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First 10 Illinois scholarships:

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.
Amount:
$10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 31
Scholarship is awarded as forgivable loan in exchange for a service agreement with Genesis Health Services after graduation. Applicant must be current College student in good academic standing, attending an accredited Iowa or Illinois college or university, who will have completed his/her freshman or sophomore year of college by June 20 and is seeking admission to, or has been accepted into, an undergraduate baccalaureate program in nursing. Note: Individuals entering an associate's degree program (e.g. community college), or BSN completion program are not eligible to apply. Must be a resident within the Genesis Health System, bi-state service area: Clinton, Des Moines, Jackson, Louisa, Muscatine, or Scott Counties in Iowa or Henry, Mercer, Rock Island, or Whiteside Counties in Illinois. Minimum high school cumulative GPA of 3.0 and/or college cumulative GPA of 2.5.
Contact:
Genesis Health System Foundation, 1227 E. Rusholme, Davenport, IA 52803 Email: scholarships@genesishealth.com Fax: 563-421-6869 Website: www1.genesishealth.com
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
March 31
Full-time enrolled student in any Canadian or American University. High school students may also apply.
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
March 31
Eligibility Requirements: Current High School Senior (class of 2019). African American Male. US Citizenship . Chicagoland area. Admitted to and attending a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited 2 or 4-year college or university in the fall. Attendance at Scholarship .Presentation Event (June 2019).
Contact:
The Gread "Lefty" McKinnis Memorial Foundation P.O. Box 438147 Chicago, Illinois 60643 https://cps.academicworks.com/opportunities/2710
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 1
Must be Latino or of Latino descent. Must be Lake County resident. Financial need. Minimum 2.7 GPA. Must attend or be accepted into an accredited college or university. Must be high school senior or college student.
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 1
The Scholarship Program awards scholarships to students who are blind, visually impaired, and/or have an additional disability, and to Chicago Lighthouse employees, especially those who are disabled and/or Veterans. Applicants must be residents from Illinois attending any school of higher education, or students from other states attending school in Illinois, to obtain accredited certifications, Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral degrees.
Contact:
For more information, or to request an accommodation to complete the application, please contact: Maureen Reid Scholarship Coordinator (312) 666-1331 ext. 3655 maureen.reid@chicagolighthouse.org The Chicago Lighthouse 1850 W. Roosevelt Road | Chicago, IL 60608 https://chicagolighthouse.org/program/lighthouse-scholarship/
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 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:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
April 1
The purpose of this scholarship is to serve as a memorial to Aurelio "Larry" Jazo, a long time migrant educator, by offering an annual award in the amount of $1000 for post-secondary scholarship assistance to a migrant farmworker student who has a recent migration to Illinois. Eligibility: Candidates will be screened by a selection committee on the basis of the following criteria: Recent history of migration to Illinois for agricultural employment. Scholastic achievement. Financial need.