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By Mike McKissack

Applications are being accepted for the College of DuPage Scholars Awards. This year’s submission deadline is Thursday, March 1.

The awards fall into three categories: Presidential, an award covering 64 credit hours of in-district tuition, Board of Trustees, a $2,500 award, and Deans, an award of $1,000. Presidential Scholarship applicants must be District 502 high school graduates from the class of 2018 who have applied for admission to College of DuPage. Applicants must submit a 250-word  essay (topic given at time of application). Additionally, students must have a weighted or unweighted high school GPA of 3.80 on a 4.0 scale or 4.75 on a 5.0 scale on a seventh semester high school transcript or a minimum 29 ACT or 1350 SAT score.

Award recipients will be notified in mid-April. To apply online, visit For more information, call (630) 942-2626 or email

Students can also apply for a variety of Foundation Scholarships for the fall 2018 semester. For information about available scholarships, visit or email

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