FACC-Chicago Foundation Scholarship

Organization & Scholarship Overview:
The FACC Chicago Foundation scholarship program was created to support local high school graduates with an interest in French language and culture seeking to obtain the education, skills and experience necessary to prepare for the global jobs of the future. Scholarship recipients will be invited to participate in FACC events and to access the FACC’s professional network, including the possibility of internships or mentoring with one of our member organizations.

Website: FACC Chicago Foundation
Application: Download Here
Application Guidelines: View Here

Eligibility Requirement:

  • Chicago high school students accepted into a credit-bearing technical, pre-professional or traditional four-year degree program
  • Posses a minimum 3.5 unweighted GPA
  • Previous or anticipated coursework in French is preferred (minimum of three years of French language)
  • Must have a demonstrated financial need
  • Must have interest in cross-cultural learning

Your application packet should include…

  1. A completed Scholarship Application Form
  2. A copy of the official admission letter from your higher education institution
  3. A letter of recommendation from your school counselor or a teacher
  4. Your short personal essay (one page)
  5. Proof of financial need (Completed FAFSA form, or Free and Reduced School Meals form)

You may submit your packet by mail or by email to:

Open to DREAMers: Yes
Renewable: Yes, for the duration of higher education program, assuming academic good standing
Questions? Please email Foundation@facc-chicago.com, or tel: 312-578-0444

$10,000 ($2,500 per year)