Many scholarships are merit-based, while others are awarded on the basis of financial need. Some are a combination of the two.
- Although decent grades are usually important, leadership, talent, and community service are often just as critical.
- Some scholarships have simple application procedures, such as writing a short essay.
SHARED WISDOM (Scholarship Announcements)
- (Added 9/11/23): INACAC SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION INFORMATION
- (Added 8/25/23 – IDOE Update): Nominations Now Open for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program: The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program recognizes and honors outstanding high school seniors and encourages high attainment among all students. This memo outlines the required qualifications and nomination process. The rubrics for general and career and technical education (CTE) applications are now available here. Nominations must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, October 27, in order to be considered. Contact Emily Black with any questions.
SHARED WISDOM (Other)
- (Added 9/1/23 – Various School Counselors on CounselorTalk):
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