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 Village Bakery Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
    • Deadline
  • 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
  • Brian Zeiger Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Applicant will need to write an essay.
    • Deadline
      November 25, 2018
  • Exact Data Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
    • Deadline
  • Hit the Books
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      The winner will be selected based on two criteria: successful accomplishment of essay subject matter and individual student needs. Scholarship recipients will be expected to permit the parent company, Coffee Serv, Inc., to publish the winning essay on CoffeeForLess.com. Awardees will also be required to compose and publish a follow-up blog posting on CoffeeForLess.com with a photograph and an update on how the scholarship has helped accomplish his/her goals. Hit The Books scholars are expected to illustrate integrity and drive with his/her use of the scholarship funds, and will also be required to submit receipts for the educational materials acquired as a result of the scholarship award. Applicants will have the opportunity to compete once in January and again in September, but will only be eligible to win once.
    • Deadline
      August 25, 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
  • Love Your Career Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Who Can Apply? Any student who will be enrolled in a college or University at the time of the next deadline (see dates below). This scholarship is limited to students attending school in the 50 U.S. states. **Upcoming Deadlines** Fall 2018 Monday September 10, 2018 Winter 2019 Monday January 7, 2019
    • Deadline
      September 10, 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
  • Nuts, Bolts and Thingamajigs Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicant need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Since 1990, FMA’s foundation, Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs® (NBT), has awarded scholarships to students majoring in programs that lead to careers in manufacturing. See the list of approved fields of study. Scholarships are awarded in the spring and fall of each year.
    • Deadline
      September 30, 2018
  • Scholarship Snapshot Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
    • Deadline
  • Sean F. Mellon Memorial Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      The Society of American Registered Architects New York Council is accepting application for the 5th Annual Student Scholarship Program. The Scholarship is available for the students who are enrolled as a full-time student in an architectural program at a college or university in the United States. The Society of American Registered Architects (SARA) was founded in 1956 as a professional society that includes the participation of all architects, regardless of their roles in the architectural community. SARA follows the Golden Rule and supports the concept of profitable professionalism for its members.
    • Deadline
      Auugst 27, 2018
  • Vocational Training HQ’s Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Applicant must be a US resident. Applicant must be under the age of 40. Applicant must show proof of enrollment to their place of study.
    • Deadline
  • Ziprecruiter $3,000 Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Essays must be limited to 500 to 800 words and be submitted in PDF, DOC or DOCX file format.
    • Deadline