• Scholarship requirements are posted at the CRC in the Media Center

    Applications and instructions for these scholarships are located at the CRC in the Media Center (Scholarship drawer), or click the name of the scholarship below for more information:

Scholarships Listing

Scholarship Name Scholarship Information Scholarship Website
AITCOY(Assoc. of Illinois Township Committees on Youth) TBA
Allience Scholars Scholarships for Undergraduate and Graduate students focused on STEM.
American Indian Graduate Center Scholarships for students that are American Indian and Native Alaskan graduate students
Amvets Scholarships 1-Mar-15
Anne Fox School PTA Scholarship The Anne Fox PTA announces the approval of a $500.00 scholarship to be given this year to a qualified High School senior who attended Anne Fox Elementary School.
AQS Richard A. Maass Memorial Scholarship The Fox Valley Section 1208 of the American Society for Quality offers the Richard A. Maass Memorial Scholarship which will fund one year of undergraduate tuition and fees up to a maximum of $2,000.00. Applicants will be chosen based on their academic achievement, community service, outstanding essay on the importance of quality products and/or services to the future of our country, and financial need.
Beta Sigma Psi Lutheran Scholarships TBA
CareerOne Stop Scholarship Search Search tool sponsored by CareerOne Stop. Allows search by several key categories, as well as a keyword search. As a bonus, this site also has information on career preparation and development.
Center for Online Education A collection of scholarships for minority students.
CNA Scholarship Our scholarship award amount is $500. The scholarship has the following criteria: applicants must be accepted into a state-approved Nurse Aide, CNA, or LNA training program by August 31; applicants must be a United States resident and at least 18 years old; entries must be received by August 21 and a winner will be contacted by August 31 Annual Scholarship To be eligible for the scholarship you will need to fill out all of the fields in our submission form. Winner will be based on our staff’s determination of the candidate with the most compelling story on why they would like to become a CNA and why they feel they deserve the award. Entries must be received by April 2, 2021 and the winner will be notified by April 16, 2021. Applicants must be accepted into a state-approved CNA training/certification program by May 31, 2021 and be 18 years or older
College Board Scholarship Search A great scholarship engine that allows you to search by keyword or sponsor name. You can also customize your search by entering demographic information.
College Scholarships Scholarships for non-traditional Students
Dean Ritter Trust for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Please read the requirements below to make sure you qualify for the Dean Ritter Scholarship: 1) Must have significant hearing loss in one or both ears; (2) Must be a resident of the state of Illinois (citizenship not a requirement); (3) Currently a high school senior in good standing; (4) Financial need will be considered; and (5) You will need 2 letters of recommendation to complete your application.
Delta Kappa Gamma Recruitment Grants Two grants of $1500 are available to graduating District 211 female seniors who plan on majoring in an education related field in college.
Engineer Girl Scholarships of women going into or in engineering
FastWeb Similar to NerdScholar, this database has a large number of scholarships. Enter some information about yourself and your parents (clubs, occupations, etc.) to gain access to scholarship information. An email address is required, but there is no charge for this site.
Filipino American Communications Employees of AT&T FACES supports diversity & inclusion through our four pillars of culture/kultura, community/komunidad, charity/karidad, and education/karunungan. Annually, we bring these pillars together to offer non-renewable scholarships to college-bound high school students.
Ford Blue Oval Scholar Scholarships TBA
Friendship Senior Options Foundation Scholarship Application Guidelines: Applicant must be a high school senior; Applicant must be live or attend high school in our service areas; Applicant must be pursuing a degree, licensure, or certificate; Applicant must demonstrate a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale; Scholarship recipients will receive $1,000 paid directly to their college/university. There will also be an opportunity to reapply for funding for their sophomore year.
Fueling the Minds of the Future TBA
Garden Club of Illinois The Garden Club of Inverness is pleased to offer one or more scholarships of at least $1,000 each to a graduating senior(s) or college student, who has demonstrated an interest in an environmentally related field.
GE-REAGAN FOUNDATION Scholarship Program The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program honors the legacy and character of our nation's 40th President by rewarding college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education. Through the generous support of GE, this national program annually awards $10,000 renewable scholarships to numerous students.
H.E.L.P. Scholarship Application H.E.L.P. is offering 10 $1,000 scholarships to seniors. Scholarships are based on academic achievements, written essay & extra-curricular activities. Applications available at the College/Career Resource Center (CRC) or by clicking the link to the right. Applications are due by 3:00 p.m. on April 3 to the CRC. Applications can be also be emailed to up to the deadline. Note: please submit application without GPA information. CRC staff will complete the GPA details for you.
Hanover Park Foundations Grow Applications are accepted at the Community Center’s main office front desk. You can also mail your application, including copies of required documentation to the Hanover Park Park District, ATTN: Main Office, 1919 Walnut Ave, Hanover Park, IL 60133. An application does not constitute approval. If you have additional questions or need additional information, please contact the Front Desk Staff at 630-837-2468 or by email at Please apply before April 30, 2020.

General Scholarship and Financial Aid Information

Source Website
Academic Invest
College Answer
Colleges and Universities in the United States of America (USA) by State/ Possession
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Illinois Students Assistance Commission
Online Degrees, Financial Aid and Scholarships
U.S. Department of Education
US Colleges, Community Colleges, & Universities by State(by Region)
Veterans Benefits Administration - Education and Training

Scholarships for Minority Students

Scholarship Website
45+ College Scholarships for Minority Students
(Purdue University Global)
College Scholarships for Black Students
General Awards for Minority Students
Scholarships for Minority Students

Scholarships for Undocumented Students

Scholarship Website
College Advising Guide
Dreamer’s Pathway to College
Scholarships Open to Students Regardless of Immigration Status
The Anhelo Project Dream Scholarship
The Dream.US Scholarship Program