Give to Classics

The Department of the Classics at the University of Illinois has been fortunate over the years to receive support not just from alumni, but also from numerous friends. Contributions have played a vital role in the department’s growth and success. The Departmental fundraising goals focus on establishing undergraduate and graduate fellowships, professorial scholarships, and a name lecture series in Classics.

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Department of the Classics Annual Fund

Promoting overall excellence in the Classics department by supporting student and faculty activities, recognizing achievements, and addressing departmental needs.

Gifts in Action

Scanlan Fellowship Fund

Picture of Richard T. Scanlan

Created in honor of Richard T. Scanlan, whose inspiring teaching touched thousands of students, this fellowship is awarded annually to a graduate teacher who demonstrates a similar sense of commitment and energy toward making the classics come alive.

Recent Recipients

New: Student Travel Fund

Created to support travel by undergraduate and graduate students for research, study, or professional development.

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Matching Gifts—An Easy Way to Double or Triple Your Donation

Many companies will match, 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.

Other Methods for Giving

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