Please fill in the information below. If you are not at least 18 and income eligible please describe your special circumstances in the space provided. If you have questions about this form, call Chris Guzaitis at 312-374-1550.
The application deadline is August 15, 2017. Late applications may be considered at the discretion of the coordinator.
Be sure to answer the essay questions on the back of this application or on an attached sheet.
Mail your application to the address listed below. Selected applicants will be contacted by the coordinator for an interview.
PLEASE MAIL YOUR APPLICATION TO:
The Odyssey Project, 17 N. State Street, Suite 1400, Chicago, IL 60602 Chicago North Side: Eric Wilson; 312-374-1550
City/State: _________________________ Zip:_______________
Are you at least 18 years of age? Yes No
Phone #1 ______________________________type__________
Phone #2 ______________________________type__________
Preferred Method of Contact: Phone ____ Email ____ Mail _____
Have you applied to The Odyssey Project before? Yes No
If so, when? ___________
How did you learn about The Odyssey Project? If you were referred by an individual or organization, please provide name.
You must be income eligible to participate in The Odyssey Project. Choose the line for the number of persons in your household and check yes if your ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME is below the stated level. If it is not, check no and explain your situation on a separate sheet.
Would you be bringing children who require baby-sitting during class? Yes No What ages? _______________
In special cases we can offer some help with public transportation costs. If you would require financial assistance with transportation in order to attend class please explain on a separate sheet and check here:
Please briefly describe your educational background to this point.
(1) Please write a short introduction of yourself—you may include whatever you like, your history, your interests, your academic experiences (good or bad), or anything else you would like to tell us about yourself.
(2) Why do you want to study the humanities (in this program, you will be studying history, literature, philosophy, art history, and college-level writing) and what do you hope to gain?
(3) What do you want to do or be able to do after taking this course?
I affirm that the information on this application is true to the best of my knowledge. I understand that admissions decisions are made at the discretion of the coordinator based upon his or her best judgment.
The Illinois Humanities Council and The Odyssey Project do not discriminate in education, employment, admission, or services on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, age, religion, national origin, or handicapping conditions.
The Illinois Humanities Council is fully committed to treating all personal information collected on our applicationsconfidentially. We do not share or sell personal information with anyone. Contact information we gather is used solely by our staff for the purpose of contacting you or sending you information based on your requests