Diverse and welcoming, The Illinois Club draws its membership
from all areas of the University as well as the surrounding community.
Since 1915, The Illinois Club has provided financial support
to worthy undergraduate students. We now award scholarships
in excess of $20,000 each year.
You must be an undergraduate, have earned at least 60 credit hours
by the beginning of the Spring 2017 semester, and graduate no earlier than
December 2017 to apply. A minimum GPA of 2.75 at both the time of application
and winning of award is required. Applicants are evaluated
for all awards for which they are eligible.
- Seven-Nine (7-9) combined Make-A-Difference Awards & Isabelle Purnell Education Awards of $2,500
- One (1) Judith Life Ikenberry Fine Arts Award of $3,400
- One (1) Global Focus Award of $2,500
Deadline for Scholarship Applications is October 15, 2016
To apply for these scholarships, please complete the application here:
Interviews with finalists will be scheduled January 21 and 28, 2017.
Scholarship Committee for 2016-2017
Scholarship Chair: Sharon Michalove
Assistant Scholarship Co-Chairs: Patricia Simpson and Christine Lyke
2017 Award Winners
Judith Life Ikenberry Fine Arts Award - $3,400
Global Focus Award - $2,500
- Kira Schnitzler - Painting
Isabelle Purnell Education Awards - $2,500
- Tanairy Delgado - Global Studies
Make-A-Difference Awards - $2,500
- Vrunda Hingu - History
- Jessica Mandel - Music Education and Instrumental Music
- Brent Blackwell - Kinesiology
- Madelyn Smith - Kinesiology
- Monica Saavedra - Global Studies and Spanish
- Isaac Strain - Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
- Ogorchi Ujari - Molecular & Cellular Biology
- Monika Zmudzki - Accountancy
Scholarship Awards Brunch, March 4, 2017
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