Main header image

The application program will be available again in October. Please return then to view the updated Eligibility and Awards for the upcoming academic year! If you are an applicant who would like to discover more scholarship opportunities you might qualify for, please continue to the Scholarship America Hub and sign up!

"Children's Children" Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

At Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, we are committed to helping you meet your personal and professional goals. It is part of our promise to you as an employee. One such goal you may have is to provide a college education for your children.

Lurie Children’s is sponsoring the “Children’s Children” Scholarship Program to assist the children of our employees in continuing their education in college or vocational school programs toward a career in the healthcare field.

We believe this program will be a valuable tool in contributing to the future pool of healthcare professionals for Lurie Children’s and the healthcare community in general.

The “Children’s Children” Scholarship Program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin.

Postmark Deadline: March 23, 2020

Applicants to the “Children’s Children” Scholarship Program must be:

  • Dependent* children, age 24 and under, of full and part-time employees budgeted at 20 hours or more per week who have a minimum of one year employment with the company as of the deadline date and are still employed at the time of the award distribution.

    *Dependent children are defined as natural and legally adopted children or stepchildren living in the employee’s household or primarily supported by the employee.

  • High school seniors who plan to enroll or students who are already enrolled in full-time undergraduate study in the field of healthcare, at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational/technical college for the entire upcoming academic year.

Award information:

If selected as a recipient, an award will be granted to the child/student of an employee based on the employee’s status as follows:

  • Part-time (40 – 59 hours per pay period) – $1,500
  • Full-time (60 – 80 hours per pay period) – $3,000

It is Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago’s intent to grant awards to represent all levels of employees.

Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. Students may receive a maximum of four awards.

Notification

Applicants will be notified in early May. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Awards are not renewable; however, students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Lurie Children’s. Payment is made in one installment in early August. Checks are mailed to each recipient’s home address and are made payable to the school for the student.

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Honors
  • Work experience
  • Statement of career and educational goals and aspirations
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • Outside appraisal

Financial need is not considered.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. Scholarship America will confirm employment/eligibility status with Lurie Children’s, but, in no instance does any officer or employee of Lurie Children’s play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Postmark Deadline: March 23, 2020

Application Information

Interested students must complete the application and mail it along with a current, complete transcript of grades to Scholarship America postmarked no later than March 23. Applications can be obtained from the Human Resources Offices, on “All Connect” or this scholarship website. Grade reports are not acceptable. Online transcripts must display student name, school name, grade and credit hours earned, and term in which each course was taken.

Applicants will receive acknowledgment of receipt of their application. If an acknowledgment email is not received within three weeks, applicants may call Scholarship America to verify that the application has been received. Applicants are responsible for gathering and submitting all necessary information. Applications are evaluated on the information supplied; therefore, answer all questions as completely as possible. Incomplete applications will not be evaluated. All information received is considered confidential and is reviewed only by Scholarship America.

Postmark Deadline: March 23, 2020

“Children’s Children” Scholarship Program Application (This will open a new window.)

Use the PDF fill-in-the-blank feature to complete the form.

  1. Save a copy of the form to your personal data storage device.
  2. Type in your responses using the Tab key to move between fields.
  3. You may save the file while in progress and return to complete or revise it later.
  4. When finished, print the completed form.

Mail the completed application form (and any other required documents) to Scholarship America by the program’s application postmark deadline. The mailing address is on the application form.

NOTE: You will need Adobe iconADOBE Reader 6.0 or greater to open, use and print this PDF fill-in-the-blank form. If you do not have this free software installed on your computer, click on the ADOBE icon. Follow the directions to install ADOBE Reader (free download), then return to this page to proceed.

Questions regarding the scholarship program should be addressed to:

“Children’s Children” Scholarship Program
Scholarship America
One Scholarship Way
Saint Peter, MN 56082

Telephone: 507-931-1682

Postmark Deadline: March 23, 2020