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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.

Charles B. Atchison Jr. Memorial Endowment Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. and international high school seniors and undergraduate/graduate students who are residents of Illinois. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 01

Illinois State Endowment Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of Illinois. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 01

MARC Endowment Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of an eligible Midwestern state. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 01

Parr Family Memorial Endowment Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of an eligible Midwestern state. Applicant must have a grade point average of 2.5 to 3.0.

Total: $700 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 01

Second Chance Endowment Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. and international residents of Illinois who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must be 25 years of age or older.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 01

ASLA Council of Fellows Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who are in their third, fourth, or fifth year of undergraduate study in landscape architecture at a LAAB-accredited institution. Students must be members of ASLA and demonstrate financial need.

Total: $5000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  February 01

Landscape Forms Design for People Scholarship

This scholarship is for international and U.S. students who are in their final year of full-time undergraduate study in landscape architecture at a LAAB-accredited institution. Applicants must show a proven contribution to the design of public spaces that integrates landscape design and the use of amenities to promote social interaction.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 01

Steven G. King Play Environments Scholarship

This scholarship is open to international and U.S. students who are in their final two years of undergraduate study or are in graduate programs at a LAAB-accredited institution. Students must be studying landscape architecture with a demonstrated interest and aptitude in the design of play environments.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 01

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