Sponsored by Brunswick Corporation, this scholarship is awarded to high achieving Black students attending Chicago State University, DePaul University, Illinois Institute of Technology, Lake Forest College or Loyola University Chicago who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, a commitment to community involvement and are pursuing a degree in a STEM or marketing field. This scholarship opportunity is open to rising juniors currently classified as sophomores at the time of their application submission.
Two (2) scholarship awardees will receive a two-year scholarship in the amount of $12,000 to assist with educational expenses for two academic years. The scholarship will be paid directly to the awardees’ college/university and will be disbursed in equal amounts for the awardees’ fall and spring semesters (i.e., $6,000 per semester).
Selected scholarship recipients will also receive the opportunity to intern with Brunswick Corporation at Brunswick’s headquarters office in the Chicago metropolitan area during the summer of the students’ rising junior year and/or summer of the student’s rising senior year. Scholars will be required to resubmit their transcripts and meet the 3.0 GPA criteria at the end of the 2022 academic year. If a Scholar’s GPA does not meet the criteria, the Scholar will forfeit the scholarship award in 2022-2023.
|Institution Type||Open to any four-year college or university including HBCUs|
|GPA Requirement||3.0 GPA or higher|
|Major||STEM or Marketing majors|
|Award Length||2-year scholarship award|
|Internship||Includes Internship placement during Summer 2022|