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Deadline:
December 14
Open to African-American high school seniors who are full-time students in an accredited high school, or currently enrolled (1st year-4th years) in an accredited college. Academic good standing (GPA minimum 2.5). Student must be a resident of the State of Illinois. Declared intention to enroll in a: four-year accredited, two-year community college, accredited business or vocational school. May not be a past recipient of the SIS Scholarship Award.
Contact:
Sisters Investing In Souls P O Box 490474 Chicago, IL 60649-0474 E-mail: info@sistersinvestinginsouls.com Website: www.sistersinvestinginsouls.com
Amount:
Minimum $2000
Awards:
4
Deadline:
December 18
Meet ONE or more of the following criteria: a. Female b. Member of a minority group (African-American, Asian, Hispanic, Native American, Native Alaskan and other Ethnic or Immigrant Groups) c. Currently or formerly active in the US Military d. Disabled as defined by the Americans with Disabilities act Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and have demonstrated leadership and good character. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
Contact:
Alsace Dickerson, Marketing Assistant (e-mail bigsouth@bigsouth.org / 704-341-7990) www.sunbeltrentals.com
Amount:
$7,500 per academic year
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Scholarships are not available at this time. Please check back.
To be eligible for a scholarship, a nurse practitioner, physician assistant or certified nurse midwife student must be accepted or enrolled in a school located in Illinois and accredited in its field. A student may be full-time or part-time, although part-time students must be enrolled for at least one-third of the number of hours required per term by the school for its full-time students. 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 underserved populations, 2) greatest financial need, and 3) academic capabilities.
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Illinois Department of Public Health Center for Rural Health Allied Health Care Professional Scholarship Program 535 W. Jefferson St. Springfield, IL 62761-0001 Telephone: 217-782-1624 TTY(hearing impaired use only) 800-547-0466
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Through the Felton A. Childress, Sr. and Rhoda A. Wilson scholarship funds, assistance can be provided to students of cancer families to help defray the costs associated with beginning or continuing their education. Both funds are open to students of families or individuals who have applied to and approved in the MedStart-5 program.
Contact:
No Wooden Nickels P. O. Box 5287 Evanston, IL 60204 Phone: 888-842-2654 Fax: 847-864-4314 Email: Info@NoWoodenNickels.org Website: www.nowoodennickels.org
Amount:
$2000.00 ($500.00 per year for up to 4 years)
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Any high school senior who resides in Kankakee County or Iroquois County, Illinois and is of Hispanic or Latino heritage is eligible. Applicants must have maintained a minimum of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average (based on 4.0) through the seventh semester of high school. Proof of enrollment in an educational program is required for release of scholarship payment after the award is announced. The recipient will be selected based on the following criteria: Positive leadership and character exhibited in both academic and extracurricular school activities. Positive leadership and character exhibited in community and/or religious activities. Positive impact the applicant has had on others. Financial Need.
Amount:
$1000
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Deadline:
Last Friday in April
Prospective Students: Be Latino or of Latino Heritage. Reside in Lake County. Be a high school graduate or have earned a GED (General Education Certificate). Please see website for any additional eligibility information.
Contact:
Rodolfo Ruiz-Velasco 19351 W Washington St - Suite B210 Grayslake, IL 60030-1198 Telephone: (847) 543 2752 Fax: (847) 543 2780 Email: rruizvelasco@clcillinois.edu
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The mission of the Jesus Guadalupe Foundation is to provide college scholarships for Latino high school students who are graduates or will be graduates of Illinois high schools or GED programs. - Must be graduates of a high school (or GED program) located in Illinois. - Must be of Hispanic/Latino descent. - Must have a minimum high school GPA 3.0/4.0 scale or a 4.0/5.0 scale. - Must be enrolled as first semester freshman in a baccalaureate degree granting college or university. - Must be registered as full time students during the fall semester and the spring semester.
Contact:
Contact: Roberto Ramirez, the Jesus Guadalupe Foundation, 30W260 Butterfield Rd., Suite 207, Warrenville, IL 60555, Roberto Ramirez- (630) 836-9027
Amount:
$5000-$25000
Awards:
10
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The Monash/Scott Medical Student Scholarship Program is available to Chicago medical students and clinical residents who are committed to community service in Chicago. Community Service Scholars Residency Scholars. Must have completed their first year of medical school. Currently enrolled in an accredited Chicago medical school (MD or DO). Must be able to submit proof of match in a Chicago clinical residency program in: Primary care, Community/family medicine or Related field. All candidates must demonstrate: Outstanding academic achievement as evidenced in academic transcripts, faculty evaluations, receipt of special academic or national medical society honors, fellowships, and awards Leadership as indicated by active participation in international health, community-based activities or initiation of innovative projects. Potential for distinguished contributions to medicine as indicated by participation in research, publications or unique clerkships.
Contact:
National Medical Fellowships Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine 420 East Superior Street Rubloff 12 Office Number 12-157 Chicago, IL 60611 Tel: 312.503.6047 Email: lbullock@nmfonline.org https://nmfonline.org/about-our-scholarships-and-awards/service-learning-programs/monashscott-medical-student-scholarship-program/
Amount:
$500-$3000
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Varies
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Scholarship applications are available during the spring months of each year, and awarded for the following fall semester.
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.
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Chicago Department of Family and Support Services 615 W. Chicago Avenue, 3rd Floor Chicago, IL 60622 Phone: 312-746-7291 https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/fss/provdrs/serv/svcs/community_serviceblockgrantscholarship.html
Amount:
$2000 per year up to 4 years
Awards:
12-15
Deadline:
The deadline for the 2019-2020 academic year has passed. Please check back in December 2019 for information about 2020-2021 scholarship opportunities.
Cumulative 3.0 GPA. Accepted for enrollment or enrolled at an accredited college, university or technical school. Demonstrated financial need. Pursuing an undergraduate degree in the arts and sciences, human services, music or ministry. Commitment to community service through school, community or religious organizations. Preference will be given to applicants from Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas. Adults returning to school in order to increase employability are eligible. Previous recipients are renewed if they continue to meet the scholarship's criteria and submit the current year's renewal application.
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If you have additional questions, please direct your inquiries to scholarships@cfgreateratlanta.org. cfgreateratlanta.org/community-impact/scholarships/