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American Legion Auxiliary Post 106 (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Preference given to relative of a veteran.
Feb. 1
American Legion Post 106 (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to any senior planning to attend a 2 year, 4 year, or technical school.  Preference will be given to seniors related to a veteran. A copy of the DD214 must be attached to the application
Feb. 1

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church (Word Document) (PDF)
Applicants for this scholarship should be planning to attend a junior college or atech/trade school.

Mar. 20
Beta Sigma Phi Chi Pi Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to all seniors.
Dec. 7
Burke Family Scholorship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Students interested in agriculture, natural resources, flower arranging or community service, essay, letters of recommendation.
Dec. 7
Brenda Lueke Memorial Scholarship (Adobe Reader)
Jan. 23
Brian Lasater Memorial Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to all seniors, profiles required.
Nov. 16
Carl E. Nation Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Upper half of class, essay, letter or recommendation.
Feb. 22
Cindi Webb & Allan Hall Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to all seniors. Attach a resume and a transcript.
Oct. 17
Cindy and Leon Phillips Memorial Scholarship (Adobe Reader) Oct. 17
City of McLeansboro Municipal Utility (Adobe Reader)

Feb. 27
Cowen Vocational Scholarship (Adobe Reader) Mar. 27
Dahlgren Fire Department Firemen Scholarship (Adobe Reader)
Open to any senior who live in the Dahlgren Township.
Dahlgren Parent-Teacher Organization (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
3.0 GPA, attended Dahlgren Grade School at least 2 years, essay.
Oct. 17
Deep South Scholarship (Adobe Reader)
Open to any Senior.
April 11
Delta Kappa Gamma International Honor Society for Women Educators
(Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
High school female senior in the upper half of her class and plans to become a teacher.


Dick Weinmann Memorial Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to all seniors.
Nov. 16
Eagles Auxiliary Scholarship Mar. 20
Eagles Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to all seniors.
Dec. 5
East Side PTO Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Feb 22
Elks Children's Care Program Scholarship (http://www.illinoiselksccc.org) Online.
Be enrolled full-time in PT, PTA or OT program, with B average.
Feb. 22
Elks National Foundation Legacy (Website Only) Feb 6
Elks National Most Valuable Student Scholarship (www.scholarship@elks.org/enf/scholars) Online Only.
High GPA, leadership, extra-curricular activities, essay required and income information required.
Nov. 15
Fender Mender Auto Body (Adobe Reader) Open to any Senior Nov 22
Ferrell Hospital Scholarship for those interested in a healthcare field.
(Adobe Reader)
Mar. 21
Gary & Mary Little Charitable Foundation Scholarship Apr. 12
Gibson-Briscoe Charitable Trust for those interested in music, drama and the arts. Mar. 1
Hamilton County 4-H Extension Foundation Scholarship
(Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Must be a 4-H member for all 4 years of High school.
Mar. 1
Hamilton County Ageless Iron Scholarship (Adobe Reader)
Jan. 9
Hamilton County Ambulance Service Scholarship Program (Adobe Reader) April 10
Hamilton County Booster Club Scholarship
(Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to all seniors.
March 6
Hamilton County Chamber of Commerce (Adobe Reader)
You must be going to study Culinary Arts
March 21
Hamilton County Coyote Club John McKenzie Memorial Scholarship
(Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Dec. 14
Hamilton County Farm Bureau Foundation Scholarship
(Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Feb. 27
Hamilton County FFA Alumni (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Must be a 4 year member of FFA. Ag majors will receive preference. There will be an interview as part of the application process on.
March 8
Hamilton County Healthcare Hero Award (SEIL-AHEC)
(Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Applicants must be pursuing entry into any health science program for the fall semester.
Mar. 27
Hamilton County Soil & Water Conservation District (Adobe Reader)
(Word Document)
3.0 GPA, must major in a field relative to natural resources.
Oct. 19

Hamilton County Veterans Scholarship (Adobe Reader)

Nov 15
Hamilton County Rotary (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Must have performed community service and write an essay.
Feb. 8
Hamilton County Telephone Co-op (Adobe Reader) Student, parent(s) or legal guardian must be a current member of Hamilton County Telephone Co-op. Mar. 20
Hamilton County Water District Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document) Feb. 22
Hamilton Memorial Hospital Scholarship (Adobe Reader)
Tuition and fees for LPN, RN, CAN, PTA, Lab Tech, Rad Tech.
April 17
Handsome House Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document) Apr. 11
Home and Community Education Memorial Scholarship (Adobe Reader)
Open to any senior
Feb. 22
Honoring Hamilton County Troops (Adobe Reader) (Word Document) Nov. 15
Illinois AMVETS Scholarship (AMVETS Department of Illinois)
Relative of a veteran, and must have taken the ACT.
Service Foundation: (Adobe Reader)
Illinois AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary: (Adobe Reader)
Feb. 15
Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers
Illinois Division of Sons of Confederate Veterans Illinois Society
(Adobe Reader)
March 13
Illinois Electric Cooperative (Thomas H. Moore) Awarded to students who are the sons or daughters of an Illinois electric cooperative member receiving service from the cooperative. (Essay Questions) Online Application
Dec. 5
Illinois Electric Cooperative (LaVern and Nola McEntire Line-worker's)  Planning to attend the lineworker’s school conducted by the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives in conjunction with Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield, IL. (Adobe Reader)
April 5
Illinois Federation of Teachers Local #4148 (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Education major, top half of class, essay, 2 letters of recommendation.
March 13
Illinois Historical Society (Adobe Reader) 1,500 word Essay. Open to all seniors.
Jan. 10
Illinois Sheriff's Association Scholarship
Open to all seniors, must be attending college in Illinois, full-time, only for tuition, books, or fees. Cannot be used in summer. (https://www.ilsheriff.org/youth-2/) (Adobe Reader) (Word)
Mar. 13
Jim and John Burns (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Must be attending a 4 year college or university.
Jan. 11
Jive Dance Studio April 25
Jordan Gray Memorial Class of 2005 (Adobe Reader) Mar 22
John and Flossie Lee Memorial Scholarship
Open to agricultural students attending a college or university.
Apr. 5
K.A.R.E. Foundation Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to all seniors, essay , letters of recommendation, student aid, report.
April 12
Karen Combs Memorial Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to prospective teachers. Seventh semester GPA and essay required.
March 20
Knights of Columbus (St. Isadore Council 7118)  (Adobe Reader)
(Word Document)
Open to all seniors.
Nov. 16
Laborers' International Union of North America Local #1197 (Adobe Reader)
Relative of Local 1197 member, parents income range required, letter of recommendation.
Nov. 9
Lewis & Mary Kay Reed Scholarship (Adobe Reader)
500 word essay, letters of recommendation
Feb. 1
Lillian E. Glover Scholarship
GPA of 3.0/4.0 or above, non-weighted. Graduating senior, preparing to enter an Education or Education-related degree program requiring certification from a state board of education.
Feb. 8
Lucas Johnson Memorial Scholarship (Adobe Reader) Mar. 8
Lynn Braden State Farm Scholarship (Adobe Reader) Mar. 6
Macedonia Masonic Lodge (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to all seniors who are attending Rend Lake College.
Feb. 1
Mary M. Winemiller Memorial Scholarship (Adobe Reader) Feb. 22
Matt Lueke Memorial Scholarship (Adobe Reader)
Dec. 5
Mauck Scholarship (Adobe Reader)  
McEntire Lineworkers (Adobe Reader) April 30
McLeansboro Elks Lodge (Richard Jackson & W.E. Schuster) (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to all seniors, application must be signed by Elks member.
Oct. 24
McLeansboro Kiwanis Club-Tom and Freda English Scholarship
Open to all seniors.
Nov. 14
Micheal Hart Memorial Scholarship: Dahlgren Fire Dept
Open to all students residing in Hamilton County. Students entering the Fire Science program will be given preference but it is not required. All applicants are considered.
Mar. 22
Migratory Waterfowl Hunters Inc. (Adobe Reader)(Word Document) Feb. 21
Music Booster Scholarship
Minimum participation of 4 years in band, choir, theater or a combination of the three. Minimum GPA 3.0.
Apr. 5
National Wild Turkey Federation's Academic Scholarship Program Application (online)
Dec. 14
Nicholas Memorial Scholarship (Adobe Reader)
Awarded to a woman who is a graduating high school senior or is presently enrolled in college and is planning a career in the field of education.
April 23
Odd Fellow/ Rebekah Scholarship (www.ioof-il.org)
Essay, financial information required.
Feb. 15

Opal (Ryan) Dale Scholarship
Individuals pursuing the field of S.T.E.M including agricultural sciences, nursing and trade school such as welding and elevator-escalator maintenance are given preference.

April 16

Peg Edwards Nursing Scholarship Application (Adobe Reader)

April 3
Penny Lee Memorial Scholarship
Must major in Early Childhood Education or Special Education
Feb. 22
Peoples National Bank (Adobe Reader)
B average after seven semesters, leadership, extra-curricular, parent of student must have an account at Peoples Bank.

Feb. 27

Rend Lake College High Achievers Award (Available in the Guidance Office)
27 ACT or higher, tuition, books, fees for 6 semesters- summer, fall, spring for 2 years.
Feb. 22
Rend Lake College Liberal Arts Scholarship (Adobe Reader) See the Award Rules and Requirements here.
For any Senior wishing to Major in History
April 17
Rend Lake Foundation www.rlc.edu/foundation
(https://webapp.rlc.edu/foundation/scholarship_apply.php) Open to all seniors attending Rend Lake College.
Feb. 22
Richard Brown Memorial Scholarship. Open to students majoring in agriculture-related fields. March 1
Rotary International District Scholarship (Adobe Reader)
Must have performed community service and write an essay.
Mar. 13
Scott Schuster Memorial
Must atten a trade school and/or been a member of the Foxes football team for 1 year.

Sean York Memorial Scholarship
Must major in Agriculture related field

March 27
Shelter Insurance Scholarship (Adobe Reader) March 20
Sons of the American Legion (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to all seniors, preference given to relatives of veterans.
Jan. 23
Terrie Nevarez Memorial Nursing Scholarship (Adobe Reader)(Word Document) April 24

Township Officials of Illinois Scholarship (Adobe Reader)
Open to students who intend to major in a Social Science field.

Feb. 22
Tropical Sno April 5
Walter and Daisy Fagan Memorial Scholarship (Adobe Reader)
(Word Document)
Apr. 3
Wabash Area Development, Inc. (Available in guidance office)
Open to all seniors. Selection is based on family income. (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
April 17

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