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Chicago Public Schools Siemens HBCU Scholarship Program
Siemens Industry Inc., and Chicago Public Schools have partnered for the past 10 years to host a two-event: a morning college fair featuring 30-35...
Siemens Industry Inc., and Chicago Public Schools have partnered for the...
  • Questions: 4
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Partial Tuition up to Full Ride (varies by HBCU)
4 Ended Partial Tuition up to Full Ride (varies by HBCU) None
WTS Transportation YOU High School Scholarship
WTS fosters the development of women and girls in the transportation field by encouraging bright new professionals and students to undertake...
WTS fosters the development of women and girls in the transportation...
  • Questions: 7
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
7 Ended $1,000 None
Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Foundation (TAI)
Tuskegee Airmen, Incorporated, is a unique organization dedicated to the preservation of the history of African American Veterans whose service...
Tuskegee Airmen, Incorporated, is a unique organization dedicated to the...
  • Questions: 8
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
8 Ended $1,500 None
Diamond Dove Achievement Award - Zeta Tau Zeta White Rose Foundation
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, Zeta Tau Zeta Chapter in partnership with Zeta Tau Zeta White Rose Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce...
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, Zeta Tau Zeta Chapter in...
  • Questions: 7
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
7 Ended $500 None
Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable Commemoration Essay Competition
The DuSable essay is only open to CPS students in 3rd, 4th and 5th grades. A school may submit up to three (3) entries. Three (3) citywide winners...
The DuSable essay is only open to CPS students in 3rd, 4th and 5th...
  • Questions: 6
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Tablets and savings bonds
6 Ended Tablets and savings bonds None
Urban Ventures Scholarship
The Urban Ventures Scholarship is presented in Gary on odd-numbered years and in Chicago on even-numbered years (seniors in fall of 2014,...
The Urban Ventures Scholarship is presented in Gary on odd-numbered...
  • Questions: 10
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000 (renewable for 4 years), $4,000 total
10 Ended $1,000 (renewable for 4 years), $4,000 total None
Zeta Phi Beta, Zeta Zeta Chapter - Karen Lynne Harris Memorial Scholarship
Zeta Zeta Chapter, originally chartered in 1926, was re-chartered on October 3, 1987 as the result of thirty-three graduate and professional women...
Zeta Zeta Chapter, originally chartered in 1926, was re-chartered on...
  • Questions: 9
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $250 - $2,000
9 Ended $250 - $2,000 None
Money Smart Kid Essay Contest (Elementary)
In support of Chicago’s Money Smart Week® the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and its partner organizations are once again sponsoring the Money...
In support of Chicago’s Money Smart Week® the Federal Reserve Bank of...
  • Questions: 2
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000 or $3,000
2 Ended $1,000 or $3,000 None
JEH Foundation Educational Scholarship
The JEH Foundation encourages all young people to continue their education. We want to help eligible high school and college students who have been...
The JEH Foundation encourages all young people to continue their...
  • Questions: 8
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
8 Ended Varies None
Doty E. Nash Educational Assistance Scholarship
The brothers of King David Lodge #100, a subordinate lodge of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge, Free and Accepted Masons, State of...
The brothers of King David Lodge #100, a subordinate lodge of the Most...
  • Questions: 6
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
6 Ended $500 None
Illinois Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Culinary & Hospitality Management Scholarship (IRAEF)
Since its inception, the Illinois Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (IRAEF) has awarded almost $2.5 million to deserving students...
Since its inception, the Illinois Restaurant Association Educational...
  • Questions: 11
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000 - $5,000
11 Ended $1,000 - $5,000 None
Future Scholars Scholarship - Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., Iota Phi Sigma Alumni Chapter
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated, Iota Phi Sigma Alumni Chapter is pleased to announce the “Future Scholars” Scholarship. The Future...
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated, Iota Phi Sigma Alumni Chapter...
  • Questions: 11
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
11 Ended $1,000 None
Just the Beginning - A Pipeline Organization: Middle School Law Camp
The Just the Beginning Foundation Middle School Law Camp (MSLC) is a free five-day legal immersion program located at Loyola University Chicago...
The Just the Beginning Foundation Middle School Law Camp (MSLC) is a...
  • Questions: 4
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
4 Ended $0.00 None
Just the Beginning - A Pipeline Organization: Summer Legal Institute
The Summer Legal Institute (SLI) is a ten-day legal immersion hosted by The John Marshall Law School (315 S. Plymouth Court) in Chicago. The SLI...
The Summer Legal Institute (SLI) is a ten-day legal immersion hosted by...
  • Questions: 5
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
5 Ended $0.00 None
The Natalie Rose Puryear Young Community Leader Scholarship Program
The Natalie Rose Puryear Community Leader (NPCL) scholarships are awarded to students in recognition of both academic excellence and community...
The Natalie Rose Puryear Community Leader (NPCL) scholarships are...
  • Questions: 5
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
5 Ended $1,500 None
Chicago State University Merit Scholarships
Chicago State University (CSU) recognizes the importance of a quality education and is dedicated to helping students find a way to achieve their...
Chicago State University (CSU) recognizes the importance of a quality...
  • Questions: 2
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000 - $12,000
2 Ended $2,000 - $12,000 None
Dolores Saxton Walker Scholarship
The scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors aspiring to be an entrepreneur or seeking a business major at a recognized college or...
The scholarship will be awarded to high school seniors aspiring to be an...
  • Questions: 8
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000
8 Ended $3,000 None
Economic Awareness Council Scholarship
The Economic Awareness Council is a 501©3 non-profit organization whose mission is to prepare students and families for the economic and financial...
The Economic Awareness Council is a 501©3 non-profit organization whose...
  • Questions: 3
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
3 Ended Varies None
Jackson State University - Valedictorian/Salutatorian Academic Scholarship
Incoming Freshman who attained the honor of Valedictorian or Salutatorian of graduating class. The scholarship covers Full Tuition, Room and Board...
Incoming Freshman who attained the honor of Valedictorian or...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Full Tuition, Room and Board
0 Ended Full Tuition, Room and Board None
Jackson State University: Presidential Academic Scholarship
Incoming Freshman, College Preparatory Curriculum GPA of 2.5; ACT score of 27 or above of the SAT equivalent. The scholarship covers Full Tuition,...
Incoming Freshman, College Preparatory Curriculum GPA of 2.5; ACT score...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Full Tuition, Room and Board, Fees and Books
0 Ended Full Tuition, Room and Board, Fees and Books None
Chicago Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen National Scholarship
Tuskegee Airmen, Incorporated™ is a unique organization dedicated to the preservation of the history of African American Veterans whose service...
Tuskegee Airmen, Incorporated™ is a unique organization dedicated to the...
  • Questions: 11
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,500
11 Ended $1,500 None
School of the Art Institute of Chicago Walter and Shirley Massey Chicago Scholarship
Designed to attract and retain the best and brightest Chicago area students and artists, the Walter and Shirley Massey Chicago Scholarship at the...
Designed to attract and retain the best and brightest Chicago area...
  • Questions: 0
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Scholarship covers cost of tuition
0 Ended Scholarship covers cost of tuition None
DDLR Scholarship Fund
The DDLR Scholarship was created in the memory of Dennis De La Rosa and is committed to assisting undocumented youth from the Chicagoland area in...
The DDLR Scholarship was created in the memory of Dennis De La Rosa and...
  • Questions: 7
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $3,000
7 Ended $3,000 None
Northeastern Illinois University Presidential Scholarship
The Presidential Scholarship Program attracts graduating high school seniors who demonstrate strong academic promise from the Chicago metropolitan...
The Presidential Scholarship Program attracts graduating high school...
  • Questions: 4
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: over $40,000 for four years
4 Ended over $40,000 for four years None
Zeta Phi Beta-Nu Sigma Chapter, Epiphany Scholarship
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated Nu Sigma Chapter ● Northwestern University ● 1999 Campus Drive, Suite 1, Evanston, IL, 60201 ●...
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated Nu Sigma Chapter ● Northwestern...
  • Questions: 4
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $300
4 Ended $300 None
City Treasurer's Black History Month Essay Competition
Each year the City Treasurer’s Office sponsors a Black History Month Essay Competition. The winner of this competition will receive a $2,500...
Each year the City Treasurer’s Office sponsors a Black History Month...
  • Questions: 9
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,500
9 Ended $2,500 None
Chicago (DODO) Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. Education Assistance Program
The Chicago Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. has established the Educational Assistance Program (EAP) to grant financial awards of $1,000 or $1,500...
The Chicago Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. has established the...
  • Questions: 11
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000-$1,500
11 Ended $1,000-$1,500 None
Education 4 Excellence Scholarship
Education for Excellence Scholarship Foundation, Inc. The Foundation will provide at least two (2) monetary awards to selective Chicago Public...
Education for Excellence Scholarship Foundation, Inc. The Foundation...
  • Questions: 5
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
5 Ended $1,000 None
Lee J. Brockway Scholarship
Overview: The Midwest/Great Lakes (MW/GL) Lee J Brockway Scholarship is a regional competitive, merit based award program designed to provide...
Overview: The Midwest/Great Lakes (MW/GL) Lee J Brockway Scholarship is...
  • Questions: 5
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
5 Ended $1,000 None
CME Group Mayoral Award for Student Achievement (CME MASA)
Chicago Public Schools counselors, college and career coaches, and teachers will have the opportunity to nominate up to five (5) high school...
Chicago Public Schools counselors, college and career coaches, and...
  • Questions: 11
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
11 Ended $1,000 None
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. - Chicago Alumnae Chapter Scholarship
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a public service sorority founded in 1913. Each year, the Chicago Alumnae Chapter awards academic scholarships...
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a public service sorority founded in...
  • Questions: 10
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Varies
10 Ended Varies None
Phi Beta Kappa Association of the Chicago Area (PBKACA)
The Phi Beta Kappa Association of the Chicago Area (PBKACA) will offer a one-year $5,000 scholarship ($2,500 per semester) to an outstanding...
The Phi Beta Kappa Association of the Chicago Area (PBKACA) will offer a...
  • Questions: 9
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $5,000
9 Ended $5,000 None
Gread "Lefty" McKinnis Memorial Scholarship
Gread “Lefty” McKinnis was a pitcher in the famous Negro Baseball League. The Gread “Lefty” McKinnis Memorial Foundation Scholarship was created to...
Gread “Lefty” McKinnis was a pitcher in the famous Negro Baseball...
  • Questions: 12
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
12 Ended $1,000 None
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. Delta Sigma Chicago Alumnae Chapter Scholarship
Welcome to the 2016 Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Delta Sigma Chicago Alumnae Chapter . Eligible students are high school seniors who have a...
Welcome to the 2016 Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Delta Sigma Chicago...
  • Questions: 1
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
1 Ended $1,000 None
Urban Ekonomics - Legacy Scholarship Chicago
Urban Ekonomics Project – Legacy Scholarship Chicago: This award is provided by a community who knows the promise of education is true. That...
Urban Ekonomics Project – Legacy Scholarship Chicago: This award is...
  • Questions: 3
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: up to $2,000
3 Ended up to $2,000 None
Alpha Gamma Pi Sorority Scholarship
Alpha Gamma Pi Sorority, Inc. was founded by Alberta Myers, Youth Editor of the Chicago Daily Defender, in June of 1963. The mission of the...
Alpha Gamma Pi Sorority, Inc. was founded by Alberta Myers, Youth Editor...
  • Questions: 11
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000 - $2,500
11 Ended $1,000 - $2,500 None
Chicago Summer Business Institute (CSBI)
Chicago Summer Business Institute (CSBI) is a 501©(3) not-for-profit charitable organization (Illinois Corporation) which provides paid summer...
Chicago Summer Business Institute (CSBI) is a 501©(3) not-for-profit...
  • Questions: 6
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: Paid summer internship
6 Ended Paid summer internship None
IPLAC Educational Foundation Scholarship
The IPLAC Educational foundation has been organized by the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago for the purpose of funding and awarding...
The IPLAC Educational foundation has been organized by the Intellectual...
  • Questions: 14
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $2,000 - $5,000
14 Ended $2,000 - $5,000 None
School of the Art Institute of Chicago College Arts Access Program
The College Arts Access Program (CAAP) is a new college bridge program for Chicago Public Schools students committed to studying art and design. ...
The College Arts Access Program (CAAP) is a new college bridge program...
  • Questions: 1
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
1 Ended $0.00 None
Buffalo Troopers Motorcycle Club Chicago Chapter Scholarship Program
The Chicago Buffalo Troopers Scholarships are one-time awards up to the amount of $1,000 for use toward college, university or trade school for...
The Chicago Buffalo Troopers Scholarships are one-time awards up to the ...
  • Questions: 1
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
1 Ended $0.00 None
NAAIA Chicago Scholarship
NAAIA Chicago was founded on the principal need to positively exploit the talent pool of and business opportunities for African Americans. Working...
NAAIA Chicago was founded on the principal need to positively exploit...
  • Questions: 6
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
6 Ended $1,000 None
Edward G. Irvin Scholarship Foundation Kappa Alpha
The Edward G. Irvin scholarship is provided through the Kappa Alpha Psi foundation. It is awarded to graduating male high school seniors and...
The Edward G. Irvin scholarship is provided through the Kappa Alpha Psi...
  • Questions: 12
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,250 per year renewable
12 Ended $1,250 per year renewable None
Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Windy City Scholars
The Jack and Jill of America Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. The Foundation’s purpose is to provide financial...
The Jack and Jill of America Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Jack...
  • Questions: 5
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500/year for a total of $2,000
5 Ended $500/year for a total of $2,000 None
Chicago Engineers Foundation (CEF) Student Incentive Award
The Chicago Engineers’ Foundation encourages our city’s young people to pursue careers in engineering by recognizing their talents and providing...
The Chicago Engineers’ Foundation encourages our city’s young people to...
  • Questions: 1
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
1 Ended $1,000 None
Aramark Scholarship for Chicago Public Schools Hospitality & Culinary Arts Students
ARAMARK has developed a scholarship program designed to provide financial assistance for graduating seniors interested in continuing their...
ARAMARK has developed a scholarship program designed to provide...
  • Questions: 9
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $4,000
9 Ended $4,000 None
National Hook-Up of Black Women Scholarship, Chicago Chapter
The National Hook Up of Black Women, Inc. (NHBW), was founded in 1974 by a small group of spirited women, led by Dr. Arnita Y. Boswell, a CPS...
The National Hook Up of Black Women, Inc. (NHBW), was founded in 1974 by...
  • Questions: 9
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000
9 Ended $1,000 None
CPS Dream Fund Scholarship
In 2011, CPS Scholarship Manager Marcia Boyd envisioned a talent and need-based, last-dollar scholarship for academically talented undocumented...
In 2011, CPS Scholarship Manager Marcia Boyd envisioned a talent and...
  • Questions: 13
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $1,000 - $2,500
13 Ended $1,000 - $2,500 None
Lena's Artistic Beauty College Community Service Award
Lena’s Artistic Beauty College was originally started by Lena Bryant in 1960 in the city of Chicago to give those aspiring to become cosmetologists...
Lena’s Artistic Beauty College was originally started by Lena Bryant in...
  • Questions: 8
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $0.00
8 Ended $0.00 None
Howard University Alumni Club of Chicago Hillhouse Scholarship
The scholarship, funded through the Howard University Alumni Club of Chicago members, recognizes high school seniors who plan to attend Howard...
The scholarship, funded through the Howard University Alumni Club of...
  • Questions: 5
  • Deadline: Ended
  • Award: $500
5 Ended $500 None