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Tuition, fees and room and board Give Something Back - Illinois Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Give Something Back provides mentors and scholarships to help Pell Grant eligible students go to college and...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Give Something Back provides...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Tuition, fees and room and board
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$2,000 - $4,000 AKArama Foundation - Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc - Theta Omega Chapter
Organization & Scholarship Description: The ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY, INC., Theta Omega Chapter, the AKArama Foundation Inc. awards several types...
Organization & Scholarship Description: The ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY,...
  • Deadline: 02/21/2020
  • Award: $2,000 - $4,000
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$1,000 or $5,000 McKinsey Diverse Young Leaders Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The McKinsey Diverse Young Leaders Scholarship was established with the goal of supporting and building...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The McKinsey Diverse Young Leaders...
  • Deadline: 02/21/2020
  • Award: $1,000 or $5,000
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$1,000 Midwest Great Lakes Regional Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Midwest Great Lakes (MWGL) Lee J Brockway Scholarship is a regional competitive, merit-based award program...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Midwest Great Lakes (MWGL) Lee...
  • Deadline: 02/21/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,500 - $10,000 National Association of Hispanic Journalists Educational Programs
Organization & Scholarship Overview: NAHJ has awarded more than $1.7 million in scholarships to nearly 800 students since the program began in...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: NAHJ has awarded more than $1.7...
  • Deadline: 02/21/2020
  • Award: $1,500 - $10,000
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Varies Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable Commemoration Essay Competition (Elementary School Students ONLY)
Organization & Competition Description: Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is pleased to continue its participation in this the Eighteenth (18th) Annual...
Organization & Competition Description: Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is...
  • Deadline: 02/24/2020
  • Award: Varies
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Up to $14,500 for associate's degree and up to $29,000 for bachelor’s degree The Dream.US Scholarship
Scholarship Overview: We think of our National Scholarship as the “Pell Grant” for highly motivated DREAMers with significant, unmet financial...
Scholarship Overview: We think of our National Scholarship as the “Pell...
  • Deadline: 02/27/2020
  • Award: Up to $14,500 for associate's degree and up to $29,000 for bachelor’s degree
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$10,000 Elks National Oratorical Contest
Organization & Scholarship Overview: An International Elks Oratorical Competition that is conducted annually in the areas of our Elk Lodges &...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: An International Elks Oratorical...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $10,000
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Up to $40,000 College Board Opportunity Scholarships
Scholarship Overview: Applying to college is a complicated process, so we’ve created a program that guides you through it. It doesn’t require an...
Scholarship Overview: Applying to college is a complicated process, so...
  • Deadline: 02/29/2020
  • Award: Up to $40,000
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Up to $5,000 ACS Scholars Program
Organization & Scholarship Overview: This is a renewable scholarship for Hispanic/Latinos, Black/African-American, and Native American (including...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: This is a renewable scholarship for...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Up to $5,000
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$2,500 Back 2 School Illinois Scholarship
Organization Overview & Scholarship Description: Back 2 School Illinois (B2SI) believes education is the key to America’s future, and these...
Organization Overview & Scholarship Description: Back 2 School Illinois...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $2,500
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$22,000 Elevating Futures Scholarship Fund
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Walsh-Fluor Design Build Team (WFDBT) has been selected by the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) to design...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Walsh-Fluor Design Build Team...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $22,000
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$1,000 Illinois AMVETS Scholarship Program
The Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation supports a scholarship program each year that provides graduating Illinois High School students a...
The Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation supports a scholarship program...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$2,000 Illinois Conservation Foundation Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Illinois Conservation Foundation offers the Conservation Achievement Scholarship to promote the value of...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Illinois Conservation...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $2,000
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Up to $2,500 Mary E. Smith Foundation - Excellence in Academics & Community Service Award
Scholarship Overview: This annual, one-time scholarship, will be awarded to one or two (2) successful candidates. Candidates must be brain tumor...
Scholarship Overview: This annual, one-time scholarship, will be awarded...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Up to $2,500
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Up to $2,500 Mary E. Smith Foundation - Excellence in Science & Medicine Award
Scholarship Overview: This one-time scholarship, in an amount up to $2,500, will be awarded to one or two (2) successful candidates annually....
Scholarship Overview: This one-time scholarship, in an amount up to...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Up to $2,500
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Up to $2,500 Mary E. Smith Foundation - The Karen Lewis CTU Excellence in Science Award
Scholarship Overview: Created in honor of Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) President Karen Lewis, this one time scholarship, in an amount up to $2,500,...
Scholarship Overview: Created in honor of Chicago Teachers Union (CTU)...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Up to $2,500
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$10,000 over 4 years Supporting Excellence in Education Foundation Scholarship
Scholarship Overview: The SEED Foundation’s SEED Scholar Program is proud to support Indian youth with scholarships for higher education. The SEED...
Scholarship Overview: The SEED Foundation’s SEED Scholar Program is...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $10,000 over 4 years
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$2,500 Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
Organization & Scholarship Description: The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults is committed to helping young adults continue their education after...
Organization & Scholarship Description: The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $2,500
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$1,000 - $2,500 HACEMOS Scholarship Program
Organization & Scholarship Overview: HACEMOS has established a scholarship program to assist children of Hispanic origin and children of active...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: HACEMOS has established a...
  • Deadline: 03/02/2020
  • Award: $1,000 - $2,500
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$4,000 Chicago Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Chicago Roofing Contractors Association will award two $4,000 renewable scholarship to a high school...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Chicago Roofing Contractors...
  • Deadline: 03/06/2020
  • Award: $4,000
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$2,000 Chicagoland Roofing Council (CRC) Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Chicagoland Roofing Council will provide a maximum $2,000 scholarship to a 2019 High School graduate who...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Chicagoland Roofing Council...
  • Deadline: 03/06/2020
  • Award: $2,000
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$500 - $1,000 Zeta Tau Zeta White Rose Foundation, Inc.
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Zeta Tau Zeta White Rose Foundation, Inc., an entity of Zeta Tau Zeta Chicago Metropolitan Graduate Chapter,...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Zeta Tau Zeta White Rose...
  • Deadline: 03/06/2020
  • Award: $500 - $1,000
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Paid Internship Genesys Works Internship Program
Program Description & Overview: Genesys Works gives students the life-changing opportunity to work in a professional corporation while still in...
Program Description & Overview: Genesys Works gives students the...
  • Deadline: 03/07/2020
  • Award: Paid Internship
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Up to $25,000 per academic year Adobe Creativity Scholarships
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Adobe Creativity Scholarships program is sponsored by Adobe. Since its inception in 2013, Adobe has made a...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Adobe Creativity Scholarships...
  • Deadline: 03/12/2020
  • Award: Up to $25,000 per academic year
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Up to $25,000 per academic year Adobe Design Circle Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Adobe Design Circle Scholarship program is supported by Adobe and administered by the Institute of...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Adobe Design Circle Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 03/12/2020
  • Award: Up to $25,000 per academic year
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$10,000 Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship program provides opportunities to students who want to build their...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Lockheed Martin STEM...
  • Deadline: 03/12/2020
  • Award: $10,000
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$1,000 - $3,000 Money Smart Kid Essay Contest
Organization & Scholarship Overview: In support of Chicago’s Money Smart Week® for the Chicagoland Area (Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee,...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: In support of Chicago’s Money Smart...
  • Deadline: 03/12/2020
  • Award: $1,000 - $3,000
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$500 - $1,000 Eta Xi Sigma Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Beacon of Light Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated was founded on November 12, 1922, at the campus of Butler University in...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority,...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: $500 - $1,000
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$1,000 Book stipend/scholarship and a tablet :20 Second Timeout Foundation Driving 4 Books Book Stipend Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Annually, The :20 Second Timeout Foundation hosts its Driving 4 Books charity golf outing designed to raise...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Annually, The :20 Second Timeout...
  • Deadline: 03/14/2020
  • Award: $1,000 Book stipend/scholarship and a tablet
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$500 Que Llueva Café Scholarship for Undocumented Students
Organization Overview & Description: CORE proudly sponsors this scholarship to help undocumented students continue on their academic path. This...
Organization Overview & Description: CORE proudly sponsors this...
  • Deadline: 03/14/2020
  • Award: $500
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$1,500 American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) Scholarship Program
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The American Association of Blacks in Energy is a professional association composed of African Americans in...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The American Association of Blacks...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1,500
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$1,000 Ezekiel Taylor Scholarship Foundation
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Ezekiel Taylor Scholarship Foundation (ETSF) is a 501©3 that provides financial assistance to...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Ezekiel Taylor Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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Full Tuition & fees Illinois Promise Scholarship
Scholarship Overview: Illinois Promise funding will be provided to eligible students for four years of attendance at Illinois if criteria continue...
Scholarship Overview: Illinois Promise funding will be provided to...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Full Tuition & fees
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Up to $20,000 ITE Diversity Scholars Program
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The purpose of this program is to increase underrepresented populations participation in the transportation...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The purpose of this program is to...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Up to $20,000
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$4,000 Boule' Foundation Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Boule’ Foundation in conjunction with the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) will provide annual $4,000...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Boule’ Foundation in...
  • Deadline: 03/16/2020
  • Award: $4,000
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Up to $25,000 UNCF STEM Scholars Program
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The UNCF STEM Scholars Program is a 10-year initiative designed to identify and provide scholarship and...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The UNCF STEM Scholars Program is a...
  • Deadline: 03/19/2020
  • Award: Up to $25,000
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Funding is individualized to the needs of the student Jack Kent Cooke Young Scholars Program
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Young Scholars Program, a selective five-year pre-college national scholarship for high-performing middle...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Young Scholars Program, a...
  • Deadline: 03/23/2020
  • Award: Funding is individualized to the needs of the student
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$1,000 Cathay Bank Foundation Scholarship Program
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Twenty $1,000 scholarships available for high school seniors planning to attend college as a full-time,...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Twenty $1,000 scholarships...
  • Deadline: 03/25/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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3-Week Summer Program Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) for HBCU Students
Program Overview: Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) for Historically Black Colleges and Universities’ (HBCUs) mission is to promote...
Program Overview: Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) for...
  • Deadline: 03/25/2020
  • Award: 3-Week Summer Program
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$2,000 Royal Business Bank Scholarship Program
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Royal Business Bank is committed to supporting economically-challenged youth residing in its business service...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Royal Business Bank is committed to...
  • Deadline: 03/25/2020
  • Award: $2,000
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$1,500 Guadalupe A. Reyes Fiesta Del Sol Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Fiesta del Sol Guadalupe A. Reyes Scholarship Program has celebrated over two decades of awarding...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Fiesta del Sol Guadalupe A....
  • Deadline: 03/27/2020
  • Award: $1,500
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Scholarships will be provided to cover program tuition and fees, art supplies, transportation fees, and meal costs. School of the Art Institute of Chicago College Arts Access Program
Scholarship & Organization Description The College Arts Access Program (CAAP) is a college bridge program for Chicago Public Schools students...
Scholarship & Organization Description The College Arts Access Program...
  • Deadline: 03/30/2020
  • Award: Scholarships will be provided to cover program tuition and fees, art supplies, transportation fees, and meal costs.
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$1,000 Actuarial Diversity Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship promotes diversity within the profession through an annual scholarship...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 - $3,000 Automotive Aftermarket Scholarships
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Thinking about an automotive career? aftermarket career? Good choice! Servicing or supplying parts for vehicle...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Thinking about an automotive...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000 - $3,000
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$2,000 Chicago Fire Department Gold Badge Society Scholarships
Organization Description & Overview: The Chicago Fire Department Gold Badge Society was founded February 17, 1991. Our membership is comprised of...
Organization Description & Overview: The Chicago Fire Department Gold...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $2,000
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$2,500 Cirkled In - "No Sweat" Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Cirkled In Scholarship is a cash scholarship you can apply to any educational need, from tuition to books...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Cirkled In Scholarship is a...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $2,500
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$2,500 - $5,000 Foster Care to Success Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Foster Care to Success scholarships are for undergraduate studies only and are awarded based on a combination...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Foster Care to Success scholarships...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $2,500 - $5,000
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Up to $1,000 1000 Dreams Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The 1000 Dreams Scholarship provides one-time educational assistance for currently enrolled high school or...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The 1000 Dreams Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: Up to $1,000
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$1,000 Chicago Engineers Foundation (CEF) Student Incentive Award
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Chicago Engineers’ Foundation provides incentive awards to graduating high school seniors in the city of...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Chicago Engineers’ Foundation...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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