Our Opportunities

Welcome to the College of DuPage Scholarship Opportunities Homepage!
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 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 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: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline11/01/2020
$2500 African American Nursing Student Award
Provides assistance for tuition, books, and supplies for an African American nursing student who has been accepted in the nursing program and/or...
Provides assistance for tuition, books, and supplies for an African...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $2500
Deadline11/01/2020
$1,000 Betty and Ron Krupp Veterans Fund
This scholarship honors Betty and Ron Krupp, longtime volunteers and board member (Betty) of Operation Support Our Troops. The Betty and Ron Krupp...
This scholarship honors Betty and Ron Krupp, longtime volunteers and...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline11/01/2020
$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: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline11/01/2020
$1,000 Certificate of GED Scholarship
This scholarship encourages GED recipients to continue their education. Applicants must be GED graduates (include documentation with application...
This scholarship encourages GED recipients to continue their education....
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline11/01/2020
$500 COD 5K Scholarship
Race participants and corporate donors have provided funds through involvement with the COD Food Truck Rally & Sunset 5K since 2017 to help ease...
Race participants and corporate donors have provided funds through...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline11/01/2020
500 to 2000 COD Succeeds Scholarship
This scholarship is designated for students in good academic standing who are working towards high achievement at College of DuPage and are in need...
This scholarship is designated for students in good academic standing...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: 500 to 2000
Deadline11/01/2020
$500 College of DuPage Faculty Association Scholarship
This scholarship supports College of DuPage students on the journey to reaching their academic goals, and is generously funded by the College of...
This scholarship supports College of DuPage students on the journey to...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline11/01/2020
$2500 Dr. Gina Santori Nursing Scholarship
PURPOSE: To provide financial assistance for students enrolled in their 2nd year pursuing a career in Nursing. FUNDING: Richard and Gina Santori...
PURPOSE: To provide financial assistance for students enrolled in their...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $2500
Deadline11/01/2020
$500 Dr. Joseph and Donna Collins Student Success Scholarship
This scholarship assists a financially needy student at College of DuPage with tuition, books, and fees, and is generously funded by Dr. Joseph and...
This scholarship assists a financially needy student at College of...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline11/01/2020
$1,000 Dr. Maureen N. Dunne Autism Student Success Scholarship
To support student success
To support student success
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline11/01/2020
$1,000 DuPage Area Moms Scholarship
This scholarship supports a mother who has interrupted her career to care for her child/children as she pursues her studies as College of DuPage,...
This scholarship supports a mother who has interrupted her career to...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline11/01/2020
$500 Edwin and Barbara Dannewitz Perioperative Arena Scholarship
The Edwin and Barbara Dannewitz Perioperative Arena Scholarship supports students enrolled in the Perioperative Arena Program, and is generously...
The Edwin and Barbara Dannewitz Perioperative Arena Scholarship supports...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline11/01/2020
$400 Eileen M. Ward Endowed Textbook/Instructional Materials Scholarship
The Eileen Ward Textbook Scholarship assists students with the expenses of a college education. This scholarship is generously funded by students,...
The Eileen Ward Textbook Scholarship assists students with the expenses...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $400
Deadline11/01/2020
$1,000 Ellen Watt Memorial Scholarship
Purpose: To honor the memory of Robert Watt’s dear wife Ellen. Bob and Ellen were married for 35 years. When they met, Ellen was a single mother....
Purpose: To honor the memory of Robert Watt’s dear wife Ellen. Bob and...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline11/01/2020
$1,000 Ellen Watt Memorial Scholarship II
Applicants must be currently enrolled at or admitted to attend the College of DuPage. Applicants must come from a single-parent home. Applicants...
Applicants must be currently enrolled at or admitted to attend the...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline11/01/2020
$1,250 Esther Rowe Dodge Scholarship
This scholarship supports education students at College of DuPage in honor of Esther Rowe Dodge.
This scholarship supports education students at College of DuPage in...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $1,250
Deadline11/01/2020
$750 Foundation's Textbook Scholarship
The Foundation’s Textbook Scholarship provides funds to purchase textbooks and supplies and is funded by the College of DuPage Foundation....
The Foundation’s Textbook Scholarship provides funds to purchase...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $750
Deadline11/01/2020
$500 Founders Scholarship
To assists students with the expenses of a college education. Applicants must be currently enrolled or admitted to attend the College of DuPage....
To assists students with the expenses of a college education. ...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline11/01/2020
$500 Glenn Hansen Leadership Scholarship
This scholarship is funded by many donors in honor of Glenn Hansen’s long and dedicated service to the College of DuPage Faculty Senate and...
This scholarship is funded by many donors in honor of Glenn Hansen’s...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline11/01/2020
$250 H. J. Kleemann Engineering Scholarship
The H.J. Kleemann Engineering Scholarship assists students enrolled in the Engineering program who are in need of financial aid. This scholarship...
The H.J. Kleemann Engineering Scholarship assists students enrolled in...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $250
Deadline11/01/2020
$1,000 Helen Gum Westlake Memorial Endowed Scholarship for Early Childhood Education
The Helen Gum Westlake Memorial Endowed Scholarship for Early Childhood Education supports early education students and is generously funded by the...
The Helen Gum Westlake Memorial Endowed Scholarship for Early Childhood...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline11/01/2020
$500 Iyer Chemistry Scholarship
PURPOSE: To support a student pursuing a career in Chemistry. Award: $500
PURPOSE: To support a student pursuing a career in Chemistry. Award: $500
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline11/01/2020
$1,000 Jesse J. Lopez, Give a Kid a Second Chance Scholarship
The Jesse J. Lopez, Give a Kid a Second Chance Scholarship is made possible through the generosity of the Jesse J. Lopez fund. This scholarship...
The Jesse J. Lopez, Give a Kid a Second Chance Scholarship is made...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline11/01/2020
$1,250 Jill Johnson Hall Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship honors the memory of Jill Johnson Hall, the sister of Sandee A. Whited. The Jill Johnson Hall Memorial Scholarship is generously...
This scholarship honors the memory of Jill Johnson Hall, the sister of...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $1,250
Deadline11/01/2020
$500 Jim Wolfson Memorial Scholarship
PURPOSE: To honor the memory of former physics professor, Jim Wolfson. Must be registered for at least 12 credit hours. Must be enrolled in one of...
PURPOSE: To honor the memory of former physics professor, Jim Wolfson....
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline11/01/2020
$1,000 John Belushi Choral Scholarship
The John Belushi Choral Scholarship supports a choral student at College of DuPage. Established in 1983 from private donations, this scholarship...
The John Belushi Choral Scholarship supports a choral student at College...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline11/01/2020
$1,000 John Belushi Jazz/Band Scholarship
The John Belushi Jazz/Band Scholarship was created to support a band student at College of DuPage. Established in 1983 from private donations, this...
The John Belushi Jazz/Band Scholarship was created to support a band...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline11/01/2020
$1,000 John Belushi Orchestra Scholarship
The John Belushi Orchestra Scholarship was created to support an orchestra student. Established in 1983 from private donations in the name and...
The John Belushi Orchestra Scholarship was created to support an...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline11/01/2020
$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: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline11/01/2020
$750 John K. and Nancy Ann Rutledge Pre-Nursing Scholarship
The John K. and Nancy Ann Rutledge Pre-Nursing Scholarship supports students pursuing a pre-nursing degree or entering into the Nursing program....
The John K. and Nancy Ann Rutledge Pre-Nursing Scholarship supports...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $750
Deadline11/01/2020
$1,000 Marriott Chicagoland Business Council Hospitality Scholarship
The Marriott Chicagoland Business Council Hospitality Scholarship assists a hospitality student with tuition, supplies, books or fees. Applicants...
The Marriott Chicagoland Business Council Hospitality Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline11/01/2020
$300 Mary Mack Textbook Scholarship
In honor of Mary Mack’s belief in the power of education, this scholarship is offered for textbook support to students taking classes in the...
In honor of Mary Mack’s belief in the power of education, this...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $300
Deadline11/01/2020
Varies Naperville Rotary Charities & the Rotary Club of Naperville
Naperville Rotary Charities & the Rotary Club of Naperville assist students who are in need of financial aid to pursue education in vocational,...
Naperville Rotary Charities & the Rotary Club of Naperville assist...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/01/2020
$500 Nursing Alumni Association Scholarship
The Nursing Alumni Association Scholarship supports students in the nursing program. Applicants must be accepted into the Nursing program and be...
The Nursing Alumni Association Scholarship supports students in the...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline11/01/2020
$500 Patriot Scholarship
The Veterans Healthcare Scholarship supports veterans transitioning from military service into Healthcare studies, and is funded by the College of...
The Veterans Healthcare Scholarship supports veterans transitioning from...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline11/01/2020
$1,000 Professor Chris Goergen Political Science Scholarship
To support students pursuing studies in Political Science
To support students pursuing studies in Political Science
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline11/01/2020
$1,000 Raymond and Virginia Link Vocational Scholarship
The Raymond and Virginia Link Vocational Scholarship supports first-generation students studying in a vocational field and is generously funded by...
The Raymond and Virginia Link Vocational Scholarship supports...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline11/01/2020
$2,000 Robert G. Cuff Scholarship
The Robert G. Cuff Scholarship supports students in the pursuing careers in manufacturing, technology and engineering. This scholarship is...
The Robert G. Cuff Scholarship supports students in the pursuing careers...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline11/01/2020
$500 Rumiana Nikolova Scholarship to Support Bulgarian Students
To support Bulgarian Students
To support Bulgarian Students
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline11/01/2020
$1,250 Ruth Walbeck Memorial Scholarship
The Ruth Walbeck Memorial Scholarship honors the memory of Sandee Whited’s great aunt, Ruth Walbeck. This scholarship is generously funded by...
The Ruth Walbeck Memorial Scholarship honors the memory of Sandee...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $1,250
Deadline11/01/2020
Tuition and Fees S-STEM Scholarship
The STEM Student Success Scholarship Program aims to support students in STEM majors. This scholarship pays for tuition and fees (up to 32 credit...
The STEM Student Success Scholarship Program aims to support students in...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: Tuition and Fees
Deadline11/01/2020
$400 Veterans Textbook Scholarship
The Veterans Textbook Scholarship honors the veterans attending College of DuPage, and aids them in pursuit of an associate degree. This...
The Veterans Textbook Scholarship honors the veterans attending College...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $400
Deadline11/01/2020
$2,000 Walter R. Jones Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was formed in memory of Walter R. Jones, Psychology Professor at College of DuPage from 1976 to 1996, and is awarded to a student...
This scholarship was formed in memory of Walter R. Jones, Psychology...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline11/01/2020
$1,250 Wilbur Walker Dodge Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship honors the memory of Wilbur Walker Dodge, the father of Daniel Dodge. The Wilbur Walker Dodge Scholarship is generously funded by...
This scholarship honors the memory of Wilbur Walker Dodge, the father of...
  • Deadline: 11/01/2020
  • Award: $1,250
Deadline11/01/2020
Varies College of DuPage Scholars Award
The Scholars Award Program is College of DuPage’s premier merit-based scholarship program for 2020-2021 high school graduates. When students apply...
The Scholars Award Program is College of DuPage’s premier merit-based...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/01/2020
$500 Community Promise Scholarship
The Community Promise Scholarship assists adult students who do not qualify for other financial aid due to their income or student status, and is...
The Community Promise Scholarship assists adult students who do not...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$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