Applications for the 2020-2021 school year is now closed!

The Rose Scholarship is offered on an annual basis with online applications being accepted from February 1 to May 1. Recipients will be notified mid-May. Award amounts for each scholarship will vary based on available funding. Funds from all scholarship awards can be used towards tuition, books, or other college expenses. Funds will be distributed directly to the institution.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must meet all of the following conditions:

  1. Must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident 

  2. Graduating high school senior 

  3. Be enrolled to attend an accredited college or university, training program (barber college, cosmetology school, etc.), or another post-secondary program during fall 2020

  4. Primary resident of Chicago, IL or Flint, MI

  5. Must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average (GPA) as of the end of the prior semester 

  6. Have overcome a traumatic experience.​​ Trauma is used to describe distressing event(s) that may have long-lasting, harmful effect on a person’s physical and emotional healthy and well-being. Trauma can stem from childhood abuse or neglect, grief, loss, witnessing acts of violence, forms of violence, physical, emotional, or sexual abuse, and various sources of distress as well as historical trauma.

For questions, please email us at 

​Stay up to date on our scholarship offerings, programs, and upcoming events by joining our mailing list.