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2014 Scholarship Association for UIC Application

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Each spring the Scholarship Association for UIC offers scholarships for current UIC students. All applications must be submitted no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, February 28, 2014.

 

Please review the descriptions of all Scholarship Association for UIC Awards before beginning this application.  Once you have completed reading the descriptions, please select only the award(s) for which you believe you are eligible for.  

 

Association Award - 4 awards of $1,000 each

-Must be a currently enrolled, full-time undergraduate student, with at least 1 semester remaining before graduation

- Must demonstrate involvement in extracurricular activities or their community

- Must have demonstrated financial need

Hassan Mustafa Abdallah Scholarship - $2,000

-Preference will be given to undergraduate students of Arab and Arab-American descent

-Strong scholastic achievement

-Must demonstrate financial need

Eugertha Bates Memorial Award - $400

- Applicant's parent or legal guardian must be a full-time employee on the support staff at UIC.

- Must be a continuing full-time undergraduate student (not graduating)

- Applicant must have a 2.5 GPA and, if a freshman, be ranked in the top 10 percent of his/her high school graduating class

- **Special note- must have three letters of recommendation once it has been confirmed that you are being considered for this award. You will be contacted with more information via email once we receive your application.

E. Sue Campbell Memorial Award - $500

-Undergraduate students over the age of 35

-Enrolled in a degree-seeking program at UIC

-Must demonstrate financial need

-Preference will be given to applicants who are single parents

Chancellor's Committee on the Status of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer People and Allies- Undergraduate Award - $600

-Demonstrated leadership and involvement in the promotion of a positive identity for LGBT students through UIC and/or Chicago community

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS AWARD: You must also complete a supplemental application that addresses the following issues:

1. What have you done to promote the interests of LGBT students on the UIC campus and what wiII you do in the future to continue to promote the interests of LGBT students?

2. How will you work to promote a greater understanding of LGBT students/persons on the UIC campus and/or the Chicago community?

3. How will your scholarship or work on behalf of LGBT issues have an impact on your future career after graduation from UIC?

*Please submit two sealed letters of recommendation from persons who can attest to your involvement and participation in LGBT issues and/or scholarship in the area of LGBT issues.

Chancellor's Committee on the Status of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer People and Allies- Graduate Award - $500

-Must be a continuing graduate student in good standing with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0/4.0 and who has completed at least one semester at UIC

-Paper authored by you in the past three years while a graduate student at UIC that contributes to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender research/scholarship

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS AWARD: In addition to the common SAUIC application, you must download the paper submission coverpage. Please also include your curriculum vita with your paper submission.

*Please note that one of your recommendations must come from an advisor or faculty member who can address the significance and quality of your work. The letter of recommendation may explain why the paper is significant to LGBT scholarship.

*Chicago Bar Association Entertainment Committee Law Award - $500

-Must be earning an undergraduate degree from UIC

-Any major is eligible

-Must have substantiation of admission to an accredited law school

-Recognition will be given to students with a record of involvement and participation in theatrical and music activities on campus or in their communities

John E. and Marguerite B. Corbally Award - $500

- Graduate of a Chicago public high school

- Must be a UIC graduate student whose undergraduate degree is from UIC

- Any major is eligible

- Must have a 3.0/4.0 or better GPA

- Must be a continuing student (not graduating in spring 2012)

Fred Garcia Endowed Award - $900

- Must be a continuing UIC undergraduate student with at least sophomore standing

- Must have a GPA of 2.5 or above

- Must be either:

*The son, daughter or grandchild of an actively employed or retired Facilities Management employee who has worked for Facilities Management at least five years; OR

*A full-time student who has worked in Facilities Management for at least one year and will continue to work in Facilities Management for at least one year after being given the award.

Grace and Conrad Kroll Scholarship - $1,000

-Preference is given to a “first generation” college undergraduate student whose parents did not graduate from college

-Preference is given to students with verifiable financial need and who demonstrate academic merit

Donald and Patricia Langenberg Award$500

- Continuing undergraduate student, with preference for a woman or minority student

- Must be majoring in mathematics, statistics or the natural sciences

- Student must intend to pursue graduate study in their field (Masters level or PhD work). Pre-medicine students are not eligible.

Jeri Parker Award - $500

-Continuing UIC student with sophomore or junior standing

-Preference is given to female applicants

-Preference is given to applicants with financial need

Salinas-Chapa Family Memorial Award - $500

-Currently enrolled, full-time undergraduate who has completed at least one semester at UIC

- Demonstrate financial need

- Must have a UIC grade point average of 2.75/4.00

- Preference will be given to students of Mexican descent who are first or second generation living in the United States

- Preference also is given to students who are first to attend college in their family

FINALISTS:  If you are selected as a finalist, you will be asked to show involvement in community activities as demonstrated by a written statement. 

Eileen and Michael Tanner Award - $1,200

- Be a continuing UIC undergraduate

- Academic excellence, minimum GPA of 3.2/4.0 or higher

- Demonstrate financial need

- Demonstrated commitment to helping the underserved communities of Chicago

Please answer all questions unless the questions specified "optional" for your application to be considered complete.

answer must be a university ID like 612345678

Please answer all questions unless the questions specified "optional" for your application to be considered complete.

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required I want to be considered for the following 2014 SAUIC awards and scholarship:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
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(Although answering this question is optional, it is recommended.)

(Although answering this question is optional, it is recommended.)
 

 

Are you a U.S. Citizen?

13. Are you a U.S. Citizen?
 
 

 

 

Academic Information

Education Level:

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Are you currently a full time student?

27. Are you currently a full time student?
 
 

UNDERGRADUATES ONLY: Are you an Honors College member?

28. UNDERGRADUATES ONLY: Are you an Honors College member?
 
 

 

Your Academic Record

Please upload a PDF copy of your academic record (either a DARS report from DARSWEB for STUDENT on my.UIC, or a pdf copy of your Academic History from the registration system).

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Please upload a PDF copy of your academic record (either a DARS report from DARSWEB for STUDENT on my.UIC, or a pdf copy of your Academic History from the registration system).

Scholarships and Financial Aid

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**If you receive a financial aid report from UIC, please provide it by uploading a pdf of it here.

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**If you receive a financial aid report from UIC, please provide it by uploading a pdf of it here.

Extracurricular, Service, and Leadership Activities

limited to 300 words.

Honors and Awards/Scholarships

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Employment History

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Academic, Professional, and Personal Goals Information

Please answer the following questions to assist our committees to in understanding your academic, professional, and personal goals. You may use the space below or attach a separate sheet.

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Have you participated in service activities on the UIC campus or in the communities of Chicago? If so, please also answer question 41. If "no", please skip to question 42.

39. Have you participated in service activities on the UIC campus or in the communities of Chicago? If so, please also answer question 41. If "no", please skip to question 42.
 
 
 

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Optional (Recommended) Questions

The following questions are optional but will assist our committees in considering you for UIC Scholarship Association awards. Please circle the answer that applies to you.

Are you the child or grandchild of a UIC Facilities Management staff member or do you currently work for FM?

45. Are you the child or grandchild of a UIC Facilities Management staff member or do you currently work for FM?
 
 

Are you the child/relative of a full-time civil service employee at UIC?

46. Are you the child/relative of a full-time civil service employee at UIC?
 
 

Have you demonstrated leadership in involvement and promotion of positive identity for LGBT students through UIC or the Chicago community?

47. Have you demonstrated leadership in involvement and promotion of positive identity for LGBT students through UIC or the Chicago community?
 
 

Have you authored a paper that contributes to LGBT research?

48. Have you authored a paper that contributes to LGBT research?
 
 

Have you been admitted to law school?

49. Have you been admitted to law school?
 
 

Did you graduate from a Chicago Public School?

50. Did you graduate from a Chicago Public School?
 
 

Are you a single parent?

51. Are you a single parent?
 
 

Are you over the age of 35?

52. Are you over the age of 35?
 
 

Application Certification

Question 53.

required53. By selecting "Yes", I hereby certify that all information on this application is correct and complete. I understand the information that I provide may be shared with members of an award selection committee.
 

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