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
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: 11/22/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/22/2019
Tuition and Fees S-STEM Scholarship
The STEM Student Success Program, funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation, is a scholarship program to recruit and retain students...
The STEM Student Success Program, funded by a grant from the National...
  • Deadline: 11/22/2019
  • Award: Tuition and Fees
Deadline11/22/2019
$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: 12/06/2019
  • Award: $500
Deadline12/06/2019
$1,000.00 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: 12/06/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline12/06/2019
$1,000.00 Rv. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarships are available to two College of DuPage students on a competitive basis. Awards of $1,000 each may...
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarships are available to two...
  • Deadline: 12/12/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline12/12/2019
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
$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
$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
$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
$2,500 3+1 Healthcare Scholarship
The 3+1 Healthcare Scholarship supports healthcare students enrolled in 3+1 Healthcare Programs, and is funded by the College of DuPage Healthcare...
The 3+1 Healthcare Scholarship supports healthcare students enrolled in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
Ended
$1,000.00 Scalise Fashion Studies Scholarship
To support a Fashion Studies student selected through the Fashion Studies Presentation Project.
To support a Fashion Studies student selected through the Fashion...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500
Ended
Varies COD Study Abroad Scholarship - Spring
The COD Study Abroad Scholarship promotes global engagement and understanding, and is awarded three times per year (fall, spring and summer.)
The COD Study Abroad Scholarship promotes global engagement and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1000 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: $1000
Ended
$1,000.00 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: $1,000.00
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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
$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:
  • Award: $500
$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:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$1,500.00 Archadeck of Chicagoland Scholarship
To support students in construction or architecture
To support students in construction or architecture
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,500.00
$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:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$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:
  • Award: $1,000
$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:
  • Award: $1,500
$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:
  • Award: $1,500
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...
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  • Award: Varies
$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:
  • Award: $2,000
$750.00 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:
  • Award: $750.00
$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:
  • Award: $1,000
$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:
  • Award: $1,000
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...
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  • Award: Varies
$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:
  • Award: $500
$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:
  • Award: $500
$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:
  • Award: $500.00
$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:
  • Award: $500
$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:
  • Award: $500
$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:
  • Award: $2,000
$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:
  • Award: $1,000
1,124.81 Chef Arun Sampanthavivat Scholarship
  • Deadline:
  • Award: 1,124.81
$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:
  • Award: $500
$1,000.00 Crestview Garden Club Scholarship
The goal of the Crestview Garden Club Scholarship is to encourage the advancement, and inspire an interest in, horticulture through education and...
The goal of the Crestview Garden Club Scholarship is to encourage the...
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  • Award: $1,000.00
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...
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  • Award: Varies
$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...
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  • Award: $1,000
$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...
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  • Award: $500.00
$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...
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  • Award: $1,000
$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...
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  • Award: $500
$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:
  • Award: $500
$1,000.00 Dr. Maureen N. Dunne Autism Student Success Scholarship
To support student success
To support student success
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000.00