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
$5,000.00 Rotary Club of Schaumburg/Hoffman Estates Transfer Scholarship
Available to students transferring in the fall of 2017. This scholarship is open to students, who reside or work in Schaumburg Township or active...
Available to students transferring in the fall of 2017. This...
  • Deadline: 04/27/2018
  • Award: $5,000.00
Deadline04/27/2018
$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: 04/30/2018
  • Award: $1070.00
Deadline04/30/2018
$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: 04/30/2018
  • Award: $480-$720
Deadline04/30/2018
$1090.00 Aaron and Carole Diamond Endowed Scholarship for Accounting Students
Awarded to a Harper College Accounting student who is enrolled full-time. You MUST be enrolled at Harper College the semester in which you will...
Awarded to a Harper College Accounting student who is enrolled...
  • Deadline: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $1090.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $730.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $950.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $2,105.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $2,385.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $470.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $595.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $480.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$360.00 Business/Social Science Staff Scholarship
U.S Citizen. GPA of 3.0 after 18 credit hours. Second year student with a declared business major or enrolled or planning to enroll in two courses...
U.S Citizen. GPA of 3.0 after 18 credit hours. Second year student with...
  • Deadline: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $360.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$500 - $1,000 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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $500 - $1,000
Deadline05/07/2018
$1,000 Chicago White Metal Casting, Inc
Awarded to a new or continuing Harper College student enrolled in a manufacturing program with a minimum GPA of 2.0. Applicants must write a...
Awarded to a new or continuing Harper College student enrolled in a...
  • Deadline: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline05/07/2018
$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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $7125.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$935.00 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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $935.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $340.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$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...
ADS – Awarded to a Harper College student who is registered with Access...
  • Deadline: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $1,815.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$1,390.00 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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $1,390.00
Deadline05/07/2018
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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: Varies
Deadline05/07/2018
$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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $950.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$5,000 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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline05/07/2018
$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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $655.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$780.00 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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $780.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$1,235.00 Glen Reeser Scholarship to Promote Creativity in STEM Studies
STEM – Awarded to a Harper College student with GPA of 3.0 or above, who has a major related to Science, Technology, Engineering or Math and who...
STEM – Awarded to a Harper College student with GPA of 3.0 or above, who...
  • Deadline: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $1,235.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$1,250.00 Golden Corridor Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Scholarship
Manufacturing – Awarded to a new or current Harper College students enrolled in the Harper College Manufacturing Program with a 2.8 GPA or above...
Manufacturing – Awarded to a new or current Harper College students...
  • Deadline: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $1,250.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $605.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $500 - $1,000
Deadline05/07/2018
$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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $10,000.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $1,135.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $550.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $1,660.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$1,740.00 Joseph Yohanan Architectural Technology Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a student enrolled in Harper College program with an emphasis in Architectural Technology. The student must demonstrate potential for...
Awarded to a student enrolled in Harper College program with an emphasis...
  • Deadline: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $1,740.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $480.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $605.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$730.00 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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $730.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$1,580.00 Kimball Hill Homes Endowed Scholarship for Working Students
Adult Learners: Students who have been out of school for at least two years or who are enrolled in Harper’s Fast Track program. You MUST be...
Adult Learners: Students who have been out of school for at least two...
  • Deadline: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $1,580.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $1,650.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $655.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$650.00 Mathematics & 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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $650.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $965.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$5,000 Motorola Solutions Foundation Award for Excellence
Awarded to a Harper College student with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher who has proven achievements in community service and leadership, and...
Awarded to a Harper College student with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or...
  • Deadline: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline05/07/2018
$765.00 Mussell Family Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to Harper College students enrolled in Health Careers, Science or Technology who have a grade point average of at least 2.0 and who...
Awarded to Harper College students enrolled in Health Careers, Science...
  • Deadline: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $765.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline05/07/2018
$1,000.00 Nation Pizza Scholarship for Mechatronics
Manufacturing – Student enrolled in the Mechatronics program. Grade point average from high school or the previous semester in post-secondary...
Manufacturing – Student enrolled in the Mechatronics program. Grade...
  • Deadline: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline05/07/2018
Up to $2,175 Nils Andrew Johnson Memorial Culinary Arts Scholarship
Hospitality/Culinary – Awarded to a currently enrolled Harper student or a student with a high school diploma or GED planning to enter Harper...
Hospitality/Culinary – Awarded to a currently enrolled Harper student or...
  • Deadline: 05/07/2018
  • Award: Up to $2,175
Deadline05/07/2018
$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: 05/07/2018
  • Award: $1,950.00
Deadline05/07/2018