Scholarships in Illinois

August & Edna Zahatko Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Rock Island High School who will pursue a major in engineering or nursing full-time at a college or university in Iowa or Illinois. Financial need and minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Clifford & Louise King Scholarship

Award: $3,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Sherrard Junior-Senior High School who will pursue education in the field of education.

Don E. and Charlotte Williams Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Cedar, Clinton, Muscatine or Scott County, IA or Henry, Mercer, Rock Island or Whiteside County, IL who is pursuing post-secondary education. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Dr. & Mrs. Yang Ho Rhee Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Rock Island County, IL or Scott County, IA high school who is of Korean descent. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Edwin R. Adland & Ruth H. Adland Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior planning to attend Augustana College, Iowa State University or the University of Northern Iowa. Financial need and minimum 2.0 GPA required.

Gene S. Duke Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from United Township High School who will attend college full-time.

Great River Bend Cyclone Award Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be graduating senior from a high school in Cedar, Clinton, Des Moines, Jackson, Johnson, Lee, Louisa, Muscatine, Scott, Van Buren, or Washington County, IA or Carroll, Henry, Knox, Mercer, Rock Island, or Whiteside County, IL who will attend Iowa State University full-time.

Herman & Sarah Segal Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Rock Island High School who will enroll full-time in a post-secondary institution. Financial need and minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Iowa-Illinois Regional Auto Show Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Cedar, Clinton, Des Moines, Jackson, Johnson, Lee, Louisa, Muscatine, Scott, Van Buren or Washington County, IA or Carroll, Henry, Knox, Mercer, Rock Island or Whiteside County, IL who has worked or had a relative work at a new car dealership within the last year.

Kelly Marie McQuate Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who has lost a parent, either biological or adoptive, and will enroll full-time in a post-secondary institution. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Kleinschmidt Charitable Foundation Fund

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduate of a Rock Island County, IL high school who will enroll full-time in a health-related field. Financial need and minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Lingino Family Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from United Township High School who will enroll full-time at a post-secondary institution. Financial need and minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Mike Condon Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Cedar, Clinton, Des Moines, Jackson, Johnson, Lee, Louisa, Muscatine, Scott, Van Buren or Washington County, IA or Carroll, Henry, Knox, Mercer, Rock Island or Whiteside County, IL who will enroll full-time in a construction-related course of study. Minimum 2.25 GPA required.

Quad City Amateur Golf Tour Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Cedar, Clinton, Des Moines, Louisa, Muscatine, or Scott County, IA or Henderson, Henry, Knox, Mercer, Rock Island, Warren or Whiteside, IL who will enroll full-time in a post-secondary institution.

Morency Foster Youth Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior who has been in foster care for at least 12 consecutive months prior to the start of their post-secondary education and has a tie to the CFGRB service area in Iowa or Illinois.

Richard J. Collins Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Moline High School who participated in at least one sport. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Out-of-State Grant

Award: $3,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an entering freshman student who is not a resident of South Carolina.

Out-of-State Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshman who is not a resident of Arkansas. Minimum 3.0 GPA required; 24 transfer hours and minimum 3.25 GPA required of transfer students.

Out-of-State Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: June 1 (Priority)

Applicant must be an incoming freshman who is not a resident of Virginia.

Gold Scholarship

Award: $8,500, Deadline: March 15 (Priority)

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student who does not reside in Delaware. Selection based upon outstanding academic achievement.

Silver Scholarship

Award: $6,500, Deadline: March 15 (Priority)

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student who is not a resident of Delaware. Selection based upon above average academic achievement.

Out of State Access Grant

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student who is not a resident of Florida.

Bruce Fishkin Scholarship Fund

Award: -, Deadline: December 15

Applicant must be a high school junior or senior who lives and/or attends school in one of the following areas: Chicago, Illinois and suburbs of the area; Las Vegas, Nevada and suburbs of the area; Fairfield, Greens Farms, Redding, and Westport, Connecticut. Minimum 3.0 GPA and plans to attend an accredited college or university in the United States required.

Provost Scholarship

Award: $20,000, Deadline: November 15 (Early Action admissions deadline)

Applicant must be an out-of-state resident with a minimum 3.75 GPA and minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1400 (composite ACT score of 32).

Academic Council Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: November 15 (Early Action admissions deadline)

Applicant must be an out-of-state student with a minimum 3.0 GPA and combined SAT Reasoning score of 1200 (composite ACT score of 27).

Academic Achievement Scholarship

Award: $7,500, Deadline: November 15 (Early Action admissions deadline)

Applicant must be an out-of-state resident with a minimum 2.0 GPA and minimum SAT Reasoning score of 1150 (composite ACT score of 25).

Dan Barney Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshman from Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Kansas, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Missouri, Iowa, Oklahoma, North Dakota, or South Dakota. Minimum 3.0 GPA and minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1650 (composite ACT score of 23) required.

Fueling the Minds of the Future Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 14

Applicant must be a current high school senior from the Chicagoland area who is planning to enroll as a full-time student in an accredited two- or four-year college or university, trade school or vocational school int he United States. Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA and financial need are required.

TELACU Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must be a first generation college student from a low-income family in California, Texas, Illinois, or New York. California applicants must be a permanent resident of an underserved community within the counties of Los Angeles, Orange or San Bernardino, such as East Los Angeles, Boyle Heights, Baldwin Park, Bell Gardens, Commerce, Huntington Park, City of Los Angeles, Montebello, Ontario, Pico Rivera, Pomona, South Gate, Santa Ana, and San Bernardino. Texas applicants must be a permanent resident of San Antonio or Austin. Illinois applicants must be a permanent resident of Greater Chicagoland Area. New York applicants must be a permanent resident of the state of New York. Minimum 2.5 GPA and financial need based on FAFSA required.

7th GotScholarship $20K Give Away

Award: $20,000, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must be a current or future college student/graduate with outstanding loans in any area of study. Applicant must be 18 years of age or older and register with GotChosen.com in ordered to be entered into the random drawing. Selection not based upon GPA, essay, or financial need. Award required to be used for educational expenses.