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The General Scholarship Submission Period Has Closed    

Other scholarship opportunities are available - see lists below   

Watch for the next scholarship submission window coming this spring    

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.                         
* Spring 2015 Bookstore Scholarship.pdfSpring 2015 Bookstore Scholarship.pdf (Deadline: January 30, 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                                               
​​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                                                           
* Stewart J. Guss​ Scholarship (Deadline: March 1, 2015)      
*​ (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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