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Scholarships 2017/2018

Scholarships are due in the G.O. 5 school days prior to the actual application due date

Scholarship Information Deadline


Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship


For the senior athlete who has a GPA of 3.0 or better, participated in at least one school-sponsored sport, and demonstrated leadership at school and in the community. Online application is at www.wendysheisman.com.
October 2
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
For the outstanding 5th - 12th grader who is a volunteer. Have you volunteered at your church, school, assisted with community events or assisted at a local nursing home/hospital -or anywhere else? If so, this award application is for you. The Prudential Spirit committee is looking to recognize those students that have made a difference. Students should go to spirit.prudential.com or nassp.org/spirit for the online application.
November 7
Health & Wellness Foundation of Pike County CNA Scholarship
For the Pike County resident who will be pursuing a CNA certificate at JWCC in the summer or fall of 2018.
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Culver Stockton College - Pillars for Excellence Full-Tuition Scholarship
For the senior who will be attending Culver Stockton in the Fall of 2018. ACT 26 or higher/1240 SAT (critical reading & math only), 3.5 GPA or a 4.0 or ranked in the top 10% of your class. Must tour campus between October 2017 & January 2018 with a Wildcat Ambassador, attend a session with the Pillars Scholar Committee & submit an essay prior to the conclusion of the competition. Sign up online at www.culver.edu/pillars.
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Stephen J. Bollinger Memorial Scholarship & Freedom & Civil Rights Scholarship
Two separate scholarships for the senior student who resides in a Public Housing Authorities Directors Association (PHADA) housing complex during his/her senior year. Must maintain at least a "B" average cumulatively in high school. Essays, income verification & a recommendation for the Housing Authority are very important for these scholarships. Visit www.phada.org for applications and necessary packet of materials. 
January 26
Morrison Institute of Technology Counselor's Choice Scholarship
For the senior who is interested in their Building & Highway Construction, Computer-Aided Design & Drafting or Network Administration programs. Available for consideration upon application and acceptance.
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CBAI Foundation for Community Banking Scholarship
For the senior who will be writing an essay detailing the understanding of what a community bank is, it's role in the local economy, and emphasize the philosophy of community banking.
February 1
University of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign/University of Illinois Extension & the College of Aces Scholarships
For the incoming freshman to the College of Aces at the U of I UC. Criteria is academics, leadership and good citizenship and online apps are at academics.aces.illinois.edu/scholarships/new-students.
Due date is on a rolling basis beginning December 1
Thomas H. Moore IEC Memorial Scholarship
For the senior who is the son or daughter of an IEC Co-Op Member. Online apps are at https://aiec.coop/iec-scholarship/apply.
December 18
Earl W. Struck Memorial Scholarship
For the senior who is the child of an IEC employee or director. Due date is December 18th and online applications are at https://aiec.coop/iec-scholarship/apply.
December 18
LaVern & Nola McEntire Lineworker's Scholarship For the senior who will be attending lineworker's school conducted by the Association of IEC in conjuction with Lincoln Land Commuity College. April 23
Illinois AMVETS Scholarship For the senior who is a child or grandchild of a veteran. Several scholarships are involved within this application. February 23
America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship For the senior student from a rural area who wishes to continue their education in an Ag related field of study and become the next generation of ag leaders. Application and info are at GrowAgLeaders.com and online applications are at FFA.org/scholarships. Applications are available Nov. 15, 2017 - Jan. 26, 2018. Students do not need to be an FFA member to apply. -
BETA SIGMA PSI For the male applicant who is of the Lutheran faith and will be beginning his studies at Purdue, IN or IL or another 4-year college/university in the Fall of 2018. -
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program For the senior who is college bound in the Fall of 2018 and has demonstrated exemplary leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship in the school, community and/or workplace. Student must have also shown strong academics in high school. January 4
Quincy University Scholarships Many scholarships are available for the student who will be attending Quincy Univ. in the Fall of 2018. Various due dates
Illinois Odd Fellow-Rebekah Scholarship For the senior who will be entering any program of study at any institution in the Fall of 2018. GPA of "C" or better and financial need is a consideration. March 1
Pittsfield FFA Alumni Scholarship For the senior FFA member who will be pursuing an education at a 2 or 4 year college/university or tech school after high school. February 23
IAA Foundation Scholarships For the senior pursuing an ag-related degree in the Fall of 2018. There are several scholarships involved in this site. Go to www.iaafoundation.org to apply.  February 1
Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling Scholarship For the senior who exhibits a commitment to learning and has demonstrated leadership skills and community service involvement. January 31
Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling Transfer Scholarship For the college transfer student who has a minimum of 36 semester hours at an Illinois community college, has a GPA of 3.0 or better, and is transferring to an Illinois 4-year institution that is an IACAC member. March 24
Fastweb.com For the senior looking for a secure scholarship site to search for applications that fit your exact area of study or situation. Check out https://www.fastweb.com -