Scholarships

  • 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 http://www.aitcoy.org/scholarships.html
Allience Scholars Scholarships for Undergraduate and Graduate students focused on STEM. http://www.alliancescholars.org/
American Indian Graduate Center Scholarships for students that are American Indian and Native Alaskan graduate students https://www.aigcs.org/scholarships-fellowships/
Amvets Scholarships 1-Mar-15 https://www.ilamvets.org/scholarships
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. http://adc.d211.org/hehs-scholarship-anne-fox
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. https://adc.d211.org/hehs-scholarship-asq
Beta Sigma Psi Lutheran Scholarships TBA https://www.betasigmapsi.org/scholarships-for-high-school-students/
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. http://www.careerinfonet.org/scholarshipsearch/
Center for Online Education A collection of scholarships for minority students. http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/financial-aid-minorities/
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. https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search
College Scholarships Scholarships for non-traditional Students http://www.collegescholarships.org/scholarships/non-traditional.htm
CRCA Foundation The Chicago Roofing Contractors Association will award at least one $4,000 renewable scholarship to a high school senior who will enter college in August or September each year in the following programs - liberal arts and sciences, engineering, architecture or business. https://www.crca.org/crca_scholarship/
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. http://www.deanritter.org/2020-scholarship/
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. https://gammagamma75.org/scholarshipsgrants/recruitment-grant/
Engineer Girl Scholarships of women going into or in engineering http://www.engineergirl.org/9539.aspx
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. https://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships
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. https://adc.d211.org/hehs-scholarship-faces
Ford Blue Oval Scholar Scholarships TBA https://www.fordblueovalnetwork.org/scholarships
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. https://friendshipsenioroptions.org/foundation/scholarships
Fueling the Minds of the Future TBA http://www.fuelingminds.com
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. https://gardenclubofinverness.com/scholarships
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. https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/
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 pbahnick@d211.org up to the deadline. Note: please submit application without GPA information. CRC staff will complete the GPA details for you. https://adc.d211.org/hehs-scholarship-help
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 j.panagakis@hpparks.org. Please apply before April 30, 2020. http://www.hpparks.org/yes
Hoffman Estates Links Scholarship Scholarship amount: $1,000 initial with $500 for the next three years (one year for Community College category recipients). To be considered for this scholarship, a student must meet the following criteria: 1. High school senior graduating by June 2019; 2. Minimum cumulative grade point average of "C"; 3. Minimum ACT composite score of 18 (or SAT equivalent); 4. Student must attend a public, private, or parochial school within the northwest Chicago suburban area. Deadline has passed. http://www.hoffman-estates-links.org/scholarships.html

General Scholarship and Financial Aid Information

Source Website
Academic Invest https://www.academicinvest.com/arts-careers/history-careers/scholarships-bursaries-awards
bigfuture http://www.bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search
Cappex http://www.cappex.com/scholarships/
College Answer http://www.cashe.com
Colleges and Universities in the United States of America (USA) by State/ Possession http://www.univsearch.com/state.php
FastWeb! http://www.fastweb.com
FinAid! http://www.finaid.org
Hispanic Scholarship Fund http://www.hispanicfund.org
Illinois Students Assistance Commission http://www.isac.org/
Merit Scholarships & Midwest Exchange Info https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2cW1GgjjJulYkVqQ3RsRUJ2NnM/view
Online Degrees, Financial Aid and Scholarships http://www.online-degrees-and-scholarships.com
QuestBridge http://www.questbridge.org
Scholarships.com http://www.scholarships.com
SchoolSoup http://www.schoolsoup.com
U.S. Department of Education http://www.ed.gov
US Colleges, Community Colleges, & Universities by State(by Region) http://www.univsource.com/region.htm
Veterans Benefits Administration - Education and Training http://www.gibill.va.gov

Scholarships for Minority Students

Scholarship Website
General Awards for Minority Students http://www.onlineschools.org
Scholarships for Minority Students http://www.scholarships.com

Scholarships for Undocumented Students

Scholarship Website
College Advising Guide https://www.iacac.org/
Dreamer’s Pathway to College https://chooseyourfuture.cps.edu/
Scholarships Open to Students Regardless of Immigration Status https://www.finaid.ucsb.edu/
The Anhelo Project Dream Scholarship http://www.theanheloproject.org/dream/
The Dream.US Scholarship Program http://www.thedream.us/