Maestro Cares Foundation Scholarship Fund

The FJ Pollak / Maestro Cares Foundation Scholarship Fund awards monetary scholarships to university, college or vocational school admitted students who identify as Latino. Decisions are based on demonstrated academic achievement, financial need, demonstrated interest in social service volunteerism and a desire to continue postsecondary education.

Annual Amount

Between $2,000-$3,000 per semester--not to exceed $6,000 per year

Additional Selection Criteria

Applicants to the FJ Pollak / Maestro Cares Foundation Scholarship Fund must meet the following criteria:

• Identify as Latino and be between the ages of 17-26 years old as of the application deadline date;

•  Be a high school senior, high school graduate or current college undergraduate student

• Provide proof of admission or enrollment to an accredited 4-year college or university residing within the United States;

Application Process

For application, go to:

Application Process

Along with the application form, the following components must be submitted for consideration:

  •  Resume
  •   Official Transcripts
  • Brief Personal Statement
  • 3 letters of recommendation from a teacher, counselor or mentor
  • Proof of community service or volunteer work hours

Applications and additional requirements must be submitted by e-mail or mail to Mariana Gomez 1459 W. Hubbard St., Chicago, IL 60642

                       OCTOBER 31 FOR SPRING


May 29, 2021

For the application or more information go to: