Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
(630) 896-7800

info@CommunityFoundationFRV.org

2018 Scholarship Program

The Community Foundation 2018 Scholarship Program offers scholarships to students who will attend an accredited institution of higher education on a full-time basis during the 2018-2019 academic year (July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019).

 

SCHOLARSHIP GUIDE

Detailed information about the variety of scholarships we offer is available in our 2018 Scholarship Program Guide. Please review the information before filling out a Scholarship Application.

Scholarship Program Guide

 

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

Detailed information about the required supporting documents for the Scholarship Application is available for your viewing. Please review this information before filling out a Scholarship Application and save/print the document so you may refer back to it easily at a later time.

Scholarship Supporting Documents

 

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Applications for the 2018 Scholarship Program are now available. Please answer a few Scholarship Eligibility Questions to help determine your eligibility. Once you have completed the eligibility questions, you will be presented with an Access Code and a link to the Scholarship Application. Please remember your Access Code and the link to the application for future reference.

The application may be saved and opened later. The Application Form has a ‘Save Answers and Resume Later’ link on every page. Click this link and you will be asked if you are sure you want to quit and resume later. Once you confirm this, you will be given a link to access your form later. You must save this link in order to retrieve your form at a later time. You also have the option to have the link e-mailed to you.

Your form will be saved for 30 days. If you lose your link or 30 days has passed, you will need to start over. The Community Foundation staff cannot retrieve your Application Form for you.

The deadline for submission of a completed Application Form is Monday, February 5, 2018 by 4:00 P.M. CST. Late applications will not be accepted.

Scholarship Eligibility Questions

 

SCHOLARSHIP EVALUATION

A minimum of TWO and no more than four evaluations or letters of recommendation must be received in the Community Foundation office no later than Monday, February 5, 2018 by 4:00 P.M. CST.

Please click on one of the following buttons to obtain either a web-based evaluation form or a PDF evaluation form.

Web-Based Evaluation Form                        PDF Evaluation Form

Letter of Recommendation – Submit by e-mail to scholarship@cffrv.org or by mail/in person (see Scholarship Contact section for addresses).

More information can be found in the Scholarship Application Supporting Documents.

 

SCHOLARSHIP FAFSA/SAR

To be considered for traditional scholarships, applicants must submit their 2018-2019 Student Aid Report (SAR) or FAFSA E-mail. One of these documents must be received in the Community Foundation office no later than Monday, March 12, 2018 by 11:59 P.M. CST.

Your 2018-2019 SAR can be submitted by e-mail or by mail/in person.

Your 2018-2019 e-mail from Federal Student Aid with a subject line of “FAFSA Confirmation Page E-mail” can be submitted by forwarding the e-mail to scholarship@cffrv.org.

More information can be found in the Scholarship Application Supporting Documents and the FAFSA/SAR Information page.

 

SCHOLARSHIP CHECKLIST

Once your application has been submitted, please refer to the Scholarship Application Checklist to see if you are missing any items. Please allow our Scholarship Team at least 36 business hours to process application documents before contacting our office to verify status.

 

SCHOLARSHIP E-MAILS

Some e-mails from the CF Scholarship Program are sent via MailChimp. Please take note of the following to make sure you do not miss any important e-mails from the CF Scholarship Program:

  • Add scholarship@cffrv.org and scholarship@communityfoundationfrv.org to your address book.
  • Check your inbox and spam/junk box daily.
  • If you use AOL, Yahoo, or Hotmail – sometimes delivery can take up to 24 hours.
  • Review your whitelisting information to make sure our e-mails are not being blocked.

 

SCHOLARSHIP CONTACT

Address for submitting PDF Evaluation Form/Letter of Recommendation or SAR Document by mail:

Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
111 W Downer Pl, Ste. 312
Aurora, IL  60506

Address for submitting PDF Evaluation Form/Letter of Recommendation or SAR Document in person:

Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
111 W Downer Pl, Ste. 312
Aurora, IL  60506
(Located in the Old Second National Bank building)

Or

Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
127 S First St, Ste. 215
Geneva, IL  60134

 

QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS

Please feel free to contact our Scholarship Team at scholarship@cffrv.org or (630) 896-7800 if you have questions or concerns.

 

(630) 896-7800

info@CommunityFoundationFRV.org