Scholarships

Awards Granted to Local High School Students Each Year

The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce awards Lauren Brown Memorial scholarships each spring to local high school students pursuing higher education through a university, community college, or vocational/trade certification program.  Eligible students must be from the Barrington area, or the student of an employee at a Chamber member business. Scholarships range from $500 to $1,500.

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There are no restrictions regarding race, religion, nationality, sex or physical disability. Preference is given to Barrington High School students and students of Chamber members; however many students have received the awards through the years.  We encourage you to apply!

To be eligible, this completed application and all supporting documents must be received by March 23, 2020. All supporting documents should be single-sided. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. Please return the complete package to the: BACC Scholarship Committee, 190 E. James Street, Barrington, IL 60010.

For more information, please call (847) 381-2525.

Only completed applications with required information will qualify for consideration. The scholarship is not based on financial need. The recipient of the award will be notified no later than April 9, 2020 and announced to Chamber members at the Scholarship Awards Luncheon on April 23, 2020. The scholarship award will be made out directly to the recipient  with documented acceptance at their school of choice. Recipients must be willing to have their name and photo used for publicity purposes. Please write legibly and/or include typed attachments. Recipients are asked to attend the event.  PLEASE BE NEAT AND COMPLETE.

To download a copy of the 2020 Scholarship Application click here: 2020 Scholarship Application