Illinois Scholarships

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

Muddy Water’s Scholarship
Sponsor: Blues Heaven
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2017
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.

Nursing Education Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Illinois Department of Public Health
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 30, 2017
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.

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.

R. Harper Brown Scholarship
Sponsor: Chicago Scots
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 1, 2017
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.

Burkart Scholarship
Sponsor: Iowa Professional Golfers Association (PGA) Section
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: June 16, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are residents of the state of Iowa or western Illinois. Scholarship winners are selected on the basis of their interest and activity in golf and the potential for future contributions to the game, then on their academic ability and financial need.

Furthering Ag Education Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Jenner Ag
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are/will be majoring in an agriculture related field. Applicant must be a resident of Illinois or Indiana.

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