To celebrate 100 years of education in Chicago, City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) announces the launch of its Centennial Scholarship program, totaling $50,000 in tuition and fee assistance for new and existing CCC students planning to earn an associate degree or professional certificate.

To be eligible for a Centennial Scholarship, applicants must be carrying (or plan to carry) at least 12 credit hours per semester at City Colleges.

For a full list of eligibility and application requirements, and to download the application, go to

Two brief essays and one letter of recommendation are required for the application. Completed applications are due by November 18th.

All scholarship recipients will be honored at a CCC Centennial event this winter.

EDITORS NOTE: The City Colleges of Chicago Center for Distance Learning (CDL) offers over 125 online courses in a wide range of disciplines and enrolls nearly 16,000 students each year. GO: