External Opportunities

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Full Tuition Department of the Air Force - Type 1
Scholarship Overview: Air Force ROTC can help you overcome the financial hardships associated with college, and when you complete your degree, you...
Scholarship Overview: Air Force ROTC can help you overcome the financial...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: Full Tuition
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$18,000 per year Department of the Air Force - Type 2
Scholarship Overview: Air Force ROTC can help you overcome the financial hardships associated with college, and when you complete your degree, you...
Scholarship Overview: Air Force ROTC can help you overcome the...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $18,000 per year
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$10,000 Discover Scholarship Award Sweepstakes
Organization & Scholarship Description: Discover Student Loans is giving away $110,000 in scholarships. Students and parents can sign up to get...
Organization & Scholarship Description: Discover Student Loans is giving...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $10,000
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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: 01/31/2019
  • Award: iPad or $100 - $250
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$2,500 Redfin Scholarship
Scholarship Overview: Redfin is the next-generation real estate brokerage, combining its own full-service agents with modern technology to redefine...
Scholarship Overview: Redfin is the next-generation real estate...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $2,500
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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: 02/01/2019
  • Award: 8-week paid internship at a local nonprofit/charitable organization
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Up to $10,000 per year, depending on the student’s financial need George M. Pullman Educational Foundation
Scholarship Overview: The George M. Pullman Educational Foundation Scholarship helps ensure that exceptionally promising students with financial...
Scholarship Overview: The George M. Pullman Educational Foundation...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2019
  • Award: Up to $10,000 per year, depending on the student’s financial need
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$1,000 IACAC Scholarship
On behalf of the members of the IACAC Scholarship Committee, we are pleased to announce that we will award ten $1,000 scholarships ($500 per...
On behalf of the members of the IACAC Scholarship Committee, we are...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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$5,000 - $100,000 McDonald’s HACER Scholarship
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: 02/04/2019
  • Award: $5,000 - $100,000
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$500 - $5,000 Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) General Scholarship
Organization Overview: Founded in 1975, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund empowers Latino families with the knowledge and resources to successfully...
Organization Overview: Founded in 1975, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund...
  • Deadline: 02/05/2019
  • Award: $500 - $5,000
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Enrichment Program Yale Young Global Scholars
Organization & Program Overview: Yale Young Global Scholars empowers the next generation of leaders by building a global community and designing...
Organization & Program Overview: Yale Young Global Scholars empowers the...
  • Deadline: 02/06/2019
  • Award: Enrichment Program
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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: 02/08/2019
  • Award: $6,000
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$40,000 ($10,000 per year) Wentcher Foundation Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Wentcher Foundation will award 50+ university scholarships to Chicago Public High School students...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Wentcher Foundation will award...
  • Deadline: 02/08/2019
  • Award: $40,000 ($10,000 per year)
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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: 02/11/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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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: 02/13/2019
  • Award: 5-year college access program and leadership development
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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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Academic Enrichment, Guidance, and Support
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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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000 - $3,000
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$1,000 - $3,000 Money Smart Kid Essay Contest
Organization & Scholarship Overview: In support of Chicago’s Money Smart Week® for the Chicagoland Area (Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee,...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: In support of Chicago’s Money Smart...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000 - $3,000
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$1,500 - $10,000 National Association of Hispanic Journalists Educational Programs
Since 1988, NAHJ has awarded nearly $1.6 million in scholarships to more than 750 students. NAHJ scholarship opportunities are open to...
Since 1988, NAHJ has awarded nearly $1.6 million in scholarships to more...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500 - $10,000
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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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
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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: 02/15/2019
  • Award: Free Summer Journalism Program
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$20,000 The HEAR Scholarship Foundation
The HEAR Scholarship Foundation’s mission is to provide financial and mentoring support to Chicagoland High School graduates of need, who have...
The HEAR Scholarship Foundation’s mission is to provide financial and...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $20,000
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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: 02/18/2019
  • Award: Tuition, fees and room and board
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$5,000 - $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: 02/21/2019
  • Award: $5,000 - $25,000
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$2,000 - $4,000 AKArama Foundation - Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc - Theta Omega Chapter
Organization & Scholarship Description: The ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY, INC., Theta Omega Chapter, the AKArama Foundation Inc. awards several types...
Organization & Scholarship Description: The ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY,...
  • Deadline: 02/22/2019
  • Award: $2,000 - $4,000
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$1,000 or $5,000 McKinsey Diverse Young Leaders Scholarship
The McKinsey Diverse Young Leaders Scholarship was established with the goal of supporting and building relationships with promising and diverse...
The McKinsey Diverse Young Leaders Scholarship was established with the...
  • Deadline: 02/22/2019
  • Award: $1,000 or $5,000
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$1,000 American Woman STEM Scholarship Program
Scholarship Overview: The 2019 American Woman STEM Scholarship program will award a $1,000 scholarship to a high school female senior based on...
Scholarship Overview: The 2019 American Woman STEM Scholarship program...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 - $2,500 HACEMOS Chicago Chapter
HACEMOS has established a scholarship program to assist children of Hispanic origin and children of active HACEMOS members who plan to continue...
HACEMOS has established a scholarship program to assist children of...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2019
  • Award: $1,000 - $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: 02/28/2019
  • Award: $10,000 over 4 years
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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: 02/28/2019
  • Award: up to $14,500 for associate's degree and up to $29,000 for bachelor’s degree
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$1,000 - $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: 03/01/2019
  • Award: $1,000 - $5,000
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$1,000 Actuarial Diversity Scholarship
Scholarship Overview: The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship promotes diversity within the profession through an annual scholarship program for...
Scholarship Overview: The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship promotes...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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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: 03/01/2019
  • Award: $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: 03/01/2019
  • Award: $4,000
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$2,000 Chicagoland Roofing Council (CRC) Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Chicagoland Roofing Council will provide a maximum $2,000 scholarship to a 2019 High School graduate who...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Chicagoland Roofing Council...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2019
  • Award: $2,000
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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: 03/01/2019
  • Award: Paid Internship
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Up to $23,000 Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois
Scholarship Description: The Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois is a scholarship program that identifies talented high school seniors, as well as...
Scholarship Description: The Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois is a...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2019
  • Award: Up to $23,000
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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: 03/01/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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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: 03/01/2019
  • 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: 03/01/2019
  • 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: 03/01/2019
  • Award: Up to $2,500
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up to $20,000 National Louis University Pathways Scholarship for Undocumented Students
Scholarship Overview: National Louis University is committed to supporting all students in their pursuit of a quality education. We are deeply...
Scholarship Overview: National Louis University is committed to...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2019
  • Award: up to $20,000
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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: 03/01/2019
  • Award: $2,500
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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: 03/02/2019
  • Award: $500
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Up to $25,000 Fund II UNCF Stem Scholars Program
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The UNCF STEM Scholars Program is a 10-year initiative designed to identify and provide scholarship and...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The UNCF STEM Scholars Program is a...
  • Deadline: 03/03/2019
  • Award: Up to $25,000
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Full Tuition ($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: 03/05/2019
  • Award: Full Tuition ($32,000)
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$5,000 Blacks at Microsoft Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Founded in 1989 as the first Microsoft-sponsored employee resource group, Blacks@Microsoft (BAM) is dedicated...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Founded in 1989 as the first...
  • Deadline: 03/08/2019
  • Award: $5,000
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Paid Summer Internship Rotary Club of Chicago: JOB1 Summer Internship Program
Organization Overview: The JOB1 Summer Internship Program was created fourteen years ago, in 2003, when the Rotary Club of Chicago was looking for...
Organization Overview: The JOB1 Summer Internship Program was created...
  • Deadline: 03/08/2019
  • Award: Paid Summer Internship
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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: 03/14/2019
  • Award: $1,000 Book stipend/scholarship and a tablet
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Funding is individualized to the needs of the student Jack Kent Cooke Young Scholars Program
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Young Scholars Program, a selective five-year pre-college national scholarship for high-performing middle...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Young Scholars Program, a...
  • Deadline: 03/14/2019
  • Award: Funding is individualized to the needs of the student
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