Our Partners

Meet the Chicago Cubs Scholars All-Star Team! 

Chicago Scholars, The Chicago Cubs and The Chicago Cubs Charities are excited to announce the launch of the Cubs Scholars program, a four- year college scholarship including five years of college preparatory and mentorship through a unique combination of Cubs College Prep and programming through Chicago Scholars.  Chicago Scholars programs will provide Cubs Scholars access to and support throughout college. Each student receives a $20,000 college scholarship and the unique experience of being part of Cubs College Prep and the Chicago Scholars 5-Year Launch Program.


The receipients: 

  • Klaudia Dziewulski attends Whitney Young Magnet High School
  • Virginia Garcia-Rico attends Lake View High School 
  • Nikolaus Goecke attends Northside College Prep High School
  • Golzar Shoberiri attends CICS-Northtown Academy
  • Felix Velez attends Noble St. Charter-Pritzker Prep  



 Cubs Scholars Pledge 

As a Cubs Scholar, I pledge to demonstrate strength of character and responsibility throughout high school, college and beyond. 
I recognize and appreciate my talents and promise to commit myself to my own success. 
I understand I am part of a team and pledge to help my fellow Cubs Scholars by actively participating in the program. 
I will serve as a role model to the classes of Cubs Scholars that follow me. 

Ultimately, I pledge to uphold the Cubs Scholars’ values of achievement, leadership, community participation and teamwork


For more information please contact Meseret Negash at mnegash@chicagoscholars.org or (312)784-3305 

Chicago Scholars is strongly committed to building partnerships. By pooling resources, we offer more effective programming, reduce administrative costs, and extend our collective reach to enable more first-generation and low-income scholars to graduate from college.


Learn about our partnership with     


Chicago Public Schools

Our sponsors:

Chicago Scholars is proud to have a diverse group of donors that support our organization.

Our community partners include:

  • Advancing Via Individual Determination (AVID) at CPS

  • The Chicago Urban League  

  • Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce 

  • CircEsteem

  • College Bound Opportunities

  • Illinois College Access Network

  • International Baccalaureate Program (IB) at CPS

  • Kappa Leadership Institute

  • LINK Unlimited

  • Mikva Challenge

  • The University of Illinois at Chicago: The CHANCE Program

  • One Goal 

  • World Sport Chicago

  • Young Professionals of Chicago (YPC)