Waukegan Area Colleges and Scholarships

Schools in and around Waukegan

State Career College
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit

Waukegan Area Scholarships

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Schuler Scholar Program

Schuler Scholar Program

$1,000 Varies See Details

Schuler Scholar Program

Schuler Scholar Program




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Waukegan /wɔːˈkiːɡən/ is the largest city in and the county seat of Lake County, Illinois, United States. It is a suburb of Chicago, located approximately 35 miles (56 km) north of The Loop and 8 miles (13 km) south of the Illinois-Wisconsin state border. As of the 2013 census estimate, Waukegan had a population of 88,826, which makes it the ninth-largest city in Illinois by population. Waukegan is a blue collar town that formerly served as an important industrial hub within the Chicago metropolitan area.

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