Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

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Lorilyn Espique Aquino Fund

Purpose

The Lorilyn Espique Aquino Fund was established to provide financial support to UIC undergraduate students who demonstrate co–curricular campus–level leadership and academic excellence at UIC. Special consideration is given to students studying a curriculum that will result in the application of environmental knowledge and , if possible, technology for the promotion, protection, and well-being of human and natural resources.

Award

Two awards valued at $500 will be distributed during the fall 2017 semester of the 2017−2018 academic year. The award is one–year non–renewable.

Criteria

The following criteria must be applicable at time of application and maintained during the term of the scholarship:

  • Candidates must be full−time undergraduate students (enrolled at least 12 credit hours) throughout the award period.
  • Students should show academic excellence with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
  • Candidates must have completed at least 40 credit hours; at least 24 of the credit hours must be at UIC.
  • Senior students must have two full semesters to complete during the award period.
  • Candidates must have financial need as demonstrated by the FAFSA. The 2017-2018 FAFSA must be on file in order to be considered for this award.
  • Candidates must be in good academic and disciplinary standing.

Selection

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Scholarship selection committee will review applications for the above noted criteria.

Candidates will be asked to release academic records and financial aid records to the selection committee for the sole purpose of scholarship selection.

To apply for this opportunity, visit UIC SnAP, UIC’s centralized scholarship list and application system.