Scholarship Information

 

Scholarship Opportunities - november 2020

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AXA Achievement Scholarship

Deadline: until 10,000 application are submitted or December 14, 2020

 For: High school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace.

Scholarship amounts: $4,034

Apply online at: https://apply.scholarsapply.org/equitableexcellence/

 

 

A. Franklin Pilchard Scholarship

 

For: Illinois high school seniors that have at least a 3.0 GPA who will be attending a college or university in Illinois.  There must be a financial need as determined by the scholarship foundation.

 

Amount: Up to $8,000 per year for a maximum of 4 years.

 

Deadline:  Application and all supplemental materials must be received by the foundation prior to January, 31, 2021

 

For the application and additional information about this scholarship, please email Mr. Eisenbraun.

 

 

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholars Program

 

Deadline: January 5, 2021

 

For: 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

 

For additional information & online application at: https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/

 

 

Paradigm Challenge

 

Deadline: May 1, 2021

 

Award amount: up to $100,000

 

For additional information & online application at: https://www.projectparadigm.org/#mid=&offset=&page=&s=

 

 

Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program

 

Deadline: January 8, 2021

 

For: High school seniors who will be attending a 4-year college/university in the fall of 2020.  Students must have an unweighted, cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and be a member in good standing of a high school sports team or be involved in after-school sports (intramurals, martial

arts, etc.)

 

Award amount: $20,000

 

For additional information & online application at: https://footlockerscholarathletes.com/

 

 

Cards Against Humanity Science Ambassador Scholarship

 

Deadline: December 14, 2020

 

For:  High school seniors. Provided annually to young women who show interest in and strong potential for a successful career in science and technology.

 

Award amount: $15,000

 

For additional information & online application at: https://www.scienceambassadorscholarship.org/#apply  . To apply, the student must record a video of herself explaining a scientific topic about which she is passionate.

 

Illinois Chemical Education Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: February 24, 2021

For: Top high school senior science students seeking degrees in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or High School Chemistry Teaching.

Award amount:  $2,000

For additional information & online application at: https://www.cicil.net/high-school-scholarship-application

 

Illinois Chemical Foundation Lupita Turriff Hispanic Student Scholarship Program

Deadline: all information must be postmarked by February 19, 2021 and received by February 24, 2021

For: all Hispanic students in Illinois seeking a college degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or High School Chemistry Teaching.

Award amount: $2,000

For full entry requirements please email Mr. Eisenbraun.

 

Illinois Chemical Education Foundation Ecolab HS Senior Scholarship

Deadline: February 24, 2021

For: Top high school senior science students seeking degrees in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or High School Chemistry Teaching.

Award amount:  $2,000

For full entry requirements please email Mr. Eisenbraun

 

2021 Bank of America Student Leaders Program

Deadline: January 29, 2021

For: 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.

For additional information & online application at: https://www.bankofamerica.com/studentleaders

 

Alberico Scholarship Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: April 15, 2021

For: 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

For additional information & online application visit: http://www.albericoscholar.com/apply/

 

Flavorful Futures Scholarships

Deadline: March 16, 2021

For:  High School seniors with a minimum 2.5 GPA.  Sparkling Ice is looking for fun and unique candidates who are not afraid to be themselves.

Award amount: up to $25,000

For additional information & online application at: www.flavorfulfutures.com

Free Speech Essay Contest

Deadline: December 31, 2020

For: High school seniors and juniors.  Students must submit a 700-900 word essay on the topic, “ In a persuasive letter or essay, convince your peers that free speech is a better idea than censorship”

Award amount: up to $10,000

For additional information & online application at: thefire.org/contest 

 

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Deadline: November 10, 2020

For: High school students who lead by example through volunteering.

Award amount: varies up to $5,000

For additional information & online application visit: https://spirit.prudential.com/apply/2021 

 

 

Great Clips Scholarship Program

Deadline: January 31, 2020              

For: High school seniors who will be attending Cosmetology school after graduation from high school

Award amount: Up to $1,500

For additional information & online application at: https://jobs.greatclips.com/scholarship-application

 

PixelPlex STEM Scholarship

Deadline: December 5, 2020

For: 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

For additional information & online application at: https://pixelplex.io/scholarship/ 

 

Driver Education Initiative Scholarship

Deadline: November 30, 2020

For: High school students who write an essay of at least 500 words from the given prompts.

Award amount: $3,000

For additional information & online application at: https://www.dmvedu.org/scholarship/ 

 

DoSomething.org Scholarships

Deadline: varies by scholarship throughout September and beyond

For: those 25 years old or younger on different topics like: Healthier Us, Disrupt Racism, Read Set Vote!, & more.  Each scholarship has different submission requirements.

Award amount: varies by scholarship

For additional information & online application at: https://www.dosomething.org/us/about/easy-scholarships

  

Ron Brown Scholar Program

Deadline: January 9, 2021

For: African-American high school seniors who excel academically, who exhibit exceptional leadership potential, and participate in community service activities.   

Award amount: Scholars are awarded $40,000 ($10,000 per year for academic expenses)

Eligibility information & online application at: www.ronbrown.org .

 

The Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois

Priority Deadline: December 15, 2020                       Final Deadline: April 1, 2021

For: 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

For additional program information & apply online at: www.goldenapple.org

 

Denny’s “Hungry for Education” Scholarship Awards

Deadline: Varies by cooperating organization beginning December 2, 2019

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

For additional information & online application at: http://www.dennyshungryforeducation.com/

 

Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders

Deadline: November 30, 2020

For: high school seniors who will be enrolling full-time in an accredited two-or-four year institution for the Fall 2021-Spring 2022 academic year.  At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry and demonstrate a need for financial support.

Award amount: $1,000 for a 4-year institution or $500 for a 2-year institution.

For additional information & online application at: https://www.ushli.org/dr-juan-andrade-scholarship-for-young-hispanic-leaders/

 

 

AvaCare Medical Scholarship

Deadline: December 15, 2020

For: High school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA who are pursuing a degree in the medical field.  This scholarship is awarded annually to one submission that tells about an inspiring act of kindness.

Award Amount: $1,000

Apply online at: https://avacaremedical.com/scholarship

 

Medical Scrubs Collection Scholarship

Deadline: December 15, 2020

For: High school seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA who are pursuing a degree in the medical field such as therapy, nursing, medicine, nutrition, laboratory science, dentistry, etc.

Award amount: $1,000

Apply online at: https://medicalscrubscollection.com/scholarship-program

 

Burger King Scholars Award

Deadline: When 50,000 applications have been submitted

For: High school seniors who have a GPA 2.5 or higher.  Candidates academic record, and participation in school and community activities are considered.

Award amount: varies, with a top prize of $50,000

For additional information & online application at: www.scholarsapply.org/burgerkingscholars/information.php

 

Denny’s “Hungry for Education” Scholarship Awards

Deadline: Varies by cooperating organization beginning December 2, 2019

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

For additional information & online application at: http://www.dennyshungryforeducation.com/

 

Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Deadline: November 10, 2020

For:  High school students that have made a difference in their community through volunteering.

Award amount: Up to $5,000 and local, state, & national recognition awards.

For additional information & online application at:  https://spirit.prudential.com/

 

Flavorful Futures Scholarship

Deadline: TBD

For:  High School seniors with a minimum 2.5 GPA.  Sparkling Ice is looking for fun and unique candidates who are not afraid to be themselves.

Award amount: $5,000

For additional information & online application at: www.flavorfulfutures.com

 

National Space Club Keynote Scholar Award

Deadline: December 2, 2020

For: High school students planning to major in a STEM field & must create a video and deliver a speech on the topic of space travel and/or space exploration.

Award amount: $10,000

For additional information & online application at: https://www.spaceclub.org/scholarship/index.html

 

The John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award

Deadline: January 15, 2021

For: High school students will have to submit a 1,000 word essay, describing an act of political courage by an elected US official who served during or after 1917. 

Award amount: awards vary with a top prize of $10,000

For additional information & online submission forms at:  https://www.jfklibrary.org/learn/education/profile-in-courage-essay-contest

 

McDonald’s Hacer National Scholarship  (scholarship opens October 5th)

Deadline: estimated February 2021

For: High school seniors with a minimum 2.8 GPA with at least one parent of Hispanic heritage

Award amount: ranging from $5,000 to $100,000

For additional information & online application at: https://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/community/hacer.html

 

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Award

Deadline: November 15, 2020

For: High school seniors who are US citizens

Award amount: up to $12,500 per year

For additional information & online application at: https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/MVS.cfm

 

 

Herrman & Herrman Innovation Scholarships

Deadline: December 1, 2020

For: high school seniors who submits a creative entry on the topic of sharing about a community service activity or project you participated in that positively changed your community, contributed to your growth, and/or affected your plans for the future.

Award amount: varies up to $10,000

For additional information & online application at: https://www.herrmanandherrman.com/scholarship/

 

 

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