Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Windy City Scholars
Organization & Scholarship Description:
Jack and Jill of America, Inc. – Windy City Chapter 2020 Official Scholarship Application General Information Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Windy City Chapter is pleased to announce Windy City Scholarship 2020, 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 2020 at a qualifying college or university. All scholarship awards will be paid directly to the recipient’s school.
Website: Jack and Jill of America Windy City Scholars
CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS MUST APPLY VIA ACADEMIC WORKS ONLY
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- 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 (1 counselor and 1 personal reference)
- Complete the essay (300 words maximum)
- Submit a headshot
Open to DREAMers: No
Renewable: Yes, annually to students in good academic standing. If student is not in good academic standing, scholarship will not be renewed. Scholarship is $500 per year and is awarded over a 4-year period.