Be sure to check with your high school guidance counselor or ask about financial aid at your college admissions office. Here on this page we've identified a few of the
most common scholarship programs that are available right in your state...
"I Matter" Scholarship
$5,000 to Illinois graduating high school seniors to attend college.
Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois
Up to $23,000 to graduating Illinois high school seniors to attend college.
Back 2 School Illinois Scholarship
$2,500 to graduating Illinois high school seniors who have leadership and academic skills.
Chicago Coalition for the Homeless Scholarship
$2,500 per year to graduating Illinois high school seniors who were once homeless.
BLM Squared Scholarship
Up to $7,500 scholarships for Illinois minority college students.
$6,000 scholarships to Illinois residents to learn the Culinary Arts.
AAUW Return to Learning Scholarships
$2,500 to financially needy Illinois women who have strong academic skills.
Edison Park Community Council Scholarship
$3,000 scholarships to Edison Park high school seniors to attend college.
Dan L. Meisinger Sr. Learn to Fly Scholarship
$2,500 scholarships to Illinois residents to enroll in an aviation program.
Stephanie Joseph Memorial Fund Scholarship
$2,500 scholarships to Illinois residents in memory of Stephanie Joseph.
Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Scholarships
Various scholarships available for Illinois residents to attend college.
Bruce Fishkin Scholarship Fund
Six scholarships awarded each year to Illinois seniors with a 3.0 GPA.
Obviously this list is just the tip of the iceberg in the vast ocean of available scholarships and grant programs. To get a more extensive idea of the funding
opportunities you might be eligible for, visit these database websites to see which scholarship programs match you!