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
$1,000.00 Luke Laudloff Memorial Scholarship
Luke Laudloff was a childhood friend of College of DuPage Foundation Board Member Ian Parr’s son. This scholarship will support students in the...
Luke Laudloff was a childhood friend of College of DuPage Foundation...
  • Deadline: 12/16/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline12/16/2018
$500 Capper and Marilou Grant Paralegal Scholarship
The Capper and Marilou Grant Paralegal Scholarship recognizes, through scholarship, a paralegal student who demonstrated personal and academic...
The Capper and Marilou Grant Paralegal Scholarship recognizes, through...
  • Deadline: 01/11/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline01/11/2019
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: 02/20/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/20/2019
Varies COD Study Abroad Scholarship - Summer
The COD Study Abroad Scholarship promotes global understanding and engagement, and is awarded three times per year (Spring, spring and summer.)
The COD Study Abroad Scholarship promotes global understanding and...
  • Deadline: 02/20/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/20/2019
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: 02/20/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/20/2019
$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:
  • Award: $600
$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
$1,500.00 Archadeck of Chicagoland Scholarship
To support students in construction or architecture
To support students in construction or architecture
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
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 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: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
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
$2,000 Barbara Kohler Memorial Scholarship Fund
This scholarship honors the memory of Barbara Kohler, who was studying to become a nurse but died at age 19 of leukemia, and assists students...
This scholarship honors the memory of Barbara Kohler, who was studying...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
Ended
$1,000 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 Waubonsee...
The Batavia Plain Dirt Gardeners Scholarship supports students who live...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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 Budilovsky Literary Scholarship
The Budilovsky Literary Scholarship encourages aspiring writers by assisting with tuition, books and fees, and is generously funded by the Leona...
The Budilovsky Literary Scholarship encourages aspiring writers by...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
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
$1,000 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: $1,000
Ended
$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
Varies Culinary Student Scholarship/Teen Culinary Challenge
The Culinary Student Scholarship (Teen Culinary Challenge) assists high school seniors preparing for a career in the culinary arts. This...
The Culinary Student Scholarship (Teen Culinary Challenge) assists high...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
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
$500.00 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...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$1,000 Donald B. Carter Memorial Engineering Scholarship
This scholarship was created In memory of Donald Boone Carter’s role as a business man, 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
$1000 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: $1000
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
$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. 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
$1,000.00 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 funded...
This scholarship honors the memory of Ellen Johnson, an Anthropology...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
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
$1,250 Flexible Steel Lacing Company 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
$1,000.00 For the Love of Chocolate Scholarship
To support pastry students
To support pastry students
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
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 Freshman Scholarship
The Foundation’s Freshman Scholarship awards incoming or returning freshmen at College of DuPage with a 3.0 GPA or better and to encourage their...
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
$1,000 George Macht Scholarship Fund
The George Macht Scholarship was established through the generosity of many donors to honor George Macht’s 30+ years exemplary service to College...
The George Macht Scholarship was established through the generosity of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000.00 Glenn & Anita Dickson Fine & Applied Arts Scholarship
To assist a student pursuing a degree or certificate in the Fine and Applied Arts discipline who demonstrates excellence in their studies. May be...
To assist a student pursuing a degree or certificate in the Fine and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$2,000 H. Claire Walters RN Memorial Scholarship
The H. Claire Walters, RN Memorial Scholarship honors of Helen Walters, who studied nursing at College of DuPage and worked as a nurse in the...
The H. Claire Walters, RN Memorial Scholarship honors of Helen Walters,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $250
Ended
$1,500 H.D. McAninch Scholarship for Academic Excellence
The H.D. McAninch Scholarship for Academic Excellence recognizes academic excellence, and rewards students who have maintained a high GPA. This...
The H.D. McAninch Scholarship for Academic Excellence recognizes...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
$500 Harkins Women's Scholarship for Excellence in Sociology
The Harkins Women’s Scholarship for Excellence in Sociology honors a female student who has demonstrated excellence in the study of Sociology and...
The Harkins Women’s Scholarship for Excellence in Sociology honors a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$500.00 Hawthorn Garden Club of Glen Ellyn Woods Scholarship
The Hawthorn Garden Club of Glen Ellyn Woods Scholarship supports a Horticulture student in need of financial aid, and is generously funded by...
The Hawthorn Garden Club of Glen Ellyn Woods Scholarship supports a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$750 Health Initiative Scholarship
The Health Initiative Scholarship support students in a health-related program. Applicants must be accepted into a health career program and be...
The Health Initiative Scholarship support students in a health-related...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $750
Ended
$250.00 Helping Hands Scholarship
The Helping Hands Scholarship provides financial assistance to a student who is completing the Human Services program. Applicant must have filed...
The Helping Hands Scholarship provides financial assistance to a student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250.00
Ended