Dec.2011 Scholarship Bulletin

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					                        Eisenhower High School
                            Scholarship Bulletin
                              December 2011



                    1. Illinois Dollars for Scholars
           19 scholarships, one from each Congressional District
              Students can win a $1,000 one-year scholarship.
  The winning essay writer will receive a $6,000* one-year scholarship and
             the second place winner a $4,000* one-year scholarship.
 All Scholarships will be presented at the Lincolnland Legends Celebration
      Gala at the Abraham Lincoln Museum in Springfield (transportation
  stipend included) Saturday, April 9, 2011. Scholarship winners must attend
                              to receive their award.
 Each of the winning Lincolnland Legends (nominees) selected will receive a
     $500 scholarship in their name, designated to the Illinois High School of
                                  their choosing.
                        Deadline December 15, 2011.
          To apply, visit http://www.illinoisdollarsforscholars.org
                2. Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS)
                       Scholarships awarded in the amount of $1,000
    Eligible students: African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian
                        Pacific Islander or Hispanic American.
                          GPA of 3.3 or earned a GED
     Have demonstrated leadership abilities through community service or
                               extracurricular activities.
                   Meet Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria
                           Deadline January 11, 2012
                      To apply, visit http://www.gmsp.org.

                3. Michelle’s (M2, The Place for Prom)
                            Two $500 scholarships
    Registration will be held on Decemer 15, 2011 through May 5, 2012 (must
                                register to qualify)
                    Senior Students only (male or female)

                       4. Northern Illinois University
                            Fifteen $4,000 scholarships
                                 GPA of 2.75
                            Nominated by your school
                           To apply, see your counselor
                              Eisenhower High School
                                Scholarship Bulletin
                                   December 2011
                           5. BETA SIGMA PSI
                        Scholarships awarded in the amount of $1,000
                       Must be Lutheran and male
  Must attend the University of Illinois, Purdue, University of Nebraska-
    Lincoln, Iowa State University, Kansas State University, University of
   Missouri-Rolla, University of Missouri-Columbia, Ohio State University,
  University of Indiana, Concordia College-New York, or Midland Lutheran
                                   College.
                        Deadline January 31, 2011
 For application information, send an email to bsp_scholarship@yahoo.com

                            6. Trinity College
                           Full Scholarship for 4 years
                          Must be at the top of your class
                            Deadline January 1, 2011
                            To apply, visit trincoll.edu

                     7. US Bank Scholarship Program
                  Scholarship awarded in the amount of $1,000
          Must attend a U.S Bank Student Loan eligible four year university
                   Apply between October 2011-March 2012.
                  To apply, visit www.usbank.com/scholarship
              8. Mensa Education & Research Foundation
            Must be a member of the American Mensa group locally
                            Awards from $300-$1000
              550 word essay describing academic or career goals
                           Deadline January 15, 2012
             To apply, visit www.mensafoundation.org/scholarships

                    9. Mr. John’s School of Cosmetology
                              Two $500 scholarships
                           Deadline, December 31, 2010
           Cannot be enrolled at Mr. John’s through the Tech Academy
        To apply, contact Patrick Wright or Jeannette Suding at (217) 423-8173

                    10. Imagine America Scholarhsip
                            Award amount $1000
                           Must have a GPA of 2.5
                         Deadline December 31, 2010
                    To apply, visit www.imagine-america.org

                        11. Burger King Scholars
                     Win a $50,000, $25,000, $5,000 or $1,000
                       Must be employed at Burger King
               Deadline November 15, 2011-January 10, 2012
                              To apply,
       wwwhaveityourwayfoundation.org/bksp_scholarship_eligibility.html

               12. John F. Kennedy Library Foundation
                          Award amount $5,000
    Write a 1,000 word essay that demonstrates an understanding of political
                    courage as described by John F. Kennedy
                         Deadline January 7, 2012
                       To apply, www.jfklibrary.org

              13. National Commison/World Association
                           Award amount $6,000
   Must attend one of the following universities: Drexel University, Johnson &
    Wales University, Kettering University, Wentworth Institute of Technology,
     Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Cincinnati, and the
                               University of Toledo.
                        Deadline February 15, 2012
                          To apply, www.co-op.edu

				
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