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First 10 Illinois scholarships:

Amount:
$2,500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
September 28
Be a veteran or active duty member of the U.S. Military service, or a direct dependent (i.e., son, daughter, spouse) Be a high school senior, high school graduate, or registered as undergraduate students at an accredited college or post high school vocational/technical institution. Be a U.S. citizen. Not have previously earned a bachelor's degree from a college or university.
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
September 30
You must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Home schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
September 30th, April 30th
Open to all students enrolled in accredited academic institutions, and high school seniors who are enrolling upon graduation. Students of all majors and intended majors are welcome to participate. Applicants must be residents of the United states. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age. Students who have previously applied but have not been awarded as finalists are urged to reapply. Awards will be sent directly to the financial aid office of the institution of the finalist's enrollment.
Amount:
Up to $1500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
September 30
Create Real Impact Contest Awards are open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia between the ages of 14 and 22 years. Entrants must be enrolled as full-time students in an accredited educational institution (secondary [middle/high] school, trade school, college, or university). Residency, age, and current enrollment at an accredited educational institution will be verified. All applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited.
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
25
Deadline:
October 2
An applicant must be currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student during the fall term of 2016 at an accredited community college or four-year college or university; An applicant must be of Latino ancestry; The application form must be filled out completely and typed, including a personal statement describing how the scholarship award will help the recipient achieve his or her educational and career goals; A letter of recommendation written by the student's primary academic advisor or major professor is required. The letter must be on official college letterhead, include a contact phone number, and be mailed separately to the address below; Scholarship money must be used in the same academic year as it is granted; and Previous winners of an ILLCF scholarship are not eligible to apply again.
Contact:
You are encouraged to complete the application on-line by going to www.illcf.org. Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus Foundation Scholarships, c/o Jesse H. Ruiz: Drinker Biddle Reath LLP 191 North Wacker Drive, Suite 3700 Chicago, Illinois 60606-1615 IMPORTANT: DO NOT FAX THE APPLICATION Url: illcf.org/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
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 23
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:
Advocate Health Care, Downers Grove, Illinois, USA 1-800-3-ADVOCATE Website: www.advocatehealth.com
Amount:
Up to $500
Awards:
4
Deadline:
October 31, April 30
You must be attending, or have secured a place, at a college, university, high school or trade school in the U.S. Must be least 16 years of age.
Amount:
$2,500
Awards:
per 250 entries
Deadline:
October 31
High school senior or current undergraduate student who will be enrolled in a 2- or 4-year public or private college or university located in the United States and/or the Dist. of Col. full-time for an academic school year 2016-2017.
Amount:
$500-$1500
Awards:
3
Deadline:
November 30
To submit, you must be a legal resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, who is at least 18 years of age by the contest deadline and enrolled in a university or college (state or private), a community college, or a trade or career-based school.