UIC Scholarship Association Awards and Scholarships for MSCS Majors

The following is a list of Scholarship Association awards available to MSCS majors. All Association awards have application deadline of February 15, 2008. For complete details, please visit the website for the Scholarship Association.

General Eligibility Requirements: Scholarship Association awards are designated for currently enrolled UIC students. Students must have completed at least 12 credit hours at UIC in order to be eligible for most awards. Preference is given to continuing students unless an award is specifically designated for a graduating senior.


Scholarships Descriptions

Hassan Mustafa Abdallah Scholarship

Amount: $2000

Deadline: February 15, 2008

Eligibility:

  • Must be a current undergraduate student
  • Preference will be given to students of Arab and Arab-American descent
  • Strong scholastic acheivement, minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • Must demonstrate financial need

Application instructions can be found here. Contact the Office of Special Scholarship Programs at (312) 355-2477 or sauic@uic.edu for further information.

Association Awards

Amount: $1000

Deadline: February 15, 2008

Eligibility:

  • Must be a currently enrolled, full-time undergraduate student, with at least 1 semester remaining before graduation
  • Must have earned at least 12 credit hours at UIC prior to spring 2008
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • Must demonstrate involvement in extracurricular activities or their community
  • Must have demonstrated financial need

Application instructions can be found here. Contact the Office of Special Scholarship Programs at (312) 355-2477 or sauic@uic.edu for further information.

Eugertha Bates Memorial Award

Amount: $500

Deadline: February 15, 2008

Eligibility:

  • 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
  • Must have three letters of recommendation with application

Application instructions can be found here. Contact the Office of Special Scholarship Programs (312-355-2477 or sauic@uic.edu) or Debra Gilmore (312-996-7134 or debbiec@uic.edu) for further information.

Dr. Thomas Beckham Memorial Award

Amount: $1500

Deadline: February 15, 2008

Eligibility:

  • A member of an intercollegiate athletic team, not holding a full athletic scholarship
  • An undergraduate who has been in attendance at UIC for at least two semesters
  • Grade point average of 2.75/4.0 or above
  • Demonstrated financial need as defined by the UIC Financial Aid Office
  • Involvement in community activities as demonstrated by a written statement

Application instructions can be found here. Contact the Office of Special Scholarship Programs (312-355-2477 or sauic@uic.edu) or Dr. Michael Ginsburg, Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs (312-996-7614), for further information.

E. Sue Campbell Memorial Award

Amount: $500

Deadline: February 15, 2008

Eligibility:

  • Undergraduate students over the age of 35
  • Enrolled in a degree-seeking program at UIC with a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are single parents
  • Must have demonstrated financial need

Application instructions can be found here. Contact the Office of Special Scholarship Programs at (312) 355-2477 or sauic@uic.edu for further information.

Kathy Hill Cawthon Memorial Award

Amount: $500

Deadline: February 15, 2008

Eligibility:

  • Student must have at least sophomore standing and be majoring in mathematics
  • Preference will be given to female students
  • Preference will be given to continuing students (not graduating)

Application instructions can be found here. Contact the Office of Special Scholarship Programs at (312) 355-2477 or sauic@uic.edu for further information.

Peter and Elsie May Klassen Memorial Award

Amount: $700

Deadline: February 15, 2008

Eligibility:

  • Continuing, upper division undergraduate student in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences with at least 60 semester hours
  • Minimum UIC GPA of 3.5/4.0
  • Financial need is a consideration, but not a requirement

Application instructions can be found here. Contact the Office of Special Scholarship Programs at (312) 355-2477 or sauic@uic.edu for further information.

Grace and Conrad Kroll Scholarship

Amount: $1000

Deadline: February 15, 2008

Eligibility:

  • Currently enrolled UIC undergraduate
  • Preference is given to a first generation college student whose parents did not graduate from college
  • Preference is given to students with verifiable financial need and who demonstrate academic merit

Application instructions can be found here. Contact the Office of Special Scholarship Programs at (312) 355-2477 or sauic@uic.edu for further information.

Donald and Patricia Langenberg Award

Amount: $500

Deadline: February 15, 2008

Eligibility:

  • Must be continuing undergraduate student
  • Preference will be given to 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.

Application instructions can be found here. Contact the Office of Special Scholarship Programs (312-355-2477 or sauic@uic.edu) or Janet Madia at the (312-413-2260 or jmadia@uic.edu) for further information.

Jeri Parker Award

Amount: $500

Deadline: February 15, 2008

Eligibility:

  • Continuing UIC student with sophomore or junior standing
  • Preference is given to female applicants
  • Strong scholastic acheivement, minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • Preference is given to applicants with financial need

Application instructions can be found here. Contact the Office of Special Scholarship Programs at (312) 355-2477 or sauic@uic.edu for further information.

Donald and Leah Riddle Prize

Amount: $1000

Deadline: February 15, 2008

Eligibility:

  • Academic excellence (open to all majors and colleges)
  • Leadership on campus or in the community
  • Graduating senior (summer or fall 2007 or spring 2008)
  • Presented to the outstanding graduating senior each year

Application instructions can be found here. Contact the Office of Special Scholarship Programs (312-355-2477 or sauic@uic.edu) or Janet Madia (312-413-2260 or jmadia@uic.edu) for further information.

Salinas-Chapa Family Memorial Award

Amount: $1000

Deadline: February 15, 2008

Eligibility:

  • Currently enrolled, full-time undergraduate who has completed at least one semester at UIC
  • Preference will be given to students of Mexican descent who are first or second generation living in the United States
  • Preference also given to students who are first to attend college in their family
  • Show involvement in community activities as demonstrated by a written statement (please click here for required essay).
  • Must have a UIC grade point average of 2.75/4.00
  • Demonstrate financial need

Application instructions can be found here. Do not forget the special instructions regarding this application. Contact the Office of Special Scholarship Programs (312-355-2477 or sauic@uic.edu) or Janet Madia (312-413-2260 or jmadia@uic.edu) for further information.

Eileen and Michael Tanner Award

Amount: $1000

Deadline: February 15, 2008

Eligibility:

  • Must be a current undergraduate student
  • Demonstrated commitment to helping the underserved communities of Chicago
  • Academic excellence, minimum GPA of 3.2/4.0 or higher
  • Must demonstrate financial need

Application instructions can be found here. Contact the Office of Special Scholarship Programs at (312) 355-2477 or sauic@uic.edu for further information.

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