Universities providing tuition
Chicago State University
The University of Chicago
Northeastern Illinois University
The University of Illinois - Urbana
The University of Illinois - Chicago
Please check the Scholarship Application
form for the list of tuition waivers
available this year.
Public Schools Student Science Fair, Inc.
This year, 16 June
2020 high school graduates were selected to receive
either cash scholarships or tuition waiver
scholarships sponsored by local universities.
Click HERE to get the
Scholarship Application Form.
Since 1956, the CPS Student Science Fair,
Inc., has awarded more than 2,000 scholarships, valued
at over $3,900,000 to students from 72 Chicago public
high schools. (See the list below.)
Any prospective June CPS high school graduate who
has participated in CPS science fairs (during grades
7-12) at an area or the city level and/or the
symposium/essay competition and who is planning to major
in science, mathematics, engineering, or computer
science is eligible to apply for a scholarship.
The Scholarship Committee, representing business and
education, selects scholarship recipients on the basis
of participation in the Chicago Public Schools Science
Fair, scholastic achievement, future goals, and personal
If you or your
corporation would like to sponsor a scholarship, please
download this contributions
form, fill it out
and send it in with your donation. All donations
are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by