Fund Details
CPS Wentcher Scholarship 2019
Award Amount


The CPS Wentcher Scholars Program awards 50+ scholarships valued up to $10,000 to Chicago Public Schools seniors each year. These scholarships are intended to help high-performing CPS students with financial need pursue higher education at an accredited, not-for-profit college or university of their choice located within the United States. Wentcher Scholars who continue to meet the Foundation's guidelines may renew their scholarships for up to four years of undergraduate support, totaling up to $40,000.


  • Open to seniors attending all types of Chicago Public Schools
  • Open to US citizens or FAFSA-eligible non-citizens who are allowed to apply for and receive federal financial aid (e.g. legal permanent residents)
  • Minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA
  • Minimum 1030 SAT

[Due to high application volume, these requirements are firm.]

Contact Information:

For questions about this application, please contact Crystal Johnson at
Begin Accepting Applications Date:
Deadline Date (CST Time Zone):
2/08/2019 11:59 PM