2018 Illinois Nurses Foundation Scholarship

The Illinois Nurse Foundation is looking to provide scholarshipt so student that have decided to major in nursing or to nurses whoar looking to conter their education.  Before submitting an applicaiton look over and review the application packet. Once you have read over the application packet please click here for the scholarship. Deadline is March 15, 2018. For questions concerning the INF scholarship process, please contact Susan Swart at 815.468.8804 or syswart@ana-illinois.org.

KSB Scholarship

Scholarship Considerations-High School Students

 Student enrolling  in any program relating to health care.

The person seeking this scholarship will submit a written application to the CEO’s Office at KSB Hospital. KSB High School Healthcare Scholarships (for High School Seniors) are due on March 15. The scholarship will apply to the school year starting with the following Fall Semester.

The applications will be reviewed by a committee composed of at least two (2) hospital personnel and two (2) hospital board members appointed annually by the hospital board chairperson.

All applicants will be notified regardless if they do or do not receive a scholarship. KSB High School Healthcare Scholarship recipients will be notified during the month of April.

For more information on KSB’s Scholarship offerings, please visit the links below.

High School Healthcare Scholarship



There are many options for funding higher education.  Common sources include grants, loans, and scholarships.  Contact the financial aid office at your college or university to explore the options available to you.


Extension to ACES Scholarship

University of Illinois Extension and the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) are pleased to offer up to 54 scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year. University of Illinois Extension is the flagship outreach effort of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, offering educational programs to residents of all of Illinois' 102 counties. Two scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded in each of the 27 Extension Units. To learn more about Extension, visit extension.illinois.edu.

Applicant qualifications

Applicants must be incoming freshmen or transfer students who are current residents of Illinois, who will be majoring within the College of ACES at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign during the 2018-2019 academic year. Applicants will be ranked on the basis of academic achievement, leadership and good citizenship. Priority will be given to incoming freshmen, but transfer students are encouraged to apply.

Application period

To apply, visit academics.aces.illinois.edu/scholarships/new-students. Award decisions will be made on a rolling basis beginning December 1, 2017 until all are awarded. For questions, please contact cacesoap@illinois.edu.

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Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the key that opens the door to financial aid. It serves as the application for most of the financial aid from federal and state programs and from colleges and universities. Even if you are not sure that you will need financial aid, we recommend that you fill out a FAFSA anyway -- it's free.

There are many free websites that assist students in scholarship searches; check the websites listed below to help you.