Greater East St. Louis Community Fund Scholarships

The Greater East St. Louis Community Fund is offering scholarships for up to 4 years of college study to eligible high school seniors who are residents of East St. Louis or Brooklyn, Ill.

  • Must be a resident of East St. Louis or Brooklyn, Illinois
  • High school GPA of 2.5 or greater;
  • Be accepted by an accredited college or university; (2 year institutions will not be considered during 2018-2019);

Applicants must have an official transcript sent from their high school to:
Greater East St. Louis Community Fund
P.O. Box 547
East St. Louis, IL 62202

Applicants who are selected will receive $1,000 – $4,000, depending upon school classification and GPA. Students are eligible to receive higher scholarship awards if they stay in college and maintain the required GPA. There is a required GPA of 2.5 to stay in the program beyond the freshman year. A student with a 3.0 GPA or higher, may receive a higher scholarship award of up to a maximum of $4,000.00 after their freshman year and depending upon their school classification. Scholarship recipients who receive a Bachelor’s degree are eligible for an additional $4,000 for graduate school, law school or medical school if enrolled full-time.

Questions? Contact

Greater East St. Louis Community Fund
$1000- $4,000, renewable up to 4 years
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a U.S. Citizen?
  2. What is your age as of April 1, 2019?
  3. Please upload a recent photo of yourself
  4. Parent (or legal guardian) 1 Full Name
  5. Parent (or legal guardian) 1 Home Phone Number
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