The Pearl Essence Foundation

Established March of 2007 in the State of Illinois, the Pearl Essence Foundation, Incorporated was formed to develop, administer and implement benevolent programs and projects that will provide educational scholarships, civic & social services and cultural opportunities to all persons located within the Will County (especially the Joliet community) area, regardless of age, race or creed.

 

 

 Scholarship Information

 

From the charter year, the Pearl Essence Foundation, Inc. (PEF) has provided various scholarships to graduating Will County High School seniors, presented financial workshops and hosted various fundraisers.  As the foundation grows and gains support, so will the contributions to Joliet and its environs.

 

For more information concerning our foundation or scholarship program please contact our Foundation at pearl.essence.foundation@gmail.com.

The 2022 Pearl Essence Foundation Scholarship is now open for applications.  Click here to submit your information for consideration:  https://form.jotform.com/220033955783155

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Class of 2021 Pearl Essence Foundation Scholarship
Recipient Announcement 

The Pearl Essence Foundation is honored to acknowledge the efforts of our five Silver Cross Grant recipients in the amount of a $1,000 scholarship for each student. The Silver Cross Grant  allowed the Pearl Essence Foundation to acknowledge and financially support the amazing academic and community efforts of these Class of 2021 honorees.

 

Sylvester Brady

Christine Butler 

Stephanie Castro 

Isaiah Dixon 

Mikayla Edgerton

 

Additionally, each year the Pearl Essence Foundation chooses a distinguished group of Will County students to honor for their commitment to academic and community excellence within their school community. Below are the Class of 2021 PEF Scholarship honorees. 

Kayla Austin 

Kemdilim Okoye

Azaria VanHook