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The Dads Association at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) recently announced the recipients of the 2023-2024 Dads Association Scholarship. Six students were chosen among 68 applications to each receive $2,000 scholarships. The six recipients are:

  • Nevin Adams, junior from Orland Hills, Ill.

  • Lorena Gonzales, freshman from Chicago

  • Jalicia Morales, freshman from Channahon, Ill.

  • Cody Olson, sophomore from Volo, Ill.

  • Emilio Reyes, junior from Lafayette, Ind.

  • Kevin Sanderson, sophomore from Plantation, Fla.

Each year, the Dads Association at the University of Illinois awards several scholarships to students who show both merit and need as determined by the Dads Association. Since its inception in 1922, the Dads Association has provided more than $1 million in scholarships and grants benefiting UIUC students and generations.

For more information about scholarships and the Dads Association, please visit the Dads Association website at or call the UIUC New Student and Family Experiences Office at (217) 333-7063.

The Dads Association at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, established in 1922, is one of the nation’s oldest parent organizations. In addition to awarding six scholarships annually, The Dads Association awards grants to worthy campus programs and initiatives, and supports programs, services, and activities that promote the health, safety, and well-being of the University community. We partner with the New Student and Family Experiences office to help serve as a parent liaison to the campus.

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