External Opportunities

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1,000 - $25,000 Live Más Scholarship
Organization Overview: To fulfill our mission, grants and scholarships are distributed across the country each year. The Taco Bell Foundation’s...
Organization Overview: To fulfill our mission, grants and scholarships...
  • Deadline: 01/23/2020
  • Award: $1,000 - $25,000
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Varies Anhelo Project Dream Scholarship
The Anhelo Project is a non-for-profit organization that consists of a group of student leaders and professionals from various educational...
The Anhelo Project is a non-for-profit organization that consists of a...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
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8-week paid internship at a local nonprofit/charitable organization Bank of America Student Leaders Program
Program Overview: Since 2004, Student Leaders has been part of our ongoing commitment to youth employment and economic mobility. Preparing a...
Program Overview: Since 2004, Student Leaders has been part of our...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: 8-week paid internship at a local nonprofit/charitable organization
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$5,000 Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award
Organization & Scholarship Description: Discover Student Loans is giving away $60,000 in scholarships. Students and parents can sign up to get tips...
Organization & Scholarship Description: Discover Student Loans is giving...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: $5,000
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$5,000 Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago - James Davies Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The James Davies Scholarship is a one-year award of $5,000 that will provide financial support for the pursuit...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The James Davies Scholarship is a...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: $5,000
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Up to $10,000 per year, depending on the student’s financial need George M. Pullman Educational Foundation
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The George M. Pullman Educational Foundation Scholarship helps ensure that exceptionally promising students...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The George M. Pullman Educational...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Up to $10,000 per year, depending on the student’s financial need
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$1,000 IACAC Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: On behalf of the members of the IACAC Scholarship Committee, we are pleased to announce that we will award ten...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: On behalf of the members of the...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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iPad or $100 - $250 Metra Safety Poster and Essay Contest
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Safety Poster Contest is a key part of our ongoing effort to increase public awareness of lifesaving...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Safety Poster Contest is a key...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: iPad or $100 - $250
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$1,000 & all-expenses-paid enrichment program Princeton Prize in Race Relations
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Princeton Prize in Race Relations (PPRR) recognizes and rewards high school students who have had a...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Princeton Prize in Race...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000 & all-expenses-paid enrichment program
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$20,000 The HEAR Scholarship Foundation
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The HEAR Scholarship Foundation’s mission is to provide financial and mentoring support to Chicagoland High...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The HEAR Scholarship Foundation’s...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2020
  • Award: $20,000
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$10,000 - $32,000 Global Citizen Year Fellowship
Organization & Fellowship Overview: Global Citizen Year puts our Fellows a world ahead so they can, in turn, move the world ahead. The year between...
Organization & Fellowship Overview: Global Citizen Year puts our Fellows...
  • Deadline: 02/05/2020
  • Award: $10,000 - $32,000
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$5,000 - $100,000 McDonald’s HACER® Program
Organization & Scholarship Overview: McDonald’s HACER® Program was created in 1985 to grant eligible Hispanic students financial aid so they can...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: McDonald’s HACER® Program was...
  • Deadline: 02/05/2020
  • Award: $5,000 - $100,000
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$5,000 AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship
The American Meteorological Society is pleased to announce the AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship program, open to all high school students and...
The American Meteorological Society is pleased to announce the AMS...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $5,000
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$6,000 AMS Minority Scholarship
The AMS Minority Scholarships will award funding to minority students who have been traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, especially...
The AMS Minority Scholarships will award funding to minority students...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $6,000
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Academic Enrichment, Guidance, and Support High Jump
Program Overview & Description: High Jump is a two-year tuition-free academic enrichment program that serves motivated 7th and 8th grade students...
Program Overview & Description: High Jump is a two-year tuition-free...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: Academic Enrichment, Guidance, and Support
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$1,000 Illinois School Counselor Association (ISCA) - Student Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The ISCA Board of Directors is pleased to continue a scholarship program for graduating high school seniors....
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The ISCA Board of Directors is...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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Up to $10,000 per year Wentcher Foundation Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Wentcher Foundation will award 70+ university scholarships to Chicago Public High School students...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Wentcher Foundation will award...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: Up to $10,000 per year
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5-year college access program and leadership development Chicago Scholars Program
Organization & Program Overview: At Chicago Scholars, we believe our students will become the next generation of leaders to transform their...
Organization & Program Overview: At Chicago Scholars, we believe our...
  • Deadline: 02/12/2020
  • Award: 5-year college access program and leadership development
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Up to $4,000 Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. Scholarships
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Psi Chapter awards scholarships for scholastic achievement to graduating high school...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Psi...
  • Deadline: 02/12/2020
  • Award: Up to $4,000
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$2,000 - $3,000 Illinois PTA Lillian E. Glover Scholarship Program
Scholarship Overview: The Illinois PTA Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year....
Scholarship Overview: The Illinois PTA Scholarship is an...
  • Deadline: 02/14/2020
  • Award: $2,000 - $3,000
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$500 - $5,000 Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) General Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Founded in 1975, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund empowers Latino families with the knowledge and resources to...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Founded in 1975, the Hispanic...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $500 - $5,000
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Varies National Co-Op Scholarship
Scholarship Organization Description: As the largest independently sponsored merit co-op scholarship program in the United States, WACE will award...
Scholarship Organization Description: As the largest independently...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000 Xi Lambda Educational Foundation Scholarship
Scholarship Overview: To select and provide scholarships to African American male students graduating from a Chicago Area High School based on...
Scholarship Overview: To select and provide scholarships to African...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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Free Summer Journalism Program Princeton University Summer Journalism Program
Organization & Program Overview: Founded in 2001, Summer Journalism Program is one of the most innovative and successful programs of its kind. Our...
Organization & Program Overview: Founded in 2001, Summer Journalism...
  • Deadline: 02/17/2020
  • Award: Free Summer Journalism Program
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Tuition, fees and room and board Give Something Back - Illinois Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Give Something Back provides mentors and scholarships to help Pell Grant eligible students go to college and...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Give Something Back provides...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2020
  • Award: Tuition, fees and room and board
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$1,000 or $5,000 McKinsey Diverse Young Leaders Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The McKinsey Diverse Young Leaders Scholarship was established with the goal of supporting and building...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The McKinsey Diverse Young Leaders...
  • Deadline: 02/21/2020
  • Award: $1,000 or $5,000
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$1,000 Midwest Great Lakes Regional Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Midwest Great Lakes (MWGL) Lee J Brockway Scholarship is a regional competitive, merit-based award program...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Midwest Great Lakes (MWGL) Lee...
  • Deadline: 02/21/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,500 - $10,000 National Association of Hispanic Journalists Educational Programs
Organization & Scholarship Overview: NAHJ has awarded more than $1.7 million in scholarships to nearly 800 students since the program began in...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: NAHJ has awarded more than $1.7...
  • Deadline: 02/21/2020
  • Award: $1,500 - $10,000
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Varies Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable Commemoration Essay Competition (Elementary School Students ONLY)
Organization & Competition Description: Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is pleased to continue its participation in this the Eighteenth (18th) Annual...
Organization & Competition Description: Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is...
  • Deadline: 02/24/2020
  • Award: Varies
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Up to $14,500 for associate's degree and up to $29,000 for bachelor’s degree The Dream.US Scholarship
Scholarship Overview: We think of our National Scholarship as the “Pell Grant” for highly motivated DREAMers with significant, unmet financial...
Scholarship Overview: We think of our National Scholarship as the “Pell...
  • Deadline: 02/27/2020
  • Award: Up to $14,500 for associate's degree and up to $29,000 for bachelor’s degree
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$10,000 Elks National Oratorical Contest
Organization & Scholarship Overview: An International Elks Oratorical Competition that is conducted annually in the areas of our Elk Lodges &...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: An International Elks Oratorical...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2020
  • Award: $10,000
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Up to $40,000 College Board Opportunity Scholarships
Scholarship Overview: Applying to college is a complicated process, so we’ve created a program that guides you through it. It doesn’t require an...
Scholarship Overview: Applying to college is a complicated process, so...
  • Deadline: 02/29/2020
  • Award: Up to $40,000
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Up to $5,000 ACS Scholars Program
Organization & Scholarship Overview: This is a renewable scholarship for Hispanic/Latinos, Black/African-American, and Native American (including...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: This is a renewable scholarship for...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Up to $5,000
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$2,500 Back 2 School Illinois Scholarship
Organization Overview & Scholarship Description: Back 2 School Illinois (B2SI) believes education is the key to America’s future, and these...
Organization Overview & Scholarship Description: Back 2 School Illinois...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $2,500
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$22,000 Elevating Futures Scholarship Fund
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Walsh-Fluor Design Build Team (WFDBT) has been selected by the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) to design...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Walsh-Fluor Design Build Team...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $22,000
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$1,000 Illinois AMVETS Scholarship Program
The Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation supports a scholarship program each year that provides graduating Illinois High School students a...
The Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation supports a scholarship program...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$2,000 Illinois Conservation Foundation Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Illinois Conservation Foundation offers the Conservation Achievement Scholarship to promote the value of...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Illinois Conservation...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $2,000
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Up to $2,500 Mary E. Smith Foundation - Excellence in Academics & Community Service Award
Scholarship Overview: This annual, one-time scholarship, will be awarded to one or two (2) successful candidates. Candidates must be brain tumor...
Scholarship Overview: This annual, one-time scholarship, will be awarded...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Up to $2,500
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Up to $2,500 Mary E. Smith Foundation - Excellence in Science & Medicine Award
Scholarship Overview: This one-time scholarship, in an amount up to $2,500, will be awarded to one or two (2) successful candidates annually....
Scholarship Overview: This one-time scholarship, in an amount up to...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Up to $2,500
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Up to $2,500 Mary E. Smith Foundation - The Karen Lewis CTU Excellence in Science Award
Scholarship Overview: Created in honor of Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) President Karen Lewis, this one time scholarship, in an amount up to $2,500,...
Scholarship Overview: Created in honor of Chicago Teachers Union (CTU)...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: Up to $2,500
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$10,000 over 4 years Supporting Excellence in Education Foundation Scholarship
Scholarship Overview: The SEED Foundation’s SEED Scholar Program is proud to support Indian youth with scholarships for higher education. The SEED...
Scholarship Overview: The SEED Foundation’s SEED Scholar Program is...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $10,000 over 4 years
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$2,500 Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
Organization & Scholarship Description: The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults is committed to helping young adults continue their education after...
Organization & Scholarship Description: The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2020
  • Award: $2,500
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$1,000 - $2,500 HACEMOS Scholarship Program
Organization & Scholarship Overview: HACEMOS has established a scholarship program to assist children of Hispanic origin and children of active...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: HACEMOS has established a...
  • Deadline: 03/02/2020
  • Award: $1,000 - $2,500
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$4,000 Chicago Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Chicago Roofing Contractors Association will award two $4,000 renewable scholarship to a high school...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Chicago Roofing Contractors...
  • Deadline: 03/06/2020
  • Award: $4,000
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Paid Internship Genesys Works Internship Program
Program Description & Overview: Genesys Works gives students the life-changing opportunity to work in a professional corporation while still in...
Program Description & Overview: Genesys Works gives students the...
  • Deadline: 03/07/2020
  • Award: Paid Internship
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$10,000 Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship program provides opportunities to students who want to build their...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Lockheed Martin STEM...
  • Deadline: 03/12/2020
  • Award: $10,000
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$500 - $1,000 Eta Xi Sigma Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Beacon of Light Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated was founded on November 12, 1922, at the campus of Butler University in...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority,...
  • Deadline: 03/13/2020
  • Award: $500 - $1,000
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$1,000 Book stipend/scholarship and a tablet :20 Second Timeout Foundation Driving 4 Books Book Stipend Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Annually, The :20 Second Timeout Foundation hosts its Driving 4 Books charity golf outing designed to raise...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Annually, The :20 Second Timeout...
  • Deadline: 03/14/2020
  • Award: $1,000 Book stipend/scholarship and a tablet
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$500 Que Llueva Café Scholarship for Undocumented Students
Organization Overview & Description: CORE proudly sponsors this scholarship to help undocumented students continue on their academic path. This...
Organization Overview & Description: CORE proudly sponsors this...
  • Deadline: 03/14/2020
  • Award: $500
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$1,500 American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) Scholarship Program
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The American Association of Blacks in Energy is a professional association composed of African Americans in...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The American Association of Blacks...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1,500
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