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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 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.

www.DiscoverColleges.com– to gain information on private colleges and register for a scholarship drawing for $2500.

Avrek Drive Safe Program– is pleased to announce a scholarship opportunity. Scholarships range from $1,250-$5,000. Applicants will need to write an essay about distracted driving. For more information, and to apply, please visit: http://www.avrek.com/scholarships/. Deadline for submission: June 1, 2015.

Friends of Moraine Hills State Park– is offering two $1,000 scholarships. Applicants should be planning to major in the field of Environmental Sciences. Please see the application below. Deadline for submission: April 30, 2015. Moraine scholarship app ’15

I’m First! Scholarship- is a $4,000 scholarship ($1,000 per year, renewable for four years of college) awarded to up to 10 graduating seniors who will be the first in their family to go to college and are planning to attend a  CSO Partner Institution (see list of eligible colleges on website). For more information and to apply, please visit: http://www.imfirst.org/scholarship/ Deadline for submission: May 22, 2015.

Great Clips! is offering a $500 scholarship for students interested in pursuing a career in the field of Cosmetology. Applicants should be planning to enter cosmetology school for the first time later this year. If interested, please complete the application below. Deadline for submission June 30, 2015. Great Clips

Here are a couple of new scholarship opportunities from the website scholarshipguidance.com:

SP Scholarship- worth $10,000. For more information, please visit the link: http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_sp_scholarship_8937.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201504&utm_content=57c0dd9d3b584b4a66aa898e8d1dd5d1 Deadline for submission: May 15, 2015.

Odenza Vacations Scholarship- worth $500. Applicants should have GPA of 2.5 or higher, and submit a short essay. For more information, and to apply, please visit:  http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_odenza_vacations_scholarship_8936.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201504&utm_content=57c0dd9d3b584b4a66aa898e8d1dd5d1 Deadline for submission: June 1, 2015.

Got a Spine Scholarship- $500 award. Applicants should have GPA of 2.5 or higher, and be enrolled at a college by October 2015. For more information, and to apply, please visit: http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_got_a_spine_scholarship_8927.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201504&utm_content=57c0dd9d3b584b4a66aa898e8d1dd5d1 Deadline for submission: June 2, 2015.

BBG Communications Scholarship- $500 scholarship. Applicants should have GPA of 2.5 or higher, be within the ages of 16-21 and answer two short essay questions. For more information, and to apply, please visit: http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_bbg_communications_scholarship_2015_8925.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201504&utm_content=57c0dd9d3b584b4a66aa898e8d1dd5d1 Deadline for submission: June 30, 2015.

SLAC Scholarship- $500 award. Applicants should be enrolled in college, university or trade school by September 2015. For more information, and to apply, please visit: http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_slac_scholarship_8941.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201504&utm_content=57c0dd9d3b584b4a66aa898e8d1dd5d1 Deadline for submission: September 15, 2015.

More Scholarship Listings:

Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C Law Firm- is pleased to announce their 3rd annual scholarship essay competition. The first prize is $2,500, the second prize is $1,500, third prize is $500 and 5 honorable mention prizes of $100 each will be awarded. Applicants must submit a 750-1500 word essay about distracted driving. For more information, and to apply, please visit: http://www.salvilaw.com/scholarship-essay-contest/ Deadline for submission: April 24, 2015.

Sigma Nu Fraternity at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign- is offering a $2,500 scholarship to an incoming freshman male planning to enter the University in Fall 2015. The details of the Sigma Nu Pursuit of Excellence Scholarship and online application form may be found at: www.SigmaNuIllinois.com Under the ‘Pursuit of Excellence” tab. Please note, there is no obligation to join the Sigma Nu Fraternity to be eligible for this scholarship.

Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign-  is offering a Balanced Man Scholarship. Scholarships are offered to incoming make students who have excelled in the areas of scholarship, leadership, athletics, and community service during their high school careers. Applicants should plan to attend UIUC as a full-time student in Fall 2015. For more information, and to apply, please visit: http://www.illinoisigeps.com. Deadline for submission: May 1, 2015. Please note, applying for this scholarship in no way obligates you to join Sigma Phi Epsilon.

Scholarship of the Day: for a different scholarship listing every day, be sure to check out http://www.tuitionfundingsources.com/ , click on the social media icons and follow one or more of their social media accounts.

Career Scholarship Opportunity~ are you interested in pursuing a career in one of Will County’s most in demand careers? If so you may be eligible for a scholarship. For a list of careers as well as scholarship information, please review the information below.

MyCareer Scholarship

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.

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, 2015.

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

Below are some listings from Studentscholarships.org, most involve writing a simple essay.  Please see the full website for a complete list of postings.

10 Words or Less Scholarship- $500 award. Applicants must submit an answer to the question posted on the studentscholarships.org Facebook Page. Deadline for submission: June 15, 2015.

Caretenders Scholarship- $500 award. Short essay required. To apply, please visit: http://studentscholarships.org/available.php Deadline for submission: May 31. 2015.

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 1, 2014. Priority deadline for submission: April 1, 2015.

Kankakee Community College offers many scholarships for both full and part-time students. Applications and information is available at: www.kcc.edu/scholarships Applications for the 2014-2015 school year will be available after November 1, 2014. Deadline for submission: March 1, 2015. Also, please check out the flyer below.

kccfoundationscholarships

SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITES:

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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