IL Legislative Black Caucus Undergraduate Scholarship

ILLINOIS LEGISLATIVE BLACK CAUCUS FOUNDATION 2018 - Undergraduate Scholarship Application

Scholarship Eligibility:

This application is for students seeking an undergraduate degree. Each applicant should be an accepted student at an accredited institution of higher learning such as a community college, private institution or certified vocational training program. ILBC Members, ILBC employees, ILBC Foundation board members, and their immediate relatives are ineligible for the scholarship program.

How to Apply:

You can email the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation Scholarship Selection Committee at to request an application.

All applicants must:

• Be an Illinois resident

• Complete the ILBCF Undergraduate Scholarship Application

• Submit verification of college enrollment or letter of acceptance

• Write a personal statement (500 words or less) describing interest and involvement in community and public service, hobbies, talents, sports and/or school activities. The statement should address future academic and professional career plans and may highlight any personal challenge(s) overcome

• Submit high school transcript (if in college, current transcript) • Submit two letters of recommendation from persons other than relatives

• Submit a recent photograph of himself/herself

• Provide proof of voter registration if 18 years of age or older

• Forward the application and all supporting materials to the ILBCF Scholarship Selection Committee by May 8th, 2018 (No Exceptions)

• Any supporting material not submitted along with application will result in applicant being disqualified.

Application Deadline:

All applications for the scholarship must be postmarked by May 8th, 2018. Please take note that only applicants chosen to receive an award will be notified by letter.


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