The Duchossois Family Scholarship Program

A distinguished scholarship program at Culver Academies

The Duchossois Family Scholarship Program is one of the most extraordinary programs in the country for high school students. Offering full tuition coverage and more, this scholarship's total value is more than $200,000. 

Who is Eligible?

  • Incoming 9th and 10th grade boys and girls.
  • US citizens residing in a Midwest state (ND, MN, WI, MI, SD, IA, IL, IN, NE, OH, MO, KS, KY, OK, TN, AR, TX, AL, MS, and LA).

What makes a Duchossois Scholar?

At Culver Academies, we believe in Servant Leadership and Character, Learning to Learn, Global Citizenship, and Timeless Values. A Duchossois Scholar embraces and exemplifies the values that set Culver Academies -- and its students -- apart.

Specific qualities sought in Duchossois Scholarship recipients include:

  • Evidence of responsible citizenship and community service.
  • Desire to have an impact.
  • A sense of caring that reaches beyond self.
  • Exemplary communication skills.
  • Capacity for original thought.
  • A high level of academic aptitude and enthusiasm for learning.
  • A demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Mental and physical vitality.

What does the Duchossois Scholarship Cover?

  • Full tuition
  • Room and board
  • Required uniforms
  • Books and laptop
  • Global Pathways Spring Program experience in US or abroad: a service-learning and cultural exchange opportunity for students
  • Summer enrichment experience in U.S. or abroad: a post-junior year community-building and leadership experience.

I still talk with or try to meet up with Mr. Duchossois on an annual basis. Life-changing is how I always phrase my thanks.

joel florek '11