Joseph McCord Memorial Scholarships

  • Mr. Joseph McCord, who served on the Peoria Unified School District Governing Board, had a passion for history and a strong commitment to community service. His wife, Mary Lynn, and the Peoria Education Foundation, established this scholarship in his honor to recognize a deserving senior who shares Joe’s passion for history, politics and giving back to the community.


    A Peoria Unified high school student nominated for the Joseph McCord Memorial Scholarship must meet these requirements:
    1. Be a currently enrolled senior in a Peoria Unified School District high school.
    2. Has applied to, or plans to attend, a post-secondary educational institution.
    3. Demonstrate their passion for history in a well-written essay.


    The Joseph McCord Memorial Scholarship application for the 2018-19 program is available here. Applications are due Friday, Dec. 7, 2018.