Illinois Scholarships

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

Greater St. Louis Mothers of Twins Club Scholarship
Sponsor: Greater St. Louis Mothers of Twins Club
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 16, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to multiple-birth graduating high school seniors seeking enrollment in an accredited post high school education or training. Applicant must reside within the St. Louis, Missouri-Illinois metropolitan statistical area.

HEAR Scholarship
Sponsor: HEAR Scholarship Foundation
Amount: $20,000
Closing Date: February 16, 2018extended to February 19, 2018
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.

Golden Apple Scholars
Sponsor: Golden Apple
Amount: Up to $23,000 over four years
Closing Date: February 15, 2018extended to February 26, 2018
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 2018.

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Regions Financial Corporation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
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.

Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation Veterans Scholarships
Sponsor: Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
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, 2018
Description: Scholarships are 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.

Minority Teachers of Illinois (MTI) Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Illinois Student Assistance Commission
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
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, 2018
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.

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