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First 10 Illinois scholarships:

Amount:
$1000-$8000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 01
Applicants must be Jewish. Applicants must meet one or both of the following criteria: 1. Born and/or raised in either: Cook County, Chicago metropolitan area, or Northwest Indiana OR 2. One continuous year of full-time employment in Cook County or Chicago metropolitan area prior to starting professional education. PLEASE NOTE: The Chicago metropolitan area includes Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will Counties. Northwest Indiana includes Lake County. Applicants must intend to remain in the Chicago metropolitan area after completing school. Applicants must be entering an accredited professional graduate education program on a full-time basis (school acceptance is not required at time of scholarship application) Undergraduate applicants must be entering the junior or senior year of an accredited professional education program that will allow them to pursue employment in their chosen helping professions at a Bachelor's degree level. Applicants must demonstrate career promise in a helping profession.
Contact:
If you have any questions or would like more information, please call us at 312.673.3444 or e-mail us at jvsscholarship@jvschicago.org Url: www.jvschicago.org/scholarship/#eligibility
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
February 9
$2000 scholarships to minority or veteran individuals residing in all Wisconsin and Illinois Mercyhealth service areas pursing secondary education in a healthcare.
Contact:
Mail completed applications and required documentation to: Kelly Schmig, HR Business Partner Assistant Mercyhealth Corporation PO Box 5003 Janesville, WI 53547 If you have any additional questions, please contact Kelly Schmig at 608-314-2323 or kschmig@mhemail.org.
Amount:
$1500
Awards:
2
Deadline:
February 14
The Muslim Women's Alliance Scholarship is in honor of Aisha (RA), the greatest of women scholars. The purpose of this scholarship is to empower women, and to allow them to become self sufficient. 1. Female, High School graduate, entering into a two year or four year college 2. Female, currently enrolled in a two year or four year college 3. Female, entering into, or currently enrolled in a trade school. Eligible Students: 1. Muslim Female; must be at the age of 17 years or older, as of March 1, 2016 2. Must be a U.S. Citizen or a Permanent Resident of the United States, and a resident of Illinois. 3. Must be pursuing an Associate's degree, a first Bachelor's degree, or pursuing technical or vocational training at an accredited school. *Students who are graduating with a bachelor's degree in 2016, and/or those who will be pursuing a graduate degree are ineligible. 4. To be eligible to apply, the annual household income must not exceed the maximum for the household size.
Contact:
Email: info@mwachicago.org Phone: 312 -298-9MWA Address: P.O. Box 3354 Oakbrook, IL 60522 Website: www.mwachicago.com
Amount:
Winners receive scholarships totaling $100,000.
Awards:
The top six prize winning teams receive scholarship awards ranging from $2,500 to $20,000, which are divided equally among team members and paid directly to the colleges or universities at which the winning students enroll. Honorable Mention winners receive team prizes of $1,000.
Deadline:
February 20 (Registration Closes)
11th and 12th graders from all over the United States. Teams must be comprised of three to five students and one teacher-coach and a maximum of two teams per high school may register.
Contact:
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics 3600 Market Street, 6th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19104-2688 USA Phone: 215.382.9800 Website: m3challenge.siam.org
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 1
Open to academically qualified students in the State of Illinois. Must be Illinois resident and resident of the U.S.. Financial need.
Contact:
Grand Lodge of Illinois 845 Wyatt Ave. P. O. Box 248 Lincoln Illinois United States of America 62656-0248 Telephone: 877-297-8125 Fax: 217-735-2562 Website: www.ioof-il.org
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 7
The Abby Foundation offers scholarships to women who need assistance to attend college in the fall, either as graduating high school seniors or women returning to college. We are able to offer $1,000 scholarships to both undergraduate and graduate students attending a four-year college/university and $500 scholarships to those attending a two-year community college. Minimum GPA requirement is 3.0/4.0.
Contact:
Abby Foundation Academic Scholarships P.0. Box 121 Olympia Fields, IL 60461 For additional information, please contact Debbie Cladis at debclad@comcast.net or Wanda Manning at wandammanning@gmail.com Website: www.abbyfoundation.org
Amount:
$500-$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 15
Scholarships ranging from $500 to $1000 are awarded to students who demonstrate outstanding scholastic, extra-curricular and character qualifications. Each Illinois county awards at least one $500 scholarship each school year. The scholarship program is open to Illinois students attending an Illinois higher learning institution. College scholarship applications are available beginning in January each year and winners are announced in May.
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 27
All students who are blind, visually impaired, or multi-disabled, and are enrolling in post-secondary education for the upcoming school year, are encouraged to apply for our Scholarship Awards. The Lighthouse accepts applications nation-wide, and gives priority to students who reside in Illinois or attend school in Illinois.
Contact:
For more information, please contact: Araceli Heredia, Scholarship Coordinator 312-666-1331 ext. 3548 araceli.heredia@chicagolighthouse.org
Amount:
Up to $5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 29
Must be functionally impaired or physically disabled and a permanent resident in one of the following Illinois counties: Cook, Will, Kane, DuPage, McHenry, Lake, DeKalb or Kendall. Open to High school seniors or graduates (diploma or GED certificate), college undergraduates, or graduate students (post-baccalaureate). Students who are enrolled or are planning to enroll in a half-time or full-time course study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school. Former Marianjoy patients are eligible regardless of residence. Applicants do not need to be former Marianjoy patients to apply for this scholarship.
Contact:
For more information, contact Jim Decker at jdecker@marianjoy.org or call (630) 909-7402. Mailing Address: Marianjoy Scholarship Program 26W171 Roosevelt Road P.O. Box 795 Wheaton, Illinois 60189 Website: www.marianjoy.org
Amount:
Up to $3000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 30
The Monarch Awards Foundation offers scholarships of up to $3,000 in several categories. The scholarships are offered to graduating high school seniors attending a Chicago metropolitan area high school, or current college students who are graduates of a Chicago area high school. The awards are intended for students who attend, or plan to attend, an accredited four-year college or university to earn their first undergraduate degree. Both female and male students are encouraged to apply for these scholarships. Awardees will be selected based on a combination of their academic record with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, active participation in extracurricular and/or community service activities, written communication skills shown in the required essay, and two letters of recommendation.