Scholarship Information

Joliet Junior College Scholarships

Undocumented students are eligible to apply for JJC Scholarships available through the JJC Foundation. The scholarship application opens up in January with a deadline of May 1st every year. To apply, visit the Joliet/AwardSpring scholarships page.

Visit the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA) to learn about upcoming Scholarship Seeker Series Workshops offered to undocumented students. 

Scholarships created to support undocumented students at Joliet Jr. College:

  • Dr. L. Claude Aschinberg Annual Scholarship  
  • Latinos Unidos Scholarships supported by annual Dreaming for the Future Scholarship. Benefit held in May every year.
  • Carlos Serrato Multicultural Scholarship

To donate to these scholarships, please visit the JJC Giving page. Make sure in the comment section you write the name of the scholarship you would like to donate to. There are many ways you can contribute.


External Scholarships


Two other wonderful guides that can assist you:


Financing your Education

Undocumented and DACA students may be eligible to receive privately funded merit scholarships or grant aid. They are not eligible to receive state and federal financial aid.

  • Students should begin looking for scholarships as early as possible.
  • Contact individuals, groups, or colleges/universities about resources that may be available.


Scholarships Received from Donors Outside of Joliet Junior College

If you have received a scholarship check from an external donor outside of Joliet Junior College, please bring the scholarship check to:

Main Campus;  Room A-3027

Phone: 815.280.2721