What is Dollars for Scholars?

F.U.T.U.R.E. Foundation Chicago's South-land Dollars for Scholars® mission is providing financial support to qualified applicants for skills training and college education. F.U.T.U.R.E. Foundation Chicago's South-land Dollars for Scholars is an affiliate of Scholarship America®.

Who qualifies for scholarship assistance?

We believes that any sincere and determined person should have the opportunity to continue their training or education. Scholarships can continue for any length of time and be used for a variety of training and educational needs.  Eligible applicants must be United State residents residing in the South Suburs.

How are local scholarships awarded?

Eligible applicants must apply online and submit all require documents prior to dealines. Applications are scored in a variety of categories, including work experience, community service, academic achievements, family income and personal interviews. The selection process is open making scholarships available to a wide range of deserving applicants planning to attend an approved training or educational institution. Recipient are selected based on thier combined aplication score and in-person interviews.

How are funds raised?

Each year the community is invited to support F.U.T.U.R.E. Foundation Chicago's South-land Dollars for Scholars® through a variety of fundraising activities. Funds are also generated from the generous support of local businesses, service organizations, and individuals who value lifelong learning.  We invite donors to name F.U.T.U.R.E. Foundation Chicago's South-land Dollars for Scholars® as a beneficiary in wills, insurance policies or gifts of property. Opportunities also exist for those who wish to establish endowment scholarships. 

How can you make the difference?

  • Give as generously as you can, but be assured that any and all gifts are appreciated.

  • Get involved in our year-round fundraising efforts. Dollars for Scholars provides an opportunity to invest in our greatest resource"PEOPLE".

  • Establish a scholarship with us to honor the memories of those who have made a significant contribution in the lives of others.


 "There is no greater or wiser investment that a community can make

than in the educational future of its citizens."

- Alan Kirschner, Programs and Public Policy, United Negro College


F.U.T.U.R.E. Foundation Chicago's Southland Dollars for Scholars - P.O. Box 488 - Flossmoor, IL. 60422-9998

(708) 252-3087- customersupport@future-foundation.org