Thursday, January 16, 2020

Sterling Armstrong of Lake Barrington awarded a $26,000 UIS Capital Scholars Honors Program Scholarship

Sterling Armstrong of Lake Barrington, a senior at Barrington Community High School, has been admitted to the University of Illinois Springfield for Fall Semester 2020 and awarded a $26,000 Capital Scholars Honors Program Scholarship for tuition over 4 years. At UIS, he plans to major in management.

The scholarship is awarded based on GPA and ACT/SAT scores and can be renewed for a total of four years if the student maintains college GPA requirements.

At Barrington Community High School, he plays on the baseball team. He is also plays for the Illinois Indians Travel Baseball Team, part of the Illinois Travel Baseball Club.

The CAP Honors Program is a selective undergraduate program combining high standards and emphasis on excellence with a small residential college model, enrolling only about 100 first-year students each year.

The program brings together intellectually strong students with talented, dedicated faculty to create a unique academic environment within the greater UIS community.

Capital Scholar Honors students participate in an interdisciplinary core curriculum designed to prepare students for their major and provide leadership opportunities.

In order to receive a $26,000 Capital Scholars Honors Program Scholarship, the student must earn a 24 to a 26 on their ACT or a minimum of 1160 SAT and hold a minimum high school GPA of 3.76 or above.

For more information on scholarships, contact the UIS Office of Financial Assistance at 217-206-6724 or finaid@uis.edu. For a full list of scholarship opportunities, visit uis.edu/financialaid/scholarships/.

Students may apply for admission to UIS free of charge for the summer and fall 2020 terms. Apply online at uis.edu/admissions/applytoday/.