Peoria, IL Area Scholarships

Peoria (/piˈɔːriə/ pee-OR-ee-ə) is the county seat of Peoria County, Illinois, and the largest city on the Illinois River. Established in 1691 by the French explorer Henri de Tonti, Peoria is the oldest European settlement in Illinois, and is named after the Peoria tribe. As of the 2010 census, the city was the seventh-most populated in Illinois (and the third largest outside the Chicago metropolitan area), with a population of 115,007. The Peoria Metropolitan Statistical Area had a population of 373,590 in 2011. Peoria had a population of 118,943 in 2010, when far northern Peoria was also included. Until 2018, Peoria was the global and national headquarters for Caterpillar Inc., one of the 30 companies composing the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and listed on the Fortune 100; in the latter year, the company relocated its headquarters to Deerfield, Illinois.

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Peoria, IL Area Scholarships

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J.M. Carroll Manson Memorial Scholarship

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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J.M. Carroll Manson Memorial Scholarship

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Schools in and around Peoria, IL

Bradley University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $32,540 average out-state tuition; $32,540 average in-state tuition
Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $19,734 average out-state tuition; $19,734 average in-state tuition
Methodist College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $19,200 average out-state tuition; $19,200 average in-state tuition
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Peoria
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Midstate College
Four or more years; Private for profit; $16,230 average out-state tuition; $16,230 average in-state tuition
Regency Beauty Institute-Peoria
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit

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