Deadline: Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
The application period for the 2019 Chicago Area Fisk University Alumni Association, Inc. scholarship is open! The winners will be announced at the annual 'Back To School' Party to be held on Sunday, July 28th, 2019 between 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM. Be sure to get started now!
You can check out the 2019 Scholarship Application here. You can check out the essay questions here:
Why is attending Fisk University the right decision for you? How will attending Fisk University influence your career?
**incoming freshmen only**
W.E.B. DuBois Talented Tenth stated that "only 10% of African-Americans will represent the upper class of the race." And the people apart of the Talented Tenth would be the black elite (doctors, lawyers, teachers, entrepreneurs, artists, authors, writers, etc.) Consider a personal dilemma you have dealt with in or outside of the classroom and explain how it's influenced your passions, interests, and the way you plan on giving back to your community.
How are Millennial's standing for Globalism today and becoming "Future Shapers"?
As a current Fisk student, what does "Giving Tuesday” mean to you? Please explain in detail.
Please select a socially relevant topic of your choosing and discuss in detail, how it is directly related to the H.B.C.U. experience. Topics/examples can range from the College Admissions scandal with various celebrities, the state of the union or the ME TOO movement. Please be specific and creative.
**returning students only**
Remember an Interview is REQUIRED!!!
Download the application and return it by Wednesday, May 1, 2019 (No Exceptions) to the following address:
Chicago Area Fisk University
Alumni Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 20515, Chicago, IL 60620
Attn: Courtney Steadman,
Scholarship Committee Chair
Applications received after the aforementioned deadline will not be considered. Applicants will be contacted by a member of the Scholarship Committee to schedule an interview.
We wish you the best!