Scholarship Web Info 2018-19
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Financial Aid SitesDescriptionApplication/WebsiteDue Date
College CountdownInformation on college costs and available aidcollegecountdown.comNA
Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)Free application for federal student aidfafsa.ed.govNA
Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC)Making college accessible and affordable for Illinois Studentsisac.orgNA
Know How 2 GoInformation on college planning and financial aid
Mapping Your FuturePrograms and initiatives to help people achieve financial wellness and lead successful livesmappingyourfuture.orgNA
Scholarship Search SitesDescriptionApplication/WebsiteDue Date
Career CruisingProvides scholarship information under the "Financial Aid" tab. Allows you to search for scholarships by a keyword.careercruising.comNA
CollegeBoardFind scholarships, other financial aid and
CollegeNetCreate an account to search for scholarships that match your profilecollegenet.comNA
EdvisorsFinding and applying for scholarships
FastWebYou connection to scholarships, colleges, financial aid and morefastweb.comNA
Go GradScholarships and financial aid for LGBTQ students
National/Regional scholarship search siteNational/Regional scholarship search site
ScholarshipsSearch for college scholarships and grantsscholarships.comNA
StudentScholarshipsScholarship database for studentsstudentscholarships.orgNA
Will County Regional Office of EducationInformation on local and statewide scholarship programswillroe.orgNA
WisemantechProvides scholarship information as well as other college planning
Regional ScholarshipsDescriptionApplication/WebsiteDue Date
AIA Northeast Illinois Student ScholarshipOffering two $3000 scholarships for students planning to study architecture
American Society for QualityUp to $2000 for one year based on academic achievement,community service, an outstanding essay and on the importance of quality products and/or services in the future and financial need
Association of Illinois Township Committees on YouthTwo $500 scholarships to high school seniors who demonstrate community service, maintain a B average, and who plan on majoring in counseling, psychology, sociology, youth recreation, or preventionNot open for the current school year yet
Chicago Roofing Contractors Association ScholarshipTwo $4,000 renewable awards to students entering liberal arts and sciences, engineering, architecture, or business. Must have ACT of 29 or higher
Community Services Council of Will County ScholarshipFour $500 Scholarships: must be a resident of Will County2019-2020 CSC Scholarship3/18/2019
Contractors Association of Will/Grundy CountiesApplicant must be son/daughter of an owner OR son/daughter of full-time employee of a CAWGC member company OR son/daughter of a Will/Grundy union buiding tradesman. Applicant must be a graduate of 2019 planning to attend college FULL-time OR presently a FULL-time college student pursuing an undergraduate degree. Applicant must be majoring in a CONSTRUCTION related curriculum, such as construction management, architecture, engineering, interior design, etc.Contractors Association of Will and Grundy Counties3/15/2019
Distinguished Women of Illinois Scholarship
DLA Arcchitects, Ltd. THINK (about architecture) scholarship$500 Scholarship is open to all graduating seniors who will attend college or university in the fall. One winner selected from Lockport will be eligible to compete for an additional $1000.www.dlascholarship.com4/5/2019
Friends of Moraine Hills State ParkTwo $1,000 scholarships for students interested in environmental studies
Illinois AMVETS Junior ROTC scholarshipFor a high school senior who has participated in a junior ROTC program. Must have taken the ACT
Illinois AMVETS Ladies Auxillary Memorial ScholarshipFor a high school senior who is the child or grandchild of a US Veteran who was honorably discharged or currently serving
Illinois AMVETS Ladies Auxillary Worchid ScholarshipFor a high school senior who is the child or grandchild of a US Veteran who was honorably discharged or currently serving
Illinois AMVETS Sad Sacks Nursing ScholarshipFor a high school senior who has been accepted into a pre-approved nursing program. Priority is given to dependants of disabled veterans.
Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation Scholarship$1,000 for a high school senior. Must have taken the ACT.
Illinois AMVETS Trade School Scholarship$1,000 for a high school senior who has been accepted into a pre-approved trade school program.
Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling (IACAC)Ten $1,000 scholarship ($500 each semester, non-renewable) to students who exhibit a commmitment to learning and have demonstrated leadership skills and/or community service involvement. A separate $1,000 transfer scholarship is available from IACAC to a community college student to further his/her education at a four-year IACAC member institution.
Illinois Chemical Education Foundation (ICEF)$2,000 scholarships open to all future chemists, chemical engineers, environmental engineers or High School Chemistry teachers. The ICEF's objective is to recognize and honor high school seniors who have exemplified outstanding achievement in academics, extracurricular/employment activities and community envolvement.
Illinois Elks Children's Care Corporation: 2019-2020 Physical or Occupational Therapy Assistant Scholarship
$500 for Illinois resident who will be enrolled full time in a recognized physical or occupational therapy assistant program.
IL ELKS Children's Care Corp 2019-20 Physical or Occupational Therapy Assist Application
Application deadline for submimssion to sponsoring lodge - 3/8/2019
Illinois Elks Children's Care Corporation: 2019-2020 Physical or Occupational Therapy Majors Scholarship$500 for Illinois resident who will be enrolled full time in a recognized physical or occupational therapy majors program.
IL ELKS Children's Care Corp 2019-20 Physical or Occupational Therapy Majors Application
Application deadline for submimssion to sponsoring lodge - 3/8/2019
Illinois Odd Fellow-Rebekah Scholarship Reward10-15 $1,000 scholarships made to qualified students with need
Illinois PTAGiven to a current high school senior entering an education related field of study (such as librarian, school social worker, etc) at a college or university. Student must have a minimum 3.0 non-weighted GPA
Illinois School Counselor Association ScholarshipStudents who will be completing high school in 2019 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.
Illinois Sheriff's Association ScholarshipAvailable to a Will County resident attending an Illinois higher learning institution $500 beginning 1/15/19
Irish American Society of County Will - Founding Fathers Scholarship$2,000 to a HS Senior graduating in the spring of 2018. Student must plan on attending an accredited college or university, a junior college, or a trade school beginning in the fall of 2018. Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, are residents of Will county.
Irish American Society of County Will - Irish Life ExperiencePartial scholarship for a graduating senior who plans on attending an accredited college or university, a junion college, or a trade school beginning in the fall of 2018Not open for current school year
Italian Americans Women's Division Scholarship$2000 scholarships for women of italian descent with a 3.5 or better GPA and can demonstrate financial need
John Fischetti Scholarship AwardStudents are eligible if they are of full Italian ancestry or 50% Italian ancestry and: who are either undergraduates in journalism or communication or a high school student who has been accepted into college with the intent of establishing a major in journalism or media communications. Scholarship Award is $2,000.00 and is available only for residents of the Chicago metropolitan area.
Junior League of Kane and DuPage Counties, Inc Scholarship$2,000 in scholarships to female high school students in Kane, DuPage, Will or Kendall County, IL counties, who has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to voluntarismJLKD Scholarship Application 1/15/2019
Kathryn G. Hansen Scholarship$500 scholarship awarded to a student planning to pursue higher education in a business-related, secretarial, or office professional field.
Kids' Chance Inc. of IllinoisApplicants must have a parent who has been killed or seriously injured as a result of a work related accident that meets the criteria of the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act and that has resulted in demonstrated financial need. 2019
Leopold Education Project Scholarship for Students Pursuing education in field of Natural ResourcesSeveral Scholarships in amounts up to $1000 to seniors enrolling in college Fall 2019, majoring in a National Resource FieldLeopold Education Project Scholarship Program2/15/2019
The Lila Mae Wilson Scholarship FoundationSeveral Scholarships will be awarded. Must be a senior in a south suburban high school in good standing for graduation, submit a completed application packet, live in south suburban Cook or Will County, Plan on matriculating in college in Fall of 2019 and be a U.S. citizen.The Lila Mae Wilson Scholarship2/15/2019
Marionjoy Scholarship Program For Students with DisabilitiesFunctionally impaired or physically disabled. A permanent resident in one of the following Illinois counties: Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, or Will. High school seniors or graduates (diploma or GED certificate), or college undergraduate. Former Marionjoy patients are eligible regardless of residence. Marionjoy employees and their dependent children, as well as donors to the Marianjoy Scholarship Program and their family members, are ineligible to apply. Marionjoy Scholarship3/29/2019, 5:00 p.m.
Paramount Tall Club of Chicago Scholarship$750 scholarship to a graduating high school senior who lives in the Chicagoland area and meets the height requirements of the club. Females must be at least 5' 10" and males must be at least 6' 2".
Pony Baseball and Softball Alumni ScholarshipFour-$2000 scholarships given to seniors in the United States who played on a PONY affiliated baseball or softball team for at least two years
Pointe Pest Control$750, Must demonstrate financial need, GPA 3.0 or greater, need to submit FAFSA report
Township Officials of IllinoisSeven $1,500 scholarships to be awarded to graduating high school seniors to continue their education at Illinois colleges/universities
Postmarked by 3/1/2019
US Tzu Chi Scholars Program$1,000 Scholarships to students with a 3.0 GPA demonstrating financial need
Veterans of Foreign Wars "Voice of Democracy" High school students in grades 9-12 can compete for the grand prize: $30,000 paid directly to the american college, university or vocational/technical school of their choice.
Will County Farm Bureau Foundation Scholarship26 $1,200 scholarship awarded to High School Seniors. Parents or legal guardians must be Will County Farm Bureau members in good to be eligible. Scholarship is available for any college or accredited school of higher learning or technology.Will County Farm Bureau Scholarship3/1/2019
Will County Lodging - Carol Hamilton Hospitality Scholarship$1,500 Scholarship to a student who is attending school in Illinois and pursuing education for Hospitality Management, Lodging Management, or Tourism Management.
Will County TUFF Hunters$500 scholarship will be awarded directly to a student who is furthing his/her education by attending college, a university or a trade school.
Will-South Cook Soil and Water Conservation Education Scholarship3 $1000 scholarship for high school student who plans to major in Agriculture or natural resource field at any accreditted college or school of higher learning Will-South Cook Soil & Water Conservation District2/1/2019
Local ScholarshipsDescriptionApplication/WebsiteDue Date
American Italian Cultural Society Scholarship This is a four year scholarship amounting to $1,500.00 per each academic year. The recipient must maintain a grade point average of 2.8 and above on 4.0 scale or 3.8 on a 5.0 scale and submit proof of such after each academic year.
Associated Orthodontists5 winners will be chosen to recieve a $1,000 scholarship. Must be a senior graduating in June 2019, current or former patient of Associated Orthodontists, and have at least 3.0 GPA
Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, RHO Chapter, Illinois$500 scholarship to a senior girl entering the field of education.
Dr. Daniel Gutierrez Scholarship/Hispanic/Latino Coalition$1,000: applicant must be descended from at least one of the following countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Spain, Uruguay, or Venezuela, to apply. Must be admitted or enrolled in a 2 or 4 year institution or trade school that is accredited; have aminimum cumulative 3.00 GPA on a 4.00 scale (or the equivalent); be a U.S. citizen or legal United States Resident or have Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status.Dr. Daniel Gutierrez Scholarship3/11/2018
Holly Club: Barbara J. Rakoski Volunteerism College Scholarship3-$1000 scholarships available. Awarded to a senior attending any 2 or 4 year college or university who has demonstrated volunteer service.Holly Club Scholarship2/15/2019
Homer Glen Junior Woman's Club ScholarshipA $1000 scholarship given to a graduating senior who has demonstrated a commitment to volunteerism in the community. The student must be a resident of Homer Glen or Homer Township, and be enrolled in an accredited 2 or 4 year college or university.Homer Glen Junior Woman's Club Scholarship3/1/2019
Homer Township Chamber of Commerce ScholarshipTwo $1,000 scholarships given to a graduating high school senior who resides in Homer Township or whose parent is a Homer Township Chamber member
JJC Foundation - Dr. John & Melanie Peterson Academic ScholarshipMust be a LTHS female athlete who participates in athletics at JJC.
JJC High School Foundation Scholarship for Outstanding Graduates of District High SchoolsThis merit scholarship is for tuition and fees for the academic year, up to a maximum of $3,200. This scholarship is based on a 3.25 or higher GPA and a score of 1070 or higher on the SAT/ 21 or higher on the ACT. Additionally, a transcript and signed counselor form are required.
JJWC Alisha and Ava Bromfield Memorial Scholarship$2,500 scholarship to candidate who demonstrates strong academic success with minimum GPA equivalent of B or higher, volunteers to her community, and be in the process of applying to or already accepted to an accredited two or four year college or university
Joliet Coalition of Black Trade Unionists ScholarshipStudents that are graduating from high school and have applied to and been accepted by a college or university, may submit their name.
LAGHS ScholarshipOne scholarship of $1,000 for a student attending a four year school or $500 for a student attending a two year school. Please see the application form for details.LAGHS Scholarship03/28/2019
Latino Bar Assocation of Will County
Lockport Chamber of Commerce Moving Forward Scholarship$1,000 Scholarship to a senior pursuing a business related field to cover tuition, books and supplies
Lockport Lions Club Medical ScholarshipStudent must be a LTHS seion from the city of Lockport, Homer Glen or Homer Township. Priority given to students interested in a medical field with weight toward blind and hearing impaired.Lockport Lions Club Scholarship3/15/2019
Lockport Lions Club Horticulture Scholarship$500 scholarship (for JJC) offered to those majoring in horticulture.Lockport Lions Club Scholarship3/15/2019
Lockport Rotary Club ScholarshipStudent must be a LTHS senior who is looking to further their education in serving others in the futureRotary Scholarship 3/15/2019
Lockport Township Government ScholarshipUp to four $1,000 scholarships, 2.5 GPA or higher, must be a resident of Lockport TownshipLockport Township Government Scholarship2/7/2019
Lockport Woman's Club Scholarship4-$2,000 for a senior enrolling in a 4-year college or university2018-19 Lockport Woman's Club College Scholarship2/28/2019
Lockport Woman's Club Community College/Technical /Vocational/Trade School Scholarship4 - $1,000 to a senior enrolling in a junior college or technical/vacational school
2018-19 Lockport Woman's Club College - Technical - Vocational - Trade School Application
NAACP ScholarshipAwarded to a college bound African-American high school senior
National Hook-Up of Black Women, Inc. (Joliet Chapter)$1,000 Awarded to a high school senior who will be attending a 2 or 4-year accredited college for the first time who demonstrates academic merit and community service. Applicant must be in good academic standing with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Applicant must agree to use the scholarship funds awarded only at an accredited institution. Applicant must live in Joliet and/or the surrounding cities, towns of Will County.National Hook-Up of Black Women Scholarship2/22/2019
Pearl Essence Foundation, Inc ScholarshipCurrent application information not yet available
Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission Healthcare ScholarshipHigh school senior who lives in the Lockport District 89 area pursiuing a career in the health care fields
The Tealight Foundation Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission: Open to a graduating senior with a B+ average living in Fairmont Grade School District 89. Tealight Scholarship03/11/19
Zonta Club of Joliet$1500 scholarship given to women ages 16-19. Must demonstrate active commitment to volunteerism, knowledge of Zonta, be an advocate of Zonta International
2/1/2019 Completed applications should be mailed to: JoAnn Potenziani, 612 Western Ave, Joliet, IL 60435-7040
LTHS Foundation ScholarshipsDescriptionApplication/WebsiteDue Date
Breanne Conterio Memorial ScholarshipFour $500 scholarships will be awarded to two LTHS senior who meet the criteria
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Diane Meader Schenk Commemorative Scholarship$2,000 scholarship for students attending a four-year college and who are active members of the LTHS BandMeader Schenk Scholarship 20193/8/2019, 4:00 pm
Endwood ScholarshipOne $1,000 & Two $500 to assist LTHS senior in continuing his or her education.Endwood Scholarship3/8/2019, 4:00 pm
Fred R. Lindner Law Enforcement College Scholarship$500 scholarship to LTHS graduating senior pursuing a career in law enforcementFred R. Lindner Scholarship 20193/8/2019, 4:00 pm
Francis H. Gerrity Scholarship$1,000 to LTHS senior who will be majoring in education at either a two-year or a four-year college or university.Gerrity Scholarship Application 20193/8/2019, 4:00 pm
Kevin Killmer Memorial Scholarship$1,000 to LTHS senior for use at any higher education institution (college or university; junior college; business, technical, trade, or vocational schools). Money awarded is for the purposes of tuition, books and fees only. The recipient cannot be receiving a FULL or EXTREMELY LARGE scholarship for academic or athletic performances.Kevin Killmer Scholarship Form 20193/8/2019, 4:00 pm
LTHS Foundation Scholarships$500 to $2,500 to LTHS senior enrolling in a Trade/Technical School or Junior CollegeLTHS Foundation Scholarships 20193/8/2019, 4:00 pm
LTHS Foundation Scholarships$500 to $2,500 to LTHS senior attending a 4 yr college or university and demonstrates a financial needLTHS Foundation Scholarships 20193/8/2019, 4:00 pm
LTHS Super Fan Award$1,000 for a LTHS student who is in good standing attending LTHS (does NOT have to be a senior: demonstrates unparalleded leadership and optimish in cheering on student athletes at LTHS while a student at LTHS; regularly attend athletic contests throughout the year including individual contests and always exhibiting sportsmanship and positive leadership as a fan and a student; be recognized by various athletic teams, students, and fans as being the #1 Super Fan; maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higherSuper Fan Award 20193/8/2019, 4:00 pm
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