Outside Scholarship Information

Outside Scholarship Information

 

Scholarships listed are not part of STARS Scholarship Applications or associated with the Carl Sandburg College Foundation.  All scholarship applications and selections are handled through the donating organization. For questions or more information, please contact the Carl Sandburg College Foundation Office at 309.341.5349 or ngengenbach@sandburg.edu

 

 

 

 

Posted October 2014

 

Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship -  Scholarship Spring 2015

Amount of Award: (2) $10,000 scholarships & (4) $5,000 scholarships

To be awarded to undergraduate and graduate students with a declared major of biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or a related life-science field. To qualify for the scholarship, students must have a GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and be enrolled in an accredited college or university for the Spring 2015 semester. In addition to these qualifications, students must also be legal United States residents, meaning that students possessing appropriate Visa status in order to study in the United States are also eligible.

Application Deadline: . Applications will be accepted until 1:00 p.m. PT on December 29, 2014. Each application will be reviewed and evaluated by a scholarship committee and announced to the chosen recipients by January 12, 2015.  All questions regarding the scholarship may be directed to piercescholarship@thermofisher.com

For more information, please go to:  http://www.pierce-antibodies.com/PierceScholarship/index.cfm

 

Pointe Pest Control in Illinois  -  Scholarship

Amount of Award: (1) $750 scholarship

Student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0

Application Deadline: March 31, 2015

For more information, please go to:  http://www.pointepestcontrol.net/illinois-scholarship/

 

FindCNAClasses.com  -  99+ Scholarships

Amount of Award: Varies

Application Deadline: Varies

For more information, please go to:  http://www.findcnaclasses.com/scholarship/

 

AVVO  - Undergraduate/Pre-Law Student Scholarship

Amount of Award: $5,000 for two semesters

Deadline: January 1, 2015

Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5

For more information, please go to:  http://scholarships.avvo.com/undergraduate-pre-law-student-scholarship/

 

eCollege Fitness - Scholarships

Amount of Award: (7) up to $700 scholarships

Application Deadline: October 8, 2014

For more information, please go to:  http://www.ecollegefitness.com/scholarshipawards2.html

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Posted September 2014

 Avvo - Avvo Scholarship Program

Amount of Award: (1) $5,000 scholarship

Application Deadline: All applications are due by January 1, 2015 and a winner will be announced on or before January 15, 2015.

For more information, please go to:  http://scholarships.avvo.com/undergraduate-pre-law-student-scholarship/

 

Lexington Law - Lexington Law Scholarship Program

Amount of Award: $5,000 for two semesters

Deadline: February 28, 2015

Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5

https://www.lexingtonlaw.com/credit-education/newsroom/lexington-law-news/what-does-a-credit-score-mean-to-you.html

 

FlightNetwork - Fly High Scholarship

Amount of Award: (1) $1,000 scholarship

Application Deadline: December 31, 2014

For more information, please go to:  http://www.flightnetwork.com/pages/scholarship

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Posted August 4, 2014

eJobApplications - Annual College Student of America Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: Dec 20th, 2014 – Annually

Open to any student. For more information and an application: 

http://www.ejobapplications.com/

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Posted July 30, 2014

B4 BRANDS - Barbara Rhomberg Excellence in Nursing Scholarship

Amount of Award: (3) $1,000

Deadline: August 31, 2014

For more information and an application: http://www.b4brands.com/nursing-scholarship/

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Posted November 7, 2013

Knox County Soil & Water Conservation District

Max and Frances Sanford Memorial Scholarship

Amount of Award: $500

Deadline: April 1, 2014

For more information and an application click here.

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Posted November 5, 2013

Sunoco Rewards Scholarships

Amount of Award: TWO $1,000 opportunities available

Deadline: June 1, 2014

For more information please visit:

http://www.gosunoco.com/contests-and-sweepstakes/sunoco-rewards-scholarship/

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Posted November 5, 2013

Sports Unlimited 2014 Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: April 20, 2014

For more information please visit:

www.sportsunlimitedinc.com/2014-scholarship.html

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Posted November 5, 2013

Big Fish Online Games Scholarship

Amount of Award: $2,500

Deadline: May 31, 2014

For more information please visit:

www.bigfishgames.com/daily/big-fish-online-games-scholarship/

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Posted November 5, 2013

Oz Moving & Storage Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: April 4, 2014

For more information please visit:

www.ozmoving.com/scholarship

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Posted November 5, 2013

AWeber Email Marketing Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: May 1, 2014

For more information please visit:

www.aweber.com/email-marketing-scholarship.htm

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Posted November 5, 2013

Emergency University $1,000 Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: April 30, 2014

For more information please visit:

www.emergencyuniversity.com/news/scholarship.aspx

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Posted November 5, 2013

Griswold Home Care 2014 Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: May 1, 2014

For more information please visit:

www.griswoldhomecare.com/scholarship/

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Posted November 5, 2013

Revzilla "The Future of Motorcycle Technology"  Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: April 20, 2014

For more information please visit:

www.revzilla.com/revzilla-college-scholarship-2014

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Posted November 5, 2013

Nuvation Engineering Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: May 31, 2014

For more information please visit:

www.nuvation.com/nuvation-scholarship

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Posted November 5, 2013

Autodesk Scholarships and Competitions

Amount of Award: Visit website for details

Deadline: Ongoing

For more information please visit:

usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/pc/index?siteID=123112&id=17359857

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Posted November 5, 2013

Lamps.com 2013 Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: June 1, 2014

For more information please visit:

www.lamps.com/scholarship-2013

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Posted November 5, 2013

PicMonkey $1,000 Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: May 31, 2014

For more information please visit:

blog.picmonkey.com/2013/11/01/1000-picmonkey-college-scholarship/

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Posted November 5, 2013

RE/MAX of New Jersey 2014 Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: April 30, 2014

For more information please visit:

http://www.remax-nj.com/scholarship.aspx

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Posted November 5, 2013

IssueTrak Help Desk Software Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: May 31, 2014

For more information please visit:

www.issuetrak.com/help-desk-software-scholarship

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Posted November 5, 2013

Westway Electric Supply "Illuminating Ideas" Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: April 30, 2014

For more information please visit:

www.westwayelectricsupply.com/scholarship

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Posted November 5, 2013

Semester Online "Free to be Me" Scholarship

Amount of Award: $500

Deadline: March 30, 2014

For more information please visit:

semesteronline.org/news/free-to-be-me-scholarship-opportunity-with-semester-online/

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Posted November 5, 2013

Free Country Principles Scholarship Essay Contest

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: May 31, 2014

For more information please visit:

www.freecountry.com/pages/principles-scholarship-essay-contest

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Posted November 1, 2013

Children and Youth Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: March 15, 2014

Rules governing this scholarship:

1. Applicant must be working towards a degree in Education with emphasis on the subjects required for teaching mentally or physically challenged children.

2. Applicant must be in sophomore or junior class in college when application is made.

3. Applicant must be in the upper half of the class.

4. Applicant must be in need of financial assistance.

5. Applicant must be a resident of Illinois.

For more information and an application visit:

Carl Sandburg College Foundation Office; located in Building E

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Posted November 1, 2013

Past Presidents Parley Nurses Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: April 10, 2014

Basis for judging (please see the full application for clarification):

1. Commitment to a nursing career -25%- based on the applicant's essay as required detailing their determination, desire, adaptability, stamina, and attitude.

2. Character rating -25%- based on the applicant's four letters of recommendation detailing their morality, legal and mental accountability, and trustworthiness.

3. Financial need -30%- based on the applicant's required financial information.

4. Scholastic rating -20%- based on the applicant's grade transcripts.

For more information and an application visit:

Carl Sandburg College Foundation Office; located in Building E

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Posted November 1, 2013

Mildred R. Knoles Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000 (as funds permit)

Deadline: March 15, 2014

Rules:

  • must be presently attending college
  • must live in Illinois
  • must be a veteran, child or grandchild or great-grandchild of a veteran who served in the Armed Forces during eligibility dates (additional rules apply)

For more information and an application visit:

Carl Sandburg College Foundation Office; located in Building E

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Posted November 1, 2013

8 & 40 Nurses Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: March 17, 2014

Basis for judging (please see the full application for clarification):

1. Commitment to a nursing career -25%- based on the applicant's essay as required detailing his/her determination, desire, adaptability, stamina, and attitude.

2. Character rating -25%- based on the applicant's three letters of recommendation detailing his/her morality, legal and mental accountability, and trustworthiness.

3. Financial need -30%- based on the applicant's required financial information.

4. Scholarship rating -20%- based on the applicant's grade transcripts.

For more information and an application visit:

Carl Sandburg College Foundation Office; located in Building E

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Posted November 1, 2013

Edna Mae Unfer Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,000

Deadline: April 10, 2014

Basis for judging (please see the full application for clarification):

1.  The applicant must be 30 years of age or older seeking a degree in nursing.

2. Commitment to a nursing career -25%- based on an essay written by the applicant detailing their determination, desire, adaptability, stamina, and attitude.

3. Character rating -25%- based on the applicant's four letters of recommendation detailing their morality, volunteerism, legal and mental accountability, and trustworthiness.

4. Financial need -30%- based on the applicant's required financial information.

5. Scholastic rating -20%- based on the applicant's grade transcripts.

For more information and an application visit:

Carl Sandburg College Foundation Office; located in Building E

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Posted October 28, 2013

SuretyBonds.com Small Business Success Student Scholarship

Amount of Award: $1,500

Deadline: March 31, 2014

The SuretyBonds.com Small Business Success Student Scholarship program is open to students in every state. All entries must be received no later than March 31, 2014, to be eligible for the contest. Applications may only be submitted online. Three deserving individuals will win a $1,500 scholarship to use toward furthering their education at the college or university of their choice. Each student must submit a 500 to 1,000- word essay about "How small business ownership (personal, parent, grandparent, or legal guardian) has shaped you into the person you are today."

For more information and application visit:

http://www.suretybonds.com/scholarships

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Posted October 16, 2013

Scholarship Search Page

Amount of Award: Varies     

Deadline: Varies   

For more information please visit:

http://www.college-scholarships.com/free_scholarship_searches.htm

The above page lists and links to more than 60 no-cost scholarship search sites.

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Posted September 16, 2013
Bulwark - Aaron Seever Sales Scholarship

Amount of Award: $500 Scholarship & an iPad mini
Deadline: September 30, 2013 & January 31, 2014

For more information and application visit:

http://www.bulwarkpestcontrol.com/

http://www.bulwarkpestcontrol.com/scholarship.php

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 Posted September 16, 2013

Scholarships for current and prospective nursing students

Amount of Award: Varies     

Deadline: Varies   

For more information and application forms visit:

http://www.nursingdegree.com/Scholarships/

Over 350 scholarships listed at the above website.                                                                                                                           

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Posted July 9, 2013
NursesLink.org Scholarship
Amount of Award: $1,000 Scholarship & $500 Scholarship
Deadline: October 31st and April 30th of every year

For more information and application form visit: 

For nursing students: http://nurseslink.org/nursing-program-scholarship/
For non-nursing students: http://nurseslink.org/college-student-scholarship/

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Posted July 9, 2013
LifeShield - Smart Home Scholarship Program
Amount of Award: $1,000 Scholarship
Deadline: December 31, 2013

For more information and application form visit: 

http://www.lifeshield.com/smarthomescholarship/

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Posted April 8, 2013
Art Metal Workshop, Inc. - Wrought Iron Art Scholarship
Amount of Award: (2) $1,000
Deadline: December 01, 2013
For more information please go to:
http://www.art-metal.ca
http://art-metal.ca/scholarship.html

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Posted March 25, 2013
TravelNursing.org - Nursing Education Scholarship
Amount of Award: $1,000
Deadline: February 10, 2014
Nursing, Medical, Health related fields
http://www.travelnursing.org/
http://www.travelnursing.org/nursing-scholarship.php

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