The Monarch Awards Foundation, Inc.

Serving Communities in the Chicagoland area Since 1988

Applications for the 2016 Monarch Awards Foundation Scholarships are now closed.

Chicago Metropolitan
High School

  • Must be a 2016 graduating senior attending a Chicago Metropolitan Area High School planning to attend an accredited four-year college or university in the summer or fall of 2016.
  • Must have a minimum unweighted cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must show proof of enrollment in an accredited four-year college or university before the scholarship is awarded 

 

Historically Black
College or University

  • Must have obtained at least a Second Semester Freshman status at an accredited four-year HBCU and be working on a first Bachelor's degree.
  • Must show proof of graduation from a Chicago Metropolitan Area High School.
  • Must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

 

Harriet Byrd Scanlon Teen Esteem 

  • Must be a current member of the 2016 Teen Esteem program.
  • Must be a 2016 graduating senior planning to attend an accredited four-year college or university in the summer or fall of 2016.
  • Must have a minimum unweighted cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must show proof of acceptance to and enrollment in an accredited four-year college or university before the scholarship is awarded. 

Illinois Colleges 

  • Must have obtained at least a Second Semester Freshman status at an accredited four-year Illinois College or University and be working on a first Bachelor's degree.
  • Must show proof of graduation from a Chicago Metropolitan Area High School.
  • Must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. 

 

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated-Delta Omicron and Pi Nu Chapters 

  • Must be a financial and active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated-Delta Omicron or Pi Nu Chapter.
  • Must be currently enrolled in college-level courses.
  • Must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

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