Are you an Illinois resident wondering how to pay for college? Even if you're paying in-state tuition, affording college is never easy. Luckily, we've compiled a list of scholarships available to students who live or attend college in IL.

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List of Illinois scholarships

Scholarships offered by non-profits and corporations available to students in IL
Award Name Amount Deadline
Illinois CPA Society Accounting Tuition Scholarship $4,000 April 1, 2018
Illinois CPA Society Accounting Textbook Scholarship $500 April 1, 2018
IRAEF Scholarship $6,000 April 29, 2017
IWEA Environmental Career Scholarship $500 January 31, 2018
Chicago Foodservice Marketing Club Educational Scholarship Fund $ - June 7, 2017
Chicago Police and Firefighter Training Academy Scholarship $ - May 9, 2017
JVS Chicago Scholarship Program $ - February 1, 2018
Quad City Engineering and Science Council Scholarship (QCESC) $3,000 January 24, 2018
Billy Smith Memorial Scholarship $ - February 1, 2018
Carle Auxiliary Health Care Career College Scholarship $1,000 April 1, 2018

List of colleges in Illinois

University Location
University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign Champaign, IL
William Rainey Harper College Palatine, IL
Joliet Junior College Joliet, IL
Lake Land College Mattoon, IL
Illinois State University Normal, IL
University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL
Triton College River Grove, IL
DePaul University Chicago, IL
Southwestern Illinois College Belleville, IL
Northern Illinois University Dekalb, IL
Elgin Community College Elgin, IL
City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman College Chicago, IL
Southern Illinois University Carbondale Carbondale, IL
Illinois Central College East Peoria, IL
Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville Edwardsville, IL
Columbia College - Chicago Chicago, IL
University of Chicago Chicago, IL
Lewis University Romeoville, IL
Olivet Nazarene University Bourbonnais, IL
Elmhurst College Elmhurst, IL
Augustana College Rock Island, IL
National Louis University Chicago, IL
Quincy University Quincy, IL
Illinois College Jacksonville, IL
MacMurray College Jacksonville, IL