THE ILLINOIS CLUB SCHOLARSHIPS 2022–2023
Since 1915, The Illinois Club has provided financial support to worthy undergraduate students. This year, we will be awarding the following scholarships:
- Humanities and Social Sciences Award of $4,000
- Engineering and Science Award of $4,000
- Global Focus Award of $4,000
- Isabelle Purnell Education Award of $4,000
- The Judith Life Ikenberry Fine Arts Award of $4,500
Applications Open: September 6, 2022
Application Deadline: 5 PM, October 15, 2022
To apply for these scholarships, please complete the application at go.illinois.edu/TICScholarshipApplication
You must be an undergraduate at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, have earned at least 60 credit hours by the beginning of the Spring 2023 semester, and graduate no earlier than December 2023. A minimum GPA of 3.0 at both the time of application and winning of award is also required.
Humanities and Social Sciences Award
Open to all students majoring or minoring in the Humanities or Social Sciences. Applicants must demonstrate the benefits that studying the Humanities or the Social Sciences provides to themselves and their community. Majors/minors that may apply for the Humanities and Social Sciences Award include English; Philosophy; Religion; Comparative Literature; Cinema Studies; History; Classics; Art History; Communication; Psychology; Anthropology; Musicology; Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communication; Human Development and Family Studies; Agricultural and Consumer Economics; all foreign languages; all ethnic studies; and I-School undergraduates.
Engineering and Science Award
Open to all students majoring or minoring in the STEM fields, including Animal Sciences, Crop Sciences, and Computer Science + Crop Science. Applicants must demonstrate the benefits that studying Science, Mathematics, Technology, Engineering, or Agricultural Sciences provides to themselves and their community.
Global Focus Award
Open to any major. Applicants must have international experience or an internationally focused program of study. For example: second-language study, study abroad, internships or volunteering abroad, international career plans. Applicants must demonstrate how their internationally focused work and/or volunteer plans will make a difference in the world.
Isabelle Purnell Education Award
Open to those earning a Secondary Education Certificate or College of Education majors. Applicants must demonstrate how they hope to make a difference in the classroom and in students' lives.
Judith Life Ikenberry Award
Open to any major in the College of Fine and Applied Arts. Applicants must demonstrate how their art impacts their lives. The Ikenberry scholarship is given to a student who plans to make a living as a working/performing artist (painter, sculptor, musician, dancer, actor). If you are an applied artist (architect, urban planner, industrial designer, etc.), we encourage you to apply for one of our other scholarships.