College of Education Scholarships

Through the generosity of donors, the College of Education offers scholarships based on financial need, academic achievement and career aims.

Fall scholarships: due October 31

These scholarships have an application deadline of October 31 each year, and are intended for students currently enrolled in the College of Education.

Decisions for fall scholarships are announced on December 15.
UIC Scholarship Name Type
Aimee Strawn Math & Science Scholarship For undergraduate and master's students intending to teach math or science
Janet Currer Stewart Education Scholarship For undergraduates with demonstrated financial need
Urban Teacher Fellowship For master's (M.Ed.) students planning to become licensed teachers

Spring scholarships: due February 15

These scholarships have an application deadline of February 15, and are intended for students currently enrolled in the College of Education.

Decisions for spring scholarships are announced on April 1. **Due to Coronavirus, these decisions may be delayed up until April 15, 2020.**
UIC Scholarship Name Type
Naomi Kaye Scholarship Merit-based award for undergraduate students
Make an Impact Scholarship For undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need and at least a 3.0 GPA
Urban Teacher Fellowship For master's (M.Ed.) students planning to become licensed teachers

Year-round scholarships (rolling deadline)

Applications for these scholarships are accepted on a rolling basis. They are for College of Education students who demonstrate economic hardship. Awards range in amount up to $2,500 and are not renewable.
UIC Scholarship
$5 for 4 Scholarship For full-time students in good academic standing who demonstrate financial hardship
Promise of Public Education Scholarship For full-time students in good academic standing who demonstrate financial hardship