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Dr. Miryam Assaf- Keller Education Scholarship

Applications for Spring 2023 will be accepted starting October 2022. Applications for Fall 2023 will be accepted starting March 2023.

The Dr. Miryam Assaf-Keller Education Scholarship was designed to support LARES students that are pursuing degrees in education.


  • Undergraduate sophomores, juniors, or seniors who are majoring in Urban Education or Secondary Education.
  • Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 2.75.
  • Must be fluent in Spanish & English.
  • Must be enrolled in the LARES program (
  • Preference given to students pursuing ESL, ECE and/or or Special Education endorsements.

To be considered for this award, students will need to:

  • Must submit electronic application via UIC SnAP.
  • You will be required to submit one letter of recommendation & a copy of your resume.
  • Final candidates will be invited to a 30-minute interview in Spanish.

For more information, contact Margarita Bautista at (312) 996-3356 or