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
  • Car Removal Perth Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Write an essay of 1200+ words on the topic “How car removal helps to reduce e-waste?” You must submit your essay on or before June 31st, 2020. All applications should be sent to [email protected] in a Word format only. PDFs or Link to Google Docs will not be accepted. You should mention your full name, your university name, phone number, and email address in the scholarship application. Make sure your essay is unique and creative. Plagiarism will not be tolerated, and if we have found that you have copied the article from some other source then your application will be immediately rejected. You should not provide any other information other than that mentioned above. After the application deadline has passed, our team will judge your essay on creativity, the value you have provided, and its thoughtfulness.
    • Deadline
      July 15, 2020
  • 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
  • Empowered Future Teachers Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Must be pursuing a career as a preschool-5th grade teacher (any discipline). Must be enrolled at an accredited 2-year, 4-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States. Open to college undergraduates, graduate students, and professional students. Must be pursuing an Education-related degree such as: Child Development, Early/Elementary/Middle Childhood Education, Special Education, Bachelor’s in Education, Master’s in Education, Doctorate in Education, Master of Arts in Teaching. Students who are minoring in Education or students who have already earned a degree in Education and are currently pursuing a degree in another discipline are also eligible to apply. Must be a United States citizen or Permanent Resident. Open to students from all states. Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Scholarship winner must provide an official transcript for GPA and enrollment verification
    • Deadline
      June 30, 2020
  • Future Educator Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Mrs. Prindables is offering a 2019 Scholarship opportunity for incoming or current college students majoring in Education. We believe that educators have the power to spark positive development in student's lives and their future.
    • Deadline
      August 2020
  • Hosting Advice Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      The HostingAdvice.com Future Web Developers Scholarship is available to undergraduate and graduate students aspiring to attain employment in the IT sector. Eligible majors include tracks of study in a number of computer science-related fields, including, but not limited to, web development, software engineering, digital security, systems management, artificial intelligence, networking, and data analytics, among others. Essay Topic: How XYZ Technology is Changing the Ways Modern Businesses Operate. This essay will explore how a specific technology or set of technologies (e.g., PaaS solutions, cloud or hybrid infrastructure, blockchain-based applications, etc.) has altered how modern business is conducted and how it is forcing organizations to evolve their approaches to IT to compete. A grant of $1,000 will be awarded to an applicant based on the following criteria: academic excellence as exemplified by GPA, civic involvement, extracurricular activities, and a written essay not to exceed 1,000 words.
    • Deadline
      September 2020
  • Procomsol Scholarships
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      ProComSol, Ltd was founded in 2005 and has become the leading provider of technically advanced, cost-effective communication solutions to the HART marketplace. The president, Jeffrey Dobos, has 19 years’ experience developing products with HART technology. The company also designs and manufactures RS232, USB, and Bluetooth HART modems. In combination with the modems, the company’s Smart Communicator Software and Apps are used to convert any PC, Tablet, or Smartphone (Windows, iOS, and Android) into a full featured, DD based HART Communicator.
    • Deadline
      06/01/2020
  • Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
    • Deadline
      November 6, 2018
  • Single Parent Scholarships
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
    • Deadline
  • The Maverick Doctor Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.  https://www.uta.edu/fao/scholarships/maverick-academic.php

    • Eligibility
      The academic profile of a Maverick Academic Scholarship recipient may vary, but students who have at least an 1100 SAT (total of Math and Evidence-Based Reading and Writing) or 23 ACT score and who rank in the top 50% of the high school graduating class are very strong candidates for the Maverick Scholarship pool.
    • Deadline
      May 1, 2020