Our Opportunities

Welcome to the College of DuPage Scholarship Portal!


Below you will find a listing of scholarships available to COD students with brief information about the scholarship criteria. In order to apply, you must be a registered, current or incoming COD student, with a user name and password from My access. Have not created one? Please go to myacess.cod.edu

Sign in tips:*
1. Sign in using your COD log in credentials. Ensure accuracy in the spelling of your user name.
2. Complete your General Application (a series of qualifying questions). Please note this is only to qualify, once you submit the general application you will get a “recommended” scholarship that you will need to look over and apply.
3. All notifications regarding scholarship applications are sent to your dupage.edu email address. Make sure you are checking your COD email regularly. Scholarships are NOT guaranteed, they are a gift.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$500 BTE Stage Management Scholarship
The BTE Stage Management Scholarship supports students studying stage management through experiential learning in Buffalo Theatre productions. This...
The BTE Stage Management Scholarship supports students studying stage...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $500
Deadline12/01/2021
Varies College of DuPage Scholars Award
The Scholars Award Program is College of DuPage’s premier merit-based scholarship program for 2021-2022 high school graduates. When students apply...
The Scholars Award Program is College of DuPage’s premier merit-based...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2021
$1,000.00 Jeanne Bowen Scholarship Fund
A. The scholarship is subject to the following criteria, the applicant must: a. Be currently enrolled or admitted to College of DuPage and live in...
A. The scholarship is subject to the following criteria, the applicant...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline12/01/2021
$500 John Belushi/College Stage Management Scholarship
The John Belushi/College Stage Management Scholarship supports students studying stage management through experiential learning in college theater...
The John Belushi/College Stage Management Scholarship supports students...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $500
Deadline12/01/2021
$500 A.R.C. Memorial Scholarship
The A.R.C. Memorial Scholarship supports students in the College of DuPage OD Veterinary Assistant program. This scholarship is generously funded...
The A.R.C. Memorial Scholarship supports students in the College of...
  • Deadline: 12/22/2021
  • Award: $500
Deadline12/22/2021
Varies COD Study Abroad Scholarship - Summer
The COD Study Abroad Scholarship promotes global understanding and engagement, and is awarded three times per year (fall, spring and summer.)
The COD Study Abroad Scholarship promotes global understanding and...
  • Deadline: 02/20/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/20/2022
$600 Dick Wood Memorial Scholarship Fund - Study Abroad in the UK and Ireland
In memory of Dick Wood’s leadership as a founder of the International Field Studies Program at COD and in light of his passion for the United...
In memory of Dick Wood’s leadership as a founder of the International...
  • Deadline: 02/20/2022
  • Award: $600
Deadline02/20/2022
Varies Dr. Edith S. Jaco Study Abroad Scholarship for Spanish Heritage Language Learners
In honor of Dr. Edith S. Jaco, COD Professor of Spanish, for her dedication to advancing academic opportunities for Spanish heritage language...
In honor of Dr. Edith S. Jaco, COD Professor of Spanish, for her...
  • Deadline: 02/20/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/20/2022
$500 Downers Grove National Bank Scholarship
The Downers Grove National Bank Scholarship assists high school seniors expecting to graduate who have made an exceptional effort through school or...
The Downers Grove National Bank Scholarship assists high school seniors...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$2,500.00 Fashion Group International of Chicago Scholarship Fund
To supports seeking a degree or certificate to work in the fashion industry
To supports seeking a degree or certificate to work in the fashion industry
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500.00
Ended
$0.00 Michael Browning Memorial Scholarship
To support a student pursuing a career in law enforcement or criminal justice and to honor the memory of West Chicago Police Officer Michael A....
To support a student pursuing a career in law enforcement or criminal...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
Ended
$500 The Chicago Printing Ink Manufacturers Association
The Chicago Printing Ink Manufacturers Association Scholarship supports two part-time students in Graphic Arts who have an interest in ink...
The Chicago Printing Ink Manufacturers Association Scholarship supports...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$1,000 Luke Laudloff Memorial Scholarship
Luke Laudloff was a childhood friend of the College of DuPage Foundation Board Member Ian Parrâs son. This scholarship will support students in the...
Luke Laudloff was a childhood friend of the College of DuPage Foundation...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
Full Scholarship (Tuition and Fees for Global Justice Field Study) Global Justice in the US and UK - Study Abroad
Global Justice in the US and UK is an international field study in Criminal Justice. Students travel to Great Britain and participate in study and...
Global Justice in the US and UK is an international field study in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Full Scholarship (Tuition and Fees for Global Justice Field Study)
Ended
$1,250 SEN-HWA Foundation Culinary Scholarship
PURPOSE: To provide financial assistance for incoming freshman students pursuing an Associate’s degree in the Culinary Arts.
PURPOSE: To provide financial assistance for incoming freshman students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,250
Ended
$1,250 SEN-HWA Foundation Scholarship for Student Success
PURPOSE: To provide financial assistance for incoming freshman students pursuing an Associate’s degree in any field of study.
PURPOSE: To provide financial assistance for incoming freshman students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,250
Ended
Varies Bordeaux, France - Study Abroad Scholarship
To support students participating in the COD Bordeaux French Summer Language Immersion program.
To support students participating in the COD Bordeaux French Summer...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$500 Alice Giordano Alumni Scholarship
The Alice Giordano Alumni Scholarship recognizes a parent in need of financial aid who meets the eligibility requirements. This scholarship is...
The Alice Giordano Alumni Scholarship recognizes a parent in need of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$2,000 Alice M. Snelgrove Honors Scholarship
PURPOSE: To assist academically talented students who are actively pursuing an associate degree and who are planning to transfer and graduate from...
PURPOSE: To assist academically talented students who are actively...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
Ended
$1000 ASGF Vocational Scholarship
To support students that are pursuing a vocational degree. The scholarship is subject to the following criteria: a. Applicants must be currently...
To support students that are pursuing a vocational degree. The...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1000
Ended
$1,000 Assurance Golden Jubilee Scholarship
In honor of Jim Blackburn and Rosemary Suchomski, this scholarship is offered to working students to help them realize their educational dreams and...
In honor of Jim Blackburn and Rosemary Suchomski, this scholarship is...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 August J. Zarcone Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is in memory of August J. Zarcone, a math professor at College of DuPage. This scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in...
This scholarship is in memory of August J. Zarcone, a math professor at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,500 Aveling Memorial Scholarship
The Aveling Memorial Scholarship assists students pursuing a health care career who have been accepted into or are enrolled in a certificate or...
The Aveling Memorial Scholarship assists students pursuing a health care...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
Varies B.J. Hoddinott Wildlife Ecology Scholarship
The B.J. Hoddinott Wildlife Ecology Scholarship assists students interested in pursuing a field of study in Wildlife Biology or Wildlife Ecology in...
The B.J. Hoddinott Wildlife Ecology Scholarship assists students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000 BethAnn Morgese Scholarship
The BethAnn Morgese Scholarship assists students with a demonstrated financial need who are pursuing an associate degree in a health-related field...
The BethAnn Morgese Scholarship assists students with a demonstrated...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$500 Brian Fugiel Memorial Meteorological Scholarship
The Brian Fugiel Memorial Meteorological Scholarship provides students an opportunity to personally experience storm chasing and thunderstorms. The...
The Brian Fugiel Memorial Meteorological Scholarship provides students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$500 Cancer Federation Biological Science Scholarship
The Cancer Federation Biological Science Scholarship promotes the study in cancer-related fields and to award scholarships to students who are...
The Cancer Federation Biological Science Scholarship promotes the study...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$500 Carol Stream Community College Scholarship
The Carol Stream Community College Scholarship supports the educational goals of Carol Stream residents and is generously funded by Carol Stream...
The Carol Stream Community College Scholarship supports the educational...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$2,000 Catherine M. Brod Scholarship for Speech and Theatre Students
The Catherine M. Brod Scholarship for Speech and Theatre Students supports a second-year member of the College of DuPage Forensics (Speech and...
The Catherine M. Brod Scholarship for Speech and Theatre Students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
Ended
$1,000 Crestview Garden Club Scholarship
The goal of the Crestview Garden Club Scholarship is to encourage advancement, and inspire an interest in, horticulture through education and...
The goal of the Crestview Garden Club Scholarship is to encourage...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 DeLara Family Scholarship
The DeLara Family Scholarship supports students pursuing a career in education, and is generously funded by Anita DeLara. Applicants must currently...
The DeLara Family Scholarship supports students pursuing a career in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$500 DiabeticLifestyle.com Scholarship
This scholarship benefits culinary and baking students and is generously funded by DiabeticLifestyle.com in order to increase awareness of and...
This scholarship benefits culinary and baking students and is generously...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$1,000 Donald B. Carter Memorial Engineering Scholarship
This scholarship was created In memory of Donald Boone Carter’s role as a businessman, as an engineer, as a citizen, and as a father. This fund...
This scholarship was created In memory of Donald Boone Carter’s role as...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$500 Donald J. Craft Memorial Scholarship
The Donald J. Craft Memorial Scholarship supports a student pursuing a career in law enforcement or criminal justice and to honor the memory and...
The Donald J. Craft Memorial Scholarship supports a student pursuing a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$1,000 Dr. Robert J. Frank Scholarship
This scholarship honors the memory of Dr. Robert J. Frank (also known as Robb), former College of DuPage Student Success Counselor. The Dr. Robert...
This scholarship honors the memory of Dr. Robert J. Frank (also known as...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 Earl E. and Teresa L. Dowling Scholarship Fund for Student Success
Applicants must be currently enrolled at or admitted to attend the College of DuPage Pursing a major in education Preference is given to students...
Applicants must be currently enrolled at or admitted to attend the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 Earl E. Swanson, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship honors the memory of Earl Edward Swanson Jr.—Renaissance Man, Artist, Sculptor, Musician, Public Servant, Champion Golfer,...
This scholarship honors the memory of Earl Edward Swanson...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 Edward R. Valintis Technology Scholarship
The Edward R. Valintis Technology Scholarship assists second-year students enrolled in a technology program. This scholarship is generously funded...
The Edward R. Valintis Technology Scholarship assists second-year...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 Ellen Johnson Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship honors the memory of Ellen Johnson, an Anthropology professor at College of DuPage, a lifelong learner, and educator, and is...
This scholarship honors the memory of Ellen Johnson, an Anthropology...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000.00 Eric Martinson Memorial Endowed Scholarship
• Live in District 502 • Be currently enrolled or intend to enroll at College of DuPage • Be enrolled in or intend to enroll in at least 12 credit...
• Live in District 502 • Be currently enrolled or intend to enroll at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,250 Flexible Steel Lacing Scholarship
This scholarship awards two students in need of financial assistance who meet the necessary criteria, and is generously funded by Flexible Steel...
This scholarship awards two students in need of financial assistance who...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,250
Ended
$500 Floral Design Memorial Scholarship
The Floral Design Memorial Scholarship offers financial assistance to vocational-oriented floral design students in memory of John “Johnny” A....
The Floral Design Memorial Scholarship offers financial assistance to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$1,000 For the Love of Chocolate Scholarship
To support pastry students
To support pastry students
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 Foundation Supplies Scholarship
The Foundation’s Supplies Scholarship supports students in need of financial assistance with supplies and is funded by College of DuPage...
The Foundation’s Supplies Scholarship supports students in need of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 Foundation's Achiever Scholarship
The Foundation’s Achiever Scholarship recognizes students who have achieved a GPA or better of 3.5 or better and to encourage their continued...
The Foundation’s Achiever Scholarship recognizes students who have...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 Foundation's Freshman Scholarship
The Foundation’s Freshman Scholarship awards incoming or returning freshmen at College of DuPage with a 3.0 GPA or better or better and to...
The Foundation’s Freshman Scholarship awards incoming or returning...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$3,250 Foundation's Impact Scholarship
The Foundation’s Impact Scholarship supports students in need of financial assistance who have no other means of financial aid to attend College of...
The Foundation’s Impact Scholarship supports students in need of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,250
Ended
$1,750 Foundation's Returning Adult Scholarship
The Foundation’s Returning Adult Scholarship supports returning adults in need of financial assistance to attend College of DuPage. This...
The Foundation’s Returning Adult Scholarship supports returning adults...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,750
Ended
$1,000 Foundation's Single Parent Scholarship
The Foundation’s Single Parent Scholarship supports single parents in need of financial assistance to attend College of DuPage. This scholarship is...
The Foundation’s Single Parent Scholarship supports single parents in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$500 GED Graduate Scholarship
The GED Graduate Scholarship encourages GED graduates to continue their studies at College of DuPage. This scholarship is funded by the College of...
The GED Graduate Scholarship encourages GED graduates to continue their...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended