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Nominate a Student

Do you have a student to nominate?

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If you or someone you know is a student who shows dedication and promise, please complete the form below. There is no deadline, but admission is rolling (students are accepted on a first come first serve basis until spaces are filled).

To be accepted, students must: 

  • Be in a grade K – 12
  • Reside in IL or TX
  • Identify as Black, Indigenous, or a Person of Color (BIPOC)
  • Reside in a low-income household (i.e. receive free/reduced lunch and/or currently experiencing significant economic hardship)
  • Demonstrate an active leadership role at home, in the classroom, at school and/or in the local community
  • Submit transcripts showing at least a 2.5 Cumulative GPA for the past 2 years
  • Submit a Letter of Recommendation from a non-family member

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Student Nomination Form

    Full Name

    Email

    Telephone Number

    What is your relationship with the student?

    Other

    If you are not the student, what is the student's first and last name?

    If you are not the student, what is the student's email address?

    What grade is the student currently in? *

    What is the full name of the school that the student currently attends? *

    What is the main phone number of the student's school? *

    In what city and state does the student reside? *

    Does the student identify at BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, or Person of Color)?

    Other

    Please describe/explain the student's current experience of economic hardship. NOTE: This information is completely confidential and used solely to determine whether the student is eligible for our services. (2+ sentences)

    How has this student shown active leadership in his/her home, classroom, school and/or local community? (4-6 sentences)

    Please upload a signed and dated Letter of Recommendation from a non-family member. If you have trouble doing this, email this Letter or Recommendation to [email protected] with the student's full name in the subject line

    Please upload transcripts showing at least a 2.5 Cumulative GPA for the past 2 years. If you have trouble doing this, email the last 2 years of transcripts to [email protected] with the student's full name in the subject line

    How do you think this student will benefit from this sponsorship program? Be specific. (2+ sentences)

    Do you have any final comments we should take into consideration regarding this student's nomination?

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