Our Opportunities

To view a list of the 2019-20 CLC Foundation scholarship opportunities, you may click “Ours” under “Opportunities” above. This list shows all scholarships, not scholarships for which you are receiving consideration. The Deadline column indicates the deadline to complete an application in order to receive consideration. This is not the deadline to accept the award.


Click “External” under “Opportunities” above for a list of scholarship opportunities offered by other organizations.
Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Promise Program
CLC’s Promise Program provides recent high school graduates with an opportunity to earn a debt-free associate’s degree. Eligible students receive a...
CLC’s Promise Program provides recent high school graduates with an...
  • Deadline: 08/06/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/06/2019
Varies Jump Start Scholarship
Jump Start Scholarship Award Information: Awards for Tuition, Fees, and Books and any educational expenses Awards may be made any semester Number...
Jump Start Scholarship Award Information: Awards for Tuition, Fees, and...
  • Deadline: 08/11/2019
  • Award: Varies
Deadline08/11/2019
Varies "DREAMERS" Scholarship
“Dreamers” Scholarship Fund Award Information: Fall Awards for Tuition, Fees, and Books Number and amount of awards vary dependent upon fund...
“Dreamers” Scholarship Fund Award Information: Fall Awards for Tuition,...
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  • Award: Varies
Full tuition, fees and books Abbey Family Fund Scholarship
The Abbey Family Fund Scholarship awards full tuition, fees and books for full-time students with a least a 3.0 grade point average. Students...
The Abbey Family Fund Scholarship awards full tuition, fees and books...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Full tuition, fees and books
Varies Ann Muni, Ph.D. Memorial Scholarship
Ann Muni, Ph.D. Memorial Scholarship Award Information: Up to $300 for Tuition, Fees, and Books Fall or Spring Award (one award per year) Amount of...
Ann Muni, Ph.D. Memorial Scholarship Award Information: Up to $300 for...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies Antonia Salazar and Save a Pet Scholarship
Antonia Salazar and Save a Pet Scholarship Award Information: Fall, Spring and Summer Awards for Tuition, Fees, Books and any other educational...
Antonia Salazar and Save a Pet Scholarship Award Information: Fall,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Up to $500/semester Barb and Bob Oilschlager Scholarship
Barb and Bob Oilschlager Scholarship Award Information: $500 for Tuition, Fees, and Books for College-Level courses Fall and Spring Awards Number...
Barb and Bob Oilschlager Scholarship Award Information: $500 for...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $500/semester
Varies Bill and Sue Morris Scholarship
The Bill and Sue Morris Scholarship: Up to $2,000 per semester for student who resides in Waukegan and maintains at least 2.5 GPA. Applicant should...
The Bill and Sue Morris Scholarship: Up to $2,000 per semester for...
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  • Award: Varies
$500 Black Student Union (Holly S. Graham Scholarship)
The B.S.U.’s Holly Graham Scholarship award is for African-American student with at least a 2.0 grade point average. Priority will be given to...
The B.S.U.’s Holly Graham Scholarship award is for African-American...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
$500 Bud Muegge Memorial Scholarship
Bud Muegge Memorial Award Information: $500 Award for Tuition, Fees, Books, or any educational expense Fall Award Number and amount of awards vary...
Bud Muegge Memorial Award Information: $500 Award for Tuition, Fees,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
Up to $5,000 - award may vary based on number of qualified applicants Cancer Treatment Centers of America® Health Care Scholarship
Cancer Treatment Centers of America® Health Care Scholarship – up to $5,000 per student per year beginning in Fall of 2019. Can be used for...
Cancer Treatment Centers of America® Health Care Scholarship – up to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $5,000 - award may vary based on number of qualified applicants
Varies Clayton and Greta Wilkening Nursing Scholarship
Clayton and Greta Wilkening Nursing Scholarship: for Nursing students who demonstrate financial need. The number of awards and amounts vary based...
Clayton and Greta Wilkening Nursing Scholarship: for Nursing students...
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  • Award: Varies
$150 CLC Digital Media and Design Scholarship
CLC Digital Media and Design Scholarship Award Information: Awards for Tuition, Fees, Books, and other educational expenses Awards may be made any...
CLC Digital Media and Design Scholarship Award Information: Awards for...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $150
Varies CLC Hospitality and Culinary Management Scholarship
CLC Hospitality and Culinary Management Scholarship Award Information: Awards for Tuition, Fees, Books, Uniforms, and International Education Study...
CLC Hospitality and Culinary Management Scholarship Award...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
Varies CLC Study Abroad Scholarship
CLC Study Abroad Scholarship: sponsored by College of Lake County offers up to 50% of the total cost of semester study abroad program. These...
CLC Study Abroad Scholarship: sponsored by College of Lake County offers...
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  • Award: Varies
Up to $1,000 Collision Solution Scholarship
Award Information: Awards for Tuition, Fees, Books and education related expenses (uniforms, hand tool kit, etc.) Fall, Spring and Summer Semester...
Award Information: Awards for Tuition, Fees, Books and education related...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $1,000
Varies Committed to College Scholarship
Committed to College Scholarship Award Information: Awards for Tuition, Fees, Books and other educational expenses as needed Fall and Spring...
Committed to College Scholarship Award Information: Awards for Tuition,...
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  • Award: Varies
Award value will vary Connect to Your Future - Transition
Connect to Your Future – Transition: Scholarship is awarded to student(s) that are part of Adult Education who took ESL, GED, Bridge and/or ICAPS...
Connect to Your Future – Transition: Scholarship is awarded to...
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  • Award: Award value will vary
Varies Determined Academic Moms Scholarship
Determined Academic Moms Award Information: Awards for Tuition, Fees, Books, and other educational expenses Fall, Spring, and Summer Awards Number...
Determined Academic Moms Award Information: Awards for Tuition, Fees,...
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  • Award: Varies
$500 Devore Leadership Scholarship
Devore Leadership Scholarship Award Information: $500 Awards for Tuition, Fees, Books, Childcare, Equipment and Transportation Expenses Fall and...
Devore Leadership Scholarship Award Information: $500 Awards for...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
$500 Douglas M. Beitel Scholarship
Douglas M. Beitel Scholarship Award Information: $500 Awards for Tuition, Fees, and Books Fall or Spring Award Number and amount of awards vary...
Douglas M. Beitel Scholarship Award Information: $500 Awards for...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
$750 Dr. Earnestine Huffman-White Scholarship
Dr. Earnestine Huffman-White Scholarship Award Information: $750 Awards for Tuition, Fees, and Books Fall or Spring semester Awards Number and...
Dr. Earnestine Huffman-White Scholarship Award Information: $750 Awards...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $750
Varies on enrollment status Drake-Regan Scholarship for First Generation Students
Drake-Regan Scholarship for First-Generation Students Award Information: Minimum of $250 (for part-time students) or $500 (for full-time students)...
Drake-Regan Scholarship for First-Generation Students Award...
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  • Award: Varies on enrollment status
Varies Elizabeth Meyer and Family Memorial Scholarship
Elizabeth Meyer and Family Memorial Scholarship Award Information: Fall Award for Tuition, Fees, Books Number and amount of awards vary dependent...
Elizabeth Meyer and Family Memorial Scholarship Award Information: Fall...
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  • Award: Varies
$500 Elizabeth Siedlecki Glass Dictionary Scholarship
Elizabeth Siedlecki Glass Dictionary Scholarship: Two $500 awards to students pursuing a literary arts program. At least a 2.0 GPA and Lake County...
Elizabeth Siedlecki Glass Dictionary Scholarship: Two $500 awards to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
$500 Ella G. Studer Scholarship
Ella G. Studer Nursing Scholarship: Two $500 awards in the fall and two $500 awards in the spring for students accepted into the Nursing program....
Ella G. Studer Nursing Scholarship: Two $500 awards in the fall and two...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
Varies Elliott W. Frank Scholarship
Elliott W. Frank Scholarship Award Information: Fall and Spring Awards for Tuition, Fees, and Books Number and amount of awards vary dependent upon...
Elliott W. Frank Scholarship Award Information: Fall and Spring Awards...
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  • Award: Varies
$2,500 First Bank of Highland Park Scholarship for Opportunity
First Bank of Highland Park Scholarship for Opportunity: SPRING 2019 Two $2,500 awards to assist students who demonstrate financial need. Students...
First Bank of Highland Park Scholarship for Opportunity: SPRING 2019 ...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $2,500
$500 Flor Coria Memorial Scholarship
Flor Coria Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is in memory of a CLC employee, Flor Coria, who was determined to graduate and always encouraged...
Flor Coria Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is in memory of a CLC...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
Tuition and fees for 2 courses. Fonte American Civic Education Scholarship
Fonte American Civic Education Scholarship Award Information: Awards for Tuition and Fees for two courses Fall Award Number and amount of awards...
Fonte American Civic Education Scholarship Award Information: Awards for...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Tuition and fees for 2 courses.
Tuition and fees for 2 courses. Fonte Lakeshore Campus GED Scholarship
Fonte Lakeshore Campus GED Scholarship Award Information: Award for Tuition and Fees for One 3-Credit Hour Course Fall and Spring Award Awards are...
Fonte Lakeshore Campus GED Scholarship Award Information: Award for...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Tuition and fees for 2 courses.
Up to $500 for Fall/Spring Frances M. and Michael E. Heagney Memorial Scholarship
Frances M and Michael E Heagney Memorial: 1 scholarship to Pre-Veterinary Medicine Program and 1 scholarship to Hospitality and Culinary...
Frances M and Michael E Heagney Memorial: 1 scholarship to...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Up to $500 for Fall/Spring
$5,208.00 From Generation to Generation
From Generation to Generation: $2,604.00 fall award and $2,604.00 spring award for a female student age 22 and over with GPA 3.0. Student must...
From Generation to Generation: $2,604.00 fall award and $2,604.00 spring...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $5,208.00
$500 Gabby Krauss Memorial Scholarship Fund
Gabby Krauss Memorial Scholarship: Two $500 awards to students in Paralegal Studies A.A.S. or Paralegal Studies Certificate program. A minimum 3.0...
Gabby Krauss Memorial Scholarship: Two $500 awards to students in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
$500 Gene Haas Scholarship
Gene Haas Scholarship – $500 awards can be used for tuition, fees, books, small tools, required course materials, individual NIMS credentials or...
Gene Haas Scholarship – $500 awards can be used for tuition, fees,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
$300 Gene Redding Memorial Scholarship
Gene Redding Memorial Scholarship: Two $300 awards in the fall to one Criminal Justice student and one Nursing student AND two $300 awards in the...
Gene Redding Memorial Scholarship: Two $300 awards in the fall to one...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $300
$5,000.00 Grainger Community Grants Program Technical Education Scholarship
Grainger Community Grants Program Technical Education Scholarship – one $5,000 award to be used during 2019/20 academic year ($2,500 per semester,...
Grainger Community Grants Program Technical Education Scholarship – one...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $5,000.00
$500 Grayslake Rotary Club Scholarship
Grayslake Rotary Club Scholarship: Two $500 awards for Grayslake residents who are enrolled at least in 6 credit hours and maintain at least 2.0...
Grayslake Rotary Club Scholarship: Two $500 awards for Grayslake...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
$250 Hadley Greyson Scholarship
Hadley Greyson Scholarship: Four $250 awards for students enrolled in a CLC-based field or travel course taken for college credit. Recipient is...
Hadley Greyson Scholarship: Four $250 awards for students enrolled in a...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $250
Tuition and fees for a THE (Theater) course. Harnish Theatre Scholarship
Harnish Theatre Scholarship: Two awards for students enrolled in at least 6 credit hours. Lake County residency and at least half-time enrollment...
Harnish Theatre Scholarship: Two awards for students enrolled in at...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Tuition and fees for a THE (Theater) course.
$250 Hillman Fine Arts Scholarship
Hillman Fine Arts Scholarship: $250 award to a full-time sophomore student pursuing a fine arts major. At least a 2.75 GPA is required. Award is to...
Hillman Fine Arts Scholarship: $250 award to a full-time sophomore...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $250
$500 Honorary Sterling Scholarship
Honorary Sterling Scholarship Award Information: $500 Awards for Tuition, Fees, Books, and other educational expenses Spring semester Awards Number...
Honorary Sterling Scholarship Award Information: $500 Awards for...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
Varies Horticulture Career Exploration Scholarship
Horticulture Career Exploration: Award information $1,000 Awards for Tuition, Fees, and Books Fall and Spring semester Awards Number and amount of...
Horticulture Career Exploration: Award information $1,000 Awards for...
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  • Award: Varies
$500 Infantino-Percak Family Memorial Scholarship
Infantino-Percak Family Memorial: Two $500 awards for foreign-born students enrolled in at least 6 credit hours. Applicants need to submit a...
Infantino-Percak Family Memorial: Two $500 awards for foreign-born...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
Varies IPLSA Surveying Scholarship
IPLSA Surveying Scholarship: Up to three $1000 awards for students taking land surveying courses within the A.A.S. Civil Technology or A.E.S....
IPLSA Surveying Scholarship: Up to three $1000 awards for students...
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  • Award: Varies
$500 Irl H. and Marjorie Marshall Scholarship
Irl H. and Marjorie Marshall Scholarship: Two $500 awards for students who demonstrate community involvement both (past and current). Students must...
Irl H. and Marjorie Marshall Scholarship: Two $500 awards for students...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
$500 Jackie Dungan Scholarship
Jackie Dungan Memorial: $500 award for a returning adult freshman who has completed GED, ESL, ABE or skill-enhancement classes. Student awarded in...
Jackie Dungan Memorial: $500 award for a returning adult freshman who...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
$250 James F. Polley Memorial Scholarship
James F. Polley Memorial Scholarship: Two $250 awards for full-time students of African American heritage pursuing a career in Human Rights or...
James F. Polley Memorial Scholarship: Two $250 awards for full-time...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $250
$500 Jim Reinemann Memorial Scholarship
Jim Reinemann Memorial Scholarship: Two $500 awards for sophomores enrolled in at least 6 credit hours with at least a 2.5 GPA in a business...
Jim Reinemann Memorial Scholarship: Two $500 awards for sophomores...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $500
$1,000 John Albert Sedej Scholarship
John Albert Sedej Scholarship: $1,000 award to a student who is hearing- or sight-impaired. Lake County residency and at least a 2.5 GPA are...
John Albert Sedej Scholarship: $1,000 award to a student who is hearing-...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: $1,000