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HIAS Chicago Citizenship Classes Offered

HIAS Chicago invites you to our Citizenship Classes to help you prepare for your citizenship interview and exam. 

Classes are taught in English by volunteer teachers.

Please check our Citizenship Preparation Programs page for more information.

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HIAS Chicago Scholarships

The 2017 Academic Scholarship Application Period will be opening soon! Check back by November 1 for updated information, including application forms.  


Scholarships are offered in the following categories:

HIAS Chicago Undergraduate Scholarships 

Awarded to high school seniors beginning post-secondary education on a full time basis, or college students continuing in undergraduate or technical study.  

HIAS Chicago Graduate Scholarships

Awarded to students enrolling in or continuing enrollment in a graduate level educational program.

HIAS Chicago Benton Bernstein Scholarships

Awarded to students enrolling in or continuing in a course of professional study in one of the helping professions such as medicine, social work or psychology.  

HIAS Chicago Purdue Scholars Award

Awarded to an undergrdate or graduate student enrolling or continuing enrollment in Purdue University.

HIAS Chicago Ludmila Smolyansky Empowerment Scholarship for Women

Awarded to a female student from Russia, the Former Soviet Union or Ukraine who is entering or continuing her undergraduate studies.  The scholarship seeks to empower a young woman to find success and passion in her career by encouraging her to explore fields of study where women are typically under-represented.

This fund was created by Julie Smolyansky, President & CEO of Lifeway Foods, and Edward Smolyansky, CFO of Lifeway Foods.


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