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.

  • Allied Van Lines Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Allied Van Lines is a large moving company and is looking to provide a scholarship to three students who major in logistics, supply chain management, business, or a similar field. Each scholarship is $1,000 and is available to current students and to those who are enrolling in college.
    • Deadline
      December 15, 2021
  • AmericanSignLetters Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      The 2021 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, 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
  • Jason Fisher Grant
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      The grant is a one-time financial reward for the brightest and most meritorious student who is able to demonstrate their talent and academic excellence.
    • Deadline
      December 15, 2021
  • Josh Gibson MD Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
    • Deadline
      December 15, 2021
  • North American Van Lines Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Must be a U.S. Citizen (or permanent resident). B) Enrolled (or enrolling) as a full time student of an accredited college/university within the United States for completion of an undergraduate degree in Logistics or equivalent field. C) Limit of one (1) entry per contestant. D) Employees, professional affiliates, and agents of North American Van Lines (and their immediate families) are not eligible.
    • Deadline
      December 15, 2021
  • Path to Good Scholarship Awards Program
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

      Email or mail completed application package to: [email protected]

      Jon Denzer Bear Hug Foundation
      Path to Good Scholarship Committee
      c/ o Carol Denzer
      3538  Westbrook Road
      Chillicothe,  IL  61523

       

    • 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. In addition (2) $1,000 past recipient scholarships will be awarded to recipients in good standing with the institution enrolled to allow them to continue their education in their chosen field. 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) healthcare, (e.g. Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), medical technician, dental assistant), CDL truck driving who are willing to work hard and commit to a self-supporting career Applicants must have or be on a path to graduate from High School and or achieve a Applicants must provide evidence of financial (Tax return or latest pay stub) Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the educational institution or apprenticeship as Applicants must have a letter of reference from a parent, teacher and other Applications must be received by the Jon Denzer Bear Hug Foundation no later than 4 weeks prior to start of applicable
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  • Paul Haarman Grant
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Paul Haarman understands the difficulties that students seeking their university degree experience. For this reason, and many others, he has established the Paul Haarman Grant. The award will help three talented students cover the high cost of tuition… The three deserving winners of the Paul Haarman Grant will see a deduction in their tuition accounts of $1000 each. The award winner will have written a creative essay of 700-850 words addressing the following questions: “Describe something you’re passionate about. What makes it so appealing?”
    • Deadline
      December 15, 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
  • Single Parent Scholarships
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
    • Deadline
  • The Shreddership Music Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      This is a scholarship to inspire the rock star in all of us, open to anyone who loves to play music. Whether you’re just starting out or a seasoned pro, we want to hear your sound! To enter, just share a link to a recording of yourself playing music! One winner who plays with heart will receive $500 to be used toward their music education or related musical gear and supplies.
    • Deadline
      October 30, 2021
  • UMOS, Inc. Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      The purpose of the UMOS National Farmworker Jobs program is to help families improve their economic well being, education, health, and housing situations so they may better realize their potential. To qualify for this scholarship you must be enrolled in certificate and/or other short-term programs not fully covered by federal and state financial aid. The scholarship awarded may be up to $4,400.
    • Deadline
  • WiseGeek Nursing No-Essay Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      As the driving force of opportunity today, everyone should have access to a good education to power their future and provide for later generations. Nurses and their assistants dedicate their lives to public service and providing for local communities through their practice, but many prospective nursing assistants don’t have the opportunity to graduate with a degree debt-free. We want to lift the burden of student debt for our future generation of students looking to provide for the public through their nursing education. The WiseGeek Nursing No-Essay Scholarship is designed to support students dedicated to providing equitable healthcare opportunities for all people across the nation.
    • Deadline
      December 1, 2021