Our Opportunities

Welcome to the Scholarship Opportunities Homepage.
Below you will find a listing of scholarships available to students with brief information about the scholarship qualifications. To apply to scholarships which require an application, you must first sign in with your COD myACCESS user name and password . You will then have the opportunity to complete a general application and, if applicable, apply for specific scholarships.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
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: 01/31/2020
  • Award: Full Scholarship (Tuition and Fees for Global Justice Field Study)
Deadline01/31/2020
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: 02/20/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/20/2020
$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: 02/20/2020
  • Award: $600
Deadline02/20/2020
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: 02/20/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/20/2020
$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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/31/2020
$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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/31/2020
$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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline03/31/2020
$500 American Meteorological Society Scholarship
The American Meteorological Society Scholarship provides students an opportunity to personally experience storm chasing and thunderstorms. This...
The American Meteorological Society Scholarship provides students an...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/31/2020
$1,500.00 Archadeck of Chicagoland Scholarship
To support students in construction or architecture
To support students in construction or architecture
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$1,000.00 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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/31/2020
$1,500 Avanti Engineering Scholarship
The Avanti Engineering Scholarship supports students in the CNC Operations Certificate program. This scholarship is generously funded by J.N.R....
The Avanti Engineering Scholarship supports students in the CNC...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline03/31/2020
$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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,500
Deadline03/31/2020
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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2020
$500 Batavia Plain Dirt Gardeners Scholarship
The Batavia Plain Dirt Gardeners Scholarship supports students who live in District 502 (College of DuPage’s district) and in the Wabaunsee...
The Batavia Plain Dirt Gardeners Scholarship supports students who live...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/31/2020
$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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/31/2020
$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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/31/2020
$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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/31/2020
$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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/31/2020
$500.00 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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$500 Capper and Marilou Grant Paralegal Scholarship
To recognize, through scholarship, a paralegal student who demonstrated personal and academic growth.
To recognize, through scholarship, a paralegal student who demonstrated...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/31/2020
$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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/31/2020
$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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline03/31/2020
$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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/31/2020
$1,070.98 Chef Arun Sampanthavivat Scholarship
To support study in the culinary arts field and to promote the necessary skills required for a successful career in the field.
To support study in the culinary arts field and to promote the necessary...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,070.98
Deadline03/31/2020
$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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/31/2020
Varies College of DuPage Scholars Award
The Scholars Award Program is College of DuPage’s premier merit-based scholarship program for 2019-2020 high school graduates. When students apply...
The Scholars Award Program is College of DuPage’s premier merit-based...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2020
Varies College of DuPage Transfer Scholarship
College of DuPage Transfer Scholarships, award May 2019 graduating students who plan to transfer to Elmhurst College, North Central College, and...
College of DuPage Transfer Scholarships, award May 2019 graduating...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2020
$1,000.00 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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/31/2020
Varies Culinary Student Scholarship/Teen Culinary Challenge
The Culinary Student Scholarship (Teen Culinary Challenge) assists high school seniors in preparing for a career in the culinary arts. This...
The Culinary Student Scholarship (Teen Culinary Challenge) assists high...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline03/31/2020
$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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/31/2020
$500.00 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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/31/2020
$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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/31/2020
$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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/31/2020
$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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/31/2020
$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 at College of DuPage,...
This scholarship supports a mother who has interrupted her career to...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/31/2020
$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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/31/2020
$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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/31/2020
$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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/31/2020
$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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $400
Deadline03/31/2020
$1,000.00 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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$1,000.00 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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/31/2020
$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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,250
Deadline03/31/2020
$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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,250
Deadline03/31/2020
$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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $500
Deadline03/31/2020
$1,000.00 For the Love of Chocolate Scholarship
To support pastry students
To support pastry students
  • Deadline: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline03/31/2020
$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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/31/2020
$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: 03/31/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline03/31/2020