DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS

NO. 154

April 19, 2017

JUNIOR HIGH               ACTIVITIES               HIGH SCHOOL

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   Home of the Cardinals

         

      

4/19  Baseball & Softball @ GRHS vs Oakwood 4:30

         Band Booster Meeting 6:00 – Band Room

4/20  Baseball & Softball @ GRHS vs Hoopeston 4:30

        Track (B&G) @ North Vermilion Invite 4:00 (IL)

           Bus leaves @ 2:10; dismiss athletes @ 2:00

4/21  Baseball & Softball @ GRHS vs Salt Fork 4:30


Lunch Menu:


Main Offering

Other Option

A la carte

4/20

Baked potato bar, bread stick, pears

BLT wrap


4/21

Hamburger, fries, fresh fruit

Salad bar


4/24

Popcorn chicken, veggie/relish tray, applesauce w/cinn

Hamburger on bun


4/25

Tacos, corn, refried beans, peaches

Taco salad


4/26

Spaghetti, bread stick, green beans, pineapple & oranges

Salad bar


4/27

Ham & cheese sandwich, Sun chips, carrot/celery sticks, pears

Chef’s salad


4/28

Cheese pizza, tossed salad, fresh fruit

Salad bar


 

JUNIOR HIGH:

Library:  Several students have overdue library materials. Please return by Friday.

Shirt Orders:  All Chrisman-Scotland shirt order forms are due by Friday, April 21st! Late order forms will not be accepted!

 

JUNIOR HIGH & HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Cheer:  High school and junior high students who are interested in trying out for the 2017-18 cheer squads please sign up in the office.


HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Picture Day:  Monday, April 24th, will be picture day for 8th grade graduation and the last spring sports: Jr. High Track,  HS track, Baseball, and Softball.

Sophomores - All money and unsold tickets are due back by May 3rd.

Detasseling:  JM2 Enterprises is taking applications for contract laborer for the summer.  Stop by the office and pick  one up if interested.

 

GUIDANCE COUNSELOR NOTES/COLLEGE INFORMATION &/OR AFTER HIGH SCHOOL INFO:

Summer Programs:

Sea World-Busch Gardens Camp

You can explore your interest in working with animals by taking part in a career camp at SeaWorld Orlando. Work alongside our experienced staff and learn about amazing animal careers. Swim with a dolphin, snorkel with sharks, prepare a penguin-sized lunch, touch a stingray and make friendships that will last a lifetime. Visit SeaWorldOrlando.com/education to learn more.


Indiana State’s Summer Honors Program: Discover Blue-Earn Green (July 16-22, 2017)

During this one-week experience you many receive a $1,000 scholarship to attend Indiana State University, earn 1 hour of college credit, stay in a residence hall and discover Indiana State’s beautiful campus. As a participant you may choose from several college-level programs including aviation, elementary education, entrepreneurship, nursing, robotics, theater, and more. Learn more and apply at indstate.edu/experience.

UA Early College

The University of Alabama is accepting applications from highly motivated sophomore, junior, and senior students who are prepared for the rigor of college study. These students should demonstrate maturity for a vibrant summer college experience. We recognize that you work with students who have been successful at the high school level and are equipped to excel in college-level study. To learn more, visit their website at uaearlycollege.ua.edu.


Entrepreneurship 101 (June 18-30, 2017)

Rising high school juniors, seniors and college freshmen will learn more about entrepreneurship, the ideation process, elevator pitches and more. Through engaging lectures and class activities, site visits and guest speakers, students will have the opportunity to earn three credit hours and compete for UD scholarship dollars in an elevator pitch competition- all while living on campus and experiencing life in Dayton. Learn more or apply by March 30, 2017 at go.udayton.edu/entrepreneurship101.

EIU English Studies Summer Camp

The English Department at Eastern Illinois University is excited to again offer its English Studies Summer Camp for High School Students this July!  This one-week camp will allow students to select two courses from a range of offerings in creative writing, literature, media studies, and more.  With extremely affordable rates for both commuters and residential participants – and multiple full and partial scholarships to award – this would be a terrific opportunity for any student looking for a unique summer learning experience and academic get-away. This link houses additional information on our camp, as well as an electronic copy of our brochure:  http://www.eiu.edu/english/camp.php.


Northern Illinois University

Summer in the Arts camps allow participants to join fellow jazz musicians, visual artists, or thespians for the arts experience of their life! These intensive camps offer a huge variety of focused and fun activities. Not only will participants experience art as never before, they will meet other people who will inspire and amaze them. For more information, visit artscamps.niu.edu or call (815) 753-1450.


World Affairs Seminar (June 24-30, 2017)

This unique and exciting opportunity is a program of Rotary International District 6270. Now in its 40th year, WAS is truly an international experience right in our back yard. We attract high school students from Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. The 2017 theme, “Educaiton & Social Justice: creating change around the world” is particularly relevant to the world the student delegates will inherit. The seminar will provide a forum for exploring and discussing the complex topic of Education. Please view the website for more information, www.worldaffairsseminar.org.


National High School Institute

The Cherubs program dates back to 1931 and is made up of three summer institutes: Theatre Arts, Film & Video, and Debate. These programs combine intensive training, along with an once-in-a-lifetime summer experience making lifelong friends and contacts, while exploring the Northwestern campus and Chicago. The Theatre Arts program is open exclusively to current high school juniors; our Film & Video program is open to current sophomores and juniors; and our Debate programs are open to current freshman, sophomores, and juniors.


Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

IMSA is accepting applications from student who have exceptional talent and interest in the areas of mathematics and science. IMSA provides a three-year residential program designed to promote mathematics and science learning within a comprehensive problem-centered and integrative program. For more information visit www.imsa.edu.


Washington University in St. Louis (application deadline- April 1, 2017)

Washington University in St. Louis offers both high school and middle school summer opportunities (classes in many areas). Scholarships for the summer programs are available. For more information on programs, fees, scholarships, and application requirements visity: summerexperiences.wustl.edu.


Additional Opportunities

National Health Service Corps Virtual Job Fair (Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 6:45-10:15 pm ET)

Join the National Health Service Corps’ Virtual Job Fair, from a convenient location of your choice, to network with prospective employers. 

 During the fair, you will learn about available employment opportunities across the country, benefit packages offered, and general information about sites and tribal communities served. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to get real-time answers to your questions by NHSC site representatives. Participation is free! To register visit https://www.nhsc.hrsa.gov/corpsexperience/virtualjobfair/index.html?utm_campaign=Discover+NHSC+Career+Opportunities+on+March+21%21&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.

Reading Skills and Speed Reading Programs

Online summer reading program for ages 4-18. These are individualized programs that include engaging instruction, independent reading in great books, and a skilled and encouraging teacher. For more information call 1-800-964-9974.


Union Craftsmanship ILLINOIS LABORERS’ Training Program (Applications accepted on the 1st Tuesday of each Month during designated hours.) Anyone interested in becoming an Illinois Laborer & Contractor JATP, please visit www.illaborers.org.

 


Union Craftsmanship ILLINOIS LABORERS’ Training Program (Applications accepted on the 1st Tuesday of each Month during designated hours.) Anyone interested in becoming an Illinois Laborer & Contractor JATP, please visit www.illaborers.org.


Miscellaneous Information.

The Operating Engineers Local #841 Apprenticeship Program is accepting applications thru January 31, 2017.  Please find attached the official notice which includes the basic requirements, contact information for the Local and how to apply. 


Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (grades 10-12)

The Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA) is for students who have exceptional talent and interest in the areas of mathematics and science. They provide a three-year residential program designed to promote mathematics and science learning within a comprehensive problem-centered and integrative program. For more information visit www.imsa.edu.



A Red Cross Lifeguard program is being offered, starting on February 25, 2017, at Fountain Central High School.  

Here is a link to a flier:

http://crew272.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Signup-info-Lifeguarding-FCHS-2017.pdf

A Red Cross Lifeguard class is now open for registration.  Lifeguarding is a tremendous summer and often year round job.  Guards find work in local community, school, YMCA, state parks, and college pools.  You must be 15 by April 1st, and strong swimmer, able to pass a swimming test.  Adults (teachers, coaches) are welcome.  Download a flier at Crew272.org or call, text or message Brian Walker at 765-295-1548 (between 7pm and 9pm) for more information. This is the 10th year the program has run!  A couple hundred kids have gone through the program, many have guarded all the way through college, and many teachers/coaches have also got and kept their certifications!  There is also a recert program, and teachers that need CPR certs are welcome to contact me and arrange to attend for just those skills.

HOBY State Leadership Committee is looking for outstanding sophomores for the leadership seminar this summer. The
seminar will be at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL on June 15-18. Log on to HOBY.org to register.
Ener Star's" Youth to Washington" tour was inspired by Lyndon B Johnson in 1957. The program actually began in 1964
with 400 students from 12 states participating in the first event. Today more than 1,500 10th and 11th grade students
from across the country attend the Youth to Washington Tour. For more
information visithttp://www.enerstar.com/content/youth-tour by December 31, 2016. If you have any questions, please
contact EnerStar's Angela Griffin at 800-635-4145, extension 103 or via email at agriffin @enerstar.com.

 

 

College Open Houses & Information

U.S. Air Force Academy and Air Force ROTC – For information about both, contact Steven T. Simon, MAJOR, USAFR, Admissions Liaison Officer at (217) 840-5041 or stsimon77@yahoo.com.

Illinois State University School of Theatre and Dance

Students interested in theatre at Illinois State University have the option to select from several sequences: Acting, Design/Production, Theatre Studies, and Theatre Teacher Education. Additional information can be found under the “Apply Now” link on the new website: http://finearts.illinoisstate.edu/academics/.

 

Scholarships:

Added 4/10/2017

Chrisman Area Community Club Scholarship (due April 29, 2017)

Applicants must be Chrisman High School senior who resides in the Chrisman School District. They will award two $250 scholarships. A recipient who successfully completes the first year will be eligible for the second year. Applications are in the scholarship file.


PJ Wiseman Memorial Scholarship, sponsored by the Chrisman Area Community Club (due April 30, 2016)

Applicants must be residents of the Chrisman School District seeking a vocational program. The recipient will be awarded $250. Applications are available in the scholarship file in Mrs. Frailey’s office.


Paris Young Famers Scholarship (due May 1, 2017)

Applicants may find applications in the scholarship file.


2017 NURSE Corps Scholarship Program (due May 11, 2017)

The purpose of the NURSE Corps Scholarship Program is to provide scholarships to nursing students in exchange for a minimum two-year full-time service commitment (or part-time equivalent), at an eligible health care facility with a critical shortage of nurses. The information an applicant provides will be used to evaluate eligibility for participating in the NURSE Corps Scholarship Program. In addition, information from other sources will be considered (e.g., credit bureau reports). For more information visit https://bhw.hrsa.gov/sites/default/files/bhw/nursecorpsguidance.pdf?utm_campaign=2017+NCSP+First+Technical+Call&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.


Edgar County Retired Teachers’ Association Scholarship (Due May 1, 2017)

The Edgar County Retired Teachers’ Association is pleased to offer a $1,000 scholarship to an Edgar County high school senior entering the field of education. The winner will receive half ($500) for the freshmen year and ($500) for the sophomore year. Applications are available in the scholarship file in Mrs. Frailey’s office.


Dave's $1,000 "Ride A Bike" Scholarship (due June 30, 2017)

Awarded to any college student (graduate OR undergraduate) who aspires to live a healthy, active life while in college.

Dave found fitness through cycling while in college and he wants to share it with you. He wants YOU to get on a bike! For more information and application, visit http://www.davescheapbikes.com/scholarship/.


Presence United Samaritans Medical Center (due April 15, 2017)

Presence United Samaritans Medical Center would like to provide a $500 scholarship to support an individual interested in a career in health care. The student should have a vigorous science background, have a history of academic achievement, demonstrated leadership skills and a strong desire to serve those in need. Applications may be found in the scholarship file.


Chrisman Nite Unit HCE (due April 28, 2017)

Applicants must be a Chrisman High School senior who has participated in one full year of 4-H and plans to further their education. Applications may be found in the scholarship file.

 

 

Added 3/28/2017

Edgar County Bank-various scholarships (various dates the earliest being April 17, 2017))

For a complete list of scholarships and the applications, visit https://edgarcountybank.com/ scholarships/. Remember to turn the Dee Wilson scholarship application in to Mrs. Frailey.


Edgar County Retired Teachers’ Association Scholarship (due May 1, 2017)

The Edgar county Retired Teachers’ Association is pleased to offer a $1,000 scholarship to an Edgar County high school senior entering the field of education. The winner will receive half ($500) for his/her freshman year and the second half ($500) for his/her sophomore year providing he/she remains in the field of education. Applications may be found in the scholarship file.


2017 Illinois Hospital Research & Educational Foundation (due April 15, 2017)

Any student currently ENROLLED or ACCEPTED into a certificate or degree conferring hospital related health care sequence is eligible (such as medical schools, dental schools, nursing programs, pharmacy schools, radiology technology programs, occupational/physical/speech therapy, etc.) Students in general course of studies programs (i.e. pre-med, general education courses, liberal arts, etc.) are not eligible. Applications may be found in the scholarship file.


NAIFA East Central Illinois Scholarship (due March 31, 2017)

This scholarship is designed for someone who is graduating from high school in 2017 who will be studying either Insurance, Finance, Business or some other Financial Services type curriculum. Students already in college will also be considered for the scholarship if he/she is studying in one of the fields noted above. Scholarships may be found in the scholarship file.


Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man Scholarship (due May 1, 2017)

Sigma Phi Epsilon is America’s largest college fraternity and is committed to its mission of Building Balanced Leaders for America’s Communities. In an effort to recognize the outstanding achievements of the incoming class at the University of Illinois and to help offset the high price of a college education, Sigma Phi Epsilon Illinois Alpha is offering three Balanced Man Scholarships totaling $1,750. These scholarships are being offered to incoming male students who have excelled in the areas of scholarship, leadership, athletics, and community service during their high school careers. They want to reward young men who exemplify these qualities, as they believe they are essential to leading a balanced life. To qualify, you must be a full-time student at the University of Illinois during the Fall of 2017. The application may be found at www.illinoissigeps.com/scholarships.


Edgar County Farm Bureau Scholarships (due May 1, 2017)

The Edgar County Farm Bureau® Foundation is offering 3 scholarships. One scholarship is offered to a college bound Edgar County Farm Bureau® “MM” or “Voting” member, or a dependent of an “MM” or “Voting”, another is awarded to an “A” or associate member, spouse or dependent member, and the third is awarded as part of an internship. Information and application may be found at http://www.edgarcfb.org/scholarships/.


Kids’ Chance Inc. of Illinois Scholarship (due April 30, 2017)

Kids’ Chance Inc. of Illinois was founded with the goal of awarding academic college scholarships to deserving children of workers seriously injured or killed on the job. We believe we can make a significant difference in the lives of all children affected by a workplace injury by helping them pursue and achieve their educational goals. We are thrilled to announce that Kids’ Chance Inc. of Illinois is currently accepting applications for scholarships for the academic year 2017. We anticipate awarding several scholarships to qualified scholars during this year. Scholarships may be found at http://www.kidschanceofillinois.com/scholarships/.


SeniorCare.com Scholarship (due May 15, 2017)

SeniorCare.com is now accepting applications for the 2nd annual SeniorCare.com $1500 Aging Matters Scholarship. All incoming freshman or existing undergraduate or graduate students in good academic standing are eligible to apply. Please share this with your student community. Applications may be found at https://www.seniorcare.com/scholarship/.


DialMyCalls Scholarship (due May 31, 2017)

This scholarship requires an essay submission. We will select two winners, first place will win $1500.00 and second place will win $500.00 - winners are selected by our DialMyCalls.com staff. Winners will be notified within 14 days after the contest ends via email. Applications may be found at https://www.dialmycalls.com/scholarship.html.

 

Added March 16th:

Edgar County Bank-various scholarships (various deadlines)

For a complete list of scholarships and the applications, visit https://edgarcountybank.com/community/scholarships/. Remember to turn the Dee Wilson scholarship application in to Mrs. Frailey.


National Health Service Program (due April 27, 7:30 PM ET)

You can apply to the Scholarship Program if you are committed to primary care and accepted to or enrolled in an accredited U.S. school in one of the following primary care disciplines: Physicians (MD or DO), Dentists, Nurse Practitioners (post graduate degree with clinical practice focus), Certified Nurse-Midwives, or Physician Assistants. The scholarship pays tuition, fees, other educational costs, and provides a living stipend in return for a commitment to work at least 2 years at an NHSC-approved site in a medically underserved community. You can find more information and the application at https://nhsc.hrsa.gov/downloads/spapplicationguide.pdf?utm_campaign=Now+Open%3A+2017+NHSC+Scholarship+Program&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.

 

 

Added March 14th:

John Charles Geekie Memorial Alumni Scholarship for Indiana State University (due April 27, 2017Applicants must be an Edgar County graduating senior who plans to attend Indiana State University. This scholarship was set up in memory of a past student of Indiana State University. Applications may be found in the scholarship file.


Chrisman Post 477 Sons of the American Legion (due by noon May 10, 2017) Applicant must be a Chrisman Graduating Senior. Applications may be found in the scholarship file.


Chrisman American Legion Women’s Auxiliary Post 477 Scholarship (due April 27, 2017)

Applicant must be a Chrisman Graduating Senior. Applications may be found in the scholarship file.


Chrisman Legion Post 477 (due April 20, 2017) Applicant must be a Chrisman Graduating Senior. Applications may be found in the scholarship file.

Edgar County Retired Teachers Association Scholarship (due May 1, 2017)

The Edgar County Retired Teachers’ Association is pleased to offer a $1000.00 scholarship to an Edgar County high school senior entering the field of education. The winner will receive half ($500) for his/her freshman year and the second half ($500) for his/her sophomore year providing he/she remains in the field of education. Applications may be found in the scholarship file.


2015 Aspiring Nurse Scholarship (due by midnight, June 30, 2017)

Applicants must be aspiring nurse who best demonstrates academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics, and a passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare. Visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website’s homepage to find detailed scholarship information and form.


Nurse Corps Scholarship Program

NURSE Corps Scholarship Program enables students accepted or enrolled in a diploma, associate, baccalaureate or graduate nursing programs, including RN to BSN, RN to MSN-NP, Direct Entry MSN-NP program to receive funding for tuition, fees and other educational costs in exchange for working at an eligible NURSE Corps site upon graduation. For information and an application link, visit http://www.hrsa.gov/loanscholarships/scholarships/nursing/.


Illinois Hospital Research and Educational Foundation Scholarship (due April 15, 2017)

Any student currently ENROLLED or ACCEPTED into a certificate or degree conferring hospital related health care sequence is eligible (such as medical schools, dental schools, nursing programs, pharmacy schools, radiology technology programs, occupational/ physical/speech therapy, etc.) Students in general course of studies programs (i.e. pre-med, general education courses, liberal arts, etc.) are not eligible. Applicants enrolled in an associate degree or hospital-based program will be considered their first year (such as radiology techs, nuclear medicine techs, RNs, cardiac rehab techs, etc.) Applications may be found in the scholarship file.


Groth & Associates Law Scholarship (due July 31, 2017)

The Lawyers here at Groth & Associates are proud to offer a generous $1,000.00 scholarship for any individuals who qualify. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have a G.P.A. of 3.0+, fill out the form with your contact information, attach school transcript to verify enrollment or submit any document to help us know you are currently enrolled or have been accepted to a college or university in the United States, and attach a 500-word essay about difficulties or hardships you have had to personally overcome. Applications may be found at http://www.grothlaw.com/scholarship/.


Intel ISEF (due April 1, 2017)

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must be in grades 9-12 and compete in an Intel ISEF affiliated science fair AND win the right to attend the Intel ISEF. Applications can be found by going to https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13791/intel_isef_scholarship.php.


National Dairy Shrine Scholarships (due April 15, 2017)

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must plan to attend or attend a college or university in the United States and major in dairy industry or other agricultural related fields. Application may be found at https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12541/national_dairy_shrine_scholarships_scholarship.php.


Gloria Barron Prize (due April 15, 2017)

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must be between the ages of 8-18, be a permanent resident of and currently residing in the U.S.A. or Canada, and be currently working on an inspiring service project or have done so within the past 12 months. Applications may be found at https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/8845/gloria_barron_prize_scholarship.php.


SP Scholarship (due April 30, 2017)

Applicants must be a high school senior who is a citizen of the United States. Applications may be found at https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14186/sp_scholarship_scholarship.php.

VIP $5,000 Scholarship (due April 30, 2017)

Applicants must be at least 13 years of age or older. Applications may be found at https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14185/vip_voice_5_000_scholarship_scholarship.php.


Paradlam Challenge Scholarship (due May 1, 2017)

The Challenge is open to individuals who will be ages 4-18 on May 1, 2017 and have their parents’/legal guardians’ permission to participate in The Challenge. Applications may be found at https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12702/the_paradigm_challenge_scholarship.php.


Chopin Foundation Scholarship Program (due May 15, 2017)

The Scholarship Program is open to all qualified American pianists (US citizens or legal residents) not younger than 14 and not older than 17 years of age on May 15 of their first year of application. Applications can be found at https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12540/chopin_foundation_scholarship_program_scholarship.php.


Review It Scholarship (due June 30, 2017)

Applicants must be attending a college or university no later than September of 2017 and have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year. Applications may be found at http://www.chiureviews.com.


2017 Honorsgradu Multimedia Scholarship (due April 16, 2017)

Back in 2013, we started with a typical essay-format scholarship program. As exceptionally creative voices emerged over the next two years, we recognized the need to provide more creative options for those voices to be better heard. For our 5 year anniversary, we will offer the same five creative multimedia options. However, to keep the competition fair amid increasing numbers of college applicants, we will adopt one change this year: The first four categories (art, creative writing, music, and photography) will be for high school seniors only, and videography will be for college applicants only.

We are providing the same 2017 prompt across all medium options:

Represent your views about the concepts of education vs. learning.

For more information visit http://honorsgradu.com/scholarship/.


Added March 2nd:

2017 Edgar Co. Democrat Boosters Scholarship application.

The scholarship is available to both traditional and non-traditional students, who reside in Edgar County and meet the criteria outlined in the scholarship application. The scholarship amount and number issued varies, typically the scholarships are $200-$500 per year and can be re-applied for each year. In 2016 we awarded 5 scholarships at $400 each; in 2015 we awarded 4 scholarships at $500 each. The deadline for submittal is 5:00 p. m. on May 1st, applications must be turned in to ECDB President Marge Houghland [221 Clark Street, Paris, IL 61944]. 

Application

 

Added February 27th:

 

Techtyche Digital Media Scholarship (due December 31, 2017)

This scholarship is valued at 1000 USD and is meant for all high school, trade school, college or university students who have interest in “Digital Media”. The students can participate regardless of their academic discipline. For more information and application visit http://www.techtyche.com/scholarship/.


Michigan Injury Lawyers Scholarship​ ( due April 20, 2017)

Award: $500 Eligibility requirements and application info: http://www.michiganinjurylawyers.com/scholarship.


Compare.com Scholarship (due April 20, 2017)

Award:  $5,000 Eligibility requirements and application info:  https://www.compare.com/scholarship.


Brian Zeiger Scholarship (due April 10, 2017)
Award: $1,000 Eligibility requirements and application info: http://brianzeiger.com/scholarship.


Fix Your Skin Scholarship (due May 25, 2017)

Award:  3 winners (1000 USD each) Eligibility requirements and application info: http://fixyourskin.com/scholarship/.


Vernon Computer Source Scholarship (due May 31, 2017)

Award:  $2,000 Eligibility requirements and application info: https://www.vernoncomputersource.com/scholarships

 

Goedeker’s Appliances Annual Book Scholarship and the Goedeker’s Appliances Public Service Scholarship (due July 9, 2017)

Award:  $500 Eligibility requirements and application info: http://www.goedekers.com/college-scholarship.


Aspiring Healthcare Professional Scholarship (due June 30, 2017)

Award: $250 Eligibility requirements and application info: http://www.dentalhygienistprograms.com/scholarship/.


Dolman Law Scholarship (due March 31, 2017)

Award: $1,100 Eligibility requirements and application info: https://www.dolmanlaw.com/Scholarship/.


New York Computer Rental Scholarship (due May 31, 2017)

Award: $2,000 Eligibility requirements and application info: https://www.newyorkcomputerrental.com/scholarships/university.html.


Healthcare Leaders Scholarship - Sponsored by Nurse.org  (due January 29, 2018)

The Healthcare Leaders Scholarship is offered to students entering or currently pursuing an educational program related to nursing or medicine. Students must be at least 17 years of age and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

All applicants must submit a 600 to 1,000-word essay explaining what they hope to accomplish during their career in the medical field and how the scholarship would fulfill those goals. Recommended topics are included in the Personal Essay section. For more information visit http://nurse.org/healthcare-leaders/.


Annual Community Volunteer Scholarship (due June 30, 2017)

Every year we award a $1,500 scholarship to the student who best demonstrates exceptional volunteer involvement in their community. For more information visit  https://dealhack.com/scholarship, and to apply visit https://dealhack.com/scholarship-application.


Edgar Co. Democrat Boosters Scholarship (due 5:00PM April 25th)

Attached is the 2015 Edgar Co. Democrat Boosters Scholarship application. The scholarship is available to both traditional and non-traditional students, who reside in Edgar County and meet the criteria outlined in the scholarship application. The scholarship amount and number issued varies, typically the scholarships are $200-$400 per year and can be re-applied for each year. In 2014 we awarded 3 scholarships at $400 each; in 2013 we awarded 4 scholarships at $250 each. 

The deadline for submittal is 5:00 p. m. on April 25th, applications must be turned in to ECDB President Marge Houghland [221 Clark Street, Paris, IL 61944]. Applications are available in the scholarship file.


Caretenders Scholarship

Applications may be found at https://www.goodcall.com/scholarships/caretenders-scholarship-program/.


10 Words or Less Scholarship (due June 30, 2017)

Applicants must be between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2017, and submit an answer to the question on the studentscholarships.org Facebook page. Applications may be found at https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10258/10_words_or_less_scholarship_scholarship.php.

Added February 15th:

Bloomfield Lodge A.F. & A.M. #148 Scholarship (due May 5, 2017)

Applicants must be a Chrisman High School Graduate or Senior who is successfully pursuing an university, state college, junior college, vocational school, nursing school, dental school, etc. education. Scholarships may be found in the scholarship file in Mrs. Frailey’s office.


The Wells Trust Fund, Mabel Wells Fishback Scholarship (postmarked between May 1-June 1)

Applicants must be Edgar County residents of a Protestant religious faith enrolled as an undergraduate at one of the following institutions during the upcoming school year: Eastern Illinois University, Millikin University, University of Illinois, or DePauw University. Scholarship applications may be found at https://www.edgarcountybank.com/community/scholarships/.


Aletha Jane Honnold Fine Arts Scholarship (due April 17, 2017)

Dee Wilson Scholarship (due April 17, 2017)

I.P. and Lola W. Zimmerly Educational Trust (due April 17, 2017)

Riola Hurst Nursing Scholarship (due April 17, 2017)

G.F. Patterson Trust (due April 17, 2017)

Lenore Dickson Scholarship for Medicine (due April 17, 2017)

Helen Luallen Scholarship Trust (due April 17, 2017)

Iva W. & Roy Henry Scholarship Trust (due April 17, 2017)

Frank & Gladys C. Stratton Trust (due April 17, 2017)

Pauline & Riley McClain Scholarship (due April 17, 2017)

Edgar County Bank & Trust Foundation (due April 17, 2017)

Ruth Pinnell Scholarship (due April 17, 2017)

All the above are scholarships at the Edgar County Bank/Prospect Bank. There are various qualifications. For the scholarship application and list of qualifications please visit https://www.edgarcountybank.com/community/scholarships/.

 


Scholarship America Scholarship (deadlines vary)

Various scholarships with various deadlines at https://scholarshipamerica.org/what-we-do/students-parents/open-scholarships/.

Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship (opens March 1)

Applicants are students who excel in athletics, academics, and community service. For more information visit wendysheisman.com.

 

Various Scholarships

The scholarships, which are being sponsored by companies as a way to give back to the community, are open to all U.S. residents who are either high school seniors or already enrolled college students. The requirements are a little different for each, but most only require students to write a 500 word essay on a topic related to the sponsor's industry. All are completely free! The organizations will not sell your students' information to any third parties. 

  • AED Superstore College Scholarship; Deadline- 5/31/2017

http://www.aedsuperstore.com/scholarship.html

  • Griswold Home Care Bi-annual Scholarship; Deadline- 5/31/17

http://www.griswoldhomecare.com/scholarship/

  • Waterlogic's Clean Water Scholarship; Deadline- 4/30/2017

http://www.waterlogic.com/en-us/clean-water-scholarship/  

  • Oz Moving & Storage Scholarship; Deadline- 6/15/17

https://www.ozmoving.com/Scholarship

  • Crown & Caliber Entrepreneur’s Scholarship; Deadline- 5/31/2017

http://www.crownandcaliber.com/crown-caliber-entrepreneurs-scholarship/


Scholarship and Financial Aid Opportunities

Visit ImFirst.org to join our community and discover your college opportunity!


10 Words or Less Scholarship (due June 30, 2017)

Applicants must be between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2015, and submit an answer to the question on the studentscholarships.org Facebook page. Applications may be found at https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10258/10_words_or_less_scholarship_scholarship.php.


Global Lift Equipment Scholarships (due June 15, 2017)

Applicants must be currently attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution in Canada or the US by no later than the Fall of 2015, submit a short story (detailed instructions can be found on the application page), and have a GPA or 2.5 or greater. Applications may be found at http://www.usedforkliftsillinois.com.


Lift Parts Express Scholarships (due June 30, 2017)

Applicants must be a current senior in high school or a freshman or sophomore in college, be enrolled or expected to be enrolled by the Fall of 2015, and submit a completed online application form prior to the deadline. Applications may be found at http://www.forkliftpartsillinois.com.


Illinois Heartland Decorative Artists (due April 10, 2017)

Applicants must be a high school senior who plans to attend an accredited art program following high school graduation. This scholarship is worth $1,000, divided into half for first semester of their freshman year and half for the second semester. For more information and the application, please visit http://www.ihda.us/education.html.


Auto Accessories Garage Scholarship (due June 1, 2017)

Eligibility for the contest is pretty simple. You have to be heading to college, or an automotive trade/vocational school in 2017 or be a current freshman or sophomore. For more information visit http://www.autoaccessoriesgarage.com/college-scholarship.


Boling Rice LLC Scholarships (due August 31, 2017)

Boling Rice, LLC is offering three scholarships.  The scholarship from Boling Rice Atlanta is $1,000 and the Boling Rice Alpharetta and Boling Rice Cumming are $500. The winners for all 3 scholarships will be determined through an essay contest which should include originality, quality writing, and responsiveness to the contest topic.  The full details of the 3 scholarships are here: http://www.bolingriceatlanta.com/scholarship/, http://www.bolingricecumming.com/scholarship, http://www.bolingricealpharetta.com/scholarship.


Page Law's Essay Scholarship (due June 30, 2017)

Page Law is offering a $1,000 college scholarship to the winner of a 600-word essay contest. 

​The full details of the scholarship is here: http://www.pagelaw.com/scholarship.html.


Albertson & Davidson, LLP College Scholarship (due April 26, 2017)

Albertson & Davidson is offering a $2,500 scholarship to individuals who are currently attending or are planning on attending an accredited United States college or university during the fall 2017 semester. The full ​details of the scholarship are here: http://www.aldavlaw.com/scholarship/.


Slepkow Slepkow & Associates Inc. Scholarship Essay (due June 30, 2017)

Slepkow Slepkow & Associates Inc. is sponsoring an annual $1,000 college scholarship essay contest. Details about the contest and how to apply follow in the information below. The full details of the scholarship are here: http://www.slepkowlaw.com/scholarship.htm


Nursing.org (due Aug 1, 2017)

This is a nursing website that is offering various scholarships. Additional scholarship details, rules and terms of service are outlined here: http://www.nursing.org/scholarships/. Because applicants must be 18 years of age or older when they apply, please be sure to let students know that may need to work on their applications locally before actually submitting them.


Added February 3rd

Masters In Accounting Scholarships (various deadlines)

The following website have multiple scholarships for students majoring in accounting. http://www.mastersinaccounting.info/resources/accounting-scholarships/

Signet Classics Student Scholarship (due April 14, 2017)

Applicants must be in the 11th or 12th grade. Applications can be found by going to: https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/8875.signet_classics_student_scholarship_essay_contest_scholarship.php.

Global Lift Equipment Scholarship (due June 15, 2017)

Applicants must be currently attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution in Canada or the US by no later than the Fall of 2016 and have a GPA of 2.5 or greater. Applications can be found by going to: http://www.usedforkliftsillinois.com/used_inventory/2882/used_jlg_telehandlers_inventory_illinois.php.

Added January 26th

Paris Community Hospital Volunteers Scholarship (due April 10, 2017)

The Paris Community Hospital Volunteers are offering scholarships for the 2017-2018 school year. A $1,000 scholarship is available to any Edgar County High School senior to further their education in the Health Care Field. Applications may be printed from pariscommunityhospital.com/scholarships.


Auto Accessories Garage (due June 1, 2017)

Entering the AutoAccessoriesGarage.com College & Automotive Trade School Scholarship Contest is easy. Simply answer the following question in 500-1000 words. Eligibility for the contest is pretty simple. You have to be heading to college, or an automotive trade/vocational school in 2017 or be a current freshman or sophomore. Oh, and you can't be related to any AAG employee. That's it. Visit http://www.autoaccessoriesgarage.com/college-scholarship for the application form and more information.


Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program (due June 12, 2017)

Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants are pleased to be able to continue with our scholarship program for the 10th year. We will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year. Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

Full details are available on our site.

Natural Healthy Living Scholarship (due July 18th)

This scholarship was launched by my blog in an effort to promote smart wellness choices. It is available to both Undergraduate and graduate students and is not restricted to degree path or course of study. For more information visit https://www.naturalhealthyliving.net/scholarship/.

Kids’ Chance Inc. of Illinois Scholarship (due April 30, 2017)

Kids’ Chance Inc. of Illinois was founded with the goal of awarding academic college scholarships to deserving children of workers seriously injured or killed on the job. We believe we can make a significant difference in the lives of all children affected by a workplace injury by helping them pursue and achieve their educational goals. We are thrilled to announce that Kids’ Chance Inc. of Illinois is currently accepting applications for scholarships for the academic year 2017. We anticipate awarding several scholarships to qualified scholars during this year. For more information please visit http://www.kidschanceofillinois.com/.


EIU Additional Scholarship Resources

https://www.eiu.edu/scholarships/merit.php, https://www.eiu.edu/scholarships/


Vimbly Scholarship (due May 31, 2017)

Vimbly, an activities booking platform based in New York, is offering a $1,000 scholarship. Scholarship information: https://www.vimbly.com/scholarship?utm_source=cam&utm_campaign=2016&utm_medium=email.​



Added January 10th

Federal Student Aid-You may find helpful information about colleges, scholarships and other resources at www.edpubs.gov and StudentAid.gov/resources.



Annual Health Awareness Scholarship (due October 15, 2017)

Applicants must write an essay or 1,000 words or less stating why he/she feels natural dietary supplements, such as vitamins, are an important component of healthy living along with diet and exercise. For more information visit https://www.bradreviews.com/scholarship/


Azazie Scholarship  (May 31, 2017)

Applicants must write an essay on the topic of “How would technology influence the fashion industry in the future?” Email the essay, applicant’s name, address, phone number and the university/school of attendance to scholarship@azazie.com. For more details visit http://www.azazie.com/scholarship.


Minnesota Truck Accident Lawyers Scholarship (due May 10, 2017)

Applicants must write a 500-word essay answering the following question: “There is self-driving truck technology currently in production. Would this be a positive or a negative development in the trucking industry? Why or why not?” To apply, interested applicants should submit their response via email to mktruckscholarship@gmail.com. In the body of their email, applicants should also submit the following information: name, address, phone number, and age.


Web Confs’ SEO and Online Marketing Scholarship (due November 1, 2017)

Applicants must write a 1,000+ word essay on SEO Strategies or Innovative SEO Methods. For more information please visit http://www.webconfs.com/seo-and-online-marketing-scholarship-program/.



Quicken Loans Scholarship (due May 1, 2017)

For information visit www.quickenloans.com/blog/quicken-loans-scholarship-essay-contest.



10 Words or Less Scholarship

Applicants must be between ages 14-25. Applications may be found by going to : http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10258/10_words_or_less_scholarship_scholarship.php.



National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA) Scott/St Louis Chapter

Applicants must be high school seniors or college students enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited institution in a state within the NDTA’s Central Region such as IL. Applications may be downloaded from the NDTA Scott/St Louis website at http://www.ndtascottstlouis.org/. Mr. Mike Carnes, ndtascholarship@att.net, may answer questions.


Added December 15, 2016

Baumgarter Law Firm Car Accident Scholarship (due August 31, 2017)

Applicant must be enrolled or accepted at an accredited school. This scholarship will be awarded based on need and commitment to helping others. Only online applications will be accepted. The application can be found at: https://baumgartnerlawyers.com/houston-car-accident-lawyer/#scholarship-application


 

Obrella Scholarships (various dates)

These scholarships are opportunities from insurance companies and organizations that could provide an excellent opportunity for high school students. Full details of the scholarships can be found here: http://www.obrella.com/resources/insurance-scholarships/.

“Furious Grill Scholarship Program” (due November 15, 2017)

We are running this scholarship program on an annual basis, offering a $1000 award to the winner student. The students who would like to participate should meet a few simple requirements by writing a 500-1000 words unique essay on the topic of "We Are What We Eat" and submit it to our team by following the steps mentioned on the Scholarship Page ( http://furiousgrill.com/scholarship/ .


 

Aspiring Nurse Scholarship (due June 30, 2017)

Our website will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates: + A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics, + A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare. This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Interested students may visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage.


The Runabee’s Scholarship Program (due April 15, 2017)

All high school, trade school, college or university students are eligible to apply for this $500 scholarship for educational expenses. Students are to write and submit a 800-1,000 essay on a sports or fitness topic. For all of the participation rules, terms and conditions, please visit http://runabees.com/for-students/.


Fountain Law Scholarship (due September 20, 2017)

 Fountain Law, based out of Indianapolis, is offering a $1,000 scholarship.   Applicants must write a 500+ word essay on the following topic: Would changing the driving age to 18 make a positive impact, a negative impact or no change at all?  Why or Why not? For additional information and to apply, go to:
https://www.fountaininjurylaw.com/scholarship/.


 

Added December 7th

 

FFA Scholarships (various deadlines)

For information on many FFA scholarships log on to https://www.ffa.org/scholarships, then click “Scholarship Catalog” on the right.


Abbott and Fenner Scholarship (due June 12th)

http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

Baumgartner Undergraduate Student Scholarship (due August 31, 2017)

This scholarship will be awarded based on need and commitment to helping others. Scholarship application is located at the bottom of the page here:  https://baumgartnerlawyers.com/houston-motorcycle-accident-lawyer/#scholarship-application.


Added December 2nd

McDonald's Archways to Opportunities

This is a tuition reimbursement program for McDonald's employees who have worked for at least one year at McDonald's (minimum hours are required).    If you are a current McDonald's employee or looking to become one, ask about this program. http://www.archwaystoopportunity.com/about.html


Agricultural Related Scholarships (various deadlines)

http://www.agriculturaleducation.org/Agricultural-Careers/Scholarships


Added November 17, 2016

Gamevillage Scholarship (due June 30, 2017)

GameVillage is offering a $500 scholarship to students who are looking to pursue their further studies in marketing or information technology. To submit an application, candidates should go to https://www.gamevillage.com/scholarships.  


Fittous Scholarship (due July 31, 2017)

Fittous is offering a $500 scholarship. To apply, go to:  http://www.fittous.com/scholarship


Tutor the People Pre-Med Scholarship (due July 1, 2017)

Tutor the People is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a student in a pre-med program. To apply, go to: https://tutorthepeople.com/test-prep/mcat/



Nitro College Scholarship (3 $5,000 scholarships available) (Deadline- Multiple)

            https://www.nitrocollege.com/nitro-scholarship-application


Rocket Lawyer Entrepreneur Contest (due May 31, 2017)

            https://www.rocketlawyer.com/legal-entrepreneurship-scholarships.rl


Waterlogic's Clean Water Scholarship  (due June 1, 2017)

http://www.waterlogic.com/en-us/clean-water-scholarship/


Oz Moving & Storage Scholarship (due June 15, 2017)

            https://www.ozmoving.com/Scholarship

College Express

No essay or application, just register for a chance to win a scholarship. Register at http://www.collegexpress.com/.


The High School ABUSE Prevention Magazine (no deadline, ongoing)

Applicants must be a high school senior with a 2.5 GPA or higher, planning to go to college or the military. To qualify to win a $500 scholarship, write an essay (600-800 words), double spaced about a personal encounter you or someone you know has had with ABUSE. http://www.abusepreventionmagazine.org/scholarship-info


The Christian Connector

This is a free Christian college information and scholarship search. Students can simply log onto www.ChristianConnector.com to request information and be entered in the $2,500 scholarship drawing.


Regional Office of Education Scholarship Booklet (various deadlines)

http://www.roe11.k12.il.us/Publications/Scholarship%20Booklet.pdf or get the edited version from the scholarship file.


Safe Driver Scholarship (due July 15, 2017)

Ensurify is offering a $1,000 scholarship.  Their goal is to spread awareness about the importance of safe driving habits. All applicants are required to write a personal and impactful essay on the topics of safety, and social awareness while driving.  For additional information on how to apply, click on this link  Safe Driver Scholarship


Agricultural Related Scholarships (various deadlines)

http://www.agriculturaleducation.org/Agricultural-Careers/Scholarships


 

Student Scholarships (various due dates)

This is a website with many scholarships on it. www.StudentScholarships.org

Added October 27, 2016

LaVern and Nola McEntire Lineworker’s Scholarship (due April 30, 2017)
One $2,000 scholarship a year will be awarded to an individual who is related to a rural electric cooperative employee or director in the State of Illinois; or is the son or daughter of an electric cooperative member in Illinois; or is enrolled in the Lincoln Land lineworker’s school; or has served or is serving in the U.S. armed forces or National Guard. See the scholarship file for the application.

Got a Spine Scholarship (due June 2, 2017)
One $500 scholarship will be awarded. Applicants must be attending college or university on a full-time basis no later than October of 2016, and have a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year. Applications can be found by going to: http://www.studentscholarships.org/2017_college_scholarships.php.

 Global Lift Equipment Scholarship (due June 15, 2017)
One $500 scholarship will be awarded. To be eligible, one must be currently attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution in the US no later than the Fall of 2017 and submit a shot story. Detailed instructions can be found at http://www.studentscholarships.org/college_scholarship_applications.php.

Lift Parts Express Scholarship (due June 30, 2017)
One $500 scholarship will be awarded. To be eligible, one must be a current high school senior or a freshman or sophomore in college/university and enrolled or expected to be enrolled by the Fall or 2017. Applications can be found by going to: http://www.studentscholarships.org/letter.php.

October 12, 2016 Scholarship List


WACE

WACE is a national co-op scholarship program that awards 175 merit scholarships totaling $4.5 million. These scholarships are for one of WACE Partner Institutions. Please visit www.waceinc.org for more information and application.


"Aspiring Fashion Professional" Scholarship (due June 1, 2017)

This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link www.fashion-schools.org and find the scholarship located at the bottom of the page and click on it.

"Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program (due June 1, 2017)

This is the 5th year we are awarding this scholarship for AnimationCareerReview.com. We are offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship.  This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. We ask that you have interested students visit our website, http://www.animationcareerreview.com/ to find eligibility information along with the online application. The scholarship will be on the right side of the page and click on it.


"Aspiring Business Professional" Scholarship (due June 1, 2017)

This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link http://www.onlinembareport.com/ and find the scholarship located at the right side of the page and click on it.


Air Force Academy Scholarships
www.academyadmissions.com


 "BabymonitorLab Scholarship Program"

It is an annual basis scholarship, for high school students, which offers a small award for all current students to help them with their education fees. We know that our scholarship award cannot cover all the student's education fees but it's all we can offer at the moment and we are going to raise the scholarship award next year. The students who would like to participate, should write a 500-1000 words essay on the topic of "The Impact of Technology on Our Health" and submit it by following the steps mentioned in Scholarship Page (http://babymonitorlab.com/scholarship/).


 

B. Davis Scholarship (May 22, 2017)

Applicants must be high school juniors or seniors or currently registered college students. To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words on the following topic; Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most.  Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual.  Your essay must be sent to us by email at awards@studentawardsearch.com.

 


See Mrs. Frailey or the school website, for further information/opportunities.