Academics: Scholarships

A. Colville Wilson Scholarship

Sponsored by the Illinois Masonic Grand Lodge and Illinois Scottish Rite Masons, the Wilson Scholarship is or applicants that are pursuing a graduate degree in nursing or health services for children in the State of Illinois. The application is on their website at www.valleyofbloomington.org The deadline for this application is March 1st 2021 …

Acorn Equality Fund Scholarship

The Acorn Fund Scholarship is designed to provide academic financial support for gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender students or the children of gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender parents.  There are two scholarships, one based upon academic, volunteerism, and advocacy.  Scholarships are awarded based upon academic performance and an essay and range from $1,000 to $4,500.  Additional information and applications are available here.  This scholarship has a September 18th 2020 deadline. For questions, please email acorn1999@gmail.com …

ACT Scholarship

 The ACT Student Champion Award recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and plan in place.  ACT Student Champions receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, and state-level recognition.  High school seniors who have overcome challenges and can articulate their education and/or career actions and those who have a minimum of a 22 ACT composite …

Adore Me Scholarship

This scholarship awards $1,000 to women who are pursuing a degree in business.  Recipients will demonstrate a strong ability to lead in their community and will have already started, or plan to one day start, their own business.  Apply here.  For updates and notices click here …

AES Engineering Scholarship

AES Engineering-belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped.  For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted.  Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study.  The award is available for high school seniors and all students …

African American Hall of Fame Museum 2020 -2021 Scholarship

The African American Hall of Fame Museum (AAHFM) supports African American graduating seniors of Peoria Public Schools, Quest Academy and Bloomington/Normal Schools who are pursuing higher education at an accredited college or university. As community leaders we encourage and promote high academic achievement. Scholarships are awarded to support academic excellence and encourage community involvement among African American students. We believe that we can encourage our youth to seek higher education by providing financial assistance. The …

Alpha Kappa Alpha Scholarship

For consideration for this scholarship, student must be African American, reside in the Bloomington/Normal area, attend a high school in the Bloomington/Normal are, be a graduating senior, and be enrolled in an accredited two-,three-or four-year college or university upon graduation.  Deadline is April 24th.  Please see the counseling office for application …

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Scholarship

AKA Scholarship App 2020 The Omicron Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.® 2020 Educational Scholarship for high school seniors is now available. For consideration, the student must: • Be African American • Reside in the Bloomington/Normal area • Attend a high school in the Bloomington/Normal area • Graduate from high school no later than June 30, 2020 • Be enrolled in an accredited two-, three- or four-year college or university for the …

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. – 2021 Scholarship

The Omicron Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.® presents their 2021 Educational Scholarship for high school seniors. For consideration, the student must: Be African American Reside in the Bloomington/Normal area Attend a high school in the Bloomington/Normal area Graduate from high school no later than June 30, 2021 Be enrolled in an accredited two-, three- or four-year college or university for the 2020-2021 school term Attach a resume that documents: scholastic honors/awards, extracurricular …

Alpha Zeta Delta of Chi Psi Fraternity

This is a $1,000 scholarship offered to incoming freshmen men who will be attending the University of Illinois.  Apply at www.AZDChiPsi.org/Buell.  May deadline …

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America-Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship Essay Contest

High School seniors impacted by Alzheimer’s Disease are invited to enter the contest by submitting a 1,200 to 1,500 word essay about how Alzheimer’s has impacted their lives and what they have learned from dealing with the illness. First prize is $5,000, with additional awards for second prize, third prize and honorable mentions. Apply here! Deadline is Friday, February 28th 2020 …

American Chemical Society Scholars Program

This program is designed to encourage African-American, Hispanic, and Native American students to pursue undergraduate college degrees in the chemical sciences.  ACS will award 100 scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $5,000 per academic year.  Eligible students must be high academic achievers in chemistry or science, be able to demonstrate financial need, and intend to pursue a degree in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science.  March Deadline.  Apply here …

Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite- Valley of Bloomington Scholarships

The Valley of Bloomington administrates scholarships for around 50 recipients each year. Requirements for each scholarship vary. Please review the website and application for details. Applications and information can be found at www.valleyofbloomington.org The following scholarships require the applicant to have a Masonic relative: Grand Lodge of A.F. and A.M. of Illinois Robert B. Perkins Louis L. Williams Leon M. Abbott Scholarships are accepted through March 1st 2021 …

Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship

ABOUT THE APIA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Scholarship awards range from one-time $2,500 awards to multi-year $20,000 awards. APIA Scholars provides scholarships to underserved APIA students with a special focus on those who: Live at or below the poverty level, or are otherwise of low socioeconomic status; Are the first in their families to attend college; Are representative of the APIA community’s diversity, (geographically and ethnically}, especially those ethnicities that have been underrepresented on college campuses due …

AXA Achievement Community Scholarship

This organization offers $2,000 scholarships to students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school,  the community, or the workplace.  An application and essay are required.  Apply here.  …

AXA Scholarship

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B Davis Scholarship

This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution.  May application deadline .   Apply here …

B. Davis Scholarship

Deadline and Eligibility DEADLINE: May 22, 2020 AWARD VALUE: $1,000 This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution. There is no age restriction, but be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next. This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know where you are going to school now and …

Benjamin Elementary School Scholarship Application

Scholarship Guidelines: 1. Eligible students must have attended Benjamin Elementary for two or more years or completed 5th grade at Benjamin. 2. Students should be graduating from a high school in Bloomington-Normal. 3. Continuing education should be planned to occur in the fall of 2021. Students may be planning to attend a 2-year or 4-year program at a trade school, junior college, college, or university. 4. All applications should be submitted through this form and …

Bloomington Kiwanis Club

The Kiwanis Club of Bloomington is offering an “On-Track Scholarship of $1,500 to a Graduation Senior.  This non-renewable award is available to students who have experienced academic, physical or personal challenges during their high school years.  The nature of these challenges should have had the potential to lead the student “off track” in school.  However, due to perseverance, the student overcame the obstacles and remained “On Track” to successfully move toward a college education.  Qualifying …

Bloomington/Normal Girls Softball Association Scholarship

This $600 scholarship is awarded to students who have played softball with the BNGSA three out of the four years of high school.  An essay is required.  Information and applications are available in the Counseling Center or on the Association’s website at www.bngsa.org.  March Deadline.  Apply here …

Buick Achievers Scholarship

Applicants need to be high school seniors or current undergraduates planning on enrolling full time at a four-year college or university and are planning to major in a specified course of study focused on engineering, technology or design, with an interest in the automotive industry.  Apply here …

Burger King Scholar

High school seniors, Burger King employees, their dependent children, spouses or domestic partners in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico can apply to receive up to $50,000 in scholarship awards. High school seniors must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scales to be eligible. Apply here.  This scholarship has an December deadline …

Business Broker Network Scholarship

Business Broker Network will award a $2,000 scholarship to a highly motivated student who can thoughtfully write about a business founder whose story has inspired him or her to become an entrepreneur.  The application is due August 31st.  Apply here …

Carol McGraw Memorial Glenn School PTO Scholarship

Glenn School PTO Scholarship This $500.00 scholarship is given to one graduating senior from high schools in Bloomington Normal that attended Glenn Elementary. This award is named in honor of Mrs. Carol McGraw, who was a beloved Kindergarten teacher for over 20 years at Glenn Elementary.  Application should include:  o 1 letter of recommendation (preferably from a teacher)  o Essay: Please write on the topic of how attending Glenn Elementary has impacted/inspired you/what being a …

Central Illinois Chapter of The Links Incorporated

The application instruction sheet can be found at www.centralillinoislinksinc.org/scholarship.php Please note two (2) key requirements for this year’s application process. First, applications must be submitted online by the January 31, 2020 deadline. Second, student’s official high school transcripts must be uploaded to the application website at https://centralillinoislinksinc.org/scholarship_transcript/ by January 31, 2020 …

Christian Leadership Award- Purdue, Indiana, and Illinois

$1,500 for Purdue University-West Layfayette $500 for Finalists admitted to Scholars Program $1,500 for Indiana University-Indiana $1,500 for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Provided by Beta Sigma Psi Purdue Alumni Apply online …

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

Each year, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation awards 150 college scholarships worth $20,000 to high school students across the United States through the Coca-Cola Scholars Program. Students need a 3.0 GPA and to fill out an online application that requires no essays, no recommendations, and no transcripts by October 31, 2020, at 4 p.m. Central Time …

Coca-Cola Scholars program

Four-year scholarships ranging from $4000 to $20,000 awarded by the Coca-Cola Company based upon a number of factors, with special emphasis on character, leadership in school, civic, and other extracurricular activities, academic achievement, and motivation to serve and succeed in all endeavors. All applicants must register online here.  This scholarship has an October deadline …

College Board Opportunity Scholarships

Practice for the SAT: $1000 Closes End of October Encourage your students to use Official SAT® Practice on Khan Academy®, and practice for six or more hours to get ready for test day. Tip: If students have taken the PSAT/NMSQT® and connected their College Board and Khan Academy accounts, they’ll receive a personalized study plan based on their PSAT/NMSQT scores. Strengthen Your College List: $500 Closes End of October Students who update their lists on …

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Comcast Leaders & Achievers Scholarship

This program is a nomination-based award, and only one student per school may be nominated by their principal or guidance counselor.  Leaders and Achievers, funded through the Comcast Foundation, recognizes high school seniors from Comcast communities for their commitment to community service, academics and demonstrated leadership.  To acknowledge these accomplishments, Leaders and Achievers students are awarded one-time scholarships, with a base award of $1,000.  Students who are interested to be nominated for this scholarship need …

COMCAST NBCUNIVERSAL

Students can self-nominate students to apply to receive a one-time scholarship of $2500.  Applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character, integrity and leadership.  Must be enrolled as a high school senior, reside in one of the communities listed on the program website, plan to enroll in full-time study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the US for the entire 2019-2020 academic year, have a minimum …

Crescent Electric Scholarship

Crescent Electric Supply company is offering $1,000 to a student who can thoughtfully respond to their provided prompt in an 800-word essay.  This scholarship is available for rising freshman, freshman, sophomore, and juniors in college or university.  Apply here …

Delta Sigma Theta Scholarship

The Scholarship Committee of the Bloomington Normal Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc is pleased to announce the opening of the submission period for our 2021 Scholarship. Following the criteria is a link to the Scholarship Welcome Page which contains instructions for submitting the scholarship application. Applicants must meet the following criteria for consideration: Must be an African-American high school senior residing in Bloomington or Normal and graduating during the 2020-2021 school year …

DFA Cares Foundation Scholarship

At Dairy Farmers of America, they believe it is important to invest in the next generation of leaders to ensure a bright future for the dairy industry. That is why they established the DFA Cares Foundation Scholarship Program. Eligibility for this scholarship includes: High School seniors or recent graduates who have been accepted to college but have not yet started classes. Be pursuing a career in the dairy industry or a related field. The application …

Drunk Driving Scholarship

The law firm McKinney, Tucker & Lemel is sponsoring a scholarship this year on the topic of drunk driving and what we can do to lower the rates of drunk driving in our communities. We will be offering a first place scholarship of $1,000 and a second place scholarship of $500 to the top two essays or video essays responding to the following prompt: “Have you or someone you know been affected by drunk driving? …

Elks “Most Valuable Student” Scholarship

Four year scholarships are awarded by the Elks National Foundation for financial need, leadership, and scholarship.  Information is available at here.  This scholarship has a November deadline …

Fairview Elementary Legacy Scholarship

This scholarship is available to all seniors looking for financial assistance with post high school education. Senior must have attended Fairview Elementary for a minimum of two academic years. Two awards in the amount of $500 are available. The application deadline is April 26th. Please see counseling office for application …

Fairview Falcon Legacy Scholarship

This scholarship is available to all seniors looking for financial assistance with post high school education.  The selected students must have attended Fairview for a minimum of two academic years.   Please see the Counseling office for application …

Flavorful Futures Scholarship

Must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States. Must be a high school graduating between August 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019. Must have a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.5 on a 4-point scale. Deadline is February 15, 2019. Apply here …

Flavorful Futures Scholarship

Sparkling Ice® is awarding FIVE $5,000 scholarships to eligible high school seniors who are planning their bright and colorful futures. Visit sparklingice.com/scholarship for full list of requirements. • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States. • Must be a high school senior graduating between August 1, 2019 and July 31, 2020. • Must have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 on a 4-point …

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes

To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must be entering college in the Fall of 2021 and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be involved in high school sports, intramural sports, or community-based sports. The deadline is January 8th 2021. Applications can be found at Foot Locker Scholar Athletes  …

Franchise Opportunities Scholarship

Franchise Opportunities will award a $2000 scholarship to a highly motivated student who can thoughtfully write about a business founder, whose story has inspired him or her to become an entrepreneur.  The application is due August 31, 2019.  Apply here …

Gates Millennium Scholars Program

This program is funded by a grant from Bill and Melinda Gates, this scholarship is available to African-American, American-Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander-American, or Hispanic American students who have a minimum GPA of 3.30 and have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular or other activities, and meet Federal Pell eligibility criteria.  This is a highly competitive process and students are encouraged to submit their nomination packet as early as possible.  Information can …

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

College scholarships for student leaders: High school seniors nationwide who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are invited to apply for the 2021 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. This program annually provides college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships – up to $40,000 total per recipient – and supports them as they lead and serve in college and beyond. Applications for the 2021 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program are accepted until Jan. 5, 2021. Additional information, eligibility requirements, …

General Federated Women’s Club of Illinois Scholarship

This philanthropic organization, founded in 1894, is dedicated to community improvement by enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service. This year, our organization has $12,000 in monetary scholarships for the academic fall semester of 2021. The scholarships available are in the studies of: Art, Drama, Music, Vocational Studies, and Health & Wellness. Applicants (male or female) must be a graduating high school senior, current college student and or an adult returning to school. The …

GFWC Illinois Federation of Women’s Clubs 2020 Scholarships

The Illinois Federation of Women’s Clubs is offering $12,000 in scholarships this year. The scholarships include art, drama, music, education, and vocational studies. They are open to both male and female students. Applications are available in the Counseling Center or on their website All scholarship applications must be postmarked by February 15th 2020 …

Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois

The Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois Program is inviting high school seniors to apply for their teacher preparation program.  Scholars are provided with extensive teaching experience and advanced preparation to supplement their college curriculum, academic support throughout college, college tuition assistance and support (up to $23,000), and mentoring during first years of teaching.  The deadline to apply is March 1st.  Apply here …

Golden Apple Scholars Program

A pre-service teaching program with up to $28,000 in financial aid for students who plan on teaching as a career.  Recipients must finish their bachelor’s degree, obtain an Illinois teaching certificate and teach for five years in an Illinois school of need.  Students must be nominated.l  Nominations begin in March of a student’s JUNIOR year in high school.  Additional information is available here.  This scholarship has a December deadline …

Golden Apple Scholars Program- Class of 2021

Golden Apple Scholars Receive: Up to $23,000 in financial assistance for college, inclusive of paid Scholar Institutes Extensive classroom teaching experience Academic and social-emotional support Job placement assistance Mentoring from our award-winning teaching faculty Who Is Eligible? Students attending Illinois schools who are high school seniors, freshmen/sophomores in college and community college students Illinois resident, U.S. citizens, eligible non-citizens, or Illinois Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) students Please note: Standardized test scores are optional …

Hank O Payne Scholarship Foundation 2021 Application

Trade school Scholarships are awarded to Mclean, Woodford and Livingston County Area residence are awarded this scholarship to be applied towards tuition assistance into a vocational school.  Applications are to be submitted to the scholarship committee in July of the year prior to the academic year for which you are requesting support.  All information submitted will be held in confidence and used solely for the purpose of scholarship administration. Hank O Payne Scholarship Foundation Application2021 …

Heartland Community College Foundation Scholarships

This year, the Heartland Community College Foundation awarded over 250 scholarships to local students totaling over $475,000 in financial support. The scholarship application priority deadline for fall 2020 scholarships is 11:59 pm on March 1, 2020. There will be a rolling scholarship application deadline after that date. Check out our Apply for Scholarships tab where you can get step-by-step directions as to how to apply …

Heartland Community College Trustee Scholarship

The Trustee Scholarship is a tuition waiver for up to 36 credit hours per academic year for one valedictorian or salutatorian from your high school.  The student will need to complete the form and have their information verified by a school official.  If there are multiple students wishing to apply, please know it is the discretion of your school officials to decide which student receives the scholarship. The Trustee Scholarship deadline is June 30th. Trustee …

Heisman High School Scholarship

The Heisman Trophy Trust and Acceptance Insurance, a leading provider of personal automobile insurance and other related products, today announced a new partnership between the two organizations to recognize high school student-athletes throughout the country for their academic and athletic achievements as well as their community service. As part of the partnership, Acceptance Insurance will serve as the presenting sponsor of the Heisman High School Scholarship program. The Heisman High School Scholarship program is looking …

Hilda M. Padgett Scholarship

In her Last Will and Testament, Hilda M. Padgett, a Bloomington resident, established a charitable and educational trust which includes scholarships to “assist in the higher education of Christian young people who would otherwise be unable to obtain such education or could do so only with great hardship.”  Application deadline is May 31st.  Please see the counseling office for application …

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

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Home Heavenz Clean Environment Scholarship Program

The Home Heavenz Clean Environment Scholarship Program would like to encourage deserving, hardworking, and those students who cannot continue their educational journey because of limited financial resources to apply for this scholarship. Their goal is to pay back the community and lift the talented youth for their bright future and invest in youth to study with full concentration, dedication, and start their professional life without any financial hurdles. Applicants must be: Applications are open for …

Horatio Alger Scholarship

Students must demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required).  Student must be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and be a U.S. citizen.  Please click here for application …

Hudson Scholarship

The Hudson Elementary PTO is taking applications from graduating seniors to be considered for a one-time college scholarship. The scholarship award is $500. To be eligible for this scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria and complete the application, including the essay. The applicant must be attending a 4-year college, junior college, or vocational school after graduation; have attended Hudson Elementary at least 2 years, and have maintained a gpa of at least 3.5 on …

Hy Vee foundation Scholarship Program

$1,000 scholarships available to high-school seniors and college students.  Applicant must be a high-school senior working for Hy-Vee or subsidiary who began employment on or before September 15th or a high school senior son and/or daughter of a full-, regular-, or part-time Hy Vee or subsidary employee who has a minimum of six months employment as of September 15, and applicant must be enrolling in college for the first time.  Apply here …

IAA Foundation Scholarships

The IAA Foundation is awarding several scholarships for students who will major in agriculture, agribusiness, or an agriculture-related course of study in college.  These scholarships are awarded on the basis of exceptional scholastic ability and/or financial need.  Applicants must be either a member of the Illinois Farm Bureau, spouse or the member’s child.  Applications will be available in December.  Apply here.  This scholarship has a February deadline …

IACAC Scholarships

The Illinois Association for College Admissions Counseling will be rewarding ten $1000 scholarships ($500 per semester, non-renewable) to students who plan on pursuing a college or university education. Ten scholarships will be awarded to deserving students of IACAC member high schools who exhibit a commitment to learning and have demonstrated involvement in their schools, the community, and/or service to others, with a motivation to achieve personal goals. The application deadline for students is Friday, January …

ICEF

The Chemical Industry Council of Illinois, through the Illinois Chemical Education Foundation (ICEF) presents a number of $2,000 scholarships each year to top high school senior science students. Apply by February 1st …

Illinois Area Health Education Centers- Health Professions Student in Training Awards

The Central Illinois AHEC will be awarding ten $500 Health Professions Student Training Awards in 2021.  Students in the health professions can apply this award to educational expenses including books, scrubs, housing, travel, workshops or conferences, etc.   Applicants Must: Be a student enrolled in a health profession program and attending college (or an accredited health profession program) in the State of Illinois in Fall 2021. A health profession is broadly defined, and includes for example, medicine, osteopathy, nursing, …

Illinois Chemical Education Foundation Scholarship

The Chemical industry Council of Illinois presents a number of $2,000 scholarships each year to top high school senior science students.  Their objective is to honor students who have exemplified outstanding achievement in academics, extracurricular/employment activities, and community involvement.  Application includes letters of recommendation and an essay.  Apply here …

Illinois Chemical Education Foundation Scholarships

High School Senior Scholarship (open to students seeking degrees in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering or High School Chemistry Teaching) Ecolab High School Senior Scholarship (open to students seeking degrees in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering or High School Chemistry Teaching) The Chemical Industry Council of Illinois through the Illinois Chemical Education Foundation (ICEF) presents a number of $2,000 scholarships each year to the top high school senior science students. The ICEF”s objective is to …

Illinois Conservation Achievement Scholarship Program

Applications are now being accepted by the Illinois Conservation Foundation (ICF) for the 2020 Conservation Achievement Scholarship Program. The ICF annually awards scholarships to outstanding high school seniors in Illinois who demonstrate effective, voluntary, long-term dedication to the preservation, protection or enhancement of the state’s natural resources. Four scholarships of $2,000 each are available for the current school year. One of the scholarships is earmarked for a qualified applicant who is a dependent of a …

Illinois Federation of Business Women’s Clubs Scholarship

The Illinois Federation of Business Women’s Clubs Scholarship is excited to announce that they are awarding six $2,000 scholarships to deserving young women in Illinois. High school seniors, first-time college students and returning college students are eligible to apply. Scholarship applications must be emailed or postmarked by March 15, 2021, with winners to be notified no later than April 1. If selected, scholarship winners must be willing to participate in our Virtual Speak-Off Competition scheduled …

Illinois Hammer Scholarship

The Illinois Hammer Scholarship, which is sponsored by the Illinois Hammer Injury Law Firm is offering a $6,000 scholarship, awarded twice a year, to Illinois student residents only. For more information please visit their website at https://www.illinoishammer.com/scholarship/ …

Illinois Heartland Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association

The Illinois Heartland Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) is offering a $1000 scholarship through the Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund (SBMEF). To be eligible for consideration, candidates must be women who: are a U.S. citizen, have achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale, will be a college freshman or sophomore in August 2020, and are attending or have been accepted at Heartland Community College. The …

Illinois PTA Scholarship

This is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to high school seniors each year.  Students entering an education related field of study are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities.  Students must have a 3.0 GPA, enrolling in a college or university in an education-related degree which may include:  Librarians, Instructional Media Specialists, School nurse, Psychologist, or Social Workers.  Apply here …

Illinois Sheriffs’ Association College Scholarship

The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association will be awarding over $58,000 in college scholarships throughout the State of Illinois to students wishing to pursue higher education during the 2020-2021 academic year. The scholarships are to be applied to tuition, books and fees only. The student must be enrolled full-time at a certified institution of higher learning within the State of Illinois. Sheriff Jon Sandage, McLean County will be awarding one scholarship in the amount of $500. There …

Illinois Society of Professional Engineers Scholarship

If you are a high school senior considering a career in Engineering, please consider applying for this $1,000 or $500 scholarship. Please see the Counseling Center for a copy of the application. The deadline for this scholarship is Monday, February 17th 2020 …

Illinois Special Education Teacher Tuition Waiver program

The Illinois Students Assistance Commission awards tuition waiver scholarships to any of the twelve state universities for students who will major in and agree to teach for a minimum of two years in Special Education.  Information and applications are available by visiting www.collegezone.com.  Inquire here …

ISU Reserve Officer Training Corps Scholarship

This high school four year scholarship is for high school students planning on attending a four year college program.  To qualify, you must be a U.S. citizen, between the ages of 17 and 26, have a GPA of at least 2.5, have a high school diploma, score a minimum of 920 on the SAT or 19 on the ACT, meet physical standards, and agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active …

IWU McLean County Scholarship

To be eligible for this benefit you must be; a resident of McLean County, an upcoming 2020 graduate of University High School and an admitted student into Illinois Wesleyan. You must also live in 0n-campus housing while you are an IWU student. If you meet these qualifications, you don’t need to do anything in additional to applying to IWU. Once you’re admitted, the guaranteed $30,000 or more, in college funds will be automatically granted to …

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Opportunity

The Jackie Robinson Foundation scholarship application is now available! The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides four-year scholarships of $30,000 and extensive support services, including career guidance and internship placement, to highly motivated African American students who have maintained a 98% college graduation rate. For more information and the scholarship application, please visit their website. The application closes at 4:00pm on February 1, 2021 …

Junior Football League of Central Illinois Scholarship

The Junior Football League of Central Illinois (JFLOCI) is proud to announce two financial scholarship for the 2020-2021 school year in the amount of $1,000 ea. for one cheerleader and one football player who have participated at the JFLOCI tackle level in one of the 22 different JFLOCI areas AND at the high school level. The JFLOCI Executive Board and its 22 area organizations want to honor and help high school graduates achieve their personal …

Kaplan’s Anthony ONeal Scholarship

Kaplan is partnering with Anthony ONeal of Ramsey Solutions to give away a $2,500 college scholarship during the month of April. Eligible high school and college students can enter to win until April 30, 2020. View here for more information …

Kids’ Chance Inc. of Illinois Scholarship

Kids’ Chance Inc. of Illinois was founded with the goal of awarding academic college scholarships to deserving children of workers seriously injured or killed on the job. They believe we can make a significant difference in the lives of all children affected by a workplace injury by helping them pursue and achieve their educational goals. They accept applications once per year starting with the Fall Semester. The deadline for applications is June 15. Here is …

Kids’ Chance of Illinois Scholarship

Kids’ Chance Inc. of Illinois was founded with the goal of awarding academic college scholarships to deserving children of workers seriously injured or killed on the job. Kids’ Chance Inc. of Illinois is currently accepting applications for scholarships for the academic year 2020. They anticipate awarding several scholarships to qualified scholars during this year. The 2020 Academic Year deadline for applications is June 30, 2020. Applications should be sent to: Kids’ Chance Inc. of Illinois …

Kiwanis Club “On-Track” Scholarship

The Kiwanis Club of Bloomington is offering an “On-Track” Scholarship of $1,500 to a graduating senior. This non-renewable award is available to students who have experienced academic, physical or personal challenges during their high school years. The nature of these challenges should have had the potential to lead the student “off-track” in school. However, due to perseverance, the student overcame the obstacles and remained “on-track” to successfully move toward a college education. Qualifying students must …

Lamda State Florence A. Cook Recruitment Grant

Presented by the delta Kappa Gamma Society to women who desire to become teachers, rank in the top 40% of their class, submit an application, data, and an essay.  Award based upon qualifications, not need.  Applications can be found here.  Deadline is in February …

Lions Club District 1-BK College Scholarship opportunity 2021

District BK of Multiple District 1 of Lions International offers undergraduate scholarships for students entering, or in the process of completing, a degree which leads to working in the field of special education, including, but not limited, to education of children with vision and/or hearing impairment(s).Priority for scholarships will be given to applicants who themselves have received special education services during high school with further preference for applicants who have a primary impairment of vision …

Live Mas Scholarship Program

We believe that young people have the ideas and drive to move the world forward. The Live Mas Scholarship (pronounced “Liv maws”) is for ALL young people who are pursuing higher education and using their passion to ignite change in their communities and beyond. We believe in you – no matter where you are in your journey, whether just recognizing your strengths and developing your passion or bringing it to life and inspiring others to …

LOLOA Opportunity Scholarship

The Land of Lincoln Officials Association would like to inform you about a scholarship opportunity for students in our area. The LOLOA will be awarding up to six one time $500 scholarships to graduating seniors in the class of 2021. The scholarship application can be found at the link below: https://loloa.wildapricot.org/Scholarship The deadline for application is Friday April 9th …

Marquis Energy LLC Scholarship

Marquis energy is offering scholarship opportunities for incoming or current college students.  apply here …

Martha J. and Walter J. Wills Scholarship

One $300 scholarship will be awarded.  Applicant’s parents must be Illinois Farm Bureau members who live on and operate a farm and must attend Southern Illinois University College of Agriculture majoring in any course except horses, floriculture, or forestry.  Apply here …

Martin Luther Scholarship

$2000 for any 4-year College or University Provided by the National Lutheran Fraternity Apply online …

Material Handling Education Foundation Scholarship

Student Eligibility: For the 2021/2022 academic term, the following students are eligible to apply: Undergraduate students pursuing a material handling, logistics or supply chain career enrolled full time at a qualified college or university in a target program (see list above).  Undergraduate students can be classified as freshman, sophomore, junior or senior for the Fall 2021 term to be eligible. Enrolled at any non-profit college or university in the United States accredited by the Council …

Mensa US Scholarship

There are two requirements for applicants: Applicants must be enrolled in a degree program in an accredited U.S. institution of higher learning during the academic year following the application date. Applicants must submit an application and essay explaining his or her career, academic and/or vocational goals. Applicants have until Jan. 15 to write an essay of not more than 550 words explaining their career, academic and/or vocational goals and how they plan to achieve those …

Monica L. Taylor Community Service Scholarship

This scholarship will be given to qualifying minority high school seniors who contribute to the community by volunteering in community service activities, and plan to continue academic studies at an accredited 4-year college or university.  Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 out of 5.0, or equivalent, and attend high school in the Bloomington/Normal area.  April 1st deadline …

NAACP 2020 Harry Hightower “Youth Community Service Award”

The Harry Hightower “Youth Community Service Award” is a prestigious award that acknowledges the fine efforts of one local minority high school senior who embraces the spirit of diversity, while being energetically and enthusiastically engaged in community service, community projects, and other community-based activities. The $250 award will be granted to a high school student residing in Bloomington/Normal vicinities. The deadline for this award is August 29th. Please see the attached application! …

NAACP Scholarship

NAACP invites any Bloomington/Normal resident who is a minority high school senior and interested in being considered for this scholarship to apply.  The following criteria are required:  graduating minority high school student who has been accepted to attend a community college or four-year college or university, minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, high school extracurricular activities and service, community involvement and service, and communication skills. Application deadline is May 1st 2021.   See …

NAACP Scholarship

Each spring the NAACP Bloomington/Normal Branch awards scholarships in honor of Mr. Henry Gay Sr., former president of the branch and longtime civil rights activist in the Bloomington/Normal community. They are accepting applications for the scholarship from minority high school seniors in the Bloomington/Normal area who plan to attend a community college or a four year college or university for the 2020-2021 terms. Please see Mrs. O’Connor for the application and additional information. All materials …

National Defense Transportation Association Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to promote careers in business, transportation logistics, and physical distribution.  Although all students may apply, preference will be given to students pursuing these and related courses of study.  An essay is required.  Apply here …

NexSTEM Scholarship – Illinois Wesleyan University

Seniors graduating from many Central Illinois high schools this coming spring, currently applying to Illinois Wesleyan University for the fall 2020 entry term, and who have significant financial need (read Pell-eligible), may qualify for the NSF NexSTEM grant of up to $10K in financial support. For students who qualify, this annual scholarship (up to 4 years) would be awarded ON TOP of financial aid packages offered by Illinois Wesleyan. Interested students should apply to Illinois …

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award

The National Federation of Independent Business offers the $1,000 scholarship to recognize students who have demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit/initiative, such as starting his/her own business, participation organizations such as DECA, Future Business leaders of America, Junior Achievement, along others or through other initiatives.  Applicants must locate a dues-paying member of the NFIB for nomination following the completion of application materials and an essay. This scholarship has a December deadline.   Application is available here …

Normal Rotary Club Agricultural Scholarship

The Normal Rotary Club has established a $1000.00 Agricultural Scholarship to a 2020 graduating high school senior pursuing a degree in Agriculture. They are looking for students who show initiative in their personal life. The student should be able to demonstrate their involvement in service, citizenship, leadership, and activities, and be in the top half (1/2) of their graduating class. Please note, the Normal Rotary Club members’ sons and daughters are not eligible. The same …

Normal Rotary Club Scholarships

The Normal Rotary Club is again granting scholarships to high school seniors. One $1,000 scholarship is granted to a senior at University High School.  The student must be planning to go on to college/university or trade school. Here is a LINK to the application.  They are looking for students who show initiative in their personal life.  In addition, the student should be able to demonstrate their involvement in service, citizenship, leadership, and activities.  The student does …

OppU Achievers Scholarship

The OppU Achievers Scholarship is awarding $2,500 to high school seniors, college students, and graduate students who have a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0/4.0, and are a U.S. citizen or resident. The deadlines for this scholarship opportunity are December 31st, March 31st, June 30th, and September 30th. Students must submit a short response to the question “What makes you an achiever?” For more information, please visit OppU Achievers Scholarship …

Paul Mitchell- the school (Normal) Scholarship

Paul Mitchell the School (Normal) is excited to announce a $2,000 scholarship for the 2020-2021 for up to 5 students. To be eligible for the scholarship, the student must have a letter of recommendation from their school counselor, as well as submit their application for enrollment at Paul Mitchell the School Normal. The scholarship can be applied to tuition within a year of the student’s high school graduation date as they offer many class start …

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity

The men of Kappa My Sigma Alumni Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated are pleased to offer scholarships for African American High School Seniors who plan to attend a post-secondary accredited college/university.  Criteria:  Must be an African American graduating high school senior who will be enrolled full-time at an accredited Post-Secondary Institution next school year and must reside in the Bloomington/Normal area.  Application deadline is April 26th.  Apply here …

Phi Delta Kappa Scholarship for Prospective Educators

This professional organization presents $500 to $5,000 scholarships to students planning on a career in education.  Selection criteria is based upon academic standing, an essay, letters of recommendation, school activities, and community activities.  Apply here.  This scholarship has a September deadline …

Ponton Law Scholarship

The Ponton Law Scholarship is now available to any high school senior in the United States that desires to apply. More information can be found on our scholarship application below: Deadline: July 31, 2020 Award Amount: $1,000 Application: https://www.jamesponton.com/practices/car-accidents/#scholarship …

Prudential Spirit of Community Award 2021

The American Association of School Administrators offers this $1,000 scholarship to students who have demonstrated outstanding community service over the past year.  Additionally, scholarship winners are awarded an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C.  Apply here.  This application has a November  10th deadline …

R. Mack, Roy, and Hazel Brown Scholarship Program

This year, two $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to individuals who meet the scholarship criteria and are selected by Home Sweet Home Ministries selection committee.  The selection committee will give priority consideration to individuals in the following categories: current or past service recipients of Home Sweet Home Ministries; current or formerly experienced homelessness; current employees of Home Sweet Home Ministries; and residents of McLean County, Illinois.  Further information regarding scholarship eligibility and a link to …

Ron Brown Scholar Program

This national program awards scholarships to academically talented, highly motivated African-American students.  The scholarships are worth $10,000 annually for up to $40,000.  Applicants must excel academically, show exceptional leadership potential, make an impact on their communities through service to others, and demonstrate financial need.  Apply here.  Deadline is January 9th …

Ronald McDonald House Charities

A Partnership between Ronald McDonald House Charities and its local Chapters opens the door to higher education for graduating high school seniors.  The RMHC U.S. Scholarship Program seeks to invest in students who are exemplary role models in their communities and have the initiative to fulfill their educational goals.  Apply here.  Deadline is in January …

Rotary District Essay Contest

Every year our Rotary District 6490 awards cash prizes in our essay contest. Juniors and Seniors are invited to submit essays for this contest. There is a challenging list of topics that should engage the students, and hopefully generate excellent writing again this year. Rotary Essay Contest Cover Letter Rotary Essay Contest Registration Form Rotary Literacy Essay Contest Rules Please see the attachments (cover letter, registration form, and essay contest rules). The deadline for submission …

Rotary Scholarship

The Normal Rotary Club is granting scholarships to high school seniors.  One $1,000 scholarship is granted to one senior student at university High School.  They are looking for students who show initiative in their personal life.  In addition, the student should be able to demonstrate their involvement in service, citizenship, leadership, and activities.  The student does not have to be an academic scholar, but instead should be in the top half of their graduating class.  …

SAE Engineering Scholarship Program

This annual scholarship is provided by BMW AG in recognition of its commitment to excellence in engineering.  BMW is world famous for designing and building luxury, high-performance passenger cars and motorcycles.  The company is also a leader in developing and manufacturing high technology, high performance internal combustion engines.  The scholarship is in support of the SAE Foundation to ensure an adequate supply of well-trained engineers for the future.  Eligible students must be a U.S. resident, …

Sam Walton Community Scholarship Program

Wal-Mart Corporation sponsors this program that awards two $1,000 scholarships from each Wal-Mart or Sam’s Club.  Recipients also are eligible to compete for scholarships up to a total value of $25,000.  Selection is based upon financial need, academic record, ACT scores, community/extracurricular involvement, and work experience.  Information regarding student eligibility and application requirements can be found here.  The access code (SWCS) must be used to access this application process.  Check in November to apply …

Sapling HR, People Ops and On-boarding Scholarship

The Sapling HR On-boarding Experience Scholarship is an award for any current or soon-to-be undergrad who has a passion for the people operations and HR space. The scholarship has a brief submission process, and applicants will be judged on their ability to convey their idea for a useful innovation in mobile device technology. Students applying must submit an essay where you explain, present, inspire, or otherwise convince us about your great idea for an on-boarding …

SigEp Scholarships

To qualify for the Balanced Man Scholarship, incoming students should submit an online application and enroll full-time at any of the universities listed in the search tool for the fall 2021 term. Final deadlines vary by school, but the early application deadline for most scholarships is June 1, 2021. Applicants have no obligation to affiliate with or join SigEp to be eligible. This resource is intended to assist with college affordability while introducing students to …

Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship

Sigma Phi Epsilon is proud to offer the Balanced Man Scholarship at over 140 universities to student leaders this year! This is a great opportunity for students entering college in fall 2020. To begin searching for available scholarships, search above by the university name or state. Once you find the university you will be attending this fall, click the link to be redirected to the application page for more information on deadlines, scholarship award amounts, …

Society of Manufacturing Engineers Scholarship

SME Education Foundation scholarships provide financial support to students pursuing a degree in an engineering discipline closely related to manufacturing or a technology field of study related to manufacturing. Eligibility Requirements for SME Education Foundation scholarships: A) Must be a graduating high school senior, current undergraduate or graduate student who will be enrolling as part-time or full-time undergraduate or graduate student, attending accredited colleges or universities in the United States or Canada for the next …

SP High School Scholarship

The SP High School Scholarship program was created to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing dozens of essays. To be eligible for the Scholarship you must be: A) At least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. B) A legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. Thus far, they have given away more than $650,000 to students …

State Farm Holiday Classic Scholarship

Although we were not able to host the State Farm Holiday Classic tournament in 2020, we still plan to offer our Holiday Classic Scholarship! The 2021 Holiday Classic Scholarship program is now accepting applications. Eligible student-athletes should complete the online application form at http://theclassic.org/about/holiday-classic-scholarship/. Established to recognize and award $1,500 scholarships to four eligible high school seniors who (would have) participated in this past year’s tournament, a selection committee of current and former educators will …

STEM Scholar of Illinois (2021)

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) is everywhere. It’s in your home, your classroom, the businesses you visit, and the roads you drive on. The future is STEM and the STEM Scholar of Illinois scholarship seeks to provide financial assistance to graduating Illinois high school seniors who demonstrate a financial need and plan to continue their education at a four-year college/university majoring in a STEM program. Two recipients will be selected who have a financial …

Steve Liebenow Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by the Towanda Lions Club.  Eligible applicants are current-year seniors who have a Towanda, IL mailing address.  This is a one-time, non-renewable scholarship available for any field of study.  All information regarding the scholarship is available here …

Steve Liebenow Scholarship

The Towanda Lions Club is sponsoring the Steve Liebenow Scholarship, which is a one-time, non-renewable scholarship available for any field of study. Additional information on this scholarship can be found here …

Stokes Educational Scholarship Program

Students must have a 3.0 GPA, have a minimum ACT score of 25 or a minimum SAT score of 1600 and demonstrate leadership skills.  Applicants must be planning to major in computer science or computer/electrical engineering.  Please apply here.  This scholarship has a November deadline …

Student Insights

Student View Scholarship program is offering $11,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school.  Apply here …

Temple Hoyne Buell Memorial Scholarship

The Corporation of Alpha Zeta Delta of Chi Psi Fraternity is pleased to offer the Temple Hoyne Buell Memorial Scholarship to incoming freshmen men who will be attending the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign beginning in the Fall of 2021. They will be offering three $1000 scholarships to individuals who exhibit the values of Chi Psi Fraternity. They are committed to helping its members grow as individuals by providing an environment that nurtures integrity, dignity, …

The 2020 Weiss & Paarz Annual Rising Star Scholarship

For the fourth consecutive year, the medical malpractice firm of Weiss & Paarz will award a $1,000 scholarship to a highly motivated student who can clearly outline their career goals as well as how they would use the scholarship should they be chosen to receive it. This scholarship is open to students in all areas of study, not just those pursuing a legal career. The application is due September 30, 2020. For complete details about …

The African American Hall of Fame Museum 2019 – 2020 ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

The African American Hall of Fame Museum 2019 – 2020 ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS is a one-year, non-renewable monetary awards to be applied toward expenses incurred to attend an accredited college or university. The awards will be disbursed to the recipient’s school of choice at the beginning of the Fall semester of the freshman year. Proof of full-time enrollment (minimum of 12 credit hours) must be provided. Selection of scholarship recipients will be based upon the …

The American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program

The scholarships awarded by the Department of Illinois, The American Legion, to the Department winners may be used to attend any college, university, junior college, or vocational educational institution within the United Sates within four years after graduation of high school. The Department of Illinois awards $13,075 in scholarships each year to finalists. All contestants must be lawful permanent residents of the United States and enrolled in secondary school, under the age of 20 on …

The Central Illinois AHEC Network

The Central Illinois Area Health Education Center (AHEC) is sponsoring up to 10 $500 Health Profession Student Training Awards. AHEC’s goal is to improve health care for rural and underserved populations by increasing access to health professions’ education, promoting health careers to students, and enhancing collaborative, community-based health initiatives. Applicant must: Be a student enrolled in a health profession program and attending college (or an accredited health profession program) in the state of Illinois. A …

The Children of Veterans Tuition Waiver

The application for the 2020-2021 Children of Veterans Tuition Waiver is now available online. Please refer to our website: osfa.illinois.edu. The applicant will need to print out the application and mail it to our office with the required documents. The Children of Veterans Tuition Waiver is a four-year in-state tuition waiver at the University of Illinois. The recipient may use his/her Children of Veterans Tuition Waiver at any of the University of Illinois campuses (Urbana-Champaign, …

The Coolidge Scholarship

The Coolidge Scholarship is a full-ride scholarship that cover’s a student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study. The “Coolidge” can be used by recipients at any accredited U.S. college or university. Any high school junior who plans to enroll in the fall 2022 and is an American citizen or legal permanent resident is eligible to apply (current high school seniors are not eligible to apply). All applications must be completed …

The Illinois Odd Fellow-Rebekah Scholarship

Applicants need not be affiliated with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, but must be a resident of Illinois and a citizen of the U.S.  This scholarship has to be received by March 1st 2021.  You can get a copy of the application form here.  Please go to the forms area across the top of the site and click on forms and then the scholarship application …

The Links Scholarship

The Central Illinois Chapter of The Links, Incorporated is delighted to present its Scholarship Application for the 2021-2022 (collegiate) school year.  Attached please find the Chapter’s notification letter and application instruction sheet.  The application instruction sheet is also found at our website, www.centralillinoislinksinc.org/scholarship.php …

The National Scholarship

The National Scholarship, an up to $33,000 scholarship, for first-time college students or community college graduates will be closing on February 27th, 2020. Visit their website for eligibility criteria and application information …

The Pamela D. Hart Young Writers Scholarship

This scholarship is given to a qualifying African-American high school senior who demonstrates leadership skills and a love for journalism, communication, public speaking, and literary excellence.  Students must have plans to continue academic studies at an accredited 4-year college or university.  Students must have a minimum GPA of 4.0 out of 5.0, or equivalent, and attend high school in the Bloomington/Normal area.  Deadline is April 1st.  Please see the counseling office for application …

Tobitha Harvey All about Academic BIZness Scholarship

This scholarship will be given to a qualifying African-American high school senior who has shown excellence in academics.  Students must have plans to continue academic studies at an accredited 4-year college or university.  Students must have a minimum GPA of 4.0 out of 5.0 or equivalent, and attend high school in the Bloomington/Normal area.  April 1st deadline.  Please see the counseling office for application …

Toyota Community Scholars program

Toyota offers renewable scholarships ranging from $10,000 to $20,000.  Applicants must possess an outstanding academic record, be an effective leader, and have a well-documented record of service both within and outside the school setting, and have initiated or be actively involved in a service program addressing a school or community need.  Apply here …

U.S. Army ROTC Scholarship

The Army ROTC provides full tuition and fees (or $10K for room and board) scholarships to over 2000 high school students each year. They intend to continue to sustain that same level of commitment into 2021. In addition to the tuition and fees, the scholarship pays $1200 annually for books and a stipend of $420 per months (for up to 10 months a year.) For more information please check out the link below! Army ROTC …

Union Plus Scholarship

Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4.8 million to students of working families who want to begin or continue their post-secondary education. More than 3,200 families have benefited from our commitment to higher education. ELIGIBILITY Current and retired members of participating unions, their spouses and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations). At least one year of continuous union membership by the applicant, applicant’s spouse or parent (if applicant …

United Methodist-related college or university scholarship

If you are interested in attending a United Methodist-related college or university in the fall, please consider these scholarship opportunities from the United Methodist Higher Education Foundation (UMHEF). How to Apply for United Methodist College Scholarships | UMHEF UMHEF offers three scholarship categories: UM Dollars for Scholars ($2,000-$4,000 per student) General Named Endowed Scholarships (various amounts) Other Scholarships (various amounts) The deadline to apply is March 1 …

United States Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Scholarships and Tuition Waivers

Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Detachment 190 and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign would like to extend an invitation to all individuals interested in the AFROTC program. Interested studetns must apply at AFROTC.com by January, 2021. There are several components to the application including a fitness assessment and interview. It is recommend interested individuals apply as soon as they can, starting June 1st, 2020. Detailed instructions are available to the candidate once …

United States JCI Foundation Scholarships

Each year, the U.S. Junior Chamber International (JCI) Senate Foundation grants $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools. The number of grants awarded annually is at the discretion of the Foundation and must be used for educational expenses in the first year of full-time study. Checks awarded will be made out in the name of the recipient and the educational institution …

United States Senate Youth Program Hearst Scholarship

The United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) Washington Week will be held online the week of March 15, 2021. The exact timeframe of the program is to be decided. Two students from each state will be selected to attend the online program and each will receive a $10,000 undergraduate college scholarship. Students may qualify to apply through leadership positions they currently hold per the USSYP official criteria for the current 2020-2021 academic year. If students …

Upsolve Scholarship

Upsolve, is a national legal service nonprofit funded by the federal government and Harvard University. As a nonprofit that uses tech to help Americans access their civil rights, they are passionate about social innovation. To empower the next generation of change-makers, they are encouraging students to submit short essays (500-1000 words) on how society can improve access to justice. The winning essay will receive $2,500. Please visit their website for more information about their scholarship …

USA Funds Access to Education Scholarships

USA Funds Access to Education Scholarships awards renewable scholarships to students with financial need.  Applicants can be those planning on full-time or part-time college attendance, and who have an annual adjusted gross family income of $35,000 or less.  Awards range from $750 to $1500 annually.  Additionally, the organization targets 50% of all scholarships to students with a physical disability or of a recognized minority group.  Information and application are available here.  This scholarship has an …

Valley of Bloomington

We the Students Essay Contest Scholarship

Please check out the details on this essay contest! The sixteen student winners will receive a total of $20,000 in scholarship prizes. The topic this year is: What is the relationship between equality and justice? More details including rules and regulations can be found on their website …

Wendys Heisman Scholarship

is looking for all types of high-achieving seniors from more than 29,000 public and private high schools within the U.S.  They consider young men and women who participate in a wide range of sports as well as school and community activities.  Must have a cumulative high school GPA of a B (3.0) or higher.  Apply here.  The application deadline is October 4 …

William McDonough Scholarship

William McDonough Scholarship …

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority 2020 Scholarships

The local graduate chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc, has served the Bloomington/Normal community for 26 years through service initiatives and programs that empower minority youth to pursue their educational and career goals. This year their chapter is proud to offer three scholarships to graduating high school seniors. Please visit this link for qualification requirements and applications. The deadline to apply is May 8, 2020 …