2014 AES Scholarship Renewed - 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. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post-secondary educational facility. Amount of award: $500.00. Go to http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm . Due: October 6, 2014
2014 Rotary Club of Lisle Scholarship – Applications are now being accepted for 2014 Lisle Rotary Club Scholarships. Four $1,000 one-time scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors, residing in Lisle, who exemplify the Rotary ideal of “Service Above Self.” Due: April 7, 2014
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. Due: June 14, 2014
Amvets Scholarship Program - Several Scholarships offered – preference is given to child or grandchild of a Veteran. Go to www.ilamvets.org. Due: March 1, 2014
Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship - $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: Aug 31, 2014) Student Eligibility: Be attending college or university no later than January of 2015, Be attending college or university on a full-time or part-time basis by January of 2015, Have achieved a GPA of 3.0 or greater during their last academic year. Go to http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_arctic_physical_therapy_scholarship
&utm_content=msullivan%40sfhsnet.org . Due: August 31, 2014
Arnold Oestmann Scholarship - One $1000 Scholarship will be awarded to high school senior graduating in the spring but without the agriculture related studies requirements. Go to http://www.dcfb.org/foundation.htm. Due: May 1, 2014
B Davis Scholarship - Students may apply for a $1,000 scholarship. For more information see http://www.studentwardsearch.com/scholarships.htmDue: May 26, 2014
Buick Achievers Scholarship Program - Up to $25,000 per year to 100 first-time freshman or existing college students, renewable up to four years and one additional year for those entering a qualified five-year engineering program.Go to buickachievers.com .Due: February 28, 2014 5:00p.m. est
Cadence Health Auxiliary Scholarship - Cadence Health Auxiliary Scholarship Committee is reaching out to schools in regards to our application process for our $1,000.00 High School Scholarships.
As in previous years, we are limiting our pool of applicants to a maximum of 3 per school. We are asking that your office determines who these candidates will be based on our guidelines & your assessment of their abilities to their commitment to a career in the health care/health related field via: cdh.org. Go to http://www.cdh.org/About-Us/Auxiliary/Scholarship.aspx. Due: March 31, 2014
Carol Stream Chamber of Commerce - The Carol Stream Chamber of Commerce offers post-secondary scholarships to eligible Carol Stream residents. The criteria for the awards are as follows: The applicant must be a Carol Stream resident, The applicant must fully complete the Scholarship Application Form and see that the form is fully executed, except for the signature of the chapter official on page, The applicant must plan to attend an institution of higher learning: a 4 year college or university, a 2 year community college, or a professional trade school, Applicants may not be a child of a member of the Chamber’s Board of Directors. Go to http://www.carolstreamchamber.com/ . ONLY THE FIRST 30 APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED!! Due: April 8, 2014
Central DuPage Hospital Medical Staff Scholarship - Four students from our community are chosen yearly to receive the Central DuPage Hospital Medical Staff Scholarship. Each student receives the initial $2,500 and will be eligible to renew the scholarship for up to four years ($10,000) in total. We are happy to invite your students, who will be pursuing a pre-med major in college, to apply for this scholarship. We are proud to continue offering this opportunity to the students who reside in our community. The applicants must: Be entering into a pre-med major, Be a member of our community in good standing, Have a letter of acceptance into a college or university with a documented major in pre-med, Complete an application, Submit a personal statement of approximately 500 words describing their desire to pursue a future as a physician. Annual requirements for renewal are: the student continues in a pre-med major; maintains a GPA of 3.0 (B average) in their studies; and submits a personal statement sharing their accomplishments. Go to http://www.cdh.org/About-Us/News-Room/Press/2010/CDH-Medical-Staff-Offers-Scholarships-For-High-School-Seniors.aspx. Due: March 28, 2014
College of DuPage Scholarship Opportunities and Scholars Award – Scholarships range from $1,500 per year to full-tuition awards up to 64 hours. Scholarship presentation will be held on February 1, 2014 at 10:00am. Scholarship criteria is as follows: student must be a current high school senior with a 3.75/4 or 4.75/5 GPA, or a composite ACT score of 27 or higher, and a resident of Community College District 502. Go to http://www.cod.edu/scholarships.aspx. Due: Friday, February 28, 2014
DuKane Chapter of the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers – The DuKane Chapter of ISPE is offering several potential scholarships to area High School seniors interested in pursuing a college student education in the field of engineering. Go to http://www.ispe-dukane.org/. Due: May 2, 2014
DuPage County Farm Bureau Foundation - Up to Four $1000 Scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors graduating this spring who plan to pursue a degree in a field related to agriculture. Go to http://www.dcfb.org/foundation.htm. Due: April 1, 2014
DuPage Juvenile Officers Association – DuPage Juvenile Officers Associationwill offer two $1,000.00 college scholarships this year. Applicants must be residents of DuPage County planning to seek a career in law enforcement or youth services (this does not include education majors) upon graduation. Go to http://dupagejuvenileofficers.com/index.html. Due: April 1, 2014.
Fred & Lena Meijer Scholarship – Scholarship opportunity for seniors who may work at a Meijer store or have a parent or guardian who works in a Meijer store in your geographic area. Over 100 $2,500 scholarships will be awarded this year along with two, $10,000 awards. Go to http://meijerscholarship.egrant.net. Due: April 1, 2014 by 5:00pm edt.
General Federation of Women’s Clubs scholarship - Students must be a 2014 high school graduate, a resident with a zip code of 60532 and accepted by a technical/ trade/business school or a two/four year college/university. The students will receive $750 to be paid directly to their college of choice and must fill out an application, proved one page typewritten statement of your current educational intentions and career goals, provide a current transcript and a signed letter of recommendation from a teacher. Due: April 1, 2014
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
Great Clips – Chicago area Great clips salon owners are pleased to offer 5 $500 scholarships toward tuition at any cosmetology or barbering school in the Chicago area for graduating seniors. Go to http://www.greatclips.com/stylists/scholarship-program. Due: June 30, 2014
Hotelscheap Scholarship - This is a private scholarship opportunity that the company offers to college and high school students in your area. The company is offering two ongoing scholarships per year, valued at 1,500 each. We are interested in helping students who demonstrate a strong aptitude for learning, and have a drive to improve themselves, and society in general. Winners will be determined by our executive team each spring and fall semester. Our private company scholarship is open to all students who apply online through our company website application page, http://www.hotelscheap.org/scholarship . Due: April 14, 2014
IACAC Scholarship - On behalf of the members of the IACAC Scholarship Committee, we are pleased to announce that we will again award five $1,000 scholarships ($500 per semester, non-renewable) to students who plan on pursuing a college or university education. Complete details on the eligibility criteria, selection process, and application procedures can be found at www.iacac.org/scholarship. Due: February 28, 2014.
Kaelan Mondragon Memorial Scholarship Fund - The DuPage Community Foundation is pleased to award a renewable $1,250 scholarship from the Kaelan Mondragon Memorial Scholarship Fund. This is a new scholarship available to a male graduating senior of either St. Francis High School, Wheaton Warrenville South High School or Wheaton North High School. Due: April 14, 2014
Kathryn G. Hansen Scholarship from The Secretariat at the University of Illinois - Each year the University of Illinois Secretariat offers the Kathryn G. Hansen Scholarship competition to students planning to pursue higher education in the office professional, secretarial, or business-related fields. The Secretariat is an organization composed of employees in civil service classifications with qualifications that meet or exceed those of Office Support Associate. Ms. Hansen was one of the founding members of the State Universities Civil Service System and The Secretariat. In her honor, The Secretariat has created the Kathryn G. Hansen Scholarship Fund. For the 2014-2015 academic year, one scholarship in the amount of $500 will be awarded. The scholarship is to be used for tuition, fees, books, or other related educational expenses. To be eligible applicants must meet the following criteria: Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the 2013-2014 academic year in Illinois, progressing normally toward graduation, and planning to enter college no later than the fall following graduation; Have a strong commitment to pursue a higher education in an office professional, secretarial, or business-related field within the State of Illinois, with preference given to attendance at the University of Illinois; Involvement in co-curricular and community activities; Demonstrate academic achievement; Be a resident of Illinois; Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States. Go to http://www.valmeyerk12.org/counselor/hansen%20scholarship.pdf . Due: March 24, 2014
Lawrence Tech Scholarship Opportunity - Time is running out for students to participate in this year's Out-of-State Scholarship Competition. Your students have worked hard and now it is time for us to reward them! High school seniors are invited to enter this competition. By participating, students will become eligible to receive scholarships of up to $4,000 per year, good for four years! Go to http://www.ltu.edu/futurestudents/apply.asp . Due: February 28 th, 2014
Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital - scholarships for post-high school education are awarded to students with disabilities to enable them to pursue educational programs at accredited four-year colleges and universities, two-year colleges, or vocational-technical schools in the United States. Go to http://www.marianjoy.org/Advocacy/MarianjoyScholarshipFund.aspx . Due: March 31, 2014
MCO Scholarship - $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: May 15, 2014) Student Eligibility: Be attending college or university no later than December of 2014, Be attending college or university on a full-time basis by December of 2014, Submit an answer to the essay question no later than 11:59 PM EST on May 15, 2014,
Be currently in your last year of high school or a freshman, sophomore, or junior in college/university. Go to http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_mco_scholarship_8939.php?&utm
msullivan%40sfhsnet.org . Due: May 15, 2014
Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship - $500 – 1 Award (Deadline: Aug 31, 2014) Student Eligibility: Be attending college or university no later than January of 2015, Be attending college or university on a full-time or part-time basis by January of 2015, Have achieved a GPA of 3.0 or greater during their last academic year. Go to http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_arctic_physical_therapy_scholarship_
_content=msullivan%40sfhsnet.org . Due: August 31, 2014
Moody’s Mega Math Challenge – This challenge has $125, 000 in scholarship prizes. The challenge weekend is on March 8 & 9, 2014. Form a team of 3-5- students with one teacher-coach, choose your work day, submit a solution to the realistic modeling problem, and participation is free and entirely internet-based. Go to http://m3challenge.siam.org. Due: February 28, 2014.
Nordstrom Scholarship - Nordstrom is excited to award $10,000 scholarships to 80 outstanding high school students to help them achieve their dreams of going to college. The Nordstrom Scholarship recognizes students across the country for their exceptional scholastic achievement and community involvement. Check out our video to see recent winners! Go to http://shop.nordstrom.com/c/nordstrom-cares-scholarship . Due: May 1, 2014
PCA Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship - PCA awards scholarships of $1,000-$2,000 (depending on location) to high school athletes, based on their essays explaining how they meet the standard defined in Elevating Your Game: Becoming a Triple-Impact Competitor >> by PCA Founder Jim Thompson: Eligibility now extends to any high school junior (Class of 2015) residing anywhere in the U.S. and playing for a high school team or in club sports! Go to http://positivecoach.org/our-awards/triple-impact-competitor-scholarships/ . Due: May 31, 2014
Perrin-Wheaton Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution - Students must submit their most recent transcript, two completed recommendation forms, one of which must be from a teacher in your school, a handwritten statement of your career goals (after you complete your higher education) – not over 300 words, a list of your school or extracurricular activities, academic honors, offices held, employment. Go to http://www.dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfm. Due: March 3, 2014.
Pottawatomie Garden Club of St. Charles – This year the club will give a $3,000 scholarship to a full-time student that is a resident of St. Charles and majoring in Botany, Conservation, land Management, ecology, Forestry, Agriculture, Horticulture, Environmental Concerns and or related studies. Go to www.pottagardenclub.org. Due: April 3, 2014
Quest Bridge The College Prep Scholarship - QuestBridge's College Prep Scholarship provides opportunities designed to help outstanding high school juniors prepare to apply to top colleges. More than 2,000 students will be selected as College Prep Scholars and will receive one or more awards that will make them stronger applicants to selective colleges. High school juniors can apply to the College Prep Scholarship through our free online application. The application allows you to apply to multiple awards at once. To be considered for a summer program scholarship or college counseling, you should indicate your interest in the Awards section of the application. Applicants are automatically considered for all other awards, with the exception of Quest for Excellence awards, which require additional short essays. Go to http://www.questbridge.org/for-students/cps-college-prep-scholarship . Due: March 26, 2014
Robert Kuzmicki Recreation Education Scholarship - Two $500 Scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors or current college students in the Lisle Park District, who exhibit a strong work ethic and exemplify a dedication or the advancement of environment awareness and stewardship. Go to http://lisleparkdistrict.org/scholarship.htm . Due: May 1, 2014
Roselle Chamber of Commerce & Industry - We are awarding five (5) $1,000.00 scholarships to graduating seniors who reside in Roselle or whose parents are members of the Roselle Chamber of Commerce. Students who meet the criteria need not attend high school in Roselle. Due: April 15, 2014
Richard A. Maass Memorial Scholarship – The scholarship will fund one year of undergraduate tuition and fees up to a maximum of $2,000 to the university/college attended by the successful applicant. Current high school seniors and first year community college students, who intend to be university undergraduates next year, are eligible to apply for the award. Go to http://www.asq-foxvalley.org/Leadership/OfficersandCommittees/Committees/Scholarship/Scholarship.htm.
Due: March 24, 2014.
Sigma Nu Fraternity Pursuit of Excellence Scholarship (at U of I) - Sigma Nu Pursuit of Excellence Scholarship consists of a one-time direct payment to one University of Illinois freshman male student of $2,500. Eligibility - Any Senior-level male high school student may apply who: (1) will be an entering freshman student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Fall 2014 and (2) has achieved a 3.0 of 4.0 or above grade point average (or such equivalent GPA) in his overall high school academic studies through his junior year in high school. Go to www.sigmanuillinois.com . Due: May 1, 2014
Sons of the American Revolution’s SAR Award – The SAR award is to be presented to one senior at your school. This award consist of a certificate and a pin to be presented by you to a superior senior student selected by your school. The criteria for the outstanding citizenship award are: Dependability, Honesty, Courtesy, Respect, Leadership, and Patriotism. Email email@example.comDue: April 9, 2014
St. Peter Catholic Church Scholarship – St. Peter Church is pleased to offer three $1,000 scholarships this year. The scholarships are offered to high school students graduating in the spring of 2014, who are members of St. Peter Church and who will attend a post-high school institution (college, university, community college or vocational school.) Go to http://www.stpeterchurch.com/1. Due: March 19, 2014 by 4:30pm.
The Dr. Ann E. Jackson Catholic Scholars Program – This program provides students the opportunity to study and dialogue about Catholic theology while attending Eastern Illinois University. Attend a 12 week, non-credit course (which typically meets two times a week), spend 2-3 hours a week reading and preparing for class, participate actively in class discussions by responding to and asking questions, demonstrate an increasing familiarity with the material through assignments, quizzes, etc., maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA within the program (although these courses are not for credit, grades are earned and awarded just as in other academic courses), maintain a minimum 2.75 GPA at EIU while taking a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester, be active in the community of faith at the Newman Center, (alongside of attendance at class and Sunday Eucharist). The benefits included $750.00/semester for the first year; $1,000.00/semester after that, free books and handouts, the opportunity to learn much more about your religious heritage, the opportunity to teach others about the Catholic tradition and to help them grow in faith and understanding, too. Go to http://www.eiunewman.org/faith/index_96_1282771397.pdf . Due: May 15, 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
Tim Breslin Memorial Scholarship - this scholarship awards one student a semester of college tuition. This scholarship can be used for any college throughout the country. To apply, students must fill out a form and complete a 500 or less word essay. Due: March 3, 2014
Triple-Impact Competitor Scholarship - PCA awards scholarships of $1,000-$2,000 (depending on location) to high school athletes, based on their essays explaining how they meet the standard defined in Elevating Your Game: Becoming a Triple-Impact Competitor >> by PCA Founder Jim Thompson: Personal Mastery: Making oneself better, Leadership: Making one's teammates better, Honoring the Game: Making the game better. Eligibility now extends to any high school junior (Class of 2015) residing anywhere in the U.S. and playing for a high school team or in club sports! Go to http://positivecoach.org/our-awards/triple-impact-competitor-scholarships/ . Due: May 31, 2014
University of Nebraska-Lincoln - Scholarships at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln are being awarded to students who have been admitted. Encourage your students to apply as soon as possible in order to ensure their best opportunity at receiving a scholarship or financial/gift aid. Each year, UNL awards approximately 75% of incoming freshmen scholarships and/or financial/gift aid. Go to http://admissions.unl.edu/cost-and-aid/scholarships.aspx. Due dates vary by scholarship.
West Chicago Lions Club – The Lions Club of West Chicago will give a $2,000 scholarship to a graduating senior who is planning to pursue higher education in human services including, but not limited to, teaching, social work, counseling, and medicine. Seniors who will graduate from West Chicago Community High School or who live within the 60185 ZIP code can apply and will be judged on grade-point-average, participation in school and community activities, intent to pursue education in human services, an essay describing accomplishments and reason for choosing an intended field and two letters of recommendation. Go to http://westchicagolions.org/wclions7a.html. Due: April 11, 2014
Western Catholic Union - This scholarship is offering five $1,000 scholarships to Catholic High School students. The eligibility requirements are as follows. To apply for the next available scholarship, which is for the 2014-2015 school year, the student must currently be in 9 th – 11 th grades. The student must attended a Catholic High School. The student must be a WCU life or annuity member. At least one parent of the student must be a WCU life or annuity member. Due: March 1, 2014
Your Favorite Car Scholarship - $500 – 1 Award Student Eligibility: Must be attending an accredited post-secondary institution by the fall of 2014 at the latest, Must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a program that is at least two years in length. Go to http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_your_favorite_car_scholarship_8933.
content=msullivan%40sfhsnet.org . Due: April 30, 2014