Scholarships

2014 - 2015 Scholarships

New opportunities will be available soon for Spring 2015 and Fall 2015. Please note: Final awards are based on available funds at the time of award.

2014-15 College of DuPage Scholars Award

The Scholars Award includes the full-tuition Presidential Scholarship, and the partial tuition Board of Trustees, and Deans Scholarships.

Adult Student Award


New Start Award

JumpStart Scholarship
Provide GED® credential students that have participated in a GED® prep course with a jump start into their college experience.  Students who have completed the Adult ESL-0956 or who have passed the state-mandated exit test within the past 9 months are also eligible to apply for the JumpStart Scholarship. Apply for JumpStart Scholarship

Study Abroad Scholarships
A full list of scholarships for students interested in study abroad.

Additional Scholarship Opportunities
Outside Agency Scholarships available to students.

 

Contact Information


Office of Student Financial Assistance
Student Services Center (SSC), Room 2220, (630) 942-2251
Fax: (630) 942-2151

Hours

Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Friday, Closed

Summer Hours - May 30 to August 1

Scholars Reception

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2013 Scholars Reception

College of DuPage welcomes 140 incoming Scholars Award recipients and their families to campus during the 2013 Scholars Reception. Students talk about their reasons for choosing COD.

Spotlight

  • Julia Anderson

    Julia AndersonEnglish

    "My advice for others is to go for it! Apply for any scholarships you qualify for, take the tours, bring it up with your counselor if they haven't already discussed it with you. Unfortunately, my senior counselor was not a big advocate for COD. I found myself convincing him that this was the right place for me to start. So remember, you know yourself better than anyone. If you think you'd like to start here, then do it. COD provides a top-notch education and plenty of excellent opportunities at an affordable price. Personally, I highly recommend it."

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  • Chad Bobik

    Chad BobikMusic

    "I started attending COD for all the logical reasons -- it's close to home, affordable, filled with magnificent teachers and has a great campus, not to mention that you get a top-notch education at a fraction of the price of a four-year university," Chad Bobik said. "My advice to others is to never sell yourself short and always strive for more. College of DuPage can be a magnificent, life-changing experience if you open yourself to it and just take that first step."

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  • Cherise Cerocke

    Cherise CerockeArchitecture

    I am so thankful College of DuPage offered architecture courses because they helped me know that architecture was the career path for me, without having to spend tens of thousands of dollars like I would have if I had taken these courses at a university," Cherise Cerocke said. "In addition, taking these specialized classes got me excited about architecture. I can now see a direct link between my college education and my career and life goals."

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  • Tom Faron

    Tom FaronAssociate in General Studies

    "I recommend College of DuPage to students who are trying to decide where to go. Don't underestimate the level of work required in the classes here just because it's not a four-year university. Many of these classes are based on the same material/book that a four-year university uses."

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