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
Bi-County Foundation Scholarship - deadline: February 15, 2017
Open to students who attend schools serviced by Bi-County Coop (Eastland qualifies). Scholarship is for students pursuing a career in Special Ed or a related field (i.e. psychology, music therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, social work, etc.).
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.
First Choice Agriculture Scholarship - deadline: February 15, 2017
Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have been accepted into an agriculture or agriculture-related curriculum at a university, college, or community college. Agriculture-related fields include those that would contribute to the quality of life for people living in rural areas. Must reside or attend high school within 1st Farm Credit Services' territory.
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