Scholarships

Over 9,000 students were awarded nearly $23 million in scholarships, grants and tuition waivers through Harper College in 2015-2016.

To be considered for a Harper College Foundation Scholarship and Institutional Scholarships, you must have already applied to Harper College and received an ID number.

Harper College Educational Foundation Scholarships

The Harper College Educational Foundation provides funding for more than 160 scholarships thanks to the generosity of Harper College friends and alumni. These scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis. An applicant's GPA; participation in clubs, organizations, and community service activities; leadership experiences; and personal educational and career aspirations are considered. 

Many scholarship opportunities are available all year long. Apply early for the most opportunities! Watch an instructional Video on Applying for Harper College Scholarships.

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Harper College Institutional Scholarships

Many institutional scholarships are offered in recognition of students who exhibit academic excellence, artistic talent, strong leadership skills or service to their communities. These scholarship programs may pay for part or all of your first two years of college.

Private Scholarships

A private scholarship can be awarded to a student by community organizations, workplaces, faith institutions, and local businesses.  Students can access many free online scholarship search tools to learn about scholarships available nationwide.

Private scholarship amounts and awarding criteria vary by the terms that the private scholarship donor has placed on the scholarship.