Illinois Scholarships

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First 10 Illinois scholarships:
The Organization of Latinos at Exelon (OLE)Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
20
Deadline:
April 29
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
Alicia Hernandez Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Apr 30
Must be Hispanic and a resident of Lake County, Illinois. Must be a student in or attend a Lake County college. Must be a member of the Latino Alliance Club and work 10 hours with the club. Must have letter of recommendation and submit a (minimum) one-page essay.
Contact:
Rodolfo Ruiz- Velasco (847) 543-2752 E-mail: ruivel@clcillinois.edu
Eddie Washington Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May
Must be U.S. citizen or resident. Must attend an Illinois college or university. A copy of high school diploma or college transcript. One page cover letter.
Contact:
Must apply in person at 141A South Genesee Street Waukegan, Illinois 60085
Latinos Progresando Dr. Angela Perez Miller Scholarship Fund
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
6
Deadline:
May 01
Applicant must be admitted or enrolled in an undergraduate degree-seeking program or certificate program at an accredited college or university. Enrolled for at least 6 credit hours for the 2013-2014 academic year. Demonstrated financial need. Be a Latino or immigrant student. Demonstrated commitment to community service. Reside in Cook County
Contact:
Please e-mail us at LPAB@latinospro.org or call 773.542.7077
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:
May 15
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
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/
Community Services Block Grant Scholarship-City of Chicago
 
Amount:
$500-$3000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
June 8
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
Hispanic Leaders Group Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
June 15
The HLG Scholarship Program is open to qualified Hispanic/Latino students living in the St. Louis region. The St. Louis region is the bi-state region which includes the City of St. Louis; the seven (7) Missouri counties of Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, St. Charles, St. Louis, Warren, and Washington; and the eight (8) Illinois counties of Bond, Calhoun, Clinton, Jersey, Macoupin, Madison, Monroe, and St. Clair.
Contact:
For more information, contact: Pendy Trujillo at 314-805- 9887 or via email at pendy_trujillo2000@yahoo.com The Hispanic Leaders Group of Greater St. Louis Scholarship Program Committee PO BOX 838 St. Louis, MO 63188
Illinois Department of Public Health Center for Rural Health Podiatric Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
full tuition, matriculation fees and a living stipend
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Jun 30
Must be an Illinois resident at the time of application and must be accepted or enrolled in a school located in Illinois and accredited in its field. 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. 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) financial need; and 3) commitment to practicing in a designated under-served area of Illinois.
Contact:
Illinois Department of Public Health Center for Rural Health Podiatric Scholarship Program 535 West Jefferson Street Springfield, Illinois 62761-0001 Telephone: 217-782-1624 TTY(hearing impaired use only) 800-547-0466
The Hispanocare Student Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 3
Students of Latino descent (having at least 1 parent of Hispanic origin) who have graduated from an accredited high school with a composite ACT score of 21. Must have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 point scale or 4.0 or more on a 5.0 point scale, or have a minimum score of 250 for a GED. Students must be citizens, nationals, or have lawful permanent residence in the United States and must reside in Illinois. Students studies must be in the healthcare arena, i.e., medicine, nursing, osteopathic medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, podiatry, optometry, allied health, or schools offering graduate programs in public health or clinical psychology or any other healthcare field.
Contact:
Phone: 773.296.7157 Website: www.advocatehealth.com