Illinois Scholarships

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

JASC Scholarships
Sponsor: Japanese American Service Committee
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
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.

Nursing Education Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Illinois Department of Public Health
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to residents of Illinois who are enrolled in or accepted for admission to a nursing program in Illinois that is approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Applicant must demonstrate financial need and agree to the nurse employment or nurse educator employment obligations.

Muddy Water’s Scholarship
Sponsor: Blues Heaven
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time in an Illinois area college or university who are pursuing a degree in Music, Music Education, African-American studies, Folklore, Performing Arts, Arts Management, Journalism, Radio/TV/Film Music Composers/Songwriters, Artist’s Legal Rights, or Studio Recording Engineers.

Elmhurst Garden Club Scholarship
Sponsor: Elmburst Garden Club
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Illinois residents who are college juniors, seniors or graduate students majoring in Horticulture, Environmental Studies, Biology, Botany and/or other related sciences.

Rural Nurse Practitioner Scholarship
Sponsor: Rural Illinois Medical Student Assistance Program
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Illinois residents who are registered nurses in the State of Illinois and have acceptance to a University Nurse Practitioner Program.

Cedric “The Entertainer” Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF | Cedric “The Entertainer”
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 3, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors from the St. Louis metro area who will be attending a UNCF affiliated institution, Southeast Missouri State University, or any four-year college or university.

Community Service Block Grant Scholarship
Sponsor: County of DuPage
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 3, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled or accepted at an Illinois accredited higher educational or occupational training institution. Applicant must be a DuPage County (IL) resident, meet income requirements, and have at least a 2.5 GPA.

DuPage County Farm Bureau Named Scholarships
Sponsor: DuPage County Farm Bureau
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: May 3, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students whose parents are members in good standing of the DuPage County Farm Bureau (IL). While one of the scholarships is open to all majors, the other majors are open to specifically to students studying an agricultural-related course of study or culinary or nutrition program with a knowledge about agriculture.

William J. Cook Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: The Chicago Community Trust
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: May 5, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to male high school seniors who are attending a high school in Cook County, Illinois and planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university in the fall.

CABAA Scholarship
Sponsor: Chicago Area Business Aviation Association (CABAA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 10, 2019
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.

IHLA Scholarships
Sponsor: Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association (IHLA)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 10, 2019
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.

Illinois Restaurant Association Scholarships
Sponsor: Illinois Restaurant Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 14, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students in the state of Illinois who are studying culinary arts.

Come 2 Iowa Senior Scholarship
Sponsor: Iowa Student Loan
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2019
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.

Coors Light – Climb On Scholarship
Sponsor: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 24, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in a HACU member institution in California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New York, Texas or Wisconsin. Applicant must be at least 21 years of age and be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, authorized to work in the U.S. or DACA.

Miller Lite – Brewed to be Bright Scholarship
Sponsor: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 24, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled in a HACU member institution in California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New York, Texas or Wisconsin. Applicant must be at least 21 years of age and be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, authorized to work in the U.S. or DACA.

IAHPERD Scholarships
Sponsor: Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2019extended to June 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate students attending a college or university in the state of Illinois and majoring in the areas of health, physical education, recreation, and/or dance.

R. Harper Brown Scholarship
Sponsor: Chicago Scots
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with acceptance and intention to attend university in Scotland and students at accredited American colleges and university looking to study abroad in Scotland. Preference will be given to applicants who reside within 100 miles of the greater Chicago area.

ISAC Grant Programs
Sponsor: Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 15, 2019
Description: Grants are open to residents of Illinois who are enrolled at least half-time at an ISAC-approved Illinois two- or four-year college. There is a grant available to dependents of police or fire officers and dependents of correctional officers. This deadline is only for summer term consideration.

Renaissance Scholarship
Sponsor: Dekalb County Community Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 23, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to DaKalb County (Illinois) residents who are in the work force and want to re-enter the academic world. The applicant should be active in public and civic affairs and be able to demonstrate a need for scholarship assistance.

Supply Chain Management Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Customized Distribution Services
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students majoring in Supply Chain Management who are either permanent residents or students in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, California, or Illinois.

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