Our Opportunities

Waubonsee Community College Foundation Scholarships

The Foundation scholarship application – for use during the 2024-2025 academic year – is scheduled to open November 1, 2023. Over 300 awards are administered by the Foundation annually, ranging from $250 to $3,500. For consideration, all students are encouraged to apply by:

Priority deadline: February 5, 2024
Final deadline: May 13, 2024

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 above.
  2. Click the “Continue with Blackbaud ID” button.
  3. Click on the “Need an account? Sign up” link.
  4. Enter your Waubonsee student email address and create a password.
  5. A message with a confirmation code will be sent to your email account for verification. Enter the confirmation code and click “Next”.
  6. Your Blackbaud ID account requires that multi-factor authentication is enabled for your security, so you will be prompted to set up MFA at your first login.

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). On the next business day, you may begin the scholarship account activation process.
  2. Click on the “Sign Up” button above.
  3. Click the “Continue with Blackbaud ID” button.
  4. Click on the “Need an account? Sign up” link.
  5. Enter your email address (see below) and create a password.
    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.
  6. A message with a confirmation code will be sent to your email account for verification. Enter the confirmation code and click “Next”.
  7. Your Blackbaud ID account requires that multi-factor authentication is enabled for your security, so you will be prompted to set up MFA at your first login.


For optimal compatibility, access the application system using any newer browser, such as Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Apple Safari.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1,000.00 Valley Emergency Care Southern Fox Valley Paramedic Scholarship
The Valley Emergency Care Southern Fox Valley Paramedic Scholarship is...
Deadline02/29/2024
$1,175.00 Accurate Color & Compounding, Inc. Endowed Scholarship
The Accurate Color & Compounding, Inc. Endowed Scholarship is open to...
Deadline05/13/2024
$1,250.00 Arlene S. Hawks Fine Arts Scholarship
The Arlene S. Hawks Fine Arts Scholarship is open to graduates of East...
Deadline05/13/2024
$500.00 Aurora Lions Club Scholarship
The Aurora Lions Club Scholarship is open to students who are Waubonsee...
Deadline05/13/2024
$1,000.00 Aurora Residents Endowed Scholarship
The Aurora Residents Endowed Scholarship is open to students who are...
Deadline05/13/2024
$1,000.00 Banking Industry Scholarship
The Banking Industry Scholarship is open to full-time students who have...
Deadline05/13/2024
$500.00 Barbara A. Fetzer Business Scholarship
The Barbara A. Fetzer Business Scholarship is open to female students...
Deadline05/13/2024
$1,000.00 Barrie Wilson Memorial Ceramics Scholarship
The Barrie Wilson Memorial Ceramics Scholarship is open to returning...
Deadline05/13/2024
$250.00 Boudreau Leadership Scholarship
The Boudreau Leadership Scholarship is open to returning Waubonsee...
Deadline05/13/2024
$1,000.00 Career and Technical Education Scholarship
The Career and Technical Education Scholarship is open to students who...
Deadline05/13/2024
$250.00 Chuck Brieschke Memorial Scholarship
The Chuck Brieschke Memorial Scholarship is open to returning students...
Deadline05/13/2024
$1,000.00 Claudia J. Wennmacher Memorial Scholarship
The Claudia J. Wennmacher Memorial Scholarship is open to returning...
Deadline05/13/2024
$1,100.00 Constantine and Jamie Kleronomos Endowed Scholarship
The Constantine and Jamie Kleronomos Endowed Scholarship is open to...
Deadline05/13/2024
$1,000.00 Cordogan Clark Architects Scholarship
The Cordogan Clark Architects Scholarship is open to new students who...
Deadline05/13/2024
$1,150.00 Cornerstone Young Women's Learning Center Endowed Scholarship
The Cornerstone Young Women’s Learning Center Endowed Scholarship is...
Deadline05/13/2024
$1,200.00 David & Velda Tremain Endowed Engineering Scholarship
The David & Velda Tremain Endowed Engineering Scholarship is open to...
Deadline05/13/2024
$1,450.00 Dempsey Family Endowed Scholarship
The Dempsey Family Endowed Scholarship is open to returning full-time...
Deadline05/13/2024
$1,350.00 Dona O'Keefe Tucholski Endowed Scholarship
The Dona O’Keefe Tucholski Endowed Scholarship is open to students who...
Deadline05/13/2024
$1,300.00 Donald and Betty Brownson Endowed Scholarship
The Donald and Betty Brownson Endowed Scholarship is open to students...
Deadline05/13/2024
$1,000.00 Doreen and Ed Keating Scholarship
The Doreen and Ed Keating Scholarship is open to students who have...
Deadline05/13/2024
$750.00 Douglas Arthur Vest Endowed Scholarship
The Douglas Arthur Vest Scholarship is open to students who are majoring...
Deadline05/13/2024
$1,250.00 Dr. Gina Santori Nursing Scholarship
The Dr. Gina Santori Nursing Scholarship is open to returning students...
Deadline05/13/2024
$500.00 Dr. William J. and Jane G. Weigel Memorial Scholarship
The Dr. William J. and Jane G. Weigel Memorial Scholarship is open to...
Deadline05/13/2024
$3,000.00 Dreyer Community Health Fund Scholarship
The Dreyer Community Health Fund Scholarship is open to returning...
Deadline05/13/2024
$1,500.00 Educating Youth Scholarship
The Educating Youth Scholarship is open to residents of Yorkville, IL...
Deadline05/13/2024
$700.00 Edward A. Kelley Memorial Scholarship
The Edward A. Kelley Memorial Scholarship is open to returning students...
Deadline05/13/2024
$1,250.00 El Corazón Scholarship
The El Corazón Scholarship is open to returning Latinx students who have...
Deadline05/13/2024
$500.00 Elburn NAPA Automotive Program Scholarship
The Elburn NAPA Automotive Program Scholarship is open to students who...
Deadline05/13/2024
$1,100.00 Emma Brigham Endowed Scholarship
The Emma Brigham Endowed Scholarship is open to students of...
Deadline05/13/2024
$500.00 Ernest McFall Memorial Scholarship
The Ernest McFall Memorial Scholarship is open to returning social...
Deadline05/13/2024
$1,900.00 Evar Erickson Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Evar Erickson Memorial Endowed Scholarship is open to new students...
Deadline05/13/2024
$1,700.00 Faville Family Endowed Scholarship
The Faville Family Endowed Scholarship is open to students who are...
Deadline05/13/2024
$500.00 Florence Lorenz Trust Scholarship
The Florence Lorenz Trust Scholarship is open to students who have a...
Deadline05/13/2024
$500.00 Floyd and Ruth Hill Memorial Scholarship
The Floyd and Ruth Hill Memorial Scholarship is open to first-generation...
Deadline05/13/2024
$1,000.00 FNBO Endowed Scholarship
The First National Bank Endowed Scholarship is open to full-time...
Deadline05/13/2024
$250.00 Forty and Eight Nursing Scholarship
The Forty and Eight Nursing Scholarship is open to returning students...
Deadline05/13/2024
$1,250.00 Fox Valley United Way Scholarship
The Fox Valley United Way Scholarship is open to students majoring in...
Deadline05/13/2024
$500.00 Francisco and Juanita Carreno Memorial Scholarship
The Francisco and Juanita Carreno Memorial Scholarship is open to...
Deadline05/13/2024
$1,250.00 Gerry & Robyn Dempsey Family Endowed Veterans Scholarship
The Gerry & Robyn Dempsey Family Endowed Veterans Scholarship is open to...
Deadline05/13/2024
$1,800.00 Gibby Monokoski Memorial Endowed Music Scholarship
The Gibby Monokoski Memorial Endowed Music Scholarship is open to...
Deadline05/13/2024
$600.00 Goetz Family Nursing Scholarship
The Goetz Family Nursing Scholarship is open to returning students who...
Deadline05/13/2024
$500.00 Goetz Family STEM Scholarship
The Goetz Family STEM Scholarship is open to students enrolled in a...
Deadline05/13/2024
$250.00 Hand-in-Hand Scholarship
The Hand-in-Hand Scholarship is open to students who have a minimum 2.5...
Deadline05/13/2024
$1,000.00 Harry L. Crisp Scholarship
The Harry L. Crisp Scholarship is open to new students who are Waubonsee...
Deadline05/13/2024
$500.00 Heartland Bank Community Enhancement Award Scholarship
The Heartland Bank Community Enhancement Award Scholarship is open to...
Deadline05/13/2024
$250.00 Human Services Faculty Scholarship
The Human Services Faculty Scholarship is open to students who are...
Deadline05/13/2024
$350.00 I-55 Auto Salvage Automotive Program Scholarship
The I-55 Auto Salvage Automotive Program Scholarship is open to students...
Deadline05/13/2024
$800.00 Illinois Health Improvement Association (IHIA) Healthcare Scholarship
The Illinois Health Improvement Association (IHIA) Healthcare...
Deadline05/13/2024
$1,000.00 Iverson Family Scholarship
This scholarship is open to returning Waubonsee students who are...
Deadline05/13/2024
$1,900.00 Ivy Erickson Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Ivy Erickson Memorial Endowed Scholarship is open to returning...
Deadline05/13/2024