The Illinois Latina/Latino Alumni Association (IllinoisLLAA) will be awarding one academic scholarship available for this academic year! The academic scholarship is for $2,000 and will be awarded at IllinoisLLAA’s annual gala to be held in Chicago on September 24, 2016.


  • The scholarship is open to Undergraduate and Graduate students.
  • Only students at the Urbana-Champaign campus are eligible.
  • Previous winners are not eligible
  • Only completed applications will be considered.

Selection Criteria

  1. Scholarly Ability
  2. Leadership Skills
  3. Service
  4. Demonstrated Financial Need
  5. Latina/Latino ancestry (at least one parent who has Latina/Latino heritage)

Please note that undocumented students and DACA recipients are welcome to apply.


Applications are currently not open at this time.

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IllinoisLLAA is able to help and support its current students and alumni thanks to the support of generous individual donors. We welcome all levels of donations.

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