Explore a world of opportunities for STEM students! There are fantastic scholarship, research, and innovation opportunities at UIC and beyond our campus. Please use the various resources listed below to search for opportunities to support your education and embark on your next learning adventure.
Opportunities at UIC
Opportunity Name Brief Description Link Application Due Date UIC Scholarships Office Provides assistance with identifying & applying for scholarships UIC Scholarship Office UIC SnAP (Scholarship and Awards Program) UIC internal information system with access to over 500 scholarships! Search & apply for UIC scholarships here! This system will also connect you to external scholarships. UIC Scholarships and Awards Program Varies - applications open in August each year Liberal Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Research Initiative (LASURI) Research program for LAS undergraduates to work with UIC faculty mentors! Semester / academic year projects available. LASURI March 15, 2019 UIC Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow (SURF) Award Summer biomedical research opportunity at UIC West Campus! SURF January 21, 2019 Maurice Prize Competition Innovation contest for UIC students! Work individually or in teams to provide a solution to an issue important to you. Maurice Prize
Opportunities Beyond UIC
Opportunity / Resource Name Brief Description Link Application Due Date UIC Resource Page for External Scholarships UIC page with great links to a variety of external scholarship opportunities External Scholarships Varies NSF Research Experience For Undergraduates (REU) Program Search for undergraduate research opportunities at Universities and Centers across the country! NSF REU Program Varies Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) Research experiences at various Department of Energy Labs! SULI Program January 10, 2019 ChicagoCHEC Fellows Program Research experience for undergraduates ChicagoCHEC Fellows Program February 28, 2019 UIUC Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) Summer research program at UIUC for students interested in graduate school. UIUC SROP