Return to Scholarship Challenge Grant CIC Scholarship Challenge Grant 2019–2020 Grant Application

​For additional information and to confirm eligibility, please refer to the Scholarship Challenge Grant RFP.

Instructions for Completing the Form:
  1. Sign in.
    For proper tracking and for security reasons, accessing the distribution form requires authentication. To view the form, please use the Sign In link at the top of the page to sign in with your username (email address) and CIC password. If you do not know your CIC password, you can retrieve your password online (If you do not have an account, you will be prompted to create one).

  2. Prepare attachments.
    Please be prepared to submit a single package consisting of the following:
    1. a one- to two-page project narrative (consisting of a brief overview of your current situation, a description of your current fundraising program, a description of the Challenge Grant goal and the activities planned to solicit matching funds, a statement of how member institutions will benefit from and award the student scholarships, and a statement of the State Council’s willingness to share at future State Councils gatherings what has been learned);
    2. one-page project timeline; and
    3. a letter of support from the chairperson of the State Council’s board of directors.

  3. Complete form.
    Attach your application package, complete the form fields, and click submit.

If you have questions about the grant application, please contact Carol Schuler, vice president for State Council programs, at or (202) 466-7230.

Application Deadline: May 24, 2019