Applications for 2021-22 are now closed.

If you submitted a 2021 application, all of the following materials must be received by Friday, May 7, 2020 at 5 p.m.:
  • A copy of your four-year high school transcript and/or a college transcript.
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation from individuals with direct knowledge of your abilities, accomplishments, and potential. One recommendation must be from a teacher, or other school personnel. Those providing recommendations can submit them online or email or mail them in separately with this form.
  • Using our certification form, your homeless or formerly homeless status must be verified on a document signed by your school’s homeless liaison or a service/shelter provider.
  • Documentation of any other scholarships/financial aid received to date (if applicable).

Please email materials to Christy Savellano at 

Materials can also be mailed to the following address: 

CCH Scholarship Committee
Chicago Coalition for the Homeless
70 E. Lake St., Suite 720
Chicago, IL 60601

Contact Christy Savellano at or (773) 906-3402 with questions, or to discuss any issues or extenuating circumstances due to COVID-19 school closures.

Applications for 2022 will become available online by January 15, 2022.