Adoptive Families Today

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Adoptive Families Today

PO Box 1726
Barrington, IL 60011-1726
Ph: (847)382-0858
Fax: (847)382-0831
E-mail: [email protected]

Adoptive Families Today Commemorative Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide financial assistance to a foster child who is a current year high school graduate or GED recipient who plans to attend a technical/vocational college, junior college or a four year accredited college or university. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicant must live in foster care in one of the following Illinois counties: Cook, Lake, Kane, McHenry or DuPage who is graduating high school senior or GED recipient with a maintained GPA of 2.0 or above and demonstrates leadership in one or more of these areas: academics, student government, athletics, high school organizations and clubs, community service and employment. Criteria: Applicants will be evaluated based on the criteria designed by The Scholarship Committee.

Funds Avail.: $1,785. To Apply: Applicants must submit completed application form (for graduating senior); for GED recipient, test scores from the institution administering the exam; verification of wardship in writing; and reference form should be sent directly to the Scholarship Committee. Deadline: May 15.