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Give Now

Your gift to the Lincoln Hall Fund for Scholarships will help create a permanent means of filling the gap between a family’s unmet financial need and the cost of an excellent education.

Through your support of this scholarship fund, you will be part of creating a new Gift for the Ages.

“The right to rise” was a philosophy embraced by Abraham Lincoln. At its core is the belief that talent resides at all income levels. It is this legacy we honor through the Lincoln Hall Fund for Scholarships.

Giving for Scholarships

  • Lincoln Hall Fund for Scholarships —
    Memorial Opportunities

    Numerous opportunities are available for you to support scholarships while having your name—or the name of someone you wish to honor—memorialized in Lincoln Hall.

  • Lincoln Hall Fund for Scholarships

    You may support scholarships without purchasing a memorial. Give directly to the Lincoln Hall Fund for Scholarships. You will be eligible for Gift for the Ages Recognition.

  • To make a gift, click on the “Continue” button below. You will be directed to the University of Illinois Foundation’s secure online giving site for your personal and credit card information. To clear all inputs and selections, click “Start over.”

To give by mail, download the printable PDF form.

Why I Gave

“It was Professor Yankwich’s intervention that allowed me to continue the education at Illinois. I am forever grateful to him for his standing up for me. I do not have a lot of money and cannot donate much. But I owe this to him and U of I.”

—John Hsu, MS ’68, PhD ’70, chemistry

> Read others’ stories about why they gave.

Gift for the Ages Recognition

To express our gratitude for all contributions, every donor to the Lincoln Hall Fund for Scholarships will be recognized on the Gift for the Ages banner, which is displayed off the east corridor, just outside the entrance to the cafe and the north courtyard.

Matching Gifts

Many companies will match or even double or triple your gift to the college. Simply request and complete the Matching Gift Form from your company’s Human Resources Office, then mail it along with your gift check. See if your company has a matching gift program.

Responsible Stewardship of Your Gift

The Collge of Liberal Arts and Sciences is committed to stewarding your gift in ways that make the most of your generosity.

More Information

Office of Advancement
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2111 South Oak Street, Suite 100
Champaign, Illinois 61820
(217) 333-7108 or 877-265-4910 (toll-free)
lasgifts@illinois.edu