Scholarships Available at Taylor Business Institute

Taylor Business Institute participates in scholarship programs through the Level Playing Field Foundation. Level Playing Field is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping needy, deserving students “level the playing field of opportunity for a career-based education.” These scholarships are targeted primarily to non-traditional students attending

TBI who are experiencing economic hardship while attempting to balance college, jobs, and families.

Level Playing Field, a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit organization supports the mission of Taylor

Business Institute by offering its enrolling students the following scholarships:

 

The Veterans Scholarship – $1,000.00 – $2,000.00 per quarter

In honor of those veterans who served our country, Level Playing Field is offering a

scholarship for their service. This scholarship is attendance-based and requires the

student to maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 each quarter.

 

The Board of Governors Empowerment Scholarship – $6,000.00

Taylor Business Institute’s Board of Governors, through Level Playing Field, is offering

scholarships to those who are experiencing economic hardships that prevent them from

gaining access to the work place. Students seeking this scholarship must be able to

demonstrate need. This scholarship is attendance-based and requires the student to

maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 each quarter.

 

Diversity Scholarship – $3,000.00

Level Playing Field recognizes that the United States is rapidly becoming a more diverse

society and like Taylor Business Institute, promotes diversity. Students from multicultural

backgrounds with an interest in pursuing professional career skills should apply

for this scholarship. This scholarship is attendance-based and requires the student to

maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 each quarter.

Transfer Student Scholarship – $3,000.00

Students seeking to transfer into a small, culturally sensitive environment may apply for

this scholarship. Students must specify in their essay their reason or need to transfer.

International students seeking transfer into Taylor Business Institute’s degree programs

are encouraged to apply for this scholarship.

 

Excellence, Service and Integrity Scholarship – $3,000.000

Students who view themselves as or wish to become leaders and can demonstrate

commitment to empowering the communities from which they come are encouraged to

apply for this scholarship. This scholarship is attendance-based and requires the student

to maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 each quarter.

 

Early Acceptance Scholarship – $3,000.00

High school graduates needing scholarship assistance are encouraged to apply for early

acceptance. Applicants seeking an early acceptance scholarship must apply for these

scholarships during the summer or fall quarters. This scholarship is attendance-based and

requires the student to maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 each quarter.

 

Program Specific Scholarships – $ 6,000.00

This is a merit based scholarship for all the degree programs. Students seeking a

scholarship for this category must attend school full-time and demonstrate a 3.0 average

in their area of concentration. This scholarship is attendance-based and requires the

student to maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 each quarter.

 

International Student Scholarship – $1,000 – $2,000 per quarter

This scholarship is intended for International Students who are seeking professional

preparation for workplace skills. International Students applying for this scholarship must

demonstrate academic achievement. These scholarships require students to maintain

satisfactory attendance and a GPA of 3.0.

 

Second Chance Scholarship – $ 6,000.00

This scholarship is intended to support the adult learner who has been away from the

educational environment and seeks to return. This scholarship is attendance-based and

requires the student to maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 each quarter.

GED Recipient Scholarship – $6,000.00

Level Playing Field recognizes the effort it takes for students to pass the General

Education Development Examination (G.E.D) and makes this scholarship available for

students who have attained this achievement. Students applying for this scholarship must

show evidence of having completed a GED program. This scholarship is attendance based

and requires the student to maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 each quarter.

 

  • Scholarships are available only to those who qualify and are limited in number.
  • If a recipient withdraws or is terminated from Taylor Business Institute, the scholarship is forfeited permanently.
  • Scholarships are non-transferable. They apply only to tuition and they do not result in cash payments to students.
  • Scholarships are available only for degree programs and are disbursed quarterly.
  • For individuals interested in pursuing a Level Playing Field Scholarship for one of the above Categories please contact the Taylor Business Institute admission office for more information.
  • Students also are encouraged to research other scholarship opportunities that may be available.

Other Scholarships

Students are given a listing of scholarship sources and invited to attend a workshop in an effort to investigate other scholarship opportunities for which they may be eligible.

TBI Grant/Scholarship Program

Affordable Education for Chicago Families

Taylor Business Institute (TBI) supports Chicago’s Families and is offering family members grant-based education without student loan debt.

What does Taylor Business Institute offer Chicago Public School families?

Taylor Business Institute offers high school graduates or those with a GED, the opportunity to attend Taylor Business Institute, if they are Pell grant eligible, with full grants and scholarships – NO STUDENT LOANS. To access this opportunity interested students must contact Taylor Business Institute Admissions representative and schedule an on campus interview.

Students seeking to participate in the TBI Grant/Scholarship Program must agree to not seek additional personal loan funds that will require loan repayment. Students, who require personal loan funds will forfeit this TBI Grant/Scholarship Agreement and should they choose to remain as a TBI student, will be repackaged as a regular Taylor Business Institute student using both Grant and Loan funds.

 

To maintain good standing in the TBI Grant/Scholarship Program, a student must maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined by their program and maintain satisfactory attendance.