• Scholarship Application

    Thank you to this year's applicants.  We are no longer accepting 2015 applications.  Decisions will be announced shortly.



  • What is the Chamber Young Entrepreneur Scholarship?

    The Oak Park - River Forest Chamber of Commerce awards a $1,000 scholarship towards post-secondary education every year to one or more high school seniors residing in Oak Park or River Forest.

    Applicants must be residents of Oak Park or River Forest who will graduate high school this year and pursue post-secondary education in the fall.  The application includes an essay and a letter of recomendation. 
    Applications will be accepted between March 3 and April 7. 

     Applicants must use the form below to apply and submit the essay portion of the  application by midnight, central time April 7.  Applicants must also submit a letter or recommendation from an adult who can speak to the applicant's qualifications.  Letters of recommendation must be emailed scholarship@oprfchamber.org by midnight, central time on April 7.

    Applicants will receive an email within 24 hours to confirm that we received your application and lette of recommendation.  The Chamber Scholarship Committee will review all applications and make decisions by April 30.


    OPRF Chamber of Commerce Young Entrepreneur Award Description

    Please consider making a donation to the Chamber Scholarship Fund.  100% of your donation will go directly to the students.


    To apply for the Chamber Young Entrepreneur Scholarship, please fill out the form below and submit between March 3 and April 7.  You also must have an adult email a personal letter of recommendation to us at scholarship@oprfchamber.org on or before April 7.