IPLAC Educational Foundation Scholarship

Organization & Scholarship Overview:
The IPLAC Educational Foundation has been organized by the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago for the purpose of funding and awarding a one-time scholarship for seniors at a Chicago public high school, planning to major in science, engineering, or pre-law in college. Scholarship applicants must submit high school transcripts, ACT and/or SAT scores, and a legibly completed application. Selected scholarship recipients are required to attend in person the IPLAC organization’s annual dinner in May to receive scholarship check.

Website: IPLAC Educational Foundation
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Eligibility Requirements:

  • Have a minimum 2.9 weighted or unweighted GPA
  • Applicants must be Chicago public high school seniors.
    Students attending CPS charter schools are eligible and should apply via charter application.
    (Students attending schools outside the City of Chicago Public School System are not eligible)
  • Applicants must plan to major in science, engineering or pre-law
  • The application MUST include high school transcript *and ACT and/or SAT scores OPTIONAL
  • Chosen students must attend the IPLAC virtual meeting in May 2021 in order to receive the award.

Supporting Documents:

  • Personal Essay (200-word minimum) – we encourage you to use an essay that you prepared as part of your college application process.
  • Community Service Hours – while not required, demonstrated community service activities should be included on your application because that information will be helpful during the selection process.
  • At least one (1) letter of recommendation – letter(s) of recommendation from counselors and teachers and coaches and employers are valuable and help our selection committee in the selection process. We strongly encourage you to consider including more than one letter of recommendation.

Renewable: No
Open to DREAMers: Yes
Questions? Please email CPS Scholarship Manager at CollegeScholarships@cps.edu

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please provide a recommendation from your school principal, counselor or college and career coach.
  2. Please provide a recommendation from your school principal, counselor, college and career coach or math or science teacher
    • Name and Email Address
  3. Place of birth
  4. Class rank
  5. Number of students in class
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