Fred S. Bailey Scholarship

Each year, the Fred S. Bailey Scholarship awards over $100,000 in scholarships to the University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign students working to improve their communities. All undergraduate students who will be enrolled at UIUC throughout the coming term are eligible to receive the award. Students are eligible to receive this award only once, but may reapply as seniors for the Bailey Leadership Award. Eligibility:-Demonstrated impact of your commitment to service, community involvement, leadership, and action-Awareness and critical thought about the pressing issues facing the world today-Financial need and academic achievement will also be considered-Has not previously received a Bailey Scholarship award-Will be enrolled as an undergraduate at the University of Illinois throughout the coming academic yearFor more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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Award Amount: $3,000
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes

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