College of Applied Science & Technology Funds

Total funds: 188

Family and Consumer Science General Fund

The Family and Consumer Science (FCS) General Fund provides support for the activities, programs, and operations, including named commemorative scholarships and awards, of the department.

Department of Agriculture General Fund

The Department of Agriculture General Fund was established in 1973. The fund provides support for the activities, programs and initiatives, including named commemorative scholarships and awards, in the department.

David E. Baker "Ag Leader of Tomorrow" Scholarship

The David E. Baker "Ag Leader of Tomorrow" Scholarship was established in 2020. The scholarship supports students majoring in Agriculture with preference given to incoming freshman or transfer students who have participated and held an officer/leadership position in the Future Farmers of America (FFA) and/or 4H while in high school.

ISU Agriculture Alumni Association Scholarship

The ISU Agriculture Alumni Association Scholarship was established in 1995 by the Agriculture Alumni Association. The scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman or transfer student based on academic achievement in the Department of Agriculture.

Ken Stier Engineering Technology Endowed Scholarship

The Ken Stier Engineering Technology Scholarship supports a Department of Technology student who has a strong desire to pursue a career in Engineering Technology or a related field. Ken Stier was a professor in the Department of Technology at Illinois State University from 1981 through 2011. During that time he helped transition the Integrated ...

School of Kinesiology and Recreation (KNR) Fund

The School of Kinesiology and Recreation (KNR) Fund supports the general operating needs of the School of Kinesiology and Recreation. The School of Kinesiology and Recreation provides nationally acclaimed academic programs that foster physically active and healthy lifestyles through exemplary teaching, scholarship and service.

Gamma Phi Circus

The Gamma Phi Circus Fund was established in 2010 to support the program and general operations of the Gamma Phi Circus.

Department of Technology Excellence Fund

The Department of Technology Excellence Fund supports the activities, programs and operations, including named spendable scholarships and funds, associated with the department.

Additionally Supports: Association of Facilities Engineers, Combined Central Illinois Construction Industry Fund Scholar, Ghantous Memorial Scholarship Fund/Technology Dept., Nathan Ruch Award, Ryan K Brown IDEA Scholarship, Western Construction Group Scholarship

Horticulture Center

The Horticulture Center Fund provides support for the activities, programs, and operations of the Horticulture Center in the College of Applied Science and Technology. The Center provides a focal point and support for horticultural instruction and scholarship at Illinois State, as well as public demonstration and outreach.

Dr. Ann E. Stemm Travel Endowment Fund

The Dr. Ann E. Stemm Travel Endowment will assist with expenses related to conference attendance and travel for the Fashion Design and Merchandising program which includes: conference registration fees, transportation, accommodations, meals, and other expenses that may be applicable. Preference should be giving in the following order: Graduate ...

Wayne Zook Scholarship

The Wayne Zook Scholarship was established in 1991 in memory of Wayne Zook by family and friends. The scholarship is awarded to a full-time student majoring in the Department of Technology with an emphasis in the construction sequence.

Lois Jett Historic Costume Collection Fund

The Lois Jett Historic Costume Collection Fund was established in 1978 by Lois Jett to help maintain the collection of costumes and fashion samples for the department. Funds are to benefit the Lois R. Jett Endowed Scholarship Fund should the historic costume collection ever be eliminated from the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.

Military Science - ROTC

The Military Science - ROTC Fund provides support for the activities, programs, and operations, including named commemorative scholarships and awards, associated with the program.

The Dr. Fred Fuess Student Scholarship

To establish a one-time award, given annually, supporting either a rising junior or a rising senior majoring in Agriculture with a focus in the Crop & Soil Science sequence and with a minimum 3.25 GPA.

College of Applied Science and Technology General Fund

The College of Applied Science and Technology General Fund provides support for the the activities, programs and operations, including student scholarships, within the College.

College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST) General Scholarship Fund

The College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST) General Scholarship Fund provides educational support to undergraduate and/or graduate students majoring in any degree program within the College of Applied Science and Technology.

School of Information Technology General Fund

The School of Information Technology General Fund provides support for the activities, programs, and operations, including named commemorative scholarships and awards, of the department.

Additionally Supports: Distinguished Freshman Scholarship, Distinguished Graduate Student Scholarship, Distinguished Junior Scholarship, Distinguished Senior Scholarship, Distinguished Sophomore Scholarship, Graduate Fellow, Outstanding Graduate Assistant Scholarship, Outstanding Graduate Student Scholarship, Outstanding Junior Scholarship, Outstanding Senior Scholarship, Outstanding Service Award, Outstanding Sophomore Scholarship, School of IT Internship Supplement, We Lead Fellow

Tricia Widner Johnson Memorial Scholarship

Tricia Widner Johnson was a beloved faculty member in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at Illinois State University. Tricia passed away suddenly in 2011 at the relatively young age of 36, leaving behind a husband and three sons. Tricia was an associate professor, a wonderful teacher, an inspiring mentor, and an expert in the area ...

Clarence Moore Scholarship

The Clarence Moore Scholarship was established in 1990 by family, friends, and colleagues of Clarence Moore. The scholarship is awarded to a student admitted as a freshman or transfer student in the Department of Agriculture with a preference to those with an emphasis in dairy science.

Criminal Justice Sciences Excellence Fund

The Criminal Justice Sciences Excellence Fund provides support for the activities, programs, and operations, including named commemorative scholarships and awards, of the department.

Additionally Supports: Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship

The Dr. Kristian "KP" Philpotts Memorial Scholarship

The Dr. Kristian "KP" Philpotts Memorial scholarship was created by his mother, Marla Rice, in memory of "KP". He was on his way to becoming a veterinarian before his life was tragically taken due to gun violence. "KP" had a love and passion for caring for animals his entire life and this scholarship will help other students fulfill their dream ...

William P. LaBounty Endowed Fund in Graphic Communications

The William P. LaBounty Endowed Fund in Graphic Communications was established by William LaBounty in 2011 to assist the graphic communications program with funding for equipment, student expenses related to attending conferences, and other needs. William grew up in a family bookbinding business, Stappenbeck Bookbindery. From the time he was in ...

Department of Health Sciences Excellence Fund

The Department of Health Sciences Excellence Fund provides support for the activities, programs, and operations, including named commemorative scholarships and awards, of the department.

Additionally Supports: HPE Professional Development Award, Health Information Management Award, Janet Long Award

College of Applied Science and Technology Student Persistence Fund

The College of Applied Science and Technology Student Persistence Fund was established in 2019 with a transfer from the CAST General Fund. The fund was created to encourage and support deserving students in the College of Applied Science and Technology with demonstrated need and/or high academic achievement.

Ed Wells Memorial Scholarship in Criminal Justice

The Dr. Ed Wells Memorial Scholarship in Criminal Justice was established in 2016 by family, colleagues, and friends of Dr. Wells. The Scholarship provides financial support to an undergraduate student majoring in criminal justice, who has completed a minimum of 45 credit hours and at least one semester at Illinois State. Preference will be ...

Agriculture Faculty Scholarship

The Agriculture Faculty Scholarship was started in 1993 by the agriculture faculty to provide scholarships to students majoring in agriculture.

Construction Management Endowment Fund

The Construction Management Program was established at Illinois State University in 1996 to meet the needs of Illinois and the nation for leaders and professional managers in the construction industry. The purpose of the fund is to support student, faculty, and volunteer expenses incurred for the purpose of advancing the goals of the ...

College of Applied Science and Technology Student Success Center

College of Applied Science and Technology Student Success Center will support CAST students through high-impact student success practices such as, targeted tutoring sessions, enhanced referral to existing campus support resources, opportunities to interact with professionals with similar backgrounds, and professional development in areas ...

School of Kinesiology and Recreation (KNR) General Scholarship Fund

The School of Kinesiology and Recreation (KNR) Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to students majoring in Kinesiololgy and Recreation in the College of Applied Science and Technology.

Safety Program Excellence Fund

The Safety Program Excellence Fund will be used to keep the Safety Program relevant and on the cutting edge. This fund supports the highest priority initiatives for educating students and advancing best practices in safety, and is critical to expanding the national reputation and excellence of the Safety Program and its students. The fund will ...

Additionally Supports: ADM Cares Discovery Scholarship, Ronald L. Budig Leadership Award

Charles T. Spencer Scholarship

The Charles T. Spencer Scholarship was established in 1994 by Ellen Spencer in memory of her husband, Charles T. Spencer. The scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in Medical Technology, Health Science, or Chemistry at Illinois State University.

College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST) Student Scholarship Endowment

The College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST) Student Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students to present the results of research at state, regional, or national conferences. Undergraduate students who have completed a research project under the direction of a member of the CAST faculty are eligible to participate in this program.

Additionally Supports: CAST Dean's Scholarship

Integrity Technology Solutions Cybersecurity Scholarship

The Integrity Technology Solutions Cybersecurity Scholarship was established in 2019 to support students enrolled in Cybersecurity at Illinois State University. Preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need with a commitment to community engagement.

Nancy Niebur Parente Senior Intern Scholarship Fund

Provide financial assistance for students in the Recreation and Park Administration program's culminating internship experience to cover expenses associated with the internship, including but not limited to travel costs, living expenses, and professional needs.

The Walcott Family Scholarship

The Walcott Family Scholarship was established in July 2018 by Mark and Cavell Walcott. The purpose of this scholarship is to provide educational support to women who intend to pursue a career in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

Department of Health Sciences General Scholarship Fund

The purpose of this fund is to provide educational support to undergraduate students majoring in any program within the Department of Health Sciences.

Health Promotion and Education Excellence Fund

The Health Promotion and Education Excellence Fund was established in 2019 to support health promotion and education activities and programs in the Department of Health Sciences.

Dr. Paul E. Brauchle Graduate Studies Endowment

The Dr. Paul E. Brauchle Graduate Studies Endowment provides professional development and research support for students. Paul E. Brauchle taught at Illinois State University in the Department of Technology from 1987 until his retirement in 2007. He served the department as coordinator of Graduate Studies for the greater part of his tenure. He ...

Joyce Morton Kief Future Professional Award

The Joyce Morton Kief Future Professional Award was established in 2006 to honor the 40 year career (1966-2005) of Joyce Morton Kief at Illinois State University. Her high ethical standards, loyalty, and hard work were the hallmarks of her teaching, coaching, and administrative career. This award will be presented annually at the School of ...

Maurine Corsaut Clinical Laboratory Science Scholarship

The Maurine Corsaut Clinical Laboratory Science Scholarship was established by friends and family of Maurine Corsaut when she retired from the Department of Health Sciences. She taught at Illinois State University from 1970-1990. The scholarship is awarded to a full-time student at the junior or senior level, majoring in Clinical Laboratory ...

Health Information Management Fund

The Health Information Management Fund was established in 2003. The fund provides support for the activities, programs, and operations, including named commemorative scholarships and awards, of the program.

Doris E. Henderson Endowed Scholarship in the School of Kinesiology and Recreation

Doris Henderson was interested in only one thing as child and that was to compete in sports and one day become a physical education teacher. She completed a B.S. in physical education at the Champaign/Urbana campus of the University of Illinois in 1954. She earned a master's of arts degree from Northwestern University in 1960. In the 60's she ...

Construction Management Advancement Fund

The Construction Management program was established in 1996 as an interdisciplinary Bachelor of Science program that prepares professionals to manage building projects to completion. The purpose of the fund is to support student, faculty, and volunteer expenses incurred for advancing the goals of the Construction Management Program. Covered ...

ASSE Student Chair Scholarship

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Scholarship was established in 1991. The ASSE scholarship is awarded to the individual who has served as ASSE chairperson in the preceding year and fulfilled assigned responsibilities for that position.

Agriculture General Scholarship Fund

The Agricultural Scholarship Fund provides financial support for students majoring in Agriculture. The fund also supports several named commemorative scholarships and awards for Agriculture students.

Additionally Supports: COUNTRY Financial Scholarship, Nutrien Crop Production Services Scholarship

Agriculture Professional Development Fund

The Agriculture Professional Development Fund provides financial support for professional development opportunities for faculty and staff in the department.

Agriculture Special Projects

The Agriculture Special Projects Fund supports the general operations, programs, and activities, including improvements to the University Farm at Lexington.

Agriculture Technology and Equipment Fund

The Agriculture Technology and Equipment Fund was established in 2017 to support the purchase of new equipment and technology in the Department of Agriculture as determined by the Department Chair.

Al and Trudy Schrader Agriculture Scholarship

The Al and Trudy Schrader Agriculture Scholarship was established in 2015. Al and Trudy made contributions to all of the universities in the state of Illinois that had agriculture programs. While not Redbirds or having any direct connection to ISU they wanted to provide for additional learning benefits towards agriculture. The Al and Trudy ...

Ann E. Nolte Scholar in Health Education Program

Ann E. Nolte Scholar in Health Education Program Fund was established in 2001 by Dr. Nolte to bring a well-known scholar to campus to bring attention to the Health Education Program including students, university community, and community at large. In 2016 the fund was renamed in Dr. Nolte's honor. The fund may be used to support the HPE Program ...

Ann E. Nolte Scholarship

The Ann E. Nolte Scholarship was established by Dr. Nolte's family and colleagues. Dr. Nolte was a Distinguished Professor Emerita and leader in Health Education. The scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior level student majoring in Health Promotion and Education.

B.E.S.T. Scholarship in Family and Consumer Sciences

The B.E.S.T. Scholarship in Family and Consumer Sciences was established in April 2008 to provide scholarships to students majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences at Illinois State University. Funds may be used to support expenses related to "statistical" research, including scholarships for student research recipients.

Barbara M. Clauser Endowed Scholarship

Ronald P. Clauser established this fund in memory of his wife, Barbara M. Clauser. She was born Barbara Kay Manus in Lincoln, Illinois; married Ron in 1957; and graduated from Illinois State Normal University later that year. She then taught high school home economics for one year. After Ron's graduation, they moved to Ohio and, later, the ...

Benton K. Bristol Scholarship

The Benton K. Bristol Scholarship was established by Benton Bristol, a faculty member in the Illinois State University Department of Agriculture for 21 years. This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in agriculture or agribusiness.

Betty Keough Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Betty Keough Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 1985 by family, friends, and colleagues in honor of Betty Keough. The endowment supports several different awards for students majoring in Physical Education, Teacher Education.

Additionally Supports: Betty Keough Honorary Teacher Education, Betty Keough Junior Academic Achievement Award in Physical Education/Teacher Education

Beverly J. Barham Scholarship in Medical Laboratory Science

Dr. Barham is a professor in Medical Laboratory Science that has been teaching at Illinois State University since 2000, achieving the rank of full professor in 2012. This scholarship was established by her husband, Jim to honor Dr. Barham's focus on helping students reach their maximum potential. This scholarship is awarded to a junior or ...

CORE Construction Endowed Scholarship

The CORE Construction Endowed Scholarship was established in 2019 to provide financial assistance for students with a declared major in either Construction Management or Safety. Preference is given to students with demonstrated financial need who are a Central Illinois resident.

Central Illinois Builders Industry Advancement Foundation Scholarship

The Central Illinois Builders established this scholarship fund in the Department of Technology in 2001. This scholarship is for a junior or senior in the construction management program. Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA and be active members of the AGC student chapter.

Charles Ed Francis Scholarship

The Charles Ed Francis Scholarship was established in 1997 by Charles "Ed" Francis in the Department of Technology. The scholarship is awarded to a first year, transfer, or continuing full-time student in the Construction Management sequence.

Charles Porter Scholarship for Leadership

The Charles Porter Scholarship for Leadership was established in 1993 in honor of Charles Porter. Charles Porter earned a bachelor's degree in 1948 and a master's degree in 1950 from Illinois State University. The scholarship is awarded to a student possessing leadership potential.

Charlotte E. Talkington Scholarship in Family and Consumer Sciences

The Charlotte E. Talkington Scholarship in Family and Consumer Sciences provides financial support for a student majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) who has completed at least 60 credit hours and who has community service and/or leadership qualities and experience. Preference is given to student teacher education majors who ...

Clarence and Mabel Ropp Scholarship Fund

The Clarence and Mabel Ropp Scholarship was established to honor the Ropps for their dedicated service to education, agricultural endeavors, and Illinois State University. The scholarship is awarded to a community college graduate with preference to those with a farming background.

Claude Bell Endowed Scholarship in Technology

The Dr. Claude Bell Endowed Scholarship in Technology was established in 2017 in honor of Dr. Bell by his daughter, Barb Lundgren, and close friend and colleague, Joe Talkington. The scholarship will support an incoming freshman or undergraduate student in good standing majoring in the Department of Technology.

Clifford E. Horton Fund

Clifford E. Horton established this scholarship fund in 1966. Dr. Horton was a professor of Health and Physical Education from 1923 until his retirement in 1961. The scholarship supports a junior student majoring in physical education who demonstrates leadership qualities. Candidate's commitment must be to the professional preparation program ...

CoBank Fund for Agriculture

This fund was established by CoBank for the purpose of agriculture education, research, and promotion of the continued advancement of American agriculture. CoBank is a national cooperative bank headquartered in Denver, serving vital industries across rural America. The bank provides loans, leases, export financing and other financial services ...

Compeer Financial Classroom Fund

The Compeer Financial Classroom Fund was established to support the costs associated with renovations, including infrastructure, furniture, technology expenses, of the main classroom at the ISU Farm at Lexington.

Cris Embree Service Scholarship

This scholarship is to honor Cris Embree's retirement and her 20 years of service to Illinois State University.

Dan Kelley Family Scholarship in Agriculture

Daniel T. Kelley is a 1970 graduate of the Department of Agriculture at Illinois State University. He is the recipient of the Honorary Holbert Award, the highest award bestowed on an individual by the Department of Agriculture, for service to the department. Dan assumed the position of chairman of the board of GROWMARK, Inc. in September, 2000. ...

Danielle Fairchild Memorial Scholarship

o Student must be an incoming student and/or currently enrolled in the following: MS Dietetic Internship Program o Student must be at a grade level of: Graduate o Student must have a minimum GPA of: 3.0 o Scholarships will be awarded for the following term: one-time award

Darla Moldenhauer Scholarship in the School of Kinesiology and Recreation

The Darla Moldenhauer Scholarship in the School of Kinesiology and Recreation was established by Darla Moldenhauer in order to provide financial assistance to undergraduate Physical Education- Teacher Education majors.

Darlene A. Kluka Scholarship

The Darlene A. Kluka Scholarship was established in 2000 by Darlene Kluka, a 1972 graduate of Illinois State University. The scholarship supports an undergraduate student majoring in physical education intending to coach female sport teams in public schools of Illinois.

David Kephart Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Information Technology

The David Kephart Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established in August 2011 as a tribute to Dave's legacy and strong commitment to the School of Information Technology at Illinois State University. Dave was a professor in the Applied Computer Science Department for 18 years. During that time he taught a larger variety of classes than any ...

Department of Technology Legacy Scholarship

The Department of Technology's first scholarship was called the Industrial Technology Scholarship and was established in 1989 to recruit incoming freshmen in the field of industrial technology. The purpose of the Legacy Scholarship is to recruit high potential freshmen and transfer students majoring in industrial technology.

Department of Technology Scholarship Fund

The Department of Technology Scholarship Fund provides support to undergraduate and/or graduate students majoring in any program within the Department of Technology.

Diane Ryon Transfer Student Scholarship

The Diane Ryon Transfer Student Scholarship was established by Diane Ryon in June 2017. The award supports a transfer student accepted for enrollment or enrolled in good standing in the School of Kinesiology and Recreation at Illinois State University. Preference is given to physical education teacher education students first, then open to all ...

Dora L. Munson Scholarship

The Dora L. Munson Scholarship Fund in the Department of Family & Consumer Sciences at ISU provides financial support to students who meet the qualifications established in these guidelines and who are committed to pursuing careers in education to teach in either a traditional school setting or in non-school learning settings.

Dr. Connie J. Ley Faculty Research Award in Family and Consumer Sciences

The Dr. Connie J. Ley Faculty Research Award in Family and Consumer Sciences, formerly called the Family and Consumer Sciences Faculty Research Award, was established in 1987 to provide a monetary award to a faculty member who has made a significant contribution to the department, the university, and the profession in family and consumer ...

Dr. Elizabeth A. Chapman Scholarship

Dr. Elizabeth A. Chapman Scholarship was established in 2021. The scholarship supports an incoming freshman pursuing a degree from one of the programs in the College of Applied Science and Technology. Recipient must demonstrate involvement in leadership activities, civic engagement, and community service during high school.

Dr. Fred Kagy Endowed Fund for Professional Development in Graphic Communications

The Dr. Fred Kagy Endowed Fund for Professional Development in Graphic Communications helps cover educational expenses such as tuition, professional development, or travel expenses to support a positive outcome related to an internship experience for a student majoring in Graphic Communications. Dr. Frederick D. Kagy was recognized, not only in ...

Dr. Gary Weede Scholarship Endowment Fund

The Dr. Gary Weede Scholarship was established in 1996 by Gary Weede, a professor in the plastics area of the Integrated Manufacturing Systems sequence in the Department of (Industrial) Technology from 1970-1998. The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to a student who has made significant contributions to financing ...

Dr. Hank Campbell Endowed Scholarship for Global Vision and Problem Solving

The Dr. Hank Campbell Endowed Scholarship for Global Vision and Problem Solving was established by Hank Campbell in 2010 to provide recognition and financial support for a student who engages in a learning activity using problem solving methodologies with a global perspective. Hank was a professor at Illinois State University in the Department ...

Dr. J. Michael Adams Endowment for Visionary Leadership

The Dr. J. Michael Adams Endowment for Visionary Leadership Fund supports an undergraduate or graduate student majoring in the Department of Technology at Illinois State University. Dr. Adams received his undergraduate degree from ISU in Technology in 1969 and Masters in Education in 1972. He received his Doctorate in 1976 from Southern ...

Dr. Jacqueline Q. Karch Grant for Department of Family and Consumer Sciences Equipment and Library

Dr. Karch graduated from Illinois State Normal University in 1943 with a BSE in Family and Consumer Sciences.This was esatblished at her request to provide equipment, books and equivelant state-of-the-art materials for the Department of Family & Consumer Sciences, with priority given to those items which most benefit the Foods and Nutrition areas .

Dr. John Gary Erisman Memorial Scholarship

The Dr. John Gary Erisman Memorial Scholarship was established in 2017 by Dr. Allen Erisman. The scholarship supports a student accepted for enrollment or enrolled in good standing in Agriculture in the College of Applied Sciences and Technology at Illinois State University. Preference is given to a student who plans to pursue a career in ...

Dr. Peter Yuan Kai Wang Scholastic Excellence Award

The Dr. Peter Yuan Kai Wang Scholastic Excellence Award is a one-time award for students enrolled in any major in the School of Kinesiology and Recreation (KNR) as a junior or senior based on the following: One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to the top senior student based on GPA in the core courses (determined by each major) taken in the ...

Educational Opportunity Scholarship

The Educational Opportunity Scholarship was established to encourage students to pursue careers in family and consumer sciences. Candidates must be enrolled in a Family and Consumer Sciences major, have earned at least 30 credit hours (sophomore standing), and demonstrate academic achievement. Applicants must also demonstrate an understanding ...

Ellen Maxine Abshire Scholarship in Kinesiology and Recreation

The Ellen Maxine Abshire Scholarship in Kinesiology and Recreation was established in 2018 with gift from the Trust of Ellen Maxine Abshire. The Scholarship supports students majoring in Kinesiology and Recreation at Illinois State University

Endowment for CAST Global Scholars

The Endowment for CAST Global Scholars fund provides offers students who are majoring in CAST programs the opportunity to establish global awareness, enhance academic learning, develop leadership skills, experience personal growth, and learn another language/culture through studying in another country. CAST faculty may also be awarded ...

Esther McGinnis Endowment

Albert Harold McGinnis established this fund in memory of his wife, Esther Larson McGinnis. The endowment was established in 1989 to be used by the Women's Physical Education Department.

Additionally Supports: McGinnis Distinguished Senior AT, McGinnis Distinguished Senior ES, McGinnis Distinguished Senior PETE, McGinnis Distinguished Senior RPA

Everett N. Israel Scholarship

The Everett N. Israel Scholarship was established in 2001 from an award Everett N. Israel received from the Technical Foundation of America, which promotes industrial and technology education through grant money and technical assistance. Israel is former chair of the Department of Technology. The scholarship is awarded to technology education ...

Excellence in Agriculture Fund

This fund was created through the generosity of an anonymous alumnus to support the educational opportunities of students within the Department of Agriculture in the College of Applied Science and Technology at Illinois State University.

FCS Student Ambassador Fund

To establish an award for a junior or senior FCS student ambassador who has gone beyond the minimum requirements stated in the FCS Student Ambassador handbook (e.g., attending two on-campus ISU events and one high school visit per semester) in assisting with the department's recruitment efforts. There may be more than one award given annually ...

Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) General Scholarship Fund

The Family and Consumer Sciences General Scholarship Fund provides educational support to undergraduate and/or graduate students majoring in any program within the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.

Additionally Supports: Kathleen Ann Embry Scholarship in Family and Consumer Science

Family and Consumer Sciences Professionals of McLean County Senior Award

The McLean County Home Economists in Homemaking club was established in 1961. The club later honored Florence Davis, chair of the Home Economics Department at Illinois State University, by sponsoring an outstanding senior award in honor of her retirement. The club has undergone a number of name changes over the years, from the original name to ...

Family and Consumer Sciences Recruitment and Retention Endowed Scholarship

The Family and Consumer Sciences Recruitment and Retention Endowed Scholarship was established by Charlotte E. (Peterson) Talkington in August 2014. Dr. Talkington was born in Morris, IL and graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Home Economics in 1961. She continued her education and received a Masters of ...

Franzie Loepp Endowed Scholarship to Support Technology and Engineering Education

The Franzie Loepp Endowed Scholarship to Support Technology and Engineering Education helps attract high school seniors who desire to become technology and engineering teachers. Franzie Loepp joined the Department of Industrial Technology faculty in 1970. He progressed through the ranks, became the department's first university-wide ...

Gamma Phi Circus Student Scholarship

Provide financial assistance for students in the Gamma Phi Circus

Gina L. Bianchi Scholarship in Kinesiology and Recreation

The Gina L. Bianchi Scholarship in Kinesiology and Recreation was established in 2021. The scholarship supports a student enrolled in the School of Kinesiology and Recreation at Illinois State University.

Harvey S Woods Scholarship

The Harvey S. Woods Scholarship Fund was established in 1998 in memory Harvey S. Woods. The scholarship supports a student majoring in Agriculture in the College of Applied Science and Technology. Harvey Woods was chair of the Ag Department from 1957-1970.

Hattie Lundgren Scholarship

The Hattie Lundgren Scholarship was established by Hattie Lundgren, a 1922 graduate of Illinois State Normal University. The scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior undergraduate or graduate student majoring in family and consumer sciences.

Health Information Management (HIM) Scholarship Fund

The Health Information Management (HIM) Scholarship Fund was established by Jane Turley in order to support second semester junior students, with financial need, fulfill their summer professional practice.

Heinz Russelmann Scholarship

Heinz Russelmann was a Health Sciences faculty member from 1976 to 1995. This scholarship was established to honor his commitment to excellence and to the environmental health profession. It recognizes students majoring in Environmental Health who are leaders and active in program, professional, or community activities.

Hesterberg Family Student Persistence Fund

To establish an endowed fund providing financial assistance to students in the College of Applied Science and Technology experiencing temporary financial hardship. Awards are granted on a case-by-case basis pending the availability of funds.

ISU Child Care Center

The mission of the Illinois State University Child Care Center is to provide high quality, developmental childcare services in a safe, nurturing, and diverse learning environment for preschool children of ISU students, faculty, and staff, ages 3-5. The Center serves as a working illustration of early childhood best practices by collaborating ...

Illinois Soybean Association Endowed Support Fund

The Illinois Soybean Association partnered with the Department of Agriculture at Illinois State University in 2005 to create the Illinois Soybean Association Endowed Support Fund in the Illinois State University Foundation. The endowment supports agricultural research and education in the University and the Department. Funds may be used toward ...

Illinois State University-Omron Interactive Safety Learning System

The OMRON Foundation, which coordinates the charitable efforts of all OMRON Corporation offices in the U.S. and Canada, established the Illinois State University – OMRON Interactive Safety Learning System Fund in 2009. The funds are to be used for purchasing additional equipment to work with the donated OMRON safety equipment. Cash and donated ...

Information Systems Development Lab Fund

The Information Systems Development Lab Fund was established in 1993 to support expenses associated with set up of two new School of Information Technology Labs. Funds may also be used toward future technology needs and physical upgrades of the Labs.

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives Scholarship

The Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives Scholarship was established in 2021 based on the founding donor's desire to support and promote the advancement of women and minorities in the applied sciences. Students enrolled in Construction Management or Occupational Safety and Health degree programs, who are at least at a sophomore level, are ...

Integrity Technology Solutions Endowed Scholarship Fund

Integrity Technology Solutions was established in 1993 by cofounder Harlan Geiser. Over the course of 20 years, Harlan's leadership and vision resulted in the business growing from a small, privately owned start-up IT company to a multi-million dollar organization with 38 employees in 2013. In celebration of Integrity's 20th anniversary in 2013 ...

James D. Loughlin Memorial Scholarship Fund

The James D. Loughlin Memorial Scholarship was established in 2007 by family and friends to provide financial assistance to a junior or senior student at Illinois State University. The scholarship applicant must be majoring in construction management in the Department of Technology. With this scholarship, the family hopes to provide assistance ...

Jan Cook Scholarship

Under the leadership of Carol Chrisman, the Jan Cook Scholarship was established by colleagues and friends to honor Janet M. Cook in 2001. Jan was a founding member in the School of Information Technology, taught from 1968-1998, and was an expert on computer security. Each candidate must be enrolled full-time as an Information Technology major, ...

Jeanne Martens Scholarship

This endowment was established in 1995 by Joseph and Audrey Naffziger in memory of their daughter, Jeanne Martens, a 1977 graduate of Illinois State University. The scholarship is awarded to a full-time student who has attained junior status, majoring in Clinical Laboratory Science.

Jeffrey Martin Williams Scholarship in Construction Management

The Jeffrey Martin Williams Scholarship in Construction Management was established in 2020 by Jeffrey Williams in honor of his father Jeffrey Martin Williams. The scholarship provides support for a senior majoring in construction management.

Jennifer Wood Medical Laboratory Science Scholarship

The Jennifer Wood Medical Laboratory Science Scholarship supports a junior or senior with a declared major in Medical Laboratory Science who plans to complete professional practice in the next 12 months. Jennifer Wood graduated from Illinois State in 1997 with a degree in Clinical Laboratory Science.

Jessie Rambo and Florence Runyan Scholarship

Florence B. Runyan and Jessie Rambo were both passionate about home ecomomics and Illinois State University. Florence was a 1907 graduate of ISNU and had a love of music and nutrition. She made a bequest in her will to provide financial assistance to students enrolled in the home economics program at Illinois State University and who desire to ...

Jill Walker Memorial Agriculture Scholarship

Paul Walker established this fund in memory of his wife, Jill (Gutshall) Walker '89, B.S. agriculture, following her death in 2006. Jill was an active community member serving on numerous boards and as an officer in several associations. Each candidate must be enrolled in good standing, be an incoming freshman with a declared major in ...

Jim McKee Scholarship

The Jim McKee Scholarship was established in 1986 by Doris and Ralph Chambers, the niece and nephew of M. M. Chambers. It was established in honor of Jim McKee, a long-time friend of Chambers who took special care of him in his later years. The scholarship is awarded to a full-time student majoring in agriculture who has completed at least 30 ...

Joe Talkington Endowed Scholarship

The Joe Talkington Endowed Scholarship was established in 1995 by Joe Talkington, a professor in the Department of Technology. The scholarship is awarded to a full-time student majoring in technology at Illinois State University.

Johanson Internship Support Fund

The Matt and Sue Johanson Diversity in Technology Fund was established in 2017 by Matt and Susan Johanson. This is a multi-year award providing financial assistance for educational expenses to students accepted for enrollment or enrolled in the School of Information Technology at Illinois State University. Preference is given to female students ...

John A., Mabel E. and Jacqueline Q. Karch Family and Consumer Sciences Endowment

Jacqueline Q. Karch created these scholarships in honor of her parents, for their support of her in numerous ways as a student, as well as a professor for twenty-four years at Illinois State University. The purpose of the fund is to honor outstanding students in family and consumer sciences and to provide financial assistance to help them excel ...

John A., Mabel E. and Jacqueline Q. Karch Scholarship

Jacqueline Q. Karch created these scholarships in honor of her parents, for their support of her in numerous ways as a student, as well as a professor for twenty-four years at Illinois State University. The purpose of the fund is to honor outstanding students in family and consumer sciences and to provide financial assistance to help them excel ...

John Leatherbury Scholarship

This scholarship is established in memory of John Leatherbury. Its purpose is to attract highly qualified students to ISU's Agriculture and Agribusiness areas of study.

John W. Green Agriculture Scholarship

The John W. Green Agriculture Scholarship was established with a major gift from John W. Green, emeritus professor of agriculture, in 1982.This endowment fund is to be used for recruiting, preferably freshmen students majoring in agriculture or agribusiness. The award may also be given to a sophomore, junior, or senior student. Assets of this ...

Jorndt Fund for Faculty and Student Research

In 1967 Louis C. Jorndt made a gift to the ISU Foundation to establish a fund supporting research in the Department of Health and Physical Education. The Jorndt Fund for Faculty and Student Research supports research projects or programs in the field of health and physical education.

Judith Sancken Rothermel Physical Education Scholarship

The Judith Sancken Rothermel Physical Education Scholarship was established in 2013 in honor of Judy's parents, Paul and Edith (Harms) Sancken. Paul worked for Farm Service, Inc., and Edith graduated from Mennonite School of Nursing and worked as a nurse. Judy received her B.S. degree from Illinois State in 1972, majoring in health, physical ...

Judy A. Johnson Professional Development Award

The Judy A. Johnson Professional Development Award was established in 2018 to support travel for undergraduate students in the School of Kinesiology and Recreation who are attending Illinois Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (IAHPERD).

Karen Morton Endowed Scholarship

The Karen Morton Endowed Scholarship was established in 2000 by the family and friends of Karen S. Morton as a memorial. The scholarship is awarded to a student with at least 60 credit hours and majoring in human development and family relations in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.

Kathy Schniedwind Scholarship

The Kathy Schniedwind Scholarship was established in 2006 through gifts made by family, alumni, colleagues, and friends of Kathy Schniedwind. The award honors her 30-year career (1976-2006) at Illinois State University. Her loyalty, hard work, persistence, and high ethical standards characterized her teaching, mentoring, and administrative ...

Kathy and John Rennick Graduate Research Scholarship

To establish an award supporting research for graduate students in Agriscience. The funds can be used, but not limited to: support of graduate student research needs, conference fees, and travel costs to attend conferences.

Kris and George Byrns Environmental Health Discovery Endowed Scholarship

The Kris and George Byrns Environmental Health Discovery Endowed Scholarship provides support to students who are pursuing a degree in environmental health. Byrns spent 25 years working in environmental health with the USPHS Indian Health Service before becoming a faculty member of the Illinois State University Department of Health Sciences in ...

Krishnamurthi Family Scholarship

The Krishnamurthi Family Scholarship was established in 2018 by Venkatesh Krishnamurthi. The scholarship provides support for a junior or senior student majoring in Information Technology. Preference is given to students with demonstrated financial need.

L. Marlene Mawson Graduate Research Potential Award

This endowment was established in 2002 by L. Marlene Mawson. The award is presented annually to a graduate degree student in the School of Kinesiology and Recreation whose thesis or dissertation research proposal has been accepted.

Larry Brumbaugh Scholarship

The Larry Brumbaugh Scholarship was started in 2015 in honor of Dr. Brumbaugh. The scholarship provides support to a student accepted for endorsement or enrolled in good standing in the School of Information Technology at Illinois State University.

Larry Miller Scholarship

The Larry Miller Scholarship was established in 1993 by the friends and family of Larry Miller as a memorial. Larry served at Illinois State from 1971 until his death in 1993. He was a teacher in the Industrial Technology Department and associate dean of Applied Science and Technology. The scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student who ...

Larry R. Miller Endowment for Servant-Leadership

Larry Miller became a faculty member in the Technology Department (formerly the Industrial Technology Department) in 1971. In 1983 he became the associate dean in the College of Applied Science and Technology. He lived his life as a servant leader. A servant leader involves others in decision making, helps others identify ways they can ...

Lois R. Jett Endowed Scholarship

The Lois R. Jett Endowed Scholarship was established by Lois R. Jett in October 2005 to provide financial assistance to a student majoring in apparel, fashion merchandising/design, or related arts represented in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences. Applicants must maintain a 3.7 GPA.

Lois R. Jett Student Study Travel Endowment

The Lois R. Jett Student Study Travel Endowment was established in 2018 to assist with funding travel expenses for an undergraduate or graduate student. Student must be enrolled in FCS 377, or its equivalent, under the instruction of a Fashion Design and Merchandising faculty member in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.

M. Warren Feeney Fund

The Mae Warren Feeney Home Economics Scholarship Fund was established by Mae Feeney in the late 1950's. Feeney was dean of women at U-High and also taught home economics. The scholarship is awarded to a sophomore, junior, or senior student majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences and demonstrating financial need.

Margaret Ann Hayden Endowed Scholarship

The Margaret Ann Hayden Endowed Scholarship in Fashion Design and Merchandising was established in 2016. The purpose of this scholarship is to support students who have completed at least 30 college credit hours with sophomore status who are majoring in fashion design and merchandising.

Mark J. Cyphert School of Information Technology Scholarship

The Mark J. Cyphert School of Information Technology Scholarship was established to support students majoring in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Information Systems, or Networking & Telecommunications Management. Preference given to transfer students.

Mark Temple Health Education Professional Development Travel Award

The Mark Temple Health Education Professional Development Travel Award was established in 2017 by Donna and Adrian Lyde to help support student travel to the American School Health Association (ASHA) or Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) conferences. Students may request consideration to attend other conferences similar in nature that ...

Mary (Scheeler) Crane Endowed Scholarship in Dept. of Family and Consumer Science

The Mary (Scheeler) Crane Endowed Scholarship in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences was established in January 2004 to provide an undergraduate student with financial assistance in the amount of at least $1,000. The scholarship was established to address the needs of an average student struggling to make ends meet. The applicant ...

Mary Alice Behling Women's Scholarship in Kinesiology and Recreation

The Mary Alice Behling Scholarship in Kinesiology and Recreation was established in 2010 by Mary Alice Behling to provide financial assistance to a full-time undergraduate student in the School of Kinesiology and Recreation. Preferences will be given to students majoring in physical education teacher education. From a very early age it was ...

McLean County Farm Bureau Scholarship

The McLean County Farm Bureau Scholarship was established by the McLean County Farm Bureau in 1984. The scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman from McLean County majoring in agriculture.

Melvin and Kathy Wheeler Gamma Phi Circus Scholarship

The Melvin and Kathy Wheeler Gamma Phi Circus Scholarship was established by Melvin and Kathy Wheeler in order to provide financial support to a returning undergraduate student of Gamma Phi Circus in good standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Michael Collins Memorial Scholarship

The Michael Collins Memorial Endowed Scholarship was established in 2016 by Jim and Kelly Collins in memory of their son Michael. The Scholarship was funded by the Michael Collins Foundation which supports causes and initiatives important to Michael, his faith, and his family. In April of 2014, less than two months short of graduating from ISU ...

Michael Thomas Family Scholarship

The Michael Thomas Family Scholarship was established in 2018 to provide financial assistance for students from underrepresented populations with preference given to students who are Illinois residents majoring in a program within the Department of Technology at Illinois State University. Scholarships are guaranteed renewable for up to four ...

My Mentors Endowed Scholarship for Family and Consumer Sciences

The My Mentors Endowed Scholarship for Family and Consumer Sciences was established in 2017 by Charlotte Talkington to honor her mentors, Marilyn Larson and Catherine Carter. The scholarship will support a freshman FCS major who demonstrated community service and/or leadership qualities while in high school. Preference will be given to a ...

Omron Safety Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by Omron Foundation Inc. (OFI), an international corporation focused on the pursuit of safety science. This scholarship is for Occupational Safety and Health majors who have completed at least 36 hours at ISU, with at least 6 hours in OSH and a 3.0 major GPA.

Paul A. Funk Scholarship

The Paul A. Funk Scholarship provides financial support for students in the College of Applied Science and Technology majoring in Agricultural Science, Food Industry Science, Food Industry Management, Agriculture-Agribusiness and Agriculture Industry Management.

Peter V. Vitucci Memorial Scholarship

The Peter V. Vitucci Memorial Scholarship was established in 1992 by family and friends in memory of Peter Vitucci, a 1991 graduate of Illinois State University. The scholarship is awarded to a senior level student with the intent to work in the criminal justice field.

Physical Education Reunion Classes 1968-72 Excellence Fund

The Physical Education Reunion Classes 1968-72 Excellence Fund supports a variety of student opportunities in the School of Kinesiology and Recreation including scholarships, student professional development, and physical education teacher education program enhancements -special projects.

Pritzker Military Foundation Endowed Scholarship

The Pritzker Military Foundation Endowed Scholarship supports a full-time student at Illinois State University enrolled in a Military Science Course at Illinois State University. The student must be registered with Selective Service, if applicable and complete the Programs' Basic Enrollment documents. Applicant must also pass the Army Physical ...

Riggs Scholarship

The Riggs Scholarship was created in 2018 by James and Deborah Riggs to provide financial assistance to students majoring in Fashion Design and Merchandising.

Robert "Doc" Kief Scholarship in School of KNR

The Robert "Doc" Kief Scholarship was established in memory of Robert Kief in 2013 by Joyce Morton Kief. The purpose of the fund is to provide financial assistance to students majoring in athletic training in the School of Kinesiology and Recreation at Illinois State University.

Robert C Monninger Scholarship

The Robert C. Monninger Scholarship was established by the family of Robert Monninger. Robert retired from ISU in 1977 after twenty-five years of service. He was a utilities supervisor in the Heating Plant. Robert died on May 8, 2002. Each candidate for the scholarship must be or have: A. Enrolled in good standing at ISU as a full-time ...

Sandy Little Groves Legacy Scholarship

The Sandy Little Groves Legacy Scholarship was established in 2018 by Diane Dahlmann in honor of Dr. Sandy Groves. The scholarship supports a student majoring in Recreation Management who is at sophomore, junior, or senior standing. Preference will be given to female students who exhibit strong potential and promise for excellence in the field ...

School of Information Technology Distinguished Student Scholarship

The School of Information Technology Distinguished Student Scholarship was established in 2018 by Barbara O'Malley to provide support for a student accepted for enrollment in the School of Information Technology at Illinois State University. Preference is given to a female student.

School of Information Technology Excellence Fund

The School of Information Technology Excellence Fund was established in 2016 to provide unrestricted funds that enable the School to remain relevant and on the cutting edge. The fund supports the highest priority initiatives and is critical to advancing the national reputation and excellence of the School of Information Technology or as ...

School of Information Technology General Scholarship Fund

The purpose of the School of Information Technology Scholarship Fund is to provide educational support to undergraduate and/or graduate students majoring in any program within the School of Information Technology.

Additionally Supports: AFNI Scholarship, Country Financial Scholarship, John Deere Scholarship, State Farm Java Programming Scholarship, State Farm Mainframe Scholarship, State Farm Mobile Scholarship, State Farm Networking, State Farm Security Scholarship

Sharon and Parker Lawlis Endowed Scholarship in Family and Consumer Sciences

The Sharon and Parker Lawlis Endowed Scholarship in Family and Consumer Sciences was established in 2013 by Sharon '60 and Parker Lawlis '57, M.S. '61, to provide financial assistance to students majoring in teacher education in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at Illinois State. Parker was co-captain of the ISNU basketball team ...

Sommer Scholarship in Family and Consumer Sciences

Marjorie Sommer established the Sommer Scholarship in Family and Consumer Sciences in appreciation of her education at Illinois State University. She was a 1944 graduate who taught home economics for 20 years. Applicants may be incoming freshmen or currently enrolled with a major in home economics and involved in school or community activities.

Sommer-Enns Scholarship

Marjorie J. Sommer established this endowed scholarship in memory of her father, Harold Enns and her husband, Cecil Sommer. They each had a lifetime commitment to agriculture. Harold Enns was the first president of Prairie Farms Creamery located in Bloomington. Cecil Sommer farmed in central Illinois over a long period of time. Scholarship ...

State Farm Chair in Cybersecurity

The State Farm Chair in Cybersecurity in the School of information at Illinois State University provides dedicated resources for recognizing a faculty member in, or attracting to the ISU Campus a valuable new member, in Cybersecurity. Proceeds from the endowment may be used for (but not limited to) salary support, graduate assistants, ...

Stephey Agriculture Scholarship

The Stephey Agriculture Scholarship was established in 2017 by Warren Stephey. The purpose of the award is to assist students majoring in Agriculture at Illinois State University.

Steven Dyer Back-a-Bird Scholarship

Provide financial assistance for students

Susan R. Hoblit Home Economics Scholarship

This endowment was established in 2000 by Susan R. Hoblit. She earned a bachelor's degree in 1986 and a master's degree in 1996 from Illinois State University. The scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in family and consumer sciences with an emphasis on interior and environmental design area.

Trent R. Richards Scholarship Fund for the School of KNR

This endowment was established in 2000 by Trent Richards, a 1971 graduate of Illinois State University. The scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior student majoring in the School of Kinesiology and Recreation.

Wayne Nelsen Endowment for Innovation

The Wayne Nelsen Endowment for Innovation fund was established in recognition of Dr. Nelsen's unselfish commitment to students and faculty within the Technology Department and his personal pursuit of excellence in technology. The purpose of this fund is to provide faculty and graduate student stipends to support innovation within the Technology ...

Wayne and Cathie Lockwood Endowment for Technology Enrichment

The Wayne and Cathie Lockwood Endowment for Technology Enrichment fund helps support the expenses associated with bringing outstanding speakers, practitioners or visiting professors in technology to ISU. Wayne Lockwood joined the department of technology at Illinois State University in 1969, after having served as an NDEA Fellow there the prior ...

Wes Bair Scholarship for the School of Kinesiology and Recreation

The Wes Bair Scholarship for the School of Kinesiology and Recreation was established in 2018 through an estate commitment. Wesley D. Bair received his bachelors degree in 1955 and masters degree in 1960 in physical education teacher education from ISU. He was inducted into the ISU Athletic Hall of Fame for his football achievements. Bair ...

Willard J. McCarthy Engineering Technology Endowed Scholarship

The Willard J. McCarthy Engineering Technology Endowed Scholarship provides financial assistance to a student who is enrolled as a major in engineering technology in the Department of Technology at Illinois State University. Willard "Bill" J. McCarthy was associate professor in the Department of Industrial Technology at Illinois State ...

William and Kara Burfeind Scholarship

The William and Kara Burfeind Scholarship was established in 2019 to provide support for a student enrolled in the Department of Technology at Illinois State University. Preference will be given to students who are members of a University recognized fraternity or sorority, then to students involved in extracurricular activities who are working ...