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
  • Jon Denzer Bear Hug Foundation Scholarship
    • How to Apply
    • Eligibility
      The Jon Denzer Bear Hug Foundation announces the Path to Good Scholarship Awards Program. Under the Program, two (2) $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to High School youth and young adults not “college bound” that would benefit from financial help, mentoring, career counseling and are open to love, hope and a path to good in their lives. There will be two scholarships awarded per calendar year. PROGRAM GUIDELINES & PRIORITIES • Seeking High School youth and young adults interested in pursuing educational or vocational skills in the trades (e.g. electrician, plumber, and carpenter) civil service (e.g. EMT, police, fireman) willing to work hard and commit to a self-supporting career path. • Applicants must have or be on a path to graduate from High School and or achieve a GED. • Applicants must provide evidence of financial need. (Tax return or latest pay stub) • Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the educational institution or apprenticeship as applicable. • Applicants must have a letter of reference from a parent, teacher and other associate. Mail one copy of a completed and typed application package (this includes application and letters of reference and proof of financial need) to: Jon Denzer Bear Hug Foundation Path to Good Scholarship Committee c/ o Carol Denzer 3538 Westbrook Road Chillicothe, IL 61523 Please submit any questions to: [email protected]
    • Deadline
      January 19, 2021
  • 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
  • PEO Continuing Education Grant
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Eligibility A woman is eligible for recommendation by a local chapter if she: is a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States or Canada; is enrolled in a certification or degree program from an accredited institution*; is living and studying in the United States or Canada for the entire course of study; has had at least 24 consecutive months as a non-student sometime in her adult life; is within 18* consecutive months of completing her educational program which, at the conclusion of, will lead to employment or job advancement. has had at least 24 consecutive months as a nonstudent sometime in her adult life; is within 18* consecutive months of completing her educational program which, at the conclusion of, will lead to employment or job advancement. A woman is not eligible for grant consideration if she: is requesting the grant for use in prerequisite courses needed to secure admission into another program of study; is choosing immediate continuation of her education beyond the current program for which the grant is requested; is enrolled in a post master's certificate or doctoral program.
    • Deadline
  • 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