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LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS HAVE ARRIVED!!

Please note that all Senior Students received a packet of Local Scholarships and applications in their English Classes on Friday, March 7th. That application packet will also be posted here for download.

Reed-Custer Education Association- is pleased to announce scholarships again this year. Applicants should have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above. Application packets were hand-delivered to all students who qualify.

Reed-Custer Educational Foundation – will once again be offering scholarships to graduating seniors. Deadline for submission: April 9, 2014.  Please see the application below:

2014 RCEF Student Scholarship App

Brenda Certa Memorial Scholarship-  $1,000 award short essay and 2 letters of recommendation required. Application below: Deadline for submission: April 1, 2014.

certascholarship

Wilmington Women of the Moose Scholarship- applicant must have a relative who is a current (active) member of the Moose Lodge. Application below: Deadline for submission: March 31, 2014.

women of the moose scholarship

Reed-Custer Athletic Booster Scholarship- applicants should have participated in at least one sport during Senior year. Data form and short essay required. Application below: Deadline for submission: April 1, 2014.

athletic booster scholarship

Local Scholarship Application- the application below is one application for all of the following: Bookwalter-Lenzie Memorial Scholarship, Bottino Education Scholarship, Loyal Order of the Moose, Exelon Corporation, Mazon State Bank Business Scholarship & Angie Bergman Track Scholarship. Applicants simply need to check which scholarships they intend to apply for. Essay and letters of recommendation required. Deadline for submission: March 31, 2014.

local scholarship application

Below are listings of some scholarship opportunities. Please check back to this site frequently as we will add more scholarships to this list as they become available.  Newest scholarships will always be posted at the top of the ‘additional scholarship listings’ section below, directly below the “Discover Colleges” scholarship link.

SCHOLARSHIP LISTINGS:

Honors, Presidential, Chancellor, etc. scholarships offered by individual institutions are generally available to those who rank in the upper level of the graduating class, have accumulated a respectable GPA, and/or have earned a high  ACT score. Contact the institution to which you are applying or check the school’s website for specific information regarding such scholarships.

http://www.DiscoverColleges.com- to gain information on private colleges and register for a scholarship drawing for $2500.

Friends of Moraine Hills State Park-  has established two $1,000 scholarships to high school students planning to enter college in fall 2014 in the field of enrivonmental studies. Applicants must reside in Will County and have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 Deadline for submission: April 30, 2014. For more information, and to apply, please visit: http://www.friendsofmorainehillsstatepark.org/news/scholarship.html.

Illinois Heartland Decorative Artists- has established a $1,000 scholarship for the 2014-15 school year. Talent, desire, and need will all be considered. Applicants will need to present 6 to 10 photos of artwork, submit a letter of recommendation, complete an application and write a short essay. IHDA will also aware $250 to the Art Department of the winner’s high school to be used to further Art Education. Deadline for submission: April 15, 2014. For more information and to apply, please see the link below:

Heartland Artist Scholarship

Nordstrom Cares: is excited to offer over $10,000 in scholarships to 80 outstanding high school students. For more information, and to apply, please visit the website at: https://nordstrom.scholarsapply.org/. Deadline for submission: May 1, 2014.

Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign- is sponsoring their “Balanced Man” Scholarship. Three scholarships will be awarded, totaling $1,750. Scholarships are being offered to the incoming male students who have excelled in the areas of scholarship, leadership, athletics or community service during their high school careers. To apply, please download the form below: Or visit the website at www.illinoisigeps.com Please note that applying for the scholarship in no way obligates you to join the Sigma Phi Episilon Fraternity. Deadline for submission: April 18, 2014.

balancedman

ScholarshipGuidance.com- has 3 new of new scholarship listings:

1.) MCO Scholarship- $500 award. To apply, students must answer a short essay question. For the essay question, and to apply, please visit: http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_mco_scholarship_8939.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201402&utm_content. Deadline for submission: May 15, 2014.

2.)Arctic Physical Therapy – $500 award. Eligible students must have a 3.0 GPA during their senior year and must also answer a short essay question. Please visit: http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_arctic_physical_therapy_scholarship_8938.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201402&utm_content . Deadline for submission: August 31, 2014.

3.) Your Favorite Car: $500 award. For application, please visit: http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_your_favorite_car_scholarship_8933.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201402&utm_content Deadline for submission: April 30, 2014.

BistroMD Health & Wellness Scholarship $1,000- 5oo-word essay required. For essay topic and to apply, please visit: : http://www.bistromd.com/scholarship Deadlines are April 30 & December 1st (this is a biannual scholarship with spring and fall deadlines.

Crown & Caliber Entrepreneur’s Scholarship- $1,000 This scholarship is geared towards young entrepreneurs and business majors, but is open to students in any field. To enter, students must submit an original business proposal. For more details, and to apply, please visit: http://www.crownandcaliber.com/crown-caliber-entrepreneurs-scholarship/ Deadline for submission: May 31, 2014.

Morris Community Hospital- is once again offering scholarships for students interested in pursuing careers in the medical field. A list of scholarships will be available during the month of February 2014. Please visit: http://www.morrishospital.org/foundation/scholarships/.

Sunoco- offers two  $1,000 scholarship opportunities. A Creative Design & a Digital Marketing Scholarship are offered. For information on how to apply, please visit: http://www.gosunoco.com/contests-and-sweepstakes/sunoco-rewards-scholarship/

The following scholarships below, may be won by writing a simple essay:

Find a Law Scholarship- $500 award. For application, please visit: http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_find_a_law_scholarship_8929.php Deadline for submission: May 15, 2014.

AWeber Email Marketing- $1,000 scholarship opportunity. To apply, visit: http://www.aweber.com/email-marketing-scholarship.htm 

Emergency University- $1,000 scholarship opportunity. Deadline for submission: April 30, 2014. To apply, visit: http://www.emergencyuniversity.com/news/scholarship.aspx

RevZilla- sponsors a $1,000 scholarship opportunity. Short essay required. For essay prompt and to apply, please visit: http://www.revzilla.com/revzilla-college-scholarship-2014 Deadline for submission: April 20, 2014.

Nuvation Engineering- $1,000 scholarship opportunity for students interested in pursuing a career in science or engineering. Essay required.  Deadline for submission: May 31, 2014. For more information and to apply, please visit: http://www.nuvation.com/nuvation-scholarship

Issue Trak Help Desk Software Scholarship- $1,000 scholarship opportunity. Short essay required. For topic and to apply, please visit: http://www.issuetrak.com/help-desk-software-scholarship Deadline for submission: May 31, 2014.

Westway Electric Supply Scholarship- $1,000 scholarship opportunity. Short essay required. For topic and to apply, please visit: http://www.westwayelectricsupply.com/scholarship Deadline for submission: April 30, 2014.

Lamps.com- $1,000 scholarship opportunity. Short essay required. For details and to apply, please visit: http://www.lamps.com/scholarship-2013 Deadline for submission: June 1, 2014.

Pic Monkey- $1,000 scholarship opportunity. Short essay required. Deadline for submission: May 31, 2014.  To apply, please visit : http://blog.picmonkey.com/2013/11/01/1000-picmonkey-college-scholarship/

NAVEX Global-  sponsors a $1,000 scholarship. Essay required. For topic and to apply, please visit: http://www.navexglobal.com/policy-management-software-scholarship Deadline for submission: May 31. 2014.

Free Country Principles- $1,000 scholarship opportunity. Short essay. For topic and to apply, please visit: http://www.freecountry.com/pages/principles-scholarship-essay-contest Deadline for submission: May 31, 2014.

More Scholarship Opportunities:

Abuse Prevention Magazine- sponsors a $500 scholarship. Applicants must submit an essay and meet the requirement of cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better. To apply, please visit: http://www.abusemagazine.org/scholarship_requirements.html

Maple Leaf Dentistry Scholarship $500 award. Qualified applicants should have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and have done at least 100 hours of volunteer work over the last 2 years. For more information, and to apply, please visit: http://www.peterboroughdentists.comDeadline for submission: May 30, 2014.

Walmart Scholarships- Walmart offers scholarships for employees as well as for students who have a parent employed by the corporation. Please visit: http://foundation.walmart.com/our-focus/associate-scholarships for application and more details. Deadlines vary.

Ronald McDonald House Charities- offers scholarships for deserving students. Applications will be available after October 1, 2013. For more information, and to apply, please visit: http://www.rmhc.org/rmhc-us-scholarships. Deadline for submission: June 30, 2014.

Animation Career Review is offering high school seniors an opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship. Students who are interested in pursuing a career in animation should visit: http://www.animationcareerreview.com/ to apply. The scholarship link is on the right side of the page. Deadline for submission: June 1, 2014.

Pharmacy Technician Scholarship are you interested in pursuing a career as a pharmacy technician? You may qualify for a $1,000 scholarship. Please visit: http://www.pharmacytechnicianreview.com to apply. The scholarship link is on the right side of the page. Deadline for submission: June 1, 2014.

B. Davis Scholarship is offering a $1,000 scholarship award. For application and more information, please visit: http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm Deadline for submission: May 26th, 2014.

http://www.legion.org/scholarships- to gain information on the various scholarships offered through the American Legion.

Big Sun Scholarship The Big Sun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in. Deadline to apply: June 20, 2014. Amount of award: $500. How to apply: visit the website at http://www/bigsunathletics.com

Abbott & Fenner Scholarship Program~ will be awarding up to $1,000 to the winner(s) each year. Scholarship deadline: June 14, 2014. Application: studnet will submit and essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page o our website: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships/htm. Full details available on website.

Joliet Junior College offers over 400 scholarships for both full and part time students. Scholarships may be re-posted so check website frequently. Applications and information are available at: http://www.jjc.edu/info/scholarships. Applications will be available after December 2, 2013. Priority deadline for submission: April 1, 2014.

Kankakee Community College offers many scholarships for both full and part-time students. Applications and information is available at: http://www.kcc.edu/PROSPECTIVE/PAYING/Pages/default.espx Applications for the 2014-2015 school year will be available after December 1, 2013.

SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITES:

collegeprowler.com

http://www.collegeweeklive.com

http://www.wiredscholar.com

http://www.petersons.com

www/charterone.com/edu/scholarshipsearch

http://www.careersandcolleges.com

http://www.collegetoolkit.com

http://www.fastweb.com

http://www.questbridge.com

http://www.latinocollegedollars.org

http://hsf.net

http://www.schoolsoup.com

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