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					                                        SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN
                                          November 29, 2011


Additional information and applications for the following scholarships are available in Student Services
or online at www.taylorvilleschools.com on the counseling link of the high school page:

SENIORS
Achieving, Celebrating, and Excelling (ACE) Award – Eastern Illinois University
     Deadline to apply: March 1, 2012
     Award amount: 25 - $2,500 scholarships
     Must have minimum 22 ACT or 18 ACT and 3.0/4.0 GPA
     Must belong to an underrepresented group
     Applications available in Student Services
BK Scholars (Burger King)
     Deadline to apply: January 10, 2012
     Award amount: varies from $1,000 to $50,000
     Additional information and application available online at:
        www.haveityourwayfoundation.org/bksp_scholarship_eligibility.html
Beta Sigma Psi – Alpha Alumni Scholarship
     Deadline to apply: January 31, 2012
     Award amount: $1,000
     Must be a Lutheran male planning to attend University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
     For an application form, send email to: bsp_scholarship@yahoo.com
BigSun Scholarship
     Deadline to apply: June 22, 2012
     Award amount: $500
     Must be a high school senior involved in a sport
     Applications available online at: www.bigsunathletics.com
Camp Care-A-Lot Education Scholarship Fund
     Deadline to apply: April 30, 2012
     Award amount: varies
     Must be a former Camp Care-A-Lot camper
     Applications available in Student Services
Davey Scholarship Foundation
     Deadline to apply: June 15, 2012
     Award amount: varies
     Applications available in Student Services
Geisinger Scholarship – University of Michigan
     Deadline to apply: January 13, 2012
     Must pursue an undergraduate degree program in engineering
     Applications and additional information available online at:
        www.engin.umich.edu/students/scholarships/newstudents/index.html

(CONTINUED)
Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation Scholarship Program
      Deadline to apply: March 1, 2012
      Award amount: varies by scholarship
      Several scholarship opportunities available through the Illinois AMVETS
      Additional information and applications available online at: www.ilamvets.org
Independent Order of Odd Fellows and Rebekahs of Illinois
      Deadline to apply: March 1, 2012
      Award amount: 3 - $1,500; 10 to 15 - $1,000
      Must demonstrate financial need
      Applications available online at: www.ioof-il.org
Integrative Learning Scholarship – Eastern Illinois University
      Deadline to apply: February 1, 2012
      Award amount: 50 - $3,000 scholarships
      Must have minimum 23 ACT composite and minimum 3.2/4.0 GPA
      Must demonstrate service, research or activity extending from the classroom experience
      Applications available in Student Services
KFC Colonel’s Scholars Program
      Deadline to apply: February 8, 2012
      Award amount: varies up to $20,000
      Must have minimum 2.75 GPA and enroll in an in-state public college or university
      Must demonstrate financial need
      Applications available online at: www.kfcscholars.org
Lavern and Nola McEntire Lineworker’s Scholarship
      Deadline to apply: April 30, 2012
      Award amount: $1,250
      Must be a relative of an employee or director of an Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives
          (AIEC) member electric cooperative OR a son or daughter of an AIEC electric cooperative
          member/consumer OR a Veteran
      Scholarship will be awarded to the applicant for tuition, fees and required equipment in
          attending Lincoln Land Community College Electrical Distribution Lineman Programs
      Applications available in Student Services
M2, The Place for Prom and Pageant Scholarship Giveaway
      Deadline to apply: December 26, 2011 to May 5, 2012
      Award amount: $500
      Must register in person at M2 in Urbana, IL; male and female seniors eligible to participate; no
          purchase necessary
      For additional questions, contact Jeanne at (217) 337-7766
Mensa Education and Research Foundation Scholarships
      Deadline to apply: January 15, 2012
      Award amount: varies from $300 to $1,000
      Applications available online at: www.mensafoundation.org/scholarships



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NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award
     Deadline to apply: December 15, 2011
     Award amount: 100 awards ranging from $1,000 to $10,000
     Qualified candidates must be operating a small business
     Applications available online at: www.NFIB.com/YEA
Physics Alumni Scholarship – Southeast Missouri State University
     Deadline to apply: n/a
     Award amount: $1,000 initial award renewable for 3 years with a 3.0 GPA
     Must major in physics, engineering physics, or physics education
     Must have minimum ACT score of 24
     Applications available online at: www.semo.edu/physics
The Art Institutes Scholarships
     Photography – www.artinstitutes.edu/photocompetition
     Culinary “Best Teen Chef Competition” – www.artinstitutes.edu/BTC
     Fashion – www.artinstitutes.edu/passion4fashion
Thomas H. Moore Illinois Electric Cooperative (IEC) Memorial Scholarship Program
     Deadline to apply: December 31, 2011
     Award amount: 8 - $1,250 scholarships
     Must be the son or daughter of an electric cooperative member currently receiving services
        from the cooperative OR must be the son or daughter of an electric cooperative employee or
        director
     Applications available in Student Services

ALL STUDENTS
Ayn Rand Essay Contests
     Deadline to apply: varies by contest
     Award amount: varies by contest
     Rules and guidelines and how to submit essays available at:
       www.aynrandeducation.com/contests

JUNIORS & SENIORS
Abbott & Fenner Scholarship Program
    Deadline to apply: June 15, 2012
    Award amount: $1,000
    Must submit an essay
    Additional information and application available online at:
       www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

SENIORS & COLLEGE STUDENTS
U.S. Bank Scholarship Program
     Deadline to apply: March 31, 2012
     Award amount: 40 - $1,000 scholarships
     Additional information and application available online at: www.usbank.com/scholarship

				
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