OUR IMPACT

Your investment is linking our Scholars to the path of success.

LINK Scholars are high-potential, motivated world changers.

Our Scholars are Chicago’s future community leaders, business experts, out-of-the-box thinking entrepreneurs, and problem solvers. They are changing the world.

Your impact through LINK Unlimited Scholars has impressive results. For the past 21 years in a row, our high school senior LINK Scholars have achieved:

100%

High school graduation rate

100%

Selective college & university acceptance rate

LINK Scholars Are Outpacing Their Peers

Watch highlights from our Scholar Awards Celebration!

Class of 2021 Scholars at a Glance

100%

Graduated from High School

100%

Accepted into Competitive 4-Year Colleges & Universities

68%

Received Full Tuition

71%

Awarded $200K+ in Scholarships & Grants

$12M

In Combined Scholarships & Grants

13%

Awarded $1M+ in Scholarships & Grants

See our 2019–2020 Impact Report

Help change the lives and futures of high-potential African American youth in Chicago Through the fellowship made possible by our donors, Anicia is no longer too shy to set herself apart. SEE OUR SOLUTION
Meet Anicia
Help change the lives and futures of high-potential African American youth in Chicago Impressive Achievements
4.13 GPA at St. Ignatius College Prep
Honors with Distinction every semester
National Honor Society
Accepted to 14 top universities, including Yale, Princeton, Johns Hopkins, Emory, & Cornell
Harvard was Anicia’s pick.
Help change the lives and futures of high-potential African American youth in Chicago Effective Mentoring

OUR MENTORS
“Being paired with my mentor, Mrs. Duffy, has given me the opportunity to be exposed to a world of success, and I am able to envision myself as a future mentor, giving back to my community.” — Anicia

Our 5-Year Strategic Growth Priorities

  • 1
    CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD DEEP DIVE

LINK Unlimited Scholars is aligning with 10 South and West Side neighborhoods (See below).

LINK Unlimited Scholars is aligning with 10 South and West Side neighborhoods to achieve our mission.

  • AUBURN GRESHAM
  • AUSTIN
  • BRONZEVILLE
  • ENGLEWOOD
  • GARFIELD PARK
  • GREATER GRAND CROSSING
  • NORTH LAWNDALE
  • ROSELAND
  • SOUTH SHORE
  • WASHINGTON PARK
  • 2
    BROADEN HIGH SCHOOL HORIZONS

LINK Unlimited Scholars launched a robust middle school program for CPS students called Junior LINK in summer 2020.

  • 3
    EXPAND SCHOLAR IMPACT

In the next 5 years, LINK Unlimited Scholars will increase our high school Scholar population to 600 students, increasing by cohorts of 50 students.

Together we can change the life
trajectory of our Scholars.

LINK Unlimited Scholars, 2221 South State Street, Chicago, IL 60616-3894 • 312-225-5465 • info@linkunlimited.org