Funds That Support Athletics


Athletics Points of Pride

UIS student-athletes have been excelling both on the court or field as well as in the classroom and in the community.

  • 1 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-American
  • 1 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) All-American
  • 2 NCAA Regional Qualifiers
  • 3.3 Cumulative Student-Athlete GPA
  • 5 Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) Players of the Week
  • 15 All-GLVC Selections
  • 25 Student-Athletes with 4.0 GPA
  • 2,353 Hours of Community Service

Giving Opportunities

Annual Fund (Unrestricted)

Gifts to this unrestricted fund provide support wherever its needed most by UIS Athletics, making this our most versatile – and in many ways – our most powerful fund.


Stars Athletics Scholarship Society Fund (unrestricted for scholarships)

This fund collects all unrestricted gifts for scholarships, allowing Athletics staff to use the scholarships where most needed to encourage stellar athletic programs and meet student-athletes’ needs.

Selected Athletics Scholarships

  • Aydin Gonulsen Scholarship
  • Manny Velasco Scholarship

Athletics Funds by Team

  • Men’s Baseball Fund
  • Men’s Basketball Fund
  • Women’s Basketball Fund
  • Cheerleading Program Fund
  • Men’s Cross Country Fund
  • Women’s Cross Country Fund
  • Men’s Golf Fund
  • Women’s Golf Fund
  • Men’s Soccer Fund
  • Women’s Soccer Fund
  • Men’s Tennis Fund
  • Women’s Tennis Fund
  • Women’s Softball Fund
  • Women’s Volleyball Fund

Athletics Capital (Facility) Projects


UIS Athletics welcomes your questions. Please contact Roy L. Brown, Deputy Athletics Director, by email or phone at 217.206.8547.