Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program- Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of the website. Up to $1000 will be awarded to the winner(s) each year. Please visit http://www.abbotandfenner.com/scholarships.htm for all information. Due June 14, 2014.
AXA Achievement Community Scholarship- The Community Scholarship has up to 375 winners nationwide with scholarships of $2,000. Only first 10,000 applications are accepted. Due: February 1, 2014
AXA Achievement Scholarships- Students who are active in their community, led a project benefitting others or have overcome personal challenges applies. There is a winner for every state with scholarships of $10,000 and $25,000. Only first 10,000 applications accepted. Due: December 15, 2013
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarship- students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making and impact on their schools and communities. Current high school seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0 may apply using the following link through October 31, 2013 www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants. For additional information on this scholarship please visit www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org. Due October 31, 2013
GE-REAGAN FOUNDATION Scholarship Program- This program annually rewards up to 20 college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with $10,000 renewable scholarships. Visit ww.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships to apply. Due January 9 , 2014.
Greenhouse scholars- A four-year need-based scholarship of up to $5,000 per year to high-performing, under-resourced students. To be eligible a student must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher and demonstrate financial need. Please visit www.greenhousescholars.org for more information. Due December 10,2013
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship- Jackie Robinson Foundation scholars will receive generous four-year grants coupled with comprehensive programmatic support while attending an accredited U.S. college or university. The Scholars are required to participate in JRF’s carefully crafted program elements, which include mentoring, leadership, development, practical skill-building, career counseling, and myriad networking and job opportunities. Please visit http://www.jackierobinson.org/ for more information. Due February 15, 2014.
John F. Kennedy- In 1000 words or less, describe and analyze an act of political courage by a U.S. official who served during or after 1956. First Place winner receives $5,000 cash award and $5,000 to grow in college savings account. Second place winner receives $1,000 cash award and five finalists receive $500 cash award. Due January 6, 2014.
Junior League of Kane and DuPage Counties- A minimum of two $1000 will be awarded to college-bound, female high school students who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to voluntarism. Due January 15,2014.
Make the U scholarship fund- Students will need to submit three short essays of 500 words or less on a selection of topics. Please visit www.colgate.com/HazLaU for more information. Due: January 20, 2014
Paramount Foundation Scholarship- For this scholarship, students with a minimum height of 5’10” for girls and 6’2” for boys can apply. The foundation will grant a $750 scholarship to graduating seniors in the Chicagoland area. If won, then winner may apply for the $1,000 scholarship of Kae Sumner Einfeldtand Virgina Linquist Winker scholarship. Due: January 27, 2014
Ronald McDonald U.S. Scholarship program- Students are deemed exemplary role models in their communities and have the initiative to fulfill their goals. See www.rmhc.org for more information or see https://aim.applyists.net/RMHCDue: January 21, 2014
Wendy’s high school Heisman- For students who excel in academics, participate in sports, and are involved in their community and extracurricular activities. Please visit wendysheisman.com for more information. Due: October 2, 2013
Geneva Garden Club Scholarship- for Geneva students who are a graduating high school senior or current student intending to pursue education in horticulture, landscaping, environmental sustainability or another closely related field. The club will grant a scholarship of $2000 to the student who submits an essay of 100 words. See www.genevagardenclub.com for more details. Due: Tuesday April 1, 2014
Thorium Action Group/ Kerr-McGee Chemical Corporation Scholarship- This is available to high school seniors who will be graduating in the spring of 2014 and attending an institution of higher education for the following school year on a full time basis. The students must be enrolling in curriculum leading to an associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree.Students must have a grade point average of ‘C’ or better and aren’t required to demonstrate need for financial aid. For more information see www.communityfoundationfrv.org/scholasrshipprogram.aspDue: Monday February 3, 2014
Sons of the American Revolution Scholarship- This is an essay contest for sophomores, juniors and seniors. The essay must be about the American Revolution, the Declaration of Independence, or the U.S. Constitution. The scholarship will be either $200, $1000, or $2000 and winners for local, state and national levels. For more information see www.sar.org/youtheducation/knightessaycontest/essaycontestrulesDue: December 31, 2013
College of DuPage Scholars Award- high school seniors must be a community college district 502 high school graduate (class of 2014) and must complete both the application for admission to College of Dupage, and the Scholars Award application, which includes a 205 word personal statement at www.cod.edu/scholarships . They also must send a seventh semester high school transcript with a weighted or unweighted high school GPA of 3.75 on a 4.0 scale or 27 ACT composite or higher. If chosen, then the student receives free tution Due: Friday, February 28, 2014
The Illinois Odd Fellow-Rebekah Scholarship Program- This scholarship is for Illinois residents that demonstrate financial need. Students must have a “C” average. Due: March 1, 2014