Value: Varies

#041 Elgin Community College Foundation Scholarships 2017

Deadline: Varies (Please see website for different deadlines)

Amount: Varies


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 Information is also available in the College & Career scholarship file.


Ask Mrs. Kudabeck to see the college booklet.


Value: $2,000

#050 Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans Scholarship (3 available)

Deadline: Varies (read below carefully)

Amount: $2,000


  1. The Women’s Division JCCIA for female students only who have one parent of Italian ancestry. Deadline for the application is April 3, 2017.


  1. JCCIA John Fischetti Scholarship for male students of at least 50% Italian ancestry who plan to study journalism or communications in college. Deadline for the application is May 1, 2017.


  1. Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Scholarship for male students of at least 50% Italian ancestry, accepted for enrollment by an accredited college/university and has a GPA of 3.75 or higher (on a scale of 4.0) Deadline for the application is May 15, 2017.


Please visit for more information and to apply. Applications are also available in the STCE College and Career scholarship file.


Value: Varies

#068 Air Force ROTC Tuition Waiver

Deadline: Varies, see website

Amount: Varies


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 along with additional information.

Deadline: Monday, July 31, 2017
Value: $1,000

#089 Groth & Associates Scholarship

Deadline: July 1, 2017

Amount: $1,000


The attorney’s at Groth and Associates have spent years in school and their time in school has helped them all understand the importance of education. It takes hard work and perseverance to earn an education and they would like to reward you for your hard work by offering a scholarship to relieve a bit of the financial stress that education can bring. To qualify for this scholarship you must:

  • Have a GPA of 3.0+
  • Fill out the online form with your contact information.
  • Attach school transcript to verify enrollment or submit any document to help us know you are currently enrolled or have been accepted to a college or university in the United States.
  • Attach a 500-word essay about difficulties or hardships you have had to personally overcome.

The deadline for application submissions is July 31, 2017. Qualifying students can apply here:


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

#075 R.F. Wittmeyer, Ltd. Illinois Community Service Scholarship

Deadline: October 15, 2017

Amount: $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:


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

#090 Modeling the Future Challenge

Registration Opens: July 8, 2017

Amount: $25,000 - $5,000 (1st – 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