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Visit Naviance>Colleges Tab>Scholarships & Money>Scholarship List for more information!
Abbott & Fenner Business Scholarship
Award: up to $1,000
Abbott & Fenner are business consultants 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. All applicants should include their full name and mailing address with their submissions. To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. What have you done outside the classroom that demonstrates qualities sought after by the post-secondary institution that you are hoping to attend? Also, which of these qualities means the most to you?Your submissions must be sent by email at: email@example.com
Access to Education Scholarship Program
Deadline: Varies, check website
Award: Varies, check website
Provides scholarships to low to moderate income students. Some scholarships offered are: American Indian College Fund, Asian and Pacific Islander American Fund, Hispanic Scholarship Fund, Thurgood Marshall College Fund, United Negro College Fund. Visit the website for a complete list of deadlines and awards. Apply online: http://www.usafunds.org/scholarship
AES Engineering Scholarship
Scholarships are intended for future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. 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 will find on our site at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm. Our 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. Essay question for 2013 award (500-1000 words): Reflecting on your personal experiences and/or circumstances, tell us something about yourself that distinguishes you as a potential scholarship candidate. Email essay to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Merit-based and need-based general scholarships are awarded in the amount of $1,000 - $3,000, to qualified high school graduating seniors, undergraduate students, and graduate students who demonstrate both significant motivation and aptitude for a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. ELIGIBILITY -Hispanic-descent-U.S. citizenship is not required-be accepted into or attending an accredited 2-year or 4-year college or university in the United States or Puerto Rico-be enrolled full-time (12 hrs undergraduate, 9 hrs graduate) during the academic year, high school graduating seniors must be graduating from an accredited U.S. high school with a diploma, minimum GPA: 3.00 on a 4.0 for high school seniors and undergraduates; 3.25 on a 4.0 scale for graduate students-must be a SHPE member to apply, major in science, technology, engineering, mathematics or a related field, be pursuing your first bachelors, masters or doctoral degree. (Students pursuing a second bachelors, etc. are not eligible). Deadline is postmarked date. Application available online: http://www.shpefoundation.org/scholarships/ahetems-general-scholarships/
The Association of Illinois Township Committees on Youth is a statewide voice and resource for community-based families. AITCOY offers this award based on the following criteria:
-Applicant must demonstrate an interest and has participated in serving his or her community
-Applicant must have a "B" grade point average or above
-Applicant must have demonstrated leadership qualities
-Applicant has a plan to pursue college and major in a social science field
Download the application from Naviance
Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship
ACR is proud to announce our 2nd annual "Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program. Our goal for this program is twofold: 1.To promote animation and its related fields as a career path for young people 2.To encourage aspiring animation professionals to research and understand what a career in animation requires. Scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors who: 1.Intend to pursue an animation related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college. 2.Have a demonstrable record of academic success. 3.Have a passion and drive for an animation and/or design related career. For more information including detail on majors that are eligible and how to apply, visit www.AnimationCareerReview.com
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. There is no age restriction. 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 what your future academic plans are. Please do not send transcripts or letters of recommendation at this time. Application Procedure To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic below: Discuss, in less than 1000 words, what you would consider to be the most important issue that society has to deal with in the next 10 or 20 years? Why do you think this issue so important?Your submissions must be sent to us by email at email@example.com
All student athletes are eligible. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post-secondary institute. Essay Question: What are your most important extracurricular or community activities? What made you join these activities? What made you continue to contribute to them? All essay submissions should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org Please visit our website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com/ to learn how to apply.
Each year, the DAR awards over $150,000 through more than 25 scholarships to young individuals for their outstanding academic achievements. DAR scholarships are offered for a wide range of disciplines including: history, law, medical, nursing, music, and education. The various DAR scholarships each have different requirements and procedures which must be followed to apply for the scholarship. Please visit: http://dar.org/natsociety/edout_scholar.cfm for more information.
Dean Ritter Trust for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Scholarship
The Dean Ritter Trust for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Scholarship is a scholarship open to graduating high school seniors and intended to cover tuition or related costs for the selected recipients to an accredited technical school or university. Recipients may use the funds received for any semester including summer sessions, during the awarded academic year. For the 2014 academic year, up to six recipients will be awarded scholarships varying between $1,000 and $5,000 each. Recipients will be chosen based on financial need and school and community involvement. Qualifications: Must be a resident of the state of Illinois Currently is a high school senior in good standing Have a significant (severe to profound) hearing loss in one or both ears Exhibit financial need
Pick up an application in the CRC.
Chicago and Northwestern Indiana area salons and Great Clips, Inc. are sponsoring five (5) $500 scholarships for individuals interested in pursuing a career in cosmetology or barbering after graduation from high school. These scholarships can be used at any accredited cosmetology or barbering school in Central/Northern Illinois and Northwestern Indiana. Download the application in Naviance.
Lake County Kappa Fund Scholarship
Criteria for Selection Students applying for the scholarship must be a resident of Lake County or nearby surrounding areas. Students must submit a completed application to the committee via email or via website. Candidate must be a current high school or college student. Candidate should have a solid academic record, a clear track record of leadership, a commitment to hard work and excellence, creativity and initiative, and consistent ethical behavior.
Download the application from Naviance.
Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity
Award: up to $20,000 per year
This scholarship is not a traditional scholarship focused on rewarding academic achievement and financial need. Its specific goal is to reward and encourage innovative and creative problem solving. Eligible applicants to the Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity must satisfy these two conditions: 1. Applicant must be (a) a high school junior, or (b) a high school senior, or (c) any person entering an undergraduate degree program* in the fall after the application deadline or the following spring, or (d) a student in the first year of an undergraduate degree program*. 2. And applicant must be (a) a student planning to attend or attending an educational institution in Connecticut or the New York City metropolitan area Download application online: http://www.rbffoundation.org/application.html
Peter J. Herchenbach Memorial Scholarship
For seniors currently battling cancer, or other life threatening illnesses. During 2006, the Herchenbach family lost son Peter to a brain stem tumor. Pete's legacy was his gracious love for others and his quick smile. The Memorial Fund supports students like Peter whose high school experience is being overshadowed by their disease. "We support smiling warriors battling difficult health challenges by reinforcing their hope in a beautiful future. Allow us to maybe give you a deserved break by applying" Requires medical letter from attending physician.Application is available in the CRC.
Psi U Scholarship Grant
Award: 1st place-$1,750, 2nd place-$500, 3rd place-$250
The Psi Usilon Scholarship Grant Program awards scholarships totaling $2,500 to three incoming male freshmen attending University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign: First place=$1,750, Second place=$500, Third place=$250. Candidates should exhibit the highest moral, intellectual and social excellence. Applying for or receiving the grant in no way obligates you to join Psi Upsilon Fraternity. No proof of financial need required and grants are non-renewable.
Apply online at: www.illinipsiu.com/
The Sara Scholarship was established in 2012 as part of the final will of Sara Sheehan, who passed away in 2011. The award, funded through the Henry & Sara Sheehan foundation, is granted annually to female high school seniors who plan to pursue a college degree and who demonstrate academic achievement, excellence of character, financial need and active engagement with the sport of golf. Skill in playing golf is not a criterion. The Sara Scholarship awards $2000 per year to be applied towards tuition, books, board and other expenses. A minimum of twelve $2000 scholarships will be awarded per year. The grant is eligible for renewal throughout the applicant’s undergraduate college career up to four years, for a total amount of $8000.
Apply online: www.sarascholarship.org
Sarah Elizabeth Stubblefield Memorial Scholarship for Persons with Epilepsy
Application requires TWO short essays (250 words max), an unofficial transcript, TWO letters of recommendation, copies of your acceptance letter(s), and a signed doctor's statement of your epilepsy diagnosis. Read and follow the directions carefully. You may reapply in subsequent years as long as you are a student in good standing. Application is online at http://www.epilepsychicago.org/the-sara-elizabeth-stubblefield-foundatio...
Check out several creative essay-based scholarship awards, usually 250 words or less. Scholarship awards are typically $1,000 or more. Apply online at http://www.scholarshipexperts.com/
NEW!! Sigma Nu Pursuit of Excellence Scholarship
On-line application! Sigma Nu Fraternity offers this scholarship to an incoming freshman U of I male who has at least a 3.0 GPA. The winner is not required to join Sigma Nu Fraternity. Download the information flyer in Naviance and apply online at www.SigmaNuIllinois.com
This site provides information about several different scholarship options. Examples: What Makes Your School Rock Scholarship ($800) Free Speech Essay contest ($10,000) Youth Activity Fund Student Grants ($5,000) Visit http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship.php