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WINTER SCHOLARSHIPS

February 06, 2013

WEBSITES
CollegeInfoScholarships.com info.Everest.edu cappex.com
ScholaarshipWinnings.com DrPepper.com discovercolleges.com ClassesUSA.com financialaidfinder.com
nextstepmag.com anycollege.com

BEST BUY SCHOLARSHIP
Feb 15 $1000 (1100)
Senior, good grades, community service or work experience, entering college, university, or technical center fall after graduation.  Apply at www.bestbuycommunityrelations.com/scholarship
NATIONAL CO-OP SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Feb 15 $5000(69)
Senior, interested in a co-op program at a partner college, see list below, GPA of 3.5 or better, 1 page essay  why you chose to pursue a co-op ed program, for questions call 978-934-1870, or  www.waceinc.org click on “scholarship” for an application.  Partner colleges - Drexel U, Johnson & Wales U, Kettering U,  Wentworth Inst of Tech, Rochester Inst of Tech, U of Cincinnati, U of Toledo, U Mass, Oswego, Clarkson
NATIONAL FFA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
Feb 15 varies
More than 1000 scholarships available.  Each scholarship has specific criteria defined by the sponsor.  Not all, but many, require FFA membership.  You must be a senior, or currently enrolled full-time in college.   www.ffa.org/programs/scholarships/
1ST FARM CREDIT SERVICES
Feb 15 $1500(up to 24)
Senior, accepted into an ag or ag-related curriculum at a university, college or community college, based on academic achievement, community and ag youth organization involvement and brief essays
App online at www.1stfarmcredit.com     
IL PTA LILIAN E. GLOVER SCHOLARSHIP
Feb 15 $1500, $1000
Graduating senior, 3.0 or above, entering an Education or related degree program requiring certification from a state board of education, (may include librarians, media specialists, school nurses, school psychologists or social workers)
ILLINOIS CHEMICAL EDUCATION FOUNDATION
Postmarked by Feb 28 $2000
Senior, future chemist, chemical engineer, environmental engineer, or high school chemistry teacher        Go to www.cicil.net for details.
ILLINOIS ODD FELLOW-REBEKAH SCHOLARSHIP
Received BY March 1(mail Feb 23) issued $11,500 last year
Citizen, resident of IL, “C” average or above, copy of current Federal 1040 tax return   App can be found at www.ioof-il.org    Go to Programs, State Projects and Scholarship Program.
LEGACY OF LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP – 4-H
postmarked by March 1 $1000
Current 4-H member, senior or in an approved post-high school educational program (junior college, 4-year university, trade school, etc.), must have been enrolled in 4-H for a minimum of 5 years
U OF I CHILD OF A VETERAN SCHOLARSHIP
March 1                                     4 year tuition waiver
May use on any U of I campus, up to 4 awarded in each county, not for grandchildren of veterans, must include a photocopy of the veteran parent’s papers, forms available at www.osfa.uiuc.com
NATIONAL DEFENSE TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATION
March 1                   $1000(5)
Senior, residing in IL or MO, priority given to students in a degree program related to business, transportation logistics, or physical distribution, essay

IL AMVETS SERVICE FOUNDATION
postmarked by March 1 amount varies
1.  IL AMVETS Service Foundation Scholarship $3000 non-renewable
IL senior, have taken ACT or SAT
2.  IL AMVETS Sad Sacks Nursing Scholarship                         Amount to be determined
IL senior, accepted into a pre-approved nursing program (letter of acceptance must accompany the application, or may already be a student in an approved School of Nursing in IL, prove satisfactory in academic record, character, interest and activity record, and financial need, priority given to dependent of deceased or disabled vet
3.  IL AMVETS Trade School Scholarship                            $3000 non-renewable
IL senior, accepted in a pre-approved trade school program (copy of acceptance letter mush accompany the application), preference given to children or grandchildren of veterans
Mail above applications to AMVETS Dept. of Illinois State Headquarters
2200 South Sixth Street
Springfield, IL  62703
4.  IL AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Memorial Scholarship                                                      $500
IL senior, child or grandchild of a Veteran who served after September 15, 1940 and was Honorably Discharged or who is presently serving in the military, have taken the ACT or SAT
5.  IL AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Worchid Scholarship                                                      $500
IL senior, child of a deceased father or mother who was a Veteran who served after September 15, 1940, and was Honorably Discharged.  They need not be killed in action or have died as a result of a service-connected disability, have taken ACT or SAT
Mail application #4 and #5 to Illinois AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary
P.O. Box 372
Groveland, IL  60417
JWCC FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
Received in Foundation office by March 1, 2013 at 5 P.M.         varies
New and continuing students may apply.  Some are for financial  need, for specific programs, or for demonstrated excellence in a selected area.  Info for specifics is available on the web site.  www.jwcc.edu
MARINE CORPS SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION
March 1                from $500 to $10,000
Son or daughter of Marine on active duty or in the Reserves, former Marine or Marine Reservist who has received Honorable Discharge, Medical Discharge, or who was killed while serving,  or former US Navy Corpsman who is serving or who has served with the Marine Corps, OR grandchild of US Marine who served with the 4th Marine Division during WWII and is/was a member of their association, or the 6th Marine Division during WWII and is/was a member of their association, or the 531 Gray Ghost Squadron and is/was a member of their association, AND a senior or graduate, GPA of 2.0 or better, enrolled in an accredited college or university, or in an accredited vocational/technical school, and adjusted gross family income is $90,000* or less      *limit increases if siblings also apply or is waived if parent was killed in combat in Global War on Terror                   more info on website    www.mcsf.org
ILLINOIS RETIRED TEACHERS ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION, INC.
Postmarked on or before Mar 7 $1500
For a rising junior or senior in college, accepted into a Teacher Certification Program, have and maintain a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, furnish a copy of the school’s official transcript
SCHOLAR ATHLETE MILK MUSTACHE OF THE YEAR AWARD
March 9, 2013 $7,500
Scholar athlete, judging based on academic (35%), athletic (35%), leadership (15%), community service (10%), and milk experience (5%).  Apps only accepted online at www.bodybymilk.com until March 4.
LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP
March 13 $1000(3)
Catholic, female, senior who exemplifies values of leadership, faith, and service
DISCOVER COLLEGES STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
Log onto discovercolleges.com and complete a free info request form to automatically be entered in the $2500 drawing which can be used at any private college or university in the US

 
 

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