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: 11/19/2018
  • Award: $500 - $6,000 per student
Deadline11/19/2018
$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: 11/19/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline11/19/2018
$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: 11/19/2018
  • Award: $620.00
Deadline11/19/2018
$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: 11/19/2018
  • Award: $500 - $1,000
Deadline11/19/2018
$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: 11/19/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline11/19/2018
$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: 11/19/2018
  • Award: $1,135
Deadline11/19/2018
$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: 11/19/2018
  • Award: $1,500.00
Deadline11/19/2018
$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: 11/19/2018
  • Award: $500.00
Deadline11/19/2018
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: 11/19/2018
  • Award: Up to $3,400
Deadline11/19/2018
$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: 11/19/2018
  • Award: $975.00
Deadline11/19/2018
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
$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: 11/26/2018
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline11/26/2018
$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: 11/26/2018
  • Award: $1,945.00
Deadline11/26/2018
$1,500.00 The Gene Haas Foundation CNC Machining Class Scholarship
Open to manufacturing students that are enrolled in a CNC Machining Class.
Open to manufacturing students that are enrolled in a CNC Machining Class.
  • Deadline: 11/26/2018
  • Award: $1,500.00
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
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
$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 - $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