2024 University of Illinois at Springfield Capital Scholars Program (US Based)

Scholarship Awarding University: 

Type of degree: 

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end on the 15th of February, 2024.

Scholarship Summary: 
The Capital Scholars Honors Program provides academically well-prepared and motivated students a unique opportunity to develop creative thinking, problem-solving, and leadership skills through a high-quality educational experience based in the liberal arts. Students (domestic and international) admitted to the Capital Scholars Honors Program will receive the Capital Scholars Merit Scholarship.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria:
To be eligible for consideration, applicants must have;
i. Minimum grade-point average of 3.25/4.0 for admission consideration
ii. Creative and leadership potential.

Value of Scholarship: 
Capital Scholars receive the following benefits;
i.  4.0 GPA* - Up to 16 credit hours tuition and housing each semester*
ii.  4.0 GPA - $10,000
iii.  3.80-3.99 GPA - $9,000
iv.  3.60-3.79 GPA - $8,000
v.  3.40-3.59 GPA - $6,000
vi.  3.25-3.39 GPA - $4,000

*Competitive and open to all students who are admitted to CAP Honors with a 4.0 unweighted GPA. Up to five awards each year

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply;
i. Complete an admission application; freshman applicants who are eligible for the Honors Program will automatically be reviewed by the Honors Program; no extra application is required.
ii. A personal and academic goals statement MUST be submitted with your application for honors consideration.
iii. A personal or telephone interview with a member of the admissions committee (made up of Capital Scholars Honors faculty and administrators) may also be part of the selection process.
Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the University of Illinois at Springfield Undergraduate Scholarship Page.