Funds That Support Management Information Systems

MIS Department
Department of Management Information Systems, 2018-2019

Make a Difference for Management Information (MIS) Students

Your gift in any amount to the funds below provide support for MIS students. You can use the Donate button to give online. Thank you!

Management Information Systems Program Fund

This fund provides general support for the department.

Scholarship Fund

Dr. Rassule Hadidi Management Information Systems Scholarship

When you contribute to this scholarship, you will be supporting a UIS student. The scholarship is given in honor of Dr. Rassule Hadidi, Ph.D., Professor and Department Head of Management Information Systems Program, for his passion for academic distinction and ability to guide and mentor students to excellence in pursuit of their academic and professional goals.

Dave and Jan Larson Management Information Systems Scholarship Fund

Dr. Dave Larson, a professor in the Management Information Systems Department, has created a current-use scholarship for Management Information Systems undergraduate students. The scholarship honors the memory of his late wife, Jan. Dr. Larson has pledged to renew the scholarship each year for five years.

Eugene R. and Elaine A. Wilkinson Scholarship Fund

Eugene and Elaine Wilkinson, both with successful business careers, recognize the importance of business education. A US Navy Veteran of the Korean Conflict era, Eugene graduated from U of I at Urbana and spent most of his career with Hanson Professional Services, Inc., of Springfield. He retired as CEO in 2000 and is now Chair Emeritus of the Board of Hanson. A graduate of Northern Illinois University, Elaine spent 15 years working in marketing and sales in the computer industry in the Silicon Valley. Elaine also taught business to high school students for many years.
To encourage this success for UIS students succeed they have created the Eugene R. and Elaine A. Wilkinson Scholarship Fund for business education.Their new scholarship fund will provide money to two undergraduate students each year, one in the departments of Business Administration and one in Management Information Systems.

Other Options

Not interested in any of the funds above? Then you can create your own named scholarship fund—either a current use scholarship or an endowed scholarship—that targets the students you specify in the Management Information Systems Department. As the principle donor of this new scholarship, you would get to name the fund and establish the selection criteria.


We welcome your inquiries. Please feel free to contact us.