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 http://www.ccc.edu/100YearScholarships/

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: http://cdl.ccc.edu/