Local Scholarships

Bloomingdale Area Women in Business Scholarship
Application due TBA
The focus of this award is to acknowledge and support the efforts of an adult woman (20 years or older) returning to the workforce and/or advancing her career through additional training and education. The award can be applied toward additional training, continuing education, or an advanced degree. Must have a connection to the Bloomingdale area either through residency or employment. For full scholarship eligibility and to apply, visit the Bloomingdale Area Women in Business webpage.


Bloomingdale Artists Association (BAA) Scholarship
Application due March 16, 2023
The Bloomingdale Artists Association is offering one $1,000 scholarship to a qualified applicant pursuing post-secondary education in visual fine arts. The scholarship is co-funded by the BAA and Masterpiece Framing of Bloomingdale. The applicant must be a senior in high school or 18 years or older. For more information, contact Roberta Cencig 847-848-3482 (robertacencig@yahoo.com) or Joanne Barsanti 630-217-4909 (jobarsanti@gmail.com).


Bloomingdale Chamber of Commerce Scholarship
Application due March 8, 2023
The Bloomingdale Chamber of Commerce, along with contributions from several area businesses, will award scholarships ranging to graduating high school, current college (freshman through junior years), or current technical school students. Students enrolling in a trade school or certification program such as cosmetology, car mechanics, HVAC, are eligible for a Trade School Scholarship. For full scholarship eligibility and to apply, visit the Bloomingdale Chamber of Commerce website.


Bloomingdale School District 13 Parent Teacher Organization Scholarship
Application due March 8, 2023
The Bloomingdale School District 13 Parent Teacher Organization are offering $750 scholarships for former District 13 students (Westfield, Erickson, and DuJardin schools). For scholarship eligibility and instructions, see the application.


Glenbard North High School Scholarships
Glenbard North students have a variety of scholarships available. Contact the Glenbard North Guidance Office to learn more about these scholarships.


Joe Draghi Septemberfest Scholarship
Application due April 3, 2023
The Joe Draghi Septemberfest Scholarship is once again being offered by the Septemberfest Commission. The award is funded through private, community, and corporate contributions. Applicants must be a resident of Bloomingdale between the ages of 17-20 planning to attend or currently enrolled in an accredited college or university. Other requirements are noted on the application. The application packet is available on the Village of Bloomingdale’s website. Winners will be announced at the annual Septemberfest event on September 9, 2022.


Lake Park Educational Foundation Scholarships
Application due March 8, 2023
The Lake Park Educational Foundation is pleased to announce multiple scholarships for Lake Park High School seniors. Students must complete a common scholarship application, essay(s), and appropriate supporting materials for each scholarship. Contact Lake Park's College & Career Center to learn more about the LPEF scholarships and additional scholarships.


Zaccardi Trade School Septemberfest Scholarship
Application due April 3, 2023
The Zaccardi Trade School Scholarship is once again being offered by the Septemberfest Commission. The award is funded through private, community, and corporate contributions. Applicants must be a resident of Bloomingdale between the ages of 17-20 planning to attend or currently enrolled in an accredited vocational / technical or trade school (e.g. Technology of DuPage, cosmetology, car mechanics, HVAC or other certification in a trade). Other requirements are noted on the application. The application packet is available on the Village of Bloomingdale’s website. Winners will be announced at the annual Septemberfest event on September 9, 2022.


Bloomingdale-Roselle Rotary Scholarship
The $2,000 “Service Above Self” scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating high school senior. Specific areas considered when reviewing applicants are in-school service and community service history, and evidence of a lifelong commitment to service. Scholarship applicants must live in Bloomingdale or Roselle and must graduate from high school during the academic year of application. They may not be a family member of The Rotary Club of Bloomingdale-Roselle. Click on the link below for the application with instructions.