Scholarships 2019/2020

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

Scholarship Information Deadline
Coca-Cola Scholarship http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/

October 31
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
October 21
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 ScholarshipStudent 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
January 15
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  
November 5
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/Documents/88-01A-B.pdf
October 4
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/Documents/2020US-Pres-Scholars-CTE.pdf
October 4
AES Scholarship

-for seniors that is awarded on the basis of character. You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.
October 6
Heisman High School Scholarship
senior athlete with strong capabilities not only on the field, but in school as well. Visit heismanscholarship.com
October 22
CBAI Foundation for Community Banking Annual Scholarship
essay writing scholarship for seniors.
January 27
JWCC Foundation Scholarship 
For the senior who will be enrolling in JWCC for the Fall, 2019. Visit https://www.jwcc.edu/financial-aid/jwcc-scholarships/ for more information.
March 1
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
December 20
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-ethics-awards
May 29
JWCC Presidential Scholarship

applicants must apply for admission at JWCC and submit their HS transcripts by February 14th.


January 31st
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/apply
November 22
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@gmail.com (scanned copies welcomed) or PHS Class of 1954 Scholarship Fund, PO Box 205, Pittsfield, IL 62363.
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.
December 16th
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
December 16th
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-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html
December 15th
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://bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/programs/burger-king-scholars-program/application-information/
December 15th
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.helenahomegrown.com/
January 31st