External Opportunities

Opportunities Table
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$2,000 - $5,000 Worldstudio AIGA Scholarship
Scholarship & Organization Overview: AIGA Worldstudio scholarships benefit minority and economically disadvantaged students who are studying art...
Scholarship & Organization Overview: AIGA Worldstudio scholarships...
  • Deadline: 04/24/2019
  • Award: $2,000 - $5,000
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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 Gamma Phi Omega Sorority Inc. Swan Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Description: Gamma Phi Omega International Sorority, Inc. is a Latina oriented organization founded in 1991 at Indiana...
Organization & Scholarship Description: Gamma Phi Omega International...
  • Deadline: 04/26/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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Up to $1,000 1000 Dreams Scholarship
The 1000 Dreams Scholarship provides one-time educational assistance for currently enrolled high school or college-aged women. This can include...
The 1000 Dreams Scholarship provides one-time educational assistance for...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Up to $1,000
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Varies Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. Scholarships
The CBCF has awarded scholarships to talented and deserving students for nearly three decades. Each year, we award more than 200 scholarships to...
The CBCF has awarded scholarships to talented and deserving students for...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Varies
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Up to $5,000 Japanese American Service Committee (JASC) Scholarship
Organization Overview: Japanese culture and tradition place great value upon education. It is a value that has become firmly rooted in the heritage...
Organization Overview: Japanese culture and tradition place great value...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: Up to $5,000
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$2,000 LeTendre Education Fund Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth provides scholarship assistance to...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The National Association for the...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: $2,000
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$2,500 Western Union Scholars Program
Organization & Scholarship Description: The Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program, also referred to as WU Scholars, is a program...
Organization & Scholarship Description: The Western Union Foundation...
  • Deadline: 04/30/2019
  • Award: $2,500
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$5,000 Breakthrough Alumni Scholarship
Scholarship Overview & Description: Breakthrough seeks graduating high school students as well as current college students who have participated in...
Scholarship Overview & Description: Breakthrough seeks graduating high...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2019
  • Award: $5,000
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$5,000 Cirilo McSween (New York Life) Scholarship
Scholarship Overview: The Cirilo McSween (New York Life) Scholarship is awarded to students who are majoring in business or accounting, achieve...
Scholarship Overview: The Cirilo McSween (New York Life) Scholarship is...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2019
  • Award: $5,000
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$2,000 Edward and Shirley Calahan Scholarship Fund
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Calahan Foundation, an Illinois 501©(3), has established the Edward and Shirley Calahan Scholarship Fund....
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Calahan Foundation, an Illinois...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2019
  • Award: $2,000
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$2,500 per year FACC Chicago Foundation Scholarship
Scholarship Overview: The FACC Chicago Foundation scholarship program was created to support local high school graduates with an interest in French...
Scholarship Overview: The FACC Chicago Foundation scholarship program...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2019
  • Award: $2,500 per year
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$2,500 Ora Lee Sanders Scholarship
Scholarship Description: The Ora Lee Sanders Scholarship is awarded to students who are majoring in any college-approved major, achieve academic...
Scholarship Description: The Ora Lee Sanders Scholarship is awarded to...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2019
  • Award: $2,500
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$1,000 - $8,000 Society of Women Engineers National Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women studying community college, baccalaureate...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The SWE Scholarship Program...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2019
  • Award: $1,000 - $8,000
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$700 - $1,000 Dr. Charles Kennedy and Floyd A. Eskridge Jr. Scholarship
Organization Overview: Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. is a public service organization founded November 17, 1911 on the campus of Howard University...
Organization Overview: Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. is a public...
  • Deadline: 05/03/2019
  • Award: $700 - $1,000
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$2,000 - $3,000 Rapunzl: Stock Market Competition
Scholarship Overview: We give you $10,000 in virtual money so you can earn while you learn with simulated portfolios and cash prizes. You help your...
Scholarship Overview: We give you $10,000 in virtual money so you can...
  • Deadline: 05/03/2019
  • Award: $2,000 - $3,000
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$10,000 TMCF McDonald’s Black and Positively Golden Scholarships
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and McDonald’s are proud to offer financial assistance to...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Thurgood Marshall College Fund...
  • Deadline: 05/05/2019
  • Award: $10,000
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$5,000 William J. Cook Fund Scholarship
Scholarship & Organization Description: The Chicago Community Trust established the William J. Cook Scholarship Fund to assist male high school...
Scholarship & Organization Description: The Chicago Community Trust...
  • Deadline: 05/05/2019
  • Award: $5,000
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$500 - $6,500 Illinois Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Culinary & Hospitality Management Scholarship (IRAEF)
Scholarship & Organization Description: Since its inception, the Illinois Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (IRAEF) has awarded almost...
Scholarship & Organization Description: Since its inception, the...
  • Deadline: 05/14/2019
  • Award: $500 - $6,500
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$1,000 - $2,500 Chicago Housing Authority Scholarship Program
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The college scholarship program is only for current residents of the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) currently...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The college scholarship program is...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: $1,000 - $2,500
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$2,000 Christopher D. Redding Youth Asthma Foundation College Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Christopher D. Redding Youth Asthma Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization with the mission of...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Christopher D. Redding Youth...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000
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$500 - $1,500 Tiara Parks Scholarship Award - The Tiara M. Parks Uplift Foundation
Organization & Scholarship Description: The Tiara Parks Scholarship Award is in honor of Tiara Parks who was killed by gun violence in 2016. The...
Organization & Scholarship Description: The Tiara Parks Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2019
  • Award: $500 - $1,500
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Varies One Million Degrees Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The One Million Degrees Scholarship (OMD), formerly known as the Illinois Education Foundation Signature...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The One Million Degrees Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 05/16/2019
  • Award: Varies
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Varies LMO Foundation Scholarships
Organization Overview: Inspired by a dedicated investment of human capital and a bold commitment to the principles of basic human rights, we shall...
Organization Overview: Inspired by a dedicated investment of human...
  • Deadline: 05/17/2019
  • Award: Varies
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Free Summer Program Future Leaders in Planning (FLIP) Summer Program
Program Overview: Future Leaders in Planning (FLIP) is the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning’s (CMAP) leadership development program for...
Program Overview: Future Leaders in Planning (FLIP) is the Chicago...
  • Deadline: 05/20/2019
  • Award: Free Summer Program
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Summer Employment Opportunity One Summer Chicago
Organization Overview: One Summer Chicago (OSC) is an initiative that provides youth with employment and enrichment opportunities during the summer...
Organization Overview: One Summer Chicago (OSC) is an initiative that...
  • Deadline: 05/20/2019
  • Award: Summer Employment Opportunity
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Full Tuition & fees NURSE Corps Scholarship Program (NCSP)
Scholarship Overview: The NURSE Corps Scholarship Program awards funds to students enrolled in a diploma, associate, baccalaureate, or graduate...
Scholarship Overview: The NURSE Corps Scholarship Program awards funds...
  • Deadline: 05/21/2019
  • Award: Full Tuition & fees
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$1,000 Metropolitan Officials Association Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Because the Chicago Public School student-athletes have given so much to us as an association that officiates...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Because the Chicago Public School...
  • Deadline: 05/24/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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$3,000 Flag Manufacturers Association of America (FMAA) Scholarship Program
Organization & Scholarship Description: The Flag Manufacturers Association of America (FMAA) is a non-profit trade association, established in...
Organization & Scholarship Description: The Flag Manufacturers...
  • Deadline: 05/30/2019
  • Award: $3,000
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$1,000 - $5,000 Our First Amendment Freedoms Art & Essay Contest
Organization & Scholarship Overview: For more than 200 years, the First Amendment has been the cornerstone of freedom in the United States....
Organization & Scholarship Overview: For more than 200 years, the First...
  • Deadline: 05/30/2019
  • Award: $1,000 - $5,000
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Varies CHADE Foundation Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Chade Fashions, Inc. was founded in Chicago, Illinois in 1972. The company was the first U.S. based business...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Chade Fashions, Inc. was founded in...
  • Deadline: 05/31/2019
  • Award: Varies
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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: 05/31/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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Tuition cost, fees, room & board Langston University Freshman Scholarship
The purpose of the Langston University Scholarship is to assist prospective Freshman students with college financial obligations. The Edwin P....
The purpose of the Langston University Scholarship is to assist...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2019
  • Award: Tuition cost, fees, room & board
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$2,500 Chicago Defender Charities, Inc. Bud Billiken Scholarship Program
Organization & Scholarship Description: As part of the ongoing commitment to the advancement of education in the African American community, the...
Organization & Scholarship Description: As part of the ongoing...
  • Deadline: 06/07/2019
  • Award: $2,500
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$20,000 DePaul University - Chicago Public School Scholarship
Scholarship Description: Any graduate of a Chicago Public high school with a 3.7 weighted GPA or higher who is admitted as a full-time freshman...
Scholarship Description: Any graduate of a Chicago Public high school...
  • Deadline: 06/08/2019
  • Award: $20,000
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$1,000 Abbott and Fenner Scholarship
Scholarship Overview: Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing our efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed. The...
Scholarship Overview: Abbott & Fenner are committed to continuing our...
  • Deadline: 06/14/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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$2,500 Horatio Alger Association - Career & Technical Scholarships
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Career & Technical Scholarship Program is funded through the Horatio Alger Endowment Fund and the...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Career & Technical Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 06/15/2019
  • Award: $2,500
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$40,000 Scholarship & $5,000 Tech Package The ACT Scholarship Giveaway
Scholarship Overview: Eligible sophomores and juniors who register for the April, June, or July 2019 US national test dates may enter. During...
Scholarship Overview: Eligible sophomores and juniors who register for...
  • Deadline: 06/24/2019
  • Award: $40,000 Scholarship & $5,000 Tech Package
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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: 06/30/2019
  • Award: $2,500
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$2,000 Essence of Ivy and Pearls Foundation - Phi Kappa Omega Chapter Scholarships
Organization Overview: The Essence of Ivy and Pearls Foundation (EOIP) is the philanthropic arm of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Phi...
Organization Overview: The Essence of Ivy and Pearls Foundation (EOIP)...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $2,000
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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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$13,695 Paul Quinn College Chicago Promise Scholarship
Scholarship Overview: The Chicago Promise is Paul Quinn’s way of rewarding high-achieving Chicago area high school students for their hard work and...
Scholarship Overview: The Chicago Promise is Paul Quinn’s way of...
  • Deadline: 08/31/2019
  • Award: $13,695
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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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$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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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: 02/29/2020
  • Award: up to $40,000
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