Our Opportunities

  • Thank you for visiting the Harper College Scholarship Application Tool! If you have never accessed this system, click on Sign Up to create an account and begin accessing the system. If you have already created an account please click on Sign In and enter your preferred email address and the password you chose when creating your account. In order to apply for scholarships you need an application on file at Harper.

  • Complete the General Application. By completing the General Application, you will be recommended opportunities for which you may apply based on your answers to the questions on the General Application.

  • There are other opportunities for which you may qualify once your General Application is submitted. These are called Automatch opportunities and you do not need to take any additional steps to apply once your General Application is submitted.

  • If you are awarded a scholarship at any time, you will be notified via email and through a notification which you can view on the Applications page of this Scholarship Application Tool.

  • Listed below are all Harper College scholarships. If you have completed your General Application, you may be already automatically considered for some of these. The listing also includes scholarships for which you may be eligible. Click Apply to answer questions specific to each recommended scholarship, then click Finish and Submit. After completing the scholarship-specific application(s), you will be able to view your Active applications for scholarships on the Applications page.

  • Keep in mind that scholarships opportunities may be available throughout the academic year. Please continue to check your Recommended Opportunities for updated information.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies High School Equivalency (HSE) Distinguished Scholar Award
HSE – Awarded to a current Harper College student who has received his or her HSE through Harper College Adult Education Department (AED), and now...
HSE – Awarded to a current Harper College student who has received his...
  • Deadline: 08/01/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/01/2018
$490.00 Amirah and Punitha Jonadoss and Amel and Adil Tobaa Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a high school senior who is about to graduate or has just graduated from Rolling Meadows High School or Palatine High School and will be...
Awarded to a high school senior who is about to graduate or has just...
  • Deadline: 08/06/2018
  • Award: $490.00
Deadline08/06/2018
Up to 1000.00 Albert and Charlotte Aronson Memorial Scholarship
Students enrolled in Radiologic Technology Degree program. Minimum GPA of 3.2 Essay on academic achievements, goals and details of community...
Students enrolled in Radiologic Technology Degree program. Minimum GPA...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2018
  • Award: Up to 1000.00
Deadline10/22/2018
$1,500.00 Alexian Brothers Health Systems Nursing Scholarship
Nursing – Awarded to a student from an underrepresented group with bilingual fluency who is enrolled in the Harper College nursing program....
Nursing – Awarded to a student from an underrepresented group with...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2018
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline10/22/2018
$1,000.00 Anna H. Harshbarger Scholarship
Nursing – Awarded to a student who is a single parent, who will be enrolled in his or her 2nd year at Harper College this Fall who is focusing...
Nursing – Awarded to a student who is a single parent, who will be...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline10/22/2018
up to $1,000 Barbara and Bill Williams Memorial Art Scholarship
Art – Awarded to a new or returning art student who is enrolled in or planning on enrolling in a minimum of 6 credit hours in art courses at Harper...
Art – Awarded to a new or returning art student who is enrolled in or...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2018
  • Award: up to $1,000
Deadline10/22/2018
$500.00 Barbara Minner-Fuhr Scholarship
Awarded to a Harper art student.
Awarded to a Harper art student.
  • Deadline: 10/22/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline10/22/2018
Up to $1,380 Cheryl M. Dwyer Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Sonography – Awarded to a Sophomore at Harper College in the Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography Technology Program. (A sophomore student is considered...
Sonography – Awarded to a Sophomore at Harper College in the Diagnostic...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2018
  • Award: Up to $1,380
Deadline10/22/2018
$500.00 Dr. Scholl Foundation Scholarship for Nursing
Nursing – Awarded to a student enrolled in a nursing certificate or degree program at Harper College. You MUST be enrolled at Harper College the...
Nursing – Awarded to a student enrolled in a nursing certificate or...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline10/22/2018
$1,535.00 Eugenia Makowski Endowed Scholarship
Art – Awarded to a student who is enrolled in or planning on enrolling in a minimum of 6 credit hours in art courses at Harper College and has a...
Art – Awarded to a student who is enrolled in or planning on enrolling...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2018
  • Award: $1,535.00
Deadline10/22/2018
$1,000.00 Fine Arts Scholarship
Art – Awarded to a student who is enrolled in or planning on enrolling in a minimum of 6 credit hours in art courses at Harper College and has a...
Art – Awarded to a student who is enrolled in or planning on enrolling...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline10/22/2018
$1,745.00 Harper Nursing Student Endowment Scholarship
Nursing – Awarded to a Harper College Nursing student who is currently enrolled in NUR 101 or NUR 110 OR who has completed either NUR 101 or NUR...
Nursing – Awarded to a Harper College Nursing student who is currently...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2018
  • Award: $1,745.00
Deadline10/22/2018
$1040.00 Jackie Bukacek Endowment Scholarship for Students in the Arts
Art – Awarded to a new or returning art student who is enrolled in or planning on enrolling in a minimum of 6 credit hours in art courses at Harper...
Art – Awarded to a new or returning art student who is enrolled in or...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2018
  • Award: $1040.00
Deadline10/22/2018
$560.00 Judy Stanojev Nursing Scholarship
Nursing – Awarded to a student enrolled in a nursing certificate or degree program at Harper College. You MUST be enrolled at Harper College the...
Nursing – Awarded to a student enrolled in a nursing certificate or...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2018
  • Award: $560.00
Deadline10/22/2018
$500.00 Karen Malec Memorial Scholarship
Health Careers- Awarded to a student enrolled in a Health Careers Program. Student must demonstrate financial need in a 300 word essay. ...
Health Careers- Awarded to a student enrolled in a Health Careers...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline10/22/2018
$1,000.00 Mary Applegate Endowed Scholarship
Art – Awarded to a new or returning art student who is enrolled in or planning on enrolling in a minimum of 6 credit hours in visual art courses at...
Art – Awarded to a new or returning art student who is enrolled in or...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline10/22/2018
$450.00 Mary Jane Kirkwood Family Fund Scholarship
Art Students – Awarded to a Harper College student pursuing a degree in Art, or planning to transfer to a four-year school to pursue an Art degree....
Art Students – Awarded to a Harper College student pursuing a degree in...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2018
  • Award: $450.00
Deadline10/22/2018
Varies Radiologic Technology Scholarship for Working Students
Student must be working either full or part-time while enrolled in Radiologic technology program at Harper. Maintain a 2.5 GPA. You MUST be...
Student must be working either full or part-time while enrolled in...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/22/2018
$1,000.00 Sharlene Marchiori Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Nursing – Awarded to a student currently enrolled in, or accepted to be enrolled in the Nursing program at Harper College with a high school GPA of...
Nursing – Awarded to a student currently enrolled in, or accepted to be...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline10/22/2018
$1,000.00 Sharon Marchiori Nursing Scholarship
Nursing – Awarded to a student enrolled in a nursing certificate or degree program at Harper College. You MUST be enrolled at Harper College the...
Nursing – Awarded to a student enrolled in a nursing certificate or...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline10/22/2018
$500.00 Sylvia Krawiec Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Nursing – Awarded to a Harper College student with a grade point average of a 2.0 or higher who will be enrolled in their 3rd or 4th semester of...
Nursing – Awarded to a Harper College student with a grade point average...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline10/22/2018
$945.00 Thomas G. and Karen M. Wischhusen Scholarship for Excellence in Nursing
Nursing – Awarded to a student who will be enrolled in their second year (third and/or fourth semester) of the Nursing Program at Harper College in...
Nursing – Awarded to a student who will be enrolled in their second year...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2018
  • Award: $945.00
Deadline10/22/2018
$760.00 Thompson-Holton Endowed Scholarship
ADS – Awarded to a current Harper College student with a disability in the Fall semester (students who are not utilizing Access & Disability...
ADS – Awarded to a current Harper College student with a disability in...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2018
  • Award: $760.00
Deadline10/22/2018
Varies William J. Wimmer Endowed Art Scholarship
Art – Awarded to a new or returning art student who is enrolled in or planning on enrolling in a minimum of 6 credit hours in art courses at Harper...
Art – Awarded to a new or returning art student who is enrolled in or...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline10/22/2018
$640.00 Elizabeth Schmik Hull Fund
Honors – Awarded to an Honors Program student at Harper College. Student must have received a GED. If you have any questions regarding the...
Honors – Awarded to an Honors Program student at Harper College. ...
  • Deadline: 11/05/2018
  • Award: $640.00
Deadline11/05/2018
$735.00 JBM Endowed Scholarship Fund
Major in Electronics. Must have a C average (2.0 GPA) You MUST be enrolled at Harper College the semester in which you will receive this award or...
Major in Electronics. Must have a C average (2.0 GPA) You MUST be...
  • Deadline: 11/05/2018
  • Award: $735.00
Deadline11/05/2018
$125.00 Joan R. Young Scholarship
Open to full and part-time Harper College employees returning to college. Must enroll in a credit associate degree program, certificate program,...
Open to full and part-time Harper College employees returning to...
  • Deadline: 11/05/2018
  • Award: $125.00
Deadline11/05/2018
$1,780.00 Roy G. Kearns Memorial Scholarship
The Roy G. Kearns Scholarship is awarded to a current full-time Harper College student who has completed 24 hours of course works at Harper...
The Roy G. Kearns Scholarship is awarded to a current full-time Harper...
  • Deadline: 11/05/2018
  • Award: $1,780.00
Deadline11/05/2018
Up to $1,000 Castle International Studies Scholarship
Study Abroad – Open to participants in a Harper College Faculty-Led Study Abroad program. Priority will be given to students applying to a...
Study Abroad – Open to participants in a Harper College Faculty-Led...
  • Deadline: 11/26/2018
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Deadline11/26/2018
$500-$1,000 WorldView Study Abroad Fund
Study Abroad – Open to Harper students participating in a Harper College study abroad program to developing countries. Awarded to a student who...
Study Abroad – Open to Harper students participating in a Harper College...
  • Deadline: 11/26/2018
  • Award: $500-$1,000
Deadline11/26/2018
$620.00 Catherine Brod Endowed Speech and Theatre Scholarship
Speech – Awarded to a student in Theatre or Speech. You MUST be enrolled at Harper College the semester in which you will receive this award or you...
Speech – Awarded to a student in Theatre or Speech. You MUST be enrolled...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $620.00
$480.00 Donna Penkava Grzegorek Dental Hygiene Endowed Scholarship
Dental Hygiene students in the second year of the program at Harper College. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate excellence...
Dental Hygiene students in the second year of the program at Harper...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $480.00
$935.00 Dr. Charles Shaner Memorial Scholarship (Dental Hygiene)
Second year student-having completed 32 college level hours of instruction. GPA of 3.0 or higher. Student has demonstrated financial need....
Second year student-having completed 32 college level hours of...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $935.00
$1,605.00 Eugenia S. Chapman Memorial Endowment Scholarship
Live in the Harper District. Currently enrolled or planning to enroll at Harper College. Maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0...
Live in the Harper District. Currently enrolled or planning to enroll at...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,605.00
$3125.00 Geraldine Cosby Endowed Government Service Scholarship
For students intending to have a career in local or state government; or are enrolling in appropriate courses that would lead to a career in...
For students intending to have a career in local or state government; or...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $3125.00
$1,535.00 Glenn A. Reich Computer Science Scholarship Endowment
Computer Science – Awarded to a Harper College student who resides in Harper District with a GPA of 3.0 or above in high school. The student must...
Computer Science – Awarded to a Harper College student who resides in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,535.00
$500.00 Harper College Speech Team Alumni Scholarship
New students to Harper College who are committed to competing on the Harper College Speech Team while enrolled at the College. Grade point average...
New students to Harper College who are committed to competing on the...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
$1,135 International Air Cargo Association of Chicago Scholarship
• GPA of 3.0 in Supply Chain Management 101 • Student must be enrolled in one or more of the following courses: (Continuing Education courses are...
• GPA of 3.0 in Supply Chain Management 101 • Student must be enrolled...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,135
$1,500.00 Jacob and Jordan Sadoff Scholarship
Speech – Awarded to a Harper College student or recruit participating in the Harper College Speech Team. You MUST be enrolled at Harper College the...
Speech – Awarded to a Harper College student or recruit participating in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,500.00
$500.00 - $1,700 James F. & Valerie D. Arnesen Biology Endowment Scholarship
Biology – Awarded to a new or current Harper college student with a 3.5 GPA or above who is enrolled or planning on being enrolled as a full-time...
Biology – Awarded to a new or current Harper college student with a 3.5...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00 - $1,700
$500.00 Jeffrey Przybylo Endowed Speech Team Scholarship
Speech – Awarded to a Harper College Speech student. You MUST be enrolled at Harper College the semester in which you will receive this award or...
Speech – Awarded to a Harper College Speech student. You MUST be...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
$500.00 John Knudsen Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to an art student at Harper College.
Awarded to an art student at Harper College.
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
$1,945.00 John Louis Papandrea Liberal Arts Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship will go towards your transfer school in the Fall semester. Must live in the Harper district. Must be currently enrolled at...
This scholarship will go towards your transfer school in the Fall...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,945.00
$2035.00 John W. Davis Spanish Travel Scholarship
Awarded to students who will paticipate in a study abroad program to a Spanish-speaking country. You MUST be enrolledin the study aborad program...
Awarded to students who will paticipate in a study abroad program to a...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2035.00
Up to $3,400 Linda J. Lang Endowed Speech Team Scholarship
Speech – Awarded to new or returning students to Harper College. Student must be a member of the Speech Team in good standing and must be enrolled...
Speech – Awarded to new or returning students to Harper College. ...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $3,400
$1,530.00 Mary Jo Willis Theatre Scholarship Endowment
New or returning students to Harper College. Grade Point average from high school or the previous semester in post-secondary institution of 2.5. ...
New or returning students to Harper College. Grade Point average from...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,530.00
Varies One Million Degrees (OMD)
If you are a student in One Million Degrees, please fill out this application.
If you are a student in One Million Degrees, please fill out this...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$0.00 Speech Team Scholarship
Speech – Awarded to new or returning Harper College students who are enrolled in SPE180, SPE181, SPE182 OR SPE183. You MUST be enrolled at Harper...
Speech – Awarded to new or returning Harper College students who are...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $0.00
$975.00 Sunderbruch Speech and Debate Scholarship
Speech – Awarded to a high school student of traditional age, intending to enroll at Harper College full-time (minimum of 12 hours per semester)...
Speech – Awarded to a high school student of traditional age, intending...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $975.00
$465.00 Thomas E. Irwin Chemistry Scholarship
Chemistry – Awarded to a Harper College student with a 3.0 GPA or above who will pursue Chemistry as their field of study and who demonstrates...
Chemistry – Awarded to a Harper College student with a 3.0 GPA or above...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $465.00