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Aaron Branch Memorial Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
4.2 GPA and top quarter of class after seventh semester, profiles required.
Feb. 5
American Legion Auxiliary Post 106 (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Preference given to relative of a veteran.
Feb. 5
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. 5
Association of IL Township Committees on Youth (Adobe Reader)
Open to students who intend to major in a Social Science field.
Mar. 28
Beta Sigma Phi Chi Pi Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to all seniors.
Dec. 11
Bill and Carlene Burke Memorial Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Students interested in agriculture, natural resources, flower arranging or community service, essay, letters of recommendation.
Dec. 11
Brian Lasater Memorial Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to all seniors, profiles required.
Nov. 13
Carl E. Nation Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Upper half of class, essay, letter or recommendation.
Feb. 26
Cindi Webb & Allan Hall Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to all seniors. Attach a resume and a transcript.
Oct. 23
Cindy Phillips Memorial Scholarship (Adobe Reader)
Oct. 23
Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln (Adobe Reader)
Jan. 24
Dahlgren Parent-Teacher Organization (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
3.0 GPA, attended Dahlgren Grade School at least 2 years, essay.
Oct. 23
Dale Memorial (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Must have attended Dale School; 3.5 GPA; short essay.
Oct. 23
Delta Kappa Gamma International Honor Society for Women Educators (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Mar. 10
Dick Weinmann Memorial Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to all seniors.
Nov. 13
Eagles Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to all seniors.
Dec. 4
Elks Children's Care Program Scholarship (http://www.iea-ccc.info/)
Be enrolled full-time in PT, PTA or OT program, with B average.
Feb. 28
Elks National Most Valuable Student Scholarship (www.scholarship@elks.org/enf/scholars)
High GPA, leadership, extra-curricular activities, essay required and income information required.
Dec. 4
Ellis M. & Julia E. Stafford Memorial Scholarship (Adobe Reader)
March 12
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Must be a club member.
Dec. 4
Gamma Upsilon Chapter Recruitment Grant - Delta Kappa Gamma Society (Adobe Reader)
Graduating female in Hamilton or Wayne Co. planning a career in education.
TBA
Hamilton County 4-H Extension Foundation Scholarship (Adobe Reader)
Must be a 4-H member for all 4 years of High school.
Oct. 30
Hamilton County Ageless Iron Scholarship (Adobe Reader)
Jan. 24
Hamilton County Booster Club Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to all seniors.
March 21
Hamilton County Bottle Club (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to all seniors.
Oct. 9
Hamilton County Farm Bureau Young Farmers Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Applicant must be a high school graduate accepted at a university, junior college, or trade school with a specific study in agriculture; must be a member or a dependent of a member of the Hamilton County Farm Bureau at least one year before the application deadline.
March 28
Hamilton County Farm Bureau Wayne Bell Memorial Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Applicant must be a high school graduate accepted at a university, junior college, or trade school with a specific study in agriculture; must be a member or a dependent of a member of the Hamilton County Farm Bureau at least one year before the application deadline.
March 28
Hamilton County FFA Alumni (Adobe Reader)
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 28
Hamilton County Historical Society (Adobe Reader)
The Scholarship Award to a graduating Senior who is a resident of Hamilton County is to be in the amount of $500.  The Scholarship shall be paid upon proof of the recipient's enrollment into an institution of higher learning.
Feb. 12
Hamilton County Loan Company Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to all seniors.
Oct. 9
Hamilton County Soil & Water Conservation District (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
3.0 GPA, must major in a field relative to natural resources.
Oct. 30
Hamilton Memorial Hospital Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Tuition and fees for LPN, RN, CAN, PTA, Lab Tech, Rad Tech. Must work at Hamilton Memorial for length of their program in exchange for scholarship.
March 21
Hamilton County Telephone Co-op (Adobe Reader)
March 26
Illinois AMVETS Scholarship (AMVETS Department of Illinois)
Relative of a veteran, and must have taken the ACT.
Feb. 21
Illinois Division of Sons of Confederate Veterans Illinois Society (Adobe Reader)
March 12
Illinois Electric Cooperative (Thomas H. Moore) (www.seiec.com) Must be a customer.
TBA
Illinois Electric Cooperative (Lineworker's)  (www.seiec.com) Must be a customer.
TBA
Illinois Federation of Teachers Local #4148 (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Education major, top half of class, essay, 2 letters of recommendation.
March 12
Illinois Sheriff's Association Scholarship (www.ilsheriff.org/index.php/scholarships)
Open to all seniors, must be attending college in Illinois, full-time, only for tuition, books, or fees. Cannot be used in summer.
March 12
James Family Foundation Engineering Scholarship
Open to any senior interested in Mining Engineering. Requirements are two teacher and one community letters of recommendation, personal essay, transcript, signature page indicating understanding terms of the scholarship, personal interview with committee, and completed application.
Apr. 1
John E. Burns (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Must be attending a 4 year college or university.
Jan. 24
Jump Leap Tumble with McLeansboro American Legion Post 106   (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to Seniors who have indicated a major that deals with children such as education or a medical field.
March 21
K.A.R.E. Foundation Scholarship (Adobe Reader)
Open to all seniors, essay , letters of recommendation, student aid, report.
March 21
Karen Combs Memorial Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to prospective teachers. Seventh semester GPA and essay required.
March 12
Kiwanis Club - English (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to all seniors.
Nov. 13
Knights of Columbus (St. Isadore Council 7118)  (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to all seniors.
Oct. 9
Laborers' International Union of North America Local #1197 (Adobe Reader)
Relative of Local 1197 member, parents income range required, letter of recommendation.
Nov. 13
Lewis & Mary Kay Reed Scholarship (Adobe Reader)
500 word essay, letters of recommendation
Feb. 5
Lillian E. Glover Scholarship (Adobe Reader)
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. 7
Macedonia Masonic Lodge (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to all seniors who are attending Rend Lake College.
Feb. 5
Matt Lueke Memorial Scholarship (Adobe Reader)
Dec. 13
McLeansboro Elks Lodge (Richard Jackson & W.E. Schuster) (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to all seniors, application must be signed by Elks member.
Oct. 23
McLeansboro PTA Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Must have attended entire 6th year at East Side, essay, top half of class.
Oct. 9
National Wild Turkey Federation's Academic Scholarship Program Application (Adobe Reader)
Dec. 13
Nicholas Memorial Grant (Adobe Reader)
Graduating female in Edwards, Hamilton, Wayne or White Co. planning a career in education.
March 12
Odd Fellow/ Rebekah Scholarship (www.ioof-il.org)
Essay, financial information required.
Feb. 21
Peg Edwards Nursing Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Student interested in obtaining a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
Apr 9
Peoples National Bank (Adobe Reader)  (Word Document)
B average after seven semesters, leadership, extra-curricular, parent of student must have an account at Peoples Bank.
Feb. 19
Polk Lodge (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to all seniors who are attending Rend Lake College.
Feb. 5
Psi Chapter-Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship for Prospective Educators (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Female Education major, must be in upper half  of class, letters of recommendation, essay required.
TBA
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.
TBA
Rend Lake Foundation www.rlc.edu/foundation
(https://webapp.rlc.edu/foundation/scholarship_apply.php) Open to all seniors attending Rend Lake College.
TBA
Richard W. Jones Memorial Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document
A male athlete in multiple sports that demonstrates very positive values on and off the playing field.
Jan. 10
Robert H. Hamilton & Hallie Bales Hamilton Memorial Scholarship (Adobe Reader)
For those planning to attend SIUC and majoring in either education or agriculture.
Jan. 10
Rotary Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Must have performed community service and write an essay.
Nov. 6
Sons of the American Legion (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to all seniors, preference given to relatives of veterans.
Feb. 5
Terry La Ron Webb Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to all seniors.
Oct 2
Venita Schwarm Brinkley Memorial Scholarship (Adobe Reader) (Word Document)
Open to all seniors planning to major in business field.
Nov. 13
Wabash Area Development, Inc. (Available in guidance office)
Open to all seniors. Selection is based on family income. (Adobe Reader)
March 21

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