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First 10 Illinois scholarships:

Amount:
$5,000
Awards:
5
Deadline:
November 30th
* Have a minimum 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale * Graduating high school senior in the USA,* Plan to enroll in a full time 2 or 4 year university
Amount:
Up to $5000 per year x 4 years
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 2
Be a graduating high school senior planning to attend a four-year accredited academic institution. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and a legal resident of Colorado, Georgia, Illinois or North Carolina. Have a cumulative, unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above Demonstrate financial need (annual household income no greater than $70,000). Possess excellent leadership skills, an ability to persevere through difficult circumstances, and a strong interest in and commitment to their community.
Contact:
Contact us anytime with questions: scholars@greenhousescholars.org or 303.459.5470 Website: www.greenhousescholars.org
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
800
Deadline:
December 7
Applicants to the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program must: Have a demonstrated commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character, integrity, and leadership. Reside in a community served by Comcast and/or in one of the following NBC or Telemundo markets: Boston, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, El Paso, Los Angeles, McAllen (TX), New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Diego, and Washington, D.C. Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2019-2020 academic year. Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent). Be enrolled as a high school senior. Demonstrate financial need.
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
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
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
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.
Contact:
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
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
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)
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
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
Awards:
Varies
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
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
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