This scholarship is a merit-based, need-based scholarship for high school seniors from Cook County, Illinois who will be enrolling in fall 2016 as full-time students at accredited bachelor’s degree-granting institutions, have a cumulative 3.0 unweighted GPA or higher, demonstrate strong financial need, and are eligible to receive state and federal aid. The application requires three essays and two recommendation forms. Complete eligibility requirements are listed on the Foundation’s website. The scholarship award amount is up to $10,000, depending on the student’s financial need.
How easy is it to apply?
Not too bad
This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.
How much competition is there?
The competition for this scholarship will be average.