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Knight Essay Scholarship: Sons of the American Revolution
National Scholarship
Due Date: Dec 31 17
Annual essay contest for a chance to win a cash award up to $5000. Contest is designed to give freshmen through seniors the opportunity to explore what shaped American history. Go to the website for essay & contest information.

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Corporate Relocation Council Scholarship (Chicago)
Regional Scholarship
Due Date: Jan 01 18
Scholarship for current seniors who have relocated to the Chicago area sometime between 9-12 grades. Relocation must be by over 50 miles and students changed schools as a result. Cum GPA of 3.0/4.0 or better.

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Black Bar Association of Will County Scholarship
Regional Scholarship
Due Date: Jan 10 18
Scholarship rewards hard-working seniors with an opportunity to earn money with competitive application process. See application with more details.

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Point Foundation LGBTQ Scholarship
National Scholarship
Due Date: Jan 29 18
Scholarship opportunity for HS seniors planning to enroll full time in a college or university for Fall 2018. Per eligibility criteria, the student must be "out" as a person who identifies with the LGBTQ community. See website to apply and for additional information.

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IACAC Scholarship
Regional Scholarship
Due Date: Jan 31 18
Criteria for this scholarship includes being a graduating senior, from an IACAC member high school who exhibits a commitment to learning and have demonstrated involvement in their schools, the community and/or service to others, with a motivation to achieve personal goals. Further scholarship details and application can be found at the link below.

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Will-South Cook Soil & Water Conservation Education Scholarship
Regional Scholarship
Due Date: Feb 01 18
Scholarship for HS seniors planning to major in environmental science, horticulture, wildlife, soil, water and other natural resources. Applicant must be with Will-South Cook boundaries. Go to website for application and additional scholarship details.

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Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
National Scholarship
Due Date: Feb 01 18
Scholarship for a minority high school senior, must attend an accredited four-year institution in the United States for Fall 2018-19, show leadership potential, demonstrate community service, present evidence of financial need, have a min. SAT score of 1,000 or ACT of 21. Go to website for application and additional information.

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Town Center Bank & CBAI Foundation for Community Banking Scholarship
Local Scholarship
Due Date: Feb 01 18
Criteria for this scholarship includes being a graduating senior, planning to further their education in the Fall of 2018. Please see the link below for specific scholarship details and application.

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HomeStar Bank & Financial Services Scholarships
Regional Scholarship
Due Date: Feb 09 18
HomeStar Bank has several scholarships available for graduating high school seniors. They are the HomeStar Customer Scholarship, the HomeStar NAACP Scholarship and the HomeStar-Hispanic Partnership Scholarship. Each has varying due dates. See the link below for scholarship information and applications.

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Paramount Tall Club of Chicago Scholarship
Regional Scholarship
Due Date: Feb 12 18
Requirements for the scholarship includes being a graduating high school senior who lives in the Chicagoland area and is at least 5'10" for females or 6'2" for males. Please see the link below for specific scholarship details and application.

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Leopold Education Project Scholarship Program
Regional Scholarship
Due Date: Feb 15 18
Scholarship for HS seniors planning to enroll in full-time course study at a 4 year college or university (in a natural resource field), have a 3.0/4.0 GPA or better, and permanently reside in Will, Cook, Boone, DeKalb and other counties. See pdf for full scholarship details and application.

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Holly Club Scholarship
Regional Scholarship
Due Date: Feb 15 18
Scholarship for seniors attending a 2 or 4 year college/university next fall, demonstrate a commitment to community "heart of service", no minimum GPA or standardized test score, application is available at the link below.

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Lincoln-Way Business Women's Organization Scholarships
Local Scholarship
Due Date: Feb 16 18
The Lincoln-Way Business Women's Organization offers two different scholarships to graduating female high school seniors from the towns of Mokena, New Lenox, Manhattan and Frankfort. One application is for seniors planning to attend a junior/2-year college or trade and technical school and the other one is for seniors planning to attend a 4-year college/university. Please see the link below for specific scholarship details and applications.

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Illinois School Counselor Association (ISCA) Scholarship
Regional Scholarship
Due Date: Feb 16 18
Students who will be completing high school in 2018 are eligible for this non-renewable $1,000 scholarship. The scholarship can be used to support the following post-secondary options: 4 year college/university, 2 year college/university, trade school, apprenticeship program. All applications have to be submitted by Friday, February 16th. Please see the link below for additional details and scholarship application.

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Illinois Chemical Education Foundation Scholarship
Regional Scholarship
Due Date: Feb 23 18
Criteria for this scholarship includes being an Illinois graduating senior who plans to attend a college/university in the Fall of 2018 and study Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering or Chemistry Education. Please see the following link for further scholarship details and application.

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Will County Farm Bureau Foundation Scholarship
Regional Scholarship
Due Date: Mar 01 18
Criteria for this scholarship includes being a graduating senior, who are members or dependents of members in good standing of the Will County Farm Bureau and plan to further their education in the fall of 2018. Additional scholarship details and application can be found at the link below.

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The Illinois Odd Fellow-Rebekah Scholarship
Regional Scholarship
Due Date: Mar 01 18
Criteria for this scholarship includes being a citizen of the U.S. or providing proof of Naturalization, reside in Illinois, provide proof of financial need and have at least a "C" grade average. Scholarship application and further details can be obtained at the link below.

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Illinois AMVETS Scholarships
Regional Scholarship
Due Date: Mar 01 18
There are 6 different scholarships available to HS seniors. Each has a different set of criteria that can depend on intended major, GPA, JROTC, family member service and others. Go to the website for specific details and to apply.

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Mokena Music Boosters Scholarship
Local Scholarship
Due Date: Mar 08 18
Criteria for this scholarship includes being a graduating senior, planning to further their education in the Fall of 2018 and were graduates of the Mokena Junior High Music Band and/or Choir programs. Please see the link below for scholarship details and application.

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Illinois Elks Association Scholarships
Regional Scholarship
Due Date: Mar 09 18
Criteria for this scholarship includes majoring in Physical or Occupational Therapy or a Therapy Assistant Program. Scholarship details and application can be found at the link below.

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JASSAC Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Scholarship
Regional Scholarship
Due Date: Mar 10 18
This scholarship is designed to identify and provide financial assistance to students of color aspiring to further their education. The student must be a graduating senior, a person of color, have a minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4 pt scale and reside in their chapter service area. Please see the link below for scholarship details and application.

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New Lenox Youth Football Association (NLYFA) Scholarship
Local Scholarship
Due Date: Mar 17 18
Criteria for this scholarship includes being a senior, planning to attend college in the Fall of 2018, who has participated in the NLYFA for at least two years and participated in 8th grade Varsity. Please see the link below for further details and scholarship application.

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Associated Orthodontists Scholarship Program
Regional Scholarship
Due Date: Mar 31 18
Former or current patients, who received full braces, are graduating seniors with a 3.0 GPA or higher and plan to attend college in the Fall are encouraged to apply. Additional details and the scholarship application can be found at the link below.

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Contractors Association of Will & Grundy Counties Scholarship
Regional Scholarship
Due Date: Apr 10 18
This scholarship is for graduating seniors who plan to pursue a construction related field such as architecture, construction manager, electrical engineer, etc., with a "C or better" GPA and have a parent who is a Will/Grundy union building tradesman and/or CAWGC member companies' employee. See link for additional information and scholarship application.

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