One of the primary purposes of the Dads Association at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is to support Illini students in the pursuit of their academic goals. To that end, the Dads Association awards several $2,000 scholarships annually to students who show both merits and need as determined by the Dads Association.
To be eligible for an Illini Dads Association scholarship, you must:
The applications for 2022 scholarships will be accepted between June 1st and November 21st. Scholarships are awarded in January 2022 and paid directly to the university as tuition reimbursement for the Spring semester.
The enrollment status and financial need of scholarship finalists will be verified by the University of Illinois Office of Admissions.
Scholarships recipients authorize their names and images to be shared publicly in the Illini Dads Association communications.
How to Apply
Complete the application by providing:
In compliance with FERPA, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 as amended, information held by your school may not be released to a third party without written permission. The University of Illinois Dads Association will not ask for any information that you have not willingly provided via this application. However, the following will be verified by the Student Financial Aid Office at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to confirm your eligibility:
The Dads Association will not consider incomplete applications. Be sure that you've answered each question completely and accurately. If you have questions, contact the Illini Union Parent and Family Programs Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or (217) 333-7063.