External Opportunities

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
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: 01/29/2021
  • Award: 8-week paid internship at a local nonprofit/charitable organization
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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: 01/29/2021
  • Award: $1,000
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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: 01/29/2021
  • Award: $20,000
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Varies Anhelo Project Dream Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Anhelo Project is a non-for-profit organization that consists of a group of student leaders and...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Anhelo Project is a...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
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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: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Up to $10,000 per year, depending on the student’s financial need
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Paid Summer Internship Greenwood Project Financial Institute and FinTech Institute - Summer Internships
Organization Description & Overview: High School students are immersed in an intensive 6-week program. Two internship institutes will be offered...
Organization Description & Overview: High School students are immersed...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Paid Summer Internship
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Up to $10,000 per year Wentcher Foundation Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Wentcher Foundation will award 80+ university scholarships to Chicago Public High School students...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Wentcher Foundation will award...
  • Deadline: 02/05/2021
  • Award: Up to $10,000 per year
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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: 02/12/2021
  • Award: $1,000
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$10,000 Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship Program
Scholarship Overview: The Amazon Future Engineer scholarship program assists high school seniors who have completed a computer science course and...
Scholarship Overview: The Amazon Future Engineer scholarship program...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2021
  • Award: $10,000
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Full Tuition (tuition, fees, and books covered at max $250/course) Chicago Early Learning Workforce Scholarship
Scholarship Overview: The Mayor’s Office, City Colleges of Chicago (CCC)- Harry S. Truman College, Chicago Public Schools (CPS), and the Department...
Scholarship Overview: The Mayor’s Office, City Colleges of Chicago...
  • Deadline: 02/19/2021
  • Award: Full Tuition (tuition, fees, and books covered at max $250/course)
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Non-monetary book award Chicago Wellesley Club Book Award
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Wellesley College is a four-year liberal arts college for women. For more than one hundred thirty years,...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Wellesley College is a four-year...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Non-monetary book award
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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: 02/28/2021
  • Award: Up to $40,000
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$2,500 STEM Scholar of Illinois
Scholarship & Organization Overview: As a culture, we place a high priority on education and rightfully so. Having a higher education opens...
Scholarship & Organization Overview: As a culture, we place a high...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: $2,500
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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: 03/01/2021
  • 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: 03/01/2021
  • Award: $2,500
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Up to $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: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Up to $22,000
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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: 03/01/2021
  • Award: $5,000
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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: 03/01/2021
  • 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: 03/01/2021
  • 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: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Up to $2,500
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$5,000 Chicago Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Chicago Roofing Contractors Association will award two $5,000 renewable scholarship to a high school...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Chicago Roofing Contractors...
  • Deadline: 03/05/2021
  • Award: $5,000
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$1,000 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: 03/12/2021
  • Award: $1,000
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$2,000 Stifel's Fabric of Society Scholarship Program
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Fabric of Society scholarship program was started in 2008 by De La Rosa & Co. as an effort to make an...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Fabric of Society scholarship...
  • Deadline: 03/12/2021
  • Award: $2,000
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$1,000 - $2,000 Ezekiel Taylor Scholarship Foundation
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Ezekiel Taylor Scholarship Foundation (ETSF) is a 501©3 that provides financial assistance to...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Ezekiel Taylor Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000 - $2,000
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Full Tuition & fees Illinois Promise Scholarship
Scholarship Overview: Illinois Promise funding will be provided to eligible students for four years of attendance at Illinois if criteria continue...
Scholarship Overview: Illinois Promise funding will be provided to...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: Full Tuition & fees
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Up to $20,000 ITE Diversity Scholars Program
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The purpose of this program is to increase underrepresented populations participation in the transportation...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The purpose of this program is to...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: Up to $20,000
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$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: 03/19/2021
  • Award: $1,000
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Up to $5,000 Monarch Awards Foundation Scholarship
Scholarship & Organization Overview: Monarch Awards Foundation, Inc. is a not-for-profit foundation of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Xi Nu...
Scholarship & Organization Overview: Monarch Awards Foundation, Inc. is...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2021
  • Award: Up to $5,000
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$1,000 Chicago Engineers Foundation (CEF) Student Incentive Award
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Chicago Engineers’ Foundation (CEF) encourages Chicago students to pursue engineering by recognizing their...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Chicago Engineers’ Foundation...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2021
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 CHUMS, Inc. - Chicago Chapter Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: CHUMS awards this scholarship in honor of CHUM founders Mary Ward Barnes, Joyce Tate Brown, and Theodora...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: CHUMS awards this scholarship in...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2021
  • Award: $1,000
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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: 04/01/2021
  • Award: Up to $23,000
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$1,000 Cathay Bank Foundation Scholarship Program
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Twenty $1,000 scholarships available for high school seniors planning to attend college as a full-time,...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Twenty $1,000 scholarships...
  • Deadline: 04/02/2021
  • Award: $1,000
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$2,000 Royal Business Bank Scholarship Program
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Royal Business Bank is committed to supporting economically-challenged youth residing in its business service...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Royal Business Bank is committed to...
  • Deadline: 04/02/2021
  • Award: $2,000
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$5,000 Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund
Scholarship Overview: The Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund is focused on helping economically-challenged Taiwanese American youth fulfill their...
Scholarship Overview: The Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund is focused...
  • Deadline: 04/02/2021
  • Award: $5,000
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$1,000 My Two Sons: Sean/John Memorial Scholarship
Organization Description & Scholarship Overview: In October 1989, Sean Cater, the oldest son of Rev. Gloria Randolph, was murdered at age 21. As a...
Organization Description & Scholarship Overview: In October 1989, Sean...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2021
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 - $5,000 Calculated Genius Steminist Scholarship Program
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The STEMINIST Scholarship Program provides financial support to women pursuing college degrees in ENGINEERING!...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The STEMINIST Scholarship Program...
  • Deadline: 04/16/2021
  • Award: $1,000 - $5,000
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$1,500 Chicago Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. Education Assistance Program
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Tuskegee Airmen, Incorporated™ is a unique organization dedicated to the preservation of the history of...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Tuskegee Airmen, Incorporated™ is a...
  • Deadline: 04/19/2021
  • Award: $1,500
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Up to $5,000 Japanese American Service Committee (JASC) Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Japanese culture and tradition place great value upon education. It is a value that has become firmly rooted...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Japanese culture and tradition...
  • Deadline: 04/29/2021
  • Award: Up to $5,000
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$2,500 Finance Academy Scholarship
Organization Description & Scholarship Overview: With a network of 20,000+ schools, EVERFI delivers digital resources that help teachers equip...
Organization Description & Scholarship Overview: With a network of...
  • Deadline: 05/28/2021
  • Award: $2,500
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$10,000 Honors Graduation - Design A Better Future Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Ever wondered just how much of a difference high school students can make on their communities? In our 2020...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Ever wondered just how much of a...
  • Deadline: 06/28/2021
  • Award: $10,000
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$500 - $2,000 Lori Jericho Memorial Education Fund
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Inspiration Corporation administers the Lori Jericho Memorial Education Fund, that provides financial...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Inspiration Corporation administers...
  • Deadline: 07/05/2021
  • Award: $500 - $2,000
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$1,500 Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship
Organization and Scholarship Overview: The Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship offers $1,500 to a high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate...
Organization and Scholarship Overview: The Michael Moody Fitness...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2021
  • Award: $1,500
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Full Tuition & book fee waivers STAR Scholarship - City Colleges of Chicago
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Starting with City Colleges’ Fall 2015 semester, students who graduate from CPS in Spring 2016 or after with a...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Starting with City Colleges’ Fall...
  • Deadline: 08/20/2021
  • Award: Full Tuition & book fee waivers
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