2017 Spanish American Cultural Center Scholarship

The Spanish American Cultural Center has worked hard to make funds available to benefit Latino students.  Students must be of Latin American descent (1st, 2nd, or 3rd generation) with either the applicant, a parent or grandparent born outside the USA, be a high school graduate from one of the following Illinois counties, or have a GED Certificate from an institution located in any of the following counties:  Sangamon, Cass, Douglas, Champaign, Macon, McLean or Morgan, must be no older than 20 years of age by September 1st of the coming school year, have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a non-weighted scale and attend school as a full-time student in the coming fall at an accredited community or four year college/university.  Apply here.

ACT Test-April 19th (Juniors)

All current juniors will take the ACT test on April 19th.  It will take place at 8:00 in the ISU Brown Ballroom.  Students will need to arrive by 7:45 with a number 2 pencil and authorized calculator.  The counselors will make sure that all juniors are registered to take the exam.  Students will be dismissed once testing is complete.  Testing should end at approximately 12:30-1:00pm.

Fairview Falcon Legacy Scholarship

This scholarship is available to all seniors looking for financial assistance with post high school education.  The selected students must have attended Fairview for a minimum of two academic years.  Application deadline is April 13.  Please see the Counseling office for application.

Swiss Benevolent Society Scholarship

This tuition only scholarship, ranging from $750 to $2,500, is presented to students who either a Swiss national or of Swiss descent (with documents of proof) who have a minimum ACT composite score of 26.  An application, essay, and Swiss descent documentation forms are required.  Information and application are available at www.sbschicago.org/education.html.  Deadline is in March.

State Farm Holiday Classic Scholarship

Classic Tournament, Inc. is offering four scholarships to student-athletes ranging from $500 to $1,000.  Student-athletes who participated in the tournament may apply by completing an application, submitting an essay, their transcript, and a letter from their basketball coach verifying that they have or will earn a varsity letter in basketball.  Information and applications are available at www.theclassic.org.  Deadline is in March.