Applicants must be high school seniors of African-American descent (male or female) and reside in the Northwest suburban area and attend High School in one of the following Districts: U-46, 87, 95, 108, 211, 214, 220 or 300.
Description of Scholarships:
Scholastic Achievement Award- Must have at least a GPA of 3.0/4.0 scale and SAT score of 1000 or an ACT score of 19.
Excellence in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Award- Requires an overall GPA of 3.0/4.0 scale, 4 years of science, math or technology courses (Computer programming/computer networking) with a 3.5 GPA in those courses. Must have an SAT score of 1000 or an Act score of 19.
Excellence in Service Award- Requires a GPA of 2.5/4.0 scale or more, have an SAT score of 850 or an ACT score of 15 and demonstrate strong leadership and ability as well as community service.
DST Student Fellowship Award- Need based (family income may not exceed $40,000) requires a GPA of at least 2.5/4.0 scale. Please note: A copy of the parent's W- for the previous year is required for income verification. Please make a brief statement about need on the essay page.
1. Complete all required fields and double check your spelling.
2. Include one official copy of your high school transcript that includes SAT/ACT Scores
3. Secure two non-family references.
4. Submit the completed application by March 9, 2018.