LAS James Scholar – Application

LAS James Scholar Spring 2018 Application Now Available!

If you have at least a 3.70 Illinois GPA and have completed fewer than three semesters in higher education, LAS Honors invites you to apply to be an LAS James Scholar by the deadline of Friday, January 5, 2018 at 11:59 PM.

The James Scholar Program in the College of LAS is suited to students who want to engage deeply with their coursework, their campus, and the broader Champaign-Urbana community. You can learn more about our program at:

Detailed eligibility criteria and the application are available at: In your essay responses we look to learn more about you and why you are interested in the James Scholar Program/why you think the program is a good fit for you, so please take the time to write thoughtful responses. We look forward to reading your submissions in January!

Please contact LAS Honors at or call (217) 333 – 1158 with questions.