Lincoln Merit Scholarship

University of Illinois Springfield
When applying to UIS, all undergraduate freshmen are automatically eligible for Lincoln Merit Scholarships*. These scholarships are automatically applied upon admission and are based solely on GPA and SAT/ACT scores. The amounts listed represent per-year awards. The award is renewable for up to four years in which the student is enrolled as a full-time (12 hours or more), on campus student each semester and maintains a UIS institutional GPA of 3.0 or higher. Contact Anna Bradford at, the International Admissions Counselor, for more information. *Please note that students are eligible for the Lincoln Merit Scholarship or the Capital Scholars Honors Program Scholarship, but not for both.

Scholarship Deadline

June 1st for Fall Semester, November 1st for Spring Semester
Scholarship deadline same as application deadline

Degree levels

Undergraduate - Bachelor's

Restricted to these majors

Open to all Freshmen in the various offerings at the university