Community Information

Need Help finding resources? Call 211 or text your zip code to 898211 for information.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters

Celebrate Spring with books

Where: 130 South Jefferson St. Suite #200 Chicago, IL 60661

When: March 23th,  11 am-3pm

Job Fair 2024

Where: Eleanor Murkey Center, College of Lake County Lakeshore Campus. 34 N Sheridan Rd. Waukegan, IL 60085

When: Wednesday April 24th, 10 am- 2pm

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science of Education Undergraduate Scholarship 

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The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Undergraduate Scholarship

is hosting a hands-on challenge for undergraduate students! The challenge is for students to research healthy habits for good mental health; commit to one healthy habit for 21 days; and develop either an infographic or podcast detailing the research and experience. The infographic or podcast should discuss your healthy habit and why other students should (or should not) use your method to better their own mental health. Your infographic or podcast could win you a $5,000 scholarship! The deadline for submitting your entry to this competition is Wednesday, March 31, 2021, and winners will be announced late-April.


  • 1st place: $5,000 scholarship
  • 2nd place: $3,000 scholarship
  • 3rd place: $1,000 scholarship

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Illinois Dream Fund Scholarship  

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Illinois Dream Fund Scholarship 

The 2021 scholarship application for the Illinois Dream Fund has been extended to April 30, 2021. The Illinois Dream Fund is limited to *undocumented students.

*This scholarship is not open to international students, asylum seekers or refugees. More details below and at their website:

The Mexican Consulate Scholarship through College of Lake County

This scholarship has been created in partnership with the Mexican Consulate and the CLC Foundation.

Awards can be up to $2000 for the fall 2022 semester, and can be applied towards tuition, fees, and books.

In order to be eligible, a student must be of Mexican origin, either Mexican, Mexican America, or have parents of Mexican origin.

To apply, complete the general application and then the single-question Mexican Consulate Scholarship application.

Award up to $2000
Deadline 10/01/2022


Golden Door Scholarship