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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.

Unigo Flavor of the Month Scholarship 2018

This award is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2024) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  July 31
2018

Unigo Make Me Laugh Scholarship 2018

The Make Me Laugh Scholarship, offered by UNIGO, is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2024) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 31
2018

John Audino Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to residents of Southern California who will be juniors or seniors in the upcoming fall semester at a college or university located in Los Angeles County (CA) or Cook County (IL). Students must play a brass instrument; preference is given to trumpet players.

Total: $2400 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 31
2018

Robert E. Cook Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. students who are residents of the state of Illinois. Applicants must be pursuing or continuing to pursue a career in association management.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 1
2018

HISLEA Scholarship

This scholarship is for U.S. Hispanic full-time college students who are attending an Illinois state college or university. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  September 8
2018

Community College Scholarship

This award is for U.S. students who are enrolled full-time at a public community, junior or city college. Students must submit three short essays addressing the questions provided in the scholarship application.

Total: $2500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  September 30
2018

Unigo Shout It Out Scholarship 2018

This award is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2024) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 30
2018

Roxane Malo Leadership Scholarship

This award is for U.S. students who are residents of the state of Illinois. Applicants must have held a valid real estate license for a minimum of one year, working in Illinois and be pursuing a career in real estate leadership training.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 1
2018

Horatio Alger Illinois Scholarship Program

This award is for high school seniors with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher who demonstrate critical financial need and are residents of Illinois.

Total: $2000 Awards:  17
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Unigo Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship 2018

This creative and fun scholarship program is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2024) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner with an imaginative and well-written response to the scholarship question about the Zombie Apocalypse will receive a $2,000 scholarship.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 31
2018

Harvey Fellowship

This award is available for U.S. and international Christian graduate students. Recipients are selected based on academic achievement and commitment to Christian values.

Total: $12000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  November 1
2018

Illinois Community Service Scholarship

The Illinois Community Service Scholarship is available for students in Illinois who submit an original video on the topic of a community service activity they have experienced and learned from.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 26
2018