Our Opportunities

North Central College Opportunities are scholarships offered by North Central through the application method. Application for scholarships may only be made when the applications are open; once the deadline passes for a specific opportunity, the application will cease to be available for the current scholarship season.

To make application for opportunities listed, please first login and complete the General Application. Once the General Application has been completed, you will have access to and be able to make application for any of the opportunities listed below for which you feel you would make a good candidate. We encourage you to make 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
Two (2) to Four (4) scholarships; $500 each (1-2 recipients awarded for the December concert and 1-2 recipients awarded for the Spring concert) Naperville Chorus Scholarship
The purpose of Naperville Chorus Scholarship is to assist a music major willing to learn and participate in a major choral work with the Naperville...
The purpose of Naperville Chorus Scholarship is to assist a music major...
  • Deadline: 02/07/2020
  • Award: Two (2) to Four (4) scholarships; $500 each (1-2 recipients awarded for the December concert and 1-2 recipients awarded for the Spring concert)
Deadline02/07/2020
$5,000 Donald and Marilyn McKay Scholarship
The Donald and Marilyn McKay Scholarship has been established by the McKay’s to recognize an outstanding business student who contributes...
The Donald and Marilyn McKay Scholarship has been established by the...
  • Deadline: 02/10/2020
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline02/10/2020
Varies Hank Skoglund Scholarship for the Humanities
The Hank Skoglund Scholarship was established to honor the memory of Hank Skoglund, Professor of Philosophy at North Central College, by supporting...
The Hank Skoglund Scholarship was established to honor the memory of...
  • Deadline: 02/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/10/2020
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: 02/10/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/10/2020
$2,000.00 Jack Shindler INTERNATIONAL Scholarship
Dr. John “Jack” Shindler, Professor of English, Emeritus has established the Jack Shindler Annual International Student Scholarship to support the...
Dr. John “Jack” Shindler, Professor of English, Emeritus has established...
  • Deadline: 02/12/2020
  • Award: $2,000.00
Deadline02/12/2020
$1,000 to one recipient Jack Shindler STUDY ABROAD Scholarship for FALL SEMESTER
Dr. John “Jack” Shindler, Professor of English, Emeritus has established the Jack Shindler Annual Study Abroad Scholarship – Fall Semester to...
Dr. John “Jack” Shindler, Professor of English, Emeritus has established...
  • Deadline: 02/12/2020
  • Award: $1,000 to one recipient
Deadline02/12/2020
$2,500 Margaret E. Youel Memorial Scholarship - Study Abroad for FALL Semester
Margaret “Maggie” Youel, originally from Crystal Lake, IL arrived at North Central College with aspirations of studying abroad and becoming a...
Margaret “Maggie” Youel, originally from Crystal Lake, IL arrived at...
  • Deadline: 02/12/2020
  • Award: $2,500
Deadline02/12/2020
Two Awards Each Year; Amount Varies AAAANCC Nicholas Hood Memorial Scholarship
The African American Alumni Association of North Central College Nicholas Hood Memorial Scholarship (AAAANCC Nicholas Hood Memorial Scholarship) is...
The African American Alumni Association of North Central College...
  • Deadline: 02/14/2020
  • Award: Two Awards Each Year; Amount Varies
Deadline02/14/2020
The scholarship each year reflects an average cost for living on campus in a double-occupancy room, and includes board. Norman and Rose Lewis Endowed Scholarship
The Norman and Rose Lewis Scholarship provides scholarship assistance to students who are active in the community, campus community, student...
The Norman and Rose Lewis Scholarship provides scholarship assistance to...
  • Deadline: 02/19/2020
  • Award: The scholarship each year reflects an average cost for living on campus in a double-occupancy room, and includes board.
Deadline02/19/2020
Varies Wu-Kan and Shien-Woo Kung Endowed Scholarship Fund
The Wu-Kan and Shien-Woo Kung Endowed Scholarship Fund was established through gifts from Wu-Kan and Shien-Woo Kung ’26, and their children and...
The Wu-Kan and Shien-Woo Kung Endowed Scholarship Fund was established...
  • Deadline: 02/19/2020
  • Award: Varies
Deadline02/19/2020
Informational Only; See CONTACT INFORMATION Talent Scholarships - For Music, Theatre, Art and Forensics
This is for INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY and is not an application; please reference the CONTACT INFORMATION below on who to contact regarding the...
This is for INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY and is not an application;...
  • Deadline: 03/16/2020
  • Award: Informational Only; See CONTACT INFORMATION
Deadline03/16/2020
3,000 Grant for Children of Full-Time United Methodist Clergy
North Central College has established a grant program for dependent children of ordained elders in the United Methodist Church who are under...
North Central College has established a grant program for dependent...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2020
  • Award: 3,000
Deadline04/03/2020
$1,000 United Methodist Grant Fund of the Northern Illinois Conference at North Central College
The United Methodist Grant Fund of the Northern Illinois Conference at North Central College (U. M. N. I.) is a need-based grant program for United...
The United Methodist Grant Fund of the Northern Illinois Conference at...
  • Deadline: 04/03/2020
  • Award: $1,000
Deadline04/03/2020