The Colonel Henry Crown Scholarship is a $40,000 scholarship: $10,000 a year for a four year period while pursuing a degree at an accredited college or university of his or her choice. In addition to the scholarship, recipients will participate in a paid summer internship program (3 summers at 10 weeks each) with a Henry Crown affiliated company or an agency supported by Crown Family Philanthropies.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be a high school senior who has an average of “B” or better beginning in sophomore year
  • Must have participated in a Junior Achievement high school program

Applicants need to submit completed Henry Crown application with the following attached:

  • Copy of the classroom volunteer or teacher rating scale
  • Copy of the high school rating scale
  • Signed transcript
  • SAT/ACT/PSAT results
  • Letter of recommendation from your principal, teacher or counselor
  • Student essay detailing your reasons for wanting to continue your education
  • Short biography including extracurricular activities, community service, and how involvement with Junior
    Achievement has affected your life

*If selected as a finalist 25 minute interviews will be held at the Junior Achievement offices in April determine the recipients of the four scholarships
*Scholastic promise, motivation, moral character, leadership qualities and good citizenship are the major considerations for the selection of awardees.

This is only for senior, Discrete Math students who recently made the visit to DePaul and completed the Junior Achievement Personal Finance course. Scholarship Deadline is Friday, March 29, 2019 (received or postmarked).


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