Thornton Township Historical Society Scholarship

The Thornton Township Historical Society Fund will award two (2) $1,000 scholarships to History students in the Spring for use in the following Summer, Fall and Spring semesters. The awards cover educational costs, such as tuition, fees and books at South Suburban College. Applicants must provide a letter of recommendation from an SSC History or Social & Behavioral Sciences faculty member.


  • Must be a current SSC student with a GPA of 3.0 or above.

The 2021 scholarships are awarded in memory of: Sherwood & Helen Cotton, Mary Alice Smith, Emma & Robert Albrecht.