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  • American Legion Scholarship Award
    Varies
    March 15
    Sponsor: American Legion - Department of Illinois

    Eligibility: Applicants must be children or grandchildren of American Legion Illinois members and must be in their senior year of high school. Awards may be used to further education at an accredited college, university or technical school.

    How to apply: Application information is available by contacting the American Legion, Department of Illinois.

    2720 East Lincoln Street
    Bloomington, IL 61704

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  • Americanism Essay Scholarship
    $100-$1,200
    February 5
    Sponsor: American Legion - Department of Illinois

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an Illinois school in grades seven to twelve.

    How to apply: Application information is available by contacting the local American Legion Unit or Auxiliary.

    2720 East Lincoln Street
    Bloomington, IL 61704

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  • Arch City Granite Scholarship
    $1,000
    May 30
    Sponsor: Arch City Granite & Marble Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a high school senior or college freshman from Missouri or Southern Illinois. Students must be able to prove financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1540 Page Industrial Boulevard
    St. Louis, MO 63132

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  • BNSF Railway Company FFA Scholarship
    $5,000
    January 15
    Sponsor: National FFA Organization

    Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. Students must be pursuing a four-year degree in one of the following agricultural fields: business management, economics, sales and marketing or finance. They must be residents of California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota or Texas. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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  • Boy Scout and Eagle Scout Scholarship
    $1,000
    April 15
    Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Illinois

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors in high school, Senior Boy Scouts or Explorers and residents of Illinois. Students must write an essay on Americanism and/or Boy Scout programs.

    How to apply: Application information is available by contacting your local Boy Scout office or American Legion Scout Chairman.

    P.O. Box 2910
    Bloomington, IL 61702-2910

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  • Bruce Fishkin Scholarship Fund
    Varies
    October 31
    Sponsor: Bruce Fishkin Scholarship Fund

    Eligibility: Applicants must be starting their senior year of college during the Fall of the application window and have a minimum 3.0 GPA or the equivalent academic performance for schools without the 4.0 system. Students must be a resident of Chicago or Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry or Will county in Illinois. Applicants must have taken the ACT or SAT test prior to application submission and secured a minimum ACT score of 22 or a minimum SAT score of 1100.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.


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  • Cathay Bank Foundation Scholarship
    $1,000
    March 25
    Sponsor: Asian Pacific Community Fund

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors residing in California, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Texas or Washington who are enrolling as first-year students in an accredited four-year college in one of the listed states of residency. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have a household income that falls at or below the low-income level. There is no ethnicity requirement.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1145 Wilshire Boulevard
    Suite 105
    Los Angeles, CA 90017

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  • Chicago FM Club Scholarships
    $500
    December 31
    Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a technician ham radio license, be residents of the FCC Ninth Call District (Illinois, Indiana or Wisconsin) and be students at an accredited post-secondary two- or four-year college or trade school.

    How to apply: Applications are available online but must be sent in by mail.

    225 Main Street
    Newington, CT 06111-1494

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  • Chicago Occupational Therapy Scholarship
    Up to $2,000
    Rolling Basis
    Sponsor: Chicago Occupational Therapy

    Eligibility: Applicants must be currently admitted to or attending graduate school to become an occupational therapist. Students must have an exceptional personality, clinical skills and character and be committed to working in a private practice setting focused on the pediatric population. Applicants must be attending a school or have a permanent address in the following Midwestern states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Wisconsin, Ohio or Nebraska.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1422 West Willow Street
    Suite 100
    Chicago, IL 60642

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  • Clifford & Louise King Scholarship
    $2,800
    February 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Great River Bend

    Eligibility: Applicants must plan to teach elementary or secondary education. Students must enroll at an accredited institution and obtain at least two recommendations from their high school teachers.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    852 Middle Road
    Suite 100
    Bettendorf, IA 52722

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  • Come 2 Iowa (C2IA) Senior Scholarship
    $1,000
    May 31
    Sponsor: Iowa Student Loan

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who are at least 13 years of age. Students must be a permanent resident of and enrolled in a high school located in one of the following states: Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota or Wisconsin. Applicants must be planning to attend college at an institution located in Iowa. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Application information is available online. Two online financial literacy tutorials, an online financial literacy assessment and a short essay are required.

    6775 Vista Drive
    West Des Moines, IA 50266-9305

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  • Community Banker Association of Illinois Annual Essay Scholarship Program
    Up to $4,000
    March 4
    Sponsor: Community Banker Association of Illinois

    Eligibility: Applicants must write essays and be sponsored by a participating CBAI member bank. There is an essay topic related to community banking, and the short essays are judged on understanding of community banking philosophy, accurate information, clear and concise sentences, logical organization, proper grammar, correct punctuation and spelling and conclusion/summary.

    How to apply: A list of participating banks and more information is available by email.

    901 Community Drive
    Springfield, IL 62703-5184

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  • Dan L. Meisinger Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship
    $2,500
    Last Friday in November
    Sponsor: National Air Transportation Foundation Meisinger Scholarship

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an aviation program with a B or better GPA and be a resident of Kansas, Missouri or Illinois. Students should be recommended by an aviation professional; independent applications are also considered.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    818 Connecticut Avenue NW
    Suite 900
    Washington, DC 20006

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  • Darling International Inc. FFA Scholarship
    $2,000
    January 15
    Sponsor: National FFA Organization

    Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time in one of the following agricultural degree programs: animal science, animal nutrition, agricultural business management or economics, livestock management or agriscience technician. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the students' activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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  • Don E. and Charlotte Williams Scholarship
    $3,000
    February 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Great River Bend

    Eligibility: Students must provide evidence of leadership skills and willingness to achieve their academic goals. Descendants of former Don E. Williams Company employees will be given preference.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    852 Middle Road
    Suite 100
    Bettendorf, IA 52722

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  • Dr. & Mrs. Yang Ho Rhee Scholarship
    $2,000
    February 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Great River Bend

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and plan to enroll full-time in a four-year program.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    852 Middle Road
    Suite 100
    Bettendorf, IA 52722

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  • Edmond A. Metzger Scholarship
    $500
    December 31
    Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a novice ham radio license, be undergraduate or graduate students in electrical engineering, be residents of and attend schools in the ARRL Central Division (Illinois, Indiana or Wisconsin) and be members of ARRL.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. Completed applications must be mailed in. They cannot be completed electronically.

    225 Main Street
    Newington, CT 06111-1494

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  • Ella McKee Student Loan
    Varies
    April 1
    Sponsor: Ella G. McKee Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Fayette County.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    The First National Bank-Vandalia
    Attention: Trust Department
    Box 40
    Vandalia, IL 62471

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  • Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa
    $1,500
    January 15
    Sponsor: National FFA Organization

    Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward degrees in one of the following areas of agriculture: agronomy, crop science, agricultural communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, business management, economics, finance, sales, marketing, plant pathology, plant breeding, plant genetics, soil science, soil conservation, water conservation or public service and administration. Applicants must be residents of Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or Wisconsin. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: An application form is required.

    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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  • Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship
    $1,000
    January 15
    Sponsor: National FFA Organization

    Eligibility: Applicants may be from Iowa or Texas and working toward two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working toward four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: An application form is required.

    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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  • Fiesta del Sol Guadalupe A. Reyes Scholarship
    $1,500
    April 12
    Sponsor: Fiesta de Sol

    Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled for a minimum of 6 credits at an accredited educational institution or graduating seniors who have been accepted to an accredited educational institution. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Students must either be residents of the Southwest side of Chicago, volunteers at Pilsen Neighbors Community Council/Fiesta del Sol or be sponsored by member institution of Gamaliel of Metro Chicago. Selection is based on demonstration of community service and financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Scholarship Committee
    2026 South Blue Island Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60608

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  • Geisinger Scholarship
    Varies
    January 16
    Sponsor: University of Michigan

    Eligibility: Students must be first year students entering the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor for the upcoming fall semester. Applicants must be from one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    College Administration
    1221 Beal Avenue
    Ann Arbor, MI 2102

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  • Gene S. Duke Scholarship
    $2,500
    February 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Great River Bend

    Eligibility: Students must be in the top half of their graduating class. Residents of Hampton, Illinois will be given preference.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    852 Middle Road
    Suite 100
    Bettendorf, IA 52722

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  • Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois (Illinois Scholars Program)
    Up to $23,000
    February 15
    Sponsor: Golden Apple Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Illinois high school seniors or college sophomores at one of the 53 partner universities in Illinois who are interested in teaching. There are a limited number of spots for college sophomores, and all college students must be nominated by a university liaison. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Students must commit to teaching in an Illinois school of need for five years after graduation.

    How to apply: Applications are available by calling 312-407-0433, extension 105.

    8 South Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603

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  • Greenhouse Scholars Scholarship
    Up to $5,000
    November 1
    Sponsor: Greenhouse Scholars

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college or university. They must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who reside and attend school in Colorado, Georgia, Illinois or North Carolina. They must have an unweighted GPA of 3.5 or higher, and they must demonstrate leadership, perseverance and financial need. Their household income must be $70,000 a year or less. Winners participate in an internship and summer symposium.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1820 Folsom Street
    Boulder, CO 80302

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  • Herman & Sarah Segal Scholarship
    $1,000
    February 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Great River Bend

    Eligibility: Students must enroll in a bachelor's degree program full-time and demonstrate a financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    852 Middle Road
    Suite 100
    Bettendorf, IA 52722

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  • Illinois AMVETS Junior ROTC Scholarship
    $1,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Illinois high school seniors who are participating in a Junior ROTC program and have taken the SAT or ACT.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    AMVETS Department of Illinois
    2200 South Sixth Street
    Springfield, IL 62703

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  • Illinois AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Memorial Scholarship
    Varies
    March 1
    Sponsor: Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Illinois high school seniors who have taken the SAT or ACT, and they must be the children or grandchildren of veterans who were honorably discharged after September 15, 1940 or who are currently serving in the military.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    AMVETS Department of Illinois
    2200 South Sixth Street
    Springfield, IL 62703

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  • Illinois AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Worchid Scholarship
    Varies
    March 1
    Sponsor: Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Illinois high school seniors whose mother or father is now deceased but had served after September 15, 1940, and was Honorably Discharged. Death of the parent does not have to be from military action or as a result of a service-related disability. Applicants must also have taken the SAT or ACT.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    AMVETS Department of Illinois
    2200 South Sixth Street
    Springfield, IL 62703

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  • Illinois AMVETS Sad Sacks Nursing Scholarship
    Varies
    March 1
    Sponsor: Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Illinois high school seniors who have been accepted into a nursing program or students who are already attending nursing school in Illinois. They must have financial need and a satisfactory academic record, character and activity record. Dependents of deceased or disabled veterans receive priority.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    AMVETS Department of Illinois
    2200 South Sixth Street
    Springfield, IL 62703

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  • Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation Scholarship
    $1,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants musts be Illinois high school seniors who have taken the SAT or ACT. Preference is given to students who are the children or grandchildren of Illinois veterans.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    AMVETS Department of Illinois
    2200 South Sixth Street
    Springfield, IL 62703

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  • Illinois AMVETS Trade School Scholarship
    $1,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be seniors at an Illinois high school who have been accepted into a trade school program. Students must submit a copy of their acceptance letter with the application form. Preference is given to students who are the children or grandchildren of veterans.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    AMVETS Department of Illinois
    2200 South Sixth Street
    Springfield, IL 62703

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  • Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Scholarships
    $1,500-$2,000
    June 1
    Sponsor: Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time junior or senior level undergraduate students at colleges or universities in Illinois and must major in health, physical education, recreation or dance. Students must have been members of IAHPERD since December 1 of the previous year and may receive this award no more than twice.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, cover letter, resume, essay, transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.

    P.O. Box 1326
    Jacksonville, IL 62651

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  • Illinois CPA Society Accounting Textbook Scholarship
    Varies
    April 1
    Sponsor: Illinois CPA Society

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a college senior or graduate student for the upcoming academic year. Students must be an Illinois resident and be enrolled in an Illinois college or university. Applicants must also plan to sit for the CPA exam in Illinois within three years of date of application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    550 W. Jackson
    Suite 900
    Chicago, IL 60661-5742

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  • Illinois Department of Children and Family Services Scholarship Program
    Up to full tuition plus $511 monthly stipend
    March 31
    Sponsor: Illinois Department of Children and Family Services

    Eligibility: Applicants must be between 16 and 21 years of age as of the application deadline and have a diploma from an accredited high school or a GED by the end of the current school year. Students must be in the Subsidized Guardianship Program, or the department must have court-ordered legal guardianship or have had legal guardianship for the applicant before adoption was finalized. Recipients must attend an Illinois state community college or university.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript or copy of GED, SAT or ACT scores, three letters of recommendation and a college transcript (if applicable) are required.

    406 E. Monroe Street
    Springfield, IL 62701

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  • Illinois Oratorical Program Scholarships
    $100-$2,000
    January 17
    Sponsor: American Legion - Department of Illinois

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students under the age of 20 who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and residents of the state. Students first give an oration within their state and winners compete at the national level. The oration must be related to the Constitution of the United States focusing on the duties and obligations citizens have to the government. It must be in English and be between eight and ten minutes. There is also an assigned topic which is posted on the website, and it should be between three and five minutes.

    How to apply: Application information is available by contacting the local American Legion Post or Illinois Department Headquarters.

    2720 East Lincoln Street
    Bloomington, IL 61704

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  • Iowa-Illinois Regional Auto Show Scholarship
    $5,000
    January 6
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Great River Bend

    Eligibility: Students or their parent must be employed at a local new car dealership for at least one year. Applicants' involvement in community service and extracurricular activities will be taken into consideration. Students must show a financial need and provide two letters of recommendation.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    852 Middle Road
    Suite 100
    Bettendorf, IA 52722

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  • James H. Dunn, Jr. Memorial Fellowship
    $31,332 plus benefits
    March 17
    Sponsor: Governor's Office of the State of Illinois

    Eligibility: Fellows must possess a bachelor's degree. Fellows will be assigned to various posts in the Governor's office or in an office under the Governor's jurisdiction.

    How to apply: Applications are available online or by mail.

    Dunn Fellowship Program
    207 State House
    Springfield, IL 62706

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  • James M. and Virginia M. Smyth Scholarship
    $2,000
    February 14
    Sponsor: Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Inc.

    Eligibility: Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA, and they must have community service experience. Applicants must plan to obtain a degree in the arts and sciences, music, ministry or human services. Preference will be given to students from the following states: Missouri, Mississippi, Georgia, Illinois, Oklahoma, Texas and Tennessee. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Adult students may also apply.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    50 Hurt Plaza
    Suite 449
    Atlanta, GA 30303

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  • JVS Chicago Scholarships for Jewish college and graduate students
    $1,000-$8,000
    February 1
    Sponsor: Jewish Vocational Service Chicago

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Jewish. Students must have been born and raised in the metropolitan Chicago area, including Lake County, Indiana or have one year of continuous employment in the metropolitan Chicago area. Applicants must intend to remain in the Chicago area after graduating. Students must be entering an accredited college or university full-time with a major in a helping profession. Applicants must be entering their junior or senior year of their program. Students must have financial need and show promise in their field.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    216 West Jackson Boulevard
    Suite 700
    Chicago, IL 60606

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  • Kankakee County Community Services Scholarship
    $1,100
    April 16
    Sponsor: Kankakee County Community Services

    Eligibility: Applicants must be from low-income families and plan to attend a college in the state of Illinois.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    657 East Court Street
    Kankakee, IL 60901

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  • Kelly Marie McQuate Memorial Scholarship
    $1,000
    February 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Great River Bend

    Eligibility: Students must demonstrate a financial need and provide evidence of work experience and participation in community or school activities.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    852 Middle Road
    Suite 100
    Bettendorf, IA 52722

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  • Kent Nutrition Group Inc. FFA Scholarship
    $1,000
    January 15
    Sponsor: National FFA Organization

    Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward a degree in one of the following fields: animal science, animal nutrition, dairy science, poultry science, equine/equestrian science, agriculture, agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or marketing and sales. Applicants must attend college in and be residents of one of the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia or West Virginia. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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  • Kids and Community Scholarship Program
    $2,500
    January 15
    Sponsor: Connor Group

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college students attending or planning to attend an accredited U.S. college or university with a combined family income of $75,000 or less. Students must live in one of the following markets: Atlanta, Austin, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Columbus, Dallas, Dayton, Denver, Louisville, Minneapolis, Nashville, Raleigh-Durham and Tampa.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    10510 North Springboro Pike
    Dayton, OH 45342

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  • Kleinschmidt Charitable Foundation Fund
    $3,000
    February 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Great River Bend

    Eligibility: Applicants must live in Rock Island County and be a graduating senior or currently enrolled in college. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 and show a financial need. Applicants who are enrolled in nurses' training or attending college in Rock Island County will be given preference. Students will be evaluated based on work experience, school and/or community activities.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    852 Middle Road
    Suite 100
    Bettendorf, IA 52722

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  • Lance Corporal Phillip E. Frank ~ Fifth Third Bank Memorial Scholarship
    $2,000
    March 31
    Sponsor: Heart of a Marine Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors or discharged military personnel. Students must demonstrate loyalty, patriotism, honor, respect and compassion for others.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1732
    Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

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  • Law School Scholarship Essay Contest
    $1,000
    October 9
    Sponsor: Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. Law Offices

    Eligibility: Applicants must be either a graduating senior or a college freshman. Students must submit a 750-1,500 word essay on distracted driving.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    161 N. Clark Street, Suite 4700
    Chicago, IL 60601

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  • Lee Magnon Memorial Scholarship
    $2,500
    January 1
    Sponsor: National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate at an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Applicants must be studying engineering and/or science at their chosen school. Applicants must have permanent residence in the NACE Central Area which includes the following states: Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and scholarship essay questions are required.

    15835 Park Ten Place
    Houston, TX 77084-5145

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  • Ligino Family Scholarship
    $500
    February 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Great River Bend

    Eligibility: Students must have a 3.0 GPA and provide evidence of work experience and school or community activities. Applicants must demonstrate a financial need. Preference given to those who pursue a degree in the field of education, business, basketball or track/field.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    852 Middle Road
    Suite 100
    Bettendorf, IA 52722

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  • M. Josephine O'Neil Arts Award
    Up to $6,000
    January 9
    Sponsor: Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Lambda State Organization

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Illinois residents and be sophomores at an accredited community college or current or upcoming juniors at an accredited four-year college or university. Students must demonstrate outstanding accomplishment in music, visual arts, dance, theater or the literary arts.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, evidence of accomplishment in the arts (such as reviews, awards, etc.) and an artwork sample are required.

    c/o Athena Columbus
    8127 North Oketo Avenue
    Niles, IL 60714-2941

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  • Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship
    $2,500
    January 15
    Sponsor: National FFA Organization

    Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the field of agriculture and reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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  • McGraw Foundation and Fifth Third Bank Emergency Financial Aid Award
    Varies
    Varies
    Sponsor: Associated Colleges of Illinois

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students at one of ACI's 23 member institutions who are from middle-income families. They must be experiencing a personal financial emergency, must be ineligible for other sources of emergency aid and cannot be receiving any such aid from any other source. Applicants must have tried to secure part-time employment. Selection is based on financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and a personal essay are required.

    70 East Lake Street
    Suite 1418
    Chicago, IL 60601

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  • Mellinger Scholarships
    Varies
    May 1
    Sponsor: Edward Arthur Mellinger Educational Foundation Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must live in western Illinois or eastern Iowa, submit the FAFSA form and demonstrate financial need and attend an accredited university. Awards are based on academic achievement. Part-time students are also eligible for scholarships, and loans are also available to graduate students.

    How to apply: Applications are available by mail or online. Application forms are only available from February 1 to May 1 each year.

    1025 E. Broadway
    P.O. Box 770
    Monmouth, IL 61462

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  • MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship
    $2,000
    January 15
    Sponsor: National FFA Organization

    Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960

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  • MGMA Midwest Section Scholarship
    $2,500
    May 22
    Sponsor: Medical Group Management Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be members of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA). They must be residents of one of the MGMA Midwest Section states, namely Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota or Wisconsin. They must be undergraduate or graduate students who are enrolled in a degree program that is related to medical practice management (such as public health, business administration or health care administration). Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

    104 Inverness Terrace East
    Englewood, CO 80112

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  • MIA/POW Scholarship
    Varies
    Year-round
    Sponsor: Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs

    Eligibility: Applicants must be dependents of veterans who reside in the State of Illinois at the time of entry into Active duty and who meet one of five criteria. Students must provide proof of registration or acceptance letter to college or university. Selection is based on overall strength of application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Attn.: MIA/POW Scholarship Program
    833 South Spring Street
    Springfield, IL 62794

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  • Michael Curry Summer Internship Program
    $1,346 stipend
    March 31
    Sponsor: Governor's Office of the State of Illinois Michael Curry Summer Internship Program

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Illinois residents. Recipients work full-time in an agency under the jurisdiction of the Governor for 10 weeks during the summer.

    How to apply: Applications are available online or by mail.

    207 State House
    Springfield, IL 62706

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  • Mike Condon Memorial Scholarship
    $1,500
    February 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Great River Bend

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a 2.25 GPA and plan to enroll full-time. Students must be currently enrolled in college or graduating seniors. Applicants who have participated in construction-related activities or curriculum will be given preference.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    852 Middle Road
    Suite 100
    Bettendorf, IA 52722

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  • Monetary Award Program (MAP)
    Varies
    September 30
    Sponsor: Illinois Department of Public Health

    Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Illinois, enrolled at a MAP-approved Illinois institution and carry a minimum of three hours per term. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need and maintain satisfactory academic progress.

    How to apply: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

    Center for Rural Health
    535 West Jefferson Street
    Springfield, IL 62761

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  • Morency Family Scholarship
    $2,000
    February 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Great River Bend

    Eligibility: Applicants must be accepted or currently enrolled at an accredited educational institution. Preference will be given to students who enroll in a manufacturing program and those who have been in foster care.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    852 Middle Road
    Suite 100
    Bettendorf, IA 52722

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  • Northrop Grumman Scholarship
    $5,000
    February 14
    Sponsor: Society of Women Engineers

    Eligibility: Scholarships are available for students living in each of Maryland's 23 counties, one scholarship for a student living in the city of Baltimore and two scholarships for applicants living in specific counties/communities from the following states: Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New York, Ohio, Utah or Virginia. Applicants must have a minimum composite SAT score of 1150 or ACT score of 27 and a minimum GPA of 3.5.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    130 East Randolph Street
    Suite 3500
    Chicago, IL 60601

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  • Nursing Education Scholarship Program
    Up to full tuition
    April 30
    Sponsor: Illinois Department of Public Health

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Illinois residents, having lived in the state for one year prior to applying and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicants must be accepted to or enrolled in an approved nursing program and demonstrate financial need. Scholarship recipients must agree to work as a nurse in Illinois after graduation.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Center for Rural Health
    535 West Jefferson Street
    Springfield, IL 62761

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  • Our First Amendment Freedoms Art and Essay Contest
    Up to $5,000
    September 27
    Sponsor: Anti-Defamation League Midwest

    Eligibility: Applicants must be 6th to 12th grade students in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Minnesota, North Dakota or South Dakota. Students must submit an essay or artwork related to the First Amendment. Selection is based on the overall strength of the submission.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    120 South LaSalle
    Suite 1150
    Chicago, IL 60603

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  • Richard D. Wiegers Scholarship
    Up to $1,000
    April 1
    Sponsor: Illinois Real Estate Educational Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Illinois residents who are attending an Illinois college or university. They must be graduate students who are majoring in business or undergraduate students who are majoring in business, finance or pre-law studies. Selection is based on academic merit, stated career goals, references and financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, two reference letters, a personal statement and course of study outline are required.

    P.O. Box 2607
    Springfield, IL 62708

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  • Richard J. Collins Scholarship
    $500
    February 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of the Great River Bend

    Eligibility: Applicants must prove to be good stewards of their community and have participated in middle or high school sports in Moline School District #40. Preference will be given to students whose parent or grandparent was a student of Richard J. Collins.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    852 Middle Road
    Suite 100
    Bettendorf, IA 52722

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  • Scholarships in Mathematics Education
    $1,500
    May 9
    Sponsor: Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled at an accredited Illinois postsecondary institution in an undergraduate mathematics education curriculum that provides preparation for becoming a teacher. They must be rising juniors or seniors who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Applicants must be pursuing a first bachelor's degree. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, lesson planning form, personal essay, two recommendation letters and a transcript are required.

    ICTM Scholarship
    c/o Sue and Randy Pippen
    24807 Winterberry Lane
    Plainfield, IL 60585

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  • Six Meter Club of Chicago Scholarship
    $500
    December 31
    Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must have an active amateur radio license in any class. Students must be enrolled in an Illinois university or technical school for undergraduate study. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is preferred.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    225 Main Street
    Newington, CT 06111-1494

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  • Therapy Materials Vault Scholarship
    $2,000
    Rolling Basis
    Sponsor: Therapy Materials Vault

    Eligibility: Applicants must be currently admitted to or attending graduate school to become speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, behavior analysts, physical therapists or related professionals. Students must be attending a school or have a permanent address in one of the following Midwest states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio or Wisconsin. Applicants must have exceptional personality, clinical skills and character and be committed to work in a private practice setting with the pediatric population. Short essays on provided topics, a personal statement, short video and resume are required to be submitted.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1765 North Elston
    Suite 206
    Chicago, IL 60642

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  • Township Officials of Illinois Scholarship
    $1,500
    May 22
    Sponsor: Township Officials of Illinois

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors attending an Illinois college or university in the fall and must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online in January.

    3217 Northfield Drive
    Springfield, IL 62702

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