Vincentian Values Perspectives Endowed Scholarship Application


The St. Vincent de Paul Vincentian Values – Perspectives scholarship is available to incoming or current undergraduate students who graduated from a Perspectives Charter School in Chicago. The scholarship is renewable upon remaining in good standing and the completion of a brief reflection essay on the synergy between DePaul’s and Perspectives’ missions. This unique partnership between the institutions ensures that all civic-minded young leaders can pursue their educational and professional aspirations.

As financial need is a consideration, we strongly encourage you to file the FAFSA, if applicable. The FAFSA can be filed in December 2023 at

The deadline for application submission online must be no later than February 29, 2024 11:59:59 PM Central Standard Time.

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Admissions - DePaul Incoming Freshman Scholarships
Supplemental Questions
  1. Will you be graduating from a Chicago Perspectives Charter High School this year?
  2. Please share in an essay the importance of DePaul's Catholic and Vincentian mission and it's connection with the Perspectives Charter schools mission. Explain how they will impact and inform your education at DePaul and future career aspirations.
  3. Scholarship Connect Student Consent
    • A) Consent Statement

      By clicking the checkbox below, I certify that all the information provided as part of the scholarship application process is accurate. I understand that as part of the scholarship application and selection process, my academic information, financial aid information, and other demographic information may be shared with individuals who are involved in the scholarship selection process and recipient reporting. This may include information from my Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), my annual award information, my Cost of Attendance components (living expenses, personal expenses, travel, books, tuition, and fees), and items related to my current academic standing and career program. By agreeing to this electronically, I am authorizing DePaul University, and providing my consent, to release my information and allowing me to be considered for scholarship opportunities. I understand that if I do not agree to this release, I will be unable to proceed with my scholarship application. I further understand that by completing the signature below and selecting the “Finish and Submit” button in this electronic application, I am signing and acknowledging my consent. My submitted signature in this electronic application has the same legal effect, validity, and enforceability as affixing my signature to a paper document. I also acknowledge that my financial aid information is being released with my explicit written authorization as allowed by the Higher Education Act (HEA), HEA 483(a)(3)(E), affirmed by Congress in the final fiscal year 2018 omnibus spending bill, HEA 485B, 494, the IRC 26 USC 6103(I)(13) and HEA 20 USC 1098h(c)(2) .
    • B) Consent Statement Electronic Signature
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