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
$500 - $6,000 per student ACE Grant (Advancing Community Economics) from Rotary International
Adult – 24 or Older Reside or Work Within Harper College Taxing District Demonstrate Financial Need Enrolled in Courses to Complete a Certificate...
Adult – 24 or Older Reside or Work Within Harper College Taxing...
  • Deadline: 06/26/2019
  • Award: $500 - $6,000 per student
Deadline06/26/2019
$465.00 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: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $465.00
Deadline07/01/2019
$455.00 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: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $455.00
Deadline07/01/2019
$500.00 Betty and Matt Cockrell Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a student who enrolled at Harper College who is employed part-time or full-time in a business or organization located within the...
Awarded to a student who enrolled at Harper College who is employed...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline07/01/2019
$510.00 Criminal Justice Scholarship
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: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $510.00
Deadline07/01/2019
$500.00 Gene & Hildegarde Evans Memorial Scholarship
Students enrolled in Harper College continuing education courses for the purpose of developing or upgrading skills needed to get or retain a job....
Students enrolled in Harper College continuing education courses for the...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline07/01/2019
$465.00 Gerald and Mary Smoller Endowed Scholarship
New students to Harper College with a high school GPA of 3.0. Student must be a first generation immigrant to the United States or the child of a...
New students to Harper College with a high school GPA of 3.0. Student...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $465.00
Deadline07/01/2019
$700.00 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: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $700.00
Deadline07/01/2019
$1,835.00 Kolbusz-Kosan Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to students from under-served populations. You MUST be enrolled at Harper College the semester in which you will receive this award or you...
Awarded to students from under-served populations. You MUST be enrolled...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $1,835.00
Deadline07/01/2019
$8,500.00 Northrop Grumman Engineering Scholarship
There are two scholarships that can be awarded based on the following criteria: 1. A high school graduate entering Harper College on a Two Plus one...
There are two scholarships that can be awarded based on the following...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $8,500.00
Deadline07/01/2019
$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: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline07/01/2019
$500.00 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: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline07/01/2019
$635.00 Shirley Gross Moore Endowment
Awarded to a student in an underrepresented population. You MUST be enrolled at Harper College the semester in which you will receive this award or...
Awarded to a student in an underrepresented population. You MUST be...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $635.00
Deadline07/01/2019
$8,000.00 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: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $8,000.00
Deadline07/01/2019
$1,000.00 Troy Larson Memorial Endowed Scholarship
• New or returning students to Harper College (preference given to incoming students). • Grade point average from high school or the previous...
• New or returning students to Harper College (preference given to...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline07/01/2019
$490 Wilford Family Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a student who has chronic/systemic health issues and demonstrates financial need. Applicant must write a short personal essay about the...
Awarded to a student who has chronic/systemic health issues and...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $490
Deadline07/01/2019
$550.00 William Simpson Memorial/Wheeling Rotary Scholarship for LCC
Learning and Career Center – Awarded to a student who is currently enrolled or plans to enroll in at least one course at the Harper College...
Learning and Career Center – Awarded to a student who is currently...
  • Deadline: 07/01/2019
  • Award: $550.00
Deadline07/01/2019
$615.00 Sears Fashion Merchandising Scholarship
Student must be majoring in Fashion Design & Merchandise. Enrolled in at least one Math or Science course. You MUST be enrolled at Harper College...
Student must be majoring in Fashion Design & Merchandise. Enrolled in...
  • Deadline: 09/03/2019
  • Award: $615.00
Deadline09/03/2019
Up to $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: 10/21/2019
  • Award: Up to $1,000.00
Deadline10/21/2019
$500 - $1,000 Dr. Harold Gianopulos Memorial 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: 10/21/2019
  • Award: $500 - $1,000
Deadline10/21/2019
$615.00 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: 10/21/2019
  • Award: $615.00
Deadline10/21/2019
$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: 10/21/2019
  • Award: $10,000.00
Deadline10/21/2019
$490.00 Phyllis E. Gustafson Endowed Nursing Scholarship
Nursing – second year nursing student. GPA of 3.2 and above. Nursing student planning on entering a Bachelor’s of Science Nursing program...
Nursing – second year nursing student. GPA of 3.2 and above. Nursing...
  • Deadline: 10/21/2019
  • Award: $490.00
Deadline10/21/2019
$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: 10/21/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline10/21/2019
$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: 10/21/2019
  • Award: $1,000.00
Deadline10/21/2019
$385 Susan's Scholarship
• Single parent (male or female) • Enrolled in the nursing program (LPN or RN) • Preference for the RN program
• Single parent (male or female) • Enrolled in the nursing program (LPN...
  • Deadline: 10/21/2019
  • Award: $385
Deadline10/21/2019
$500 - $1,500.00 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 program...
Study Abroad – Open to participants in a Harper College Faculty-Led...
  • Deadline: 12/02/2019
  • Award: $500 - $1,500.00
Deadline12/02/2019
$1,160.00 Anne Rodgers Scott Endowment for Student Success
Awarded to a student attending Harper College. You MUST be enrolled at Harper College the semester in which you will receive this award or you will...
Awarded to a student attending Harper College. You MUST be enrolled at...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,160.00
$325.00 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: $325.00
$1,955.00 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: $1,955.00
Up to $1,425.00 Lane and Patricia Moyer Endowment for GED Scholars
GED – Awarded to a student who has received their GED within the last 12 months and are continuing studies in credit courses at Harper College. You...
GED – Awarded to a student who has received their GED within the last 12...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $1,425.00
$2,310.00 Lawrence Francione Memorial Scholarship
Electronics – Awarded to a full-time student who is a graduating senior from high school districts 211, 214, or 220 who is a citizen of the United...
Electronics – Awarded to a full-time student who is a graduating senior...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,310.00
$1,575.00 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: $1,575.00
$500.00 Minority Access to Higher Education Grant
Awarded to a Harper College student who is African American or Latino. The applicant must be a Citizen or Permanent Resident, who has achieved at...
Awarded to a Harper College student who is African American or Latino....
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500.00
$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:
  • Award: $1,000.00
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
$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:
  • Award: $11,200
$1,955.00 Shirley L. and Howard A. Turpin Scholarship for Dreamers
Students with financial need. GPA of 3.0 or better. Full-time student. Goal oriented, with some clarity around career path. You MUST be...
Students with financial need. GPA of 3.0 or better. Full-time...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,955.00
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500-$1,000
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
$920.00 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: $920.00
Ended
$2,310.00 Arlington Heights Masonic Endowed Scholarship for Student Leaders presented by the Barrington Masonic Lodge
Student Leader – Awarded to a male student from an underrepresented population who currently resides in Arlington Heights or Elk Grove Village...
Student Leader – Awarded to a male student from an underrepresented...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,310.00
Ended
$370.00 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: $370.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500 - $1,000
Ended
$995.00 Deaf/Hard of Hearing Scholarship for Continuing Students
Deaf/Hard or Hearing – Awarded to a current Harper College student with a cumulative GPA of 2.20 or higher who is registered for the Fall semester....
Deaf/Hard or Hearing – Awarded to a current Harper College student with...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $995.00
Ended
$920.00 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: $920.00
Ended
$650.00 Environmental Biology Endowed Scholarship Fund
Environmental Science/ Biology – Awarded to a new or returning Harper College student who has demonstrated commitment to the study of...
Environmental Science/ Biology – Awarded to a new or returning Harper...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $650.00
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
$1,225.00 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: Ended
  • Award: $1,225.00
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