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 The Township Officials of IL
The Township Officials have a yearly opportunity for high school seniors...
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$750-$1000 The Deja Family Foundation Scholarships
For high school seniors who exhibit leadership, service, kindness, and...
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$2,000 2021-2022 ISN Skilled Trade & Technology Scholarships
Growing demand and lack of qualified workers in skilled trades and...
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$250.00 Aurora Chamber of Commerce Career Accelerator Grant
The Aurora Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with Quad County Urban...
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Varies Hansen-Furnas Foundation, Inc
The Hansen-Furnas Foundation has yearly scholarship opportunities which...
$500-$5000 Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Hispanic Scholarship Fund awards more than $30 Million in scholarships...
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Varies Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs - MIA/POW scholarship
For dependents of Illinois residents at the time who went on active duty...
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Varies ISAC - ECACE (Early Childhood Access Consortium for Equity) Scholarship
*While funding is available. Scholarships for students who are working...
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up to $7,500/year max. 4 years ISAC - Minority Teachers of Illinois (MTI) Scholarship
*While funding is available. For minority or qualified bilingual...
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Varies Northwestern Memorial Foundation
Northwestern Memorial Foundation is dedicated to supporting the...
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Varies P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education
Need-based grant for women whose education has been interrupted and who...
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$2,500 P.E.O. STAR Scholarship (STAR)
The P.E.O. STAR Scholarship was established in 2009 to provide...
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Varies Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Organization
Phi Theta Kappa has many scholarship opportunities throughout the year...
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$5,000-$15,000 Scholarship America Dream Award
The Dream Award scholarship is awarded on basis of financial need,...
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Varies based on eligibility State of IL Department of Children and Family Services
The state of IL and federal government have programs and funding...
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$7,000.00 Udall Scholarship
The Scholarship Program identifies future leaders in environmental,...
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Varies $1,000-$5,000 WTS Foundation
WTS Foundation is a local organization dedicated to advancing women in...
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$5,000.00 Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus Foundation
Scholarships for students of Latino ancestry. Citizenship is not...
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Varies Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
This foundation manages over 200 individual donor scholarships, with the...
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