The Greenhouse Scholars program is looking for high school seniors from Colorado and Illinois who are planning to attend a four-year accredited academic institution.
This is a program for students who have a financial need and have demonstrated leadership ability.
In addition to offering a scholarships of up to $5,000 per year that are renewable for four years, they offer grants of up to $2,000 to support a wide range of projects, experiences, or other specific unmet needs.
National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) offers the following awards for to honor Hispanic nurses for their work: Ildaura Murillo-Rohde Award for Education Excellence, the Henrietta Villaescusa Community Service Award, the Janie Menchaca Wilson Leadership Award, and the Sarah Gomez Erlach Humanitarian Award. Deadline: May 31st.
Young women who are interested in the science and engineering fields are encouraged to apply for the many scholarships sponsored by local chapters of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE).
Each section has a different deadline. Also check the guidelines for applying because they vary from one section to the next.
The Wisdom Family Foundation provides financial aid to both families and children living in the greater Elgin Illinois area. Each application is reviewed by the Foundation Board and Steering Committee. You can download a copy of the application or request it directly from the foundation by emailing them at: firstname.lastname@example.org or calling (847) 841-7002.
This year the Illinois Sheriff’s Association will be awarding over $53,000 in college scholarships to students living in Illinois. The scholarships range from $500 to $1000 and are given to students with strong academic, extra-curricular and character qualifications.
In order to receive the scholarship, the student must be enroll full time in a higher education program in Illinois.
The Community Foundation of Central Illinois is an independent, private, nonprofit organization serving a 50-mile radius surrounding the City of Peoria (excluding McLean County). They are dedicated to enhance the quality of life of those who live in their community. They are supported by private and public donors and seek contributions primarily from the community they serve.
Below you will find scholarships for children of police and firefighters, but there other scholarships too, read the scholarships for your location carefully.
Credit Unions all over the country are offering high school students scholarships. Because there are hundreds of credit unions and because their guidelines vary from one to the next here are some of the basics. Most Credit Union Scholarships are for high school seniors with application deadlines in March. The number and amount of scholarships vary. In addition, there are other requirements like membership (it's not hard to do, just open an account), most require it, but not all. Below is a listing of just of few of the credit unions that offer scholarsh
The Will County Center for Community Concerns offers scholarships to income-eligible residents of Will County, Illinois. The scholarships are awarded to low-income and disadvantaged students of high academic achievement or potential. Students must be enrolled or enrolling in an accredited institute of higher education in the state of Illinois.
Scholarship funding is provided by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. The deadline for application is February 4, 2013.