||University YMCA Fred S. Bailey Fellowship
for Community Leadership, Service, and Activism
The Fred S. Bailey Fellowship for Community Leadership, Service, and Activism supports University of Illinois Urbana campus graduate students who have shown a strong commitment to community organizing, activism, and/or service in one or more of the following areas: social justice, environment, global engagement, and/or interfaith cooperation.
- Candidates must demonstrate passion, commitment, leadership and impact towards Social Justice, Environment, Faith in Action, and/or International issues
- Candidates must demonstrate how their efforts represent new and innovative ways to address issues of social justice, environment, interfaith cooperation and/or global engagement and/or have significantly expanded existing efforts.
- Candidates in all academic disciplines are eligible. Applicants must be pursuing a doctorate, master’s or professional degree. Tuition and partial fee waiver may not be available for students in all programs, particularly cost recovery or self-supporting programs. Please contact your departmental representative for its policy on courtesy tuition waivers.
- Candidates must be enrolled as a graduate or professional student at the Urbana campus of the University of Illinois as of August 26 of the funded year.
A $12,600 (9 month) stipend. Tuition and fee waivers are included for all recipients except those in cost recovery or self-supporting programs. Students in those programs are only eligible for the stipend.
Applications are accepted online from November 15, 2015 – February 15, 2016. To learn more and access the online application, visit:
Got questions? We have answers. Come to the Fellowship Info Session on January 27 @ 5 pm in the Wahl Room at the University YMCA.
or stop by our office hours:
W, 1/27 – 1-3 PM, University YMCA with Kasey Umland
M, 2/1 – 1-3 PM, University YMCA with Kasey Umland or Jennifer Romine
W, 2/3 – 2-4 PM, University YMCA with Jennifer Romine
F, 2/5 – 3-4 PM, University YMCA with Kasey Umland
or by appointment, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Kasey Umland, Director
Fred S. Bailey Scholarship Program
YMCA of the University of Illinois
1001 S. Wright St.
APPLY ONLINE: universityymca.org/bailey/