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Spring 2015 Scholarships                                   

Applications Accepted October 1 through October 31, 2014                                   

City Colleges of Chicago Foundation Scholarships                                     
Scholarship opportunities are administered according to the availability of funds within the City Colleges of Chicago Foundation.  Awards are based on a student’s academic achievements, individual goals, and recommendation letters. Carefully review scholarship criteria for more information.                                         

Important Dates for ​Spring 2015 Applications                

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Friday, October 31, 2014 (11:59 pm)​

Available Scholarships                

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Apply for these scholarships and more using the ​scholarship application above.             

Grainger Supply Chain Management Scholarship​                  

Thomas F. Roeser City Club of Chicago Scholarship​            

Dempsey Travis Scholarship​​                   

Additional Scholarship Opportunities Through City Colleges                   
Most CCC scholarship opportunities are available through the online application process above.               
There are additional opportunities for CCC students listed below.             
Note: These scholarships have different applications and deadlines.                                          
* McCormick Foundation - News Literacy Scholarship (Deadline: November 7, 2014)             
* Mattie Grant Scholarship - Earl​y Childhood Majors​​ (Deadline: November 9, 2014)          
15 to Finish Tuition and Fee Waiver​ (Deadline: April 12, 2015)                       

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​​Search for External Scholarships​                                           

Private Scholarships                                           
Private companies, foundations and community-based organizations also offer scholarships              
throughout the year. These opportunities have separate applications and deadlines.             

Current Private Offerings                                          
* WTS Greater Chicago Chapter Scholarship​ (Deadline: October 31)       
Novus Biologicals Scholarship (Deadline: December 5)                               
Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers' Single Mother Scholarship (Deadline:  December 5)​      
* Mhelpdesk Scholarship​ (Deadline: December 15)    
*​ (Deadline: March 31, 2015)
* Insider Scholarship​ (Deadline: April 1, 2015)                                  

Start Planning Now!                                          
The scholarship application process requires a lot of time and effort for students and those providing recommendations.  Submit a winning application by following these tips:​                                          
*  Carefully review the eligibility requirements
*  Secure recommendation letters at least one week before the deadline.             
    (For tips, click here.)                                          
*  Make sure your essay is typed, proofread, and free of errors                                          
*  Submit your application before the deadline date                                          

Contact Us                                          
If you have any questions about the scholarship application process, contact us at​​                                          

Carole Wood                                          
Executive Director                                          
City Colleges of Chicago Foundation                                          
226 West Jackson Boulevard - 9th Floor                                          
Chicago, IL  60606                                                                           
(312) 553-3455                                          




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Workforce Academy Scholarship

City Colleges of Chicago is offering a special scholarship opportunity to qualified students for the following programs

  • Overhead Electrical Line Worker
  • Construction Carpentry
  • Concrete Masonry
  • Plumbing and Fire Protection

Training for these careers can be completed in 16 to 22 weeks. In addition to scholarship opportunities, tuition-free workforce readiness training will be provided.

Spaces are limited. If you are passionate about one of these careers and are interested in participating, click here for more information.

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