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  • The Illinois Club Scholarships

    Over $25,000 in Scholarships

    Are you an undergraduate with at least a 2.75 GPA?

    • Will you have at least 60 hours of credit by the end ofthe Fall 2017 semester?

    • Do you graduate no earlier then December 2018?

    Then you may qualify for one of our scholarships.

    More information and an application can be found at www.theillinoisclub.org/scholarship.php

    Application deadline is October 15

  • Harry S. Truman Scholarship - for juniors

    The National and International Scholarships Program is offering a two-day event about the Harry S. Truman Scholarship which offers $30,000 towards graduate study in public service fields.  Only Juniors are eligible for the award.

    Thursday, Oct. 13 from 3:30-4:30 – Information session & discussion w/ former Truman Scholar.

    Friday, Oct. 14 from 3:30-4:30 – Workshop on how to craft a Truman Application.

    *Both sessions held in the Illini Union Bookstore, 5th Floor, Rm 514.

  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Scholarship

    Earn up to $9,500 and paid summer internship opportunities at NOAA facilities across the US. Application deadline: January 31, 2017

  • AISES Scholarships

    To learn more about each program, eligibility, application requirements and more, please visit our website at: www.aises.org/scholarships.

    Open Scholarships (see attached)

     

  • Association of Old Crows (AOC) Educational Foundation (AEF) Scholarship Application

    Earn a $12,500 scholarship! Application deadline: Friday, May 13, 2016

  • HENAAC Scholarship Application Portal Now Open

    Earn a scholarship award ranging from $500-$10,000. Application deadline: April 30, 2016

  • AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship

    Open to currently enrolled students working toward a degree in a field of STEM from a group underrepresented in their field of study. Minimum 3.0 GPA.

  • Buick Achievers Scholarship

    Earn a renewable scholarship of up to $25,000 per year. Application deadline: February 29, 2016.

     

  • Scholarship Guide for African American Students

    This guide also offers great advice on winning scholarships, including tips from scholarship program guru Deshundra Walker, from Thurgood Marshall College.

  • Shell 2016 Scholarship

    Apply for a $5,000 scholarship from Shell for the 2016-2017 academic year! Application deadline: March 3, 2016

  • The Organization of Latinos at Exelon (OLE) Scholarship Application

    Earn a $2,000 scholarship! Application deadline: Monday, May 11 at 5:00pm CST.

  • Great Minds in STEM (GMiS) 2015-2016 HENAAC Scholarship

    The HENAAC scholarship application portal is now open! Apply today.

  • Syracuse University Interactive Biomaterials REU

    Interested in research on biomaterials? Earn a $5,400 scholarship and university housing.

  • ASCO Numatics Industrial Automation Engineering College Scholarship

    Pursuing a career in industrial automation? Earn a $5,000 scholarship!

  • Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

    Earn $7,500 to pursue a PhD in a STEM field.

  • Gates Millennium Scholars Program

    Apply for a good-through-graduation scholarship. Deadline: Jan 14, 2015.

  • Avery Brundage Scholarship

    Gifted students and exceptional athletes apply today

  • Demonstration of Energy & Efficiency Developments (DEED) Scholarships

    Earn up to $5,000 in DEED Scholarships.

  • Wilfred F. & Ruth Davison Langelier Scholarship

    Earn 1 of 5 $5,000 scholarships. Deadline 02/11/2015

  • Illinois for Illinois (I4I) & International Programs and Studies (IPS) Scholarships

    Now accepting I4I and IPS scholarships. Deadline: 02/18/2015

  • Illinois Club Scholarships Available

    Awards totalling over $25,000! Apply here.

  • 2014-2015 Dads Association Scholarship

    Win one of six $2,000 scholarships! Deadline: November 7, 2014

  • Churchill Scholarship - Deadline: October 9

    Pursue one year of graduate work at Churchill College, Cambridge University!

  • OLE Scholarship for Latino Students- Due Friday, May 9th

    The Organization of Latinos at Exelon (OLE) is an Employee Resource Group within the Exelon family of companies.  The OLE Scholarship was established with specific goals in mind: to help students gain access into post-secondary education, help students stay in their respective institutions, and help students pursue their dreams. 

    Deadline for the applications is Friday, May 9th at 5pm CST.

  • College of Engineering Scholarships for Current Students

    The deadline for submitting your application to be considered for College of Engineering scholarships is 5pm on Friday, March 21st These scholarships include those that are directed to MEP students.  

     

    http://go.engineering.illinois.edu/APPLY

  • Shell Technical Scholarship and Shell Incentive Fund

    Hello from Shell Recruitment!

    Are you majoring in Engineering or Geosciences? Find out how you can apply for a $5,000 scholarship from Shell for the 2014-2015 academic year!

    We offer two types of scholarships: the Shell Technical Scholarship and the Shell Incentive Fund.

    • The Shell Technical Scholarship is for full-time students who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in a specific technical major. 
    • The Shell Incentive Fund is for full-time students who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in a specific technical major and who belong to particular under-represented minority groups.

    For additional details about the application process and requirements for each scholarship, visit www.shell.us/scholarships.

    The application deadline is Monday, April 14, 2014, so don’t delay!

    If you have any further questions, please contact Sean Rutherford at SI-Shell-US-Recruitment-Scholarships-SI@shell.com. We look forward to receiving your application!

    Best Wishes,

    The Shell Recruitment Team

  • Cargill Global Scholars- Deadline March 1, 2014

    The Cargill Global Scholars Program provides financial support ($2,500 for up to three years) and leadership development opportunities through seminars, networking events, and a one-on-one mentoring program. These enrichment activities have been designed to help foster and enhance the Cargill Global Scholars’ leadership potential and critical thinking skills, and equip them with the tools necessary for becoming global leaders and decisions makers.

    Scholarships will be awarded to talented, high performing university students who demonstrate exemplary academic achievement and leadership potential and study in a field relevant to Cargill’s world of food, agriculture and risk management.

    Who Can Apply?

    Applicants to the Cargill Global Scholars program must:

    1. Be a citizen or permanent legal resident of Brazil, China, India, Russia or the United States.
    2. Attend a partner university in the country of citizenship or permanent legal residency
    3. Be a first or second year university student
    4. Demonstrate high academic performance
    5. Demonstrate leadership potential

    Preference will be given to applicants who:

    1. Demonstrate financial need
    2. Specialize in fields of study that are identified as preferred fields (see each country’s guidelines)
    3. Are from a disadvantaged or underrepresented group within their country

    For more information on the specific requirements for your country and to see if you may be eligible for a Cargill Global Scholarship, please visit the FAQ Section.

  • Illinois Club Scholarships

    The Illinois Club is now accepting scholarship applications online for next year.  The awards offered are:

    • Isabelle Purnell Education Awards - $2,000 each, three to five awards
    • Make-A-Difference Awards - $2,000 each, three to five awards
    • Susan T. Haney Social Work Award - $3,000
    • Judith Life Ikenberry Fine Arts Award - $3,400

    You will be considered for all awards for which you are eligible.

    The Application Deadline is November 1, 5:00PM

    You will be notified via e-mail when your application is received.  In December or January you will be e-mailed again about the status of your application.  If you are a semifinalist you will be interviewed in late January or early February, with notification of all awards occurring shortly thereafter.  Study Abroad student interviews may be Skyped.  The winners will be feted at a Scholarship Awards Brunch in early March.

    Online application can be found here: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/4438931

     

    Helpful hints on supporting documents can be found here: http://theillinoisclub.org/documents/scholarship/2013_SchAppSupportDocs.pdf

  • Molitoris Leadership Scholarship for Undergraduates

    $1,000.00 scholarship to be awarded.  

    Minimum criteria:

    a.  GPA of 3.0 or higher

    b.  Currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program in a transportation-related field, such as transportation engineering, planning,finance, or logistics

    c.  Plans to pursue a career in a transportation-related field.

    d.  Applicants for the Molitoris Leadership Scholarship must specifically address the issue of leadership on their personal statement.

    Applications must be returned to your local chapter no later than November 4, 2013

     

  • Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship

    $2,000.00 scholarship to be awarded.  

    Minimum criteria:

    a.  GPA of 3.0 or higher

    b.  Currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program in a transportation-related field, such as transportation engineering, planning,finance, or logistics

    c.  Plans to pursue a career in a transportation-related field.

    Applications must be returned to your local chapter no later than November 4, 2013

     

  • Book Scholarship

    The University of Illinois Latina/o Alumni Association (IllinoisLLAA) invites current U of I students to apply for its 2013-2014 Illinois LLAA Book Scholarship.

    Deadline for submission:  September 20, 2013

  • The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program

    Application process begins in August - Deadline is January 15, 2014!

    Funded by a $1.6 billion grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, GMS was established in 1999, as a twenty year commitment, to provide greater access and opportunity to higher education for outstanding students from underrepresented backgrounds (1,000 selected each year; 20,000 in 20 year commitment). 

     

  • SHELL Incentive Fund Scholarship

    Application must be completed and received by May 31, 2013!

    Shell Oil Company offers $5,000 annual scholarships through its Shell Incentive Fund Scholarship program to under-represented students pursuing an undergraduate degree in a specific technical field of study. The scholarship can be used to pay for tuition and/or school expenses.

    Please read more for further information.

     

  • BP's Discovery Days

    Application Deadline:  April 15, 2013

    Program targeted toward freshman and sophomore diversity candidates

    Introducing BP’s Discovery Days, a diversity leadership program specifically designed to develop the abilities you’ll need to be a success in your career – and prepare you to become a strong leader on campus and in your professional future. You’ll learn about the energy industry, build professional skills and earn a $1000 scholarship along the way.

    Please read more for further information.

  • Exelon 2013 Scholarship

    Application Deadline:  April 29, 2013 

    The Organization of Latinos at Exelon (OLE) is seeking applicants for the 2013 scholarship awards.

    The OLE Scholarship was established with specific goals in mind:  To help students gain access into post-secondary education, help students stay in their respective institutions, and help students pursue their dreams.  Please read more for further information.

  • Scholarship Opportunities for STEM Majors

    Are you a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States, majoring in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematical field of study? Are you interested in earning a full scholarship, monthly stipend, and a guaranteed job after graduation serving as an Officer in the U.S. Army? Well look no further because the Army ROTC Department has the perfect scholarship for you! Army ROTC is one of the Nation’s premier Leadership Development programs and as such, the Army is seeking STEM majors who have thought about becoming Army Officers.  If you have ever thought about serving your country in the Army, full tuition scholarships are available if you meet the minimum requirements! 

  • 2013 NASA ASP Scholarship Application

     

     

    The 2013 NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Application is now open. The NASA Aeronautics Scholarship Program seeks to attract students interested in the field of aeronautics to work with NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD) which is directed toward enhancing the state of aeronautics for the nation, transforming the nation's air transportation system, and developing the knowledge, tools, and technologies to support future air and space vehicles. The ARMD focus is on cutting-edge, fundamental research in traditional aeronautical disciplines, as well as emerging fields with promising application to aeronautics.

     

    Undergraduate Students

    $15,000 awarded for each school year, to be used for educational related expenses

    $10,000 Summer internship at a NASA Research Center

    Up to 2 years of support

    For more information or to start an application, please visit https://nasa.asee.org/.

    
    

  • NOAA Student Scholarship

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships (includes internships) to students majoring in disciplines related to oceanic and atmospheric science, research, or technology, and supportive of the purposes of NOAA's programs and mission, e.g., biological, social and physical sciences; mathematics; engineering; and computer and information sciences.

    Application Deadline: January 31, 2013

  • Dad Association Scholarship

    The Dads Association will award 6 scholarships in the amount of $2,000 in January 2013. To be eligible, the student must have an application for financial assistance on file with the Office of Financial Aid and submit a scholarship application.

    Applications due: November 16, 2012 @ 5pm.

     

  • Make-A-Difference Scholarships

    The Illinois Club is now accepting scholarship applications online for next year. The awards offered are:

    • Make-A-Difference Awards - $2,000 each, three to five awards
    • Judith Life Ikenberry Fine Arts Award - $3,600
    • Susan T. Haney Social Work Award - $3,000
    • Isabelle Purnell Education Awards - $2,000 each, three to five awards

    You will be considered for all awards for which you are eligible.

    The Application Deadline is November 1, 11:59PM

     

  • Boren $20,000 Study Abroad Scholarship

    Multiple Illinois students each year receive $20,000 towards their studies abroad under the Boren Program, and it would be great if more of our students were aware of this fantastic opportunity.

  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Deadlines vary

    Hispanic Scholarship Fund:  HSF.NET

    See Attached flyers for more information.  Marathon Oil Scholarship deadline is October 1, 2012

    Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

    • Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent)
    • Be a U.S. citizen OR legal permanent resident with a valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551
    • Be pursuing or plan to pursue your first undergraduate or graduate degree
    • Must plan to apply for federal financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) beginning January 2012
    • Plan to enroll full-time as an undergraduate or graduate student at a U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam in the upcoming academic year.