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
  • Billy Galindo Inspirational Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Description
      The Fund was established to provide scholarships to graduating seniors of Illinois Valley Central High School who are pursuing a course of study leading to a baccalaureate degree at a college, university, or trade school.

      Application Deadline
      To obtain an application, please contact Illinois Valley Central High School at (309) 274-5481.

    • Eligibility
    • Deadline
  • 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
  • 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
  • Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Open to high school students, undergraduate, and graduate students who have been accepted or are currently enrolled in a college or university located within the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
    • Deadline
  • Jon Denzer Bear Hug Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      For additional information or to request an application:

      Jon Denzer Bear Hug Foundation

      c/o Carol Denzer

      3538 Westbrook Road

      Chillicothe, IL  61523

      [email protected]

    • Eligibility
      Assist high school graduates pursue opportunities in the skilled trades, manufacturing, or civil services.
    • Deadline
      August 2020
  • 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
  • National Farmworker Jobs Program
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to contact 309-349-1051 or 309-251-0390.

    • Eligibility
      If you have been employed in the past 2 years doing farm jobs, you may qualify for assistance with schooling.
    • 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