Above: A class at UIS with many international students. What a great way to broaden students’ global understanding.
Make a Difference for International Students
Thank you for your interest in giving to scholarship funds for international students. When you give to an international student, you are enhancing the cultural life on campus and broadening the global horizon of our students.
If you want to add your gift to one of the scholarships below, you can give safely online or by mail to our office.
Gerlinde Coates International Student Grant
Gerlinde Coates served as advisor to international students during the earlier days of UIS, when it was called Sangamon State. According to students of the time, she was tremendously helpful as students made the adjustment to living in the States. Through this scholarship, her service to UIS students continues.
The scholarship is awarded to a full-time, international student with temporary visa who displays exceptional commitment to the advancement of international/cross-cultural education at UIS and must actively supports the goals and activities of UIS international students.
You can give any amount to this fund, and your gift will increase the value of the scholarship.
We welcome your inquiries. Please use the contact information below.