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The Cardiss Collins Scholarship Fund

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Purpose and Activities

Scholarship awards to African American high school seniors who reside in the 7th Congressional District of Illinois, and have at least a "B" average.

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Established in 1996 in IL - Founded in the name of the late Cardiss Collins, a member of the Democratic Party from Illinois who served in the United States House of Representatives from 1973 to 1997. Ms. Collins was the first African American woman to represent a Midwestern state in Congress and to hold the party leadership rank of Democratic Whip At-Large. She has been elected to numerous committees, including Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc., Congressional Caucus on Women's Issues, and Congressional Black Caucus Task Force on Intercollegiate Athletics.

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The Cardiss Collins Scholarship Fund

Independent foundation

EIN

363981706

Bridge Number

7335957842

Location

601 W. Randolph St., 2nd Fl. Chicago, IL United States 60661

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