Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation Scholarship

Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation Scholarship

2014 – Undergraduate Scholarship Application (One-time award) 

Deadline:  April 30, 2014

I wanted to make you aware of a scholarship opportunity available for undergraduate students coming from the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation.  Applicants should be an accepted student at an accredited institution of higher learning to include community colleges, private institutions and certified vocational training programs.


ILBC Members (and their *immediate relatives), ILBC employees (and their *immediate relatives), and ILBC Foundation members (and their *immediate relatives) are ineligible for the scholarship program.


How to Apply:

Contact the ILBC Foundation office at 217/544-0444. You can also write to the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation Scholarship Selection Committee, P.O. Box 12104, Springfield, IL 62791 to request an application.


All applicants must:

  • Be an Illinois resident
  • Complete the ILBCF Undergraduate Scholarship Application
  • Submit verification of college enrollment or letter of acceptance
  • Write a personal statement (500 words or less) describing interest,

involvement in community and public service, hobbies, talents, sports, school activities. The statement should address future academic and professional career plans and may highlight any personal challenge(s) applicant has overcome

  • Submit high school transcript (if in college, current transcript)
  • Submit two letters of recommendation from persons other than


  • Submit a recent photograph of himself/herself
  • Provide proof of voter registration if 18 years of age or older
  • Deadline/postmark to forward application and all supporting

materials is April 30 (no exceptions)

Any supporting material not submitted along with application will render application incomplete & unqualified.

Application Deadline:  All applications must be postmarked no later than April 30th (no exceptions allowed). Please take note that only applicants chosen to receive an award will be notified by letter. This is a one-time award.


The application can be found here.


The application should be submitted to:

Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Scholarship Foundation Selection Committee

P.O. Box 12104

Springfield, IL 62791


*Immediate relatives: mother, father, sister, brother, son, daughter

Scholarships On Naviance

Seniors may view the fall as college application season, but spring is equally important towards their future college plans. Spring is prime time for college scholarships. Right now there are dozens of scholarships posted to the Waubonsie Valley Naviance page with due dates in March & April. WVPAGEs encourages our seniors to apply for these scholarships right away.

Underclassmen may not be eligible to apply for these scholarships, but they should still log into Naviance and look at what is available. Many of these scholarships will be available again next year. Sophomores and Juniors who look for scholarships now and begin the application process will be one step ahead of their peers next year.

Please login to Naviance today and check out the financial aid opportunities that exist. Students use their ID# and district computer password to login.


Jack & Jill of American Scholarship


Scholarship Name: Jack & Jill of America Foundation
Scholarship Value: up to $ 2500
Classifications: High School Senior
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Eligible Majors: Open
Eligible Schools: Open for 4 Year Colleges Only
Eligible Locations: Open
Application Deadline : Tuesday, April 1, 2014
How to Apply :
Scholarship Detail:
The Jack and Jill of America Foundation is committed to the ongoing positive development of African American youth and the development of future leaders. In addition, the Foundation provides personal, professional and financial support to children in the areas of leadership skills training and development. Further, we are engaged in education, mentoring, health & wellness, early childhood and economic development programs. The Foundation promotes the preparation of succeeding generations of children as leaders so they may attain the fullest potential as individuals, enjoy rewarding and fulfilling lives and contribute to world peace and prosperity. The key to fulfilling this vision is through education. To this end, the Jack & Jill of America Foundation is prepared to assist in funding African Americans’ pursuit of higher education. Through contributions mainly from local Jack and Jill of America, Inc. chapters across the country, the Jack & Jill of America Foundation is providing scholarships to deserving high school seniors who meet our qualifications. The Jack and Jill of America Foundation’s National Scholarshp Program is available to high school seniors who will become and maintain full-time status at an accredited, four year post secondary institution beginning in the fall of the year working toward a bachelor’s degree. Applicants must meet all of the eligibility requirements and deadlines to qualifiy. Scholarship awards will be applied toward tuition and room & board ranging from $1,500 to $ 2,500. DEPENDENTS OF MEMBERS OF JACK & JILL OF AMERICA ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO APPLY.
Donor/Sponsor Name:
Jack and Jill of America Foundation
Donor/Sponsor URL: http

ACT Prep through 100 Black Men of Chicago

WV-PAGES is excited to announce a unique partnership with 100 Black Men of Chicago that will provide an ACT prep course to our students at a significantly reduced cost. Typically this program would cost $699 but through our partnership the cost has been reduced to just $225. Classes are scheduled to start on April 26, 2014. Space is limited so sign up today! See attached flyer for additional information.

Payments for the course can be dropped off with your student’s school counselor. Checks should be made payable to “100 Black Men of Chicago”.

Information: 100BMC.ACTprep final_Waub 2014

Registration form: ACT Test Prep Registration Form

BBA Scholarships

BBA Scholarships

Scholarship Overview:

The Black Bar Association of Will County, established in December 2007, has worked diligently to carry out its mission “To Seek Justice” in the Will County community.  In keeping with our mission to serve our community, we have established a scholarship awards program to reward hard-working, Will County area high school seniors with an opportunity to earn money for college through a competitive application process.

To apply for a BBA scholarship, please complete a Scholarship Application, and mail the required materials to:

    BLACK BAR ASSOCIATION OF WILL COUNTY         Attention:  Scholarship Committee     P.O. Box 1146     Joliet, IL 60434-1146


–>If you have any questions regarding the scholarship process or the Scholarship Application, please send us an e-mail, or call us at (815) 333-3200.