Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Windy City Scholars
Organization & Scholarship Description:
Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Windy City Chapter is pleased to announce Windy City Scholarship 2018, offering scholarship opportunities for African American seniors attending a high school in the City of Chicago. The scholarship will be awarded to two qualified students; each $2,000 scholarship will be paid over four years in equal installments of $500. Scholarships are intended for undergraduate college attendance, beginning Fall 2018 at a qualifying college or university. All scholarship awards will be paid directly to the recipient’s school. Children of members of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. are ineligible to apply for this scholarship. An applicant must not have a felony conviction for any crime. Finalists will be notified of their selection as a scholarship recipient in May 2018.
Website: Jack and Jill of America Windy City Scholars
CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS MUST APPLY VIA ACADEMIC WORKS ONLY
Charter School Applicant Information ONLY: Click Here to Review IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS and Gain Access to Complete the Charter School Application
- Must be an African-American high school senior
- Must reside and attend a school in Chicago
- Cumulative (unweighted) GPA between 2.5 and 3.49 on a 4.0 scale OR Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale
- Must attend an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the U.S. and remain in good standing during all years for which the scholarship is awarded
- Must have 10 – 20 hours of community service (reflected on your transcript)
- Two (2) Letters of Recommendation (Counselor and Personal recommender)
- Complete the essay (300 words maximum)
Open to DREAMers: Yes
Renewable: Yes, up to 4 years in equal installments of $500.