Illinois Institute of Technology Camras Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$168,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

December 1

Sunday
Awarded By:

Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: 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.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must plan to enroll full time.
  3. Must plan to attend the Illinois Institute of Technology.
  4. Must be a high school senior at time of application.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is for U.S. and international high school seniors planning to enroll full time at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago are eligible for this award.

Application requirements for the Illinois Institute of Technology Camras Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • SAT/ACT scores
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.

Award Amount: Up to $42,000 annually, renewable up to three years. The awards are renewable for up to four years for architectural majors.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $168,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, December 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, December 1

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 for this award. Applications for admission to IIT are available online. The student will be required to register (at no charge) in order to access the admission application. It is recommended that students apply to IIT as early as possible. In addition to the completed application, international students must submit a Financial Affidavit of Support and copies of his or her standardized test scores (ACT, SAT I, and TOEFL) to be sent directly to IIT. All applications and documents must be received no later than Dec. 1 for scholarship consideration.
Contact: Carolyn Schoen
Address: 10 W. 33rd St. Chicago, Illinois 60616-3793

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