College of Business Funds

Total funds: 209

College of Business Excellence Fund

The College of Business Excellence Fund provides support emerging talent, including named commemorative awards and scholarships, to advance the national reputation and excellence of the College of Business at Illinois State University. The Fund was formerly named College of Business Fund.

Additionally Supports: Dean's Scholarship, ETS Exam Award

Ferengul Endowed Scholarship

This endowment was established in 2010 by Corey and Melanie Ferengul to help current business students who are actively participating in paying for school while focusing on their studies. The Ferenguls grew up in working class families in the Chicago suburbs and worked several jobs to finance the majority of their educations. Melanie '93, B.S. ...

William Townes Scholarship

The William Townes Scholarship endowment was established by the Alpha Phi Alpha-Eta Tau Chapter in memory of William Townes. This scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in accounting.

College of Business Dean's Scholarship

The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship support for students with a major in the College of Business. Students must meet requirements as estabished by the Dean or agreements with respective donors.

Additionally Supports: Ben and Katie Hart Scholarship, Diversity Excellence Business Scholarship, Jack Vincent Endowed Scholarship Administrative Agreement, Pantaleone-Hoffman Family Excellence Scholarship in Business, Rigas Family Scholarship

Professional Selling Lab

The Professional Selling Lab Fund was opened in 2009 to support activities, programs and operations associated with the Sales Institute.

Additionally Supports: Arthur J. Gallagher – Outstanding Junior Sales Student Award, COUNTRY Financial Outstanding Class Involvement Award, Caliber Smart – Exemplary Sales Student Scholar and Coaching Award, Enterprise Rent-A-Car All-Around Sales Potential Sr Student, NW Mutual Chicagoland and B/N Groups All Around-Sales Potential Junior Student Award, Northwest Mutual All-Around Junior Sales Student Award, Prof. Sales Inst. All-Around Oust Senior Sales Student Award, Prof. Sales Inst. Freshman Leader in Training Award, Prof. Sales Inst. Outstanding Sales Competitor Award, Prof. Sales Inst. Soph Sales Leader in Training Award, Saint Gobain Abrasives – Outstanding Sales Student Award, Sazerac Professional Sales Institute Outstanding Academic Performance Senior Sales Student Award, Sherwin Williams – Outstanding Sales Intern Award, Softchoice – Sales Ambassador Award

BBKA Business Scholarship

The BBKA Business Scholarship was established in 2018 by Brian Christensen to provide support for a College of Business student. Preference will be given to students from the 61605 zip code who demonstrate financial need.

College of Business Diversity Scholarship

The College of Business Diversity Scholarship was established in 1988 with a gift from the State Farm Companies Foundation. The scholarship supports recruitment efforts focused on the value and importance of diversity in the College of Business.

Connie Krug Student Service Award Endowed Scholarship

This fund was established in honor of Connie Duffy Krug, who devoted herself to the personal and professional development of students at Illinois State University until her retirement in 2000. She was an integral part of the College of Business for more than 20 years and was responsible for many programs that honored students and alumni or ...

Dr. Thomas Secoy CPA Exam Scholarships

The Dr. Thomas Secoy CPA Exam Scholarships was established by Eric Secoy in order to support Accounting students with expenses related to the CPA exam

Jean Kempel Grever Endowed Scholarship Fund

Jean Grever was a 1949 graduate of the business teacher education program at what was then Illinois State Normal University, and a 1963 graduate of the master's business education program. She earned a doctorate in business education from Northern Illinois University in 1975. This fund was established by Jean in 2011 for the purpose of ...

Accounting Department General Fund

The Accounting Department General Fund supports the operating needs of the Accounting Department at Illinois State University, including named commemorative awards and scholarships.The Accounting Department at Illinois State University offers premier undergraduate and graduate programs in accountancy with a national reputation for excellence. ...

Additionally Supports: ETS Award, Federation of Schools Accounting Scholarship

Duane and Diana Debs Endowed Accounting Scholarship

The Duane and Diana Debs Endowed Accounting Scholarship was established in December 2014. A major challenge for the College of Business is attracting and retaining the most academically talented students. As tuition costs continue to rise, scholarship support is many times the determining factor for where students choose to attend, and enables ...

Jacalyn Ferree Endowed Scholarship for Accounting

The Jacalyn Ferree Endowed Scholarship for Accounting was established in 2018 to provide support for an undergraduate or graduate level student in Accounting. Preference is given to a female student with demonstrated financial need who graduated from an Illinois High School.

Professor Daniel Engler Memorial Legacy Endowment Fund

Honor the memory of Dr. Daniel Engler. As a student and in his career, Daniel overcame external obstacles and achieved success as a professor. Consequently, Daniel was able to empathize with the needs of students and strived to help them to overcome unexpected obstacles resulting from emergencies or other urgent financial circumstances. ...

Eovaldi Family Accounting Scholarship

George Eovaldi graduated as valedictorian from high school in Buckner in 1948. He enrolled at Southern Illinois University that fall with a scholarship and graduated there in 1955 after two years in the U.S. Army. He met Carol (Monteggia) when he returned to SIU. She and a friend were looking for rides from their town (near Buckner) to SIU and ...

MBA Program General Fund

MBA Program General Fund provides support for the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at Illinois State University.

Additionally Supports: Certificate of Academic Achievement, Distinguished Leadership Award, ETS Score Award, Heritage Enterprises Sponsored, Outstanding MBA Student

Katie School Excellence Fund

This Katie School Excellence Fund was established in September 1996 to support the Center for Insurance and Financial Services (aka Katie School of Insurance). Income from the endowment will be used to support the annual operating expenses for the Center for Insurance.

Business Week

The Business Week Fund supports the programs and events held during the College of Business' Business Week. Business Week offers engaging, authentic and professional opportunities that enable students to interact closely with alumni, employers. Through a week long series of events students have the opportunity to develop essential soft skills ...

Additionally Supports: CSR Case Competition Scholarship

Business Education General Fund

The Business Education General Fund was opened in 1972 to support activities, programs and operations associated with the Business Education Program.

Additionally Supports: Business Teacher Education Award, Outstanding Senior in Business Teacher Education Award

Dean Tambling Scholarship

The Dean Tambling Scholarship was established by Dean Tambling in order to encourage students of high merit to pursue careers in the insurance industry as he did.

Caroline Kern Craig Endowed Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to help defray the cost of education for accounting majors with high academic achievement and career potential. It was established in 2012 by Caroline's husband, Tom, and by Jon Farney '93, a past president of Beta Gamma Sigma at Illinois State and a former student who remembers fondly Caroline's influence on ...

Finance, Insurance and Law General Fund

The Finance, Insurance and Law General fund was established in 1978 to provide support for the activities, programs and operations associated with the department. The Finance, Insurance and Law is a department in the College of Business.

Additionally Supports: COUNTRY Financial Distinguished Junior in Finance, COUNTRY Financial Distinguished Senior in Finance

Dixie L. Mills Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Dixie L. Mills Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 2007 by colleagues, alumni, friends, and business community leaders in honor of Dixie Mills, dean of the College of Business at Illinois State University, upon her retirement. The scholarship was established for the purpose of attracting and retaining high-achieving and motivated ...

Financial Planning and Analysis Support Fund

The Financial Planning and Analysis Support Fund supports the initiatives related to the Institute for Financial Planning and Analysis, such as education and outreach to the university and broader community, student professional development, financial literacy, workshops, internships, speaker series, technology student scholarships and more.

BIS Sequence Scholarship

The BIS Sequence Scholarship was established in 1990 to providing financial support for students majoring in Business Information Systems at Illinois State University.

Carson and Iris Varner International Business Institute Endowment

The Carson and Iris Varner International Business Institute Endowment provides support for activities, programs and operations solely associated with the International Business Institute.

Additionally Supports: Outstanding Junior in International Business, Outstanding Senior in International Business, Varner International Diversity Scholarship

College of Business Academic Fund

The purpose of this fund is to support faculty innovation by recruiting and retaining the highest quality faculty and staff for the College of Business at Illinois State University. World-class faculty help make an Illinois State education unique by providing the best undergraduate experience for business majors.

Katie School Alumni Scholarship

The Katie School Alumni Scholarship was established in 2014 by Blake Kuppersmith '02 and Eric Pan '04 who majored in insurance while attending Illinois State University. The purpose of the scholarship is to support a student majoring or minoring in insurance.

EIF Enhancement Fund

The EIF Enhancement Fund was established in 2000 to support the general operating needs of the Educational Investment Fund course at Illinois State University. The Educational Investment Fund (EIF) course provides a real-world investing opportunity for students who have a strong academic background in finance, as well as academic and career ...

Management and Quantitative Methods (MQM) General Fund

The Management and Quantitative Methods (MQM) General Fund was opened in 1972. The fund supports the activities, programs, operations, and named commemorative scholarships associated with the MQM program.

Additionally Supports: COUNTRY Financial Citizenship and Service Leadership Award, COUNTRY Financial Corporate Social Responsibility Award, COUNTRY Financial Future Business Leader, COUNTRY Financial Inclusion Scholarship, COUNTRY Financial Recruitment and Retention Scholarship, ETS Award, International Business Service Award, MQM Award for Citizenship and Service, NW Mutual Financial Network Scholarship, Outstanding Junior in Business Administration, Outstanding Junior in Management, Outstanding Senior in Business Administration, Outstanding Senior in Human Resources, Outstanding Senior in Management, Outstanding Senior in Organizational Leadership, Ron Jr. and Cathy Whitton Dentsmart Scholarship, Ron and Cathy Whitton Outstanding Senior in Entrepreneurship

Accounting Department Scholarship Fund

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

Additionally Supports: Alumni Golf Outing, BKD, Case Competition Scholarship, Caterpillar Scholarship, Clifton Larson Allen Scholarship, Country Financial, Deere and Co., Doug Hart Accounting Scholarship, Dunbar, Breitweiser & Co., LLP, Enterprise, Erick & Jada Miner Scholarship, Federation of Schools of Accountancy Scholarship, Growmark, Hartung Scholarship, Heinold-Banwart, IDEX Corporation Award, ISU Accounting Dept Advisory Council Scholarship, KPMG Scholarship, Keith & Kathi Martin Award, MCK CPAs Award, Marcotte BS/MPA Scholarship, Marcotte Outstanding MS Scholarship, Marcotte Undergraduate Scholarship, Miller Cooper Scholarship, PricewaterhouseCoopers Scholarship, RSM Scholarship, Sikich LLP Scholarship, State Farm Foundation Scholarship, Tighe, Kress, & Orr Scholarship

Ron Whitton Pay It Forward Fund

The Ron Whitton Pay It Forward Restricted Fund was established in 2019 to provide financial support for students and to cover operating expenses related to the Pay It Forward program in the College of Business. Eligible expenses include marketing and program costs and unanticipated ancillary costs.

A. Richard Williams Endowed Scholarship

The A. Richard Williams Endowed Scholarship was established in 2018 to honor Arthur R. Williams and Gertrude N. Williams, the parents of A. Richard Williams. Arthur Williams was a faculty member of ISNU from 1914 - 1945 and the first head of Business Teacher Education. The scholarship provides support for students with demonstrated financial ...

APIW Zurich Kathleen Savio Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to attract juniors majoring in Risk Management and Insurance, International Business, Finance and / or Actuarial Science to careers in the risk management and insurance industry. Financial need, academic achievement, campus engagement, demonstrated leadership, community service and understanding of the ...

Andrew C. Jackson Servant Leadership Scholarship

The Andrew C. Jackson Servant Leadership Scholarship was established in 2015 by Andrew C. Jackson '80. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support for students majoring in Accounting Information Systems, Business Information Systems, or Marketing/Sales and Entrepreneurship. The goal is to help students improve their ...

Andrew T. Nappi International Study Award

The Andrew T. Nappi International Study Award was established in 2000 in recognition of the retirement of Andrew Nappi, former dean of the College of Business and director of the Katie Insurance School, by friends and colleagues. The study grant is awarded to a student majoring in insurance and studying abroad.

BKD CPAs and Advisors Scholarship

The BKD CPAs and Advisors Scholarship was established in 2021 to support students enrolled in Accounting. Preference is given to students that attended high school in Central Illinois.

Bailey Endowment for Business and Education

The Bailey Endowment for Business and Education was established in 2008 by Glenn Bailey. The fund was established for the purpose of providing financial support for business teacher education students at ISU. Each candidate for the endowment must be or have: A. Enrolled as a sophomore, junior, or senior business teacher education major in ...

Bedell-Frautschi Scholarship

The Bedell-Frautschi Scholarship was established in 2018 by Alan Bedell and Deanna Frautschi. The scholarship provides financial assistance to a junior or senior enrolled in the College of Business in one of the following majors: Business Administration, Insurance, or Accounting. Preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial ...

Bill Spaniol Memorial Scholarship

The Bill Spaniol Memorial Scholarship endowment was established in 1998 by Nims & Associates, Inc. in memory of Bill Spaniol, friend, business associate, president, and CEO. The scholarship is awarded to a full-time junior or senior level student in the Business Information Systems sequence of the College of Business.

Bob and Ann Bennes Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Bob and Ann Bennes Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 2019. The scholarship supports a College of Business student at a junior or senior standing with demonstrated financial need. Preference given to a student who has either had their own cancer diagnosis, or whose parent/guardian has been diagnosed with cancer.

Brad Benson Memorial - ISACA Illini Endowed Scholarship

The Brad Benson Memorial - ISACA Illini Scholarship was established by the ISACA Illini Chapter in 2013. The ISACA is an independent nonprofit, global association serving the information systems audit, security, and governance community. The purpose of the fund is to support Illinois State University students studying information assurance and ...

Brad Dawson Memorial Fund

The Brad Dawson Memorial Fund provides emergency assistance toward tuition and/or books for a student majoring in Accounting at Illinois State University. Recipient must demonstrate financial need and have an immediate family member/guardian who is sick or passes away while the student is attending ISU.

Business Administration General Fund

The Business Administration General Fund supports the activities, programs and operations associated with the Business Administration program.

Additionally Supports: ETS Award, Outstanding Junior in Business Administration, Outstanding Senior in Business Administration

Business Administration Scholarship

The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship support for students with a major in Business Administration.

Business Education Scholarship

The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship support for students with a major in Business Education.

Business Information Systems Scholarship

The Business Information Systems Scholarship was established in 2020 by Keith Donner. The scholarship supports a student with demonstrated financial need enrolled as a Business Information Systems major.

C. W. Chan Endowed Scholarship

The C. W. Chan Endowed Scholarship was established in 2017 by C. W. Chan. The scholarship supports a student enrolled in good standing in the College of Business with demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to international students.

Cama Family Scholarship

The Cama Family Scholarship was established in 2021 by Wendy Cama to support support students interested in the profession of accounting. Interested candidates must be enrolled in Accounting or Business Information Systems majors. Preference given to students with demonstrate financial need.

Caring Cetera Diversity Scholarship in Financial Planning

The Caring Cetera Diversity Scholarship in Financial Planning provides support for a student in the College of Business with a minor in Financial Planning. Preference given to a student with demonstrated financial need.

Carson and Iris Varner International Experience Fund

This fund was established in 2009 by former students of Carson and Iris Varner to support students in the College of Business who want to complete an international experience abroad. The Varners have taught at Illinois State since 1975, and their work has helped make the University the center of international business education in Illinois. ...

Catherine Chaplais MBA Scholarship

The Catherine Chaplais MBA Scholarship was established in 2018 by Catherine A. Charron. The scholarship provides support for a graduate student in the traditional MBA program. Applicants must demonstrate dedication and achievement to the areas of social responsibility, ethics, and/or other social impact issues through academic, professional, ...

Charlie Norman Dean's Scholarship Fund

The Charlie Norman Dean's Scholarship Fund was created in 2014 in memory of Charlie Norman, a 1988 Finance graduate of the College of Business. Charlie began funding scholarships for the Finance, Insurance, and Law Department in 2009 through annual gifts. Charlie made a provision in his estate to establish this endowment upon his death. The ...

Charlie Norman Finance Scholarship Fund

The Charlie Norman Finance Scholarship Fund was created in 2014 in memory of Charlie Norman, a 1988 Finance graduate of the College of Business. Charlie began funding scholarships for the Finance, Insurance, and Law Department in 2009 through annual gifts. This endowment became funded through a provision Charlie made in his estate. The purpose ...

College of Business Building

The College of Business Building fund was started in June 1999 with a gift from the State Farm Companies Foundation to assist in the construction of the new facility. Following construction of the facility, any remaining fund may be used to support renovation and improvements, including furniture and equipment, needed for the facility.

College of Business Dean's Discretionary Fund Scholarship

The College of Business Dean's Discretionary Fund Scholarship provides support for the activities, programs, and operations, including named commemorative scholarships and awards, of the department.

Connie Fako Shoemake Endowed Scholarship Fund

Connie Fako Shoemake graduated from Illinois State University with a B.S. degree in 1977 and with an M.S. degree from Northern Illinois University in 1988. Connie is IBM vice president, Smarter City Sales for North America. She has held various executive and management positions in sales, marketing, business partners, and technical support ...

Corey Parker Endowed Scholarship Fund

The purpose of this scholarship is to promote diversity in the College of Business by providing financial assistance for students

DWB Dream Maker's Endowed Scholarship

Sharon Rossmark established this scholarship in 2010 to honor her parents, David and Willie Mae Brown. David is a veteran of WWII, serving in the European Theater and participating in D-Day on June 6, 1944 at Utah Beach. He and Mae were married three days before he was drafted in the army. The purpose of this scholarship is to support United ...

David Currie, CPA Endowed Accounting Scholarship

The David Currie, CPA Endowed Accounting Scholarship was established in 2018 by Margaret Currie in memory of her husband. The scholarship provides financial assistance for undergraduate students in the Accounting program enrolled in good standing as an accounting major at Illinois State University.

David Lockton Katie School Insurance Hall of Fame Scholarship

The David Lockton Hall of Fame Scholarship was established in 2014 to honor David Lockton's legacy of providing leadership to the insurance industry. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students interested in pursuing a career in the insurance and financial services industry.

David and Karen Magers Insurance Scholarship Fund

This fund was established in 2009 by David '77, '86 MBA, and Karen Magers '79, accounting and nursing graduates, respectively. The purpose is to provide financial support for junior and senior students majoring or minoring in insurance at ISU. David is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of COUNTRY Financial and is a very ...

Diversity Excellence Accounting Scholarship

The Diversity Excellence Accounting Scholarship was established in 2019 by Doug and Linda Ellerman. The scholarship supports an Accounting major with demonstrated financial need. Preference is given to a student in a traditionally underrepresented group.Doug and LInda grew up in working class families in central and western Illinois. Both ...

Doris Howell Crank and Floyd L. Crank Endowed Scholarship

The Doris Howell Crank and Floyd L. Crank Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 2008 by friends and relatives and the Alpha Phi Chapter of Delta Pi Epsilon at Northern Illinois University. The Crank Endowed Scholarship was established for the purpose of providing financial support for business teacher education students. It recognizes ...

Doris J. Strange Endowed Business Scholarship

The Doris J. Strange Memorial Endowed Business Scholarship was established by Priscilla Matthews, Illinois State associate professor emerita Milner Library, to honor her mother's memory and her love for business. The scholarship provides support to students who demonstrate academic and personal achievement with specific requirements determined ...

Dorothy Uphoff Camp Endowed Scholarship

The Dorothy Uphoff Camp Endowed Scholarship was established in 2010 by the children and friends of Dorothy Camp, a 1940 business teacher education graduate of Illinois State Normal University. Dorothy believed strongly in the value of education. One of four children her parents raised in Hudson, Illinois, Dorothy was teaching in Lewiston when ...

EIF Faculty Support Fund

The EIF Faculty Support Fund was established in 2010 by the Department of Finance Insurance and Law. The intention is for donations from alumni and friends of the finance program and the Educational Investment Fund course to endow the fund. The purpose of the fund is to support faculty members who teach courses linking investment theory with ...

EMBolden Scholarship for Women in Marketing

The EMBolden Scholarship for Women in Marketing was established in 2016 by Erica M. Brumleve, a 1985 graduate of Illinois State University. The scholarship supports current marketing majors who are actively participating in paying for their education while focusing on their studies, as well as participating in campus or community based ...

Edmondson-Miller Endowed Chair of Insurance & Financial Services

This endowed fund was established in 1992 by gifts from State Farm Insurance, Country Financial and other donors to create an endowed chair in insurance and financial services. The name was changed in 2002 from Illinois Insurance & Financial Services Endowed Professor to the Edmondson-Miller Endowed Chair of Insurance & Financial Services in ...

Edmund and Jane Dobski Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Edmund & Jane Dobski Endowed Scholarship Fund was created by Julie and Bob Dobski with the Illinois State University Foundation in the fall of 2010 to honor Bob's parents Edmund and Jane Dobski. Edmund and Jane started a family grocery business in Chicago in 1938. Their reputation for quality, fairness, hard work, and family spread and they ...

Educational Fixed-Income Enhancement Fund

The students in the class FIL 346: FIxed-Income Analysis and Portfolio Management, under the guidance of the course instructor and Department of Finance, Insurance and Law professors, will recommend investment trades and transactions within the Fund. During periods when the class is not in session, the governing team will be soley responsible ...

Edward B. Rust, Jr. Katie School Hall of Fame Scholarship

The Edward B. Rust, Jr. Katie School Insurance Hall of Fame Scholarship Fund was established in 2016 to honor Edward B. Rust, Jr.'s legacy of providing leadership to the insurance industry. Rust is the 2016 Laureate for the Katie School Insurance Hall of Fame. The scholarship provides support to majors or minors in insurance who demonstrate ...

Edward M. Seipp Endowed Scholarship

The Edward M. Seipp Endowed Scholarship was established in 2018 to provide support for Masters of Science in Accountancy students.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car Student Development Fund for Professional Sales

This endowment was established in 2004 by the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation to identify superior students and encourage them to pursue the professional selling sequence and enter a sales profession, and to support the Sales Competition Program at the local and national levels.

Entrepreneurship Student Start-up Fund

The Entrepreneurship Student Start-up Fund will provide financial assistance based on the merit and need of students related to professional development and start-up costs for viable and innovative business models. The goal is to create a learning environment wherein students can learn by doing and thus develop a realistic skill set necessary ...

Entrepreneurship/Small Business Scholarship

The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship support for students whose major is Entrepreneruship and Small Business.

Additionally Supports: Lovelass Family Scholarship, Outstanding Junior in Entrepreneurship & Small Business Mgmt, Outstanding Senior in Entrepreneurship & Small Business Mgmt, Ron Jr. and Cathy Whitton Dentsmart Scholarship

Eric Mickel Scholarship for Accounting

The Eric Mickel Scholarship for Accounting was established in 2019 by Eric Mickel. The scholarship supports a community college transfer student majoring in accounting at Illinois State University. Preference giving to a student with demonstrated financial need.

Eymann College of Business Scholarship

The Eymann College of Business Scholarship was established in 2019 by John Lawrence Eymann. The scholarship provides financial assistance to undergraduate students majoring in the College of Business. Preference is given to students with demonstrated financial need.

Finance, Insurance, and Law (FIL) Advisory Board Endowed Scholarship

The Finance, Insurance, and Law (FIL) Advisory Board Endowed Scholarship was created in 2018 through a transfer of funds from the FIL Advisory Board Excellence Fund. The scholarship provides financial support for juniors and seniors enrolled in any major in Finance, Insurance, and Law Department. Preference is given to students who demonstrate ...

Finance, Insurance, and Law (FIL) Scholarship Fund

The Finance, Insurance and Law (FIL) Scholarship Fund provides support for the activities, programs, and operations, including named commemorative scholarships and awards, of the department.

Additionally Supports: Business Major Filed Test Award, Center for Investment Research and Analysis Award, Charlie Norman Outstanding, David Mistic Award, Educational Fixed Income Fund Scholarship, Educational Investment Fund Scholarship, Erika Gilbert Student Mentorship Award, Finance Achievement Award, Finance Futurity Award, Finance Initiative Award, Finance Professional Excellence Award, Financial Management Association Leadership Award, Illinois State Alumni in Finance Scholarship, Illinois State Students in Finance Leadership Awards, Jordan Styx Scholarship, Outstanding Junior in Finance, Outstanding Legal Environment of Business Student, Outstanding Senior in Finance

Flessner Family Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Flessner Family Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 2008 by Paul Flessner, retired Senior Vice President at Microsoft, 1981 graduate of the Business Information Systems program at ISU, and College of Business Hall of Fame recipient. The Flessner Family Endowed Scholarship Fund provides substantial financial support for two students. ...

Foltz Family Scholarship

The Foltz Family Scholarship was established in December 2019 to provide financial support to students majoring in Accounting at Illinois State University. The scholarship will benefit a student planning to pursue CFP designation or law degree. Preference given to students who are first generation in their family to attend college with ...

GROWMARK - Vern McGinnis Endowed Leadership Scholarship

The GROWMARK - Vern McGinnis Endowed Leadership Scholarship was established in 2009 in honor of Vern McGinnis, a retired executive of GROWMARK, Inc., who served as President of the College of Business Advisory Council of Illinois State University for ten years while Dixie Mills was Dean of the College. Vern provided leadership for the Council ...

Gary L. Fish Accounting Scholarship

The Gary L. Fish Accounting Scholarship was established by Gary L. Fish in order to provide financial assistance for Accounting students.

Gary and Helen Anetsberger Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship will be to provide a $5,000 per year scholarship for 3 students

George R. and Martha Means Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

The George R. and Martha Means Center for Entrepreneurial Studies endowment was established in 1999 by George and Martha Means to support faculty, students, and program development in the Entrepreneurial Studies program.

Additionally Supports: Business Plan Competition Award, Means Entrepreneurship Scholarship, Outstanding Junior in Entrepreneurship, Outstanding Senior in Entrepreneurship

Gerald E. Myers Endowed Scholarship

The Gerald E. Myers Endowed Scholarship endowment was established in 1995 by three Chicago-area chapters of the CPCU society to honor Gerald E. Myers, a longtime Chicago-area insurance executive. This scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in insurance who is a resident of Cook County or one of the following "collar" counties: DuPage, ...

Herbert Sieg Endowed Scholarship

This Herbert Sieg Endowed Scholarship was established in 2003 by Gary Gemberling '63 in honor of Herbert Sieg, professor emeritus of accounting. This scholarship is awarded to a fifth year accounting graduate student.

Hobart and Marian Hinderliter Endowed Professorship

Marian Gardner Hinderliter graduated from Illinois State University in 1953 with a degree in Business Teacher Education. Longtime residents of Jacksonville, IL, she and her husband, Hobart Hinderliter, established the Hobart and Marian Hinderliter Endowed Professorship to recruit, support, and retain outstanding faculty in the College of ...

Howley Family Scholarship Fund

The John Howley Accounting Scholarship Fund was established by John Howley in order to provide financial aid to a junior or senior majoring in Accounting who has demonstrated financial need.

Human Resource Management Scholarship

The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship support to students with a major in Human Resource Management.

ISAHU-Gregory Smith Memorial Insurance Scholarship

The ISAHU-Gregory Smith Memorial Insurance Scholarship was established in 2015 by the Illinois State Association of Health Underwriters (ISAHU) in memory of one of its colleagues, Gregory Smith. Gregory was a loving husband and father, a dedicated volunteer and a hard worker. He lived a life of service by always putting others' needs before his ...

ISU Society of Human Resource Management Student Chapter #5162 Fund

The ISU-SHRM Student Chapter #5162 Fund was established with gifts from ADM in 2019 and 2020. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world's largest professional society devoted to Human Resource Management. The Fund provides financial support for students who are members of the ISU-SHRM chapter #5162 who are participating in ...

Industrial Accounting Scholarship

The Industrial Accounting Scholarship was established in 2020 by Keith Donner. The scholarship supports a student majoring in Accounting with demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to a student who is completing or has completed and industry internship and/or who plans to sit for the Certified Management Accounting exam or is is ...

Innovation Consulting Community Fund

The Innovation Consulting Community Fund was started in 2020 to support the operating and program needs of the Innovation Consulting Community program at Illinois State University. The Innovation Consulting Community (ICC) involves provides students from disciplines from across campus the opportunity to further develop a creative mindset ...

Institute for Insurance Ethics Fund

The Institute for Insurance Ethics Fund was created in 2000 to support research, case studies, and workshops for Katie Insurance students and faculty focused on industry ethics, compliance, professionalism and promoting values such as social consciousness, and what is now known as triple bottom line focus (People, planet, profit).

Insurance Scholarship Restricted

The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship support for students with a major in insurance.

International Business General Fund

The International Business General Fund provides support for the Carson and Iris Varner International Business Institute (VIBI) in the College of Business. The Institute is the home of all international-related programs and activities in the College of Business. The VIBI coordinates internationalization of students and faculty to enhance ...

Additionally Supports: International Business Service Award

Isabelle Purnell Scholarship

Isabelle S. Purnell created this scholarship in the College of Business with the proceeds from a charitable remainder unitrust she established on May 9, 1996. She died March 10, 2006 at the age of 93. Each candidate for the Isabelle Purnell Memorial Scholarship must: be enrolled as a new freshman at ISU as a major in the College of Business, ...

J. D. J. Riggs Endowed Scholarship

The J.D.J. Riggs Endowed Scholarship was established in 2013 by James E. and Deborah L. Riggs out of a desire to help young people aspire to their chosen profession. Jim is a 1968 graduate of Illinois State University with a B.S. in Business Education and MBA in 1980.

J. Patrick Gallagher Jr. Endowed Scholarship

The J. Patrick Gallagher Jr. Endowed Scholarship was established in 2018 in honor of Katie School of Insurance 2018 Hall of Fame recipient J. Patrick Gallahger. The scholarship provides financial support to students majoring in Insurance. Special consideration will be given to students in insurance and sales.

Jack North Student Leadership Award

The Jack North Student Leadership Award was established in 2005 by the ISU Campaign Steering Committee in honor of campaign chair Jack North, to recognize an outstanding student leader in the College of Business. Each candidate must be a graduating senior in the College of Business with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0, and must submit a ...

James A. Hallam Distinguished Accounting Scholar

The James A. Hallam Distinguished Accounting Scholar was established in 1986 through gifts of the employees and corporate matching funds from Arthur Andersen LLP to establish a distinguished professor award in honor of James A. Hallam, long-time teacher and chairperson of the Department of Accounting at Illinois State University. The fund ...

James E. Cox, Jr. AMA Endowed Scholarship Fund

This fund was established in 2011 by The Department of Marketing, James and Carol Cox, friends, relatives, and Illinois State University Alumni. Jim Cox joined the marketing faculty at the University in 1983. His teaching interests included Marketing Research, Forecasting, Logistics/Supply Chain Management, and Strategic Marketing. He served as ...

James H. Schlesser Endowed Scholarship Fund

The James H. Schlesser Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 2008 by James. H. Schlesser, a 1974 graduate of the math program and 1976 master's graduate of the accounting program in the College of Business at ISU. The scholarship was established for the purpose of providing financial support for junior accounting students at ISU.

James Katschke Scholarship (DNA)

This endowment was established in 1991 in honor of James Katschke by Delta Nu Alpha, an honorary organization for the transportation industry. This scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior student from McLean County, enrolled in the College of Business, taking transportation related courses.

Jay and Sue Edmondson Faculty Development

The Jay and Sue Edmondson Faculty Development endowment was established in December 2004 by James (Jay) and Susan Edmondson to provide support for Katie School of Insurance faculty members to grow in their skills and abilities by engaging in activities that create value for the insurance and financial services industry.

Jeffrey Secord Outstanding Student in Financial Planning Scholarship

The Jeffrey Secord Outstanding Student in Financial Planning Scholarship provides a scholarship to a senior with a declared Financial Planning minor.

Jeffrey Secord Outstanding Students in Financial Planning Scholarship Endowment

The Jeffrey Secord Outstanding Students in Financial Planning Scholarship Endowment supports an outstanding student that has a demonstrated commitment to success as a business professional. Student must be enrolled as a Financial Planning minor.

Jim Doyle and Susan Anfin Scholarship

The Jim Doyle and Susan Anfin Scholarship was established in 2019. The scholarship supports a student majoring in marketing who is also an active member of the American Marketing Association and/or a student actively involved in Business Week in the College of Business.

Jim Hallam Scholarship

The Jim Hallam Scholarship endowment was established in 1988 by the ISU Alumni Association to honor the retirement of James Hallam, who taught accounting for 22 years at the University. The scholarship is awarded to a junior-level student majoring in accounting.

Jim Offerdahl Endowed Scholarship

The Jim Offerdahl Endowed Scholarship was established by Jim Offerdahl in 2019 to provide financial assistance to a College of Business student who is studying Entrepreneurship. Preference will be given to a student who is an Illinois resident with demonstrated financial need.

Jim and Jeanette Hallam CPA Candidate Scholarship

The Jim and Jeanette Hallam CPA Candidate Scholarship was established in 2018 by Jim and Dennis Hallam in honor of their parents. The scholarship supports an undergraduate student majoring in Accounting who intends to sit for the CPA exam.

Joe and Jeanne Galvin "32" Scholarship Fund

The Joe and Jeanne Galvin "32" Scholarship Fund was established in 2018. The scholarship supports students majoring in Professional Sales in the College of Business at Illinois State who are also intercollegiate student athletes.

John Jaburek Endowed Scholarship

The John Jaburek Endowed Scholarship was established in 2020 to provide funds to recruit students into the Finance program. To qualify, candidates must be enrolled in the College of Business as a Finance major and be an incoming freshman or transfer student.

John and Kathy Rennick Accounting Scholarship

The John and Kathy Rennick Accounting Scholarship was established in 2018 by John and Kathy Rennick. The scholarship supports an entering freshman majoring in Accounting at Illinois State University. Preference is given to a student with demonstrated financial need.

Joseph Trefzger Scholarship in Finance

The Joseph Trefzger Scholarship in Finance was established by Robert Parent '77, a 1997 double-major of Finance and Insurance, in honor of Joe Trefzger. While attending Illinois State, Parent had Dr. Trefzger for multiple classes and credits Trefzger's guidance for helping him remain focused on his coursework and opening his eyes to broader ...

Kate King Wu and Horace C. Wu Scholarship

The Kate King Wu and Horace Wu Scholarship was created in 2007 by Kate King Wu and Horace Wu. The purpose of this grant is to provide financial support to Accounting student(s) who are members of the Accounting honorary society Beta Alpha Psi.

Katie Insurance Golf Classic

The Katie Insurance Golf Classic Fund is a general purpose fund which supports the annual Katie Golf Classic. The proceeds from the Katie Insurance Golf Classic are used to support the support the Katie Insurance School programs. The fund was opened in April 1999. This fund was established in April 1999.

Katie School of Insurance Hall of Fame Fund

The Katie School Hall of Fame fund was opened in February 2012. The purpose is to support the initiatives of the Katie School of Insurance to enhance the insurance and risk management major that is housed in the Department of Finance, Insurance and Law in the College of Business at Illinois State University, or as otherwise designated by the ...

Additionally Supports: AIG Scholarship, AXA XL Scholarship, Afni, Inc Scholarship, Agency Management Competition Scholarship, American Agricultural Insurance Co. Scholarship, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Scholarship, Associated Bank Scholarship, Assurance Agency Scholar, Auto-Owners Insurance Scholarship, Bituminous Insurance Co Scholarship, Brown & Brown Scholarship, CNA Scholarship, Chubb Group Scholar, Corkill Insurance Agency Scholar, Donald D. Mauger and SLA Board of Directors Scholarship, Gen Re Scholar, Great Peoria Claims Association Scholarship, Hartford Steam Boiler Scholar, IAMIC Scholar, Insurance Producer Awareness Scholarship, International Scholarship, Katie School Actuarial Scholar, Katie School Data Analytics, Katie School Fulfilling the Promise Scholarship, LOMA Society Scholarship, Liberty Mutual Scholar, Lloyd's Illinois Scholar, Mid-Illinois Chapter of RIMS Scholar, Munich Re Scholar, Pekin Insurance Scholar, RLI Scholar, RT Specialty Scholar, Redbird Risk Management Scholarship, Rockwood Scholarship, Spencer RIMS Risk Management Challenge Team, St. Louis Chpater of CPCU Scholarship, Swiss Re Scholar, Travelers Scholar, Zurich North America Scholar

Kelley and James Smith Accounting Scholarship

The Smith Accounting Scholarship was established in 2014 by Kelley and James Smith. The award provides up to $5,000 annually for a maximum of five years to a student pursuing a degree in accounting at the undergraduate level. Preference will be given to female students with demonstrate leadership in school and/or community activities, including ...

Kenneth T. Sr. and Deborah A. Glover Endowed Scholarship

Kenneth T. Glover Sr. (Ken) and Deborah A. Hypke (Debbie) graduated from Illinois State University in the spring of 1973. Ken graduated with a bachelor of science in business administration and Debbie with a bachelor of science in elementary education. Over the years, Ken and Debbie supported their belief in quality education and in providing ...

Kenneth and Margaret Overholt Scholarship for Accounting

The Kenneth and Margaret Overholt Scholarship for Accounting is an expendable scholarship established in 2019. The scholarship supports Accounting majors with demonstrated financial need. Preference is given to a student with a family member with special needs.

Kevin Stevens -ClearPointe Financial Group Scholarship for Financial Planning

The Kevin Stevens -ClearPointe Financial Group Scholarship for Financial Planning was established in 2020 as an annual award for a junior or senior enrolled as a Financial Planning minor. Preference given to students with financial need.

Koelz Family Scholarship

The Koelz Family Scholarship was established in 2021 by Rick Koelz. The scholarship provides support for students majoring in entrepreneurial studies. Preference given to students with demonstrated financial need.

LaFrence Family Accounting Scholarship

The LaFrence Family Accounting Scholarship was established in 2014 by Andy LaFrence '84 and Kim Chapman LaFrence in honor of Andy's father Bert LaFrence '76, mother Ann LaFrence '78, and wife Kim, who all went back to school to earn their CPA, BS, and JD respectively in their 30's and 40's. The scholarship was created to provide financial ...

Larry E. Gustafson Scholarship

The Larry E. Gustafson Scholarship provides financial support for an incoming new freshman with a major in the College of Business. The award was established by Larry Gustafson as a way of "paying it forward." Gustafson, a 1983 graduate with a degree in Finance from the College of Business, created this scholarship in 2010 so students can ...

Laverne Cox College of Business Alumni Scholarship

The Laverne Cox College of Business Alumni Scholarship was established in 1980 by family, friends, and colleagues to recognize a deceased College of Business faculty member and provide financial support for ISU students in the College of Business.

Leona Standford Vollintine Scholarship

The Leona Stanford Vollintine Scholarship was established in 2013 through the generosity of the Leona Stanford Charitable Trust as a restricted scholarship benefitting students in the College of Business Scholarship Candidates must demonstrate academic and personal achievement and meet specific requirements determined annually by the College of ...

Lewis R. Toll Fund

The Lewis R. Toll Fund was established in 1969 by Lewis R. Toll to support Business Teacher Education scholarships. Lewis Toll was the first Dean of the College of Business.

Livingston Family Endowed Scholarship

The Livingston Family Endowed Scholarship was established in 2002 by Duane Livingston to honor his wife Sandra, mother Wilma, father T.O. and grandfather C.L. Livingston. The scholarship supports students enrolled in the College of Business who are active in the Black Student Union or National Association of Black Accountants and/or Association ...

Lois Violet Hobart Endowed Scholarship

The Lois Violet Hobart Endowed Scholarship was established following an estate gift from the late Lois Violet Hobart. The purpose of this fund is to provide financial support to College of Business students who demonstrate both academic and personal achievement.

Lori Goltermann Endowed Scholarship Fund

Gifts will establish a scholarship for students who will have demonstrated an interest and ability to help attract women to careers in risk management and insurance. Criteria considered will be demonstrated leadership, scholarship, and achievement both in and outside of class.

Lynch Family Endowed Scholarship

The Lynch Family College of Business Scholarship was established in January 2017 by Catherine and Fechin Lynch. The Scholarship supports students in the College of Business who demonstrate academic and personal achievement. Preference is given to a student from a family with more than one child.

MPW - Pay It Forward Business Scholarship

The MPW-Pay it Forward Business Scholarship (initially a commitment of $25,000) was established in 2015 by Ron Whitton '80, Paul Koch '80, Erick Miner '78, Gary Ritchie '83, Katie Hill-Gottesman '01, and Nate Webb '07. The endowment provides financial support for business students actively engaged in leadership roles on campus to help students ...

Maggie Webb Endowed Scholarship

The Maggie Webb Endowed Scholarship was established by friends and relatives of Maggie Webb, a 2005 graduate of the business administration program in the College of Business at ISU. The Maggie Webb Endowed Scholarship was established for the purpose of providing financial support for College of Business students. It recognizes Maggie Webb who ...

Management and Quantitative Methods Scholarship Fund

The Management and Quantitative Methods (MQM) Scholarship Fund was opened in 2010 as a general scholarship fund for students majoring in Management and Quantitative Methods.

Additionally Supports: COUNTRY Financial Scholarship

Marian and Hobart Hinderliter Endowed Fund

The endowment was established in 2001 by Marian and Hobart Hinderliter. Marian is a 1953 graduate of Illinois State University with a degree in business teacher education. The scholarship is awarded to a freshman enrolled in the College of Business with an interest in business as a professional career.

Marietta Briddick Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Marietta Briddick Memorial Scholarship was established by Elizabeth Adams in 2020. The scholarship supports students majoring in Business Administration, Small Business - Entrepreneurship sequence. Preference given to a member of Women in Business registered student organization and demonstrates financial need.

Mark Dunaway Dean's Scholarship for First Generation Students

The Mark Dunaway Dean's Scholarship for First Generation Students was established in 2021 to support a student enrolled in the College of Business at Illinois State University who is a first generation student. Preference given to students with demonstrated financial need.

Mark Loveall Insurance Scholarship

Mark is a 1988 insurance graduate of the Illinois State University College of Business. His parents, Phillip and Mary Ann Loveall, are also alumni, having graduated in 1963. His career has led him to Chartis Insurance in San Francisco where he is vice president. Mark is very passionate about his Illinois State experience and the opportunities ...

Mark Willis Scholarship Fund

The Mark Willis Scholarship Fund was established in 2016 to honor Mark's legacy of providing leadership to the insurance industry. The fund will provide financial support to attract and develop the next generation of industry leaders through the insurance program at Illinois State University and the support of the Katie School of Insurance and ...

Mark and Linda Hauptman Endowed Scholarship

Mark Hauptman graduated from ISU in 1979 with a B.S. in accounting and received his C.P.A. that same year. He was active in the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity during his years at ISU. He began his career in public accounting at a firm in Bloomington. Linda Dean Hauptman graduated from ISU in 1976 with a B.S. in sociology. She started work at a ...

Markel Specialty Scholarship

The Markel Specialty Scholarship was established to enhance diversity of the Insurance and Risk Management program at Illinois State University. The scholarship provides financial assistance to a student pursuing a major in Insurance and Risk Management. Student must be a junior with demonstrated financial need.

Marketing Advisory Board Scholarship Fund

The Marketing Advisory Board Scholarship Fund was established with support from members of the Marketing Department Advisory Board. The fund provides support for student and faculty scholarship and student travel.

Marketing Department General Fund

The Marketing Department General Fund supports the activities, programs and operations associated with the Marketing Program.

Additionally Supports: Exemplary Marketing Student Award, Marketing Degree Program Scholar

Marketing Department Scholarship

The Marketing Department Scholarship Fund was established in 2008 as a general scholarship for the Marketing Department.

Additionally Supports: Country Financial IMC Faculty Choice Award: Junior, Country Financial Outstanding Junior in Advanced Marketing Analytics Award, Country Financial Outstanding Junior in Integrated Marketing Communication Award, E.V. Jones Service Scholar Award, ETS Major Field Exam Award of Merit, Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation Diversity in Sales Scholarship, Exemplary Marketing Student, IMC Faculty Choice Award: Senior, Miner Family Marketing/Sales Scholarship, Outstanding Junior in Marketing, Outstanding Marketing Student, CIC-AMA Award, Outstanding Marketing Student, St. Louis Professional Chapter Award, Outstanding Senior in Integrated Marketing Communication Awd, Rockford Mutual Analytics Award, Ron & Cathy Whitton Outstanding Senior in Marketing Award

Matt Busey Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Matt Busey Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 2008 by friends and relatives of Matt Busey, a 2005 graduate of marketing and general finance programs in the College of Business at ISU. The Matt Busey Endowed Scholarship was established for the purpose of providing support for College of Business students. Preference will be given to ...

Max Rexroad Scholarship

The Max Rexroad Scholarship was established in 1996 by John Anthony Doyle, a 1980 graduate of Illinois State University. This fund honors W. Max Rexroad, a professor of accounting. This scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in accounting at Illinois State University.

McMullen Family First Generation Student Accounting Scholarship

The McMullen Family First Generation Student Accounting Scholarship was established by Steven and Susan McMullen to provided financial support for first generation students majoring in Accounting in their junior or senior year.

Michelle Rojo College of Business Study Abroad Scholarship

The Michelle Rojo College of Business Study Abroad Scholarship will be used to provide financial support to undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Business participating in a study abroad experience. Funds can be used for student costs related to study abroad, such as, but not limited to, travel and living expenses.

Mike and Karen Essington BIS Scholarship

The Mike and Karen Essington BIS Scholarship was established to support a student majoring in Business Information Systems at Illinois State University.

Nanette T. Meyer Scholarship

The Nanette T. Meyer Scholarship was established in 2016 in memory of Nan Meyer who passed away unexpectedly on April 28, 2016. Nanette T. Meyer (Nan) was born June 6, 1956 in Camp Pendleton, CA. Nan worked for many years for Markel Corporation, most recently as a managing director, Excess Liability/Life Sciences. She worked in the insurance ...

Nierstheimer-Gurtner-Giese Family Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2011 by Carl Nierstheimer to honor his children and their families, as well as his late wife Mary Gurtner Nierstheimer, his late father Frank, and late mother Hilda Giese Nierstheimer. In the past two generations this family has almost 300 years of combined career experience in the insurance industry. Since a ...

Organizational Leadership Scholarship

This fund provides scholarship support for students majoring in organizational leadership. Students must meet requirements as established by the department or agreements with respective donors.

PLR Insurance Services Sales Scholar

The PLR Insurance Services Sales Scholar award was established in 2017 by Bill Lawrence. The scholarship provides assistance to students enrolled in the Professional Sales and Insurance major. Preference is given to students from Central Illinois who demonstrate financial need.

Paragon Marketing Group Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Scholarship

The Paragon Marketing Group Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Scholarship was established from the donor's interest in offering a scholarship to support and promote individuals with a commitment to diversity and inclusion in the Marketing Department at Illinois State University. Preference given to a student interested in Sports Marketing as a ...

Patrick G. Ryan Endowed Scholarship

The Patrick G. Ryan Scholarship was established in 2012 to honor Patrick Ryan's legacy of providing leadership to the insurance industry. Ryan is founder and CEO of Aon Corporation, which in 2011 ranked as the largest insurance broker in the world. Ryan is also the founder of the Ryan Specialty Group, which is a holding company aimed at ...

Phillip and Lee Ann (Baker) Clary Endowed Scholarship

As far as they can remember, Phil and Lee Ann never met while students at Illinois State University, even though they were pursuing the same major, had the same professors, and were both initial inductees into the Beta Gamma Sigma academic society. They both graduated from the University in the spring of 1983 with B.S. degrees in accounting, ...

Professional Sales Alumni Scholarship

Zach Frazier '06 and Anna (Trefil) Frazier '06 began their college careers at Illinois State University and quickly realized they had a lot in common. They worked selling advertising for the Daily Vidette, joined a professional business fraternity, and were selected as student sales scholars for the newly established Professional Sales ...

RSM Impact Fund Endowment

The RSM Impact Fund Endowment supports the recruitment and retention of accounting faculty and student scholarships and professional development. The fund was established in 2019 by Zachary Fortsch's personal gifts and gifts of other ISU alumni partners working for RSM and matching gifts from the RSM Foundation. The creation of this fund will ...

Ralph D. Wray Business Education Award

The Wray Business Education Award was established in 1994 by Ralph Wray and his wife Martha. The scholarship is awarded to a student at the sophomore or junior level, majoring in Business Teacher Education with 30 - 90 hours completed. Character, leadership, and service activities are considered along with academic achievement and financial ...

Rebecca Hines Back-a-Bird Scholarship

Illinois State University provides a variety of opportunities for students to learn about community needs and reflect upon the impact of civic action. These experiences are designed to meet the varying needs of college students through campus speakers and partnerships with agencies, governmental bodies, and school districts. This is the purpose ...

Robert "Bob" Lutt Endowed Scholarship

The Robert "Bob" Lutt Endowed Scholarship was established in 2016 by Kris Lutt '06 MBA and his wife Becky to acknowledge his father and Illinois State University for his career success. The scholarship supports undergraduate and graduate majors in the College of Business with a preference for students with an agricultural background or those ...

Robert L. Crowell Endowed Scholarship

The Robert Crowell MBA Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 2007 by Robert Crowell, a 1995 graduate of ISU's MBA program, to provide scholarships for full-time business professionals returning to school for their MBA degree. Candidates must: have a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale for the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work and a GMAT score ...

Rockford Mutual Insurance Endowed Scholarship

The Rockford Mutual Insurance Endowed Scholarship was established in 2018 to provide financial support to a student enrolled as an insurance major, with coursework in Marketing or the Professional Sales sequence. Preference given to a student with financial need.

Ron Jr. & Cathy Whitton-Dentsmart Endowed Scholarship

This fund was established in 2010 by Ron Jr. and Cathy Whitton to provide financial support for the educational expenses of an incoming freshman from Pekin Community High School (P.C.H.S.), or an incoming graduate from Illinois Central Community College (I.C.C.). Ron Whitton Jr. graduated from P.C.H.S. and received a B.S. in business from ...

Ryan and Jennifer Kramer Scholarship

The Ryan and Jennifer Kramer Scholarship provides financial assistance to students majoring in marketing who are specializing in the sales sequence. Preference will be given to students with financial need.

Scott Bittner Sigma Chi Memorial Scholarship

Scott Bittner was a devoted father, husband, and successful businessman. He attended Illinois State University and was a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity. He was one of the 7 men with ties to Illinois State University who died in a plane crash on April 7, 2015. Scott's tremendous work ethic and his generosity in his community and among his ...

Sears Accounting Scholarship

The Sears Accounting Scholarship was established in 2014 by Kevin and Carol Sears. The award will provide up to $5,000 annually to an accounting major at the undergraduate or graduate level who has demonstrated leadership in school and/or community activities, including substantial work history. Preference will be given to a non-traditional ...

Sikich LLP Accounting and Business Information Systems Diversity Scholarship

The Sikich LLP Accounting and Business Information Systems Diversity Scholarship provides financial assistance for a student enrolled in the College of Business in Accounting. Preference given to a student with demonstrated financial need.

St. Louis Chapter of RIMS Memorial Scholarship

The endowment was established in 1998 by the St. Louis Chapter of Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) in memory of John Hamilton. The purpose of the fund is to help attract and retain the brightest students to pursue careers in risk and insurance. The name of the endowment was changed in 2013 so as to honor the memory of all ...

Steve Michels CPA Review Course Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Tri Star Marketing, 1973 accounting alumni, and friends from Illinois State as a tribute to Steve Michels and those who have been afflicted with ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Steve's accounting career began in 1973 in auditing. In 1975 he shifted from public accounting to the Russell Stewart ...

Steven E. Bailey Memorial Scholarship

The Steven E. Bailey Memorial Scholarship endowment was established in 1997 in memory of Steven E. Bailey, by his family. This scholarship is awarded to students enrolled in the College of Business who are graduates of Plainfield High School in Illinois or are a member of the Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity.

Sulaski Family Scholarship

Scholarship: Provide financial assistance for students

Susan Nelson-Brown Endowed Scholarship

The Susan Nelson-Brown Endowed Scholarship was established in 2017. The purpose of the scholarship is to support an Illinois State University student who is originally from Texas and pursing a degree at Illinois State University. Preference is given to students who are majoring in Accounting or the College of Business with demonstrated ...

Tanyi Family Accounting Scholarship

Paul Ntaka Tanyi moved to Bloomington-Normal from Cameroon, Africa in 2004 to begin the MBA program. Even though Mr. Tanyi did not know a single person living in the area, he chose Illinois State University because of this initial welcoming experience. Mr. Tanyi so enjoyed his years at ISU that, with encouragement from his professors, he ...

Tanyi Family MBA Scholarship

Paul Ntaka Tanyi moved to Bloomington-Normal from Cameroon, Africa in 2004 to begin the MBA program. Even though Mr. Tanyi did not know a single person living in the area, he chose Illinois State University because of this initial welcoming experience. Mr. Tanyi so enjoyed his years at ISU that, with encouragement from his professors, he ...

The Pierre Van d’helsen Scholarship

The Pierre Van d'helsen Scholarship was established in 2020 to support Accounting majors who are interested in participating in study abroad while at Illinois State University.

Thomas Lorig Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Thomas Lorig Endowed Scholarship was established in 2000 by family, friends, and colleagues to honor Thomas Lorig, native of Colfax and retired corporate vice president of Motorola, Inc. This scholarship is awarded to a freshman and resident of McLean County with a major in the College of Business.

Vandermyde Family Scholarship

The Vandermyde Family Scholarship was established in 2021 by Debra and Mark Vandermyde. The scholarship supports a junior or senior accounting major.

Vermillion Financial Competition

The Vermillion Financial Competition fund was established in 2018 by Vermilion Financial Advisors, Inc. to create and award supporting the Financial Planning Competition Institute for Financial Planning and Analysis.

Vern McGinnis AMA Scholarship Fund

This scholarship was established by Vern McGinnis. During a 10 year stint as chair of the COB Advisory Council he broadened and deepened his relationship with the College of Business and the University administration. His close ties to the University sparked the idea for the Vern McGinnis AMA Scholarship. Early in his career Vern joined the ...

Warren S. and Barbara J. Perry Endowed Scholarship

This endowment was established in 1988 by family and friends in memory of Warren Perry. In 2013, the scholarship was renamed for Warren S. Perry and Barbara J. Perry, who devoted themselves to the personal and professional development of students during their careers as educators. This scholarship is to be used to attract new incoming high ...

Watts Family Endowed Scholarship

The Watts Family Endowed Scholarship was established in 2018 to provide financial assistance for undergraduate finance majors who are enrolled in good standing at a junior or senior level in the College of Business.

William A. Fortsch Endowed Accounting Scholarship

The William A. Fortsch Endowed Accounting Scholarship was established in 2019 by Zack Fortsch, in honor of his father, William Fortsch who graduated from Ohio State University with his bachelor's and master's degrees in social work. He worked over 20 years for the State of Illinois - Department of Mental Health. Zack Fortsch, a graduate of ...

William B. Poppleton Scholarship

The William B. Poppleton Scholarship was established in 2005 by Terry B. Poppleton, a 1969 graduate in history, and his sisters, Nancy Krey, and Jill Zeitlin, a 1974 graduate in history, in memory of their father. The scholarship is awarded to a junior-level student majoring in business management.

William J. Motchar Endowed Scholarship

The William J. Motchar Endowed Scholarship was established in 2016 by William J. Motchar '85. After graduating ISU, Will spent 13 years in progressing responsibilities in sales, marketing, and global business unit management with National Starch & Chemical Company. He is currently President and Chief Executive Officer for Navis Global in ...

William J. Motchar Study Abroad Impact Fund

The William J. Motchar Student Abroad Impact Fund was established in 2021. The scholarship provides financial assistance to undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Business participating in a study abroad experience. Preference given to a student with financial need.

William and Nancy England Faculty Accounting Scholar Fund

William (Bill) England '77 is a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLC in Chicago. He and his wife Nancy '77 established this endowment in 2012 to recruit and retain outstanding accounting faculty in the College of Business at Illinois State University. For more than 30 years Bill has enjoyed serving multinational companies. He has been the ...

William and Nancy Yarger Endowed Scholarship Fund

The William and Nancy Yarger Endowed Scholarship was established in 2003 to support professional development opportunities for marketing majors at Illinois State University. Bill graduated from University High School in 1964 and from Illinois State University in 1969, with a degree in Business. Nancy is a graduate of Illinois State Class of ...

William and Nancy Yarger Entrepreneurial Support Fund

The William and Nancy Yarger Entrepreneurial Support fund was created in 2013 by William and Nancy Yarger to encourage and help students pursue a dream of creating and owning a business. As former co-owner of The Alamo II, William Yarger understands the challenges and rewards tied to running a business. A 1969 business administration graduate, ...

William and Sue Hallinan Endowed Fund For Student Professional Development

The William and Sue Hallinan Endowed Fund for Student Professional Development in the College of Business was established in 2018 by William and Sue Hallinan to support student development through the Redbird Career Portfolio and its programs.

Willie Brown Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Willie Brown Endowed Scholarship was established in 2009 by Willie Brown, M.S. '73, Business Administration. The purpose is to provide substantial financial support for a minority student of African American experience or any nontraditional student majoring in Business at Illinois State. Brown began his career at State Farm in 1971 in the ...

Wisdom's Torch

This fund was established by retired faculty and staff of the College of Business, and those who wish to honor them to support teaching and learning in the college. Funds may be used for conference attendance, academic competition fees, and the purchase of special hardware or software to support research or classroom activities. Each candidate ...

Women In Business Professional Development Fund

The Women in Business Professional Development Fund was established in 2016 through a fund transfer. The purpose of the fund is to support student programs and initiatives in the College of Business enhancing the professional development of students. Preference will be given to programs that support female business students and promote gender ...

Zarcone Family Scholarship

The Zarcone Family Scholarships provides six $2,500 scholarships to students majoring in Accounting at Illinois State University. Three student recipients must be active members of the Accounting and Finance Women's Alliance Registered Student Organization.