OCI Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship is for $5,000 ($1,250 per year, renewable up to four years provided the recipient is in good standing). The recipient must be majoring in a healthcare-related field. Scholarship is renewable, up to four years.
The recipient’s choice of college or university will receive payment upon registration and verification of acceptance. If the student/ recipient fails to enroll or begin classes, changes majors to a non-healthcare related field, or terminates their education for any reason prior to completion of their degree, the scholarship will be revoked.
Applications must be completed in full returned to OCIF, NFP Officers for consideration. All requirements must be met before the applicant can be consideration for this scholarship. Recipients will be notified by mail if they are awarded an OCIF, NFP Scholarship. Deadline to apply is March 22nd 2019
March 22nd, 2019. The winner will be announced no later than April 27, 2018.
See Mrs. Antonacci for application or click here to download a copy https://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ocif.net%2F
Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation Scholarships
Deadline- March 1, 2018
- Please contact Crystal Blakeman at email@example.com for more information
Illinois Sheriffs Association - $500 Scholarship
Eligibility -- there shall be no restriction on any applicant by reason of race, age, creed, color, sex, or national origin. The only limitations are the following
Please read the following carefully. Failure to comply with the rules could result in disqualification
Fill out the application, complete the written essay and return all documentation to the sheriff's office in the county of your permanent residence by March 15, 2019the(must be postmarked by this date).
Do not send completed applications to the ISA offices!!! YOU MUST MAIL THEM TO THE SHERIFF's OFFICE OF THE COUNTY IN WHICH YOU RESIDE!!!
How to Apply -- Applications are available in Mrs. Antonacci's office, at local sheriff's office, or the internet at www.ilsheriff.org.
Rotz Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility -- Must be a member of Niantic Christian Church or a resident of former NHHS district.
4 - 1,000 scholarships available.
April 17th 2019
How to apply -- Pick up application from Mrs. Antonacci, fill out application, complete the essay, and return all documentation to Mrs. Antonacci or Niantic Christian Church Box 317, Niantic, IL 62551.
Sangamon Valley P.T.O Scholarship
Eligibility -- Open to all Sangamon Valley High School seniors!
Deadline: April 4, 2019
Application can be picked up from Mrs. Antonacci
Sangamon Valley Education Association Scholarship
Eligibility -- Open to all seniors
Must answer the following question in Essay format "How has your education at Sangamon Valley schools influenced your future goals?"
April 15, 2019
Application can be picked up from Mrs. Antonacci
Multiple scholarships on the link just click “recently added scholarships” and each one will show the rules
Scottish Rite Scholarship Applications
The link to applicant form and requirements are avablive on our website at http://www.aasr-spi.org. Please note that applicants must be bundled for submittal together with the letters or recommendation and transcript (if possible). This new requirements is explained in the application.
March 1st, 2019
Sangamon Valley Mensa
Eligibility for MENSA scholarships:
The only eligibility requirements are that the applicant be enrolled, for the academic year following the award, in a degree program in an accredited American institute of post-secondary education, and be a resident of the area of a participating local group of American MENSA. For the general awards,the applicant need not be a member of Mensa nor qualified for Mensa, and the general awards are unrestricted as to age, race, gender, level of post-secondary education and financial need.
Conditions of awards:
Awards will be made on the basis of an essay of fewer than 550 words, which describes the applicant's career, vocational, or academic goal toward which the scholarship is to provide aid. Entries will be judged and awarded at three: local, regional and national. Awards are made in amounts ranging from $300 to $1,000.
ALL ENTRIES MUST BE POSTED BE JANUARY 15, 2019
CBAI Foundation for Community Banking 2018 Annual Scholarship Program
Violation of any of these rules will be cause for ineligibility of essay:
Applications and entries must be received by CBAI foundation by 6p.m. on Wednesday, February 6, 2019. Check with your sponsoring bank for its perliminary judging deadline.
Pick up the information and sign up in Mrs. Antonacci in the student services office.
Shelter Insurance Foundation Scholarship
The Shelter Insurance Foundation will award scholarships annually to graduating seniors at high school approved and accredited by the State Department (public or parochial) where the following conditions are met
There must be a Shelter Insurance Agent participating in the scholarship program in the community where the high school is located.
The program will be limited to three scholarships per academic year, and the participating agent must contribute $400 per scholarship to the Shelter Insurance Foundation.
Scholarships will be given without regard to race, disability, age, religion, national origin, or gender of prospective recipients. Children of any Shelter Insurance Agent or Employee are NOT eligible recipients of scholarships.
Shelter Insurance Foundation scholarships will be in the amount of $2,000.
The recipient of the Shelter Insurance Foundation scholarship is free to select any accredited college or university and to select any course of study he/she desires to pursue, providing that such course of study leads toward and academic degree.
The following Criteria will be considered in selecting the recipient of the Shelter Insurance Foundation scholarship:
Applicant's scholastic achievement.
Applicant's interest in furthering his or her education.
Applicant's participation and leadership in school and community activities.
Applicant's reputation for good citizenship and good moral character.
March 31, 2019.
Applications can be obtained in Mrs. Antonacci's office
Farm Credit Agriculture Scholarships
High school seniors Pursuing careers in Agriculture
$2,000 scholarship (30 to be awarded)
February 28, 2018
The Illinois Odd Fellow- Rebekah Scholarship award
Applicants need not be affiliated with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, but must be a resident of Illinois and a citizen of the United States. We make changes to the applicants and we want the most current application form used. Which is date 11-13-17 in the lower left corner. Applications must be fully completed and must be recived by March 1st, 2019. PLEASE ALLOW AMPLE MAIL DELIVERY TIME.-
Farm Bureau Scholarship
Please have the students visit our website for the scholarship application. www.maconcfb.org It will be up on the website by the first week of January. As a reminder, students or their parents must be current members and also be majoring in an ag-related field.
Questions? Have them contact Tim Stock or I at the Farm Bureau office at 877.2436, tstock@maconcfb, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beta Sigma Psi Scholarships
Christian Leadership Award, a $1,500.00 Scholarship towards the cost of tuition at the respective campus they will be attending. Martin Luther Scholarship. This $2,000 reward is open to young men who will be attending their first year at any accredited 4-year College or University. Applicants should be male, confirmed members or a Lutheran congregation, and starting college in the Fall of 2019 semester in order to receive the award.
$2,000 for any 4-year college or University.
$1,500 for Purdue University - West Lafayette $500 for Finalist admitted to Scholars Program
$1.500 for Indiana University - Bloomington
$1,500 for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
February 16th 2019
MRW/MTI Scholarship Program Registration- Springfield, IL Campus
Application materials must be received by march 17, 2017 and include the following.
A completed questionnaire (paper copy or online) detailing the contestant's interest in the Mechanical Trades or Allied Health fields as well as their interest in Midwest Technical Institute.
A signed copy of the S.W.E.A.T. Pledge.
Applications from each campus will be requested to submit a video of up to five minutes in length further explaining why they should be selected as the winner.
Applicants must tour their chosen campus, complete their application program assessment and meet with Financial aid.
MTI's Scholarship Selection Committee will review all applications and select up to 40 finalists per campus. Finalists will then be required to participate in an interview at the campus the applicant has chosen to attend with the Scholarship Selection Committee, after which up to 23 winners per campus will be chosen. The winners will be chosen by the Scholarship Selection Committee based on the contestant's questionnaire, video and interview. Interviews will take place March 20, 2017 - April 21st, 2017.
There will be 2 scholarships paid in full amount, 3 $10,000 scholarships, 3 $8,000 scholarships, 5 $5,000 scholarships, 5 $3,000 scholarships, and 5 $2,000 scholarships.
Applicants must first register for the program via MTI's website beginning Sept. 15, https://midwesttech.edu/mrwf-home/
10 $10,000 awards
Eligible to all high school seniors who are U.S. citizens.
February 28, 2018
1 $5,000 award, Students must be at least 13 years of age or older
February 28, 2018
Horatio Alger Scholarship
To be considered eligible for Horatio Alger National and State Scholarship Programs, applicants must:
To apply the following items must be completed by October 25, 2018
2018 Illinois Chemical Education Foundation Scholarship
$2,000 High school senior scholarship application
Open to All Future Chemists, Chemical Engineers, Environmental Engineers or High School Chemistry Teachers
Name, address(Include zip code), and telephone number only on a cover page
Official high school transcript (MUST have either an official seal or enclosed in a sealed envelope with a signature of school official across the seal) including Grade point average with scale Rank in high school class
Rank in high school class
ACT/SAT/PSAT scores (either through Official transcript of from the ACT)
Two letters of recommendation from teachers;including one science teacher. The letter Must be on official letterhead and signed
A one page essay on “How did you become interested in your chosen field and where do you hope it takes you?”
List of extracurricular activities, including community services, awards and accomplishments, and employment/ work experience
Do not included photographs, certificates, folders, binders or college acceptance letters with your application. Please DO NOT staple the papers together.
The information should be put together in a complete packet and sent to:
ICEF/High School Scholarship Award Committee
1400 E. Touhy Ave.
Des PLaines, IL 60018
All submitted materials become property of the Illinois Chemical Education Foundations
Please Note: Only chosen applicants will be notified.
High school scholarship applicants must be an Illinois resident and planning to attend a post-secondary educational institution (i.e. junior college, four-year undergraduate institution) located in Illinois. We encouragement all eligible students to apply for this prestigious scholarship. There is no limitation on the number of students that may apply at each school.
The ICEF Scholarship Awards will be presented at our 61st Annual Scholarship Luncheon. Be sure to include a return address and a contact telephone number on your application!
no later than Friday, February 23, 2018, and received no later than Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Additional information on the Scholarship Program and ICEF can be found on our website at www.cicil.net or by contacting the ICEF at 847-544-5995
The Community Foundation Of Macon County
Scholarships for graduating seniors RESIDING IN MACON COUNTY
January 1, 2019
March 31, 2019
Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org for questions
Menard Electric Cooperative 2018 Youth to Washington Scholarship Program
1 $1,000 scholarship to a 4-year university
1 $500 scholarship to a 2-year community college
1 $500 scholarship to an accredited technical college
1 all- expenses paid trip on the Youth trip to Washington D.C. Tour June 14-21, 2019 (winner selected from among scholarship winners
Applicants must be a high school senior or equivalent living with a parent/ legal guardian who is cooperative member with their primary residence or business served by the cooperative
Applications must be available to attend the Youth to Washington Tour June 14-21, 2019
Selection and Award:
March 1, 2019
The Township Officials of Illinois- 2018 Scholarship Application
Must be a graduating Illinois high school senior with minimum GPA 3.00 on 4.00 scale
U.S. citizen and resident of Illinois
Must plan to attend a university/college in Illinois
Must have history of extracurricular activities that demonstrate a willingness to accept leadership responsibilities (student government, club officer,etc.) or a commitment to civic responsibility, social consciousness and a willingness to serve the community (commuting service projects, charitable institutions, etc.)
Must plan to enroll at an illinois school as a full-time undergraduate student
All checklist items must be submitted
Faxed/Emailed applications not accepted
All applicants should expect to receive written notification of a decision after April 1st, 2018
Notification of award will not be given by telephone
One application is sufficient for consideration for any scholarship
Need two letters of recommendations (from teachers, counselors, local officials etc.)
Cover letter: Please submit a cover letter requesting consideration of your Scholarship Application. A cover letter summarizing your interest and academic history including community service is required.
Essay: A central component of the application is the essay. Applicants must complete a 500 word essay conveying their understanding of township government among the local government landscape in Illinois, “The Role of Township Government in Today’s Society and in the Future” and a summary of an interview with a township official.
Application: All sections of this application must be completed. Only complete and signed applications will be considered. (application on link below) https://www.toi.org/Downloads/3332/Scholarship%202018%20Application.pdf
Transcript: Submit an official high school transcript indicating your most recent academic work.
Signature of Township Official interviewed: Interviewed township official must sign.
March 1, 2018
Please mail your completed applictaion, postmarked no later than March 1, 2018 to:
Township Officials of Illinois
3217 Northfield Drive
Springfield, Illinois 62702
Any questions may be directed to TOI at 217-744-2212 or email@example.com
Illinois Realtors Bicentennial Essay Contest- Scholarship
Eligibility: The contest is open to Illinois high school students in grades 9-12 attending public, private, or home schools
The contest opens November 15, 2017
The contest submission is February 15 ,2018
Essays can be no more than 700 words but must have at least 500 words.
Essays must be an original work of the students
Essay has to reflect the theme “Home is Where the Heart is”
$1,000- 1 top scholarship award recipient
$750- 11 scholarship award recipients
$250- 11 scholarship award recipients
The intent of the monetary award is for the student’s school-related expenses
Announcement of the Winners: April 1, 2018
Statewide recognition will include Illinois REALTORS social media and communications channels including the RealtorsCelebrateBicentennial Facebook Page
Students will receive official recognition by the State of Illinois Bicentennial Commission, www.illinois200.com
Essays will be judged based on originality, creativity, grammar, punctuation, spelling and adherence to the theme.
Students have a choice of either submitting their essay online (preferred) @ www.IllinoisRealtors.org/Bicentennial or mailing their essay with the registration form by February 15, 2018
Mailed-in essays must be postmarked by February 15, 2018. Mailing Address:
Illinois REALTORS Bicentennial Essay Contest
P.O. Box 19451, Springfield, IL 62794-9541
Castle Williams American Legion Post 105
Scholarship will be awarded in June of each year by: American Legion the Auxiliary Unit and Sons of the American Legion
1. Candidates for these scholarships must be a resident of Macon County, Each winning applicant, upon signing this application will agree to return the full amount of this scholarship in event that he/she does not complete the semester of school as planned Arrangements must be made with the Legion, the Auxiliary Unit, or, the Sons of the American Legion within the 30 days to return full amount of the scholarship.
2. Applicants must be in their senior year of high school.
3 The winner is selected on the following basis:
Character/leadership-30% High standard of conduct, keen sense of right; strength of character; adherence to truth and conscience; believe in God. Ability to lead and to accomplish goals through group action, personal magnetism and guidance
Americanism Essay-25% “My obligation as an American.” An original article of not more than 500 .
Scholarship-15% Evidence of working to full potential; class rating and a certified transcription or photocopy of applicants high school grades.
Basis of Need-25% Actual need of financial assistance in order to obtain higher education.
Bonus-5% If a parent or grandparent is a member of the American legion, Auxiliary or Sons of American Legion
1. Completed application form
2. A list of church, school, work and community organizations to which the applicant belongs, including any offices held.
3. Three letters of recommendation must be submitted. One from a school principal or counselor, one from a clergyman and one from an adult citizen, other than a family member, attesting to the applicant's character in respect to conduct, citizenship and leadership
Applications are due back at our Post by April 1st
See Mrs. Antonacci for an application
Illinois Lumber and Material Dealers Association Educational Foundation
The Foundation- The Illinois Lumber and Material Dealers Educational Foundation is a not-for-profit organization established to aid and promote lumber industry education throughout Illinois. The Foundation is supported by voluntary contributions from organizations and individuals who recognize the importance of continuing education and training in the lumber and building material industry.
The Scholarships- Among the activities of the Foundation is the awarding of academic scholarships each year to selected -students to pursue INDUSTRY-RELATED WORK at colleges and universities. These scholarships will assist and encourage qualified students to further or continue their interest in selecting the lumber and building materials field as a career. The number of scholarships and the dollar amount for each will be determined by the Foundation, but each scholarship will be between $500-$1000.
Scholarship Eligibility Requirements- Any student who is enrolled full time in a certificate or degree program in an accredited trade school, 2-year junior college or 4-year college/university, and who is a resident of Illinois is eligible to apply for a scholarship. Students may apply each year, up to four years, While scholarship recipient selection will not be based solely on financial need, it may be taken into consideration. Children of the foundation selection committee are not eligible.
Scholarship Selection Criteria-(the following information must be submitted to the ILMDA Education Foundation by March 15.)
1. A typed, signed statement of your general activities and interests, your activities and employment(if any), your educational background, your contemplated field of study, and the career you expect to follow. (Statement should not exceed 1,000 words in length and should be typed in a simple, concise form.)
2. An outline of your proposed program of study to substantiate your intent to pursue a degree in lumber and building materials or an allied field.
Two letters of recommendation required: (both letters should be sent directly to the Foundation office and will be treated confidentially)
3. From your instructor- for high school students- A typed statement form the lumber and building material instructor. If there isn’t one, an alternative instructor or counselor that is aware of your intent to pursue the lumber and building material industry can submit a typed statement. For college students- your college professor or counselor/advisor can submit a letter recommending you as an applicant.
4. From a second person- A typed letter of recommendation. It is preferred, but not required that this letter to be submitted by someone in the lumber and building material industry. Examples: current or past employers, local lumber dealers, contractors, etc.
5. Official copies of transcripts of all the high school or college courses (certified by the Registrar) which you have taken. (students who have attended college full-time for two semesters or more are not required to submit high school transcripts).
6. A record of military service, if any, giving full details including branch of service, unit, rank, length of service, citations and decorations.
7. Previous scholarship recipients will still need to submit #1-6 above. If possible, one of the letters of recommendations should be from a college or university instructor who had you in class
Mail the completed form by March 15 to:
Illinois Lumber and Material Dealers Education Foundation-
See Mrs. Antonacci for application
Monarch Chapter American Business Women’s Association Scholarship
This Scholarship is for women looking to go to college at Richland or Millikin
Application must be typed or printed neatly by applicant.
Attach 3 character reference letters, Transcripts of courses completed, copy of Pell grant (if receiving), and a biological statement, including educational background, financial need, other important information, awards academic honors, and your plans for the future. (such as educational and career planning)
June 1, 2018.
Mail Application to: Donna Munson 416 fairmont
Decatur, IL 62526
See Mrs. Antonacci for application
University of Illinois Scholarships
The Lincolnland Illini Club is pleased to announced the decision to award two $750.00 scholarships to Sangamon County high school seniors entering the University of Illinois at Champaign with the fall 2018 semester.
To apply, seniors accepted into the U of I are requested to complete the enclosed resume and and prepare an essay. The essay is to be typed, not to exceed 200 words, and is to express the student’s interpretation of the phrase “Why U of I”?
A selection committee of alumni will judge the candidates on academic achievement, extra-curricular activities, need, and their quality of expression in their essay. The committee will select the recipients in early June.
6 p.m., May 31, 2018. Application should be sent:
John R SImpson
Springfield, IL 62704
See Mrs. Antonacci for application
John Deere TECH Program
The John Deere TECH Program at Lakeland college in Mattoon is a Two-year program that balances classroom theory, hands-on lab work, and real-world experience working at our John Deere Dealership. Students will learn about Diesel engines, powertrains, and hydraulics. They’ll become proficient with high-tech electronics, computer diagnostics, and proprietary John Deere systems.
AHW LLC will provide the incoming student with up to $10,824. This is the approximate tuition cost of attending the Lake Land college JD Program at Mattoon, IL as an in- district student entering the Fall of 2018. We are also providing $5,000 worth of tool assistance. This will give the student the necessary support that will prepare them for a career with AHW LLC. These tuition and tool assistance offers are available at other colleges with an ag or diesel program but would require pre- approval.
www.ahwllc.com for more info
Program can be found at: www.lakelandcollege.edu/john-deere-af-tech/
Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship (U of I)
Sigma Phi Epsilon Illinois Alpha is offering three Balanced Man Scholarships totaling $1,750. These scholarships are being offered to incoming male students who have excelled in the areas of scholarship, leadership, athletics and community service during their high school careers.
To qualify, you must be a full-time student at the University of Illinois during Fall of 2018 and have the Application completed by May 1st, 2018.
Balanced Man Scholarship does not require you to join Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity.
May 1, 2018
Application @ www.illinoissigeps.com/scholarships
Questions, get a hold of Brode Portell (618)210-2994
William Randolph Hearst Foundation
The student is required to be actively serving in an elected or appointed capacity in any one of the following student government, civic, or educational organizations during the entire 2018-19 academic school year:
A student must be a citizen of the United States ( or have a permanent residency status at the time of the application), currently be enrolled in a public or private secondary school in illinois, and have at least one parent or guardian who is legal resident of illinois.
Prairie Beef Association
Prairie Beef Association is an affiliate chapter of the Illinois beef association. It’s members reside in Macon, Piatt, and Dewitt counties. The organization’s goals are to promote the beef industry in those counties, as well as supporting youth programs.
February 5th 2019
Scholarships for Student Caregivers
Amount: $1,000 to two students.
Description: The SeniorHomes.com Caregiver Scholarship is intended for students who are passionate about helping seniors live healthy lives and are pursuing careers in senior care. The award can be used towards tuition and/or books.
Applicant Eligibility: Applicants must be actively enrolled in or accepted to attend a U.S. college or university and pursuing a career in senior care.
Application Requirements: Applicants must submit either a 500-word essay or 2-3 minute video addressing a topic related to elder care.
Where to Apply: SeniorHomes.com scholarship page
Deadline: The 2018 deadline was July 31, 2018. The 2019 deadline has not been released.
The 2018 deadline was July 31, 2018. The 2019 deadline has not been released.