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Scholarship NameAward
$2,000
Deadline
Jul 31
Offered by
College Prowler
Description
Students can use the money to help cover tuition, housing, meal plans, books, computers, or any education-related expenses.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$1,000
Deadline
Jul 31
Offered by
Scholarship Points
Description
ScholarshipPoints.com will give away over $100,000 in free college scholarships this year including a $1,000 scholarship every month! Apply now!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$10,000
Deadline
Sep 30
Offered by
Unigo
Description
Apply to win one of four $10,000 college scholarship with just 5 Simple Words that illustrate what life will be like 10 years after college graduation. Just answer a few short and simple questions to complete the application for a chance to win $10,000 toward your college education.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Ada Mucklestone Memorial Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
March 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Illinois
2720 E. Lincoln
Bloomington, IL 61704
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Students must be residents of Illinois who are in their senior year of high school or who have graduated but have not previously attended college. They must be children, grandchildren, or great-grandchildren of Armed Forces veterans who served during American Legion eligibility dates.
How to apply
Applications are available by mail.
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Aetna Foundation/NMF Healthcare Leadership Program$5,000
Deadline
March 12 and April 11
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Medical Fellowships Inc.
347 Fifth Avenue
Suite 510
New York, NY 10016
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are second or third year medical students at accredited U.S. medical schools. Applicants must be attending school in Southern California, Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, New York City or Philadelphia. They must also exhibit outstanding academic achievement, leadership and the potential to make great contributions to medicine. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application as well as financial need.
How to apply
Applications are available online. Application, verification of citizenship and ethnicity, financial need information, curriculum vitae, biosketch, current medical school transcript, verification of medical school enrollment, personal statement and two letters of recommendation are required.
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$1,000 - $1,000
Deadline
Sep 30
Offered by
Niche Parent Survey
Description
Love it or hate it, tell us about your child's school! A few survey responses will earn you an entry into our monthly $1,000 Parent Survey Scholarship that can be used to finance your child's education.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Allied Health Care Professional Scholarship Program$7,500
Deadline
June 30
Renewable
No
Offered by
Illinois Department of Public Health
535 W. Jefferson Street
Springfield, IL 62761
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited Illinois school to become a nurse practitioner, physician assistant or certified nurse midwife. Students must demonstrate financial need, and they may be full-time or part-time students as long as part-time students are enrolled for at least a third of the hours required to be a full-time student. Scholarship recipients agree to set up their practice in designated shortage areas after graduation.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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American Essay Contest Scholarship$100-$1,200
Deadline
February 7
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Illinois
2720 E. Lincoln
Bloomington, IL 61704
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled in an Illinois school in grades eight to twelve.
How to apply
Application information is available by contacting the local American Legion Unit or Auxiliary.
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Arysta LifeScience North America FFA Scholarship$1,275
Deadline
February 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. Students must be residents of Arizona, California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota or Washington. They must be majoring in one of the following subject areas: agronomy, crop science, horticulture, nursery and landscape management, plant science, turf management, agricultural communications, public relations or sales and marketing, entomology or plant pathology. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the students' activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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BNSF Railway Company FFA Scholarship$5,000
Deadline
February 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. Students must be pursuing a four-year degree in one of the following agricultural fields: business management, economics, sales and marketing or finance. They must be residents of California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota or Texas. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the students' activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$1,000
Deadline
Jul 31
Offered by
Cappex
Description
This is an easy scholarship offered every month. There is no GPA requirement and no essay to write! All you have to do is create a Cappex profile. Click ‘apply’ and you may have just made $1,000!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Boy Scout Scholarship$200-$700
Deadline
April 30
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Legion, Department of Illinois
P.O. Box 2910
Bloomington, IL 61702
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be graduating seniors in high school, Senior Boy Scouts or Explorers and residents of Illinois. Students must write an essay on Americanism and/or Boy Scout programs.
How to apply
Application information is available by contacting your local Boy Scout office or American Legion Scout Chairman.
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Casey's General Stores Inc. FFA Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
February 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. They must be pursuing a two-year or four-year degree in agriculture and have plans to work in agriculture or agribusiness. Applicants must be residents of one of the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota or Wisconsin. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the students' activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Chicago FM Club Scholarships$500
Deadline
January 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have at least a technician ham radio license, be residents of the FCC Ninth Call District (Illinois, Indiana or Wisconsin) and be students at an accredited post-secondary two- or four-year college or trade school.
How to apply
Applications are available online but must be sent in by mail.
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Chicago Scholars AwardVaries
Deadline
February 7
Renewable
No
Offered by
Chicago Scholars Foundation
333 W. Wacker Drive, 33rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60606
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. One award is presented to one junior from each Chicago high school graduating class. Applicants must be nominated by their high school and be Chicago residents or attend a Chicago high school and have a minimum 3.5 GPA. Applicants' financial need is also a consideration.
How to apply
Applicants must be nominated by their high schools.
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$500
Deadline
Jun 1
Offered by
HSJunior
Description
Open to all high school juniors in the class of 2016.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Community Banker Association of Illinois Annual Scholarship ProgramUp to $4,000
Deadline
February 3
Renewable
No
Offered by
Community Banker Association of Illinois
901 Community Drive
Springfield, IL 62703-5184
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must write essays and be sponsored by a participating CBAI member bank. There is an essay topic related to community banking, and the short essays are judged on understanding of community banking philosophy, accurate information, clear and concise sentences, logical organization, proper grammar, correct punctuation and spelling and conclusion/summary.
How to apply
A list of participating banks and more information is available by email.
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Dan L. Meisinger Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship$2,500
Deadline
Last Friday in November
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Air Transportation Foundation Meisinger Scholarship
4226 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22302
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled in an aviation program with a B or better GPA and be a resident of Kansas, Missouri or Illinois. Students should be recommended by an aviation professional; independent applications are also considered.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Darling International Inc. FFA Scholarship$2,000
Deadline
February 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the students' activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Dunn Fellowship Program and Marzullo Internship Program$31,332 plus benefits
Deadline
February 28
Renewable
No
Offered by
Governor's Office of the State of Illinois
Dunn Fellowship Program and Marzullo Internship Program
503 William G. Stratton Building
Springfield, IL 62706
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Fellows must possess a bachelor's degree, and Vito Marzullo interns must be Illinois residents. Fellows will be assigned to various posts in the Governor's office or in an office under the Governor's jurisdiction.
How to apply
Applications are available online or by mail.
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$500
Deadline
Jun 1
Offered by
HSSenior
Description
Open to all high school seniors in the class of 2015.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Earl I. Anderson Scholarship$1,250
Deadline
January 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have some form of ham radio operating license, be residents of Florida, Illinois, Indiana or Michigan, major in electronic engineering or a related technical field and be ARRL members.
How to apply
Applications are available online. Completed applications must be submitted by mail.
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Edmond A. Metzger Scholarship$500
Deadline
February 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have at least a novice ham radio license, be undergraduate or graduate students in electrical engineering, be residents of and attend schools in the ARRL Central Division (Illinois, Indiana or Wisconsin) and be members of ARRL.
How to apply
Applications are available online. Completed applications must be mailed in. They cannot be completed electronically.
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Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa$1,500
Deadline
February 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be working toward degrees in one of the following areas of agriculture: agronomy, crop science, agricultural communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, business management, economics, finance, sales, marketing, plant pathology, plant breeding, plant genetics, soil science, soil conservation, water conservation or public service and administration. Applicants must be residents of Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Iowa or Nebraska. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
An application form is required.
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Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
February 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants may be from Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ohio, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana or Texas and working toward two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working toward four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
An application form is required.
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$500
Deadline
Jun 1
Offered by
HSFreshmen
Description
Open to all high school freshmen in the class of 2018.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Francis Walton Memorial Scholarship$500
Deadline
February 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have at least five words per minute certification, be residents of the ARRL Central Division (Illinois, Indiana or Wisconsin) and pursue a bachelor's or graduate degree at a regionally-accredited institution.
How to apply
Applications are available online but must be mailed in.
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Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois (Illinois Scholars Program)Varies
Deadline
November 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Illinois Department of Public Health
535 W. Jefferson Street
Springfield, IL 62761
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Illinois high school seniors or college sophomores at one of the 53 partner universities in Illinois who are interested in teaching. There are a limited number of spots for college sophomores, and all college students must be nominated by a university liaison. Students must commit to teaching in an Illinois school of need for five years after graduation.
How to apply
Applications are available by calling 312-407-0433, extension 105.
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Illinois American Legion Scholarship Program$1,000
Deadline
March 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Illinois
2720 E. Lincoln
Bloomington, IL 61704
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be children or grandchildren of American Legion Illinois members and must be in their senior year of high school. Awards may be used to further education at an accredited college, university or technical school.
How to apply
Application information is available by contacting the American Legion, Department of Illinois.
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Illinois AMVETS Junior ROTC Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation
AMVETS Department of Illinois
2200 South Sixth Street
Springfield, IL 62703
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Illinois high school seniors who are participating in a Junior ROTC program and have taken the SAT or ACT.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$500
Deadline
Jun 1
Offered by
HSSophomore
Description
Open to all high school students in the class of 2017.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Illinois AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Memorial Scholarship$500
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation
AMVETS Department of Illinois
2200 South Sixth Street
Springfield, IL 62703
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Illinois high school seniors who have taken the SAT or ACT, and they must be the children or grandchildren of veterans who were honorably discharged after September 15, 1940 or who are currently serving in the military.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Illinois AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Worchid Scholarship$500
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation
AMVETS Department of Illinois
2200 South Sixth Street
Springfield, IL 62703
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Illinois high school seniors whose mother or father is a U.S. veteran who was honorably discharged after September 15, 1940. They must also have taken the SAT or ACT.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Illinois AMVETS Sad Sacks Nursing ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation
AMVETS Department of Illinois
2200 South Sixth Street
Springfield, IL 62703
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Illinois high school seniors who have been accepted into a nursing program or students who are already attending nursing school in Illinois. They must have financial need and a satisfactory academic record, character and activity record. Dependents of deceased or disabled veterans receive priority.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation
AMVETS Department of Illinois
2200 South Sixth Street
Springfield, IL 62703
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants musts be Illinois high school seniors who have taken the SAT or ACT. Preference is given to students who are the children or grandchildren of Illinois veterans.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$1,000
Deadline
Jul 31
Offered by
Niche Local
Description
Take a survey on your neighborhood and be entered for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Illinois AMVETS Trade School Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation
AMVETS Department of Illinois
2200 South Sixth Street
Springfield, IL 62703
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be seniors at an Illinois high school who have been accepted into a trade school program. Students must submit a copy of their acceptance letter with the application form. Preference is given to students who are the children or grandchildren of veterans.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Scholarships$1,500-$2,000
Deadline
May 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
P.O. Box 1326
Jacksonville, IL 62651
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students at colleges or universities in Illinois and must major in health, physical education, recreation or dance. Students must have been members of IAHPERD since December 1 of the previous year and may receive this award no more than twice.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, cover letter, resume, essay, transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.
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Illinois Department of Children and Family Services Scholarship ProgramUp to full tuition plus $471 monthly stipend
Deadline
March 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
406 E. Monroe Street
Springfield, IL 62701
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be between 16 and 21 years of age as of the application deadline and have a diploma from an accredited high school or a GED by the end of the current school year. Students must be in the Subsidized Guardianship Program, or the department must have court-ordered legal guardianship or have had legal guardianship for the applicant before adoption was finalized. Recipients must attend an Illinois state community college or university.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, transcript or copy of GED, SAT or ACT scores, three letters of recommendation and a college transcript (if applicable) are required.
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Illinois General Assembly Legislative ScholarshipsFull tuition for one to four years
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
Illinois Student Assistance Commission
1755 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield, IL 60015
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Illinois high school students planning to attend a state-supported university. They must contact their State Senator and State Representative to be considered for the award, and they must live within the legislative district of that Senator or Representative.
How to apply
Applications are available from your State Senator and State Representative.
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$500
Deadline
Jul 31
Offered by
Dailybreak
Description
Sign up for Dailybreak and enjoy a little fun away from your studies. Plus, take any 3 Challenges, and you'll be entered to win a $500 Amazon gift card!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Illinois Hospital Research and Educational Foundation Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
April 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Illinois Hospital Research and Educational Foundation
1151 East Warrenville Road
P.O. Box 3015
Naperville, IL 60566
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Illinois residents. They must be either enrolled in or accepted into a hospital-related healthcare degree or certificate program, excluding any programs having a general education curriculum (such as pre-medicine programs). Applicants must have at least one year remaining in their program of study. They should have a GPA of 3.5 on a four-point scale in order to be competitive for this award. Selection is based on academic merit and financial need.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, two letters of recommendation, personal statement and proof of acceptance into a qualifying degree program (for rising freshmen only) are required.
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Illinois Oratorical ContestUp to $2,000
Deadline
February 3
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Illinois
2720 E. Lincoln
Bloomington, IL 61704
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school students under the age of 20 who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and residents of the state. Students first give an oration within their state and winners compete at the national level. The oration must be related to the Constitution of the United States focusing on the duties and obligations citizens have to the government. It must be in English and be between eight and ten minutes. There is also an assigned topic which is posted on the website, and it should be between three and five minutes.
How to apply
Application information is available by contacting the local American Legion Post or Illinois Department Headquarters.
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ISPE/M.E. Amstutz Memorial Award$1,500
Deadline
March 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
Illinois Society of Professional Engineers
100 East Washington Street
Springfield, IL 62701
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be undergraduate juniors or seniors who are enrolled in an ABET-accredited engineering degree program at an Illinois college or university. They must have a B average or better in engineering coursework and must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on academic merit, financial need, extracurricular activities and personal essay.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, two reference letters and personal essay are required.
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James M. and Virginia M. Smyth Scholarship$2,000
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Inc.
50 Hurt Plaza
Suite 449
Atlanta, GA 30303
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA, and they must have community service experience. Applicants must plan to obtain a degree in the arts and sciences, music, ministry or human services. Preference will be given to students from the following states: Missouri, Mississippi, Georgia, Illinois, Oklahoma, Texas and Tennessee. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Adult students may also apply.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$2,000
Deadline
Jul 31
Offered by
CaptainU
Description
CaptainU helps simplify the recruiting process by helping you connect with over 16,000 college coaches and make a college team! Register for a free account with CaptainU for a chance to win this scholarship.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Kent Nutrition Group Inc. FFA Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
February 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be working toward a degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Lincoln Scholarship$3,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
Hanover College Office of Admission and Financial Assistance
P.O. Box 108
Hanover, IN 47243
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must attend or plan to attend Hanover College. A GPA of 2.0 or higher is required. The scholarship is renewable each year that a GPA of 2.0 is maintained.
How to apply
Applications are available from Hanover College. An application form is required.
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M. Josephine O'Neil Arts Award$6,000
Deadline
February 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Lambda State Organization
c/o Linda McDonnell
3201 Newell Drive
Granite City, IL 62040-5160
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Illinois residents and be sophomores at an accredited community college or current or upcoming juniors at an accredited four-year college or university. Students must demonstrate outstanding accomplishment in music, visual arts, dance, theater or the literary arts.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, evidence of accomplishment in the arts (such as reviews, awards, etc.) and an artwork sample are required.
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Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship$2,500
Deadline
February 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia or Wisconsin. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Majors not accepted include dietetics, food service, public service, packaging, parks and recreation studies, biosciences, technology, engineering, marine biology and natural resource management. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$500
Deadline
Jul 31
Offered by
Admittedly
Description
Admittedly is an online college advisory tool for that was founded by a former private college admissions counselor. Since 2005 all of her students were accepted to one of their top three schools! Now you have a chance to add $500 to your college fund while getting the admission tips you need!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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McGraw Foundation Emergency Financial Aid Award$1,000
Deadline
Varies
Renewable
No
Offered by
Associated Colleges of Illinois
20 North Wacker Drive
Suite 1456
Chicago, IL 60606
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students who are from middle-income families. They must be experiencing a personal financial emergency, must be ineligible for other sources of emergency aid and cannot be receiving any such aid from any other source. Applicants must have tried to secure part-time employment. Selection is based on financial need.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form and a personal essay are required.
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Medical Student Scholarship ProgramFull tuition plus living expenses
Deadline
May 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
Illinois Department of Public Health
535 W. Jefferson Street
Springfield, IL 62761
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Illinois residents enrolled in an Illinois allopathic or osteopathic medical school. Students must be planning to practice in one or more of the following medical fields: family practice, general internal medicine, general pediatrics or obstetrics/gynecology. Applicants must show evidence of financial need. Scholarship recipients agree to set up practice in an area designated as having a shortage of primary care providers.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Mellinger ScholarshipsVaries
Deadline
May 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Edward Arthur Mellinger Educational Foundation Inc.
1025 E. Broadway
P.O. Box 770
Monmouth, IL 61462
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must live in Western Illinois or Eastern Iowa, submit the FAFSA form and demonstrate financial need and attend an accredited university. Awards are based on academic achievement. Part-time students are also eligible for scholarships, and loans are also available to graduate students.
How to apply
Applications are available by mail or online. Application forms are only available from February 1 to May 1 each year.
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MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship$2,000
Deadline
February 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be working toward four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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$500
Deadline
Jul 31
Offered by
Dailybreak
Description
Sign up for Dailybreak and enjoy a little fun away from your studies. Plus, take any 3 Challenges, and you'll be entered to win a $500 Amazon gift card!
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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MGMA Midwest Section ScholarshipVaries
Deadline
June 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Medical Group Management Association
104 Inverness Terrace East
Englewood, CO 80112
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be members of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA). They must be residents of one of the MGMA Midwest Section states, namely Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota or Wisconsin. They must be undergraduate or graduate students who are enrolled in a degree program that is related to medical practice management (such as public health, business administration or health care administration). Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.
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Michael Curry Summer Internship Program$3,365 stipend
Deadline
February 28
Renewable
No
Offered by
Governor's Office of the State of Illinois Michael Curry Summer Internship Program
107 William G. Stratton Building
Springfield, IL 62706
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Illinois residents. Recipients work full-time in an agency under the jurisdiction of the Governor for 10 weeks during the summer.
How to apply
Applications are available online or by mail.
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Mildred R. Knoles Opportunity Scholarship$1,000
Deadline
March 15
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Illinois
2720 E. Lincoln
Bloomington, IL 61704
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be veterans who served during eligibility dates or their children, grandchildren or great-grandchildren. They must be residents of Illinois and be in need of financial assistance.
How to apply
Applications are available from your local American Legion Auxiliary.
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Monetary Award Program (MAP) Varies
Deadline
As soon as possible after January 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Illinois Department of Public Health
535 W. Jefferson Street
Springfield, IL 62761
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be residents of Illinois, enrolled at a MAP-approved Illinois institution and carry a minimum of three hours per term. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need and maintain satisfactory academic progress.
How to apply
Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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$1,000
Deadline
Jul 31
Offered by
CP HS Survey
Description
Take a short survey about your school for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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National Defense Transportation Association, St. Louis Area Chapter Scholarship$1,500-$4,000
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
National Defense Transportation Association-Scott St. Louis Chapter
Attention: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 25486
Scott Air Force Base, IL 62225-0486
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Preference is given to students majoring in business, transportation logistics and physical distribution or a related field. High school students must live in Illinois or Missouri. College students must attend school in Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wisconsin or Wyoming.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Nursing Education Scholarship ProgramUp to full tuition
Deadline
May 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
Illinois Department of Public Health
535 W. Jefferson Street
Springfield, IL 62761
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Illinois residents, having lived in the state for one year prior to applying and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicants must be accepted to or enrolled in an approved nursing program and demonstrate financial need. Scholarship recipients must agree to work as a nurse in Illinois after graduation.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Richard D. Wiegers ScholarshipUp to $1,000
Deadline
April 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Illinois Real Estate Educational Foundation
P.O. Box 2607
Springfield, IL 62708
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Illinois residents who are attending an Illinois college or university. They must be graduate students who are majoring in business or undergraduate students who are majoring in business, finance or pre-law studies. Selection is based on academic merit, stated career goals, references and financial need.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, two reference letters, a personal statement and course of study outline are required.
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Scholarships in Mathematics Education$1,500
Deadline
March 6
Renewable
No
Offered by
Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics
ICTM Scholarship
c/o Sue and Randy Pippen
24807 Winterberry Lane
Plainfield, IL 60585
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled at an accredited Illinois postsecondary institution in an undergraduate mathematics education curriculum that provides preparation for becoming a teacher. They must be rising juniors or seniors who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Applicants must be pursuing a first bachelor's degree. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
How to apply
Applications are available online. An application form, lesson planning form, personal essay, two recommendation letters and a transcript are required.
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$500
Deadline
Aug 31
Offered by
Chance Me
Description
Play Chance Me and be entered for a chance to win a $500 scholarship.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Six Meter Club of Chicago Scholarship$500
Deadline
February 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must have an active amateur radio license in any class. Students must be enrolled in an Illinois university or technical school for undergraduate study. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is preferred.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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The Heart of a Marine Foundation Scholarship$2,000
Deadline
March 31
Renewable
No
Offered by
Heart of a Marine Foundation
P.O. Box 1732
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors or discharged military personnel. Students must demonstrate loyalty, patriotism, honor, respect and compassion for others.
How to apply
Applications are available online.
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Township Officials of Illinois Scholarship$1,500
Deadline
March 1
Renewable
No
Offered by
Township Officials of Illinois
408 S. 5th Street
Springfield, IL 62701
Eligibility
Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors attending an Illinois college or university in the fall and must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
How to apply
Applications are available online in January.
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