Scholarships 2021/2022



Acorn Equality Fund Scholarship

Heisman Scholarship

Coca Cola Scholarship

Prudential Spirit Scholarship

Golden Apple Scholarship

JWCC Trailblazer Scholarship (1/2 tuition scholarship)

JWCC Presidential Scholarship (FULL tuition scholarship)

JWCC Foundation Scholarships

JWCC Music Auditions

JWCC Visual Arts Portfolio Reviews

UIUC Scholarship

Prudential Emerging Visionaries


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

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

Heisman Scholarship

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

Coca Cola Scholarship

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

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 link in your Google Classroom.

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 4.0 scale) should apply by filling out the form via link in your Google Classroom.

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

JWCC Foundation

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.

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

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.

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


September 17, 2021

October 19, 2021

October 31, 2021

November 10, 2021

April 1, 2022

March 1, 2022

January 31, 2022

Varies per Scholarship

You can audition either March 24 or March 25, 2021

You can audition either March 24 (2:00 - 3:00 p.m.) or March 25, 2021 (9:00 - 11:00 a.m.)

March 5, 2022

November 4, 2021