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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.                                                        

The ​Fall 2015 Scholarship

Deadline is Thursday, April 30 at 11:59 pm

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.                     

* Watch for new opportunities    ​                              
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
(312) 553-3455                                                                                                                               


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