Illinois AMVETS Scholarship Program

The Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation supports a scholarship program each year that provides graduating Illinois High School students a scholarship for their continued education.

Website: Illinois AMVETS Scholarship Program
Application: Download Here

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be Illinois resident
  • Have taken the ACT or SAT
  • Child or grandchild of a veteran or active-duty

Required Documents:

  • Letter of Recommendation from high school official on school letterhead.
  • 100 words or less typed essay answering the following: Why should I be selected for this scholarship? Please describe any academic achievements, community service activities, examples of leadership, or other person characteristics that make you deserving of this scholarship?
  • Official High School transcripts with Explanation of grading system
  • Copy of ACT and/or SAT score
  • Participation letter from Junior ROTC Instructor if applying for Junior ROTC Scholarship only.
  • Acceptance letter if applying for Sad Sacks Nursing only.

Open to DREAMers: No
Renewable: No

Contact Information: Please call 1-800-638-8387