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.
A Place for Mom is proud to offer scholarships to university students interested in the fields of aging and gerontology. As North America’s largest senior living referral service, we know the importance of supporting the training and education of our future senior care leaders.
Scholarships will be awarded to a citizen or a Permanent Resident of the United States or Canada (excluding Quebec) who is enrolled and currently taking classes at an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada (excluding Quebec), and will grant selected applicants a $2,000 financial donation for their compelling submissions on life lessons from a senior.
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
We are inviting all students to submit an original and interesting 1000-2000 word article, on anything dog related. This will provide you with the opportunity to showcase your enthusiasm and love of animals, and will also give you experience in writing which will come in handy for your studies.
All Things Dogs are offering one scholarship per academic year, to the value of $1000, to help aid a student through their studies.
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.
Clutch Prep was founded with the mission to help students succeed in their classes. We believe in a learning model that consists of straight-forward explanations, relevant examples, and thorough practice.
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.
DaVinci’s annual scholarship program has been created with the purpose of helping women succeed in STEM fields, collating inspiring essays from the minds of our future innovators and being a part of the conversation that highlights the contributions women have made and are yet to make in STEM.
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.
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 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. Thank you to all of your scholarship applicants, only scholarship recipients will be notified by the end of April.
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. 2019-2020 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 Community College Faculty Association (ICCFA) is a statewide organization that represents the common interests of all faculty in the public community colleges in Illinois; promotes teaching and learning excellence and professional development; provides a faculty presence on the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB); and informs faculty of issues which affect the 48 public community colleges in Illinois.
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.
As the charitable arm of the Illinois Farm Bureau, the IAA Foundation proudly supports farm families and the future of agriculture through education. With the help of generous contributors, the IAA Foundation makes a lasting impact through scholarships, grants and key programs like Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom.
The IHA Constituency on Volunteers' (CoV) mission is to "support, enhance and expand hospital volunteerism through education." The CoV emphasizes educating the community and volunteer constituents on issues affecting healthcare. We work to strengthen the link between the health systems, hospitals and the community.
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.
Illinois Valley Community Hospital is dedicated to providing exceptional care through a commitment to clinical excellence and compassion for every patient, every day.
By constantly exceeding expectations, Illinois Valley Community Hospital will be known as the place where patients want to receive care, physicians want to practice and employees want to work.
Illinois Democratic Women (“IDW”) is a statewide grassroots organization working for more equitable representation and participation of Democrat women in all levels of the Democratic Party and government.
Our organization is comprised of mothers, wives, sisters, nurses, teachers, students, firefighters, environmentalists, activists, police officers, and retired women.
IDW works to unite this wonderful diversity of devoted women behind one common goal — the support of our party, and the involvement of women in the political process.
"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.
Let’s Play Cornhole is the leading producer of high-quality, creative cornhole boards today. We offer a huge selection of cornhole boards, wraps, and other accessories like bags to keep the boards safe when they’re not being used. We also offer custom cornhole sets for those who want something completely unique. Cornhole is a game enjoyed by college students everywhere. We understand that many of those who enjoy this game and our boards may be paying for college, where every dollar counts. With this in mind, we’re offering a $500 scholarship to students attending an accredited college or university.
Lux Rehabs team is well aware of the huge expense related to higher education, with many of us having been involved in it ourselves. While tuition at colleges and universities continues to rise, students and their families are often left with significant financial responsibilities to overcome.
Our company believes higher education is important and wants to give back and provide others with the means to further their education in academia. Our company has decided to create a scholarship program for undergraduate and graduate students to help meet their education related expenses. We are offering a scholarship of $1,000 to a new student every year. Our goal is to help as many students over the years as possible and that is why our scholarship will continue annually.
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.
The scholarship program was introduced in 1990 by CME Group and NPPC to celebrate the 25th anniversary of CME hog futures. The scholarship was renamed in 2006 to honor the passing of NPPC board member Lois Britt, a lifetime supporter of agriculture. Britt spent 34 years with the N.C. Cooperative Extension Service, finishing out her career for 15 years with Smithfield Hog Production in public and government relations. She was inducted into the NPPC Pork Industry Hall of Fame, the N.C. Pork Council Hall of Fame and awarded the N.C. 4-H Lifetime Achievement Award.
To be eligible for a scholarship, students must be undergraduates in a two-year swine program or a four-year college of agriculture, provide a brief letter describing their expected role in the pork industry, write an essay on an issue affecting the pork industry and submit two letters of reference from professors or industry professionals.
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.
The Patriot Education Fund provides scholarships and education opportunities for enlisted military veterans (E1 to E5) and their dependents.
Scholarships are available to recent high school graduates and advance degree candidates who have a permanent residence within Bureau County and are pursuing a healthcare career. Applicants are required to be pursuing a degree in healthcare including but not limited to, the following fields: nursing, radiology, lab technology, physical or occupational therapy and pre-med.
Experiencing that alluring smell of freshly roasted coffee first thing in the morning is good, but being able to pay for your education – and reap the future benefits thereafter – is even better. This is exactly why we’ve created this $600 essay scholarship opportunity, which we sincerely and wholeheartedly hope will help both existing and future students to get at least one step closer to finding their dream careers.
In fact, education is a unique investment in that it brings an exponential positive value the sooner you get it done. If coffee is your passion, and concise writing is your forte, then you’ve come to the right place!
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.
Life is a journey worth celebrating and remembering. Since 2002, Memorials.com has been the market leader in helping people remember their loved ones with cremation urns, cremation jewelry, headstones and other affordable memorial products. Now, Memorials.com wants to help students remember the life of someone important in their lives as they take this important next step in their careers.
The Remembering a Life scholarship from Memorials.com will offer at least one $2,500 scholarship to an eligible college student planning to attend an accredited college for the 2019 school year.
We believe in working hard. We believe in living debt free. We believe the world needs great leaders who are free from the chains of debt and are therefore available to say YES. We believe that our world needs more peacemakers - those who treat people the way they want to be treated. We believe well-run, faith-based charities and organizations with faith-based values can cause amazing positive change in this world.
SeniorAdvice.com are offering a $2,000 scholarship to an eligible student who has been a caregiver for a senior friend or relative. One student, who will be attending college or university in the Spring of 2020, will receive $2,000 for tuition and/or books.
Applications are available at St. Margaret’s Hospital Foundation Office and St. Margaret’s Hospital Switchboard.
Applicant must be a member/dependent of a member of the Stark County Farm Bureau majoring in any field OR a Stark County (Illinois) resident majoring in a field related to agriculture.
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.
This year, Reidy Law Office is proud to announce The Children of a Non-Traditional Family Scholarship to hear from students who grew up in a non-traditional family and hear how this had a positive effect on their life. We want to hear how a non-traditional family gave you insights and experiences that are unknown to individuals from a traditional family.
We are proud to offer our $3,000 Tobi Cares Scholarship to help female students across the country, in addition to $200 in Tobi.com store credit. The scholarship will be awarded to one student and transferred directly to the student's school to cover tuition fees.
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.