Palatine Chamber Women in Business Group Offers Scholarships

Updated 2/2/2023 9:49 AM

For the ninth consecutive year, the Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Networking Group is offering a scholarship program to benefit female high school seniors in the Palatine community.

Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded, one to a student from Fremd High School and one to a student from Palatine High School.


To be eligible for the scholarship, female students must have a minimum of a 2.75 GPA with the intent of attending a two- or four-year college or university in fall 2023 to pursue a degree in a business-related field.

Other criteria that will be considered by the scholarship committee includes business coursework in high school, employment experience, participation in clubs/activities/service/volunteer roles, three short response questions and two letters of recommendation. The application deadline is April 30.

The WIBAF scholarship application, along with others, can be found on the College & Career pages of the Fremd and Palatine High School websites. Students can also access the application via the chamber website at:

Women in Business is an active group of women who are interested in learning and networking with one another while discussing business-related topics. Meetings are held from noon to 1:30 p.m., on the second Tuesday of each month, at Tap House Grill. The annual membership fee for the group is $60 per person, which is donated to the high school scholarship fund.

For information about the Women in Business Networking Group, contact Greta Nielsen at; Sasha Ivanov at; or Jenna Davison at

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