About The HEAR Foundation (Health Education and Relief)
The HEAR Scholarship Foundation’s mission is to provide financial and mentoring support to Chicagoland High School graduates of need, who have demonstrated academic excellence, commitment to community, and highest moral character in pursuing their dream of a college education.
With the completion of the application process, now begins the challenging task of evaluating all our applicants. Our interview process will being the 3rd week of April. Good luck to everyone!
The evaluation process for all 2017 HEAR Scholarships is almost complete!
Did you HEAR? The review panel at the HEAR Foundation has almost finished going through all the online applications that we received for this coming year, and reviewing them against the HEAR Scholarship Foundations’ guidelines. They have been busy looking at nearly 200 applications, all of which were of excellent quality. This makes their task more challenging, as many of our applicants deserve to receive our scholarship!
Our applicants should be hearing from us over the next week or so, and we will be informing them whether they have successfully progressed through to the next round of our selection process – the interview stage. Interviews will be conducted the third week of April.
We will be excited to officially announce our HEAR Class of 2021 during the second week of May at our Awards Ceremony!
Good luck to all our applicants, and we hope to see you at the interviews!
If you have questions or concerns please contact us.
The HEAR Foundation is currently seeking Mentors to help support the new Scholars from our 2017 application process.
In May 2017, The HEAR Foundation will be awarding 12 more college scholarships to High School graduates in financial need, who show perseverance and demonstrate academic excellence. Many of these students will be first-generation college-goers in their family. You can help them navigate the first two years of their new and exciting journey!
In order to support these scholars we are focussing attention now on recruiting mentors for what will be the HEAR Class of 2021. This will be a two-year commitment (we would obviously love it if you would commit to more after this!)
If you, or anyone you know, is interested in learning more about becoming a mentor (or are ready to volunteer your services), and want to make a meaningful difference in a young person’s life – whilst at the same time no doubt enriching your own – please contact our Mentoring Chair, Mindy Dapin at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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