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LARES Tuition Award (Closed)
LARES generally provides 4-5 tuition awards each semester to full-time UIC undergraduate students. The award assists LARES students in obtaining a baccalaureate degree. Candidates are considered based on merit and leadership. The deadline to apply is typically in November for spring applicants and April for fall applicants.
César E. Chávez/ Frida Kahlo Award (Now Open!)
Recognizes student leaders who demonstrate a commitment to service in the Latino community, academic excellence, and financial need. Applicants must be in good academic standing and have a minimum of 2.75 GPA to apply. Additionally, applicants must have earned a minimum of 12 credit hours at UIC at the time of application and maintain a full-time status load during term awarded. The recipient will receive a non-renewable award of $500 for the Spring 2018 semester. Applications and all supporting documents are due by December 8th, 2017.
Criteria and Application: CÉSAR E. CHÁVEZ/ FRIDA KAHLO AWARD
Latino Alumni Award (Now Open!)
Awarded to undergraduate students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership abilities, co-curricular involvement and made significant contributions to their communities. Eligible applicants must be UIC Junior or Senior standing (60+ credits), in good academic standing and have a minimum of 2.75 GPA to apply. The award may be used to cover tuition, books, or professional/ academic conference fees. One recipient will receive a non-renewable award of $500 for the Spring 2018 semester which may be used to cover tuition, books, or professional/ academic conference fees. Financial need will also be considered. Application and all supporting documents are due by December 8, 2017.
Criteria and Application: LATINO ALUMNI AWARD
Scholarship List for Undocumented Students
As an undocumented student or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) student, you do not qualify for state or federal financial aid. However, you might be eligible for scholarships from private foundations or community organizations. Below is a list of scholarships that are open to undocumented students.
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.
For UIC Students: UIC SNAP
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