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
  • AMVETS National Scholarships
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: Be a deserving high school senior or high school JROTC student. Be enrolled for accepted for enrollment in the Fall of 2021.
    • Deadline
      April 30, 2021
  • 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
  • DEAR Systems Scholarship Program
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
    • Deadline
      July 31, 2021
  • Dennis Bogos Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Award Amount: $1,000
    • Deadline
      May 1, 2021
  • Fortuna Scholarship $1,000
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      To be eligible for the Fortuna Scholarship: A) You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. B) You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.
    • Deadline
      April 30, 2021
  • Instapot Life “Zest for Cooking” Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Eligibility: Students who love to cook Amount: $500
    • Deadline
      April 1, 2021
  • National Healthcare Heroes Grant for Nurses – $1,000
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: Be planning on becoming a nurse. Be in Grade 12 or higher and accepted for enrollment in the Fall of 2021.
    • Deadline
      May 1, 2021
  • Paradigm Challenge Scholarship $1,000
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      WHO CAN JOIN THE CHALLENGE? Students aged 4 to 18 (as of the date the entry is submitted) around the world are invited to enter The Paradigm Challenge individually or as teams of any size. See the Challenge Rules for more information about who can join The Paradigm Challenge. WHAT TYPES OF ENTRIES ARE ACCEPTED? We welcome all types of ideas, including posters, videos, inventions, public messages, community events, websites, mobile apps, or anything else that will help address one or more of the Paradigm Challenge Projects. HOW WILL WINNERS BE SELECTED? Project Paradigm will select no less than 100 entries as Paradigm Challenge Finalists. Finalists will be selected throughout the current Challenge as entries are submitted. A blue-ribbon panel of judges will evaluate Finalist entries based on effectiveness, feasibility, originality, presentation, and collaboration to determine the First, Second, Third, and Grand Prize winners.
    • Deadline
      May 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
  • Procomsol Scholarship Program
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
    • Deadline
      August 1, 2021
  • Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
    • Deadline
      November 6, 2018
  • Room 8 Studio Game Design Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      This scholarship was established with a goal to help aspiring game designers excel in the gaming industry and become leaders in the field and community.
    • Deadline
      June 31, 2021
  • Single Parent Scholarships
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
    • Deadline