Scholarships

ATTENTION Seniors of 2017

The following scholarships are available for the month of March 2017.

Please note the qualifications and deadlines. Also note if you must apply online only. If there is a paper application, or other information, it is located in the black filing cabinet in the Counseling office, Room 226. Please be sure to note the postmark date and make sure YOU have all of the necessary documents (i.e. essays, recommendations, transcripts, ACT scores) well before that time so that YOU can mail it on or before the postmark date.

SPECIAL NOTE: The Rock Island/Milan Education Foundation Scholarship application is now available!

There are 31 scholarships (some with multiple awards for 40+ winners TOTAL) that will be awarded to Rock Island High School seniors ONLY and they are all available on ONE application. There are paper copies in the Counseling Office Room 226 or you may download the application at rockislandschools.org/riec/rimef/scholarships. Deadline for submission to your counselor is MONDAY, MARCH 31, 2017.

CAREER CRUISING has a link to local, state & regional scholarships. Go to www.careercrusing.com and click on Local Scholarship Hub link.

Several scholarship opportunities for students who will be attending Scott Community College https://eicc-scott.academicworks.com/

The application for 2017–18 academic year scholarships through the BLACKHAWK COLLEGE FOUNDATION will be available March 1 through May 1, 2017 at http://foundation.bhc.edu/students/

 

MARCH

Tri-County Food Service Association $200.00 scholarship for a student who will be majoring in the area of food service, home economics, Dietetics, child care, social work, pediatric physical therapy or other related health fields. Applications available in the Counseling Office 226. Deadline is March 1, 2017.

Township Officials of Illinois Seven $1500.00 scholarships available to seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher who will be attending an Illinois college or university. Application is available online at www.toi.org/News  Applications must be postmarked by March 1, 2017.

National Defense Transportation Association  Multiple scholarships available to Illinois seniors with preference to students pursuing a degree in business, transportation and physical distribution. Download the application at www.ndtascottstlouis.org Applications must be postmarked by March 1, 2017.

Ascentra Credit Union Five $1000.00 scholarships available to seniors who are members of Ascentra Credit Union. Go to www.ascentra.org/scholarships Click on Resources to download the application. Applications must be postmarked by March 1, 2017.

Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation Scholarship Program Several $1000.00 scholarships available to Illinois high school seniors. Download applications at www.ilamvets.org Click on What We Do/Programs. All applications must be postmarked by March 1, 2017.

Rock Island Arsenal Welcome Club Seniors who are dependents of active duty military, National Guard, Department of Army or Department of Defense Civilian employees at Rock Island Arsenal (also, retired or deceased) are eligible for scholarships. The application can be downloaded at https://sites.google.com/site/rockislandarsenalwelcomeclub/  Applications must be postmarked by March 1, 2017.

Rock Island Kiwanis Up to $3000.00 in scholarships, with preference given to members of Key Club at RIHS or parents are members of Kiwanis Club of Rock Island. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Applications are available in the counseling office Room 226. Applications must be received by March 1, 2017.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Scholarship available for African-American female with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Application is available in the counseling office 226. Application must be postmarked by March 10, 2017.

Illinois Lumber and Material Dealers   Scholarships available for students who will pursue industry-related course work at a college or university. Applications are available in the Counseling Office 226. Deadline is March 15, 2017.

Chris “Spey” VanSpeybroeck Memorial Fund Scholarship – Due Monday, March 15, 2017
Two $1,000 Scholarships will be awarded in 2017 Minimum 2.8 grade point
Applicant must have been involved in at least one service-oriented activity or organization in his or her school, community, or place of worship.
Submit:  Transcript, essay (maximum of 200 words) “The Importance of Family and Friends” and two reference letters. Apply online at www.molinefoundation.org

The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), Rock Island Post Scholarships available to seniors who will be majoring in an engineering or physical science field. Applicant must have a GPA of 3.2 or higher. Application is available online at http://www.same.org/Get-Connected/Find-a-Post/Rock-Island/Scholarships  Applications must be postmarked by March 27, 2017.

Rock Island County Farm Bureau Foundation  Two different scholarship programs are available by submitting the same application. Applicants must be a current member or dependent of a member in good standing of the Rock Island County Farm Bureau since January 2016. Apply online at http://rockislandfbfoundation.weebly.com/scholarships.html . Applications are due by March 31, 2017 @ 4:00 p.m.

LULAC National Scholarship Fund   Several scholarships available to download at www.lnesc.org   There are various qualifications. Applications must be postmarked by March 31, 2017.

Illinois-Iowa Section of the American Chemical Society The Donald Kiser Memorial Scholarship is available to a senior who will be pursuing studies at an accredited post-secondary institution in the area of chemistry, biochemistry or chemical engineering. Applications are available in the Counseling office 226. Application must be postmarked by March 31, 2017.

AHEPA Scholarship Scholarships available for students with a 3.0 or higher GPA who are of Greek heritage or have a parent that is an active member of the AHEPA family. Download the application at www.ahepa.org  Applications must be received by March 31, 2017.

P.E.O. Chapter KT Scholarship $500.00 scholarship available to a female senior with a GPA of 3.0 or higher who will attend college. Application must be received by April 1, 2017. Applications are available in the counseling office 226.

The Society of Italian Americans $1000.00 Scholarship available to a high school senior enrolling in a college or university with at least one Italian ancestor. Application is available in the counseling office 226. Applications must be received by April 1, 2017.

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