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: 12/14/2018
  • 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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up to $1,000 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship
The IDeaL Education Foundation awards scholarships to deserving Chicago-area male high school and undergraduate college students at its annual Dr....
The IDeaL Education Foundation awards scholarships to deserving...
  • Deadline: 12/23/2018
  • Award: up to $1,000
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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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up to $10,000 Elks National Oratorical Contest
Organization Description: An International Elks Oratorical Competition that is conducted annually in the areas of our Elk Lodges & Temples,...
Organization Description: An International Elks Oratorical Competition...
  • Deadline: 12/31/2018
  • Award: up to $10,000
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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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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: 12/31/2018
  • Award: Varies
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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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$1,000 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: 01/04/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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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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$4,000 Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. Scholarship
Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Psi Chapter awards scholarships for scholastic achievement to graduating high school seniors wishing to pursue a college...
Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Psi Chapter awards scholarships for scholastic...
  • Deadline: 01/16/2019
  • Award: $4,000
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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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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: 01/18/2019
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000 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: 01/18/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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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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$2,500 Redfin Scholarship
Scholarship Overview: Redfin is the next-generation real estate brokerage, combining its own full-service agents with modern technology to redefine...
Scholarship Overview: Redfin is the next-generation real estate...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: $2,500
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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: 02/01/2019
  • Award: 8-week paid internship at a local nonprofit/charitable organization
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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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$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: 02/08/2019
  • Award: $6,000
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$40,000 ($10,000 per year) Wentcher Foundation Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Wentcher Foundation will award 50+ university scholarships to Chicago Public High School students...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Wentcher Foundation will award...
  • Deadline: 02/08/2019
  • Award: $40,000 ($10,000 per year)
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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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$1,500 - $10,000 National Association of Hispanic Journalists Educational Programs
Since 1988, NAHJ has awarded nearly $1.6 million in scholarships to more than 750 students. NAHJ scholarship opportunities are open to...
Since 1988, NAHJ has awarded nearly $1.6 million in scholarships to more...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2019
  • Award: $1,500 - $10,000
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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: 02/15/2019
  • 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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$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 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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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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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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$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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$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: 04/01/2019
  • Award: $1,000
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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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