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First 10 Illinois scholarships:

Amount:
$2500-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 5
The Bohemian Lawyers' Association is the oldest ethnic Bar Association in Illinois. All persons of Czech, Moravian, Ruthenian, Silesian or Slovak ancestry enrolled in an accredited law school in the greater Chicagoland area are eligible for a Bohemian Lawyers' Association of Chicago (BLAC) annual scholarship.
Contact:
Bohemian Lawyers' Association of Chicago c/o Joseph M. Dvorak, IV 19 Riverside Road, Suite 5 Riverside, IL 60546-2606 United States For additional information go to BLAC website: www.bohemianlawyers.org
Amount:
Up to $11,000 per academic year.
Awards:
600
Deadline:
April 15 and November 15
Be a resident of the St. Louis metropolitan area for at least two years prior to the date of the application or have graduated from a St. Louis metropolitan area high school in the past two years. The metropolitan area includes St. Louis city, the Missouri counties of St. Louis, Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, St. Charles, or Warren, and the Illinois counties of Bond, Calhoun, Clinton, Jersey, Macoupin, Madison, Monroe, or St. Clair. Demonstrate financial need Have achieved a minimum cumulative 2.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale Plan to enroll in or be currently enrolled in a certificate or degree program at an accredited, nonprofit institution of higher education Applicants with history of educational loan default or bankruptcy are asked to submit a statement of explanation Be seeking a first certificate, associate, or bachelor's degree All fields of study, except the ministry and divinity degrees, are eligible for funding. Students who have already obtained a bachelor's degree are not eligible to apply. In order to complete the online application process, applicants must complete two essays, upload the following supporting documents, and ensure that a letter of recommendation is received by the deadline. 2019-2020 Student Aid Report (SAR) High school and official college transcripts 2019-2020 financial aid award letter Online letter of recommendation (Note: As the applicant, it is your responsibility to inform your recommender to watch for an email sent on your behalf that will explain how to complete this process.) In addition to the required documents above, The Scholarship Foundation reserves the right to obtain copies of applicant and parent federal tax returns in order to verify information provided in the Student Aid Report.
Contact:
The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis 6825 Clayton Ave, Suite 100, St. Louis, MO 63139 (314) 725-7990 info@sfstl.org Website: www.sfstl.org
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 15
Applicants must be Illinois residents enrolled or accepted into a certificate or degree conferring hospital related health care sequence. A minimum of 3.5 GPA is required.
Contact:
ILLINOIS HOSPITAL RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION 1151 E. WARRENVILLE ROAD PO BOX 3015 NAPERVILLE, IL 60566 Attn: CONSTITUENCY ON VOLUNTEERS SCHOLARSHIP Website: www.iha.org
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 20
Admitted or enrolled in an undergraduate degree-seeking program or certificate program at an accredited college or unniversity. Enrolled for at least 6 credit hours for the 2018-2019 academic year. Not previously awarded a scholarship from Latinos Progresando. Experience financial need. Be of Latino/immigrant descent. Demonstrate commitment to community service. Reside in Cook County.
Contact:
LATINOS PROGRESANDO 3047 W Cermak Rd Chicago, IL 60623 Phone: (773) 542-7077 Ext: 10 Website: www.latinospro.org
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 30
To be eligible for a scholarship an applicant must: Be a resident of Illinois for at least one year prior to application; Be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States; 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 or the Illinois Board of Higher Education. Schools approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation can be found by clicking on Illinois Approved Nursing Education Programs under RESOURCES in the right-hand column. Contact program staff to see which schools are approved by the Illinois Board of Higher Education; Demonstrate financial need based on the applicant's Student Aid Report; and Agree to the nurse employment or nurse educator employment obligation
Contact:
Questions regarding the scholarship may be directed to: Illinois Department of Public Health Center for Rural Health Nursing Education Scholarship Program 535 West Jefferson Street, Ground Floor Springfield, Illinois 62761-0001 Telephone: 217-782-1624 or 1-800-821-3635 TTY (hearing impaired use only) 1-800-547-0466 E-mail: dph.nesp@illinois.gov
Amount:
$2,000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
April 30
High school applicant's family must have a current JASC Family membership; current undergraduate or graduate student must have his/her own current Student or Individual membership. Applicant must be a high school senior and enroll on a full or part-time basis in an accredited school of advanced learning within one year of being selected as a scholarship recipient OR be currently enrolled as a student in a college or university. Applicant need not be of Japanese ancestry and need not be a citizen of the United States. Applicant must submit a written Application based on the Criteria listed below along with a current transcript from their high school or college/university. Awards to high school students are contingent upon the applicant timely providing the JASC with a notice of acceptance by an accredited school of advanced learning. Past recipients of JASC scholarship awards are not eligible to apply.
Contact:
Have any questions? Please contact: Joan Ambo 773-275-0097 ext 228 jambo@jasc-chicago.org www.jasc-chicago.org
Amount:
$3000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 1
OPALGA is pleased to announce a new scholarship program designed to provide financial support for the continuing education for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or questioning students; children of LGBT parents; or allies of the LGBTQ community. There are 2 types of scholarships. The first is for graduating high school students who have shown service, activism, and an understanding of the LGBT community. The second is for continuing education students (for advanced degrees)who are planning to work with the LGBT community and its issues. Scholarships are open to graduates of area high schools: Oak Park River Forest High School, Proviso East, Proviso Math & Science, Morton East & West High Schools, Elmwood Park High School, Steinmetz Academic Centre, Fenwick High School, or Trinity High School.
Contact:
OPALGA P.O. Box 1460 Oak Park, IL 60304 Website: www.opalga.org
Amount:
$600-$1700
Awards:
Up to 300
Deadline:
May 1
Applicants eligible to apply for a Mellinger Scholarship must be an undergraduate student and live in one of the following counties: Warren, Henderson, Knox, Mercer, Fulton or McDonough. Applications can only be downloaded/requested and submitted between February 1st and May 1st of each year.
Contact:
1025 East Broadway Monmouth, IL 61462 Phone: (309) 734-2419 Fax: (309) 734-4435 E-mail: info@mellinger.org Website: www.mellinger.org
Amount:
$1,000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
May 01
Full-time student enrolled in a two year, four year, or graduate program. Attending school OR permanent address in Texas, Missouri, Illinois or Ohio. All majors are welcome; impact comes in many forms and we celebrate that! Permanent residents or U.S. Citizens. Current college transcript. Resume. 400 to 800 word essay on the following topic: At Fig, our passion is to create a more inclusive world by expanding access to financial services. How will you create a more inclusive world? Through your studies or work experience, what is the issue you are tackling? How did you become passionate about the issue? How will you use your education to create a long standing solution to this issue?
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:
Questions may be directed to : 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 www.dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/life-stages-populations/rural-underserved-populations/scholarship/medical-student