Admissions Page at Lake Forest

Lake Forest College offers highly qualified Chicago Public School students scholarship awards ranging from $20,000 through full-tuition.

The scholarship is based on both merit and financial-need.  For those receiving full-tuition scholarships, the award ensures that the full cost of tuition is provided after federal and state gift aid eligibility has been applied.  The scholarship is limited to students who are a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.

To be considered for the Chicago Public School Scholarship, students must qualify for and complete the following:

For additional information or to schedule a campus visit, please contact René Gomez at or (847) 735-5008.

Chicago Scholars have graduated from the following Chicago Public Schools:
  • Clemente
  • Curie Metro
  • Dunbar
  • Farragut
  • John Hancock
  • Jones
  • Julian
  • Kelvyn Park
  • King
  • Lake View
  • Lane Tech
  • Lincoln Park
  • Lindblom
  • Mather
  • Morgan Park
  • Noble Street
  • Northside
  • Northtown Academy
  • Phoenix Military
  • Pritzker
  • Rauner
  • Rickover Naval
  • Robeson
  • Senn
  • Taft
  • Von Steuben
  • Walter Payton
  • Whitney Young
  • Young Women’s Leadership