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One Million Degrees Signature Scholarship Program

One Million Degrees

Application Information


Scholarship Overview

This scholarship program is for current Chicago area community college students, adults returning to college, and graduating high school seniors intending to pursue their associate's degree. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must enroll full-time for the 2013-2014 academic year at one of the following colleges: Harold Washington, Harry S. Truman, Kennedy-King, Malcolm X, Olive-Harvey, Prairie State, Richard J. Daley, South Suburban, or Wilbur Wright College. Applicants must have a minimum 2.0 GPA and be US citizens or legal permanent residents. Scholars will receive the following financial, academic, and professional development opportunities: a mentor and monthly development workshops; intensive academic advising; free one-on-one tutoring in any academic subject; and tuition assistance and a stipend to defray the cost of books, uniforms, and transportation. There are two application deadlines: February 28 and April 10, 2014.

How easy is it to apply?


This scholarship has application requirements that could take a lot of time and effort.

How much competition is there?

Relatively little!

This scholarship has a relatively low number of applicants.

Contact Information



Deadline: Apr 10
The deadline for this scholarship has passed.
Awards Granted: 30
Renewable: This scholarship is renewable


GPA: Is this you?
  • 2.0
Financial Need: Is this you?
    Financial need will be considered.
Class Year: Is this you?
  • High school senior
  • College freshman
  • College sophomore
Home State: Is this you?
  • Illinois
Location: Is this you?
  • Chicago
More Requirements:
    Must attend one of the Chicago area community colleges specified above.

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