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|Farm Credit Agriculture Scholarship||Feb. 27, 2017|
For students planning to pursue an agriculture-related academic major or career.
|Margaret Johnson Special Education Scholarship (CFLL)||Mar. 1, 2017|
For students who plan to pursue a degree in special education.
|Frontiers Int'l Springfield Club Scholarship (CFLL)||Mar. 1, 2017|
Preference is given to African American applicants with financial need. Must have a "C" average.
|IL Women in Leadership Chrysalis Award (CFLL)||Mar. 1, 2017|
Female, who graduated or earned GED at least 5 years ago.
|IL Women in Leadership High School Scholarship (CFLL)||Mar. 1, 2017|
For high school senior females exhibiting leadership and a desire for professional growth
|Kashmer Scholarship (CFLL)||Mar. 1, 2017|
Seeking a degree in NURSING, HEALTH or MEDICAL CAREER, or VETERINARY MEDICINE
|CIELO Medical Scholarship (CFLL)||Mar. 1, 2017|
Applicant must be of Latino descent pursuing a degree in the medical field at an institution within Sangamon County
|Service Scholarship (CFLL)||Mar. 1, 2017|
Must be nominated (see your Academic Asst. Principal, senior dean or postsecondary coach)
|Spanish American Cultural Center Scholarship (CFLL)||Mar. 1, 2017|
Must be of Latino descent
|WWII IL Descendants Scholarship (CFLL)||Mar. 1, 2017|
Must be direct descendant of WWII IL Veteran & have a 4.0 GPA
Must be nominated (see your Academic Asst. Principal, senior dean or postsecondary coach). Student must turn in preliminary form to nominator.
|Abbott & Fenner Scholarship Program||Jun. 12, 2017|
Open to high school juniors, seniors, or college students. Submit a 500-1000 word essay by email. Topic: Every generation faces new challenges and new problems. What do you think is the biggest difference between your generation and older generations? How do you think these differences will affect the future of our country and/or your career choice?
|Acorn Equality Fund||2015AcornEqualityFund||Sep. 15, 2016|
Scholarships supporting gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered students, allies or the children of gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered parents. Two essays are required. Scholarship award range $1,000 to $5,000
|AES Engineering Scholarship||Oct. 6, 2017|
Submit an essay (1000 words or less) in answer to one of the two questions that you will find on the AES website, www.aesengineers.com
|Brilliance Award (Over the Moon Productions)||May 15, 2017|
For students interested in majoring or minoring in theater.
|CBAI Foundation for Community Banking||Feb. 1, 2017|
Students must contact one of the following banks and ask to be sponsored (do NOT need to be a member):
Write an essay "How do Community Banks make dreams come true?" and turn in to sponsoring bank.
See your post-secondary coach for the application.
|Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation||Oct. 31, 2017|
For all motivated, dedicated high school seniors. 3 million a year is awarded to 250 deserving students. At least a 3.0 GPA Please follow the link for more details.
|Davey Scholarship||Davey||Jun. 15, 2015|
Need based scholarship/loan open to students between the ages of 16 and 25
|Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.||Application|
Delta Sigma Theta 2017 Scholarship Cover Letter - 1-31-2017
|Mar. 9, 2017|
Open to African-American students with at least a "C" average. Application must include photo, two letters of recommendation, official high school transcript, ACT/SAT score/s, an essay, and an interview is also required.
|Eastern IL Presidential Scholars Program||Jan. 11, 2017|
Students in top 10% or a 3.5 GPA & a 30 ACT or
|Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship Program||Nov. 30, 2016|
Applicants must have both a high ACT score and a high level of participation in community service. Entries will be eligible for both the National Elks & Illinois Elks Competitions. Up to 500 four-year awards will be given. Please follow the link for more details
|FIRE "Freedom in Academia" Essay Contest||Jan. 1, 2015|
Write an in-depth essay explaining why free speech and First Amendment rights are crucial to higher education and how abuses of these rights harm the college experience.
|Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois||Dec. 15, 2016|
If you are interested in becoming a teacher, this scholarship is for you! You must be nominated. See your post-secondary coach for nomination information.
|Henry Bunn Memorial Scholarship (CFLL)||Mar. 1, 2016|
For superior students with financial need. Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln.
|AMVETS Scholarships||May 1, 2017|
Five different scholarships available through AMVETS. See the guidance office for a brochure and application information regarding the Foundation SShip, Nursing, ROTC, Trade School, and Ladies Auxiliary Scholarships.
|Elks Scholarship for Phys/OCC Therapy||Mar. 7, 2015|
College scholarships for Physical & Occupational Therapy majors
|IL Lumber & Material Dealers Association Educational Foundation||Mar. 14, 2017|
Any student enrolled full time in a certificate or degree program at an accredited trade school, 2 year or 4 year college or university in an industry related field. Financial need may be considered. See application.
|IL Odd Fellow-Rebekah Scholarship||Mar. 1, 2018|
Need based scholarships for students planning to attend post-secondary, vocational, or technical schools who have at least a C-average.
|IL PTA Lillian Glover Scholarship||Feb. 15, 2016|
Students majoring in education or an education-related field (school nurse, school psychologist, librarian, etc.)
|IL Society of Professional Engineers||ProfessionalEngineersScholarship||Apr. 1, 2017|
Students interested in engineering with a 3.0 GPA on 4 pt. scale and 29 math and 25 English on ACT or 600 Math and 500 Verbal on SAT may apply. (Essay required)
|JFK Profiles in Courage Scholarship||Jan. 4, 2017|
Students must write an original essay describing how an elected official demonstrated political courage by addressing an issue at the local, state, or national level. Essay must include a bibliography with a minimum of 5 sources.
|KFC Colonel's Scholars Program||Feb. 8, 2017|
Students must attend a public college in IL and be a KFC Team Member. Application must be done online. Application available Feb. 15th, 2015
|Leroy & Rachel Cantrall Scholarship||leroy and rachel cantrall 2015||Mar. 1, 2017|
Students graduating from a Springfield public school and entering the teaching field may apply. Must plan to teach in a public IL high school and maintain a B average in college.
|Lincoln Land Foundation Scholarships||Mar. 1, 2017|
Numerous scholarships available for students planning to attend LLCC or current LLCC student.
|National Defense Transportation Association||Mar. 1, 2015|
Open to high school seniors or college students. Priority given to students planning a career in business, transportation logistics, or physical distribution
|Orthopedic Center of IL Foundation Scholarship||Mar. 15, 2017|
Four-year renewable scholarship for students planning to major in a healthcare-related field
|Phi Beta Sigma||Phi Beta Sigma Scholarship App Rev||Apr. 7, 2017|
Minimum 2.5 GPA 3 letters of recommendation Volunteer experience 2 essays required
|Plato & Flora S. McCourtney Foundation Scholarship||Plato & Flora McCourtney Scholarship Application||Mar. 31, 2017|
Unweighted GPA no less than 3.0 and a one-page essay describing intended educational and career goals. For students entering a scientific or technical career.
|Polly Roesch Vocal Music Scholarship||Roesch Vocal Scholarship Application||Mar. 27, 2017|
Potential vocal music majors should apply. An audition is required. Renewable for 4 years. Applications must be verified by a music instructor and returned to the guidance office.
|Prudential Spirit of Community||Nov. 8, 2016|
If you've made a difference by volunteering in your community, apply for this award. Please follow the link for more details
|Scottish Rite Scholarships||Apr. 1, 2015|
Visit the website for individual applications and information. 7 different scholarships available.
|Sharon Miller Memorial Scholarship (IEA)||Application||Mar. 13, 2015|
For students aspiring to teach in the public school system.
See application or talk to your post-secondary coach or guidance dean for more information.
|Sherel Nutt Scholarship||Application||Apr. 21, 2017|
2 letters of recommendation and a written essay on "What Lake Springfield Means to Me".
|Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship||May 1, 2016|
Males planning to attend University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign should apply.
Other colleges/universities may have a SigEp chapter and this scholarship, check individual institutions.
|Skelton Scholarship||SKELTON SCHOLARSHIP FUND Application||Mar. 1, 2018|
Scholarships awarded based on financial need, academic achievement, and involvement. This award is an annual award. Applications will be accepted each year for a renewable opportunity.
Please direct any questions and or correspondence to Amy Segatto Perrin at (217) 753-7365.
|Sons of Confederate Veterans Scholarship||Mar. 15, 2015|
Must be a descendant of a male who served in the Army, Navy, Judicial, Executive, or Civil service of the Confederate States of America. (paper application)
|Springfield Noon Lions Club||Apr. 1, 2015|
Pursuing an education in health care, highest consideration to sight and hearing fields
|Springfield Urban League Scholarship||May 18, 2016|
For minority students who have maintained a 'C' average during junior and senior years of high school.
Essay required. In 300-500 words:
|Stokes Scholarship (NSA)||Nov. 15, 2017|
Students interested in majoring in computer science or electrical engineering may apply. Must have a GPA of 3.0 and a minimum SAT/college board score of 1200 (600 Evidence-Based Reading and Writing, 600 Math) or ACT of 25.
You must major in computer science or computer/electrical engineering and meet the following requirements: Please follow the link for more details.
*Minority students are encouraged to apply.
|US Bank Internet Scholarship Program||Nov. 30, 2016|
Students must apply online. Open to graduating seniors and college undergraduates.
|Wendy's Heisman||Oct. 4, 2016|
Seniors who participate in at least one sport and are a leader in school and the community can apply online.
|Zonta Young Woman in Public Affairs Award||Zonta 2014 Application||Apr. 1, 2014|
Open to pre-college women ages 16-20
|Gates Millennium Scholars||Jan. 13, 2016|
Open to African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American students graduating from high school in 2013 who have demonstrated leadership through community service, extracurricular, or other activities
Must have an UNWEIGHTED GPA of 3.3/4.0 and meet Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria
|M2, The Place for Prom and Pageant||May 2, 2015|
Register (beginning Jan. 2) to win one of two $500 scholarships to the college of your choice. You must register at M2, The Place for Prom at 2210 N. Willow Rd., Urbana, IL. Drawings will be held May 2, 2015.
|Hansen Secretarial Scholarship||Feb. 23, 2015|
Major in a office professional, secretarial, or business related field at a college in Illinois. Preference is given to U of I students. Five Hundred word essay is required.
|Burger King Scholars Program||Dec. 15, 2017|
For students enrolling in college or tech school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average, work experience, extracurricular activities and/or community service. $1000-$50,000
|SIU C Saluki First Scholars Scholarship||Mar. 1, 2016|
Scholarship and First Scholars Program is open to all first generation college students at Southern Illinois University - Carbondale. Follow the link for more information.
|Helen and June Hamilton Teacher Loan Program||Hamilton Loan Application||Apr. 1, 2015|
Must be a resident of Sangamon County and entering a Teacher Education program. Low-interest loan for teachers.
|William McElroy Trust Scholarship||McElroy Scholarship Applications||Apr. 1, 2016|
Male students from Sangamon County. Preference is given to Pre-Med, Medical and Science students who show high aptitude and interest in the research of heart disease and cancer. Must have a GPA of 3.6 or higher.
|GM Women's Automotive Retail Scholarship||WRN_Scholarship_Application||Apr. 15, 2015|
Open to women pursuing a college degree in automotive retail or service management.
|Illinois Municipal Utilities Assoc. & CWLP||CWLP 2016 Scholarship Packet||Mar. 11, 2016|
For high school seniors whose parents or legal guardians are residential customers of IMUA-member utilities (CWLP included). 500 word essay
|Sangamon County Bar Association Scholarship||Sangamon County Bar Association||May 3, 2013|
Application, 2 letters of recommendation, intending to go to law school, essay (2 pages).
|Lincolnland Illini Club||LLCC Scholarship.rtfd||May 23, 2015|
For Sangamon County seniors planning to attend the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Typed essay of no more than 200 words on the topic, "Why U of I?"
|Springfield Civic Garden Club||SCGC Scholarship Application||May 1, 2014|
For students majoring in horticulture, landscape design, conservation, botany, environmental concerns and/or allied subjects.
|Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation||Apr. 1, 2015|
For African American students. Personal statement and letters of recommendation required.
|Illinois Hospital Research and Educational Foundation||2014IHREFscholarship||Apr. 15, 2014|
For students in an accredited health-related program of study. Bachelors, Associates, and Certificate programs are eligible
|Washington University at St. Louis: William H. and Elizabeth Gray Danforth Scholars||Jan. 15, 2017|
Student must be nominated by a person who has considerable knowledge of the student's accomplishment and goals.
|United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) Hearst Scholarship||Oct. 3, 2014|
For outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service. Must be a junior or senior currently serving in an elected or selected position. Attendance at the United States Senate Youth Program from March 7-14, 2014 determines who is awarded the scholarship. Contact Sally Veach via email for more information.
|NAVAL ROTC||NROTC Scholarship Application Instructions - Application year 2||Jan. 31, 2016|
Full tuition and other financial benefits at over 160 colleges and universities. The local coordinator is Jason Henderson at (217) 670-9108
|Horatio Alger Association|
For students with critical financial need ($50,000 or less adjusted gross income per family). Must have a minimum 2.0 GPA, be involved in community and co-curricular activities. Award value range from 7,000 to 22,000. Various Need-based Scholarships.
|CO-OP Scholarship Program||Feb. 15, 2017|
To qualify for this scholarship students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5/4.0 and be admitted to one of the following institutions:
Must pursue a college CO-OP program
|Greenhouse Scholars Program||Dec. 1, 2016|
Available to high school seniors with a 3.5 GPA and an annual household income no greater than $70,000.
|University of Illinois: Fred S. Bailey Scholarship||Feb. 16, 2017|
For students going to Univ. of Illinois Urbana-Champaign who have shown a commitment to community engagement, service, leadership and academics. Requirements and application on the website. Scholarship may be renewable.
|United Negro College Fund||Jan. 13, 2017|
The UNCF manages various scholarship programs. Check out their website for more information.Various Scholarships with various deadlines. Be sure to periodically check this page.
|Sigma Nu Pursuit of Excellence Scholarship - University of Illinois||Jun. 1, 2015|
Males entering University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. 3.0 or higher GPA. Seeking men who are intellectually, morally and physically capable of leadership. NO obligation to join Sigma Nu if awarded
|Simon Youth Foundation||Jan. 10, 2014|
For a student who has financial need, strong academic performance, leadership skills and who shows evidence of participation in school and community activities. Simon Mall Property in Springfield is the White Oaks Mall.
|Mu Delta Lambda and Alpha Phi Alpha Scholarship||Mu_Delta_Lambda__Scholarship_application_2017||May 12, 2017|
For African American students. Requires 2.75 GPA, letter of recommendation, 1-page essay, "What have you had to overcome to achieve success?"
Enroll as a full time student in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or a related major. See website for more information.
|Marriott Scholarship||Mar. 1, 2014|
Be of Hispanic/Latino heritage or African American. Major in Hospitality Management or Culinary Arts. Have a 3.0/4.0 GPA
|Tyrian Masonic Lodge||TyrianLodge333_Scholorship_2014||Apr. 2, 2014|
For students with financial need. Award will be made directly to the college or university to pay educational expenses.
|Regions Riding Forward Scholarship||Feb. 27, 2014|
500 word essay that addresses how an African-American individual, living or deceased, has been an inspiration in your life.
|DCFS Scholarship||Youth In Scholarship 2015 Application|
|Mar. 31, 2017|
Must have court ordered legal guardianship through the DCFS or must be in the Subsidized Guardianship or KinGap programs. Scholarship includes tuition waiver to an Illinois college or university, a monthly stipend and a medical card.
|Heartland Credit Union||Apr. 14, 2017|
For Heartland Credit Union members who plan to attend a 2 yr., 4yr. college, vocational or technical school full-time. Essay.
|Sangamon County Farm Bureau Foundation||Mar. 17, 2017|
Student must be a member or child of a Sangamon County Farm Bureau member and be accepted in a post secondary school.
See post-secondary coach or guidance dean for application.
|Central Illinois Women's Bar Association|
Offered every other year to a female pursuing an undergraduate degree with an intent to pursue law
|Ministerial Alliance of Springfield and Vicinity||Jan. 13, 2014|
Essay Contest: Write 300-400 words on the topic, "He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetuate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it." Martin Luther King
|Family Service Center|
For students who have been in foster care or who are adopted.
|Washington Crossing Foundation||WCF_AwardsRequirements_2017||Jan. 15, 2017|
National scholarships for students interested in history, politics or who have government or military service in their future. $500-$5000.
|Jackie Robinson Scholarship||Feb. 15, 2016|
For minority students who plan to attend a 4-yr. university; show leadership potential;show community service; have financial need; be a U.S. Citizen; have a minimum 21 ACT.
|Herff Jones Believe in You Scholarship||Feb. 8, 2016|
For students who have demonstrated leadership, academic performance, or community service.
|Diabetes Scholars Foundation|
Multiple scholarships. For students with diabetes attending an accredited four year university, college, technical or trade school. Application opens in January
|AXA Community Scholarship||Feb. 1, 2016|
An AXA Achiever must demonstrate ambition and drive, determination to set and reach goals, respect for self, family and community, and ability to succeed in college.
|Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln||Mar. 1, 2017|
Various scholarships for Sangamon County residents. Follow link for more information.
|Student-View Scholarship||Apr. 21, 2017|
Complete a 15-20 minute survey about colleges in the area and win a chance at one $4000, two $1000 or eight $500 scholarships.
|"This I Believe"||Jan. 29, 2015|
Essay on the topic of "This I Believe" in 350-500 words. Must be submitted as a Word document on the website listed.
|Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc. Sorority||Mar. 13, 2017|
3 scholarships available for graduating seniors. Essay, letters of recommendation, and interview required. See application for more information.
|1st Mid America Credit Union Scholarship||1stMidAmerica Scholarship Application_2017||Mar. 31, 2017|
Applicant must be a 2014 senior and a member of 1st MidAmerica with an account in good standing.
|SEA Sue Handy Scholarship for Teachers||ScholarshipApp.2015||Apr. 15, 2016|
Springfield Education Association is offering a scholarship for students pursuing a career in public school teaching. Requires an essay and three letters of recommendation.
|Order of AHEPA Scholarship||Mar. 31, 2015|
Applicants must be a graduating high school senior must have a "B" average GPA and demonstrate financial need. Must also be able to prove Greek heritage going back to and including grandparents. See the website or your guidance dean, post-secondary coach, or assistant principal for more information.
|Illinois Heartland Decorative Artists Scholarship||Illinois Heartland Decorative Artists||Apr. 14, 2015|
For college-bound seniors in art. Requires 6-10 photos of art work that has been completed in the last 4 years, as well as an application and letter of recommendation. Short essay. Must be postmarked by April 14 and sent to
|Springfield Road Runners Club Scholarship||SRRC Application||May 1, 2017|
For graduating seniors who have participated in track, cross country, and/or road races. Submit application, 2 letters of recommendation, transcript, and 500 word essay on "What Running Has Meant to Me."
|Springfield Urban League GB Winston Scholarship||GB Winston Scholarship||Apr. 11, 2014|
For minority seniors in Sangamon County. Application form, essay, transcript, and acceptance into a college or university required.
|Juarez Latino Scholarship||Juarez Scholarship||May 15, 2016|
For graduating seniors of Latino background with a minimum 2.5 unweighted GPA, planning to attend an institution in Sangamon County or applicant must be a member of CIELO and live within 60 miles of Springfield, IL. Requires essay and 2 letters of recommendation.
|Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity||William J Baldon Scholarship Application 2015||Jul. 11, 2015|
The William J. Baldon Scholarship is open to seniors with a minimum 2.5 GPA, proof of acceptance at post secondary school, 2 letters of reference and completed application which is due July 11.
|John and Alicia Boyd Scholarship||BoydScholarship|
Current high school senior carrying a minimum 3.25 GPA or currently enrolled college student (undergraduate or graduate) carrying a minimum 3.25 GPA. Requires transcript, one letter of recommendation, and essay on the following topic: "What are your dreams and how will your short and long-term goals help you achieve it?"
|Zeta Phi Beta Sorority||ZPB scholarship_blue & white legacy - 2015 Final||Jun. 30, 2015|
For college bound students with a 3. GPA whose parents are financial members of this sorority or Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity. Submit application, essay, 3 letters of recommendation(see instructions), transcript by June 30. A college acceptance letter will be needed.
|Springfield Rotary Club Scholarship||Springfield Rotary Club Scholarship Information||Jun. 29, 2014|
For students who have completed one year of college or trade school, or received 24 credits. Essay, official transcript, and 3 letters of recommendation required. Must be studying one of the six areas of Rotary emphasis: Water and Sanitation, Basic Education and Literacy, Disease Prevention and Treatment, Maternal and Child Health, Economic and Community Development, or Peace and Conflict Resolution/Prevention.
|Ron Brown Scholar Program||Jan. 9, 2018|
The Ron Brown Scholar Program seeks to identify African-American high school seniors who will make significant contributions to society. Applicants must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need.
RON BROWN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY:
Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for the Ron Brown Scholar Program provided you meet the following requirements:
Early consideration deadline November 1, 2017.
Regular deadline January 9, 2018.
|Beta Sigma Psi Christian Leadership Award||Feb. 17, 2017|
For Lutheran men who plan to attend the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Indiana University, or Purdue University. 500 word essay required.
Various Scholarship you can apply for
|Beta Sigma Psi Martin Luther Award||Martin_Luther_Scholarship_2017||Feb. 17, 2017|
For Lutheran men who plan to attend any accredited 4-year college/university. 500 word essay required
|Sangamon Valley Mensa Scholarship||Jan. 15, 2018|
Merit-based scholarship to any accredited post-secondary institution (college, university, trade/vocational). 550 word essay on applicant's career, vocational, or academic goals. Scholarship winners will receive awards of $300 to $2,500.
|Hispanic Scholarship Fund - General College Scholarship||Mar. 30, 2016|
For graduating high school seniors or current college students of Hispanic Heritage. $1000-$5000
|Moody's Mega Math Challenge||Feb. 17, 2017|
Online scholarship competition held on March 8 or 9, 2014 for high school teams of 3-5 juniors and/or seniors plus a faculty sponsor. Teams have one day to solve an applied math problem.
|SEIU SCHOLARSHIP||Mar. 3, 2016|
Several scholarship opportunities for SEIU members and their children.
|Illinois Student Assistance Commission Scholarships||Mar. 1, 2015|
Minority Teachers of Illinois
|Meijer Scholarship||Apr. 1, 2016|
For students who work at Meijer or whose parent(s) work at Meijer. Awards based on financial need, academic standing, a statement of goals and community involvement. Apply online by 5:00p.m. (EDT) on April 1, 2014.
|GreenPal Business Scholarship||May 30, 2016|
For business major who aspires to be an entrepreneur. Requires high school GPA of 3.0 minimum. To apply for the GreenPal Scholarship, email your essay (500-1000 words) along with a photo to scholarship @yourgreenpal.com . They will announce the winner on this page by June 1st, 2016.
|Illinois Sheriffs' Association||Mar. 15, 2016|
Sangamon County Sheriff will be awarding two $500 college scholarships. Application, essay question. Students must attend an Illinois school.
|James Chad Young Scholarship||Mar. 1, 2015|
Have an immediate family member in the armed forces, have a 3.5 GPA, be accepted to a college. E-mail to get application.
|Camp Care-A-Lot Scholarship||Apr. 16, 2015|
Must be a former Camp Care-A-Lot camper, accepted into college or post-secondary program, transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, 300-500 word essay entitled "What This Education Can Do For Me", list of extracurriculars and volunteer or community service.
|Sangamon County Community Resources Scholarship for Low-Income College Entries (SLICE)||SANGAMON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY RESOURCES SCHOLARSHIP ||May 5, 2017|
The purpose of the CSBG Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to high school seniors and adults who qualify by income for the purpose of providing financial assistance to deserving undergraduate students for education and training leading to employment.
|Illinois Society of Professional Engineer||Apr. 1, 2016|
Several scholarships for engineers, including for those attending SIU-E, SIU-C, UIUC, and Bradley University, for female engineers, for minority engineers, and a general engineering scholarship.
|Association for Women in Communications||Mar. 1, 2015|
For college junior or senior women from or attending college in Central Illinois and majoring in communications, journalism, public relations, or related fields
|Illinois Department of Public Health Nursing Scholarship||May 31, 2016|
For students enrolled or enrolling in a nursing program leading to an associate's or bachelor's degree. Recipients must work in an Illinois hospital as an RN or LPN within 6 months of graduation, or will have to repay the scholarship. Must submit application, transcript, and current Student Aid Report to apply.
|Athnet Sports Recruiting||Jun. 1, 2016|
For students who have been high school athletes. Write an essay that best demonstrates how the lessons learned through sport have positively impacted them as they pursue their college education.
|Arborjet Taking Root Scholarship||Jun. 30, 2017|
For graduating seniors who plan to purse a forestry course of study or related major (e.g., Forestry, Plant Sciences, Horticulture, Entomology, Environmental Science or other related major)
|GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship||Jan. 5, 2017|
For students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship.
|SIU-E ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIPS||Jan. 31, 2017|
SIU-E Alumni Association is offering 3 scholarships: Legacy,for the children, grandchildren,siblings, spouses or partners of an SIUE alumni; the Board of Directors Scholarship based on leadership and community involvement; Stahlschmidt Family scholarship based on financial need, GPA, ACT scores, community service, school activities and answers to essay questions.
|Illinois Children of Veteran's Tuition Waiver||U of I Children of Veterans Tuition App||Jan. 2, 2018|
The Children of Veterans Tuition Waiver is a four-year in-state tuition waiver at the University of Illinois. The recipient may use his/her Children of Veterans Tuition Waiver at any of the University of Illinois campuses (Urbana-Champaign, Chicago, Health Sciences Center, Springfield). Up to six tuition waivers are awarded per county - one for each of the following wars/conflicts: World War II, the Korean Conflict, the Vietnam Conflict, the Southwest Asia Conflict, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Specific information regarding the required service dates and medal eligibility is provided on the application itself. Candidates must submit the completed application with photocopies of both the veteran parent’s service papers (DD Form 214) and the student’s ACT scores to our office. Office of Student Financial Aid University of Illinois 620 E. John Street MC-303 Champaign, IL 61820 Customer Service 217.333.0100 Electronic Fax 217.265.5516
|McGraw-McDonald's Crew Scholarship||Apr. 10, 2015|
Senior employees of the local McDonalds who plan to attend a 2 or 4 year tech or trade school or college and who have been employed from at least Jan. 1, 2015 through August 1, 2015. Must be in top half of class.
|AT&T Community Network 2015 Scholarships||Apr. 7, 2017|
Seniors with a minimum 2.5 GPA:2 page essay, letter of recommendation, transcript, photo.
|Janice M. Scott Memorial Award||JMSMSF_APPLICATION_FORM_2012A (1)||Mar. 31, 2015|
3.0 GPA on a 4. Parent income less than $60000; 2 letters of recommendation; copy of FAFSA Student Aid Report; Picture; transcript. See Post Secondary coach for full list of requirements and essay options.
|Springfield American Legion Post 32||May 1, 2015|
Decendent of current or past member of a veteran organization: American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Veterans, etc. 3 letters of recommendation, essay, transcript.
|American Association of Blacks in Energy(AABE)||Feb. 3, 2017|
American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) announces it will provide $20,000 in scholarships to high school seniors
|Sigma Phi Epsilon, EIU||BMS Final Application 2015||May 23, 2015|
Males planning to attend EIU who exemplify scholarship, leadership, athletic accomplishment and community service. No obligation to join the fraternity.
|Nursing Schools Almanac|
For students entering any kind of nursing program who show academic excellence and a passion for nursing.
|Zeta Phi Beta||ZPB scholarship_Annette Walker - 2015 Final||Jun. 30, 2015|
For students with financial needs. Must have a 3.0 on 4. GPA, 3 letters of recommendation(see directions), resume, essay.
|Springfield Youth Performance Group||SYPGscholarAPP||May 26, 2015|
For students involved in the creative and performing arts. Must be nominated by a teacher and funds must be used for continuing education enrichment in the creative arts.
|Apartment List Scholarship||Mar. 1, 2017|
Any legal U.S. resident in high school or college at least eighteen (18) years old who will be attending an accredited university or college in Fall 2015 is eligible to apply. Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.
|The Carpenter Bus “Extra Mile” Scholarship||Dec. 31, 2015|
Institution: Any college or university
Requirements to Apply:
Applicant must show good character, excel in academics, and be involved in community service.
Required Documentation to Be Submitted with Application:
Most recent transcript showing GPA
Winning Criteria Based on Combination of:
GPA (25% of the score)
|We the Students Essay Contest||Feb. 5, 2017|
In 500-800 words, answer the following question:
|Baumgartner Law Firm Car Accident Scholarship||Aug. 31, 2016|
Baumgartner Law Firm is pleased to announce the Baumgartner Law Firm Car Accident Scholarship for the 2016 school year. We work closely with car accident victims and their families every day & understand the difficulties of overcoming the affects of these injuries. We would like to help a student who’s been affected by an car accident & is committed to helping others in their career path
|QuitDay Scholarship||Dec. 9, 2016|
Quitday.org awards $3,000 in scholarships each year to students who share their vision for a smoke-free world.
With the QuitDay.org Scholarship, we want to challenge current and prospective college students to share their story on how we can make the world smoke-free.
|Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award||Nov. 29, 2015|
To be eligible for the Youth Volunteer Scholarship you must:
|Good360 Sustainability Scholarship||Nov. 30, 2015|
We want to hear how sustainability has touched your life. If you’re a high school senior applying to college, or you’re currently a college student, and you have an interest in sustainability and the environment, then we’d love to hear your thoughts on what sustainability means to you. Thus, we’re sponsoring a college scholarship with an award of $1,000 to go towards tuition.
In order to be considered for the Good360 sustainability scholarship, we want to hear from you: What do you do to live sustainably? Post a photo on Instagram with your 200-300-word essay explaining what sustainability means to you and complete the form below. We’ll choose one winner to receive our environmental scholarship, which is open to all majors.
|Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships - Scholarships||Dec. 5, 2015|
The Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships recognize and reward students who have made a significant impact in the fight against hunger. The scholarship recipients each receive $5,000 for their education as well as a matching grant in their name for the hunger-related charity of their choice. The Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarship is named for the Sodexo Foundation's founder and former president, who was an unstoppable champion in the fight to end hunger. Thanks to Steve's efforts, which made these scholarships possible, an emerging generation of leaders will be cultivated in the fight against hunger.
1. Applications for Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships are accepted from October 5 through December 5, 2015.
2. Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships are open to students ages 5-25 (Kindergarten through graduate school) enrolled in an accredited educational institution in the United States. Applicants must meet the age requirement by October 5, 2015.
3. Applicants must have demonstrated on-going commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the United States at least within the last 12 months. Added consideration is given to students working to fight childhood hunger.
4. Volunteer services must be helping non-family members.
5. Multiple applications of the same student will not be accepted; if more than one application for an individual is received, the first application received will be the application accepted and reviewed.
6. Applicants must obtain a Community Service Recommendation as part of the application process.
7. Recommenders must be at least 21 years of age, may NOT be your parent, guardian or family member, and must submit their recommendation by December 11, 2015.
8. All applicants and recommenders must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
9. Employees of Sodexo are not eligible to apply for the Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships; but they may refer family members who are not employees of Sodexo.
10. Previous national Stop Hunger Scholarship recipients are not eligible to apply.
11. Previous regional Stop Hunger Honorees are eligible to apply.
|The 10th Annual Create a Greeting Card $10,000.00 Contest||Mar. 2, 2017|
Contest submissions accepted from
|Community Foundation Scholarships for the Land of Lincoln||Mar. 1, 2017|
Various scholarships for Springfield students. Ranging from $500-$5000
|Kellsey B. Proctor Twesme Scholarship for Women in Engineering and Science||Proctor Scholarship||Apr. 8, 2016|
• A one time $1000 scholarship will be awarded and issued in the recipient’s name to the college or university the student will attend.
|Mary Sue Allen Scholarship||Mary Sue Allen Scholarship-3||May 1, 2017|
This scholarship is available to Southeast seniors who are attending any accredited postsecondary
|COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN|
In the 2015-2016 academic year alone, women accounted for 11.5 million of the 20.2 million students expected to attend an American college or university. But as more and more women pursue their degrees, the harsh reality of paying for an increasingly expensive college clouds the experience. In a time when student loan debt has skyrocketed to $1.34 trillion, reliable sources of financial aid are an essential part of containing student debt.
|Healthcare Leaders Scholarship||Jan. 29, 2017|
The Healthcare Leaders Scholarship is offered to students entering or currently pursuing an educational program related to nursing or medicine. Students must be at least 17 years of age and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. All applicants must submit a 600 to 1,000-word essay explaining what they hope to accomplish during their career in the medical field and how the scholarship would fulfill those goals. Recommended topics are included in the Personal Essay section.
|AynRand Institute||Mar. 29, 2017|
Have you read one of Ayn Rand’s thought-provoking novels? Now’s the time! Enter an Ayn Rand Institute essay contest for your chance to win thousands of dollars in cash prizes.
ARI has held worldwide essay contests for students on Ayn Rand’s fiction for thirty years. This year we will award over 500 prizes totaling more than $90,000.
To stay informed about contest deadlines and other student updates, register here. Questions? Write to us at email@example.com.
Scholarships.com is a resource to help you find various scholarships with various deadlines. Make a profile and get scholarships directly in your email inbox.
|FormSwift $1,000 Scholarship||Jun. 15, 2017|
Our team here at FormSwift, a young startup dedicated to creating personal and legal templates that are customizable, easy to use, and highly professional, wanted to let you know about our $1,000 Scholarship Contest, which we have made available for high school seniors and college students across the country. You can give it a look at the link below:
|Job Application Scholarship||Apr. 25, 2017|
Eligibility: Scholarship is open to all students who will be enrolled in an Educational Institution by the award date.
Scholarship amount will be paid directly to the University / Institution.
How to Apply?
Please answer the following question. Use up to 100 words for each question. Your application should be between 500-1000 words. Only complete applications will be reviewed.
Send your completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org. Use “Scholarship Application” as the subject for your email.
What is your field of education? Why did you choose this field?
The National Academy of Future Physicians and Medical Scientists is seeking high school students selected to become delegates by their teachers, principals, or counselors based on their dedication to entering the medical field to attend one of the annual summer congresses in Boston on June 25, 26, and 27, where they are mentored by leading figures in science and technology. For more information, visit www.futuredocs.com/.
|Health Care Leaders Scholarship||Jan. 29, 2017|
Healthcare Leaders Scholarship - Sponsored by Nurse.org
|Make College Happen Scholarship Contest|
Chance to win 15,000 for College
|Illinois PTA Scholarship|
We are glad you are exploring the Illinois PTA Scholarship Program for college funding. Each year we award two scholarships to students in Illinois who are interested in entering the field of education. Please read these instructions carefully when completing the application.
This is a highly competitive program and will require that you take the time to fully and accurately portray yourself. The information you collect for this scholarship application will help you present yourself for other scholarships and for your college admissions applications.
|Kids Chance Scholarship||KCOI-Scholarship-Application-9-2016||Apr. 30, 2017|
Who is Eligible?
To be eligible for a scholarship grant, applicants must have a parent who has been killed or seriously injured as a result of a work related accident that meets the criteria of the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act and that has resulted in demonstrated financial need. Applicants must also meet the following requirements:
Applicant must be between the ages of 16-25 at the time of the full disbursement of the Kids’ Chance Inc. of Illinois, scholarship award.
|Dean Ritter Deaf and Hard of Hearing Scholarship||Dean Ritter Scholarship-Application_2017-Final-||Mar. 17, 2017|
The Dean Ritter Trust for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Scholarship is a scholarship open to graduating high school seniors who are deaf or hard of hearing in the state of Illinois. The Dean Ritter Trust Scholarship is intended to cover tuition or related costs for the selected recipients to an accredited technical school or university. Recipients may use the funds received for any semester, including summer sessions, during the awarded academic year. For our 2017 Annual Scholarship, we will award scholarships varying between $1,000 and $8,000 each. Recipients will be chosen based on financial need and school and community involvement.
|UNCF Stem Scholars||Feb. 23, 2017|
General Eligibility: African American; 3.0 GPA; high school senior entering U.S.-accredited college or university Fall 2017; Demonstrated unmet or financial need; U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
IACAC is pleased to offer five $1,000 scholarships ($500 each semester, non-renewable) to students who exhibit a commitment to learning and have demonstrated leadership skills and/or community service involvement.
A separate $1,000 transfer scholarship is available from IACAC to a community college student to further his/her education at a four-year IACAC member institution.
The applicant must be a graduating senior from an IACAC member high school (where at least one counselor is an IACAC member) with a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. To verify if your high school is an IACAC member, contact Linda Haffner, (800) 829-0176;
|Acorn Equality Fund||Sep. 22, 2017|
The Acorn Equality Fund is a grassroots organization that provides college scholarships for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender (GLBT) persons, their children, and allies in Illinois' downstate counties. Scholarships range from $1,000-$5,000
|Shine Bright Scholarship||Nov. 1, 2017|
In order to apply, candidates should write an 600 word essay entitled “The True Meaning of A Diamond Engagement Ring”. We’d like to take this opportunity to help applicants thing beyond just the aesthetics of diamond rings, and focus on the true meaning and symbolism that comes with it.
Applicants must be high school seniors, Junior College, College, University, or Trade School students.
Application Deadline is November 1st, 2017.
The scholarship will be awarded by December 31, 2017.
|Study Pug Scholarship||Dec. 15, 2017|
Complete a 500-1000 word article discussing how a math teacher, a math class, a math tutor, or a math lesson has changed how you see the world around.
Applicants must complete the student information form below and submit their 500 to 1000 word essay on the selected topic in PDF format. The essay, idea, or creation must be the applicant’s original work.
The Scholarship will be awarded to the student who writes the most compelling essay as judged by an outside panel of educational professionals.
All submissions must be uploaded no later than 11:59 pm PST on December 15th, 2017.
The applicant of the winning project will receive a one-time scholarship of $1000, which may be applied to the following school-related expenses: tuition, fees, books, and on-campus room and board. The scholarship winner will be contacted via email at the address provided and must respond within five(5) days to receive the award. Scholarship funds are provided by StudyPug and will be paid via mail to the winning applicant.
|Tuck Sleep Foundation Scholarship Opportunities|
On the attached link you will find more than 20+ scholarships and $500,000 in scholarship funding for undergraduate and graduate students. Some of these awards target sleep-deprived individuals, while others are available to students pursuing degrees in sleep science and other areas of psychology and mental health.
A section for scholarships aimed at underrepresented student groups such as women, minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, students earning degrees in women’s health, and people with disabilities. All scholarships listed are still valid, though some are currently closed and will re-open the application process for the 2018 academic year. Each entry features application requirements, deadlines, contact information and other important details.
|Danforth Scholars Program||Nov. 15, 2017|
For Washington University in St. Louis applicants by NOMINATION ONLY! Seeking candidates who have exhibited leadership in services, as well as academic excellence, and who will embrace the challenges of a rigorous academic curriculum.
Danforth Scholars may receive full or partial-tuition scholarships, renewed each year provided they progress academically and uphold their high standards of character.
Once students are nominated, Washington University will send application materials to the students.
|AES Scholarship||Oct. 6, 2017|
This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.
You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.
Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question:
When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?
Amount of award: $500.00
Submit essay to email@example.com
|ACF Visionary Scholarship||May 1, 2018|
Applicant must be currently enrolled as a High School Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior(2021, 2020, 2019, or 2018); and, must be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen. Relatives of the American College Foundation Staff are not eligible to apply.
All applications for the American College Foundation's Visionary Scholarship Program will consist of:
|William Randolph Hurst||William Hurst Scholarship.pdf copy||Oct. 4, 2017|
High school juniors and seniors are eligible to apply for this program. The first phase of this program brings two students from each state to Washington, D.C., March 3-10, 2018, to participate in the United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP).
The second phase awards both recipients a college scholarship of $10,000.00. The Hearst Foundation requires that to obtain scholarship funds, a student must participate in the Washington Week program and use the funds within four years of enrollment at an accredited U.S. college or university. Students are encouraged to include history, political science, or related subjects in their undergraduate program.
*To be eligible, a candidate must currently be serving in an elected or selected capacity in any one of the following student government, civic or educational organizations:
|Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship||Feb. 28, 2018|
Who can apply: A U.S. university or college for undergraduate or graduate studies. A high school, college or graduate student or a student planning to enter college.
|Voice of Democracy||Voice of Democracy 2017||Oct. 31, 2017|
VFW Auxiliary Scholarship Opportunity: audio-essay program for students to express themselves in regards to a democractic and patriotic-themed recorded essay. Scholarships range from $1,000-$16,000. The one national winner earns $30,000!
|2018 Honorsgradu Scholarship||Feb. 11, 2018|
Whether through essays or multimedia, students are to submit a proposal for how you'll better your community. Rigorous process with multiple rounds; providing five $1,000 tuition awards to five $10,000 tuition awards! Will also fund the top project up to $5,000.
|Hy-Vee Foundation Scholarship||Feb. 10, 2018|
You are eligible for consideration if:
You will need to submit by February 10 of the current year:
|Eugene McDermott Scholars Program for UT Dallas||Jan. 3, 2018|
|WACE National Co-Op Scholarship||Feb. 15, 2018|
Only for students choosing a college cooperative education program at one of the below schools:
Clarkson Unviersity, Drexel Unviersity, Merrimack College, Rochester Institute of Technology, State University of New York Oswego, The Unviersity of Toledo, Unviersity of Cinncinati & Unviersity of Massachusetts Lowell & Wentworth Institute of Technology.
|B. Davis||May 22, 2018|
This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.
|ACT Student Champion Award||Dec. 31, 2017|
|ISPE Capital Chapter Scholarship||2018 ISPE Scholarship Application||Jan. 19, 2018|
- High school senior
- US Citizen
- Minimum 3.0 GPA
- Minimum SAT: 600 math, 500 verbal or ACT of 29 math and 25 English
- Enroll in an engineering program at a college or university that has been accresdited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET-EAC)
- Live within the Capital Chapter areas of Cass, Christian, Mason, Menard, Morgan, Sangamon & Scott counties.
|Rise of Sigma||Dec. 30, 2017|
If you are interested in applying for the scholarship, please submit your essay or article complying with following requirements on ” How important is internet marketing?”.
Winner will be announced on our website in Dec, 2018.
|"Home Is Where the Heart Is" Bicentennial Essay Contest||Feb. 15, 2018|