Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Daniela Ntedika of Urbana admitted to the University of Illinois Springfield

Daniela Ntedika of Urbana, a senior at Urbana High School, has been admitted to the University of Illinois Springfield for the fall 2018 term.

At Urbana High, she’s a member of the African American Club and the dance team. At UIS, she plans to major in communication.

Ntedika says she chose UIS because “it has a great program for students”, has quality on campus student housing and because UIS is close to home.

The University of Illinois Springfield is proud to be one of three universities in the world-class University of Illinois System. Nearly 5,000 students enroll each year at UIS seeking a U of I degree in the friendly learning environment of a smaller university. Located in the state capital, UIS has a special mission in public affairs and has produced thousands of leaders in the public, private, and non-profit sectors.

For more information on the University of Illinois Springfield, contact the Office of Admissions at 888/977-4847 or go online at www.uis.edu/admissions.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Mallory Brotherton of Taylorville receives a $32,000 scholarship from the University of Illinois Springfield

Mallory Brotherton of Taylorville, a 2017 graduate of Taylorville High School, has been admitted to the University of Illinois Springfield for Spring Semester 2018 and awarded a $32,000 Lincoln Scholarship for tuition over four years.

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 Taylorville High, she played basketball and was a member of the National Honor Society, Purple Reign and the spring musical stage crew.

At UIS, she is majoring in biology. Following graduation, she plans to attend medical school.

“I choose UIS because it is a small school that offers the curriculum I need to earn my bachelor's degree and get into medical school,” she said.

All incoming UIS freshmen are eligible to apply for Lincoln Merit Scholarships. The amount awarded is based upon the incoming student’s ACT or SAT score. To receive $32,000 over four years, students must earn a 30 to a 31 on their ACT or a minimum of 1390 SAT and hold a minimum high school GPA of 4.0.

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