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Activ8 Scholarship

Activ8 Scholarship is for Latino students in the Chicago area who demonstrate financial need. The scholarship is primarily for high school students planning to attend college for the first time, but current undergraduate and graduate students may also apply.

The purpose of the scholarship is to help students who are immigrants and lower socioeconomic status. All Latino students, including non-U.S. citizens and undocumented students, are encouraged to apply. A grade point average of 2.5 is recommended.

To apply, eligible students must answer two essay questions. Three students are chosen to win scholarships every year. All applications must include grade transcripts and two letters of recommendation.

Activ8 is a Chicago-based, non-profit organization dedicated to helping Latino and immigrant students in Chicago realize their dream of attending college. The organization also helps Latino students with mentoring and networking opportunities and seeks to improve the lives of Latinos through education and better health.

The deadline for this scholarship is usually in OCTOBER of each year, and the award amount VARIES.

For more details, visit www.activ8chicago.com/#!scholarships/c243z