Laurette Kirstein Scholarship for International Students- UG

Awarded by : The University of Illinois at Chicago

Updated on Aug 23, 2022
Amrita Kaur

University Research Analyst

Laurette Kirstein Scholarship for International Students- UG

  • Applicable for

    The University of Illinois at Chicago in USA

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 3,88,400/-

  • No. of students to be awarded


  • Course Level

    Bachelors & Masters

  • Intake year

    Sep 2023

  • Type of scholarships


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Scholarship Overview

  • Professor Kirstein began her career with the University of Illinois in 1946 teaching English at Navy Pier. She went on to found the Office of International Services in 1961 and served as its director until her retirement in 1993. She was known for her tireless dedication to helping international students, faculty and staff with their transitions to both a new country and a new university. The Laurette Kirstein Foreign Student Fund, created through a generous gift from Professor Kirstein’s estate, continues her legacy by providing scholarship support for international students.

Applicable course, university and country

This scholarship is applicable for Bachelors Degree, Bachelors Certificate, Masters Degree

This scholarship is applicable for the following courses in The University of Illinois at Chicago in USA

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: USD 5,000 => Rs 3,88,400

Conversion rate used: 1 USD = Rs. 82.46 (last updated 28th October 2022)

Scholarship amount will be given: One Time

Scholarship amount can be used for

Type of Expense Indicates if scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense ×Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation ×Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses ×Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care ×Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover ×Not covered in scholarship
Application ×Not covered in scholarship
Others ×Not covered in scholarship

  • Seven scholarships of $5,000 each (pretax) were awarded to international students selected from a diverse and competitive pool of applicants

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: 7

Scholarship Eligibility

Special Restrictions

  • No Special Restriction applicable

Exams Details

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
12 Required (minimum score 3.5 GPA)


The Laurette Kirstein Scholarship recognizes students who display academic excellence and meet the following requirements:

  • An international student* currently enrolled full-time at UIC pursuing either an undergraduate or graduate degree.
  • A minimum UIC cumulative GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must have completed at least one semester of coursework at UIC at the time of application.

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India +238 more

Application Process for this scholarship

  • No specific documents required

Application process:

  • The Office of International Services typically awards the scholarship once a year during the spring semester. Around February, the OIS website is updated and an email is sent to the UIC international community announcing the availability of updated application details, including materials, process, and deadlines. Outside the application window, students may send questions about the scholarship to

Scholarship Application

This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Important Dates

Date Additional Details
Application final end date Not Available
  • No specific deadline mentioned 

Please note that these dates could be in local country times and may not be IST (Indian standard time).

Contact email
Phone number (312) 996-3121

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