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SROP Early Admissions Fellowship

The SROP Fellowship webpage is now live! UIC departments may begin uploading their nominations

Nomination Procedures

Graduate departments may nominate students who are newly admitted to PhD programs under the auspices of the Graduate College at the University of Illinois at Chicago. UIC SROP faculty mentors are made aware of the program before their SROP student begins the summer experience. and assess the student’s suitability for graduate study at UIC and this fellowship with their mentee during the summer. The departments and program must be willing to waiver the GRE requirement and admit the students to the graduate program prior to departmental deadlines. Nomination process and procedures are as follows:

  • At the conclusion of the SROP program in August, eligible SROP graduating seniors initiate an application for Graduate Admission to the UIC graduate program of their choice and automatically receive a UIC Diversity Program Participation Application Fee Waiver. If a SROP research mentor and their SROP mentee [candidate] agree to move forward with an early admission fellowship application, the timeline for nomination for 2019 is as follows:
  • The candidate formally applies to UIC and their SROP mentor submits a nomination to the graduate program DGS by November 15, 2019
  • The department decides whether to admit the candidate by December 15th; the academic program’s director of graduate studies (DGS) submits the SROP Early Admission Fellowship Nomination to the Graduate College for candidates who have been officially admitted. The candidate should be notified of the department’s admission and nomination decision.
  • The Graduate College announces the names of the SROP Fellowship winners by January 15, 2020.

SROP Early Admissions Fellowship