The Advancing Via Individual Determination (AVID) program at CPS places underserved students in academically advanced classes. Chicago Scholars works with AVID during its Annual Onsite Admissions Forum.
One of the top priorities in the Chicago Public Schools and the City of Chicago is to provide unique learning opportunities both inside and outside the classroom. To accomplish that goal, CPS and the City of Chicago are always working together to develop new initiatives and programs that will help our students move to the next level of their education.
Chicago Scholars is pleased to partner with Chicago United to help close the gap between race and business. Chicago United is at the forefront of identifying and celebrating diversity.
Chicago Scholars is the official scholarship organization of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce.
CircEsteem's mission is to unite youth from diverse racial, cultural, and economic backgrounds and help them build self-esteem and mutual respect through the practice of circus arts.
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College Bound Opportunities (CBO) is a not-for-profit organization centered in the ten communities within Deerfield and Highland Park High School District 113 and Lake Forest Community High School District 115. CBO identifies high-achieving young people who, without support, would likely forgo post-secondary education and assists them in applying to and completing college. CBO goals are achieved through a program of one-on-one coaching between volunteers and scholars. Additional aid provided by CBO includes tutoring, training services, laptop computers, and up to $4,000 per year in scholarships.
Hip-Hop artist, Actor, and Children's author Lonnie Rashid Lynn, known as "Common," is the visionary behind the Common Ground Foundation. Our premise is to identify and develop tomorrow's leaders through programs that promote holistic leadership and education. We are committed to empowering youth to achieve greatness while developing leadership and life skills needed to fulfill their dreams and make an impact on their world.
The Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund provides four-year high school scholarships to marginalized youth. DMSF partners with Chicago Scholars during its Annual Onsite Admissions Forum.
Evanston Scholars is a Non-Profit Organization that improves college access and success for a diverse group of ambitious underserved Evanston students, starting with the college admissions process and continuing until graduation. The program offers workshops, mentors, college coaches, and a $1,500 scholarship to students lacking financial, academic, family and/or community resources.
To positively impact the American workplace by cultivating the pipeline of Latino talent and providing Latino professionals the insight, access, and support to be successful in their careers.
One of the nations oldest, largest, and most reputable study abroad providers, IES Abroad is a Chicago-based, not-for-profit academic consortium that enrolls more than 5,500 students from 185 U.S. colleges and universities annually.
The Illinois College Access Network is made up of more than 57 organizations including educational institutions, service organizations, funding institutions, businesses and interested individuals.
The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program at CPS provides students with rigorous coursework that result in an internationally recognized diploma. Chicago Scholars works with IB during its Annual Onsite Admissions Forum.
In today's rapidly changing world, science, engineering, technology, and critical issues related to our global environment are evolving at a dramatic pace. Yet the worldwide demand for college graduates prepared for careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields is not being met. This is especially true in the United States, where many of our most promising youth do not pursue opportunities in these areas.
The Kappa Leadership Institute, or the Kappa League, provides African American youth with a leadership and mentorship program. Students are provided with "social, cultural, and educational resources" to prepare them for collegiate study. Chicago Scholars works with the Kappa League during its Annual Onsite Admissions Forum.
LINK Unlimited is a non-profit organization that provides marginalized, African-American youth with educational opportunities. Their students are provided with mentors and scholarships to attend a private secondary-education institution. Chicago Scholars works with LINK Unlimited during its Annual Onsite Admissions Forum.
Loop Capital is a creative and highly client-focused provider of a broad range of integrated capital solutions for corporate, governmental, and institutional entities.
New Futuro provides Latino families with a one-stop-shop to help them get their students into college and beyond. By becoming members of New Futuro, parents and students gain access to free, bilingual information and tools to create a step-by-step plan to get into college. New Futuro enhances the probability of success by connecting members with non-profit organizations and educational institutions via New Futuro's website, magazines and neighborhood outreach efforts.