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
$10,000.00 Motorola Solutions Foundation Engineering Pathways Scholarship
Engineering – Awarded to students that their first semester is in Harper College’s Engineering Pathways Program. Students should have a cumulative...
Engineering – Awarded to students that their first semester is in Harper...
  • Deadline: 12/21/2018
  • Award: $10,000.00
Deadline12/21/2018
Varies Veterans Textbook Assistance
Open to Veterans and GI Bill Users to use for their textbooks. Must have a Letter of Eligibility or a DD214 Verification on file with Harper College.
Open to Veterans and GI Bill Users to use for their textbooks. Must...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/01/2019
$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
$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 - $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 John Knudsen Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to an art student at Harper College.
Awarded to an art student at Harper College.
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
$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
$1,800.00 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: $1,800.00
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
$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
$1070.00 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: $1070.00
Ended
$480-$720 John and Melanie Frieburg ESL Scholarship
ESL – Awarded to a hard-working and highly motivated ESL student with an excellent attendance record who plans on studying at Harper College next...
ESL – Awarded to a hard-working and highly motivated ESL student with an...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $480-$720
Ended
$730.00 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: Ended
  • Award: $730.00
Ended
$950.00 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: $950.00
Ended
$2,105.00 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: $2,105.00
Ended
$2,385.00 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: $2,385.00
Ended
$470.00 Beaubien Family Scholarship
Awarded to a first-generation college student who graduated from Barrington High School and has financial need. Preference given to students of...
Awarded to a first-generation college student who graduated from...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $470.00
Ended
$595.00 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: $595.00
Ended
$480.00 BJ Lawrence Future Educators Scholarship
Education – Students enrolled in the field of Education. Preference for students enrolled in Early Childhood Education. Minimum GPA 2.5 at Harper...
Education – Students enrolled in the field of Education. Preference for...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $480.00
Ended
$7125.00 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: $7125.00
Ended
$340.00 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: Ended
  • Award: $340.00
Ended
$1,815.00 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 for...
ADS – Awarded to a Harper College student who is registered with Access...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,815.00
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
$950.00 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: $950.00
Ended
$655.00 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: $655.00
Ended
$605.00 Gregory S. and Emily Dowell Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a student with financial need and a GPA of 2.2. The student needs to exhibit a commitment to completing either an associate’s degree or...
Awarded to a student with financial need and a GPA of 2.2. The student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $605.00
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
$10,000.00 HOPE Scholarship
Awarded to a female student entering her final year at Harper College and planning to transfer after graduation to a four-year institution. Award...
Awarded to a female student entering her final year at Harper College...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $10,000.00
Ended
$1,135.00 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: $1,135.00
Ended
$550.00 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: $550.00
Ended
$1,660.00 Jean B. Chapman International Student Scholarship Fund
International Students- Awarded to a full-time Harper College student with a 3.5 GPA. The student must have a valid and current I-20 form...
International Students- Awarded to a full-time Harper College student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,660.00
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
$480.00 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: $480.00
Ended
$605.00 Kathleen P. and Robert T. Callahan Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a current Harper College student enrolled in courses. You MUST be enrolled at Harper College the semester in which...
This scholarship is awarded to a current Harper College student enrolled...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $605.00
Ended
$1,650.00 Margaret Scott Memorial Math Scholarship
Mathematics – Awarded to a student who has successfully completed two (2) developmental Math courses or who is currently enrolled in one...
Mathematics – Awarded to a student who has successfully completed two...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,650.00
Ended
$655.00 Marilyn Shiely Coste Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Full-time or part-time students at Harper College. U.S. citizen or permanent resident. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required Enrolled or planning to...
Full-time or part-time students at Harper College. U.S. citizen or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $655.00
Ended
$650.00 Mathematics and Science Endowment
Harper student enrolled in math or science courses as primary area of interest. You MUST be enrolled at Harper College the semester in which you...
Harper student enrolled in math or science courses as primary area of...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $650.00
Ended
$965.00 Midge C. Smith Memorial Scholarship
ADS – Awarded to a Harper College student with a disability (students not connected with Access & Disability Services may be asked to provide...
ADS – Awarded to a Harper College student with a disability (students...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $965.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Nation Pizza Scholarship for Culinary Arts
Hospitality – Minority student enrolled in the Culinary Arts program. Grade point average from high school or the previous semester in...
Hospitality – Minority student enrolled in the Culinary Arts program....
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,950.00 Patrick Botterman Scholarship for Student Leadership
Awarded to a student who has demonstrated a commitment to and who has exhibited leadership in a club, program or activity while attending Harper...
Awarded to a student who has demonstrated a commitment to and who has...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,950.00
Ended
$1,975.00 Phillip P. and Glenda F. Nuccio Memorial Scholarship
ADS – Awarded to a current Harper College student with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher who is Deaf or Hard of Hearing and who utilizes services...
ADS – Awarded to a current Harper College student with a cumulative GPA...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,975.00
Ended
$1,610.00 Planetary Studies Foundation Endowment
Science – Awarded to a Harper College student enrolled in Physical Science. You MUST be enrolled at Harper College the semester in which you will...
Science – Awarded to a Harper College student enrolled in Physical...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,610.00
Ended
$11,200 Polly's Kids
2 full scholarships for a child age 3-5 (must be potty-trained) to attend Early Childhood Laboratory School of Harper College, Monday – Friday from...
2 full scholarships for a child age 3-5 (must be potty-trained) to...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $11,200
Ended
$530.00 Robert R. Randall Endowment Scholarship
Full-time Sophomore Business Major. GPA of 3.0 or higher. Preferably a student who has taken a class in Commercial Credit. You MUST be enrolled at...
Full-time Sophomore Business Major. GPA of 3.0 or higher. Preferably a...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $530.00
Ended
$1,000.00 Robert Zilkowski Family - Women in Management Scholarship
Awarded to an Incoming sophomore student with 3.0 GPA or better who has taken or who will be taking courses in ACC 101, MGT 111, and ECO 200. The...
Awarded to an Incoming sophomore student with 3.0 GPA or better who has...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$1,000 Ron Bullock Memorial Manufacturing Scholarship
Student enrolled in the Manufacturing program.
Student enrolled in the Manufacturing program.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
Ended
$500.00 Rotary Club of Mt. Prospect and Prospect Heights Scholarship
Harper College student that is a resident of Mt. Prospect and Prospect Heights with an essay on financial need.
Harper College student that is a resident of Mt. Prospect and Prospect...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$520.00 Rotary Club of Palatine Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship goes to a Harper student that lives in Palatine. It can be used towards tuition, books, and fees.
This scholarship goes to a Harper student that lives in Palatine. It...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $520.00
Ended