Grace Holt Memorial Award

student and faculty posing exchanging award

The Grace Holt Memorial Award honors undergraduate and graduate students who have worked actively to improve the lives of African Americans. Eligible students must have a demonstrated commitment to the field of Black Studies issues of racial justice and a minimum grade point average of 3.0. The winner of this competition will receive a $1000.00 award.


Please check Fall 2020 for the updated application.

For more information or questions about the Grace Holt Memorial Award, please contact:

Briana Hanny
Assistant Director
African American Studies
University of Illinois at Chicago
601 S. Morgan Street, (MC 069)
Chicago, IL 60607-7112