Everyone is eligible to apply! Fill out Eastland Community Scholarship Application and write an essay, 1 page or less, expressing how you have used the Lanark Public Library & your future plans. Turn essay and application into Mrs. Pilgrim
3- $300 scholarships available! Qualifications for applicants: any member of the Boyle-Hoy American Legion Post (who are in good standing) and their family members (children or grandchildren), OR any college student who has not received the scholarship before and is a relative of a Legion member OR any graduating senior from Eastland High school who has a Shannon address. Please see application for specific details.
APWA NW Branch Scholarship -deadline:May 1, 2017
$2,000 scholarship for student pursuing Civil or Environmental engineering or Public Works related field. Students must reside or be employed in Boone, Winnebago, Stephenson, Lee, Jo Davies, Whiteside Carroll, or Ogle counties in NW Illinois.
Lanark Masonic Lodge Scholarship - deadline: March 17, 2017
Anyone is eligible to apply! Write a small paragraph describing what you think it means to be a Mason. Turn into Mrs. Pilgrim.
Tri-County Opportunities Council Scholarship - deadline: April 7, 2017
12 - $1,250 scholarships available for income eligible students. Certain household income requirements apply - see application for details.
Delta Kappa Gamma Pi Chapter - deadline: March 24th, 2017
$300 scholarship to outstanding senior girl who is planning to pursue degree in education. Turn application into Mrs. Pilgrim by March 24th as school can only recommend 1 student for this scholarship. Recommendation will be awarded to student with best application.
Sigma Nu Faternity for Univ. of Illinois - deadline: June 1st
High school senior male's planning to attend University of Illinois-Champaign/Urbana with above a 3.0 GPA are eligible to apply. See flyer for more details.
Eastland PTO Scholarship - Deadline: March 6, 2017
Scholarships available to Eastland Seniors! Provide resume and write a 500 word essay. See flyer for details. Any Eastland senior is eligible to apply!
WQAD S.O.A.R. Scholarship - deadline: April 18, 2017
5-$1,000 scholarships for seniors who best exemplify S.O.A.R. characteristics: S-Strength of character, O-Creating Opportunities to give back to the community, A-Achievement in academics and volunteerism, R-Resolve shown when faced with an adversarial situation. Application found at WQAD website along with a complete list of rules.
$1,000 one year non-renewable merit based award. Eligibility Requirements: applicant must be pursuing studies in chemistry, biochemistry, or chemical engineering, demonstrate a high level of academic achievement in science or related area, resident of Bureau, Carroll, Henderson, Henry, Jo Davies, Mercer, Rock Island, Warren, or Whiteside counties, and entering their freshmen year of college in the fall of 2017.
$500 Scholarship. Eligibility: any graduating senior from Carroll County who is enrolled in a 2 or 4 year accredited college/university or any Carroll County youth who is currently attending college. Must be in top 10% of class or in honor society. Selection based upon service, leadership, financial need, future goals, and academic achievement.
Kathryn G Hansen Scholarship - deadline: March 6, 2017
5 - $1,000 scholarships awarded to individuals who demonstrate academic excellence, citizenship, community and school involvement AND are Credit Union members. An individual may join RIA for the sole purpose of eligibility. Eligibility requirements: high school senior or current college student enrolling in an accredited 2-4 year college/university/technical school who is RIA credit union memeber.
Eligibility: high school senior planning to enter college in the fall, strong commitment to pursue higher education in an office professional, secretarial, or business-related field within state of IL (preference given to U of I students), be involved in co-curriculuar activities and be a resident of IL. Read these two pages for more information: page-one page-two.
Eastland Community Scholarship Application - deadline: February 24, 2017
Seniors - attached is a PDF copy of the application for our local scholarships. Submit to Mrs. Pilgrim. Paper copies are also available. APPLY TODAY! Everyone going to any type of schooling after high school is eligible to apply!
Agriculture First Scholarship from the Pearl City Elevator- deadline: March 3rd
$500 scholarship awarded to high school seniors based on scholastic achievement, leadership in agriculture, and a perceived ability to contribute to the agricultural community in the future. Students must be a high school senior graduating in 2017 and will be pursuing a 2-4 year degree in livestock production, crop production, or closely related field. Application available above or go to www.pce-coops.com.
Carroll County Help Center Scholarship - deadline: March 1, 2017
Multiple $500 scholarships to 2017 graduating seniors from Carroll County. This scholarships is aimed at students pursuing training at a Community College or Vocational/Technical School. They welcome applicants in vocational fields that include (but are not limited to): LPN, Ag Business, Auto Mechanics, Data Processing, Laboratory Tech, Secretarial, etc. Click here for more information and here for the application.
Pearl City Elevator will award a $500 scholarships to students pursuing higher education. Scholarship is based on scholastic achievement, leadership, need, and community involvement. Click here for an application
or go to www.pce-coops.com.
Eastland Education Association Scholarship - deadline: March 2, 2017
Every senior is eligible to apply! See attachment for more details. This is an anonymous $400 scholarship/essay competition, judged by Eastland teachers at the Elementary school.
CGH Auxillary Healthcare Scholarships - deadline: April 1
Multiple scholarships for one application! Applicant must reside in CGH Medical Center service area (Whiteside, Lee, Carroll, Ogle, and Bureau counties) and have proof of acceptance in accredited nursing program OR proof of acceptance in accredited healthcare program (such as physical therapy, pharmacy, radiology technology, etc.). This DOES NOT include pre-med, pre-physical therapy or other type designations. Demonstration of financial need and 3.0 GPA also required.
Schardt Orthodontics Scholarship - deadline: March 15, 2017
Any graduating senior who completed a full course of orthodontic treatment (braces on all teeth) or who are currently undergoing orthodontic treatment by Dr. Gregory Schardt and are pursuing further education in a vocational or technical school or college/university. $300 scholarships will be given to all qualifying patients with a 24 ACT composite (or higher) and who complete a 1000 word essay on the subject of : "The Importance of a Smile". Click here for application.
Sauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Scholarship -deadline: March 1
Applicants must be current residents or students in the Sauk Valley Area. Scholarships will be awarded based on agricultural background, educational and career goals, extracurricular activities and civic involvement as well as the overall quality of the application.
IL Sheriff's Association Scholarship - deadline: March 15, 2017
$500 scholarship paid directly to the school on behalf of scholarship recipient. Applicants must be IL residents and be attending college in the State of Illinois as a full-time student beginning in the fall of 2017. See application for more information - read directions carefully!
Andresen Farms Ag Scholarship - deadline: March 11, 217
$1,000 scholarships to seniors graduating in Carroll County. Eligibility requirements: graduating senior in Carroll County high school, enrolled or accepted fro enrollment at an accredited college, university, community college, or technical school, and must be majoring in Agriculture, Agribusiness, or Ag-related course of study. Scholarship based on scholastic ability, financial need, moral character, leadership qualities, and motivation. Application attached above.
Andresen Memorial Scholarship - deadline: March 11, 2017
$1,000 scholarships available in memory of Harold & Kay Andresen's sons Randy and Rodney. Must be a graduating senior of Carroll County and enrolled or accepted for enrollment at an accredited college, university, community college, or technical school. Scholarship to be based on need of student who has: scholastic ability, moral character, leadership qualities, motivation, and community involvement. Application attached above.
Dean Ritter Trust for the Dead and Hard of Hearing Scholarship - deadline: March 17
At least 10 scholarships between the amounts of $1,000-$5,000. Eligibility requirements include resident of state of IL, current HS senior in good standing, have significant hearing loss in one or both ears, exhibit financial need.
Scholarship for students age 16-25. Applicant must have parent who was killed or seriously inured as a result of work related accident that meets the criteria of the IL Workers' Compensation Act and has resulted in demonstrated financial need.
3 - $350 scholarships to students who plan to advance their secondary education in the field of Agriculture. Interested students should submit an essay expressing why they are interested in the field of Agriculture, their future schooling plans, and their current involvement in farm related activities, etc. See attached flyer for more details
Carroll County Farm Bureau Scholarships - deadline: March 6, 2017
4 - $1,000 scholarships for the CC Farm Bureau Foundation Scholarship and 1 - $1,000 scholarship for the Harold Schmidt Memorial Forestry Scholarship. CC Farm Bureau Foundation Scholarship: must be a Carroll County Farm Bureau member, major in agriculture, agribusiness, or Ag-related field, high school senior or current college student.
Harold Schmidt Memorial Scholarship: major must be in a certain areas (see application for details)
*Make sure you complete ALL areas of application. They had qualified applicants last year who did not receive scholarships because portions of the application were not completed!
Dorothy Footitt Scholarship - deadline: March 3, 2017
All Eastland students are eligible to apply! Make sure you read through the entire application and include all parts requested (in order!). Be legible and thorough. This scholarship requires 2 letters of recommendation. Must be turned into the HS before 3:00 p.m. on March 3rd.
Jo-Carroll Energy Scholarship - deadline: March 1, 2017
Many scholarships over $1,000! There are six Jo-Carroll Energy scholarships, two Lineworkers Scholarships, four Technical School Scholarships and 10 Director's scholarships available. Most require Jo-Carroll Energy as your electric/gas/sand prairie wireless provider. See website for details.
Carroll County Soil & Water Conversation District - March 31, 2017
$500 scholarship to a Carroll County youth who is or has graduated from a Carroll County school to further his/her education beyond high school in an agricultural field. This includes fields such as Agribusiness, Forestry, Agronomy, Ag-Economics, Natural Resources, Aquaculture, Wildlife Management, Agri-Science, etc. Click here for application and here for more information.
Aspiring Nursing Scholarship - June 30, 2017
$1,000 scholarship to high school seniors who are planning to pursue a degree in nursing or related field. Must write 500 word essay on why you're passionate about joining the nursing profession and how you will use education to improve healthcare of others.
Carroll County Livestock Feeders Association - deadline: March 31, 2017