Giving to ECE
Innovation is at the heart of Illinois ECE. Thanks to the generous support from our alumni and friends, we can continue to deliver preeminence at scale as the next generation of engineers work alongside top scholars to address the most pressing problems of our time. Through support of our students, faculty, and facilities, you can help us maintain the excellence of our department as the leaders and innovators of tomorrow.
Ways to Give
Your investment in our people and facilities makes a difference
Scholarships and award funds for outstanding undergraduates
Real stories of how our donors have made a lasting impace
Hands-on learning during the pandemic
Support the ECE Priority Fund
Unrestricted gifts to the department allows us to continue to provide vital support to our students and invest in critical initiatives -like ensuring all students have lab kits supplied to them no matter where they are during remote learning. Lab kits are essential to our students and, together, we can truly impact the student experience.
It is one of the most important memories of undergraduate studies, the feeling of accomplishment when your car goes around the track in your freshman year - and you understand why.
Professor Brad Sutton
“My entire story as an engineering student would not have been possible without the support of donors. A gift goes a long way; it does not just go to a scholarship—it goes to an infinite set of experiences that otherwise would not have been possible.”
Engineering Visionary Scholarship recipient
Engineering Visionary Scholarships
Together, we give the brightest minds an opportunity to thrive. The Engineering Visionary Scholarship Initiative makes an Illinois education accessible to the most-deserving and highest-achieving students.
Advancement & Alumni Contacts
Senior Director of Advancement
1060 ECE Building
Alumni and Donor Relations
1060 ECE Building
Please reach out for more information about other giving opportunities, questions about making a gift or to discuss how you would like to make an impact with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.