Fall 2015 LARES Tuition Award Application Deadline Extended to Friday, April 17, 2015 by 5pm

The Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services program generally provides 10 to 12 semester tuition awards each academic year for full-time undergraduate UIC students. The award assists LARES students to reach their goal of obtaining a baccalaureate degree. The application must be submitted with all supporting documents to the LARES office (1200 W. Harrison, Suite 2640) on Friday, March 13, 2015 at 5pm.

Please fill out: LARES Fall 2015 TUITION AWARD APPLICATION_New


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship 2015-2016

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship program was established in 1985 at UIC to encourage African-American, Latino(a), and Native-American UIC students who have demonstrated high academic achievement in the many fields where they have traditionally been underrepresented and who have shown commitment through community and campus service. Thus, in an effort to keep Dr. Martin L. King, Jr.’s dream alive, these meritorious and/or monetary awards are given to undergraduates with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA, as well as to graduate and professional students with high academic achievement.

Fifteen $2,000 undergraduate scholarships, five $5,000 graduate fellowships, and five $5,000 professional fellowships will be awarded for the 2015-2016 academic year. Selection will be based on academic record, personal statement, recommendations, and demonstrated commitment to community/campus service. Scholarships will be awarded based on the applicant’s academic level during the 2015-2016 academic year.


Continuing UIC African-American, Latino(a), or Native-American undergraduate students who have a current cumulative UIC GPA of at least a 3.0 (4.0 scale) and will achieve JUNIOR or SENIOR status in the Fall of 2015 are eligible to apply. * Transfer students must have completed at least one semester at UIC before applying for the scholarship.

African-American, Latino(a) or Native-American graduate or professional students who have demonstrated high academic achievement. * Graduate and professional students must have completed at least one semester at UIC before applying for the scholarship.

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The Guadalupe A. Reyes Fiesta del Sol Scholarship – Application Deadline: Postmarked by 5 p.m. Friday, March 27th, 2015

The Guadalupe A. Reyes Fiesta del Sol Scholarship Program has celebrated over a decade of awarding scholarships to students from the Southwest side of the city and beyond. The Scholarship Program offers an opportunity for students to get $1500 for their college expenses, but more than that, we strive to give students an opportunity to exercise leadership skills, learn relationship building and teamwork, by working with us at Fiesta del Sol. The University Round Table (URT) is comprised of representatives of institutions of post-secondary education and college-access advocates. located in the Chicago metropolitan area and in Illinois. Its mission is to provide necessary resources for underrepresented students with a focus on successful recruitment, college access and affordability, retention, and college completion

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IL Dream Fund

The Illinois Dream Fund Scholarship seeks to create access to financial resources to further growth and development for the immigrant leaders of tomorrow.

Students attending a 2-yr or 4-yr college will be eligible to apply for $2,000 or $6,000 scholarships, respectively. The scholarship application should be available on the Dream Fund website on November 21. Deadline is Friday, March 13, 2015 at 11:59PM.

Other Scholarships

25 Scholarship Gateways from Black Excel
Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students
Ambassadorial Scholarships
American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants Scholarships
American Psychological Association (APA) Scholarships and Fellowships
Arts Recognition And Talent Search Awards
Astronaut Scholarship Foundation
Ayn Rand Essay Scholarships
Baptist Scholarships
Bell Labs Fellowships For Underrepresented Minorities
BOEING scholarships
Bristol-Myers Squibb Fellowship in Academic Medicine
College Board Scholarship Search
CollegeNet's Scholarship Database
Developmental Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Scholarships
Discover Card Tribute Award Scholarships
Easley National Scholarship Program
FAFSA On The Web (Your Key Aid Form)
FastWEB Scholarship Search
Gates Millennium Scholarships
Guadalupe A. Reyes Scholarship
Guaranteed Scholarships
Harry S. Truman Scholarship
HESO- University of New Mexico
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
Hispanic College Fund:
Hispanic Dental Association
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Historically Black College and University Scholarships
Holocaust Remembrance Scholarships
INROADS internships
International Students Scholarships & Aid Help
Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship (for AA >students in South Florida)
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship:
Kodak Filmmakers Scholarships</a
LINC TELACU Scholarship
Marine Corps Scholarships
Mazda foundation
McDonald Education Scholarships
Methodist Scholarships
Microsoft Scholarship Program
Minority Health Program
National Association of Black Journalists
National Society of Hispanics MBAs:
New Mexico Alliance for Hispanic Education
Raquel M. and Alfredo Garza Scholarship (UIC)
Research Program for Women & Minorities Underrepresented in the Sciences
Rhodes Scholarships at Oxford
Ron Brown Scholarships
Roothbert Scholarship Fund
Salvadoran American Leadership and Education Fund (SALEF)
Saul T. Wilson Scholarships (Veterinary)
Scholarship &Financial Aid Help
Scholarships and Grants
Scholarships for Minorities
Scholarships for Study in Paralegal Studies
ScienceNet Scholarship Listing
Siemens Westinghouse Competition
Smart Students Guide to Financial Aid (scholarships)
State Farm Companies Foundation
Student Inventors Scholarships
Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
UIC - Office of Special Scholarship Programs
UIC - Scholarship Association

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