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Unless otherwise noted, UIC Scholarships does not administer or sponsor the programs listed on its website. The content of these pages are merely a guide for current undergraduate and professional school students at UIC. Deadlines are subject to change without notice, and for questions or contact information, please refer to the website that the short description is linked to.

 

August

Addiction Now Health Care Scholarship is awarded to students interested in a career of providing addiction rehabilitation services. Incoming, undergraduate, and graduate students may apply.

Advancepoint Capital’s Financial Literacy Scholarship understands the difficulties students are facing as they pursue their educational journey and they hope to relieve the stress by giving this opportunity to a full time undergraduate student.

Breast Cancer Car Donations Annual College Scholarship is supporting students pursuing STEM-related degrees. Undergraduate students may apply.

Budget Branders’ Cooking Up Joy Scholarship assists students with their college expenses. Students must cook their own dish and explain its significance.

The Caspian Monarque Scholarship is awarded to help reduce students’ college expenses.

Students pursuing a career in Graphic Design or design studies are eligible to apply for the Cushing Scholarship opportunity.

The Custody x Change Giving Fund Single Parents Scholarships are offered to single parents who have primary custody of at least one minor and are enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program. (Additional deadlines in December and April)

CustomerServ is an advocate for higher education and seeks to help current or perspective business students.

Dana Point Rehab Campus is looking for scholars who want to use their education to better the lives of others and the health care industry. They are offering scholarships to students who have had experience with philanthropic or humanitarian efforts. (Additional Deadline in November)

Denny’s is committed to fight hunger and through this scholarship it hopes to encourage students to help stop hunger in their community. High school or college students may apply.

The Driver Education Innovative Awards offer students who write about the importance of driver education and safe driving assistance with their college expenses. (Additional Deadlines in November and March)

Future Educator Scholarship believes educators have the power to spark positive development in students and they hope to do the same. Incoming freshmen and current college students majoring in education may apply.

The Gounaris Abboud What Does Justice Mean to You Scholarship awards graduate law students who describe why democracy, and the justice system are important.

The Hoggatt Injury Law Children of Injured Workers Scholarship is offered to undergraduate and graduate students who have lost a parent(s) or have an injured parent as a result of work-related injury. Students must share how their parents have inspired and shaped their academic and career goals. (Additional deadline in December)

Hotelplanner.com Graduate Technology Scholarship was created for military veterans and their families. Students interested in technology who are undergraduate or graduate students may apply. (Additional Deadline in December)

ImproveNet has a scholarship program for students in the process of pursuing a college degree. Applicants may be pursuing any field of study.

Current full time Undergraduate and Graduate students with a cumulative GPA of 3.7 are eligible to apply for the iVein Health & Wellness Scholarship. (Additional deadline in December)

The Job-Applications.com Working Parent College Scholarship is offered to students who are a residential parent of at least one minor and at least 18 years old. (Additional deadline in December)

The Lawn Butler Scholarship was established to inspire current and future students to seek college degrees. Full-time students studying any major are eligible to apply. (Additional deadline in December)

Lemon Law Experts offers scholarships to current or prospective law school students. The scholarship must be used toward college or law school costs.

The Life Coach Spotter Scholarship strongly believes in education and improving life with all of the resources that are available. Prospective and current undergraduate students may apply.

The Moses & Rooth Attorneys at Law Legal Scholarship is for incoming first year and current law students who are involved in their communities.

Students pursuing a degree in medicine, nursing, or other health science-related degrees may apply for the Osmosis Raise the Line Scholarship.

The Party Headphones Business Forward Student Scholarship is offered to students interested in the following industries, regardless of their major: business development, digital marketing, consumer product design, sound engineering, entertainment technology, and/or marketing or automation. Incoming, undergraduate, and graduate students may apply.

Turco Muñoz Domestic Violence Survivor Scholarship helps by supporting the education of those who intend to professionally help with the domestic violence crisis.

Students either enrolled or accepted into an American Bar Association (ABA) accredited law school in the United States may apply for the What Does Justice Mean to You – Law School Scholarship.

 

September

The APRN Scholarship awards students currently enrolled in an accredited Nurse Practitioner or Nurse Anesthesia graduate degree program.

Students currently pursuing a career in law may apply for the Court Records scholarship opportunity.

The Education Connection Military Scholarship encourages students to follow their professional endeavors. Undergraduate students who are military active duty, honorably discharged, veteran, or a spouse from any branch of the military may apply.

The Fighting to End Drunk Driving Scholarship is offered to incoming and current undergraduate students who understand the value of innovative and effective educational programs that prevent drunk driving.

The Future of Healthcare Advanced Practice Nursing Scholarship was designed to help meet the cost of an advanced degree. Applicants should be recently accepted or currently enrolled first or second year grad student in a qualifying MSN program for Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists or Certified Nurse-Midwives.

Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus Foundation Scholarship seeks to empower Latinxs to confront critical issues affecting their communities and to increase access to federal, state and community programs. Undergraduate students of Latinx ancestry may apply.

INS Global Scholarship awards students interested in business, preferably international business. Incoming and undergraduate students may apply.

KCCATL has a merit-based scholarship. Students pursuing nursing, medicine, trucking, EEE or applied sciences and CSE are encouraged to apply. (Additional deadline in February)

KompareIt works to assist consumers in finding the right services for their home or business. Undergraduate international and undocumented students may apply.

May Firm Injury Lawyers offer its scholarship program to undergraduate students across academic disciplines (Additional deadlines in January)

Money Key is excited to announce a new scholarship program for undergraduate and graduate students. They want to help provide financial assistance to students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement with a scholarship towards tuition books and other expenses. (Additional deadlines in March)

The Optimal Undergraduate Scholarship offers financial assistance to undergraduate students in any discipline. Incoming and undergraduate students may apply.

Pintas & Mullins’ Dangers of Vaping Scholarship is offered to incoming and undergraduate students who see the importance of not vaping. (Additional deadline in March)

ReuseThisBag.com is proud to offer a scholarship to an individual who cares about the environment in their own way and has a unique understanding about how it works. ReuseThisBag.com is a company which provides eco-friendly promotional products to businesses around the country.

Same Day Loans is investing in the future by helping students off-set higher education cost through the SDL Achievers Scholarship. (Additional deadlines in December, March and June)

Believing that education should be as rewarding and fulfilling as possible, the Sleeknote Scholarship was established to help students make the most of their studies.

State Records Public Service Scholarship is meant to encourage college students to have an interest in the public sector through free public records. Applicants can be high school seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students.

 

October

The Actuarial Scholarship for Minority Students is awarded to undergraduates preparing for actuarial careers. A summer internship is also part of the scholarship.

The purpose of AHMP’s scholarship is to support students who are investing their future in the protection of the environment.

The Barbara A. Colley Master’s Scholarship is for students currently enrolled in a master’s health education program.

The College JumpStart Scholarship is an annual, merit-based competition (financial need is not considered) that is open to college students and non-traditional students. The main requirement is that you are committed to going to school and can express your goals for getting a higher education.

The College Monk Short Essay Scholarship supports Undergraduate and Graduate students across academic programs. Recent high school graduates, continuing students and international students may apply.

Dealspotr offers the Couponing in College Scholarship is our opportunity to spread the word about the power of couponing to college students around the nation. An essay of 100 words or less is a requirement of the application.

Debt.com offers a bi-monthly scholarship to students who display they have applied to scholarships to avoid student debt. Incoming, undergraduate, and graduate students may apply.

The scholarship established by Digital Roofing Innovations is for the benefit of students who are pursuing a bachelors or associate’s degree. The funds can be used to cover any accredited college or trade school.

Undergraduate students across disciplines may apply for the Driven Coffee Scholarship.

Students pursuing a degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Research, Land Use, Earth and Atmosphere Studies, Sustainable Land Management, Parks and Recreation, or Sustainable Agriculture Systems are eligible to apply for the Extreme Terrain Student Scholarship Program. The opportunity is for undergraduate students. (Additional deadline in June)

HireAHelper offers a quarterly scholarship to students who understand the importance of workers in skilled trades. Incoming, undergraduate, and graduate students may apply.

The Knoji Corporate Responsibility & Values Scholarship is offered to undergraduate and graduate students who share a brand they are proud to support. Students must submit a video highlighting why it is your favorite brand.

Students with creative web design skills are eligible to apply for the scholarship sponsored by Lounge Lizard. The application includes a media release.

MPOWER Financing wishes to celebrate international and DACA student who enrich college campuses with their diverse experiences and points of view. They are offering scholarships to international and DACA students who plan study at accredited institutions in the U.S. Applicants must be enrolled full-time at an accredited college/university.

The RentLingo Dream Big Scholarship offers financial assistance to university students across academic disciplines. (Additional deadline in March)

Responsify is a marketing company who believes that with the correct tools anyone can reach their aspirations and use their skills to empower others. Incoming, current undergraduate, and graduate student may apply.

The Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) America Bill Kane Scholarship is offered to current undergraduate health education majors enrolled full-time.

 

November

Answering Legal Law's Future Attorneys of America Scholarship is offered to incoming and current graduate law students. Applicants must demonstrate high academic achievement.

Checks and Balances Scholarship Contest hopes to provide aid to students who are currently enrolled in ABA accredited law school.

Current high school seniors, undergraduate and graduate school students may apply for the Creativity Leads to Success Scholarship.

Crestline Custom Promotional Products Scholarship helps students with education expenses. Undergraduate students may apply.

Dana Point Rehab Campus is looking for scholars who want to use their education to better the lives of others and the health care industry. They are offering scholarships to students who have had experience with philanthropic or humanitarian efforts. (Additional Deadline in August)

The Dr. Suhyun An Scholarship was birthed to alleviate a portion of the financial burden for dedicated students who have shown a commitment to education in the pursuit of a medical degree.

The Driver Education Innovative Awards offer students who write about the importance of driver education and safe driving assistance with their college expenses. (Additional Deadlines in August and March)

The Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans offers the Frank J. Vigilante Scholarship to students who are of Italian heritage demonstrating high academic performance and financial need.

Funk & Associates Law Student Scholarship provides financial assistance to graduate law students. Applicants must have completed one year of legal studies.

Geneva Rock Products, Inc. has launched a scholarship essay contest in support of students dedicated to building the future. Through this scholarship, Geneva hopes to inspire more passionate and hard-working individuals to enter and progress in the construction and related engineering industries. (Additional deadline in July)

The Hill & Ponton Veterans Helping Veterans' Scholarship is offered to students who have served in the U.S. military. Applicants should be individuals who are pursuing a college degree in a field where they can help follow veterans.

Lexington Law Firm offers its scholarship to high school seniors, incoming & current undergraduate, and graduate students who share the value they see in giving back to their communities.

Seasons offers the Mental Health Education Scholarship to undergraduate students pursuing a career in supporting individuals who struggle with mental health issues. (Additional Deadline in May)

MDG Advertising established the ‘Looking Beyond College’ Scholarship Essay Contest to help students fund their studies and sharpen skills essential to the advertising industry. The scholarship can be used for tuition, room & board, or technology acquisition.

The Micklin Law Group Scholarship is a needs-based scholarship opportunity to motivated students who may need a little financial assistance to obtain their degree.

The Nick & Helena Patti Foundation Scholarship is offered to students of Italian heritage with preference given towards students majoring in music or related field and students that are orphaned or have lived in foster homes.

The OVC, INC. “Market Yourself” Scholarship is funding support for educational expenses for current or aspiring law students.

Pintas & Mullins Breathing for Tomorrow Lung Cancer Scholarship is offered to students who have been affected by lung cancer in one way or another. (Additional deadline in May)

Rehab 4 Addiction offers a scholarship for incoming and current undergraduate students looking to pursue an education in healthcare or any subject that’s medical-related.

SAMI-Aid creates medical strategies for their members based on their health profiles to assess options. Undergraduate students may apply.

The SaplingHR Onboarding Experience Scholarship is an award for incoming and current undergraduate students who are passionate about operations and HR space.

Seasons in Malibu: Luxury Rehab for Drug & Alcohol Abuse offers the Addiction Awareness Scholarship Campaign. The scholarship aims to bring attention to why addiction, in various forms, is becoming more prevalent in our society and how we can address the issue of an increasing number of people dealing with addiction. (Additional deadline in May)

Seasons in Malibu: Luxury Rehab for Drug & Alcohol Abuse offers the Mental Health Education Scholarship to undergraduate students pursuing a career in supporting individuals who struggle with mental health issues. (Additional Deadline in May)

Service Scape Scholarship is offered to incoming, current undergraduate, and graduate students who must submit a written response to the scholarship prompt.

Solvable awards scholarships to a part-time or full-time students, at any level, who understand the significance of financial wellness. Students in any discipline may apply.

Sweep-All Scholarship encourages students in the process of pursuing a college degree. Incoming or currently enrolled undergraduate students may apply.

 

December

The Aaron D. Wersing Employment Discrimination Scholarship Contest has been created to support academic needs of students and educate students about workplace injustices like employment discrimination.

The Allied Van Lines Scholarship offers a scholarship program aimed at students whose area of study focuses on logistics and moving-related fields.

Artsybucket Scholarship Program is an opportunity for students whose hobby or passion is photography.

Students embarking on their educational journey with dreams of becoming an entrepreneur may apply for the Bahia Property Management’s Entrepreneurial Scholarship.

The Bogin, Munns, & Munns Focus on the Family Scholarship provides financial assistance to full-time undergraduate and graduate students who share the meaning of family.

The Blass Law Teen Responsibility Scholarship is offered to incoming and undergraduate students who share ideas to raise awareness about the dangers of driving intoxicated.

The Brian Lombardi Scholarship is offered to students who have demonstrated and describe the importance of servant leadership.

Certa Law Group’s Personal injury and Wrongful Death Scholarship is offered to incoming and undergraduate students whose lives have been significantly impacted by an automotive related accident.

The law firm of Chisholm Chisholm and Kilpatrick encourages any students who is the legal child of a veteran of any branch of the U.S. military to apply for their scholarship.

The College Movers Working Student Scholarship is offered to further assist students who work or have worked within the past year while attending university. (Additional deadline in June)

Students demonstrating high character and a commitment to community service are eligible to apply for the Crockett Law Group Scholarship. Applicants may be in Law School, graduate school or undergraduate studies.

The Custody x Change Giving Fund Single Parents Scholarships are offered to single parents who have primary custody of at least one minor and are enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program. (Additional deadlines in April and August)

The Dansker & Aspromonte PTSD Scholarship is offered to students who write an essay on the topic of PTSD. High school seniors, incoming, and undergraduate students may apply.

The Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship awards students who are actively working towards ending cyberbullying. Incoming, undergraduate, and graduate students may apply.

Undergraduate students who have had their life altered due to an injury from a car or truck accident, be it their own injury, that of a loved one, or an influential individual may apply to the Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship.

Doctor of Nursing Practice is a website that provides information about different nursing programs around the United States. The scholarship hopes to provide support to students who are in nursing school or who are in an undergraduate or graduate level.

The Elite Lawyer Scholarship is offered to students who value their community and demonstrate it through community involvement.

Expert Institute’s Life Sciences Scholarship Program supports students actively pursuing a degree related to healthcare or the life sciences.

The Fitch Law Firm LLC Anti-Drunk Driving PSA Scholarship is available to university students who create an original 90-second video PSA related to drunk driving.

The Grad Coach Scholarship Program aims to help full-time undergraduate or graduate students that are hard-working but struggling financially.

HireAHelper offers a quarterly scholarship to students who understand the importance of workers in skilled trades. Incoming, undergraduate, and graduate students may apply.

The Hoggatt Injury Law Children of Injured Workers Scholarship is offered to undergraduate and graduate students who have lost a parent(s) or have an injured parent as a result of work-related injury. Students must share how their parents have inspired and shaped their academic and career goals. (Additional deadline in August)

Hotelplanner.com Graduate Technology Scholarship was created for military veterans and their families. Students interested in technology who are undergraduate or graduate students may apply. (Additional Deadline in August)

Students committed to the prevention of drunk driving are able to apply for the Intoxalock Drunk Driving Prevention Scholarship. The scholarship may be used for education related expenses such as tuition, housing and books.

Current full time Undergraduate and Graduate students with a cumulative GPA of 3.7 are eligible to apply for the iVein Health & Wellness Scholarship. (Additional deadline in August)

The James Kennedy Law One Tough Student Scholarship is offered to undergraduate and graduate students who have been impacted by drunk driving. Applicants must be looking to raise awareness about the consequences of drunk driving and work towards preventing it.

The Law Offices of Jason Steinberger offers the Jason A. Steinberger Scholarship. Applicants may be either incoming and current graduate law students.

Undergraduate and graduate students with a passion for studying and protecting our oceans and the wildlife that occupies them further their education may apply for the Jean-Pierre Ayala Scholarship.

The Job-Applications.com Working Parent College Scholarship is offered to students who are a residential parent of at least one minor and at least 18 years old. (Additional deadline in August)

The Joe Durham Scholarship is for incoming and current undergraduate students and graduate students who identify as women. Applicants must be pursuing a degree related to STEM, business, and/or law.

The John Foy & Associates’ Strong Arm Leukemia Scholarship is offered to students who have been affected by Leukemia either directly or indirectly. Incoming, undergraduate, and graduate students may apply regardless of their major.

The Kanoski Bresney Stand Up to Distracted Driving Scholarship is offered to incoming, undergraduate, and graduate students impacted by distracted driving.

The Kilroy Law Firm Justice Scholarship promotes diversity within the profession for Black/African American, Hispanic, Native North American, and Pacific Islander students.

The Kinect Solar Act Now Scholarship is offered to undergraduate students in any major who educate others on easy and affordable ways people can help slow down the effects of climate change. (Additional deadline in July)

The Kryder Law Group, LLC Community Leadership Scholarship supports students who help and support their community by pursing higher education. Incoming and current undergraduate students may apply.

The Laborde Earles Law Firm Cancer Scholarship awards undergraduate and graduate students studying the danger of carcinogens or similar toxins.

The Lawn Butler Scholarship was established to inspire current and future students to seek college degrees. Full-time students studying any major are eligible to apply. (Additional deadline in August)

The Law Offices of Daniel Kim Scholarship awards funding support to undergraduate and graduate students who are passionate about pursuing their degree.

Legal Scholarship Award supports the education and wellbeing of future generations in their pursuit of personal success. Seniors in high school, first and second year college students may apply.

The Loncar Lyon Jenkins Community Leadership Scholarship is offered to undergraduate and graduate students who have had various leadership roles in their communities and schools.

Macrogen Corp. is a bioscience firm supporting the educational pursuits of the future generation of workers. Applicants must be students enrolled in science, technology, engineering or mathematics programs.

McDonald Worley is an injury attorney office; the scholarship hopes to help women who are in undergraduate and graduate students in STEM, law, and business.

The Morris Bart, LLC Community Service Scholarship awards incoming, undergraduate, and graduate students who have a history of giving back to their community.

North American Van Lines is committed to supporting the community as well as the growth and development of the moving services and logistics industries. Undergraduate students seeking a degree in Logistics or equivalent field may apply.

The #Nursing is a website that provides career guides and information per state. The scholarship opportunity was created for undergraduate and graduate students on their way to becoming nurses.

Dura-Pack is offering its Packaging Sustainability Initiative Award to students who understand the significance of recycling systems and recycled materials. Incoming and undergraduate students in any discipline may apply. (Additional deadlines in April and August)

Students both undergraduate and graduate students may apply Paper Boat Creative’s Scholarship. Paper Boat Creative’s is looking for photographers and artists to submit one original photograph, write a personal essay, and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

The Parnall Scholarship is designed to help interested high school (upon graduation from high school) or college students in the United States to attend an institution of higher education, while also bringing to attention to the dangers of distracted driving.

The Patrick Henry Maddren Scholarship is meant to financially assist students working towards a college degree. Students from undergraduate freshmen to juniors in any discipline may apply.

The PixelPlex Bi-Annual Scholarship was established to help support and inspire students to pursue further education in the fields of science, technology, and business.

Students able to demonstrate a genuine desire of using the legal system to fix problems or improve conditions in our society are able to apply for The Reeves Law Group Scholarship.  Applicants must either be an undergraduate student who has applied or will apply to law school or a current law school student.

The Robert Wayne Pearce Investor Fraud Awareness Scholarship offers incoming, undergraduate, and law graduate students financial assistance. Students must write an essay about investor fraud and how one can protect themselves.

The Rosenberg & Gluck, L.L.P. Auto Safety & Technology Scholarship is for undergraduate students in any major with interests related to new technology.

The Scalice Land Surveying, P.C. Growing Your Community Scholarship is offered to undergraduate students in any major. Applicants must impact their communities through volunteerism.

Students interested in digital marketing may apply for the SEOReseller’s Digital Marketing Scholarship Program.

The Silva Injury Law Scholarship awards financial assistance to incoming and current graduate law students who are passionate about justice and are dedicating themselves to serving their communities.

The Silver Dollar Financial Disaster Relief Scholarship is open to incoming and undergraduate students who have overcome effects of a natural disaster.

Current full-time undergraduate students across academic disciplines may apply for the Smart Rain Scholarship Program. The scholarship funding is restricted in use for tuition only.

The Student Accident Lawyers Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate and graduate students who describe what a college degree means to them.

The Sure Oak Grow Your Career Intern Scholarship offers undergraduate junior, seniors, and graduate students an internship and scholarship opportunity. The scholarship follows a six-month paid, remote internship at Sure Oak, an SEO and digital marketing company. Internship is open to all majors, but business majors are preferred.

Talkov Law specializes in representing all parties involved in real estate. Future of the Law Scholarship was created for law or undergraduate students.

The Ted Rollins Eco Scholarship provides financial assistance to undergraduate students who have an interest in corporate sustainability efforts. Applicants should be studying business, marketing, earth & environmental sciences, or similar field.

Students active in the golf community through education, charity, playing or product development may apply for the Grow the Game Golf Scholarship sponsored by Two Golf Guys. Applicants may study any academic discipline.

The United Yacht Sales Scholarship awards funds to current college students demonstrating exceptional community service. Graduate and Undergraduate students are eligible to apply.

Vocational Training HQ is offering three scholarships to students pursuing a college degree. Incoming, current undergraduate, and graduate students may apply.

The Working: Now and Then Undergraduate Scholarship awards students who are interested in a career in employment law. Incoming and undergraduate students may apply.

 

January

Students studying life sciences may apply to the Antibodies-Online Stipend. High school, Undergraduate and Graduate Students are eligible for the stipend. (Additional deadline in July)

The Ben Crump Community Leadership Scholarship awards students who value community leadership and share their experiences of being a community leader. Incoming and undergraduate students may apply. (Additional Deadline in January)

CareerFitter is an organization that helps people find their career path through a test. The scholarship hopes to help undergraduate and graduate students with their education expenses.

The Chairish “Design Your Future” Scholarship is awarded students pursing a college degree despite facing obstacles. (Additional deadline in June)

The Champion the Cause Law School Scholarship is awarded to law students attending or planning to attend law school. This law firm specializes in personal injury litigations and hopes to advocate for students higher education by providing a scholarship.

The Edwards Law Firm's Community First Scholarship is available to undergraduate students who are pursuing a higher education to make positive changes in their community.

EnergyRates.Ca College Scholarship wants to assist students achieve their goals and dreams my providing an opportunity to talk about the future of the environment. Undergraduate students may apply.

The Future of Business Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate business students who share their career aspirations and why their business studies impact the world.

The Fellowship For U.S. Scholars Conducting Field-Based Research On Palestine is presented by the Palestinian American Research Center (PARC) for students contributing to Palestinian studies. Applicants must be doctoral students or scholars who have earned their PhD.

For a Bright Future Global Scholarships are offered to minority students majoring in the following areas of interest: STEM, Education & Teaching, and Healthcare. There are scholarships for students coming from a single-parent household or students with a military parent(s).

The HIV League Scholarship is awarded to students who have been diagnosed with HIV and are pursuing higher education.

The IAAP Education Foundation Scholarship program strengthens the Illinois aggregates industry by promoting the education of worthy students seeking a career in the aggregates industry. Undergraduate students majoring in Civil Engineering, Engineering Science, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Geology, Geological Engineering, Mineral Science or Mining Engineering are eligible to apply.

The Illinois Water Environment Association is a community of dedicated professionals working to advance fundamental knowledge of our water environment. Undergraduate and graduate students who are Illinois residents or are attending an accredited Illinois university may apply.

The Jet Future Business Leaders' Scholarship is offered to undergraduate business students who examine rather the quality of college education has improved as tuition rates have increased in recent years.

The Justice in Family Law Scholarship is offered to law students who are interested in a career in family law practice or policies.

The Taco Bell Foundation offers the Live Mas Scholarship to undergraduate and graduate students who are creating a positive impact in their communities by building a better future.

May Firm Injury Lawyers offer its scholarship program to undergraduate students across academic disciplines (Additional deadlines in September)

Mensa Education & Research Foundation Scholarship Program scholarships are given solely based on essays written by undergraduate students.

The Morgan Law Group Scholarship is designed to offset the costs of tuition and prepare future attorneys. Pre-law undergraduate and students entering law school may apply.

The One Earth Film Festival Young Filmmakers Contest allows individuals up to age 25 to submit original films regarding the following topics: climate, energy, food, transportation, waste, water, and wildlife & ecosystems.

The PHI BETA KAPPA Key into Public Service Scholarship is offered to students majoring in liberal arts. Applicant must have completed at least one year of college/university. Phi Beta Kappa membership is not required.

The Saeedian Law Scholarship is offered to undergraduate and graduate students who are passionate about the justice system and becoming lawyers.

SuperMoney's mission is to help everyone reach their financial goals. Students in a college, graduate school, trade school, or coding bootcamp may apply.

Women In Stem Scholarship Program is awarded to women in STEM who are international, DACA, permanent residents of U.S or Canada students. Prospective and current undergraduate students may apply.

 

February

Abri Credit Union offers its scholarships to students, or their families, who use Abri Credit Union services.

The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics is an essay contest regarding papers on ethical issues.

FHE Health offers the Hope for Healing Scholarship to encourage students to pursue the field of addiction and mental health treatment. Both Graduate and Undergraduate students may apply.

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a university degree. High School seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students may apply.

KCCATL has a merit-based scholarship. Students pursuing nursing, medicine, trucking, EEE or applied sciences and CSE are encouraged to apply. (Additional deadline in September)

The Lounge Lizard Web Design Scholarship is open to students attending school in the United States. Applicant must be interested in web design.

The Marc Zboch Academic Scholarship offers financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing any field of study.

The ATSS Foundation provides the Roadway Workers Memorial scholarship for loved ones of fallen or permanently disabled roadway workers. Undergraduate students may apply.

 

March

The AAUW Naperville Area (IL) Branch is accepting applications for the Angeline Gale Memorial Scholarship. Applicants must be women at least 26 years old, seeking an undergraduate or associate degree, with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, and who is within 1 year of receiving an associate degree, or has achieved junior status in a bachelor’s degree program. Applicants should reside or attend school in DuPage, Will, Kendall or Kane Counties in Illinois.

APWA Chicago Metro Chapter and Branch Scholarships are being offered for student support and professional development. Student scholarships are for individuals who plan to study a public works-related field.

Eden Green Technology offers its Diversity in Agriculture Award to undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing a career in agriculture, related science, and related technology. Applicants must also identify as a member of a minority group.

The Dr. Arthur A. Kezian Dds Science Scholarship is awarded to high school seniors and undergraduate students perusing a degree in a science field. Applicants must be attending college or university.

The Driver Education Innovative Awards offer students who write about the importance of driver education and safe driving assistance with their college expenses. (Additional Deadlines in August and November )

Estudentloan.com offers students a scholarship opportunity so students can focus on their studies. Incoming, undergraduate, and graduate students may apply.

Eden Green Technology offers its General AgTech Award to undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing a career in agriculture, related sciences, and related technology.

Mattress Advisor’s Sleep Science Scholarship provides an opportunity for full-time undergraduate students to talk about sleep and its importance.

Mesothelioma.com Scholarship provides financial assistance to college students in their pursuit of higher education. Undergraduate and graduate students who have battled a form of cancer or witnessed a loved one receiving treatment may apply.

Money Key is excited to announce a new scholarship program for undergraduate and graduate students. They want to help provide financial assistance to students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement with a scholarship towards tuition books and other expenses. (Additional Deadlins in March)

Pintas & Mullins’ Dangers of Vaping Scholarship is offered to incoming and undergraduate students who see the importance of not vaping. (Additional deadline in September)

Qualified Hardware's Scholarship is an opportunity for a candidate who is an example of a hardworking, dedicated student. Incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students may apply.

The RentLingo Dream Big Scholarship offers financial assistance to university students across academic disciplines. (Additional deadline in October)

The Sejong Cultural Society Writing Competition essay and poetry writing competition is open to US and Canadian residents under the age of 25.

True Eye Experts College Scholarship offers its scholarship to students who share the role a college education will play in their lives. Incoming and undergraduate students may apply.

 

April

The Apartment Guide Scholarship was designed to assist full-time Undergraduate students. The scholarship is may be used for education-related expenses and is not restricted to tuition.

Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest sponsored by the Ayn Rand Institute, is  for high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students.

The Brown MEA Foundation’s Norman Brown Scholarship is a financial-need-based scholarship for graduating high school seniors who will be attending a university the following semester.

The law firm of Charles R. Ullman & Associates is offering three (3) scholarships. The scholarship essay contest is for high school, undergraduate and graduate college students who author winning essays on a child support law topic.

Full-time students across academic disciplines are able to apply for the Clutch Prep MVP Scholarship.

The Custody X Change Giving Fund sponsors the scholarship for single parents around the world. Incoming and current undergraduate students may apply. Scholarship can be used for summer courses. (Additional deadlines in August and December)

The EveryLife Foundation Rare Is Scholarship offers financial assistance to incoming, undergraduate, and graduate students who have been diagnosed with a rare disease. Applicants may be part-time or full-time students.

Grant Law Office is offering a national scholarship to extend their help to the next generation of future architects, engineers, doctors, lawyers, educators, and more.

HireAHelper offers a quarterly scholarship to students who understand the importance of workers in skilled trades. Incoming, undergraduate, and graduate students may apply.

SSC Services for Education is offering their Leadership in Law Enforcement Scholarship to students interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement. Incoming, undergraduate, and graduate students may apply.

Mattress Nerd’s Sustainability Scholarship is based around clean energy and learning new ways to take care of the planet. Incoming, undergraduate, and graduate students may apply.

Dura-Pack is offering its Packaging Sustainability Initiative Award to students who understand the significance of recycling systems and recycled materials. Incoming and undergraduate students in any discipline may apply. (Additional deadlines in August and December)

The Pretty Photoshop Actions Scholarship Program provides college and university students an opportunity to earn money to further their education and achieve their goals. The application involves research and an essay style Adobe Photoshop tutorial with screenshots and photos.

Pritchard Injury Firm is awarding a scholarship to students who care about the importance of safety and injury prevention in their communities. High school seniors and undergraduate students may apply.

Savah is providing graphic design scholarships to current students. Submissions may be used by the firm.

The Student Veteran Affair’s Raytheon Missiles and Defense SPY-6 Scholarship is offered to Navy/Navy Reserve veterans who are enrolled full-time at an accredited university.

Students interested in trade show marketing are able to apply to the Team One Exhibits Scholarship Program. Applicants must be a full-time Graduate or Undergraduate student.

Miller, Dawson, Sigal, & Ward Injury Attorneys offer the Thumbs Up Guys Scholarship to students pursuing a degree to contribute to their community in the future. Students from all majors may apply. Incoming, undergraduate, and graduate students may apply.

TorHoerman Law announces the TorHoerman Law Scholarship Program. The scholarship program consists of an essay competition.

The Travis W. Watkins Tax Resolution & Accounting Firm Scholarship encourages students who are interested in tax resolution and accounting to continue their education.

UMoveFree wants to help students achieve their educational goals by assisting with living expenses. To support this they are offering scholarships to full-time students.

Pet owners and veterinary students may apply for the Veterinary Scholarship Award Program. AllPetsExpert.com is providing scholarships to students concerned about the wellbeing of pets.

The Voy Media Entrepreneur Scholarship was created to help students jump start their businesses while in school. Incoming freshmen, current undergraduate and graduate students may apply.

Wellex College Scholarship Opportunity is an STI medical screening company, they are committed to the health and well-being of college students and firmly believe in the importance of higher education.

The Women in Computing Scholarship is designed to encourage and support female undergraduate students who are pursuing careers in computing. Female students currently enrolled as full-time undergraduates majoring in computer science, computer engineering, or closely related technical field are eligible to apply.

 

May

AIA Chicago Foundation Diversity Scholarship is an academic scholarship established to increase diversity within the architectural profession. Undergraduate and graduate students may apply.

The Ashoori Law Good Deeds Scholarship wishes to reward students who demonstrate kindness in their community. Incoming, undergraduate, and graduate students may apply.

The AWM Foundation’s partnership with the Ford Motor Company Fund supports scholarships for two female students based on essays written on a suggested topic. Winning applicants will each receive a scholarship and get the opportunity to write four blog posts for AWM.

The KF&B Academic Scholarship is awarded to high school seniors who have been accepted to a university, current college students, and international students accepted into a U.S college. An essay about your greatest role model is required with student’s application.

The Louise W. Pilgrim Life Academy offers various scholarships to students identifying with underrepresented ethnic groups in the following disciplines: Finance, Law, STEM, and the Arts.

Seasons in Malibu: Luxury Rehab for Drug & Alcohol Abuse offers the Addiction Awareness Scholarship Campaign. The scholarship aims to bring attention to why addiction, in various forms, is becoming more prevalent in our society and how we can address the issue of an increasing number of people dealing with addiction. (Additional deadline in November)

Seasons in Malibu: Luxury Rehab for Drug & Alcohol Abuse offers the Mental Health Education Scholarship to undergraduate students pursuing a career in supporting individuals who struggle with mental health issues. (Additional Deadline in Novemeber)

Nextiva Business Scholarship supports aspiring students studying in fields related to Business or STEAM. High school juniors, seniors, and undergraduate students currently enrolled at a college or university may apply.

The NAIOP Chicago University Initiative was created to provide students unique opportunities to engage with commercial real estate professionals in the Chicago region. The NAIOP Chicago University Scholarship Program provides tuition assistance each year to three students (two Graduate level students & one Undergraduate student), as well as other professional benefits including NAIOP membership and mentoring opportunities. Qualifying applicants must be an undergraduate (fulltime) or graduate student (preference given to those enrolled in a minimum of two courses) maintaining a minimum 3.0 GPA.

The Paul Bernot Memorial Foundation is a scholarship for athletes who have fought against cancer. Incoming and undergraduate students may apply.

Pintas & Mullins Breathing for Tomorrow Lung Cancer Scholarship is offered to students who have been affected by lung cancer in one way or another. (Additional deadline in November)

Pond Lehocky values education, therefore, the firm offers a general scholarship to current or soon-to-be college students, regardless of major. The scholarship is open to everyone currently accepted to or enrolled in higher education.

QuantHub is a skill assessment platform, they hope to encourage women to continue their education in data science fields. Undergraduate students may apply.

The Rev. George T. Ruffolo CMF Memorial Scholarship Foundation strives to make a significant difference in the lives of students by providing scholarships to students in Chicago's metropolitan area. High school seniors and undergraduate students may apply.

The Rover Scholarship is for high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students who share how technology has impacted their lives.

The SeniorCare.com Aging Matters Scholarship is offered to students who care for the elderly or plan to pursue a career that serves the elderly. Students in any discipline may apply.

Stephenson Rife First-Year Scholarship is offered to incoming students who are engaged with community involvement.

The Tommy Smith Scholarship was established understanding how hard it is to go to college, balance a part-time job, and have a social life. Current high school and university students may apply.

Trial Pro, P.A. Scholarship hopes to help students relieve some of the financial burden that comes with attending a college or university. Student enrolled as full time student in an Associate’s, Bachelor’s, or Master’s degree may apply.

The UMPS CARE Charities All-Star College Scholarship is open to students who have been adopted at or after 13 years of age and will be incoming undergraduate freshmen before the age of 20.

Village of Stone Park, IL provides a Scholarship Awards Program. Applicants must be Stone Park Residents who are either Seniors in High School or current Undergraduate students.

Graduate, Undergraduate and International students are eligible to apply for the VistaComm Scholarship.

Water Variety4u provides educational publications about drinking water filters, treatment and purification. Undergraduate students may apply.

Weisblatt Law Firm Scholarship assists students with their college expenses. Incoming, undergraduate, and graduate students may apply.

YYC Employment Law Group understands the importance of a strong legal education for students interested in practicing employment law. They are offering scholarships to North American students who are in their third year of the JD program in the faculty of law.

Zen Sleep Zen Sleep is an organization that wants to see college students succeed. They are offering scholarships to help support educational expenses.

 

June

4 Corner Resources’ Super Scholars Scholarship is meant to service students who value leadership in themselves and others. Incoming and undergraduate students are encouraged to apply.

Ambient Edge is an air conditioning, heating &businesscomputerskills.com/sh-registration.php plumbing company involved with removing contaminants from a home’s air or water supply—including many contaminants that are known to cause cancer. The company is offering a scholarship to students who have been diagnosed with cancer themselves, as well as those who have stood by a loved one.

The Berger & Green Heart Disease Scholarship provides financial assistance for incoming, undergraduate, and graduate students who have been diagnosed with heart disease or a congenital heart defect.

The Bertolino Government Regulatory Impact Scholarship aims to assist students who are currently enrolled in a college or university in the United States and are interested in exploring the ways that government requirements and regulations can help them in the future.

The Bogin, Munns, & Munns Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Scholarship provides financial assistance to students who have been impacted by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.

The Burress Injury Law Underdog Scholarship is offered to undergraduate and graduate students who have/had a close relationship with their grandparents and have overcome adversity with determination and persistence.

The Chairish “Design Your Future” Scholarship is awarded students pursing a college degree despite facing obstacles. (Additional deadline in January)

The Chalik & Chalik Injury Lawyers Cancer Survivors Scholarship is offered to students who have been diagnosed with cancer, and despite their diagnosis, decided to help others with severe illnesses.

Check City’s Richard Rawle Memorial Scholarship awards students who volunteer in their communities. Incoming, undergraduate, and graduate students in any discipline may apply.

The Civil Rights & Legal Authorities’ Involvement Scholarship asks students to share their thoughts on what happens when legal authorities join the conversation or take action related to civil rights movements.

Clark Law Group offers its scholarship to students whose parent(s) are U.S military veterans or actively serving. Undergraduate and graduate students may apply.

The College Movers Working Student Scholarship is offered to further assist students who work or have worked within the past year while attending university. (Additional deadline in December)

The Dallas Car Accident Lawyers Lawyers are offering the Dallas Car Accident Lawyers Cancer Awareness Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to high achieving college students who have battled cancer or been affected by it.

The Dansker & Aspromonte First Responder Scholarship is offered to students whose family members are first responders. High school seniors, incoming, and undergraduate students may apply.

Earnest Scholarship is providing an opportunity for students to reach their educational aspirations. Prospective and current undergraduate students may apply.

Students pursuing a degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Research, Land Use, Earth and Atmosphere Studies, Sustainable Land Management, Parks and Recreation, or Sustainable Agriculture Systems are eligible to apply for the Extreme Terrain Student Scholarship Program. The opportunity is for undergraduate students. (Additional deadline in October)

The Fitch Law Firm LLC Sexual Abuse Survivor Scholarship is offered to students who have survived sexual abuse and share how education can help them accomplish their life goals.

High school seniors and undergraduate students across academic disciplines may apply for the Fleming College Scholarship.

Jane Austen Society of North America Essay Contest fosters the study and appreciation of Jane Austen among high school, undergraduate and graduate students.

John Foy & Associates sponsors the Survivor of a Car Accident Scholarship. The scholarship is open to students who have themselves been the victim of a car accident, as well as, those who had a close loved one harmed in a car accident.

Kaine Law Growing Your Community Scholarship is offered to incoming, undergraduate, and graduate students in any major. Students must share an essay describing how they are involved in their community.

The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) – Midwestern Regional Chapter (MWRC) is for full-time undergraduate students in a midwestern state.

The Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP Community Volunteer Scholarship awards incoming and undergraduate students who dedicate part of their lives to community service.

Loncar Lyon Jenkins Distraction-Free Driving PSA Scholarship is offered to university students who can encourage their peers to not use cell phones while driving. Applicants must create an original PSA video for their submission.

MedicalMalpracticeHelp.com, sponsored by the law firm Newsome Melton, gives an annual scholarship to students with an impressive record of community service.

The Morelli Law Firm Traumatic Brain Injury Survivor Scholarship provides financial assistance to students who have faced challenges due to a traumatic brain injury.

The Morris- Bart, LLC Anti-Distracted Driving Scholarship awards incoming, undergraduate, and graduate students who create an original anti-distracted driving PSA.

The National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) Women of Color Caucus encourages and promotes the intellectual development of emerging scholars who engage in critical theoretical discussions and/or analyses about feminist/womanist issues. Graduate students may apply.

Newsome Melton started the Student Leadership Scholarship to recognize student leaders and to help them get an education that will allow them to continue their efforts to make a difference in their communities.

Out To Innovate™ Scholarship was designed to promote academic excellence and increased visibility of talented LGBTQ students in STEM careers. Undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) may apply.

Pacific West Injury Changing the Law Scholarship is offered to incoming and undergraduate students who share which international, federal, state, or local law they would rewrite if they could. Students in any field may apply.

The Parrish Law Firm Scholarship is open to incoming and undergraduate students who can describe the impact they wish their college education will have in the world. Applicants should describe their plans and aspirations.

Pharmica offers the Pharmica International Scholarship Program to a student accepted to study at an accredited University and classified as an international or oversea student.

The Randall Blair Isenberg Alcohol Addiction Awareness Scholarship rewards students who demonstrate a passion for raising awareness of alcohol addiction with a scholarship for college.

Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP Safe Driving Practices for the Next Generation Scholarship is for incoming and undergraduate students who can create an informing PSA about an unsafe driving habit that is non-phone related.

Graduate and undergraduate students with a commitment to combat drunk driving in their community are invited to apply for the Sevenish Students Against Drinking and Driving Scholarship.

Shop Athens Ohio Scholarship is offered to students who tell how the internet will impact their future careers, such as advances in web development, video production, and more. Incoming, undergraduate, and graduate students may apply.

The Silver Dollar Financial Public Speaking Scholarship is for incoming and undergraduate students who enjoy public speaking. Silver Dollar Financial is looking for students who can submit both a persuasive essay and equally compelling speech video on a topic of the applicant’s choice.

Simmrin Law Group Entrepreneurial Scholarship was created for students pursuing an entrepreneurial rout. Undergraduate students may apply.

The Sixth City Marketing College Scholarship offers financial assistance to students who share how the internet has influenced their career path.

Sevenish Personal Injury offers its Surviving & Moving on After a Motorcycle Accident Scholarship to incoming, undergraduate, and graduate students who have experienced a motorcycle accident. Students are asked to describe the recovery process and the importance of safe driving.

The Terry Bryant Accident & Injury Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors beginning their first college semester in the Fall.

The Bratton Estate & Elder Care Attorneys sponsor the Vicki Elaine Whitworth Memorial Scholarship Fund which is offered to incoming and continuing undergraduate students.

Wade Law offers its Saying Stop to Medical Malpractice Scholarship to raise awareness of the dangers related, such as misdiagnoses or surgical errors.

 

July

The ABC Law Centers offer the ABC Law Centers Cerebral Palsy Scholarship to an undergraduate or graduate student who has cerebral palsy.

Students studying life sciences may apply to the Antibodies-Online Stipend. High school, Undergraduate and Graduate Students are eligible for the stipend. (Additional deadline in July)

The Behan Law Group Military Veteran Scholarship is offered to active military members, military veterans, and children of military members who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree.

The Ben Crump Community Leadership Scholarship awards students who value community leadership and share their experiences of being a community leader. Incoming and undergraduate students may apply. (Additional Deadline in January)

CreditSoup provides an annual scholarship to undergraduate students. Undergraduates of all majors who are U.S. citizens are eligible to apply.

The Eskew Law Scholarship for Children of Convicted Felons is offered to undergraduate students who are children of a convicted felon.

Geneva Rock Products, Inc. has launched a scholarship essay contest in support of students dedicated to building the future. Through this scholarship, Geneva hopes to inspire more passionate and hard-working individuals to enter and progress in the construction and related engineering industries. (Additional deadline in November)

The GWC Injury Lawyers LLC offer the GWC Injury Lawyers Annual Scholarship. The scholarship aims to assist students who are currently enrolled in a college or university in the United States.

Undergraduate and Graduate students are able to apply for the Lakeview Health Scholarship. Applicants may be continuing or new students.

The LA Tutors Innovation in Education Scholarship is offered to incoming and undergraduate students who have created an innovation that improves the users’ life. These innovations should be education related. Students in any discipline are eligible to apply.

The Kinect Solar Act Now Scholarship is offered to undergraduate students in any major who educate others on easy and affordable ways people can help slow down the effects of climate change. (Additional deadline in December)

New Silver Fintech Scholarship is offered to undergraduate and graduate students interested in how financial technology will impact various industries, such as real estate.

Pintas & Mullins Injury Lawyers’ Quality of Life Scholarship is awarded to students who express their thoughts on how society can improve its care and perspective on the elderly.

Samer Habbas & Associates offer a scholarship to university students who have had an accident and how they overcame the aftermath.

International, undocumented and domestic students may apply for The Sure Oak Be Awesome Scholarship. Applicants may specialize in any field of study.

Tylenol® Future Care Scholarship supports students pursuing careers in healthcare. Undergraduate seniors and graduate students may apply.