External Opportunities

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies City of Chicago Scholarship
Scholarship Overview: The City of Chicago Scholarship is directed to students who are dependents of current OR retired employees (parent, legal...
Scholarship Overview: The City of Chicago Scholarship is directed to...
  • Deadline: 02/18/2019
  • Award: Varies
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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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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 Sixteenth (16th) Annual...
Organization & Competition Description: Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is...
  • Deadline: 02/25/2019
  • Award: Varies
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$500 - $1,000 Zeta Tau Zeta White Rose Foundation, Inc.
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Zeta Tau Zeta White Rose Foundation, Inc., an entity of Zeta Tau Zeta Chicago Metropolitan Graduate Chapter,...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Zeta Tau Zeta White Rose...
  • Deadline: 02/25/2019
  • Award: $500 - $1,000
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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 Scholarship Program
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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$1,000 National Catholic College Admission Association (CCAA) Scholarship
Organization Description & Overview: The National CCAA annually offers the National CCAA Scholarship to college-bound high school seniors from...
Organization Description & Overview: The National CCAA annually offers...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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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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$1,000 Norwegian National League of Chicago Scholarships
Organization Overview: One objective of the Norwegian National League is to encourage children to investigate and learn about our rich cultural...
Organization Overview: One objective of the Norwegian National League is...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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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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$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: 03/12/2019
  • Award: $10,000
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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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$1,500 American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) Scholarship Program
Description/Purpose: The American Association of Blacks in Energy is a professional association composed of African Americans in the energy...
Description/Purpose: The American Association of Blacks in Energy is a...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500
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$1,000 Eta Xi Sigma Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. 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: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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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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$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: 03/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000
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$1,000 Midwest Great Lakes Regional Scholarship
Scholarship Overview: The Midwest Great Lakes (MWGL) Lee J Brockway Scholarship is a regional competitive, merit-based award program designed to...
Scholarship Overview: The Midwest Great Lakes (MWGL) Lee J Brockway...
  • Deadline: 03/22/2019
  • Award: $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: 03/31/2019
  • Award: $1,000 Book stipend/scholarship and a tablet
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$1,000 - $3,000 Automotive Aftermarket Scholarships
Scholarship Overview: Thinking about an automotive career? aftermarket career? Good choice! Servicing or supplying parts for vehicle maintenance...
Scholarship Overview: Thinking about an automotive career? aftermarket...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: $1,000 - $3,000
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$4,000 Boule' Foundation Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Boule’ Foundation in conjunction with the United Negro College Fund will provide annual $4,000 merit-based...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Boule’ Foundation in...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: $4,000
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$2,000 Chicago Fire Department Gold Badge Society Scholarships
Organization Description & Overview: The Chicago Fire Department Gold Badge Society was founded February 17, 1991. Our membership is comprised of...
Organization Description & Overview: The Chicago Fire Department Gold...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: $2,000
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Summer Enrichment Program DePaul College Connect Summer Enrichment Program
Description & Overview: College Connect is a summer enrichment program for Chicago high school students. Designed for rising high school seniors...
Description & Overview: College Connect is a summer enrichment program...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Summer Enrichment Program
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Summer Enrichment Program Ewing-Jones Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Ewing-Jones Scholarship will support one young person who wishes to attend the Leadership Academy at the...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Ewing-Jones Scholarship will...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Summer Enrichment Program
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$2,500 - $5,000 Foster Care to Success Scholarship
Scholarship Overview: Foster Care to Success scholarships are for undergraduate studies only and are awarded based on a combination of merit and...
Scholarship Overview: Foster Care to Success scholarships are for...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2019
  • Award: $2,500 - $5,000
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Up to $3,000 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: 03/31/2019
  • Award: Up to $3,000
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$2,500 Chicago Coalition for the Homeless Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Description: Each June, the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless awards $2,500 renewable college scholarships to...
Organization & Scholarship Description: Each June, the Chicago Coalition...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: $2,500
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$1,000 Chicago Engineers Foundation (CEF) Student Incentive Award
The Chicago Engineers’ Foundation provides incentive awards to graduating high school seniors in the city of Chicago who plan to study engineering...
The Chicago Engineers’ Foundation provides incentive awards to...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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Up to $4,000 Illinois CPA Society Accounting Scholarship
Organization and Scholarship Description The Illinois CPA Society scholarships are funded by the CPA Endowment Fund of Illinois. The scholarships...
Organization and Scholarship Description The Illinois CPA Society...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: Up to $4,000
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$5,000 Kennetra Searcy Legacy Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Description: Role models are needed for the next generation of young black women. Kennetra is stepping up to share her...
Organization & Scholarship Description: Role models are needed for the...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2019
  • Award: $5,000
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