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.

  • $1,000 Essay Writing Scholarship by Spinemattress Co.
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Applicant must be US citizen Currently enrolled in an accredited American 2 or 4-year university or college Have at least a 2.5-3.0 GPA
    • Deadline
      June 1, 2018
  • 2018 Worgul Law Firm Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Eligibility: To receive the scholarship, a beneficiary must: Be accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate college, university, or graduate school across the United States. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Has demonstrated outstanding service to the community, high initiative to further their education and a strong academic performance.
    • Deadline
      May 31, 2018
  • ABC Fundraising Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Current high school junior, high school senior, college undergraduate, or graduate students that have participated in consistent volunteer work. Please write an 800-1000 word essay reflecting on your volunteer and fundraising experience. How has your volunteer work shaped you into the person you are today? How do you plan to continue your volunteer work in the future? Essays can include photos, charts, or info-graphics where appropriate.
    • Deadline
      June 30, 2018
  • Andrew Lynch Criminal Defense Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Applicant will be required to submit an essay with 1,000 word max.
    • Deadline
      August 20, 2018
  • Applicature Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      This scholarship is open to computer science students, regardless of their location of study, with a focus on technical entrepreneurship. Applicants must develop a proof of concept (PoC) using distributed ledger technologies (blockchain). Financial services and supply chain management have become the obvious domains for applications of DLT. As an applicant, you are invited to research further and select any other industry, ecosystem, or business process in which application of DLT has not yet been well-elaborated. Students are free to apply in teams of up to 5 people, or as a lone participant. The requirements of the scholarship are the same in both cases, but as a team can distribute work among members, teams must also submit the roles of each member. In the case of a team winning, the reward will be given to the team as a whole. From the time of this announcement, “applicant” can mean a lone participant or a team.
    • Deadline
      October 15, 2018
  • Azazie Scholarship Program
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Students must write an essay on the topic of "What is a problem within the industry you're currently majoring in, and how will you solve this issue?"
    • Deadline
      May 31, 2018
  • Barton & Budd Mesothelioma Cancer Victims Memorial Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      An estimated 3,000 people are diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer every year in the US and its impact is felt for a lifetime by tens of thousands more people who are dear to them. Baron and Budd mesothelioma attorneys have been dedicated to fighting for the rights of mesothelioma cancer victims and their loved ones for over four decades and have established these scholarships to honor their legacy.

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      ELIGIBILITY Each entry must meet the following eligibility requirements to be considered for the scholarship: Open to entering freshman only, any major field of study, or undecided major Must be entering a US-based four-year university or college or a two-year college Must provide two letters of recommendation You may submit either a written essay or video Written essay must be between 800-1,250 words Video essay must be a 2-3 minute YouTube video Youtube videos must link back to https://www.baronandbudd.com/mesothelioma-lawyers/scholarships/ Must be accepted into a university or college, as scholarship funds will be dispersed directly to your school Cannot be an employee or family member of an employee of Baron and Budd
    • Deadline
      July 16, 2018
  • David I Coren Memorial Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Be enrolled (or accepted) as a full-time student at a Vocational-Technical School, Community College or a two-year or four-year educational institution. If you are entering your first year of studies, you must include an acceptance letter from the school. Have a declared major that is related to the On-Site Power Generation industry. Have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.8 (A = 4.0) or above
    • Deadline
      June 1, 2018
  • Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Have to complete high school or earned a high school equivalency by Spring 2018 Will be enrolled in eligible program in Fall 2018 Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program Demonstrate critical financial need Demonstrate perseverance in overcoming adversity Be under the age of 30 Be a US citizen
    • Deadline
      June 15, 2018
  • Illinois Nursing Education Scholarships
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      If you are pursuing a certificate in practical nursing, an associates degree in nursing, a hospital-based diploma in nursing or a bachelor’s or graduate degree in nursing and demonstrate the greatest financial need among qualified students, you may be qualified to win the Nursing Education Scholarship. This scholarship provides financial aid anywhere from one to four years. If awarded, you must begin full- or part-time employment as a licensed practical or registered nurse in Illinois within six months of graduating, and remain employed for a period equivalent to the educational time supported by the scholarship. If you terminate studies, or fail to become employed, you will be required to repay the full scholarship amount, plus seven-percent interest per year.
    • Deadline
      May 31, 2018
  • Jean M. Brown Nursing Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Selection Criteria 1. Financial need. 2. Essay. 3. Extracurricular activities. 4. Professional/ educational goals and achievements. 5. Letter(s) of reference/ recommendation. REQUIREMENTS 1. Applicant must reside within a 50-mile radius of the City of Peoria (excluding Knox and McLean counties). 2. Applicant must be pursuing an education in the field of nursing: undergraduate, graduate, certifications in a specific nursing field are eligible. 3. Applicant may be enrolled as part-time or full-time. 4. Applicant must be in good academic standing at the institution in which he or she is enrolled.
    • Deadline
      June 01, 2018
  • Lescompara $1,000 Annual Student Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Must be currently attending a college/University during the 2018-2109 academic yea. Must apply to the contest via email and provide your name, address, and name of the institution you are attending
    • Deadline
      March 1, 2019
  • Loronamead Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      $1,000 scholarship Essay: 1,000 word maximum
    • Deadline
      June 15, 2018
  • My Millennial Guide Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Our mission is to empower others to take part in better financial literacy. We believe that one of the best ways to do that is helping students financially through a scholarship program.
    • Deadline
      August 31, 2018
  • Ratingy Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Write an Article of 1000-1500 words and submit to us via a word .doc file. Article Topic: Role of Technology in Education when done email us at [email protected] with all the details listed below along with the article you write. If you have a school/college issued email id send the email using that id,If you don’t have you can send using your normal gmail/hotmail/any other mail id. Personal Details (Full Name,Address and Telephone Number) School/College Name Area of Study Any Document to prove that you are a student.
    • Deadline
      June 30, 2018
  • Soderman Marketing SEO Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Application Process • Write an article of 1000+ words on the following question. What would be your main strategy to market your business online? • Post your article to your blog - This can be your own website or a student blog on your University Website. • Your article needs to contain a minimum of 2 links to authoritative sources relative to online marketing. • Your article needs to contain a minimum of 1 link to www.SodermanMarketing.com. • Fill out the form below after posting your article to your blog.
    • Deadline
      June 15, 2018
  • SurveysSay Yearly Marketing Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      SurveysSay.com reviews legitimate job and online marketing opportunities, and helps students find scholarship opportunities, and we are proud to offer an exclusive annual $1,000 scholarship to students pursuing marketing-related careers.
    • Deadline
      May 31, 2018
  • Thumbtack $2,500 scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      HS Seniors and undergraduates currently enrolled or planning to enroll in undergraduate or vocational program located in the U.S. Applicant must be 18 years or older.
    • Deadline
      June 1, 2018