HEAR PROVIDES FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AND A COLLEGE SUCCESS PROGRAM TO LOW-INCOME CHICAGOLAND HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS WHO DEMONSTRATE ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE, COMMITMENT TO COMMUNITY, AND PERSONAL INTEGRITY IN THEIR PURSUIT OF A COLLEGE EDUCATION.
The 2023/2024 HEAR Scholarship Application Cycle is now open.
The deadline for submitting applications for our scholarship is Sunday, February 11th at 9pm CST, 2024.
We wish you the best of luck with your application.
If you have any questions, please email: email@example.com.
Meet The New HEAR Scholar Class of 2027!
This class marks the 200th scholarship awarded to outstanding students from within the Chicagoland area.
From top left: Koffi A. (University of Missouri), Muntadher A-M. (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Jose C. (Northwestern University, Abigail C. (Clemson University), Mohammed D. (University of Illinois Chicago), Madelyn F. (UIUC), Michelle G. (Loyola University, Chicago), Mario G. (Northwestern University), Ndeye K. (University of Missouri), Mohamed K. (Illinois Institute of Technology), Joanna L. (Pomona College), Jacianna L. (Lewis University), Ara M. (UIUC), Emely M. (University of Chicago), Erica O. (UIUC), Daniel P. (Vanderbilt University), Dhruv P. (Harvard College), Lisa P. (UIUC), Kennedi R. (Vanderbilt University), Ted S. (Liberty University), Jamariya S. (Howard University), Stephanie T. (Elmhurst University), Jalen T. (University of Illinois Chicago), Marquelle W. (Morehouse College), Yasmine Z-M. (Loyola University, Chicago).
Finalizing the HEAR Class of 2027 was incredibly difficult this year. The Foundation was inundated with many outstanding applications. The interview process was particularly challenging as there were so many worthy recipients. We are grateful to everyone who took the time to complete the application to become part of this year’s class and we wish everyone a successful college journey!
We are delighted to welcome the 25 students who make up the HEAR Class of 2027 into the HEAR Family of scholars this coming fall. These inspiring young men and women are destined for great things. We are excited to begin supporting them throughout their college career.
We look forward to sharing more information with you soon!
Scholars Share What Being Part Of HEAR’s Program Means To Them.
HEAR Scholarship Foundation recognized as National Scholarship Provider of the Year by NSPA.
HEAR Scholarship Foundation announced as a grant recipient from Invest For Kids Chicago.
Invest For Kids is dedicated to supporting highly effective not-for-profit organizations that serve Chicago area youth from disadvantaged communities. Learn more about them here – https://investforkidschicago.org/
We are so honored to have been recognized with this award, and are very grateful to the IFK Board of Directors who decided that our cause is worthy of their support.
Mentoring is an essential part of our program. HEAR pairs every new Scholar with an adult mentor.
They serve as guides to our under-resourced and often first-generation scholars throughout their college careers.
Mentoring is well-documented as being key to ensure college perseverance and completion. Become a mentor for one of our future scholars and feel a sense of satisfaction knowing you personally made a difference in someone’s life. If you, or anyone you know, are interested in learning more about becoming a mentor, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Over $3,400,000 in scholarships granted since 2010.
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