Rise Foundation Scholarship

October 15, 2024
Awards Available: 1

Scholarship Description

The Rise Foundation Scholarship is your opportunity to receive support for your college journey. If you are a high school senior in a Chicago Public School, coming from a single-parent household, and have a story to share about your pandemic experience, we encourage you to apply.

Scholarship Details:

  • $500 scholarship for college expenses.
  • High school seniors from low-income, single-parent households in Chicago Public Schools.
  • Submit a 500-word essay on your pandemic experience and adjustments to online learning.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • High school senior in a Chicago Public School.
  • Must come from a single-parent household.
  • Accepted and enrolled in a 2- or 4-year degree program.
  • Attend 3 out of 5 remaining Rise Foundation workshops.

Application Process

Eligibility Check:

  1. Ensure you meet the specified criteria.
  2. Register for 5 Rise Foundation workshops.

Essay Submission:

  1. Write a 500-word essay on your pandemic experience.
  2. Discuss adjustments to online learning.
  3. Share changes or improvements in relationships with peers and family.

Submission Options:

  1. Submit your essay via the provided Google Form on our website.
  2. In case of issues, email the essay as a PDF.

Your essay is a chance to showcase your resilience, adaptability, and how you've navigated challenges in the world of online learning. Take the first step toward securing additional resources for your education—submit your essay and be considered for the $500 scholarship. Your unique experience matters, and we look forward to hearing your story.

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