External Opportunities

Several area agencies and organizations also offer scholarships to college students. These external scholarships are not administered by Waubonsee Community College.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Conference of Women Legislators of the Illinois General Assembly
COWL Scholarships are for women 25 years of age or older, who are Illinois residents, with plans to attend an accredited school in Illinois. COWL...
COWL Scholarships are for women 25 years of age or older, who are...
  • Deadline: 01/03/2022
  • Award: Varies
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2,000 2021-2022 ISN Skilled Trade & Technology Scholarships
Growing demand and lack of qualified workers in skilled trades and technology means it’s a great time to go back to school and enter these...
Growing demand and lack of qualified workers in skilled trades and...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: 2,000
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Varies Northwestern Memorial Foundation
Northwestern Memorial Foundation is dedicated to supporting the educational interests and goals of individuals who are pursuing, or who plan to...
Northwestern Memorial Foundation is dedicated to supporting the...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
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$2,500 P.E.O. STAR Scholarship (STAR)
The P.E.O. STAR Scholarship was established in 2009 to provide scholarships for exceptional high school senior women to attend an accredited...
The P.E.O. STAR Scholarship was established in 2009 to provide...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,500
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One award up to full tuition (Fall and Spring semesters only) Ten awards up to $12,000 (half awarded in Fall and half awarded in Spring) Chicagoland Transfer Award
Students enrolled at a qualifying community college who have been admitted to Columbia for Fall 2021. Students who have earned a minimum of 45...
Students enrolled at a qualifying community college who have been...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: One award up to full tuition (Fall and Spring semesters only) Ten awards up to $12,000 (half awarded in Fall and half awarded in Spring)
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