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

Springfield High School Scholarships
Springfield College Scholarships
Springfield University Scholarships


"No Essay" Nitro Scholarship

Deadline: May 31, 2023
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 currently has a...

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Jun 01, 2023
The "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) EarnestB) DeterminedC) MovingThe scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most bold, according to these characteristics.Furthermore, the...

Niche 2K No Essay College Scholarship

Deadline: May 31, 2023
Niche is the market leader in connecting colleges and schools with students and families. With in-depth profiles on every school and college in America, over 140 million reviews and ratings, and powerful search and data tools, Niche helps millions of students and families find and enroll in the right school for them. Who Can ApplyAll high school and college students, as...

ScholarshipOwl No Essay Scholarship

Deadline: Jun 29, 2023
ScholarshipOwl is your source of relief from the dreaded application process. We put students on the fast-track to success by providing direct access to the scholarships they need the most. Take the hassle out of financial aid and maximize your chance at a free ride in college. No matter how much funding you need for school, we have the opportunities...

SP Scholarship

Deadline: May 31, 2023
The SP College Scholarship program was created to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing dozens of essays.To be eligible for the Scholarship you must be:A) At least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.B) A legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.Thus...

10 Words or Less Scholarship

Deadline: Nov 15, 2023
Scholarship Eligibility:A) Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2024.B) This scholarship is provided by StudentScholarships.org. In order to apply for our scholarship follow these instructions:1. Go to www.facebook.com/myscholarships and place a comment on any post you see answering the question:In 10 words or less, tell us why you deserve...

For School Specific Scholarships, select one of the schools below:
Benjamin Franklin Middle School
Jefferson Middle School
Lanphier High School
Lincoln Magnet School
Sangamon County Learning Academy
Springfield High School
Springfield High School
Springfield Southeast High School
U S Grant Middle School
Washington Middle School

Springfield, Illinois is the third largest in the state and serves as the capital city of the state and the county seat of Sangamon County. Based on the 2010 Census Bureau, the population of Springfield was around 116,250, making it the 2nd most populated city within Illinois outside of the Chicago Metropolitan Area and the 6th most populated city within the State of Illinois.

In the Springfield Metropolitan Statistical Area, just over 208,000 residents live there. This area includes Sangamon County, in addition to Menard County. The current site of Springfield City was first settled during the latter part of the 1810s, around the time that Illinois became a state.

Abraham Lincoln is the most well-known past resident of Springfield. He lived there from the year 1837 until the year 1861, when he moved to the White House. Some of the city's major tourist spots comprise various historic locations that are associated with Lincoln. A huge race riot erupted in the city during 1908 that resulted in the founding of the NAACP after the horrible lynching of two African American residents.

The City of Springfield is situated on a mostly flat plain which encompasses most of the nearby countryside. Near the Sangamon River, there is more hilly terrain. A big artificial lake referred to as Lake Springfield is owned by City Water, Light and Power. The company called CWLP provides the City of Springfield with recreation and drinking water.

The weather conditions within the City of Springfield is somewhat typical for middle latitude areas. The inhabitants experience cold winters and hot summers. The weather during Spring and Summer is similar to that of most of Midwestern cities. Tornadoes happened in the City of Springfield in 1957 and the year 2006 and thunderstorms are common.

Springfield is governed by a mayor-council type of government. The government of the state of Illinois is based within the city of Springfield and the city proper is additionally the "Capital Township" governmental entity. Several of the state government entities found in the city comprise the Illinois General Assembly, the Illinois Supreme Court and the Office of the Governor of Illinois. There are 2 private and 3 public high schools within the City of Springfield. District No. 186 operates the public schools within the city. The economy of the city is marked by government jobs. This particular sector is responsible for a major part of Springfield's work force.

In the city, a high proportion of the jobs are centered about the government of the state. The county and state governments are both the largest employers in the city as of 2002. These two governments provided the city and county with about 17,000. Approximately 30,000 of Springfield's non-agricultural jobs are because of state, local and county government jobs, according to 2007 statistics. About 17,000 to 18,000 jobs within the City of Springfield are provided by health care, transportation and utilities and the trade industries. Memorial Health Systems was the largest private sector employer in the year 2002. That year, approximately 3400 people worked for that company.