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 for a Scholars Award, they are evaluated based on their cumulative GPA and their answer to the Scholars Award essay question. To be eligible for a Scholars Award, applicants must be a 2020-2021 District 502 high school graduate or District 502 resident.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:
3.5 GPA/4.0 scale or 4.37 GPA /5.0 scale

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload your 7th semester high school transcript. If you have recently sent your official transcript to College of DuPage, please attach a copy of the file here.
  2. Essay Question: College is a time of challenges and change as you transition to the next phase of your life. As a high school student, the COVID-19 pandemic has created a shift in many individual's educational and personal experiences. What challenges have you faced in light of this public health crisis? Please provide examples of strategies you have utilized to adapt and persevere as a student, and how you to plan to utilize those strategies as a scholar at College of DuPage.