The One Million Degrees Scholarship Program offers groundbreaking, whole-student programming to low-income, highly motivated community college students. OMD provides scholars with financial, academic, personal and professional supports to ensure students are on track to graduate and prepared for their next step. One Million Degrees currently partners with all seven City Colleges of Chicago, Harper College, Prairie State College and South Suburban College.
Open to recent HS graduates, current community college students and returning adults. Undocumented students may apply.
- 2.5 Minimum GPA
- For residents of the following states: Illinois
- Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
- Type of institution award is open to: trade/technical school
- Award is available to U.S. citizens
- Application form required
- Financial need analysis required
- Essay required
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Donor: One Million Degrees
One Million Degrees is the only organization in Illinois and one of few in the country dedicated to providing comprehensive supports to low-income, highly motivated community college students to help them succeed in school, in work, and in life. From tutors and coaches to financial assistance and professional development, OMD offers the support that empowers scholars to transform their lives and those around them for generations. OMD Scholars graduate at twice the state average with the skills and experiences necessary to launch economically mobile careers.Website