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Deadline DateOrganizationLocationScholarship TitleMajor(s)Award Amount(s)Eligibility RequirementsDirect Link to ApplicationContact Info
5/4/2018Northshore Health SystemIllinoisNursing 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.
5/14/2018Joint Civic Committee of Italian AmericansIllinoisFrank Vigilante ScholarshipJournalism
Italian Ancestry
Intending to study Journalism or Communications
5/20/2018Peter J. Herchenbach Memorial FundLibertyville, ILPeter J. Herchenbach Memorial ScholarshipAny 5,000.00HS senior, Diagnosed with cancer/life threatening or (847) 612-7958
5/30/2018Navy 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
5/31/2018WyzAntNationalWyzAnt College ScholarshipAny 1st Place - $10,000, 2nd Place - $3,000, 3rd Place - $2,000Any student attending a college or university for their associate, undergraduate, graduate, masters, or Ph.D. program between August 1, 2016 and November 1, 2018.
5/31/2018Latino ResourcesIllinoisLatino Resources College Scholarship FundAny General: $250
Honors: $500-1000
Scholastic Achievement: $2000
Honors Awards: Minimum 3.0, 23 ACT
Scholastic Achievement Award: Minimum 3.5, 29 ACT
Applicants must meet the following conditions:
Be a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident or meet the criteria for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) approved
Must have a permanent residence within Cook County, Illinois.
Must be enrolled as a full-time student (12 or more credit hours) for Fall 2017 at a vocational school, community college,
university or graduate scho
5/31/2018Chade FoundationNilesChade ScholarshipAny TBDMust enroll in college in 2018-2019 school year
Must be a US Citizen or permanent resident
Must be full-time student
Must attend Aug 4th Ceremony at North Park University
Mail the following materials:
1. Photo of student(wallet size)
2. Official Transcript
3. Acceptance letter from college
4. Personal Essay
5. Two letters from school
6. (Optional) Letter of recommendation from one of the following: School facutly, policemen, politician, local beauty store, non-family member (mentor, coach, counselor, etc)
Chade Foundation 6400 W. Gross Point Rd., Niles, IL 60714 Attn: Angela Chae
5/31/2018Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship ProgramMountain View, CAPositive Coaching AllianceAny 1,000.00For JUNIORS only. Nominees will be assessed on the basis of how closely they exemplify the Triple-Impact Competitor principles making a positive contribution on three levels: *Personal Mastery: Making oneself better *Leadership: Making one's teammates better *Honoring the Game: Making the game better.
6/1/2018Animation Career ReviewNationalAspiring Animational Professionaldesign related major such as 3D animation, graphic design, cartooning 1,000.00H.S. Senior who: 1) Intend to pursue a animation related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college 2)Have a demonstrable record of academic success. 3)Have a passion and drive for an animation or design related career.
6/1/2018Fashion SchoolsNationalAspiring Fashion ProfessionalFashion Design, Fashion Marketing, Fashion Merchandising, Fashion Management 1,000.00H.S. Senior who: 1) Intend to pursue a fashion related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college
2)Have a demonstrable record of academic success.
3)Have a passion and drive for a fashion related career.
6/8/2018CEDA of Cook County, Inc.Suburban Cook County ResidentCEDA 2018 Scholarship ProgramAny$500-$3,000 for income eligible students Enrolled in accredited instituion of higher education in the State of Illinois for 2018-19 academic year. Award must be used for only the 2018 fall semester. Student must meet income and residency requirements.www.cedaorg.netQuestions: 312/288.9319
6/30/2018Huntington Learning CenterNationalCollege Scholarship SweepstakesAny 4,000.00Text 4000 to 84444Text 4000 to 84444
7/15/2018University of Illinois Champaign-UrbanaIllinoisSigma Nu Fraternity
Pursuit of Excellence Scholarship

Any$2,500.00Incoming freshman male student who:
1. entering in Fall 2018
2. 3.0 or above grade point average through his junior year in high school
Seeking men who are intellectually, morally and physically capable of leadership in any field. Do not have to join Sigma Nu Fraternity.
Sigma Nu ScholarshipJared Coyle, Scholarship Chairman
'P.O.E. Question" in subject line.
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.
9/24/2018Joint Civic Committee of Italian AmericansStateJoseph Cardinal Bernardin Scholarship2,000.00Italian 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
2018 Application Not Yet AvailableChicago Public Schools Chicago William J. Cook ScholarshipAny 1000-5000Male high school seniors. Attending high school in Cook county. Attending accredited undergraduate program
2018 Application Not Yet AvailableUnited Voluntary Services (UVS)IllinoisChicago Area Golf Swing Club Scholarship FoundationAnyUp to 6000Scholarships awarded to dependents of deceased or disabled veterans living or hospitalized in IL (supporting documentation must be included). Awards come in varying amounts up to $6000 each and are given on the basis of financial need, basic scholastic achievement, community service and personal goals. Applicants must reapply each year.
2018 Application Not Yet AvailableAmerican Hotel and Lodging Educational FoundationNationalAademic ScholarshipHospitality Management $500-6000Varies on scholarship - multiple are available
2018 Application Not Yet AvailableThe Stephanie Joseph Memorial FundWarrenville, ILStephanie Joseph Memorial Fund Scholarship Any Two $2500 scholarshipsHS Senior; 3.0 GPA minimum; strong work ethic and dedication to school and sports, puts others in front of self
Will attend 4-year college
2018 Application Not Yet AvailableIllinois Legislative Black Caucus FoundationIllinoisUndergraduate ScholarshipAny 1,000Be an Illinois resident, submit personal statement and two letters of recommendation
Submit verification of college enrollment or letter of acceptance
This application is for students seeking an undergraduate degree. Applicants
should be an accepted student at an accredited institution of higher learning to
include community colleges, private institutions and certified vocational training
2018 Application Not Yet AvailableSigma Nu FraternityIllinoisPursuit of Excellence Scholarshipany 2,500.001. Entering U of I - UC Fall 2016
2. Min 3.0 GPA
3. Male
sigmanuillinois.comJacob Komenda
2018 Application Not Yet AvailableNational Association for the Education of Homeless Children and YouthNationalNAEHCY Scholarship ApplicationAny 2,000.00A completed application form;
An essay about the impact of homelessness on their lives and their desire to attend college (up to 1,500 words; please see essay evaluation criteria listed below);
An official or unofficial school transcript, include class ranking if available; and
A minimum of one letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, or other adult who can speak to the applicant’s qualifications and experiences.
2018 Application Not Yet AvailableCommunity and Economic Development Association(CEDA( of Cook CountyCook County, ILCommunity Services Block Grantany $500-3000Must be resident of suburban cook county
Must meet income guidelines (see application for details)
2018 Application Not Yet AvailableAssociation for Manufacturing ExcellenceNational Dr. Sherrie Ford Manufacturing ScholarshipManufacturing VariousFirst 300 applicants considered. 2.5/4.0 GPA. Fifteen scholarships will be open to individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in the field of manufacturing. Must be currently graduating from high school, current college student or individual with prior work experience seeking a college education. Must be accepted into an accredited college or technical school in a manufacturing curriculum.
2018 Application Not Yet AvailableDes Plaines Chamber of CommerceDes Plaines, ILChamber Foundation Scholarship Any Three $2,000Graduating seniors whose parents are employed by a Chamber member business HR department of business or Chamber of Commerce directly
2018 Application Not Yet AvailableAssyrian Universal Alliance FoundationLincolnwood, ILScholarshipAnyUnknown Students of Assyrian heritage 274-9262
12/1/2017IDEeal Education FoundationChicago, ILIDEal Education Foundation Scholarship AnyVaries (1) African-American male high school senior or undergraduate at a four-year college/university; (2) Cumulative grade point average of 2.8 or greater (4.0 scale); (3) Involvement in church, community, and/or school-site activities; (4) If in high school, plans to enroll at a 4-year college/university.
2018 Application Not Yet AvailableLiberty BankPark Ridge, ILDonald B Wilbur Scholarship Engineering or a technology related subject in college Ten $1,000 sccholarshipsVisit Park Ridge Liberty Bank during the month of December and fill out an entry slip. Winners will be picked at random in January. must live in a town where liberty bank is located.
2018 Application Not Yet AvailableGamma Phi OmegaIllinoisMujeres Avanzando Por Education ScholarshipEducationFour 1,000 scholarships 1. A female student who has received a high school diploma
2. Current high school seniors are eligible to apply
3. Either:
a) A local Chicagoan* attending any institution of higher education in the U.S.
b) A student attending any institution of higher education in Illinois(cook county)
4. May not be a current member of Gamma Phi Omega International Sorority, Inc.!scholarship/ca35
2018 Application Not Yet AvailableAmerican Society for Quality - Fox Valley Section 1208Carol Stream, ILRichard A. Maass Memorial Scholarship any up to $2,000Complete application; Essay (500-700 words); SAT/ACT score; GPA; Letter of Recommendation
2/18/2018Des Plaines Ladies of the ElkDes Plaines, ILLadies of the Elk  Scholarship Any $500-1000Top 1/3 of the class and US Citizenwww.elks.orgMrs. Carlotta A. Kozak
227 N William St
Mt. Prospect, IL 60056
2018 Application Not Yet AvailableAssociation of Illinois Township Committees on YouthPark Ridge, ILJoseph Savino Undergraduate AwardSocial work, counseling, psychology, youth recreation, youth prevention, or sociology500.00Students aspiring to enter the field of Social Services. Demonstrate an interest in and have participated in serving their community, minimum "B" average, demonstrate leadership qualitites. Application is available online. 100 word essay on your educational goals, two letters of recommendation and high school transcripts required.
2018  Application Not Yet AvailableGartner Orthodontics, Ltd.Park Ridge, ILDr Gartner and Dr. Nakfoor Scholarship AnyTwo scholarships of $1000Active or former clients who are college-bound high school seniors
2018 Application Not Yet AvailableIllinois Dream FundIllinoisIllinois Dream Fund ScholarshipAnyvaries from 2,000 to 6,000Applicants must be eligible under the Illinois Dream Act ; The Illinois Dream Fund scholarship is only open to undocumented (or DACAmented) students who are ineligible for federal financial aid.
High school senior/GED certificate/Undergraduate student with a grade point average (GPA) of 2.5/4.0
Current high school senior graduating in 2016 and/or GED completion certificate/undergraduate, who are enrolled/planning to enroll at an accredited 2/4 year institution Fall 2016 in/or outside of Illinois.
2018 Application Not Yet AvailableAIA Northeast Illinois Chapter of the American Institute of ArchitectsNortheast ILScholarship Architecture3 scholarships of $1,000Students enrolled in architecture program at one of the National Architecture Accrediting Board's schools.
2018 Application Not Yet AvailableSociety for Women EngineersNationalSociety for Women Engineer's Scholarship Various engineering fieldsvariousOnly women are eligible.
You must be planning to attend full time (exceptions are made for reentry and non-traditional applicants).
You must not be fully funded for tuition, fees, and books and equivalent.
2018 Application Not Yet AvailableGoldberg Weisman CairoCook County, ILGWC Student ScholarshipAny major is acceptable however those who  express an interest in the united states justice system are preffered $1,000Currently enrolled in a Cook County High School; High School Seniors; minimum GPA of 3.0
All student applicants must be planning to attend an accredited 2 or 4 year U.S. College/University as a full time student beginning the summer or fall immediately following high school graduation
All student applicants must provide a 500 to 1,500 word essay on a topic chosen by Goldberg Weisman Cairo
2018 Application Not Yet AvailableAssyrian American National FederationNational ScholarshipAny $2,000; $1,500; $1,0001. Applicants must be of Assyrian ancestry; only one parent of Assyrian descent is required.
2. Attendee must be registered for the Annual Assyrian American National Convention, and
must be present the evening of the Presidential Banquet at the Chicago Hilton in order to be formally
recognized for their award. For more details about the Annual Convention
Spring 2019 Semester
Kids' Chance, Inc. of IllinoisIllinoisKids' Chance ScholarshipAnyVariesMust be a child of a worker seriously injured or killed on the job.
9/5/17Gates FoundationNationalGates ScholarshipAny Major Full tuitionA high school senior
From at least one of the following ethnicities: African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American
A US citizen, national or permanent resident
A minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale
9/7/17Sallie MaeNationalBridging the Dream ScholarshipAny$25,000For nominations, they're looking for high school juniors and seniors: who work hard and inspire others; have an interesting story to tell; and are gifted or skilled in a way you think is outstandingNomination by counselor
9/15/2017University of Illinois High School Innovators Program State University of Illinois High School Innovators Scholarship Any 500.00Application for this award is open to all 9th-12th grade students, including homeschool students, who have taken great ideas and made them a reality, by doing something innovative and creative. Koester, CHSI Program and Marketing Coordinator, at
9/27/17QuestBridgeNationalQuestBridge College MatchAnyFull, four-year scholarship including tuition, room and board, and additional expensesDetailed academic and financial information, essays and short answers, current high school transcript, 2 letters of recommendation from high school teachers, a secondary school report from high school counselor, any available standardized test scores.

Top 5-10% of class; Household earning less than $65k; Qualify for free/reduced-price lunch
Those who are selected winners 10/23/2017Wendy'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.
10/14/17Kelly Engineering ResourcesNationalFuture Engineers ScholarshipEngineering5,000.00Will 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).
NEW DEADLINE - Extended to 10/15/17
Hispanic Heritage FoundationNationalHispanic Heritage Youth Awards


(Students may apply to more than one category)
1,000.00Rising 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
10/15/17Bruce 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
10/25/17Horatio 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
10/30/17Chick Evans IllinoisChick Evans Scholarship For CaddiesAny Major $90,000- $100,000Strong Caddie Record
Excellent Academics
Demonstrated Financial Need
Oustanding Character
10/31/17Coca 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
Priority Deadline: 11/1/2017 Final Deadline: 1/9/2018Ron Brown ScholarshipNational
Ron Brown Scholar ProgramAny$10,000/year for 4 yearsMust be Black/African American, must excel academically, must exhibit leadership potential, participate in community service activities, demonstrate financial need, be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card, be a current high school senior at the time of your application.
11/13/17Colgate-Palmolive NationalHispanic Scholarship FundAny$2,000-$15,000Academic excellence, dedication to community service, and demonstration of leadership in one's community. submit 3 short essays on specific
11/15/17National 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
11/15/17George Pullman Educational FoundationIllinois (Cook County)George Pullman Educational Foundation ScholarshipEducation 10,000.00Must be a graduating high school senior, Cook County residents, be enrolling as a full-time students for the first time, demonstrate strong financial need, have a cumulative 3.0 unweighted GPA or higher, be a U.S. citizen.
11/15/2017Franklin 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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11/30/17Comcast Leaders & Achievers Scholarship ProgramNational and StateComcast Leaders and Achievers ScholarshipAnyOne-time $1,000Nomination - contact the Career Counselor at your school (Mr. Ibrahimovic - Maine East, Mrs. Maksymiu - Maine South, and Ms. Abraham - Maine West) for more information
12/1/2017Greenhouse 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
12/1/ ScholarshipNational and StateApartment List ScholarshipAny2,500.00Students that exemplify one of more of Apartment List's core values: Bold while pragmatic, endlessly helpful, making an impact, driven by data, succeeding together, forever learning. Must be a legal resident and at least 18 years
12/1/2017; 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. Ibrahimovic at Maine East, Mrs. Maksymiu at Maine South, Ms. Abraham at Maine West - for more information
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
2/1/2018CBAI Foundation for Community BankingIllinoisAnnual Scholarship ProgramtAny 1st place $1000 per year for four years$1,000 and $500 scholarships will be awarded. Requires a one page essay on the theme "The Importance of Community Banking"
2/5/18Bill of Rights InstituteNational"We the Students" Essay ContestAny$500-$5,000Essay competition for high school students providing a chance to share their perspetives on a trending topic. Jansen
Bill of Rights Institute
Arlington, VA
12/15/17Burger 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
12/31/17Consumers AssociationIllinoisConsumer Association ScholarshipAny $2,000(a) Applicant must be a graduating high school senior in year 2017.
(b) Applicant and/or parent/guardian must be a member of Consumers Cooperative Credit Union for
a minimum of one year.
1/1/18Ronald McDonald House CharitiesNational National Scholarship ProgramAny1,000.00H.S. senior attending college, legal US resident, meet eligibility requirements outlined by scholarship (you may apply for 1 of 4). Include required documents: personal statement, recommendation, transcript, application, and financial aid form
1/5/2018GE-Reagan FoundationNationalGE-Reagan Foundation ScholarshipAny10,000.00Senior, U.S. citizen, pursue a bachelor’s degree at a Leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship in the workplace, school and community. 3.0/4.0 GPA, financial need.
1/13/18The Anhelo ProjectIllinoisDream ScholarshipAny Varies* Undocumented or DACA student
* Be in good academic standing with a cumulative GPA minimum of 2.50 on a 4.00 scale.
* Should demonstrate leadership through community involvement either on and/or off campus.
* Must demonstrate ineligibility for federal financial assistance and financial hardships for Spring 2017 semester and 2017 -2018 Academic year.
1/18/18Home DepotNationalOrange Scholars ScholarshipAny 2,500.00Applicant must be the dependent of a full- or part-time hourly associate of The Home Depot
Applicant's parent/legal guardian must be a Home Depot associate for at least one year as of November 2, 2015 and must be a Home Depot associate at the time the scholarship is awarded
1/15/18Mensa Education and Research FoundationState/ International Essay ContestAny600; 1000550 word essay explaing career, academic and/or vocational
goals and how they plan to achieve those goals
1/15/18SAE Engineering ScholarshipInternational Multiple scholarship typesEngineeringVariesMust be a high school senior, Intend to earn a degree in engineering or related science, meet minimum requirements with regard to gpa, SAT or ACT as outlined in the individual requirements of each scholarship.
1/24/18Calvin Coolidge Presidentail Foundation / Juniors OnlyVermontThe Coolidge Scholarship for AmericaAnyFull-Ride Merit ScholarshipFull-ride scholarship for 4 years of undergraduate study at any accredited U.S. university. Application available at:

Coolidge scholarship seeks young citizens who are interested in public policy. Candidates should also demonstrate an awareness of and appreciation for the values President Coolidge championed throughout his life. Humility is a hallmark quality of leaders in the Collidge tradition.
1/29/18Point FoundationNationalPoint Foundation ScholarshipANyPoint Foundation considers many factors when assessing scholarship applicants, including:
A proven track record of leadership and community involvement
Strong academic achievement
Working for the betterment of the LGBTQ community
Financial need
1/31/18Illinois Association for College Admission CounselingIllinoisIACAC College Scholarship Any 1,000.00The applicant must be a graduating senior from an IACAC member high school (where at least one counselor is an IACAC member) with a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
The applicant must enroll as a full-time, college freshman at a post-secondary institution in the 2018-2019 school year (preferably at an IACAC member institution); and
The student must demonstrate involvement in high school, the community, or service to others with motivation to achieve personal goals.
1/30/18National Honor SocietyNationalNHS ScholarshipAny 2,850.00NHS member
2/1/2018Twenty-First Star Chapter National Society Daughters of the American RevolutionIllinoisDAR ScholarshipAnyUp to $1,000Must have been Nominated for DAR GOod Citizen Award
Must attend an Illinois college or university.
By Nomination
2/3/2018American Legion Department of IllinoisIllinois American Essay ContestAny 1st Place $1200.00
2nd Place $ 700.00
3rd Place $ 400.00
4th Place $ 375.00
5th Place $ 300.00
See link for further directions
2/2/18The George M. Pullman Educational FoundationIllinoisPullman ScholarsAny$10,000 over four yearsStudents must: be a graduating high school senior; be a Cook County, be Illinois resident; be attending as a fill-time student in the fall for the first time; be attending an accredited bachelor's degree-granting institution; demonstrate strong financial need; have a cumulative 3.0 or higher unweighted GPA; be eligible to receive state and federal aid and file the FAFSA; be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident; not currently be attending any college or hold a degree. contact Anne Stretz, Scholarship Program Manager, at with specific questions.
2/12/2018Paramount Tall ClubIllinois PTC ScholarshipAny 750.00Senior who lives in the Chicagoland area and meets the height requirements,5’10” for females and 6’2” for males. Will attend either a 2 yr. or 4 yr. college.
2/12/2018Park Ridge Civic OrchestraIllinoisPark Ridge Orchestra 2018 Student ScholarshipAny2-$1,000 scholarshipsAnnual competition for high school seniors. All 12th grade instrumentalists are welcome to apply. at or 847 692 7726
Some institutions may be earlier
WACENationalNational Co-op Scholarship Programscience, math, engineering, and technology STEM $6000/yearSenior 3.5 GPA
Must apply for 17-18 Admission to one of the WACE Partnership Schools (Clarkson, Drexel, Johnson and Wales, Merrimack, Rocheter Intitute of Tech, SUNY Oswego, U of Cincinnati, U of Massachusetts Lowell, U of Toledo, Wentworth Insittitue of Tech)
2/15/2018Illinois PTAIllinoisIllinois PTA Scholarship Education (Librarians, School Nurses, School Psycs, Social Workers, Teachers)1st place - $3000
2nd place - $2000
High School seniors graduating from an Illinois Public school.
Grade Point Average of 3.0 or above in a non-weighted 4.0 scale. Please convert the GPA if it is weighted and/or a 5.0 scale.
Enrolling in a college or university in education or education-related degree program, which may include: Librarians, Instructional Media Specialists, School Nurses, School Psychologists, or Social Workers (all of which require certification from a State Board of Education).
2/16/2018Illinois School Counseling AssociationIllinoisISCA Student ScholarshipAny1,000.00Students who will be completing high school in 2018 are eligible for this non-renewable $1,000 scholarship. The scholarship can be used to support the following post-secondary options: 4 year college/university, 2 year college/university, trade school or apprenticeship program. Two scholarships will be available.
2/15/2018National Society Daughters of the American RevolutionNationalDAR Scholarship/Nursing,Occupational Therapy, Medical, HIstory, Political Science, etc.AnyVarious Amounts
2/17/2018Beta Sigma Psi National Lutheran FraternityNationalChristian Leadership Award
Martin Luther Scholarship
Any 2,000.00 towards tuition and fees at a 4 year college or university Christian Leaderships Award: Male, belongs to Lutheran congregation, attending Purdue, Indiana University - Bloomington, or University of Illinois U/C
Martin Luther Scholarship: Male, attending any 4-year institution, belongs to Lutheran congregation.
2/17/2018Illinois Chemical Education FoundationIllinoisIllinois Chemical Education Foundation Undergraduate ScholarshipChemistry; Chemical Engineering; Environmental Engineering2,000.00Only for students interested in chemistry, chemical engineering, environmental science, or teaching chemistry. Other details can be found in the link. E. Touhy Ave.
Suite 110
Des Plaines, IL 60018
2/18/2018University YMCAIllinoisFred S. Bailey ScholarshipAny A $1500/semester ($3000 total) scholarship for education related expensesWill attend Univ. of Illinois-Urb-Cham, commitment to service, community involvement, Leadership and action, awareness and critical thought about the pressing issues facing the world today, financial need, academic achievement.
2/19/2018Elyssa's MissionIllinoisElyssa's Mission Scholarship2,500.00Juniors and Seniors, the Elyssa’s Mission Scholarship Award is intended for students who have successfully applied the ACT technique from the SOS Signs of Suicide® Prevention Program. Sarah Shaheen
2/23/2018CISCO/Chicagoland Construction Labor & Management Professionals999 McClintock Dr., Suite 100, Burr Ridge, ILCISCO 2018 Scholarship Program3 four-year scholarships, $2,000 per year to high school seniors; 2 two-year scholarships $1,000 for seniors attending community college; 2 two-year scholarships $1,000 per year to union members or contractor employees.Recipients are selected on the basis of academic performance, faculty recommendation, extracurricular activities, employment experience, and a demonstrated interest in a productive career. All application materials must be postmarked by February 23, 2018.Call CISCO at 630.472.9411 or visit and click on application links
2/23/2018Park Ridge Panhellenic ClubPark Ridge, ILPanhellenic Undergraduate Scholarship Any1,000.00Any female senior, Application, transcript, work experience, family profile, activities, essay, 2 letters of recommendation (teacher, community leader/employer, local resident) Dorrans
2/28/2018Niles Chamber of CommerceNiles, ILDollars for ScholarsAnyThree $3,000 ScholarshipsMust be a Niles resident OR be child of an employee that works at a Niles Chamber business OR be the employee of a Chamber Member business. 2 recommendations, essay, academics and service Schmidt or (847) 967-5545
3/1/2018The National Catholic College Admission Association (CCAA)NationalThe National CCAA ScholarshipAny8 - $1,000 one-time awardsMust graduate spring 2018
Must enroll in a member university fall 2018.
Must be accepted to a National CCAA insititution
3/1/2018Illinois Society of Professional Engineers - Application is for all District 207 students.Arlington Hts., ILISPE Foundation Scholarship EngineeringTwo - 1,000High school senior; Must be U.S. citizen. minimum 3.5 GPA on 4.0 scale, ACT Eng 25 Math 29; SAT 500 V - 600 M, Must reside in north suburban cook county. Enroll in engineering program at university/college accredited by Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET-EAC).
3/1/2018Chicago Northwest Suburban Alumnae Panhellenic Northwest Suburbs 2018 Chicago Northwest Suburban Alumnae Panhellenic Scholarship any major 1,500.00Applicants will be judged and chosen based on the following criteria: Leadership Extra-Curricular Activities Honors and Awards Academic Achievement Community Involvement Work Experience – Paid or Volunteer Essay Contest or problems please contact Amy Hoffmann at 847.471.6001 or
3/1/2018Colleges 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
3/1/2018Illinois Department of Public HealthIllinoisNursing Education ScholarshipNursingPlease see website link for more details
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