Illinois Scholarships

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First 10 Illinois scholarships:
The Organization of Latinos at Exelon (OLE) Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
20
Deadline:
May 9
Must be Latino students who are Illinois residents. Minimum 2.5 GPA.
Contact:
Mailing Address: Exelon Corporation PO Box 805398 Chicago, IL 60680-5398 Phone 800.483.3220 E-mail: LUCES@exeloncorp.com Website: www.exeloncorp.com
Aurelio "Larry" Jazo Migrant Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
May 15
The purpose of this scholarship is to serve as a memorial to Aurelio "Larry" Jazo, a long time migrant educator, by offering an annual award in the amount of $1000 for post-secondary scholarship assistance to a migrant farmworker student who has a recent migration to Illinois. Eligibility: Candidates will be screened by a selection committee on the basis of the following criteria: Recent history of migration to Illinois for agricultural employment. Scholastic achievement. Financial need.
Contact:
Michael Reho, Director mreho@gvboces.org Phone: (800) 245-5681 Write: Aurelio Jazo Migrant Scholarship Geneseo Migrant Center 3 Mt. Morris-Leicester Road Leicester, NY 14481 Url: www.migrant.net/migrant/scholarships/jazo.htm
American Polish Engineering Association Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
May 30
To apply you must be an engineering or architectural student at 4-year college or university. Graduate engineering or architectural students may also apply. Applicant must be entering a sophomore year when application is submitted. PAEA is a regional organization with membership residing in Midwest. Due to this specific character preference will be given to students with (a) permanent residence address in Illinois and (b) attending colleges or universities in the Midwest region (states of IL, WI, IA, IN, MI, MO and OH only). Applicants must demonstrate excellent academic achievements as well as demonstrated commitment to engineering.
Contact:
Polish-American Engineers Association c/o Michael Niedzinski 1 Watergate Drive South Barrington Illinois 60010, USA Questions? Please send an email to: contact@polishengineers.org Url: www.polishengineers.org/scholarships.php
Illinois Department of Public Health Nursing Education Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 31
The program provides financial assistance to qualified individuals pursuing an associate degree in nursing, an associate degree in applied sciences in nursing, a hospital based diploma in nursing, a baccalaureate degree in nursing, a graduate degree in nursing or a certificate in practical nursing. Must be a resident of Illinois for at least one year prior to application. Must be a citizen or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States. Applicant must be enrolled in or accepted for admission to a nursing program in Illinois that is approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. Demonstrate financial need. Award recipients must either work in Illinois as a registered professional nurse or a licensed practical nurse, providing direct patient care; or as a nurse educator in the case of a graduate degree student or monetarily repay the obligation.
Contact:
Illinois Department of Public Health Center for Rural Health Nursing Education Scholarship Program 535 W. Jefferson St. Springfield, IL 62761-0001 Telephone: 217-782-1624 TTY(hearing impaired use only) 800-547-0466 Url: app.idph.state.il.us/RuralHealth/nesp/
Triple Impact Competitor Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1,000-$2,000 (depending on location)
Awards:
60
Deadline:
May 31
-Eligibility Requirement Current High School Junior (class of 2016) -Grade Point Average of 2.5 or above -Current resident of the United States of America -Participant in individual or team sport sponsored by school or local club.
Contact:
Contact Person: Casey Miller 1001 N. Rengstorff Ave. Suite 100 Mountain View, CA 94043 E-mail: casey_miller@positivecoach.org Url: www.positivecoach.org/our-awards/triple-impact-competitor-scholarships/
Morris Law Firm #RobbyStrong Cancer Survivor Scholarship
 
Amount:
$500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
May 31
A law student whose life has been affected by cancer.
Contact:
Dana Morris 509 Harrison Avenue #200A Panama City, FL 32401 E-mail: dana@dmorrislaw.com Website: www.dmorrislaw.com
LGBT Liberation Scholarships New!
 
Amount:
$1,000 - $2,500
Awards:
3
Deadline:
May 31
Applicant shall be at least 17 years of age and be accepted to and/or attending a full-time higher education program at an accredited institution of learning in the USA.
Contact:
My Bedroom Spice Scholarship Program 120 Powell Street Vancouver, British Columbia Canada V6A 1G1 E-mail: admin@mybedroomspice.com Url: https://www.mybedroomspice.com/pages/lgbt-scholarships
National Image Latino Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June
Applicant must be of Latino heritage, Illinois Resident and have a minimum 2.5 GPA.
Contact:
National Image Latino Scholarship Fund, 6101 Willow Springs Rd., Springfield, IL 62712
Heroes at Home Scholarships for Women Veterans
 
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
4
Deadline:
June 1st
Open to female veterans. Enlisted personnel, officers and those who have completed their service. Demonstrated leadership and community involvement. Scholarship funds may be used towards tuition and fees, living expenses or books.
Contact:
Royal Neighbors of America 230 16th Street Rock Island, IL 61201 Attn: Heroes at Home Scholarships E-mail: fraternalservices@royalneighbors.org Toll Free: 800-627-4762 Website: www.royalneighbors.org
Community Services Block Grant Scholarship-City of Chicago
 
Amount:
$500-$3000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June 13
Applicant must reside in the City of Chicago. Currently enrolled or planning to enroll full-time in a post-secondary institution or vocational program in the State of Illinois. If not currently enrolled, must be enrolled by September 15. Must be CSBG income guidelines. Must provide proof of income.
Contact:
Chicago Department of Family and Support Services 615 W. Chicago Avenue, 3rd Floor Chicago, IL 60622 Phone: 312-746-7291 www.cityofchicago.org Contact: Jenny Schuler e-mail: jenny.schuler@cityofchicago.org