Scholarships for Illinois Residents

There are many students looking to continue their education in their home state of Illinois. There are also many opportunities for those students to ease the pressure on their bank account by applying to one of the many scholarships reserved just for residents and students of Illinois. The Illinois state government supports students by awarding scholarships to students with financial need or show academic success. Local governments and non-profit foundations, as well as Illinois based corporations, also offer scholarships to in-state students. To be eligible for these, you’ll need to be either an Illinois resident or studying at an accredited institution based in Illinois. In many cases, financial need is taken into account. Start your hunt for a scholarship by checking out the list below.

Showing 1-20 of 89 scholarships
View Details The Peoria Area Amateur Radio Club Scholarship American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Foundation, Inc.
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • January 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Peoria, IL|Tazewell, IL|Woodford, IL|Knox, IL|Mclean, IL|Fulton, IL|Logan, IL|Marshall, IL|Stark, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College or University|
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This scholarship was started to benefit students planning to attend an accredited 2 or 4-year college or university in any field of study. Applicants must be a resident of Peoria, Tazewell, Woodford, Knox, McLean, Fulton, Logan, Marshall or Stark Counties.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details William H. Kleinschmidt Scholarship Community Foundation of the Great River Bend
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Rock Island, IL|
  • Major: Study |Health|
  • Extracurricular: |School Activities|Community Activities|Personal Activities|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students who have graduated from a high school in Rock Island County. Students must be planning to enroll as a full-time student for the purpose of earning credits for a health-related degree. Applicants must be residing in Rok Island County and demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to students enrolled for nurses' training, and for attending college in Rock Island County.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Gene S. Duke Scholarship Community Foundation of the Great River Bend
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  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Hampton, IL|
  • School (K-12): |United Township High School, East Moline, IL|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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The scholarship was established to support outstanding graduating senior of United Township High School who are planning to attend a college full-time.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Dr. & Mrs. Yang Ho Rhee Scholarship Community Foundation of the Great River Bend
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  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Rock Island, IL|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Scott, IA|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Korean|
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This scholarship was created by Dr. and Mrs. Rhee in 2000 to honor children of Korean heritage with educational benefits. This opportunity is open to graduating senior at a high school in counties of Rock Island, Illinois or Scott, Iowa. Applicants must be of Korean descent (a child of one or two Korean biological parents is preferred, but as little as 25% Korean is acceptable). Students must be planning to attend as a full-time college student for the purpose of earning credits for a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science undergraduate college degree.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Richard E. & Ann R. McWethy Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Kendall, IL|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|Vocational School|Trade School|Graduate School|Professional school|
  • Major: Study |Agriculture|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to high school graduates of Kendall County who are pursuing a degree in agricultural related fieldof study at an accredited two or four-year institution, professional/trade/vocational school or graduate school in the US.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Barbara K. Engelbracht Scholarship Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kendall, IL|Southern Kane, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Vocational|Accredited Trade|Accredited Graduate School|Accredited professional School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|Graduate Student|College|
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Barbara K. Engelbracht Scholarship is awarded to students pursuing any course of study
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Aurora Rotary Lyle E. Oncken Scholarship Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kane, IL|Kendall, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Vocational|Accredited Trade|Accredited Professional Institution|Accredited Graduate School|
  • Major: Study |Sociology|Occupational Therapy|Social Work|Social Services|Psychology|Community Mental Health|Speech Therapy|Vocational Counseling|
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The Aurora Rotary Lyle E. Oncken Scholarship awards scholarships to selected students planning to take up post-secondary studies relating to the social services. Applicants must have graduated from a high school within the Community Foundation service area.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kendall, IL|Southern Kane, IL|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Illinois|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Professional Institution|Accredited Graduate School|accredited Trade School|Accredited Vocational School|
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The Aurora Rotary John M. Lies Service Above Self Scholarship is awarded to students who have demonstrated a strong commitment to service to their community.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kane, IL|Kendall, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Vocational|Accredited Trade|Accredited Professional Institution|Accredited Graduate School|
  • Major: Study |Nursing|Medicine|Healthcare|Vocational Medical Training|
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Edward & Gladys (Stoddard) Arenkill Nursing & Medical Education Scholarship is awarded to selected undergraduate students taking up a degree in nursing, vocational medical training, or healthcare or to students taking up graduate studies in medicine.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Lorraine B. Bryant Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kane, IL|Kendall, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Vocational|Accredited Trade|Accredited Graduate School|Accredited professional School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|Graduate Student|College|
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Lorraine B. Bryant Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students pursuing any course of study.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Coronado Dental Scholarship Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kane, IL|Kendall, IL|
  • School (K-12): |East Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Vocational|Accredited Trade|Accredited Graduate School|Accredited professional School|
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Coronado Dental Scholarship is Reserved for graduates of East Aurora High School. Awarded to students who pursuing dentistry, dental hygiene, nursing, certified nursing assistant, physicians assistant, or pharmacy.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Aurora Junior Womans Club Scholarship Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kane, IL|Kendall, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Vocational|Accredited Trade|Accredited Professional Institution|Accredited Graduate School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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Aurora Junior Womans Club Scholarship awards scholarships to residents of Aurora city who have graduated from a high school located within theCommunity Foundation service area.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Jerry Hart Memorial Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kendall, IL|Southern Kane, IL|
  • School (K-12): |Illinois|East Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|Waldo Middle School, Aurora, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited professional School|accredited Trade School|Accredited Vocational School|Accredited Graduate School|
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The Jerry Hart Memorial Scholarship is awarded to graduate high school senior of East Aurora High School. Applicants must be pursuing major in astronomy, chemistry, computer sciences, environmental sciences, medicine, physics
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Roy E. Davis Scholarship Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kane, IL|Kendall, IL|
  • School (K-12): |East Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Vocational|Accredited Trade|Accredited Graduate School|Accredited professional School|
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Roy E. Davis Scholarship is awarded to graduates of East Aurora High School who have played sport during their senior year.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Barbara Burgin & Edwin & Carol Ehrhart Scholarship Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kane, IL|Kendall, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Vocational|Accredited Trade|Accredited Graduate School|Accredited professional School|
  • Career: |Environment (Industry)|
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Barbara Burgin & Edwin & Carol Ehrhart Scholarship awards scholarships to those taking up environment related studies.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Daniel C. Deufel Vocational Scholarship Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kane, IL|Kendall, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Vocational|Accredited Trade|Accredited Graduate School|Accredited professional School|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College|
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Daniel C. Deufel Vocational Scholarship is awarded to students pursuing a vocational field of study. Students who graduated high school located within the Community Foundation service area.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Montgomery, IL|
  • School (K-12): |Community Foundation Service Area, IL|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|Vocational School|Trade School|Graduate School|Professional school|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to high school graduates of a school near Community Foundation service area who reside within the Village of Montgomery, who are planning to attend an accredited two or four-year institution, professional/trade/vocational school or graduate school in the US.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Orville Peterson Health Care Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kendall, IL|Southern Kane, IL|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Illinois|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Graduate School|Accredited professional School|accredited Trade School|Accredited Vocational School|
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The Orville Peterson Health Care Scholarship is awarded to students entering their first year of graduate study. Applicants must be pursuing studies in the fields of medicine, health administration, or dentistry.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |DuPage, IL|Will, IL|Northern Kane, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited professional School|accredited Trade School|Accredited Vocational School|Accredited Graduate School|
  • Major: Study |Historic Administration|Historic Archeology|
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The Garfield Farm Museum Historic Administration Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate, graduate student resident of DuPage County, Will County, and northern Kane County. Applicants must be pursuing major in historic administration or historic archeology
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
View Details CWS Scholarship Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|Kane, IL|Kendall, IL|
  • School (K-12): Attend an |High School|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Vocational|Accredited Trade|Accredited Graduate School|Accredited professional School|
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CWS Scholarship is for students majoring in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education. who graduated from a high school located within the City of Aurora. This Scholarship is Provided by Child Welfare Society, a not for profit organization devoted to the health, education, and well-being of the communitys youth.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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