IPLAC Educational Foundation Scholarship

Organization & Scholarship Overview:
The IPLAC Educational Foundation was organized by the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC) for the purpose of funding and awarding scholarships to senior students who attend Chicago Public Schools high schools and will major in a science, engineering, or pre-law program in college. Three (3) or more one-time college scholarships are being considered by the IPLAC Educational Foundation. The scholarships for 2022 may be as much as $5,000 each and will be awarded directly to the selected students at the IPLAC Annual Dinner in May.

Website: IPLAC Educational Foundation
CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS MUST APPLY VIA ACADEMIC WORKS ONLY
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Eligibility Requirements:

  • Have a minimum 2.7 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 hard science, engineering or pre-law.
    If you have questions about whether your intended major falls into these categories, then please contact asimmons@fitcheven.com to ask.
  • The application MUST include high school transcript *and ACT and/or SAT scores OPTIONAL
  • Chosen students must attend the IPLAC virtual meeting in May 2022 in order to receive the award.

Supporting Documents:

  • Personal Essay (250-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

Award
$3,000 - $5,000
Deadline
03/11/2022
Supplemental Questions
  1. Official Transcript Required for this application
  2. Please provide a recommendation from your school principal, counselor or college and career coach.
  3. Please provide a recommendation from your school principal, counselor, college and career coach or math or science teacher
    • Name and Email Address
  4. Please upload a copy of your ACT/SAT score report
  5. Place of birth
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