Illinois Scholarships

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First 10 Illinois scholarships:
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/
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
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
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
Hispanic Leaders Group Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
July 4
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:
FHispanic Leaders Group P.O. Box 838 St. Louis, MO 63188 www.STLHLG.org
Disabled Students Pursuing a Career in Law New!
 
Amount:
$1,000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
August 01
Minimum GPA - 2.8 Proof of Disability. U.S. Citizen Must be enrolled in accredited college for fall 2015.
Contact:
Friedl Richardson 19840 North Cave Creek Road Phoenix, AZ 85024 Phone: randy@friedlrichardson.com Url: www.friedlrichardson.com/scholarships/disabled-students-pursuing-a-career-in-law-scholarship/
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
The Dr. Margaret Burroughs Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
October 20
Must be an African American single mother, age 17-35 years old, residing in the city of Chicago or its surrounding suburbs. Have custodial care of one or more children under the age of 18. Be accepted or enrolled in a skills training, GED program, community college, college, university, graduate school, vocational or technical school for the current academic year. Complete application, including a verification of enrollment letter from a school counselor, administrator, or instructor. Write an essay (minimum of 250 words) about why she should be the recipient of the Dr. Margaret T. Burroughs Scholarship. Meet the appropriate deadline.
Contact:
Submit the application electronically to sinus@dusablemuseum.org or fax to Attn: Dr. Burroughs Scholarship Fund at 773-947-0600 or mail to Attn: Sydney Kai Inis/Dr. Burroughs Scholarship Applicant at: The Dusable Museum 740 E. 56th Place 60637 Website: www.dusablemuseum.org