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First 10 Illinois scholarships:

Amount:
$1000-$8000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 01
Applicants must be Jewish. Applicants must meet one or both of the following criteria: 1. Born and/or raised in either: Cook County, Chicago metropolitan area, or Northwest Indiana OR 2. One continuous year of full-time employment in Cook County or Chicago metropolitan area prior to starting professional education. PLEASE NOTE: The Chicago metropolitan area includes Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will Counties. Northwest Indiana includes Lake County. Applicants must intend to remain in the Chicago metropolitan area after completing school. Applicants must be entering an accredited professional graduate education program on a full-time basis (school acceptance is not required at time of scholarship application) Undergraduate applicants must be entering the junior or senior year of an accredited professional education program that will allow them to pursue employment in their chosen helping professions at a Bachelor's degree level. Applicants must demonstrate career promise in a helping profession.
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
February 9
$2000 scholarships to minority or veteran individuals residing in all Wisconsin and Illinois Mercyhealth service areas pursing secondary education in a healthcare.
Contact:
Mail completed applications and required documentation to: Kelly Schmig, HR Business Partner Assistant Mercyhealth Corporation PO Box 5003 Janesville, WI 53547 If you have any additional questions, please contact Kelly Schmig at 608-314-2323 or kschmig@mhemail.org.
Amount:
$2500
Awards:
2
Deadline:
February 16
The Muslim Women's Alliance Scholarship is in honor of Aisha (RA), the greatest of women scholars. The purpose of this scholarship is to empower women, and to allow them to become self sufficient. Applicants must fall into one of these categories: Female, High School graduate, entering into a two-year or four-year college Female, currently enrolled in a two-year or four-year college Female, entering into, or currently enrolled in a trade school. Eligible Students: Muslim Female; must be at the age of 17 years or older, as of March 1, 2019. Must be a U.S. Citizen or a Permanent Resident of the United States, and a resident of Illinois. Must be pursuing an Associate's degree, a first Bachelor's degree, or pursuing technical or vocational training at an accredited school.
Contact:
Muslim Women's Alliance Email: info@mwachicago.org Phone: 312 -298-9MWA Address: P.O. Box 3354 Oakbrook, IL 60522 https://mwachicago.org/mwa-scholarship/
Amount:
Up to a total of $23,000 in scholarships and stipend funds.
Awards:
175
Deadline:
March 1
Illinois High School Senior, Illinois Partner University Freshman or Sophomore, Illinois Community College Student. U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen (DACA recipients) and resident of Illinois. Be a resident of Illinois (if you are dependent, both you and your parent/guardian must be residents of Illinois) ACT: Prior to 9/1/15 %u2013 Composite score of 22 or higher and a minimum score of 19 on the Combined English/Writing portion. 9/1/15 and later %u2013 Composite score of 22 or higher and a minimum score of 16 on the Writing portion 9/10/16 and later %u2013 Composite score of 22 or higher and a minimum score of 6 on the Writing portion SAT: Prior to 3/5/16 %u2013 Composite score of 1030 (critical reading mathematics = 1030 or higher) and a minimum score of 450 on writing. 3/5/16 and later %u2013 Composite score of 1110 (evidence-based reading and writing mathematics = 1110 or higher) and a minimum score of 26 on writing Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP). Passed TAP prior to January 2019. Cumulative 2.5 GPA. Unofficial Transcripts.
Contact:
GOLDEN APPLE FOUNDATION 8 South Michigan Avenue Suite 700 Chicago, IL 60603 Phone: 312-407-0006 Fax: 312-407-0344 Email: info@goldenapple.org Website: www.goldenapple.org
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 1
Open to academically qualified students in the State of Illinois. Must be Illinois resident and resident of the U.S.. Financial need.
Contact:
Grand Lodge of Illinois 845 Wyatt Ave. P. O. Box 248 Lincoln Illinois United States of America 62656-0248 Telephone: 877-297-8125 Fax: 217-735-2562 Website: www.ioof-il.org
Amount:
$500-$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 15
Scholarships ranging from $500 to $1000 are awarded to students who demonstrate outstanding scholastic, extra-curricular and character qualifications. Each Illinois county awards at least one $500 scholarship each school year. The scholarship program is open to Illinois students attending an Illinois higher learning institution. College scholarship applications are available beginning in January each year and winners are announced in May.
Amount:
Up to $5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 23
Since 1916, the Chicago Urban League has been at the forefront of creating opportunities for African Americans to empower themselves and their communities. We are motivated by a vision that a strong African American community makes a better Chicago. Chicago Urban League Scholarships are now available to any person pursuing an undergraduate degree at an institution of higher learning to provide financial assistance for college. To qualify for a Chicago Urban League scholarship, you must: Possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale). Meet student status requirements for specific awards: enrolled as a full-time, undergraduate student in a degree-granting program or expecting to graduate this year from high school and enroll in a full-time undergraduate degree-granting program or completing a two-year college program and expecting to enroll in a degree-granting program at a four-year institution. Demonstrate financial need.
Contact:
Please contact Jimi Orange, Director of the Center for Student Development at 773-451-3572 or jorange@thechicagourbanleague.org if you have any questions or if you would like to be added to our scholarship mailing list. https://www.thechicagourbanleague.org/Page/391
Amount:
Up to $5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 29
Each year, Marianjoy proudly awards scholarships to students with disabilites to help them pursue educational programs at accredited two or four-year colleges and universities, or vocational technical schools in the United States. The Marianjoy Scholarship Program has awarded more than $870,000 in scholarships since it was established in 1994. Administered through Northwestern Memorial Foundation, funding for all scholarship awards is provided through generous donations from the community. The scholarships have had a profound impact on the lives of these talented individuals: past recipients include a physician, an attorney, a professional musician, a pastor, a film writer, a therapist and a teacher, among others. The Marianjoy Scholarship Program is intended for those individuals with a permanent physical disability or functional impairment, which may include: Brain Injury; Musculoskeletal Impairments, such as Amputation or Multiple Trauma; Neuromuscular Disorders, such as Multiple Sclerosis, Cerebral Palsy, or Guillain-Barré Syndrome; Spinal Cord Injury; Stroke.
Amount:
Up to $3000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 30
The Monarch Awards Foundation offers scholarships of up to $3,000 in several categories. The scholarships are offered to graduating high school seniors attending a Chicago metropolitan area high school, or current college students who are graduates of a Chicago area high school. The awards are intended for students who attend, or plan to attend, an accredited four-year college or university to earn their first undergraduate degree. Both female and male students are encouraged to apply for these scholarships. Awardees will be selected based on a combination of their academic record with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, active participation in extracurricular and/or community service activities, written communication skills shown in the required essay, and two letters of recommendation.
Amount:
$500
Awards:
6
Deadline:
March 31
To be eligible for this scholarship, an applicant must: Obtain a written sponsorship from an APSA of Illinois member (if you are not familiar with an APSA of Illinois member in your area, please contact us at 1-800-369-2964); Be a high school graduate or possess a GED certificate; Be pursuing a career in the automotive aftermarket industry; Be enrolled or planning to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student in a curriculum leading to a degree in an accredited college or university. Be a legal resident of Illinois; Provide a photo for APSA of Illinois use in publications.