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Scholarships & Awards

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Laurette Kirstein Scholarship for International Students Heading link

The Office of International Services is honored to administer the Laurette Kirstein Scholarship Program for UIC International Students. The scholarship is funded by the estate of Professor Kirstein who founded the Office of International Services in 1961 and served as its Director until 1993. Currently enrolled international students are invited to apply each spring for an award in the form of a student account credit for tuition, books, and living expenses. The deadline to apply for the 2024 Laurette Kirstein Scholarship is Friday, March 8.

Chicago Consular Corps Professional Development Award Heading link

UIC maintains a strong relationship with the international consulate community in Chicago. One reflection of that connection is the Chicago Consular Corps Professional Development Award. The CCC Professional Development Award honors the Corps’ commitment to education and cultural exchanges that foster international understanding and support the academic and professional development of our international students. The deadline to apply for the 2024 Chicago Consular Corps Professional Development Award is Monday, March 25, 2024.

International Student Ambassador Service Award Heading link

The International Student Ambassador Service Award (ISASA) is given in collaboration with the Chancellor’s Student Service & Leadership Awards each year. The ISASA honors international students who are attending UIC on an international student visa and have made an outstanding contribution to the University through campus and/or community service, particularly by contributing to greater knowledge and understanding across our diverse national cultures. Student nominees must have contributed a significant amount of time and effort to projects, activities, or causes that advance intercultural and international understanding on the UIC campus and/or amongst the Chicago community. The deadline to submit a nomination for the 2024 ISASA is Friday, Feb. 9, 2024.