Scholarship Application

The IDeaL Education Foundation awards scholarships to deserving Chicago-area male high school and undergraduate college students at its annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Luncheon. If you are interested in applying for one of our scholarships, please refer to the information listed below:

Fred Ivey Memorial Scholarship eligibility requirement: Current resident of the Englewood Community in Chicago, IL, who is currently enrolled at the University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign, or is a graduating Chicagoland high school senior from Englewood who plans to attend UIUC in fall 2020.   

IVEY  Scholarship Applications   

are due May 1st at midnight CST. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            APPLICATION PACKET CHECKLIST

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

     

     

Email Application Packet to Idealachievements@gmail.com
Place scholarship applicants name in the subject field and attach the following documents to the email:

  • Completed Application
  • Personal Statement
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Electronic Transcripts
  • Provide evidence that you are an Englewood resident
  • Provide letter of acceptance to UIUC if a graduating senior
  • Response to Essay Question
  • A PDF of your unofficial transcript is acceptable as long as we receive an official sealed transcript via U. S. MailIf an institution/school provides official electronic transcripts, a separate email with the official transcript from the institution will be acceptable
  • Photograph (head shot) of yourself in professional business attire

Mail a hard copy of your sealed transcript to:
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.

The complete application packet must be received on or before Sunday, May 1st, 2020 11:59 cst