External Opportunities

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$2,500, $10,000 or $25,000 AXA Achievement Scholarship
Scholarship Overview: The AXA Achievement Scholarship offers college scholarships of $2,500, $10,000 and $25,000 to high school seniors who have...
Scholarship Overview: The AXA Achievement Scholarship offers college...
  • Deadline: 12/15/2019
  • Award: $2,500, $10,000 or $25,000
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$1,000 - $50,000 Burger King McLamore Foundation and the James W. McLamore Whopper Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The McLamore Foundation awards three recipients with a $50,000 scholarship. These four-year scholarships will...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The McLamore Foundation awards...
  • Deadline: 12/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000 - $50,000
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$1,000 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The IDeaL Education Foundation awards scholarships to deserving Chicago-area male high school and...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The IDeaL Education Foundation...
  • Deadline: 12/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 Los Angeles DUI Attorney Diabetes Scholarship
From the Organization… It is our pleasure to announce the first ever Los Angeles DUI Attorney Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship is intended to...
From the Organization… It is our pleasure to announce the first ever Los...
  • Deadline: 12/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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Paid Summer Internship Greenwood Project Financial Services Summer Internship
Organization Description & Overview: High School students are immersed in an intensive 6-week program. The curriculum includes financial literacy,...
Organization Description & Overview: High School students are immersed...
  • Deadline: 12/18/2019
  • Award: Paid Summer Internship
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$5,000 SCS Noonan Scholars
Scholarship & Program Overview: The SCS Noonan Scholars program works with students from 11th grade through college graduation. The program helps...
Scholarship & Program Overview: The SCS Noonan Scholars program works...
  • Deadline: 12/18/2019
  • Award: $5,000
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$1,000 CHUMS, Inc. - Chicago Chapter Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: With our National theme of “ “listen to the children…enrich their lives”, Chums’ Founders’ National...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: With our National theme of “...
  • Deadline: 12/27/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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$2,500 Cirkled In - "No Sweat" Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Cirkled In Scholarship is a cash scholarship you can apply to any educational need, from tuition to books...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Cirkled In Scholarship is a...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2019
  • Award: $2,500
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$1,000 Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship is a merit-based program which means financial need is not considered....
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Gen and Kelly Tanabe...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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Varies Tuskegee NEXT Program
Program Mission: Honoring the legacy of the Tuskegee Airman, Tuskegee NEXT seeks to transform the lives of at-risk youth through aviation...
Program Mission: Honoring the legacy of the Tuskegee Airman, Tuskegee...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000 MarketWorks Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: With a network of 20,000+ schools, EVERFI delivers digital resources that help teachers equip students with...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: With a network of 20,000+ schools,...
  • Deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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Full tuition ($57,642) UChicago Promise Scholarships
Organization & Scholarship Overview: UChicago Promise honors those whose service to the City of Chicago allow our city to work and thrive. To...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: UChicago Promise honors those whose...
  • Deadline: 01/02/2020
  • Award: Full tuition ($57,642)
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$20,000 Foot Locker Scholars Athletes Program
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program honors student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional academic ability...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes...
  • Deadline: 01/03/2020
  • Award: $20,000
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Up to $40,000 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Honoring the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th President, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Honoring the legacy and character...
  • Deadline: 01/03/2020
  • Award: Up to $40,000
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Full Tuition (approximately $65,819 for the 2019-2020 academic year) Davidson College Charles Scholarship
Scholarship Overview & Description: As a Chicago Public School student, you may be eligible to receive the Charles Scholarship—an award honoring...
Scholarship Overview & Description: As a Chicago Public School student,...
  • Deadline: 01/06/2020
  • Award: Full Tuition (approximately $65,819 for the 2019-2020 academic year)
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$40,000 Ron Brown Scholar Program
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Ron Brown Scholar Fund is a 501©3 public charity, managed by an independent Board of Trustees. The Ron...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Ron Brown Scholar Fund is a...
  • Deadline: 01/09/2020
  • Award: $40,000
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$1,000 Carson Scholars Fund
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Carson Scholars Fund remains dedicated to its goal of naming a Carson Scholar in every school. All schools...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Carson Scholars Fund remains...
  • Deadline: 01/10/2020
  • Award: $1,000
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$2,500 Connor Group Kids and Community Scholarship Program
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Connor Group Kids & Community Partners is once again offering scholarships for high school and college-age...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Connor Group Kids & Community...
  • Deadline: 01/15/2020
  • Award: $2,500
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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: 01/15/2020
  • Award: Enrichment Program
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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: 01/17/2020
  • 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: 01/17/2020
  • Award: $18,000 per year
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Full Tuition Department of the Air Force - Type 7
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: 01/17/2020
  • Award: Full Tuition
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Up to $20,000 The Diversity Advancement Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: This architecture scholarship can change your life! Maybe you chose architecture because you want to design a...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: This architecture scholarship can...
  • Deadline: 01/17/2020
  • Award: Up to $20,000
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All-expenses-paid summer academic program Immerse Education Cambridge Summer School - Essay Competition
Program & Scholarship Overview: The Cambridge Summer School is a unique experience for you to study in the colleges of one of the world’s oldest...
Program & Scholarship Overview: The Cambridge Summer School is a unique...
  • Deadline: 01/20/2020
  • Award: All-expenses-paid summer academic program
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$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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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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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 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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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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