Scholarship Application

Deadline: Friday, June 1st, 2020

The application period for the 2020 Chicago Area Fisk University Alumni Association, Inc. Scholarship is open! 


The winners will be announced at a later date. 

You can check out the 2020 Scholarship Application here. You can check out the essay questions here:

Scholarship Questions

  1. Why is attending Fisk University the right decision for you? How will attending Fisk University influence your pursuit of purpose?

**incoming freshmen only**


  1. 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.

  2. How are Millennial's becoming "Future Shapers”? And how do you plan on serving your generation?

  3. As a current Fisk student, what would you like to see implemented on the campus of Fisk University or the curriculum? Please explain in detail.

  4. Please select a socially relevant topic of your choosing and discuss in detail, how it is directly related to the HBCU Experience. Please be specific and creative.

**returning students only**

Remember an Interview is REQUIRED!!!

Download the application and return it by Friday, May 1, 2020 (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!




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