CCRC - Scholarships 2018-2019
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3/22/2019Colleges That Change Lives (CTCL) NationalCTCL ScholarshipAny $1000/year for all four yearsMust be enrolling in one of the CTCL colleges - see link for complete list
3/22/2019Rotary Club of Norridge-Harwood HeightsLocalNorridge-Harwood Heights Rotary ScholarshipAny1,500.00Resident of Norridge, Harwood Heights, or Norwood Park Township Come to CCRC for scholarshipJennifer Kelsall at
3/28/2019FIDM National Scholarship CompetitionNationalFIDM National Scholarship CompetitionVarious8-1 yr. scholarships plus more than 20 others of various valuesViait for entry information and details.bitly/FIDMscholarshipQuestions? Call: 800.262.3436 or 818.990.2241
3/29/2019Park Ridge Rotary Foundation (New)LocalMake a Difference ScholarshipAnyEach award varies - 8 scholarships awarded totaling $5,000Live in Park Ridge and/or attend a high school in Park Ridge (Maine South or Maine East); focus is on character/leadership/service to others and not academics; Applicants need to do research on the Rotary or will not be considered
3/29/2019Northwestern Memorial FoundationCook, DuPage, Lake, McHenry, or Will countiesMarianjoy Scholarship ProgramAny$2,500.00Student must be functionally impaired or physically disabled, former Marianjoy patients are eligible regardless of residence, and planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college or university OR a vocational-technical school.
3/29/2019Oakton Community College (New)Oakton CC DistrictWentcher Foundation ScholarshipAny3,500.00- 3.0 unweighted GPA
- US citizen or FAFSA-eligible non-citizen
- Senior from Oakton CC District school
- Must provide printed transcript, two letters of rec, FAFSA SAR, application, essay and take part in a personal interview.
3/31/19 (Dependent Scholarship)
5/30/19 (All others)
Navy Wives Club of AmericaNationalMultiple scholarshipsAny 30 scholarships of $1,000 or $1,500Student must a dependent daughter/son of enlisted or retired member of the US NAVY, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard.
Financial Need. 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
3/31/2019Harwood Heights-Norridge Chamber of CommerceLocalScholarship ProgramAny1,500.00Must live in Norridge or Harwood Heights; essay; extracurricular Jensen Smolka:
3/31/2019ACACIA Fraternity at the University of Iowa (New)University of Iowa, Iowa City, IAThomas H. MacBride Leadership ScholarshipAngy$250-$3,000Male; must be attending the University of Iowa in the fall; leadeship; extracurricular involvement
3/31/2019Palumbo Family Foundation (New)Hillside, ILPalumbo Family Foundation ScholarshipAnyVaries3.0+ GPA, annual gross family income of $48500 or less, be a resident in Illinois' Cook, Dupage, Kane, Lake, or Will counties for at least 6 months, and a U.S. citizen.
3/31/2019Des Plaines Arts Council (New)Des Plaines, ILDes Plaines Art Council ScholarshipFine Arts, Performing Arts or Literary Arts$1,000.00Des Plaines Postal Code. Scholarships are to be used for tuition to study the fine, performing or literary arts.
Eligible programs include, but are not limited to, freshman college tuition, specialized
training, private lessons, summer camps or special programs in any facet of the fine,
performing or literary arts. Catlett at (847) 296-1409 or Linda Traina at (847) 341-4146
3/31/2019Twentieth Century Club and Foundation of Park Ridge LocalTwentieth Foundation Club Foundation ScholarshipsAny$1,000-$2,000Financial need, extracurricular involvement, scholastic merit; Must be resident of Park Ridgepick up paper app in CCRC or visit
3/31/2019Light House Guild (New)State/ National Scholarship ProgramAny up to 10,000 dollars proof of legal blindness, proof of U.S. citizenship, or legal residency, documentation of academic achievement, chosen college must be recognized by the council of higher education
4/1/2019Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (New)Local2019 ScholarshipAny$2,500Must graduate from a CPS or suburban Chicago high school in 2019; have experienceds homlessness, living in a shelter, on the street, or doubled-up in someone else's home; 2.5 cum GPA or higher; FAFSA filed by April 1 Savellano at or (773) 906-3402 with questions.
4/1/2019DDLR Scholarship Fund - (New)Chicagoland AreaDenis De La Rosa Scholarship Any $4,000Undocumented student (DACA not required)
Admitted to or enrolled in an undergraduate degree-seeking program at an accredited 4-year college or university.
Enroll for at least 12 credit hours for the 2017-2018 academic year.
3.0 unweighted GPA or above (out of 4)
Demonstrated leadership (via athletics, employment, student organizations,community service, etc)
Reside in the Chicago land area
4/1/2019PFLAG (Parents, Friends and Families of Lesbian, Gay, and Transgender Persons) - (New)Illinois 2019 Scholarship Any $1,000.00Lesbian and gay youth 17 years or older (not to exceed 22 years of age).
Applying to attend (or currently attending) a post-secondary educational institution.
Cannot be a prior winner of this award.
Must be a resident of the state of Illinois at the time of application.
4/1/2019Maine East High SchoolMaine East OnlyPhysical Education Leadership Scholarship AwardAnyTBAMust be a Maine East PE Leader who demonstrates the Maine East 5 Principles of Leadership.
4/1/2019Maine East High SchoolMaine East OnlyMaine East Common ScholarshipsAnyvariesThe ME Common Scholarship Application is a way to apply to 5 scholarships at one time. The scholarships have different requirements for eligibilty. Look at the scholarship form to see requirements.
4/1/2019Geneseo Migrant CenterIllinoisAurelio "Larry" Jazo Migrant ScholarshipAny$1,000.00Recent history of migration to Illinois for agricultural employment, scholastic achievement, financial need. Scholarship is available regardless of citizenship status
4/1/2019Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans (New)StateWomen's Division ScolarshipAny$2,000.00Italian Ancestory
Graduating Senior Woman
Minimum Cumulative GPA 3.0
Recipient must be present to accept award April 24
4/2/2019Des Plaines Ladies of the ElksDistrict 207Des Plaines Ladies of the Elks ScholarshipAnyup to $1,000Student must be in the top third of their class, demonstrate financial need, be a U.S. citizen, provide a letter of rec, and submit a handwritten essay.Applications are available in the CCRC and must be mailed to the scholarship committee; anything received after April 8 will not be considered.
4/5/2019Rotary District 6440 (New)Illinois2019 Vocational Scholarship Careers requiring less than a 4-year degree1,500.00Careers requiring less than a 4-year degree
4/5/19Dr. Angela Perez Miller Scholarship Fund (New)Cook County, ILLatinos ProgresandoAny2,000.00Application form, transcript, resume, letters of recommendation, financial aid form, essay response
4/7/2019Magnus Charitable TrustNationalMagnus Charitable TrustAny$5,000.00Resident of Cook, Lake, Will, or DuPag counties. 2.0 GPA. Household income of less than $45,000 (single parent) or $60,000 (dual parent), two signed letters of recommendation, a two-page essay. Click here for application

Mail applications and documents to:
Magnus Charitable Trust
230 East Ohio St Suite 400
Chicago IL 60611
4/8/19SJMFLocal - Maine South onlyThe Stephanie Joseph Memorial FundAny$2,500 (2 awards)Strong work ethic, dedication to school work and sports, always cordial and polite to others, puts others ahead of self, and desire fro success; essay; letter of recApplications are available in the CCRC and must be mailed to the scholarship committee; anything received after April 8 will not be considered.
4/8/19 @ 3:30 PM - must turn everything into the CCRC Maine South Parents' Scholarship Club Local-Maine South onlyMSPSC ScholarshipAny$1,000.00For Maine South Students only; leadership, activities; essay; letters of recasApps also available in the CCRC
4/10/2019Park Ridge SoccerPark Ridge, ILScott Wade Memorial ScholarshipAnyVariesFor a high school senior who has participated in Park Ridge Soccer (House or Travel) while in high school as a player or referee. The student will need to complete the application and an essay on the following topic, "how has your participation in soccer affected other aspects of your life?"
4/12/2019Apartment Guide (New)NationalSenior ScholarshipAny2 awards/$2,500 eachMust be 17 years old and a US citizen or legal resident of the US; must be pursuing undergraduate work; min 2.5 cum GPA
4/12/2019Optimist Club of Glenview Glenview, ILOptimist Club of Glenview ScholarshipAnyVariesFor any senior who lives in Glenview, has community involvement, and can display financial need. The student will need to submit a counselor recommendation, essay, and trasncript.
4/14/2019Albanian American National OrganizationNationalAANO ScholarshipAnyvariesAttended US high school for 2 years
You must provide official transcripts of enrollment in U.S. or Canadian schools.
All applications are confidential and will be subject to the AANO, Inc. Scholarship Fund qualifications and rating system
4/15/2019Abbott Laboratories (New)IllinoisThe Clara Abbott FoundationAnyvaries Child of Abbott Lab employee. Application online: *Check for eligibility requirements on website
4/15/2019Law Office of Nicholas W. Richardson (New)Northwest Suburbs, ILCollege-Bound Chicagolandnursing, buisness, trade,and technical training 4 $250 scholrshipsWrite essay describiging your societal issue (60-word limit) at the top of your essay, followed by your essay (500-word limit). Format your essay in 11-point Calibri with no spacing within the body copy, and use one return between your paragraphs. We appreciate lighthearted and interesting submissions.
4/15/2019American Legion (New)NationalLegacy ScholarshipAnyup to $20,000Those eligible to apply for the scholarship shall be the child/children or legally adopted child/children or a child of a spouse by a prior marriage or dependent child as defined by the United States Armed Services of active duty United States military and National Guard, and military reservists who were federalized and die on active duty on or after September 11, 2001. The applicant must be a high school senior or high school graduate to apply for the scholarship. Scholarship is for undergraduate study at an accredited institution of higher education within the United States.
4/22/19Student Insights (New)NationalStudent-View ScholarshipAny One $4,000
Two $1,000
Ten $500
Complete 15-20 minute survey about colleges in your area. application not yet available. You can submit your email and will be notified when it goes live.
4/28/2019George Mougolias Memorial Foundation IllinoisGeorge Mougalis Memorial  Scholarship any $1000-15001. Must be Greek Orthodox
2. Min 3.0 GPA
3. Accepted to accredited 4-year university
4. Extra consideration to students that have need (receiving PELL grant)
04/30/2019Illinois Department of Public Health (New)IllinoisNursing Education ScholarshipNursingPlease see website link for more details
04/30/2019Knights of Dabrowski Cook County, ILPolish Heritage ScholarshipAny Varies Graduation high school senior enrolling in an accredited college/university
Demonstrates good character, high level of academic achievement, community involvement, and financial need
Recommended by school official
Must be available for personal interview
For application contact Knights of Dabrowski
Knights of Dabrowski
5723 N. Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60646
4/30/2019Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans StateThe John Fischetti Scholarship Award 2019Journalism or Media Communications1 - $2,000.00Italian Ancestry
4/30/2019Kids' Chance, Inc. of IllinoisIllinoisKids' Chance ScholarshipAnyVariesMust be a child of a worker seriously injured or killed on the job.
5/1/2019Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce Park Ridge, IL or Maine East and South2018-2019 High School ScholarshipAny2 - $750Students must be a student at Maine East or Maine South OR be the child of or employee at a current Chamber member business.
5/1/2019Drone Pilot Ground School (New)NationalDrone Technology College Scholarship$1,000Applicants must be enrolled as an undergraduate in a U.S. college or university at the time of receiving the award, but may apply before being enrolled (i.e., high school seniors are eligible to apply).
5/1/2019Delta Kappa Gamma Society (New)District 207Chapman Recruitment GrantTeaching and Education2,000.00Must be a current female senior at Maine East, South, or West planning to enter the field of education. Vesely
5/3/2019The Chance Cole Walker Foundation (New)Local - Maine South only2nd Chance Scholarship ProgramAny1 or more awards from $500-$2,500Maine South graduating senior; student must have an IEP or 504 Plan on recordApplication available in the CCRC
5/3/2019Northshore Health System (New)IllinoisNursing School ScholarshipNursingmultiple $5000 scholarshipsApplicants musbt be high school seniors pursuing an education in the field of nursing.
Recipient must present acceptance letter from college program upon receipt of scholarship. Kow,
5/3/2019Chi Psi Fraternity, Alpha Zeta Delta ChapterUniversity of Illinois at Champaign/ UrbanaTemple Hoyne Buell Memorial ScholarshipAny3 - $1,000 ScholarshipsRecipients will best exemplify the ideals of Chi Psi Fraternity intellectually, morally, and R. Hess -
5/6/2019Euclid Parent Teacher Council (New)Mount Prospect, ILEuclid Parent Teacher Council ScholarshipAny1,000.00Graduation HS senior, who attended Euclid Elementary School for at least 3 years. Must have 2.0 unweight GPA or higher, and must be enrolling into a post-secondary institution (2 year, 4 year, technical).
5/10/2019Chicago Area Business Aviation Association (New)ChicagoCABAA ScholarshipAerospace Eng., Air Traffic Control, Aircraft Charter/Maintenance, Aviation Admin/Mgmt, Aviation flight, Aviation/Air Craft Electronics7,500.00Applicant must
- Demonstrate commitment to aviation
- 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
- Submit transcript
- Submit essay
- Provide three letters of recommendation
5/15/2019Sigma Phi Epsilon/ University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana (New)Champaign-UrbanaBalanced Man ScholarshipAny3 - $1750Male Students entering Fall of 2018 who have excelled in the areas of scholarship, leadership, athletics and community service during their high school years. Applying does not obligate you to join Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity. Kratz
5/15/2019Senior CareNationalAging Matters ScholarshipAny1,500.00Complete the application and include a 1000 word essay. Student must care for an aging loved one, work within the senior community, or intend to pursue a career that will have an impact on the elder population.
5/17/2019National Black Police Association (New)NationalAlphonso Deal Scholarship AwardLaw Enforcement or relatedNot listed. 1. Applicant must be a senior in high school, a United States Citizen, be of good character, must have a recommendation from his/her principal, counselor, or teacher, current high school transcript must be submitted with the application. A current picture. PICTURE MUST BE A SENIOR PICTURE. 6. Applicant is permitted to attend a two year college or university of their choice. 7. Applicant must have a letter of acceptance to a college or university with applicant prior to date of award. 8. ESSAY MUST BE AT LEAST 500 WORDS AND TYPED. HANDWRITTEN WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. In your own words, please state the course of study you plan to pursue and your general outlook as to future endeavors. Include community service you are involved in. 9. Parent or Guardian must sign application or it will be rejected.
5/24/19 (Early)
9/13/19 (Final)
Bryan Cameron Education FoundationNationalCameron Impact ScholarshipAnyFour-year, full tuition Junior students who have demonstrated excellence in academics, extracurricular activities, leadership, and community service.
6/15/19Feldco (New)NationalFeldco Windows Siding and Doors ScholarshipAny$1,000.00Must be a legal US resident, must be a current college student OR current HS student who will be enrolled in college in the 2019-20 school year.
6/19/19BigSun Organization NationalBigSun Scholarship 2019Any$500.00All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in or the capacity in which they participate. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute.
6/29/19Partnership Financial Credit Union (New)Des Plaines, ILThe PFCU Rising Star Scholarship ProgramAnyUp to $3,0001. Student and/or parent/legal guardian must be a member of PFCU
2. Must plan to attend an accredited institution/school as stated above and must maintain good standing
6/30/2019Caring.comNationalThe ScholarshipAny$1,500.00Student-caregivers who are still in high school. Eligible high school applicants must be full-time students and be registered to attend a two-or-four year college or university the semester following their application. Other eligibility requirements include:

- Applicants must be citizens or Permanent Residents of the United States.
- Applicants cannot be on academic disciplinary status.
- Must not be related to or living with any employees of or Caring, LLC.
6/30/19The Recovery Village (New)NationalThe Recovery Village Health Care ScholarshipsAny$1,000.00- U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
- Enrolled or accepted in an accredited college or university and plan to continue enrollment
- Consent to a talent release and be willing to provide a digital photograph and quote for display on Advanced Recovery Systems (ARS) websites if notified as the winner
- Graduating high school seniors who meet the above criteria are encouraged to apply Langiewicz,
9/30/2019Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans (New)StateJoseph Cardinal Bernardin Scholarship$2,000.00Italian Ancestry
3.75 GPA or higher
8/1/2018SlantNationalThe Ultimate Promotion ScholarshipMarketing, advertising, public relations and/or business administration.$1,500.00To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an original essay of 1500 words or less, in which they outline their idea for a promotional experience to be created by one of their favorite brands. Applicants are encouraged to be specific and to establish the underlying strategic value of their idea.Email essay to SLANT
8/15/2018Sigma Phi EpsilonIllinoisBalanced Man Scholarship3 scholarships totalling $1750Scholarships offered to incoming male students who have excelled in areas of scholarship, leadership, athletics, and community service. Must be enrolled at University of Illinois - UC for Fall
8/31/2018Aspiring Nurse ScholarshipNationalAspiring Nurse Nursing $1,000.00Senior will pursue college education in nursing; including LPN/LVN, AND and BSN programs. Academic excellence, particularly in science and math; passion for the nursing profession and the overall health field.
9/30/2019Joint Civic Committee of Italian AmericansStateJoseph Cardinal Bernardin Scholarship$2,000.00Italian Ancestry
3.75 GPA or higher
9/25/2018Matress Help National Sleep Help Scholarship Any $1,000.00curent high school student/ seniors attending school in the USA or in Canada, U.S. citizen, anticipating completion of a high schol diploma at time of application, or already have high school degree, planning on pursuing a degree at an accredited U.S. post secondary institution, have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA
9/4/18Sigma Phi EpsilonIllinois TechBalanced Man ScholarshipAny Major $3,000Must be attending Illinois Tech in the Fall Semester 2018.
9/18/18Gates FoundationNationalGates ScholarshipAny Major Full tuition
9/20/18AndalaNationalAvicenna Scholars ProgramAny 1,000We welcome all current US high school juniors to apply!
We are interested in Muslim students who want to be leaders and mentors for the next generation
We are particularly invested in helping financially disadvantaged and underrepresented groups - our scholarship is both merit and need based
9/27/18Sallie MaeNationalBridging the Dream ScholarshipAny$25,000A legal U.S. residentNomination by counselor
9/28/2018Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus FoundationIllinoisILLCF ScholarshipAny$2,000.00Applicant must be of Latino ancestry, a letter of recommendation, and application
9/28/2018University of Illinois High School Innovators Program State University of Illinois High School Innovators Scholarship Any $500.00A current undergraduate college student or a current high school student that will be enrolled in a college/university in 2018/2019 Koester, CHSI Program and Marketing Coordinator, at
9/27/18QuestBridgeNationalQuestBridge College MatchAnyFull, four-year scholarship including tuition, room and board, and additional expensesProof of enrollment must be provided with your email submission. This can include a digital scan of your unofficial transcript, letter from admissions or acceptance letter on a school letterhead.
10/3/2018Illinois State Board of EducationNationalHearst ScholarshipHistory, Political Science, or related subjects$10,000.00Eligibility Requirements
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 U.S. citizen or a permanent resident at the time of the application;
 Student body president, vice president, secretary, or treasurer;
 Class president, vice president, secretary, or treasurer;

 Student council representative;
 National Honor Society officer or officer in a discipline-based National Honor Society; the
student must hold a high-level leadership position in any one of the following student
government, civic or educational organizations during the entire 2018-19 academic year; or
 Student representative elected or appointed (by a panel, commission, or board) to a local,
district, regional, or state-level civic, service, and/or educational organization approved by the
state selection administrator.
A student must be a citizen of the United States (or have 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 a legal resident of Illinois. Hiler, Principal Consultant, ISBE, Special Education and Support Services.
10/14/18Kelly Engineering ResourcesNationalFuture Engineers ScholarshipEngineering$5,000.00Will major in Engineering. Students must have a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale (or 3.5 on a 4.5 scale, and so forth).
10/15/18Colgate-Palmolive NationalMake the U ScholarshipAny$15,000.00Academic excellence, dedication to community service, and demonstration of leadership in one's community. submit 3 short essays on specific
10/15/18Hispanic Heritage FoundationNationalHispanic Heritage Youth Awards


(Students may apply to more than one category)
$3,500.00Rising Senior
- Planning to enroll full-time in college in the fall
- Of Hispanic/Latino descent (at least one parent and includes Spain, Brazil, and Philippines)
- Minimum 3.0 GPA
- Willing to travel at own cost to the regional awards ceremony in your selected region. Regional ceremony attendance is mandatory for students who are selected.
_ Completed online application includig letter of recommendation, transcript and essay questions
- Be a Permanent Resident, DACA, US Citizen or Eligible Non-Citizen
10/15/18Branson ShowsNationalBranson Schows Inspired ScholarshipAny$1,000.00Essay required. Must be a legal resident of US between ages of 16-19 and be attending a high school or another type of accredited education institution of higher learning
10/15/18Bruce FishkinChicago/Suburbs, ILBruce Fishkin Scholarship FundAnyVaries, including tuition and housingHigh school junior, 3.0+ GPA on 4-point scale, Minimum ACT Composite score of 22. Plan to attend accredited college or university for a Bachelor's degree or four year program in the U.S.; 400-500 word essay answering a prompt; Personal interviews for
10/15/2018American MuscleNationalAmerican Muscle Student Scholarshp ProgramAutomotive/Technical$2,000.00Must be enrolled full-time in an American College, Technical school, or high school seniors planning to attend a college or post-secondary institution in 2019
10/17/2018Wendy'sNationalWendy's Heisman ScholarshipAny $1000-$10,000For Seniors Only. Application opens March 1st.
Eligibility begins with maintaining a GPA of 3.0 (B average) or better. Applicants also need to be proven leaders and role models within their school and community. Must participate in eligible sport.
10/17/18Dr. PepperNationalDr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway Any$20,000.00Must be 18-24 years old.
10/25/18Horatio Alger AssociationNational and StateHoratio Alger Association Scholarship ProgramAnyVaries from $6,000 to $25,000Must demonstrate critical financial need, $55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income; Maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA; Exhibit strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the U.S.; be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, be a US
10/30/18Chick Evans IllinoisChick Evans Scholarship For CaddiesAny Major $90,000- $100,000Strong Caddie Record
Excellent Academics
Demonstrated Financial Need
Oustanding Character
10/31/18Coca Cola Scholars FoundationNationalCoca Cola Scholars Program Scholarship Any$1,000-$20,000Current high school senior, US Citizens/US Nationals/US Permanent Residents/Refugees/Asylees/Cuban-Haitian Entrants/Humanitarian Parolees; Anticipate completion of high school diploma, planning to pursue degree at accredited post-secondary institution, minimum 3.00 GPA out of 4.00 scale at the end of their junior
10/31/18National Security AgencyNationalStokes Educational Scholarship ProgramComputer Science; computer/electrical engineering$30,000 per yearThe Stokes Educational Scholarship Program, formerly known as the Undergraduate Training Program, facilitates the recruitment of individuals, particularly minority high school students, who have demonstrated skills critical to NSA. Stokes is open to high school seniors planning on majoring in computer science or computer/electrical
11/1/2018; Applicants only have 30 days to turn in the application after receiving it.P.E.O. InternationalNationalP.E.O. STAR ScholarshipAny $2,500.00Current senior woman who exhibits excellence in leadership, academics, extracurricular activities, community service, and potential for future success. Minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scale. Citizen or legal permanent resident of US or Canada, and plans to attend an accredited postsecondary educational institution in US or Canada, full-time or part-time, in the fall following high school graduationNomination - contact the college/career counselor at your high school - Mr. Weber at Maine East, Mrs. Moreth at Maine South, Mr. Dailey at Maine West - for more information
11/9/18KnojiNationalCorporate Responsibility and Brand Values ScholarshipAny$1,000.00Must have a valid .edu email address at a US college or university.
11/12/18NCWIT National NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing$500.00Must be female, 13 years of age or older, be a use Citizen or permanent resident who attends school in US
11/14/18Illinois Professional Land Surveryor Association IllinoisIPLSA Student Scholarship AwardLand Surveying or related subjects$1,500.00The purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to the undergraduate student pursuing a baccalaureate degree in land surveying from an accredited college or university, or a baccalaureate degree in a related science including at least 24 semester hours of land surveying courses from the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation Land Surveyors Licensing Board approved curriculum of an accredited institution. Applicant must be an Illinois resident attending an Illinois school.
11/15/2018Franklin Pilchard FoundationPalatine, ILFranklin Pilchard Foundation ScholarshipAnyUp to $8,000 per school yearBased on financial need and scholastic ability. Must be a legal resident of Illinois, High school senior with GPA of "B" or above, graduate in Spring 2017. Must attend IL college or university. Must be graduating from participating high school. Must maintain a GPA of "C" or better while in college.
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11/30/18USHLIIllinoisYoung Hispanic LeadersAny$1,000.00Must be enrolled or accepted to a college of university, can demonstrate financial need, at least one parent of Hispanic ancestry, Non-U.S. citizens (DACA or undocumented) are eligible to apply, Must attend annual USHLI National Conference in Chicago, IL
12/6/2018 - 3pm CSTWells Fargo BankNationalWells Fargo Scholarship program for Students with DisabilitiesAny$2,500 for a full-time study courseloadMust...
(1) Have an identified disability (defined as someone who has, or considers themselves to have, a long-term or recurring issue that impacts one or more major life activity)
(2) Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent
(3) Be a high school senior or graduate who plans to enroll or who is already enrolled in full-time or half-time (at least 6 credits per term) undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2019-2020 academic year.
12/7/18Comcast Leaders & Achievers Scholarship ProgramNational and StateComcast Leaders and Achievers ScholarshipAnyOne-time $2,500Applicants to the program must meet all the following criteria:
· Must be a current high school senior graduating in 2019 residing within the current Comcast Corporation footprint.
· Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical college for the entire upcoming academic year 2019-2020.
· Have a demonstrated commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character, integrity and leadership.
· Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent).
· Demonstrate financial need.
· Willing to agree and accept the terms and conditions set forth in the media release included as part of the scholarship acceptance form.

Employees of Comcast Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and their children and other family members are not eligible
12/07/2018National Honor SocietyNationalNHS ScholarshipAny $2,850.00NHS member
12/1/2017Salvi, Schostok, & PritchardIllinoisEssay ScholarshipAny 1st Place $750
2nd Place $500
3rd Place $250
18 years old or older
U.S. citizen and permanent resident of the State of Illinois
eligible for any Illinois high school student registered at an Illinois high school; or
A current first-year student enrolled at an Illinois college
12/11/18Science Ambassador ScholarshipNationalScience Ambassador ScholarshipSTEMTuitionWomen seeking an undergraduate degree in STEM. The scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students.
12/15/18Burger King McLamore FoundationMiami, FLBurger King Scholars Any$1,000-$50,0002.5 GPA; Works 15 hours/week/40 weeks/yr; participates in community service or co-curricular activities, financial need; To apply visit
12/17/2018Greenhouse ScholarsNationalGreenhouse ScholarsAny $5000/year
Total $20,0000
Have a cumulative, un-weighted GPA of 3.5 or above
Be a graduating high school senior planning to attend a four-year accredited academic institution
Be a high school senior in and legal resident of Colorado, Georgia, or Illinois
Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
Demonstrate financial need: household annual income may not exceed $70,000
12/31/18Foundation for Individual Rights in EducationNationalFree Speech Essay ContestAnyFirst place $10,000, Second place $5,000, 3 runner ups $1,000Students must submit an essay between 800 and 1,000 words on the specific topic
12/31/18Consumers AssociationIllinoisConsumer Association ScholarshipAny $2,000(a) Applicant must be a graduating high school senior in year 2019.
(b) Applicant and/or parent/guardian must be a member of Consumers Cooperative Credit Union for a minimum of one year.
(c) Plan to attend an accredited 2+ year college or university for 2019-20
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