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Scholarship Applications

Below you will find the Scholarships that are available to the class of 2018. Students should check the criteria to see if they qualify to apply. If applications are available online, there will be a direct link to that website. If there are no links, hard copies will be available in the guidance office. The documents posted below have been created using Adobe Acrobat as forms. You can type your information into the form and print the form, but the information typed into the documents cannot be saved, it can only be printed. If you are encountering problems opening the document in your web browser, please right click on the document and save it to your computer and open it from there using Adobe Acrobat.

2017/18 Scholarships

Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship

  • Current Senior in U.S. High School
  • Planning to pursue a degree at a College or University
  • Applicants must show a commitment to making a significant impact on their school and their community as well as being recognized for the capacity to be a leader.

Amount: 150 - $20,000 scholarships awarded nationwide

Deadline: October 31, 2017

Wendy's High School Heisman

  • Graduating Senior 
  • GPA of at least 3.0
  • Competed in at least one sport throughout high school
  • Leader in school and community
  • Serve as a role model for underclassmen at your school

Amount:

  • 2 (one boy and one girl) - $1000 Scholarship Winners from each state
  • 10 -$5000 Scholarship winners who are named National Finalists
  • 2 - $10,000 Scholarship winners who are names National Winners

Deadline: October 2, 2017

Neil Knauer Memorial Scholarship

  • C+ or better GPA
  • Involvement in hunting or interest in wildlife conservation
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities
  • 2018 Graduate of Livingston County High School

Amount: 3 - $500 Scholarships

Deadline: March 3, 2018

Applications are available outside the guidance office.

Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship

  • 2018 Graduating High School Senior/U.S. Citizen
  • Applications judged on Scholarship, Leadership and Financial Need

Amount: 500 - 4 Year Scholarships:

  • 2 - $50,000 Scholarships
  • 2 - $40,000 Scholarships
  • 2 - $30,000 Scholarships
  • 14 - $20,000 Scholarships
  • 480 - $4,000 Scholarships

Deadline: November 27, 2017

Horatio Alger Scholarship

  • Graduating Senior
  • Must demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross income
  • Minimum grade point average of 2.0

Amount: Multiple scholarship available ranging in award value from $6000 to $25,000.

Deadline: October 25, 2017

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship

**Awarded to a 2017 DTHS grad last year!!**

  • Demonstrate the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship
  • Must have at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Must be a current high school senior
  • Must plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor's degree at a four year college or university

Amount: 20 - $10,000 Renewable Scholarship awarded up to $40,000 per recipient

Deadline: January 4, 2018

Chesebro/Cushman/Kyser Scholarship

  • Graduating Senior or past graduate of a high school in Livingston County
  • Applicant must plan to attend a college or university full-time next year

Amount: Multiple scholarships will be awarded with amounts to be determined

Deadline: March 1, 2018

Applications available outside the guidance office

Alpha Beta Recruitment Grant

  • Graduating high school senior from Livingston, Marshall or Woodford County in Illinois
  • Applicants must be a female who plans to enter the field of education

Amount: 1 - $200 Recruitment Grant with the opportunity to apply for one of six $2000 Scholarships

Deadline: Postmarked no later than January 5, 2018

Applications available outside the guidance office.

Hagan Scholarship

  • Graduating Senior 
  • Must have earned a 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher
  • Must have at least a 23 on the ACT or a 1200 on the SAT
  • Must plan to enroll in a four year college or university following high school graduation
  • Applicant EFC must be less than $6500.

Amount: 350 - Scholarships worth up to $40,000.

Deadline: November 15, 2018

Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation Scholarship

  • Graduating Illinois High School Senior
  • Have taken the ACT or SAT
  • Child or grandchild of a veteran or active-duty

Amount: Multiple one year, non-renewable scholarships worth $1000

Deadline: March 1, 2018

Illinois Sad Sacks Nursing Scholarship

  • Graduating Illinois High School Senior who has been accepted into a pre-approved nursing program or may already be a student in an approved School of Nursing in the State of Illinois
  • Prove satisfactory in academic record, character, interest and activity record, and financial need

Amount: Multiple one year scholarships - amount varies yearly

Deadline: March 1, 2018

Illinois AMVETS Trade School Scholarship

  • Illinois High School Senior who has been accepted in a pre-approved trade school program
  • Child or grandchild of a veteran or active duty

Amount: Multiple one year, non-renewable $1000 Scholarships

Deadline: March 1, 2018

Illinois AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Memorial Scholarships

  • Illinois High School Senior
  • Child or grandchild of a Veteran of the United States of  America who served after September 15, 1940 and was Honorable Discharged or who is presently serving in the military

Amount: Multiple $1000, one-year scholarships

Deadline: March 1, 2018

Illinois Odd Fellow-Rebekah Scholarship

  • Graduating Illinois High School Senior
  • Student must have at least a 'C' average
  • Student must plan to attend a post-secondary school or accredited vocational or technical trade school

Amount: Number and amount of scholarship to be determined

Deadline: March 1, 2018

IACAC Scholarship

  • 2018 graduating high school seniors
  • Student must plan to pursue a college or university education
  • Applicant must exhibit a commitment to learning and have demonstrated community service and service to others in their school

Amount: 10 - $1000 non-renewable scholarships

Deadline: January 31, 2018

America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship

  • High School Senior, or enrolled in college
  • Plan to pursue a degree or certification in specific areas of agriculture or chemical/electrical/mechanical engineering.
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA/4.0
  • Obtain two online farmer endorsements

Amount: Multiple $1500 Scholarships

Deadline: February 1, 2018

CBAI Foundation for Community Banking 2018 Annual Scholarship

  • Illinois High School Senior
  • Must submit an essay using Community Banking Prompts

Amount: Multiple scholarship awards totaling $21,000 across the state of Illinois.

Deadline: Turn into local bank no later than Friday, January 19, 2018

**Applications must be turned into local banks who are participating in this scholarship drive (Dwight Bank, First National Bank of Dwight)**

Applications packets are available outside the guidance office.

 

 

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