Harrisburg High School Guidance

Scholarhip Information

Updated: 1/16/2014

1. www.studentscholarhips.org/scholarship.php
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2. fastweb.com

IAA (Illinois Agricultural Association) Scholarships
The IAA in conjunction with the Illinois Farm Bureau has a number of scholarships for which eligible senior students may apply. 
For more information students can go to:

www.iaafoundation.org or see Mrs. Lane in Guidance.
DEADLINE: February 1, 2015

Mediacom Communications World Class Scholarship Application:  For the 2014-2015 school year, Mediacom Communications is again offering 60 $1,000 non-renewable scholarships through its World Class Scholarship Program to senior high school students in areas of the 21 states where it provides services for cable, internet and telephone. While it is not required that the student be a Mediacom customer, applicants must live in the areas serviced by Mediacom. A list of all towns we service is included on the application, which is available on the web at www.mediacomworldclass.com   Completed applications should be sent to:

World Class Scholarship Program
3737 Westown Pkwy, Ste A
West Des Moines, IA 50266

All completed scholarship applications must include an easy on leadership, the applicant’s school transcript and 2 filled out recommendation forms. More information about the Mediacom Communications World Class Scholarship Program can be obtained by sending an email to scholarship@mediacomcc.com
DEADLINE: February 15, 2015

Kathryn G. Hansen Scholarship 2015-2016 Application: One $500 scholarship is being awarded by The Secretariat in honor of Kathryn G. Hansen. Ms. Hansen was one of the founding members of the State Universities Civil Service System, and The Secretariat, an organization composed of employees in civil service classifications with qualifications that meet or exceed those of Office Support Associate. The scholarship is to be used for tuition, books, or other related educational expenses at any university within the State of Illinois. Eligibility: · be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the 2014-2015 academic year in Illinois, progressing normally toward graduation, and planning to enter college no later than the fall following graduation; · have a strong commitment to pursue a higher education in an office professional, secretarial, or business-related field within the State of Illinois with preference given to attendance at the University of Illinois; · involvement in co-curricular and community activities; · demonstrate academic achievement; · be a resident of Illinois; · be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States. The recipient will be asked to attend a presentation at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign campus to receive a certificate. A recipient unable to attend the presentation must contact the committee. If a recipient makes no direct contact with the committee once they have been notified the scholarship is forfeited. Deadline for postmark or email receipt of application and all materials is Monday, February 23, 2015 The application packet must include: 1. Application form and brief (approximately 500 words) essay explaining your future educational and career plans. The online application form is available at: http://go.illinois.edu/HansenScholarshipApplication 2. Two letters of recommendation from non-relatives, (can be submitted via US Mail or e-mail)   3. High school transcript to include grade-point scale, average, ACT score and class rank. Note: an unofficial transcript will suffice. (can be submitted via US Mail or e-mail) Falsification of information will result in disqualification from the scholarship competition. Mailing address for application materials: Email (preferred method): thesecretariat@illinois.edu OR U.S. Mail: Jane Baumgartner University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 217 Swanlund Administration Building | MC-304 601 E. John St. Champaign, IL 61820  

Southeastern Illinois College Scholarship Application: The Southeastern Illinois College (SIC) Scholarship packet is now available in Guidance. Any student who plans to attend SIC in the Fall of 2015 is eligible to apply.
DEADLINE: February 28, 2015

Illinois Independent Order of  Odd Fellows/Rebekah Scholarship:
Senior students able to demonstrate financial need (as provided by completing the FAFSA),  academic promise
(a “C” or better average) and desire to attend a college or university are eligible to apply for the Illinois
Independent Order of Odd Fellows/Rebekah Scholarship. Students must also be a natural citizen and resident of the state of Illinois. Applications andapplication instructions may be found at:
DEADLINE: March 1, 2015

Gallatin-Saline Retired Teachers Association Scholarship: A $500 college scholarship will be awarded to a student from Gallatin OR Saline County who plans to become a teacher. The student must also meet the following criteria: *Accepted at a post secondary institution. *Plans to become a teacher. *Ranks in the top half of the graduating class. *Shows good character, a sense of responsibility and a commitment to leadership, kindness and consideration. Students who qualify may obtain a copy of the scholarship and application in Guidance.
  Please see Mrs. Lane in Guidance if you have any questions.
DEADLINE: March 15, 2015

2015 Kiwanis Scholarship**LOCAL**

The Harrisburg Kiwanis Club will offer scholarship(s) to Southeastern Illinois College (SIC) to a graduating senior (boy or girl) at Harrisburg High School, Harrisburg, IL.  The maximum total amount of scholarships offered will be $2,000. 
Students must be a Key Club Member IN GOOD STANDING and submit a completed application to Guidance by the deadline. 
Scholarship applications are available in the Guidance Office and for more information, please see Mrs. Lane in Guidance.

Deadline:  April 15, 2015