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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.

AGCO Dealer Scholarship Program

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are members of the Future Farmers of America. Students must be from an eligible FFA chapter as identified by AGCO dealers.

Total: $1000 Awards:  100
Deadline:  February 06

Alpha Gamma Rho Educational Foundation Scholarship

This award is for male U.S. high school seniors who are members of Future Farmers of America. The applicant must be pursuing a four-year degree in any area of agriculture and plan to attend a university with an active Alpha Gamma Rho chapter.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 06

Andersons, Inc. Scholarship

This award is for a U.S. high school senior who plans to attend school in Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio, or Wisconsin, and is a resident of eligible counties in those states. The applicant must be a member of Future Farmers of America and plan to pursue a four-year degree in any area of agriculture.

Total: $1250 Awards:  4
Deadline:  February 06

BNSF Railway Company Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. high school seniors who are members of the Future Farmers of America and are residents of California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Texas. The student must be planning to enroll full time in one of the following areas of agriculture: business management, economics, finance, or sales and marketing.

Total: $1250 Awards:  10
Deadline:  February 06

Brandt Consolidated, Inc. Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who are members of Future Farmers of America and have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher. Students must reside in Illinois and plan to attend the University of Illinois to pursue a four-year degree in any area of agriculture (except social services).

Total: $1250 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 06

Bunge North America, Inc. Scholarship

U.S. high school seniors and currently enrolled students pursuing a two- or four-year degree in select agriculture majors are eligible for this award. Students must be members of the FFA, have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher, and reside in one of the 48 contiguous United States.

Total: $1000 Awards:  8
Deadline:  February 06

Consolidated Grain & Barge Co. Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate students who are members of Future Farmers of America pursuing a four-year degree in selected agricultural fields and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Students must be residents of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, or Oklahoma.

Total: $1500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 06

Cooperative Credit Company Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who are members of Future Farmers of America and residents of IL, IA, MN, OH, SD, or WI. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and major in selected agricultural fields.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  February 06

CSX Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who are members of Future Farmers of America and residents of FL, GA, IL, KY, MD, NY, OH, SC, TN, and WV. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and major in select areas of agriculture or fields related to railroad, trucking or logistics.

Total: $1000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  February 06

Darling Ingredients, Inc. Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who are members of Future Farmers of America and pursuing a four-year degree in selected agricultural fields. Students must attend a land-grant college in CO, IL, IN, IA, KS, NE, or WI.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 06

Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa Scholarship

This award is available for members of the Future Farmers of America (FFA) who are residents of one of the following states: Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or Wisconsin. The applicant must plan to major in an eligible agricultural field and have a grade point average of 2.5 or h...

Total: $1500 Awards:  17
Deadline:  February 06

Fastline Media Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. high school seniors who are members of the Future Farmers of America and residents of one of the eligible states. Applicants must plan to pursue a four-year degree in selected agricultural fields, live on a family farm, and demonstrate interest in managing a family farm.

Total: $1000 Awards:  14
Deadline:  February 06