Frederick D. Secor Memorial Scholarship

Established 1945


In July 1945, Bessie Secor established a scholarship fund in ECE in memory of her father, Frederick. Today, the funds target the most outstanding students in the country and help bring them to the University of Illinois.


The recipient(s) will be recognized during an annual Student Awards Banquet. All student recipients are featured on the second floor of the ECE Building's Student Honors Wall.

Past Recipients of the Award

Year Recipients
2023-2024 Jada-Marie Griggs
2022-2023 Jada-Marie Griggs
2021-2022 Sanjana Roy
2020-2021 Annabelle Epplin
2019-2020 Michelle Zhang
2018-2019 Tara D'Souza
2017-2018 Robert Vitek
2016-2017 Pamela Sanan, Tanya Shahi, Natasha Thomas