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The Chicago Aldermanic Black Caucus Has $2,500 Scholarships For College Students. Here’s How To Get It

Students attending an accredited two or four year university may be eligible for a $2,500 scholarship.


CHICAGO — Headed to college this fall? There’s still time to apply for the Chicago Aldermanic Black Caucus Scholarship.

The awards are open to anyone attending a two- or four-year accredited university full-time. To be considered, students must submit an application, a 500-word essay and a letter of recommendation from a teacher, faculty member, coach or community leader.

The non-renewable scholarships are $2,500 and can be used towards costs related to tuition, fees, room and board and books.

Applications must be submitted by September 27, 2019. Recipients will be notified on October 21, 2019.

Students can contact Neeha Mian at for more information.

The Chicago Aldermanic Black Caucus was formed in 2015 to represent the needs of black constituents. There are 20 aldermen in the caucus, with Ald. Jason Ervin (28th) serving as chair.