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Apply for PhD Scholarships

The deadline for scholarship applications is September 10, 2021 at 5:00 pm. Please complete the below application form and attach any required materials.

In the “Personal Statement” box below, please provide a 750-1000 word personal statement describing your research focus area and describing your research project. If you are nominating a peer, please explain that in the personal statement. Please also upload your resume using the “Upload Document” box.

You may apply for more than one scholarship, but only need to submit one set of application materials. Please be sure that your personal statement speaks directly to the eligibility criteria for each scholarship that you are applying. The selection committee should be able to match your statement to the respective scholarships based on content alone. Please ensure your application is complete. Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you have any questions, please contact Monica Cherry at cherry1@illinois.edu.

PhD Scholarship Application

  • Please select the scholarship(s) you are applying for:
  • In the box below, please provide a 750-1000 word personal statement describing your research focus area and describing your research project.
  • Max. file size: 32 MB.
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