The Wintrust Scholarship is designed to provide two (2) merit-based scholarships to support Black/African American students from Illinois or Wisconsin majoring in finance, accounting, or economics. The scholarship will be disbursed in the fall semester of the 2020-2021 academic year.
Recipients will be notified in writing within six weeks after the closing date.
To qualify for the Wintrust Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
*Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
*Be a resident of the state of Illinois or Wisconsin.
*Major in finance, accounting, or economics.
*Be a college junior (class of 2022).
*Be a current college student entering junior year, who is enrolled full-time at any UNCF member institution, other accredited HBCU, or an accredited Illinois college or university. Students attending a UNCF member institution will be given priority.
Applications must be submitted online and include the following:
*An essay about career interest.
*A letter of recommendation. (Family members and/or friends are not acceptable).
*A current transcript.
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