500 West Madison Street, Suite 3700 Chicago IL 60661 312/715-5235 http://www.elkfoundation.org
  • Scholarship Name :
    Special People In Need
  • Number Of Awards :
    Varies
  • Renewable :
    Yes. If performance, amount will vary.
  • States In Which Available :
    Illinois
  • Scholarship Amount :
    $2,000-$4,000
  • Deadline :
    MAY 1
  • Eligibility Criteria :
    Must be resident of U.S. For undergraduates with disabilities or who have overcome extremely difficult circumstances.
  • Specific Target Group :
    All
  • How To Apply :
    No formal application; submit relevant scholastic records; letter from institution stating that the student has been or will be admitted AND that the institution will not only sponsor the student but be the grantee and administer the grant and comply with sponsorship conditions; at least 2 letters of recommendation from educators familiar with qualifications; if student is disabled, a letter from student or institution describing the disability and a letter from the student’s physician (or another person familiar with condition) confirming the nature of the disability; if student not disabled, a letter from student or institution describing circumstances and at least 2 letters from others confirming the circumstances. Letter from applicant should also explain why he/she deserves the scholarship and provide biographical information.
  • Contact To :
    Send application to Gary H. Kline, Secretary; for information, Irene Peterson, Associate.