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
$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 & 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
Varies (Can be awarded for 3 credit hours to 15 credit hours a semsester with book stipend). Rotary Club of Schaumburg/Hoffman Estates Fishing Well Scholarship
Available to full or part time adult students (24 years or older). This scholarship is open to students, who reside or work in Schaumburg...
Available to full or part time adult students (24 years or...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies (Can be awarded for 3 credit hours to 15 credit hours a semsester with book stipend).
Ended
$655.00 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: Ended
  • Award: $655.00
Ended
$1,885.00 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: Ended
  • Award: $1,885.00
Ended
$3,765.00 Student Leader Endowed Scholarship
Leadership – Awarded to a Harper College student in their second year (3rd and/or 4th semester) of study who has demonstrated commitment to a club...
Leadership – Awarded to a Harper College student in their second year...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,765.00
Ended
$2,000.00 Vistex Scholarship
Web Development Degree or Information Systems Degree (focus on Database Management, Management Information Systems or Software Development). The...
Web Development Degree or Information Systems Degree (focus on Database...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000.00
Ended
$495.00 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: Ended
  • Award: $495.00
Ended
$525.00 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: $525.00
Ended
Up to $1,295.00 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: Ended
  • Award: Up to $1,295.00
Ended
$535.00 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: $535.00
Ended
$480.00 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: $480.00
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
$450.00 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: Ended
  • Award: $450.00
Ended
1,010 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: 1,010
Ended
$2,500.00 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: Ended
  • Award: $2,500.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $730.00
Ended
$1,500.00 5Wyre Business & Technology Scholarship
Students taking course work to enter the accounting field or information technology field. GPA of 3.0. Financial need based on essay.
Students taking course work to enter the accounting field or information...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $935.00
Ended
$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: Ended
  • Award: $1,000.00
Ended
$500.00 Barbara Minner-Fuhr Scholarship
Awarded to a Harper art student.
Awarded to a Harper art student.
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500.00
Ended
$1,745.00 Harper Nursing Student Endowment Scholarship
Nursing – Awarded to a Harper College Nursing student who is currently enrolled in NUR 101 or NUR 110 OR who has completed either NUR 101 or NUR...
Nursing – Awarded to a Harper College Nursing student who is currently...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,745.00
Ended
$1,150 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: Ended
  • Award: $1,150
Ended
$760.00 Thompson-Holton Endowed Scholarship
ADS – Awarded to a current Harper College student with a disability in the Fall semester (students who are not utilizing Access & Disability...
ADS – Awarded to a current Harper College student with a disability in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $760.00
Ended
$640.00 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: Ended
  • Award: $640.00
Ended
$575.00 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: Ended
  • Award: $575.00
Ended
$2,654 - $500 Donna Penkava Grzegorek Dental Hygiene Endowed Scholarship
Dental Hygiene students in the second year of the program at Harper College. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate excellence...
Dental Hygiene students in the second year of the program at Harper...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,654 - $500
Ended