The Northern Illinois Patriots and Turning Point USA are teaming up to award one student activist with a college scholarship of $2,500 – the first annual Northern Illinois Patriots Scholarship.

The scholarship is a one-time-only gift and will be awarded in person on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 in Libertyville, Illinois.
Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen, currently enrolled in a college or university (or beginning enrollment in the fall of 2015) with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must be committed to living by and promoting the Core Beliefs of the Northern Illinois Patriots, which are as follows:

Core Beliefs

*Fiscal Responsibility
*Constitutionally Limited Government
*Free Market Economy (Lower Taxes, Pro-Entrepreneurialism)
*Pro-family (Life, Traditional Marriage, Resist Culture of Death)
*Choice in Education, Education not Indoctrination (Charter Schools, Private & Parochial, Vouchers, Home Schooling)
*National Defense (Safer Communities, Immigration Reform, Strong Military, Second Amendment Protection)

Applications are due by May 20, 2015 at 11:59pm CST and should be emailed in a Word Document to Crystal Clanton at

Click here to access the application. If you have trouble downloading the document, email and a copy will be sent to you via email.