Illinois Scholarships

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

QCESC Scholarship
Sponsor: The Quad City Engineering and Science Council
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 25, 2022
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors who plan on studying STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) at an accredited college or university. Applicant must be a Quad City area resident in the Illinois Counties of Carroll, Henry, Knox, Lee, Mercer, Rock Island, or Whiteside, or in the Iowa Counties of Clinton, Scott, Muscatine, or Louisa.

IACAC Scholarship
Sponsor: Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling (IACAC)
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 28, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors from an IACAC member high school (Illinois) with a GPA of at least 3.0. Applicant must be planning to enroll as a full-time college freshmen at a post-secondary institution (preferably at an IACAC member institution).

InspirASIAN Scholarships
Sponsor: InspirASIAN
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in good academic standing (minimum GPA of 3.4) who will attend an accredited college or university in Fall 2022. Applicant must be residents of an area with a APCA chapter (Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin, or Washington D.C. metro area). Applicant must submit completed application, reference, and personal essay.

BD Scholarship
Sponsor: Becton, Dickinson and Company | UNCF
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to current freshmen, sophomores, and juniors majoring in communications, computer science, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, life sciences, microbiology, finance, global health, ,nursing, science technology, or sociology. Applicant must be from New Jersey, Rhode Island, Illinois, Maryland, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Nebraska, Texas, Arizona, Utah, or California.

Christian Missionary Scholarship
Sponsor: Christian Missionary Scholarship Foundation
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to children of missionaries currently on or recently returned from the mission field. Applicant must attend one of six Christian colleges in Illinois, Iowa, and Michigan.

Community Foundation of Northern Illinois Scholarships
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Northern Illinois
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2022
Description: The majority of scholarships are for graduating high school seniors and current college students who reside in Boone, Ogle, Stephenson and Winnebago Counties in Illinois.

George M. Pullman Educational Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Pullman Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000 per year for four years
Closing Date: February 1, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are Cook County, Illinois residents. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who has at least a 3.0 GPA and can demonstrate strong financial need.

JVS Scholarships
Sponsor: JVS Chicago
Amount: Up to $8,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Jewish students who are in their junior or senior years of undergraduate studies or graduate students who were born and raised in the Chicago metropolitan area.

HEAR Scholarship
Sponsor: HEAR Scholarship Foundation
Amount: $20,000
Closing Date: February 13, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to Chicagoland high school seniors with financial need and a demonstrated commitment to their community. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA AND at least a 24 on the ACT AND/OR 1110 (out of 1600) on the SAT.

IAA Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: IAA Foundation
Amount: Up to $7,500
Closing Date: February 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school graduates and graduating high school seniors who are Illinois Farm Bureau members, spouses of a member, or a member’s child. Applicant must be accepted for enrollment or enrolled at an accredited college, university, community college or trade school majoring in agriculture, agribusiness, or a closely related field.

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