Acorn Equality Fund Scholarship

These scholarships provide financial support for gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender students, allies or the children of gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender parents. To be eligible, applicants must retain permanent residence in downstate Illinois (all Illinois counties except Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will) and attend any accredited, post-secondary educational institution.

Era L. and Frances L. Walker Scholarship

The Era L. and Francis L. Walker Scholarship is a named scholarship from the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois that aims to help African American males who are graduating high school seniors from a Rockford Public School to pursue higher education.

AGCO Manufacturing Locations Scholarship Program

These scholarships are for students who are residents of Georgia, Illinois, Kansas or Minnesota. And, who are a high school senior or college student pursuing a two or four-year degree in any major. Applicants have participated in community service, demonstrate financial need and reside near Jackson, Minnesota.

AGCO BNSF Railway Foundation FFA Scholarship

BNSF Railway is focused on making a difference in the communities where our employees live, work and volunteer. This Foundation is giving one scholarship to award to members from the following states: California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Texas. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required.

BBB Educational Foundation College Scholarship Program

This contest is open to all public and private high school seniors and college students residing in the following counties in BBB’s service area in Chicago & Northern Illinois. Students must have residence in one of the following counties to be eligible: (Boone, Carroll, Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, JoDavies, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, LaSalle, Lee, McHenry, Ogle, Stephenson, Whiteside, Will, Winnebago).

Women’s Another Chance Scholarship

The Women’s Another Chance Scholarship is available for mothers who reside in and attend school in the St. Louis area. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and critical unmet financial need. Click here to learn more about eligibility and how you can apply today!