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Giving to ECE

Illinois ECE relies on the support of our alumni and friends to carry on our research and education missions. 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

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Scholarships and award funds for outstanding undergraduates

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Giving Stories

Real stories of how our donors  have made a lasting impace

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“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.”

Omar Joya
Engineering Visionary Scholarship recipient

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In small moments and in vast labs, genius happens here every day at Illinois ECE — thanks in no small part to all those who give generously to support our students and faculty. From big discoveries in nanotechnology to major advances in the expansive global networks that connect us, our innovations are more than the result of their vision. They’re the return on your investment. And a gift we share with the world.

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.

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Nikki Slack

Heather Vazquez
Senior Director of Advancement
1060 ECE Building
(217) 333-2517