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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.                             ​ (Deadline: March 31, 2015)                                                               
Webucator Scholarships for Computer Science Students​ (Deadline: March 31, 2015)                                       
Insider Scholarship​ (Deadline: April 1, 2015)            
* 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)                                                                            

GeoCache Contest - Deadline: April 25, 2015 
Up to $1,000 available for college.  For details, watch for posters on your campus during April 1-25, 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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
(312) 553-3455                                                                                                                            


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