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You Can Make a Difference to Graduate Students

We invite you to become one of 2,017 people showing their support for the next generation of promising scholars, artists, scientists and professionals.

Give Online Now. Here's How.

Please indicate the amount and to which fund(s) you would like your gift directed. After confirming the amount, you will be directed to the University of Illinois Foundation’s secure Online Giving site for your personal and credit card information.

Thank you for your gift!

I would like my gift allocated to the following fund(s):

Illinois Distinguished Fellowship Fund $
Gifts will support three year recruiting fellowships for exceptional graduate students.

Dissertation Completion Fellowship Fund $
Supports doctoral students nearing the end of their graduate studies, providing a living wage so they can focus on completing their dissertation.

Illinois Professional Science Master's Scholarship Fund $
Supports scholarships for Illinois Professional Science Masters students.

Dissertation Research Travel Fund $
Supports doctoral student research travel.

Master's Research Travel Fund $
Supports master's student research travel.

Conference Travel Fund $
Supports travel of graduate students to professional conferences.

Broaden Participation: Underrepresented Student Support $
Funds go towards graduate fellowships, scholarships and scholarly travel for U.S. racial/ethnic minority populations traditionally underrepresented in graduate study at Illinois (e.g. African American, Latino, American Indian, Pacific Islander). You may choose to specify preference for specific type of funding (fellowship/scholarship/travel) and race/ethnicity in comment area below. Or you may generally give to this fund so that support can be applied where needed most.

David H. Blackwell STEM Fellowship Fund $
In memory of Dr. David H. Blackwell, esteemed mathematics alumnus. This fellowship fund supports U.S. racial/ethnic minority graduate students seeking Science, Engineering, Technology, Mathematics (STEM) graduate degrees at Illinois.

Unrestricted: Dean's Fund for Excellence $
Provides unrestricted funds to support graduate students through innovative initiatives or where needs are greatest.

Every Gift Matters

For some of our friends and alumni, spreading out your gift may make all the difference. While we hope you’ll consider a gift of $2,017 or more, we welcome gifts of any size.

To give $2,017

Paid over one year $168/month
Paid over three years $56/month
Paid over five years $34/month

If you’d like to spread out your gift with recurring payments, just fill out your total pledge below, click continue and on the next screen you can select the credit card payment schedule that works best for you.

Questions about this or other options for how to give? Call the University of Illinois Foundation at 217.333.6286.