2017-18 Scholarship spreadsheet
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Vidal Sassoon Professional Beauty Education Scholarship Program – Basicwill open in July 2017 deadline 8/21/17XEach competition awards ten winners with 50% of their program tuition costs, covered at a qualifying AACS cosmetology school (up to $10,000). Competition rounds are held each Spring and Fall, and are designed for prospective and newer students.

apply online.https://beautychangeslives.academicworks.com/opportunities/135Cosmetology
Women in Public Finance Scholarship7/14/2017XTo qualify and apply for the Award and Scholarship, the applicant must, at a minimum:
1.  Be a female, college-bound high school student entering her senior year in the fall of 2016;
2.  Minimum of 3.0 G.P.A. or (4.0 GPA for us)equivalent;
3.  Exhibit leadership skills through extracurricular activities, volunteer positions, and/or work experience;
4.  Have an interest in pursuing a public finance related career in finance, government, nonprofits or law; and
5.  Complete and submit the attached 2016 Award and Scholarship
application form (including submission of the required essays), along
with a photocopy of your most recent unofficial high school transcript, VIA EMAIL to scholarship@wpfc.com so that the application is RECEIVED  no later than midnight, EDT, on July 1, 2016.
$3,000Can retreive application online.https://www.wpfc.com/index.php/news/scholarships/wpf-scholarship-application/women
AXA Achievement ScholarshipOpens 8/5/17 will close when they get 10,000 aps nation wide or Dec. 15XOpen to all US residents who are high school seniors, and demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities. Special consideration is given to achievements that empower society to mitigate risk through education and/or action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, safety, and/or emergency preparedness.varies from $2,500 to $25,000hhtps://www.scholarsapply.org/axa-achievement/
Hans Neumaier Memorial Scholarship(Cosmetology)8/31/17XMust be at least 18 years of age and must be an individual Student member of PBA. The scholarship will be forfeited if: 1) the recipient fails to begin an eligible education program in the calendar year of the award; and/or 2) the recipient cannot be notified or fails to respond to the award notification; 3) the recipient fails to return the scholarship acceptance form within the time specified; and/or 4) the recipient fails to submit proof of costs and expenses as required. 3. Application. Scholarship applicants must review these Hans Neumaier PBA Member Scholarship Terms, Conditions and Eligibility Rules and complete the online application in full by the due date. All applications become the property of PBA.

Apply online
4 at $1,000 eachRachel Molepske, rachel@probeauty.org, (480) 455-3453, Professional Beauty Association, 15825 N. 71st St., Suite 100, Scottsdale AZ 85254.https://probeauty.org/scholarships/cosmetology
Acorn Equality Fund9/22/17XDesigned to provide academic financial support for gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered students. Applicant must retain permanent residence in the AEF service area and attend any accredited post-secondary educational facility(4) given ranging
from $1000-$5000
PO Box 6286
Peoria, IL 61650
AES Engineering Scholarship10/6/17XOur belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted.

Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.

Essay Topic: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?
$500scholarships@aesengineers.comaesengineers.comno set major
Beauty School Scholarship10/31/17XIf you’re ready to begin a fulfilling and rewarding career in cosmetology, it all begins with choosing a cosmetology school that's right for you. If you are worried about finding the money to pay for cosmetology school tuition, some schools offer scholarships or financial aid, and now Beauty Schools Marketing Group is offering a $2,500 cosmetology school scholarship to help cosmetology school students live their dreams! Apply for the Beauty Schools Marketing Group scholarship below, and then find cosmetology schools that are a good fit for you to get started down your beauty career path. Applicants may submit one application per session.$2,500apply online.http://www.beautyschoolsdirectory.com/cosmetology-school-scholarships.phpcosmetology
Coca- Cola Scholars10/31/17X4.0/5.0 GPAvariesMust apply online.http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/#programsno set major
Dr. Pepper Tuition giveaway10/18/17x350 character written statement, then voting on line by people who like your entry, then submit video to get more votes.... Run through Facebook. This is a national competition.varies up to $100,000Must apply onlinehttps://www.drpeppertuition.com/no set major
Horatio Alger Scholarshipapply online March 15-June 15, 2018xVariety of national and state awards available. Seniors intending to complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution. Must show strong financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income). Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities. Display integrity and perserverance in overcoing adversity, Minimum GPA of 2.0 out of 4.0 (3.0 out of 5.0). Be a US citizen.$2,500Must apply online.application.horatioalger.orgtechnical program or cerificate program,
Newcomer Funeral Service GroupOct. 27,2017xMust be pursuing a degree in Mortuary Science and demonstrate the qualities of: Excellence, Trust, Care, and Growth.$3,500 (6 offerred)Must apply online

www.NFSGI.com/scholarshipMortuary Science
Stokes Educational Scholarship Program (NSA)

For Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Electrical Engineering Majors.
apply online
Sept 1-Oct 31, 2017
XUS Citizen, eligible for security clearance, high school senior, SAT score of 1200 or ACT of 25, 4.0 GPA, Intended major in computer science or coputer/electrical engineering. Submit application online.

With this program you will attend college full-time, then work during the summer at NSA's main headquarters in Fort Meade, Mayland for a minimum of 12 weeks in areas that are related to your course of study. After you graduate a job will be waiting for you at NSA. By participating in the program you are agreeing to work for the NSA for at least one and one half times the length of study upon graduation. (If you go to school for 4 years that would be 6 years)
full coverage of tution on fees, housing, salary, etc. See information online.Must apply online.
If you have questions you can call NSA Student Program Office at 1-866-NSA-Hire or 410-854-4725
IntelligenceCareers.gov/NSAComputer Science, computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering
P.E.O. STAR Scholarship

Contact your counselor by 9/8/17 deadline for full application 11/1/17, but you have to be recommended by counselor, nominated by local chapter prior to applying before that deadline.XEligibility: Woman who exhibits excellence in leadership, extracurricular activities, community service, academics, and potential for future success, is a high school senior, unweighted GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 (4.0/5.0) plans to attend an accredited post-secondary educational institution in the US or Canada, full or part time in the fall of the academic year following high school graduation. Nomination of the local chapter is required. Talk to your guidance councelor in (Early September) to have your name forwarded to the local chapter.$2,500
Cathy Boulanger
email: ctb1100@gmail.com
VFW & Ladies Aux: Voice of Democracy Essay Contest Theme is "American History: Our Hope for the Future"10/31/17XEssay & Oral version on cassette tape or CD. Turn in to HHS office before deadline. Topic: American History: Our Hope for the Future

These applications are located in the separate file for applications open to 9th-12th grades.
3 local awards, first place local on to state and national where can win up to $30,000.Nancy Rieke 618-654-8263 or 618-972-3850contest
Viola N. Thompson ScholarshipFor Spring 2018 semester due 10/31/17
for Fall 2018 semester is due June 30, 2018
XMust be accepted into health care professional program. Will be elligible for future scholarship money, must work for the HSHS Hospital system for a period of times if awarded the scholarship.$2,400
Viola N. Thompson Scholarship Selection Committee
Holy Family Hospital
200 Healthcare Drive
Greenville, IL 62246
Medical related field: nursing, pharmacy, pre-med
Allegra FordNov. 6, 2017XHigh School senior with an identified learning disability who will be enrolled in a two year community college, vocational, or technical training program or specialized program for students with learning disabilities. Proof of LD is required.

Printouts of the application are in guidance office or a writeable electronic version is on the web site.
$2,500National Center for Learning Disabilities, Inc.
381 Park Avenue South, Suite 1401

New York, NY 10016-8806
www.ncld.orgLeraning Disability
Anne FordNov. 6, 2017XHigh school senior with an identified learning disability who is planning to attend a four-year college and earn a bachelor's degree. GPA of a 3.0/4.0 required. Financial need is considered. Proof of LD is required.

Printouts of the application are in guidance office or a writeable electronic version is on the web site.
$10,000National Center for Learning Disabilities, Inc.
381 Park Avenue South, Suite 1401

New York, NY 10016-8806
www.ncld.orgLearning Disbility
Elks National Foundation-Most Valuable Studentopens 9/1/17 deadline to apply is 11/27/17XAny senior who is a US citizen may apply. DOWNLOAD APPLICATION ONLINE then mail it to local Elks lodge. Mail or deliver so it is the hands of the scholarship coordinator prior to Dec. 4.
Criteria: Scholarship, Leadership, Financial Need.
variesSend applications to the closest Elks Lodge:
Belleville Elks Lodge #481
C/O Dr. Timothy Richards, Scholarship Chairman
1481 South Illinois Street
Belleville, IL 62220

618-235-3006 or trichard@mckendree.edu
http://www.elks.org/ENF/scholars/mvs.cfmno set major
Prudential Spirit of Community AwardNov. 7, 2017XOpen to 9th-12th grades. Complete online application, then Principal & Counselors will nominate one of those who applied for the HHS nominee. Must have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred at least in part after Sept. 1, 2016.$1,000 for state winnerapply online

spirit.prudential.com or

spirit.prudential.comopen to all HHS students
Sixt Rental Car ScholarshipNov 30, 2017XApply online Minimum GPA 3.7/4.0 (4.7/5.0).$5,000https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10645/sixt_scholars_scholarship.php#sthash.JkO8Xr4l.dpbsno set major
YMCA Y-ScholarsCheck with local YMCA for applications and deadlines. Usually is due in late Nov or early Dec.XSeniors with at elast a 3.5 (4.5 on our scale) GPA who exemplify the Y's core Values of Caring, Honesty, Respoect, and Responsibility.$1,500http://www.gwrymca.org/community-programs/y-scholarsno set major
American Legion High School Oratorical12/20/17
speech in January
XApplication available from Mrs. McGlasson or online.
Any participation fees are covered by the Highland American Legion post.
Speech will be given in January (specific date to come later)
variesWayne Wirtz
American Welding SocietyDec. 15, 2017xSeniors seeking an undergraduate degree in welding enginnering, welding technology, or a welding related field. Financial need considered.$1,000AWS Foundation
8669 NW 36 Street #130
Miami, FL, 33166
BK Scholars (Burger King)12/15/17XHave a cumulative gpa of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent. Plan to enroll full-time, without interruption, for the entire 2016-17 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico. Consideration will be given to each applicant's academic record (50%) and participation in school and community activities (50%).

Must apply online. HHS had a $1,000 winner last year!
varieshttps://www.scholarshipamerica.org/burgerkingscholars/information.phpno set major
Bruning Legal Essay Contestnot yet set for 2017-18 year
may not be offerring no
update on their page since 2015.
XIn order to apply, applicants must submit a 500-word essay answering the following question:
What law or laws would you create to make the roads safer?

Completed essay should be submitted as an attachment to bruningscholarship@gmail.com.
Along with the essay, applicants should provide the following information:

Their name, address, date of birth, and phone number
An email address for his or her parents, if the applicant is under 18
The name of the institution that the applicant will be attending
The course of study that the applicant will be pursuing
$500Completed essay should be submitted as an attachment to bruningscholarship@gmail.com.
http://www.bruninglegal.com/scholarship/no set major
Iota Phi Lambda Sorority Inc. Scholarship (Amanda L. Murphy - Medical)Dec. 15, 2017XFemale Senior interested in pursuing a degree in the field of medicine (nursing, psychology, Mental Health Administration, Physician Assistant, etc.)with 4.0/5.0, portfolio of work, 300-500 word essay, financial need is a criteria. Applicant MUST attend a personal interview on Jan 12. Also winner is required to attend an awards ceremony on June 1 at 7:30pm-FAILURE TO ATTTEND THE AWARD CEREMONY MAY RESULT IN FORFETURE OF THE SCHOALRSHIP.$1,000Mrs. Judy Ferguson Shaw
Scholaship Chairperson
4526 Eagle Estates Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63034
women, Medical
National Space Club Keynote Speaker scholarhsipDec. 1, 2017Xcompeting against other seniors in HS as well as college studnts. Plan on majoring in STEM , winner must give the keynote speach at the Dr. Robert H Goddard Memorial Dinner. Apply onlnine.$10,000http://www.spaceclub.org/scholarship/index.htmlSTEM majors
Golden Apple FoundationAccepting Applications Aug-JanuaryXStudents interested in becoming a teacher in Illinois.

Go to website for more details, and to nominate yourself. You can also have your guidance councelor nominate you.
Varies312-407-0006 Ext 105http://www.goldenapple.org/scholars-program-nominationsEducation
SIUC School of Music ScholarshipDec. 1,
each year
xSIUC school of Music has a number of scholarships to apply for them you simply fill out the general SIUC application form by Dec 1. A list of the scholarships is on the web page in the link.Varieshttp://cola.siu.edu/music/undergraduate/scholarships/Music
SIUE Cougar ScholarshipDec. 1, 2017XFreshmen (with a composite ACT ≥ 23 and/or 1130 SAT CR+M only)
I believe as long as your SIUE application is in by Dec. 1 and you meet the qualifications they will automatically enter you for this scholarship.
Up to $16,000 over 4 years as funding is availableSee SIU web site for lists of all available scholarships they have over 250.no set major
SIUE Meridian ScholarshipDec. 1, 2017XThrough a competitive process, freshmen with an ACT ≥ 27 or an SAT ≥ 1280 will be considered. All students who meet the criteria are encouraged to apply. There is an online form at the web site listed to the right to complete.Full tuition, fees, room and board as funding is availablehttp://www.siue.edu/admissions/meridian-scholars-program.shtmlno set major
Sodexo Foundation Stop HungerDec. 5, 2017XOpen to students (k-college graduate school) enrolled in accredited educational institutions in the United States. Applicants must have demonstrated on-going commitment to their community by performing unpaid volunteer services impacting hunger in the United States at least within the last 12 months. Volunteer services must help non-family members.

Apply online.
$5,000http://us.stop-hunger.org/home.htmlno set major
Bank of Edwardsville CommunityJanuary 31, 2018XApplicants must have maintained a "B" average or better for seven semesters of high school. Two short essays are required. Community service is a major factor. One student from HHS will be selected by the guidance department to move on to the next level of the scholarship selection process.

Turn in application to guidance by January 31.
renews each year
Edwardsville Community Foundation
PO Box 102
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Attn: Education Committee
no set major
CBAI Foundation for Community Banking Essay ContestJan 19, 2018
To HHS Mrs McGlasson
so local committee has time for evaluations prior to Feb 7 deadline to regional committee
XEssay required: 1 page essay on the Importance of Community Banking. The essay will be judged on: understnding of community banking philosophy, accurate information, clear and concise sentences, logical organization, proper grammar, correct spelling, and conclusion/summary. Turn in to HHS Guidance Secretary by Jan 19, 2018.

Note: no Highland area bank is participating that I can find in the provided list, the closest is Breese which would put you in compeition with their local Central High students. If you know someone who works at an local bank you should talk to them about becoming a sponsoring bank.
up to $1,000 per year.There is a list of area banks that are participating in the scholarship program attached to the application form. All paperwork is turned into Mrs. McGlasson in the HHS office by the deadline.

Bobbi Watson 217-529-2265 or bobbiw@cbai.com
no set major
Children of Veterns (University of Illinois)Open 12/1/17-3/1/18xFor those students attending Uof I. The COV Award is a four-year tuition waiver at the University of Illinois awarded to the natural, step-, or legally adopted children of service members. Full tuition waiver
Office of Student Financial Aid
University of Illinois
620 E John Street MC-303
Champaign, IL 61820
Hugh White & Lewis Lynch Tuskegee Airmen ChapterJanuary 26, 2018Xmust have at least at 4.0/5.0. 40 schloarships awarded. Based on Academic performance, financial need, and two essays. Not based on race or intent to join Military.$1,500Yolandea Wood (618)622-3025
email: Yolandea.wood@gmail.com

Mail to: Hugh White Tuskegee Chapter
2736 Lake Lucerne
Shiloh, IL 62221
no set major
Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers Education Foundation ScholarshipJan. 12, 2018XSenior pursuing full time college with major in a curriculum which will be compatible with a career in aggregates industry such as (but not limited to) Civil Engineering, Engineering Science, Enviornmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Geology, Mineral Science, or Mining Engineering. Must have a "B" average. Essay required as part of application.5 at $2,000 eachIAAP Education Foundation
1115 South Second Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Writeable PDF on their web site.
http://www.iaap-aggregates.org/education.htmEngineering, Mining, geology
Illinois Association of Educational Office ProfessionalsJanuary 1, 2018XSenior planning to enter an office-related business program who has completed two or more business education programs. Turn into the HHS office by Jan. 01, 2018 to give the local associate time to evaluate and sign before they need to mail it on 2/1/2018. 3 scholarships (2) $500 and (1) $1000$1,000Dena Henricks
(618) 654-2106

note the application on line may not be this year's. I have this year's application in the folders
in the school counseling office.
Illinois Association for College Admission CounselingJanuary 31, 2018XSenior with a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Must enroll as a full time college student at a post secondary institution in 2016-2017 school year and demonstrate involvement in high school and the community. Apply Online. Before beginning the online application you will need: your counselor’s email address, an essay, and a resume.

Essay Topic: Reflect on a time when you worked with others to achieve a meaningful goal.
PO Box 279
Mt Prospect, IL 60056
email: Lhaffner@iacac.org
no set major
Joe Francis Hair Care Scholarship (Cosmetology)Applications accepted Jan 1- June 1To be considered, applicant must be currently applying for entrance into Cosmetology/Barber School, OR actively enrolled in a Cosmetology/Barber program.$1,200Apply online.
Kim Larson (651)769-1757 or email: contact@joefrancis.com
Local 881 UFCWJan. 20, 2018XApplicant must be a member of or a child of a member in good standing with Local 881 UFCW. Essay on given topic required. Topic: How does a Union contract protect
you or your family? How is this
different from what a non-union
worker encounters on the job? Why is
it important to protect the rights of
$1,000Local 881 UFCW
10400 W. Higgins Road, Suite 500
Rosemont, IL 60018-3705
Attn: Scholarship Committee
Contact: Maggie
847-294-5064 ext 343
National Honor Society ScholarsOpen now
Jan. 30, 2018 deadline
XOpen to Seniors in National Honor Society good standing. Requires NHS faculty to provide part of application. 400 word essay: Describe how the four pillars of National Honor Society have shaped your development. How will you apply these pillars to your future goals?

Application online.
$2,300+https://www.nhs.us/administrators/the-nhs-scholarship?SSO=true&utm_source=em-3-principal&utm_medium=email&utm_content=&utm_campaign=nhs-scholarship-2016-17no set major
Madison County Farm Bureau
Jan. 22, 2018XStudents who are members of the Madison County Farm Bureau in Illinois or their dependents and who are interested in pursuing a major in agriculture, agribusiness, or an ag related field. Based on scholastic ability.$500
per sem
Madison County Farm Bureau
900 Hillsboro Ave., PO Box 10
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Madison County Young Farmers Brett Zoelzer ScholarshipJan. 22, 2018XMust be a Farm Bureau member or a dependent of a Farm Bureau member$1,000Brett Zoelzer Memorial Scholarship
c/o Madison County Farm Bureau
900 Hillsboro Ave., PO Box 10
Edwardsville, IL 62025
McKendree Univ. Community Service ScholarshipJan 19, 2018XMust attend McKendree University. Focus on Community Service. Must enroll in McKendree's Community Service program.?Lyn Huxford Center for Community Service
701 College Road
Bothwell Chapel, rm 101
Lebanon, IL 62254
call Jessica Trout 618-537-6901
NROTC Scholarshipcheck with the university
to which you are applying.
XSeniors with ACT of 22 or ASVAB score of 74.Covers almost all areas of school expenses including tuition, books, fees, & living expenses.J.B. Rieser
or the NROTC laison for your college of choice.
no set major
Optimist International Essay ContestJan 26, 2018XStudents must reside in an area where there is an Optimist Club. Must furnish a birth certificate. 2017-18 topic: “Can Society Function Without Respect?”

Mrs. McGlasson has a writeable PDF that she can email to you if you wish. Hard copies of application are in counseling office.
up to
Doug Bradley
email: dbradley@highlandcusd5.org
654-7131 submit to Doug Bradley
Shell Community Federal Credit UnionJan. 13, 2018XMust be a member of Shell CommunitymFederal Credit Union for at least 3 months prior to applying. 3.0 or greater GPA or better. Proof of continuing education required. Essay with 500-1000 words required.

You can complete the application online if you wish at the web site.
$1,000Sheila Goins (618)254-0605 Return Application to: SCFCU Scholarship Program
101 Lakin Blvd. PO Box 619 Wood River, IL 62095
http://www.sfcuilife.org/site/2017/09/2018-john-garrison-scholarship.htmlmember credit union
Sons of the American Revolution
Knight Essay Contest
Jan. 1, 2018XOpen to all students in grades 10-12.
Contest rules can be found at website www.sar.org Scroll down under youth/education and then "Knight Essay".
$1000 for state winner
local winner=certificate
Eric Reelitz
Essay Contest Chairman
SIUE Alumni Association Board of Directors ScholarshipJan. 31, 2018XMust be incoming freshman or transfer student to SIUE and must be enrolled full time at the University. Based on Leadership skills and campus and community involvement. $1,000SIUE Alumni Association
Laura Hopping
(618) 650-2762
https://siue.academicworks.com/opportunities/4267no set major
SIUE Alumni Association Legacy ScholarshipJan. 31, 2018XMust be incoming freshman or transfer student to SIUE and must be enrolled full-time at the University.
$1,500SIUE Alumni Association
Laura Hopping
(618) 650-2762
https://www.siue.edu/alumni/scholarships/scholarship-program.shtmlno set major
Stahlschmidt Family ScholarshipJan. 31, 2018XMust be incoming freshman or transfer student to SIUE and must be enrolled full-time at the University.
Based on financial need, GPA, ACT/SAT scores, community service, after-school activities and essay. APPLY ONLINE
$1,500SIUE Alumni Association
Laura Hopping
(618) 650-2762
https://www.siue.edu/alumni/scholarships/scholarship-program.shtmlno set major
2017 Union Plus® Scholarship ProgramJanuary 31, 2018XCurrent and retired members of unions participating in any Union Plus program, their spouses and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations) are eligible. Grandchildren are not eligible unless a legal dependent (as defined by IRS regulations). At least one year of continuous union membership by the applicant, applicant's spouse or parent (if applicant is a dependent). The one year membership minimum must be satisfied by May 31, 2018.variesApply online.https://1unionplusscholars.communityforce.com/Funds/Search.aspxUnion member
Vantage-Quest for EducationJanuary 12, 2018XMust join credit union. Then based on essay, extracurricular and job history, and letters of recommendation. They do not take gpa, class rank, test scores, or financial need into consideration.(20) $1000Jenny Sandifer

email: jsandifer@vcu.com
no set major
Western Catholic Union Scholarship- Quincy UniversityJanuary 8, 2018XMust be attending Quincy University. essay required.$1000
may reapply each year
Scholarship Selection committee
Western Catholic Union
510 Main Street
Quincy, IL 62301
or via email: Quscholarship@wculife.org
www.quincy.edu/applyQuincy University
Youth Conservation Achievement
Illinois Conservation
January 19, 2018Xa senior in an Illinois high school during the year of the scholarship award
•an Illinois resident
•able to provide specific examples of voluntary, effective contributions to Illinois’ natural resources
throughout his/her high school enrollment
•enrolling in a two- or four-year college or university program of study in the calendar year of his/her
high school graduation
•a student in good standing at his/her high school and possess a 2.5 grade point average or better on
a 4.0 scale (3.1 grade point average or better on a 5.0 scale).
$2,000Questions should be addressed to the Illinois Conservation Foundation at 217/785-2003 or dnr.icf@illinois.gov.http://www.ilcf.org/portal/sponsorship-opportunitiescommunity college
Alhambra Community Club: Community Service ScholarshipFeb. 26, 2018XMust have an Alhambra mailing address, evidence of volunteerism or community service, 1 letter of recommendation, 1 page essay on your personal involvement in community service.$500Rodney Knackstedt: 618-488-2694
Mail application to:
Alhambra Community Club
PO Box 104
Alhambra, IL 62001
no set major
America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders ScholarshipFeb 1, 2018XMust have 2 letters of recommendation from farmers, Apply online.

This is one of MANY FFA scholarships see the web site!
$1,500Brian Leake
America's Farmers Community Outreach Manager
American Legion
Americanism Essay Contest
Feb. 2, 2018XAll Illinois School students 7th - 12th grade. 500 word essay, topic is "What the American Flag Means to me". Application available in guidance or online.$1,200Wayne Wirz
Beta Sigma Psi-U of Illinois
Christian Leadership Award
Feb., 17 2018XOpen to Male, confirmed members of a Lutheran congregation applying to University of Illionois in the fall.
If you qualify for this scholarship you can see Mrs. McGlasson for a copy of the application.
$1,500Beta Sigma Psi
National Lutheran Fraternity
Christian Leadership Award
Illinois Alumni Chapter
PO Box 17273
Urbana, IL 61803-7273
https://docs.google.com/a/highlandcusd5.org/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScqUOzpX3ox7wTGJsI7s5481_vtH-la_s1mkreVHum3E2OhhA/viewformmen & Lutheran
Beta Sigma Psi-Purdue Univ.
Christian Leadership Award
Feb., 17 2018XOpen to Male, confirmed members of a Lutheran congregation applying to Purdue University in the fall. If you qualify for this scholarship you can see Mrs. McGlasson for a copy of the application.$1,500
Beta Sigma Psi
National Lutheran Fraternity
Christian Leadership Award
Purdue Alumni Association
PO Box 2081
West Lafayette, IN 47996
http://wp.betasigmapsi.org/scholarships-grants/high-school-scholarships/men & Lutheran
Beta Sigma Psi-Indiana Univ.
Christian Leadership Award
Feb., 17 2018XOpen to Male, confirmed members of a Lutheran congregation applying to Indiana University in the fall. If you qualify for this scholarship you can see Mrs. McGlasson for a copy of the application.$1,500
Beta Sigma Psi
National Lutheran Fraternity
Christian Leadership Award
Indiana Alumni Association
1703 Mollee Ct.
Kokomo, IN 46902
http://wp.betasigmapsi.org/scholarships-grants/high-school-scholarships/men & Lutheran
Buick Achieversnot yet set for 2017-18 year
May be no longer an active scholarship I will keep checking to see if this changes
XWill be enrolling for full-time study as a first time freshman at a 4 year college or university. Plan to major in science, technology, engineering, math, business administration, finance, marketing or design. Have an interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related insdustries. APPLY ONLINE.variesApply Online.www.buickachievers.comSTEM majors
Elks National Foundation Legacy ScholarshipFeb. 2, 2018XChild or gradchilid of Elks member.$4,000Apply Online.http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarweb/legacy/rules.cfmgeneral
Engineers' Club of St. LouisFeb. 23, 2018XHigh school senior pursuing an engineering education.$2,500Engineering Foundation of St. Louis
4359 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108
(314) 533-9333
Farm Credit Services of Illinois Scholarship Feb. 28, 2018XCurrent high school seniors who will be college bound students this fall with agriculture related majors and agricultural career aspirations. There are no restrictions on which community college, university, or trade school applicants plan to attend. Applicants must complete and submit an online registration form and a scholarship application. Essay required. 500 words or less(24)

apply online see link in next collumn
Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA)2/16/18XChildren or employees of active GAWDA member companies. GPA of 2.5/4.0 (3.5/5.0) 12 @ $2,000GAWDA
One Oakwood Blvd., suite 195
Hollywood, FL 33020
954-367-7728; ext 230
fax: 954-367-7790
GFWC Lorado Taft Art Scholarship2/15/18XMust attend IL school, Include 3 digital copies of art work.$1,000Mail to:
Judy Rader
132 11th St.
Lincoln, IL 62656
GFWC Arthur Grant Smith Drama/Hamilton Ridge Music Scholarship2/15/18XMust attend IL school.$500/$1000
Mail to:
Judy Rader
132 11th St.
Lincoln, IL 62656
Drama & Music
GFWC Vina A Miller Memorial Scholarship2/15/18XMust attend IL school, Field of Study: International Business, Translation, Diplomacy, International Outreach...$1,000Mail to:
Judy Rader
132 11th St.
Lincoln, IL 62656
International Studies
GFWC Vocational Scholarship2/15/18XMust attend IL school (eg Ranken, Tech schools, Vatterott, Hickey...).$1,000Mail to:
Judy Rader
132 11th St.
Lincoln, IL 62656
Greater St. Louis Mothers of Twins Club2/16/18XEssay based scholarship for multiple birth students.academic achievement, leadership and citizenship, financial need with consideration for extenuating circumstances, as well as the applicant’s essay and recommendations.(2)$1,000Greater St. Louis Mothers of Twins Club, Inc.
PO Box 31382

St. Louis, MO 63131-0382
Scholarship Chair
Illinois Chemical Education Foundation2/23/18XMust be an Illinois Resident and planning to attend a post-secondary educational institution located in Illinois.

Essay: How did you become interested in your chosen field and where do you hope it takes you?
$2,000ICEF/High School
Scholarship Award Committee
1400 E Touhy Ave
Suite 110

Des Plaines, IL 60018

no set major
Illinois PTA Scholarship2/15/18XMust be in upper 33% of senior class planning to enroll in an education or education- related degree program. Two Scholarships awarded. 1st place $3000 and 2nd place $2000. Applications must be done online.$3000 and $2000Barb Miller
Illinois PTA-Scholarship Director
1184 N. 1800 East Road
Taylorville, IL 62568

Illinois School Counseling Association2/16/2018Xa couple 500 word essays required.

Complete form online
2 available (state wide) for $1,000 Illinois School Counselor Association | P.O. Box 144 DeKalb, IL 60115
(815) 787-0515 | myisca@gmail.com |
McDonald's HACER National ScholarshipFeb 5, 2018XFor High School Seniors, with minimum gpa (2.7/4.0) 3.7/5.0, at least one parent of Hispanic heritage. Financial need considered.$25,000 renewableSee web site.https://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/community/hacer/eligibility_and_requirements.htmlHispanic
Optimist International Oratorical ContestFeb 19, 2018
speeches will occur in March
XOpen to all students 9-12 grades. Topic: "Where are my roots of Optimism" Write a 4-5 minute speech that you will present at the Local Optimist contest (date of contest March ). Rules and application in Guidance. Turn in to HHS office by Feb 19. Turn in application form and a printed copy of your speech.6 winners: 3 boys and 3 girls. First Place $200, 2nd place $150, and 3rd place $100. If you move on to further levels there is more money.Randy Weiss
email: raweiss@charter.net
Regions Bank Riding Forward Essay ScholarshipOpen Jan 15-Feb. 28 2018XOpen to Seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 5 point scale (2.0 on 4 point). 500 word essay: (a) address how an African-American has been an inspiration in your life, and (b) discuss the contributions of the African-American individual who has served to inspire and motivate you.$5,000Must apply online.
no set major
IAA Scholarship Program: St. Louis District Dairy CouncilFeb., 1, 2018XMust be dairy producers who check-off funding is directed to St. Louis District Dairy Council, along with the producers spouse and children. Must be full time student pursuing any major or degree at an accredited college. 500 word statement.

MUST submit an online intent to apply!
$1000 (2)Rebecca Collier
Send applications to: IAA Foundation, 1701 Towanda Ave, Bloomington, IL 61701
Southwestern Electric CooperativeFeb 9, 2018XApplicant or parent must be an active member of Southwestern Electric Cooperative. High School Senior. Applicant must meet all academic requirements for admission to an accredited university, college or technical school, and be enrolled as a full-time student in that institution for 2013. Download app online Exemplify good citizenship.$1,000Deb Whicker 800.637.8667
ext 5915
Susan File 800.637.8667 ext 5924
www.sweci.comElectric Coop member
University of Illinois-Champaign Urbanaaccess to scholarship database open now.XAs soon as your are accepted by Univ. of I check out their online scholarship database to explore scholarship options they offer a huge number. Each has it's own deadline and requirements.variesapply onlinehttps://secure.admin.illinois.edu/osfa/scholarship-database/index.aspxno set major
WACE Scholarship for cooperative educationFeb 15, 2018XMust be applying to one of the following schools: Clarkson Univ, Drexel Univ, Merrimack Col, Rochester Institute of Tech, SUNY-Oswego, Univ of Toledo, Univ. of Cincinnati, Univ of Massachusetts Lowell, or Wentworth Institute of Tech. Have a 4.5/5.0 GPA. Requires 200 word essay.varies up to $6,500Marty Ford
www.waceinc.orgcooperative learning
Josephine Marley Beckwith-Future Leaders Scholarship
YWCA of Alton
Feb. 23, 2018XYoung women who are high school seniors and plan to pursue a college degree. Essay required. Topic: Reflect on how you promote the YMCA mission by selecting one or more components of the mission to tell the story of how you fulfilled them. Mission is to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

$1,000Leslie Scott

3-M Firefighters' Association3/1/18XPlanning to pursue undergraduate studies, certification program, or job skills training at an accredited institution in the fire service field.$5003M Firefighter Association
c/o Debbie Christopher
4727 Route 16
Shipman, IL 62685
Fire service field
4-H Livestock Scholarship and also Legacy ScholarshipMarch 1, 2018

New process you aply for these when you register for the conference. You can do both at the web site I have linked here.
XCollege bound students who have been a 4-H member for at least 5 years. Can be used at University, College, Vocational, or Trade school. One scholarship is the Livestock Scholarship which requires 3 years of mastery in the livestock area. Another 8 scholarships are awarded under the Legacy of Leadership Scholarship. Finialists will be required to submit video.$1,000Writeable pdf on web sitehttps://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?registrationid=18054 .

AFL-CIO Greater Madison County Federation of Labor3/16/18XFamily member of any union member (teachers, laborers, painters, steelworkers, AFSCME, UFCW etc.) planning on attending trade school or university. Essay required on " What is 'Right to Work' and explain the efects on wages and working conditions in states with right to work laws compared to states without."$1,500Paul Schaefer
#1 Sunset Hills Executive Park Drive, Suite 102
Edwardsville, IL 62025-9931
(618) 692-6400 fax (618) 692-6407 email: PaulSchaefer@Local881UFCW.org
AITCOY Joseph Savino Association of Illinois Township Committees on YouthMarch 1, 2018XAITCOY offers a $500 undergraduate scholarship for two high school seniors who plans on attending a four year college. Applicants must:

demonstrate an interest in and have participated in serving their community
have at least a B grade point average
demonstrate leadership qualities
plan on majoring in one of the following fields: social work, counseling, psychology, youth recreation, youth prevention, or sociology
$1,500AITCOY President John Parquette at info@aitcoy.org.https://www.toi.org/News/Detail/75
Social work, psychology, Counseling, Sociology
Alhambra Volunteer Fire Department
Lawrence Meier
3/20/18XHigh school senior that resides in the Alhambra Fire Protection District.$500Alhambra Fire Department
Scholarship Committee
c/o John Mindrup
114 S. Marshall
Alhambra, IL 62001
Lori Horner 580-7708
no set major
American Chemical Society Scholars ProgramApplication open until
March 1 2018
Be African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian, a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident, a full-time student at a high school or accredited college,demonstrate high academic achievement in chemistry or science (Grade Point Average 3.0, "B" or better), demonstrate financial need according to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form (FAFSA) and the Student Aid Report (SAR) form
Be a graduating high school senior or college freshman, sophomore or junior intending to or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science OR intending to or already pursuing a degree in chemical technology

$4,000 renewableApply on-linehttps://webapplications.acs.org/Applications/ACSScholars/index.cfmChemistry
American Legion Scholarship Award (State level)March 15, 2018XChildren of American Legion members and Dependents of Veterens who wish to attend university, college, technical or trade school.$1,000www.illegion.org/scholarshipMilitary