Sally Curtin Lowing Scholarship for Young Women

Organization & Scholarship Overview:
This scholarship will be offered to a female CPS high school graduate who displays a commitment to further education and resides in Chicago’s south side communities.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Open to graduating female high school students (class of 2022)
  • Must reside in Chicago’s south side communities
  • Must possess a minimum 3.0 weighted GPA
  • Must plan to pursue an undergraduate degree at a 2- or 4-year college/university
  • NO TEST SCORE REQUIREMENTS

Open to DREAMers: Yes
Renewable: Yes; the $1,000 scholarship award is dispersed annually to the recipient, contingent upon their maintaining a minimum 2.5 GPA
Questions? Please email CPS Scholarship Manager at CollegeScholarships@cps.edu

Award
$1,000
Deadline
05/30/2022
Supplemental Questions
  1. Applicants MUST reside within one of the following south side zip codes to be eligible for this scholarship: 60623; 60608; 60616; 60653; 60609; 60632; 60638; 60629; 60636; 60621; 60637; 60649; 60652; 60620; 60619; 60649; 60617; 60633; 60827; 60628; 60643; 60655
  2. Official Transcript Required
  3. Please upload a copy of your acceptance letter to an accredited college or university.
  4. Please upload a copy of your Student Aid Report (SAR) from the FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov) OR a copy of your Alternative Application for Illinois Financial Aid (intended for qualifying undocumented and transgender students)
  5. 1 of 2: Letter of recommendation from individuals with direct knowledge of the applicant's abilities, accomplishments, and potential. One must be from a teacher, or other school personnel. Recommendations must be signed, and on school/organizational letterhead.
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