Onsite Admissions Forum 2018
Oct
23
8:00 AM08:00

Onsite Admissions Forum 2018

The Onsite is an admissions program connecting over 175 selective to highly selective colleges from across the nation to Chicago’s most talented youth in one day. These emerging young leaders interview with up to six best match-fit colleges of their choice with many receiving college admissions decisions and merit aid scholarships that day. Last year more than $57 million was awarded at the Onsite in one day.

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Swing for Scholars
Aug
13
10:00 AM10:00

Swing for Scholars

Swing for Scholars is our annual golf outing and fundraiser held at the Naperville Country Club.  Proceeds allow us to continue to expand our reach to new first-generation college students. This event is hosted by Co-Founder Manny Sanchez.

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New Scholar Orientation
Jun
2
to Jun 3

New Scholar Orientation

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Newly admitted students and their parents come together for the New Scholar Orientation each June before their senior year of high school.  The day-long event has informational sessions for parents and Scholar workshops designed to equip Scholars with the tools they will need to succeed in the program.

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UnTied Gala 2018
Apr
27
6:00 PM18:00

UnTied Gala 2018

Chicago Scholars' annual UnTied Gala is not your typical gala. If boring speeches, white table cloths, and chewy chicken are your thing, this gala is not for you. But if college-style party games, dancing, open bar and a tailgate-themed menu are more your style, join us for our annual urban-chic anti-gala.

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Another sample upcoming event
Jan
3
to Jan 4

Another sample upcoming event

Calling all Scholars! Join us before heading back to campus for a beginning of the year boot-camp to kick-start your year.  Make this your best year yet by learning unique and life-changing tricks from the award-winning creativity and productivity guru, Milton Rodriquez.

Lunch will be provided.  Wear comfortable shoes!

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Sample upcoming event
Dec
26
to Dec 27

Sample upcoming event

Join us for a roundtable discussion on college counseling best practices.  We will be presenting findings from our research and engaging with other practitioners to gain a deeper understanding of what ensures strong match-fit for financially under-resourced, high-achieving and first-generation college students.

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Onsite Admissions Forum
Oct
24
7:30 AM07:30

Onsite Admissions Forum

The Onsite Admissions Forum is a one-of-a-kind event that brings admissions representatives from more than 175 colleges and universities around the country together with 1,000 of Chicago's brightest, academically-ambitious, first-generation and financially under-resourced high school juniors for admissions interviews.  

Scholars will interview with up to six best match-fit colleges of their choice with many receiving college admissions and merit aid scholarships that day. Most students receive at least one offer of admissions through the Onsite Admissions Forum.  Last year, more than $64 million in merit aid was awarded.

Guests and supporters can join us at Navy Pier for a celebratory luncheon at the Onsite Tuesday, October 24, 2017. Luncheon guests will have the opportunity to tour this one-of-a-kind event and see our Scholars in an exciting and pivotal moment in their journeys to college. 

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