Scholarships for Illinois Residents

There are many students looking to continue their education in their home state of Illinois. There are also many opportunities for those students to ease the pressure on their bank account by applying to one of the many scholarships reserved just for residents and students of Illinois. The Illinois state government supports students by awarding scholarships to students with financial need or show academic success. Local governments and non-profit foundations, as well as Illinois based corporations, also offer scholarships to in-state students. To be eligible for these, you’ll need to be either an Illinois resident or studying at an accredited institution based in Illinois. In many cases, financial need is taken into account. Start your hunt for a scholarship by checking out the list below.

Showing 21-40 of 89 scholarships
View Details Aurora Firefighters Scholarship in Memory of Tony Schoen Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Kane, IL|DuPage, IL|Will, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Vocational|Accredited Trade|Accredited Professional Institution|Accredited Graduate School|
  • Major: Study |Police Science|Fire Work|
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Aurora Firefighters Scholarship in Memory of Tony Schoen is awarded to selected students pursuing post-secondary education. Students pursuing a hands on field of study will be given preference.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Dr. William H. Blackburn Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kane, IL|Kendall, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Vocational|Accredited Trade|Accredited Graduate School|Accredited professional School|
  • Major: Study |Medicine|
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Dr. William H. Blackburn Memorial Scholarship awards scholarships to deserving students taking up medicine.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details John A. Brennecke Scholarship Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kane, IL|Kendall, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Vocational|Accredited Trade|Accredited Graduate School|Accredited professional School|
  • Major: Study |Medicine|
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The John A. Brennecke Scholarship is awarded to selected students taking up medicine.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Mary R. Chapman Scholarship Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kane, IL|Kendall, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Vocational|Accredited Trade|Accredited Professional Institution|Accredited Graduate School|
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
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Mary R. Chapman Scholarship is awarded to students how pursuing studies within the field of nursing.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Mary Virginia Hughes Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kendall, IL|Southern Kane, IL|
  • School (K-12): |Illinois|High School|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Professional Institution|Accredited Graduate School|accredited Trade School|Accredited Vocational School|
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The Mary Virginia Hughes Scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Agriculture. Applicants must be graduates of a high school located within Kendall County.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Lee W. & Rosemary A. Jordan Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kendall, IL|Southern Kane, IL|
  • School (K-12): |Illinois|East Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|West Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|Aurora Christian Schools, Aurora, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Graduate School|Accredited professional School|accredited Trade School|Accredited Vocational School|
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The Lee W. & Rosemary A. Jordan Scholarship is awarded to graduates of Aurora Christian, East Aurora, or West Aurora High School.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details The Pittman Grit and Perseverance Award Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kendall, IL|Southern Kane, IL|
  • School (K-12): |Illinois|West Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Graduate School|Accredited professional School|accredited Trade School|Accredited Vocational School|
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The Pittman Grit and Perseverance Award is available to graduates of West Aurora High School.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details George & Marilyn Ball Scholarship Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kane, IL|Kendall, IL|
  • School (K-12): |West Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Vocational|Accredited Trade|Accredited Professional Institution|Accredited Graduate School|
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George & Marilyn Ball Scholarship awards scholarships to selected students majoring in preschool or elementary education. Applicants must be West Aurora High School graduates.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Arch J. Dewey Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kendall, IL|Southern Kane, IL|
  • School (K-12): |High School|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Vocational|Accredited Trade|Accredited Graduate School|Accredited professional School|
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Arch J. Dewey Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students pursuing study aviation. Applicant must graduates of a high school located within the Community Foundation service area.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kane, IL|Kendall, IL|
  • School (K-12): |Yorkville High School, Yorkville, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Vocational|Accredited Trade|Accredited Graduate School|Accredited professional School|
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The Alice Mae Brown Memorial Scholarship in Memory of Natalie Ann Brown gives scholarships to students pursuing any major. Yorkville High School graduating seniors shall be given preference.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Claude L. & Alice E. Allen Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kane, IL|Kendall, IL|
  • School (K-12): |East Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Vocational|Accredited Trade|Accredited Professional Institution|Accredited Graduate School|
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Claude L. & Alice E. Allen Memorial Scholarship awards financial assistance to selected East Aurora High School graduates.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Community Foundation Alumni Scholarship Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kane, IL|Kendall, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Trade|Accredited Graduate School|Accredited professional School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|Graduate Student|College|
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Community Foundation Alumni Scholarship is awarded to students pursuing any course of study
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kendall, IL|DuPage, IL|Will, IL|Southern Kane, IL|Northern Kane, IL|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Illinois|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Graduate School|Accredited professional School|accredited Trade School|Accredited Vocational School|
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The Conservation Foundation Environmental Scholarship is awarded to students pursuing studies within the field of Natural Resource Management.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Judy Whinfrey Memorial Nursing Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kendall, IL|Southern Kane, IL|
  • School (K-12): |Illinois|East Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|West Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Graduate School|Accredited professional School|accredited Trade School|Accredited Vocational School|
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The Judy Whinfrey Memorial Nursing Scholarship is awarded to students pursuing a degree in the field of nursing. Applicants must be graduates of East Aurora or West Aurora High School.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Irene & Marie Oberweis Nursing Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kendall, IL|Southern Kane, IL|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Illinois|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Graduate School|Accredited professional School|accredited Trade School|Accredited Vocational School|
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The Irene & Marie Oberweis Nursing Scholarship is awarded to students pursuing a career in the field of nursing.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kendall, IL|Southern Kane, IL|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Illinois|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hispanic|
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The INC Board Latino Master of Social Work Scholarship is awarded to students of Latino descent with bilingual and bicultural proficiency. Applicants must be students entering their final year of study to obtain a Master of Social Work degree.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details J. Robert & Marion E. Winn Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kendall, IL|Southern Kane, IL|
  • School (K-12): |Illinois|Aurora Christian Schools, Aurora, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Graduate School|accredited Trade School|Accredited Vocational School|
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The J. Robert & Marion E. Winn Scholarship is awarded to high school graduate of Aurora Christian School. Applicants must be from city of Aurora, southern Kane County, and Kendall County within the State of Illinois
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details John V. Winkle Foundation Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kendall, IL|Southern Kane, IL|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Illinois|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Graduate School|accredited Trade School|Accredited Vocational School|
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The John V. Winkle Foundation Scholarship is awarded to high school senior and undergraduate student from Aurora, southern Kane County, and Kendall County within the State of Illinois
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Community Foundation Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kendall, IL|Southern Kane, IL|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Illinois|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Graduate School|Accredited professional School|accredited Trade School|
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The Community Foundation Scholarship is awarded to high school senior, undergraduate, graduates student. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and resident on City of Aurora, southern Kane County, and Kendall County within the State of Illinois
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Todd C. Bryant Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kane, IL|Kendall, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Vocational|Accredited Trade|Accredited Graduate School|Accredited professional School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The Todd C. Bryant Memorial Scholarship gives scholarships to selected students who have suffered the loss of a family member or friend to suicide or have struggled with thoughts of suicide or suicidal attempts.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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