Illinois Scholarships

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

Back 2 School Illinois Scholarship
Sponsor: Back 2 School Illinois
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors from Illinois.

Conservation Achievement Scholarship
Sponsor: Illinois Conservation Foundation
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2021
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.

Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation Veterans Scholarships
Sponsor: Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2021
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.

IPPA Scholarships
Sponsor: Illinois Pork Producers Association
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is Illinois residents who are currently enrolled as an undergraduate or will be enrolling at the beginning of the upcoming Fall term.

ISAC Grant Programs
Sponsor: Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2021
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.

Norwegian National League Scholarship
Sponsor: Norwegian National League
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2021
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.

Princeton Prize in Race Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Association of Princeton
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2021
Description: Award is for students currently enrolled in ninth through twelfth grades in a participating region (Alabama, Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Connecticut, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Memphis, Miami, Nashville, New Jersey, NYC, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Rochester, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St Louis, or Washington, DC) who have been actively involved in a volunteer activity that has had a significant, positive impact on race relations in their school or community.

TOI Scholarship
Sponsor: Township Officials of Illinois
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2021
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.”
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Union Health Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Union Health Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2021
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.

CRCA Scholarship
Sponsor: Chicago Roofing Contractors Association
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 5, 2021
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.

Illinois Retired Teachers Association Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Illinois Retired Teachers Association Foundation
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: March 7, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to rising college juniors and seniors in Illinois who are pursing a degree in education.

High School Senior Scholarships
Sponsor: Compeer Financial
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: March 15, 2021
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, 2021
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 upcoming school year.

Mario Cugia Italian Studies First Year Scholarship
Sponsor: Italian Catholic Federation
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 15, 2021
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.

IACAC Transfer Scholarship
Sponsor: Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling (IACAC)
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 19, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have completed a minimum of 36 semester hours at an Illinois community college with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be an applicant to an IACAC member four-year institution.

Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 30, 2021
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.

ADT Corporate Scholars Program
Sponsor: UNCF | ADT
Amount: Up to $7,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to college freshmen with at least a 3.0 GPA who reside or are enrolled at a college or university in one of the following ADT designated markets: B0ca Raton, FL; Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; Indianapolis, IN; Jacksonville, FL; Knoxville, TN, or Rochester, NY. Applicant must be pursing a major in one of the following disciplines: communications, finance, human resources, information technology, liberal arts, or marketing.

IAW Helen Henert Agricultural Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Women Changing the Face of Agriculture
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to female rising college seniors who are Agriculture Education majors and who intend to become an agriculture instructor. Applicant must be enrolled in an Illinois college or university.

ISAC Grant Programs
Sponsor: Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 15, 2021
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.

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