Additional Scholarships

Additional Scholarships

 

Scholarships listed are not part of STARS Scholarship Applications or associated with the Carl Sandburg College Foundation.  All scholarship applications and selections are handled through the donating organization. Scholarship deadline dates and award amounts will vary. For questions or more information, please contact the Carl Sandburg College Foundation Office at 309.341.5349 or by email.

 

The American Welding Society (AWS) Foundation offers scholarships to students studying welding. (Special application ; for more information, click here.

 

The AMVETS Department of Illinois Scholarship offers various scholarships to high school seniors. Each applicant should ensure that his or her application is complete and that all supporting documentation required is submitted. (Special applications ; for more information, click here.

 

The BNSF Foundation will award up to 35 scholarships, $2,500 each, for the upcoming college year. The program is available for current high school seniors who are the dependent sons, daughters, or stepchildren of full-time BNSF employees. The scholarships are renewable for three additional years. (Information available by e-mail: info@www.scholarship administrators.net or clicking here.)

 

The Datatel Angelfire Scholarship is available for outstanding students currently attending an eligible Datatel institution, who served in the Vietnam War, their spouses and children, or refugees. Scholarships are also available for soldiers who served in Operation Desert Storm, Operation Enduring Freedom, and/or Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

The Datatel Returning Student Scholarship is available to students enrolled in at least six credit hours returning to school in the upcoming year after a five-year or more absence.

 

The Datatel Scholars Foundation Scholarship is available to students enrolled in at least six credit hours at Carl Sandburg College.

 

The Galesburg Cottage Hospital Nursing Assistance Scholarship provides a full one-year scholarship (tuition, fees, required textbooks), to full-time (ten hours), second-year ADN students who have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher. Recipients will receive a full-time position upon graduation and sign a contract to work with Cottage for at least one year. (Special application form available from Cottage Hospital).

 

The Hancock County Retired Teachers Association offers scholarships to full-time students accepted into a Teacher Certification program. Applicants must be a graduate of Hancock County High School and maintain a 3.0 grade point average.

 

The Illinois Community College Faculty Association (ICCFA) Scholarship will be awarded to Illinois residents who are full-time students, have completed 30 semester hours and must have a 3.5 or higher GPA.  For more information, click here.

 

Illinois Retired Teachers Association Foundation offers scholarships to juniors or seniors who have been accepted into a Teacher Certification Program. For more information visit: www.irtaonline.org/Scholarship.aspx.

 

The Independent Accountants´ Association of Illinois Scholarship Foundation is offering scholarships to Illinois students who have a 3.0 GPA and are majoring in accounting. For more information visit: http://www.illinoisaccountants.com/users/serview.asp?suid=7411

 

The National Federation of the Blind will award thirty scholarships to high-achieving, legally blind students. (Online scholarship applications are available here and due March 31.)

 

The P.E.O. Continuing Education Scholarship will be awarded to a female student, with documented financial need, who has had at least 12 consecutive months as a non-student in her adult life, and is within 24 months of completing her educational goal.

 

The Pilot Club of Galesburg Scholarship is available to local students pursuing a career in a Special Education program or a Health Care program (which involves working with the disabled).

 

The Pioneer Hi-Bred International is offering scholarships to full-time students enrolled in an Agricultural technology program. (Information is available here)

 

SAD SACKS UNIT 1216 AMVETS offers scholarships to high school seniors pursuing a nursing degree. A military connection is not necessary. (Special application  is due to AMVETS by March 1.)  For more information, click here.

 

The SEMA Memorial Scholarship, sponsored by the Specialty Equipment Market Association, will be awarded to students that are enrolled in the automotive studies programs.  For more information, click here.

 

The Sonne Scholarship was created through a generous bequest from the estate of Maybelle Sonne, a retired nurse, who directed that the funds be used to aid those entering a career in nursing. Members in good standing of the Student Nurse Association of Illinois (SNAI) are eligible for the Illinois Nurses Association (INA) Sonne Scholarship. The funds may be used tuition, fees, or other costs.

 

The Warren-Henderson County Farm Bureau provides scholarships to students entering or attending college who are majoring in agriculture or agribusiness. The scholarships are awarded on the basis of exceptional scholastic ability and/or financial need.

 

The Western Illinois Regional Council-Community Action Agency is offering scholarships to assist lower-income student who reside in Hancock, Henderson, McDonough, or Warren County. For further information click here.

 

More Scholarships:

Scholarships listed are not part of STARS Scholarship Applications or associated with the Carl Sandburg College Foundation.  All scholarship applications and selections are handled through the donating organization. Scholarship deadline dates and award amounts will vary. For questions or more information, please contact the Carl Sandburg College Foundation Office at 309.341.5349 or by email.

 

Posted November 7, 2013

Knox County Soil & Water Conservation District

Max and Frances Sanford Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a Knox County resident who is attending or plans to attend an agriculture-related program at an Illinois college.

Amount of Award: $500

Deadline: April 1, 2014

For more information visit: http://knoxcountyswcd.tripod.com/id19.html and for an application click here.

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Posted November 5, 2013

Sunoco Rewards Scholarships

Amount of Award: TWO $1,000 opportunities available

Deadline: June 1, 2014

For more information please visit:

http://www.gosunoco.com/contests-and-sweepstakes/sunoco-rewards-scholarship/

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Posted November 5, 2013

Sports Unlimited 2014 Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: April 20, 2014

For more information please visit:

www.sportsunlimitedinc.com/2014-scholarship.html

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Posted November 5, 2013

Big Fish Online Games Scholarship

Amount of Award: $2,500

Deadline: May 31, 2014

For more information please visit:

www.bigfishgames.com/daily/big-fish-online-games-scholarship/

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Posted November 5, 2013

Oz Moving & Storage Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: April 4, 2014

For more information please visit:

www.ozmoving.com/scholarship

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Posted November 5, 2013

AWeber Email Marketing Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: May 1, 2014

For more information please visit:

www.aweber.com/email-marketing-scholarship.htm

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Posted November 5, 2013

Emergency University $1,000 Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: April 30, 2014

For more information please visit:

www.emergencyuniversity.com/news/scholarship.aspx

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Posted November 5, 2013

Griswold Home Care 2014 Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: May 1, 2014

For more information please visit:

www.griswoldhomecare.com/scholarship/

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Posted November 5, 2013

Revzilla "The Future of Motorcycle Technology"  Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: April 20, 2014

For more information please visit:

www.revzilla.com/revzilla-college-scholarship-2014

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Posted November 5, 2013

Nuvation Engineering Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: May 31, 2014

For more information please visit:

www.nuvation.com/nuvation-scholarship

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Posted November 5, 2013

Autodesk Scholarships and Competitions

Amount of Award: Visit website for details

Deadline: Ongoing

For more information please visit:

usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/pc/index?siteID=123112&id=17359857

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Posted November 5, 2013

Lamps.com 2013 Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: June 1, 2014

For more information please visit:

www.lamps.com/scholarship-2013

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Posted November 5, 2013

PicMonkey $1,000 Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: May 31, 2014

For more information please visit:

blog.picmonkey.com/2013/11/01/1000-picmonkey-college-scholarship/

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Posted November 5, 2013

RE/MAX of New Jersey 2014 Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: April 30, 2014

For more information please visit:

http://www.remax-nj.com/scholarship.aspx

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Posted November 5, 2013

IssueTrak Help Desk Software Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: May 31, 2014

For more information please visit:

www.issuetrak.com/help-desk-software-scholarship

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Posted November 5, 2013

Westway Electric Supply "Illuminating Ideas" Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: April 30, 2014

For more information please visit:

www.westwayelectricsupply.com/scholarship

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Posted November 5, 2013

Semester Online "Free to be Me" Scholarship

Amount of Award: $500

Deadline: March 30, 2014

For more information please visit:

semesteronline.org/news/free-to-be-me-scholarship-opportunity-with-semester-online/

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Posted November 5, 2013

Free Country Principles Scholarship Essay Contest

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: May 31, 2014

For more information please visit:

www.freecountry.com/pages/principles-scholarship-essay-contest

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Posted November 1, 2013

Children and Youth Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: March 15, 2014

Rules governing this scholarship:

1. Applicant must be working towards a degree in Education with emphasis on the subjects required for teaching mentally or physically challenged children.

2. Applicant must be in sophomore or junior class in college when application is made.

3. Applicant must be in the upper half of the class.

4. Applicant must be in need of financial assistance.

5. Applicant must be a resident of Illinois.

For more information and an application visit:

Carl Sandburg College Foundation Office; located in Building E

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Posted November 1, 2013

Past Presidents Parley Nurses Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: April 10, 2014

Basis for judging (please see the full application for clarification):

1. Commitment to a nursing career -25%- based on the applicant's essay as required detailing their determination, desire, adaptability, stamina, and attitude.

2. Character rating -25%- based on the applicant's four letters of recommendation detailing their morality, legal and mental accountability, and trustworthiness.

3. Financial need -30%- based on the applicant's required financial information.

4. Scholastic rating -20%- based on the applicant's grade transcripts.

For more information and an application visit:

Carl Sandburg College Foundation Office; located in Building E

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Posted November 1, 2013

Mildred R. Knoles Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000 (as funds permit)

Deadline: March 15, 2014

Rules:

  • must be presently attending college
  • must live in Illinois
  • must be a veteran, child or grandchild or great-grandchild of a veteran who served in the Armed Forces during eligibility dates (additional rules apply)

For more information and an application visit:

Carl Sandburg College Foundation Office; located in Building E

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Posted November 1, 2013

8 & 40 Nurses Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: March 17, 2014

Basis for judging (please see the full application for clarification):

1. Commitment to a nursing career -25%- based on the applicant's essay as required detailing his/her determination, desire, adaptability, stamina, and attitude.

2. Character rating -25%- based on the applicant's three letters of recommendation detailing his/her morality, legal and mental accountability, and trustworthiness.

3. Financial need -30%- based on the applicant's required financial information.

4. Scholarship rating -20%- based on the applicant's grade transcripts.

For more information and an application visit:

Carl Sandburg College Foundation Office; located in Building E

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Posted November 1, 2013

Edna Mae Unfer Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: April 10, 2014

Basis for judging (please see the full application for clarification):

1.  The applicant must be 30 years of age or older seeking a degree in nursing.

2. Commitment to a nursing career -25%- based on an essay written by the applicant detailing their determination, desire, adaptability, stamina, and attitude.

3. Character rating -25%- based on the applicant's four letters of recommendation detailing their morality, volunteerism, legal and mental accountability, and trustworthiness.

4. Financial need -30%- based on the applicant's required financial information.

5. Scholastic rating -20%- based on the applicant's grade transcripts.

For more information and an application visit:

Carl Sandburg College Foundation Office; located in Building E

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Posted October 28, 2013

SuretyBonds.com Small Business Success Student Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,500

Deadline: March 31, 2014

The SuretyBonds.com Small Business Success Student Scholarship program is open to students in every state. All entries must be received no later than March 31, 2014, to be eligible for the contest. Applications may only be submitted online. Three deserving individuals will win a $1,500 scholarship to use toward furthering their education at the college or university of their choice. Each student must submit a 500 to 1,000- word essay about "How small business ownership (personal, parent, grandparent, or legal guardian) has shaped you into the person you are today."

For more information and application visit:

http://www.suretybonds.com/scholarships

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Posted October 16, 2013

Scholarship Search Page

Amount of Award: Varies     

Deadline: Varies   

For more information please visit:

http://www.college-scholarships.com/free_scholarship_searches.htm

The above page lists and links to more than 60 no-cost scholarship search sites.

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Posted September 16, 2013
Bulwark - Aaron Seever Sales Scholarship

Amount of Award: $500 Scholarship & an iPad mini
Deadline: September 30, 2013 & January 31, 2014

For more information and application visit:

http://www.bulwarkpestcontrol.com/

http://www.bulwarkpestcontrol.com/scholarship.php

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 Posted September 16, 2013

Scholarships for current and prospective nursing students

Amount of Award: Varies     

Deadline: Varies   

For more information and application forms visit:

http://www.nursingdegree.com/Scholarships/

Over 350 scholarships listed at the above website.                                                                                                                           

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Posted July 9, 2013
NursesLink.org Scholarship
Amount of Award: $1,000 Scholarship & $500 Scholarship
Deadline: October 31st and April 30th of every year

For more information and application form visit: 

For nursing students: http://nurseslink.org/nursing-program-scholarship/
For non-nursing students: http://nurseslink.org/college-student-scholarship/

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Posted July 9, 2013
LifeShield - Smart Home Scholarship Program
Amount of Award: $1,000 Scholarship
Deadline: December 31, 2013

For more information and application form visit: 

http://www.lifeshield.com/smarthomescholarship/

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Posted April 8, 2013
Art Metal Workshop, Inc. - Wrought Iron Art Scholarship
Amount of Award: (2) $1,000
Deadline: December 01, 2013
For more information please go to:
http://www.art-metal.ca
http://art-metal.ca/scholarship.html

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Posted March 25, 2013
TravelNursing.org - Nursing Education Scholarship
Amount of Award: $1,000
Deadline: February 10, 2014
Nursing, Medical, Health related fields
http://www.travelnursing.org/
http://www.travelnursing.org/nursing-scholarship.php

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