Niche College Scholarship

The Elevating Futures Scholarship Fund

Amount:
$22,000
Deadline:
March 1, 2024
Awards Available: Varies

Scholarship Description

The Elevating Futures Scholarship Fund’s mission is to aid qualified Chicago Public School students from low-income households in pursuing a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) four-year college degree and launching a career in the construction or engineering industries.

Scholarship Details

  • Mission: Support Chicago Public School students from low-income backgrounds
  • Focus: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) four-year college degrees
  • Partners: Chicago Transit Authority, Walsh-Fluor Design Build Team, and Chicago Scholars
  • Benefits: College scholarships, mentorship, and career development opportunities

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be enrolled in a CPS or CPS-supported high school
  • Must be part of the Chicago Scholars program
  • Enrollment in STEM coursework
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Good attendance record

Application Process

  1. Ensure you meet the eligibility criteria mentioned above.
  2. Submit your application, including all required documents and information.
  3. Applications will be carefully reviewed based on eligibility and merit.

Students selected for the scholarship will be notified via email with a copy going to the student's high school. Students may be expected to attend a scholarship gathering to celebrate this award if selected.

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