Center for Latino and Latin American Studies (CLLAS) Undergraduate Scholarship

The Center for Latino and Latin American Studies (CLLAS) Undergraduate Scholarship is a $500 scholarship for a student with a declared minor in Latino and Latin American Studies. 

Award: $500
Deadline for Application: January 31, 2018 at 4:30PM

The scholarship is awarded annually.  Applications are due in March, and the recipient is announced in May.  The scholarship recipient’s award goes towards defraying their account with the University unless no monies are owed. 

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Must have a declared minor in Latino and Latin American Studies
  • Must have a 3.0 GPA or better
  • Must be enrolled full-time at NIU
  • Must be able to demonstrate progress towards degree completion

For your application to be considered complete, you must submit:

  • Completed and signed application form
  • Copy of unofficial transcript
  • Statement of Interest in the Minor
  • 1 Confidential Letter of Recommendation from a faculty member familiar with your work as a student and interest in Latino and Latin American Studies

Application deadline for the Academic Year 2017-2018 is January 31, 2018 at 4:30PM.  The scholarship recipient will be notified of their award before May 3, 2018.