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Name Description Type of Fund Designation Use Unit
UIS Christopher Z. and Laura Z. Mooney Scholarship in State Politics

This endowed fund provides travel, supply, and research grants for CPAA faculty and graduate students studying comparative American state politics and policy. The American Political Science Association created the fund after the…

Gift Fund Research Public Affairs & Administration
UIS Staff Scholarship in memory of Michael Love

Being an employee of the University of Illinois at Springfield not only provides a great place to work but also an opportunity to further one's education. To that end, the UIS Staff Scholarship has been helping UIS employees with…

Scholarship Student Aid Provost & VC Acad Affairs
Edmund L. Kowalczyk Fund for Leadership at UIS

Edmund L. Kowalczyk, Rozanne Robertson's late husband, worked for Johnson & Johnson for a number of years and was a highly respected and effective businessman and leader who excelled at presenting seminars. Springfield…

Gift Fund General Support Provost & VC Acad Affairs
Friends of UIS Performing Arts Center Fund

We invite you to express your enthusiasm for the arts by joining an outstanding group of individuals - the FRIENDS of the UIS Performing Arts Center. By becoming a Friend, you will help guarantee the continuation of quality arts and…

Gift Fund Academic Divisions Provost & VC Acad Affairs
SSU Alumni Association Part Time Scholarships

This is one of the oldest, most storied scholarships at UIS, as it dates back to the earliest days of the University's 50-year history. The scholarship demonstrates the generosity of our earliest graduates. This awards a small…

Scholarship Student Aid Provost & VC Acad Affairs
SSU Alumni Association Scholarships Full Time Scholarship

This is one of the oldest, most storied scholarships at UIS, as it dates back to the earliest days of the University's 50-year history. The scholarship demonstrates the generosity of our earliest graduates. This awards a small…

Scholarship Student Aid Provost & VC Acad Affairs
UIS 404 Society Student Club Fund

Gifts to this fund support the 404 Society Student Club in Student Services in Student Affairs at UIS. The club is for students in the Computer Science program.

Gift Fund Academic Divisions Student Affairs
UIS A. Dan Whitley Memorial Award Fund

Gifts to the A Dan Whitley Memorial Award provide important financial support to graduate students majoring in Human Development Counseling. The awards are given to students with a Grade Point Average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.…

Scholarship Student Aid Education and Human Services
UIS Academic Affairs Fund for Excellence

his fund provides unrestricted support for the UIS Academic Affairs Fund for Excellence. This fund provides special opportunities to students in support of academic excellence, student enrichment, and making a difference. One use in…

Unrestricted Academic Divisions Provost & VC Acad Affairs
UIS Accountancy Program

This fund provides money for special opportunities or extraordinary needs for the Accountancy program. That could include: Faculty and students can travel to a conference to present their research; Faculty can take part in a special…

Unrestricted Academic Divisions Business and Management
UIS Admissions Unrestricted Account

This fund provides support for the Admissions Office at UIS.

Gift Fund Academic Divisions Provost & VC Acad Affairs
UIS African-American Studies Fund

Provides unrestricted support for the program and can be used for special educational events, faculty development, bringing special speakers to campus, and much more.

Scholarship Academic Divisions Liberal Arts & Sciences
UIS Alfred E. and Mildred I. Roese Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Alfred E. and Mildred I. Roese Memorial Scholarship was established by Deborah Roese, a 2002 UIS Special Merit Master's Thesis winner, in memory of her parents. Applicants for the scholarship should be female graduate students…

Scholarship Student Aid Liberal Arts & Sciences
UIS Alfred O. and Barbara Cordwell Therkildsen Field Station at Emiquon Fund

This fund support student research at or related to Emiquon.

Gift Fund General Support Liberal Arts & Sciences
UIS Allan and Penny Roth Scholarship in Cybersecurity Fund

Retired faculty member Dr. Allan Roth and his wife Penny established the Roth Scholarship to assist an upper-division student majoring in Computer Science with a concentration in Information Systems Security and demonstrating academic…

Scholarship Student Aid Liberal Arts & Sciences
UIS Alpha Phi Sigma-Epsilon Chi Chapter

Alpha Phi Sigma is the only Criminal Justice Honor Society for Criminal Justice Majors. The society recognizes academic excellence of undergraduate, graduate, and and juris doctorate students.

Gift Fund General Support Student Affairs
UIS Alternative Spring Break Fund

Each spring, UIS students take part in an Alternative Spring Break, during which they spend their week contributing their service to a cause. In past years, they have gone to the Florida Everglades, New Orleans, Galveston, Texas, and…

Gift Fund General Support Student Affairs
UIS Alumni Association - Springfield

This fund provides support for UIS-based alumni relations programs.

Gift Fund Academic Divisions Chancellor
UIS Alumni Association Scholarship Fund

The University of Illinois Alumni Association Scholarship is funded annually by U of I's Alumni Association. The scholarship is given to an undergraduate who has demonstrated noteworthy leadership through civic, social or…

Scholarship Student Aid Provost & VC Acad Affairs
UIS Ameren Professorship of Business and Government

The net income from this fund shall be used to supplement the funding of a faculty position at UIS, to be known as the "Ameren Professorship in Business and Government Fund" and to provide for the payment of certain expenses…

Gift Fund Professorships Business and Management
UIS American Association of University Women - Mary Ann Merano Memorial Scholarship

Recipients shall be students majoring in (STEM) programs including health (H) sciences, and it is hoped that this scholarship will contribute to the diversity of University of Illinois Springfield students in STEM+H fields. Recipients…

Scholarship Student Aid Provost & VC Acad Affairs
UIS American Association of University Women - Mary Beaumont Scholarship Fund

The Mary M. Beaumont Scholarship was established in honor of Ms. Beaumont, former president of the Springfield Branch of the American Association of University Women. A fervent advocate of public policy engagement, Ms. Beaumont…

Scholarship Student Aid Provost & VC Acad Affairs
UIS American Association of University Women - Sandra G. Hockenyos Scholarship Fund

The Sandra G. Hockenyos Scholarship was established by the Springfield Branch of the American Association of University Women in honor of former president, Sandra Hockenyos. During Sandra Hockenyos tenure, the AAUW maintained its…

Scholarship Student Aid Provost & VC Acad Affairs
UIS American Association of University Women - Wanda Chapel Scholarship

The Wanda Chapel Scholarship was established by the Springfield Branch of the American Association of University Women in honor of Ms. Chapel, former president of both the Springfield and state of Illinois AAUW. Civic and community…

Scholarship Student Aid Provost & VC Acad Affairs
UIS American Association of University Women: Mary Gene Hall Scholarship

The Mary Gene Hall Scholarship was established by the Springfield Branch of the American Association of University Women in honor of Ms. Hall, a 35-year member and former president of both the Springfield and state of Illinois AAUW. Ms…

Scholarship Student Aid Provost & VC Acad Affairs