Colleges and Universities  that have provided tuition waivers.

Illinois Tech
Loyola University

DePaul University
DeVry University
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.

Since 1956, the CPS Student Science Fair, Inc., has awarded almost 1,200 scholarships, valued at over $4,000,000 to students from 77 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 a STEM field is eligible to apply for a cash grant or scholarship.  The Scholarship Committee, representing business and education, selects recipients on the basis of participation in the Chicago Public Schools Science Fair, scholastic achievement, future goals, and personal interviews.

The deadline for the 2024 Scholarship Application was April8,2024

If you or your corporation would like to sponsor a cash grant or 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 current law.