Elgin

There are many scholarships for Elgin students. If you are searching for scholarships for a particular high school located in Elgin, please select the appropriate school from the list below. The scholarship database contains scholarships for Elgin students in the following categories:

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Scholarships

"No Essay" Nitro Scholarship

Deadline: Aug 31, 2022
$2,000
To be eligible for the "No Essay" Nitro Scholarship you must be: A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States; B) A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited college or university located within the United States; C) A parent who...

Niche $50,000 Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
$50,000
Covering the cost of college expenses for four years without writing a single essay? Sounds too good to be true! It isn't with Niche. We are giving one student $50,000 (our biggest scholarship yet!) to help pay for tuition, living expenses, books, and other educational expenses! Who Can Apply All high school and college students, as well as anyone looking...

"No Essay" Smart Owl Scholarship

Deadline: Aug 29, 2022
$7,000
To be eligible for the No Essay Smart Owl Scholarship: A) You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories B) You must be 16 years of age or older C) You must either be enrolled in a college/university or registered in a qualified high school D) You must be located...

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 01, 2022
$25,145
The $25,050 "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply. To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most accomplished". Being bold means being: A) Earnest B) Determined C) Moving The scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most...

To be Eligible: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The ScholarshipPoints program was created in 2006 to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing...

CollegeXpress Scholarship

Deadline: Sep 30, 2022
$10,000
Since 1995, our mission has been to help connect students with the right schools for them. Carnegie Dartlet, the organization that houses CollegeXpress, is an educational publisher and higher education marketing agency. Every year, thousands of students across the United States and around the world discover their colleges using our websites, magazines, and services. To be eligible for the CollegeXpress...

For School Specific Scholarships, select one of the schools below:
Abbott Middle School
Central School Program
Elgin High School
Ellis Middle School
Gifford Street High School
Kimball Middle School
Larkin High School
Larsen Middle School

Elgin is a city within Illinois situated on the Fox River 40 miles or 64 km northwest of the city of Chicago. It is located within the northern region of Illinois. The majority of Elgin City is located in the County of Kane and a part of Elgin crosses over into the County of Cook. Elgin City had a total population of 108,188 based on the 2010 census, making it the 241st largest U.S. city and the 8th biggest in Illinois.

Elgin City was first inhabited by Native American tribes in the past. After the Black Hawk Indian War of 1821, the region was settled by white people. Two brothers from New York, James T. Gifford and Hezekiah Gifford, established the city during April of the year 1835. They named it after the Scottish hymn, "Song of Elgin." In the year 1849, the Galena & Chicago Union Railroad entered the city of Elgin. The city of Elgin is where the Elgin Watch Company, the leading producer of watches within the USA is located.

The city was among the only northern Illinois cities to feature a riverboat casino in the 1990s. Even though the Grand Victoria Casino generated controversy initially, it has grown to be a proven source of income for the city. As of the month of March the year 2005, the casino has been attracting roughly 4 million people on an annual basis, making it the 5th most popular tourist attraction within Illinois. The Grand Victoria Foundation offers community grants to nonprofit societies within the city of Elgin. The casino has contributed an amount over $116.

Elgin City has a significant Laotian American community as the city has been the sister city of Vientiane, Laos' capital since the year 1967. Many Laotian Americans have opened up shops and restaurants contributing to the cultural diversity of Elgin.

The city boasts many parks and playgrounds, including Zayres Park, Wright Avenue Park, Channing Park and Wing Park. The Poplar Creek County Forest Preserve and the Elgin Shores County Forest Preserve also offers the cities visitors and residents lots of outdoor recreational opportunities. Other locations to go see comprise the Elgin Public Museum, the Elgin Fire Barn No. 5 Museum and the Elgin Area Historical Society Museums.

Numerous shopping places could be enjoyed including the Wing Park Shopping Centre, the Summit Square Shopping Center, Town and Country Plaza Shopping Center, Clock Tower Plaza Shopping Center, Tyler Creek Plaza Shopping Center and Fox River Plaza Shopping Center.

Lords Park is a fantastic place that sprawls more than 112 acres and includes a herd of American bison, a petting zoo and the Elgin Public Museum. Wing Park is an exciting 121 acres and includes a golf course. There are many golf courses including the Elgin Country Club, the Bowes Creek Country Club and the Highlands of Elgin.

Among the biggest municipal recreation centers within the country is the Centre of Elgin, which houses a climbing wall, and an aquatic park, among other features. The Elgin Sports Complex located on the Southwest side of the city offers The Hill BMX track, 10 soccer fields and 10 lighted ball fields. The Complex hosts many local, regional and national tournaments every year.