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College Scholarships Offered By Romeoville Area Organizations

ROMEOVILLE, IL — Local residents who are figuring out how they will pay for their children’s college education now have opportunities to get a financial boost from the Village of Romeoville, which is offering a series of scholarship opportunities for local students.

Village officials on Tuesday announced six different scholarship opportunities that range between $250 and $1,500 and that are being offered by a number of local organizations.

The local scholarships include:

Veterans Commission Child/Grandchild of a Veteran scholarship

  • Total: $500
  • Application deadline: April 1
  • Eligibility: High school seniors who are Romeoville residents and whose parent(s), grandparent(s), or legal guardian is a US veteran, were honorably discharged, or are currently serving in the military.

Veterans Commission ROTC Scholarship

  • Total: $500
  • Application deadline: April 1
  • Eligibility: High school seniors who are Romeoville residents and are currently serving in their high school ROTC program.

Youth Leadership Scholarship

  • Total: Up to $500
  • Application deadline: April 1
  • Eligibility: High school seniors who reside in Romeoville and attend the following high schools; Romeoville High School, Plainfield East High School, Joliet Catholic Academy and Providence High School.

Fraternal Order of Police Scholarships

Application: May 1

This scholarship may only be awarded to the same applicant a maximum of two times. Persons having been awarded this scholarship more than once are no longer eligible to apply or receive this scholarship.

  • One $1,000.00 scholarship and two $500.00 scholarships are available for high school seniors residing within the Village of Romeoville or attending Romeoville High School pursuing a degree in public service (police officer, firefighter, paramedic, teacher, nurse, or doctor).
  • One $250.00 scholarship is available for a Lodge 15 member in good standing, or their immediate family member, pursuing an Associate or Bachelor’s degree.

Romeoville Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 5

The Romeoville Area Chamber of Commerce Education Committee will be awarding scholarships to High School Seniors in Romeoville thanks to a donation from Geodis. Applicants must:

  • Reside in Romeoville
  • Be involved in community activities
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities
  • Have two letters of recommending the application.

Questions can be directed to the Romeoville Chamber of Commerce office at (815) 886-2076.

Romeoville Rotary Club Larry Little Memorial Scholarship

  • Scholarships vary between $400 and $1,500
  • Application deadline: April 5
  • The Rotary Club of Romeoville will grant scholarship(s) to High School Seniors based on applicant submissions. Scholarships can vary depending on funds raised that calendar year. The primary criteria for selection are demonstrated leadership qualities, school service, and community service. The scholarship winner(s) will be honored at one of our weekly meetings where they will receive their check and enjoy lunch with our club members.
  • Late applications will not be accepted. Applicants should type or print in ink all information requested. If necessary, they should use additional paper to answer questions. Clarity and neatness are important. Please be certain to send your completed application to: Romeovillerotary@gmail.com. Use Attention Scholarship Application in the subject line.

More information about the Village of Romeoville’s scholarship programs and applications for each may be found here.

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