Each year, UIC undergraduate students receive a variety of national and international fellowships, scholarships, and grants.
We are very proud of UIC students for their efforts in discovering, preparing, and applying for external fellowships. Congratulations!
Please note, while this list includes fellowships that OEF offers assistance with, it is not an exhaustive list of recipients.
Fulbright recipients are granted one year to study, conduct research, or teach in one of 150 countries.
- Kajal Sachdev (LAS HC) – Netherlands
- Sanjana Srinivasan (LAS HC) – Spain
- Elsa Anderson (Doctoral) – Germany
- Josephine Chaet (Doctoral) – Jordan
- Rigoberto Robles (Masters) – Colombia
- Ryan Walsh (Masters) – Alternate
- Litany Esguerra (CAHS HC) – Finalist
- Shaza Loutfi (Masters) – Finalist
- Gene Nolis (Doctoral) – Finalist
Critical Language Scholarship (CLS)
The CLS is a program of the U.S. Department of State. It offers intensive summer language institutes in 14 critical foreign languages.
- Zoey Martin-Lockhart (Doctoral) – Hindi
- Amber Blatt (MSW) – Urdu
Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Provides full tuition plus a generous living stipend for the graduate program of your choice at the University of Cambridge.
- Mohansrinivas Chennakesavalu – Finalist
This fellowship offers funding for two-year graduate programs in international affairs, mentorship within the US State Department, paid internships and other professional development, all to facilitate entry into the US Foreign Service.
HBCU and HSI Bridge Scholarship
The Bridge Scholarship is a merit-based, full-tuition award for graduating seniors of Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Hispanic-Serving Institutions for one year of academic study at the University of Chicago.
- Carlos Catalan
- Jennifer Hernandez
One of the most prestigious scholarships in the world, the Rhodes Scholarship provides full funding for graduate study (or a second bachelor’s degree) at the University of Oxford in the UK.