The Provident Foundation
1525 East 53rd Street
Suite #451
Chicago, IL 60615

Scholarship Application

Welcome to the Scholarship Application page. Please read through the submission form below so that you may have everything needed for the application prior to starting. Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions or concerns. The applications open on April 19, 2021 and the submission deadline is June 14th, 2021 at 11:59pm..

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Scholarship Application

Applicant Information

School Information

Personal Statement

Please respond to all three sets of the questions below in a 12-point type-written format. Your responses to the three questions below should be no longer than a total of three pages.

1) Describe your commitment to addressing the needs of underserved communities. If possible, cite examples of community service you have undertaken to address the needs of such a community.

2) What personal characteristics do you believe are most important in a leader? Why? If possible, please describe activities you have pursued that demonstrate your leadership potential.

3) Should you be selected for a Provident Scholarship, how would you spend the scholarship money?

Please upload a single PDF with the responses


Please have your school mail a copy of your official transcript directly to the address:
The Provident Foundation
1525 East 53rd Street
Chicago, IL 60615

Or upload a copy here

Curriculum Vitae

Please upload a copy of your Curriculum Vitae. Please have it in the format using the linked template.

Letters of Recommendation

Please provide the contact information for two letters of recommendation. Please inform your letter writers to have their letters submitted by June 16th. Your letters should be from:
1) From a prinicpal/teacher/dean/professor/academic advisor
2) From a supervisor of community oriented activities

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