Scholarships and Awards
Scholarships and Awards

Scholarships and Awards

The College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts offers a number of college and program specific scholarships. Please contact the appropriate unit for additional information.

 

UIC College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts Scholarship Fund

The fund will provide scholarships for students in each of the units within the College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

 

Architecture

 

UIC Susan Nealey FGM Scholarship Fund

Recipients shall be undergraduate or graduate students who are enrolled in their third year or beyond of the school.

 

UIC Schneider-Kan Scholarship Fund

Recipients shall be chosen based upon academic merit and financial need. Preference shall be given to students with significant financial need. The scholarships are renewable.

 

UIC Alphonse Guajardo Fund

To support a graduate assistantship in the School of Architecture at UIC through the Hispanic American Construction Industry Association Scholarship Fund.

 

UIC Growing Water Scholarships

Funding from TCF Bank will provide scholarship and fellowships ($15,000/yr) for UIC students to work on the Growing Water project, an award-winning environmental initiative.

 

Timothy Bruce Tuition Award

To support student awards to undergraduate students in the School of Architecture.

 

UIC Architecture Faculty Traveling Fellowship Fund

The Faculty Traveling Fellowships will be awarded on the following criteria: a) the fellowship recipients shall be undergraduate students or graduate students who are graduating from the School of Architecture; b) fellowship recipients shall have demonstrated academic merit.

 

UIC Gordon Crabtree Fellowship Fund

This fellowship will provide support for students in the Foreign Studies Program of the School of Architecture.

 

UIC Kwok Y Cheung Architecture Fund

Preference is given to students who are Asian, Asian-American, foreign born, or American, in descending order who are students in the School of Architecture. The recipients of the aid awarded on the basis of academic merit and secondarily on the basis of need. Recipients will use scholarship for purpose of traveling and studying in a foreign country.

 

UIC Leonard and Virginia Currie Endowed Fund

This fund will be used to support activities and programs that benefit students in the School of Architecture.

 

Kenneth Schroeder Scholarship Fund

The scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students enrolled in the School of Architecture. The scholarship recipients shall be promising students participating in School of Architecture undergraduate study abroad programs. The selection shall be based on a review of the student’s portfolio and not necessarily grade point average.

 

UIC Nancy Gislason Fund

This award will benefit architecture students.

 

UIC LaSalle Partners Fellowship in Architecture Fund

This fellowship will provide financial aid to students enrolled at the graduate level in the School of Architecture. The fellowship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit, financial need, or a combination of both.

 

UIC Helene Hano Morgante Fellowship Fund

The fellowship recipients shall demonstrate merit in their academic studies and financial need. The fellowship recipients shall be enrolled in the first or second year of the three-year Master of Architecture (M.Arch) graduate program in the School of Architecture. Selection of the fellowship recipients shall be made during the spring semester, but the fellowship shall be paid to the recipient only after the recipient enrolls in the three-year M.Arch graduate program of the School of Architecture in the subsequent fall semester.

 

UIC James and Ann Nagle Architecture Fellowship Fund

This award will provide annual fellowships to graduate students of any year enrolled in the School of Architecture. The criteria for awarding said fellowships shall be demonstrated financial need and academic merit.

 

UIC Pella Prize for Traveling Fellowships Fund

The Pella Prize is awarded annually to provide tuition assistance, a travel stipend and/or shall be used to supplement other educational endeavors, to an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in the School of Architecture. A jury committee composed of the school’s faculty members and other distinguished design professionals will determine the selection of recipients.

 

UIC Skidmore Owings and Merrill Endowment Fund

The fund will provide fellowships for both undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the School of Architecture. Recipients of the fellowships shall be selected based upon academic, research and leadership achievement.

 

UIC Adrian D Smith Scholarship Award Fund

The receipient must meet the following criteria: a) the award recipient shall be the president of the student chapter of the American Institute of Architects at the University of Illinois at Chicago; b) the award recipient shall have completed his or her fourth year of study in architecture; and c) The award recipient shall have earned a cumulative grade point average of 4.0.

 

Swanke Hayden Connell Ltd Synetics Group Inc Award for Excellence in Interior Design Fund

The award shall be used to provide awards to graduate students enrolled in the School of Architecture who have demonstrated the potential for excellence in interior design. The recipients shall be announced at the School of Architecture annual spring Honors Day ceremony.

 

UIC Jogindar Paul Mahajan Memorial Endowment Fund

To support a fellowship award to a talented graduate student in the Master of Architecture in Health Care Design Program in the School of Architecture.

 

UIC Tigerman McCurry Fellowship in Architecture Fund

The fellowship shall be used to provide financial aid to students enrolled at the graduate level in the School of Architecture. The fellowship may be awarded on the basis of academic merit, financial need or combination of both.

 

UIC Leon Weisberg Memorial Scholarship

The award will provide one annual scholarship to an outstanding student in the School of Architecture.

 

F. Pillsbury Estate-College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts

For the educational support of worthy students in the School of Architecture.

 

Louis R Solomon Architecture Scholarships

The Louis R Solomon Architecture Scholarship will provide support for worthy students in the School of Architecture.

 


Art

 

UIC Roin Family Award

This award is for Studio Arts and Art Education for promising second year undergraduate students.

 

UIC John Richardson Sr Award for Painting Fund

This award will be presented during the spring semester of each academic year.

 

UIC KRP Fellowship Fund

This fellowship shall be used to provide graduate student awards to students who are enrolled in the MFA program in the Department of Art.

 

UIC Navona Fund

This award is to be used for the purpose of Graduate Fellowships in the area of Studio Arts at the Department of Art.

 

UIC Neisser Award

For students in the Department of Art, Studio Arts program.

 

UIC Esther Parada Fellowship FundThe Esther Parada Fellowship will support a graduate student fellowship in the Department of Art in photography.

 

 

UIC Donna and Howard Stone Arts Fellowship Fund

This fellowship will provide support for graduate students in the Studio Arts program whose entrance portfolio and academic performance demonstrate outstanding ability and promise.

 

Christian & Oline Larson, Hamar, Norway Scholarship Fund

Scholarships to needy and worthy students pursuing studies in the graduate fields of art and design.

 

 

Design

 

UIC Michael Glass Scholarship Fund

The scholarship shall be used to support scholarship(s) for students enrolled in the College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts. Preference shall be given to students studying Graphic Design.

 

UIC James Axeman Memorial Award in Design

This award shall be used to award a prize of $100 to a selected design student in the School of Design.

 

Christian & Oline Larson, Hamar, Norway Scholarship Fund

Scholarships to needy and worthy students pursuing studies in the graduate fields of art and design.

 


Art History

 

UIC Terra-Art History Graduate Assistantship

In support of the Terra Foundation/University of Illinois at Chicago Research Assistantship in American Art.

 

UIC Art History Fellowship Fund

For scholarships and/or grants in the Department of Art History.

 

Art History Award Fund

The Art History Award shall be used to provide awards to students enrolled in the Department of Art History. The awards shall be given to undergraduate student(s) studying abroad (including outside the continental United States) and shall be based on merit and financial need.

 

UIC John D McNee Art History Scholarship Fund

For a scholarship to undergraduate major in Art History. Criteria: High GPA, preferred area of concentration in modern art, studio interests preferred. Merit only.

 

UIC Ross Edman Fund SAUIC

For awards from the UIC Scholarship Association for Art History students.

 

Christian & Oline Larson, Hamar, Norway Scholarship Fund

Scholarships to needy and worthy students pursuing graduate studies in the field of art history.

 


School of Theatre and Music

 

UIC Michael Gross Acting Award Fund

The scholarship will be given to a student or students requiring financial assistance who are outstanding academically. The Chair of the School of Theatre and Music in consultation with the theatre coordinator in the Department of Theatre shall oversee the selection process.