Scholarships 2021/2022





Acorn Equality Fund Scholarship

Seniors associated with the LGBTQ community and residents in the AEF service area are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

September 17, 2021

Heisman Scholarship

Seniors who have completed volunteer hours and play a sport can complete and turn in the scholarship application online.

Heisman Scholarship

October 19, 2021

Coca Cola Scholarship

Seniors committed to making a positive impact on their community can apply.

Coca Cola Scholarship

October 31, 2021

Prudential Spirit Scholarship

Juniors and Seniors involved in volunteering can apply for the scholarship through the link listed in your Google Classrooms.

November 10, 2021

Golden Apple Scholarship

Golden Apple Scholarship Link

Golden Apple Scholarship PDF

April 1, 2022

JWCC Trailblazer Scholarship (1/2 tuition scholarship)

Full-time student (12+ hours per semester). Merit-based scholarship awarded annually. To be considered, students will need to complete the Trailblazer scholarship application. Applications can be filled out via a link in your Google Classroom.

March 1, 2022

JWCC Presidential Scholarship (FULL tuition scholarship)

Students will compete for three, two-year presidential full-in-district tuition scholarships at John Wood Community College. The competition involves an interview process with JWCC faculty, students, and administrators. High school grade point average and ACT/SAT score, as well as application attachments, will also be factors in the competition. Students with at least a 3.75 GPA (cumulative unweighted on a 4.0 scale) should apply by filling out the form via the link in your Google Classroom.

January 31, 2022

JWCC Foundation Scholarships

A variety of scholarships are available for students in many occupations. 60+ scholarships are available!

JWCC Foundation

Varies per Scholarship

JWCC Music Auditions

Instrumental or vocal scholarships for the 2021-22 school year are now open to high school seniors. Please call 217-641-4999 or email for more information or to register.

You can audition either March 24 or March 25, 2022

JWCC Visual Arts Portfolio Reviews

Senior students can now apply for a visual arts scholarship for art and graphic design majors for the 2021-22 academic year. You can seek more information/register by calling 217-641-4517 or emailing

You can audition either March 24 (2:00 - 3:00 p.m.) or March 25, 2022 (9:00 - 11:00 a.m.)

UIUC Scholarship

The Alpha Alumni Chapter of Beta Sigma Psi - National Lutheran Fraternity is offering a $3,000 scholarship given out to a Christian male freshman attending the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Fall 2022. There is no obligation to join Beta Sigma Psi or be related to a member of the fraternity to receive this award. Runner-ups may be eligible for $500.

March 5, 2022

Prudential Emerging Visionaries

Now accepting applications for Prudential Emerging Visionaries from people ages 14 to 18 who are taking on today’s toughest financial and societal challenges. Sound like you?

Prudential Emerging Visionaries

November 4, 2021

Pittsfield High School Alumni Scholarships

PHS alums enrolled in or planning to pursue a post-secondary degree or training program are eligible to apply for a scholarship. To be eligible, applicants must be graduates of Pittsfield High School and enrolled in good standing or accepted to their chosen educational program. Should only be submitted to:

November 30, 2021

Greenhouse Scholar Program

Graduating seniors planning on attending 4-year academic institutions with an unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above who demonstrate financial need and have great leadership skills can apply for this program. You can apply online. 

Greenhouse Scholars

November 5, 2021

Burger King Scholarship

High school seniors who wish to continue their education can apply for this scholarship. Must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale and be able to demonstrate your involvement in the community, clubs, and your school.

Scholarship America

December 15, 2021

Equitable Excellence Scholarship

 "Graduating high school seniors can apply by submitting an essay describing how they exhibit courage in pursuing what’s possible, display strength in managing challenges, and share wisdom with others." Must plan to enroll in a 2 or 4-year college or university in the upcoming year.

Equitable Excellence Scholarship

December 17, 2021

Illinois Chemical Education Scholarship

Seniors who are seeking degrees in chemistry, chemical engineering, environmental engineering, or teaching high school chemistry are eligible to apply. Applications are available in the Guidance Office, they ask for a variety of materials. Do not staple papers, please paperclip only.

February 28, 2022

Illinois Chemical Ecolab Scholarship

Seniors who are seeking degrees in chemistry, chemical engineering, environmental engineering, or teaching high school chemistry are eligible to apply. Applications are available in the Guidance Office, they ask for a variety of materials. Do not staple papers, please paperclip only. Ecolab Scholarship is dedicated to water education and includes a different essay question. 

February 28, 2022

CBAI Foundation for Community Banking Scholarship

Graduating seniors who can write an essay explaining the importance of community banking can apply. Applications are available to be picked up in the Guidance Office. 

February 3, 2022

IEC Memorial Scholarship Fund

Eight scholarships will be awarded to high school students who are the sons or daughters of an electric cooperative member who resides in Illinois and is receiving service from the cooperative at the time the scholarship application is submitted. A ninth scholarship – the Earl W. Struck Memorial Scholarship ­– will be awarded to a student who is the son or daughter of an electric cooperative employee or director who resides in Illinois.

Applicants must be high school senior who is planning to enroll in a full-time (at least 12 hours) undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational/technical school. 

IEC Memorial Scholarship Fund

December 31, 2021

Pike County Quail & Upland Management Association Scholarship

Seniors who are entering a 2 or 4-year program with an emphasis on agriculture or conservation can apply for this scholarship. The due date is January 26, 2022, to the Guidance Office. Paper applications are available to pick up in the Guidance Office.

January 26, 2022

DAR Scholarships

Awards are based on academic excellence, commitment to the field of study, and/or financial need, or other restrictions on specific scholarships. Applications can be filled out through the attached link in the senior Google classroom by January 31st.

Open from November 1, 2021, through January 31, 2022, at 11:59 pm (Eastern Standard Time)

HomeGrown Scholarship

Seniors pursuing 2 and 4-year degrees in agriculture and/or science can apply online for this scholarship at the link in your senior google classroom!

January 30, 2022