Scholarship Application Guidelines

About the FACC-Chicago Foundation

The FACC-Chicago Foundation is an independent 501(c)3 entity that raises funds to support access to higher education opportunities for young people in Chicago.

The FACC-Chicago Foundation’s mission is to help build a diverse generation of young professionals prepared for the global jobs of the future.

The Foundation offers scholarships for select Chicago high school students, with an interest in French language and culture, seeking to pursue a technical, pre-professional or traditional four-year college degree. The Foundation will also facilitate training and learning opportunities within the FACC-Chicago community.



The FACC Chicago Foundation scholarship program was created to support local high school graduates with an interest in French language and culture seeking to obtain the education, skills and experience necessary to prepare for the global jobs of the future.

Scholarship recipients will be invited to participate in FACC events and to access the FACC’s professional network, including the possibility of internships or mentoring with one of our member organizations.


Eligibility Requirements

  • Chicago high school students accepted into a credit-bearing technical, pre-professional or traditional four-year degree program
  • Previous or anticipated coursework in French is preferred
  • Must have a demonstrated financial need
  • Must have interest in cross-cultural learning

Scholarships will be disbursed in increments by academic year for the duration of the degree program, for up to four years, contingent on ongoing academic performance.


To apply for a French-American Chamber of Commerce (FACC) Chicago Foundation scholarship for the 2021-2025 academic years, please submit all materials to the FACC by May 1, 2021.


You may submit your packet by mail or by email to:


Andrea Jett Fletcher

FACC Chicago Foundation

205 N Michigan Ave, 37th Floor  I  Chicago, IL 60601

Email: Foundation(@)


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