College & Career
The information provided here is for students who are looking for career information as they research careers in career exploration programs. Please let me know if there are any links that are not working or any other links (resources) we should include for our students.
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What are Scholarships? Scholarships are gifts you do not have to pay them back. Scholarships can be based on need or merit or both. You may receive scholarships from colleges, organizations, or foundations. Different scholarships are available for different types of students. Scholarships may be based on your grades, what you want to study in college, whether you are male or female, or your after-school activities.
What is a CPS "strategic" scholarship?
A CPS Strategic Scholarship is a scholarship that is offered by an organization, company, institution, foundation, individual or family that specifically targets and awards Chicago Public Schools (CPS) high school students.
Why is it important for CPS students to apply for these "strategic" scholarships?
Because the preferred applicants are, in part or as a whole, CPS students!