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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)​

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Additional Scholarship Opportunities Through City Colleges     
Most CCC scholarship opportunities are available through the application above during the October application window.  Additional opportunities for CCC students are listed below. Note: These scholarships have different applications and deadlines.                            
* McCormick Foundation - News Literacy Scholarship​ (Deadline: November 7, 2014)                  


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* $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.  See current offerings below:                             
Novus Biologicals Scholarship (Deadline: December 5)                       
Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers' Single Mother Scholarship (Deadline:  December 5)​                            


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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