Xi Lambda Educational Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship Overview:
To select and provide scholarships to African American male students graduating from a Chicago Area High School based on academic ability, leadership responsibilities and accepted to a 4-year college, university or college of technology

Website & Application: XLEF 2021 College Scholarship
Please note: The application deadline has been EXTENDED to Friday, April 16, 2021.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be an African American male student
  • Scholarship application (complete student’s portion)
  • Must be attending a Chicago Area High School and have earned an unweighted 3.0 GPA or better on a 4.0 scale
  • Pursuing or already has admittance from a 4-year college, university or college of technology

Required Documentation:

  1. Counselor verification form*
    *PLEASE HAVE YOUR HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT FORWARDED BY YOUR SCHOOL COUNSELOR IN THE EMAIL SENT TO THEM BY PROVIDING THEIR INFORMATION IN YOUR APPLICATION
    *PLEASE HAVE YOUR LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION FORWARDED BY THE IDENTIFIED RECOMMENDERS IN YOUR APPLICATION
    *ALL APPLICATIONS AND DOCUMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN APRIL 2, 2021

Application Procedures:*

  • All applications and supporting documents must be submitted electronically to Lennex Cowan: Lennexc@live.com by April 2, 2021
  • Only applications with Counselors verification emails will be accepted. The Scholarship Committee will select winners and recommend them to the Board of Directors
  • Applicants will be notified by the scholarship committee. Scholarship recipients will be notified by April 30, 2021

Open to DREAMers: Yes
Renewable: Yes, for 3 years after freshman year. Student must maintain a 3.0 College Cumulative GPA. Renewable amounts will be lower than the initial scholarship award.
Questions? Please email Lennex Cowan at Lennexc@live.com for application inquiries

Award
$1,000
Deadline
04/16/2021