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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.       
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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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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.

Contact Information

(773) 451-2000
3901 South State Street
Chicago, IL 60609
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