External Opportunities

The external scholarships listed below have been forwarded to the Triton College Scholarship Office by various scholarship grantors. Scholarship grantors can modify scholarship requirements, deadline dates, and the amount of the scholarship at any time. We recommend that you contact the grantor directly for updated information. If the grantor has provided us with an email address or website, we have included it in the available information.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
$1,000.00 Intimate Rose Scholarship Program
Criteria: Must be a legal resident of the United States or hold a valid student visa Must be currently enrolled in or accepted to a full-time...
Criteria: Must be a legal resident of the United States or hold a...
  • Deadline: 01/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
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Varies National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Requirements Applicants must be citizens of the United States. Applicants must attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in...
Requirements Applicants must be citizens of the United...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Jewish Federation of Metropolita n Chicago Academic Scholarship Program
You are eligible to apply if you: Are Jewish Were born and raised in Chicago metropolitan area*, including Lake County, Indiana; or one...
You are eligible to apply if you: Are Jewish Were born and raised...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
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Varies 49 Fund Scholarship
Requirements Identify as part of the LGBT community Attend, or plan on attending, a 2- or 4-year university Demonstrate financial...
Requirements Identify as part of the LGBT community Attend, or plan...
  • Deadline: 02/14/2021
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Scholarship Assistance Fund Dollars for Scholars scholarships
Requirements Be a current high school senior or have received a high school diploma or equivalent Attend a 2 or 4 year college or university...
Requirements Be a current high school senior or have received a high...
  • Deadline: 02/14/2021
  • Award: Varies
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Varies IAA Foundation General Scholarship
GENERAL ELIGIBILITY Applicants can be a previous recipient of an IAA Foundation scholarship, though certain scholarships restrict the number of...
GENERAL ELIGIBILITY Applicants can be a previous recipient of an IAA...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000.00 William J. Kuhfuss Memorial Scholarship
Requirements Must be an Illinois Farm Bureau member, spouse or child of member, and an Illinois resident Must be majoring in agriculture,...
Requirements Must be an Illinois Farm Bureau member, spouse or child...
  • Deadline: 02/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
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Varies GSU Promise Scholarship
Criteria Participation in the GSU Dual Degree Program (must have enrolled in DDP the semester prior to the scholarship application term) Must...
Criteria Participation in the GSU Dual Degree Program (must have...
  • Deadline: 02/26/2021
  • Award: Varies
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varies National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)
PLEASE NOTE: Scholarship winners will be contacted by the NFSF committee. If you are an applicant, please do not call the national office to check...
PLEASE NOTE: Scholarship winners will be contacted by the NFSF...
  • Deadline: 02/28/2021
  • Award: varies
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$6,000.00 Cougar Pride Sscholarship
Requirements: Must be a full-time student/fall transfer Earned at least 24 transferable semester hours GPA of 3.00 or higher
Requirements: Must be a full-time student/fall transfer Earned at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: $6,000.00
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Varies Golden Apple Scholars Program
To be eligible, you must: be named as a Golden Apple Scholar by the Golden Apple Foundation be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen be a...
To be eligible, you must: be named as a Golden Apple Scholar by the...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000.00 Hani Zeini Grant
Eligibility All students enrolled in an accredited college or university from any class standing may apply for the Hani Zeini...
Eligibility All students enrolled in an accredited college or...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
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$4,000.00 Johnetta Haley Scholarship
Requirements: Must be a full-time student/fall transfer Earned at least 24 transferable semester hours GPA of 3.00 or higher Must be...
Requirements: Must be a full-time student/fall transfer Earned at...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: $4,000.00
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$500.00 Leyden Credit Union Scholarship
Requirements: Complete application package available at the Credit Union or on the website Applicant must be a member of the Leyden Credit...
Requirements: Complete application package available at the...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: $500.00
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Varies Minority Teachers of Illinois Scholarship Program
To be eligible, you must: be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen or meet the “undocumented student” criteria of the RISE Act be a...
To be eligible, you must: be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000.00 North American Indian Scholarship
Who is eligible? Must have documented, Tribal Registration Number; no restriction as to tribal affiliation or degree of Native American...
Who is eligible? Must have documented, Tribal Registration Number; no...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
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Varies Northern Illinois University Transfer Scholarship
Criteria: When you apply for admission as a transfer student, you’ll automatically be considered for a transfer merit scholarship. The amount of...
Criteria: When you apply for admission as a transfer student, you’ll...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
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$10,000.00 Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Student Scholarship
Eligibility: Transfer applicants who are members of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society. Students must identify themselves as PTK members...
Eligibility: Transfer applicants who are members of the Phi Theta...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: $10,000.00
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Varies Special Education Teacher Tuition Waiver P rogram
be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen (FSA Handbook Volume 1 chapter 2) or meet the “undocumented student” criteria of the RISE Act; be a...
be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen (FSA Handbook Volume 1...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
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Varies The American Chemical Society
To be considered for a scholarship through the ACS Scholars Program, candidates must: Be a U.S. citizen or a legal permanent U.S. resident Be...
To be considered for a scholarship through the ACS Scholars Program,...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
Varies Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship
Applicants must be individual persons who (a) will be a legal resident of the 50 U.S. states or District of Columbia as of August 6, 2020; (b)...
Applicants must be individual persons who (a) will be a legal resident...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
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$1,500.00 Illinois Retired Teachers Foundation Scholarship
Requirements: Application must be postmarked no later than March 7th and mailed to the IRTA office prior to the students junior or senior in...
Requirements: Application must be postmarked no later than March 7th...
  • Deadline: 03/07/2021
  • Award: $1,500.00
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Varies National-Louis University PTK Scholarship
Requirements Completed NLU PTK Scholarship application PTK member in good standing Full admission to an undergraduate degree program at...
Requirements Completed NLU PTK Scholarship application PTK member...
  • Deadline: 03/07/2021
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000.00 Chin: Shui Kuen and Allen Chin Scholarship
Eligibility Criteria: Grade level: Incoming freshman or current, full-time undergraduate at a two-year community college or four-year...
Eligibility Criteria: Grade level: Incoming freshman or current,...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
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Varies EIU Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
The following is the criteria: 1. The recipient must be admitted to Eastern Illinois University at the time of the scholarship application. 2....
The following is the criteria: 1. The recipient must be admitted to...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
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$3,000.00 Marquette University Dean's Scholarship
Requirements Transfer students from local community colleges (listed above) Specific academic requirements and application details are listed...
Requirements Transfer students from local community colleges (listed...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $3,000.00
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$3,000.00 Marquette University PHI THETA KAPPA Scholarship
Requirements Transfer students from two-year colleges Membership in Phi Theta Kappa Other criteria as described in the...
Requirements Transfer students from two-year colleges Membership in...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $3,000.00
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$2,000.00 Marquette University Transfer Scholarship
Requirements Transfer students from two-year colleges Completion of at least 24 credits At least a 3.2 GPA Must not be a member of Phi...
Requirements Transfer students from two-year colleges Completion of...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: $2,000.00
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Varies The Columbus Foundation
Each scholarship is different and has unique requirements. However, the most common requirements are listed below. One-Page Essay: why did you...
Each scholarship is different and has unique requirements. However, the...
  • Deadline: 03/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000.00 Malyon Smith Scholarship
Application Guidelines One completed cover sheet One copy of the applicant’s curriculum vitae (CV) One copy of the project description...
Application Guidelines One completed cover sheet One copy of the...
  • Deadline: 03/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
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Varies Full Circle scholarship
Requirements U.S. citizen or Canadian eligible to attend college in the U.S. under provisions of the Jay Treaty; Enrolled in a certificate,...
Requirements U.S. citizen or Canadian eligible to attend college in...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
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Varies National Federation of the Blind
Eligibility The following requirements apply to all applicants: Must be legally blind (PDF) in both eyes. Must be residing in the United...
Eligibility The following requirements apply to all...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
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Varies National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation
All scholarship applicants must be: Enrolled or accepted as a full time or part time undergraduate student at an accredited post-secondary...
All scholarship applicants must be: Enrolled or accepted as a full...
  • Deadline: 03/31/2021
  • Award: Varies
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Varies Benedictine University PHI THETA KAPPA
Eligibility: Previous or current membership. Proof must be provided. GPA of 3.25 or higher Full-time enrollment
Eligibility: Previous or current membership. Proof must be...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000.00 Dennis Begos Grant
The Dennis Begos Grant was established by general surgeon Dennis Begos to support students who want to pursue a career in the medical field. Dennis...
The Dennis Begos Grant was established by general surgeon Dennis Begos...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
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$500- $2,200 National Society of Accountants Scholarship Foundation
Requirements: United States or Canadian citizen; permanent residents are NOT eligible to apply with the exception from Arizona. Legal...
Requirements: United States or Canadian citizen; permanent residents...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2021
  • Award: $500- $2,200
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Varies St. Benedict Award
Eligibility: Benedictine University recognizes the achievement of transfer students by awarding merit scholarships based on student’s cumulative...
Eligibility: Benedictine University recognizes the achievement of...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2021
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000.00 Zumper Apartments Scholarship
Eligibility Any legal U.S. resident in high school or college who will be attending an accredited university or college in 2020 – 2021 is...
Eligibility Any legal U.S. resident in high school or college who will...
  • Deadline: 04/01/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
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Varies League Foundation LGBTQ Scholarship
Requirements Be graduating from high school in the year he / she applies for a scholarship. Be a United States Citizen. Be attending an...
Requirements Be graduating from high school in the year he / she...
  • Deadline: 04/15/2021
  • Award: Varies
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$1,000.00 (WIN) Alumni Council Scholarship
CRITERIA: Child or grandchild of a WIU alumnus Incoming transfer student Financial need is a factor If necessary, preference will be...
CRITERIA: Child or grandchild of a WIU alumnus Incoming transfer...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
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$1,000.00 FOUNDATION TWO YEAR SCHOLARSHIP
Requirements Transferring 30 hours Leadership Extracurricular activities Community service are considered
Requirements Transferring 30 hours Leadership Extracurricular...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
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$1,000.00 Marc Ravenscroft Grant
Requirements An eligible student will be a senior in high school who has been accepted into an accredited US college/university. They may also be...
Requirements An eligible student will be a senior in high school who...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
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$1,000.00 WIN TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIP
CRITERIA: New transfer student Enrolled full time on the Macomb campus or at least 6 credit hours on the Quad Cities campus Minimum 2.5...
CRITERIA: New transfer student Enrolled full time on the Macomb...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
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$500.00 WiseGeek Entrepreneurship Matters Scholarship
Eligibility Requirements Students who show an entrepreneurial spirit and plan to start their own business U.S. Citizen or permanent legal...
Eligibility Requirements Students who show an entrepreneurial spirit...
  • Deadline: 05/01/2021
  • Award: $500.00
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$5,000.00 Excellence In Accounting Scholarship
Requirements You must not have received the Gulab oil scholarship at any time previously You must be 18 years of age at the time of program...
Requirements You must not have received the Gulab oil scholarship at...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: $5,000.00
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$500.00 Sprak Design Scholarship
Enrolled in a degree-seeking undergraduate or graduate program and looking for design degree University is an accredited institution of higher...
Enrolled in a degree-seeking undergraduate or graduate program and...
  • Deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Award: $500.00
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$1,000.00 Brian C. Jensen Scholarship
Requirements students with recognized financial needs of Danish origin who are aspiring to pursue their higher education goal Students...
Requirements students with recognized financial needs of Danish origin...
  • Deadline: 06/01/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
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$12,000.00 Chicagoland Transfer Award
Eligibility Criteria: Students enrolled at a qualifying community college who have been admitted to Columbia for Fall 2021 Students who have...
Eligibility Criteria: Students enrolled at a qualifying community...
  • Deadline: 06/15/2021
  • Award: $12,000.00
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$500.00 Big Sun Scholarship
Requirements: Must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at the institution...
Requirements: Must be a high school senior or be attending a post...
  • Deadline: 06/19/2021
  • Award: $500.00
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$1,000.00 The Cover Guy 8th Annual Scholarship
2021 8th Annual Cover Guy Scholarship Submissions is now Open The Cover Guy 2020 7th Annual Scholarship Recipients Have been selected by our...
2021 8th Annual Cover Guy Scholarship Submissions is now Open The Cover...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000.00
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