CSBG Scholarship

🏆 Available:
💰 $5,000
⏳ 08/04

Scholarship Description

The CSBG Scholarship Program helps low-income Chicagoans finance higher education. Students enrolled in an Illinois college, university or vocational training program may qualify for a CSBG Scholarship. Funds can be applied toward tuition, uniforms, study-related fees and books. Individual scholarships range from $1,000 to $5,000.

Scholarship applications are available during the spring months of each year and awarded for the following fall semester.

You are eligible to apply for the CSBG Scholarship if you meet the following requirements:

▪ Enrolled on a full-time basis in an educational institution by September 15

▪ Enrolled in a tuition-based Illinois institution of higher education enrolled in a degree or certificate program.

▪ Resident of the City of Chicago.

▪ Income-eligible and provide proof of income for 1 month and/or 1-year (see table on application page).

Eligibility Requirements

  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Financial need analysis required
  • Essay required
  • Recommendations or references required

How To Apply


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Donor: United Negro College Fund

Organization provides operating funds and technology enhancement services for thirty-seven member historically black colleges and universities, scholarships and internships for students at about nine hundred institutions.