Unlock your academic potential with the generous help of the Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling Scholarships. This year, IACAC is gladly offering up to ten scholarships to students who are graduating seniors at an IACAC member high school. Students with the commitment to learning who have demonstrated leadership skills and community service involvement are strongly invited to grab this opportunity. IACAC has also made available a separate transfer scholarship to help aspirants to further their education at a four-year IACAC member institution.
Through its scholarships, the Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling gives recognization to students for their talent and commitment of serving to society. These funding programs are the contribution toward the educational expenses of students. The foundation will ensure that every deserving student has access to quality education. The amount that students will receive from these scholarships will help them pay for their educational expenses and allow them to make more time for education.
Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling is a leading organization of counselling professionals helping students with their academic pursuits. The foundation’s members are counsellors, admission or financial aid officers, active retirees, as well as students who are concerned about the education condition in the State of Illinois and in the nation.
Please check out this table to get useful information:
|Organization||Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling|
|Educational Level||Graduating senior|
|Number of Awards||10|
|Nationality||Domestic and international|
|Application Deadline||February 5, 2021|
|Requirements||Counsellor’s email address, an essay, and a resume|
Who May Be Eligible
Students who meet the following requirements will be considered ideal for these programs:
- Applicant must be a graduating senior from an IACAC member high school (where at least one counsellor is an IACAC member) with a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
- The applicant must enrol as a full-time, college freshman at a postsecondary institution in the 2021-2022 school year (preferably at an IACAC member institution); and
- The student must exhibit involvement in high school, the community, or service to others with motivation to achieve personal goals.
- Both domestic and international students are invited to apply.
How to Apply
To apply for these programs, applicants need to fill out an online application form. Before completing online applications, candidates will need to have their counsellor’s email address, an essay, and a resume.
All candidates are required to send their counsellor’s email address, an essay, and a resume. The essay must be based on the following topic:
- Reflect on a time when you worked with others to achieve a meaningful goal
Candidates will have to follow these rules while they prepare their essay:
- The essay should be typed, double-spaced, and two pages in length.
- Write your name, high school, and essay prompt at the top.
- Save your essay as a Word Document or PDF. You will upload this file in the application.
IACAC offers up to ten scholarships each $1,000 in amount. Participants will be provided with $500 each semester. These programs are non-renewal.
The application deadline is February 5, 2021. Students who sent applications application on time will be given preference.