The Traffic Club of Chicago Scholarship Awards Program
Scholarships are offered to the following:
- Daughters, sons or grandchildren of club members, that are enrolled as full time undergraduate or graduate students at accredited four year colleges and universities.
- Daughters, sons or grandchildren of club members, that are current high school seniors with plans to attend a four year college or university.
- Student Members of the Traffic Club of Chicago that are enrolled as full time undergraduate students, who are pursuing a degree in Transportation, Logistics, or Supply Chain Management at an accredited university.
- Student Members of the Traffic Club of Chicago that are enrolled in a graduate school program full time (6 credit minimum), who are pursuing an advanced degree in Transportation, Logistics, or Supply Chain Management at an accredited university
Applicants will be graded on the following:
- Applicants must carry a cumulative 3.0 grade point average to be eligible.
- Quality of academic work as evidenced by cumulative grade point averages based on transcripts of the student's records from the College, University or High School 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
It is the applicant's responsibility that all required documentation including transcripts are received by the Scholarship Committee. Students can check to see if the committee has received all their documentation by emailing the club office at: firstname.lastname@example.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.
Scholarship awards are to be used to pay a qualified educational organization for qualified educational expenses, as described in IRS Publication 970. If used otherwise, the scholarship award may be considered taxable. Please consult your tax advisor for more information.