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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
Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation Scholarships (20 scholarships available)-Preference given to military families.Vary Vary Please visit www.ilamvets.org for more information 
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, 2016 Up to $25,000 Apply online at scholars.horatioalger.org 
 Prudential Spirit of Community Award-  participated in community service activities.November 8, 2016  $1,000http://spirit.prudential.com  
Jefferson Scholars Foundation -Student planning on attending University of Virginia December 1, 2016  Varywww.jeffersonscholars.org  
 Southeast Missouri State University Jack Buck Scholar-Leadership Award--Plan on attending Southeast Missouri State University in the fall of 2017 
-Student demonstrates outstanding character, academic ability, and the potential to be a leader in their community.
December 1, 2016 Full tuition renewable for for additional three years Please see Mrs. Turner in Guidance for more information 
  


 
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Student of the Year Scholarship - students who are interested in and enthusiastic about volunteerism, philanthropy, community, outreach, and leadership.December 16, 2016$1,000Please visit http://www.studentseries.org/school-registration#student-of-the-year 
     
 NFIB  Young Entrepreneur Foundation -Students who own/operate an established December 18, 2016  $2,000www.NFIB.com/YEA 
University of Illinois Children of Veterans Tuition Waiver Application -Attending University of Illinois in the fall on 2017
-Natural child, step-child, or legally adopted child of a veteran 
January 3, 2017 In-State-Tuition at the University of Illinois www.osfa.illinois.edu 
 Southwestern Illinois Prince Hall Masonic Family Scholarship Award -Academic grade of "C" or betterJanuary 16, 2017 $500.00Southwestern Illinois Prince Hall Masonic Scholarship 
 Madison Farm Bureau Scholarship & Madison County Young Farmers Brett Zoelzer Scholarship-student who plan on majoring in agriculture, agribusiness, or an ag-related course of study
-must be a Madison County Farm Bureau member, spouse of a member or member's dependent 
January 23, 2017  $1,000Madison County Farm Bureau 
     
 Vantage Credit Union Quest for Education Scholarship--Any Vantage Credit Union member January 6, 2017  $1,000Visit vcu.com/qfe to complete application  
 2017 CBAI Foundation for Community BAnking Annual Scholarship -Please see applicationJanuary 20, 2017 $1,000 CBAI Application 
 Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Foundation Scholarship- any student with a 3.0 GPA or higher January 26, 2017 $1,500 Tuskegee Airman Scholarship
Public Housing Authority Scholarship  -currently residing in a PHADA (Housing Authority City of Alton) 
   - minimum of a "B" 

January 27, 2017 $5,000-7,000 Public Housing Authority Scholarship  
 New Life in Christ - See application February 1, 2017  VaryNew Life Application 
America's Farmer  -Students who are interested in the Ag industry  February 1, 2017 $1,500 FFA.org/scholarships  
 TheBank of Edwardsville Community Scholarship 
- Positive leadership and character exhibited in both academic and extracurricular school activities. 

- Positive leadership and character exhibited in community and/or religious activities.

- Applicants must have maintained a “B” average or better for seven semesters of high school 
February 6, 2017$2,000 renewable for up to four years
The BANK of Edwardsville Community Scholarship Application
 Illinois PTA  -3.0 GPA or higher
-plan on getting a degree in education or education-related degree
February 15, 2017  $2,000-3,000illinoispta.org/scholarshipapplication.html  
YWCA: Josephine Marley Beckwith Future Leaders Scholarship  -Young women
-3.0 mimmimum GPA
February 24, 2017  $1,000Scholarship Application 
 Farm Credit Illinois-students considering a career in agriculture, food systems, or natural resources February 27, 2017 $2,000 www.farmcreditIL.com 
 M.A.P.O ( Metro Area Professional Organization)-2.5 GPA or better February 28, 2017  VaryM.A.P.O Application 
Illinois Odd Fellow-Rebekah Scholarship Award  -Maintain a "C" average

February 28, 2017  Varywww.ioof-il.org 
 First Presbyterian Church of Alton, Illinois Memorial Scholarships-Please see application March 1, 2017 Vary First Presbyterian Memorial Scholarship Application 
 Zonta International: Young Women in Public Affairs Award- Zonta International recognizes a commitment to the volunteer sector, evidence of volunteer leadership achievement and dedication to empowering women worldwide. March 1, 2017 $1,000 Zonta Application   
 Elijah P. Lovejoy Memorial Scholarship-Carry At least the minimum academic load
-Maintain a minimum "C" average 
March 1, 2017 $6,250 Lovejoy Scholarship Application  
 Scott Spouses Club Scholarship-Senior students who have affiliation with Scott Air Force Base March 1, 2017 Vary More detailed information and application are available on the following website
www.scottspouseclub.com  
Alton Area Optimist Scholarship  -Any Senior student March 3, 2017$750.00 Optimist Scholarship 
Lewis & Clark Community College-Students who will be attending Lewis & Clark Community College
March 4, 2017
$500.00 to full tuitionwww.lc.edu/scholarships 
 Migratory Waterfowl Hunterts, Inc. 2017 Scholarship-Intrest in a Major in Biology, Science, Conservation, and/or related fields.  March 5, 2017 $500.00Waterfowl Scholarship  
 The Association of the United States Army, St. Louis Merit Scholarship- Have 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 an Army defense contractor or an Army defense agency
- Student is in a High School JROTC program  
March 7, 2017 $1,000-2,500 


Scholarship Application 
 Community Advisory Panel (CAP) of the Wood River Refinery Scholarship -Any Senior studentMarch 10, 2017  $1,000CAP Scholarship 
 Greater Madison County Federation of Labor 24th Annual Broyer/Greer Memorial Scholarship-Union members(or eligble family) who may be wanting to atttend an approved Union Trade Program, accredited College or University March 17, 2017  $1,500Scholarship Application 
Liberty Bank Scholarship 
 
-Postive leadership and charcter in both academics and extracurricular school activites
- Postive leadership and character in community service and/or religious activities 
March 24, 2017  $1,000Liberty Scholarship  
Illinois Lumber & Material Dealers Association Educational Foundation  - Students who plan on pursing a industry-related course work March 15, 2017 $500-1,000 IL Lumber & Material Foundation Application  
Mc'Donald's Academic Scholarship  - Need-based scholarshipMarch 28, 2017 $3,000 Please visit McdonaldsSTL.com  
 SDCCW Schoalrship-Catholic female high school senior  March 30, 2017$500.00  SDCCW Scholarship
 Heneghan and Associates, P.C.-  Enrolled or in the process of enrolling in one of the following higher-education programs: Engineering, Surveying, or MathematicsMarch 31, 2017 $500.00 Heneghan & Associates Application  
1st MidAmerica Credit Union -Applicant must be a member of 1st MidAmerica and the account must be in good standing. March 31,2017 $1,000 1st MidAmerica Scholarship Application 
Mathis, Marifian & Richter, Ltd. Law Career Scholarship -Planning on a career as an attorney.
- 3.0 GPA or higher
- ACT score of at least a 26 or SAT of at least 1180
- Ranked in the upper 25% of your graduating class.
- Involved in school activities such as student government, debate, History Club or Model United NAtions. 
April 1, 2017 $1,000  Scholarship Application
Midwest Members Credit Union  -Applicant must be a member of Midwest Members Credit Union for at least three months prior to applying.
-3.0 grade-point average or better

April 1, 2017 $1,000 Midwest Application 
Vivint Smart Homes Scholarship -To be eligible for this scholarship, the student must be planning on or currently enrolled in one of the following majors: Accounting, Architecture, Art, Art History, Business, Engineering, Computer Science, Communication, Creative Writing, Economics, Education, English, Graphic Design, History, Humanities, Information Systems, Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing, Mathematics, Law, Healthcare, Political Science, Psychology, Philosophy, Social Work, Film Studies, Digital Media, Language, Theatre, Web Design, Women’s and Gender Studies. April 1, 2017 $5,000 www.vivint.com/scholarship  
Fisher & Talwar law firm - minimum of 3.0 GPA April 1, 2017$1,000 http://www.fishertalwar.com/scholarship/ 
Illinois Society of Professional Engineers -Attend a university/college engineering program in Illinois or Missouri April 7, 2017  $1,500Scholarship Application 
 Cory Wilson Scholarship Association- minimum of 2.5 of higher  April 7, 2017 Varytcwsa.org 
 Shelter Insurance- Any Senior student April 7, 2017 $2,000 Scholarship Application 
Friends of the 60's/Alton Black Alumni Association Scholarship   - must have a minimum 2.5 GPAApril 7, 2017 Vary Scholarship Application 
Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club Essay Scholarship-2.0 GPA of betterApril 7, 2017$1,000Buffalo Soldiers Scholarship 
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated
Upsilon Phi Omega Grant 
 - African American female 
-3.0 of higher GPA
April 10, 2017 $4,500 Application 
Larry Overath Scholarship 

-Scholastic standing (upper half of graduating class)

Economic need is an important consideration

Character and growth potential


April 13, 2017 $2,000 Application 
Redbird Spirit - Any Senior Student April 13, 2017 $500.00 Application 
 Alton High Memorial Scholarship- Any Senior Student April 13, 2017  $250.00Application 
 Alton Education Association-Any Alton High graduating senior
-First priority will go to a child, grandchild, niece, or nephew of an AEA member in good standing   
April 14, 2017  $500.00AEA Scholarship  
 United Steelworkers SOAR JAne Becker Scholarship- Student who is a son/daughter, grandson/granddaughter, or great grandchild of a current member of SOAR; or any current member of this SOAR Chapter; or the legal ward of any member, spouse or retiree of SOAR is eligible to apply. April 15, 2017  Application  
The Exchange Club of Alton - Senior student who has overcome a physical, emootional or social obstacle in order to graduate April 15, 2017 $500.00 Scholarship application  
Grace Skief Memorial Scholarship - Any Senior student April 18, 2017 $500.00 Scholarship Application 
Orville & Kathleen Brunjes Memorial Scholarship -Any Senior student April 19, 2017  $500.00 renewable for four yearsScholarship Application 
 Kids’ Chance Inc. of Illinois- deserving children of workers serious injured or killed on the job April 30, 2017 Vary http://www.kidschanceofillinois.com/scholarships/ 
 Performance Eyecare- Any Senior student April 30, 2017  $1,500Application 
East End Improvement Association -Student must demonstrate good citizenship through extra-curriculum activities  in or away from school which enhances their Community or School. April 30, 2017 $1,000 Scholarship Application  

Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity Balanced Man Scholarship: plan on attending Missouri S&T
--plan on attending Missouri S&T UniversityMay 1, 2017$4,000For more information please visit http://www.sigepmst.org 
Better Business Bureau  Scholarship -students who personifies high ethics demonstrated through leadership, community service, overall personal integrity and academic hisory   June 2, 2017 $2,500 bbb.org/stlouis/student-of-ethics-awards   
Madison County Community Development Scholarship Program - Must meet poverty-level or low-income guideline.
-Please see attached scholarship application for more details. 
June 12, 2017  $1,500.00Application 
Horatio Alger National Career &  Technical Scholarship Program - Demonstrate a financial need June 15, 2017 Up to $2,500 To apply online please visit application.horatioalger.org 
Great River Workforce Development Corporation, Inc.,Nfp -Plan on attending Lewis & Clark Community College, Southwestern Illinois College, or Kaskaskia College June 16, 2017  $1,000Great River Application 
Groth & Associates - 3.0 GPA or higher  July 31, 2017$1,000 Apply at http://www.grothlaw.com/scholarship/ 
 R.F. Wittmeyer, Ltd. Illinois Community Service Scholarship  -Students who are dedicated to community serviceOctober 15, 2017 $2,500  http://injurylawattys.com/scholarship/ 
 
Discover Student Loans -Any Senior student  December 31, 2017 $2,500 https://scholarship.collegecovered.com/rules.html 

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