LARES Kaplan Award

Applications are now being accepted through Friday, May 21 2021.

The LARES Kaplan Award was established to support the academic ambitions of Latinx students pursuing a post-bachelorette degree by sponsoring students enrollment to a Kaplan Prep course (i.e. MCAT, GRE, GMAT, etc.). Candidates are considered based on merit, leadership, and commitment to the Latinx Community.


  • Must be a UIC Latinx student.
  • Open to juniors, seniors, recent graduates, and current graduate students.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must be committed to attending graduate school.

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