International Student Support Funds

These funds support degree-seeking international students at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Dean Arthur Hamilton International Student Assistance Fund

Arthur Hamilton was the first Dean of International Students at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He had the unique ability to recognize and understand the special circumstances of international students, many of whom could not have continued their education at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign without his assistance. Created as a tribute to Dean Hamilton, this fund supports international students studying at the university who experience an unexpected expense that impacts their ability to continue their education.

Horace and Kate King Wu International Undergraduate Scholarship Fund

Established by Horace and Kate Wu, this fund supports international students studying at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign who experience an unexpected financial hardship that impacts their ability to continue their education.

International Student Support Fund

Gifts to this fund support academic programming, cultural integration, and emergency assistance for the more than 11,000 international students who study at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

International Student and Scholar Service (ISSS) Scholarship Fund

This fund provides support for international students with financial need who study at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Maria Pia Gratton International Fellowship

Established in honor of the late Maria Pia Gratton, this fund is intended to support fellowships for female international graduate students completing their studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. All genders are welcome to apply.