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 Herb Salberg Physical Education Scholarship
In honor of Herb Salberg’s (former Athletic Director and Coach at College of DuPage) belief in the power of sportsmanship both on and off the...
In honor of Herb Salberg’s (former Athletic Director and Coach at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 Honorable Bonnie M. Wheaton Scholarship
The Honorable Bonnie M. Wheaton Scholarship assists women in continuing their education despite life’s challenges, and is generously funded by...
The Honorable Bonnie M. Wheaton Scholarship assists women in continuing...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$500 Honorable William J. Bauer Scholarship for Paralegal and Criminal Justice Studies
In honor of The Honorable William J. Bauer, this scholarship is offered to a student enrolled in either the Criminal Justice or Paralegal programs...
In honor of The Honorable William J. Bauer, this scholarship is offered...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$250.00 Human Services Newcomer Scholarship
The Human Services Newcomer Scholarship provides financial assistance to a student “new” to the Human Services field. Applicants file the FAFSA for...
The Human Services Newcomer Scholarship provides financial assistance to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250.00
Ended
$1,000 James C. Kohler Memorial Scholarship Fund
The James C. Kohler Memorial Scholarship Fund honors the memory of James Kohler who pursued a career in Food Service Administration but died in...
The James C. Kohler Memorial Scholarship Fund honors the memory of James...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$3,000 Jerry Bradshaw Memorial Scholarship
The Jerry Bradshaw Memorial Scholarship helps students in need of financial assistance who are enrolled in a Health Science program. This...
The Jerry Bradshaw Memorial Scholarship helps students in need of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000
Ended
$500.00 Jerry J. Fajkus Memorial Scholarship
In honor of “soccer great” Jerry J. Fajkus. Must be a member of the COD soccer team Must have, and maintain, a minimum GPA of 2.0 Must provide a...
In honor of “soccer great” Jerry J. Fajkus. Must be a member of the COD...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
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
Varies John Belushi/Second City Theatre Scholarship
The John Belushi/Second City Theatre Scholarship supports an acting or technical theatre student with full tuition, fees and books for one year....
The John Belushi/Second City Theatre Scholarship supports an acting or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,000 John Cacic Scholarship
The John Cacic Scholarship assists students with a demonstrated financial need who are pursuing an Associates Degree in a health related field at...
The John Cacic Scholarship assists students with a demonstrated...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 John Modschiedler, Advisor Emeritus, Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
The John Modschiedler, Advisor Emeritus, Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship supports members of Phi Theta Kappa, and is generously funded by John...
The John Modschiedler, Advisor Emeritus, Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 Julie Svec Memorial Scholarship in Athletics
The Julie Svec Memorial Scholarship in Athletics recognizes an outstanding second-year student pursuing an interest in athletic training, athletic...
The Julie Svec Memorial Scholarship in Athletics recognizes an...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$3,000 Kathy Marszalek Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was created in memory of the late Kathy Marszalek, Professor and Coordinator of Accounting at College of DuPage. The Kathy...
This scholarship was created in memory of the late Kathy Marszalek,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000
Ended
$2,000 Keiser Accounting Scholarship
This scholarship recognizes the benefit that College of DuPage supplied Tom Keiser by providing education at a critical point in his life, and...
This scholarship recognizes the benefit that College of DuPage supplied...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
Ended
$1,500 Lillian Neale Campbell Scholarship
In memory of Lillian Neale Campbell, this scholarship is offered to students in need of financial assistance. This scholarship was made possible...
In memory of Lillian Neale Campbell, this scholarship is offered to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
$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...
Linda and Robert Jenkins Endowed Paralegal Studies Scholarship,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$2,500 Lloyd David and Carlyle Cannon Wattis Foundation Memorial Scholarship
The Lloyd David and Carlyle Cannon Wattis Foundation Memorial Scholarship honors an English or Journalism major with an interest in writing as a...
The Lloyd David and Carlyle Cannon Wattis Foundation Memorial...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$500 Lon A. Gault Memorial Scholarship for Academic Excellence in History
The Lon A. Gault Memorial Scholarship for Academic Excellence in History honors a student who has demonstrated success in the study of history, and...
The Lon A. Gault Memorial Scholarship for Academic Excellence in History...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$500.00 Louise Beem Scholarship
This scholarship honors Louise Beem, one of the founding faculty members of the Early Childhood Education and Care Program at College of DuPage....
This scholarship honors Louise Beem, one of the founding faculty members...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$1,000 Mary Daly Scholarship
The Mary Daly Scholarship assists immigrant students and those starting over in the U.S. and to extend Mary Daly’s passion for lifelong learning....
The Mary Daly Scholarship assists immigrant students and those starting...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 Mary Grace 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
$2,500 Mary Lynn (Molly) Tomer Scholarship
The Mary Lynn (Molly) Tomer Scholarship aids students in need of financial assistance who are pursuing an associate in Health Information...
The Mary Lynn (Molly) Tomer Scholarship aids students in need of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$1,000 Matt Rassier Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship honors the memory of Matt Rassier, and is generously funded by Ralph Rassier and the Matt Rassier Memorial Scholarship Endowment....
This scholarship honors the memory of Matt Rassier, and is generously...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$500 Mayes/McLean Scholarship
The Mayes/McLean Scholarship provides assistance to African American students in Criminal Justice studies, and is funded by the Northern Illinois...
The Mayes/McLean Scholarship provides assistance to African American...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$500 Mercedes Benz Scholarship
The Mercedes Benz Scholarship supports a student who plans to enroll in the Automotive Technology Program, or who is retrainng for entry into the...
The Mercedes Benz Scholarship supports a student who plans to enroll in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$1,000 Michael and Sandra Meyers Scholarship
The Michael and Sandra Meyers Scholarship assists students who are in need of financial aid to pursue their educational dreams. Applicants must be...
The Michael and Sandra Meyers Scholarship assists students who are in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
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
$1,000 Michael Ries Alumni Scholarship
The Michael Ries Alumni Scholarship offers a scholarship to a student in need of financial assistance and who meets the necessary criteria. This...
The Michael Ries Alumni Scholarship offers a scholarship to a student in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 Morrissey Dental Hygiene Scholarship
The Morrissey Dental Hygiene Scholarship supports a student majoring in Dental Hygiene, and is generously funded by Joe and Joan Morrissey....
The Morrissey Dental Hygiene Scholarship supports a student majoring in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 Naperville Woman's Club
The Naperville Woman’s Club Scholarship supports students in the Human Services program. Applicant must be currently enrolled in or admitted to...
The Naperville Woman’s Club Scholarship supports students in the Human...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 Nicholas Cacic Scholarship
The Nicholas Cacic Scholarship assists students with a demonstrated financial need who are pursuing an associate degree in a health-related field...
The Nicholas Cacic Scholarship assists students with a demonstrated...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$2,000 Paul W. and Katherine T. Hedburn Impact Scholarship
The Paul W. and Katherine T. Hedburn Impact Scholarship provides assistance to students who do not qualify for state and federal aid based on...
The Paul W. and Katherine T. Hedburn Impact Scholarship provides...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000
Ended
$2,500 Paul W. and Katherine T. Hedburn Student Success and Retention Scholarship
The Paul W. and Katherine T. Hedburn Student Success and Retention Scholarship encourages students to continue their education, and is generously...
The Paul W. and Katherine T. Hedburn Student Success and Retention...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$1,000 Paul W. and Katherine T. Hedburn Textbook and Supplies Scholarship
The Paul W. and Katherine T. Hedburn Textbook and Supplies Scholarship assists students with the increasing cost of textbooks and educational...
The Paul W. and Katherine T. Hedburn Textbook and Supplies Scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$500.00 Phi Theta Kappa (Justine Kawalek Memorial) Scholarship
To support Phi Theta Kappa eligible students
To support Phi Theta Kappa eligible students
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,500 Robert L. Wagner Scholarship
This scholarship honors the memory of Robert L. Wagner by supporting students in need of financial assistance to attend the College of DuPage with...
This scholarship honors the memory of Robert L. Wagner by supporting...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
Ended
$1,000 Rocio Automotive Technology Scholarship
The Rocio Automotive Technology Scholarship supports an African American student studying in the Automotive Technology program, and is generously...
The Rocio Automotive Technology Scholarship supports an African American...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,000 Rocio Computer & Internetworking Technology (CIT) Scholarship
The Rocio Computer & Internetworking Technology (CIT) Scholarship supports an African American student studying in the Computer Internetworking...
The Rocio Computer & Internetworking Technology (CIT) Scholarship...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$500 Ron & Lois Nivling Scholarship for Liberal Arts Students Scholarship
The Ron & Lois Nivling Scholarship for Liberal Arts Students honors the memory of Lauren G. Morgan’s parents by supporting students in the Liberal...
The Ron & Lois Nivling Scholarship for Liberal Arts Students honors the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$1,500.00 Rotary Club Of Naperville Downtown
PURPOSE: In honor of Rotary’s philosophy of “service above self” and to further the message of “Rotary Shares”, this scholarship is established to...
PURPOSE: In honor of Rotary’s philosophy of “service above self” and to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
$1,000 Ruth G. Nechoda Memorial Scholarship
The Ruth G. Nechoda Memorial Scholarship assists a student pursuing a course of study in Natural Sciences toward a medical or biochemistry degree....
The Ruth G. Nechoda Memorial Scholarship assists a student pursuing a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$2,500 S.C. Reed Scholarship
With many in their family who attended College of DuPage, the Reed family would like to assist students by providing a merit-based scholarship for...
With many in their family who attended College of DuPage, the Reed...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$1,000 Shirley A. Benson Nursing Scholarship
The Shirley A. Benson Nursing Scholarship helps a student enrolled in the Associate Degree of Nursing program by recognizing and rewarding academic...
The Shirley A. Benson Nursing Scholarship helps a student enrolled in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$1,250 State Bank of Countryside Scholarship
The State Bank of Countryside Scholarship assists a graduating senior from Lyons Township North, Nazareth Academy, or Hinsdale South high schools...
The State Bank of Countryside Scholarship assists a graduating senior...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,250
Ended
$1,000 Steve Clifton Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship honors the memory of former MPTV student Steven Clifton. The Steve Clifton Memorial Scholarship is generously funded by the...
This scholarship honors the memory of former MPTV student Steven...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$500.00 Student Life Leadership Award
Applicants must be currently enrolled at the College of DuPage Applicants must provide statement from Student Life student club advisor verifying...
Applicants must be currently enrolled at the College of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
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
$500 The Christopher Drop Welding Scholarship
The Christopher Drop Welding Scholarship provides financial assistance to a student in the welding program, and is generously funded through...
The Christopher Drop Welding Scholarship provides financial assistance...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
$500 The Hal Keller/Forbes Scholarship
In the name of Hal Keller, founder of the scholarship and owner of Forbes Electric, this scholarship is offered annually to a student with...
In the name of Hal Keller, founder of the scholarship and owner of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended