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Refer a Student for the Alumni Legacy Scholarship

As an alumnus, you experienced the value of a Kendall education first hand. Now you have the opportunity to share your passion for Kendall by recommending a prospective student! If your referral enrolls, he or she will be eligible for our Alumni Legacy Scholarship.The Alumni Legacy Scholarship is a one-time award valued at $3,000 for Baking and Pastry, Culinary Arts, Business, and Hospitality programs and valued at $1,500 for the Early Childhood Education program. The scholarship will be disbursed evenly over the first three quarters of the student’s enrollment at Kendall College as long as the student maintains continuous enrollment and good academic standing.

To refer a student, simply fill out the Alumni Legacy Scholarship Application (PDF) and include a brief letter of recommendation. Mail completed form and letter to: Kendall College Alumni Relations, 900 N. North Branch Street, Chicago, IL 60642, or email the form and letter to

To complete the application electronically, simply fill out the spaces provided below. 

Thank you for helping ignite the passion in this next generation of Kendall students!

Rules and Requirements for the Kendall College Alumni Legacy Scholarship

  • Student must be referred by a Kendall College graduate.
  • Student must submit a written recommendation along with the application for admission.
  • This scholarship is for $3,000 (Baking & Pastry/Culinary/Hospitality/Business) or $1,500 (Early Childhood Education) and is to be disbursed equally over the first three quarters of the student's enrollment at Kendall.
  • Scholarship recipients must be enrolled full-time or part-time each term.
  • Students must maintain a minimum of 2.0 GPA each quarter.
  • The alumnus must be in good standing with Kendall College.

Deadline for application is one month prior to the student’s intended start date.