Veterans Scholarships

Scholarships Extend Military Education Benefits

Scholarships can extend the life of military education benefits and ease the burden of college costs. College of DuPage offers over 120 scholarships.  Veterans are highly encouraged to apply for Veteran specific and program specific scholarships.

College of DuPage Scholarship Application Deadlines:

  • Fall Term: March 23
  • Spring Term: November 1

Start your scholarship application today!


Financial Aid Guide for Military Service Members provides a comprehensive guide for military personnel and their families addressing the three most critical issues for Veteran students:

  • Scholarships for Veterans and active duty service members.
  • Tips to fill out FAFSA to maximize your financial aid package.
  • The most common benefits available to Veterans.

The guide is best accessed using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.
Click here to view the Financial Aid Guide for Military Service Members.

Veterans Expedition & Teambuilding (VET) Scholarship 2017

  • This is as unique and adventure-based way to meet the Contemporary Life Skills requirement or the speech requirement for the AAS degrees. Explore leadership, teamwork, roles, conflict management, ecological awareness and personal development in the Great Smoky Mountains. Class: May 6 (10 a.m. to 12 p.m.) Field Study: May 20-27, 2017. To be considered you must be a veteran of the US Armed Forces or currently serving (status will be verified by Veterans Student Services). Preference will be given to students that are still serving or have separated within the last 10 years. You must also include the VET Scholarship 2017 application.


Contact Information

Veterans Services
Student Services Center (SSC), Room 2225, (630) 942-3814
Fax: (630) 942-4991  

Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Veterans Lounge
Student Services Center (SSC), Room 3260

College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137

(630) 942-2800 (Main)

(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)

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