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For students residing in Illinois, there are hundreds of available college scholarships just for living or studying in the Prairie State. There are a variety of exciting things to see and do in Illinois, such as riding the elevator to the 103rd floor of the Willis Tower, walking through Millennium Park, making a trip to the Navy Pier, and visiting the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. It’s also home to some top schools, such as the University of Illinois (Illini), University of Chicago, Illinois State University (ISU), and Northwestern University. If you’re a student looking to attend a school in your home state of Illinois, you have the chance to add scholarship dollars to your college savings. Check out this directory of scholarships for Illinois residents, and apply online today! For even more scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

Antonio Cirino Memorial Fellowship

This fellowship program is open to Rhode Island residents who need financial assistance to acquire education toward a master's or doctorate in order to pursue a teaching career in the arts. Applicants may not be a Rhode Island School of Design graduate or seeking a graduate degree from RISD.

Total: $12000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 26
2019

Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award

This scholarship sweepstakes is open to U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are 16 years of age or older. Students must plan to attend or be attending an accredited, non-profit, four-year college or university located in the 50 United States, District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.

Total: $2500 Awards:  11
Deadline:  April 30
2019

Unigo All About Education Scholarship 2019

This scholarship is open to any applicant who is 13 years of age or older and is a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Applicants must submit creative, original responses to the scholarship question, using the online application form.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 30
2019

Northrop Grumman Foundation Scholarship for Freshmen

This scholarship is open to female U.S. incoming and current freshmen who are majoring in computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, software engineering, and systems engineering. Students must attend eligible schools as listed on the SWE website.

Total: $5000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  May 1
2019

University of Arizona Excellence Tuition Award

This scholarship is open to U.S. entering freshmen at the University of Arizona who are not residents of Arizona. Students must have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher and an ACT score of 24 or higher or an SAT score of 1110 or higher.

Total: $35000 Awards:  25
Deadline:  May 1
2019

Cay Drachnik Minorities Fund for Art Therapy

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who are members of an ethnic minority group. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and acceptance or enrollment in an American Art Therapy Association (AATA) approved art therapy program.

Total: $900 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 1
2019

Myra Levick Scholarship Fund

This award is available for student members of the American Art Therapy Association with a current GPA of at least 3.00. Applicants must demonstrate unmet financial need and acceptance or enrollment in an American Art Therapy Association approved graduate art therapy program. Students receiving this award are also strongly encouraged to attend the association's annual conference.

Total: $900 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 1
2019

Rawley Silver Award for Excellence

This award is available for student members of the American Art Therapy Association with a current GPA of at least 3.50. Applicants must demonstrate unmet financial need and acceptance or enrollment in an American Art Therapy Association approved graduate art therapy program. Students receiving this award are also strongly encouraged to attend the association's annual conference.

Total: $900 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 1
2019

Rover College Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. Students must submit an essay on the current year's topic.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 1
2019

LTU Bulldog Out-of-State Fee Waiver for Incoming Transfer Students

This award is for U.S. and International students who are planning to attend Louisiana Tech University as an out-of-state transfer student. Students must have complete at least 12 semester hours of college credit and have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher.

Total: $7366 Awards:  45
Deadline:  May 1
2019

CABAA Scholarship Program

This scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are studying in an aviation-related field and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Priority will be given to Chicago area residents, followed by Illinois residents.

Total: $7500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  May 10
2019

Aurelio "Larry" Jazo Migrant Scholarship

This award is available to a migrant farmworker student who has a recent migration to Illinois. Applications are available by contacting the Geneseo Migrant Center.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  May 15
2019