City of Chicago Scholarship

Scholarship Overview:
The City of Chicago Scholarship is directed to students who are dependents of current OR retired employees (parent, legal guardian, or foster parent) of the City of Chicago and their sister agencies.

UNCF Website: City of Chicago Scholarship
Application: Create an Account & Apply

Criteria & Eligibility Requirements:

  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Attend a four-year college or university as a Freshman, Sophomore, Junior or Senior during the 2018-2019 academic year (current college students)
  • Demonstrate financial need (FAFSA)
  • Complete the parent/guardian application which can be found on the bottom right-hand side of the UNCF application home page in addition to the Student Application and the Reference Form

If you have any questions: please email Pia Holland at