Hoffman Estates Chapter, (IL) Links, Inc. Scholarships

Hoffman Estates Links Scholarship Application 
Application Deadline - March 15, 2020
Hoffman Estates Links Scholarship Application 
Application Deadline - March 15, 2020
Hoffman Estates Links Scholarship Application 
Application Deadline - March 15, 2020The Hoff
The Hoffman Estates Chapter (IL) of the Links, Inc is now accepting applications for 2020. The deadline to apply is March 15, 2020. Applications can be located: https://form.jotform.com/200301505658143   
The Hoffman Estates (IL) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated will award scholarships to qualified African-American high school seniors in the Northwest Suburban areas of Chicago. Scholarships are available for students who will attend a two-year community college or a four-year college or university as a full-time student in the fall of 2020. All scholarships will be awarded by June 2020. Students may apply in one or more qualifying categories: Historically Black College or University (HBCU), The Arts, Community College, or Academic Achievement.

Scholarship amount:

Two-year community College: $500 non-renewable
Four-Year College or University: $1,000 non-renewable
Eligibility:

To be considered for this scholarship, a student must meet the following criteria:
1. High school senior graduating by June 2020
2. Minimum cumulative grade point average of “C”
3. Minimum ACT composite score of 21 (or SAT equivalent)
4. Student must attend a public, private, or parochial school within the northwest Chicago suburban area.

Winners will be notified on or before April 17, 2020.

Winners will have the opportunity to be recognized on two occasions.
-United Black Scholarship Banquet on May 2, 2020
-Hoffman Estates Links Scholarship Luncheon on June 6, 2020
The Hoffman Estates (IL) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated will award scholarships to qualified African-American high school seniors in the Northwest Suburban areas of Chicago. Scholarships are available for students who will attend a two-year community college or a four-year college or university as a full-time student in the fall of 2020. All scholarships will be awarded by June 2020. Students may apply in one or more qualifying categories: Historically Black College or University (HBCU), The Arts, Community College, or Academic Achievement.

Scholarship amount:

Two-year community College: $500 non-renewable
Four-Year College or University: $1,000 non-renewable
Eligibility:

To be considered for this scholarship, a student must meet the following criteria:
1. High school senior graduating by June 2020
2. Minimum cumulative grade point average of “C”
3. Minimum ACT composite score of 21 (or SAT equivalent)
4. Student must attend a public, private, or parochial school within the northwest Chicago suburban area.

Winners will be notified on or before April 17, 2020.

Winners will have the opportunity to be recognized on two occasions.
-United Black Scholarship Banquet on May 2, 2020
-Hoffman Estates Links Scholarship Luncheon on June 6, 2020

The Hoffman Estates (IL) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated will award scholarships to qualified African-American high school seniors in the Northwest Suburban areas of Chicago. Scholarships are available for students who will attend a two-year community college or a four-year college or university as a full-time student in the fall of 2020. All scholarships will be awarded by June 2020. Students may apply in one or more qualifying categories: Historically Black College or University (HBCU), The Arts, Community College, or Academic Achievement.

Scholarship amount:

  • Two-year community College: $500 non-renewable
  • Four-Year College or University: $1,000 non-renewable

Eligibility:

To be considered for this scholarship, a student must meet the following criteria:
1. High school senior graduating by June 2020
2. Minimum cumulative grade point average of “C”
3. Minimum ACT composite score of 21 (or SAT equivalent)
4. Student must attend a public, private, or parochial school within the northwest Chicago suburban area.

Winners will be notified on or before April 17, 2020.

Winners will have the opportunity to be recognized on two occasions.
-United Black Scholarship Banquet on May 2, 2020
-Hoffman Estates Links Scholarship Luncheon on June 6, 2020

You will be asked for documentation to support the data you provide. All correspondence and award agreements will be generated from the personal information submitted below. Please use proper spelling, capitalization and punctuation. All components of the application must be submitted in order to be considered complete. Incomplete submissions will not be reviewed.

Application Components:
*-Starred components require document uploads. You will be prompted for those components throughout the application.
1. Personal Data & headshot photo*.
2. Scholarship category selection, top school listing, and intended area of study.
3. Scholastic & community engagement & supporting statements from coaches/advisors verifying activities.*
4. Official ACT and/or SAT report & official high school transcript which includes credits and grades for seven semesters (transcript must have an official seal and signature).*
5. One letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor.*
6. 3 essays of 300-500 words. The following essay questions should be answered:
-Recent events highlight the need to build trust and cooperation to help bridge the divide between the police and community. What are your suggestions on how law enforcement can help cultivate more positive relationships with the communities they serve?

-Why is it important for young people in America to take part in the democratic process by registering to vote, by voting in every election, and by encouraging their friends and families to do the same? What actions will you take and what messages can you share with the world about the importance of voting?

-What are your reasons for pursuing a college education and what do you expect to gain from the experience?