Funding Sources

Scholarships through the OIA for Study Abroad and Exchange Programs

Chicago Consular Corps Scholarship 

The Chicago Consular Corps (CCC) Scholarship was created in 2007 as an annual scholarship by the Chicago Consular Corps, which is comprised of 79 international consular representative offices within Chicago.  Thirteen scholarships are available for foreign students studying at UIC.  Two scholarships are available for US nationals studying at UIC. Successful applicants receive $1,000.

The application is open until Friday, September 30th, 2016.
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2016-2017 CCC Application information

John and Grace Nuveen International Awards

The John and Grace Nuveen International Awards have been established in honor of John and Grace Nuveen, and are intended to assist UIC students with expenses related to the OIA/Nuveen Center Exchange Program in which they are participating. Awards of $500 are offered each academic year.

Everett and Florence Drumright Scholarship

The Everett and Florence Drumright Scholarship has been established in honor of Everett and Florence Drumright.  UIC undergraduate students who are American-born of Chinese descent are invited to apply.  Successful applicants receive $1,000.

Rangel Graduate Fellowship Program

The 2017 Charles B. Rangel Fellowship program is seeking young people interested in making a difference in the world as Foreign Service Officers in the U.S. Department of State.  Applicants must be college seniors or graduates planning to start two-year graduate programs in fall 2017;  must have GPAs of at least 3.2; and must be U.S. citizens.  The Rangel Graduate Fellowship Program provides benefits of up to $95,000 over two years toward a master’s degree, arranges internships on Capitol Hill and at U.S. embassies/consulates, provides mentorship and professional development support, and leads to a career in the State Department Foreign Service.

UIC Scholarships

Flaherty Scholarship for Study Abroad 

The UIC Honors College offers Flaherty Scholarships for study abroad, for which Honors College students may compete to help defray costs associated with participation in international study. The awards are made possible by a gift from the estate of Gloria Flaherty, former professor of German at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Dean’s Scholarship for Study Abroad 

The UIC Honors College Dean’s Scholarships for Study Abroad are available in awards ranging from $1,000 to $2,500 for students with demonstrated financial need.


For additional information on funding sources, please visit the UIC Office of Special Scholarships Programs.

General International Academic Study Scholarships

Scholarships and Grants by Country

Scholarships by Ethnicity (including minorities)

General Academic Scholarships

Scholarship Search Engines

Black Excel 

College Board 

IEFA-International Education Financial Aid 

IIE Passport Study Abroad Funding Website