Illinois School Counselor Association Scholarship

$1,000 ISCA Student Scholarships

In 2018, ISCA awarded two ($1,000) scholarships to two (2) high school seniors. We are excited to be able to offer the scholarship again to members' students in the Class of 2019. Students who will be completing high school in 2019 are eligible for this non-renewable $1,000 scholarship. The scholarship can be used to support the following post-secondary options: 4 year college/university, 2 year college/university, trade school or apprenticeship program.


Two scholarships will be available!!


Application Deadline:

All applications must be submitted by Friday, January 25, 2019.

Winners will be invited to attend one of the two ISCA Annual Conferences in April (Rosemont or Bloomington) to receive their award and to recognize their school counselor. By submitting a completed application, participants agree to allow the Illinois School Counselor Association to use their responses on its website for recognition purposes or for other communications about Illinois School Counselors. 


Application Questions:

Students are asked to provide a description of post-secondary plans


Essay Questions:

In 500 words or less, write responses to the following questions. Applicants must answer all Essay Questions.

1. What are three qualities your school counselor possesses and why are these important to students?

2. Explain a time when your school counselor helped you work through a situation and how this made an impact on you.

3. What is an obstacle you have overcome in your high school career?


Application Requirements:

All applications must be completed online through the Google Form.


Click here to complete the Illinois School Counselor Association Scholarship Form


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