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The application program will be live on or after October 11, 2022. Please return then to view the Eligibility and Awards for the academic year! We look forward to potentially supporting your college journey!

Chi-Rise Scholarship and Emergency Aid
Live application window: October 11, 2022 through February 14, 2023 3:00 pm CT

You have goals for life after high school—and financial hurdles shouldn’t stand in your way. You’ve got a vision, and we want to help you realize it.

The Chi-Rise Scholarship and Emergency Aid programs have been established to provide a financial boost to graduating students in selected Chicago Public School high schools who plan to continue their education in college.

Click on the links below to check eligibility requirements for this year’s program and apply once the application period is open.

Chi-Rise Scholarship

Chi-Rise Scholarship Application: Opens October 11, 2022.
Deadline to Apply: 3:00 PM Central Time on February 14, 2023.

Emergency Aid

Emergency Aid Application: Opens September 30, 2022.
Deadline to Apply: 3:00 PM Central Time on December 21, 2022.

This program is administered by Scholarship America®. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin.