OUR IMPACT

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

LINK Scholars are 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. Since 2000, 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

Class of 2022 Scholars at a Glance

100%

Graduated from High School

100%

Accepted into Competitive 4-Year Colleges & Universities

66%

Received Full Tuition

$16.1M

In Combined Scholarships & Grants

45%

Full Tuition + Room & Board

3.2

Average GPA

Awards & Recognition

3 Jordan Wings Scholars
Posse Scholar 1 (Pomona College)
1 Questbridge Finalist
Amazon Future 1 Engineer Scholarship

See our 2022-2023 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 Strategic Growth Priorities

  • 1
    EXPAND SCHOLAR IMPACT

LINK Unlimited Scholars will nearly double our impact by serving 500+ scholars by 2026-2027.

  • 2
    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
  • 3
    BROADEN HIGH SCHOOL HORIZONS

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

Together we impact the life trajectory of our Scholars.

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