Illinois Institute of Technology Camras Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

December 01, 2019

Awarded By

Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)

Award Amount

Up to $42,000 annually, renewable up to three years. The awards are renewable for up to four years for architectural majors.


IIT is not currently tracking this information. *Please note: The number of recipients for this program varies according to the number of qualified students accepted to IIT.

Additional Information

The Camras program is IIT's most prestigious scholarship. The program is named for Dr. Marvin Camras, an IIT professor and alumnus, who, during a long and distinguished career, invented magnetic recording tape. Dr. Camras' invention has touched the lives of everyone who has ever listened to a cassette or recorded a television program with videotape. Eligible candidates will receive an invitation to attend an interview weekend for the Camras Scholarship. Candidates will be required to submit an essay and resume before interviews commence. Candidates who attend the interview weekend will have the opportunity to meet current Camras scholars from around the country, tour the IIT campus, speak with faculty during departmental open houses, learn about student life, and stay with a student host in a residence hall or fraternity/sorority house. Camras Scholarship recipients will be required to participate in one of five pathways that provide a unique, co-curricular approach that will enable them to direct their professional development in alignment with individual career motivations and goals. The pathways include leadership, service, research, entrepreneurship, and athletics. NOTE: Transfer students are ineligible for this award.

Deadline Info

There is not a separate application for this award. All students who apply to the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and submit the regular admissions materials will automatically be considered fo ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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