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César E. Chávez / Frida Kahlo Award

Application window to be announced.

The César E. Chávez/ Frida Kahlo Award recognizes student leaders who demonstrate a commitment to the Latino community.  Applicants should demonstrate the following: leadership in extra-curricular activities, contributions made in the service of the UIC campus or Latino community, academic excellence, and financial need.


  • Must be a UIC undergraduate with a recommended GPA of 2.8 minimum.
  • Must have earned a minimum of 12 credit hours at UIC at the time of application.
  • Must be a junior or senior at the time of application (60-130 credit hours).