Earn recognition for your hard work and academic excellence by applying for Harper College's premier scholarships. We invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.
The Harper College Distinguished Trustee Scholarship is a highly selective, merit-based scholarship of up to 60 credit hours of full in-district tuition, fees and a $500 book stipend for every fall and spring semester. Approximately 40 scholarships will be awarded to students who are 2022–2023 high school graduates within Community College District #512. The scholarship award begins fall 2023.
Distinguished Trustee Scholarship applications for 2023-2024 are no longer being accepted.
Students must apply to Harper College and submit the Distinguished Trustee Scholarship Application, including ALL three required attachments.
The Distinguished Trustee Scholarship student must be an incoming first-year Harper student who is a 2022–2023 high school graduate within Community College District #512.
To be eligible, the student must meet one of the following three requirements.
** Note: A cumulative GPA is inclusive of dual credit and/or prior credit accepted in transfer at the college.
1. Complete the Harper College Admissions Application.If you have taken a dual credit course at Harper College; do not reapply for admission. Please contact Admissions Outreach at 847.925.6230.
2. Complete the Distinguished Trustee Scholarship Application. The following information is required to be submitted as part of the online application. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Tell us about an experience or person that you see as having played a key role in your life and how it has helped shape you into the person you are today.
Recipients must sign a Distinguished Trustee Scholar Award Student Contract. View the contract requirements.
The student is required to meet the requirements stated in the Distinguished Trustee Scholarship Award Student Contract. Failure to meet any of the criteria will result in a loss of the scholarship.
For more information on the Distinguished Trustee Scholarship, please contact Harper College Admissions Outreach at 847.925.6230.