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Guidance Announcements 2/11/2020
Guidance Announcements 2/11/2020
Nikki Williams
Friday, November 08, 2019

Guidance Announcements

2/11/2020

 

(SIH) Southern Illinois Healthcare is offering a Summer Internship Program.  See Mr. McKinstry for details.  Deadline to apply is April 1, 2020.

 

United States Youth Conservation Corps – The United States Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) is a summer youth employment program that engages young people in meaningful work experiences on national parks, forests, wildlife refuges, and fish hatcheries while developing an ethic of environmental stewardship and civic responsibility.  See Mr. McKInstry for information.

 

Seniors need to complete your FAFSA online as soon as possible.  If you have questions see Mr. McKinstry.

 

College Visits & Scholarships

 

CBAI Foundation for Community Banking 2020 Scholarship.  The CBAI Foundation for Community Banking provides monetary awards for top high-school seniors statewide.  A student can win up to $4,000 for college.  Applications are available at Mr. McKinstry’s office.  The deadline to apply is Wednesday, March 4, 2020. 

 

Golden Apple Scholars – Students interested in teaching.  The Golden Apple Scholarship is now available online.  Details about the scholarship are available online.  Deadline to apply is March 2, 2020.

 

IEC Memorial Scholarship – SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative is announcing that the Illinois electric cooperatives will award twelve scholarships in 2020.  Students have to be a son or daughter of an Illinois electric cooperative director or employee.  Applications are available online.  The online application and official rules for the IEC Memorial Scholarships can be found on the Association for Illinois Electric Cooperative’s website under Youth Programs. 

 

LaVern and Nola McEntire Lineworker’s Scholarship – This $2,000 scholarship will help pay for costs to attend the lineworker’s school conducted by the AIEC in conjunction with Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield, IL.  Information is available in Mr. McKinstry’s office.

 

15 Different Scholarships – Scholarships available for a variety of careers.  See Mr. McKinstry for details.

 

Gulley, Turner and Lambert Scholarship – This scholarship is for students who are going to play a sport in college, who do not have a full-ride and have good grades.  See Mr. McKinstry for an application.

 

Farm Credit Illinois Scholarships– Farm Credit Illinois is offering 30 scholarships worth $2,000 a piece.  Students have to be planning to enroll in an agriculture-based college curriculum next fall.  The application deadline is February 28, 2020.  See Mr. McKinsty for an application.

 

IAA Foundation Scholarship Program – As the charitable arm of the Illinois Farm Bureau, our Mission is to fund education, research, and charitable activities that benefit Illinois farm families and agriculture.  We proudly offer scholarship opportunities for students pursuing degrees related to agriculture, and those with family farming backgrounds.  There are 76 scholarships totaling $118,000 in tuition support.  Application link and all supporting materials including eligibility can be found at www.iaafoundation.org.  Deadline to apply is February 1, 2020. 

 

Illinois Federation of Women’s Clubs Scholarships – The Illinois Federation of Women’s Clubs Scholarships is offering 5 different Scholarships worth $1,000 a piece.  One scholarship is for students majoring in art.  One scholarship is for students majoring in education. One scholarship is for students majoring in music.  One scholarship is for students majoring in a vocation/trade school.  One scholarship is for students majoring in drama/theater. Applications must be postmarked by February 15, 2020.  Applications are available in Mr. McKinstry’s office.

 

The Illinois Odd Fellow-Rebekah Scholarship Award – They are offering 2 different scholarships.  Details and applications are available in Mr. McKinstry’s office.

 

Illinois Food Retailers Education Foundation Scholarship – The Illinois Food Retailers Education Foundation will award a number of scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year.  Information and requirements about the scholarship are available in Mr. McKinstry’s Office. Deadline to apply is March 1, 2020. 

 

Christian Leadership Award Scholarship – Male students that plan to attend the University of Illinois who are Lutheran can apply for this scholarship.  See Mr. McKinstry for details. 

 

Legence Bank Scholarships – is offering two scholarships.  On is for Academics and the other scholarship is for FFA members. Applications are available in Mr. McKinstry’s office.  Deadline to apply is Friday, March 27, 2020. 

 

Gallatin-Saline Retired Teachers Association Scholarship – They will give a $500 scholarship to a graduating senior from Gallatin or Saline County who plans to become a teacher. Applications are available in Mr. McKinstry’s office.  Deadline to apply is March 15, 2020.

 

SIU Credit Union Scholarship – SIU Credit Union is offering 5 scholarships worth $1,000 a piece.  Applications are due March 31,2020.  See Mr. McKinstry for details.

 

Arthur K. and Sylvia S. Lee Scholarship Foundation – The scholarship foundation is offering potential financial aid to assist students in your community to attend local community colleges.  The application may be obtained online from the Foundation website (www.akleefoundation.org) and submitted via email along with the applicant’s most current high school transcript. If you have questions see Mr. McKinstry. 

 

American Society for Quality Scholarship – The American Society for Quality is going to award one $500 scholarship.  This scholarship is to assist a student who plans to attend an accredited two or four-year college program or accredited Technical School.  Deadline to apply is March 31, 20020.  Information is available in Mr. McKinstry’s office.

 

Peoples National Bank – Peoples National Bank will award several scholarships.  Each scholarship is worth $500.  Students have to be continuing their education at a university, college, trade or vocational school.  Deadline to apply is March 2, 2020.  Applications are available in Mr.McKinstry’s office.

 

Marion Memorial Health Foundation Scholarship – Scholarships for students interested in a career in a health related field.  Applications are due to Mr. McKinstry by February 7, 2020.  See Mr. McKinstry for applications.

 

Saline County Stockmen’s Association – The Saline County Stockmen will give up to six $500 scholarships to graduating seniors from any of the Saline County Schools and Saline County 4-H members. Deadline to apply is March 27.  Applications are available in Mr. McKinstry’s office.

 

Sons of the American Legion Bill Henshaw Scholarship – The American Legion is offering scholarships to students planning to pursue an undergraduate degree or vocational skill.  Applications must be postmarked by Monday, April 6, 2020.  Applications are available in

Mr. McKinstry’s office..

 

Saline County/ Gallatin County Farm Bureau Scholarships – All scholarships are online. 

Saline County AIYC/Foundation: https://form.jotform.com/193464690256163

Saline County Farm Bureau: https://for.jotform.com/Salgalfbmanager/Saline-County-Farm-Bureau

 

Knights of Columbus-Harrisburg Scholarship – Students have to be in the top third of their class.  Attend St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Harrisburg, St. Mary’s in Eldorado or St. Joseph in Elizabethtown.  Applications have to be postmarked by February 28, 2020. 

 

Harrisburg Kiwanis Club Scholarship – The Harrisburg Kiwanis Club will offer a scholarship(s) to Southeastern Illinois college (SIC) to a graduating senior at Harrisburg High School.  The maximum total amount of scholarships offered will be $1,000.  Applications are available in Mr. McKinstry’s office.  Applications have to be turned in to Mr. McKinstry by March 27, 2020.

 

Harrisburg Rotary Scholarship – The Harrisburg Rotary Club will offer a scholarship (s) to Southeastern Illinois College (SIC) to a graduating senior at Harrisburg High School.  Funds will be disbursed directly to the SIC Foundation for the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters.  Deadline to apply is March 27, 2020.  Applications are available in Mr. McKinstry’s office.

 

SIC Scholarships – Students planning to attend SIC should fill out the packet they received in the mail from SIC.  By filling out the SIC packet and mailing it in before February 28th will qualify them for possibly several different scholarships.  There are approximately 70 different scholarships offered by SIC.  Also, the Graves-Absher Scholarship is due February 28th.  Students should mail scholarship applications to SIC.  If you have questions see Mr.McKinstry. 

 

SICEA ScholarshipSoutheastern Illinois College Education Association Scholarship will be awarded to a high school graduate attending one of the high schools in SIC District #533.  The recipient must be in the upper half of their graduating class and plan to complete a program while at SIC. Applications are available in Mr. McKinstry’s office. Applications are due March 15, 2020.

 

Egyptian Health Department Scholarship – Egyptian Health Department Scholarship is a one-time $500 scholarship, available to a high school senior in Saline, White and Gallatin Counties, on a competitive basis, in recognition of a commitment to health care services. Applications are available in Mr. McKinstry’s office.  Applications are due April 17, 2020.

 

2020 Future Healthcare Hero Award – The South East Illinois Area Health Education Center (SEIL-AHEC) is accepting application for $500 Future Healthcare Hero awards for 2020 high school graduates attending high school in one of the following counties:  several counties including Saline.  Applications are available in Mr. McKinstry’s office.  Applications are due March 15, 2020.

 

Travis Martin Gaskins Memorial Scholarship – Travis Martin Gaskins was a resident of Harrisburg and a Harrisburg High School student.  In his memory, his family has endowed a scholarship to be given to a deserving Harrisburg High School senior.  Applications are available in Mr. McKinstry’s office.  Applications are due March 20, 2020.