Scholarship Details

We are giving away ONE $3,300, FOUR $2,000, and ONE $500 in scholarship funds to help out the local students like yourself!


  • Write a 500 word essay sharing your story on how the pandemic has affected your academic future.
  • Share what you’ve learned and appreciate now more than ever!
  • Express your thoughts and feeling on how you believe this could have all been managed different both from a national level and local level.
  • Provide an explanation (if any) of any financial strain in the household along with any advice you would give to others in similar situations.
  • Provide solutions on what you would do different in the community during a crisis like this.
  • We are also asking that you provide at least one letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor.
  • When you’re done, send it ALL to [email protected]

The committee will review your essay and provided information and reach a decision by (July 1st).

Recipients will be announced via Social Media by mid-July.


View last year’s scholarship recipients here

About SCCLR’s Scholarships:
For the past 13 years, SCCLR has provided over $95,000+ in scholarship funds to the most enthusiastic and motivated students across the Northwest Indiana and Chicago region. We encourage you to be apart of next years’ recipient list so you can begin to make your mark within the community and your own life.