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February 16, 2012

Graduating students and teachers from Proviso East High School can apply for $1,000 scholarships via Common Roots Initiative‚Äôs web site. Interested applicants should visit for further instructions and to start the application process. 

CRI will award one $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior attending a trade school, junior college, or university this coming fall. Also, CRI will award one $1,000 scholarship to a high school teacher for classroom materials. (NOTE: In our first year of awarding financial assistance, the recipients of both scholarships will be from Proviso East High School. We will expand to other schools in west suburban Chicago in future years.)

Student and teacher applications should be submitted online and all required supplemental materials must be sent to CRI by Friday, March 2, 2012.