External Opportunities

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$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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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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$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 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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$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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$2,500 Haz La "U"/Make the U Scholarship Fund
To honor Hispanic Heritage Month, Colgate offers the annual scholarship program “Haz La U” or “Make the U”. In partnership with the Hispanic...
To honor Hispanic Heritage Month, Colgate offers the annual scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
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up to $50,000 National Lewis University - Harrison Fellows Scholarship
The Harrison Fellowship, named for NLU’s founding President Elizabeth Harrison, is designed for students who want an undergraduate bachelor’s...
The Harrison Fellowship, named for NLU’s founding President Elizabeth...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: up to $50,000
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$500 Black Women's Lawyer Association of Greater Chicago, Inc. - 2015 National Summit Magna Carta Competition
Hosted by the Black Women’s Lawyer Association (BWLA) of Greater Chicago, in celebration of the 800th Anniversary of the sealing of the Magna...
Hosted by the Black Women’s Lawyer Association (BWLA) of Greater...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
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$0.00 National Forum for Black Public Administrators Various Scholarships
The National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) is pleased to announce its Scholarship Program. The NFBPA Scholarship Program is...
The National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) is pleased to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
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Free Summer Engineering Experience for Kids (SEEK) - National Society of Black Engineers
The Summer Engineering Experience for Kids’ program, (SEEK), is the National Society of Black Engineers’ (NSBE) premiere solution to the horrible...
The Summer Engineering Experience for Kids’ program, (SEEK), is the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Free
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$1,000; $2,500; $5,000 Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Scholarship Program
The mission of CHCI Scholarship Program is to provide critical financial assistance that will increase graduation rates among Latino students in...
The mission of CHCI Scholarship Program is to provide critical financial...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000; $2,500; $5,000
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Up to $10,000 per year QBG Foundation Scholarship
The Quentis Bernard Garth Scholarship Foundation provides scholarships to the disenfranchised, college-bound youths of the Chicagoland area....
The Quentis Bernard Garth Scholarship Foundation provides scholarships...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $10,000 per year
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$0.00 Girls Plus Math Summer Program
Girls Plus Math provides a stimulating and supportive environment, free of gender-based stereotypes, and promotes interest in mathematics, a...
Girls Plus Math provides a stimulating and supportive environment, free...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
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$0.00 IIT Computer Discovery Camp
The IIT Computer Discovery Camp engages students in hands-on activities that help to develop spatial visualization and problem-solving skills. The...
The IIT Computer Discovery Camp engages students in hands-on activities...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
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$450 - 3,150 La Casa Student Housing Scholarship
This scholarship is designed to help Illinois students pay to live at La Casa Student Housing. La Casa Student Housing Scholarship awards can be...
This scholarship is designed to help Illinois students pay to live at La...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $450 - 3,150
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$62,350 Lincoln Award at Trinity College
A full tuition scholarship available for Illinois Residents who plan to attend Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. Award provides four years...
A full tuition scholarship available for Illinois Residents who plan to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $62,350
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$0.00 Summer Pre-Freshman Program in Engineering and Science (PREP) at Chicago State University
The PREP Program is designed to make students aware, at an early age, of the professional opportunities in engineering and to convince students to...
The PREP Program is designed to make students aware, at an early age, of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
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$500 Illinois Alumni Association Lambda Scholarship
The Illinois Lambda Scholarship program assists students’ efforts to complete post-secondary education by recognizing and rewarding high academic...
The Illinois Lambda Scholarship program assists students’ efforts to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
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$500-$2,000 Back of the Yards DREAMers and Allies Run Scholarship
The “Dreamers and Allies Run” scholarship is coordinated and organized by the Holy Cross/Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Immigration Committee.The...
The “Dreamers and Allies Run” scholarship is coordinated and organized...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500-$2,000
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$0.00 FMAA Scholarship Program
The Flag Manufacturers Association of America (FMAA) is a non-profit trade association, established in 2003, representing the leading United States...
The Flag Manufacturers Association of America (FMAA) is a non-profit...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
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$0.00 National Women of Achievement Award
National Women of Achievement gives scholarships to graduating seniors on the local, regional, and national levels. We also give scholarships to...
National Women of Achievement gives scholarships to graduating seniors...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
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$500-$3,000 Community Services Block Grant Scholarship (Chicago Public Schools)
The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Scholarship program helps low-income Chicagoans finance higher education. Funds can be applied toward...
The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Scholarship program helps...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500-$3,000
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Varies Posse Foundation Scholarship
Students must be nominated in their junior year of high school. They should be leaders, academically committed, team oriented, invested in the...
Students must be nominated in their junior year of high school. They...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$0.00 Chicago State University: Presidential Scholars Program
The Chicago State University Presidential Scholars Program recruits academically talented students who have demonstrated leadership ability,...
The Chicago State University Presidential Scholars Program recruits...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
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$0.00 National African American Insurance Association Scholarship
NAAIA is the premier organization for African American insurance industry professionals seeking to establish a meaningful network with peers and...
NAAIA is the premier organization for African American insurance...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
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$0.00 Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award is a post-service benefit received by participants who complete a term of national service in an approved...
The Segal AmeriCorps Education Award is a post-service benefit received...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
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$1,000 Alpha Phi Alpha IDeaL Education Scholarship
The IDeaL Education Foundation awards scholarships to deserving Chicago-area African American male high school and undergraduate college students...
The IDeaL Education Foundation awards scholarships to deserving...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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$2,500 - $15,000 Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund
Our vision is to see that all APIAs have access to higher education and resources that cultivate their academic, personal and professional success...
Our vision is to see that all APIAs have access to higher education and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500 - $15,000
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Varies Point Foundation Scholarship
“Point Foundation (Point) empowers promising lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students to achieve their full academic and...
“Point Foundation (Point) empowers promising lesbian, gay, bisexual,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$4,000 Ronald McDonald Scholarship
Ronald McDonald House Charities offer scholarships to students in financial need who have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership and...
Ronald McDonald House Charities offer scholarships to students in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $4,000
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$2,500 AXA Achievement Community Scholarship
Our scholarships winners are known as AXA Achievers. They are ethnically and economically diverse, but they share these qualities: Ambition and...
Our scholarships winners are known as AXA Achievers. They are ethnically...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
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$8,500 DePaul Community Service Scholarship
The Community Service Scholarship at DePaul University is a four-year program that involves students in increasing levels of sophistication in...
The Community Service Scholarship at DePaul University is a four-year...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $8,500
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$17,000 DePaul University Monsignor Egan Hope Scholarship
The Egan Hope Scholarship Program was initiated in 1992 to honor Monsignor John Egan on the 50th anniversary of his ordination into the priesthood....
The Egan Hope Scholarship Program was initiated in 1992 to honor...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $17,000
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Up to $15,700 for a non-Indiana resident; $500 per year for books ; $1,250 per term for housing Purdue University - Chancellor's Scholar Award
Purdue University Calumet is dedicated to recognizing the academic excellence of our students. Entering freshmen and new transfer students are...
Purdue University Calumet is dedicated to recognizing the academic...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Up to $15,700 for a non-Indiana resident; $500 per year for books ; $1,250 per term for housing
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Varies Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides a multi–faceted experience designed to not only address the financial needs of minority students who aspire...
The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides a multi–faceted experience...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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Full tuition, room, and board up to $55,000 Quest Bridge National Match Program
The QuestBridge National College Match was created to maximize the admissions chances and financial aid results for high-achieving low-income...
The QuestBridge National College Match was created to maximize the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Full tuition, room, and board up to $55,000
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Varies QuestBridge College Prep Scholarship
QuestBridge’s College Prep Scholarship provides unparalleled opportunities that level the playing field of college admissions for high-achieving...
QuestBridge’s College Prep Scholarship provides unparalleled...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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$2,500 B2SI Scholarship
The mission of Back 2 School Illinois is to create and support educational opportunities that enrich the lives of Illinois children. B2SI will...
The mission of Back 2 School Illinois is to create and support...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
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$2,000 American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship Program
AFSA helps to create an awareness on fire safety. To enter the scholarship contest, read the “Fire Sprinkler Essay” about automatic fire...
AFSA helps to create an awareness on fire safety. To enter the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
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