Illinois Scholarships

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

AEF Scholarship
Sponsor: Acorn Equality Fund
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: September 22, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will retain permanent residence in the AEF service area of downstate Illinois and attend any accredited, post-secondary educational institution. Scholarships are designed to provide academic financial support for gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered students, allies, or the children of gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered parents.

ISAC Grant Programs
Sponsor: Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 1, 2017
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.

Bruce Fishkin Scholarship
Sponsor: Bruce Fishkin Scholarship Fund
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students entering their senior year of high school in the fall of 2017 who are residents or attend high school in one of the following areas: Chicago, Illinois or the counties of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry or Will, Illinois; Las Vegas, Nevada and suburbs of the area, or Fairfield, Greens Farms, Redding or Westport, Connecticut.

Land of Lincoln Livestock Breeder’s Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Land of Lincoln Livestock Breeder’s Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students between the ages of 17-20 from Illinois who are members (or their family) of the LLPLBA and involved in purebred livestock. Applicant must be planning on furthering their education in an Agriculture related field.

Youth Awards
Sponsor: Hispanic Heritage Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 2, 2017extended to October 15, 2017
Description: Award is open to Latino high school seniors who excel both inside and outside the classroom, who have at least a 3.0 GPA and are Permanent residents, DACA, U.S. Citizens, or eligible non-citizens. Applicants must be from the Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Phoenix, San Francisco/Bay Area, or Washington, DC areas.

Builders Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Builders Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduates of a Chicagoland area high school (16 counties in Illinois, southeast Wisconsin, and northwest Indiana) who are majoring in Construction Management or Construction Engineering and attending an accredited institution in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Iowa, or Michigan.

Supply Chain Management Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Customized Distribution Services
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 1, 2017
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.

APIASF AANAPISI Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: October 25, 2017 extended to November 2, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be enrolled full-time in a degree-seeking program in the 2018 Spring semester/quarter at specific institutions located in California, Hawaii, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, New York, Texas, Washington, Guam or American Samoa (see website for details).

Columbian Club Charitable Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Columbian Club Charitable Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: November 8, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens, permanent residents of the State of Illinois, and at least 25% of Italian lineage.

Hagan Scholarships
Sponsor: Hagan Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000 each semester
Closing Date: November 15, 2017
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors with at least a 3.5 GPA and from a rural area (a county with less than 50,000 people). Applicant must live in an eligible state (see website for details – Middle America) and demonstrate financial need.

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