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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

posted Apr 11, 2011, 8:05 AM by Ada Vass

  • Excel in the areas of scholarship, leadership, athletics, and community service.
  • Attending SIUE in the fall
  • There is NO obligation to join the fraternity
Award Amount: $1000.00

Blackhawk East College

posted Feb 15, 2011, 11:00 AM by Ada Vass

Gary Bedwell Scholarship
  • West Prairie High School graduate
  • Must attend Blackhawk East College
Award Amount: $150
Applications available in the counseling office

Lincoln Land Community College

posted Feb 10, 2011, 8:26 AM by Ada Vass

LaVern and Nola McEntire Lineworker's Scholarship

Is one of eight scholarships awarded annually as part of the Thomas H. Moore Illinois Electric Cooperatives (IEC) Memorial Scholarship Program. This $1250 scholarship will help pay for costs to attend the line worker’s school conducted by the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives (AIEC) in conjunction with Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield, IL. For additional information on all of the scholarships, please go to www.aiec.coop. There is a copy of the application in the counselor’s office. Applications due January 1, 2011.

Illinois Wesleyan

posted Feb 10, 2011, 8:08 AM by Ada Vass

• Music majors: renewable scholarships ranging from $8,000- $19,000 per year and a limited number of Director’s Scholarships ($30,000 plus)
• Non-Music majors: renewable Jennings Scholarships in the amount f $500 per year plus free lessons
• To schedule a visit and/or audition, contact Laura Dolan, Music Admissions Coordinator (309) 556-3063


Davidson College

posted Feb 10, 2011, 8:04 AM by Ada Vass

  •   The Bryan Scholars Program Scholar Athlete
  •   The John Montgomery Belk Scholarship
  •   Six Belk Scholars
  •   Nominations are due by November 15, 2010
  •   Nominees must submit a completed admission application no later than December 1, 2010
  •   Fifteen to twenty students will be chosen as finalists and invited to campus March 24-26, 2011 for selection
  •   The Davidson Class of 2015 Belk Scholars will be announced by April 6

Quincy University

posted Feb 10, 2011, 8:03 AM by Ada Vass

• Each year, millions of dollars in merit and talent based financial assistance is awarded to deserving Quincy University students—and since these are based on merit, you do not need to demonstrate financial need to quality.
• All academic awards are renewable annually for up to three additional consecutive years for first-time freshmen and one to two additional consecutive years for transfers, providing the student meets the required grade point averages for renewal.
• http://www.quincy.edu/FinancialAid/scholarships.php for a complete listing of scholarships offered

University of Missouri

posted Feb 10, 2011, 8:02 AM by Ada Vass

• The School of Music provides highly personalized professional training within a large university community.
• The diverse faculty is dedicated to empowering students with the skills and knowledge they need to make meaningful contributions in the world as performers, composer, teachers and scholars.
• Two highly competitive full-tuition scholarships will be awarded each year to entering students seeking a Bachelor of Music degree in composition
• Any questions about the School or Music please contact William J. Lackey. Email: LackeyW@missouri.edu or call 573-882-4471

Northwest Missouri State University

posted Feb 10, 2011, 8:01 AM by Ada Vass

• In response to the rising cost of tuition, Northwest Missouri State University developed the American Dream Grant for first time freshmen attending Northwest
• The grant is the first of its kind in the nation. It is unique in that it covers the cost of tuition, room and board, primary textbooks and the use of a laptop computer. The grant provides funding for the first two years of education at Northwest and is designed for students who have financial need
• This unique program is designed for students who meet the following criteria:
Pell Grant recipient with an EFC (Expected Family Contribution) of $2,000 or less
• Student willing to contribute $2,500 annually to their tuition androom and board expenses
• Student must live on campus to receive the room and board support
• www.nwmissouri.edu
• Any questions can be directed to the Office of Financial
Assistance at 1-800-633-1175
• Minimum criteria includes 30 ACT and either 3.5 GPA or top
• 10% of class OR 28 ACT and either 3.75 GPA or top 5% of class
8 semester scholarship covering tuition (up to 15 hours) and fees
• Specially designed Honors First-Year Seminar focusing on critical thinking, leadership, and citizenship
• One-on-one faculty mentoring
• The Honors Experience (tailored to individual student interests and may take the form of independent research, internship, study abroad, citizenship/service project)
• 20 freshman students are admitted into the program each year. Applications are evaluated based on transcript, extracurricular/volunteer activities, work experience, an essay, and a recommendation of a high school teacher.
• Interviews of finalists will be held during Presidents’ Day weekend.
• www.eiu.edu/~honors

Washington University- St.Louis

posted Feb 10, 2011, 8:00 AM by Ada Vass

• Candidates are sought who have exhibited a capacity for service and leadership, as well as academic excellence, and who will embrace the challenges of a rigorous academic curriculum.
• Students who exhibit qualities that embody the essence of the Danforths—maturity, strong moral character, selflessness, and commitment to the community are of interest to the program
• Teacher/counselor nomination is required—if you feel you meet the criteria, please see your counselor
• The Danforth Scholars Program presents a mutually rewarding opportunity for gifted young people, as well as for the Washington University community

University of Illinois

posted Feb 10, 2011, 7:59 AM by Ada Vass   [ updated May 9, 2011, 11:39 AM ]

2011 Psi U Scholarship Grant
  • A male student attending the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Exhibit the highest moral, intellectual, and social excellence
Award Amount: $2000, $750, $250
DEADLINE: September 19, 2011
Apload application at www.illinipsiu.com
• Four year tuition waiver at the University of Illinois In state tuition will be covered
• Applicant must be the natural or legally adopted child of the veteran on whose service your application is made
• A legible copy of the veteran parent’s DD Form 214 as proof—other documentation may be accepted as well
• ACT scores required
• Up to six tuition waivers are awarded each year
• Applications are available at www.osfa.illinois.edu

• Scholarship opportunities are available to any freshman, regardless of academic discipline; however, some scholarships specify whether they are for residents or nonresidents of Illinois.
• Scholarships at U of I are very competitive and not every student meeting the requirements will receive the scholarship, but they will be considered
• Scholarship amounts range from $500 for the National Merit Award up to a full tuition award
• Many scholarships are renewable
• The CAP Honors Program is a selective undergraduate program combining high standards and emphasis on excellence with a small residential college model, enrolling only about 100 first-year students each year.
• Admission is open to high school graduates who have demonstrated high academic achievement and potential for creativity and leadership. Students admitted to the program are expected to have excellent written and oral communication skills and an interest in a challenging, intellectual college experience
• Students with these qualifications are selected based on an overall evaluation of the following:
Class rank
SAT or ACT score
Personal and academic goals statement
Creative and leadership potential
All students admitted to the Capital Scholars Honors Program receive a Honors Scholarship. The majority of scholarships are in the range of $1,250 to $10,000 annually. All Capital Honors
• Scholarships are renewable for up to four years and may be supplemented by other forms of financial assistance, including other scholarships and loans.
• High achievers are eligible for increased scholarship awards
• You can apply online at UIS or download an application.
• Our Admissions website can be found at www.uis.edu/admissions/applynow.html
• Applications are also available at the UIS Admissions Office, or call 217-206-7246 to request that one be sent to you.
 Beta Sigma Psi Alpha Alumni Scholarship This scholarship is for a confirmed Lutheran male who plans on attending the University of Illinois @ Champaign. This $1000 scholarship will be awarded in the fall of 2011. There is a brochure available in the Counselor’s Office or more information may be obtained at bsp-scholarship@yahoo.com. The deadline is Monday, January 31, 2011.
Jonathan Bladwin Turner Scholarship
Jonathan Baldwin Turner Scholarship for seniors that plan to attend the U of I, in Champaign. This scholarship is available to incoming freshman in the College of Ag. Applicants must have a least a 29 ACT, or rank in the top 105 of their class. These scholarships are worth up to $10,000 over four years. Apply as soon as possible this, as slots are limited. To obtain an application of get more information, contact: Jason Emmert, Asst. Dean @ 217-244-4540 or jemmert@illinois.edu
Application will post to website on APRIL 15, 2011
Sigma Phi Epsilon-Balanced Man Scholarship
Sigma Phi Epsilon is America's largest college fraternity and is committed to its mission of Building Balanced Leaders for America's Communities. To offset the high price of college tuition, Sigma Phi Epsilon is offering three (3) scholarships totaling $1,750. The qualify for the scholarhsip you must be an incoming MALE student to University of Illinois who has excelled in the areas of scholarship, leadership, athletics, and community service. Application is available in the counseling office and online at www.illinoissigeps.com. You do not need to join the fraternity in order to receive this scholarship


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