Dolores Saxton Walker Scholarship

Organization & Scholarship Overview:
The late Dolores Saxton Walker was a successful entrepreneur who worked diligently on behalf of the mission of ChicagoMSDC. She understood the importance of developing future entrepreneurs by supporting students with the potential to join the entrepreneurial ranks. MBEIC established the Dolores Saxton-Walker Scholarship Fund in honor of her commitment to developing future minority business and government leaders. This Scholarship will be awarded to (6) high schools seniors to be an entrepreneur or seeking a business major at a recognized college or university and have a grade point average of 3.5 or better. Finalists will be contacted and invited to attend a mandatory interview and special luncheon. This scholarship is sponsored by the Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council.

Website: Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council
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Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a minority student
  • Have a minimum 3.5 unweighted cumulative GPA
  • Possess a minimum ACT score of 22 OR SAT score of 1100 – 1120
  • The applicant must be pursuing a career in business or business-related career
  • Must participate in an interview if selected as a finalist.

Required Documentation:

  1. High School Transcript
  2. Your current resume
  3. Proof of plans to enroll at a regionally accredited college or university in the fall of 2021

Renewable: No
Open to DREAMers: No

Supplemental Questions
  1. Official Transcript Required
  2. Please provide your college letter of acceptance or proof of applying to college (e-mail confirmation from college with your name/e-mail address or a letter of application confirmation)
  3. Do you plan to pursue a business or business related career or major in college? ( i.e., business, finance, accounting, etc.)
  4. What is your intended college major?
  5. If applicant has completed the FAFSA, what is your EFC?
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