Additional Scholarships


Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants

Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing our efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed.  The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution.  To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on "Every generation faces new challenges and new problems. What do you think is the biggest difference between your generation and older generations? How do you think these differences will affect the future of your country and/or your career choice?".  The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. 

Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com.

Deadline: June 14, 2014.

 

AFCEA Scholarship/Grant Information

The Scott-St. Louis Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) is pleased to announce its annual call for scholarship/grant applications and outstanding teacher nominations. AFCEA is an active sponsor of higher education in hard sciences, mathematics, information technology, and engineering. AFCEA supports a comprehensive program of scholarships promoting all-around academic excellence. Please visit http://scott.afceachapters.org/ for AFCEA Scholarship/Grant information. Applications are due by April 11, 2014.


American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and CertifiedBackground.com Scholarship

CertifiedBackground.com and AACN Launch New Scholarship for Students in Baccalaureate and Graduate Nursing Programs.  The new scholarship program will provide $5,000 in support to outstanding nursing students in baccalaureate, Master's, and doctoral programs at AACN member institutions.  To apply for scholarship funding, students must complete an application that requires a brief 250 word essay on their goals and career aspirations in nursing.  Winners will be announced within 60 days of each submission deadline, which are set for January 31, April 30, July 31, and October 31 each year. 

Visit http://www.aacn.nche.edu/Education/doc/CBScholarshipApp.doc to download the application and review the scholarship criteria.


AES Engineers

The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students.  To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they find on our site at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm

Amount of award:  $500.00 

Deadline for entry:  October 6, 2014


American Chemical Society (ACS) Scholars Program

The program is open to high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores and juniors.  The renewable scholarships of up to $5,000 to underrepresented minority students who want to enter the fields of chemistry or chemistry related fields, such as environmental science, toxicology and biochemistry. Applications-available online at www.acs.org/scholars or by sending an e-mail to scholars@acs.org and will be accepted November 1 -  March 1 (annually). Students must plan to major in or already be majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically-related science, and they must plan to pursue a career in the chemical sciences.  Scholarships range for $1,000 to $5,000, depending on college level and economic need.  Questions call 800-227-5558 ext. 6250 or email scholars@acs.org.


Anderson Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship

Applicants must be enrolled at least half-time in a health occupation program at an accredited college or university with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 grading scale. Students must be legal residents of the state of Illinois and reside in Madison, St. Clair or adjacent counties. Four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded.

Applications are available in the Office of Financial Aid and are due by May 15, 2014.


Anderson Hospital Medical Staff Scholarship

Applicants must be enrolled at least half-time in a health occupation program at an accredited college or university with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Students must be legal residents of the state of Illinois and reside in Madison or St. Clair counties. Three $1000 scholarships will be awarded.

Applications are available in the Office of Financial Aid and are due by May 15, 2014.


Army Nurse Corps Association Scholarship Program

The Army Nurse Corps Association is seeking applications from qualified students, in conjunction with their college or university for the 2013 Scholarship Program.  The application will be initiated directly by the student.  Questions should be sent by e-mail to education@e-anca.org.  Complete information about eligibility and the application process, to include necessary forms and content requirements, is outlined in the "ANCA Scholarship Program Guidelines and Application" available for downloading, and in some cases completion, at the ANCA website http://e-anca.org under the "Scholarship" tab. 

The cutoff date for submission of application is March 31, 2013.


ASCO Numatics

ASCO Numatics engineering scholarship is merit-based and will be awarded on the candidate's potential for leadership and for making a significant contribution to the engineering, instrumentation, systems, and automation professions, particularly as they relate to the application of fluid control and fluid power technologies. ASCO Numatics will award two merit-based, $5,000 scholarships to U.S. engineering students who are pursuing careers in industrial automation-related disciplines.  Applications must be submitted online at   www.asconumatics.com/apply by March 31, 2014.

 

ATTSavings.com Scholarship

In less than 500 words, create a top 5 list showing how you utilize technology to be a better student and briefly explain each point.  Submit your name, email, and the school you currently attend to win a $1,000 scholarship.  The deadline for this scholarship is June 22, 2014. Learn more and apply by going to http://www.attsavings.com/scholarship.


Barber Scholarship

Open to students pursuing Christian service through full-time work in the church.  Full-time work includes those pursuing ordained ministry, Christian Education, Youth Ministry, or other specialized ministries within the church. The fund is designed to give preference to those persons who are from the Iroquois West School District, or who were raised in the boundaries of the Iroquois River District, of the Illinois Great Rivers Annual Conference, of the United Methodist Church.   Applicants may or may not be United Methodist, although some preference will be given to those who are United Methodist.  Applications may be received by contacting the Barber Scholarship Committee at the Onarga United Methodist Church either by fax (815)268-4725, by email/methodistof@att.net, or by mail at 109 Seminary Ave. Onarga, IL 60955-1240. 

Applications are due by May 31, 2014.


BCMW Scholarship Program

BCMW Community Services will be awarding 10 (ten) $500 scholarships through the Community Services Block Grant Program.  We will also be awarding a $500 scholarship in memory of C. Russell Rose, former director of BCMW and a $500 scholarship in memory of former board chair, Doris Clark.  The scholarships are available to low-income residents of Bond, Clinton, Marion and Washington counties desiring to further their education at an Illinois accredited college or university.  Eligibility criteria will be based on income, most current grade point average, a 100-200 word career goals statement, three letter of recommendation and an interview with the scholarship committee. Applications are available in the Office of Financial Aid or at BCMW 909 E. Rexford in Centralia and at the BCMW Outreach offices.  The applications must be returned by 3:00 p.m. on Monday, March 25, 2013.  Any questions concerning the BCMW Scholarship Program can be directed to Sue Castleman at (618) 532-7388, ext. 115 or email sue.castleman@bcmw-il.org.


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. Be sure to include your name and the school you are attending this year and next. To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic: Pick a controversial problem on high school or college/university campuses and suggest a solution. http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm  

Your submissions must be sent to us by email at awards@studentawardsearch.com.

Amount of Scholarship:  $1,000. The deadline for applications is May 26, 2014.


BigSun Scholarship

We are proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits.  The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.

Deadline - June 20, 2014

Amount of Award - $500.00 

Please visit our website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply.


Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program rewards achievers inside and outside the classroom and who may not be able to attend college without financial assistance. It's a reward for what you've made of yourself and the difference you are making for others. Recipients will be awarded one scholarship at either of the two award levels: 100 scholarships each up to $25,000/year or 1,000 scholarships each at $2,000.  Awards are for undergraduate study only. 

Visit www.buickachievers.com for more information. 

Application deadline:  February 28, 2014.


Campus Discovery "Advice to Your High School Self" Scholarship

Campus Discovery will award one winner a $5000 scholarship.  Scholarship is open to U.S. citizen or legal residents who are enrolled at any 2-year or 4-year college or university in the United States.  Complete survey, respond (200 words): "Assume you could go back in time and talk to yourself as a high school senior.  Knowing what you know now about college life and making the transition, what advice would you give yourself?"   Entries must be received by 3/31/14. 

Apply at: http://campusdiscovery.com/start     


Apply for the CampusRN - Illinois Nursing Scholarship

Visit CampusRN to apply for the $2500.00 regional scholarship.


Apply for the CampusRN - Kentucky Nursing Scholarship

Visit CampusRN to apply for the $2500.00 regional scholarship.

 

CenturyLinkQuote.com Scholarship

The use of social media in education is on the rise. Students and faculty are finding new ways to leverage social media tools like social networking sites, apps, message boards, and podcasts to encourage the learning process.

Tell us: Your top 5 ideas on how students can use social media to enhance the learning process. List each idea and then briefly explain how it encourages students to learn.

Visit http://www.centurylinkquote.com/scholarship for scholarship rules, regulations, and submission instructions.  Application Deadline: June 22, 2014


Community College Transfer Scholarship

The Community College Transfer Scholarship Program, in partnership with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, is open to Hispanic students transferring from a community college to an approved, accredited four-year institution. Eligible students are Hispanic Americans who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, full-time undergraduate students with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. This application is open September 1st through December 15th for the following academic year.  Apply online at www.hsf.net.


Conference of Women Legislators

The Conference of Women Legislators, a not-for-profit organization and a bipartisan coalition of women legislators in the Illinois General Assembly, have created a scholarship program for women.  The one-year scholarship is worth up to $2,500 for tuition, books and fees; it will not cover room and board.  Applicants must carry at least seven credit hours to qualify, making the scholarships available to part-time students. 

For more information or to download an application, visit the COWL Web site at www.cowlil.com.

 

Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship

The 7th Annual Create-A-Greeting-Card $10,000 Scholarship Contest submissions will be accepted from March 18, 2013 - January 15, 2014. Only one (1) entry per person is allowed. Submit photo, artwork or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card. Designs should be appropriate for business and consumer use. Photo, art or graphics submitted must be your own original work/creation. Mailed entries should not exceed 16"x23" and the referred format is horizontal. Please be sure to read the full official scholarship rules.  http://www.gallerycollection.com/greeting-cards-scholarship.htm

 

Davies-Jackson Scholarship

The Davies-Jackson Scholarship presents a unique opportunity for an outstanding student, who is the first in his or her family to graduate from college, to participate in a course of study in the United Kingdom at St. John's College at Cambridge University, following their graduation.  The two-year, full scholarship to St. John's covers all tuition, fees, room and board during term-time, living expenses during summer vacation, and travel to and from England.  We seek applications from students who have demonstrated enthusiasm for and achievement in the arts, humanities, and social sciences, and who wish to enrich the depth of his or her learning and experience within the British tutorial system.  Applications must be received by November 1, 2013.. 

Application materials may be obtained by accessing the Davies-Jackson web site.

 

Deals.ServiceBundles.com Infographic Scholarship

Deals.ServiceBundles.com Infographic Scholarship is awarding a $1000.00 Scholarship to the student who can create the best Infographic Image about his/her major. The scholarship is open to any undergraduate and graduate student who will be enrolled in a 2 or 4 year accredited university in fall 2014. Details of scholarship may be found at  http://deals.servicebundles.com/scholarship 

 

 DegreeDirectory Academic Business Scholarship

This scholarship is to provide financial assistance to undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing bachelor level degrees related to business management, information systems management, marketing, finance, accounting, human resource management, and entrepreneurship.  Selection is based on academic history, extracurricular activities, and employment history.  Financial need is not considered.  Eligible students must be full-time students during the academic year the scholarship is received.  The $1,000 Annual Scholarship deadline is April 1st of each year.  You can view details about the scholarship and last year's winner here: 

http://degreedirectory.org/pages/business_scholarship.html


Dish Systems Essay Scholarship


Dish Systems will be awarding a $1000 Scholarship for your essay.  Write a 500 word minimum essay addressing one of the topics listed on their web site.  Essays will be graded based on grammar and execution of ideas on the student's topic of choice by selected staff of Dish Systems. Submit your essays by May 3, 2013. http://www.dish-systems.com/education/satellite-tv-scholarship/


Diversityabroad.com

Diversity Abroad, in cooperation with AIFS Foundation, will offer $500 scholarships for fall 2012 and spring 2013 study abroad. Five scholarships are available for the fall and five are available for the spring. Scholarships are only available for students participating in a study, intern, volunteer or language immersion program abroad offered by a DiversityAbroad.com partner organization. Economically disadvantaged students, African-American, Asian-American, Hispanic/Latino and Native-American students are strongly encouraged to apply.

http://www.diversityabroad.com/scholarships


Education-Portal.com's Textbook for a Year Scholarship


Education-Portal.com is offering this scholarship for a second time because so many of the previous student applicants wrote about the major barrier, the rising cost of textbooks.  Students struggle to cover the growing price of pursuing a higher education and Education-Portal.com wants to help students manage costs by providing regular scholarship opportunities.  Students have until December 9 to enter to win Free Textbooks for a Year.  This link contains information about the scholarship and instructions for how to apply: 

http://education-portal.com/articles/Textbook_Scholarship.html

 

Emergency Medical Services For Children Region IV Coalition

Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) would like to invite you to participate in a scholarship program sponsored by Region 4 EMSC Coalition. This Scholarship is available for application by anyone who is pursuing a career in any healthcare field. Two $500 scholarships will be awarded per year. The deadline for application submission is April 4, 2014. Applications are available in the Office of Financial Aid.


The Elie Wiesel Foundation For Humanity

The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest 2013 was created to challenge college students to contemplate ethical issues facing them in today's complex society and to analyze their own perception and thoughts on ethics.  Full-time juniors and seniors are encouraged to compete in this contest.  Awards are granted up to $5,000.  The deadline for the contest is December 3, 2012 by 5 pm PST.  Enter online at www.ethicsprize.org

For more information about The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity, please visit www.eliewieselfoundation.org.


Fastweb.com


Fastweb.com is a free, scholarship search engine that complies national, community, and college-specific scholarships available anywhere.

http://www.fastweb.com


First In My Family Scholarship


The First In My Family Scholarship offers Hispanic-American students who are the first in their family to attend college, and have financial need. The program is open to Hispanic-Americans who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents enrolled as full-time undergraduate students at approved, accredited institutions. Students must have minimal grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Apply online at http://www.hispanicfund.org/.


GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program honors the legacy and character of our nation's 40th President by rewarding college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education. Through the generous support of GE, this national program annually awards $10,000 renewable scholarships to up to 20 students. For more information visit:

http://www.reaganfoundation.org/GE-RFScholarships.aspx

Application deadline:  January 10th, 2013.


Georgia Harkness Scholarship

The Georgia Harkness Scholarship program grants a $5,000 award to those who are chosen as Georgia Harkness Scholars.  This funding can be applied to tuition, fees, and room and board for the basic seminary degree leading to elder’s ordination.  This unique scholarship for women over 35 who are seeking elder's ordination in The United Methodist Church as a second career.  Applicant must be a full time student and have a 3.0 G.P.A. or higher. You may apply online with the Office of Loans and Scholarships between January 4 and March 1 each year.  The award is not available for undergraduate, D. Min., or Ph.D. work.


The Gilman Scholarship Fund

The Gilman International Scholarship Program offers a competition for awards for undergraduate study abroad. Awards of up to $5,000 are made for U.S. citizen undergraduates to study abroad. Award amounts will vary depending on the length of study and student need with the average award being $4,000. Eligibility: For any U.S. citizen in good academic standing and who is taking part in any credit-bearing study abroad program for up to one academic year. Student must demonstrate financial need; students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a 2-year or 4-year undergraduate college or university are eligible to apply.

Details available at www.iie.org/gilman

 

Giva, Inc. Corporate Scholarship

Giva, Inc., a technology company located in Silicon Valley, will award $1000 scholarships to undergraduate or graduate students.  All eligible students will be required to compose an essay between 500 - 1,000 words and must be submitted no later than June 1 or December 1 of each year. Details available at http://www.givainc.com/scholarships/


Glenn Miller Scholarship Competition


Scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors or first year college students who intend to make music a central part of their future life. Applicants must submit a clear high-quality audio CD or cassette of good length with either an instrumental or vocal performance. It must also include a statement of musical intention. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Deb Corcoran or Arlene Leonard at 712-542-2461 or via e-mail: gmbs@heartland.net

Come into the Financial Aid Office for an application or go to www.glennmiller.org

Deadline: March 1, 2012


The Global Studies Grant for Student Travel and Study Abroad

Designed to support foreign language training and other academic studies abroad, this grant provides supplemental funds for American students who already are studying abroad under the auspices of an official study abroad program conducted by an accredited academic institution.  The Global Studies Foundation seeks to support a formative experience abroad for the recipient, who also must share this experience with others upon his or her return - ideally, with multiple audiences and varied media.  We are particularly interested in funding the study of strategically significant countries and languages. Applicants must be US citizens and currently enrolled full-time and in good academic standing in an accredited secondary or post-secondary institution. Among the most significant selection criteria are academic performance (as indicated in courses, grades, recommendations, and other achievements), program merit, and outreach potential. Grant recipients will be expected to acknowledge GSF's support, to report on their experiences, and to work with GSF to share those experiences as widely as possible. 

http://www.globalstudiesfoundation.org/ShowContents.cfm?CategoryID=64


GoAbroad.com Scholarship

Database This website offers a list of funding opportunities and scholarships searchable by country or subject area. 

http://scholarships.goabroad.com/


Google - SVA Scholarships

Student Veterans of America is proud to announce a new partnership with Google that will award student veterans pursuing computer science or related degrees with eight $10,000 scholarships for the 2012-2013 academic year.  Applications will be accepted from now until March 15, 2012. 

For more information or to apply for one of these scholarships, please visit: http://studentveterans.site-ym.com/Login.aspx


Go Overseas Scholarship

The Go Overseas scholarships are available to students currently enrolled in, or in the process of applying to, study abroad programs.  Our largest scholarship is $1,000 and further information related to the application process can be found on the Go Overseas website.


Grover Hermann Foundation Scholarship

The Grover Hermann Foundation Scholarship will award five scholarships in the amount of $2,500 to students with a 2.5 GPA with unmet financial need.  

www.acifund.org


Hancock County Retired Teachers’ Scholarship

Eligible applicants for the Hancock County Retired Teachers’ Scholarships must have been accepted into a Teacher Certification Program.  The applicant must be a senior in high school or a student in college planning to become a teacher.  Applicants must maintain a 3.0 GPA and be a graduate of a Hancock County High School.  Applications for this scholarship may be obtained at the Regional Office of Education in Carthage or Macomb, Illinois, or may be obtained at the Office of Financial Aid.  This scholarship has a value of $500. Applications must be filed at the Regional Office of Education by April 12, 2013.


Hispanic Scholarship Fund/Marathon Oil Corporation College Scholarship Program

The HSF/Marathon Oil Corporation College Scholarship Program is a scholarship of up to $15,000 per year.  Selected students may receive up to $15,000 for two academic years for a possible total award of $30,000.  To be eligible a student must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident, have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale.  Be a current Sophomore majoring in Accounting, Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geology/Geosciences, Information Technology (IT/MIS), Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Supply Chain Management (Management).  Student must also apply for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). 

Application available December 1, 2013. Close date February 15, 2014. 

http://www.hsf.net/marathon.aspx


Hispanocare, Inc. Student Scholarship

Established in 1996, Hispanocare has provided scholarships for students of Latino descent whose studies are in the healthcare field.  Students must be citizens, nationals, or have lawful permanent residence in the United States and who must reside in Illinois.  Award amounts vary depending on donor donations. 

Priority deadline is October 11, 2013. 

Visit our web site at http://www.advocatehealth.com/immc/body.cfm?id=105

 

HotelsCheap Scholarship Program

HotelsCheap is offering college scholarships for students aspiring to achieve a college education. Our need-based scholarship rewards students who are looking to better themselves, who have goals and dreams, and who are committed to achieving a college degree.  US students who are 16 years of age or older are encouraged to apply for our scholarships. High school students, undergraduate students, master degree students, and adult learners are all encouraged to apply. For more information visit http://chicago.hotelscheap.org/chi-scholarship

 

HSBC Scholars Scholarship

This scholarship awards students who are first generation college students. Preference will be given to graduates of ACI’s College Readiness Program. Fliers with more information are available in the Office of Financial Aid or you can apply online at www.acifund.org/scholarships.


IAA Foundation

The IAA Foundation is pleased to announce plans to award 74 scholarships to students majoring in agriculture, agri-business, or a related field, as well as many scholarships open to any major.  Applications, guidelines, and an Activities template are available on the IAA Foundation website, www.iaafoundation.org as of December 1, 2013.  For additional information, contact smoore@ilfb.org, or call the IAA Foundation office at (309) 557-2230.  Application deadline is February 1, 2014.


InternationalScholarships.com Scholarship Database

This website provides a list of scholarships specifically for those who wish to study abroad. 

http://www.internationalscholarships.com/


Illinois Great Rivers Conference Merit Award

The Illinois Great Rivers Conference Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministries is working in conjunction with the General Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministries in offering Merit Awards for IGRC students who are attending United Methodist Colleges & Universities. For more information about the Merit Awards and other scholarships offered by GBHEM please go to visit: http://www.gbhem.org/loans-scholarships/scholarship-applications. Due date: On-line registrations per the GBHEM website is March 5, 2014.


Illinois Hospital Research and Education Foundation

Applicants must be currently enrolled or accepted into a hospital-related health care professional program with a minimum GPA of a 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, and must be Illinois residents. Students having less than one academic year remaining until graduation are not eligible for consideration. Scholarships are based on student’s scholastic achievement, financial need, and availability of funds. Applications are available in the Office of Financial Aid.  Direct questions to Renna Lemberis, 630-276-5498 or rlemberis@ihastaff.org

Completed application and references must reach IHREF by April 15, 2014.


Illinois Sheriffs' Association Scholarships

The Illinois Sheriffs' Association plans to award 105 scholarships of a minimum $500 during the 2012-2013 academic year.  Scholarship funds are intended to assist students with the cost of tuition, fees and books only.   Applicants must be permanent Illinois residents.  Scholarships are to be utilized at institutions of higher learning within the State of Illinois.  Students must be enrolled as a full-time student during the 2012-2013 school year.  Applications are now available at local sheriff's offices or the Internet at http://www.ilsheriff.org/


IIEPassport Study Abroad Directories

IIEPassport Study Abroad Directories, a joint project between the Institute of International Education and Education Dynamics, provides an online directory of study abroad funding scholarships and grants searchable by country or subject. 

http://iiepassport.org/


IIEPassport Study Abroad Funding

This valuable funding resource allows you to search by country or subject to find the study abroad funding information that you need. The comprehensive database of study abroad scholarships, fellowships, and grants can help make your dream of studying abroad a financial possibility and a profound reality.

www.studyabroadfunding.org

 

James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation

The James Madison Fellowship, a federal program, offers pre-service (as well as in-service) teachers of government and history up to $24,000 to complete a Master's degree in fields related to the U.S. Constitution. The fellowships are awarded on a competitive basis. Full details of the fellowship as well as applications are available at the Madison Foundation's website, www.jamesmadison.gov. Applications are due each year on March 1.

 

Job-Applications.com Working Parent Scholarship

Job-Applications.com, out of Canton, Ohio, is providing a scholarship for working parents to help pay for school. Each school year, a working parent receives $1,000 toward college tuition costs. To apply, students must simply write a 600-1000 word essay on balancing parenthood, working, and excelling in school. The application deadline is December 15th, 2014, and the scholarship will be awarded December 20th, 2014. If you want to take a closer look: http://www.job-applications.com/scholarships/


Junior Service Club of Collinsville Scholarship

The Junior Service Club of Collinsville Scholarship is a one year, nonrenewable award, given to a continuing education female student who resides in the Collinsville Unit 10 School District.  The scholarship award has a value of $1,000.  The applicant must participate in community service. 

Applications are available in the Office of Financial Aid. 

Deadline April 5, 2012.


MassMutual Scholars Program

Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) is pleased to announce that its MassMutual Scholars program is now a national scholarship program for high-achieving African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, and Hispanic students interested in careers in the insurance and financial services industry.  Eligible students of all majors will be considered who are entering their sophomore, junior, senior, or 5th-year senior year at an accredited U.S. college or university. 

The scholarship application is available January 3, 2013.  Application deadline is May 3, 2013. 

Students can apply online at www.act.org/massmutual.


MLK Scholarship Award

The MLK Scholarship Award is to assist students who are pursuing higher education.  The scholarship is awarded to applicants who best exemplify the ideals of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  The $1,000 scholarship is a one-time award and may be used for expenses associated with college and campus life.  Applicant must be a resident of Decatur, Illinois.  The applicant must have achieved a cumulative grade point average of a C+ or higher by the close of the previous semester.  For additional information, please contact Elsie Walters or French Wilson at Human Resources, City of Decatur, 1 Gary K. Anderson Plaza, Decatur, IL  62523-1196.  Phone: (217) 424-2805 

Scholarship applications are available in the Office of Financial Aid.


National Federation of the Blind

For high school seniors through grad school students. All applicants for these scholarships must be legally blind, pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time, post secondary course of study in a degree program at a U.S. institution in 2009 academic school year, and if chosen, must participate in the entire NFB national convention and in all scheduled scholarship program activities.

Questions: Contact Anil Lewis, 404-371-1000; E-mail: Scholarships@nfb.org.


National Kidney Foundation

The National Kidney Foundation Serving Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska is proud to announce the 4th Annual Culpepper Exum Scholarship for People with Kidney Disease.  This scholarship is intended to help two deserving dialysis or transplant patients attend any accredited educational program. Two scholarships will be awarded in 2012 - one to a Kansas resident and one to a Missouri resident each for $1,000. For more information or to obtain a copy of the scholarship application and requirements, please contact 913-262-1551 or 314-961-2828 or karen.meyer@kidney.org

Applications are due to the National Kidney Foundation Kansas City office no later than May 11, 2012.


NASA-MUST Scholarship Application OPEN

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is sponsoring the Motivating Undergraduates in Science and Technology (MUST) Program, offering support to undergraduate students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines across the United States.  Program participants receive a scholarship, NASA internship and access to a wealth of professional development opportunities. 

Available now online at www.nasa.gov/education/must.


National Alliance for Hispanic Health

National Alliance for Hispanic Health Offers the Ciencia National Scholarships to current STEM Majors of Hispanic heritage meeting eligibility. 

Students can apply online at http://www.alliancescholars.org.


Navy Medicine

For students pursuing careers in medical, dental, and nursing, who are going to medical or dental school. The navy will pay for the entire tuition costs for medical school or dental school as well as the cost of required books and fees.

For more information see http://www.cnrc.navy.mil/officer

Deadline: Open


NURSE Corps Scholarship Program

The NURSE Corps Scholarship Program is a selective program of the U.S. Government that helps alleviate the critical shortage of registered nurses currently experienced by certain types of health care facilities by helping needy students complete their registered nurse training. In exchange for the scholarship, upon graduation, the newly minted nurses work at these types of facilities for at least 2 years. Applications are accepted once each year, beginning in March or April and ending in April or May. Applicants selected to receive the scholarship are notified by postal letter no later than the end of July.

The deadline to apply is May2, at 7:30 pm, ET. 

http://www.hrsa.gov/loanscholarships/scholarships/nursing/guidance.pdf

 

Scholarships and Financial Aid Resources for Nursing Students

Scholarships and Financial Aid Resources for nursing students provided by American Association of College of Nursing (AACN).

http://www.aacn.nche.edu/students/financial-aid

 

Peg Edwards Nursing Scholarship

The Peg Edwards Nursing Scholarship will award one (1) $1,000 scholarship to the selected applicant upon evidence of enrollment/registration in an accredited nursing program.  Application process consists of completing the scholarship application, personal statement/essay, copy of transcript of school currently attending or most recently attended, and two (2) letters of recommendation.  Deadline to submit application is April 14, 2012.  All applications must be postmarked by the April 14th deadline.  Applications must be submitted by mail and are available in the Office of Financial Aid.

 

PeopleSmart Scholarship 

PeopleSmart is running an essay contest on the subject of privacy in the 21st century and what it means to the current generation of high school seniors. The contest winner will receive $2,500 and his or her essay will be published on the PeopleSmart website and blog. Submissions are being accepted until April 30th, 2014.  www.peoplesmart.com/PeopleSmartScholarshipContest


PEO Program

A grant eligible for women who are a citizen of the U.S. or Canada, is sponsored by a PEO chapter, had at least 24 consecutive months as a non-student sometime in her adult life, and who is now trying to pursue an education in the U.S. or Canada. Please contact your local P.E.O.

Chapter for applications and more information or from the official P.E.O. web site. 

Deadline: Open


Phi Kappa Phi

The Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship program awards $330,000 annually to 60 Fellowship recipients.  The Fellowship program is designed to provide support to active Phi Kappa Phi members or prospective members as they prepare to enter graduate or professional studies in the upcoming 2010-2011 academic year.  One requirement is that the applicant may not have earned more than seven (7) semester hours of graduate/professional school credits. Contact: Fellowship Program, The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, 7576 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70806.  Phone // 800.804.9880 Ext 35, Email // Fellows@PhiKappaPhi.org,  Web // www.PhiKappaPhi.org.

Submit your complete application packet to your Phi Kappa Phi chapter.


Polk Bros. Minority Scholarship

For first year students who have graduated from a Chicago public high school and have unmet financial need. Fliers with more information are available in the Office of Financial Aid or you can apply online at www.acifund.org/scholarships.


Post-9/11 GI Bill:  Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship

Public Law 111-32, the Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship, amends the Post-9/11 GI Bill (chapter 33) to include the children of service members who die in the line of duty after Sept. 10, 2001.  The benefit is effective August 1, 2009; the same day the Post-9/11 GI Bill takes effect.  Eligible children attending school may receive up to the highest public, in-state undergraduate tuition and fees, plus a monthly living stipend and book allowance under this program.  More detailed provisions of the Fry Scholarship can be found at www.gibill.va.gov/documents/Fry_Scholarship.pdf.

Press Club and Journalism Foundation

The Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis and Journalism Foundation are accepting applications for their various communication student scholarships.  The scholarships include; the Press Club Media Scholarship, Communication internship scholarships, and also a variety of other scholarships given by the Journalism Foundation.  All awards are given to students who are from the bi-state Greater St. Louis Region.  The application deadline May 1, 2014. 

Application forms and additional information can be found at http://stlpressclub.org/scholarships.html.


ProNet International Gifts & Scholarships, Inc.

The charitable arm of ProNet International, Inc., is awarding a minimum of two academic scholarships beginning April 25, 2009 for veterans intending to enroll in college/universities.  First priority will be given to veterans who have served or are currently serving in the US military in Iraq and/or Afghanistan.  Their dependents are also eligible. 

Applicants may download the application from www.pronetscholarships.org or for more information e-mail info@pnihq.com.


RMT Charitable Trust Scholarship

The RMT Charitable Trust Scholarship is open to anyone that graduated from an Effingham County high school. The student must be planning to enroll or be enrolled as a full-time student at a college or university.  Criteria for the scholarship are listed within the application. 

Applications are available at www.enrichingourcommunity.org, by calling 217-342-4988 or by emailing Joedy Hightower at jhightower@enrichingourcommunity.org .


Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship

One Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship to study abroad will be available for students whose permanent address is in Rotary District 6510, which covers the southern tip of Illinois (from below Collinsville and Effingham to Cairo).  Virtually all expense will be paid, up to $25,000.  Applicants should be college juniors, seniors, or graduate students in the academic year 2010-2011.  They must have the endorsement of one of the 48 Rotary Clubs in District 6510.

For more information or for guidelines and application forms contact: Hal Harsin (618)698-9605 or e-mail hal@harsin.net.


Royal Neighbors of America Scholarship

Make your dreams come true with the help of a Royal Neighbors of America Scholarship. Last year, we provided over $163,750 in scholarships.  All applicants MUST be a beneficial member of Royal Neighbors (which means she/he must be insured and/or own an annuity with Royal Neighbors). 

Apply online: http://www.royalneighbors.org  to request an application.


Sallie Mae 911 Education Fund

The scholarship is open to children whose parents were killed or permanently disabled as a result of the terrorist attacks, and who are enrolled as a full time undergrad student. Scholarship awards up to $2,500 per applicant per school year, may be renewed annually, and subject to satisfactory academic program.

Download an application at http://www.salliemaefund.org/

Deadline: Open


SallieMae - College Answer Sweepstakes

Sallie Mae awards a $1,000 scholarship each month through its College Answer Sweepstakes. The sweepstakes is open to students, parents, guidance counselors and financial aid officers. Parents who enter the monthly sweepstakes are also entered into the annual Sallie Mae giveaway which awards one $10,000 scholarship. Winners for both sweepstakes are chosen at random. The monthly sweepstakes allows one entry per household.

salliemae.com/before_college/students_plan/free_money/sweepstakes-rules/


ScholarshipExperts.com Scholarship

ScholarshipExperts.com is again offering the ‘Do Over’ Scholarship and will award five scholarships of $1,000 each. Respond in 250 words or less:  "If you could get one 'do-over' in life, what would it be and why?".

Apply at http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/apply.htx


Sell Used Books College Essay Contest Scholarship

SellUsedBooks.com is currently conducting their biannual scholarship essay contest.  It is a 500 word essay contest, with an award of $1,000 for the winning student.  They are currently accepting applications for the Spring 2012 contest and the deadline to enter with an essay submission is December 2012.  The contest is open only to those legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of application and who are currently enrolled in an accredited college or university or who will be enrolled by December 1, 2011. A short original previously unpublished written response to the scholarship topic, "What book has made a significant and positive impact on you? Detail why it is meaningful to you by listing specific ways it has changed or deeply affected your life." Essay must be between 750 - 1250 words.  Entries must be submitted on or before December 1, 2012 to qualify.   http://www.sellusedbooks.com/sell-used-books-college-essay.htm

 

Shift Insurance - The Drive to Learn Scholarship

Take a moment to think about your most memorable experiences as a driver and/or a passenger. Share your experiences with us and take advantage of our new scholarship opportunity and you could receive $1000. Shift Insurance is offering The Drive to Learn Scholarship to college students across the United States. If you are currently a full-time student at a four-year university, graduate program, community college, or trade school, Shift Insurance wants to hear from you. Application deadline is March 1, 2014. For more information visit http://www.shiftins.com/automobile/car-insurance-program.aspx 


Southern Illinois Healthcare

Southern Illinois Healthcare has been rewarding medical career scholarships since 2001.  SIH offers scholarships in many areas, such as: Registered Nurse, Bachelors in Science Nursing, Physical Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Surgical Technology and Health Information Technology.  Additional information, including frequently asked questions and application, can be found on our website at:  www.sih.net/careers

Annual deadline for the SIH scholarship is May 1st. 

Please contact 618-457-5200 ext. 67803 for more information.

 

Southern Illinois Professional Management Association - SIPMA

Scholarship Targets Human Resources and will be offered each SIPMA fiscal year (September to June) totaling $2,000 annually to candidates meeting eligibility requirements. Complete information should be submitted by December 1, 2013, to SIPMA Scholarship Committee.  For more information and scholarship application visit http://www.sipma.org/scholarship-information/.

 

SpecialCableDeals.Com

Special Cable Deals Announces an offer to provide financial assistance for college students.  This offer is an essay contest, created for students to compete for a $1,000 scholarship for educational expenses at an accredited college or institution of higher learning.  Interested students can write a brief essay and answer the question "Many top TV shows and movies are about zombies, vampires, and serial killers.  Why do people love to be scared by TV and movies?" and receive a $1,000 scholarship.  Find complete information and further details about this scholarship contest on our website: http://www.specialcabledeals.com/best-cable-promotions.html  Entries must be submitted on or before January 1, 2013.

 

Southwestern Electric Cooperative Scholarship Program

If you will be enrolled as a full-time student in 2013, take note: for the 19th consecutive year, Southwestern Electric will offer financial assistance to students from member families through the cooperative's "Power for Progress" Scholarship Program. Scholarship applications may be downloaded from Southwestern Electric's website, http://www.sweci.com/Home/News-and-Information/News-Room.aspx/2012/10/30/Coop-Now-Accepting-Scholarship-Applications-for-2013, or picked up from the co-op's headquarters. You may also request an application by calling Office Secretary Debbie Whicker at (800) 637-8667, ext. 5915. The completed application and supplemental materials - including a cover letter, academic transcripts, attendance records, financial information and two letters of recommendation - must be delivered to Southwestern Electric's headquarters (525 U.S. Route 40 in Greenville), in a single envelope, by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, February 8, 2013.


St. Clair County CAA Scholarship

This program is funded by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Community Services Block Grant and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.  To be considered for this scholarship, the applicant must be a high school senior or adult enrolled in undergraduate studies or occupational training at an accredited two or four-year college in the State of Illinois for the Fall 2010 academic year.  Applicants must be enrolled for a minimum of 12 credit hours for the Fall 2010 semester, resident of St. Clair County, possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.4 and meet the income guidelines.  (Please see application for the income guidelines.)  Applicants selected for scholarship consideration must appear before the scholarship committee for an interview.  Should applicants have any questions regarding the program, please contact the Community Services Department at (618) 277-6790 extension 3263.


St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Auxiliary

Applicants must be interested in pursuing a career in the health field. To obtain an application packet, students should send a brief letter of introduction to Carol Lawrence, Volunteer Services Coordinator, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, 211 South Third St., Belleville, IL 62220. The letter should contain the student’s career objectives, the school they are planning to attend, home address, and telephone number.

If you have questions, contact Carol at 618-234-2120, ext. 1280.


St. Louis Area Hotel Association

For students who are currently enrolled as freshman, sophomores, juniors, or seniors at a four-year institution with a minimum of a 2.25 GPA and a United States citizen or permanent US resident.  Must be enrolled full-time for the next academic year.

Applications are available online at http://www.stlhotels.com/

SLAHA phone: (314) 781-5112 or email vboyer@stlhotels.com.

Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2014.


St. Louis Press Club

The Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis is inviting eligible media communication, and journalism students to apply for scholarships for the 2011-12 academic year.  Applications are available in the Office of Financial Aid or go online to www.stlpressclub.org/scholarships.html

 

Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships

$5,000 for college. $5,000 for those in need. A brighter future for everyone. Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships reward students working to end hunger in their communities. To support their efforts, winners also receive a $5,000 matching grant to donate to the hunger-related charity of their choice. To apply, and for more information and official rules, visit http://www.sodexofoundation.org/hunger_us/scholarships/scholarships.asp. Application Period: October 5 - December 5


SunTrust Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes

For the eighth consecutive year SunTrust is pleased to offer the Off to College Scholarship Sweepstakes where students can win a $1,000 scholarship for educational expenses at a two or four year public or private college/university located in the U.S. Each scholarship is worth $1,000 and may be used toward first year expenses at an accredited college or private career school. The SunTrust sweepstakes is open to high school seniors. All winners are chosen at random. Only one entry per person is allowed for each drawing, but you can submit a new entry every two weeks.   

www.suntrusteducation.com/sweeps/default.asp


Talbots Scholarship Foundation

In keeping with our long-standing tradition of helping women succeed, the Talbots Charitable Foundation is proud to present the 2012 Talbots Scholarship Foundation and the Nancy Talbot Scholarship Award for perseverance and ingenuity, which is presented in memory of the founder of Talbots.  This program empowers women to enrich themselves through learning and achieve a college education later in life.

Learn more about the program and how to apply by visiting https://www.talbots.com/scholarship

Only the first 5,000 eligible applications received will be processed.

 

Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Program

Thermo Fischer Scientific is offering future science scholars an opportunity to win $10,000 in scholarship funding for the 2014-2015 Fall semester. This scholarship was created to help provide educational opportunities for the future generation of scientists. Graduate students or undergraduate students must be enrolled in an accredited college for the 2014-2015 Fall semester to qualify for this scholarship. A pre-selected committee will award two $10,000 scholarships and four $5,000 scholarships among the candidates. For more information go to http://www.pierce-antibodies.com/piercescholarship/


TG's Charley Wootan Grant Program

Since 2000, TG has been proud to support a grant program designed to provide help to students pursuing a higher education and who have financial need. For the 2012-13 academic year, TG will award $4 million in grants to students who are Texas residents. TG will distribute $1 million in grants to students residing outside Texas.  All Charley Wootan Grant applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or otherwise eligible to receive Title IV financial aid funding; must have attained or will attain a high school degree or the equivalent; must be enrolled or planning to enroll in college at least half-time, and must be able to demonstrate financial need.  

http://www.aie.org/wootan/index.cfm?cid=110&action=TL2&addy=jamyers@mckendree.edu


Tylenol

Tylenol will be awarding $250,000 to outstanding students who are pursuing health-related studies. Application period: March 12 - May 31, 2013.  http://www.tylenol.com/page.jhtml?id=tylenol/news/subptyschol.inc  

 

Tutorspree's "Education Will Change the World" Scholarship

Write a 500-word essay telling Tutorspree what you're studying and how it will change the world. The best essay in each of 7 categories wins $200, and the grand prize winner gets $1500. Essays are due by November 30, 2013.  http://www.tutorspree.com/scholarships

 

USBundles.com Scholarship

The use of social media in education is on the rise. Students and faculty are finding new ways to leverage social media tools like social networking sites, apps, message boards, and podcasts to encourage the learning process. Tell us your top 5 ideas on how professors and teachers can use social media to enhance the learning process. List each idea and then briefly explain how it encourages students to learn. Deadline:  June 22, 2014  http://www.usbundles.com/college-scholarship


U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Announcing DHS Education and Research Funding Opportunities. http://www.orau.gov/dhseducationprograms  DHS HS-STEM Summer Internship Program - Application Deadline:  January 15, 2013,  DHS Summer Research Team Program for Minority Serving Institutions - Application Deadline:  February 4, 2013. Questions regarding DHS Education Programs can be sent via e-mail to dhsed@orau.org.


US Bank

Here's your opportunity to apply for one of 40 $1,000 scholarships.  Undergraduate students attending an eligible four-year college or university are eligible to apply.  Our scholarship program is exclusively for web visitors and our online application is the only way to apply.  Further details can be found on our website http://www.usbank.com/scholarship

Check in early 2013 for application process.


United Methodist Dollars for Scholars Program

Each year through the United Methodist Dollars for Scholars (UMDFS) program, the United Methodist Higher Education Foundation (UMHEF) provides $1,000 matching scholarships to United Methodist students who have received a $1,000 scholarship from their local United Methodist church to help them attend a United Methodist-related college, university, or seminary. Candidates must be enrolled or planning to enroll as full-time students for fall of the coming academic year.  Online applications must be submitted between January 1 and March 1 each year.

For an application go to https://www.umhef.org/applications/UMDFS.php  or contact UMHEF Scholarship Office at (800) 811-8110 or email mailto:umhefscholarships@gbhem.org with questions.


United Methodist Scholarship Allocation (UM)

Eligibility requirements for the United Methodist Scholarship Allocation (UM) must be: full and active members of The United Methodist Church for at least one year prior to applying and be full-time degree candidates at our institution, maintain a GPA of 3.9, and demonstrate financial need. 

Applications will be available in the Office of Financial Aid.


United Methodist Foundation Merit Scholars Program

These awards are for United Methodist students enrolled in United Methodist-related educational institutions.  Eligibility requirements; must be a full and active member of the United Methodist Church for at least one year, minimum grade point average of 3.0, demonstrated financial need, enrolled in a full-time degree program at a United Methodist-related institution, citizen or permanent resident of the United States, seminary students must be working toward ordination at the master's level.

Applications will be available in the Office of Financial Aid.

 

Verizon FiOS Scholarship Opportunity

Create an Infographic and win $1,000 toward your tuition.  Full details are available on the application page http://deals.servicebundles.com/scholarship. The deadline for entries is June 30, 2013.


William M. Reiss Scholarship Fund

Scholarship recipients are limited to graduates of publicly supported high schools located within city limits of Belleville, IL. Students working toward a degree in medicine, but not nursing, are excluded. Post baccalaureate students will not be considered.

Application forms may be obtained from: Bank of America, U.S.Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management, TX1-609-08-05, PO Box 830259, Dallas, TX 75283-0259 or in the Office of Financial Aid.  

All relevant materials must be submitted by May 1.


Zonta International

The Zonta Club of the Mascoutah will be awarding scholarships for the 2013-2014 school year to Female students in high school and college.  Applications are available in the Office of Financial Aid.  Applications will be judged upon scholastic ability (but not only on grades), financial needs, character, leadership qualities, as well as an essay.