Our Opportunities

Waubonsee Community College Foundation Scholarships

Below you will find a listing of scholarships available through the Waubonsee Community College Foundation with brief information about the scholarship qualifications. The majority of the scholarship opportunities are auto-matched through our General Application. If you are eligible for additional opportunities that require supplemental information, these will display for you once you have completed and submitted the General Application. These are identified as Recommended Opportunities. Please log in to complete the General Application for Waubonsee Foundation scholarships.

Emergency Needs Fund Scholarship

View the Emergency Needs Fund Scholarship application by selecting “Emergency Needs Fund Scholarship” from the Opportunities drop down menu above.

External Opportunities

View external scholarship opportunities offered by area agencies and organizations by selecting “External” from the Opportunities drop down menu above.

Logging in for the first time:


Current Waubonsee students:

  1. Click on the “Sign Up” button.
  2. Enter your Waubonsee student email address and create a password.
  3. Once you create a password, you will receive an email with a link to click on to confirm your identity.

New students:

  1. First, submit a New Student Application (NSA): waubonsee.edu/apply. After your form has been processed, you will be assigned a Waubonsee student ID number (x-number) and may begin the scholarship account activation process.
  2. Click on the “Sign Up” button.
  3. Enter your email address you used to complete the NSA and create a password.
    Note:
    If you have never registered for or taken courses at Waubonsee, your username will be the personal email address used to complete your New Student Application.
    If you have registered for classes at Waubonsee and/or taken dual credit courses, you have been assigned a Waubonsee student email, which will serve as your username. For assistance, contact foundation@waubonsee.edu or (630) 466-2316.
  4. Once you create a password, you will receive an email with a link to click on to confirm your identity.


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Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$500.00 Akerlow Memorial Scholarship
The Akerlow Memorial Scholarship is open to full-time students who have...
Deadline02/06/2023
$1,000.00 Altrusa Scholarship
The Altrusa Scholarship is open to nontraditional (over age 25) female...
Deadline02/06/2023
$1,000.00 Andrea Lynn Baker Memorial Humanities Scholarship
The Andrea Lynn Baker Memorial Humanities Scholarship is open to...
Deadline02/06/2023
$1,000.00 Angelo & Marjorie Kleronomos Family Scholarship
The Angelo & Marjorie Kleronomos Family Scholarship is open to students...
Deadline02/06/2023
$1,000.00 Anita and Richard "Shorty" Dickson Memorial Scholarship
The Anita and Richard “Shorty” Dickson Memorial Scholarship is open to...
Deadline02/06/2023
$1,750.00 Anna M. Oleson Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Anna M. Oleson Memorial Endowed Scholarship is open to students who...
Deadline02/06/2023
$1,200.00 Aurora Elks Lodge 705 Endowed Scholarship
The Aurora Elks Lodge 705 Endowed Scholarship is open to students who...
Deadline02/06/2023
$1,350.00 Ball Horticultural Company Endowed Scholarship
The Ball Horticultural Company Endowed Scholarship is open to students...
Deadline02/06/2023
$1,000.00 Banking Industry Scholarship
The Banking Industry Scholarship is open to full-time students who have...
Deadline02/06/2023
$500.00 Barbara A. Fetzer Business Scholarship
The Barbara A. Fetzer Business Scholarship is open to female students...
Deadline02/06/2023
$600.00 Bobbie Jean Douglas Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Bobbie Jean Douglas Memorial Endowed Scholarship is open to...
Deadline02/06/2023
$250.00 Boudreau Leadership Scholarship
The Boudreau Leadership Scholarship is open to returning Waubonsee...
Deadline02/06/2023
$1,400.00 Cynthia L. Kleronomos Endowed Scholarship
The Cynthia L. Kleronomos Endowed Scholarship is open to students who...
Deadline02/06/2023
$1,000.00 Daniel D. Dolan Family Scholarship
The Daniel D. Dolan Family Scholarship is open to students majoring in...
Deadline02/06/2023
$1,200.00 David & Velda Tremain Endowed Engineering Scholarship
The David & Velda Tremain Endowed Engineering Scholarship is open to...
Deadline02/06/2023
$1,300.00 Donald and Betty Brownson Endowed Scholarship
The Donald and Betty Brownson Endowed Scholarship is open to students...
Deadline02/06/2023
$1,000.00 Doreen and Ed Keating Scholarship
The Doreen and Ed Keating Scholarship is open to students who have...
Deadline02/06/2023
$750.00 Douglas Arthur Vest Scholarship
The Douglas Arthur Vest Scholarship is open to students who are majoring...
Deadline02/06/2023
$1,450.00 Dr. Bill and Mary Marzano Endowed Scholarship
The Dr. Bill and Mary Marzano Endowed Scholarship is open to students...
Deadline02/06/2023
$1,250.00 Dr. Gina Santori Nursing Scholarship
The Dr. Gina Santori Nursing Scholarship is open to returning students...
Deadline02/06/2023
$500.00 Dr. William J. and Jane G. Weigel Memorial Scholarship
The Dr. William J. and Jane G. Weigel Memorial Scholarship is open to...
Deadline02/06/2023
$1,000.00 Dubajic Family Scholarship
The Dubajic Family Scholarship is open to students who are Kendall...
Deadline02/06/2023
$1,200.00 Education Matters Endowed Scholarship
The Education Matters Endowed Scholarship is open to students who are...
Deadline02/06/2023
$600.00 Edward and Frances Fauth Endowed Scholarship
The Edward and Frances Fauth Endowed Scholarship is open to students who...
Deadline02/06/2023
$1,250.00 El Corazón Scholarship
The El Corazón Scholarship is open to returning Latinx students who have...
Deadline02/06/2023
$1,100.00 Emma Brigham Endowed Scholarship
The Emma Brigham Endowed Scholarship is open to students of...
Deadline02/06/2023
$500.00 Eric Bykowski Memorial Scholarship
The Eric Bykowski Memorial Scholarship scholarship is open to students...
Deadline02/06/2023
$1,000.00 First National Bank Endowed Scholarship
The First National Bank Endowed Scholarship is open to full-time...
Deadline02/06/2023
$500.00 Florence Lorenz Trust Scholarship
The Florence Lorenz Trust Scholarship is open to students who have a...
Deadline02/06/2023
$500.00 Floyd and Ruth Hill Memorial Scholarship
The Floyd and Ruth Hill Memorial Scholarship is open to first-generation...
Deadline02/06/2023
$250.00 Forty and Eight Nursing Scholarship
The Forty and Eight Nursing Scholarship is open to returning students...
Deadline02/06/2023
$1,250.00 Fox Valley United Way Scholarship
The Fox Valley United Way Scholarship is open to students majoring in...
Deadline02/06/2023
$500.00 Francisco and Juanita Carreno Memorial Scholarship
The Francisco and Juanita Carreno Memorial Scholarship is open to...
Deadline02/06/2023
$500.00 Geneva Lions Club Scholarship
The Geneva Lions Club Scholarship is open to students who are deaf, hard...
Deadline02/06/2023
$500.00 Gil Law Group Scholarship
The Gil Law Group Scholarship is open to Latinx students with two awards...
Deadline02/06/2023
$600.00 Goetz Family Nursing Scholarship
The Goetz Family Nursing Scholarship is open to returning students who...
Deadline02/06/2023
$500.00 Goetz Family STEM Scholarship
The Goetz Family STEM Scholarship is open to students enrolled in a...
Deadline02/06/2023
$250.00 Hand-in-Hand Scholarship
The Hand-in-Hand Scholarship is open to students who have a minimum 2.5...
Deadline02/06/2023
$500.00 Heartland Bank Community Enhancement Award Scholarship
The Heartland Bank Community Enhancement Award Scholarship is open to...
Deadline02/06/2023
$1,000.00 Henning Endowed Scholarship
The Henning Endowed Scholarship is open to student who are Kendall...
Deadline02/06/2023
$2,000.00 Henrikson Proctor Scholarship
The Henrikson Proctor Scholarship is open to students who have a minimum...
Deadline02/06/2023
$800.00 ICCSF-Health Trust Scholarship
The ICCSF-Health Trust Scholarship is open to returning students who...
Deadline02/06/2023
$800.00 ICCSF-Illinois Healthcare Scholarship
The ICCSF-Illinois Healthcare Scholarship is open to returning students...
Deadline02/06/2023
$1,300.00 IMA Education Foundation Endowed Scholarship
The IMA Education Foundation Endowed Scholarship is open to students who...
Deadline02/06/2023
$675.00 Jami Knowles Memorial Scholarship
The Jami Knowles Memorial Scholarship is open to students who have a...
Deadline02/06/2023
$1,000.00 Jane Whinfrey Harris Scholarship
The Jane Whinfrey Harris Scholarship is open to nontraditional students...
Deadline02/06/2023
$1,300.00 Janet Bodie Memorial Scholarship
The Janet Bodie Memorial Scholarship is open to students who are...
Deadline02/06/2023
$1,000.00 John and LaVeral Fitz Endowed Scholarship
The John and LaVeral Fitz Endowed Scholarship is open to nursing and...
Deadline02/06/2023
Varies John J. Swalec Jr. President's Achievement Awards
The John J. Swalec Jr. President’s Achievement Awards are open to...
Deadline02/06/2023
$500.00 Karen J. and David S. Stewart Scholarship
The Karen J. and David S. Stewart Scholarship is open to female students...
Deadline02/06/2023