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 2022 and Spring 2023 semesters.

Please note the different deadline dates for the scholarships.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Eugene & Marcy Abrams Scholarship
Sponsor: Abrams family, friends, and colleagues. Student pursuing a degree in Social Science, Psychology or Music, must be enrolled in at least 6...
Sponsor: Abrams family, friends, and colleagues. Student pursuing a...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Eugene and Phyllis Goldman Environmental Sustainability Scholarship
Sponsor: Eugene and Phyllis Goldman. Student studying Environmental Studies; must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.0 GPA.
Sponsor: Eugene and Phyllis Goldman. Student studying Environmental...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Excellence Scholarship
Sponsor: Oakton Community College Board of Trustees. Entering or continuing student who has made, or shows promise of making, a significant...
Sponsor: Oakton Community College Board of Trustees. Entering or...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Excellence Scholarship (International)
Sponsor: Oakton Community College Board of Trustees. Entering or continuing international student who resides in Oakton’s district who has made, or...
Sponsor: Oakton Community College Board of Trustees. Entering or...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Faculty Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Oakton Community College Faculty. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.5 GPA.
Sponsor: Oakton Community College Faculty. Student must be enrolled in...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Fisher Family Psychology Scholarship
Sponsor: Donald and June Fisher. Student planning for an advanced degree in psychology must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA.
Sponsor: Donald and June Fisher. Student planning for an advanced...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Florence Nightingale Scholarship
Sponsor: Oakton Nursing Department. Nursing student who must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA. Student must demonstrate leadership...
Sponsor: Oakton Nursing Department. Nursing student who must be...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Frank J. Chulay Scholarship
Sponsor: Frank J. Chulay Family and friends. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA, financial constraints considered. ...
Sponsor: Frank J. Chulay Family and friends. Student must be enrolled...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Frankey Commer Nursing
Sponsor: William Commer. Nursing student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, U.S. citizen, 3.0 GPA.
Sponsor: William Commer. Nursing student must be enrolled in at least 6...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Gattens Family Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Anonymous. Student must have active membership/participation in an Oakton student club, organization, performing arts program or athletic...
Sponsor: Anonymous. Student must have active membership/participation in...
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  • Award: Varies
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 –...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Hatch Social Equity Opportunity Scholarship
Sponsor: Hatch Dispensaries. Student pursuing a certificate in Cannabis Patient Care program. Student should be enrolled in at least 6 credit...
Sponsor: Hatch Dispensaries. Student pursuing a certificate in Cannabis...
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  • Award: Varies
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. ...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Henrietta Scholten Dykstra Scholarship
Sponsor: Lynn Dykstra and Andrew Davis. Second year nursing student who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.0 GPA, financial constraints...
Sponsor: Lynn Dykstra and Andrew Davis. Second year nursing student who...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Hilquist Family Nursing Scholarship Endowment
Sponsor: David and Karen Hilquist. Nursing student with a 3.0 GPA. Preferred to be attending full time.
Sponsor: David and Karen Hilquist. Nursing student with a 3.0 GPA....
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Joe Hunt Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Kathryn A. Hunt. Student studying business, mathematics or engineering and must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.5 GPA,...
Sponsor: Kathryn A. Hunt. Student studying business, mathematics or...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Joianne and David Smith Hope and Resilience Scholarship
Sponsor: Joianne and H. David Smith. Student pursuing a degree or certificate. Student should be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.0 GPA, and...
Sponsor: Joianne and H. David Smith. Student pursuing a degree or...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Kathleen Carot Scholarship for Emerging Students in Women's and Gender Studies
Sponsor: Kathleen Carot. Student must be majoring in the discipline, or pursuing a career that aligns with the Women’s and Gender Studies mission...
Sponsor: Kathleen Carot. Student must be majoring in the discipline, or...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Kunio Family Scholarship
Sponsor: Robert Kunio. Scholarship award is for traditional age students in the Physical Therapy Assistant Program with a 3.0 GPA or higher and...
Sponsor: Robert Kunio. Scholarship award is for traditional age...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Marguerite Solari Scholarship
Sponsor: Marguerite Solari Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA, and have financial need. Student must also have a plan in...
Sponsor: Marguerite Solari Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit...
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  • Award: Varies
Varies Marietta Winchester Endowed Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: Marietta Winchester. Nursing student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.0 GPA, financial constraints considered. Preference...
Sponsor: Marietta Winchester. Nursing student must be enrolled in at...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
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,...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies
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...
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  • Award: Varies