Outside Scholarship Opportunities - February 2014 Deadlines
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Illinois Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarships
Deadline: 2/1/2014. Must obtain letter of reference from local DAR chapter, which requires earlier deadlines in order to get chapter letters and/or endorsement. Students should apply through their county of residence. Students from Morgan and Scott Counties apply through the Rev. James Caldwell Chapter, NSDAR in Jacksonville. Click here for more information on and to view the scholarship announcement from the Rev. James Caldwell Chapter, NSDAR. Various state scholarships are available.
Harry S. Truman Scholarship
Deadline: 2/4/2014. Full-time student pursuing a bachelor's degree with at least a junior-level academic standing during the 2013-14 academic year and intending to pursue graduate studies in public service are eligible to apply for a scholarship up to $30,000.
Boren Awards for International Studies
Deadline: 2/5/2014. Funding opportunities focused on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study critical to US national security and underrepresented in study abroad. Up to $20,000.
Mediacom World Class Scholarship Program
Deadline: 2/15/2014. Must be a high school senior graduating in 2014 and live in the areas served by Mediacom. Essay and educator references required. $1,000 award.
IC Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship
Deadline: 2/15/2014. Continuing the family legacy on the Hilltop, the Alumni Association has established the Legacy Scholarship to assist children of Illinois College alumni. The scholarship is for $2,000 per year and will continue for four years, or eight semesters, of study. An application along with a short essay explaining why it is important to the student to continue the family tradition of an Illinois College education is required. First consideration will be given to those who apply by February 15.
La Unidad Latina Foundation
Deadline: 2/15/2014. Undergraduate students with a minimum GPA of 2.8 who have completed at least one full year of study. Awards from $250 - $2,000.
The Laverne Noyes Scholarship Application
Deadline: 2/15/2014. Undergraduate students who are descendants of a veteran of World War I are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Applications should be completed and returned to the Illinois College Office of Financial Aid with a February 15th priority deadline.
Robert F. Sibert Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: 2/15/2014. First consideration will be given to the dependent or spouse living with a employee of Bound to Stay Bound Books. If no eligible employee's dependent or spouse applies, the scholarship will then be awarded to an entering first year student that is a resident of Morgan County or who attended a high school located in Morgan County. Selection of the recipient will be based on financial need, academic achievement, and community service. The Robert F. Sibert Memorial Scholarship will be $7,500 per year for four successive years. The recipient must remain in good academic standing in order to remain eligible for the Scholarship.
Additional scholarship opportunities will be added as the information becomes available to us.