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OIS NEWS - 6/8/2021

2021 Laurette Kirstein Scholarship Winners

The Office of International Services is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Laurette Kirstein Scholarship for UIC International Students. Each of the six winners was chosen by a panel of judges from a competitive applicant pool to receive a $5,000 (pre-tax) award in the form of a student account credit for tuition, books, and living expenses. The group represents six different countries and academic disciplines from across the University. While diverse in background, each winner has demonstrated a commitment to academic excellence and a desire to use their education for positive social change. Please join us in congratulating the winners!

Shayan Assaie-Ardakany – Medicine

Edidiong Essien – Biotechnology

Manead Khin – Pharmaceutical Sciences

Carina Martinez – Chemical Engineering

Jihyun Song – Finance

Shweta Srinivasan – Computer Science

Questions? Feel free to contact the Office of International Services.