Dean of Arts and Sciences Funds

Total funds: 30

Robert J. Glaser Memorial Scholarship Endowment

The Robert J. Glaser Memorial Scholarship Endowment was established in 2016 by Robert J. Glaser. Mr. Glaser graduated in 1958 from Illinois State Normal University with a teaching degree, and a MS in 1963. He retired from teaching in 1993. The scholarship provides financial support for students with a declared major in the field of economics, ...

College of Arts and Sciences General Fund

The College and Arts and Sciences General Fund provides support for the activities, programs, initiatives, including named commemorative scholarships and awards, in the College.

Additionally Supports: Helen and Shirley Highland Scholarship

LGBT/Queer Studies and Services Institute

LGBT/Queer Studies and Services Institute fund provides support for the activities, programs, and operations, including equipment, supplies, furniture, travel, books, materials and subscriptions associated with the program.

Redbird 5 Scholarship

The Redbird 5 Scholarship was established by Mark Bruker '85, MS '87, Jeff Charnogorsky '85, Bob Freitag '84 and Tom Pfeiff '83 and in November, 2006, Larry Apfelbaum ISU '83 BS. The friendship these men built as students at ISU has continued long past graduation. Each credits ISU with providing a basis for the success he has enjoyed. ...

Sheryll (Renken) and Todd Rockway Endowed Scholarship

The Sheryll (Renken) and Todd Rockway Endowed Scholarship in Biology and Chemistry was established by Sheryll (Renken) and Todd Rockway in September 2016. The scholarship provides financial support to students majoring in either biology or chemistry at Illinois State University. Sheryll (Renken) Rockway attended Illinois State University from ...

Wilson Family Student Assistance Fund

The Wilson Family Student Assistance Fund was established in 2020 to provide support for students in the College of Arts and Sciences experiencing temporary financial hardship or need. Awards are determined on a case-by-case basis based on the funding available.

Barbara Lee Aubertine Scholarship for College of Arts and Sciences

The Barbara Lee Aubertine Scholarship for College of Arts and Sciences provides financial assistance for students majoring in English, literature or journalism. The scholarship was established by Matt Aubertine to honor his mother, Barbara Lee Aubertine. Matt's appreciation for the value of good writing, grammar, and enlightening others was ...

Carl Heldt Scholarship

The Carl D. Heldt Scholarship, named for a 22-year member of the ISU faculty, supports natural sciences students of promise who are otherwise unable to attend ISU with the cost of tuition and fees. Each candidate must be admitted as an incoming full-time freshman or transfer student and enrolled in one of the natural sciences. The candidate ...

College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Excellence Awards

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Excellence Awards fund was established in 2006 to support awards for excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service among faculty and staff in the College of Arts and Sciences.

College of Arts and Sciences Scholarship Fund

The College of Arts Sciences Scholarship Fund was established in 2019 with a gift of $50,000 from COUNTRY Financial (Donor). The purpose of the gift was to provide scholarships supporting Actuarial Science majors totaling $10,000; and $40,000 to support scholarships for students majoring in Economics, English, History, Mathematics, Philosophy, ...

College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Scholar Fund

The College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Scholar Fund was established in 2005 by the College of Arts and Sciences to support outstanding undergraduate students. Students in the college's departments who have peer-reviewed research papers or works accepted at major state, national, or international meetings related to their academic majors ...

Craig W. Reeser Scholarship in the Social Sciences Endowment

The Craig W. Reeser Scholarship in the Social Sciences Endowment supports students majoring in one of the undergraduate degree programs, or a graduate student accepted to an advanced degree program, in the Social Sciences, within the College of Arts and Sciences. Craig Reeser graduated from ISU in 1975 with degrees in Political Science and ...

Deon Johnson Scholarship

The Deon Johnson Scholarship was established in 2020 to provide financial assistance for students enrolled in a major within the College of Arts and Sciences. Student must be a member of one of the following organizations: Black Student Union, Association of Latin American Students, or Multicultural Greek Council. Preference given to students ...

George Canning Scholarship

This endowment was established in 1976 by family, friends, and colleagues in memory of George Canning, professor of English at Illinois State University. The scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student majoring in English in a field most allied to British Literature.

Greg and Mary Margaret Simpson Endowed Scholarship

The Greg and Mary Margaret Simpson Endowed Scholarship was established in 2018 to support an incoming freshman FTIC student majoring in a discipline within the College of Arts and Sciences.

Illinois Art Station Fund

The Interactive Art Initiative Fund was established by Dr. Laura E. Berk to support the exploration, development, and sustainability of hands-on visual arts programming and space to serve children, and their families in the community, through coordination with Illinois State University. In 2018, a restatement of the original agreement renamed ...

John and Susan Freed Scholarship in the Liberal Arts

The John and Susan Freed Scholarship in the Liberal Arts was established in 2004 by John and Susan Freed. The scholarship is awarded to a student who has completed at least seventy-five semester hours, is enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences, and is registered with the ISU Office of Student Access and Accommodation Services.

Kenneth A. and Mary Ann Shaw Teaching Fellowship

Kenneth "Buzz" Shaw earned his undergraduate degree from Illinois State University in 1961 and became an assistant to Presidents Bone and Braden. During his 40-year career as an educator and leader, he held the titles of professor, president, and chancellor. He holds eight honorary degrees, is a renowned author, advisor, and consultant, and is ...

Latin American-Latino/Latina Studies Fund

The Latin American-Latino/Latina Studies Fund supports the activities, programs and operations, including scholarships associated with the Latin American-Latino/Latina Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Laurine Reiske Scholarship

This endowment was established in 2005 with a gift from the John W. Reiske estate. The scholarship is awarded to a student at the sophomore level or above enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Leola Lohr Nelson Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Leola Lohr Nelson was born in 1915 during the Great Depression, and its impact reverberated throughout the rest of her life. She attended the University of Iowa for three years until financial strain forced her to leave her education. She married Stanley Nelson in 1940. They had four children. Leola always stressed the importance of education ...

Neil and Joan Styczynski Scholarship

In November 2007 Neil & Joan Styczynski established the Neil and Joan Styczynski Scholarship as a permanently endowed fund in support of the education community of Central Illinois. With the scholarship, they are "paying back" the generosity from which they benefited. It is their hope that the recipients of this scholarship will "pay it ...

Promoting Equality in the Sciences Scholarship

The Promoting Equality in the Sciences Scholarship was established in 2020 by Joseph and Shannon Fluder to support and promote an individual with a commitment to diversity and inclusion at Illinois State University. The scholarship will assist a student pursuing a major in one of the following Departments: Geography, Geology and the ...

Redbird Relief Fund

The Redbird Relief Fund was established by Dr. David DeMarini in order to provide financial assistance to students experiencing temporary financial hardship or need.

Roger and Joyce Eads Endowed Scholarship

The Roger and Joyce Eads Endowed Scholarship was established in 2019 to support students in the College of Arts and Sciences majoring in the following areas: Mathematics, English, History, Physics, Chemistry, and Biological Sciences. Students must demonstrate financial need. This is a continuous scholarship provided the recipient meets the ...

Swanson Scholarship for Secondary Education Majors

The Swanson Scholarship for Secondary Education Majors was established by Sharon Swanson in 2020. The scholarship supports students pursuing a secondary teacher education degree in one of the disciplines in the College of Arts and Sciences. Preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need who are an incoming freshman or a ...

World Wide Campus Student Opportunity Endowment

The World Wide Campus Student Opportunity Endowment provides financial assistance for students, undergraduate and graduate, to study abroad; accept internship opportunities or research opportunities; or attend conferences related to their field of student in order to expand their knowledge and experiences in a global world.