Scholarship Information

 

Scholarship Opportunities - november 2019

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AXA Achievement Scholarship

Deadline: until 10,000 application are submitted or December 15, 2019

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

Scholarship amounts: Ranging from $1,000 up to $25,000

Apply online at: www.axa-achievement.com

 

The Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois

Deadline: April 3, 2020

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: $23,000

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

 

The National Co-Op Scholarship Program

Deadline: February 15, 2020

For: High school seniors with a GPA of 3.5 or better who have been accepted and are planning to attend one of the WACE Partner College and Universities. Those institutions are: Clarkson University, Drexel University, Johnson & Wales University, Merrimack College, Rochester Institute of Technology, State University of New York-Oswego, University of Toledo, University of Cincinnati, and Wentworth Institute of Technology.

Award amount: $4,200

For additional information & online application at: www.co-op.edu

 

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

 

Greenhouse Scholars

Deadline: November 22, 2019

For: high school senior planning to attend a four-year accredited academic institution, with a unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above, demonstrates financial need (annual household income no greater than $70,000), and possess excellent leadership skills, an ability to persevere through difficult circumstances, and a strong interest in and commitment to their community

Award amount: up to $5,000 per year, for 4 years

For additional information & online application at: https://greenhousescholars.org/

 

AvaCare Medical Scholarship

Deadline: December 15, 2019

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, 2019

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, and must work part-time an average of 15 hours per week, 40 weeks per year.

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/

 

A. Franklin Pilchard Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: November 15, 2019

For: High school seniors with a 3.0 GPA or above, with a financial need, that will attend a college or university located within Illinois.

Award amount: Up to $8,000 for 4 years

Please pick up the application in the Counseling Office

 

Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Deadline: November 5, 2019

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: February 15, 2020

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

 

Bachus & Schanker Scholarship

Deadline: November 30, 2019

For: High school seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Applicants will write an essay of no fewer than 800 words about their opinion on the importance and efficacy of the 7th Amendment and how it affects their life.

Award amount: $2,000

For additional information & online application at: coloradolaw.net/scholarship

 

National Space Club Keynote Scholar Award

Deadline: December 2, 2019

For: High school students planning to major in a STEM field & must 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

 

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholars Program

Deadline: January 3, 2020

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/

 

The John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award

Deadline: January 17, 2020

For: High school students who are nominated by a teacher will have to submit a 1,000 word essay on the courage of an elected US official. 

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

 

Hacer National Scholarship

Deadline: February 5, 2020

For: High school seniors with a minimum 3.0 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

 

Paramount Tall Club of Chicago Scholarship

Deadline: February 10, 2020

For:  High School seniors who will be attending a 2 or 4 year college in the fall of 2019 and meet the height requirement.  The minimum height requirements are 5’10” for females and 6’2” for males.

Award amount: $750

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

 

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Award

Deadline: November 5, 2019

For: High school seniors who are US citizens

Award amount: up to $50,000

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

 

Women in Science Environmental Scholarship

Deadline: December 1, 2019

Award amount: $500

For additional information & online application at: https://www.dronethusiast.com/drone-scholarship/

 

Keep a Friend Safe on the Road Scholarship Contest

Deadline: November 15, 2019

Award amount: $2,500

For additional information & online application at: https://www.dosomething.org/us/campaigns/not-safe-for-wheels?&utm_source=scholarship_listing&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=fastweb_2019_10

 

Share an Anti-Vaping Guide Scholarship Contest

Deadline: November 30, 2019

Award amount: $5,000

For additional information & online application at: https://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/scholarships/172564-5-000-easy-scholarship-share-an-anti-vaping-guide?page=1

 

Penny For A Free Ride Sweepstakes

Deadline: December 3, 2019

Award amount: $100,000

For additional information & online application at: https://beyondthedrivingtest.com/pennyforafreeride/?

 

The College Monk Short Essay Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2020

Award amount: $1,500

For additional information & online application at: https://www.thecollegemonk.com/scholarships/apply-for-college-monk-short-essay-scholarship

 

Discover Student Loans Scholarship

Deadline: November 30, 2019

Award amount: $5,000

For additional information & online application at: https://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships/scholarships/172665-5-000-discover-student-loans-scholarship?page=1

 

Be sure to use scholarship search sites like:

 

Fastweb.com

Unigo.com

Scholarships.com

Niche.com

Collegeboard.com

 

 

 

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