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Scholarship Overview
Junior Achievement of Chicago

Scholarship Descriptions and Guidelines 2016-2017

Scholarship Deadline is March 17, 2017

Applications must be in or postmarked by this date

Colonel Henry Crown Scholarship ($40,000)

$40,000 scholarship – $10,000 a year for a four-year period while pursuing a degree at an accredited college or university of his or her choice. Opportunity to apply for paid internships (3 summers at 10 weeks each) with a nonprofit organization supported by Crown Family Philanthropies.

Eligibility Criteria

Must be a high school senior who has an average of “B” or better beginning in sophomore year

Must have participated in a Junior Achievement high school program

Applicants need to submit completed Henry Crown Scholarship application with the following attached:

 Copy of the classroom volunteer or teacher rating scale and letter of recommendation

(included in application)

 Copy of the high school rating scale (included in application)

 Signed transcript

 SAT/ACT/PSAT results

 Student essay detailing your reasons for wanting to continue your education

 Short biography including extracurricular activities, community service, and how involvement with Junior Achievement has affected your life

*If selected as a finalist 25 minute interviews will be held at the Junior Achievement offices to determine the recipients of the four scholarships. Date TBD.

*Scholastic promise, motivation, moral character, leadership qualities and good citizenship are the major considerations for the selection of awardees.

Junior Achievement General Scholarships ($1,000 – $5,000)

Junior Achievement also awards other scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 as a one-time payment to the college or university of your choice.

Eligibility Criteria

Must be a high school senior who has an average of “B” or better beginning in your sophomore year

Must have participated in a Junior Achievement high school program

The Colonel Henry Crown application is used for all general scholarships as well; please submit the application with all of the components listed above for the Henry Crown Scholarship.

High School Heroes Scholarship ($1,000)

This Junior Achievement scholarship is made available for those high school seniors who participate in a Junior Achievement program and then go out in the community and mentor and facilitate a Junior Achievement program in a local elementary school serving as the volunteer.

Eligibility Criteria

All high school students who participate in a High School Heroes event are eligible to submit an essay detailing their experience. Once submitted, Junior Achievement of Chicago will judge essays on content and form. The author(s) of the top essay(s) will receive scholarship consideration from Junior Achievement of Chicago.



Deadline (Postmarked by): Friday, March 17, 2017
Finalists will be notified by April 21, 2017
Winners will be announced at the May Board Meeting (May 24, 2017)
1)      Henry Crown Scholarship (4 available): $40,000 over 4 years ($10,000/year) and includes summer internships at a nonprofit organization supported by Crown Family Philanthropies; must complete a JA high school program; Applicants are to complete the Henry Crown Scholarship application
2)      General JA Scholarship (several available): $1,000-$5,000 available;  must complete a JA high school program; Applicants are to complete the same application as Henry Crown Scholarship application
3)      High School Heroes Scholarship (several available): $1,000 available; must participate in a high school program and the High School Heroes program;Applicants are to complete the High School Heroes essay (attached above)

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