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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.                                                       

                          ​Fall 2015 Scholarships​

Applications Accepted                          

Tuesday, March 17 through Thursday, April 30                            
​​Preview Fall 2015 Scholarships Here​                          

Apply for Scholarships Here​  ​                        
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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                                                                      
*   If you are unable to apply for financial aid, complete the Financial and Household Certification Form​                
*  Submit your application before the deadline date       ​                       

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.                    

* STEM Scholars Program Scholarships​ (Deadline: April 10, 2015)           
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                                                                                                                                                                                          
External Scholarships                                                                                                                             
Private companies, foundations and community-based organizations also offer scholarships                           
throughout the year. These opportunities have separate applications and deadlines.                                      
* Boston Immigration Law Scholarship​ (Deadline: May 1, 2015)            
* Iron Security Scholarship (Deadline: May 31, 2015)                                                                         
Axol Science Scholarship 2015/16​ (Deadline: June 30, 2015)           
* Healthcare Scholarship Program​ (Deadline: June 30, 2015)                                                                              

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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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
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