wanted to make you aware of a scholarship opportunity available for
undergraduate students coming from the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus
Foundation. Applicants should be an accepted student at an
accredited institution of higher learning to include community colleges, private
institutions and certified vocational training programs.
ILBC Members (and their *immediate
relatives), ILBC employees (and their *immediate relatives), and ILBC Foundation members (and their *immediate relatives) are
ineligible for the
How to Apply:
Contact the ILBC Foundation office at
217/544-0444. You can also write to the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus
Foundation Scholarship Selection Committee, P.O. Box 12104, Springfield, IL
62791 to request an application.
All applicants must:
an Illinois resident
the ILBCF Undergraduate Scholarship
verification of college enrollment or letter of acceptance
a personal statement (500 words or less) describing interest,
in community and public service, hobbies, talents, sports, school activities.
The statement should address future academic and professional career plans and
may highlight any personal challenge(s) applicant has overcome
high school transcript (if in college, current transcript)
two letters of recommendation from persons other than
a recent photograph of himself/herself
proof of voter registration if 18 years of age or older
to forward application and all supporting
is April 30 (no exceptions)
Any supporting material not submitted along with
application will render application
incomplete & unqualified.
Application Deadline: All applications
must be postmarked no later than April
30th (no exceptions allowed). Please take note that only applicants chosen to
receive an award will be notified by letter. This is a one-time award.