Black History Month Essay Contest — Deadline Feb 11, 2013

The Treasurer’s 4th Annual Black History Month Essay Contest is now live!

The City Treasurer’s Office of Chicago is the custodian and manager of all cash and investments of the City of Chicago. Each year the City Treasurer’s Office sponsors a Black History Month Essay Competition. The winner of this competition will receive a $1,000 non-renewable scholarship to support the cost of attending the first year of college. The check will be issued to the college where student enrolls in the fall of 2013.

Essay Topic

“How have Chicago’s Black entrepreneurs shaped the city’s history, and what lessons from them inspire you?”


Click here to download the application



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