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Scholarship Scene

Scholarship Scene
March 16, 2018

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Database of over 7 MILLIONS scholarships: Tuition Funding Sources

Scholarships for Latin@ students (with mention of citizenship requirements), click here.


Local/Regional/State Scholarships 

**Large list of scholarships, many are for Lake County students (as of 9/25/17).  Click here!


Name: Delta Sigma Theta Annual Scholarship

Website:  N/A - Pick up application in the Counseling Office Scholarship Rack

Amount: Does not say

Deadline: March 31, 2018

Notes: For Latino/African Ammiercan males or females in Lake County, min. 2.5 GPA and have demonstrated leadership! Two references needed - 1 from school and 1 from community, and typed essay.


Name: Palumbo Family Foundation Scholarship

Website: http://palumbofoundation.org/scholarship-application/

Amount: Range from $500-$15,000

Deadline: March 31, 2018

Notes: Must have 3.0 GPA or higher, annual adjusted incoming of $60,000 or less on 2017 federal 1040 income tax return on which the applicant is claimed as a federal tax exemption (will be verified), and be a US Citizen.


Name: State Bank of the Lakes Scholarship

Website: N/A - Pick up application in the Counseling Office Scholarship Rack

Amount: $500 per year for 4 years ($2,000 total)

Deadline: April 1, 2018

Notes: Can ONLY be used at a 4-year school (so not CLC). Application, short written statement, transcript, letter of rec and financial form all required. Turn into Mrs. Seedoff.


Name: Lake County Chapter of the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers

Website: Fill-in PDF: http://www.lc-ispe.org/assets/2018%20ISPE%20Melvin%20E.%20Luke%20Scholarship%20Form.pdf or see Mr. Chiakulas for a paper copy.

Amount: $500

Deadline: April 1, 2018

Notes: Must be an Engineering major.  3.0 GPA min.Teacher letter of rec, statement of activities.


Name: We Dream Senior Scholarship

Website: N/A - Pick up application in the Counseling Office Scholarship Rack

Amount: TBD

Deadline: EXTENDED to April 2, 2018

Notes: Scholarships awarded to RLHS Undocumented seniors only!  Two short essay questions.


Name: Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Scholarships

Website: https://www.advocatehealth.com/gshp/scholarships

Amount: Does not say

Deadline: April 9, 2018 by 4pm

Notes: Must show proof of acceptance into Health Care Professional Program. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of attitude and desire toward education, leadership, citizenship, personality, and financial need. The number of scholarships awarded is dependent upon the number and qualifications of the applicants and all finalists are interviewed at Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington in mid-May.


Name: The Howard Conkling "Panther Pride" Scholarship

Website: Pick up application in the Counseling Office Scholarship Rack or download from RLHS Athletic Website

Amount: $500 (RLHS seniors only!)

Deadline: April 16, 2018

Notes: Must be a multiple sport athlete all 4 years, 2.5 min GPA, and two essay questions.


Name: Round Lake High School Athletic Booster Club Scholarship

Website: N/A - Pick up application in the Counseling Office Scholarship Rack

Amount: $1,000 (RLHS seniors only!)

Deadline: April 20, 2018 by 3:30pm

Notes: Must have participated in at least 1 athletic team at RLHS in the last 2 years. 3.0 GPA min. Application and 250-300 word essay.


Name: Abbott and Fenner Scholarship 

Website: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.php

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: June 14, 2018

Notes: To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay  between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent by email to: scholarships@abbottandfenner.com Topic: Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.

National Scholarships


Name: Beauty + Wellness Scholarships for Women - Skin Care Ox

Website: https://www.skincareox.com/scholarship/

Amount: $1,000 plus package of assorted wellness items

Deadlines:  March 31, June 30, September 30

Notes: Must be a US Citizen or permanent legal resident and a woman.  500 word essay max on living a healthy lifestyle.  All GPAs and majors considered.


Name: Student-View Scholarship

Website: http://www.student-view.com/ScholarshipWmap.html

Amount: $4,000 (1), $1,000 (2), $500 (10)

Deadline: April 22, 2018

Notes: No SAT, GPA, or essay! Fill out a 15-20 minute survey and be entered to win.


Name: Indy Displays Graphic Arts Scholarship

Website: http://www.indydisplays.com/content/16-graphic-arts-scholarship

Amount: $1,000

Deadline: July 1, 2018

Notes: Must be a legal US resident planning to enroll full-time in college in fall 2018 and be pursuing a major in Graphic Design. You must create a unique visual design and write a short essay.


Name: AES Scholarship

Website (for info): http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.php

Amount: $500

Deadline: October 6, 2018

Notes: There is no application! Just submit a 500-1,000 word essay on the topic, " When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey?"  Be sure to include your full name as well as the name of the school you are attending this year and your plans for next year. Email the essay to scholarships@aesengineers.com.  You do not need to be an engineering major.


Name:  Weekly “Three Sentence Essay” Scholarship plus MANY MORE!

Website: http://www.zinch.com/scholarships

Amount: Varies ($1,000 for Three Sentence Essay)

Deadline: Varies 


Name: Various Scholarships from ScholarshipExperts.com

Website: https://www.scholarshipexperts.com/scholarships/our-scholarships

Amount: $1,500-$5,000

Deadline: Varies. 


Name: Various Scholarships for High School Seniors

Website: https://www.scholarshipexperts.com/scholarships/high-school-students/scholarships-for-high-school-seniors

Amount: Varies

Deadline: Varies

Note: HUGE list.  Must register with the website.  Free registration.


Name: Scholarships by Major

Website: https://www.scholarshipexperts.com/scholarships/by-major

Amount: Varies

Deadline: Varies