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The Aurora Foundation Scholarships Program
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

Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Academic Scholarship
Scholarship Program Manager
Jewish Vocational Service
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312.673.3444

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

the McRoberts Memorial Law Scholarship Fund
First of America Trust Company, Trustee
301 Southwest Adams Street
Peoria, IL 61652-0749

This scholarship was created by Mrs. Hattie Feger McRoberts, the widow of prominent Peoria attorney William G. McRoberts, for the purpose of helping deserving individuals from Peoria County who wish to study law.  Eligibility is limited to residents of Peoria County (for at least five years prior to application).

Application forms may be obtained by writing to:
PNC Institutional Investments
Trustee of the McRoberts Memorial Law Scholarship Fund
Attn: Pattie Sharick
301 SW Adams Street
Peoria, IL 61602 

Or email

Completed applications must be received by May 31st to be considered for the school year starting in the fall. A personal interview with the committee may be required of new applicants.

Deadline: May 31st


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