Scholarship, Grants, Loans, Etc
We update this page often, as we receive information throughout the year, so be sure to check back.
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
This site provides a variety of science related grants available through multiple organizations. The information is sorted by deadline and shows the category and grade levels for the funding.
National Science Foundation (NSF)
This website allows you to put in key words such as STEM, elementary, physical science, etc. to find exactly what you want.
Teacher Quality Partnership (TQP) Grant Program
Created by the US Department of Education, the program aims to increase student achievement by enhancing the preparation of prospective teachers and the professional development activities for current teachers. TQP grants will support partnerships between institutions of higher education and high-need school districts. Look for the availability of funds in your state.
Wanting a degree in Education?
Online guide provides an extensive list of over 70 scholarship offerings in categories such as special education, elementary education, and much more. Details on where to find other scholarships, and how to better your chances in winning those. All of this information and more can be found here: https://www.educationdegree.com/articles/scholarships-for-education-majors/
This site has information on grants, contests and awards, and classroom resources.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
This site has a variety of grants available for solutions and professional development.
This site has grants sorted by state and foundations. They offer a 5-day training for grant funding
Space Grant Consortia
This NASA initiative supports the advancement of science and engineering education, research, and public outreach. Funds are available for both curricular and professional development and are provided annually through grants at the state level. Check your state for grant availability.
STATE OF ILLINOIS
Community Foundation for Land of Lincoln
The Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln (CFLL) administers a variety of college scholarships. Each scholarship was established by generous donors and is unique, with its own set of criteria for applicants. Students may apply for and be awarded multiple scholarships. There are scholarships available for graduating seniors as well as current and returning college students. Currently, the majority of awards are offered to students from Sangamon County but the number of scholarships for students throughout the CFLL service area continues to grow. CFLL serves the counties of Sangamon, Cass, Christian, Logan, Macoupin, Menard, Montgomery and Morgan.
To review specific information and instructions on how to apply for scholarships for the 2021-22 academic year, please revisit our website toward the end of the calendar year. 2021 scholarship applications will be available from January 1, 2021 to March 1, 2021. Applicants should submit their scholarship applications via the CFLL website during this time period.
If you have questions regarding the scholarship opportunities offered by the Community Foundation, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Illinois Sheriffs Association
In 1979, the ISA established a scholarship program for college-bound students. Scholarships ranging from $500 to $1000 are awarded to students who demonstrate outstanding scholastic, extra-curricular and character qualifications.
Each Illinois county that participates in the ISA membership program awards at least one $500 scholarship each school year. The scholarship program is open to Illinois students attending an Illinois higher learning institution. College scholarship applications are available beginning in January each year and winners are announced in May.
2021-22 College Scholarship Applications will be available from your local Sheriff's office January 15 thru March 14, 2021
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The University of Illinois Children of Veterans Tuition Waiver is now open for submissions. The priority deadline is January 5, 2021.
The Illinois Conservation Foundation is now accepting applications for the Conservation Achievement Scholarships. Up to four one-time scholarships of $2,000 are given to outstanding high school seniors in Illinois who have demonstrated effective, voluntary and long-term dedication to the preservation, protection, enhancement and/or promotion of Illinois' natural resources. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2021.
America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship, awards scholarships to students pursing ag-related fields of study. The deadline to apply is January 14, 2021.
This site has a number of Illinois scholarships
with deadlines January through March!
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