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 Harold L Richards – November Scholarship Bulletin 2017




PROJECT YELLOW LIGHT is a scholarship competition designed to bring about change. Make a statement. Win a scholarship. Save a life.  2017/18 video and billboard contests are open for submissions. Bring it on.  People know texting and driving is dangerous, but they do it anyway. As an applicant you have one clear mission: create a PSA to encourage your friends to avoid distracted driving, specifically texting while driving. Together, we can spread the message that texting and driving is unacceptable for all of us. Various deadlines and competitions; billboards, videos, and radio ads. No one is special enough to text and drive. http://projectyellowlight.com


GE-REAGAN FOUNDATION: 20 College bound students will be selected to receive $10,000 renewable scholarships. Looking for students who excel in leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship.

Deadline: January 4th, 2018 www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships


2018 Leopold Education Project: Must be enrolled or be planning to enroll in a full-time course of study at an accredited four-year college or university in a natural resource field, have a 3.0 grade point average or better on a 4.0 scale and permanently reside in Boone, Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry, will or Winnebago counties.

DEADLINE: February 15, 2018


Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship: is now available at www.jackierobinson.org. The JRF application is the vehicle through which more than 4,000 talented young minority high school students apply to become JRF Scholars and carry on the civic-minded legacy of the Foundation’s namesake, Jackie Robinson. Eligibility: Show leadership potential, demonstrate a dedication to community service, present evidence of financial need, be a United States citizen, have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21.  Deadline: February 1, 2018 by 5:00 pm ET


ALSIP CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: The Alsip Chamber of Commerce and the Alsip Industrial Association are offering scholarship to Alsip students who will be graduating in 2018.  Completed applications must be received no later than 3:00 p.m. TBD.  Winner will be notified in July.  Applications are available at www.alsipchamber.org or www.alsipindustrial.com 


ILLINOIS AMVETS SERVICE FOUNDATION: 20 Scholarships are available at www.ilamvets.org .  Must be a 2017 high school graduate.  Preference given to military families.


ILLINOIS PTA: (1) $3,000 and (1) $2,000 for education related expenses.  Must have an unweighted 3.0 GPS.  Apply at www.illinoispta.org/scholarshipapplication.html


ILLINOIS EDUCATION ASSOCIATION LOCAL 218: Applications are available in the counseling office.  Return the application to the counseling office at your home school (Richards, Shepard, Eisenhower, Delta, or Summit). The deadline is TBD


LEAGUE FOUNDATION: MATTHEW SHEPARD MEMORIAL & LAUREL HESTER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: Scholarships for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender high school seniors who have a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and who are actively and substantially involved in community service. Scholarships include the Matthew Shepard Memorial Scholarship (name used with permission of the Shepard family), named for the Wyoming college student murdered in 1998 for his sexual orientation, and the Laurel Hester Memorial Scholarship. Contact Information: For more information, write to LEAGUE Foundation, c/o Charles Eader, 1 AT&T Way, Room 4B214J, Bedminster, NJ 07921 or send email to info@leaguefoundation.org.

Amount: Varies with scholarship DEADLINE: TBD Opens Jan.1st, 2018


OAK LAWN ELKS LODGE #2254 AWARD:  Award to an HLR senior with minimum GPA of 2.0 and attending a 2-year or 4-year college, university, trade school or tech school.  Must submit a 400-600 word essay answering the question, “What was your favorite volunteering experience you participated in as a high school student?  Why?  What did it teach you about yourself and about others?”  Come to Counseling for a paper copy.

DEADLINE:  04/24/2018.


THE ANGELA C. HARVEY and AAA-ERG OF ARGONNE NATIONAL LABORATORY SCHOLARSHIPS: (2) $1,500 scholarship to a college bound high school senior who demonstrates the following:  excellent academic achievement, financial need and an interest in pursuing a science, technology, engineering, and/or Mathematics (STEM) education.  https://blogs.anl.gov/aaa-erg/scholarships/  DEADLINE:  April TBD, 2018.


MATT GAVIN SCHOLARSHIP:  Must be and HLR senior with a minimum GPA of 2.0 and must have participated in at least one sport, club or activity for two years. Must complete a paper application, include a copy of your unofficial transcript and submit a one-page double spaced essay on one of the four prompts available on the application.  Come to Counseling for an application. DEADLINE:  April TBD, 2018.



THE CHICAGO ROOFING CONTRACTORS SCHOLARSHIP (CRCA) will grant two $4,000 renewable scholarships, to students residing in Cook or other area counties. The scholarship will be awarded to students attending a four-year accredited college or university. All Candidates must be: High school seniors, provisionally accepted as full-time students into undergraduate degree programs by four year accredited colleges for the following fields of study - liberal arts and sciences, engineering, architecture, or business. United States citizens residing in Cook or other area counties, ACT composite of 29 or greater or SAT score of 1350 or greater.

DEADLINE: Applications will be available at www.crca.org / Scholarship in December each year. Finalists will be notified in April.





CREATE- A- GREETING – CARD SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST: Submit photo, artwork or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card, designs should be appropriate for business and consumer use. Browse our site for different examples of Birthday, Get Well, Thank You, Anniversary and Christmas Card Photo, art or graphics submitted must be your own original work/creation Contact Information: http://www.gallerycollection.com/greeting-cards-scholarship.htm  Amount: $10,000 plus $1,000 for your school  Deadline: TBD


QUEST BRIDGE Grades and rigor of high school curriculum, Primarily A's in the most challenging courses available (usually including Honors, AP, and/or IB level courses.), Class Rank-Top 5-10% of your graduating class., SAT or PSAT scores > 1310, ACT composite score > 28 We also recommend submitting any AP, IB, or SAT Subject Test scores. Additional Criteria - We also look for evidence of strong writing ability, intellectual spark, and determination through essays and teacher/counselor recommendations. College Match Scholarship Recipients are granted admission to one of Quest Bridge’s partner colleges with a full, four-year scholarship worth over $200,000 each. Our college partners use a combination of their own funds as well as state and federal aid to fund the scholarship. This scholarship is offered as part of a generous financial aid package provided by the Quest Bridge college partner that covers the cost of attendance apply online : https://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students/national-college-match/scholarship-details


JACK KENT COOKE FOUNDATION · Plan to graduate from a US high school in spring 2018 · Intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in fall 2018 · Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above · Receive standardized test scores in the top 15%: SAT combined critical reading and math score of 1200 or above and/or ACT composite score of 26 or above Contact Information: http://www.jkcf.org/scholarships/college-scholarship-program/selection-eligibility/ Deadline: Check website for updated deadline


ILLINOIS COUNTIES ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP:  Up to (15) $3,000 scholarships.  Must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher and a student that is both a U.S. citizen and Illinois resident.  Selections will be based on academic record, leadership, participation in school and the community, honors, work experience and goals, with special consideration given to students pursuing a career in government, public service or public administration.  Applicant must submit 2 resumes, 2 letters of recommendation, a personal statement and an essay on an issue facing local government.  DEADLINE:  04/TBD/2018.


ILLINOIS SHERIFF ASSOC. SCHOLARSHIP- $500.  Students must be enrolled as a full time student during the 2017-2018 school year. Applications are available on line.  Complete the written essay and return all documents to the sheriff’s office in the county of your permanent residence by March TBDhttp://www.ilsheriff.org/index.php/scholarships

KIDS’ CHANCE INC. OF ILLINOIS:  Founded with the goal of awarding academic college scholarships to deserving children of workers seriously injured or killed on the job.  Applications should be sent to: Kids’ Chance Inc. of Illinois, P.O. Box 64583, Chicago, IL 60664.  Please follow this link to download the Scholarship Application DEADLINE:  04/TBD/2018.


PARAMOUNT TALL CLUB OF CHICAGO: To apply for the scholarship students must meet the minimum height requirements of 5’10 for females and 6’2 for males, be a graduating high school senior, and plan to attend either a 2-year or 4-year college this fall.  Application available http://www.tallchicago.org . Also see www.tall.org for additional scholarship information. Applications must be postmarked no later than December TBD.


High School graduates desiring to enter the cosmetology profession. $1,000 http://www.sallybeauty.com/scholarship/PAGE_SCHOLARSHIP,default,pg.html


GOLDEN APPLE SCHOLARS OF ILLINOIS: $2,500, Meet 2.5 GPA program requirements, participate in Golden Apple Summer Institutes, comply with program code of conduct, earn a bachelor's degree at one of 53 Illinois partner universities, obtain Illinois teacher certification, Teach for five years in an Illinois school of need, within seven years of graduation. Eligibility Requirements: Be legally present in the U.S. and a resident of Illinois, graduate high school in 2018, complete the written nomination online, provide proof of ACT scores, submit school transcripts to Golden Apple Contact Information: http://www.goldenapple.org/self-nomination

Deadline: December 1st.


FOOT LOCKER SCHOLARSHIP: $20,000 For high school athletes demonstrating excellence in school, on their sports team and in their communities. 3.0 GPA. http://www.dosomething.org/footlocker Opens early October- December


XAVIER - ART AND DESIGN: Open to incoming freshmen and new transfer students.

  • Submit a letter of intent (Visit www.sxu.edu / keyword:  ART)
  • Name a reference for whom you have created something and provide contact information
  • Submit CD/DVD of (10) JPEG images or 3-5 minutes video of your best creative work

See Counseling Office for more information.  DEADLINE:  TBD.


ERICH SPENGLER CAREER PATHWAY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (Technology Career):  $1,000 scholarship to a student that has completed a CTE dual credit course at one of the MACS high schools, plans to enroll in an Associate in Applied Science degree program at Moraine Valley Community College, have a high school GPA of 2.5 or above, carry a minimum of 6 credit hours at MVCC during the semester in which the award is received, demonstrate financial need.  To apply, go to www.morainevalley.edu/scholarships DEADLINE:  05/TBD/2018.


THE CHICK EVANS CADDIE SCHOLARSHIP: Offered to students who have worked as caddies for at least two years at a sponsoring club. Candidates apply after completing their junior year of high school, must have an above B average in college preparatory classes and have taken the ACT test, must clearly establish their need for financial assistance and must be outstanding in character, integrity and leadership. Illinois residents are eligible to apply for Evans Caddie scholarship providing full tuition and housing at eligible universities. Contact Information: https://www.wgaesf.org Deadline: Priority application by 09/30.


THE GAMMA MU FOUNDATION: Awards $19,000 in individual scholarships to gay men who want to continue their education beyond high school at a college, university, or through a vocational or professional training program. The program supports a wide range of educational options, including vocational and technical training, as well as Associate's, Bachelor's and graduate degrees.

Contact Information http://www.gammamufoundation.org/grant_scholarships/scholarships.asp.

Amount: Varies   DEADLINE: MARCH.


AXA- ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 U.S. states.  Be current high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2016-2017 academic year. Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities. Contact Information: http://www.axa-equitable.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html Amount: $10,000-$25,000 Deadline: December. Only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted; apply ASAP.


THE RON EDMONDS SCHOLARSHIP: Students of color or students of poverty, acceptance to a vocational, or two/four-year institution of higher learning, Chicago and Suburbs.  For further information and application form, please contact www.scsdd.net Deadline: TBD


BRUCE FISHKIN SCHOLARSHIP: Must be entering their senior year of high school in the fall of 2017. Must be a resident of:  Chicago, Illinois or the counties of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry or Will, Illinois, must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in the high school you are currently attending, or the equivalent thereof in cases where the applicable high school does not employ a traditional 4.0 system.  Must have taken the ACT test and achieved a minimum composite score of 22.  Plan on attending an accredited college or university for a Bachelor’s degree or four-year program in the United States. info@brucefishkinscholarshipfund.com  DEADLINE: TBD


TOMMY FAGAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP- Sponsoring Organization: Healing Homes Foundation: College Bound Student. Has experienced the loss of a parent or sibling, a short 100- 250-word essay discussing future plans and goals and ways in which you plan to make a difference in other’s lives.  Applications are available in the counseling officeDeadline: TBD.


GEN AND KELLY TANABE SCHOLARSHIP: $1000 - Open to 9th-12th grade high school students, college students or graduate school students who are legal U.S. residents. Essay required. Contact Information: http://www.gkscholarship.com/index.html  Deadline: Fall Competition: August 1 - December 31


RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE: High school senior students in financial need who have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership and community involvement. Must reside in a participating local Chapter's geographic area. Check website for list of cities.  Deadline: January



SAM WALTON COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP$3000- Award for high school seniors not affiliated with Wal-Mart stores. Based on financial need, academic merit, and school or community work activities. Must be a permanent legal resident of the United States. For use at an accredited two- or four-year U.S. institution.  Must be in upper half of class with min. 2.5 GPA, High school Senior. Contact Information: Applications available online at https://www.applyists.net Access key: SWCS. Applicants may apply beginning November 1. Deadline: January TBD


SOUTH SUBURBAN CHICAGO CHAPTER – JACK & JILL OF AMERICA: $1000, Must be an Africa-American high school senior, attending a school in the South Suburban Chicago area. Must be accepted into a four-year college or university for the 2018/2019 academic school year. Applications are available in the counseling office.  Deadline TBD    Be planning to enroll in an Associate in Applied Science degree program at MVCC.  Have taken at least one dual credit course while in high school.  Carry a minimum of six credit hours at Moraine Valley during the semester in which the award is received and maintain a 2.5 GPA.  Demonstrate financial need.  To apply, go to Morainevalley.edu/Foundation/scholarships.htm and submit an application, along with a personal statement outlining your career plans in the field of technology.  DEADLINE: TBD.

NEW DISCOVER STUDENT LOAN SCHOLARSHIP: We are giving away $50,000 in scholarships to high school and college students. Now through February, students are automatically entered to win a $2,500 scholarship when they sign up to receive helpful tips on planning and paying for college at CollegeCovered.com

Five winners will be randomly drawn on: ·         June ·         September ·        December ·         March  

No purchase or student loan necessary for students to enter or win. To learn more about our scholarship, visit DiscoverStudentLoans.com/Scholarship

WILLIAM J COOK SCHOLARSHIP FUND: Applicants must be a male high school senior, attending a high school in Cook County and planning to enroll in a full time undergraduate course of study at an accredited four-year college or university.  All applications must be submitted electronically at https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/williamjcook Deadline: April TBD.

STEPHANIE JOSEPH MEMORIAL FUND:  (2) $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to a high school senior with a minimum GPA of 3.0 as well as have the personality traits similar to Stephanie:  strong work ethic, dedication to school work and sports.  A short essay is required.  Please come to the Counseling Office for a paper copy. DEADLINE:  05/01/2018.


JOHN FISCHETTIE SCHOLARSHIP TO MALE STUDENTS:  Student must be of Italian ancestry who will pursue a degree in communications or journalism. Application available in the Counseling Office. DEADLINE: 05/01/2018.


SIGMA PHI EPSILON(University of Illinois @ Champaign-Urbana):  (3) Balanced Man Scholarships totaling $1,750.  Must be a male student who has excelled in the areas of scholarship, leadership, athletics, and community service during their high school careers.  DEADLINE:  05/01/2018.


RIDGELAND SCHOOL DISTRICT 122 PTA COUNCIL:  (2) $500 awards to a high school senior planning to attend an accredited institution of higher education who demonstrates community service, good moral character and leadership ability.  Student must have attended a Ridgeland School District 122 school or schools for at least five (5) years and have a 2.5 or greater GPA.  Come to Counseling for a paper application. DEADLINE:  05/12/2018.


JOINT CIVIC COMMITTEE OF ITALIAN AMERICANS WOMEN’S DIVISION:  $2,000 scholarship to female student of Italian heritage.  Application available in the Counseling Office. DEADLINE:  05/15/2018.


DAVIS SCHOLARSHIP: Please visit the website $1000.  http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm. Click scholarships.  The website is helpful in locating and applying for scholarships.   DEADLINE:  05/22/2018.


THE JAMES BUCHANAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND, INC. (CHICAGO PIPEFITTERS LOCAL 597): (3) $5,000 scholarships. Applicants must be an eligible child of a Pipe Fitters’ Association Local Union 597 member.  Must provide complete application found in the Counseling Office along with the following: (2) letters of recommendation, an official high school or college transcript, letter of acceptance to a college or university you plan on attending, and a personal statement of 500 words.  DEADLINE:  06/15/2018.


ABBOTT AND FENNER SCHOLARSHIP:  $1,000 scholarship.  To apply please visit the website for Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants:  www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm DEADLINE:  06/12/2018.


HORATIO ALGER NATIONAL CAREER & TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP:  Receive up to $2,500 to pursue career or technical education.  Must be enrolled in a career or technical degree/certificate granting program in the Fall 2017.   Must demonstrate financial need and must be Pell Grant eligible.  To apply online, visit:  www.application.horatioalger.orgDEADLINE:  06/15/2018.


BIG SUN SCHOLARSHIPS:  $500 scholarship to a student athletic.  Apply at www.bigsunathletics.com. DEADLINE:  06/19/2018.


YMCA BLACK ACHIEVERS SCHOLARSHIP: Need-based scholarships awarded to deserving African-American students. Dollar value and number of available awards varies, and application deadline varies.  Contact Information: www.ymcaofcentralky.org/

STATE FARM Foundation Scholarship Program:  Enrollment-Entry forms are being accepted through February 28, 2018 for high school juniors (11th grade/third year) students who will be completing or leaving high school and entering college in the fall of 2019.  For complete information and to access the Entry Form, please visit statefarm.com or Foundation staff at 309-766-3587 or National Merit at 847-866-5100.  


BURGER KING SCHOLARS PROGRAM: High school Senior. Minimum GPA 2.5, active in community and demonstrate financial need. Contact Information: https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/burgerkingscholars/information.php Amount: $1,000-$50,000 Deadline: Opens in mid-October; application data must be submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m. (Pacific) by December 2017


PEPPER MILLION DOLLAR TUITION GIVEAWAY CONTEST : $10,000-$100,000-Contestants ages 18-24 that have received at least 50 votes must submit their video by October. The $5,000 Leaderboard goes all the way through January 2017, so keep rallying support and getting votes!


Tell them you’re one of a kind story and how you plan to make an impact on the world. Deadlines vary for different contests. Must have valid Facebook account. http://www.drpeppertuition.com/


SAMMY AWARDS (Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year) One-time award for senior high school athletes who also achieve in academics, community service, and leadership. Open to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States and District of Columbia. Residents of Hawaii, Alaska, and Puerto Rico are not eligible. Must submit essay of 75 words or less on how drinking milk has been a part of their life and training regimen. Contact Information: Application only through web site www.bodybymilk.com. Amount: $7,500         Deadline: March TBD


CORPORATE RELOCATION COUNCIL OF CHICAGO(CRC), CRC is sponsoring a scholarship program for current high school seniors who have relocated into the Chicago area sometime between grades 9 and 12. Two one-time awards of $1,000 will be presented to two Chicago-area high school seniors for 2018.  The award will be sent to the college that the student will be attending to assist with tuition, etc.  

CRC will select scholarship winners based on the strength of their total application package.  The student will be evaluated on academic performance, extra-curricular activities, and on their response to an essay addressing the way they handled the challenges associated with relocating to a new area and a new high school.  Currently a senior in good standing in a Chicago area [Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake (IL), McHenry, Will counties, and city of Chicago] high school; and Relocated more than 50 miles and changed schools due to their family's relocation; and Currently have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0 (or equivalent achievement on a different scale)

DEADLINE: JAN. 1st, 2018 To find out more about CRC and the scholarship criteria, please visit our website at www.crcchicago.org 


BBG COMMUNICATIONS- YOUTH VOLUNTEER SCHOLARSHIP: Explain in a 1000 words or less, why you have chosen to volunteer and how this experience has changed your life. Requirements: Over the past 2 years a student must have completed a minimum of 50 hours of volunteer work. Over the past 2 years a student must have maintained a GPA of 3.5 or greater. A student must be under the age of 21 years of age on the day of the deadline. A student must submit an essay on the topic listed above prior to deadline. Contact Information: http://www.bbgcommunicationssandiego.com/sandiego/article/2.php Amount: $500 Deadline: November TBD


YOUNG AMERICAN CREATIVE PATRIOTIC ART AWARDS: One-time awards for high school students in grades 9 through 12. Must submit an original work of art expressing their patriotism. First place state-level winners go on to national competition. Eight awards of varying amounts. Must reside in same state as sponsoring organization. Requirements:   Original work of art entered into contest, references  Contact Information: jmillick@ladiesauxvfw.org   www.ladiesauxvfw.org/ Amount: $500-10,000 Deadline: TBD


ROBBINS ALUMNI ASSOCIATION:  Must be an African American student from Robbins and/or School District #218.  Applicant must submit a typewritten essay of 500 words or more on choice of 5 topics.  See the Counseling Office for a paper application. DEADLINE:  6/30/2018.


HISPANIC HERITAGE FOUNDATION YOUTH AWARD: would like to recognize students for their accomplishments in the classroom, community, and for their focus in various educational categories. Requirements: Eligible students must be graduating in the Spring 2018; have an un-weighted GPA of 3.0; be of Hispanic Heritage; plan to enroll full-time in a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited higher education institution in the fall directly after high school graduation; and be a permanent resident, DACA, U.S. Citizen or Eligible Noncitizen. For more information and to apply, go to http://hhfyouthawards.com/2017/forms/login.php. Deadline: October 2, 2017


CIRILO MCSWEEN U.S. Citizens who are seniors are eligible. The scholarship is renewable up to 4 years based upon GPA. Full time study with minimum 3.0 GPA. See web site at www.pushexcel.org/ Amount: $1,000 Deadline: varies


COLLEGE JUMP START: annual, merit-based competition open to 10th-12th graders, college students and non-traditional students. The main requirement is that you are committed to going to school and can express your goals for getting a higher education. Contact Information: http://www.jumpstart-scholarship.net/ Amount: $1,000 to first place winner Deadline: October 17, 2017


JUAN ANDRADE SCHOLARSHIP FOR YOUTH HIPSANIC LEADERS: At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry. Demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support. Contact Information: http://www.ushli.org/student/index.php Amount: $1,000 Deadline: December 29, 2017


HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND: Various scholarships offered on the Hispanic Scholarship Fund website. Must be of Hispanic heritage, U.S. citizen or permanent resident. 3.0 GPA. Contact Information: http://www.hispanicfund.org/ Amount: Varies with scholarship Deadline: Varies


THE GATES MILLENIUM: 3.3 minimum GPA. Must be a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident or Foreign National of African American, American Indian-Alaska Native, Asian & Pacific Islander American, or Hispanic American ethnicity. Must show financial need and meet Pell Grant eligibility requirements. Contact Information: http://gmsp.org/ Amount: The average award was $12,492 over the last decade but varies Deadline: varies


CONGRESSIONAL HISPANIC CAUCES INSTITUTE: Needs Based Scholarship award for Latino students who have a history of public service-oriented activities. Provides scholarships to students enrolled full time in school. Scholarship levels are: $1000 for community college, $2500 for four-year academic institution, $5000 for graduate level institution. Contact Information: See web site at http://www.chci.org for further information. Amount: $1,000-5,000 Deadline: (Check for website in October for updated deadline).


NAACP/HBCU Scholarships for incoming undergraduate freshmen planning to attend UNCF colleges and universities. Must be a U.S. citizen and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Contact Information: For more information, see Web site http://www.uncf.org/forstudents/scholarship.asp. Amount: $2,000 Deadline: varies


NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF NEGRO BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN’S CLUBS, INC Awarded to deserving African-American students who are graduating seniors. Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale by February 1st in the year of graduation. Contact Information: http://www.nanbpwc.org/index-11.html Deadline: filling period January 1 through March 2018


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Come to Counseling office for a list of Moraine Valley specific scholarships!!!!!

$1,500 Unigo I Have a Dream Scholarship — deadline is Jan. 31.
$3,500 Richie's Spirit Foundation Scholarship — deadline is Feb. 1.
Unigo $10K Scholarship — deadline is Dec. 31, 2018.

HAL Richards – Sept/Oct. Scholarship Bulletin