Scholarships to recruit and retain talented students.

  • $12.2 million was raised for scholarships through Inspiring Achievement.
  • Scholarships make IC as affordable as other public and private institutions for talented students who would thrive on the Hilltop.
  • In 2022, 100% of students received scholarships, making the unique qualities of an IC education as accessible as ever.
  • 57 new endowed scholarships were established through the Campaign to grow enrollment and support students for generations to come.
  • Enrollment has grown 21% since the launch of the Campaign.

Having a community that invests in scholarships made choosing an Illinois College education possible for me. My parents talk about how grateful they are that I have this support. Getting a scholarship to IC honestly changed my life.”

Karissa Duncan '24
Neuroscience Major

YOUR GIFT MATTERS ::  Investing in scholarships makes the unique qualities of an Illinois College education accessible. Scholarships support a dynamic and diverse student body, ensuring that talented students who would thrive at IC are not forced to go elsewhere because of cost.