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Why Become a college partner?


  • Have early contact with our diverse pool of nearly 700 talented and motivated students

  • Be able to interact with seniors from 100+ Chicago high schools and 70+ community areas

  • Get the opportunity to meet and recruit additional students from our partner community-based organizations


  • College partners are invited to our annual College Fair in July

  • Partners meet face-to-face with applicants at the unique Onsite College and Leadership Forum in October

  • Chicago Scholars can help you host an info session, presentation, or reception for students at our office in downtown Chicago


  • Partners are incorporated into our specialized college counseling curriculum

  • Scholars are required to apply to at least five partner colleges or universities

  • Chicago Scholars collaborates with partner schools to support Scholars after they enroll

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