The Illinois Latino Council on Higher Education (ILACHE) will award a one-time $1000 scholarship to two eligible Latino/a students from Illinois. High school seniors and undergraduate students are eligible to apply.
By submitting this application, the applicant consents to verification by the ILACHE Scholarship Committee of the information furnished herein. Selection will be based on careful review of the following areas:
1) campus involvement,
2) community involvement,
3) academic achievements and goals, and
4) career aspirations.
To be considered, an applicant must be an Illinois Latina/o graduating high school senior or a continuing undergraduate level college student and enrolled full-time during the fall term of the upcoming academic year at a four or two-year regionally accredited college or university in Illinois. Past awardees are not eligible.
Applications are considered complete when an Application Form and all required supporting materials are received. Applications are considered incomplete and will not be processed if any of the following parts are missing:
1) This Application Form, filled out and submitted online by clicking the "Submit" button that is below at the end of this form
2) Two (2) letters of recommendation. At least one from a current or past teacher or faculty member.
3) An '"official" transcript from the high school and / or college, whichever is applicable
Letter of recommendation can be submitted online by your teacher, professor, academic adviser, or counselor. The online form is available at this link, https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?fromEmail=true&formkey=dERTR3dEYXFRSGNOc3pJVm5YOUEyaFE6MQ
The transcripts must be sent to the address listed below. Applicants may be enrolled part-time at the time of application. However, students must be enrolled full-time in an accredited Illinois college or university in order to be eligible to receive funding. ILACHE verifies enrollment before scholarship awards are disbursed.
Mail supporting documents to:
Attn: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 409368
Chicago, IL 60640
Complete applications with all the required supporting materials must be submitted (postmarked) by MAY 1, 2013. Incomplete and late applications will not be considered . Awardees will be notified by September 2013. If awarded the ILACHE Scholarship, the recipient must send proof of full-time registration for the Fall 2013 term.
Visit our website at www.ILACHE.com or send an e-mail to email@example.com.