Award Criteria

The Traffic Club of Chicago 2015 Scholarship Awards Program

Student Eligibility Requirements:

1. Applicants must be the children and/or grandchildren of a club member and can be pursuing any career field of their choice.

2. Each applicant must be enrolled as a full time undergraduate student in a four (4) year accredited college or university.

3. Applicants must carry a cumulative 3.0 grade point average to be eligible.

4. Applicants will be graded on the following:
  • Quality of academic work as evidenced by cumulative grade point averages based on official transcripts only of the student's records from the College and/or University they are currently enrolled in.
  • Applicant's letter to the Scholarship Committee.
  • Student's work course program.
  • Strength of professional interest and initiatives as evidenced by the student's employment or internship experience and/or participation in extracurricular activities.
5. It is the applicant's responsibility that all required documentation including official transcripts are received by the Scholarship Committee. Students can check to see if the committee has received all their documentation by e-mailing the club office at: staff@trfclub-chicago.org or, by calling the club office at 630-529-1333.

Remember – it is the applicant's responsibility to make sure that the Scholarship Committee has received all the required documentation. The Committee will not contact an applicant to notify them that their application is incomplete.

6. All applications must be received by the Scholarship Committee postmarked no later than Friday, January 23, 2015. Any applications that are received postmarked after this date will not be accepted.