CMA (Chicago Military Academy) C/O 2004 Alumni Scholarship

Scholarship & Organization Description:
This Alumni Scholarship was founded by four 2004 Chicago Military Academy graduates (Alexander Eadie, Aaron Gougis, Alonzo McNeal, and Gabriel Stubenfield) in January of 2017. The organization provides financial support to college-bound graduates from Chicago Military Academy – Bronzeville based on their academic performance, extracurricular activities and community service. Two (one time) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded in the spring of 2020.

Recipient Selection:
The annual recipients of the CMA (Chicago Military Academy-Bronzeville) C/O 2004 Alumni Scholarship will be selected by a voluntary committee of stakeholders which include teachers, administrators and members of the CMA C/O 2004 Alumni Scholarship committee.

The recipient must meet the following requirements:

  1. Must be a graduating senior of Chicago Military Academy – Bronzeville
  2. Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0, (unweighted on a 4.0 point scale)
  3. Must have a minimum ACT composite score of 17 OR minimum SAT composite score of 910
  4. Must provide a high school transcript
  5. Must provide information on extracurricular activities, community service (minimum 10 hours), and leadership positions
  6. Must provide a personal statement (topic and medium is at the discretion of the applicant)

IMPORTANT NOTE: Students are allowed to submit anything you want to be considered by the scholarship provider. Do not limit yourself or your ideas, however only ONE SUBMISSION per student. Whatever you submit will be accepted and evaluated. For large or multimedia documents please submit via google drive to

Possible submission ideas include but are not limited to:
i. Poem
ii. Drawing
iii. Essay
iv. Song
v. Dance
vi. Computer Program
vii. Play
viii. Multimedia performance (Youtube video)

Renewable: No
Open to Dreamers: Yes

For QUESTIONS regarding this scholarship contact: The Scholarship Provider via email at
For SUPPORT or inquiries regarding the application in Academic Works contact: Michele Howard, CPS Scholarship Manager via email at

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please confirm you attend Chicago Military Academy - Bronzeville HS
  2. Provide a personal statement with a topic of your choice. You can submit the following type of statement/form of expression: Poem. Drawing, Essay, Song, Dance, Computer Program, Play or Multimedia performance (Youtube video.) If you choose to submit a Youtube video please ensure you google share via
  3. Please upload a copy of your Student Aid Report (SAR) from the FAFSA ( OR a copy of your Alternative Application for Illinois Financial Aid (intended for qualifying undocumented and transgender students)
  4. You are required to list your work history (if applicable) as well as involvement in extra-curricular activities; community service, and awards and honors received.
  5. I will be providing a Youtube video via google share to