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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 Superpower Scholarship 2019

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 2025) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $2,500 scholarship.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 31
2020

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:  April 1
2020

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!

Total: $4000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 1
2020

Association of Illinois Real Estate Educators (AIREE) Alan S. Toban Grant

This award is available for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of the state of Illinois. Applicants must be pursuing or continuing to pursue a career in real estate education.

Total: $500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  April 15
2020

Unigo All About Education Scholarship 2020

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
2020

Unigo Fifth Month Scholarship 2020

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 2025) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  May 31
2020

Unigo Do-Over Scholarship 2020

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 2025) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  June 30
2020

Illinois Veteran Grant (IVG) Program

This scholarship is available for Illinois resident undergraduate and graduate students who have served at least one year of federal active duty service in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received an honorable discharge for each period of federal active duty service.

Total: $1300 Awards:  8700
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Bucknell University Campus Enrichment Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. students enrolling at Bucknell University. First generation college students, students from outside the university's traditional geographic area, and those who bring cultural and intellectual diversity to the campus will be considered.

Total: $6000 Awards:  50
Deadline:  January 15

USF Green & Gold Directors Award

This award is available for non-Florida residents who are attending the University of South Florida. Applicants who have a grade point average of 3.8 or higher and SAT/ACT scores of 1290/27 are automatically eligible for this award upon admission to the University of South Florida.

Total: $9000 Awards:  15
Deadline:  January 15

USF Green & Gold Presidential Award

This award is available for non-Florida residents who are attending the University of South Florida. Applicants who have a weighted grade point average of 4.0 or higher and SAT/ACT scores of 1360/29 are automatically eligible for this award upon admission to the University of South Florida.

Total: $12000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  January 15

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Incoming Freshmen Out-of-State Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. students who have been admitted to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette as incoming freshmen (12 or fewer college credits) and are not residents of Louisiana. The student must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and an ACT composite of 23 or higher or an SAT composite score of 1050 or higher.

Total: $13728 Awards:  15
Deadline:  January 31