Assistance League of Chicagoland West

Assistance League Chicagoland West (ALCW) awards scholarships of $2500 to students with demonstrated financial need who are enrolled, or planning to enroll, in a degree or certificate program at the College of DuPage. In addition to financial need, the selection process is based on academic merit and commitment to the student’s course of study. The funds are deposited into a student’s COD account to be used for tuition, fees, books, and required supplies.

• Current COD students must be in good standing with a GPA of 2.5 or above and have completed a minimum of 9 credit hours applicable to the degree or certificate program in which they are currently enrolled.
• Applicants who are not currently enrolled at COD must be 21 or older, have a high school diploma or GED, and be seeking to improve their career prospects through a degree or certificate program at COD.

Application Process:
• All applications must be submitted using the online application form which can be accessed via our website at
• Applications must be submitted by July 1 to be considered for a scholarship starting in the fall semester.

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