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
  • Beyond The Cure Ambassador Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Applicants must be: A childhood cancer survivor under the age of 25 and diagnosed before the age of 18 with cancer or a high grade or anaplastic brain tumor A citizen of the United States living within the country and attending school in the U.S. Accepted into a post-secondary school in the Fall 2019
    • Deadline
      March 31, 2019
  • BigSun Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      How to Apply: Write a short essay (500 – 1,000 words) answering the following questions: How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you? Has your participation influenced your career goals? Has your participation influenced how you relate to your family? Email essay to [email protected] Remember to include your name and the name of the school you are attending. Eligibility: All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute.
    • Deadline
      June 19, 2019
  • Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Paralegal Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      US citizen currently attending a paralegal education program within the United States. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    • Deadline
      October 1, 2019
  • DaVinci Body Sculpting Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the semester, they are applying to receive the scholarship. Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA. Domestic and international students may apply. Students attending online universities are welcome to apply. Majoring or have a general interest in STEM
    • Deadline
      April 30, 2019
  • Drones for the Big Boys Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Here are the steps to apply for the scholarship program: · Write an essay of 1200+ words on the topic “5 Things You Should Know Before Buying a Drone?” · You must submit your essay on or before May 31st, 2019. · 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.
    • Deadline
      May 31, 2019
  • Exact Data Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
    • Deadline
  • Game Authority Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, as a full-time student at an accredited US college or university for the semester that they are applying to receive the scholarship. Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA. Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply. Students attending online universities are welcome to apply.
    • Deadline
      April 15, 2019
  • Illinois Hospital Research & Educational Foundation Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Applicants must be Illinois residents. They must be either enrolled in or accepted into a hospital-related healthcare degree or certificate program, excluding any programs having a general education curriculum (such as pre-medicine programs). Applicants must have at least one year remaining in their program of study. They should have a GPA of 3.5 on a four-point scale in order to be competitive for this award. Selection is based on academic merit and financial need.
    • Deadline
      April 15, 2019
  • Music Authority Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Applicants are not required to have a minimum GPA. Domestic, international, and undocumented students may apply. Students attending online universities are welcome to apply.
    • Deadline
      April 1, 2019
  • Our Military $1,000 Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      To help further support our military and their families, we have created a $1,000 annual scholarship for one undergraduate student that is either an active service member or veteran, a military spouse, or the child of an active service member or veteran.
    • Deadline
      May 15, 2019
  • Pennipede Memorial Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Applicant must have been accepted to a college and enrolled as an undergraduate freshman. Must submit proof of enrollment or an acceptance letter in an accredited university that is listed on the official website of the US Department of Education. Must submit a 500-800 word essay about: How you have and/or plan to use your undergraduate education to serve a community. How will receiving this scholarship help you achieve your goals? Why should Eye Associates select you for this scholarship?
    • Deadline
      March 15, 2019
  • Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
    • Deadline
      November 6, 2018
  • Recovery Village Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      To enter to win a $1,000 scholarship, simply submit a short essay (no more than 500 words) describing why you are passionate about substance use disorder and mental health treatment. Essays can be in the form of a personal narrative with a medical perspective or focus specifically on clinical experience.
    • Deadline
      April 15, 2019
  • Single Parent Scholarships
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
    • Deadline
  • Stratos Jet Charters Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Eligibility Requirements In order to be eligible for the Stratos Jet Charters, Inc. $2000 scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirements: Currently be enrolled in a college or university within the United States or transitioning from high school to an institution of higher learning in the U.S. Have at least a 3.0 GPA Be on track to enter a field of the aviation industry Proof of enrollment, academic standing and field of study should be submitted to [email protected] along with further information to be detailed shortly. In addition to the listed information, applicants must complete and submit an essay.
    • Deadline
      May 1, 2019
  • TFC Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      To qualify for TFC Title Loans Scholarship for Financial Innovation you must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate university. You must also be working towards a degree in Financial Mathematics, Business, Finance, or Economics. In no fewer than 1,000 words, tell why you deserve to win this scholarship. You can go along and write your life story & educational goals. We are looking for someone who has a great track record and who excels in the above.
    • Deadline
      March 1, 2019
  • The Allen Scott Blackhall – Pay it Forward Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      Any High school or College Student Resides in the State of Illinois, Michigan or Wisconsin Maintains a GPA of 2.75 or higher Criteria Applicants who make positive contributions by: Demonstrating helpfulness and compassion to those in their community. Using their talents to bring positivity to those around them. Leading and Inspiring others to help make their community a better place.
    • Deadline
      10/31/2019
  • Veterans & Military Family Scholarship
    • How to Apply

      Interested applicants need to visit here for further information.

    • Eligibility
      The selected Winner must meet the following eligibility requirements: Currently serving in the military, honorably discharged, or have an active duty or retired military spouse or parent. All branches of the U.S. military qualify: U.S. Army and Reserves U.S. Navy and Reserves U.S. Air Force and Reserves U.S. Marine Corps and Reserves U.S. Coast Guard and Reserves National Guard and Air National Guard Accepted into or currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. junior college, college, or university. Currently have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Fill out and submit the online application on this page, along with a school transcript and essay. Agree to the Terms and Conditions of the Veterans & Military Family Scholarship.
    • Deadline
      June 15, 2019