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Merit Recognition Scholarship

Sponsored by: Illinois Student Assistance Commission

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 (draft) registration requirements, and claim the award within one year of high school graduation.


Application Deadline October 1
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? yes

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Contact Information

College Zone Counselor
Illinois Student Assistance Commission
1755 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield, IL 60015 United States

Phone: (800) 899-4722
Fax: (847) 831-8549

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