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 to reach their goal of obtaining a baccalaureate degree. Selection for this competitive award is based on merit and leadership. The award may be applied 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 – Closed. Thank you to those that applied! 

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.

Criteria and Guidelines and Online application: LARES Tuition Award


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 Fall 2018 semester which may be used to cover tuition. Applications and all supporting documents are due by May 14th, 2018.

Criteria and Application: CÉSAR E. CHÁVEZ/ FRIDA KAHLO AWARD



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 2.50 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 Fall 2018 semester which may be used to cover tuition. Financial need will also be considered. Application and all supporting documents are due by May 14, 2018.

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.

(PDF) Scholarships for Undoc Students May2017

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 



Other Scholarships

Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund
25 Scholarship Gateways from Black Excel
Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students
Ambassadorial Scholarships
American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants Scholarships
American Psychological Association (APA) Scholarships and Fellowships
Arts Recognition And Talent Search Awards
Astronaut Scholarship Foundation
Ayn Rand Essay Scholarships
Baptist Scholarships
Bell Labs Fellowships For Underrepresented Minorities
BOEING scholarships
Bristol-Myers Squibb Fellowship in Academic Medicine
College Board Scholarship Search
CollegeNet's Scholarship Database
Developmental Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Scholarships
Discover Card Tribute Award Scholarships
Easley National Scholarship Program
FAFSA On The Web (Your Key Aid Form)
FastWEB Scholarship Search
Gates Millennium Scholarships
Guadalupe A. Reyes Scholarship
Guaranteed Scholarships
Harry S. Truman Scholarship
HESO- University of New Mexico
UIC Office of Special Scholarship Program Scholarship List
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
Hispanic Dental Association
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Historically Black College and University Scholarships
Holocaust Remembrance Scholarships
INROADS internships
International Students Scholarships & Aid Help
Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship (for AA >students in South Florida)
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship:
Kodak Filmmakers Scholarships</a
LINC TELACU Scholarship
Marine Corps Scholarships
Mazda foundation
McDonald Education Scholarships
Methodist Scholarships
Microsoft Scholarship Program
Minority Health Program
National Association of Black Journalists
New Mexico Alliance for Hispanic Education
Raquel M. and Alfredo Garza Scholarship (UIC)
Research Program for Women & Minorities Underrepresented in the Sciences
Rhodes Scholarships at Oxford
Ron Brown Scholarships
Roothbert Scholarship Fund
Salvadoran American Leadership and Education Fund (SALEF)
Saul T. Wilson Scholarships (Veterinary)
Scholarship &Financial Aid Help
Scholarships and Grants
Scholarships for Minorities
Scholarships for Study in Paralegal Studies
ScienceNet Scholarship Listing
Siemens Westinghouse Competition
Smart Students Guide to Financial Aid (scholarships)
State Farm Companies Foundation
Student Inventors Scholarships
Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
UIC Honors College Scholarship List
UIC - Office of Special Scholarship Programs

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