Chicago Coalition for the Homeless Scholarship
Each summer, the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless awards college scholarships to graduating seniors who experienced homelessness while in high school. Eligible to apply are students from Chicago and suburban schools who were homeless at some point while attending high school, as verified by the student's school. Youth leaders active with CCH also are eligible.
Eligibility:-Experienced homelessness. This must be verified on a document signed by the applicant's homeless school liaison or service/shelter provider-Been admitted to or enrolled in an accredited two-year or four-year public or private college or university for the upcoming school year, as of May 1. Scholarships will not be awarded to attend for-profit schools.-A cumulative weighted grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher.-Filed a completed FAFSA For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Award Amount: $2,500
Essay required: Yes