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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.

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

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

Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship

This scholarship is open to female U.S. high school seniors and undergraduates who are pursuing two- or four-year degrees in agriculture. Students must reside in selected states; exhibit strong leadership skills and financial need; and have participated in community service.

Total: $2500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  February 06

MetLife Foundation Scholarship

This award is available for current high school seniors who are members of the Future Farmers of America. Students must enroll in an eligible agricultural major and be a resident of an eligible state.

Total: $2000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  February 06

Pink Tractor Scholarship

This scholarship is open to female U.S. high school seniors who are members of Future Farmers of America and plan to pursue a degree in selected agricultural business fields. Students must live on a family farm in the continental U.S. and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 06

Rabo AgriFinance Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who are members of Future Farmers of America and pursuing a two- or four-year degree in select areas of agriculture, communications, education, management, sales, science, and technology. Students must live on a family farm, have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and rank in the top 50 percent of his/her class.

Total: $2000 Awards:  9
Deadline:  February 06

Rose Acre Farms Scholarship

This award is available for high school seniors who are residents of select counties in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Indiana, Georgia, and North Carolina. Applicants must plan to major in select agricultural-related fields; preference is given to students majoring in food science or animal/poultry science.

Total: $1000 Awards:  17
Deadline:  February 06