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 City Colleges of Chicago Foundation           
The Spring 2017 Scholarship Application is Closed     
Applications for Fall 2017 scholarships will be available in March     
City Colleges of Chicago Foundation Scholarships                                                                                  
Scholarship opportunities are administered according to the availability of funds within the City Colleges of Chicago Foundation (CCC).  Awards are based on a student’s academic achievements, individual goals, and recommendation letters.          

​​Additional Scholarship Opportunities Through City Colleges

Most CCC scholarship opportunities are available through the online application process. Additonal scholarship opportunities will be added as they become available. NOTE: These scholarships have different applications and deadlines.     

Dorothy D. Houston Scholarship Suggested Requirement: Female African-American student who will graduate by June 2017 and then transfer to a four-year college, university or alternative program.


External Scholarships                   

Private companies, foundations and community-based organizations also offer scholarships throughout the year. These opportunities have separate applications and deadlines.                                                     
To apply for the Smart Service Scholarship for a student pursuing a career in skilled trades (construction, HVAC, plumbing, fire protection, landscape design or electrical work. (Deadline:March 17, 2017)    

More CCC Scholarship Opportunities





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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3901 South State Street
Chicago, IL 60609
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