'22 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Merit Scholarship (US Based)

APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED, RE-OPENS IN AUG/SEP

Scholarship Awarding University: 

Type of degree: 
Bachelor’s 

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end on the 5th of January, 2022.

Scholarship Summary: 
Domestic freshmen students who apply to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are automatically considered for a host of merit scholarships based on academic excellence.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria:
There are no set criteria but past recipients were in the top 25% of the applicant pool. 

Value of Scholarship: 
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Merit-based Scholarships are valued as follows;
For Illinois Residents
i. Stamps Scholarship – Up to the full cost of attendance 
ii. James Hunter Anthony & Gerald E. Blackshear Endowment – Full Tuition and Fees
iii. Provost Scholarship – Full tuition
iv. President’s Award Program Honors - $10,000
v. President’s Award Program - $5,000
vi. Matthews Scholars - $2,000

For Non-residents
i. Illinois Achievement Scholarship – Up to $10,000

All the above scholarships are renewable for up to four years, provided the requisite GPA is met. 

Scholarship Application Guide: 
There is no separate scholarship application, simply apply for admission to be considered for a scholarship.

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Freshmen Scholarship Page.