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
$1,000.00 Henry Meier Scholarship
German Student Scholarship. Must be: Resident of Harper College’s District Citizen of the United States or eligible non-citizen Full-time...
German Student Scholarship. Must be: Resident of Harper College’s...
  • Deadline: 02/21/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline02/21/2018
$685.00 ADS Alumni Scholarship
ADS – The ADS Alumni Scholarship is awarded to a current Harper College student with a cumulative GPA of 2.25 or higher who is registered for the...
ADS – The ADS Alumni Scholarship is awarded to a current Harper College...
  • Deadline: 02/25/2018
  • Award: $685.00
Deadline02/25/2018
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: 04/02/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline04/02/2018
Varies 100 Influential Women
Women’s Program – Awarded to students who are participants in The Rita and John Canning Women’s Program at Harper College. If you have questions...
Women’s Program – Awarded to students who are participants in The Rita...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$1,000.00 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:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$1,000.00 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:
  • Award: $1,000.00
$330.00 Diane Tomcheff Callin Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Harper student enrolled in the Liberal Arts. You MUST be enrolled at Harper College the semester in which you will receive this award or you will...
Harper student enrolled in the Liberal Arts. You MUST be enrolled at...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $330.00
$710.00 George A. Kalkounos - Chicago Prime Steakhouse Culinary & Hospitality Scholarship
Hospitality/Culinary – Awarded to a Harper College student enrolled in his or her 2nd year of a culinary or hospitality certificate or degree...
Hospitality/Culinary – Awarded to a Harper College student enrolled in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $710.00
$500.00 James Brown Memorial Honors Scholarship
Honors – Awarded to an Honors Program student at Harper College. To apply for this scholarship, you will need to write a letter to the Honors...
Honors – Awarded to an Honors Program student at Harper College. To...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
$715.00 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:
  • Award: $715.00
$650.00 Kelley Family Endowed Career Foundations Scholarship Fund
Career Foundations Program. Awarded to a student enrolled in the Career Foundations Program at Harper College with Developmental Special Needs.
Career Foundations Program. Awarded to a student enrolled in the Career...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $650.00
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
$1,000.00 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:
  • Award: $1,000.00
Varies Rita and John Canning Women's Program at Harper College
Women’s Program – Awarded to students who are participants in The Rita and John Canning Women’s Program at Harper College. If you have questions...
Women’s Program – Awarded to students who are participants in The Rita...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Square D Engineering Endowed Scholarship
Engineering – Awarded to a current year graduate of high school in Harper District who graduated with at least a B average. Student must plan to...
Engineering – Awarded to a current year graduate of high school in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
$500.00 John Knudsen Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to an art student at Harper College.
Awarded to an art student at Harper College.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$100.89 Business/Social Science Fund
Awarded to a student who is degree seeking with a major in Business and Social Sciences. Student must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and demonstrate...
Awarded to a student who is degree seeking with a major in Business and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $100.89
Ended
$915.00 Al Snyder Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to students enrolled in 2nd year at Harper College focusing on studies in the Health and Wellness, Physical Education, Health Education or...
Awarded to students enrolled in 2nd year at Harper College focusing on...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $915.00
Ended
$2,060.00 Amersham Endowment Scholarship
Awarded to a student who will be a second year student at Harper College next Fall and subsequent Spring semesters who has shown excellent...
Awarded to a student who will be a second year student at Harper College...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,060.00
Ended
$2,285.00 Arlington Heights Masonic Endowed Scholarship for Student Leaders presented by the Barrington Masonic Lodge
Awarded to a male student from an underrepresented population who currently resides in Arlington Heights or Elk Grove Village townships. The...
Awarded to a male student from an underrepresented population who...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,285.00
Ended
$500.00 Audrey Howard Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time Harper College student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher who is a participant in the Harper Pride Club and who has demonstrated...
Awarded to a full-time Harper College student with a GPA of 3.0 or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$575.00 Betty Jo and William E. Swenson Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a student enrolled in primarily business courses with intent to gain an associate’s degree at Harper College. Student must maintain a...
Awarded to a student enrolled in primarily business courses with intent...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $575.00
Ended
$1000.00 Chicago Printing Ink Production Club
Open to 2 student, who have taken the GRA 111 Press Operations class.
Open to 2 student, who have taken the GRA 111 Press Operations class.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1000.00
Ended
$520.00 Criminal Justice Scholarship
Graduating high school senior with intent to enter criminal justice area or Harper College student enrolled in a criminal justice program....
Graduating high school senior with intent to enter criminal justice area...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $520.00
Ended
$6,790.00 David K. Hill Memorial Scholarship
Math/Science – Awarded to a full or part-time student at Harper College with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher who is currently enrolled in a...
Math/Science – Awarded to a full or part-time student at Harper College...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $6,790.00
Ended
$820.00 Deaf/Hard of Hearing Scholarship for Continuing Students
ADS – Awarded to a current Harper College student with a cumulative GPA of 2.20 or higher who is registered for the Fall semester. Applicants must...
ADS – Awarded to a current Harper College student with a cumulative GPA...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $820.00
Ended
$635.00 Delanois Family Endowed Scholarship
To be awarded to an underrepresented student You MUST be enrolled at Harper College the semester in which you will receive this award or you will...
To be awarded to an underrepresented student You MUST be enrolled at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $635.00
Ended
$1,760.00 Donald and Patricia Torisky Endowment Fund
ADS – Awarded to a Harper College student who is registered with Access & Disability Services. Students must enroll in at least 6 credit hours...
ADS – Awarded to a Harper College student who is registered with Access...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,760.00
Ended
$1,365.00 Donald G. Albrecht Memorial Endowment Scholarship
Declared Business Major. Cumulative GPA of 3.2. Minimum of 24 credit hours prior to fall of sophomore semester. Eligible for Graduation at the end...
Declared Business Major. Cumulative GPA of 3.2. Minimum of 24 credit...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,365.00
Ended
$455.00 Donna Penkava Grzegorek Dental Hygiene Endowed Scholarship
Dental Hygiene students at Harper College. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate excellence achievements in current or prior community...
Dental Hygiene students at Harper College. Must have a minimum GPA of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $455.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $935.00
Ended
$500.00 Dr. Ernest B. & Mrs. D. Kris Howard Endowment for Community Service
Community Service – Awarded to a Harper College student who is involved in community service either through a college club/organization or in the...
Community Service – Awarded to a Harper College student who is involved...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
Varies Drs. Robert H. and C. Jayne Wilcox Otter Chemistry Endowed Scholarship
Chemistry – Awarded to a current student who has completed or is in the process of completing at least one chemistry class (excluding Independent...
Chemistry – Awarded to a current student who has completed or is in the...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,500.00 Education to Careers Scholarship
Awarded to an incoming Harper College student who was enrolled in academic courses in high school required for college admission and courses with...
Awarded to an incoming Harper College student who was enrolled in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
$500.00 Eric Holt Memorial Scholarship Fund
Awarded to a Harper College student who is a US Military Veteran and demonstrates financial need. You MUST be enrolled at Harper College the...
Awarded to a Harper College student who is a US Military Veteran and...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$855.00 Ernie and Hazel Rilki Lifelong Learning Scholarship
Non-traditional age student, preferably older. Student with financial need. You MUST be enrolled at Harper College the semester in which you will...
Non-traditional age student, preferably older. Student with financial...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $855.00
Ended
$1,555.00 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: Ended
  • Award: $1,555.00
Ended
$5,000.00 Finishing Strong Engineering Transfer Scholarship
Transfer Engineering – Student planning to transfer to an accredited four-year college or university to study engineering. Students must have a...
Transfer Engineering – Student planning to transfer to an accredited...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,000.00
Ended
$475.00 Future CPAs from Harper College
Accounting – Open to Harper College students who have a 3.0 GPA and plan to sit for the CPA Exam. You MUST be enrolled at Harper College the...
Accounting – Open to Harper College students who have a 3.0 GPA and plan...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $475.00
Ended
$3030.00 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: Ended
  • Award: $3030.00
Ended
$1,480.00 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: Ended
  • Award: $1,480.00
Ended
$990.00 Harley Chapman Music Performance Scholarship
Music Department Performance Award. Open to full-time music majors pursuing the AFA degree. Letter of recommendation for current or previous...
Music Department Performance Award. Open to full-time music majors...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $990.00
Ended
$500.00 Harold Cunningham Memorial Mathematics Scholarship
Math – Awarded to a Harper College student who is currently enrolled in a mathematics course or who plans to enroll in a mathematics course at...
Math – Awarded to a Harper College student who is currently enrolled in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$500 - $1,000 Harper Employee Transfer Scholarship
Awarded to a dependent of a current Harper College employee (son, daughter, wife, husband) who is graduating from Harper College in May and will be...
Awarded to a dependent of a current Harper College employee (son,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500 - $1,000
Ended
$1,120.00 IMA Education Foundation Endowed Scholarship
Harper College students currently enrolled in Harper’s manufacturing program. Must be a resident in the Harper College district and maintain a...
Harper College students currently enrolled in Harper’s manufacturing...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,120.00
Ended
$530.00 Jack and Linda Lloyd Family Scholarship Endowment for Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice – Graduating high school senior with intent to enter criminal justice area or Harper College student enrolled in a criminal...
Criminal Justice – Graduating high school senior with intent to enter...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $530.00
Ended
Varies Jeffery & Marcia Bowden Endowment Fund
Engineering student. Student demonstrates financial need . You MUST be enrolled at Harper College the semester in which you will receive this...
Engineering student. Student demonstrates financial need . You MUST be...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
Ended
$1,500.00 Jim McGuire Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a student enrolled in Business or IT/CIS courses who demonstrates financial need. You MUST be enrolled at Harper College the semester in...
Awarded to a student enrolled in Business or IT/CIS courses who...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
$1,845.00 John Louis Papandrea Liberal Arts Memorial Scholarship
Must live in the Harper district. Must be currently enrolled at Harper College. Must have 2.5 GPA or higher Must earn an Associate in...
Must live in the Harper district. Must be currently enrolled at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,845.00
Ended
$455.00 Kathleen and John Gilmer Student Success Scholarship
Student enrolled in coursework with the intent to complete a certificate or degree at Harper College. Grade point average from high school or the...
Student enrolled in coursework with the intent to complete a certificate...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $455.00
Ended