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Updated 12/10/2018

Current 2018/19 Scholarships

Students are reminded to check the bulletin board outside the guidance office for the most updated scholarship information.  The guidance counselors are available for any questions.  

If a link is not attached see the guidance office for an application.  If you print an application please let your counselor look it over and put it in the mail with a pre-stamped card.   


Golden Apple Scholarship

Qualification:  For class of 2019 and plan on entering in the field of education.  Student must participate in four summer institutes and teach for 5 years in a school of need.  Student can be nominated by your counselor if interested.  ACT of a 22 or SAT of 1110 is needed and check extra requirements online at this website:  https://www.goldenapple.org/apply


Priority Deadline:  December 1, 2018

Regular Deadline:  March 1, 2019


TEACH Outdoors Inc., Joyce Betz Memorial Scholarship

Qualifications:  Must be a 4-H participant and have a 3.0 GPA or higher.  A  1-2 page essay about mentoring required.  
For more information and an application please see the guidance office or click on the link to print the pdf.  
TEACH Outdoors Inc., Joyce Betz Memorial Scholarship pdf Application

Deadline:  January 1, 2019- Postmark


The Historical Society's Verna Ross Orndorff Scholarship

Qualifications:  Must be in 9th - 12th grade and will need 1500 word essay written bout Abraham Lincoln or the Civil War era in Illinois.  Go to www.historyillinois.org for more info and to apply.  Hard copies are available in the guidance office.

Deadline:  January 15, 2019


CBAI Foundation Community Banking Essay Contest

Qualifications:  Must be a senior and students are asked to write one-paragraph on each of the three topics.  Click on the link to print or view an application and for more information.   CBAI Foundation for Community Banking Essay Contest

Deadline:  January 18, 2019  - Guidance Office 


F.I.R.E. Essay Contest -Foundation for Individual Rights in Education

Qualifications:  Must be a junior or senior and write an 800-1000 word essay about free speech.  1st place is $10,000 and there are nine money prizes in total.  For details and to enter click on the website:  www.thefire.org/contest

Deadline:  January 31, 2019


Delta Kappa Gamma Society Scholarship

Qualifications:  Must be a senior female and be accepted into a certified teacher education program.  Will need two letters of recommendation and an essay.  Click on the link to print a pdf version of the application or see the guidance office for a hard copy.  PDF Kappa Gamma Society Scholarship Application

Deadline:  February 1, 2019 - Postmark


MVK Student Council Scholarship

Qualifications:  Must be a senior in high school and be a graduate from MVK Middle School.  Student must plan on attending a 2 or 4-year college or trade school after graduation.  Will need a personal letter and a letter of recommendation.  See the guidance office for an application or click on this link to print one.  MVK Scholarship Application

Deadline:  February 15, 2019- Guidance Office




NUCOR Foundation Community Scholarships

Qualifications:  Must reside in LaSalle County prior to the date of application has been a resident for at lease six months. Student is not affiliated with Nucor by reason of of personal employment or employment of any member of immediate family. Must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in engineering or metallurgy.  Go to this website to apply https://scholarshipapply.nucor.com 

Deadline:  March 1, 2019


AMVETS Scholarships

Qualifications:  Mut be a senior in high school and for children or grand-children of veterans.  Multiple different scholarships available for students going to college, trade school, nursing, etc.  Go to the AMVETS website click on programs scholarships under "What We Do" to view multiple scholarships.  Click on this AMVETS link AMVETS Scholarships

Deadline:  March 1, 2019-Postmark


Morris Area Garden Club Scholarship

Qualifications:  Must be a senior and planning to major in Agriculture, Environmental Science , or Horticulture.  Application is available in the guidance office and will need a letter of recommendation.  

Deadline:  March 29, 2019-Turn in to the guidance office in time for mailing



Check back often for more scholarship news!!!

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