This scholarship if for residents of Illinois who are African-American high school seniors or students currently enrolled in an accredited college. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have middle-income economic status; good academic standing (minimum 2.5 GPA); and declared the intention to enroll in a four-year accredited college, two-year community college, or accredited business or vocational school. Scholarship recipients will be required to attend a banquet to be held on February 22, 2014. Scholarship recipients are also required to participate and/or volunteer at a minimum of one SIS-sponsored event or fundraiser before the scholarship is awarded in August 2013.
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?
This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.