SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Scholarship and Financial Aid Opportunities

College Day Form

 

 

Updated 10/31/2018

Scholarship: Aletha Jane Honnold: Fine Arts

Applicants: Residents of Edgar County

Award: Grant

Where To Apply: Bicentennial Art Center

Due Date: To Be Determined

 

Scholarship: Riola Hurst Nursing Scholarship

Applicants: Graduates of Edgar or Clark County

Award: For Nursing Degree to obtain RN Certification. Must have a "C" average or above.

Where To Apply: Prospect Bank Trust Department

Due Date: To Be Determined

 

Scholarship: G.F. Patterson Trust

Applicants: Residents of Edgar County

Award: Varies/Must re-apply

Where To Apply: Prospect Bank Trust Department

Due Date: To Be Determined

 

Scholarship: Lenore Dickson Scholarship for Medicine

Applicants: Studying to become a Doctor of Medicine

Award: Grant based upon Financial Need

Where To Apply: Prospect Bank Trust Department

Due Date: To Be Determined

 

Scholarship: Helen Luallen Scholarship Trust

Applicants: Children Residing in Edgar County

Award: College; Financial Need

Where To Apply: Prospect Bank Trust Department

Due Date: To Be Determined

 

Scholarship: Iva W. & Roy Henry Scholarship Trust

Applicants: Boy or Girl Residing in Edgar County

Award: College, University or Trade School; Financial Need

Where To Apply: Prospect Bank Trust Department

Due Date: To Be Determined

 

Scholarship: Well Trust Fund (Mabel wells Fishback Scholarship

Applicants: Residents in Edgar County

Award: Financial Need: Attending Eastern Illinois University, Millikan University or Depauw University. Must Re-apply

Where To Apply: Wells Scholarship Committee C/O Prospect Bank Trust Department

Due Date: May not be submitted prior to: 5/01/18. Must be postmarked by: 6/1/18.

 

Scholarship:Pauline & Riley McClain Scholarship

Applicants: Graduate from: Edgar or Vermilion Counties or Graduate from an Accredited College or University in the United States.

Award: Financial Need: Study Agriculture, Nursing, Teaching, Law, Medicine or Dentistry. Must RE-apply

Where To Apply: Prospect Bank Trust Department

Due Date: To Be Determined

 

Scholarship: Edgar County Bank Foundation

Applicants: Edgar County and Surrounding Areas: GPA, Financial Need & Community Involvement. Must Re-apply

Award: Tuition, Fees, Books, Room and Board, etc.

Where To Apply: Prospect Bank Trust Department

Due Date: To Be Determined

 

Scholarship: Frank & Gladys C. Stratton Trust

Applicants: Residents of Edgar County

Award: Loan-Interest Free for Undergraduate Study. Must RE-apply

Where To Apply: Prospect Bank Trust Department

Due Date: To Be Determined

 

Scholarship: Ruth Pinnell Scholarship

Applicants: Residents of Edgar County

Award: Seeking a degree in Nursing or Teaching, must be from Edgar County. Must Re-apply.

Where To Apply: Prospect Bank Trust Department

Due Date: To Be Determined

 

Scholarship: Hagan Scholarship

Award: Up to $6,00 each semester

Where to Apply: www.hsfmo.org

Due Date: November 15, 2018

 

Scholarship: Elks National Foundation INC.

Award: 500 Four-year awards

Where to apply: enf.elks.org/mvs ENF Scholarship office: (773)755-4732 or scholarship@elks.org. For emergency Educational Grants, visit enf.elks.org/eeg.

Due Date: Varies depending on Grant or Scholarship.

Scholarships for finance majors

It provides up-to-date information on 100+ privately funded awards available to college students. It contains detailed information on the awards that are

available from private sources such as foundations, corporations, and religious and civic organizations.

It is our aim to help improve a student's chances of landing a scholarship by making the search process a little easier: 

https://www.discoverbusiness.us/resources/finance-degree-scholarships/

 

Scholarship: Aletha Jane Honnold: Fine Arts

Applicants: Residents of Edgar County

Award: Grant

Where To Apply: Bicentennial Art Center

Due Date: To Be Determined

 

Scholarship: Riola Hurst Nursing Scholarship

Applicants: Graduates of Edgar or Clark County

Award: For Nursing Degree to obtain RN Certification. Must have a "C" average or above.

Where To Apply: Prospect Bank Trust Department

Due Date: To Be Determined

 

Scholarship: G.F. Patterson Trust

Applicants: Residents of Edgar County

Award: Varies/Must re-apply

Where To Apply: Prospect Bank Trust Department

Due Date: To Be Determined

 

Scholarship: Lenore Dickson Scholarship for Medicine

Applicants: Studying to become a Doctor of Medicine

Award: Grant based upon Financial Need

Where To Apply: Prospect Bank Trust Department

Due Date: To Be Determined

 

Scholarship: Helen Luallen Scholarship Trust

Applicants: Children Residing in Edgar County

Award: College; Financial Need

Where To Apply: Prospect Bank Trust Department

Due Date: To Be Determined

 

Scholarship: Iva W. & Roy Henry Scholarship Trust

Applicants: Boy or Girl Residing in Edgar County

Award: College, University or Trade School; Financial Need

Where To Apply: Prospect Bank Trust Department

Due Date: To Be Determined

 

Scholarship: Well Trust Fund (Mabel wells Fishback Scholarship

Applicants: Residents in Edgar County

Award: Financial Need: Attending Eastern Illinois University, Millikan University or Depauw University. Must Re-apply

Where To Apply: Wells Scholarship Committee C/O Prospect Bank Trust Department

Due Date: May not be submitted prior to: 5/01/18. Must be postmarked by: 6/1/18.

 

Scholarship:Pauline & Riley McClain Scholarship

Applicants: Graduate from: Edgar or Vermilion Counties or Graduate from an Accredited College or University in the United States.

Award: Financial Need: Study Agriculture, Nursing, Teaching, Law, Medicine or Dentistry. Must RE-apply

Where To Apply: Prospect Bank Trust Department

Due Date: To Be Determined

 

Scholarship: Edgar County Bank Foundation

Applicants: Edgar County and Surrounding Areas: GPA, Financial Need & Community Involvement. Must Re-apply

Award: Tuition, Fees, Books, Room and Board, etc.

Where To Apply: Prospect Bank Trust Department

Due Date: To Be Determined

 

Scholarship: Frank & Gladys C. Stratton Trust

Applicants: Residents of Edgar County

Award: Loan-Interest Free for Undergraduate Study. Must RE-apply

Where To Apply: Prospect Bank Trust Department

Due Date: To Be Determined

 

Scholarship: Ruth Pinnell Scholarship

Applicants: Residents of Edgar County

Award: Seeking a degree in Nursing or Teaching, must be from Edgar County. Must Re-apply.

Where To Apply: Prospect Bank Trust Department

Due Date: To Be Determined

 

United States Senate Youth Program

Student must hold a leadership position during their 2018-2019 academic year.

$10,000 college scholarship and attendance at Washington Week program (March 2-9, 2019) are one inseparable award. Please contact Liz Hiler, principal consultant,

at ussyp@isbe.net or (217)524-4832 or website: https://www.isbe.net/Pages/United-States-Senate-Youth-Program-Hearst-Scholarship.aspx.

 

Indiana State University:

$6,000 Presidents Academic Excellence Scholarship

$4,000 Academic Scholarship

Go to www.indstate.edu/interviewdays to register.

 

For the fourth year, Bay Alarm Medical is offering its Annual Essay Scholarship Program.  Bay Alarm Medical offers these scholarships to reward students

who do volunteer work with the elderly or act as caregivers to an elderly relative residing in their home.

This year, three scholarship rewards will be granted:  1st place $2500.00, 2nd place $2000.00 and 3rd place $1000.00.

Please visit https://www.bayalarmmedical.com/scholarship/  for application details, official rules and eligibility requirements.

Contact scholarship@bayalarmmedical.com if you have any questions.

 

IVY TECH has several scholarships available to apply visit: www.ivytech.edu/thscholars.

*Nurses graduate from IVY TECH with a 99% Board pass rate.

*Radiology is a 100% placement rate for jobs due to such a great need in the field.

*High school students are eligible for "in-state tuition," even though IVY TECH is in Indiana.

*IVY TECH's tuition is approx. half the price of University tuition.

 

American Legion Auxiliary Children of Warriors National President's Scholarship 2019

Amount: $5,000 each

Rules: Candidates for this award shall be daughters, sons, grandsons, granddaughters, great-granddaughters, great-grandsons

of veterans who served in the armed forces during eligibility dates for membership in the American Legion: WWI, WWII, Korea,

Vietnam, Grenada and Lebanon, Panama or the Persian Gulf to present.

*Seniors must complete 50 hours of community service

Due date: on or before: March 11, 2019.

Judging, at all levels: Character/ Leadership 25% Essay/Application 25% Financial Need 25% Academic Achievement 25%

*Pick up applications in the Guidance Office and return to the American Legion

 

Dee Wilson Scholarship

Please pick up applications in Career Center

How Much Awarded: Based Upon Market Value of Trust

Due Date: To Be Determined

Turn in Scholarship Applications to: Prospect Bank in Paris, IL Attn: Chris Holloway

 

National Co-Op Scholarship Program

Due: Feb 15, 2019

3.5 GPA on a 4.0 Scale, Must have applied for admission to Calrkson University, Drexel University, Johnson and Wales University,

Merrimack College, Rochester Institute of Technology, Oswego State University of New York, The University of Toledo,

The University of Cincinnati, or Wentworth Instituet of Technology for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Apply at www.waceinc.org

 

The Horatio Alger Scholarship

Due: October 25, 2018

Amount: Up to $25,000

If integrity, determination, and courage describe you - you have what it takes to be a Horatio Alger Scholar.

Our scholarships reward students who possess the character to succeed in life. We help students overcome

the financial barriers of persuing higher education. To qualify, you must have at least a 2.0GPA and require

financial assistance to attend college. Must be a high school senior, planning to attend college in the fall after

graduation, persuing a bachelor's degree at a non-profit or private institution in the US

(may start at a 2-year and transfer), have a $55,000 or lower family adjusted gross income,

be involved in co-curricular and community activities.

Apply at: scholars.horatioalger.org

 

E-Scholarships USA

www.collegeguidanceconsultatns.com

for free trial access call 713-907-5454 or email cgc322@comcast.net

 

2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Due: November 6, 2018

Amount: $1000+

Open to students who have volunteered over the past.

Apply at spirit.prudential.com

 

Acorn Equality Fund

Due: Friday September 21, 2018

Amount $1000-$4000

The acorn equality fund is a grassroots organization that provides college scholarships for Gay, Lesbian,

Bisexual, Transgender (GLBT) persons, their children, and allies in Illinois' downstate counties.

Apply at acornequalityfund.org

 

St. Norbert College Music Scholarship

Audition Dates Jan. 26 and Feb. 16, 2019

Auditions available in voice, winds, brass, percussion, piano, and organ. Open to undergraduate music majors and non-majors.

Schedule an audition at www.snc.edu/music/auditions or call 920-403-3112


Go Clean  Scholarship (due March 31, 2019)

Applicants must have a 2.5 GPA or higher and apply to the contest via email and provide your name,

address and the name of the institution you are attending or plan to attend. For more information visit http://alltoiletmatters.com/scholarship/.


No Essay College Scholarship (due dates monthly)

All high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year.

Not everyone is eligible for this scholarship. You may find the application at

https://www.niche.com/colleges/scholarship/no-essay-scholarship/?utm_source=CollegeXpress&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=CollegeXpressnes&source=.


You Deserve It Scholarship (due dates monthly)

 

Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship (due dates monthly)

 

 

CollegeXpress Refer-a-Friend Monthly Scholarship (due dates monthly)

Applicant must share the corresponding link on the sponsor's application URL with their friends through their

favorite social media site or email. For every friend that registers with CollegeXpress, you get a shot at a $500 scholarship!

For more information visit https://www.collegexpress.com/friend_directions/.


ScholarshipPoints Scholarship (due dates monthly)

Scholarship link


10 Words or Less Scholarship

Amount: $500

Awarded: Annually

Deadline: December 1    

How to win: Basically, you just need to explain—in 10 words or less—why you should get this scholarship.

They even let you post it as a comment on their Facebook page, for cryin’ out loud. You’re also required to “like”

their Facebook page. In addition, you need to be between the ages of 14–25 and attending college in the fall. Learn more here.


Americanism Essay Contest

Amount: Up to $5,000

Awarded: Annually

Deadline: December 1

How to win: Every year the Fleet Reserve Association awards a scholarship based on a single patriotic theme.

They do require an essay, but it’s only 350 words. This year’s theme is “What Memorial Day Means to Me.”

In addition to the $5,000 grand prize, there are awards for first, second, and third place ($2,500, $1,500, and $1,000, respectively).

This scholarship is also open to students in grades 7–12. Learn more here.


Beliz Law Firm Video Essay Scholarship Contest

Amount: $500

Awarded: Annually

Deadline: December 31

How to win: Everyone knows creating a video “essay” is more fun (and easier) than a written one.

And if you can create a thoughtful video, no longer than three minutes, about the impact of texting and driving, you could win this scholarship.

You also need to be a current college student or a high school senior already accepted to a college or trade school. Learn more here.


Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Awarded: Monthly

Deadline: Last day of the month

How to win: Register with Cappex to win.

You just need to be “currently enrolled in high school or college or plan to enroll in the next 12 months.” Boom. Done. Learn more here.


CaptainU Student-Athlete Scholarship

Amount: $2,000

Awarded: Quarterly

Deadline: Varies

How to win: All high school student-athletes (freshmen to seniors) and junior college students can enter.

Winners must attend a four-year college and complete a short, free CaptainU profile.

You can also boost your chances by doing stuff like saving colleges. One winner is chosen each quarter. Learn more here.


Chegg $1,000 Monthly Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Awarded: Monthly

Deadline: Last day of the month

How to win: Every month Chegg posts their scholarship question.

One recent example: “What would you say is the most important thing to consider when choosing a college, and why?”

Then students can respond in 600 characters or less—not words, characters—for a chance to win.

They say it takes two minutes to apply. One thousand dollars. For two minutes.

Now that’s math we like to do. Learn more here.


Christian College EDGE Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Awarded: Annually

Deadline: May 31

How to win: Just create an account with this Christian college search site.

You’ll then have a chance to get information from Christian colleges and universities.

It’ll enter you in their scholarship drawing and help you get recruited by those schools!

This is different from their $2,500 Christian College Scholarship drawing; see below. Learn more here.


Christian College Scholarship Drawing

Amount: $2,500

Awarded: Annually

Deadline: May 31

How to win: You need to complete the registration form for The Christian College Connector.

Then winners are chosen at random, but they must be planning to enroll as a full-time

freshman at a “Christ-centered Christian college or Bible college” within 16 months of winning. Learn more here.


CollegeWeekLive.com Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Awarded: Monthly

Deadline: Last day of the month

How to win: VR college fair site CollegeWeekLive gives away $1,000 each month to one lucky user chosen at random.

You need to be registered with the site and visit five college pages (whichever schools you like) over the course of the month to be entered. Learn more here.


CollegeXpress $500 Refer-A-Friend Contest

Amount: $500

Awarded: Monthly

Deadline: Last day of the month

How to win: For every person who creates a CollegeXpress account using your unique referral link,

you get one entry in this monthly scholarship drawing. Winners are then chosen at random.

There’s no limit to how many entries you can get—or how many times you can enter. (We’ve had people win more than once!) Learn more here.


Common Knowledge Scholarships

Amount: Up to $2,500

Awarded: Varies

Deadline: Varies

How to win: Take a quiz. Get a scholarship. Umm, nerdy trivia and money for college?

Where do we sign up?!?! The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation offers a lot

of quizzes on topics from academic subjects to movies. They’re open to any student in high school or college (even parents!) and can be applied to any postsecondary institution. Learn more here.


Courage to Grow Scholarship

Amount: $500

Awarded: Monthly

Deadline: Last day of the month

How to win: This monthly award goes out to high school juniors, seniors, and

college students with a minimum 2.5 GPA. And the only thing you need to do to win is submit a short

250-word essay about why you deserve the money. (Unfortunately, “Help me, I’m poor” doesn’t meet the word count.) Learn more here.


Course Hero Monthly Scholarship

Amount: $5,000

Awarded: Monthly

Deadline: Last day of the month

How to win: Every month Course Hero gives away some serious scholarship dollars.

To become eligible you need to be registered on their site and submit a short “creative” answer (150 words or less)

to that month’s question. You can also win $$$ for doing other easy things on their site, like giving course advice or sharing on social media. Learn more here.


Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest

Amount: $10,000

Awarded: Annually

Deadline: March 2

How to win: You’re already snapping and Instagramming beautiful shots.

Put your skills to work by creating a winning greeting card image! It could snag you $10,000, which is almost as good as getting a bajillion likes.

To apply to this scholarship, you also need to be a US citizen and at least 14 years old. Learn more here.


DoSomething.org Easy Scholarships

Amount: Up to $22,000

Awarded: Varies

Deadline: Varies

How to win: Okay, this isn’t a particular scholarship. That’s because DoSomething.org offers a lot of easy scholarships.

And they move pretty quickly, with many lasting only a month. But, man, they are fun, creative, and fast.

You typically sign up, complete a simple task, and upload a picture proving you did it.

Then the winners are chosen at random. No essay, GPA, etc. The best part?

These scholarships help you do some good in the world! (At the moment of this writing, it’s for flagging Craigslist posts for ivory, which helps elephants.)

So check in on the easy scholarships page at DoSomething.org to see what’s new. Learn more here.  


Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway

Amount: Up to $100,000

Awarded: Annually

Deadline: Typically in October

How to win: To enter Dr. Pepper’s easy and generous scholarship contest, you need to do a few things.

First, describe how you’ll change the world in 350 characters or less. Next, get your friends to vote for your entry.

If you get 50 or more votes, you’ll need to create an inspiring video.

Then comes the crazy part: if you’re a finalist, you’ll compete during a Big Ten, SEC, PAC-12, or ACC football championship game.

Yup, it doesn’t get much bigger than that—but neither does the prize: up to $100,000 in tuition money. Talk about the big show. Learn more here.


Go Ennounce Yourself Scholarship

Amount: $500

Awarded: Monthly

Deadline: Last day of the month

How to win: This monthly award has no GPA or essay requirements.

It’s open to all high school and college students, with the exception of college seniors (womp womp).

To enter you just need to join Ennounce and share your academic and extracurricular accomplishments (that’s what the site is all about!).

And even though you register just once, you can become eligible each month by posting an update to your account. Not too shabby. Learn more here.


HeadSetPlus.com College Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Awarded: Annually

Deadline: December 31

How to win: You know you want to be a YouTube star; get your start by recording a short video talking about who you are,

what you’ve achieved, why college is important, and what motivates you. Yeah, that seems like a lot, but since you need

to fit it into a video that’s no longer than five minutes, you’ll fly through “applying” for this scholarship! You need to be at

least 16 years old and a high school senior or current college or grad student with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Learn more here.


New Mexico Legislative Lottery Scholarship

Amount: Varies

Awarded: Varies

Deadline: Varies

How to win: If you graduated from a New Mexico high school, you’re continuing your education in New Mexico, and you

earned at least a 2.5 GPA your first semester in college, you’ve basically got this scholarship in the bag. There isn’t even

an application! You just need to contact your college or university and ask them about it. It’s that easy. Really. Learn more here.


NextStepU Win Free College Tuition Giveaway

Amount: $2,500

Awarded: Annually

Deadline: December 31

How to win: No essay required! Just register with NextStepU.com—during the eligibility period. It typically runs from July 1

to December 31. You also need to opt in to the “Win Free Tuition” sweepstakes. Learn more here.

 


No Essay College Scholarship™

Amount: $2,000

Awarded: Monthly

Deadline: Last day of the month

How to win: Just create a free profile with Niche. And if you already have one, all you need to do is log in each month

for a chance to win! One winner is chosen at random every month. The contest is open to all high school and college

students (though there are other eligibility requirements). The money can be applied toward any education-related expenses. Learn more here.


Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship

Amount: $500

Awarded: Twice a year

Deadline: Typically in September and March

How to win: Okay, this might not seem like the simplest scholarship in the world, because you technically have to write two essays.

But they both call for a maximum of 500 words. So you could write 250 for each prompt—of course, you’d need to

really knock them out of the park. The first essay is about where you would go to further your career, and the second

is about why you deserve to win the scholarship. You also need to be between the ages of 16–25 and have at least a 2.5 GPA.

Oh, and you need to like their Facebook page too, but that’s easy enough. Learn more here.


Sallie Mae® $5,000 Plan for CollegeSM Sweepstakes

Amount: $5,000

Awarded: Monthly

Deadline: Last day of the month

How to win: When you register to use Sallie Mae’s scholarship search tool during the month of November, aka National

Scholarship Month, you’ll be entered to win their scholarship sweepstakes. And since you should be searching for

scholarships anyway, might as well get a shot at $5,000 while you’re at it, amirite? Learn more here.


ScholarshipPoints Scholarship Giveaways

Amount: $10,000 and $1,000

Awarded: Quarterly and monthly

Deadline: Varies

How to win: The “points” in ScholarshipPoints come from completing activities like taking surveys,

reading e-mails, and playing games. Then you can use those points to enter scholarship drawings

and improve your chances of winning. Pretty sweet deal, right? Well, in addition to all that pointy goodness,

they randomly choose a registered user for a $1,000 scholarship each month and a $10,000 each quarter. Yes, please! Learn more here.


ScholarshipPoints Seasonal Scholarships

Amount: $1,000

Awarded: Varies

Deadline: Varies

How to win: Again, you can cash in your ScholarshipPoints, er, points to win these themed awards;

Turkey Dinero Scholarship, Frosty the Doughman Scholarship, and Gingerbread Housing Scholarship

are some of their festive fall and winter awards! Every point is a chance to win; winners are chosen at random. Learn more here.


Scholarships.com “Tell A Friend” Scholarship Sweepstakes

Amount: $1,000

Awarded: Monthly

Deadline: Last day of the month

How to win: So, you join Scholarships.com. Easy enough, right? Then you can get your personalized

referral link (we do something similar here on CollegeXpress too!). When your friends use your link to create a profile,

you get an entry in their monthly $1,000 scholarship sweepstakes drawing—and one of your friends could win $500 too!

If you weren’t BFFs before, you definitely are now. Learn more here.


School Survey Sweepstakes

Amount: $1,000

Awarded: Monthly

Deadline: Last day of the month

How to win: Niche gathers reviews for all kinds of schools, from K-12 institutions to colleges and universities.

They reward students, parents, and recent alumni for leaving those reviews by offering a $1,000 scholarship sweepstakes.

All you have to do is leave a (legit!) review to be entered. And you know you have lots of feelings about your school anyway, so… Learn more here.


School Band and Orchestra Magazine Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Awarded: Annually

Deadline: Typically in December

How to win: Do you play in your high school band or orchestra? Can you write 250 words about a music-related essay prompt?

(You totally can.) Then you should apply for this scholarship from School Band and Orchestra Magazine. Sure, learning how to

play the clarinet wasn’t easy—but applying for this scholarship is. Learn more here.


Student-View Scholarship

Amount: Up to $4,000

Awarded: Annually

Deadline: Typically in April

How to win: No essay. No GPA or test scores. No application, even. All you need to do is complete a

15–25 minute online survey about colleges in your area. Then winners are chosen at random.

Yes, that’s winners, plural. In addition to the $4,000 top prize, two $1,000 and 10 $500 scholarships are handed out.

In terms of scholarships awarded at random, those are pretty good odds! Learn more here.


The $1,000 SuperCollege Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Awarded: Monthly

Deadline: Last day of the month

How to win: Okay, here’s how to enter this scholarship: Fill out their online application. (Should take two minutes tops.)

Hit “Submit.” End of instructions. Yup, it’s that easy. Winners are chosen at random. It’s open to high school seniors,

college students, grad students, and adult learners. Learn more here.


UNIGO $10K Scholarship

Amount: $10,000

Awarded: Annually

Deadline: December 31

How to win: Students need to submit an online written response to this prompt: "Surprise! You just got elected president.

What’s your first tweet?" (140 characters or less, including spaces). You also need to be a legal resident of the US,

at least 13 years old when you apply, and enrolled (no later than the fall of 2023) in an accredited post-secondary institution. Learn more here.


VIP Voice $5,000 Scholarship

Amount: $5,000

Awarded: Quarterly

Deadline: Varies

How to win: VIP Voice is another survey-taking website. To be eligible for their scholarship sweepstakes,

you need to register with the site and take at least two surveys. The more surveys you take, the better your chances of winning. Learn more here.


You Deserve It! Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Awarded: Monthly

Deadline: Last day of the month

How to win: This is yet another scholarship where you only have to register on a website to enter.

Plus, it’s kind of a meta award. It’s from Scholarship Owl, and creating an account with them also helps

you apply to lots of other scholarships with a single form. So you don’t need to complete a bunch of separate scholarship applications! Learn more here.


Zumper Apartments Scholarship

Awarded: Twice a year, Deadline: Fall deadline typically in November;

spring deadline is typically in April, How to win: Are you doing good in your school

and/or community—volunteering, sticking up for important causes, making a difference?

If you are and you also happen to know the best places for students to live in your area,

you should apply to this scholarship. You will need to submit a “short piece of writing”

talking about your impact on your community, as well as an “intro to housing near your school.”

This award is open to high school and college students. Learn more here.


Top 10 Website Hosting Scholarship (due September 8, 2018)

Every year Top 10 Website Hostingchallenges students to come up a compelling and

well thought out essay. Many of our team have been fortunate enough to have studied.

However we understand the financial obligations which many people cannot meet.

To help tomorrow’s generation we have decided to offer our own scholarship program.

After all everyone deserves a right to education. For more information visit https://www.top10-websitehosting.co.uk/scholarship.


Studio11hairsalon Scholarship (due January 25, 2019)

Who can apply: The students currently pursuing their education in any institute.

Direct link of scholarship page: http://www.studio11hairsalon.com/scholarship/.


Imagine America Foundation (various dates)

Scholarships for trade schools may be found at https://www.imagine-america.org/applyforscholarships.


The Caitlan Wallace Memorial Scholarship (due November 1, 2018)

My name is Steven Rossi of Ipe Woods USA. Caitlan was not only my niece,

she was also an inspiration to me and our family. Caitlan’s brilliance and charm

was the light of our lives. She will not have the opportunity to fulfill her dream of going to College.

In Memory of Caitlan Wallace, Ipe Woods USA is offering a College Scholarship in the amount of $1000.

Link  to our scholarship page for more details: https://ipewoods.com/scholarship/.


Myveganlife Scholarship Program (due December 31, 2018)

Who can apply: The students currently pursuing their education in any institute.

Direct link of scholarship page: http://myveganglutenfreelife.com/scholarship/.




Edgar County Bank Scholarships (various deadlines)

The Edgar County Bank maintains many scholarships. Each are on their website with the applications.

Make sure to review the spreadsheet to know eligibility for each one.

Their website is https://www.bankprospect.com/community/scholarships/.



Drifted Scholarship (due December 31, 2018)

We're offering a $500 scholarship for the 2018 academic year which is eligible to both

current students and rising freshmen. Students of all Universities and Community Colleges

are eligible for the scholarship as long as their educational institution is a partner in this campaign.

You can find more information here - https://www.drifted.com/scholarship/.


Bella Bathrooms: Scholarship for Outstanding Business Innovation (due September 8, 2018)

The Bella Bathrooms Scholarship is a program that is committed at giving students scholarships

if they can demonstrate that they are great thinkers and make clear the best ways that can showcase

ingenuity in business. For more information visit https://www.bellabathrooms.co.uk/assets/scholarship/scholarship.html.



Edgar County Bank Scholarships (various deadlines)

You will find a list of scholarships and applications at https://www.bankprospect.com/community/scholarships/.


Extension to Aces Scholarship (awarded on a rolling basis)

Incoming freshmen and transfer students to University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer,

and Environmental Sciences may apply for a NEW $2,500 scholarship. This year, 54 scholarships

(two per each of Extension’s 27 units) will be awarded. Learn more at academics.aces.illinois.edu/scholarships/new-students.

Click on “Incoming freshmen and incoming transfer students scholarship application”. In step #2, select “Extension to ACES” scholarship.

Call your local Extension staff if you have any questions.



FP Essay Writing Scholarship (due December 18, 2018)

The students currently pursuing their education in any institute may apply. The direct link is http://fairestprincess.com/scholarship/.


2018 Dress and Charm Scholarship (due November 30, 2018)

At Dress and Charm, we want to help eligible students pay the toll on the road to success. Dress and Charm is please to announce the

Dress and Charm Scholarship Program of $1000. Link  to our scholarship page for more details: https://www.dressandcharm.com/page/25-scholarship


Artistic31mama Scholarship (due December 25, 2018)

The students currently pursuing their education in any institute may apply. Direct link of scholarship page: http://www.artistic31mama.com/scholarship/.


Myhappiface Scholarship Program (due December 10, 2018)

The students currently pursuing their education in any institute may apply. Direct link of scholarship page: http://myhappiface.com/scholarship/.


 

Scholarships added 1/31/2018


No Essay College Scholarship (monthly deadlines)


You Deserve It Scholarship (monthly deadlines)

Christian College EDGE Scholarship (due July 31, 2018)

 

Christian College Scholarship Drawing (due May 31, 2018)

 

Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship (monthly deadlines)

 

CollegeXpress Refer-a-Friend Monthly Scholarship (monthly deadlines)


ScholarshipPoints Scholarship (monthly deadlines)


TheAccountingPath.org Scholarship (due November 30, 2018)

We want to offer you support with our exclusive scholarship program, an annual scholarship

that will reward student with the amount of  $1000 to help with their studies.

Our scholarship is a reward for a writing contest. Students are to write 500-200 words essay based on topic :

“The Role of an Accountant as a Consultant”. Link  to our scholarship page for more details:  http://theaccountingpath.org/scholarship/.


SeniorAdvice Caregiver Scholarship (due July 15, 2018)

For students who have acted as caregiver to an adult relative in any capacity:

https://www.senioradvice.com/senior-caregiver-scholarship-fall-2018.


Way.com College Scholarship Program (due June 30, 2018)

We want to offer support to you with our exclusive scholarship program.

We’ll award a $3,000 USD scholarship to one selected winner every 6 months.  

Scholarship Requirements: Students are to write 750-1000 words essay based on topic :

“The Future of Internet Retail”. Link  to our scholarship page for more details:  https://www.way.com/care/scholarship.

 

Walther Theological Seminary

They offer a tuition-free Master of Divinity Degree that prepares men to become

Lutheran pastors but does not necessarily require an undergraduate degree in Bible History or Religion.

Visit www.waltherseminary.org for more information.


 

AussieWritings Scholarship (due May 15, 2018)

You like writing, but your talent stays unrecognized? You want to pursue a writing career,

you like to express own thoughts or simply want to get money by means of your intelligence?

Then this is a great opportunity for you to get what you want. AussieWritings.com is pleased to

announce the first essay contest among participants from all around the globe.

We welcome participants who are passionate about writing regardless their location, age or nationality.

For more information visit https://www.aussiewritings.com/writing-contest/.

 


2018 SocialmediaMonster.com Annual Scholarship Program (due November 15, 2018)

Social Media Monster is a digital marketing service that offers Twitter, YouTube,

Facebook and Instagram marketing services. We offer a variety of services to help you

build your following, views, likes and subscribers with ease. We at SocialMediaMonster.com

care about your education. If you meet the criteria, you could win a $1,000 scholarship for school.

Link  to our scholarship page for more details:  https://www.socialmediamonster.com/scholarship/.


Redfin's scholarship (The Spring application period is from November 1-January 31 of each year.

The Fall application period is from May 1-July 31 of each year.)

This $2,500 scholarship is a way for Redfin to help one student on his or her journey through higher education.

We’ve received applications from across the country including San Diego, Las Vegas, Chicago and Miami!

Whether you reside on the west coast in Portland and Palm Springs, represent Texas in Austin and Houston

or are a proud east coaster in Charlotte and NYC, or call somewhere else in the U.S. home, we want to hear from you!

For the November 1, 2017 to January 31, 2018 session, answer the following question in 300-500 words:

Technology and big data are disrupting nearly every facet of our lives. Amazon disrupted the retail industry,

Uber disrupted the taxi industry, and Redfin has disrupted real estate. What industry do you think will be disrupted next,

and why? For application and more information, visit https://www.redfin.com/resources/scholarship.


" STEM Scholarship from HoshizakiIceMaker.com " (due July 31. 2018)

Here is the URL to our Scholarship Program: https://hoshizakiicemaker.com/stem-scholarship.

 


Imagine America-Paying for School-https://www.imagine-america.org/paying-for-school/

 

Jaxfoodcritic Essay Scholarship (due Dec 1st, 2018)

One scholarship worth $3,000 will be awarded. Direct link of scholarship page:http://jaxfoodcritic.com/scholarship/.


Weisblatt Law Firm Scholarship (due July 15, 2018)

For application and information visit http://weisblattlaw.com/the-weisblatt-law-firm-llc-1000-00-scholarship/.


Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship (due July 1, 2018)

For application and information visit https://www.collegesportsscholarships.com/scholarship.htm.


Imagine America Scholarships (various deadlines)

Scholarships for trade schools in Illinois. https://www.imagine-america.org/high-school-scholarships-trade-schools-illinois/

 


America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders: Monsanto Fund (vaious scholarships)

Apply for a $1,500 ag scholarship today! America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund,

is offering more than $500,000 in scholarships to students in rural communities who are looking to continue

their education in an ag-related field of study and become the next generation of ag leaders.

For more information visit go to GrowAgLeaders.com. To apply FFA.org/scholarships.


Scholarships 11/17/17

 

Scholarship Name:  Summit Shah Scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Deadline:  May 1, 2018

Scholarship Info:  http://www.summitshahscholarship.com/

 


The Annual Furniture UK Scholarship on “How Interior Design Can Improve Quality of Life”

is open for undergraduate or graduate students from selected schools in the United States, Canada, EU and the UK.

Candidate must be a U.S / Canada / EU / UK citizen, be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program

(or will be by the time the scholarship is awarded). Here is the URL to our Scholarship Program: https://furnitureuk.co.uk/scholarship-2017/


RMD Essay Writing Scholarship (due Dec 31st, 2018)

To be eligible, applicant must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA  and submit a 750-1000 word essay on

“How find a best dehumidifier for your home”. All final essays should be submitted to scholarship@ratemydehumidifier.com.

Direct link of scholarship page: http://ratemydehumidifier.com/scholarship/.

 


Normandie Law Firm Diversity Scholarship (due December 30, 2017 & June 15, 2018)

Applicants must have demonstrated commitment to the community and have a strong desire to work in a field to promote diversity.

Scholarship application may be found at the bottom of page at http://www.losangelespersonalinjurylawyers.co/.


Extreme Terrain Scholarship (due November 15th and July 15th)

Two $3000 scholarships for students(includes high school seniors)

pursuing a degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Research,

 

Land Use, Earth and Atmosphere Studies, Sustainable Land Management,

Parks and Recreation, or Sustainable Agriculture Systems.

One scholarship will be awarded for the fall semester and

another for the spring semester each year.

Scholarship page: https://www.extremeterrain.com/scholarships.html


Scholarships for Native American Students -

This guide provides an overview of the scholarships, grants and

potential help available through tribal colleges for Native American students.

https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/native-american-scholarships-resources/

 

Fire and Forestry Scholarships - From scholarships to grants and loans,

fire science and forestry students have many financial aid opportunities

available to support their education goals.

https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/native-american-scholarships-resources/

 

Scholarships for Psychology Students -

Finding a scholarship that addresses your interests and needs is not always easy,

so we’ve compiled a handy list of psychology scholarships to help you minimize

your debt so you can earn that psychology degree with fewer worries.

http://www.learnpsychology.org/resources/scholarships-and-financial-aid/

 

Scholarships for Aspiring Teachers - A comprehensive guide to scholarships,

grants, fellowships and other debt-free aid sources for students looking to make

a career in the classroom. http://www.learnpsychology.org/resources/scholarships-and-financial-aid/

 

Scholarships and Financial Aid for Women - Prospective and current women students wanting

to understand their options when it comes to scholarships, grants, fellowships and loans will

find much to assist them in this guide. https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/scholarships-financial-aid-for-women/

 

Scholarships & Grants for Computer Science students - Paying for a computer science degree

can be challenging for many. CS students can read on to find scholarships and grants to make

their college education a reality. https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/scholarships-financial-aid-for-women/

 

College Scholarship Guide for Minorities - The purpose of this guidebook is to discuss, in detail,

minority scholarships, grants and other financial aid available to African-American, Hispanic,

Asian American, Native American, LGBT and female students. https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/college-scholarships-for-minority-students/

 

LGBTQ Student Scholarships - This guide aims to reduce the stress of college for LGBTQ students

by assisting with one key element: financial aid. Read on to find scholarships and other financial

aid for LGBTQ students. https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/college-scholarships-for-minority-students/

 

Scholarships for Students with Disabilities -  Discover scholarships, both narrowly- and broadly-focused,

that can help students with disabilities pay for their educations, as well as additional resources for obtaining funding.

https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/affordable-colleges-for-students-with-disabilities/

 

Financial Aid Options for Distance


Scholarships for Trade Schools in Illinois (various deadlines)

https://www.imagine-america.org/high-school-scholarships-trade-schools-illinois/


High School STEM Scholarship for Aspiring Commercial Drone Pilots

We just launched a scholarship for high school students. The scholarship is called the High School

STEM Scholarship for Aspiring Commercial Drone Pilots, and its goal is to support high school students

ages 16 and up who are serious about learning how to fly drones commercially. Scholarship recipients

will get free access to Drone Pilot Ground School (usual cost is $299), an in-depth test prep course for the FAA’s

certification exam to become a commercial drone pilot, and will also have their FAA exam fee of $150 covered,

for a total value of about $450. Learn more about the scholarship at https://www.dronepilotgroundschool.com/scholarship/.


Scholarships for Trades Schools in Illinois (various deadlines)

https://www.imagine-america.org/high-school-scholarships-trade-schools-illinois/

 

SoftwareProviders Scholarship - ​

SoftwareProviders.com recently launched a scholarship program.  

Complete details can be found at: https://softwareproviders.com/scholarship.   


Many large companies offer scholarship to employees, they children, and even their customers.

Visit www.creditcardinsider.com to learn about some of these companies. Then look around you and find some more.

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/.


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