Illinois Scholar Alum

Recipients of the Lincoln Award, a four-year full scholarship to Trinity College in Hartford, CT, go on to be scientists, lawyers, doctors, and professors.

 

CLASS OF 2019

Jessica Duong
Lake Bluff
Major: Chemistry, History

“I cannot express in words how grateful I am to attend such an incredible institution without financial pressure. The Lincoln Award has given me one of the greatest gifts possible, the gift of education.”​

 

Lucas Duros
Wilmette
Major: Engineering

“The Lincoln Award has paved the way for educational, social, and future opportunities that I will always be grateful for.”

 

 

CLASS OF 2018

Thomas Gitchell
Major: Neuroscience, Pre-Med

Between the Illinois Scholarship and Trinity College’s resources, you have the ability to become whatever you want to become. With the scholarship behind you, all that’s left for you to do is work hard and apply yourself. What could be better?”

 

CLASS OF 2017

Matthew Lucas
Major: Biochemistry, Pre-Med

“Trinity challenged and surprised me in and out of the classroom every day. There wasn’t a day that didn’t go by without a smile, a question, a laugh, and a puzzle to solve. I’m honored to be a part of the history of such an esteemed college and scholarship program.”

 

CLASS OF 2015

Sierra Slade
Major: Neuroscience
Minor: Philosophy

“Being an Illinois Scholar freed me from financial stress and allowed me to take full advantage of everything Trinity had to offer: excellent academics, enriching extracurriculars, and lasting friendships.”

 

 

CLASS OF 2013

Marta Zamroziewicz
Popular Grove
Major: Neuroscience
Current Job Status: Graduate Research Assistant & Medical Student

“The opportunities inside and outside the classroom at Trinity are unmatched elsewhere – dedicated faculty, challenging and transformative courses, invaluable internship opportunities, and an endless array of extracurricular activities. Trinity was my happy place, and the place that made me who I am today.”



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