Financial Aid Office
Campus Center: A-1020
Phone: (815) 280-2528
Fax: (815) 280-2547

Monday – Thursday: 7:30am – 7:30pm
Friday: 7:30am - 4:30pm


Julie Allsopp
Campus Center: A-3107
Phone: (815) 280-6620
Fax: (815) 729-4256

Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Joliet Junior College Scholarships

Start planning for your future!

Your achievements in and outside the classroom can earn you scholarship money for educational expenses. Scholarships are started by Donors and are a resource you do not repay. They are awarded for any number of reasons (academic standing, leadership, specialized talents, ethnic origin, financial need, etc.) and are available whether you are just beginning your JJC studies or are near graduation. 

Getting Started

Before applying, watch this video to guide you on how to apply for JJC Scholarships.                             


Click here to APPLY NOW - January 1 - April 1, 2015

  • Scholarships have varied criteria and many of the scholarships are "need based" and require completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • When applying students must meet all criteria for each scholarship.
  • Scholarships will be awarded starting in the fall semester on an annual basis and must be used during the academic year for which they are awarded.
  • New and existing scholarships will be posted as they become available. Check your application frequently for new postings or updated information.

APPLY NOW -  January 1 - March 1, 2015
JJC High School Foundation Scholarship - for JJC District 525 Outstanding High School Students

  • Every year the Joliet Junior College Foundation offers a merit based scholarship for outstanding graduates of JJC District 525 High Schools.
  • To qualify for the scholarship student(s) must have a 3.25 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) and a 21 or above on the ACT exam.
  • The $2,750 scholarship is for tuition and fees only and must be used in the 2015 - 2016 academic year.
  • A high school transcript and a signed Counselor form needs to be uploaded to the student's scholarship application. Counselor form
  • Students need to apply for as many scholarships as possible as long as they meet the criteria.


2015 FAFSA and Scholarship Workshops - click here for more information  

  •  Learn about the 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and get professional assistance with the online application process.
  • A JJC student ID is required to apply for scholarships. An explanation of scholarships available to JJC students will also be provided. Attendees can get answers to their questions and receive assistance with the application process.
  • No appointment is necessary and the workshops are also available to students who are not attending JJC.
  • English/Spanish translators will be available.

My Future Scholarship

The My Future program is open to youth ages 17-21 who have earned their high school diploma or GED and meet income eligibility guidelines. My Future provides occupational training in high growth-high demand occupations in Will County. Services include: FREE occupational skills training, career assessments, one-on-one and small group mentoring and academic advising, work readiness workshops, and placement into employment. Career Scholarships are available to Will County residents who meet Workforce Investment Act (WIA) eligibility guidelines

Tutoring and Learning Center (Campus Center C-2010) Tutors are available to help students brainstorm for ideas, develop their answers to application questions, add details to their essays, free form questions and draft thank you letters to the scholarship donors after receiving an award.

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Automatic Payment Plan


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