Frequently Asked Questions
All awards use our common application, you can apply online using our webform application, you may request a paper copy of our application from email@example.com OR you may pick up materials at room 2506 University Hall on weekdays from 8:30am to 4:45pm. Using the online web application is the preferred method of application.
Yes, as long as you meet the general eligibility requirements, you will be considered for all awards for which we can consider you. Once your application is submitted, it will be reviewed and an email response will be sent to you letting you know the names of the awards for which you will be considered.
Generally, SAUIC awards are for currently enrolled UIC students who have completed at least 12 credit hours on campus at UIC. In some cases, part-time students may be eligible. Please read the requirements for each award to be sure that you meet the specific criteria listed. You will not be considered for awards if you do not meet the stated requirements. Prospective freshmen and transfer students are not eligible.
If you are not a currently enrolled UIC student, you may wish to contact UIC Financial Aid to determine what other types of assistance you may qualify for when you enroll.
No, you must have at least 12 hours of coursework completed at UIC before you are eligibile for any of these awards. Instead, please contact the UIC Financial Aid Office or your college/department to learn about other scholarship and aid opportunities (see question 3).
Award applications are due in February of each year. For 2014 the deadline is February 28, by 5:00 pm.
You may get more information by contacting the Office of Special Scholarship Programs at (312) 355-2477 or firstname.lastname@example.org
You may make a donation to a specific scholarship fund, or a general donation to scholarships at UIC, you may write a check payable to:
University of Illinois Foundation (designate specific award fund in memo line or attached note). Mail the check to: Special Scholarship Programs, c/o Tula Georgopoulos, 601 S. Morgan St., MC 115, Chicago, IL 60607
For further information on making a donation, please contact Tula Georgopoulos at email@example.com.