SPS 186: We Want to Support Your Goals
Springfield Public Schools wants to support your college and career goals, and we know those come with a price. To support you in your post secondary efforts, we have provided this site where you can find scholarship opportnities. Click on the scholarship link for opportunities that support your college dreams and apply. For application process and deadlines, click on the scholarship links.
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College Scholarship Information/Sites
|Abbott & Fenner Scholarship Program||Jun. 14, 2019|
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?
|ISPE Capital Chapter Scholarship||2019 Scholarship Application ISPE|
- 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.
|Valley Of Springfield, AASR SCHOLARSHIPS PAGE|
Illinois Grand Lodge and Scottish Rite Masons provide scholarships to help individuals better themselves through the pursuit of knowledge. Health Career Fields: Masonic relationship is not required. The recipient must intend to enter the field of health care. Health care includes (but is not limited to) nursing, physical or occupational therapy, radiology, anesthesiology, etc. Sherwood and Evelyn Kresin: Masonic relationship is not required. This scholarship has an exception for the “undergraduate only” restriction. The recipient may be in an undergraduate or a graduate course of study. There is no restriction regarding the recipient’s course of study.
|Sue Handy Scholarship||Sue Handy Scholarship |
The scholarship is available to any senior or graduate of District 186 who has attended a District 186 high school for at least one year, or to a student whose parent or legal guardian is an employ of District 186. The student must be enrolled in a public school.
The scholarship is designed to assist a deserving student who plans to become a public school teacher.
A complete application includes the following:
Please submit a typed copy of both the background and essay. Submit your completed application to Springfield Education Association, 3440 Liberty Drive, Springfield, Il. 62704 no later than May 4, 2018. You can also email your finished application to email@example.com
Finalists will be interviewed on Friday, May 11, 2018, after school. You will be notified of the time for your personal interview prior to May 11.
|AASA Redefining Ready Scholarship|
|Sherel Nutt Memorial Scholarship||Sherel_Nutt_Scholarship_Application 2018|
All graduating seniors attending a public or private school in the Springfield, Chatham, and Rochester School Districts (districts that border Lake Springfield) are eligible to apply. The senior does not have to live on Lake Springfield. The only requirement is that the student must continue their education this fall, either at a community college or a four-year college or university.
|Pureland Supply Vocational and Skilled Trade Scholarship||Jun. 1, 2019|
Open for students who have been accepted to an accredited community college, vocational college, technical school, or trade School. Recipients are chosen on their ability to describe how their chosen trade or field plays an important role in today’s world and how the student expects to play a part in the future of their trade or field.
|Jewish Studies - Indiana U|
Multiple incoming freshmen scholarships of up to $40,000 ($10,000 per year) for students committed to pursuing a Jewish Studies major at Indiana University Bloomington are available to students entering as first year beginners in Fall 2018 at IU Bloomington.
|Scholarship Program by Autozin|
Essay style scholarship to help you get closer to your dream career. Education is our future and we would like to support and encourage you as a student by giving you a chance to win $1400 toward your tuition or any expenses you might acquire along your journey. If cars are your passion this contest is perfect for you!
|Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship|
To be eligible for the scholarship, the applicants must:
|Eastern Illinois President Doudna Memorial Scholarship||Mar. 15, 2019||$1,000.00|
|Southeast Missouri State University|
Southeast students receive over $17 million annually, in the form of institutional scholarships. Some of these are only awarded at the time of admission, while others offer an annual application process. Institutional Scholarships can be split into Academic, Endowed, and Participation scholarships.
|Celebrating High School Innovators|
Tell us about your idea and you might be chosen as one of the most innovative high school students in Illinois! Our top five winners will receive $1,000 cash and scholarships to Illinois State University and Millikin University.
Check website after January 1, 2018
|B. Davis||May 24, 2019|
This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.
|VFW Auxiliary Young American Creative Patiotic Art Contest||Mar. 31, 2019|
Who is Eligible to Apply?
What is the Scholarship Amount?
What are the Scholarship Submission Requirements?
What are the Scholarship Contest Deadlines?
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|WACE National Co-Op Scholarship|
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.
|Hy-Vee Foundation Scholarship||Feb. 8, 2019|
You are eligible for consideration if:
You will need to submit by February of the current year:
|2018 Honorsgradu Scholarship||Mar. 23, 2019|
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.
|ACF Visionary Scholarship|
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:
|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.
|Study Pug Scholarship|
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.
IACAC is pleased to offer ten $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.
|Dean Ritter Deaf and Hard of Hearing Scholarship||Annual-Scholarship-Application_2018-Final-copy|
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 2018 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.
|Kids Chance Scholarship||kcoi-scholarship-application-9-2017 (1)|
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. Student applicant and/or deceased/injured worker are not required to be a legal resident of Illinois. Applicant must be able to demonstrate financial need. Applicant must have achieved a high school diploma by the time of the first disbursement of the scholarship award. Applicant must be enrolled, accepted or applying for acceptance as a full-time or part-time student at an accredited university, college or technical school.
|Health Care Leaders Scholarship|
Healthcare Leaders Scholarship - Sponsored by Nurse.org Nurse.org is seeking applications for the Healthcare Leaders Scholarship. To be eligible for the $1000 award, students must have a GPA of 3.0 or above, be pursuing a degree related to healthcare, and submit a 600-1000 word essay by January 29th. The scholarship is offered once a year and awards are paid directly to the student.
|FormSwift $1,000 Scholarship|
Create a Business Plan Infographic for a chance to win $1000 for school! Make a business plan infographic about one of the suggested topics.
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.
|VFW Auxiliary Continuing Education Scholarship||Feb. 15, 2019|
What is the Scholarship Amount?
Four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded each year, one in each of the four VFW Auxiliary Conferences.
What are the Scholarship Submission Requirements?
What are the Scholarship Deadlines?
|EIU Scholarship Programs|
|12th Annual Create a Greeting Card $10,000.00 Contest||Mar. 1, 2019|
|BLM Squared Scholarship||Jul. 3, 2019|
The BLM Squared Scholarship Foundation program is designed to address the financial needs of minority college students and award outstanding high school graduates who plan to earn a baccalaureate degree from an accredited, four-year college or university with financial assistance:
Applicants must be permanent Illinois residents. Scholarships are to be utilized at an institution of higher learning and applicants must be a minority graduating high school senior in the year of the award. Applicant must hold a high school cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and must be enrolled as a full-time student during the fall academic semester. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
|Sonn Law Group Community Leader Scholarship||Dec. 1, 2019|
It’s simple; choose a cause, a charitable organization, or other group and dedicate your time and other available resources. This contest is NOT about donating money. Instead, you should give back to the community in a way that is meaningful.
|The Morgan Law Group, P.A. Scholarship||Jan. 31, 2020|
The award is granted per year
Must be Accepted into a U.S.university as a pre-law undergraduate or law school attendant.
|Digital Responsibility||Jun. 30, 2019|
Who may apply: You must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Home schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
How to apply: Complete the application form below including a 140-character message about digital privacy. The top 10 applications will be selected as finalists. The finalists will be asked to write a full length 500- to 1,000-word essay about digital privacy.
Deadline: June 30, 2019
How we'll select the winner: We'll select the 10 finalists based on the content of the 140-character message. The winner will be selected based on the content and creativity of the 500- to 1,000-word essay.
Awards: The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship.
|Coole Board Scholarships|
The more effort you put in, the more opportunities you have to earn a scholarship. Scholarships will be awarded through monthly drawings to students who complete each action.
|The Caring.com Scholarship||Jun. 30, 2019|
At Caring.com, we understand the demanding lifestyle of student-caregivers and the challenges they may face. The Student-Caregiver Scholarship provides financial assistance to students who are caring for an adult relative while enrolled in college.
Two scholarships of $1,500 are awarded each year to student-caregivers to help cover costs of tuition and books. Applicants must be full-time college students at an accredited two-or-four-year college or university in the United States, or full-time high school students who are registered to attend a qualifying institution the following semester.
|Culinary Institute of America||May 1, 2019||application|
The American Culinary Federation Education Foundation, with the support of the American Academy of Chefs, will award two scholarships each year. Each recipient will receive $2,500 per year for four years to be applied directly
to the student’s account at the institution.
To be considered by the scholarship committee, an applicant must meet the following requirements:
|North American Building Trades Unions NABTU apprenticeships|
Applicants must be currently enrolled in either High School, University or College as a full-time student (2019-2020 school year).
1. Round 1 April 1st: application deadline; winners announced 5/01/19
Along with your submission please include a picture of yourself which we can post on our site to go along with your essay
The winner will be required to provide proof of successful acceptance to a Higher Institute of Learning, College or University. Payment will be made directly to the applicant’s college.
|Mu Delta Lambda Charitable Foundation and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Scholarship||May 24, 2019||Mu_Delta_Lambda__Scholarship_application_2019 Final|
The Mu Delta Lambda Charitable Foundation was created in 2007 to promote higher education, healthful living, and affordable housing. Providing educational scholarships is one of the components of the Foundation. Scholarships are awarded in cooperation with the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Alumni chapter in Springfield, Illinois.
|Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois||Feb. 15, 2019|
Eligibility for high school students:
Golden Apple Scholars who enter the program out of High School receive up to $23,000 in scholarships and stipend funds:
|The Illinois Sheriffs Association Scholarship||Mar. 15, 2019||ILsheriff|
The Illinois Sheriffs' Association will be awarding over 100 scholarships throughout the State of Illinois to students wishing to pursue higher education. The student must be enrolled full-time at a certified institution of higher learning within the State of Illinois. Applicants must be permanent residents of Illinois. An essay will be required along with the application.
|Teen Drive||Feb. 28, 2019||teen drive|
Learning to drive is one of the coolest times for a teen. But facts have shown it can be extremely dangerous. You have the power to inspire your fellow teens, maybe better than a teacher or a parent can, because you know what messages will be the most powerful. Create a 30-60 second video for your fellow teen drivers that highlights the importance of safe teen driving. Your video's message should be one that would resonate with you and your peers. If your friends - and teens throughout the United States - were going to watch one video that made them think twice about making bad decisions behind the wheel, what would that video be? For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
|The Blades of Green Scholarship Fund||Mar. 15, 2019||Blades-of-green-scholarship.pdf|
Blades of Green was founded in 1989 just outside of Annapolis, Maryland. They have always placed an emphasis on organic-based and bay-friendly lawn care techniques and products. As Maryland locals, the protection of the environment and our water sources is near and dear to Blades of Green. Advancements in environmental engineering, plant sciences, environmental sciences, green technology, and related fields starts with a focus on environmental education.
Blades of Green has created a merit-based scholarship fund for individuals seeking undergraduate or graduate level education in environmental studies or related fields. Mark and Brad Leahy have created a $1,000 scholarship for the 2019 academic year. The scholarship will be awarded based on academic excellence, pursuit of further study in environmental education at an accredited college or university, and passion for further study.
The scholarship will last for the duration of one year and be paid directly to the winning candidate to use towards tuition and board during the fall semester.
|UIS - Illinois Professional Land Surveyors Association|
Student scholarship is offered to an Illinois student attending an Illinois school who is pursuing a baccalaureate degree in land surveying or a baccalaureate degree in a related science including at least 24 semester hours of land surveying courses from theIllinois Department of Professional Regulation Land Surveyors Licensing Board approved curriculum of an accredited institution. Scholarship is for $1,000 and applications are available on their website at http://www.iplsa.org.
|UNCF||Mar. 3, 2019|
|Mike Rowe work ethic scholarship||Mar. 28, 2019|
Calling all skilled workers! This program doesn’t focus on test scores, grades, or grammar. It’s about the people who share our values and understand the importance of work ethic, personal responsibility, delayed gratification, and a positive attitude.
|Neal Davis Law Scholarship Essay Contest||Mar. 31, 2019||NealDavis|
Neal Davis Law is thrilled to offer a new scholarship opportunity to your students. Applicants must submit a signed application form as well as an original 500-750 word essay addressing our pre-selected topic. To enter our scholarship essay competition, answer the following question in 500-750 words: "How has the #MeToo movement changed how schools deal with and talk about sexual assault on campus, and what approach in your view would best balance a victim's right to justice with an accused's right to due process/fairness?" Applicants must read, understand, sign and return to us the (PDF) Application for Neal Davis Scholarship Essay Contest along with your submission.
|IMUA-CWLP Scholarships||Mar. 9, 2019||2019 IMUA Scholarship Program Application Packet|
|BEZOS SCHOLARS PROGRAM||Feb. 8, 2019||BEZOS SCHOLARS PROGRAM NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ITS 2019 |
The Bezos Scholars Program is a year-long leadership development program for rising high school seniors and their educators from public schools. The program begins with a trip to attend the Aspen Ideas Festival and continues through the following school year when Bezos Scholars return home to participate in virtual trainings and launch sustainable community change projects which transform their schools and communities. Since 2005, Scholar teams have mobilized communities around a range of critical issues and go on to tackle impressive challenges in college and career.
|Micklin Law Group Scholarship||Jul. 1, 2019|
The award is granted two times per year and is needs-based. Applicants must be accepted into an accredited college in the United States.
|Back 2 School Illinois||Mar. 1, 2019|
Each year we provide scholarships to deserving Illinois high school seniors so they can attend college. We offer $2,500 scholarships that can be applied to their freshmen year of studies.
Recipients of our 2019 College Scholarships will be awarded at our Back 2 School kickoff event on May 2, 2019 at Galleria Marchetti.
|AEA aircraft electronics scholarships|
multiple options, rewards and deadlines
|Blake Rubin scholarship||$0.00|
|college board opportunity scholarship|
The program launches in December 2018.
|Reedsy National Creative Writing Scholarship||Feb. 1, 2019|
We are pleased to announce the inaugural Reedsy Creative Writing Scholarship, a biannual award for writers and novelists in further education. As the world’s leading marketplace of book publishing talent, Reedsy is passionate about nurturing the next generation of fiction authors. We have designed this scholarship to award a student whose writing displays a clear and unique voice with the potential to thrive in the competitive literary landscape. Awarded twice a year, successful candidates will receive $1,000 towards educational expenses and be eligible for further sponsorship from Reedsy while they develop as a writer.
To be eligible for the Reedsy Creative Writing Scholarship, applicants must be:
|UIC Chancelllor's Fellows - College of Engineering||Jan. 15, 2019||$0.00|
|Community Foundation Scholarships for the Land of Lincoln||Mar. 1, 2019|
for Springfield students. Ranging from $500-$5000 2019 scholarship applications will be available from January 1, 2019 to March 1, 2019. Applicants should submit their scholarship applications via the CFLL website during this time period. Students may apply for and be awarded multiple scholarships. -Spanish American Cultural Center Scholarship
|We the Students Essay Contest||Feb. 14, 2019|
In 500-800 words, answer the following question: The Founders believed in the sanctity/vital importance of the individual liberties guaranteed in the Bill of Rights. To what extent (or in what ways) has our government compromised on these liberties in the name of security or the general welfare?
|CBAI Foundation for Community Banking|
Students must contact one of the following banks and ask to be sponsored (do NOT need to be a member): Bank of Springfield Marine Bank Security Bank Athens State Bank, Springfield (Branch of Athens) 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.
|US Bank Internet Scholarship Program|
Students must apply online. Open to graduating seniors and college undergraduates.
|Simon Youth Foundation||Feb. 20, 2019|
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.
|United Negro College Fund|
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.
|University of Illinois: Fred S. Bailey Scholarship|
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.
|CO-OP Scholarship Program||Feb. 15, 2019|
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: Clarkson University Drexel Johnson and Wales Kettering Rochester IT State University of New York Oswego University of Cincinnati University of Massachusetts Lowell University of Toledo Wentworth IT Must pursue a college CO-OP program
|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.
|NAVAL ROTC||NROTC Scholarship Application Instructions - Application year 2|
Full tuition and other financial benefits at over 160 colleges and universities. The local coordinator is Jason Henderson at (217) 670-9108
|Washington University at St. Louis: William H. and Elizabeth Gray Danforth Scholars||Jan. 2, 2019|
|Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation|
For African American students. Personal statement and letters of recommendation required.
|Springfield Civic Garden Club||Mar. 1, 2019|
The LLCC Scholarship $1,200 is ongoing. It is offered to an interested student who is a U.S. citizen residing in the LLCC district and is majoring in environmental or horticulture studies.
|William McElroy Trust Scholarship||Apr. 1, 2019||McElroy Scholarship Applications|
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.
|Burger King Scholars Program|
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
|Zonta Young Woman in Public Affairs Award|
Open to pre-college women ages 16-20 Volunteer work, leadership, and dedication to the advancement of women
|Springfield Noon Lions Club||Apr. 15, 2019|
Pursuing an education in health care, highest consideration to sight and hearing fields
|Google Scholarships and Programs|
Enroll as a full time student in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or a related major. See website for more information.
|Skelton Scholarship||SKELTON SCHOLARSHIP FUND Application|
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.
|Scottish Rite Scholarships|
Visit the website for more information. One application will be used for all scholarship programs. Seven different scholarships available.
|Prudential Spirit of Community|
If you've made a difference by volunteering in your community, apply for this award. Please follow the link for more details
|Polly Roesch Vocal Music Scholarship||Roesch Vocal Scholarship Application|
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.
|Plato & Flora S. McCourtney Foundation Scholarship||Plato & Flora McCourtney Scholarship Application|
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.
|Phi Beta Sigma||Phi Beta Sigma Scholarship App Rev|
Minimum 2.5 GPA 3 letters of recommendation Volunteer experience 2 essays required
|Lincoln Land Community College Foundation Scholarships||Mar. 1, 2019|
Numerous scholarships available for students planning to attend LLCC or current LLCC student. The Honors College application is included.
The 2019-2020 scholarship application period is December 1, 2018 to March 1, 2019. Please visit this website during that period for information on how to complete and submit your scholarship application.
|Leroy & Rachel Cantrall Scholarship||Cantrall Application 2018|
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.
|JFK Profiles in Courage Scholarship||Jan. 18, 2019|
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.
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. Application cycle will open Jan. 1, 2019
|Eastern IL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR INCOMING HONORS STUDENTS||Jan. 11, 2019|
For exceptionally strong incoming freshman students, Pine Honors College offers three different competitive scholarships.
Please note: Applicants for the Pemberton Presidential and the Presidential Scholarship are also considered as applicants for the Honors Award. You do not need to complete an additional application for the Honors Award.
Successful applicants will be offered only one of these three scholarships.
|Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation|
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.
|Mu Delta Lambda and Alpha Phi Alpha Scholarship|
For African American students. Requires 2.75 GPA, letter of recommendation, 1-page essay, "What have you had to overcome to achieve success?"
Be of Hispanic/Latino heritage or African American. Major in Hospitality Management or Culinary Arts. Have a 3.0/4.0 GPA
|American Association of Blacks in Energy(AABE)||Mar. 15, 2019|
American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) announces it will provide $20,000 in scholarships to high school seniors The Southeastern Missouri/Southern Illinois Chapter of the American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE SMSI) is accepting applications for 10- $2000.00 monetary scholarships. This scholarship opportunity is available to minority high school seniors in Illinois and Missouri that are pursuing studies at the collegiate level in a field related to science, technology, engineering or math (STEM). Students interested in applying for this opportunity may access an application at www.aabe.org. To qualify, applications must be completed and postmarked by March 2018.Completed applications may also be emailed to Stacey Young: firstname.lastname@example.org. Scholarship winners will be notified by April , 2018. UPDATE
|Meijer Scholarship||Mar. 1, 2019|
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. Over 100 $2,500.00 scholarships and two $10,000.00.
The scholarship application cycle is closed and will open again for 2019-2020 on December 1, 2018
|Springfield American Legion Post 32||Apr. 15, 2019|
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. Go to website, click on announcements, then scholarship application.
|Janice M. Scott Memorial Award||Mar. 31, 2019|
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.
|Illinois Children of Veteran's Tuition Waiver||U of I Children of Veterans Tuition App|
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
|SIU-E ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIPS||Jan. 31, 2019|
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.
Applications are accepted September 1 through January 31.
|GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship|
For students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship.
|Athnet Sports Recruiting|
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.
|Illinois Department of Public Health Nursing Scholarship||Apr. 30, 2019|
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.
The application submission period is March 1, 2019 through April 30, 2019.
|Association for Women in Communications|
For college junior or senior women from or attending college in Central Illinois and majoring in communications, journalism, public relations, or related fields
|Illinois Society of Professional Engineer||Mar. 31, 2019|
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.
|Sangamon County Community Resources Scholarship for Low-Income College Entries (SLICE)||2018 H.S. App|
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. All new scholarship applicants must be enrolled in education or training leading to employment in a local high-growth employment sector. See your guidance administrator or post secondary coach for a list of eligible careers.
|James Chad Young Scholarship|
Have an immediate family member in the armed forces, have a 3.5 GPA, be accepted to a college. E-mail to get application.
|Illinois Sheriffs' Association|
Sangamon County Sheriff will be awarding two $500 college scholarships. Application, essay question. Students must attend an Illinois school.
|Illinois Student Assistance Commission Scholarships|
Minority Teachers of Illinois Illinois Special Education Teacher Tuition Waiver Nursing Education Scholarship A scholarship is a type of “gift aid” that rewards a student for grades, athletics, a unique skill, a special talent, financial needs or even a specific career interest.
|Tyrian Masonic Lodge||Apr. 2, 2019||Tyrian Scholarship|
For students with financial need. Award will be made directly to the college or university to pay educational expenses.
|Moody's Mega Math Challenge||Feb. 22, 2019|
November 2018 Registration OPENS - In mid-to-late November. Check back for a firm date.
Friday, February 22, 2019 4:00 p.m. ESTRegistration CLOSES.
Online scholarship competition held 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.
|Sangamon Valley Mensa Scholarship|
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.
|Beta Sigma Psi Scholarships|
These Scholarships are a way of giving back to the Lutheran church and supporting her youth. Young men who wish to apply are under no obligation to join Beta Sigma Psi or be related to a member for consideration. Applicants may apply for multiple awards if they are still deciding which school they plan to attend.
|Ron Brown Scholar Program||Jan. 9, 2019|
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:
Applications postmarked by November 1 will be given early consideration for the Ron Brown Scholar Program.
Regular deadline January 9, 2019.
|Zeta Phi Beta Sorority||2018 Annetta Walker-1920|
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 Road Runners Club Scholarship||May 1, 2019|
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."
|Illinois Heartland Decorative Artists Scholarship||Illinois Heartland Decorative Artists|
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 Penne Beckett IHDA Education Committee Chairman, 2013 804 Fairview Dr. Urbana, IL 61801-1627
|Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc. Sorority|
3 scholarships available for graduating seniors. Essay, letters of recommendation, and interview required. See application for more information.
|"This I Believe"|
This I Believe Illinois is our annual essay program for Illinois high school seniors. An expression of where their minds are as they prepare to enter the adult world. Essay on the topic of "This I Believe" in 350-500 words. Must be submitted as a Word document on the website listed.
|Jackie Robinson Scholarship||Feb. 1, 2019|
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.
Through its Mentoring and Leadership Development Program, the Jackie Robinson Foundation provides scholarships of up to $30,000 over four years to minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice.
Open November 1, 2018 - February 1, 2019
|Washington Crossing Foundation||WCF_AwardsRequirements_2017|
National scholarships for students interested in history, politics or who have government or military service in their future. $500-$5000.
|Heartland Credit Union||Apr. 12, 2019||2019 Scholarship Application|
2019 application process will open in January.
For Heartland Credit Union members who plan to attend a 2 yr., 4yr. college, vocational or technical school full-time. Essay.
|First Amendment Freedoms Art & Essay Contest||May 30, 2019||$5,000.00|