External Opportunities

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
up to $1,500 Illinois Professional Land Surveyors Association Scholarships
Scholarship Overview: IPLSA offers Scholarships and other Awards for Students. Scholarship and Award submissions are evaluated by a committee of...
Scholarship Overview: IPLSA offers Scholarships and other Awards for...
  • Deadline: 11/14/2018
  • Award: up to $1,500
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$4,000 - $50,000 Elks National Foundation's Most Valuable Student Competition
The Elk Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2018 competition. Applicants will be judged on...
The Elk Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the...
  • Deadline: 11/15/2018
  • Award: $4,000 - $50,000
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$2,000 - $250,000 Intel Science Talent Search
The Intel Science Talent Search (Intel STS), a program of Society for Science & the Public, is the nation’s most prestigious science research...
The Intel Science Talent Search (Intel STS), a program of Society for...
  • Deadline: 11/15/2018
  • Award: $2,000 - $250,000
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up to $40,000 Jack Kent Cooke College Scholarship
The College Scholarship Program is the largest undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial...
The College Scholarship Program is the largest undergraduate scholarship...
  • Deadline: 11/20/2018
  • Award: up to $40,000
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$2,000 - $3,000 Open Doors for Open Minds Diversity Scholarship
Organization Overview & Scholarship Description: Open Doors For Open Minds Inc. is a 501©3 scholarship fund that promotes diversity and provides...
Organization Overview & Scholarship Description: Open Doors For Open...
  • Deadline: 11/30/2018
  • Award: $2,000 - $3,000
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$5,000 Sixt Scholars Program
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Sixt Scholar Program was founded in 2014 to aid high school students planning to continue their education...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Sixt Scholar Program was...
  • Deadline: 11/30/2018
  • Award: $5,000
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$20,000, a laptop, and textbook credits Dell Scholars Program
Dell Scholars is a scholarship and college-completion program that nurtures and empowers students on their path to a college degree. The Michael &...
Dell Scholars is a scholarship and college-completion program that...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2018
  • Award: $20,000, a laptop, and textbook credits
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$2,500 Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program
The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program recognizes high school seniors for their community service, academic performance and...
The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program recognizes high...
  • Deadline: 12/07/2018
  • Award: $2,500
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$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: 12/14/2018
  • Award: $2,500, $10,000 or $25,000
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$20,000 Foot Locker Scholars Athletes Program
The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program honors student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional academic ability and strong leadership skills in...
The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program honors student-athletes who...
  • Deadline: 12/14/2018
  • Award: $20,000
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Varies Sisters Investing in Souls Scholarship
Sisters Investing in Souls (SIS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing academic scholarships to deserving African American high...
Sisters Investing in Souls (SIS) is a non-profit organization dedicated...
  • Deadline: 12/14/2018
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000 - $50,000 Burger King McLamore Foundation and the James W. McLamore Whopper Scholarship
The McLamore Foundation awards three recipients with a $50,000 scholarship. These four-year scholarships will help students achieve their...
The McLamore Foundation awards three recipients with a $50,000...
  • Deadline: 12/15/2018
  • Award: $1,000 - $50,000
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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: 12/15/2018
  • Award: $1,000
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up to $5,000 Greenhouse Scholars Program
Greenhouse Scholars provides comprehensive personal and financial support, including one-on-one mentorship, professional guidance, peer mentorship,...
Greenhouse Scholars provides comprehensive personal and financial...
  • Deadline: 12/17/2018
  • Award: up to $5,000
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$2,500 Cirkled In - "Your Gift to the World" Scholarship
Scholarship Overview: The Cirkled In Scholarship is a cash scholarship you can apply to any educational need, from tuition to books or even a car....
Scholarship Overview: The Cirkled In Scholarship is a cash scholarship...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2018
  • 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: 12/31/2018
  • Award: $1,000
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Full tuition ($55,425) 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: 01/02/2019
  • Award: Full tuition ($55,425)
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$10,000 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
Honoring the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th President, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who...
Honoring the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th President, the...
  • Deadline: 01/04/2019
  • Award: $10,000
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Full Tuition (approximately $65,819 for the 2018-2019 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: 01/07/2019
  • Award: Full Tuition (approximately $65,819 for the 2018-2019 academic year)
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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: 01/09/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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$10,000 Ron Brown Scholar Program
The Ron Brown Scholar Fund is a 501©3 public charity, managed by an independent Board of Trustees. The Ron Brown Scholar Program has no affiliation...
The Ron Brown Scholar Fund is a 501©3 public charity, managed by an...
  • Deadline: 01/09/2019
  • Award: $10,000
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up to $20,000 The Diversity Advancement Scholarship
This architecture scholarship can change your life! Maybe you chose architecture because you want to design a better world. Or you can’t imagine...
This architecture scholarship can change your life! Maybe you chose...
  • Deadline: 01/16/2019
  • Award: up to $20,000
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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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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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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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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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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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$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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$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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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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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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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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up to $3,000 Ezekiel Taylor Scholarship Foundation
The Ezekiel Taylor Scholarship Foundation (ETSF) is a 501©3 that provides financial assistance to African-American male high school seniors in the...
The Ezekiel Taylor Scholarship Foundation (ETSF) is a 501©3 that...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: up to $3,000
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Scholarships will be provided to cover program tuition and fees, art supplies, transportation fees, and meal costs. School of the Art Institute of Chicago College Arts Access Program
Scholarship & Organization Description The College Arts Access Program (CAAP) is a college bridge program for Chicago Public Schools students...
Scholarship & Organization Description The College Arts Access Program...
  • Deadline: 04/08/2019
  • Award: Scholarships will be provided to cover program tuition and fees, art supplies, transportation fees, and meal costs.
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$500 - $1,000 Alpha Psi Lambda-National, Inc. Zeta Chapter Dream Scholarship
Scholarship Overview: Since 1985 Alpha Psi Lambda has been the first and largest co-ed fraternity in the nation. Zeta chapter was founded at the...
Scholarship Overview: Since 1985 Alpha Psi Lambda has been the first and...
  • Deadline: 04/25/2019
  • Award: $500 - $1,000
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$1,000 IdentiMap Scholarship
Organization Description: IdentiMap unlocks your inner self. Personality assessment tools help students understand their own personality. This...
Organization Description: IdentiMap unlocks your inner self. Personality...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 ABC Law Centers Cerebral Palsy Scholarship
Scholarship Overview: Our annual scholarship is for financial assistance designed to simultaneously increase awareness about cerebral palsy (CP)...
Scholarship Overview: Our annual scholarship is for financial assistance...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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$1,000 HIE Help Center Scholarship
Scholarship & Organization Overview: The HIE Help Center is pleased to offer an annual scholarship for a student (or a small team of students) who...
Scholarship & Organization Overview: The HIE Help Center is pleased to...
  • Deadline: 07/31/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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Full Tuition & book fee waivers STAR Scholarship - City Colleges of Chicago
Starting with City Colleges’ Fall 2015 semester, students who graduate from CPS in Spring 2016 or after with a 3.0 GPA who test completion-ready in...
Starting with City Colleges’ Fall 2015 semester, students who graduate...
  • Deadline: 08/23/2019
  • Award: Full Tuition & book fee waivers
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Varies between $500 to $25,000 Ayn Rand Institute Novel Essay Contests
Scholarship Overview and Description: Have you read one of Ayn Rand’s thought-provoking novels? Now’s the time! Enter an Ayn Rand Institute (ARI)...
Scholarship Overview and Description: Have you read one of Ayn Rand’s...
  • Deadline: 09/19/2019
  • Award: Varies between $500 to $25,000
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$0.00 Chick Evans Caddie Scholarship
Each year, more than 840 caddies attend college on full tuition and housing grants from the Evans Scholars Foundation. Must have caddied for a...
Each year, more than 840 caddies attend college on full tuition and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
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$0.00 UIC Urban Health Program/Early Outreach Program Saturday College/HMSEI Program
The Saturday College/ Hispanic Math and Science Education Initiative (SC/HMSEI) provides academic preparation for students who are interested in...
The Saturday College/ Hispanic Math and Science Education Initiative...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
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$23,500 Northern Illinois University University Scholars
Attending college is a great investment in your future, and many families need assistance to help offset the cost of education. The purpose of...
Attending college is a great investment in your future, and many...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $23,500
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$0.00 The University of Iowa - Halas-Sayers Scholarship
One award for a student who is a member of an underrepresented group (African American, Hispanic/Latino(a), American Indian, Alaskan native, native...
One award for a student who is a member of an underrepresented group...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
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$5,000 a year for 4 years (8 semesters) with $20,000 total University of Illinois at Chicago President's Award Program
The PAP Honors Scholars program is a four-year residential scholarship program that provides opportunities for academic engagement and mentoring as...
The PAP Honors Scholars program is a four-year residential scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,000 a year for 4 years (8 semesters) with $20,000 total
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$0.00 University of Iowa - Presidential Scholarship Program
The Presidential Scholarship is awarded to 20 students with the expectation that these scholars will make significant and lasting contributions to...
The Presidential Scholarship is awarded to 20 students with the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
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$1,000 - $3,000 100 BMA: Future Leader Scholarship
The 100 Black Men of America, Inc. is committed to the growth and development of America’s youth. In addition to engaging in mentoring, education,...
The 100 Black Men of America, Inc. is committed to the growth and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000 - $3,000
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