:20 Second Timeout Foundation Driving 4 Books Book Stipend Scholarship

Organization & Scholarship Overview:
Annually, The :20 Second Timeout Foundation hosts its Driving 4 Books charity golf outing designed to raise money to provide a $1,000 book stipend/scholarship and a tablet to deserving Chicago Public School graduates. The book stipend/scholarship is renewable each year the student is in college and maintains a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. If selected as a recipient, it is up to the recipient to submit their end of year transcripts to :20 Timeout Foundation referencing the minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average in order to receive their upcoming school year’s book stipend/scholarship. Stipend/scholarship recipients will be recognized at the annual The :20 Second Timeout’s Driving 4 Books charity golf outing and will be awarded their stipend/scholarship and tablet. If you’re a Senior at a Chicago Public Schools high school, please apply below. Applications will be accepted from November 15 through March 14 of each calendar year. (DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO APRIL 15, 2019)

Website: :20 Second Timeout Foundation
Application: Access Here

Scholarship Requirements:

  • Must be a current high school senior (class of 2019) and attend Chicago Public Schools
  • Must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA throughout undergraduate school
  • Complete six (6) required essay questions (200 words or less per essay)

Open to DREAMers: Yes
Renewable: Yes, through all 4 years of college and potentially beyond for graduate school. A student must maintain a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
Contact Information: Email info@20secondtimeout.org or visit Contact Us


$1,000 Book stipend/scholarship and a tablet