Application Check List

Your application will not be considered unless you have completed the application checklist as follows:

  • Completed Application
  • Personal Statement
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Photograph (head shot) of yourself in professional business attire
  • Essay
  • Provide evidence that you are an Englewood resident
  • Provide letter of acceptance to UIUC if a graduating senior

Submitted application online via https://idealfoundation1906.org/scholarship-application/

Email Transcripts to Idealachievements@gmail.com

Place scholarship applicants name in the subject field and attach the following documents to the email:

1. A pdf of your unofficial transcript is acceptable as long as we receive an official sealed transcript via U. S. Mail. If an institution/school provides official electronic transcripts, a separate email with the official transcript from the institution will be acceptable

2. If 18 and over, proof of voter registration (recommended) 3. A copy of your Student Aid Report

Mail a hard copy of your sealed transcript to:

Fred Ivey Community Development Scholarship/IDeaL Education Foundation

ATTN: Dr. Keith B. McGee

P. O. Box 19439 Chicago, IL 60619

Please email any questions or concerns regarding your application packet to the scholarship committee at Idealachievements@gmail.com.

Your entire application packet must be received by May 1s, 2020 11:59 pm CSTĀ