Scholarships

LARES Transfer Scholar Award - Fall 2018

The LARES Transfer Scholar Award, created in efforts to support transfer students, is a one-time $4, 000 award available for new incoming transfer students. The  goal  of  this  award  is  to  assist incoming transfer students  reach  their goal of obtaining a baccalaureate degree. Selection for this competitive award is based on merit and leadership. The award may be applicable toward tuition, fees and related school expenses. The application and all supporting documents must be submitted by Friday, July 27, 2018.

 

Applicants: LARES Transfer Scholar Award Application 

Recommenders: Submit Letter of Recommendation

LARES Tuition Award for Fall 2018 - Due by Monday April 30, 2018 5pm

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.01

Criteria and Guidelines and Online application: LARES Tuition Award

César E. Chávez / Frida Kahlo Award (Closed)

The LARES Transfer Scholar Award, created in efforts to support transfer students, is a one-time $4, 000 award available for new incoming transfer students. The  goal  of  this  award  is  to  assist incoming transfer students  reach  their goal of obtaining a baccalaureate degree. Selection for this competitive award is based on merit and leadership. The award may be applicable toward tuition, fees and related school expenses. The application and all supporting documents must be submitted by Friday, July 27, 2018.

Applicants: LARES Transfer Scholar Award Application 

Recommenders: Submit Letter of Recommendation

Latino Alumni Award (Closed)

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 2.5 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 January 29, 2018.

Criteria and Application: LATINO ALUMNI AWARD

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.

For UIC Students: UIC SNAP

UIC SnAP

Other Scholarships

List of other scholarships available to LARES members, sorted alphabetically.