External Opportunities

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$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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Paid Internship Program Chicago Botanic Garden: College First Internship Program
Organization & Program Overview: College First is a high-school internship program at the Chicago Botanic Garden. It is a paid internship for seven...
Organization & Program Overview: College First is a high-school...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2019
  • Award: Paid Internship Program
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$2,000 Dr. Angela Perez Miller Scholarship Fund
Scholarship & Organization Overview: Latinos Progresando (LP) is a non-profit organization committed to improving the lives of immigrants and their...
Scholarship & Organization Overview: Latinos Progresando (LP) is a...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2019
  • Award: $2,000
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$2,500 The Marcus J. Bradshaw Foundation Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Description: The Marcus J. Bradshaw Foundation (MJBF) is a State of Illinois 501 ©(3) organization established to honor...
Organization & Scholarship Description: The Marcus J. Bradshaw...
  • Deadline: 04/05/2019
  • Award: $2,500
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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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$1,000 - $1,300 CHUMS, Inc. - Chicago Chapter Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Overview: With our National theme of “ “listen to the children…enrich their lives”, Chums’ Founders’ National...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: With our National theme of “...
  • Deadline: 04/12/2019
  • Award: $1,000 - $1,300
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up to $5,000 Milliman Opportunity Scholarship
Organization & Scholarship Description: Milliman has established a scholarship program to assist college and university students from qualifying...
Organization & Scholarship Description: Milliman has established a...
  • Deadline: 04/12/2019
  • Award: up to $5,000
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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: 04/15/2019
  • Award: $2,000
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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: 04/15/2019
  • Award: Varies
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$2,500 DDLR Scholarship Fund
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The DDLR Scholarship was created in the memory of Dennis De La Rosa and is committed to assisting undocumented...
Organization & Scholarship Overview: The DDLR Scholarship was created in...
  • Deadline: 04/15/2019
  • Award: $2,500
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$10,000 The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes
Scholarship Overview: The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes celebrates inspiring, public-spirited young people from diverse backgrounds all...
Scholarship Overview: The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes...
  • Deadline: 04/15/2019
  • Award: $10,000
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$9,000 Trotter Project’s Chef Charlie Trotter Scholarship
Organization Overview: The Trotter Project is a 501©(3) nonprofit organization committed to continuing Chef Charlie Trotter’s legacy through...
Organization Overview: The Trotter Project is a 501©(3) nonprofit...
  • Deadline: 04/15/2019
  • Award: $9,000
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$10,000 Trotter Project’s Chef Homaro Cantu Scholarship
Organization Overview: The Trotter Project is a 501©(3) nonprofit organization committed to continuing Chef Charlie Trotter’s legacy through...
Organization Overview: The Trotter Project is a 501©(3) nonprofit...
  • Deadline: 04/15/2019
  • Award: $10,000
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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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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: 04/25/2019
  • Award: Up to $5,000
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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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$500 - $2,500 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: 04/30/2019
  • Award: $500 - $2,500
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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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$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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$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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$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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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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$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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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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$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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$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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