Chicago Football Classic Scholarship Fund

Organization & Scholarship Overview:
Since its conception in 1997, the Chicago Football Classic Scholarship Fund, Inc has awarded over 1 Million Dollars in Scholarships. We are offering twenty (20) scholarships in the amount of $5,000 each, totaling $100k to qualifying scholars. Scholarship dollars will only be directed to the HBCU ($2,500 per semester enrolled) on behalf of scholarship recipient to cover Tuition/Books/Fees/Board/Housing/etc. Students must submit transcripts and proof of registration for each semester and maintain a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale).

Website & Application: Chicago Football Classic Scholarship Fund

Eligibility Requirements:

  • 2021 high school graduating senior
  • Black/African American
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Plan to attend a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) in fall 2021

Required Documents:

  1. FAFSA Financial Award Letter
  2. Two (2) Letters of Recommendation
  3. HBCU Acceptance Letter
  4. Graduation Photo

Important Dates:

  • May 24, 2021 – Scholarship Application Open
  • June 25, 2021 – Scholarship Close, Final Day To Apply
  • July 14, 2021 – Scholarship Awardees will be notified
  • July 30, 2021 – Scholarship Reception at Soldier Field

Renewable: Winners will receive $2,500 per semester enrolled.
Questions? Please call 773.874-8000 ext 402

Award
$5,000
Deadline
06/25/2021