Scholarships are due in the G.O. 5 school days prior to the actual application due date
|Coca-Cola Scholarship|| http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/
|Acorn Equality Fund Scholarship||A Non-profit organization that provides college scholarships to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students and allies in Illinois' downstate counties.||September 16|
|Horatio Alger Association||To be considered eligible for this scholarship, one must exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
Demonstrate critical financial need
Seniors must have a 3.0 GPA
|Pureland Supply Vocational and Skilled Trade Scholarship||$1000 scholarship available to students who have been accepted to an accredited trade school, vocational college, technical school or community college for the study of trade, craft, or labor occupations.||April 27|
|The Entrepreneurial Scholarship||$1000 scholarship available to a student enrolled as a Business major who may one day be an entrepreneur and start their own business
|| April 27
|Timberline Billing Services Scholarship||Student must have either an active IEP or had an IEP anytime during their Secondary school years. This is not a financial needs-based scholarship. Please visit the GO for application
|Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
||for students who have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service.- To access the application, visit spirit.prudential.com or nassp.org/spirit
|2020 U.S. Presidential Scholars-General Component
||for students who demonstrate exceptional talent in the visual, creative and performing arts. To access the application, visit https://www.isbe.net/
|2020 U.S. Presidential Scholars in Career and Technical Education Program
||for students who demonstrate excellence in career and technical education(CTE). They must participate in FFA. To access the application, please visit https://www.isbe.net/
-for seniors that is awarded on the basis of character. You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.
|Heisman High School Scholarship
||senior athlete with strong capabilities not only on the field, but in school as well. Visit heismanscholarship.com
|CBAI Foundation for Community Banking Annual Scholarship||essay writing scholarship for seniors.
|JWCC Foundation Scholarship
||For the senior who will be enrolling in JWCC for the Fall, 2019. Visit https://www.jwcc.edu/
|TEACH Outdoors Scholarship
||for a Senior who plans to attend any college/university after graduation.Joyce Betz Memorial Scholarship-for a Senior with 4-H experience planning to attend any college/university after graduation
|Better Business Bureau Scholarship
||for a 2021 graduate. For student who demonstrates through leadership, community service overall personal integrity and academic history. Apply online at bbb.org/stlouis/student-of-
|JWCC Presidential Scholarship
||applicants must apply for admission at JWCC and submit their HS transcripts by February 14th.
|Greenhouse Scholars ||For the student who demonstrates leadership within their community. Greenhouse scholars impact the next generation to make a difference in their families, their communities, and across the world. Apply at www.greenhousescholars.org/
|PDRA (Paint and Decorating Retailers Association) Scholarship
|| Carolyn at Casteel's would like to encourage students in the area to apply for this scholarship. Applicants need to write an essay explaining their commitment to education and to volunteer work. Have it signed by Carolyn or by any PDRA member. Learn more at pdra.org/scholarhsip
||March 2, 2020
|Pittsfield High School Alumni Scholarship||PHS alums enrolled in or planning to pursue a post-secondary degree or training program are eligible to apply for a scholarship. It is hoped that such an award will help the recipient either jump-start or finish a program of study. To be eligible, applicants must be graduates of Pittsfield High School and enrolled in good standing or accepted to their chosen educational program. Should be submitted to: 1) classof1954scholarship@
||Friday, December 13, 2019
|Earl W. Struck Memorial Scholarship
||For the senior who is the son or daughter of an Illinois Electric Co-op employee or director. Online application is at www.e-co-op.com.
|LaVern & Nola McEntire Lineworker's Scholarship
||For the senior who will attend LLCC lineworker's school. Online application is at www.e-co-op.com.
|Illinois Electric Cooperative Scholarship
||For the senior who is the son or daughter of IEC member receiving services from the co-op. Online application is at www.e-co-op.com.
|AXA Achievement Scholarship
||For the senior who plans to enroll in any 2 or 4 year college after graduation. Apply online at https://us.axa.com/axa-
|Burger King Scholars Program
||For the senior or student who has graduated within the past 3 years from high school. Academics , leadership, community service, athletics, school activities, and work experience are all determining factors. Online applications are at https://
|The Helena Acre HomeGrown Scholarship
||For the graduating senior who will pursue a 2 or 4-year degree in an agriculture and/or science major. This scholarship is to encourage the next generation of Ag professionals who wish to improve the Ag industry. Apply online at http://www.
| Mattress Advisor's Sleep Science Scholarships
||Information in GO or visit
Illinois Odd Fellow-Rebekah Scholarship
|For the senior or current college student who has been active in community service and leadership activities. Financial need is a determining factor.||February 21|
|POET Never Satisfied Scholarships
||This is open to students enrolled for Fall Semester 2020 in any two- or four-year post-secondary school, regardless of major or GPA. Recieve up to $5,000 each, and will have the opportunity to visit the POET Sioux Falls campus during the school year. Visit https://poet.com/scholarship for more information.||February 14 @ 11:59PM CST|
|Compeer Financial Offers Scholarships
||Each recipient will receive $1500 for educational tuition expenses. Recipients will be selected based on academic achievement, agriculture and community organization involvement and essays. Please visit compeer.com.
|Illinois Federation of Women's Club Lorado Taft Art Scholarship
||For the senior, college student, or adult who will be majoring/minoring in art in college.
|Illinois Federation of Women's Club Vocational Scholarship
||For the senor, college student, or adult who will be attending a junior college or vo-tech program after graduation.
|Illinois Federation of Women's Clube Vina A Miller Memorial Scholarship
||For the senior, college student or adult who will be pursuing a degree in a conservation-related area.
|Illinois Federation of Women's Club Arthur Grant Smith DRAMA Scholarship
||for the senior, college student or adult who will be pursuing a drama major/minor.
|Illinois Federation of Women's Club MUSIC Scholarship
||For the senior, college student or adult who will be pursuing a music major/minor.
|Beta Sigma Psi Educational Foundation Scholarship
||For the Lutheran male who will be attending a 4-year college/university after graduation.
|Springfield Diocesan Council for Catholic Women
||For the senior female who exemplify SDCCW's mission, values of leadership, faith and service.
|Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation Veteran's Scholarship
||For the veteran who is or will be enrolled in a 2 or 4 year school or vocational/technical school.
|Illinois AMVETS Sad Sacks Nursing Scholarship
||For the senior who has been accepted into a pre-approved nursing program or student who is already in an approved school of nursing. Academics, character, interest and activity record and financial need are all determining factors.
|Illinois AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Memorial Scholarship
||For the senior who is a child or grandchild of a betrean who served after September 5, 1940 and was Honorably Discharged or who is currently serving in the military
|Illinois AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Worchid Scholarship
||For the senior who is the child or a deceased father or mother who served in the military after September 15, 1940 and was Honorably Discharged.
|Pike County Quail & Upland Management Association Scholarship
||For the Pike County senior who will be entering a 2 or 4-year program after graduation pursuing a degree in Agriculture or Conservation.
|2020 Pittsfield Lions Club Scholarship
||For the senior who is involved in Community Service activities and who best exemplifies the qualities of the Pittsfield Lions Club. Student may be entering any school for any career after high school.
|Pike County Historical Society Scholarship||For the senior is willing to write a historical essay on an aspect person, place, or event that happened in Pike County. Stop by the GO for this application.
|Illinois Sheriffs' Association||For the senior or college student who will be or is currently attending an Illinois College. There aren't any major restrictions to apply.||March 15th|
|2020 Department of Illinois Americanism Essay Contest||The purpose is to aid the schools of Illinois in teaching of Americanism and Good Citizenship. This is available to students 9-12 grade.||February 7th|
|2020 Youth Cadet Law Enforcement Academy||The primary purpose of the Youth Police Program is to stablish an inter-personal relationship between the youth of our State and Law Enforcement Officers. Available for males and females ages 15-17.||May 30th|
|2020 Baxter Memorial Scholarship-Western Chapter ISPE||For the senior student who will be pursuing an engineering degree after high school.||February 28th|
|We Grow Dreams Scholarship||For the Pike County senior who will be pursuing a career in Agriculture, Conservation, Real Estate or Wildlife Biology. GPA must be a 4.0 or higher to apply.||April 30th|
|American Legion Auxiliary Department of Illinois Edna Mae Unfer Nurses Scholarship||Applicants (female) must be seeking a career in nursing and currently accepted into an accredited nursing program or enrolled in classes required for the nursing program.||April 10th|
|Mildred R. Knoles Scholarship||Applicants (female) for this award shall be Veterans, children, grandchildren or great grandchildren of Veterans who served in the Armed Forces during eligibility dates for membership in The American Legion. Applicants must be presently attending college and have an endorsement from an American Legion Auxiliary Unit.||March 15th|
|ADA Muckleston Memorial Scholarship||For the graduating high school senior (female) who is a child, grandchild, or great grandchild or Veterans who served in the Armed Forces during eligibility dates for membership in The American Legion.||March 15th|
|American Legion Auxiliary Illinois Scholarship for Junior Members||Applicants for this award shall be/have been Junior members of the Department of Illinois American Legion Auxiliary; said Junior to have held membership in the American Legion Auxiliary for the past three years and must now hold a membership card for the year 2020. Junior members may be daughters, granddaughters, great granddaughters, or sisters of the veteran.||March 15th|
|Pikeland Public Schools Foundation Scholarships||For the senior or college student and is based on financial need, scholastic abilities, leadership, service, character and the desire to further their education. This is for any type of college, university or tech/trade school
|Professional Athletes Foundation||For the senior athlete who will be attending a 2 or 4-year college that does not award any athletic scholarships. Determining factors are: career goals, nomination by coach, academic achievement, potential for success, leadership & character.||February 21st|
|Pike HCE Scholarship||For the Pike County Senior or college student who has been a 4-year member of 4-H or if your mom or grandma is a current 3-year member of Pike County HCE.||March 15th|
|Illinois State HCE Scholarship||For the Pike county senior or college student who is a relative (mom, grandma, sister, or aunt) of a current 3-year member of Pike County HCE.||March 15th|
|The American Legion Poppy Poster Contest||Poster contest for grades 9-12. Please see the GO for more details.||April 1st|
|Chapter CD PEO||For the senior female in any area of study.||April 1st|
|National Wild Turkey Federation Scholarship||For the Pike County senior who demonstrates a commitment to conservation and preserving our hunting heritage. Dedication, commitment, essay, activities, and GPA are all eligibility requirements.||March 15th|
|Pittsfield High School Class of 1954 College & Vocational/Technical Scholarship||For PHS seniors who plan to attend 4-year colleges and universities, community colleges, and vocational/technical schools are eligible to apply. College scholarships are renewable for 4 years at $5,000/year. Community college and vocational scholarships will be one time awards of $5,000 and may be used toward any course of study, including health/dental careers; building, mechanical, and automotive trades; cosmetology, mortuary science, etc.||March 16th|
|Pittsfield FFA Alumni Scholarship||For the PHS senior who is a current FFA member and will be attending any type of education after graduation.||March 1st|
|Ty Rylander Memorial Scholarship||For the FFA senior who will be continuing their education after high school at any 2 or 4 year college/university pursuing an Ag or Ag-related degree.||March 1st|
|Barber Family Foundation Recreational Scholarship||For the Pike county resident who is under 25 years of age that would be pursuing any recreational program this summer. Examples- anything athletic, artistic for voice, music, art, travel studies, etc.||March 20th|
|Barber Family Foundation Scholarship||For the senior or college student who is under 25 years old and is pursuing an education after high school. Academics, extracurricular activities, essay and financial need are all factors for this scholarship. Applications are available to download at http://
|Irvin Dean Franklin Memorial Scholarship||For the Pike County senior or current college student who will be continuing their education in the Fall of 2020. Students may be pursuing any career field at any college.||March 27th|
|Farmers State Bank County Wide Achievement Scholarship||For the Pike County senior who will be pursuing any field of study. Based on high school or community achievements.||April 1st|
|Farms State Bank Pittsfield High School Achievement Scholarship||For the PHS senior who will be pursuing any field of study. Based on high school or community achievement.||April 1st|
|John S. Teuscher Continuing Education Scholarship||For the Pike County student who is already in college and continues to further their education.||April 1st|
|John S. Teuscher Health Occupation Scholarship||For the Pike County senior who will be pursuing a degree in any health occupation area.||April 1st|
|John S. Teuscher Workforce Retraining Scholarship||For the Pike County person who is in the workforce and would be returning to a college/vo-tech program to further their education in any health field.||April 1st|
|Allan A. Seiler Wellness & Fitness Scholarship||For the Pike County senior who will be pursuing a career in the Wellness and Fitness area.||April 1st|
|Health & Wellness Foundation CNA Scholarship||For the Pike County student who has the desire to complete a CNA program. This is given on a first-come, first-served basis as they give out 4 scholarships annually. This can be used for summer or fall CNA classes.||TBD|
|J. L. Wade Foundation Scholarship||For the Pike, Calhoun, Scott, Greene, or Adams County senior or current college student who will be enrolled at a college or university in Fall, 2020. Student may be pursuing any degree but special consideration will be given to students pursuing a degree in Natural Science and/or resides in Pike County. Academics, recommendations, extracurriculars, character & motivation will all be deciding factors in the award process.||May 1st|
|JWCC Agriculture Scholarship||For any Pike County senior attending JWCC majoring in agriculture.||March 5th|
|Illinois Masonic Scholarships||For the senior or college student who is pursuing a college degree||March 1st|
|Land of Lincoln Officials Association Scholarship||For the senior who is attending college or university next fall. Award will be based upon need and community involvement.||March 13th|
|Illinois Conservation Foundation||For the Illinois senior attending college in the Fall of 2020. You will need to provide specific examples of voluntary, effective contributions to Illinois' natural resources throughout your high school enrollment. Please visit https://ilconservation.
|Liberty Tax Video||You will be required to apply in person, see video, and try out for the position. If you like acting and dancing, this will be a great job for you. Their office is located on West Washington St across from Allen Tire Service.||TBD|
|Two Rivers Farm Bureau Foundation Scholarship||For the graduating senior pursuing an education at a technical school, trade school, community college, college, or university of choice. NEW THIS YEAR: a major in an agriculture field of study is required for all scholarships.||April 15th|
|The Laurence & Ruth Hubbard Scholarship||The laurence & Ruth Hubbard Scholarship For the graduate of a Pike County High School and a senior at the time of application. Must be of good moral and ethical character with an academic record sufficient to indicate probable success in a college program with a 3.5 or better GPA. The applicant must show a reasonable need to financial assistance to enroll in a higher education program.||April 1st|
|The George and Thelma Wood Education Fund||For the graduate of a Pike County High School and a senior at the time of application. Must be of good moral and ethical character with an academic record sufficient to indicate probable success in a college program. Also, a reasonable need for financial assistance to enroll in a higher education program is necessary.||April 1st|
|Pittsfield Lodge #790 Masonic Grant||For the senior who has been actively participating in community service. See the GO for more information.||March 27th|
|Pittsfield Fire Department Scholarship||For the PHS senior who will be entering a major in the area of protective services (Fire, Law Enforcement, EMS) or for the department member's child who could be entering any major.||April 1st|
|McDonald's Scholarship||For the senior graduating from Pittsfield High School and is employed part time during the school year by an individual, family member or business. Must have a 3.0 or higher GPA.||April 1st|
|Two Rivers Jeep Club Scholarship||For the senior PHS student who has attended vocational/technical classes at Pittsfield High School and will continue their education after graduation in a vo-tech program.||March 27th|
|Dolores Cox Nursing Scholarship||For the Pittsfield High School senior who best exemplifies Saukee Pride, Spirit, Drive and Dedication.||April 8th|
|Tom Johnson Memorial Scholarship||For the well-rounded senior at PHS||April 1st|
|Compeer Financial||For the senior student who has a 4.0 GPA, must have a designated agriculture major or interest in a agriculture-related field, or have an agricultural or rural background. Please visit compeer.com/scholarships||March 11th|
|UTTA Scholarship||For the senior who currently has a "B" average and will be pursuing a degree after high school.||April 8th|
|The Florence Penstone Garson Memorial Scholarship||For the PHS senior female who will be pursuing an education or education-related degree.||March 27th|
|LaVern & Nola McEntire Lineworker's Scholarship||For the senior who will be attending lineworker's school conducted by the Association of IEC in conjunction with Lincoln Land Community College. Must apply online.||April 24th|
|Friends of Agriculture Scholarship||For the senior who is currently involved in the FFA and best exemplifies the qualities of FFA.||March 27th|
|George and Hazel Barber Memorial Scholarship||For the senior who has an ACT of 22 or higher (SAT should be 1120 or higher). Academics, character, and financial need are requirements.||March 30th|
|Saukee Nation Scholarship||For the senior continuing their education. Based on extracurricular activities activities.||April 10th|
|Crime Stoppers of Pike County||For the senior who will be pursuing a career in Law Enforcement and/or Criminal Justice.||March 25th|
|Illini Community Hospital Scholarship||For the senior who is interested in working in the healthcare field.||March 25th|