Scholarships for Aurora, IL Residents

If you’re looking for help funding your college education, chances are you’ve already applied to all kinds of national scholarships, and to scholarships from your university, from your state, and from professional organizations. But have you thought to look for scholarships right at home in Aurora, Illinois? Believe it or not, simply by being a resident of Aurora you may qualify for financial help to make paying for school a little easier. The city government, community organizations, and local private foundations all offer funding to support the education of local students. The exact requirements for each scholarship vary, but most will require a transcript, a letter of recommendation and a personal statement from the applicant. Narrow your scholarship search by checking out this list of scholarships available just for students from Aurora, Illinois.

Showing 1-20 of 87 scholarships
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|
  • School (K-12): |East Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|Aurora Central Catholic High School, Aurora, IL|Rosary High School, Aurora, IL|West Aurora High School, Aurora, IL|Aurora Christian Schools, Aurora, IL|Marmion Academy, Aurora, 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 Aurora Central Catholic, Aurora Christian, East Aurora, Marmion, Rosary, or West Aurora High School who are pursuing a degree in the fields of education, engineering, medicine, nursing, or science at 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 Thomas P. Sperry Memorial Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|West Aurora School District 129, IL|East Aurora School District 131, IL|
  • School (College): |US Accredited Institution|Two-year|Four-year|Vocational School|Trade School|Graduate School|Professional school|
  • Major: Study |History|Liberal Arts|
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The scholarship was established to provide educational opportunities to high school senior or graduates of a high school in Aurora City who are pursuing a study in Liberal Arts or majoring in history in 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 Lydia B. Raymond Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School|
  • 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 seniors or graduates from a high school in Aurora City who are planning to attend 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 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
View Details Lorraine B. Bryant Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
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  • 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
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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 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 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 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 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
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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
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 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 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:
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|
  • 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 John L. & Alice M. Holden Education Scholarship is awarded to residents of the City of Aurora.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Aurora Junior Womans Club Scholarship in Honor of Katy Fox 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|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Vocational|Accredited Trade|Accredited Professional Institution|Accredited Graduate School|
  • Major: Study |Education|Communications|Theatre|
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The Aurora Junior Womans Club Scholarship was created in honor of Katy Fox. This scholarship awards selected students taking up education, communications, or theater major. Applicants must be Aurora City residents and graduates of a high school located within the Community Foundation.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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
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
View Details Jack Desha Witt Education Scholarship Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Residence: Live in |Aurora, IL|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|Accredited University|Accredited Graduate School|Accredited professional School|accredited Trade School|Accredited Vocational School|
  • Major: Study |Nursing|Medicine|
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The Jack Desha Witt Education Scholarship is awarded to students pursuing studies within the field of medicine or nursing. Applicants must be residents of the City of Aurora.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Dr. William H. Blackburn Memorial 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|
  • Major: Study |Medicine|
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Dr. William H. Blackburn Memorial Scholarship awards scholarships to deserving students taking up medicine.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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