About the Scholarship

The "Illinois State Endowment Scholarship" award is awarded by the organization 'ESA Foundation'. This scholarship is given assistance for the tuition fees, books, dormitory fees, or any other college fees or academic expenses for those eligible senior school or graduate or undergraduate students.


How to apply for the scholarship?

  • Applications are available on the official website 'ESA Foundation' and all the applicants must access the online application in order to apply for this scholarship.

  • Applicant must have to submit FAFSA certificate.
  • A student must submit the Official scorecards of ACT/SAT to demonstrate the completion of the graduation semester as well as academic performance.

  • A student must also submit two reference letters.

  • A student has to submit $5 for this application.
  • In addition to that applicant must write and submit and a two-page essay on career plans, reasons for applying, leadership and service accomplishments.

  • All the official transcripts and reference letters must be sent as PDF files.


    The awarded amount for the scholarship:

    The amount awarded for this scholarship is $500 per year and is non-renewable. The number of awards given to the eligible candidates is one.


    Deadline for the scholarship:

    The deadline for the scholarship is the 1st of February.


Eligibility Criteria

The applicant should be a high school senior or undergraduate or graduate student.

He/she should be a resident of Illinois.

He/she should reside in the U.S.

His/Her grade point average should be of 3.0 or higher.


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