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VP-Student Affairs Funds

Total funds:43

LGBTQ+ Student Support Endowment

The LGBTQ+ Student Support Endowment will provide support for educational programming related to LGBTQ+ topics. In addition, student scholarships and emergency financial assistance may be provided for students who are not receiving sufficient financial support based on life circumstances and/or a member of a group that supports LGBTQ+ issues.

Student Success and Excellence Fund

The Student Success and Excellence Fund provides programming and support for the retention of students who identify as first generation college students and socioeconomically disadvantaged students who have overcome educational or economic obstacles.

University Housing Services Student Employee Scholarship

The University Housing Services Student Employee Scholarship Endowment was established in 2016. The purpose of this fund is to provide a scholarship to a student employed by University Housing Services. Applicants must have been employed for at least two semesters (non-consecutive and summers may be included).

Multicultural Center Enhancement Fund

The Multicultural Center Enhancement Fund supports the activities, programs and operations associated with the Multicultural Center at Illinois State University. The Illinois State University Multicultural Center seeks to equip students to value intersecting identities and commit to enacting a culture of antiracism equity and justice. Through ...

Event Management Dining & Hospitality Excellence Fund

The Event Management, Dining and Hospitality Excellence Fund was established in 2020 to support enhancement of the programs, services or facilities of the Event Management, Dining and Hospitality Department (EMDH) at Illinois State University. EMHD provides safe and inclusive gathering spaces, high quality dining options, and customized event ...

Additionally Supports: Event Management, Dining and Hospitality Excellence Fund

Student Affairs Diversity and Inclusion Fund

The Student Affairs Diversity and Inclusion Fund provides resources so that students may have the opportunity to improve academically, participate in opportunities that would otherwise be unavailable to them, and provide programming which maximizes their development as engaged citizens. The fund may also provide support for professional ...

Student Access and Accommodation Services Fund

The Student Access and Accommodation Services Fund provides support for the programs and services offered by the Student Access and Accommodation Services department at Illinois State University.

Student Engagement Fund

The Student Engagement Fund provides support for various activities of Student Affairs units within the Division of Student Affairs. The fund may also be used to provide additional resources to support outreach, student and staff professional development, scholarships, necessities for students experiencing hardships due to crisis situations, ...

Will to Succeed Award Endowment Fund

The Will to Succeed Award Endowment Fund provides funds to conduct activities essential to the support and enhancement of the programs and services and promote awareness of students with disabilities provided by the Student Access and Accommodation Services unit at Illinois State University. Since 2004, additional gifts to the fund have been ...

Steve and Sandi Adams Legacy Hall of Fame Endowed Fund

The Steve and Sandi Adams Legacy Hall of Fame Endowed Fund was established in April 2011 by family, friends, and colleagues as a tribute to the legacy of retiring Vice President Steve Adams and his wife, first lady of the Division for Student Affairs, Sandi Adams. Steve spent his entire 35-year career in higher education at Illinois State ...

Michael D. Schermer Student Leader Excellence Endowment Fund

In section I of the original Schermer Fund agreement, replace reference to the "Steven Carroll First-Year Student Involvement Award" with accurate title of award as "Ritamae Carroll Memorial First-Year Student Involvement Award."

Leadership Initiative Fund

The Leadership Initiative Fund supports new leadership initiatives and programs designed to help students learn to be engaged, compassionate leaders committed to moving individuals, teams, organizations, and ideas forward. Students are given opportunities to participate in leadership training, seminars, conferences, and other cutting edge ...

Health Promotion and Wellness

The purpose of this fund is to enhance the programs and services provided by Health Promotion and Wellness to Illinois State University.

John and Louise Green Scholarship

The John W. and Louise H. Green Scholarship Fund was established in 1970 by John Green, professor emeritus of agriculture at Illinois State University. Each fall awards are made to student employees in the residence halls food service program and were established to encourage excellent academic performance.Qualifying candidates must be of ...

Campus Recreation Excellence Fund

The Campus Recreation Excellence Fund helps enhance the programs and services provided by Recreation Services at Illinois State University.

Sarah Ninan and Annamma John Mathew Scholarship

The Sarah Ninan and Annamma John Mathew Scholarship was created in 2021 by Charles Edamala. The scholarship provides support for a student who participates in Illinois State University's E-Sports program. Preference given to a student with demonstrated financial need.

Dean of Students Enhancement Fund

The purpose of this fund is to conduct activities essential to the support and enhancement of the programs and services provided by the Dean of Students Office at Illinois State University.

Additionally Supports: Alpha Psi Lambda Annual Scholarship

Campus Recreation Sport Clubs

The Campus Recreation Sport Clubs Fund helps to enhance programs and services provided to Campus Recreation Sport Clubs at Illinois State University.

Student Counseling Services Enhancement Fund

The Student Counseling Services Enhancement Fund provides support to enhance the programs and services provided by Student Counseling Services to Illinois State University

Illinois State University Police Enhancement Fund

The Illinois State University Police Department strives to maintain peace and harmony, to protect life and property, to prevent crime, to apprehend criminals and to recover lost or stolen property. The purpose of the ISU Police Enhancement fund is to enhance the programs and services provided by the campus police department to the University ...

University Housing Services Excellence Fund

The University Housing Services Excellence Fund supports the activities, programs and services provided by University Housing Services at Illinois State University.

Beta Omicron Chapter of Alpha Gamma Delta Scholarship Fund

The Beta Omicron Chapter of Alpha Gamma Delta Scholarship was established in 2014 in recognition of the spirit of loyalty and personal growth the founding donor gained through her personal membership in Beta Omicron Chapter and attending Illinois State University. The scholarship supports an active member who is in good standing and who has ...

Billy Quigley Memorial Endowment Fund

William "Billy" Quigley Jr., born October 6, 1987, was a dedicated student leader who earned a position on the executive board of the University Program Board as the director of membership and began "Making Redbird Moments." Billy was majoring in business and finance at Illinois State University when he was involved in a fatal car accident on ...

Braden Internship

The Braden Internship Endowment was established in 1994 as a living memorial for Samuel and Beth Braden by their children David B. Braden, John B. Braden, Stephen B. Braden, and Mary Beth West. Samuel Braden was the tenth president of Illinois State University and the driving force behind construction of Braden Auditorium. The internship is ...

Career Services Excellence Fund

In an increasingly competitive job market, many students, particularly first-generation, returning military, and other nontraditional students need more than just a quality education. The Career Services Excellence Fund provides the resources necessary to serve both students and potential employers by providing mentors, résumé review and ...

Darren J. and Kirsten D. Clerkin Endowed Scholarship

The purpose of the Darren and Kirsten Clerkin Endowed Fund is to provide a scholarship for students

Dr. Judy Smithson Scholarship

The Dr. Judy Smithson Scholarship was established in 2000 in honor of Judith Smithson, director emerita of Student Access and Accommodation Services. The scholarship is awarded to encourage students with disabilities to pursue graduate school, advance their education, enhance their career, and/or achieve certification in their field.

Esports Excellence Fund

The Esports Excellence Fund provides support for activities, programs, operations, facilities, and equipment associated with Esports, including student scholarships. The Esports program, within the Department of Campus Recreation at Illinois State University, was established in 2019 to provide students an opportunity to be involved in gaming ...

Faith and Leadership Scholarship

The Faith and Leadership Scholarship was established in 2019 to provide support for students who demonstrate leadership in a Registered Student Organization such as: Apostolic Christian Youth Group, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Christian Students at ISU, Nurses Christian Fellowship, Campus Outreach at Illinois State University, and Alpha ...

Friends of Braden Auditorium

The Friends of Braden Auditorium Fund helps ensure Braden Auditorium continues to provide the best in Broadway shows, touring companies, concerts, ballets, conferences and much more.is to support the enhancement of programs, services or facilities in Braden Auditorium at Illinois State University. Braden Auditorium is well-known across central ...

Gamsky

The Neal R. Gamsky Quality of Student Life Endowment was established in 1986 by Neal R. Gamsky. He was vice president and dean of Student Affairs at Illinois State University from 1973 to 1991. He had a long-time interest in students and a determined goal to motivate them to achieve their highest possible level of personal, social, and academic ...

Additionally Supports: Neal R. Gamsky Quality of Student Life Endowment

Garrett Van Ausdall and Anna L. Keaton Scholarship

The Garrett Van Ausdall and Anna L. Keaton Scholarship originated as two separate scholarships and were combined into one endowment in 2005. The Van Ausdall Scholarship was established in 1964 in memory of Garrett Van Ausdall, graduate counselor in Dunn Hall, by the residents of Dunn, Walker, Barton, Fell, and Atkin/Colby residence halls. The ...

Greek Arete

The Greek Arete - Greek Leadership Fund was established in 2018 by Eric and Karin Burwell to highlight and elevate the excellence and virtue affiliated with the Illinois State University Fraternity and Sorority Life experience while honoring the history and foundation of fraternal organizations. The fund supports initiatives that call for ...

Additionally Supports: Greek Areté - Greek Leadership Fund

Manchester Scholarship and Janice A. Augustson Award

The Manchester Scholarship was established in 1986 in memory of Flora and Orson Manchester. Orson was a University High School principal and ISU dean. Recipient must be a resident of Manchester Hall who has at least a B average and is involved in University activities. Student must demonstrate a high regard for others. The Manchester ...

Neal R. Gamsky Quality of Student Life Endowment

The Neal R. Gamsky Quality of Student Life Endowment was established in 1986 by Neal R. Gamsky. He was vice president and dean of Student Affairs at Illinois State University from 1973 to 1991. He had a long-time interest in students and a determined goal to motivate them to achieve their highest possible level of personal, social, and academic ...

RitaMae Carroll Student Leadership Fund

Steve Carroll graduated from Illinois State University in 1978 with degrees in philosophy and political science. Early in his Illinois State University career Steve became involved with student leadership activities. His campus involvement gave him confidence, organizational perspective, and experience at a young age. He credits much of his ...

Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall Enhancement Restricted Fund

The purpose of this fund is to support the enhancement of property, building, equipment, programs, or services in the Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall at Illinois State University.

Additionally Supports: Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall Fund

Student Health Services Excellence Fund

The purpose of this fund is to enhance the programs and services provided by Student Health Services to and on behalf of Illinois State University, which may include student student support and staff recognition.

Susan T. Kern Special Opportunities Endowed Scholarship

The Susan T. Kern Special Opportunities Endowed Scholarship was established by Susan and Stephen Kern in 2006 to provide financial support to an Illinois State University student for a one-time special academic or co-curricular opportunity. Susan Kern worked at Illinois State for over 31 years, serving as an Associate Professor of Home ...

Susan, Darrell, Sadie, and Samantha Cameron Community Engagement Endowment

The Susan, Darrell, Sadie and Samantha Cameron Community Engagement Endowment was established in 2021 to support the activities, programs, and operations associate with Community engagement efforts coordinated by ISU Police department.

Additionally Supports: Susan, Darrell, Sadie and Samantha Cameron Community Engagement Endowment

Theta Theta Chapter of Alpha Tau Omega Founder's Scholarship

The Theta Theta Chapter of Alpha Tau Omega Founder's (ATO) Scholarship was established in 2014. The award honors the founders and re-founding fathers of the Theta Theta chapter of the ATO fraternity at Illinois State, whose tireless efforts, dedication, and leadership, were instrumental in the establishment of the chapter on Feb. 8, 1975 and ...

University Program Board Enhancement Fund

The purpose of this fund is to conduct activities essential to the support and enhancement of the programs and services provided by the University Program Board at Illinois State University.

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