Spring 2021 Scholarships Available in the 10th Senate District and Illinois

In conjunction with Rep. Lindsey LaPointe’s office, we’ve compiled a list of scholarships available for students in our districts in Spring 2021:

Norwood Park Dollars for Scholars

  • Must be a Norwood Park resident to enter
  • $1,250 will be rewarded to an incoming high school freshman and $1,250 to an incoming college senior
  • Applications will be open from March 1- March 31, and winners will announced in May

Gladstone Park Neighborhood Association Scholarship

  • $500 will be rewarded to an applicant 19 years of age or younger who is a high school graduate or a senior in high
    school during the 2020-2021 school year
  • ┬áMust live in Gladstone Park (boundary map available in application packet)
  • Applications are due by April 15, and the winner will be announced April 21

Illinois CPA Society 2021-22 academic scholarships

  • Applicants must be accounting students enrolled at Illinois colleges who demonstrate financial need, academic achievement, and leadership qualities.
  • 40 different scholarships, up to $4000 each, available through one application
  • Applications open now until April 1

Polish-American Congress Charitable Foundation- Richard Gorecki Scholarship

  • Must be a citizen of the United States of America and of Polish ancestry
  • Applicant must be a full time student enrolled as a sophomore, junior, senior or post-graduate in the fall of 2021
  • Must become a member of their local PAC Division, or if none in their area, then a member through the National PAC
  • The amount of scholarships will be as determined by the Scholarship Committee, based on available funds
  • Application is open until April 15

Miller Perez Family Scholarship Fund

  • Admitted or enrolled in an undergraduate degree-seeking program or certificate program at an accredited college or university
  • Not previously awarded a scholarship from Latinos Progresando
  • Experience financial need
  • Must be of Latino/immigrant descent, demonstrate commitment to community service, and reside in Cook County
  • $2,000 for the 2021-2022 academic school year
  • Application due April 16

Illinois Fire Chiefs Association 2021 Scholarship

  • Applicant must be an active member of a recognized Fire Department/District in Illinois
  • Unless otherwise noted, all scholarships are awarded for Fire Service-related programs, i.e., Fire Science, Fire Service Management, Public Administration, Fire Officer Certification, State Fire Training, etc.
  • Scholarships range from $300-$2000
  • Application due March 15

Illinois Conservation Achievement Scholarship

  • 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
  • Up to four one-time scholarships of $2,000
  • Application due March 1