Our Donors

Capt. Stanley E. and Mrs. Dorisann L. Newby

Capt. Stanley E. and Mrs. Dorisann L. Newby

Capt. Stanley E. and Mrs. Dorisann L. Newby would like to honor James and Helen Newby to support an aviation scholarship fund at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Group photo from the check presentation ceremony

Carbondale ’80s & ’90s Facebook Group

Carolyn A. Snyder

Carolyn A. Snyder

The Jeanne Hurley Simon Memorial Scholarship was established by Carolyn A. Snyder to honor the life and legacy of her friend and former colleague, Jeanne Hurley Simon. Jeanne served as the chairwoman of the U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information...

Carolyn Holloman WarmSun and Larry J. Cooke

Carolyn Holloman WarmSun and Larry J. Cooke

This fund is being established by Carolyn Holloman WarmSun and Larry J. Cooke in gratitude for her experiences at Southern Illinois University. This is Carolyn’s story: I grew up in Vincennes, Indiana. My father had a third grade education and my mother completed...

Caterpillar Inc / Caterpillar Foundation

Caterpillar Inc / Caterpillar Foundation

C. B. Brouillette

C. B. Brouillette

C. Daniel Binkley

C. Daniel Binkley

The Perseverance Scholarship Endowment was established to provide financial support to a student who has demonstrated the power of perseverance to overcome adverse circumstance to achieve a college degree. Adverse circumstances may include overcoming barriers due to...

CDM

CDM

The CDM Scholarship was established to provide scholarship support to students enrolled in the Department of Geography and Environmental Resources who have completed their first year of study in the Master’s Program.

Cecil R. and Virginia (Taggart) Hollis

Cecil R. and Virginia (Taggart) Hollis

The Virgil Hollis, Elizabeth Zimmer Hollis, and Cecil Hollis Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Virgil, Elizabeth, and Cecil Hollis. The Hollis brothers grew up in Greenview, IL, while Elizabeth was a native of Waterloo, IL. All three graduated from SIU...

Celia M. Howard Fellowship Fund

Celia M. Howard Fellowship Fund

The Simon Institute and the SIU Foundation will partner with the Celia M. Howard Fellowship Fund to provide opportunities for students at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Hosting a Howard Fellow at the Simon Institute will allow a student to gain real-world...

Chad A. Rubin, MD (Deceased) and Michael Sandlin

Chad A. Rubin, MD (Deceased) and Michael Sandlin

This fund was established by Chad A. Rubin, M.D., FACS in appreciation for the education that he received at SIU. Very few universities provided a degree in microbiology and it provides a great avenue into medicine, research, pharmacology, and beyond. A degree is...

Charles G. Russell, PhD

Charles G. Russell, PhD

Dr. Charles Russell earned three (3) degrees in Speech Communication from SIU Carbondale: a 1959 BS from the College of Education, a 1965 MS and a 1971 Ph.D. from the College of Communication. Dr. Russell is a retired Professor of Communication from the University of...

Charles Koch Foundation

Charles Koch Foundation

Charles Koch Foundation would like to support a University Honors Course and scholarships.

Charles S. Ross

Charles S. Ross

The Arthur T. Ross Automotive Scholarship and Harriet V. Ross Office Systems & Specialties Scholarship were established to benefit students in the College of Applied Sciences and Arts

Charlotte West, Ph.D.

Charlotte West, Ph.D.

Dr. Charlotte West served as Director of Athletics for women at Southern Illinois University Carbondale from 1960-1986. In her final year at SIU, she was named Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Administrator of the Year. Following her time at SIU, she served on...

CITGO Petroleum Corporation

CITGO Petroleum Corporation

College of Agriculture Sciences - Class of 1959

College of Agriculture Sciences - Class of 1959

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the class of ’59’s graduation and in commemoration of their collegiate heritage, the College of Agriculture Sciences Class of 1959 established the College of Agriculture Class of ’59 Inaugural Scholarship. The class of ’59...

Compeer Financial

Compeer Financial

The 1st Farm Credit Services Scholarship was established in 2014 by 1st Farm Credit Services, the largest agricultural lender in Illinois. In July 2017, 1st Farm Credit Services joined two other Farm Credit Cooperatives in forming Compeer Financial. 1st Farm Credit...

C. Richard Stockner, USA (Ret.), Mrs. Cynthia A. Stockner, and Ms. Christine Stockner

C. Richard Stockner, USA (Ret.), Mrs. Cynthia A. Stockner, and Ms. Christine Stockner

Cynthia Olmsted and the Faculty, Friend, and Alumni of the SIU Mathematics Department

Cynthia Olmsted and the Faculty, Friend, and Alumni of the SIU Mathematics Department

The Mathematics Department at SIU Carbondale would like to honor the deceased Dr. John Olmsted, a longtime department chair and emeritus professor.

Dale H. Besterfield, Ph.D.

Dale H. Besterfield, Ph.D.

Dale and Helen Besterfield moved to Carbondale in 1962, when Dale took a teaching position in the College of Engineering at SIU. The Besterfields went on to earn several degrees from SIU Carbondale between them and Dale received five outstanding teacher awards and...

Danny and Kathy Wheeler

Danny and Kathy Wheeler

The Bryan-Peak Scholarship is given in honor of the maternal grandparents of Danny and Kathy Reagan Wheeler: Robert and Edith Sellars Bryan and Alexander and Marvel Klasing Peak; and Kathy’s mother, Lou Ellen Peak Reagan. Our grandparents and mother lived through...

Dan Woerner

Dan Woerner

Darlene and Mark Knott

Darlene and Mark Knott

Darlene Albert Knott and Mark Knott were both 1975 graduates of CoBA. It is their desire that this scholarship should initially be for the cost of full-time tuition and fees, and room and board on campus for one student for all four years of their education, and for...

David and Nancy Kagel

David and Nancy Kagel

The Jared Kagel Scholarship was established to honor Jared, SIU and the dedicated faculty and staff in the Department of Mass Communication/Radio Television and the students who continue the award winning Alt News Program. Jared graduated from SIU in 2005, with a...

David and Rebecca Busby

David and Rebecca Busby

David and Rebecca Busby, both Hamilton County High School graduates, established the Busby Family Scholarship to assist students who have graduated from Hamilton County High School and are studying business, the sciences, or nursing at SIU Carbondale. Mr. Busby, a...

David A. NewMyer, Ph.D. and Ms. Sue Burroughs

David A. NewMyer, Ph.D. and Ms. Sue Burroughs

Debra Ann Sarvela and the family and friends of Reverend William Sarvela

Debra Ann Sarvela and the family and friends of Reverend William Sarvela

Rev. William Richard Sarvela, born in Massachusetts in 1932, was the son of Finnish Immigrants. He was proud of his Finnish heritage, and instilled that pride in his sons and grandchildren. He was a math teacher, an army veteran stationed in Iceland, and a Lutheran...

Debra Ann Sarvela & Kristin Sarvela

Debra Ann Sarvela & Kristin Sarvela

This fund is being established to honor the memory of Interim Chancellor Paul D. Sarvela. The great grandson of Finnish immigrants, Dr. Sarvela earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology in 1981, a master’s degree in educational psychology in 1983 and a doctor of...

Delta Kappa Gamma, Beta Delta chapter

Delta Kappa Gamma, Beta Delta chapter

The Beta Delta chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, in honor and memory of Mrs. Rosemary Bryant. Mrs. Bryant taught in the Herrin school district for seven years, Kindergarten and later, 8th grade Language Arts. She was also an active member of Delta Kappa Gamma, an...