iSchool BSIS Scholarships
The iSchool has a small amount of scholarship funds donated by alumni and friends for which students may apply each semester. These opportunities will be emailed to students along with application information.
iSchool Alumni/Friends Scholarships
Currently 3 Available Each Semester
CNH Industrial Scholarship
Awarded through the iSchool. Currently 1 Available Each Semester
CNH Industrial is a global leader in the capital goods sector that, through its various businesses, designs, produces and sells agricultural and construction equipment, trucks, commercial vehicles, buses and specialty vehicles, in addition to a broad portfolio of powertrain applications. Present in all major markets worldwide, CNH Industrial is focused on expanding its presence in high-growth markets, including through joint ventures.
Scholarship Review is typically based on the below criteria:
- financial need (please complete a 2020-2021 FAFSA or if you are unable to do so, please provide the sources of funding you are currently utilizing, see question below)
- if you were a past recipient of an iSchool scholarship
- fit with available funds (donors often provide funding with limitations - i.e. "interest in youth services")
Fall 2020 - Deadline passed/Scholarships Awarded
In order to be considered for Fall 2020 please fill out this form no later than September 3rd. Notifications of awards will be sent the week of September 7th. Students must be in good academic standing to be considered.
Spring 2021 - Students will be notified with information if scholarships available
Other Recommended Scholarships:
Cargill Global Scholars Program
The application is now open for the Cargill Global Scholars Program - a distinctive, 2-year scholarship and enrichment program providing financial support, mentorship, and the unique opportunity for U.S. college students to participate in leadership development seminars, including engaging with fellow Global Scholars from Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, and Russia. Please review the attached PDF for details on eligibility requirements. To learn more about the Cargill Global Scholars Program and to start an application, please visit: http://www.cargillglobalscholars.com/. The application deadline is Thursday, March 4, 2021.
We have also scheduled two webinars in November where students can learn more about the program and hear from program participants and alumni about their experience. While the target audience of these webinars is students, we also welcome any faculty or staff members who are interested in learning more. People can register for the webinars using the following links:
The application deadline is March 4, 2021. Additional webinars will be scheduled for December through February, and those registration links will be shared on our website when available.
The Student Leadership Awards & Scholarships program recognizes students and registered student organizations for academic excellence, a commitment to leadership at the University of Illinois, and a dedication to service at the local, national, and international level. Visit Website
Office of Student Financial Aid (OSFA)
The University campus Office of Student Financial Aid provides assistance to students and families to secure the resources necessary to fund your education. Visit the OSFA Website for additional information, including contact information, types of aid, scholarships, and resources.
Undergraduate Admissions Financial Aid Information
Illinois Admissions provides additional information about Financial Aid and Scholarships for new students.
National & International Scholarships Office at University of Illinois
The National and International Scholarships Program, often referred to affectionately as "Topscholars," assists University of Illinois students in making the most of their time at Illinois and applying for nationally competitive scholarships. Our program administers nationally competitive awards for University of Illinois students and alumni. Opportunities include undergraduate and graduate study, research, and teaching—often in foreign countries. We also provide advice and feedback for candidates throughout the application process, helping you to become more competitive for scholarships.
Interested individuals—from freshmen to recent alumni—are encouraged to make an appointment to discuss these opportunities.
Visit the National & International Scholarships Website for additional information.