Illinois Scholarships

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

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Regions Financial Corporation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship contest is open to high school seniors and college students who live and attend school in a state where Regions does business (see website for specific states). Applicant must submit an essay on an African-American individual who inspires them because of their significant achievements in society.

Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 14, 2019extended to February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are permanent residents of Southeastern Illinois. Multiple scholarships available – see website for details.

Back 2 School Illinois Scholarship
Sponsor: Back 2 School Illinois
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors from Illinois.

CRCA Scholarship
Sponsor: Chicago Roofing Contractors Association
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who are United States citizens residing in Cook County and other area counties in Illinois. Applicant must be planning to study liberal arts, sciences, engineering, architecture, or business at a four-year accredited college in the fall.

Everett Kovler Scholarship
Sponsor: JVS Chicago
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are Jewish and was born and/or raised in the Chicago metropolitan area. Preference will be given to students with concentrations in math or business.

Golden Apple Scholars
Sponsor: Golden Apple
Amount: Up to $23,000 over four years
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens (DACAmented students) who are residents of Illinois and will graduate high school in 2019.

Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation Veterans Scholarships
Sponsor: Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students from Illinois who are either veterans or a child or grandchild of a veteran or active-duty military member. In addition to the general scholarships, there are specific scholarships for Nursing majors and students who participate in a Junior ROTC program.

Illinois Beef Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Illinois Beef Foundation, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Illinois residents who are high school seniors or current undergraduate students and they or their family are actively involved in beef production and currently an IBA member.

ISAC Grant Programs
Sponsor: Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 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.

Minority Teachers of Illinois (MTI) Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Illinois Student Assistance Commission
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to residents of Illinois who are minority students of either African-American/Black, Hispanic American, Asian American or Native Origin. Applicant must be a current undergraduate or graduate student at an Illinois institution of higher education in a course of study which, upon completion, qualifies them to be certified as a preschool, elementary, or secondary school teacher.

Norwegian National League Scholarship
Sponsor: Norwegian National League
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to current students in grades 1-12 who are of Norwegian ancestry and reside in the counties of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, Kendall, McHenry, or Will, Illinois. Students winners in grades 1-4 will receive a cash reward and college bound seniors will receive a scholarship.

TOI Scholarship
Sponsor: Township Officials of Illinois
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating Illinois high school seniors with at least a 3.0 and planning to attend a college in Illinois. Applicant must submit an essay on “the Role of Township Government in Today’s Society and in the Future.”

Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults Scholarships
Sponsor: Ulman Fund for Young Adults
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to individuals who have been affected by cancer through their own diagnosis or the diagnosis of a loved one. Applicant must have been between the ages of 15 and 39 during their own diagnosis/treatment or during the diagnosis/treatment of their parent or sibling. In addition to the general scholarships, there are specific scholarships open to residents of Illinois, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington, DC and education majors.

Union Health Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Union Health Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled or accepted into an accredited health care degree program at a college or university. Applicant must be a resident of the Wabash Valley, limited to Clay, Parke, Sullivan, Greene, Vermillion, and Migo counties in Indiana and Clark, Crawford, Edgar counties in Illinois.

BAGI Scholarship
Sponsor: Balloon Association of Greater Illinois (BAGI)
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Illinois Farm Bureau members and their dependents (age 21 and younger) who are accepted or enrolled in an accredited community college, college, or university and enrolled in agriculture, agribusiness, or agriculture-related field.

Conservation Achievement Scholarship
Sponsor: Illinois Conservation Foundation
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: March 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors in Illinois who have demonstrated effective, voluntary, long-term dedication to the preservation, protection, enhancement and/or promotion of Illinois’ natural resources.

High School Senior Scholarships
Sponsor: Compeer Financial
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: March 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have been accepted into an agriculture or agriculture-related curriculum at a university, college or community college. Applicant must be a resident of Compeer Financial’s 144 county territory (Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin).

Illinois Sheriffs’ Association Scholarships
Sponsor: Illinois Sheriffs’ Association
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: March 15, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to permanent Illinois residents who are graduating high school seniors and will be enrolled as a full-time college student in Illinois during the 2019-2020 school year.

Mario Cugia Italian Studies First Year Scholarship
Sponsor: Italian Catholic Federation
Amount: Up to $600
Closing Date: March 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are Roman Catholic and of Italian Descent and live within the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Arizona, California, Illinois, and Nevada. Applicant must be majoring in Italian Studies.

Cathay Bank Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Cathay Bank Foundation | Asian Pacific Community Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 27, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who reside in California, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Texas, or Washington and plan to attend a college in one of those states. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and have a household income at or below the Low Income Level.

DuPage County Farm Bureau General Scholarship
Sponsor: DuPage County Farm Bureau
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are interested in a course of study related to the agriculture industry. Applicant’s parents must be a member in good standing of the DuPage County Farm Bureau (IL).

IAHPERD Scholarships
Sponsor: Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 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.

Illinois CPA Society Scholarships
Sponsor: Illinois CPA Society
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors, college freshman, and students transferring who are enrolled, or plan to enroll, full-time at a four-year college or university. Applicant must demonstrate academic achievement, leadership, financial need, and a commitment to public service.

My 2 Sons: John|Sean Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Giving God the Glory Ministries (GGG Ministries)
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
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.

IAA Credit Union Art Scholarship
Sponsor: IAA Credit Union
Amount: $500
Closing Date: April 12, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students currently attending a high school located in McLean County, Illinois. Applicant must submit a photo of an original piece of artwork they have created.

Ava’s Grace Scholarship
Sponsor: Ava’s Grace Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are children of an incarcerated parent and who reside in Missouri or specific counties in Illinois (see website for details).

UNICO National Scholarships
Sponsor: UNICO
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
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.

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.

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.

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.

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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