We were joined by Chancellor Robert J. Jones on August 27th as we welcomed 363 new freshmen and transfer students to Illinois Promise.
Already over 100 new students have been matched with a mentor for the 2017-2018 school year. We are thankful for all who volunteer their time to support our scholars.
Ask any of our newest students and they will tell you, “We’re the promise!”. Our I-Promise community is something to be proud of. Get connected today!
I-Promise Scholars are invited to attend this interactive experience, to learn how to impress any employer with their dining skills! Deadline to RSVP is Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
I-Promise Scholars, join us on April 6, 2018 "Network with Confidence" learn from a networking consultant skills to stand out during a career fair and other networking events! Refreshments will be served. Mentors are invited to bring their mentees. Deadline to RSVP is March 27th, 2018.
A ceremony to recognize the accomplishments of our I-Promise Scholars and celebrate our 2018 graduates. If you are graduating in 2018 please plan to join us on April 13, 2018 5:00pm -6:30pm in the Alice Campbell Alumni Center.
Illinois Promise is a scholarship awarded to newly admitted students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who have the greatest amount of financial need.
Chicago native Charles Jones attended Johnson College Prep and is currently in the Division of General Studies, pursuing a major in Kinesiology. His best Illinois experience so far? Late Night at the Quad. “Everyone was dancing and having fun… it was something new and fun to be a part of.”
There are over 1,100 I-Promise Scholars enrolled at Illinois.
I-Promise Scholars all meet the same eligibility criteria but represent many cultural backgrounds and study in every academic major.
Nearly ¾ of I-Promise Scholars are the first in their family to attend college.