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
Scholarship Committee for 2015-2016
Scholarship Chair: Susan Haney
Assistant Scholarship Chair: open
2016 Award Winners
Judith Life Ikenberry Fine Arts Award - $3,600
Susan T. Haney Social Work Award - $3,000
- Kelsey Grotkiewicz - Voice
STEM Education Award - $3,000
- Kahlia Halpern - Social Work
Isabelle Purnell Education Awards - $2,300
- Nina Tandle - Mathematics
Peri Davis Ceperley Make-A-Difference Award - $2,300
- Leticia Angel - Elementary Education
- Melanie Demma - Elementary Education
- Eric Mendoza - Music Education
- Michelle Seat - Mathematics
Make-A-Difference Awards - $2,300
- Brittney Nadler - Global Studies
- Arianna Jenkins - Psychology and Political Science
- Stephanie Medina - Human Development & Family Studies
- Priscilla Monsivais - Political Science and Sociology
- Shivali Patel - Molecular & Cellular Biology and Global Studies
- Lauren Zelaya - Chemical Engineering
Scholarship Awards Brunch, March 5, 2016
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Video clips from the 2016 Scholarship Awards Brunch
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- Opening Remarks
- Judith Life Ikenberry Fine Arts Award
- Kelsey Grotkiewicz - Voice (.wmv)
- Susan T. Haney Social Work Award
- Kahlia Halpern - Social Work (.wmv)
- STEM Education Award
- Nina Tandle - Mathematics (.wmv)
- Isabelle Purnell Education Awards
- Peri Davis Ceperley Make-A-Difference Award
- Make-A-Difference Awards
- Closing Remarks (.wmv)
2015 Award Winners