Scholarships

Our mantra is Get Set. Forged in friendship, our preparation for the future is driven by curiosity, innovation and leadership.  Education is key to this preparation.  Our Foundation is pleased to announce the creation and funding of our newest initiative to invest in young adults preparing to Get Set through higher education. Through the generosity of donors, our Foundation fulfills our organization’s philanthropic objectives, empowering our community to build a better tomorrow. We’re proud to announce the addition of this scholarship program and look forward to supporting the outstanding students who win this year’s awards.

 

** The 2016 scholarship application window has closed. Our next scholarship review cycle will begin in December 2017. **

 

Friendship Senior Options Associate Scholarship

EXCLUSIVELY for Friendship Senior Options associates and their families!

  • Applicant must be a high school senior.
  • Applicant must be an associate of Friendship Senior Options or the child of a Friendship Senior Options associate in good standing for more than twelve months.
  • Applicant must be pursuing a degree, licensure or certificate.
  • Applicant must demonstrate a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicant may receive up to $1,000 in twelve months, paid to the applicant’s school.

 

Friendship Senior Options Community Scholarship

  • Applicant must be a high school senior living in Friendship Senior Options’ key markets: Bartlett, Batavia, Elk Grove Village, Hanover Park, Hoffman Estates, Geneva, Roselle, Saint Charles, Schaumburg, Streamwood, South Elgin and West Chicago.
  • Applicant must be pursuing a degree, licensure or certificate.
  • Applicant must demonstrate a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicant may receive up to $1,000 in twelve months, paid to the applicant’s school.

 

Required Documentation for Both Scholarships

  • Completed scholarship application with essay response
  • High school transcript
  • Recommendation letter (Letter cannot be from a family member.)
    Friendship Senior Options champions six Core Values: faith, integrity, community, service, stewardship, and growth. The recommendation letter should reflect the applicant’s commitment to one or more of these six traits.

Students receiving scholarships will be notified in March
and will be invited to a presentation ceremony in June.

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