All Opportunities

Welcome to the Oakton College Scholarship Application for the 2024-2025 School year.

Who can apply?
• Any Degree or Certificate seeking student at Oakton College.
• Undocumented and International students are eligible to apply.
• We also have scholarships for current Oakton students who will be graduating and plan to transfer to a four-year institution in 2024-25.

Step 1: Complete the General Application
Click the ‘Sign In’ button on the top right-hand corner. Click the “Sign-in with your institution’ button and login using your myOakton username and password, if you are not already logged in. You will be automatically directed to the General Application. You must have a current admissions application on file with Oakton College. Once you are in the system, you can submit a General Application. You will be automatically considered for all scholarships for which you meet the criteria. Students who are offered a scholarship will be sent an email to their Oakton student email.

Step 2: Additional Scholarship Opportunities
Based on your answers to the General Application you may be recommended to apply to other scholarship applications. You must answer the supplemental questions and submit additional information to apply to these additional opportunities.

Dates to Keep in Mind:
March 29th: Deadline for high school scholarships.
May 15th: Preference is given to current/returning Oakton students who submit their completed application by this date.
Early July: Students will be notified if they have been awarded a scholarship. Will need to accept or decline in their myOakton.

Only students who receive scholarships are notified through their Oakton email. If you have not received an email you have not been awarded a scholarship. Scholarships are awarded throughout the academic year.

If you receive a scholarship, you will be required to submit a written thank you letter and may be requested to attend the Oakton Donor Recognition Banquet in the fall. Details to follow from the Educational Foundation in the fall.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Dr. Robert Frank Behavioral & Social Science Department Scholarship
Sponsor: Robert Frank Scholarship for a student pursuing a degree in...
Varies Dr. Rolf Weil Scholarship
Sponsor: Gerald Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates Scholarship for a student...
Varies Dream Scholarship in Memory of Pamela Cohns Fox
Sponsor: Bettye and David Cohns Scholarship for students who identify as...
Varies Drummer Family Scholarship
Sponsor: Michael and Carlee Drummer Scholarship for a student pursuing a...
Varies Elena Couto Bastable Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Friends and Family of Elena Couto Bastable Scholarship for a...
Varies Emory W. Williams Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Gerri Sizemore Scholarship for an African-American student who...
Varies Emory Williams Academy for Black Men - ECF Grant
Sponsor: Evanston Community Foundation Scholarship that supports the...
Varies Emory Williams Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Dr. Joan DiLeonardi Scholarship that supports the scholars of...
Varies Estelle Ellison Gold Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Ellison Family Scholarship for a student who is pursuing a...
Varies Eugene and Phyllis Goldman Environmental Sustainability Scholarship
Sponsor: Eugene and Phyllis Goldman Scholarship for a student in the...
Varies Excellence Scholarship
Sponsor: Oakton College Board of Trustees Scholarship for either...
Varies Excellence Scholarship (International)
Sponsor: Oakton College Board of Trustees Scholarship for students...
Varies Faculty Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Oakton College Faculty Scholarship for a student enrolled in at...
Varies Fisher Family Endowed Psychology Scholarship
Sponsor: Donald and June Fisher Scholarship for a student planning for...
Varies Florence Nightingale Scholarship Endowment
Sponsor: Oakton Nursing Club and Department Scholarship for a Nursing...
Varies Frank J. Chulay Endowed Scholarship
Sponsor: Frank J. Chulay Family and friends Scholarship for a student...
Varies Gail Albracht Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Albracht Family and friends Scholarship for a student enrolled...
Varies Gail B. Cohen Scholarship for Environmental Studies
Sponsor: Gail B Cohen Scholarship for students who are studying...
Varies Gattens Family Memorial Scholarship Endowment
Sponsor: Gattens Family Scholarship for a student who has active...
Varies Gene and Marcy Abrams Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Abrams family, friends, and colleagues Scholarship for a...
Varies George D. Tootelian Memorial Scholarship for Engineering Students
Sponsor: Illinois Society of Professional Engineers, Physics Engineering...
Varies Glenview Community Church Women's Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Glenview Community Church Women’s Association Scholarship for a...
Varies Gorov Scholarship
Sponsor: Nettie & Jessie Gorov Foundation Scholarship for a student who...
Varies Graff-Stacewicz Public Intellectuals Honors Scholarship
Sponsor: Holly Graff Scholarship for a student will need to be an active...
Varies Harry Tankus Endowed Scholarship
Sponsor: Gerald Horwitz Scholarship for a student enrolled in at least 6...
Varies Hatch Social Equity Opportunity Scholarship
Sponsor: Hatch Dispensaries Scholarship for students who are enrolled in...
Varies Health Information Technology Scholarship
Sponsor: Health Information Technology Professional...
Varies Henrietta Scholten Dykstra Scholarship
Sponsor: Lynn Dykstra and Andrew Davis Scholarship for a Second year...
Varies Hilquist Family Nursing Scholarship Endowment
Sponsor: David and Karen Hilquist Scholarship for a Nursing student with...
Varies Honors Scholarship
Sponsor: Oakton College The Honors Scholarship is available for students...
Varies HSO (Honors Student Organization) Scholarship Endowment
Sponsor: Honors Student Organization Scholarship for a student who is...
Varies International Air Cargo Assn. of Chicago Endowed Scholarship
Sponsor: International Air Cargo Association of Chicago Scholarship for...
Varies Irving M. & Sylvia Footlik Endowed Scholarship
Sponsor: Irving M. & Sylvia Footlik Student enrolled in...
Varies James and Beverly Friend Journalism and Media Scholarship
Sponsors: Beverly Friend Scholarship for students who enrolled in...
Varies James R. Williams Scholarship
Sponsor: Des Plaines Historical Society Scholarship for a student that...
Varies Jeff Moro Endowed Scholarship in Computer Technology
Sponsor: Robert Whitman Scholarship for a student studying computer...
Varies Joan B. and Frank B. Hall Scholarship
Sponsor: Joan & Frank Hall Scholarship for a returning student enrolled...
Varies JoAnne D. Waltman Nursing Scholarship Endowment
Sponsor: Alan L. Kooperman Family Scholarship for a Nursing student must...
Varies Joe and Mary Chandler Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Deborah Chandler Scholarship for students with military...
Varies Joe Hunt Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Kathryn A. Hunt Scholarship for a student studying business,...
Varies Joianne and David Smith Scholarship for Justice Impacted Students
Sponsor: Joianne and H. David Smith Scholarship for students who have a...
Varies Joyce Kernan Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: A-Abiding Care/Valerie Trausch Scholarship for a female student...
Varies Joyce Properties Endowed Scholarship
Sponsor: Gary and Pat Joyce Scholarship for students from Evanston with...
Varies Junior League of Evanston - North Shore Scholarship
Sponsor: Junior League of Evanston – North Shore Scholarship for a...
Varies Juno Lighting Electronics Technology Scholarship
Scholarship for a student that is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours...
Varies Karen Kline-Wilmette Harbor Rotary Club Scholarship
Sponsor: Wilmette Harbor Rotary Club Scholarship for a student enrolled...
Varies Kathleen Carot Scholarship for Emerging Students in Women's and Gender Studies
Sponsor: Kathleen Carot and Lindsey Hewitt Scholarship for a student...
Varies Keith & Inez Dixon Memorial Scholarship Endowment
Sponsor: Estate of Keith and Inez Dixon Scholarship for a student...
Varies Korbel Study Abroad Scholarship Endowment
Sponsor: Linda Korbel Scholarship for a student enrolled in a study...
Varies Kunio Family Scholarship
Sponsor: Robert Kunio Scholarship for traditional age students in the...