Our Opportunities

North Central College Opportunities are scholarships offered by North Central through the application method. Applications for scholarships may only be submitted when the applications are open; once the deadline passes for a specific opportunity, the application will no longer be available for the current scholarship season.

To submit an application for an opportunity listed, please first login and complete the General Application. Once the General Application has been completed, you will have access to submit an application for any of the opportunities listed below for which you feel you would make a good candidate. We encourage you to submit an application for any opportunity that you may be eligible. Please make sure the application(s) is submitted by the designated deadline date. (Applications close at 11:59 PM on the designated deadline date.)

Only applications in a submitted status and from qualifying applicants will be delivered to the corresponding scholarship committees for award consideration.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
Varies Bockholdt Scholarship
The purpose of the Bockholdt Scholarship is to assist students who are interested in the area of Communication Arts, with emphasis given to areas...
The purpose of the Bockholdt Scholarship is to assist students who are...
  • Deadline: 11/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/28/2021
Varies Dr. Lora L. Tyson Education Scholarship
The Dr. Lora L. Tyson Education Scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Lora Tyson, who embraced the simple but profound conviction, “nice...
The Dr. Lora L. Tyson Education Scholarship was established in memory of...
  • Deadline: 11/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/28/2021
Four $1,000 awards each academic year - TWO to INCOMING, FIRST-YEAR students, ONE to a SOPHOMORE, and ONE to a JUNIOR Jeanene Yule Scholarship for Excellence in Teacher Education
The Jeanene Yule Scholarship for Excellence in Teacher Education awards four scholarships each academic year - Two (2) scholarships will be...
The Jeanene Yule Scholarship for Excellence in Teacher Education awards...
  • Deadline: 11/28/2021
  • Award: Four $1,000 awards each academic year - TWO to INCOMING, FIRST-YEAR students, ONE to a SOPHOMORE, and ONE to a JUNIOR
Deadline11/28/2021
Varies John J. Bohlander Scholarship
The John J. Bohlander Scholarship was established to financially assist undergraduate students of outstanding ability in the field of Education. ...
The John J. Bohlander Scholarship was established to financially assist...
  • Deadline: 11/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/28/2021
Varies Roger K. and Mildred Rife Goodwin Endowed Scholarship Fund for Prospective Teachers
The Roger K. and Mildred Rife Goodwin Endowed Scholarship Fund for Prospective Teachers was established to encourage future generations of students...
The Roger K. and Mildred Rife Goodwin Endowed Scholarship Fund for...
  • Deadline: 11/28/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline11/28/2021
$1,000 Emerging Writers Scholarships
The Emerging Writers Scholarship is open to high school seniors and new incoming transfer students who have been admitted to North Central College...
The Emerging Writers Scholarship is open to high school seniors and new...
  • Deadline: 11/30/2021
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline11/30/2021
$2,500 FIRST Tech Challenge and FIRST Robotics Competition Award
The FIRST Tech Challenge and FIRST Robotics Competition Award is designed to assist new, incoming undergraduate students, who: Actively...
The FIRST Tech Challenge and FIRST Robotics Competition Award is...
  • Deadline: 12/01/2021
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline12/01/2021
$1,700 Bill Shatzer and Suzanne Shatzer Doerge Scholarship
The purpose of the Bill Shatzer and Suzanne Shatzer Doerge Scholarship Award is to honor the life and accomplishments of Bill Shatzer (Class of...
The purpose of the Bill Shatzer and Suzanne Shatzer Doerge Scholarship...
  • Deadline: 12/05/2021
  • Award: $1,700
Deadline12/05/2021
$1,250 David R. and JoAnn Stuart Scholarship for First Generation Students
The David R. and JoAnn Stuart Scholarship for First Generation Students has been established to provide financial assistance to a full-time, first...
The David R. and JoAnn Stuart Scholarship for First Generation Students...
  • Deadline: 12/05/2021
  • Award: $1,250
Deadline12/05/2021
$3,000 Harold Emery Meiley Scholarship
The Harold Emery Meiley Scholarship was established by Judy G. Stevenson – who was in her lifetime a prominent business leader, entrepreneur, and...
The Harold Emery Meiley Scholarship was established by Judy G. Stevenson...
  • Deadline: 12/05/2021
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline12/05/2021
$2,500 John Miller Cowlishaw Memorial Scholarship for Music
The John Miller Cowlishaw Memorial Scholarship for Music is designed to offer financial aid to a first-year student, sophomore, junior or senior...
The John Miller Cowlishaw Memorial Scholarship for Music is designed to...
  • Deadline: 12/05/2021
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline12/05/2021
$1,500 for incoming first- and second-year students; $2,000 for juniors and seniors Mock Trial Scholarship at North Central College
The Mock Trial Program at North Central College was established as an intercollegiate activity that promotes critical thinking, cooperative...
The Mock Trial Program at North Central College was established as an...
  • Deadline: 12/05/2021
  • Award: $1,500 for incoming first- and second-year students; $2,000 for juniors and seniors
Deadline12/05/2021
$1,000 Sandborn Family Scholarship
The Sandborn Family and Jake Sandborn ‘14, current staff member and NCC alumnus, and wife Elizabeth Sandborn established this scholarship in an...
The Sandborn Family and Jake Sandborn ‘14, current staff member and NCC...
  • Deadline: 12/05/2021
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline12/05/2021
Varies Verne E. Dietrich Memorial Scholarship
The Verne E. Dietrich Memorial Scholarship is designed to honor excellence by providing scholarship aid to an incoming first-year student at North...
The Verne E. Dietrich Memorial Scholarship is designed to honor...
  • Deadline: 12/05/2021
  • Award: Varies
Deadline12/05/2021
20% to 40% off tuition Cultures of Character Scholarship (Spring Semester)
The Cultures of Character Scholarship was established through the generosity of the Kern Family Foundation, which supports North Central’s...
The Cultures of Character Scholarship was established through the...
  • Deadline: 12/07/2021
  • Award: 20% to 40% off tuition
Deadline12/07/2021
Varies United Methodist Scholarships
This one application covers all private United Methodist Scholarships offered by North Central College. Five of the scholarships listed require...
This one application covers all private United Methodist Scholarships...
  • Deadline: 01/02/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/02/2022
$2,500 Environmental Studies Annual Scholarship
Dr. Rogene Buchholz ‘59 established the Environmental Studies Annual Scholarship to provide financial assistance to one undergraduate student who...
Dr. Rogene Buchholz ‘59 established the Environmental Studies Annual...
  • Deadline: 01/16/2022
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline01/16/2022
$2,500 Rogene A. Buchholz Annual Scholarship
The Rogene A. Buchholz Annual Scholarship has been established by Rogene A. Buchholz, a North Central College alum from the graduating class of...
The Rogene A. Buchholz Annual Scholarship has been established by Rogene...
  • Deadline: 01/16/2022
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline01/16/2022
$1,000 Alberto Buitrago Spanish Educator Scholarship
North Central College alumnus, Abel Sanchez ’14, created this scholarship in honor of literature professor, Albert Buitrago. Professor Buitrago...
North Central College alumnus, Abel Sanchez ’14, created this...
  • Deadline: 01/23/2022
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline01/23/2022
$3,000 to each selected recipient Class of 1951 Endowed Scholarship - In Memory of Classmate, Phyllis J. Ebinger
The Class of 1951 Endowed Scholarship – In Memory of Classmate, Phyllis J. Ebinger is offered as a memorial from the entire Class of 1951, symbolic...
The Class of 1951 Endowed Scholarship – In Memory of Classmate, Phyllis...
  • Deadline: 01/23/2022
  • Award: $3,000 to each selected recipient
Deadline01/23/2022
Varies Class of 1965 Endowed Scholarship
The Class of 1965 Endowed Scholarship Fund was established by members of the Class of 1965 Homecoming and Gift Committee to honor their 50th...
The Class of 1965 Endowed Scholarship Fund was established by members of...
  • Deadline: 01/23/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/23/2022
$1,000 Frank LeBeau Education Scholarship
Bryan J. Taylor, North Central College Class of 2013, created the Frank LeBeau Education Scholarship in order to help those who have an earnest...
Bryan J. Taylor, North Central College Class of 2013, created the Frank...
  • Deadline: 01/23/2022
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline01/23/2022
$2,500 Henninger Scholarship
The Henninger Scholarship was established to provide financial support for tuition, student fees, room and board, and book expenses for a student...
The Henninger Scholarship was established to provide financial support...
  • Deadline: 01/23/2022
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline01/23/2022
$2,000 Shaun Wild Memorial Scholarship
The Shaun Wild Memorial Scholarship was established to honor the memory of Shaun Wild, an outstanding elementary teacher and a remarkable leader,...
The Shaun Wild Memorial Scholarship was established to honor the memory...
  • Deadline: 01/23/2022
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline01/23/2022
Varies Hearst Foundation Make A Difference Scholarship
The Hearst Foundation Make A Difference Scholarship was established to offer financial assistance to minority students who are citizens of the...
The Hearst Foundation Make A Difference Scholarship was established to...
  • Deadline: 01/26/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/26/2022
Varies John W. Bean Scholarship (For the Service Volunteer Coordinator Position)
Each year the John W. Bean Scholarship is awarded to a student who exemplifies the qualities of this scholarship and embodies an attitude of...
Each year the John W. Bean Scholarship is awarded to a student who...
  • Deadline: 01/26/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/26/2022
$3,000 Rev. Dr. Howard Mueller '58 Alumni Board Student Involvement Scholarship
The Rev. Dr. Howard Mueller ’58 Alumni Board Student Involvement Scholarship is funded by the North Central College Alumni Association and provides...
The Rev. Dr. Howard Mueller ’58 Alumni Board Student Involvement...
  • Deadline: 01/26/2022
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline01/26/2022
$1,000 Temple Endowed Scholarship
The Temple Endowed Scholarship has been established to recognize the dignity, equality and worth, among all students and of lesbian, gay, bisexual,...
The Temple Endowed Scholarship has been established to recognize the...
  • Deadline: 01/26/2022
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline01/26/2022
Varies Volunteers in Action Scholarship
Volunteers in Action was an organization designed to provide a framework to meet the needs of the community with a pool of dedicated volunteers. ...
Volunteers in Action was an organization designed to provide a framework...
  • Deadline: 01/26/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/26/2022
Varies Anne T. Sherren, Ph.D. Scholarship
The Anne T. Sherren, Ph. D. Scholarship was established by friends, faculty, and former students of retired Dr. Anne T. Sherren in appreciation for...
The Anne T. Sherren, Ph. D. Scholarship was established by friends,...
  • Deadline: 01/30/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/30/2022
Varies Dane T. Scag Science & Engineering Scholarship
The purpose of the Dane T. Scag Science & Engineering Scholarship is to provide financial assistance for students who are majoring in science...
The purpose of the Dane T. Scag Science & Engineering Scholarship is to...
  • Deadline: 01/30/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/30/2022
$750 Darrell and Gracie Berlin Scholarship
The Darrell & Gracie Berlin Scholarship was established to encourage future generations of students by providing scholarships in Chemistry and...
The Darrell & Gracie Berlin Scholarship was established to encourage...
  • Deadline: 01/30/2022
  • Award: $750
Deadline01/30/2022
$2,000 Donald and Arline Johnson Science and Math Scholarship
This scholarship was established by Don and Arline Johnson, North Central College graduates from the Class of 1957. The primary purpose of the...
This scholarship was established by Don and Arline Johnson, North...
  • Deadline: 01/30/2022
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline01/30/2022
Varies Dr. Harold W. Henning Scholarship
The Dr. Harold W. Henning Scholarship honors the late Dr. Henning who graduated from North Central College in 1941, lettering in both swimming and...
The Dr. Harold W. Henning Scholarship honors the late Dr. Henning who...
  • Deadline: 01/30/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/30/2022
Varies Dr. Robert H. Good Scholarship
The Dr. Robert H. Good Scholarship was established by the family of Robert H. Good, M.D., a professor of ear, nose and throat at the Chicago...
The Dr. Robert H. Good Scholarship was established by the family of...
  • Deadline: 01/30/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/30/2022
Varies Etheldred L. Schafer Pre-Medical Scholarship
The Etheldred L. Schafer Scholarship is awarded to deserving pre-medical students (students following a program leading to admission to allopathic...
The Etheldred L. Schafer Scholarship is awarded to deserving pre-medical...
  • Deadline: 01/30/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/30/2022
3,000 H.R. Hofmann Scholarship
The H.R. Hofmann Scholarship was established to financially assist a full-time undergraduate student with tuition expenses. Candidates must meet...
The H.R. Hofmann Scholarship was established to financially assist a...
  • Deadline: 01/30/2022
  • Award: 3,000
Deadline01/30/2022
Varies Lincoln V. and Hazel Stauffacher Domm Scholarship
The Lincoln V. and Hazel Stauffacher Domm Scholarship was established to provide financial assistance for academically strong students interested...
The Lincoln V. and Hazel Stauffacher Domm Scholarship was established to...
  • Deadline: 01/30/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/30/2022
$2,500 Max Lacewell and Brianna Sharp Memorial Scholarship
The Max Lacewell and Brianna Sharp Memorial Scholarship was established by alumni couple, Dr. Lara Ellison ’97 and Mr. Shane Ellison ’95 to honor...
The Max Lacewell and Brianna Sharp Memorial Scholarship was established...
  • Deadline: 01/30/2022
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline01/30/2022
$1,000 Scholarship and $500 Stipend for applying to medical schools (i.e., admission tests including MCAT), application fees and transcript requests Paul Josiah Schwab, M. D. Scholarship
The Paul Josiah Schwab, M. D. Scholarship is designed to honor excellence by providing scholarship aid to a student entering their fourth year at...
The Paul Josiah Schwab, M. D. Scholarship is designed to honor...
  • Deadline: 01/30/2022
  • Award: $1,000 Scholarship and $500 Stipend for applying to medical schools (i.e., admission tests including MCAT), application fees and transcript requests
Deadline01/30/2022
Varies Robert Prussing Arnold, Class of 1939 Scholarship
The Robert Prussing Arnold, Class of 1939 Scholarship was established to each year provide financial assistance for worthy students in the field of...
The Robert Prussing Arnold, Class of 1939 Scholarship was established to...
  • Deadline: 01/30/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/30/2022
Varies Russell J. Poel Scholarship
The Russell J. Poel Scholarship was established by the family, friends, faculty, and former students of Dr. Russell J. Poel as a lasting memorial...
The Russell J. Poel Scholarship was established by the family, friends,...
  • Deadline: 01/30/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline01/30/2022
$1,000 S.A.M. Scholarship
The S.A.M. Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student with sophomore status at the time of application (to be awarded junior...
The S.A.M. Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time undergraduate...
  • Deadline: 01/30/2022
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline01/30/2022
$2,000 Burton and Marjorie Heinmiller Bauernfeind Memorial Scholarship
In 1934 a promising high school honor student by the name of Burton Bauernfeind received a letter from North Central College’s President Rall...
In 1934 a promising high school honor student by the name of Burton...
  • Deadline: 02/06/2022
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline02/06/2022
$1,000 Ciccone Scholarship
The purpose of the Adam CICCONE ’13 Scholarship is to give financial assistance to a current North Central College student, who will be a junior or...
The purpose of the Adam CICCONE ’13 Scholarship is to give financial...
  • Deadline: 02/06/2022
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline02/06/2022
$5,000 Donald and Marilyn McKay Scholarship
The Donald and Marilyn McKay Scholarship has been established to recognize an outstanding business student who contributes positively to the campus...
The Donald and Marilyn McKay Scholarship has been established to...
  • Deadline: 02/06/2022
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline02/06/2022
$2,000 Dr. Gary Ernst Entrepreneurial Scholarship Presented by www.qualitylogoproducts.com
The purpose of the Dr. Gary Ernst Entrepreneurial Scholarship Presented by www.qualitylogoproducts.com is to provide a scholarship to a North...
The purpose of the Dr. Gary Ernst Entrepreneurial Scholarship Presented...
  • Deadline: 02/06/2022
  • Award: $2,000
Deadline02/06/2022
Varies F. A. Hayek Memorial Scholarship
The F. A. Hayek Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by Adam G. Chin, a 1999 graduate from North Central College. The purpose of this...
The F. A. Hayek Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by Adam G....
  • Deadline: 02/06/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/06/2022
$3,000 Judy G. Stevenson Scholarship
The Judy G. Stevenson Scholarship was established by Judy Stevenson, a fondly remembered and cherished friend and member of the Board of Trustees...
The Judy G. Stevenson Scholarship was established by Judy Stevenson, a...
  • Deadline: 02/06/2022
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline02/06/2022
Varies Richard Lenert Family Scholarship for Business Majors
The Richard Lenert Family Scholarship for Business Majors has been established to recognize Business Majors who have contributed to the academic,...
The Richard Lenert Family Scholarship for Business Majors has been...
  • Deadline: 02/06/2022
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/06/2022