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College of Fine Arts Funds

Total funds: 33

Glass Fund

The Glass Fund supports the activities, programs and operations associated with the Glass Program in the School of Art.

School of Music General Fund

The School of Music General Fund supports the activities, programs and operations associated with the School of Music program.

Additionally Supports: Donna Merris Scholarship, IFMC, Music - String Scholarship, NFMC Orpheus Music Club Scholarship, Presser Scholarship

Friends of the Arts Fund

Friends of the Arts fund was established in June 2002. The purpose of the fund is to provide student scholarships and general support for programs and priorities of the College. The Friends of the Arts group consist of alumni and friends of the College of Fine Arts whose primary goal is the help promote College of Fine Arts programs, foster an ...

College of Fine Arts General Fund

The College of Fine Arts General Fund supports the activities, programs and operations associated with the the College.The College of Fine Arts is home of the School of Art, School of Music, School of Theatre and Dance, Arts Technology Program, Illinois Shakespeare Festival, and University Galleries. Programs support students in all areas of ...

Arts Technology Program Fund

The Arts Technology Program Fund provides support for the activities, programs and operations for the Arts Technology Program in the College of Fine Arts. The Program provide students with the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of art, music, and theatre along with the theory and practice of digital and interactive media. Students work with ...

School of Theatre General Fund

The School of Theatre General Fund supports the activities, programs and operations associated with the department.

School of Art General Fund

The School of Art General Fund supports the activities, programs and operations associated with the School of Art Program. The fund also serves as the central fund for named scholarships and awards that are not fully endowed.

Additionally Supports: DeGeal Interactive Design Scholarship, Grant-In-Aid, Irving Tick Scholarship, Laura Kowalski Art Award

Illinois State University Bands

The Illinois State University Bands Fund supports the activities, programs and operations associated with the School of Music Band program.

Illinois Shakespeare Society Fund

Illinois Shakespeare Society Fund provides financial assistance for operating expenses associated with the Illinois Shakespeare Festival.

Terry Adkins Memorial Scholarship for Diversity

The Terry Adkins Memorial Scholarship for Diversity was established in 2016 recognition of Terry's career as a distinguished artist. The scholarship will support a student who is from a traditionally underrepresented population and majoring in art at Illinois State University. Terry completed his undergraduate studies in 1975 at Fisk University ...

University Galleries

The University Galleries Fund supports the activities, programs and operations associated with the Business Administration program. The fund also serves as the fund for scholarships and awards given to students with a particular interest in visual arts.

Additionally Supports: DeGeal Interactive Design Award, ISU Glass Program Scholarship, ISU Graphic Design Best in Show, ISU School of Art Best in Show

School of Theatre and Dance General Fund

The School of Theatre and Dance General Fund supports the activities, programs and operations associated with the department.

Fine Arts Complex

The purpose of this fund is to enhance the State of Illinois Capital Budget funding for the FIne Arts Complex. Funds can be used to increase the scope of the project, to equip the buildings, and to enhance the facilities and equipment after completion of the building project.

Blackfriar Scholarship

The origin of the name "Blackfriars" dates back to the 13th Century. They were bands of hooded monks who presented shows from portable stages. The name "Blackfriars" was adopted by the ISNU Chapter, Kappa Lambda, when it was founded in 1934. The purpose of this fraternity was to present annual, humorous stage productions of the highest ...

John Ferrell Endowed Scholarship for Madrigal Singers

The John Ferrell Endowed Scholarship for Madrigal Singers fund was established in 2003 by John and Audrey Ferrell to recognize a talented member of the madrigal singers. The scholarship is awarded to a student who has been a respected member of the madrigals for at least one year, and demonstrated exceptional talent in vocal music and ...

James Major and Amy Gilreath Music Scholarship

This fund was established in 2007 by Amy Gilreath, an accomplished and internationally recognized trumpet performer and professor of music at Illinois State University, and James Major, Dean of the College of Fine Arts, who has had a distinguished career in music and music education spanning four decades. Each candidate must be accepted or ...

College of Fine Arts Restricted Scholarship

This restricted fund is to be used for providing scholarship support for students with a major in the College of Fine Arts. Students must meet requirements as established by the dean.

Additionally Supports: College of Fine Arts Student Scholarship

Friends of the Arts Scholarship

It is the intent of the anonymous donor to benefit a student in fine arts with a scholarship. Qualifications: student must be a full time student at ISU; have a financial need; and be majoring in art, music, or theatre. Student should be a freshman or sophomore and could receive the scholarship for up to two years.

Dr. Lloyd W. Farlee Memorial Scholarship in the School of Music

Colleen Farlee established the Lloyd W. Farlee Memorial Scholarship in the School of Music in memory of her husband in July 2008. Each candidate for the Lloyd W. Farlee Memorial Scholarship in the School of Music must be or have a student that has been accepted for enrollment or enrolled in good standing at ISU, planning to or majoring in the ...

Theatre of Ted Endowment

Theatre of Ted was originally founded in the Fall of 1990 by Brendan Hunt and fellow students. It was chartered as a Registered Student Organization in January 2002. Theatre of Ted was founded on the principle that everyone deserves a chance to stand on the stage, shine in the spotlight, and hear the roar of applause that everyone deserves. ...

Grand-Puba-Tuba Low Brass Fund

Ed Livingston taught at ISU from 1968-1997 and served as director of bands from 1977-1984. Ed built the 90-member band into the 454-member Big Red Marching Machine, which held a record in the Guinness Book of World Records. Ed was honored during Homecoming 2007 for being the first director of the Big Red Marching Machine. Each candidate for an ...

Normal Editions Workshop

The Normal Editions Workshop provides collaborative custom printing services for artists throughout the United States and extends the educational goals of the University. As a result, students have opportunities to work with and observe visiting artists who explore the creative and expressive potentials of printmaking. The purpose of this fund ...

Bilyeu Madrigal Fund

This endowment was established in 1978 to honor Mary Bilyeu. The scholarship is awarded to a madrigal singer who displays the qualities of Mary Bilyeu, specifically sincerity, competency, dependability, and creativity.

Calvin MacLean Endowment Fund

The Calvin MacLean Endowment Fund was established in 2006 by the Illinois Shakespeare Festival Society to honor Calvin A. MacLean, who served as the artistic director of the Illinois Shakespeare Festival from 1995-2006, and as head of directing at ISU for fifteen years. The expendable earnings support the Illinois Shakespeare Festival to fund ...

Ceramics General Fund

The Ceramics General Fund supports the activities, programs and operations associated with the Ceramics Program in the School of Art.

Additionally Supports: The Alcorn Family Scholarship

Charles Bolen Music Faculty Scholarship

The Charles Bolen Music Faculty Scholarship was established in 1992 by Charles Bolen, professor emeritus and former dean of the College of Fine Arts at ISU. The scholarship is awarded to a current music major who has demonstrated qualities of leadership and service to the department in addition to good musicianship and scholarship.

Crossroads Program Fund

The Crossroads Fund was established in 2001 with an initial gift from Illinois Power Company and provides financial support for the Crossroads project. The Crossroads project encourages and explores performances and symposia that address the issues and experiences of underrepresented ethnic peoples in the United States and experiences of ...

Graphic Design General Fund

The Graphic Design General Fund supports the activities, programs and operations associated with the Graphic Design Program in the School of Art.

Illinois Shakespeare Society Endowment

The Illinois Shakespeare Society Endowment provides financial assistance for operating expenses associated with the Illinois Shakespeare Festival. The Illinois Shakespeare Society Endowment was established in 2000 and funded through gifts from individuals interested in supporting the Illinois Shakespeare Festival and program.

John Stevens Memorial Fund

The John Stevens Memorial Fund was established in 2005 in memory of John Stevens. The fund provides financial support for the Illinois Shakespeare Festival operations.

Midwest Institute of Opera

The Midwest Institute of Opera, a summer program for emerging professionals that provides an opportunity for intensive instruction, workshop and performance on the Illinois State campus, was established in 2011 by Professor John Koch. The purpose of this fund is to provide support for expenses, including travel, concert costs, and equipment. ...

Normal Editions Workshop Endowment

The Normal Editions Workshop Endowment provides perpetual support for the activities of Normal Editions Workshop (NEW) and the projects it sponsors. The workshop is a research facility adjoining the student printmaking studio at Illinois State University. Founded in 1976, the workshop attracts hundreds of artists of regional, national, and ...

Theatre Scholarship Fund

The Theatre Scholarship Fund was opened in 2000 as a general scholarship fund for students majoring in Theatre.