Students

Outside Scholarships

These scholarships have been created by businesses and organizations not associated with Illinois Central College or the Educational Foundation. If you have any questions concerning a particular scholarship listed here, please use the contact information provided within each description.

  • AmericanSignLetters Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      he 2018 Scholarship Contest To participate applicants can choose to design one of the following: Design a building sign for any building on your college campus. Design a sign or logo for a business you would like to own one day. Design a plaque for someone that impacted your life. All designs should be on a mockup of a building or wall. Eligibility Requirements Applicants must be planning to enroll in an accredited United States college or University in the Spring 2019 semester.
    • Deadline
      November 15, 2018
  • Children of Fallen Heroes Scholarship Act
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Under this scholarship, beginning with the 2018-2019 award year, a Pell-eligible student whose parent or guardian died in the line of duty while performing as a public safety officer is eligible to receive a maximum Pell Grant for the award year for which the determination of eligibility is made. To qualify for this scholarship, a student must be: 1) Pell-eligible and have a Pell-eligible EFC greater than zero, 2) Less than 24 years of age or enrolled at an institution of higher education at the time of his or her parent’s or guardian’s death
    • Deadline
      January 2026
  • Comedy Defensive Driving Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Open to students planning on or currently attending an accredited college, university or continuing education program. No GPA Requirement, financial requirement, or any other kind of requirement – Just knowing you are making the effort to get out of bed and do something positive before noon qualifies. Take the pledge to not use your phone while driving, and definitely not to drive while you’re buzzed.. And definitely don’t use your phone if driving (see footnote 2)
    • Deadline
      December 31, 2020
  • Dave Caldwell Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      This award is available for female and minority undergraduate students who are majoring in engineering. Applicants must also plan to pursue a career in the water supply industry. Application requirements for the Dave Caldwell Scholarship are: Personal statement Official Transcript Recommendation letter Essay Application form
    • Deadline
      December 21, 2020
  • Kenneth Zegar Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Kenneth Zegar has accomplished himself as a successful entrepreneur and has instituted the Kenneth Zegar Scholarship. He is very firm in his commitment to helping a US-based student pay for his university’s tuition. The Kenneth Zegar Scholarship is a performance-oriented and merit-based financial assistance awarded to the most deserving and bright student with excellent writing skills.
    • Deadline
      March 1, 2021
  • National Debt Relief Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      National Debt Relief will award 5 scholarships of $1,000 each to outstanding college students pursuing studies in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields.
    • Deadline
      December 31, 2020
  • Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
    • Deadline
      November 6, 2018
  • Sarah Beth Hartlage Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
    • Deadline
      April 1, 2021
  • Single Parent Scholarships
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
    • Deadline