Peoria

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Sallie Mae "No Essay" Scholarship

Deadline: Jun 30, 2024
$2,000
The $2,000 Sallie Mae Scholarship is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and any US Territory age 17 or older at the time of entry, and who meet one (1) of the four (4) following eligibility requirements at the time of entry:A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited...

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Jul 01, 2024
$25,000
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 Scholarship

Deadline: Jul 31, 2024
$10,000
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 $10,000 to help pay for tuition, living expenses, books, and other educational expenses.Who Can ApplyAll high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in...

ScholarshipOwl No Essay Scholarship

Deadline: Jun 29, 2024
$1,000
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: Jun 30, 2024
$2,500
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...

Common App Scholarship

Deadline: Nov 30, 2024
$2,000
To encourage students to spend more time preparing for the Common App, Scholarship Guidance has created an annual scholarship to reward students.To be eligible for the Scholarship Guidance "Common App Scholarship" a student must:A) Be in Grade 11 or Grade 12B) Be attending college or university no later than October 1, 2026.C) Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater...

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The city of Peoria, Illinois is located along the Illinois River and has an approximate population of about 115,007. The Peoria Metropolitan Statistical Area (population 372,487) is the third-most populated metro area within the state of Illinois outside of the Chicago Metropolitan Area.

"Peoria" was the name of a key tribe in the Illinois Indian confederacy, the Peoria people. The first village was known as Fort Clark, but was afterward renamed in 1825. It was more than a decade afterward that Peoria was incorporated as a township. A decade afterward, it became a city. The issue of slavery during the Civil War left its mark on Peoria's past. During 1854, Stephen A. Douglas and Abraham Lincoln both spoke about the issue to the people of the city on the courthouse steps. In the first part of the 20th century, the city of Peoria was popular for liquor production and Vaudeville entertainment.

The Peoria Riverfront Museum is located in the downtown of the city of Peoria. It features interactive displays, exhibits and a planetarium. The city is also home to the Lakeview Museum for the Arts and Sciences and Wheels o' Time Museum. The Peoria Civic Center is an expansive facility hosting conventions and entertainment activities. Bradley Park was built during the year 1910 and features gardens with a Japanese Bridge.

There is a strong manufacturing base within the city of Peoria, because over 200 companies that manufacture more than 1,000 different products. A lot of the focus for these businesses is in the production of machinery and internal combustion engines intended for the markets in North America. The city's biggest employer is the well-known Caterpillar Inc., a maker of heavy equipment and engines. Peoria even has many distilleries and breweries and a large livestock and grain exporting center. The city has burgeoning biotech and technology industries. The Peoria Next consists of some organizations within the fields of life sciences and technology, and material and engineering sciences.

Peoria is the home of various national consumer research businesses. The city of Peoria is seen as representing "mainstream America", especially Midwestern America, which makes it perfect for opinion testing and national product marketing.