Many organizations outside of Illinois Valley Community College offer additional scholarship opportunities. The availability of these scholarships is subject to change.
IVCC does not endorse or sponsor these external scholarships.
IVCC Foundation Scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year.
We are one of the biggest U.S. based auto shippers. We provide worldwide shipping and have offices, storage facilities available in most of the main cities and metro areas throughout the U.S and overseas. Our team has decided to create a scholarship program (A-1 Auto Transport Scholarship) for the students so that they can get some help in meeting their education related expenses.
The winner(s) of this annual scholarship will receive their award within 2 weeks of the listed deadline. All applicants should include their full name and mailing address with their submissions as well as the school they are currently attending.
Acorn Equality Fund is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provide scholarships and organization grants to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons, organizations, and allies to impact lives in a positive fashion
The ever-increasing student debt burden, rising cost of higher education, and ongoing need for education funding is an alarming reality of our times. We know that women earn less than men, even one-year out of college, and thus may have more difficulty than men in paying off their student debt. AAUW’s educational funding for women remains an important element to closing the funding gap for women in higher education.
We are offering 4 currently enrolled students or high school seniors who are pursuing post-secondary education an opportunity to be awarded $2,000 in tuition assistance towards their upcoming semester! This scholarship is ongoing and will be available for both the spring and fall semesters each year.
American Sign Letters has been creating high quality signs, letters and plaques for years and it’s our time to start giving back to the community. We have created an annual $1,000 scholarship to award the winners of our unique design contest.
Since 1953, the ASM Materials Education Foundation has awarded scholarships totaling over $1.3 million. Currently, up to 20 scholarships are awarded annually through the ASM Materials Education Foundation.
The Bureau County Farm Bureau Foundation is pleased to announce that they are offering scholarships to area students majoring in agriculture. Over the last twenty-four years, the Foundation has awarded $91,250 to deserving college students. Last year alone the Foundation distributed $7,000 to area students.
Applications for the 2019-2020 academic year will be available starting on May 1st, 2019. Once available, links to applications will appear below each scholarship's description
For more information about the Clarence and Marie Medley Conservation Scholarship, please call the Henry County Soil and Water Conservation District at 309-937-5263, extension 3.
Complete Water Solutions is pleased to announce the Complete Water Solutions Scholarship for the 2019-2020 school year. The scholarship is intended to provide both financial assistance and recognition to talented, creative students. Current students interested in trades (plumbing, electrical, hvac, boiler operators), Reverse Osmosis Certified Courses, or Water Quality Certified Courses.
Since 1966, the Contractors Association of Will and Grundy Counties has awarded over $150,000 in scholarships to the sons and daughters of Will/Grundy union building trademans and/or carpenters, cement masons, electrical, iron workers, laborers, operating engineers, plumbers, and more. Application deadline is March 11, 2023.
Department of Defense scholarships provide cash awards to students who have demonstrated ability and aptitude for excelling in STEM fields in disciplines of importance to DoD.
Emery Reddy is proud to announce its third annual round of scholarships. Each year we offer financial assistance to students with an interest in pursuing careers in the legal field.
GFWC Illinois offers several opportunities for scholarship awards. Applications are available now for 2020 scholarships.
Making a difference for women pursuing a career in automotive retail.
Traditional high school students, non-traditional students, and GM dealership employees, in the US or Canada, pursuing academic degrees in automotive management, business, and technical certification in automotive education are encouraged to apply.
The 2023 scholarship application process is closed. Information for the 2024 scholarships will be available in January 2024.
Grace S. (Swindler) Davis was born and raised on a farm near Magnolia, Illinois. She attended the University of Michigan, majored in classical languages, and earned a Phi Beta Kappa Key. She was a Latin teacher in the Chicago Public school system her whole career. Ms. Davis was an ardent believer in the civilizing and social value of education. At her death in 1947, her Will stated that her assets were to be placed in trust, and that the income from this trust be used primarily for college scholarships for students residing in Hope and Magnolia Townships. Many students past and future have and will benefit from her generosity.
You must live or have lived in Magnolia Township (McNabb and Magnolia area) or Hope Township (Lostant Area) for ten years; Maintain full-time student status; Good Scholastic Ability; Good Moral Character
How to Apply:
Upon graduation from high school, a letter must be presented to the Grace S. Davis Scholarship trustee requesting that they be considered for this scholarship by July 1st. In this letter, inform the trustee of your college choice and college major and any other information that you may want to include.
Grace S. Davis Scholarship Trust c/o Christina Whitney, Trustee 1552 Meridian Rd, Magnolia, IL. 61336 Cmwhitney07@gmaiI.com
A market leader in online memorials, Green Meadow Memorials offers exceptional cremation urns and keepsake cremation urns with cutting edge personalization preview technology. We recognize that our business would not be possible without a huge array of skilled professionals in many different industries. In order to ensure that these services continue to be available, Green Meadow Memorials is offering a continuing education scholarship open to all who are pursuing academic and technical education after completing High School.
The GROWMARK Foundation is committed to making investments in education and programming of the future of the agriculture industry. We provide scholarship opportunities to students who are furthering their education in agriculture-related studies or accounting. The application process opens March 13th, 2023 and will close on May 12th 2023.
The Career & Technical Scholarship Program is funded through the Horatio Alger Endowment Fund and the generosity of Association Chairman Emeritus and Endowment Fund President Walter Scott, Jr. Scholarships are awarded to students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives who wish to pursue a career or technical education at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States.
The IAA Foundation endeavors to enhance the future of agriculture by providing college scholarships to Illinois Farm Families, Illinois Farm Bureau members, spouses, or their children who major in agriculture, agribusiness, or an ag-related course of study. The IAA Foundation is pleased to administer scholarships on behalf of agricultural partners and families who wish to support future generations and help assure a well-qualified and professional agricultural workforce in Illinois while supporting farming communities.
Illinois Agri-Women (IAW) is organizing The Women Changing the Face of Agriculture conference as an investment in the future of agriculture. This outreach project gives all women the opportunity to explore different career paths offered in the agriculture sector. Our goal is to help attendees receive accurate information first hand from actual women agriculture professionals.
IAW is a grassroots organization of farm and agri-businesswomen promoting a better understanding of agriculture and the family farm system. Our organization consists of members from across the state of Illinois who volunteer to promote agriculture. To learn more about Illinois Agri-Women visit our website.
Illinois AHEC Scholars is a program that uniquely blends opportunities to improve health care for rural and underserved urban communities with experiences that differentiate you from other students in your chosen health field. You’ll learn firsthand the value of interprofessional collaboration and professional networking. And it’s free for participants.
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. Furthermore, this scholarship enhances the relationship between the IAAP and institutions of higher learning that are educating and training the next generation of aggregate industry professionals.
In furtherance of the objectives of the Illinois Association of Highway Engineers (IAHE), as stated in its constitution, to advance the professional reputation of the organization and its members and to promote the engineering profession, a scholarship award program has been established. The attached application form should be used to apply for any of the three scholarships. If applying for more than one scholarship, separate applications must be submitted. Multiple scholarships will not be awarded to the same person in the same year.
The Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation supports a scholarship program each year that provides graduating Illinois High School students a scholarship for their continued education.
APPLICATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 1ST
IACRAO’s membership is made up of Admission and Records professionals from accredited post-secondary schools located within the State of Illinois. IACRAO’s primary functions are to educate its members, to promote professionalism and professional development for its members and to represent its members and their views through interaction with other professional groups. IACRAO is pleased to present these $500 nonrenewable scholarship opportunities. Scholarships are awarded in Spring.
The Illinois Conservation Foundation awards the annual Conservation Achievement Scholarship
to encourage the next generation of leaders to preserve and enhance a sustainable
Up to four one-time scholarships of $2,000 are given to outstanding high school seniors in Illinois who have demonstrated effective, voluntary and long-term dedication to the preservation, protection, enhancement and/or promotion of Illinois' natural resources.
Since 1959, ILCA has provided its members with the resources needed to enhance their performance and ensure continued growth and success. The Association’s mission is to enhance the professionalism and capabilities of members by providing leadership, education, representation, and services while promoting environmental awareness and the value of the landscape industry. ILCA employs a wide variety of means to fulfill its mission including; seminars, workshops, publications, trade shows, awards, networking, scholarship grants and social events.
The association is pledged to serve as a forum for the free exchange of ideas among landscape contractors, their suppliers and the government, working together for a greener, more beautiful Illinois. ILCA is a 501 (c) (6) nonprofit trade association with more than 800 member companies.
The Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) is an agricultural trade association
representing more than 1,600 pork producers throughout Illinois. IPPA is comprised
of county pork producer organizations in more than 20 counties throughout Illinois.
IPPA is an affiliate of the National Pork Producers Council and the National Pork
Board. IPPA provides producers with services that enhance profitability and preference
The Illinois Pork Producers Association proudly awards nine students with a scholarship each school year. Three Levels are awarded: (3) Gold Scholarships at $2,000 each; (3) Silver Scholarships at $1,500 each; (3) Bronze Scholarships at $1,000 each. Funding for these scholarships is made possible through the Keppy Foundation. Applicants must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or be enrolling to begin in the Fall of 2020 to be eligible. IPPA Scholarships are open to students pursuing any undergraduate degree at any two-year or four-year college. Previous winners may apply again. Applications may be submitted via mail or email.
The Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers is an organization of professional men and women engaged in the management of farms and the appraisal of rural property. The Society was formed in 1928, and its members manage the production and marketing of nearly 10 percent of the corn and soybean produced in Illinois.
Are you graduating from a community college and transferring to one of the four in-state agriculture universities (Illinois State, Southern Illinois, University of Illinois, or Western Illinois) to pursue a bachelor of science degree in agriculture? Apply for our ISPFMRA scholarship for community college transfer students!
"Representing agriculture and our member families through information and legislation to improve financial stability and quality of life."
o Applications are available at the La Salle County Stockman’s Facebook page.
Mark Krenz was a former officer and board member of the SWCD who showed leadership and determination in this organization as well as in his farming operation. The LaSalle County SWCD has created the Mark Krenz Scholarship Fund to honor his memory. The purpose of the scholarship fund is to assist in the college education of a high school senior or current college student (freshman, sophomore or junior) from LaSalle County who will continue his or her education in agriculture, environmental science, or natural resource management.
To be eligible for consideration, an applicant must:
• Be a high school senior who will be graduating this spring, or a college Freshman, Sophomore or Junior enrolled in an agriculture, environmental science, or natural resource management degree.
• Be a LaSalle County resident.
• Submit a completed application.
• Submit your most current transcript from your high school or college.
• Submit three current letters of recommendation in sealed envelopes (excluding relatives).
Deadline for applications: April 6th, 2023
To view the full application, visit www.lasalleswcd.org under Education or the application is available at the office for pickup.
The MCA of Chicago is a membership organization that represents more than 400 union contractors who service and install technologically advanced and energy-efficient heating, air conditioning, refrigeration and process piping systems across the region.
Our members perform the mechanical construction and service for everything from commercial and residential buildings, to food-processing facilities, refineries, green energy systems, power plants, manufacturing plants, hospitals, airports, hotels and data centers.
Membership in MCA of Chicago provides labor relations, high-quality learning opportunities, innovative safety and technology programs, legislative representation, mentoring opportunities and professional networking.
The NCGA William C. Berg Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship Program is conducted annually, awarding five (5) $1,000 one-year scholarships to deserving, qualified second-year or later, students pursuing any major at a U.S. 2-year or 4-year program of study at an accredited junior college, college or university.
If you’re a veteran or family member of a veteran or deceased military member who plans on attending a CNA program or continuing your nursing education, you may be worried about covering your daily expenses and your tuition. There are many scholarships available for people in your situation. While Premier Nursing Academy is tuition-free, some money is available to cover other school-related or living costs. If you plan to continue your education after completing school at Premier Nursing Academy, many of the scholarships below may apply to you as well.
Ottawa Business Builders (OBB) is an organization of business leaders in the Ottawa community with diverse educational backgrounds and careers. OBB would like to reach out and assist two high school graduates with their post-high school or career education in the hope of them returning and enhancing the community through entrepreneurship. Whether your dream is to start your own small business to provide goods or services to the community, entrepreneurs often have big dreams, and we want to hear yours!
OBB will provide up to $1,000 each in financial assistance to two scholarship winners. The applicants must be high school seniors graduating in Spring 2023 and residing in the 61350 zip code or attending a school located in the 61350 zip code. Students currently completing their education at home will also be eligible. The students should plan to further their career paths with post-high school education (community college, trade school, university, vocational, or certification program) with the intention of pursuing an entrepreneurial career in the Ottawa area.
The demand for nurses has been on the rise for over a decade. If we look at 2008-2010 alone, the RN workforce grew by 25%, while the number of LPNs grew by 15.5%. The demand for skilled nurses will continue to rise as baby boomers retire. To push demand even higher, nearly 33% of current nurses are fifty years of age or older so their retirement is not far off.
Training is very thorough for nurses because no two situations are the same. Hopeful nurses must take different courses, with college level programs existing at both two-year colleges and universities. Programs encompass varying levels of nursing education, each requiring different coursework and experience. We understand that it can become expensive so whether you’re aiming to be an RN or an LPN, you should take advantage of this scholarship.
Pro TIG Welders is offering welding tools, spare parts and supplies you'll need to start your welding career and help you find what you are looking for. With our focus on welding products for industries, professional welders, and beginners, we want young people to understand welding products' environmental and scientific impact. Students may choose between several topics for their scholarship essays revolving around current welding industry issues.
From environmental to socioeconomic concerns, our mission is to educate those responsible for making major manufacturing and purchasing decsions in the future.
The Starved Rock Country Community Foundation (SRCCF) administers a scholarship program each year to help students pursue their dreams and goals at colleges and universities following high school graduation. The 2023 Scholarship Season will be opening on Thursday, January 5, 2023.
Streator Onized Credit Union is committed to providing passionate service to members, community and each other to create a unique experience of people helping people.
Travers Tool is proud to announce our second Metalworking Student Scholarship, which offers $1,250 in tools for students enrolled in metalworking programs at vocational and technical schools. As your metalworking experts, Travers Tool is again thrilled to sponsor the industry’s next generation of machinists.
The Tri-County Opportunities Council (TCOC), Community Action Agency, was organized and incorporated in 1965 by a group of interested citizens from Lee, Ogle, and Whiteside Counties for the purposes of investigating the frequency, location, character and cause of poverty; and coordinating efforts to prevent, alleviate and eliminate poverty through the cooperation of public agencies, private organizations, business, industry and interested individuals.