The Junior League of Kane & DuPage Counties, Inc. is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. The organization is offering two $1,000 scholarships to college-bound, female high school students who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to voluntarism. Applications are available online at www.jlkd.info
and must be received by January 15, 2015.
The Chicago Wolves are proud to present the Tim Breslin Memorial Scholarship, which awards one student a $7,500 stipend towards college tuition. The Chicago Wolves created this scholarship to honor Tim, a former Wolves player and staunch supporter of our community outreach programs, who passed away in 2005 due to complications from appendiceal cancer. For more information, please see the community relations page on the Chicago Wolves website, www.chicagowolves.com
CRC is sponsoring a scholarship program for current high school seniors who have relocated into the Chicago area sometime between grades 9 and 12. Two one-time awards of $1,000 will be presented to two Chicago-area high school seniors for 2015. To find out more about CRC and the scholarship criteria, please visit www.crcchicago.org
The Paramont Tall Club of Chicago is awarding one $750 scholarship to a graduating high school senior who lives in the Chicagoland area and meets the height requirements of the club. A student must meet the minimum height requirement of 5'10" for females and 6'2" for males. Applications must be postmarked no later than December 29, 2014. For more information visit, http://www.tallchicago.org
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee will award 10 DuPage County High School Seniors who have exemplified leadership, compassion, courage, academic integrity and respect for diversity with a $500 scholarship. To apply students must come to the Guidance Office at Hinsdale South to fill out an application and receive the prompt for a 500 word essay. The application deadline is December 15, 2014.
The Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship program seeks to invest in students who are exemplary role models in their communities and have the initiative to fulfill their educational goals. Application deadline is January 20, 2015. For more information visit, www.rmhc.org
Best Price Nutrition is offering one student a $1,000 paid scholarship towards their academic costs for the 2015 school year. To apply students must fill out the application and submit it by 11:59pm on Dec 31st, 2014. For more information please visit: http://www.bestpricenutrition.com/scholarship.html
Graduating high school seniors who operate their own small business are eligible to receive a 2015 NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award from the NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation. For more information please visit: www.nfib.com/YEA
. Applications will be accepted October 1st 2014 to December 18th, 2014.
The Wendy’s High School Heisman Program is looking for young men and women who participate in a wide range of sports and school and community activities. If you’re one of the 1.4 million high school athletes across the country that excels in the classroom, on the field, and within your school and community, apply now to receive the award. Please visit this link for more information: http://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship is a highly selective scholarship program for top high school seniors interested in attending the nation’s best colleges and universities. Up to 40 applicants will be selected from a nationwide pool.The application deadline is November 4, 2014. For more information, visit JKC Scholarship
If you are interested in local scholarships, please fill out the attached document and return to Mr. Eubanks ASAP.
This program has two phases. During the first phase, two candidates from each state are selected to go to Washington, D.C. During the second phase, a select number of students from that group will be eligible to receive the scholarship. For more information visit: www.isbe.net/spec-ed/html/hearst.htm
There is a $2,000 scholarship opportunity for students who submit an essay which describes how they use the internet currently and how they plan to use the internet in their professional career. Please click on the following link to learn more information: Hello,
Rising high school seniors can now apply for the 2014 Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards. The grants are awarded to Latinos who show leadership in the classroom and the community. Students across the country can apply from now until September 25. Please visit http://hhfawards.hispanicheritage.org/2014/forms/login.php
for more information.
Storage.com is offering three separate $2500 scholarships to the winner of their essay contest. High school seniors, current college students and the parents of students are eligible to enter.
$1,500 Scholarship awarded to a graduating senior who is attending a 2 or 4 year college and who is from an adoptive or foster family. Applicants must submit an essay. Please visit www.caffa.org
for additional information.
Two $1,000 scholarships will be provided to students entering a post-secondary institution next year. Applicants must have actively participated in theatre arts in school and/or the community. Please find the application with additional information attached.
Students who live in Westmont are eligible for a $1,000 scholarship. Additional information and application materials can be found in the Counseling Office.
2 $500 Scholarships awarded. Criteria include a minimum GPA of 3.5/5.0, service to school and community, leadership and character, and applicants must live in Westmont. Please come to the Guidance Office for additional information.
Peoplesmart is running an essay contest on the subject of privacy in the 21st century and what it means to the current generation of high school seniors. The contest winner will receive $2,500 and his or her essay will be published on the PeopleSmart website and blog.
Please click on the link below for more information.
8 $1,000 scholarships awarded to students who are attending one of the National Catholic College Admission Association's member institutions. Please see the attached document to find further details and application information.
Students who live in DuPage county, and plan to major in a field related to law enforcement or youth social services should apply for this scholarship. Please come to the Guidance Office or visit www.dupagejuvenileofficers.org
for application materials.
Students who live in Westmont, have a minimum GPA of 3.0/5.0 and who are involved in the school and/or community should apply! Please come to the Guidance Office for application materials.
Students who live in Westmont, are in the top 25% of the senior class and who are involved in school and/or community activities should apply for this scholarship. Please come to the Guidance Office for application materials
$500 scholarship to be used toward tuition at any cosmetology or barbering school in the Chicago area. Please visit the Guidance Office for application materials
The scholarship that is awarded will cover one full year of tuition! Students must complete an essay about the Importance of Quality Products and or Services to the Future of Our Country. Please visit the Guidance Office for application materials.
Students with a "B" average GPA and be either of Greek heritage or have a parent that is an active member of the AHEPA family are encouraged to apply. Last year, $23,000 worth of scholarships were distributed! Come to the Guidance Office for additional application materials.
100 $2500 Scholarships awarded to seniors who work at a Meijer or who have parents/guardians that work at Meijer.
scholarship.egrant.net for additional information and application materials.
$3000 & $2000 Scholarship available to students who plan to enter an Education or Education-related degree program.
Two different academic scholarships available to African American students who meet the following criteria: reside in the Counties of DuPage, Will or Kendall, plan on attending a 2 or 4 year college or university in the US and have a minimum GPA of 3.5.
Please see the attached document for additional information.
$500-$1000 Scholarships for students pursuing a field of study related to the lumber and building fields. Interested candidates must complete a 1,000 word essay and provide two letters of recommendation.
Come to the Guidance Office for additional information and materials.
The DuPage County Farm Bureau Foundation is offering a general scholarship. The applicant's parents must be in good standing with the DuPage County Farm Bureau for at least two years prior to January 1, 2014.
Information and application materials are available in the guidance office.
The DuPage County Farm Bureau is offering a scholarship to current high school seniors. Eligibility requires that the applicant is planning a career in: chemical and biological research, association management, agricultural engineering, law, accounting, communications, economics, agricultural-related occupations
The applicant's parents must be in good standing with the DuPage County Farm Bureau.
Additional information and application materials are available in the counseling office.
$1,000 Scholarship available to students based on the following eligibility requirements:
- Descendant of a male who Honorably served in the Army, Navy, Judicial, Executive or Civil service of the confederate states of America.
*Come to the Guidance Office for Application materials
Scholarships awarded to students based on academic excellence and extracurricular involvement. Special weight will be given to applicant's involved with JACL and the JA community. Come to the Counseling Office for application materials or visit http://www.jaclchicago.org
$3,000 competitive scholarship offered to students based on academic performance, recommendations, extra-curricular involvement, employment experiences and an expressed career interest. For application materials visit www.crca.org
Students must complete the application and a 500 word essay describing a hardship they have overcome. Winners will receive one semester's worth of tuition from the scholarship fund.
Please find the application attached.
Young men who are enrolling in college in Fall 2014 and who are members of the Lutheran church are encouraged to apply. Various scholarships will be awarded for $1,500 and $2,000. Please come to the Counseling Office for application materials.
Students interested in pursuing a career in an education related field with a minimum non-weighted GPA of 4.0 should apply. Please visit the link below for more information and for application materials: http://www.illinoispta.org/scholarship.html
Students who intend to enroll in either a two or four year post-secondary institution and who are in financial need can apply for this scholarship! Please visit www.ioof-il.org
for more information and for application materials!
High school seniors who intend to enroll in college in the fall of 2014 and major in education are encouraged to apply for this scholarship! Please come to the Counseling Office for application materials.
Two college-bound, female high school students who have extensive volunteer experience will be awarded $1,000 scholarships. Applications are available online at www.jlkd.org
Paramount Tall Club of Chicago and Tall Club International Scholarships offer one $750 scholarship and one $1,000 scholarship. Please visit www.tallchicago.org
for more details about eligibility and application information.
$1,000 Scholarships awarded to young women who have demonstrated a commitment to volunteerism. For more information and application materials please visit: http://jlkd.info/projects/scholarships/