All Opportunities

Welcome to the Oakton Community College Scholarship Application.

Below is a list of scholarships available to students with a brief description about the scholarship qualifications. To apply for any of the scholarships, you need to have an application for admission on file at Oakton.

You must first sign in with your myOakton user name and password. You will then need to complete the general application. After the general application is completed, please review the additional scholarship opportunities.

All awards are based on the availability of funds. Some scholarships provide partial funding for tuition and fees; others provide for additional expenses. Scholarships will be awarded for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters.

Please note the different deadline dates for the scholarships.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
varies Gail Albracht Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Albracht Family and friends. Student enrolled in at least 6 credit hours with a 2.0 GPA.
Sponsor: Albracht Family and friends. Student enrolled in at least 6...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies George D. Tootelian Memorial Scholarship for Engineering Students
Sponsor: Illinois Society of Professional Engineers, Physics – Engineering Club. Student pursuing an Engineering degree must be enrolled in at...
Sponsor: Illinois Society of Professional Engineers, Physics –...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Glenview Community Church Women's Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Glenview Community Church Women’s Association. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.0 GPA, financial constraints...
Sponsor: Glenview Community Church Women’s Association. Student must be...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Harry and Lila Tankus Scholarship
Sponsor: Bobbi & Gerald Horwitz. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.0 GPA.
Sponsor: Bobbi & Gerald Horwitz. Student must be enrolled in at least 6...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Harry Tankus Scholarship
Sponsor: Gerald Horwitz. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.0 GPA.
Sponsor: Gerald Horwitz. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Health Information Technology Scholarship
Sponsor: Health Information Technology Professional Organizations. Students enrolled in the Associate in Applied Science Health Information...
Sponsor: Health Information Technology Professional Organizations. ...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies HSBC Household International Scholarship
Sponsor: HSBC _ North America. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.5 GPA, financial constraints considered.
Sponsor: HSBC _ North America. Student must be enrolled in at least 6...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies HSO Distinguished Scholar Award
Sponsor: Honors Student Organization. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.25 GPA.
Sponsor: Honors Student Organization. Student must be enrolled in at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Irving M. & Sylvia Footlik Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Irving M. & Sylvia Footlik. Student enrolled in CAD/automation/CNC or manufacturing engineering curriculum must be enrolled in at least 6...
Sponsor: Irving M. & Sylvia Footlik. Student enrolled in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies J. Dawn Mercedes Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Dr. Lauren Vitek. Student who is pursuing a degree in Graphic Design or Photography must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA.
Sponsor: Dr. Lauren Vitek. Student who is pursuing a degree in Graphic...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies James R. Williams Scholarship
Sponsor: Des Plaines Historical Society. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours and taking a 200 level history class at Oakton, 3.25...
Sponsor: Des Plaines Historical Society. Student must be enrolled in at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Jeff Moro Computer Technology
Sponsor: Robert Whitman. Student studying computer technology must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours, 3.25 GPA, U.S. citizen.
Sponsor: Robert Whitman. Student studying computer technology must be...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Joan B. and Frank B. Hall Scholarship
Sponsor: Joan & Frank Hall. Returning student enrolled in at least 6 credit hours in an Associate’s Degree or retraining program, 3.0 GPA,...
Sponsor: Joan & Frank Hall. Returning student enrolled in at least 6...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies JoAnne D. Waltman Nursing Program
Sponsor: Alan L. Kooperman Family. Nursing student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, U.S. Citizen, 3.0 GPA, Financial constraints...
Sponsor: Alan L. Kooperman Family. Nursing student must be enrolled in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Joyce Kernan Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: A-Abiding Care/Valerie Trausch. Female student who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.5 GPA, financial constraints considered,...
Sponsor: A-Abiding Care/Valerie Trausch. Female student who is enrolled...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Joyce Properties Scholarship
Sponsor: Gary and Pat Joyce. Minority student from Evanston, must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.5 GPA, financial constraints considered.
Sponsor: Gary and Pat Joyce. Minority student from Evanston, must be...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Junior League of Evanston - North Shore Scholarship
Sponsor: Junior League of Evanston – North Shore. Female student enrolled in at least 12 credit hours, 3.0 GPA, financial constraints and community...
Sponsor: Junior League of Evanston – North Shore. Female student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Karen Kline Wilmette Harbor Scholarship
Sponsor: Wilmette Harbor Rotary Club. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA, financial constraints considered. Preference...
Sponsor: Wilmette Harbor Rotary Club. Student must be enrolled in at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Keith & Inez Dixon Scholarship
Sponsor: Keith E. Dixon. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA.
Sponsor: Keith E. Dixon. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Korbel Study Abroad Scholarship
Sponsor: Linda Korbel. Student must be enrolled in a study abroad program, summer, fall, or spring term, offered by Oakton or through the Illinois...
Sponsor: Linda Korbel. Student must be enrolled in a study abroad...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Lois E. Henrikson Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Henrikson Family. Female student enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA, financial constraints considered. Des Plaines, Park Ridge,...
Sponsor: Henrikson Family. Female student enrolled in at least 6 credit...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Lowell F. & Elaine S. Beertema Scholarship
Sponsor: Elaine S. Beertema. Student who is pursuing a degree in Engineering or Manufacturing. Must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA.
Sponsor: Elaine S. Beertema. Student who is pursuing a degree in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Malgorzata Ryndak Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: Malgorzata Ryndak with son Patrick Ryndak. Single mother who is enrolled in the nursing program. Needs to be enrolled in at least 6...
Sponsor: Malgorzata Ryndak with son Patrick Ryndak. Single mother who is...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Marilou Wasseluk Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Student Nurses Club. Nursing student who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA.
Sponsor: Student Nurses Club. Nursing student who is enrolled in at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Marilyn and Wallace Appelson Scholarship
Sponsor: Oakton Community College Educational Foundation. Must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA.
Sponsor: Oakton Community College Educational Foundation. Must be...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Marina Dinzey Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Dinzey family, friends, and colleagues. Scholarship for an Oakton Graduate who is planning to attend a four-year school of nursing to...
Sponsor: Dinzey family, friends, and colleagues. Scholarship for an...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Marjorie Whitman Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Marjorie Whitman family, friends, and colleagues. Student enrolled in at least 6 credit hours and pursuing an art degree, 3.0 GPA,...
Sponsor: Marjorie Whitman family, friends, and colleagues. Student...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Mary & Philip Simonsen Scholarship
Sponsor: Donald & Mary Ellen Simonsen. Single parent, male or female, must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA, financial constraints...
Sponsor: Donald & Mary Ellen Simonsen. Single parent, male or female,...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Mary and Paul LeGere Scholarship
Sponsor: Adele LeGere. Female student enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.5 GPA, financial constraints and community service considered.
Sponsor: Adele LeGere. Female student enrolled in at least 6 credit...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Michael Gilson Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Paul Gilson Family. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA, college or community service required, and completed one...
Sponsor: Paul Gilson Family. Student must be enrolled in at least 6...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Michael J. Wall Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Dr. Joan DiLeonardi. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA, financial constraints considered. Preference given to...
Sponsor: Dr. Joan DiLeonardi. Student must be enrolled in at least 6...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Michael Spiers Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Blanche G. Keno and family. Student who is pursuing a degree in Graphic Design or Photography must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours,...
Sponsor: Blanche G. Keno and family. Student who is pursuing a degree in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Mickey and Fred Sider Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Sider and Smith Family. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.0 GPA, financial constraints considered.
Sponsor: Sider and Smith Family. Student must be enrolled in at least 6...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Mike Mabley Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Jack & Fran Mabley. Student enrolled in a health career program must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA.
Sponsor: Jack & Fran Mabley. Student enrolled in a health career...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Morris Goldberg Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Bobbi & Gerald Horwitz. Nursing student who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.0 GPA.
Sponsor: Bobbi & Gerald Horwitz. Nursing student who is enrolled in at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Morton Grove Woman's Club Scholarship
Sponsor: Morton Grove Woman’s Club. Female student enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, U.S. citizen, 3.0 GPA, financial constraints considered....
Sponsor: Morton Grove Woman’s Club. Female student enrolled in at least...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Nancy Graziani Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Charles Graziani. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA, financial constraints and community service considered.
Sponsor: Charles Graziani. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Niecy Freeman Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Freeman Family and friends. Female student pursuing a degree in Law Enforcement must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA.
Sponsor: Freeman Family and friends. Female student pursuing a degree...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Norbert & Morita Rapoza Scholarship
Sponsor: Morita Rapoza. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA, financial constraints considered.
Sponsor: Morita Rapoza. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies North Shore Visiting Nurse Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: North Shore Visiting Nurse Foundation. First- or second-year nursing student who agrees to practice nursing in North Suburban Chicagoland...
Sponsor: North Shore Visiting Nurse Foundation. First- or second-year...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Oakton Community College Educational Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Oakton Community College Educational Foundation. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA, community service considered.
Sponsor: Oakton Community College Educational Foundation. Student must...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Ray Hartstein-Brunswick Educational Excellence Scholarship
Sponsor: Brunswick Public Charitable Foundation/Ray Hartstein. Scholarship for an Oakton Graduate who plans to continue studies in business,...
Sponsor: Brunswick Public Charitable Foundation/Ray Hartstein. ...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Rivers Casino Scholarship
Sponsor: Rivers Casino. Part-time student, 2.0 GPA. Must be a Des Plaines resident.
Sponsor: Rivers Casino. Part-time student, 2.0 GPA. Must be a Des...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Robert R. Duncan Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Carolyn H. Duncan/Kenneth A. Shinsako. Student who completed eight or more semester hours of automotive technology (ATA) course work, 2.0...
Sponsor: Carolyn H. Duncan/Kenneth A. Shinsako. Student who completed...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Robin Vivona Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Friends of Robin Vivona. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours pursuing a Liberal Arts degree, 3.0 GPA.
Sponsor: Friends of Robin Vivona. Student must be enrolled in at least...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Rolana Tankus Fox Scholarship
Sponsors: Lila and Harry Tankus. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours and studying a modern language, 2.0 GPA. Preference given to a...
Sponsors: Lila and Harry Tankus. Student must be enrolled in at least 6...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Rosemary Geisler Scholarship
Sponsor: Rosemary Geisler. Returning female student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours and enrolled in a certificate or Associate’s Degree...
Sponsor: Rosemary Geisler. Returning female student must be enrolled in...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Sal Peri Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Bobbi & Jerry Horwitz. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.0 GPA.
Sponsor: Bobbi & Jerry Horwitz. Student must be enrolled in at least 6...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Seabury Scholarship
Sponsor: Bob Boone and the Seabury Foundation. Mature student enrolled in at least 12 credit hours who has completed at least a GED and is...
Sponsor: Bob Boone and the Seabury Foundation. Mature student enrolled...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended
varies Singer Family Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: Howard and Alisa Singer. Nursing student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA, Illinois high school graduate.
Sponsor: Howard and Alisa Singer. Nursing student must be enrolled in at...
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: varies
Ended