Monarch Awards Foundation Scholarships

The Monarch Awards Foundation is proud to offer several scholarships to graduating seniors currently attending a Chicago Metropolitan Area High School, a  Historically Black College or University and/or an Illinois College or University. Please review the requirements for each scholarship.

The 2021 Scholarship application process has ended. 
Please visit again for the 2022 application period.

 
 

Chicago Area Metropolitan High School Scholarship

  • Must be graduating senior attending a Chicago Metropolitan Area High School 

    • Chicago Metropolitan Area is defined by the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce as Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will Counties.

  • Must be planning to attend an accredited four-year college or university in the summer or fall of 2021

  •  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

 

 

Historically  Black College or University Scholarship (HBCU)

  • Must have obtained at least a Second Semester Freshman status at an accredited four-year HBCU and be working toward a first Bachelor’s degree

  • Must show proof of graduation from a Chicago Metropolitan Area high school (Chicago Metropolitan Area is defined by the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce as Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will counties)

  •  Must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

  •  Must show proof of enrollment in an accredited HBCU before the scholarship is awarded

 

Harriet Byrd Scanlon Teen Esteem Scholarship

  • Must be a current participant in the Monarch Awards Foundation's Teen Esteem Program

  • Must be a 2021 graduating senior planning to attend an accredited four-year college or university in the summer or fall of 2020

  • 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 College or University Scholarship

  • Must have obtained at least a Second Semester Freshman status at an accredited four-year college or university in Illinois and be working toward a first Bachelor's degree

  • Must show proof of graduation from a Chicago Metropolitan Area high school (Chicago Metropolitan Area is defined by the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce as Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will counties)

  •  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 in Illinois before the scholarship is awarded

Former Scholarship Recipients

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