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Horatio Alger Scholar
National Scholarship
Due Date: Oct 25 2014
If intergrity, determination and courage describe you-you have what it takes to be a Horatio Alger Scholar. Our scholarships reward students who possess the character to succeed in life. We help students overcome the financial barriers of pursuing higher education. To qualify, you must have at least a 2.0 GPA and require financial assistance to go to college.

To learn more and apply, visit http://www.horatioalger.org/scholarships.

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
National Scholarship
Due Date: Nov 4 2014

2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards are open to students in grades 5-12 as of November 4, is a legal resident of any U.S. state or Washington, D.C., has engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred at least partly during the 12 months prior to the date of application, and submits a completed application to a school principal or the head of an officially designated local organization by November 4.

For more information and application go to http://spirit.prudential.com or www.nassp.org/spirit.

Bluetooth Breakthrough Awards
Regional Scholarship
Due Date: Dec 5 2014
The Bluetooth Breakthrough Award is available to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students. To be considered, you must submit an idea for a product, application, prototype; or student-led project that demonstrates how Bluetooth technology can be used in new ways. A letter of recommendation form a teacher or professor is advised.

Deadline: December 5, 2014 Award: $5,000

More information and application can be found at:


Greenhouse Scholars
National Scholarship
Due Date: Dec 8 2014
Thank you for your interest in Greenhouse Scholars. We look for high-performing, under-resourced students who have demonstrated true leadership and positive community contributions while in high school.

To be eligible, applicant must:
:: Have a cumulative, un-weighted GPA of 3.5 or above
:: Be a graduating high school senior planning to attend a four-year accredited academic institution
:: Be a high school senior in & legal resident of California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, or New York
:: Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
:: Demonstrate financial need: household annual income may not exceed $70,000
Applicants must also demonstrate the following:
:: A strong interest and commitment to the community
:: An ability to persevere through difficult circumstances
:: Excellent leadership skills

The 2014-2015 online application opens as of October 1, 2014! To apply please go to greenhousescholars.fluidreview.com.

2015 NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards
National Scholarship
Due Date: Dec 8 2014
Graduating high school seniors who operate their own small business are eligible to receive a 2015 NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award from the NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation.

Visit http://www.NFIB.com/YEA for more information and to apply online between October 1 and December 18, 2014.

Fox Valley AGC James Bannister Scholarship
Regional Scholarship
Due Date: Dec 15 2014
To be eligible for this scholarship you should be:
~Enrolled or accepted in a 2- or 4-year college/university pursuing a course of studies leading to a degree in building, construction management or civil engineering.
~Enroll as a full-time student
~A U.S. citizen or documented permanent resident of the United States.
~Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Please open the link to view the complete criteria and application.

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Will County Regional Office of Education Scholarship Database
Regional Scholarship
Due Date: Dec 30 2014
The Will County Regional Office of Education maintains a database of scholarship. Their web address is http://www.willroe.org/Scholarships.html

Fifty for the Future Award
Regional Scholarship
Due Date: Jan 15 2015
This award is for Illinois high school juniors, seniors, undergraduate college students, and graduate students who aspire to greatness in the field of technology. Students may be nominated by a faculty member or they may nominate themselves.

Deadline: January 15, 2015 Average Award: $1,000

Information and application can be found at: http://illinoistechfoundation.org/

Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) U.S. Scholarship Program
National Scholarship
Due Date: Jan 20 2015
Graduating high school seniors, visit https://www.rmhc.org for more information or apply today at https://aim.applyists.net/RMHC.

The RMHC Scholarship Program seeks to invest in students who are exemplary role models in their communities and have the initiative to fulfill their educational goals. Apply today and move one step closer to a brighter future!

Will-South Cook Soil and Water Conservation District Education Scholarships
Regional Scholarship
Due Date: Feb 1 2015
To be considered, the completed application (copy attached) and required letters of recommendation, which are to be sent directly to the District by their writers, must be received by February 1, 2015. The application can also be obtained at http://www.will-scookswcd.org.

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Lincoln-Way East Athletic Boosters
Local Scholarship
Due Date: Mar 30 2015

Must be a paid member of the Lincoln-Way East Athletic Boosters for
2014-2015 school year.

Parent or student must have served a minimum of 4 service
hours towards athletic booster functions during students
SENIOR year.

Attach a Copy of your Acceptance Letter from a University, College or
Junior College.

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Digital Privacy Scholarship
Regional Scholarship
Due Date: Jun 30 2015
This scholarship is for high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors,and seniors, and for students currently enrolled in college or graduate school. Home schooled students are also eligible. Applicants must be US citizens or legal residents. To apply, applicants must submit an application form including an 140-character message about digital privacy. The top 10 applications will be selected as finalists and asked to write a full length 500 to 1,000 word essay about digital privacy.

Deadline: June 30, 2015 Award Range: $500-$1,500

Visit http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/ for application and more information.

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