IUI-Joseph and Lillian Zeglin Scholarship in the Humanities (Liberal Arts)

Established in honor of Joseph and Lillian Zeglin by their daughter, Dr. Peg Zeglin Brand and her husband Myles Brand. This scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate students in the Humanities, with preference given to women. The number, amount and recipient(s) will be determined by the Scholarship Selection Committee of the School.

Applicant must be an IUI undergraduate student with a declared major in Liberal Arts with an academic and intellectual commitment to and excellence in the humanities.

Recipients will receive the scholarship during the academic year following their selection (and therefore must have at least one year remaining prior to graduation).

Humanities include but are not limited to English (Writing, Literature, Film Studies, etc.), History, Philosophy, Religious Studies, World Languages and Cultures (including Classical Studies).

Application will include one or more faculty letter of recommendation (if submitting additional letters may be from individuals other than faculty) and will submit an essay that addresses academic, intellectual and professional interests in the humanities. (maximum 600 words)

In selecting recipients, the committee will consider coursework and transcript (GPA and content), publications, co-curricular activity, intentions for graduate or professional goals. Preference will be given to women, but all students in the humanities may apply.

up to $16,000
Supplemental Questions
  1. Essay that will address your academic, intellectual and professional interests in the humanities.
  2. Faculty letter of recommendation

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