the subject line.)

The Application is in .pdf format. You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download.

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Robert A. Korensky I, 80, died Thursday, December 29, 2011. He was the originator of the Anita E. Korensky Scholarship here at St. Mark.