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 41-60 of 89 scholarships
View Details Louis R. Forte Music Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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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): |East Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|West Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|
  • School (College): |Graduate School|Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College or University|Vocational School|Trade School|Accredited professional School|
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This scholarship was established in 2007, in memory of Louis R. Forte, a music educator for thirty-seven years at Simmons Junior High School and East Aurora High School. The scholarship aims to benefit students who are graduates of East Aurora or West Aurora High School and who have participated in the music program during high school. Participation in the band program is an advantage.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Hamling Family Nursing Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Aurora, IL|Kane, IL|Kendall, IL|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Vocational-technical / Career College|Two-year|Four-year|Trade|
  • Major: Study |Nursing|
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Hamling Family Nursing Scholarship is given to students who are high school seniors, undergraduates or graduate students. The Scholarship is given to applicants who want to pursue a degree in nursing.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Charles & Josiedell Carnes 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 Graduate School|Accredited professional School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|Graduate Student|College|
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Charles & Josiedell Carnes Scholarship is awarded to male students pursuing any course of study.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Fox Valley Earth Day Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Aurora, IL|Kane, IL|Kendall, IL|
  • School (K-12): |East Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|St. Charles North High School, St. Charles, IL|Rosary High School, Aurora, IL|West Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|Yorkville High School, Yorkville, IL|Batavia High School, Batavia, IL|Aurora Christian Schools, Aurora, IL|Geneva Community High School, Geneva, IL|Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Aurora, IL|Kaneland High School, Maple Park, IL|Marmion Academy, Aurora, IL|Metea Valley High School, Aurora, IL|Newark High School, Newark, IL|Oswego East High School, Oswego, IL|Oswego High School, Oswego, IL|Parkview Christian Academy, Yorkville, IL|Plainfield South High School, Plainfield, IL|Plano High School, Plano, IL|St. Charles East High School, St. Charles, IL|Waubonsie Valley High School, Aurora, IL|Yorkville Christian High School, Yorkville, IL|
  • Major: Study |Environmental Science|
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This scholarship is available to graduating seniors from high schools located within the Community Foundation service area. The scholarship is awarded to students pursuing an environmental field of study at an accredited institution of higher education within the United States of America on a full-time basis.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Trembacki & Hultgren Families Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Aurora, IL|Kane, IL|Kendall, IL|
  • School (K-12): |East Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|West Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|
  • Career: |Teaching (Industry)|
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This scholarships aims to support students graduating from East Aurora or West Aurora High School who will be entering the field of teaching. The scholarship is awarded based on academic ability and financial need.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Aurora Area Retired Teachers' Association 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|Batavia, IL|Geneva, IL|St Charles, IL|
  • School (College): Attend a |Two-year|College|Vocational School|Trade School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College freshman|College sophomore|
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Aurora Area Retired Teachers' Association Scholarship awards scholarships to selected 1st year or 2nd year students pursuing studies at a professional, trade orvocational school.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Dickes Family 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|Kendall, IL|Southern Kane, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Trade School|Accredited Vocational|Accredited professional School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school graduate|
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The Dickes Family Scholarship was established to benefit high school graduates within the city of Aurora (IL) pursuing a post-secondary education in an accredited college or university.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
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  • Residence: Live in |West Chicago, IL|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Vocational-technical / Career College|Two-year|Four-year|College|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|Graduating High School Senior|
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This scholarship is established to support graduating high school senior who resides within West Chicago Community High School District 94 in the State of Illinois. Applicants must be planning to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year college, four-year college or university, professional/trade/vocational school who will pursue an associate degree or bachelors degree.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Erlenborn Family 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|Kendall, IL|Southern Kane, IL|
  • School (College): |Graduate School|Two-year|Four-year|Trade School|Accredited Vocational|Accredited professional School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|Graduate Student|College|
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The Erlenborn Family Scholarship was started to benefit deserving high school seniors, undergraduates and graduates student pursuing any course of study.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Richard H. Rokop, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|North Aurora, IL|Aurora, IL|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Four-year|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College|High school graduate|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to the students of Aurora City, Village of North Aurora, or Aurora Township who are planning to attend a four-year college or university.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Jack & Naomi Hastert Memorial Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Kendall, IL|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Four-year|Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, IL|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school graduate|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to high school graduates of Kendall County who plan to attend Waubonsee CommunityCollege or a four-year college or university.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Brian Farnham 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|Kendall, IL|Southern Kane, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Trade School|Accredited Vocational|Accredited professional School|
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Music|Theology|Art|Medicine|Health Sciences|Biology|Health Research|Social Science|
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The Brian Farnham Memorial Scholarship was started to benefit deserving graduates of a high school within the Community Foundation service area. Applicants must be pursuing a career in a people oriented vocation.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details AEEF 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): |East Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|
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AEEF Scholarship awards scholarships to East Aurora High School graduating students taking up studies on the fields of education.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Maude A. Dewey & Vivian Dewey Watson 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|Kendall, IL|Southern Kane, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Trade School|Accredited College or University|Accredited Vocational|Accredited professional School|
  • Major: Study |Music|
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The Maude A. Dewey & Vivian Dewey Watson Memorial Scholarship was established to benefit students pursuing post-secondary education in the field of music. Applicants must be high school graduates from the City of Aurora, Southern Kane County, and Kendall County within the State of Illinois.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Howard E. Charles, Jr. Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Kane, IL|DuPage, IL|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Vocational-technical / Career College|Two-year|Four-year|College|
  • Major: Study |Healthcare|
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The scholarship is created as a memorial for Howard E. Charles, Jr. It is open to all graduating high school senior, undergraduate student or graduate student who are pursuing studies within the field of health care in an accredited two-year college, four-year college or university, professional/trade/vocational school, or graduate school. Applicant must be a resident of St. Charles School District 303 located in DuPage County and northern Kane County.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Alexander Family Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Dekalb, IL|
  • School (K-12): |West Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|Kaneland High School, Maple Park, IL|Hinckley-Big Rock High School, Hinckley, IL|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Vocational-technical / Career College|Two-year|Four-year|College|
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The scholarship is established to support graduating seniors of Kaneland, West Aurora High School or Hinckley-Big Rock High School who have demonstrated high academic achievement and leadership potential.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Genevieve & Dale T. Berg 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): |Public College|Public University|Lutheran affiliated college or university|
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The Genevieve & Dale T. Berg Scholarship is awarded to high school graduates of East Aurora or West Aurora High School. Applicants must be attending a public college or university or a Lutheran-affiliated college or university
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details George & Elaine Hettrich Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Oswego, IL|
  • School (K-12): |Oswego East High School, Oswego, IL|Oswego High School, Oswego, IL|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Vocational-technical / Career College|Two-year|Four-year|College|
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The scholarship is established to support graduating seniors located within Oswego School District 308 who are planning to enroll full-time in accredited two-year college, four-year college or university, professional/trade/vocational school. This scholarship recognizes high scholastic achievement and participation in community and civic activities with a strong emphasis on church related activities.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Aurora East Educational Foundation 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): |Vocational School|Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, IL|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College|
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Aurora East Educational Foundation Scholarship provides scholarships to students entering Waubonsee Community College or a vocationalschool and entering their first year of post-secondary education.
  • competition 2.5
  • 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|Southern Kane, IL|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Illinois|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Italian|
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The Italian-American Mutual Aid Society of Aurora, Illinois Scholarship is awarded to students of Italian descent attending a four-year college or university.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
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