Chicago (CBS) — Students in Chicago’s STAR Scholarship program now have three more options for pursuing a four-year college degree.
Those schools include Chicago State University, Florida Memorial University and Stillman College.READ MORE: RealTime Weather Alert: Wet And Windy Through Monday Morning, Flooding Possible
The transfer scholarships range from $1,000 to $50,000 every year.READ MORE: Man, Woman Shot In Vehicle On Kedzie Avenue In East Garfield Park, Go On To Crash In Humboldt Park With Child In Car
The city created the STAR Scholarship in 2015, so CPS students can start working on a degree at City Colleges at no cost.
There are now 24 four-year colleges and universities for students to choose from. Since the program launched, more than 6,000 students have been named STAR Scholars.MORE NEWS: Riggs, Kenosha County Sheriff's K-9 Shot By Chicago Homicide Suspect, Is Released From Veterinary Hospital To Applause
More than 500 students have gone on to attend a transfer partner school.