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Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Arts Award


UIC Campus Deadline: November 1, 2014

Important Notes: Interested applicants should contact the Office of Special Scholarship Programs for more information on becoming a UIC nominee. UIC may nominate only two candidates per year.

Eligibility: Senior standing or have graduated from an accredited four-year US college or university within the past five years; a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.20 or better on a scale of 4.0 (or the equivalent); demonstrated significant unmet financial need; bachelor’s degree completed by the start of the fall 2012 semester; plans to begin their first graduate degree program in the performing arts, visual arts, or creative writing at an accredited college or university in the fall of 2012.

Description: Through our Graduate Arts Award, we provide scholarships worth up to $50,000 per year to help students earn a graduate degree in the performing arts, visual arts, and creative writing. All applicants must be nominated by their university.

Send applications to: please contact OSSP if interested in this scholarship


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