Scholarship Application

Deadline: Saturday, May 1st, 2021
Deadline has been extended to
June 30, 2021.

The application period for the 2021 Chicago Area Fisk University Alumni Association, Inc. Scholarship is open! 


The winners will be announced at a later date. 

You can check out the 2021 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.  Since the 1970s the Chicago Area Alumni Association of Fisk University has been an engine of impact, priding itself on fundraising &  recruitment, with a mission to invest in students. Please describe how you plan on serving this Nonprofit one day and what it means to receive this scholarship.   

  2. Our country has recently had a shift in leadership and over seventy million Americans made it clear on November 4, 2020, that this country needs moral leadership. Please explain how the Biden & Harris administration will benefit you,  what legislation you are looking forward to and what moral leadership means to you?  

  3. Congressman John Lewis, a son ever on the altar never lost his spirit of the  “boy from Troy” and urged his fellow Americans to always get into “good  trouble.” Please describe in detail what his legacy means to you and how you plan on being a “good trouble-maker”?  

**returning students only**

Remember an Interview is REQUIRED!!!

Download the application and return it by Saturday, May 1, 2021 (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!




June 18th or July 9th



(615) 329-8500