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 Linda and Robert Jenkins Endowed Paralegal Studies Scholarship
Linda and Robert Jenkins Endowed Paralegal Studies Scholarship encourages academic excellence in the Paralegal Program. Applicant must be currently...
Linda and Robert Jenkins Endowed Paralegal Studies Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 04/14/2021
  • Award: $500
Deadline04/14/2021
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: 06/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline06/01/2021
$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
$1,000.00 Alice Ramus Endowed Scholarship
To support single parents in need of financial assistance to attend College of DuPage
To support single parents in need of financial assistance to attend...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
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
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: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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
$1,000 Bubbly Creek Endowed Scholarship Fund
Purpose: The fund is intended to be used to aid students in a career and technical track of study to finish obtaining their certificates in their...
Purpose: The fund is intended to be used to aid students in a career and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 Dr. Maureen N. Dunne Autism Student Success Scholarship
To support student success
To support student success
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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 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: Ended
  • Award: $500
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
$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: 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 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: 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 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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
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
$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: 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
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $400
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 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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended