Apply for Scholarships During Winter Break
Winter Break is an ideal time for undergraduate students to apply for scholarships. Available awards include the Beinecke Brothers Memorial, the Boren Undergraduate Scholarships, and the Udall Scholarships. Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment with Jeff Yockey at email@example.com before leaving campus to make sure they have everything needed to apply. They can also email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 217-333-4710 for inquiries.
Serve as Campus Leader by Becoming Social Justice Peer Educator
Application Deadline: Dec. 21
Applications are being accepted for students who are interested in becoming a workshop facilitator for the Social Justice Educator Paraprofessional Program. This program provides students with the opportunity to broaden their understanding of diversity and social justice issues, create and maintain a welcoming and safe campus environment, and develop interpersonal communication skills. Through training, participants will learn how to facilitate and develop interactive and educational workshops. Apply or contact Teryl Brewster at email@example.com for inquiries.
Participate in Martin Luther King Service Day 2018
Jan. 15, 2018; 1-4 p.m.
Illini Union, Rooms A, B, and C
Students will have various ways on Martin Luther King Service Day to make a positive difference in the community. Volunteer activities include making the day special for homeless children, assembling winter survival kits for campus neighbors who are exposed to the elements, and supporting the Epilepsy Center at Carle Hospital. Learn more about MLK Service Day and register to assist as an individual, with a group, or at an event.
Fred S. Bailey Scholarship for Cause-Driven Leaders
Application Deadline: Feb. 16, 2018
The Bailey Undergraduate awards for $3,000 ($1,500 per semester) are given to students who have demonstrated a positive impact and commitment through service, community involvement, leadership, and action. Learn more about the Fall 2018/Spring 2019 scholarships and contact Kasey Umland at firstname.lastname@example.org or 217-337-1514 for inquiries.
Register for Racial Justice Allies and Advocates Training
Registration is open for the Racial Justice Allies and Advocates training sessions for the 2017-2018 academic year. The three-hour training sessions (introductory and advanced) are designed to help students, faculty, and staff enhance their understanding of and response to race and racism on campus. Sign up or email email@example.com for inquiries.
Donate to Clothing Drive to Assist Local Schoolchildren
Drop off new or gently used coats, mittens, gloves, hats, scarves, and earmuffs to assist children in Champaign-Urbana this winter. There is a special need this year for large and extra-large coats for middle school boys. All collected items will go to the Champaign Unit 4 School District and Urbana School District 116. Donation boxes will be available in the lobby of Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, near Intermezzo cafe, through Dec. 14.