2020 Wheaton College Scholarships

Wheaton College net price is at $25,260.00 per year and will likely continue climbing like all colleges around the U.S. There are various ways to combat the steep rises in college tuition, and scholarships can be a key ingredient in reducing the overall cost of Wheaton College. Wheaton College awards an average of $22,500.00 to each student, which can help alleviate some of the financial burden. However, most families will need to find other sources of funding to bridge the remaining tuition gap. In addition to the annual tuition, Wheaton College students can expect to pay $N/A in housing costs and $N/A in meal plan costs - if you chose to live in the surrounding area of Wheaton, then those costs could be even higher.

84% of full-time students receive local or institutional grants with an average award size of $16,173.00. Furthermore, 17% of students receive federal grants with an average amount of $5,371.00.

The numbers seem bleak and, truthfully, they are for most average American families. Luckily, the scholarships below are open to Wheaton College students, with the goal of helping to afford a college education. Some scholarships may be specifically provided by Wheaton College while others are open to Wheaton College students, though not exclusive to Wheaton College.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for Wheaton College students?

There are 12 scholarships totaling $32,968.00 available to residents. You can easily browse through all 12 scholarships below.

What types of scholarships are available for Wheaton College students?

Each scholarship below may have different requirements and guidelines. While some of the Wheaton College scholarships can only be used for specific purposes, many of them can be used for all types of expenses including supplies, tuition, room and board and more. Furthermore, this list can include Wheaton College study abroad scholarships, Wheaton College transfer scholarships, and Wheaton College merit scholarships.

Are these scholarships for Wheaton College study abroad?

At least a few of these scholarships below can be put toward Wheaton College study abroad. If the scholarship does not specify a specific purpose or use of funds, then it is most likely eligible. You can double-check with the scholarship provider to confirm.

What scholarships are available to Wheaton College transfer students?

The ScholarshipPoints and Scholarship Owl scholarships, at least, are open to Wheaton College transfer students and the funds can be put toward all types of expenses. Wheaton College transfer students face the same financial pressures as normal students, and scholarships providers are well-aware of the need for Wheaton College transfer scholarships.

Are these Wheaton College scholarships limited by major?

You’ll need to check each scholarship’s own guidelines to determine if it is restricted to a specific major. However, most scholarships in this database are open to all students - some scholarships may only be open to certain students based on geographic criteria or areas of interest but they should be clearly marked. Whether you’re a nursing student, honors student, engineering major, or studying another discipline, chances are you’ll find at least 1 scholarship for you.

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Grant Program for Descendants of Police, Fire, or Correctional Officers

Sponsor by Illinois Student Assistance Commission Location 1755 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield, IL

Applicant must be the descendant of a police, fire, or correctional officer killed or disabled in the line of duty and attend an approved Illinois school.

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AMVETS Post #100 Scholarship

Sponsor by AMVETS, Illinois Department

Applicant must be a single Illinois resident attending school in Illinois who is the child of a veteran. ACT scores, transcripts, rank in class, and tax forms are required to be submitted.

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$500.00 March 1 Apply Now

Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by AMVETS, Illinois Department

Applicant must be an Illinois resident attending school in Illinois, be single, be the child of a veteran, and submit ACT scores, transcripts, rank in class, and tax forms.

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$500.00 April 1 Apply Now

Community Service Scholarship for Multicultural Students

Sponsor by Carnegie Dartlet Location Scholarship Program, Westford, MA

Applicant must be from a multicultural background who will be a college freshman beginning in the fall. Application and essay about their community service involvement are required, the essay should not exceed 1,000 words. Selection based upon academic merit (as reflected in transcript, class rank, and GPA) and service to their...

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$2,000.00 April 1 Apply Now

Carnegie Dartlet $10,000 Scholarship

Sponsor by Carnegie Dartlet Location Scholarship Program, Westford, MA

Applicant must register on CollegeXpress or have requested college information from one of our magazines (including but not limited to Private Colleges & Universities, Public Colleges & Universities, and Graduate Colleges & Universities) or one of our websites (including but not limited to collegexpress.com, privatecolleges.com, acuinfo.com, and gradcu.com). Applicant must be...

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$10,000.00 May 1 Apply Now

Wheaton College - National Merit Scholarship

Sponsor by Wheaton College Location 501 College Avenue, Wheaton, IL

Applicant must be a National Merit Finalist who has designated Wheaton College as his or her first-choice institution when completing the scholarship application. Applicants may change their top-choice selection by logging onto the Online Scholarship Application (OSA) website. Applicant must take the PSAT/NMSQT in the specified year of the high school...

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$2,500.00 December 5 Apply Now

Merit Recognition Scholarship

Sponsor by Illinois Student Assistance Commission Location 1755 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield, IL

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen and a resident of Illinois who ranks in the top 5% of their class at the end of the seventh semester. Applicant must attend an approved Illinois post-secondary institution as an undergraduate on at least a part-time basis, comply with Selective Service...

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Illinois Future Teacher Corps Scholarship

Sponsor by Illinois Student Assistance Commission Location 1755 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield, IL

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen and a legal resident of Illinois. Applicant must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment on at least a part-time basis as an undergraduate in a qualified teacher education program at an approved Illinois institution in a teacher shortage discipline. Preference is given...

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$10,000.00 March 1 Apply Now

Monetary Award

Sponsor by Illinois Student Assistance Commission Location 1755 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield, IL

Applicant must be an Illinois resident who is attending an Illinois school. FAFSA and financial need are required.

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$4,968.00 October 1 Apply Now

Illinois Incentive for Access

Sponsor by Illinois Student Assistance Commission Location 1755 Lake Cook Road, Deerfield, IL

Applicant must demonstrate financial need, complete FAFSA, and attend an approved Illinois school.

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$500.00 October 1 Apply Now

August & Edna Zahatko Scholarship

Sponsor by Community Foundation of the Great River Bend Location 852 Middle Road, Bettendorf, IA

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Rock Island High School who will pursue a major in engineering or nursing full-time at a college or university in Iowa or Illinois. Financial need and minimum 3.0 GPA required.

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$1,000.00 March 1 Apply Now

Safe Water Scholarships

Sponsor by Illinois Section American Water Works Association (ISAWWA) Location 545 South Randall Road, St. Charles, IL

Applicant must be enrolled in a secondary education program related to the water industry, including community college, technical school, four-year undergraduate programs, and masters and doctoral programs. Applicants must be either an Illinois resident or enrolled in an Illinois secondary education program. This includes, but is not limited to such fields...

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$1,000.00 January 31 Apply Now