External Opportunities

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1,000 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: 03/15/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Visit03/15/2020
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: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Full Tuition & fees
Visit03/15/2020
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: 03/15/2020
  • Award: Up to $20,000
Visit03/15/2020
Up to $25,000 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: 03/19/2020
  • Award: Up to $25,000
Visit03/19/2020
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: 03/23/2020
  • Award: Funding is individualized to the needs of the student
Visit03/23/2020
$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: 03/25/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Visit03/25/2020
3-Week Summer Program Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) for HBCU Students
Program Overview: Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) for Historically Black Colleges and Universities’ (HBCUs) mission is to promote...
Program Overview: Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) for...
  • Deadline: 03/25/2020
  • Award: 3-Week Summer Program
Visit03/25/2020
$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: 03/25/2020
  • Award: $2,000
Visit03/25/2020
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: 03/30/2020
  • Award: Scholarships will be provided to cover program tuition and fees, art supplies, transportation fees, and meal costs.
Visit03/30/2020
$1,000 Actuarial Diversity Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship promotes diversity within the profession through an annual scholarship...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Actuarial Diversity Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Visit03/31/2020
$1,000 - $3,000 Automotive Aftermarket Scholarships
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Thinking about an automotive career? aftermarket career? Good choice! Servicing or supplying parts for vehicle...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Thinking about an automotive...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000 - $3,000
Visit03/31/2020
$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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $2,000
Visit03/31/2020
$2,500 - $5,000 Foster Care to Success Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Foster Care to Success scholarships are for undergraduate studies only and are awarded based on a combination...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Foster Care to Success scholarships...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $2,500 - $5,000
Visit03/31/2020
Up to $1,000 1000 Dreams Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The 1000 Dreams Scholarship provides one-time educational assistance for currently enrolled high school or...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The 1000 Dreams Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Visit04/01/2020
$1,000 Chicago Engineers Foundation (CEF) Student Incentive Award
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Chicago Engineers’ Foundation provides incentive awards to graduating high school seniors in the city of...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Chicago Engineers’ Foundation...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Visit04/01/2020
$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: 04/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Visit04/01/2020
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: 04/03/2020
  • Award: Up to $23,000
Visit04/03/2020
$5,000 CGCS-Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarship Program
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The CGCS-Bernard Harris Scholarship Program was established to encourage minority students to pursue college...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The CGCS-Bernard Harris Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 04/06/2020
  • Award: $5,000
Visit04/06/2020
$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: 04/10/2020
  • Award: $5,000
Visit04/10/2020
$1,000 - $1,500 Society of Women Engineers Chicago Regional Section Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: In the summer of 2017, the Chicago Regional Section (CRS) leadership learned of the sudden passing of Wendy...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: In the summer of 2017, the Chicago...
  • Deadline: 04/10/2020
  • Award: $1,000 - $1,500
Visit04/10/2020
$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: 04/14/2020
  • Award: $500 - $6,500
Visit04/14/2020
$5,000 Cirilo McSween (New York Life) Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Cirilo McSween (New York Life) Scholarship is awarded to students who are majoring in business or...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Cirilo McSween (New York Life)...
  • Deadline: 04/15/2020
  • Award: $5,000
Visit04/15/2020
$2,500 Ora Lee Sanders Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Ora Lee Sanders Scholarship is awarded to students who are majoring in any college-approved major, achieve...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Ora Lee Sanders Scholarship is...
  • Deadline: 04/15/2020
  • Award: $2,500
Visit04/15/2020
$10,000 The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes celebrates inspiring, public-spirited young people from diverse...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Gloria Barron Prize for Young...
  • Deadline: 04/15/2020
  • Award: $10,000
Visit04/15/2020
$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: 04/30/2020
  • Award: $2,000
Visit04/30/2020
$10,000 ($2,500 per year) FACC-Chicago Foundation Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The FACC Chicago Foundation scholarship program was created to support local high school graduates with an...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The FACC Chicago Foundation...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2020
  • Award: $10,000 ($2,500 per year)
Visit05/01/2020
$1,000 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: 05/14/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Visit05/14/2020
$2,500 SBMEF of The American Business Women's Association - Jane Nicklay Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: National scholarships are awarded each year in the amount of $2,500. National scholarships have their...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: National scholarships are awarded...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2020
  • Award: $2,500
Visit05/15/2020
$9,000 Trotter Project’s Chef Charlie Trotter Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Trotter Project is a 501©(3) nonprofit organization committed to continuing Chef Charlie Trotter’s legacy...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Trotter Project is a 501©(3)...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2020
  • Award: $9,000
Visit05/15/2020
$10,000 Trotter Project’s Chef Homaro Cantu Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Trotter Project is a 501©(3) nonprofit organization committed to continuing Chef Charlie Trotter’s legacy...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The Trotter Project is a 501©(3)...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2020
  • Award: $10,000
Visit05/15/2020
$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: 05/22/2020
  • Award: $500 - $1,000
Visit05/22/2020
Varies between $25 to $10,000 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: 05/28/2020
  • Award: Varies between $25 to $10,000
Visit05/28/2020
$2,000 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: 05/30/2020
  • Award: $2,000
Visit05/30/2020
Full Tuition Waiver for Blues Camp The Fernando Jones Blues Camp Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Blues Kids Foundation proudly presents Fernando Jones’ Blues Camp Sunday, July 5th to Friday, July 10th in the...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: Blues Kids Foundation proudly...
  • Deadline: 05/30/2020
  • Award: Full Tuition Waiver for Blues Camp
Visit05/30/2020
$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: 06/01/2020
  • Award: $2,500
Visit06/01/2020
Tuition cost, fees, room & board Langston University Freshman Scholarships
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The purpose of the Langston University Scholarship is to assist prospective Freshman students with college...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The purpose of the Langston...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2020
  • Award: Tuition cost, fees, room & board
Visit06/01/2020
$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: 06/05/2020
  • Award: $20,000
Visit06/05/2020
$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: 06/12/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Visit06/12/2020
$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: 07/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Visit07/31/2020
$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: 08/10/2020
  • Award: $500 - $2,000
Visit08/10/2020
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: 08/21/2020
  • Award: Full Tuition & book fee waivers
Visit08/21/2020