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.

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  • 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
View Details Robert L. & Joyce A. Golz Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Oswego, IL|
  • School (K-12): |East Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|Aurora Central Catholic High School, Aurora, IL|Rosary High School, Aurora, IL|West Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|Aurora Christian Schools, Aurora, IL|Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Aurora, IL|Marmion Academy, Aurora, IL|Metea Valley High School, Aurora, IL|Oswego East High School, Oswego, IL|Oswego High School, Oswego, IL|Waubonsie Valley High School, Aurora, IL|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|Four-year|College|
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The scholarship is available to graduates of a high school located within the City of Aurora or the Village of Oswego who are attending a four year college or university to pursue a bachelors degree.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Aurora, IL|Kendall, IL|Southern Kane, IL|
  • School (K-12): |Illinois|Geneva High School, Geneva, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited professional School|accredited Trade School|Accredited Vocational School|Accredited Graduate School|
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The Dustin Villarreal Family Memorial Scholarship is awarded to graduates student of Geneva High School. Applicants must be member of Geneva High School varsity football team
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Nicholas R. Albers Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kane, IL|Kendall, IL|
  • Disability: |Chronic Pain|Medical Disability|
  • School (K-12): |St. Charles North High School, St. Charles, IL|
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Nicholas R. Albers Memorial Scholarship aims to provide financial assistance to students who have been severely impacted by chronic pain due to a medical disability. Applicants must be from St. Charles North High School and have met this scholarship's residency requirements.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details William & Edna Bennett Scholarship Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 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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The William & Edna Bennett Scholarship provide scholarships to selected East Aurora High School graduates. Applicants must show involvement in Christian related community service and must have excelled in the athletic program at East Aurora High School.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Colonel Sidney Ginsberg Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kane, IL|Kendall, IL|
  • School (K-12): |Illinois|Public|East Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|West Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College|
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The scholarship as established in memory of Colonel Sidney Ginsberg. It is open to graduating students from East Aurora or West Aurora High School who will be attending a state-supported college or university located within the State of Illinois.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details G. William & Mary D. Richards Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|
  • School (K-12): |Illinois|East Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|Aurora Central Catholic High School, Aurora, IL|Rosary High School, Aurora, IL|West Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|Aurora Christian Schools, Aurora, IL|Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Aurora, IL|Marmion Academy, Aurora, IL|Metea Valley High School, Aurora, IL|Waubonsie Valley High School, Aurora, IL|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|College|
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This scholarship was created by the family and friends of G. William and Mary D. Richards to honor their 50th Wedding Anniversary. Applicants must be a resident of the City of Aurora, IL and must be pursuing studies within the fields of nursing, political science, or pre-law at a four-year college located within the State of Illinois.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|
  • Military: |Veteran|
  • School (K-12): |High School|
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The Aurora Veterans Advisory Council Community Scholarship Fund is awarded to high school graduate from city of Aurora Illinois. Applicants must be immediate family member who is a veteran
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Goldsmith Family 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|Kendall, IL|Southern Kane, IL|
  • School (K-12): |East Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|West Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Ethnic Minority|
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The scholarship provides financial assistance to minority students who are graduates of East Aurora High School or West Aurora High School and will attend an accredited institution of higher education within the United States of America on a full-time basis.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Walter A. Sperry Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Dentistry|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school graduate|
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The scholarship was established in memory of Walter A. Sperry to support students who are pursuing post-graduate studies in the fields of dentistry and engineering. To be eligible, applicants must reside within East Aurora School District 131, Indian Prairie School District 204, or West Aurora School District 129.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Steven John Duranceau Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
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  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kendall, IL|Southern Kane, IL|
  • Organization: Boy Scouts of America (Club)|Girl Scouts of America (Club)
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Trade School|Accredited Vocational|Accredited professional School|
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This scholarship was established in memory of Steven John Duranceau to benefit students who were involved with the Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts of the United States of America for a minimum of two years.
  • competition 1.5
  • 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|
  • Organization: Associated with the |American Legion Post 630 in Elburn|Grace Lutheran Church in Lily Lake|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Illinois|
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The Carl E. Swanson & Clara M. Swanson & Family Scholarship is awarded to high school seniors, undergraduate students, graduate students. Applicants must be descendants of current or deceased members of Grace Lutheran Church in Lily Lake or American Legion Post 630
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Alexis White Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kendall, IL|Southern Kane, IL|
  • Organization: West Aurora High School Class of 2008 (Club)
  • School (K-12): |Illinois|West Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|
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The Alexis White Scholarship is awarded to graduates of West Aurora High School. Applicants must be a member of West Aurora High School Class of 2008.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Big Rock, IL|Montgomery, IL|North Aurora, IL|Oswego, IL|Sugar Grove, IL|
  • Organization: Key Club (Club)|Kiwanis Builders (Club)
  • School (K-12): |Parochial High School|Public|
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The Aurora Kiwanis Club/Dr. Harry Y. Greeley Medical/Healthcare Scholarship -awards financial assistance to selected students taking up medicine or healthcare major. Applicants must be from a public or parochial with a parent or guardian residing within Aurora, Big Rock, Montgomery, North Aurora, Oswego, or Sugar Grove. Kiwanis Builders or Key Clubs members or previous members will be given preference.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Dr. Bernard J. Cigrand 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|Kane, IL|Kendall, IL|
  • Organization: Boy Scouts of America (Club)|Girl Scouts of America (Club)
  • Ethnicity: Be |Luxembourgers|European|
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Dr. Bernard J. Cigrand Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students of Luxembourg descent or to current or former members of the Boy Scouts of America or the Girl Scouts of the United States of America.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Aurora Kiwanis Club/William J. Downs Scholarship Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Big Rock, IL|Montgomery, IL|North Aurora, IL|Oswego, IL|Sugar Grove, IL|
  • Organization: Key Club (Club)|Kiwanis Builders (Club)
  • School (K-12): |Public High School|Parochial High School|
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Aurora Kiwanis Club/William J. Downs Scholarship awards scholarships to selected students pursuing a bachelors degree. Applicants must be graduates of a public or parochial high school. Preference will be given to Kiwanis Builders or Key Clubs current or previous members.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Eagle Scout 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|
  • Organization: Boy Scouts of America (Club)
  • School (College): Attend a |Two-year|Four-year|
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The Eagle Scout Scholarship was established to benefit deserving graduates of a high school located within the Community Foundation service area who are recipients of the Eagle Scout Award from the Boy Scouts of America. Undergraduates entering their freshman, sophomore, junior or senior year at a four-year college oruniversity and students entering their freshman or sophomore year at a two-year college are preferred.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Judith M. Vant Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
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  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kane, IL|Kendall, IL|
  • School (College): Attend |Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, IL|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|Master's-level study|
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The scholarship is available to students who have obtained a General Education Development (GED) certificate with preference given to applicants who prepared for the GED exam through classes at Wayside Cross Ministries. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and must be attending Waubonsee Community College.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Wesley F. Fisher 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 (K-12): |High School|
  • School (College): Attend |University of IllinoisUrbana-Champaign (IL)|
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Wesley F. Fisher Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students pursuing studies in the College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. For a student who is graduates of a high school located within the Community Foundation service area.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Shirley M. Hurd Education 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): Attend |Northwestern University (IL)|
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The Shirley M. Hurd Education Scholarship is awarded to students attending Northwestern University
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
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