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College of Business Funds

Total funds: 49

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, Delta Sigma Phi Scholarship, ETS Exam Award, Pay It Forward

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

Marketing Department General Fund

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

Additionally Supports: Enterprise Rent-A-Car All-Around Sales Potential Senior Student Award, Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation Diversity Scholarship in Sales, Exemplary Marketing Student Award, IMC Faculty Choice Award, Marketing Degree Program Scholar

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.

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, Robert Crowell MBA Endowed

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 ...

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, David Currie CPA Accounting Scholarship, Deere and Co., Doug Hart Accounting Scholarship, Dunbar, Breitweiser & Co., LLP, Enterprise, Erick & Jada Miner Scholarship, Federation of Schools of Accountancy Scholarship, Freshman Leadership Scholarship, GMAT Scholarship, Growmark, HFMA Scholarship, Hartung Scholarship, Heinold-Banwart, ISU Accounting Dept Advisory Council Scholarship, Jim and Jeanette Hallam CPA Candidate Scholarship, KPMG Scholarship, Keith & Kathi Martin Award, Marcotte BS/MPA Scholarship, Marcotte Outstanding MS Scholarship, Marcotte Undergraduate Scholarship, McGladrey LLP Scholarship, McMullen Family Scholarship, Miller Cooper Scholarship, PricewaterhouseCoopers Scholarship, RSM Student Scholarship, Rennick Accounting Scholarship, Sikich LLP Scholarship, State Farm Foundation Scholarship, Sulaski & Webb CPA Scholarship, Zarcone Family Scholarship

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: ETS Award, International Business Service Award, MQM Award for Citizenship and Service, NW Mutual Financial Network Scholarship, Outstanding Junior in International Business, Outstanding Junior in Management, Outstanding Senior in International Business, Outstanding Senior in Management, Ron Jr. and Cathy Whitton Dentsmart 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: Aerotek Outstanding Performance Senior Sales Senior Student Award, Bankers Life Professional Sales Award, Brown and Brown – All-Around Junior Sales Student Award, C.H. Robinson Outstanding Sales Internship Award, CIT Group Professional Sales Scholar Leadership Award, COUNTRY Financial Outstanding Class Involvement Award, Central IL Trucks Exemplary Sales Student Scholar Leadership Award, DISH Network Outstanding Sales Student Award, Enterprise Rent-A-Car All-Around Sales Potential Sr Student, Enterprise Rent-A-Car Outstanding Sales Intern Award, Fastenal Outstanding Academic Perf Junior Sales Student Awd, Frito-Lay, PepsiCo Prof Sales Scholar Ambassador Award, Groupon Sales Ambassador Award, Impact Networking All-Around Junior Sales Student Award, Liberty Mutual Outstanding Junior Sales Award, Martin Whalen Office Solutions Professional Sales Scholar Leadership Award, NW Mutual Effner-B/N Outst Achievement in Project Coord Awd, 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 Professional Sales Award, Sherwin Williams Sales Student & Coaching, TEKSystems Outst Sales Potential Junior Student Award, Thrivent Financial All-Around Junior Sales Student Award, Victor Envelope Co Outst Sales Potential Senior Student Awd

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.

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: Business Week Fund, CSR Case Competition Scholarship

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.

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.

Marketing Department Scholarship

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

Additionally Supports: 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, Marketing Department Scholarship Fund, Marketing Program Scholar, 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, Outstanding Senior in Marketing, Rockford Mutual Analytics Award, Ron & Cathy Whitton Outstanding Senior in Marketing Award, Windy City Wire Professional Selling Scholarship

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 ...

Additionally Supports: Dixie L. Mills Endowment Scholarship Fund

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.

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

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: Katie School Fulfilling the Promise Scholarship, Katie School Hall of Fame, Redbird Risk Management 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

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 ...

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. ...

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, Larry E Gustafson Scholarship, Pantaleone-Hoffman Family Excellence Scholarship in Business, Rigas Family Scholarship

DWB Dream Maker's Endowed Scholarship

Sharon Rossmark, board member of the College of Business Advisory Council at Illinois State University, 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 ...

David Lockton Katie School Insurance Hall of Fame Scholarship

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.

Additionally Supports: David Lockton Hall of Fame Scholarship

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, Finance, Insurance And Law (FIL) Scholarship Fund, 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

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.

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

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 ...

International Business Experience Fund

The International Business Experience Fund provides support for the International Business Institute (IBI) in the College of Business. The Institute is the home of all international-related programs and activities in the College of Business. The IBI coordinates internationalization of students and faculty to enhance awareness of global issues ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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

The RSM Impact Fund supports the recruitment and retention of accounting faculty and student scholarships and professional development. The fund was established in 2016 through personal gifts of ISU alumni partners working for RSM and matching gifts from the RSM Foundation. The creation of this fund will help maintain the tradition of ...

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 ...

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 ...

Additionally Supports: William and Nancy England Faculty Scholar Fund

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 ...

Additionally Supports: Women in Business Professional Development Fund

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