Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
111 West Downer Place, Suite 312
Aurora, IL 60506-5136
The Aurora Foundation Scholarship Program consists of separate Scholarship funds created by individual donors who establish specific criteria for the administration of their scholarships. Available to full-time students whose permanent residence must be in the Greater Aurora area, the tri-cities and Kendall County. These scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate college students, and graduate students. It is preferred that all students contact The Aurora Foundation by phone to request an application.
Deadline: End of January
Scholarship Program Manager
Jewish Vocational Service
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60606
More than $500,000 is available for Jewish students who are identified as having promise for significant contributions in their chosen careers, and are in need of financial assistance for full-time academic programs primarily in the helping professions. Applicants must be born and/or raised in either Cook County, the Chicago metropolitan area, Northwest Indiana or have one year of continuous full-time employment in one of those areas. Refugees or asylums are encouraged to apply, as citizenship is not a prerequisite.
Deadline: February 15
First of America Trust Company, Trustee
301 Southwest Adams Street
Peoria, IL 61652-0749
An applicant with moderately good grades must demonstrate financial need and have been a resident of Peoria County for five years immediately preceding selection. Serious consideration will be given to reputation, character, appearance, personality and apparent aptitude for a career in law. The amount of the scholarship is based on the degree of need and in some cases can fully cover tuition, room and board and all other expenses.
Deadline: June 1