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Fall 2015 Scholarships    

​Applications Accepted March 17 through April 30, 2015      

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)                                            

Search for Scholarships                                                                

* $ALT​ Scholarship Search Tool - Sign up here to access additional scholarships                                                  
​​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                                                                 
*​ (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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