Normal Rotary Scholarship

The Normal Rotary Club is again granting scholarships to high school seniors. One (1) $1000.00 scholarship will be granted to a senior students of University High School.  $1,000 scholarship. The student must be planning to go on to college/university or trade school, and show initiative in their personal life.  In addition, the student should be able to demonstrate their involvement in service, citizenship, leadership, and activities.  The student does not have to be an academic scholar, but instead should be in the top half (1/2) of their graduating class as determined by the principal or designee. Please note, the Normal Rotary Club members’ sons and daughters are not eligible. In addition, the club has established a $1000.00 Agricultural Scholarship to a 2018 graduating high school senior pursuing a degree in Agriculture.  The same qualifications still apply as for the traditional scholarship. The students may go to our website:

Alpha Kappa Alpha Scholarship

The Bloomington/Normal Alumnae Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. presents our 2018 Educational Scholarship for high school seniors. For consideration, the student must:  Be African American, reside in the Bloomington/Normal area, attend a high school in the Bloomington/Normal area, graduate from high school no later than June 30, 2018, be enrolled in an accredited two-, three- or four-year college or university for the 2018-2019 school term, and ttach a resume that documents: scholastic honors/awards, extracurricular activities (include any clubs, teams and offices held), community/church activities.  Please see the counseling office for application.

Delta Sigma Theta Scholarship

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is a private, not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world. They are currently offering a scholarship for seniors graduating in 2018. The application must be electronically submitted by April 2nd. Please the following website for criteria and application information.

Carol McGraw Glenn School PTO Scholarship

This $500 scholarship is given to one graduating senior from high schools in Bloomington Normal.  This award is named in honor of Mrs. McGraw, who was a beloved Kindergarten teacher for over 20 years at Glenn Elementary.  Please see counseling office if you attended Glenn Elementary and are interested in this scholarship.  The deadline is April 13, 2018.

Illinois Wesleyan Scholarship

The Illinois Wesleyan Associates, a group of local community, business leaders and IWU alumni have established the McLean County Scholarship fund. Beginning with the high school graduating class of 2018, students who are residents of McLean County* and an accepted student at Illinois Wesleyan University will be offered a total scholarship package of at least $27,000. Depending on the academic status of the student, it is likely they would be eligible for even more scholarship monies. This award is renewable for a total of four years. Apply at

District 1-BK Scholarship

District BK of Multiple District 1 of Lions International offers undergraduate scholarships for students entering, or in the process of completing, a degree which leads to working in the field of special education, including, but not limited , to education of children with vision and/or hearing impairment(s).  Priority for scholarships will be given to applicants who themselves have received special education services during high school with further preference for applicants who have a primary impairment of vision and/or hearing.  Students pursuing a degree in the medical fields of vision or audiology will also be considered. See counseling office for application. Deadline is April 1, 2018.