Undergraduate Blog

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September 15, 2017

Attached is a flyer announcing the Illinois Club Scholarships for undergraduates. To be considered for any of these awards students must:

have earned 60 hours of credit by the beginning of the Spring 2018 semester be planning to graduate no earlier than December 2018 have a minimum GPA of 2.75 at the time of application and upon receipt of an award

Individual awards have different criteria (see www.theillinoisclub.org/scholarship.php for details of individual awards) but several are for students in any major.  Students who submit an application will be considered for all awards for which they are eligible. 

The deadline for scholarship applications is 5 pm on October 15, 2017. 


September 14, 2017

Please see the attached flyer for details on the Engineering Undergrad Research Resource Fair. It is an opportunity for students to meet people who are doing research and ask them about research opportunities. The Research Fair will take place on September 25, 2017.


September 14, 2017

The Kevin T. Early Memorial Scholarship widely is a poetry contest open to any UIUC student with freshman status.  Questions about the submission process can be directed to Deb Stauffer, dstauffe@illinois.edu.  Please see the attached flyer for more information. 


September 14, 2017

WTS Greater Chicago and WTS International's Fall scholarship season is open for students. Please find a brief description of WTS and the scholarships they offer below:

WTS is an international organization dedicated to the professional advancement of women in transportation. We are offering four scholarships this year to women pursuing careers in the area of transportation. Two of the scholarships are for graduate students and two are for undergraduate students. The scholarships and amounts we are offering from our local chapter are:

-        Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship - $3,000 ($5,000 national)

-        Molitoris Leadership Scholarship for Undergraduates - $2,000 ($5,000 national)

-        Helene M. Overly Memorial Scholarship for Graduate Students - $4,000 ($10,000 national)

-        Leadership Legacy Scholarship for Graduate Students - $2,500 ($5,000 national)

All local winners will be forwarded onto the national level to compete for the national scholarship awards. I have attached copies of the applications for each of these scholarships which are due October 27th.


September 12, 2017

The International Student Career Connections Committee (ISCCC) is offering the 2017 International Career Festival event. Please see the attached flier.

Date/Time: Saturday, October 14th | Main Event: 1:00pm-5:00pm; Reception: 5:00pm-6:00pm
Location: Main Event: Lincoln Hall Theater; Reception: Labor & Employment Relations Building
Registration: go.illinois.edu/2017ICF
Dress Code: Business Casual