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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.

Six Meter Club of Chicago Scholarship

This scholarship is available to undergraduate students who are licensed radio amateurs and reside in Illinois, Indiana, or Wisconsin. Preference will be given to students who have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and are in good academic standing.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31

HIAS Chicago Undergraduate Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Jewish undergraduate students who immigrated to the United States through the assistance of HIAS Chicago and/or applied for permanent residency or citizenship with the assistance of HIAS Chicago between Jan. 1, 2000 and the present. The student must have lived in the United States since March 1 or earlier.

Total: $4000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  February 01

Chicago Graduate Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Jewish graduate students who immigrated to the United States through the assistance of HIAS Chicago and/or applied for permanent residency or citizenship with the assistance of HIAS Chicago between Jan. 1, 2000 and the present. The student must have lived in the United States since March 1 or earlier.

Total: $5000 Awards:  3
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

Bob and Jan Jones Endowment Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of one of the eligible Midwestern states. Students must major in education and have a grade point average of 2.5-3.5.

Total: $750 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 01

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