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First 10 Illinois scholarships:

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:
$2500
Awards:
2
Deadline:
March 24
Muslim Female; must be at the age of 17 years or older, as of March 1. 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.
Amount:
$2500-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 26
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 $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-Barr� Syndrome; Spinal Cord Injury; Stroke.
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 31
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.
Contact:
Please submit completed application and supporting materials to: CLULC Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 174 Gurnee, IL 60031 Email: [email protected] https://www.clulc.org/clulc-scholarship/
Amount:
Up to $3000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 31
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:
Up to $2500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
March 31
Up to $2,500 will be awarded to a Genesis Medical Center Davenport, Genesis Medical Center Silvis, VNA, Hospice or Genesis Health Group employee or volunteer to be used toward the completion of their initial RN degree. Current RNs do not qualify for this scholarship.
Contact:
If you have any questions about the nursing scholarships or application, contact Joan McCann by email at [email protected] or by phone at 563-421-7674. If you have any questions about all other scholarships or applications, contact Genesis Health Services Foundation at [email protected] or 563.421.6865.
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) 997-3655 [email protected] The Chicago Lighthouse 1850 W. Roosevelt Road | Chicago, IL 60608 https://chicagolighthouse.org/program/lighthouse-scholarship/
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
April 8
Admitted or enrolled in an undergraduate degree-seeking program or certificate program at a US accredited college or university Enrolled for at least 6 credit hours for the 2022-2023 academic year Not previously awarded a scholarship from Latinos Progresando Experience financial need Be of Latino and/or immigrant descent Demonstrate commitment to community service Reside in Cook County
Amount:
Up to $11,000 per academic year.
Awards:
600
Deadline:
April 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 [email protected] Website: www.sfstl.org