Illinois Scholarships

Scholarships for students Illinois. Some scholarships specifically open to Illinois students, and others give preference to students in Illinois.

McDonald’s Academic Excellence Award
Sponsor: McDonald’s of St. Louis and the Metro East | UNCF
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: March 28, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American high school seniors from the St. Louis and Metro East area who have done volunteer work in a Boys & Girls Club.

Cedric “The Entertainer” Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF | Cedric “The Entertainer”
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors from the St. Louis metro area who will be attending a UNCF affiliated institution or Southeast Missouri State University.

Back 2 School Illinois Scholarship
Sponsor: Back 2 School Illinois
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: April 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors from Illinois.

Castle Lanterra Properties Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Castle Lanterra Properties
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to active residents and dependent children of active residents who are in good standing at one of the Castle Lanterra Properties in Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey and Texas. Applicant must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a full-time course of study leading to associate, bachelors or graduate degree.

Illinois CPA Society Scholarship
Sponsor: Illinois CPA Society
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2017
Description: Scholarships are open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are Illinois residents and enrolled in an Illinois college or university. Applicant must plan to sit for the CPA exam in Illinois within three years of application. In addition to the general scholarship, there are scholarships open specifically to African-American students and women.

National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: National Restaurant Association Education Foundation
Amount: UP to $10,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are majoring in a restaurant or foodservice-related program who are U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships specifically open to community college students, residents of Illinois and California, students with cognitive disabilities, and veterans.

Tri-County Opportunities Council Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Tri-County Opportunities Council
Amount: Up to $1,250
Closing Date: April 7, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students planning to attend an accredited Illinois post-secondary educational institution during the fall of 2017 and applicant must be a resident of Bureau, Carroll, La Salle, Lee, Marshall, Ogle, Putnam, Stark or Whiteside Counties. Applicant’s family income must be under a given amount for the number of persons in their family.

Illinois Restaurant Association Scholarships
Sponsor: Illinois Restaurant Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 14, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students in the state of Illinois who are studying culinary arts.

Oracle Community Impact Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 14, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American students majoring in computer science, computer engineering or mathematics. Applicant must reside in or be a permanent resident of the state of California (specifically Northern California) or a graduate of the Chicago Public Schools.

My 2 Sons: John|Sean Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Giving God the Glory Ministries (GGG Ministries)
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to minority high school seniors who are residents of Chicago or surrounding suburbs. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA.

UNICO National Scholarships
Sponsor: UNICO
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2017
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who live in a state of an active UNICO Chapter. Most scholarships are open to students of Italian heritage, but there are some open to all ethnicities. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open specifically to Engineering, Fine Arts, Italian Studies, Medical, Nursing, and Science majors. In addition, there is a scholarship for students who want to study abroad.

William J. Cook Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: The Chicago Community Trust
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who are attending a high school in Cook County, Illinois and planning to enroll in full-time undergradaute study at an accredited four-year college or university in the fall.

JASC Scholarships
Sponsor: Japanese American Service Committee
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 25, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students who have a current JASC Family membership or their own Student/Individual membership. Applicant must also be a resident of the State of Illinois for at least one year prior to graduation or graduating from an accredited Illinois high school.

CABAA Scholarship
Sponsor: Chicago Area Business Aviation Association (CABAA)
Amount: $7,500
Closing Date: May 1, 2017
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students who are studying aviation. Preference will be given to students from the Chicagoland/Illinois area.

Transfer Times Scholarship
Sponsor: Transfer Times
Amount: $6,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled at a two-year community college or technical college in Transfer Times distribution area (Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Indiana, Illinois). Applicant must fill out a short form.

IHLA Scholarships
Sponsor: Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association (IHLA)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 10, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are/will be studying hospitality. Applicant must also be a permanent resident of Illinois and a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident for at least 12 months at the time of application.

Come 2 Iowa Senior Scholarship
Sponsor: Iowa Student Loan
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 12, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors from Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin who will attend college at an eligible institution located in Iowa.

Chicagoland Scholarship
Sponsor: Mitchell S. Sexner & Associates LLC
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and currently enrolled college students with a minimum 3.0 GPA who are residents of Chicago, Illinois, suburban Chicago, or the Chicago metropolitan area. Applicant must submit a short introduction and an essay on a given topic related to post-secondary education and bettering the Chicago-area community.

Latino Resources Scholarship
Sponsor: Latino Resources
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who will be enrolled full-time for the Fall 2017 term. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident, or meet the criteria for DACA, and applicant must have a permanent residence within Cook County, Illinois.

Supply Chain Management Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Customized Distribution Services
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students majoring in Supply Chain Management who either permanent residents or students in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, California, or Illinois.

IACC Midwest Scholarships
Sponsor: Italian-American Chamber of Commerce Midwest
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current full-time college students who are residents of the State of Illinois and of Italian ancestry.

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