Applicants must accept admission to Purdue University for the Fall 2013 semester and enroll as a full-time student for Fall 2013. Applicants must also reside in the Chicago area (Illinois only). Scholarship is merit based, but need is considered in the overall evaluation. Purdue Club of Chicago (PCC) strives to award deserving recipients who are well-rounded, that the Scholarship Committee believes will succeed at Purdue while embracing its traditions and spirit.
Applications may be submitted electronically or by U.S. mail. Information for submission is included at the end of the application form. Applications must be e-stamped or postmarked by 11:59 p.m. CT on Wednesday April 3, 2013.
Application acceptance period: March 1, 2013, through April 3, 2013.
The winner will be announced in May 2013.
Each applicant must be sponsored by a current member of the Purdue Alumni Association (PAA) who lives in the Chicago area.
Electronic submissions via e-mail:
If an applicant submits their materials via e-mail, all documents must be attached to a single e-mail. The e-mail should be entitled as follows: “2013 PCC Scholarship Application for <First Name Last Name>” Applicants will receive an electronic confirmation of receipt. If you submit an application and do not receive a response, follow-up by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by sending the application to the address listed.
Submissions via regular mail:
Applicants submitting their materials via regular mail must include any supporting documents with the application. Applicants will receive an e-mail notification when their application is received. Please note that the mailbox is not checked on a daily basis, so notification may not be immediate.
Award of Scholarship(s):
The amount of the award has not yet been determined, but varies depending on the number of recipients. Winners and sponsors will be notified once a decision is made, and winners will be recognized at PCC’s Annual Meeting, which is held in May. All applicants are encouraged to attend the event. Scholarship monies are tendered to the Purdue Bursar’s Office. Scholarship winners may be profiled by PCC or PAA in its publications.
Click Here for The Scholarship Application. [2013 APPLICATION PERIOD NOW CLOSED]
Scholarship Committee Members
Maria Menotti (Chairperson)