Application Materials

Application Deadline is November 15th.

REMINDER: Please complete the online application form before completing the essays and application materials.

Please download this PDF file, 2017-2018 Applicant Essay Questions & Info and print it out.  Then fill out the essays using a black or blue pen.  The deadline is November 15th. 

In order to download this file to your computer, simply click on the light blue “2017-2018 2017-2018 Applicant Essay Questions & InfoApplicant Essay Questions & Info” text. Once it opens, use right click the mouse and select “save as” and then name and save the file to your computer. (This works best using a Chrome browser)  You can open the file using adobe reader for free and print it out.

Essays & Application Materials Include:

  • One Letter of Recommendation submitted in a sealed envelope
  • Four Essay Questions
  • Copy of complete 7th grade report card
  • Copy of first quarter of 8th grade report card (if available)
  • Seventh-grade standardized test scores (Terra Nova, ITBS, ISAT or Other Test Scores).
  • Copy of 2016 tax form or other proof of income (W-2 alone or paycheck stubs are not acceptable).

Mail Completed Applications to:
HFS Chicago Scholars
Attention: Application Review Board
1074 West Taylor Street, #201
Chicago, IL 60607