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Scholarship Information

The Twin Cities Illini Club offers a $1,000 scholarships to incoming UIUC freshmen from Minnesota.  Our goal is to offer this annually going forward, but is contingent on sufficient donations.

The chosen recipient is rewarded for an outstanding high school career, including but not limited to academic excellence and extracurricular participation.


If you've chosen Illinois and would like to apply, applications will be due in May in order to be considered for the upcoming Fall scholarship.  The recipient will be notified in early June and recognized at a Student and Alumni Activity later in the summer.


General Timeline

  • Applications sent to all admitted incoming freshman: January
  • Applications due: May
  • Application review: May
  • Scholarship winner announced: June
  • Scholarship winner honored at our student send-off and family picnic: August


Past Recipients

View the past recipients page for details.



Whether you apply for the scholarship or not, we hope to see you at one of our events.