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

Aurora High School Scholarships
Aurora College Scholarships
Aurora University Scholarships


"No Essay" Nitro Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 30, 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: May 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...

ScholarshipOwl No Essay Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 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...

Niche 2K No Essay College Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 30, 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...

SP Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 30, 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: Apr 15, 2023
Scholarship Eligibility:A) Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2023.B) This scholarship is provided by In order to apply for our scholarship follow these instructions:1. Go to 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:
C F Simmons Middle School
East High School
Francis Granger Middle School
Henry W Cowherd Middle School
Herget Middle School
IL Mathematics & Science Academy
Indian Plains Alternative High School
Jefferson Middle School
K D Waldo Middle School
Still Middle School
Washington Middle School
Waubonsie Valley High School
West Aurora High School

The city of Aurora is the 112th biggest city within the United States and likewise the 2nd most populous city in Illinois. It is a suburb of Chicago and is located 64 km or 40 miles west of "the Loop." According to records, in the year 2010 the population was 197,899. The city of Aurora was first founded within Kane County. During the last 50 years, the city limits have greatly expanded and now they spill over into the Counties of Will, DuPage and Kendall. Kendall County was considered to be the fastest growing county in the United States during 2010.

The original settlement of Aurora was founded by Samuel and Joseph McCarty during the year 1837, and was called McCarty Mills. After it amalgamated together with the nearby town of West Aurora in 1857, the two communities amalgamated as one. Referred to as the "City of Lights," Aurora became the very first city within the United States to utilize electric lights during the year 1881 for lighting all of the streets within the city.

During a part of the early 1900s, the city of Aurora was home to 6 various car businesses. Eventually, these automobile businesses eventually folded. A strong part of the economy of the city has been manufacturing and this was an essential industry during years of both World Wars and the Depression. During the 1970s and 1980s, various factories started closing, forcing the city to explore alternate sources of income.

The city of Aurora welcomed a riverboat casino into the downtown core are of the city and development all-around neighboring residential communities and also the casino began to flourish. The Hollywood Casino is a dockside gaming facility with 1200 gaming options inside a 53,000 square foot building. As its namesake, the casino houses the original memorabilia from films like for instance The FBI Story, Wayne's World The Blues Brothers, Misery, Titanic and The Natural amongst others.

Aurora's downtown core is located on the picturesque Fox River. A large-scale redevelopment plan began during the year 2011 so as to renovate the underdeveloped Stolp Island business district. Along the Fox River there are plans to build approximately 6000 housing units.

This area consists of one of the most impressive architectural collections within the Midwest. The city of Aurora features structures by Bruce Goff, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright and George Grant Elmslie.

The city is located on the edge of the Illinois Technology and Research Corridor. The city of Aurora shares a long tradition of manufacturing that is likewise abundant in the Chicago metropolitan. Among the main manufacturers who have occupied the area consist of: Barber Greene Ltd, Lyon Workspace Products, the Aurora Silverplate Manufacturing Company, the Chicago Corset Company, Caterpillar Inc., Western Wheeled Scraper Works who later became Austin-Western Inc, the Aurora Brewing Company, national Metalwares and Allsteel Metals. The most popular industry and employer was the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad, this later became Burlington Northern and they held their head office in the city of Aurora.