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  • Scholarship Description
  • Thanks to an extremely generous gift of $100 million from an anonymous alumnus, we are now able to offer an even more competitive financial aid package to many of our students. The Odyssey Scholarship program provides enhanced academic, social, and career support to students from lower-income families or who are the first in their families to attend college. Odyssey Scholars are selected on the basis of financial need and family circumstances and will be eligible for additional funding for study abroad and other costs (such as health insurance). Students must apply for need-based financial aid in order to be considered for this need-based University funded scholarship; students selected as Odyssey Scholars usually have family incomes under $90,000.

    Odyssey Scholars entering the University in Autumn or later will also be guaranteed a summer internship or research opportunity with a stipend of for the summer between their first and second years in the College, and are also often eligible for additional support through our Odyssey Scholarship program.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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  • Scholarship Committee
  • 5801 S. Ellis Ave
  • Chicago, IL 60637
  • collegeadmissions@uchicago.edu
  • 773-702-1234

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