Scholarships

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The Elgin Community College Foundation Scholarships offer a wide variety of scholarships which are divided into five primary categories. Requirements for some scholarships include financial need, high academic standing, specialized talents, or area of study, ethnicity, gender and residency. To apply, please visit www.elgin.edu/scholarhsips. Information is also available in the College & Career scholarship file.


 

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The Air Force ROTC program offers high school graduates scholarships through its High School Scholarship Program. The scholarship cycle begins in the spring of the student’s junior year and continues through December of his/her senior year. The application opening and closing dates vary from year to year and deadlines are posted at www.afrotc.com along with additional information.

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Value: $10,000

The Hearst Foundations believe is in the public interest to encourage these outstanding young people to continue their educational development.  The $10,000 undergraduate college scholarship award is subject to the conditions and requirements specified online.  Additional detailed scholarship information will be provided to the delegates after Washington Week.  Certificates representing the award will be presented to the delegates during their visit to Washington DC. Please visit www.ussenateyouth.org for more information.


 

Deadline: Monday, October 9, 2017
Value: $1000

Students who enter our contest will record a video on the following topic:  What law or laws would you create to make roads safer?  Our goal is to support students’ educational efforts while raising awareness about this important issue. Please carefully read through our contest rules and don’t let the submission deadline pass without taking advantage of this exciting opportunity. Please go to https://www.salvilaw.com/scholarship-contest/ for more information.

Deadline: Sunday, October 15, 2017
Value: $2,500

The law offices of R.F. Wittmeyer, Ltd. is offering a $2,500 scholarship to one high school student. To apply, create a short (30-120 second) video telling us what community services activities you have been involved in and why you are dedicated to your community. What cause are you most passionate about and why? How has it contributed to your growth; both personally and educationally? How will this scholarship help you reach your goal? Upload your video to YouTube.


For more information about the scholarship, please visit: http://injurylawattys.com/scholarship/


 

Deadline: Sunday, October 15, 2017
Value: Varies

Applying for the Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship is your chance to be rewarded and gain local, state, and even national recognition for all that you’ve put into your high school career. If you’ve maintained at least a B average, participate in at least one school-sponsored sport, are a leader in your community and role model at your school, then you’ve got what it takes to be a Wendy’s High School Heisman.  Apply at wendysheisman.com


 

Deadline: Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Value: Varies

The Horatio Alger Association seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, a good academic record, commitment to pursue a college education and a desire to contribute to society.

In keeping with the mission of the Horatio Alger Association, the scholarship programs provide financial Assistant to students throughout the nation who have significant financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity.  The scholarships are given to deserving students each year and range in award value from $6000 to $25000.  Please visit scholarships@horatioalger.org for more information regarding this scholarship.

Deadline: Saturday, October 28, 2017
Value: $25,000 (1st Place) - $5,000 (4th Place)

The Actuarial Foundation is challenging the next generation of innovators and global problem solvers to develop models of autonomous cars to revolutionize our future. To compete in this challenge, students will research the self-driving vehicle industry and develop their own models of the future of this technology and present those models to professional actuaries for review. Information packets are available in the College & Career Readiness scholarship file drawer or online at https://www.mtfchallenge.org/


 

Deadline: Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Value: Varies

The mission of the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation is to provide scholarship programs and lifelong enrichment opportunities in support of exceptional peoples’ thirst for knowledge and their desire to make a difference in the world.  That’s why the foundation is now offering a highly competitive program the “Coca-Cola Scholars program Scholarship”.  High school seniors with a minimum 3.0 un-weighted GPA may apply for the scholarship.  When you become a scholar, you become a part of that incredible, influential network.  150 Coca-Cola scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 achievement based scholarship. Please log into https://connect.coca-colascholars.org/scholarships/application-2017/2017-login for further information and to apply.

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