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The Spring 2015 Scholarship Application Window Has Closed     

Check this website regularly for details on the      

Fall 2015 scholarship application deadline         

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.                                              
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.                                                      
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                                                
* Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Scholarship​ (Deadline: December 1)     
Novus Biologicals Scholarship (Deadline: December 5)                                     
Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers' Single Mother Scholarship (Deadline:  December 5)​            
* McGowan's Heating and Air Conditioning Scholarship​ (Deadline: December 15)        
* Mhelpdesk Scholarship​ (Deadline: December 15)   
* Sentry Security​ (Deadline: December 15)         
* Stewart J. Guss​ Scholarship (Deadline: March 1, 2015) 
*​ (Deadline: March 31, 2015)      
* Insider Scholarship​ (Deadline: April 1, 2015)    
* Axol Science Scholarship 2015/16​ (Deadline: June 30, 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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