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Scholarship Applications

Scholarships will be updated as they are received in the guidance office.  Please be aware of dates on applications as scholarship information, guidelines, and requirements could change from year to year.  Check in the guidance office for more information.

Scholarships are listed below by application deadline.

 Scholarship Name        Qualifications     Deadline     Value  Extra Information/Application
Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) Scholarship  - U.S. Citizen 
-Be at least 17 years of age by June 30th
- ACT (Math=21, English=22) 
- SAT (Math=540, Critical reading=550)
Illinois Manufacturing Association Scholarships - Students pursuing careers in manufacturing   Vary 
 Morrison Institute of Technology/ Counselor's Choice Scholarship-Any student who plans on attending Morrison Tech  $1,000 Please see your counselor for more information 
Quest Bridge -High-achieving, low-income students. September 27, 2017  Full four year scholarshipsPlease see your counselor for more information
Vivint Smart Home  - Student must be declared, or have intent to declare a major in one of the eligible disciplines listed in the Scholarship Official Rules October 1, 2017$1,000
Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship-Scholar athletesOctober 2, 2017$1,000-10, 
Horatio Alger Association  -Demonstrates critical financial need
-Be involved in co-curricular and community activities.
-Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity. 
-Minimum GPA of 2.0
October 25, 2017 Up to $25,000 
Coca-Cola Scholars Program_ High School Senior October 31, 2017up to $20,000 
Danforth Scholars Program - Any Student who plans on attending Washing University in St. LouisNovember 15, 2017 Full or partial tutionPlease see your guidance counselor
Elks National Foundation  Most Valuable Student Scholarship - Any high school senior November 27, 2017 $4,000-$50, 
Salvi, Schostok &   Pritchard, P.C.- Any graduating Senior December 1, 2017$750.00 
 Burger King James W. McLamore Whopper Scholarship- Any graduating senior December 15, 2017 up to $50, 000  
 Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Scholarship - High school Senior
- Member of high school sports team or be involved in after-school sports.
- 3.0 GPS or higher 
December 15, 2017 up to $20,000 
Discover Student Loans Scholarship - Senior Student   December 31, 2017$2,500 Future of Assisted Living Scholarship -Graduating Senior student  December 31, 2017 $2,000
BJC Scholars Fund -Any Senior Student 
- Need based 
 $10,000 per academic year 
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship 
  • demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship;
  • demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent)
January 4, 2018 up to $40,000 
 Vantage Credit Union Quest for Education Scholarship- Any Vantage Credit Union member(primary account holder) who is a graduating high school senior. January 5, 2018 $1,000  
Ron Brown Scholar Program -Black/African American
- students who will make a significant contribution to society, show exceptional leadership potential and make an impact on their communities through service to others. 
January 9, 2018up to $40,000  
 CBAI Foundation for Community Banking 2018 Annual Scholarship- All high school Seniors January 26, 2018 Up to $4,000 Application 
 Hugh J. White Chapter- Tuskegee Airmen, Inc.-Academic performance
-Financial need 
January 26, 2018  $1,500Application  
 2017-2018 NHS Scholarship Program- Open to all NHS Senior members in good standing  January 30, 2018 Vary Access to the 2017–18 NHS Scholarship application procedures is now available online 
Technology Addiction Awarness Scholarhsip- Any Senior student  January 30, 2018$1,000 
$2,500 College Raptor Scholarship - Any Senior student  January 31, 2018 $2,500 
 Jackie Robinson Foundation- Minority students 
-Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States;
-Show leadership potential;
-Demonstrate a dedication to community service;
-Present evidence of financial need;
-Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21
February 1, 2018 up to $30,000 Please click on following link for mote information 
Elks National Foundation Scholarship for Elks Families - College-bound high school seniors who are the children or grandchildren of due-paying Elks are welcome to apply February 2, 2018 $4,000  
New Life In Christ Interdenominational Church Scholarship Program  - 3.5 GPA
February 8, 2018  Scholarship Application  
Illinois Chemical Education Foundation Scholarship - Senior Science student
-exemplifies outstanding achievement in academics, extracurricular/employment activities and community involvement 
February 23, 2018 $2,000 Scholarship  
Alton Area Optimist Scholarship - Community Service Orientated activities-school, non-school,and Optimist related
- Community/School Leadership Roles, Honors, Awards, Recognition
- Community/School Extra Curricular Activities 
 February 20, 2018$750.00 Please stop by the Guidance Office College/ Scholarship Center or click on link below. 

Scholarship Application   
YWCA- Josephine Marley Beckwith Future Leader Scholarship - Senior female student
- 3.0 GPA 
February 23, 2018 $1,000 renewable Application 
Urban Agriculture Scholarship  - Pursuing a career in agriculture
February 28, 2018 $2,000  
 The 100 Black
Men Of Metropolitan St. Louis Presents “The 2018 Black History Essay Contest”
- High School Senior February 28, 2018 up to $1,500 Application  
 Regions Riding Forward Scholarship - Any Senior student
-  2.0 GPA of higher
February 28, 2018  $3,  
First Presbyterian Memorial Scholarships  - Vary March 1, 2018  VaryApplication 
Southwestern Illinois College (SWIC) - Plan on attending SWIC in the fall March 1, 2018  VaryPlease click link below for more information 
Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs Award -Female
- Active commitment to volunteerism
- Experience in local government, student government, or workplace leadership
- Volunteer leadership achievement 
- Knowledge of Zonta International and its programs
March 1, 2018 $500.00 Application  
Alton Little Theater - Students who plan on entering a college Theater ProgramMarch 1, 2018 $1,000 For more information please visit the following website 
Illinois Federation of Business Women's Clubs Scholarship  - Female student
- 2.8 GPA  
March 1, 2018 $2,000 Application  
National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA) Scott/ St. Louis Chapter 2018 Scholastic Award -High School Senior March 1, 2018  $1,500-4,000Application  
 Elijah P. Lovejoy Memorial Scholarship- Maintain a "C" average March 1, 2018 Up to $6,250 per year for up to four yearsApplication  
 The Illinois Odd Fellow-Rebekah Scholarship Award- At least "C" average March 1, 2018  $1,000  
 Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation (20 Scholarships available)- Vary March 1, 2018 up to $1,000  
Friends of the 60's Black Alumni Association Scholarship  - 2.5 GPA         March 2, 2018$1,000Application  
Lewis & Clark Community College - Students who plan on attending LCCC in the fall of 2018 March 4, 2018 Vary
Migratory Waterfowl Hunters, Inc.  -Interest in a Major in Biology, Science, Conservation, and/or related fields March 5, 2018 $500.00 Application  
The Association of the United States Army, St. Louis Gateway Chapter Merit Scholarship - High school Senior who has a parent who is currently a member of any active, Guard, or Reserve component of the U.S. Army
-A parent who served in the U.S. Army, Guard or Reserve
- A parent  who currently works for Army defense contractor or an Army defense agency.
- Student who is in a High School JROTC program. 
March 6, 2018 $1,000-2,5000 Application 

Community Advisory Panel (CAP) of the Wood River Refinery Scholarship- Any Senior Student March 9, 2018 $1,000 Application 
The Metro Area Professional Organization - 2.5 GPA or better March 20, 2018 Vary      Application  
Greater Madison County Federation of Labor- Boyer/Greer Memorial Scholarship- Applicant parent(s), grandparent(s), or legal guardian must be a member of a local union affiliated with the Federation  March 16, 2018 $1,500  Application 
Home Builders Association Professional Women in Building
Metro East 
-Involvement within the building industry
Submit between January 1st -March 31st, 2018$500.00Application 
Illinois Sheriffs' Association   - Any Senior student March 15, 2018 $500.00 Application 
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. 2018 Past Presidents Educational Book Scholarship Award -African American high school senior.
- Minimum GPA of 2.8 
March 23, 2018 $500.00 Application  
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. 2018 Educational Scholarship Award - African American high school female student
- Minimum 2.5 GPA 
March 23, 2018 $1,000 Application  
Liberty Bank Scholarship   -Positive leadership and character exhibited in both academic and extracurricular school activities.   
 -Positive leadership and character exhibited in community service and/or religious activities
- Applicants must have a “B” average, or a cumulative GPA of 3.0 
March 23, 2018 $1,000 Application  
The Women of Springfield Diocesan Council of Catholic Women  - Catholic Female Senior StudentsMarch 30, 2018  $500.00 Application 
Alton Educational Foundation Scholarship In Memory of Orville & Kathleen Brunjes - Any National Honors Society Student who has been highly involved in their school and community from AHS  March 30, 2018  $1,000Application  
Illinois Society of Professional Engineers- St. Clair Chapter - Graduating Seniors who plan on studying  Engineering. March 30, 2018 $1,000 Application
 Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund- 3.0 GPA of higher
- Demonstrated leadership abilities through participating in community service or other extra curricular activities. 
 March 31, 2018$2,500 Please visit the following link for more information and application: 
 Heneghan and Associates, P.C. - High school senior
- Enrolled, or in the process of enrolling in either engineering or surveying higher-education program 
March 31, 2018  $500.00 Application 
 Union Pacific Railroad Black Employee Network's Jerry Morris and Summer Houston Memorial Scholarship - African-American graduating high school senior
- 2.5 GPA or higher
- Active in extracurricular school/community activities and demonstrate their social awareness and involvement. 
March 31, 2018  Vary       Application  
William Pablo Feraldo Memorial Foundation Scholarship Program - Male student 
-Demonstrate financial need as calculated by Scholarship America.
March 31, 2018  $2,000-5,000 
 1st MidAmerica Credit Union - Must be a member of 1st MidAmerica in good standings March 31, 2018 $1,000 Application  
 Fabricators & Manufacturers Association - students pursuing a degree which leads to a manufacturing career  March 31, 2018 Up to $2,500 Application  
 National NTMA association: The Brock Babb Scholarship and the Edwin Vobeda Scholarship- For students pursuing further education in manufacturing, especially in machining, tool and die, and related fields of study.  April 1, 2018 minimum of $1,000 
Midwest Members Credit union Scholarship program  - Applicants must be a  member of Midwest Members Credit Union for at least three months prior to applying
-3.0 GPA or better
April 1, 2018  $1,000Application  

TorHoerman Law Distracted Driving Essay Scholarship

-Must be a current high school senior student planning to graduate in Spring '18
- Must be accepted into an accredited university Must have proof to show that they are planning to attend that university - this can include:​Acceptance Letter,Class schedule,School I.D.
April 1, 2018 $1,000 
The Larry Overath Scholarship Fund - Any Senior student   April 6, 2018  $2,000 Application
 Redbird Spirit  Scholarship- Any Senior student  April 6, 2018  $500.00 Application 
Alton High School Memorial Scholarship - Any Senior student  April 6, 2018  $250.00 Application 
 Grace Skief Memorial Volunteer Scholarship - Any Senior student April 6, 2018 $500.00 Application 
Shelter Insurance -Any college bound Senior student April 6, 2018 $2,000 Application 
Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club Southwest Illinois Chapter  2018 Scholarship Essay Competition- Open to all college-bound high school seniors  April 6, 2018 $500.00-1,500 Application 
Don Wilson Memorial Scholarship -  2.75 GPA or higher  April 7, 2018 Vary Application 
*Mail Application to TCWSA, PO Box 65, Collinsville, IL 62234 
Southwest Conference Cory Wilson Memorial Scholarship- four-year student athlete in same sport  
- 2.5 GPA or better
April 7, 2018 Vary Application  

*Mail Application to TCWSA, PO Box 65, Collinsville, IL 62234 
Mathis, Marifian & Richter, Ltd. Law Career Scholarship    - Planning a career as an attorney
- 3.0 GPA or higher
- ACT of at least 26 or SAT of at least 1180
- Ranked in the upper 25% of the graduating class.
April 9, 2018 $1,000 Application
 Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Scholarship- African American female student 
-3.0 GPA or higher
April 9, 2018 $6,000 Application  
United Steelworkers SOAR Jane Becker Scholarship Award  -Any senior student who is a son/daughter, grandson/granddaughter, or great grandchild of a current member of SOAR; or any current members of Granite City, IL SOAR ChapterApril 13, 2018 $2,000 Application  
Alton Education Association 

-Any Alton High School graduating senior, irrespective of their race or religion, enrolling in an institution of higher learning.  First priority will go to a child, grandchild, niece, or nephew of an AEA member in good standing.

April 13, 2018$500.00Qualifications     Application    
BJC Healthcare Scholarahip Fund - Any Senior Student 
- Need-Based  
April 16, 2018 $10,000 Application 
 East End Improvement Association- Student must demonstrate good Citizenship through extra-curriculum activities in or away from their school which enhances their Community or School. 
-2.5 GPA or better
April 30, 2018 $1,000 Application  
Arch City Granite & Marble, Inc. - Any Senior Student April 30, 2018  $1,000 
 Dean Ritter Trust for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing- Graduating Seniors who are hearing impaired and intending on enrolling in an accredited university or technical school May 1, 2018 $1,000- 8,000 Application  
Drone Technology College Scholarship - students who demonstrate an interest in pushing the drone industry forward to support their studies May 1, 2018 $1,000 
Mitchell & Crunk Adoption Scholarship 
- Any Senior student

-Special consideration will be given to students interested in pursuing a career in Adoption law and can share a story of their own adoption or  someone they know.
- Students who demonstrate an interest in pursing a career in law.
May 31, 2018 $500.00 
 The Illinois Manufacturers' Association and the IMA Education Foundation Future of Manufacturing Scholarship - Students seeking to pursue an engineering degree to address a challenge they see (or something they believe makes life easier) and design a new product to overcome that challenge. June 1, 2018 $2,500-10,000 Scholarship Link  
 Madison County Community Development Scholarship  - Students who plan on attending LCCC, SWIC, and SIUE
- Must meet block grant guidelines (low-income students) 
 June 1, 2018$1,500 Scholarship 
Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship - future college students who play or have played sports at the high school level June 1, 2018 $1,000 
Mike Rowe Work Ethic Scholarship Program -Plan on attending a trade school  June 4, 2018 Vary 
UEW Healthcare- Any high school SeniorJuly 31, 2018$1,000


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