Illinois Scholarships

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First 10 Illinois scholarships:
Hooked To Books Scholarship New!
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 22
- Participant: all current and future college students who are 15 years old or older from worldwide; - Language of the essay: English (in academic or non-academic style); - Format: Word Doc or PDF; - Submission: Email to scholarships@hookedtobooks.com with the subject line of "Scholarship Application" and the following information in the body of the submission email: full name, contact address, phone number, where the participant are currently attending or planning to attend school, whether it will be ok if the essay is published at our blog; - Only one (1) submission per student is allowed.
Contact:
Hooked to Books 109 Morgan Street Logan West Virginia 25601 E-mail: michelle@hookedtobooks.com Url: https://www.hookedtobooks.com/scholarship/
Mother & Baby Care Center Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 31
Mother and Baby Care Center is an independent organisation involved in raising awareness about breastfeeding, pregnancy and women's health. It has been widely observed that even mothers in developed nations like USA, suffer from low rate of breastfeeding. Mother and Baby Care Center is trying to make breastfeeding mainstream again. We are the forefront this movement to ensure that babies get what's their due. Breastfeeding is not only nutritious for a babies health but also protects her from short term and long term diseases. Submit essay: How can social media improve breastfeeding rates in USA? Must be minimum 1000 words. Must be U.S. Resident.
Zebra Tours Scholarship New!
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 31
Illinois students, we want to see your favorite road trip destination(s) in your state%u2014 from your unique perspective. If it makes sense to hit the open road and be our virtual tour guide, that's great! But there are no limits to what we're looking for: a narrated animation, a slideshow of memorabilia, an illustrated map of the best roadside attractions on the way. This is a chance for you to showcase any place you love in as an original way as possible. Applicants must be currently enrolled at or planning to attend a four-year university, graduate program, community college, or trade school located in the continental United States. Upon notification, winner(s) must supply a current proof of enrollment or letter of acceptance.
Illinois Department of Public Health Center for Rural Health Medical Student Scholarship
 
Amount:
tuition, fees (matriculation fees and mandatory insurance) and living expenses of $950 a month for 12 months per year.
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Scholarships are not available at this time.
To be eligible for a scholarship, a student must be an Illinois resident, accepted for or enrolled in an allopathic or osteopathic medical school located in Illinois. Students waiting for confirmation of acceptance to medical school may apply. An applicant must demonstrate financial need. The medical school will be asked to attest to the applicant's good academic standing and financial need. Only students who will pursue one, or a combination of the primary care specialties of family practice, general internal medicine, general pediatrics or obstetrics/gynecology will be eligible for scholarship funds. Selection preference will be given to applicants who meet the above criteria and who demonstrate 1) a commitment to primary health care, 2) financial need, and 3) prior experience with populations whose health care needs are underserved. When all factors are equal, preference is given to applicants who have resided in Illinois for the longer period of time.
Contact:
Illinois Department of Public Health Center for Rural Health Medical Student Scholarship Program 535 W. Jefferson St. Springfield, IL 62761-0001 Telephone: 217-782-1624 TTY(hearing impaired use only) 800-547-0466
Allied Health Care Professional Scholarship
 
Amount:
$7,500 per academic year
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Scholarships are not available at this time.
To be eligible for a scholarship, a nurse practitioner, physician assistant or certified nurse midwife student must be accepted or enrolled in a school located in Illinois and accredited in its field. A student may be full-time or part-time, although part-time students must be enrolled for at least one-third of the number of hours required per term by the school for its full-time students. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and must apply to their school's financial aid department on or before the school's designated application deadline date. The school will be asked to attest to the applicant's good academic standing and financial need. Within 30 days after student's licensure to practice or, if already licensed in Illinois, within 30 days of completion of academic training, the scholarship recipient shall begin to repay the award by practicing in an area in Illinois designated by the Department as having a shortage of primary care providers. The recipient must practice on a full-time basis, one year for each year scholarship funds were received. There is no other repayment obligation. In selecting award recipients, preference will be shown to applicants meeting the above criteria and demonstrating 1) previous experience with medically under-served populations, 2) greatest financial need, and 3) academic capabilities.
Contact:
Illinois Department of Public Health Center for Rural Health Allied Health Care Professional Scholarship Program 535 W. Jefferson St. Springfield, IL 62761-0001 Telephone: 217-782-1624 TTY(hearing impaired use only) 800-547-0466
No Wooden Nickels
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
Through the Felton A. Childress, Sr. and Rhoda A. Wilson scholarship funds, assistance can be provided to students of cancer families to help defray the costs associated with beginning or continuing their education. Both funds are open to students of families or individuals who have applied to and approved in the MedStart-5 program.
Contact:
No Wooden Nickels P. O. Box 5287 Evanston, IL 60204 Phone: 888-842-2654 Fax: 847-864-4314 Email: Info@NoWoodenNickels.org Website: www.nowoodennickels.org
Alicia Hernandez Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Last Friday in April
Prospective Students: Be Latino or of Latino Heritage. Reside in Lake County. Be a high school graduate or have earned a GED (General Education Certificate). Please see website for any additional eligibility information.
Contact:
Rodolfo Ruiz-Velasco 19351 W Washington St - Suite B210 Grayslake, IL 60030-1198 Telephone: (847) 543 2752 Fax: (847) 543 2780 Email: rruizvelasco@clcillinois.edu
Jesus Guadalupe Foundation Scholarships
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
The mission of the Jesus Guadalupe Foundation is to provide college scholarships for Latino high school students who are graduates or will be graduates of Illinois high schools or GED programs. - Must be graduates of a high school (or GED program) located in Illinois. - Must be of Hispanic/Latino descent. - Must have a minimum high school GPA 3.0/4.0 scale or a 4.0/5.0 scale. - Must be enrolled as first semester freshman in a baccalaureate degree granting college or university. - Must be registered as full time students during the fall semester and the spring semester.
Contact:
The Jesús-Guadalupe Foundation P.O. Box 1186 Warrenville, IL 60555-7186
Carpe Diem Foundation Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
19-20
Deadline:
Please contact to see if there are available funds for 2015.
You must be a U.S. citizen who will be a new or continuing undergraduate student attending a U.S. accredited educational institution in the Fall of application year. You do not have to be an Illinois resident to apply.The scholarship is merit based. Awards are to assist students with outstanding achievements, exceptional leadership ability and a serious commitment to community service. There is a $10 processing fee.
Contact:
Carpe Diem Foundation of Illinois c/o Gordon V. Levine, Executive Director P. O. Box A 3194 Chicago, IL 60690-3194 E-mail: glevine@carpediemfoundation.org Website: www.carpediemfoundation.org
REACh Chicago Scholarship for Adult Learners
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
6
Deadline:
2015 application period is now closed, please check back in January for 2016 information.
Every year, REACh announces up to 6 $2000 scholarships for the following academic year. This program is designed to assist the growing number of adult learners, like you, who are returning to college. REACh scholarships may be used towards the cost of attendance at your institution as determined by the financial aid department.
Contact:
REACh - PO Box 4197, Wheaton, IL 60189-4197 E-mail: info@reach-chicago.org Website: www.reach-chicago.org