Scholarships & Important Info for Seniors
Illinois Masonic Children's Assistance Program (IMCAP)
  • Must plan to attend or enroll in a trade or vocational program
  • Reside in a small town in the Grand Lodge Southern Area
  • Must have a C+ or below grade point average in High School
  • Be 25 years of age or younger with an identified financial need
  • See your counselor for an application or if you need additional information

Illinois Laborers’ Training Program

  • Construction Craft Laborer Apprenticeship Program
  • Applicant must apply in person the first Tuesday of each month
  • Must be 18 years old at time of application
  • Physically able to perform the work of the trade
  • Aptitude testing required
  • Three year program with minimum of 3,000 hours on-the-job diversified work & training
  • See your counselor for an application or for more information
Elks National Foundation
Most Valuable Student Scholarship
  • The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2020 competition.
  • Male and female students compete separately.
  • Ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university.

  • Application deadline is November 5, 2019

  • Apply online at


Horatio Alger Scholarship
Eligibility criteria includes:
  • High school senior & plan to attend college in the fall of 2020
  • Demonstrate financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income
  • Hold a GPA of 2.0 or above
  • Application deadline is October 25, 2019
  • Apply online at
CBAI Foundation for Community Banking
  • Winners are determined by an essay contest
  • Award amount of up to $1,000
  • Local banks such as Hoffman State Bank and Community Trust Bank participate
  • Entries are due in the Guidance Office by Wednesday, February 26, 2020
  • See your counselor for an application
  • Scholarship application