AKA Imani Pearls Community Development Foundation - Waller Continuing Education Scholarship

Organization & Scholarship Description:
The Imani Pearls Community Development Foundation (IPCDF) is offering educational scholarship opportunities to assist a graduating high school senior or adult student with achieving his or her goals. The Waller Continuing Education Scholarship is provided to a person interested in continuing his or her academic advancement, pursuing a trade, or continuing his or her personal or professional development. Examples of the type of student this scholarship aims to assist include, but are not limited to: a graduating high school senior who either recently re-engaged in school, was previously involved in the juvenile justice system or is a parent; a graduating high school senior with diverse learning needs who will continue their educational or personal training opportunities; a current or former caregiver in need of a refresher course to remain in or return to the workforce; someone who needs funds to learn a certain skill set to fulfill a lifelong dream; or someone whose employer does not offer financial assistance with professional development.

Website: AKA Imani Pearls Community Development Foundation
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Please Note: The deadline has been EXTENDED to Monday, June 1, 2020.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a graduating high school senior
  • A completed scholarship application
  • Submission of a typed essay (500 words/1 page)
  • The most recent official transcript in a sealed envelope OR emailed directly to scholarships@ipcdf.org from the school with an official seal
  • An acceptance letter or other proof of enrollment on official letterhead from the institution/program you will attend during the 2020-2021 academic year

Essay Topic: What about you and your future endeavors makes you the best candidate for this scholarship?

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: All application packets must be received by Monday, June 1, 2020.
By Mail Submit Applications to:

  • Imani Pearls Community Development Foundation
    ATTN: Waller Continuing Education Scholarship Committee
    3473 S. King Drive, Suite 307
    Chicago, IL 60616

Renewable: No
Open to DREAMers: Yes
For questions or concerns regarding this scholarship and application: email the Scholarship Provider at Scholarships@ipcdf.org