- Foundation Scholarships
- Scholars Award
- JumpStart Scholarship
- External Scholarship Opportunities
- Scholarship Searches
- List of Scholarships
Scholarships are another fund source that students can apply for at College of DuPage. Eligibility varies, as do the amount of each scholarship. Scholarships can be based on academic achievement, financial need, field of study and population. Students are strongly encouraged to apply for scholarships through College of DuPage or outside resources. Remember, the more scholarships and grants you receive, the less loan money you may need to borrow!
These scholarships focus on:
- academic achievement
- program or major
- financial need
Scholarships are awarded based on stated criteria and reviewer evaluation. All reviewers are required to abide by COD's core values of integrity, honesty, respect, and responsibility.
The Fall Semester 2015 Scholarships are now closed.
Spring Semester 2016 Scholarships are now available. Deadline to apply is Nov. 1, 2015. Students can apply online here.
Please Note: Final awards are based on available funds at the time of the award.
- The Scholars Award includes the full-tuition Presidential Scholarship, and the partial tuition Board of Trustees, and Deans Scholarships.
- Provide GED® credential students that have participated in a GED® prep course with a jump start into their college experience.
- Students who have completed the Adult ESL-0956 and/or ESL-0958 AND have passed the state-mandated exit test within the last 12 months are also eligible to apply for the JumpStart Scholarship.
- Apply for JumpStart Scholarship
- Hispanic Heritage Organization Essay Contest- Deadline Sept. 25, 2015
- Downers Grove Area Branch - AAUW - "Back to the Books Scholarships" - Deadline Oct. 15, 2015
- Havahart Wireless $500 Scholarship Award - Deadline Oct. 31, 2015
- HubShout Internet Marketing Scholarship - Deadline Nov. 1, 2015
- American Association of University Women Scholarship - Salt Creek Area Branch - Deadline Nov. 1, 2015
- Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship - Deadline early December 2015
- 2015 Future Assisted Living Scholarship - Deadline Dec. 31, 2015
- 2015 Insights in Marketing Scholarship - Deadline Dec. 31, 2015
- Caring.com Student-Caregiver Annual Scholarship - Deadline Dec. 31, 2015
- Advancing Women in STEM Scholarship - Deadline Dec. 31, 2015
- Golden Apple Scholar Award - January 2016.
- The Create Your Space Scholarship - Deadline Feb. 29, 2016
- The SleekLens Academic Scholarship - Deadline March 31, 2016
- U.S. Department of Education
- Illinois Student Assistance Commission
- National Louis University Harrison Fellows Scholarship
- McKendree University/Illinois Community College System Foundation Scholarship
- Robert Morris University Scholarships
- University of St. Francis Transfer Scholarships
- DePaul University Transfer Scholarships
- Illinois Institute of Technology Transfer Scholarships
- Loyola University Transfer Scholarships
- O'Brien Vrba Scholarship Trust
- Scholarships for Military Families
- Army Emergency Relief - Spouse and Children Scholarship Program
- Folds of Honor Military Scholarships
- Project Access - Scholarships for Veterans
- American Library Association (ALA) Scholarships
- Illinois CPA Accounting Scholarships
- National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Scholarship Programs
- Study Abroad Scholarships
- National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution
- P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education
- U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration
- CollegeBoard Scholarship Search
- United Negro College Fund, Inc
- Gates Millennium Scholars
- Spokeo Annual Top 50 Scholarships
- U.S. Coast Guard Pre-Commissioning Initiative Scholarship
- Assistance League of Chicagoland West - Operation Scholars Support
- Scholarships for Undocumented Americans
- Additional Scholarships for Undocumented Citizens
- Chegg Textbooks
- Cappex Scholarships
- Jeannette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund
- Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards
Office of Student Financial Assistance
Student Services Center (SSC), Room 2220, (630) 942-2251
Fax: (630) 942-2151
Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
College of DuPage
425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL
60137 (630) 942-2800
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