Eligibility, Guidelines, and Application


Deadline: June 1, 2020

About the Scholarship


To promote and encourage academic achievement and life-long learning among Richton Park residents. The Richton Park annual golf outing was started by Bill Fleming who contributed many years to it as well as service to the Village of Richton Park. The scholarship program was renamed in his honor in August 1999.


Applicants may be Richton Park high school seniors planning to enter college, students currently enrolled or in college or an adult desiring continuing education. Interested individuals must be academically capable and demonstrate a financial need. They must submit a completed application, and provide evidence of college acceptance and letters of recommendation.

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2019 Scholarship Recipients

Brandon Avant

Rich South High School

Jaylon Barnes

Southland College Prep

Imani Barnes

Marian Catholic High School

Taylor Belton

John Hopkins Univ. of Medicine

Byron Bender

University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff

Cole Chamber

Marian Catholic High School

Jasmine Jackson

University of Missouri

Velma Knighton

North Central University

Joshua Pierce

Harold Washington College

Justin Pierce

DePaul University

Ariana Smith

Rich South High School

Aniyah Tate

Rich South High School