• Current Scholarship Opportunities

Beauty & Wellness Professionals Scholarship
Description Any student, including DACA recipients, who is pursuing a career in the beauty industry
Award Amount $2,500
Deadline March 1, 2024
URL https://www.beautyschoolsdirectory.com/cosmetology-school-scholarships
ACS Scholars Program
Description High school seniors who are African American, Latinx, or Native American. Students must be enrolling in a program of study leading to a bachelor's degree in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, or other chemically-related science, OR be enrolled in a program of study leading to an associate's degree in chemical technology.
Award Amount $10,500
Deadline March 1, 2024
URL https://www.acs.org/education/acs-scholars.html
Beauty & Wellness Profesionals Scholarship
Description Any student who is pursuing a career in the beauty industry.
Award Amount $2,500
Deadline March 1, 2024
URL https://www.beautyschoolsdirectory.com/cosmetology-school-scholarships
Create-A-Greeting Card Scholarship
Description Open to currently enrolled high school and college students in the United States. To enter, you must design a holiday, get well, anniversary or birthday greeting card and submit your work to be judged. Your photo, art, or graphics submitted must be your own original work and you must be at least 14 years of age to be eligible for this award.
Award Amount $10,000
Deadline March 1, 2024
URL https://www.gallerycollection.com/greetingcardscontests.htm
Chicago Wolves Tim Breslin Memorial Scholarship
Description Open to high school students in Illinois who complete the application and essay
Award Amount $7,500
Deadline March 1, 2024
URL https://www.chicagowolves.com/community/scholarships-rewards/tim-breslin-memorial-scholarship/
MCSF Scholarship program
Description High school seniors who are the children and possibly grandchildren of active or veteran Marine or Navy Corps members.
Award Amount varies up to $30,000
Deadline March 1, 2024
URL https://www.mcsf.org/apply/
Patient Advocate Foundation Scholarship
Description For students who have been diagnosed with cancer or a chronic disease
Award Amount $3,000
Deadline March 8, 2024
URL https://www.patientadvocate.org/connect-with-services/apply-for-a-scholarship/
Illinois Chemical Foundation Lupita Turriff Hispanic Student Scholarship Program
Description all Hispanic students in Illinois seeking a college degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or High School Chemistry Teaching.
Award Amount $2,000
Deadline March 8, 2024
URL https://www.cicil.net/lupita-turriff-hispanic-student-scholarship
Illinois Chemical Education Foundation Ecolab HS Senior Scholarship
Description Top high school senior science students seeking degrees in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or High School Chemistry Teaching.
Award Amount $2,000
Deadline March 13, 2024
URL https://www.cicil.net/ecolab-scholarship-high-school-seniors
Illinois Chemical Education Foundation Scholarship
Description Top high school senior science students seeking degrees in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or High School Chemistry Teaching.
Award Amount $2,000
Deadline March 13, 2024
URL https://www.cicil.net/high-school-scholarship-application
Doodle for Google Scholarship
Description For US students grades K-12 with an interest in drawing and visua art. Applicants must submit a sketch or image including the Google logo in the context of the theme.
Award Amount up to $30,000
Deadline March 14, 2024
URL https://doodles.google.com/d4g/how-it-works/
Frame My Future Scholarship
Description For students that intend to enroll as a full-time student in a college or university in the 2022-23 school year. To enter, you must submit an original creative image that expresses what you hope to achieve in your personal and professional life after college. Some example entry piece ideas are: photograph, short typed explanation, collage, drawing, graphic design piece, painting, or anything you can create within one image. Your entry must be your own work and must relate to the theme: "This is
Award Amount Up to $6,000
Deadline March 15, 2024
URL https://www.diplomaframe.com/contests/frame-my-future-scholarship.aspx
BBB Educational Foundation Scholarship
Description High school Seniors in Northern Illinois. Applicants create a 90 second video presenting their opinion on a prompt
Award Amount $2,500
Deadline March 25, 2024
URL https://www.bbb.org/local/0654/scholarship
CRCA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Description For high school seniors who: Provisionally accepted or applied to as full-time students in undergraduate degree programs in liberal arts & sciences, engineering, architecture, or business an have an ACT composite of 28 or greater or a SAT composite of 1300 or greater.
Award Amount $5,000
Deadline March 27, 2024
URL https://www.crca.org/CRCA-Foundation/CRCA-Scholarship
Chicagoland Roofing Council and CRCA - Member scholarships
Description For high school seniors who are who are dependents of employees of Chicagoland Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) member companies or who are dependents of a Local 11 Contractor, dependents of a Local 11 Contractor's staff (either in the office or field), or a dependent of a member of Local 11.
Award Amount
Deadline March 27, 2024
URL https://www.crca.org/CRCA-Foundation/CRCA-Scholarship
EPCHS Scholarship Board Scholarship
Description For members of the EPCHS Class of 2024
Award Amount Award amount varies
Deadline March 28, 2024
URL Application was emailed to all Seniors by Mr. Eisenbraun. Completed applications must be submitted to Mrs. Mayo in the PPS Center by March 28, 2024.
CCSEO Scholarship
Description For minority high school seniors planning to attend a 4-year college or university. Must have a minimum 2.75 GPA
Award Amount
Deadline March 30, 2024
URL Application was emailed to all Seniors by Mr. Eisenbraun
Addair Law Public Spirit Scholarship
Description For HS Seniors planning to enroll in a 2-to-5 year post-secondary institution in the 2024 school year. Minimun 3.0 GPA and essay submission required.
Award Amount $1,000
Deadline March 31, 2024
URL https://addairlaw.com/2023-public-spirit-scholarship/
Superpower Scholarship
Description For US students ages 14 & older
Award Amount $2,500
Deadline March 31, 2024
URL https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/superpower-scholarship
AFA’s Alzheimer’s Awareness Scholarship
Description For high school seniors who will be attending college post-graduation. Applicants are asked to write an essay or submit a video no more than 4 minutes long, describing the impact of Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia-related illness on themselves, their families or their communities, and what they have learned.
Award Amount $5,000
Deadline April 1, 2024
URL https://alzfdn.org/young-leaders-of-afa/alzheimers-awareness-scholarship/
Maureen L. & Howard N. Blitman, P.E. Scholarship
Description High school seniors who are members of an ethnic minority group who will be majoring in engineering at an ABET-accredited program.
Award Amount $5,000
Deadline April 1, 2024
URL https://www.nspe.org/resources/students/scholarships/maureen-l-howard-n-blitman-pe-scholarship-promote-diversity
Tri-State Desk & Derrick Technical or Trade School Scholarship
Description Must be an Illinois resident OR a student attending, or planning to attend an accredited Indiana, Illinois or Kentucky technical or trade school with a goal of a career in the natural gas or oil industries.
Award Amount up to $3,000
Deadline April 1, 2024
URL Scholarship was emailed to all EPCHS Seniors, or see Mr. Eisenbraun for the scholarship application.
P.O. Pistilli Scholarship
Description high school seniors planning to major in electrical engineering or computer science from underrepresented groups (women, African American, Hispanic, or American Indian students). Eligible applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, be U.S. residents, and demonstrate financial need.
Award Amount $20,000
Deadline April 8, 2024
URL https://www.dac.com/Attend/Students-Scholarships/PO-Pistilli-Undergraduate-Scholarship
Joint Civic Committee of Italian-Americans (JCCIA) Women's Division Scholarship
Description For high school senior females who are of Italian descent. Must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and plan to enroll full-time in an accredited 2 or 4-year university, or an accredited vocational/technical school.
Award Amount $2,000
Deadline April 10, 2024
URL https://www.jccia.com/_files/ugd/7bdd52_1a88536dcff74189a216cb567de48b7f.pdf
Alberico Scholarship Foundation Scholarship
Description High school seniors in the Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana area. Students must rank in the top 20% of their high school class, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, demonstrate financial need, and show evidence of participation in extracurricular involvement, community service, or other leadership activities within his/her school.
Award Amount $2,500
Deadline April 15, 2024
URL http://www.albericoscholar.com/apply/
Cathay Bank Scholarship
Description Open to Illinois high school Seniors who plan to attend an accredited 4 or 2 year college/university in Fall '23. Minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA and financial need required.
Award Amount $20,000
Deadline April 15, 2024
URL https://www.apcf.org/cathay-bank-foundation-scholarship-open
UNICO National Scholarship Program
Description varies by scholarship
Award Amount up to $6,000
Deadline April 15, 2024
URL https://unico.org/scholarship/
Student-View Scholarship Contest
Description For high school seniors. Applicants will complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area.
Award Amount Varies up to $5,000
Deadline April 23, 2024
URL https://www.student-view.com/ScholarshipWmap.html
2024 Marquette Bank Educational Foundation Scholarship
Description A member of the EPCHS Class of 2024 who has demonstrated a record of community service, scholastic achievement, and has financial need.
Award Amount $2,500
Deadline April 26, 2024
URL Application was emailed to all Seniors by Mr. Eisenbraun
Orchard's Scholarship for Women of Color in STEM
Description For high school Seniors with a 3.0 GPA and interest in pursuing a STEM degree in college. See website for essay prompts
Award Amount up to $2,500
Deadline April 30, 2024
URL https://orchard.com/blog/posts/scholarship-for-women-of-color-in-stem
Paradigm Challenge
Description The Paradigm Challenge is an ongoing competition that invites students aged 4 to 18 around the world to use kindness, creativity, and collaboration to help solve real-life problems and make a difference.
Award Amount up to $100,000
Deadline May 1, 2024
URL https://www.projectparadigm.org/#mid=&offset=&page=&s=
Ivey Engineering Inc. Scholarship
Description High school Seniors in the United States or Canada. In order to be considered for this award, you must submit an essay of between 800 and 1,000 words on one of these topics: Ten ways to analyze and test the integrity of a commercial HVAC design; Five tips for designing an energy-efficient building; How to investigate the cause and origin of a building structure fire.
Award Amount $1,000
Deadline May 1, 2024
URL https://www.iveyengineering.com/about-us/scholarship/
Rover College Essay Contest Scholarship
Description For high school Seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA who answer the prompt: "How did growing up with a pet in your life impact the person you are today?"
Award Amount $2,500
Deadline May 1, 2024
URL https://www.rover.com/college-scholarship/
Thermo Fisher Scientific Antibody Scholarship
Description High school Seniors/Undergraduate and Graduate students majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a related life science.
Award Amount up to $10,000
Deadline May 4, 2024
URL https://www.thermofisher.com/us/en/home/life-science/antibodies/thermo-fisher-scientific-antibody-scholarship-program.html
Andrea R. Lacy "Grit Award" Scholarship
Description For high school seniors who have shown tenacity in overcoming challenges, and who now wish to build on their success by pursuing higher education or vocational training. Applicants should have a track record of community service as well as demonstrated financial need. Minimum 3.0 GPA
Award Amount $500
Deadline May 27, 2024
URL https://www.luvsbrownies.com/scholarship
Single Parent Scholarship
Description For high school Seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA who are the child of a single parent
Award Amount $1,000
Deadline May 31, 2024
URL https://colwell-law.org/2024-single-parent-scholarship/
Temple Hoyne Buell Memorial Scholarship
Description High school male students that will be attending the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the Fall of 2024.
Award Amount three $1,000 scholarship
Deadline May 31, 2024
URL http://www.AZDChiPsi.org/Buell
Visionary Scholarship
Description Open to all high school students
Award Amount up to $2,500
Deadline June 1, 2024
URL https://americancollegefoundation.org/
Exceptional Nurse Scholarship
Description For high school students with a documented disability who have applied to, or already been admitted to, a college or university nursing program on a full-time basis.
Award Amount up to $500
Deadline June 1, 2024
URL https://exceptionalnurse.com/scholarship.php
Abbottand Fenner Scholarships
Description For high school junior and seniors. You must submit a required essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question: Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.
Award Amount $1,000
Deadline June 7, 2024
URL https://abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.php
Justice in Family Law Scholarship
Description Open to US citizens, 18 years old with at least a 2.5 GPA who is enrolled at an accredited US college or university for the Fall '23 semester and interested in pursuing a career in family law
Award Amount $1,000
Deadline June 12, 2024
URL https://www.skuroslaw.com/family-law-scholarship
GoFoodservice Scholarship
Description For high school Senior intending to major in culinary arts or hospitality
Award Amount $500
Deadline June 15, 2024
URL https://www.gofoodservice.com/scholarship
The Order Sons & Daughters of Italy College Scholarships
Description Graduating high school seniors of either full or partial Italian ancestry.
Award Amount $1,000
Deadline July 20, 2024
URL https://www.osia.uno/new-page
Minecraft Scholarship
Description High school students with a 3.0 GPA or above. Write a short essay of no less than 500 words about your opinion on how Minecraft can be a positive influence on education and career development.
Award Amount $2,000
Deadline July 31, 2024
URL https://apexminecrafthosting.com/minecraft-scholarship/
Kryder Law Group Hometown Pride Scholarship
Description Open to US students planning to attend an accredited US college/university with a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. See website for essay details
Award Amount $1,000
Deadline August 31, 2024
URL https://www.kryderlaw.com/2023-hometown-pride-scholarship/
Moraine Valley Community College Foundation Scholarships
Description For high school Seniors that plan in attending MVCC in the Fall of 2023. Students must have applied to to MVCC and have a student ID to complete the scholarship applications.
Award Amount varies from $250 to $5,000
Deadline 3/31/2024, Opens Spring 2024
URL https://www.morainevalley.edu/cost-and-aid/scholarships/
Palumbo Family Foundation Scholarship
Description Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, an annual adjusted gross family income of $65,500 or less, and residence in Illinois’ Cook, Dupage, Kane, Lake, or Will counties for at least six months.
Award Amount Varies by award. Multiple awards given up to $10,000
Deadline Application window January through March 31, 2024
URL https://www.palumbofoundation.org/scholarship-program/
PixelPlex Bi-annual STEM Scholarship
Description High school seniors that will be enrolling in a college or university whose field of study is related to STEM fields, economics, or business.
Award Amount $2,000
Deadline December 5, 2023 & June 5, 2024
URL https://pixelplex.io/scholarship/
Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) Scholar Program
Description For high school seniors who are of Hispanic heritage. Must be US citizen, permanent legal resident, or DACA. Must have a Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, public or not-for-profit, four-year university, or graduate school, in the U.S., for the 2024-2025 academic year, and submit the FAFSA.
Award Amount Ranges from $500 - $5,000
Deadline Febuary 15, 2024
URL https://www.hsf.net/sign-up/
DFBSST Scholarship
Description For African -American students intending to major in a technical field of study at selected HBCUs
Award Amount $15,000
Deadline June 15, 2024, Opens April 15, 2024
URL http://www.dfbsstscholarship.org/dfb_sch.html
Bachus & Schanker, LLC Essay Scholarship
Description Any high school senior accepted to attend a four-year university by the time of the award, or full time student attending a four-year university in the United States who carries a 3.0 cumulative GPA may apply.
Award Amount $2,000
Deadline November 30, 2023 & July 30, 2024
URL https://www.coloradolaw.net/scholarship/
Great Clips Scholarship Program
Description High school seniors who will be attending Cosmetology school after graduation from high school
Award Amount up to $5,000
Deadline Open all year to apply
URL https://jobs.greatclips.com/scholarship-application
Fred & Lena Meijer Scholarships
Description Must be an employed full-time or part-time by Meijer, with continuous service OR, dependent child (natural, legally adopted, or step-child) of a current Meijer Team Member with an employment start date on or before March 1, 2019 who has been employed full-time or part-time by Meijer.
Award Amount up to $10,000
Deadline Opens December 2023, closes March 2024
URL https://www.meijer.com/services/meijer-scholarship.html
McDonald's Hacer National Scholarship
Description For high school seniors with a minimum 2.8 GPA with at least one parent of Hispanic heritage
Award Amount From $5,000 to $100,000
Deadline opens Fall 2023
URL https://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/community/hacer.html
Cards Against Humanity Science Ambassador Scholarship
Description High school seniors. Provided annually to young women who show interest in and strong potential for a successful career in science and technology. Film a three–minute educational video of yourself explaining a STEM topic you're passionate about.
Award Amount Full-tuition
Deadline opens Fall 2023
URL https://www.scienceambassadorscholarship.org/#apply
Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship
Description Must be a high school senior currently enrolled in or who have completed an advanced placement computer science course or who have taken an advanced placement computer science test. Minimum 3.0 GPA and must plan on majoring in Computer Science or related field.
Award Amount $40,000
Deadline Opens Fall 2023
URL https://www.amazonfutureengineer.com/scholarships
AXA Achievement Scholarship
Description For high school Seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, their community, or workplace.
Award Amount varies up to $25,000
Deadline opens Fall 2023. until 10,000 applications or estimated deadline December 14, 2022
URL https://equitable.com/foundation/equitable-excellence-scholarship
George M. Pullman Educational Foundation Scholarship
Description For Cook County high school Seniors with an unwieghted GPA of at least 3.0 with a demonstrated financial need who will be enrolling as a first-time, full-time student in the Fall working otwards a Bachelor's degree
Award Amount $10,000 per year for four years
Deadline opens November 2023, estimated deadline February 1, 2024
URL https://www.pullmanfoundation.org/apply/
Bank of America Student Leaders Program
Description High school juniors & seniors working to make a difference in their school or community.
Award Amount Participation in a week-long, all-expenses paid Leadership Summit in Washington D.C. & paid internship at a local non-profit.
Deadline Opens October 2023, closes on 1/13/2023
URL https://about.bankofamerica.com/en/making-an-impact/student-leaders?cm_mmc=EBZ-EnterpriseBrand-_-vanity-_-EB01VN00BB_studentleaders-_-NA
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholars Program
Description High school seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship at school, in the workplace, and within their community.
Award Amount up to $42,000 per scholar
Deadline opens October 2023, estimated deadline 1/6/2024
URL https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/
Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois
Description High school seniors who are interested in teaching profession. Scholars must agree to teach for five years in a designated low-income or low-performing Illinois school.
Award Amount up to $23,000
Deadline Spring 2024
URL https://www.goldenapple.org/scholars
Ayn Rand Essay Contests
Description High school Juniors & Seniors
Award Amount up to $5,000
Deadline varies by contest
URL https://aynrand.org/students/essay-contests/
Illinois Amvets Scholarship
Description For children or grandchildren of veterans for multiple scholarship opportunities
Award Amount Varies by scholarship
Deadline varies by contest (Nursing deadline March 1, 2024)
URL https://www.ilamvets.org/scholarships
Denny's "Hungry for Education" Scholarship Awards
Description For high school students. Awards deserving students with scholarships for their ideas to help Denny's efforts to fight childhood hunger.
Award Amount Varies by cooperating organization
Deadline Varies by cooperating organization.
URL https://www.dennyshungryforeducation.com/