Scholarships for Aurora, IL Residents

If you’re looking for help funding your college education, chances are you’ve already applied to all kinds of national scholarships, and to scholarships from your university, from your state, and from professional organizations. But have you thought to look for scholarships right at home in Aurora, Illinois? Believe it or not, simply by being a resident of Aurora you may qualify for financial help to make paying for school a little easier. The city government, community organizations, and local private foundations all offer funding to support the education of local students. The exact requirements for each scholarship vary, but most will require a transcript, a letter of recommendation and a personal statement from the applicant. Narrow your scholarship search by checking out this list of scholarships available just for students from Aurora, Illinois.

Showing 41-60 of 87 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
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
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Southern Kane, IL|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Four-year|Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, IL|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school graduate|Incoming College Freshman|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to high school graduates of City of Aurora or southern Kane County or incoming freshman students at an accredited four-year college or university after the completion of their sophomore year at Waubonsee Community College.
  • 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 James H. & Ione P. Fitzgerald Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|
  • School (College): |University|Vocational-technical / Career College|Two-year|Four-year|Trade School|College|Professional School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|Graduating High School Senior|
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This scholarship is created in honor of James H. & Ione P. Fitzgerald. It is designed to support graduating seniors of a private or public high school located within the City of Aurora who is intending to enroll a full-time basis in an accredited two-year college, four-year college or university, professional/trade/vocational school, or graduate school
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Zonta Club of Aurora Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|College|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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The Zonta Club of Aurora Scholarship is awarded to female students attending a four-year college or university. Applicants must be graduates of a high school located within the City of Aurora.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|West Aurora School District 129, IL|East Aurora School District 131, IL|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Parochial School|Public|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Four-year|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to high school graduates of a high school located within the City of Aurora who resides at East and West Aurora School District and are planning to attend a four-year college or university.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Aurora Township Youth Foundation 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|
  • School (K-12): Attend an |High School|
  • School (College): |University|Four-year|College|Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, IL|
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The Aurora Township Youth Foundation Scholarship provides scholarships to selected students pursuing a bachelors degree. Applicants must be taking up social work or social studies or pursuing a social service career. This is open only to Aurora Township high school graduates and residents.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Two-year|Four-year|College|
  • Major: Study |Nursing|Medicine|
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The scholarship is established to support graduate students of City of Aurora who's pursuing studies within the field of medicine or to students pursuing a Master of Science in Nursing.
  • 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 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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