Our Opportunities

Donor Sponsored Scholarships: Apply for Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 Scholarships Now!

Who can apply?

  • Any Degree or Certificate seeking student at Harper College.
  • Undocumented and International students are eligible to apply.
  • We also have some scholarships for current Harper students who plan to transfer to a four-year institutions in 23-24.

Step 1: Complete the General Application

Click the ‘Sign In’ button on the top right-hand corner. Click the “Sign-in with your institution’ button and login using your MyHarper Portal username and password, if you are not already logged in. You will be automatically directed to the General Application. You must have a current admissions application on file with Harper College and a program of study declared to apply for scholarships. Once you are in the system, you can submit a General Application. You will be automatically considered for all scholarships for which you meet the criteria. Students who are offered a scholarship will be sent an email to their Harper student email. Students will need to accept their scholarship on this website and write a thank you message to the donor.

Step 2: Additional Scholarship Opportunities

Based on your answers to the General Application you may be recommended to apply to other scholarship applications. You must answer the supplemental questions and submit additional information to apply to these additional opportunities.

Dates to Keep in Mind:

  • March 1: A new scholarship cycle opens for the following Fall and Spring semester.
  • April 10: Preference is given to current/returning Harper students who submit their completed application by this date.

Only students who receive scholarships are notified through email. If you have not received an email you have not been awarded a scholarships. Scholarships are awarded throughout the academic year.

If you receive a Donor Sponsored Scholarship, you will be asked to attend a Scholarship Orientation, write thank you notes, and attend the Realizing Dreams Brunch.
If you have questions, please contact the OneStop at onestop@harpercollege.edu or 847.925.6710.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Up to $1,015 ADS Alumni Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who meets the following...
Up to $590 Amirah and Punitha Jonadoss and Amel and Adil Tobaa Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who meets the following...
Up to $1,000 Carol A. Zack Memorial Fine Arts Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who meets the following...
Up to $900 Craig Stettner Memorial Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was created in memory of Harper College Biology Faculty...
Up to $8,735 David K. Hill Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who meets the following...
Up to $1,120 Dr. Charles Shaner Memorial Scholarship (Dental Hygiene)
This scholarship is awarded to a student who meets the following...
Up to $942.50 Drs. Robert H. and C. Jayne Wilcox Otter Chemistry Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who meets the following...
Up to $1,760 Environmental Biology Endowed Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to a student who meets the following...
Up to $1,000 Fine Arts Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who meets the following...
$10,000 HOPE Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who meets the following...
Up to $2,155 Jacob & Iris Wolf Endowed Sign Language Interpreting Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who meets the following...
Up to $1,000 James J. McGrath Humanities Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who meets the following...
Up to $2,000 Jean B. Chapman International Student Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to a student who meets the following...
Up to $150 Joan R. Young Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who meets the following...
Varies John and Melanie Frieburg ESL Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who meets the following...
$2,330 towards transfer school John Louis Papandrea Liberal Arts Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who meets the following...
Up to $4,500 Kimberly Family Achieving Dreams Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who meets the following...
Up to $5,000 Motorola Solutions Foundation Award for Excellence
This scholarship is awarded to a student who meets the following...
Up to $10,000 ($5,000 per year for two years) Motorola Solutions Foundation Engineering Pathways Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who meets the following...
Up to $2,395 Reeser Family Scholarship for Students Combining Arts with STEM Fields
This scholarship is awarded to a student who meets the following...
Up to $2,140 Roy G. Kearns Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who meets the following...
Up to $2,500 per semester Shida Family Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who meets the following...
Up to $2,290 Sunderbruch Speech and Debate Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who meets the following...
Up to $1,735 The Assurance Caring Together Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who meets the following...
Up to $4,000 Vistex Scholarship For Excellence
This scholarship is awarded to a student who meets the following...
Up to $970 Wilford Family Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student who meets the following...