America's Top Student Loan Provider
8,000 programs with a distribution level of over 150,000 awards for undergraduate and postgraduate students worth a total of more than $35 million is what EdFed's comprehensive scholarship database contains. It also includes student loan forgiveness programs for those who have graduated from college and need alternatives for repayment.
Merit Recognition Scholarship (MRS)
Rate Scholarship :
Total User rated
[ 0 ]
$1,000 annually, non-renewable. This award can be
June 15, 2006
Must attend an approved Illinois postsecondary institution as an undergraduate or attend one of the nationâ€™s four approved Military Service Academies. Must be ranked in the top 5 percent of his/her high school class according to the cumulative grade point average at the end of the third semester before graduation OR must have taken the ACT, SAT I or Prairie State Achievement Exam between Sept. 1 and June 30 within the third and fourth semesters before graduation (this is usually the junior year of high school) and receive a score in the top 5 percent of all students in Illinois who take the test during the same time period. Must be a domestic student in the U.S. This is a freshman year award. Must be a high school senior at time of application. Must be a resident of Illinois. Must attend a high school in Illinois. Must be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen.
Illinois Student Assistance Commission
Merit Recognition Scholarship (MRS) - Add Review
Add Review* :
No Reviews Added !
Back to search results
How EdFed Helped others!
I want to thank you for you help and patience in dealing with me. You've explained everything perfectly and I feel confident in doing business with you. I hope that if needed, we can do business again in the future.
- Victor R.
New York, NY
* Your Name:
* Your E-mail Address:
We respect your privacy.
* Your Friend's name:
* Your Friend's E-mail address:
Include a Message:
Student Loan Consolidation Info - How to Choose the Right Loan Company
The Career Resources column is presented by
, America's leading job search engine dedicated to getting people jobs.
Education is one of the most basic right of any human, but with the increase in prices and the costs involved in education this has made these rights turn into a privilege which very few can enjoy. Any normal person today in the whole of United States has to take an education loan at one point of time to pay for their education fees.
Schools Will No Longer Receive Paper FAFSA Forms
(September 20, 2007)
Stafford Loan Payment Calculator
PLUS Loan Payment Calculator
Loan Consolidation Payment Calculator
Glossary of Terms
Loan Comparison Chart
If you are unhappy with your current interest rate and/or lender, contact an expert at EdFed today to find out how you can begin saving money by consolidating.
Comprehensive List of Schools at which EdFed Assists Students.
EdFed is a FFELP lender with lender identification number 834241.
© Copyright 2017 EdFed. All Rights Reserved.
Tell a Friend
Resume Distribution Service
Job Search Course
Sign up for the latest news on student loans.
High School - Freshman
High School - Sophomore
High School - Junior
High School - Senior
College - Freshman
College - Sophomore
College - Junior
College - Senior
Most Recent Newsletter