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2017 Applications

The CEF provides incentive awards to graduating seniors of Chicago high schools who are admitted to accredited college or university engineering programs. For those award winners who maintain satisfactory grade point averages, the CEF continues to make annual awards throughout their college careers and at graduation. The awards increase with each year that a student qualifies and participates in the program.

To be eligible for the scholarship, you must be a high-school senior that has received an acceptance to an accredited undergraduate engineering program, or be currently enrolled in an undergraduate engineering program.

To be eligible for a CEF scholarship, you must be a graduating high school senior with a strong connection to the City of Chicago. You must be planning to study engineering in college and have received acceptance from an accredited undergraduate engineering program. The Chicago connection may be established by either your residence in the City of Chicago or your current attendance of a high school in the City of Chicago. In addition, you must meet the academic criteria outlined in the scholarship application.

Key Application Dates

  • Apply by: April 24, 2017
  • Application due: April 24, 2017
  • Award Notification: June 1, 2017
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