Where to Give

There are many areas you can support within AHS. No matter where you give, the positive impact of your donation is very real. The funds listed below are available for gift designation.

UIC College of Applied Health Sciences (AHS)

  • UIC Applied Health Sciences Annual Fund
    For unrestricted use in AHS
  • UIC College of Applied Health Sciences Scholarship Fund
    To support scholarships for all AHS students
  • UIC Academic Support and Achievement Program (ASAP) Fund
    To provide unrestricted support for ASAP in AHS
  • UIC Charlotte A. Tate College of Applied Health Sciences Student Fund
    For support of AHS student travel to professional meetings, student organizations, cultural events, emergency student loans, or student awards or prizes
  • UIC Margret Amatayakul Endowed Fund for Interdisciplinary Initiatives
    For support of interdisciplinary initiatives between AHS and other UIC colleges
  • UIC Vivette Ravel Rifkin Memorial Scholarship Fund
    To support scholarships for students who are blind or visually impaired at AHS

Department of Biomedical and Health Information Sciences (BHIS)

  • UIC School of Biomedical and Health Information Sciences Unrestricted Fund
    For unrestricted use in BHIS
  • UIC Biomedical Visualization Annual Fund
    For unrestricted use in the biomedical visualization program
  • UIC Health Information Management Annual Fund
    For unrestricted use in the health information management program
  • UIC Health Informatics Annual Fund
    For unrestricted use in the health informatics program
  • UIC Geraldine Smothers Scholarship Fund
    For outstanding health information management students
  • Tom Jones Memorial Scholarship
    For outstanding biomedical visualization students who demonstrate financial need
  • UIC Great Lakes Informatics Student Travel Award Fund
    To promote student travel to health information management-related professional conferences
  • Frank Armitage Fund
    To support biomedical visualization graduate students who demonstrate financial need

Department of Disability and Human Development (DHD)

  • UIC Disability and Human Development Annual Fund
    For unrestricted use in the Department of Disability and Human Development
  • Anne Hopkins Scholarship Fund
    For DHD graduate students in good academic standing who demonstrate financial need and research one of the following topics: disability and sex, relationships and dating; social model of disability; social entrepreneurship
  • Carlos Drazen Memorial Research Award
    For DHD graduate students who research race and disability
  • Edward Page-el Fund MD Student Award Fund
    For DHD graduate students in good academic standing who demonstrate financial need
  • UIC Albrecht Global Lecture on Disability Endowed Fund
    To feature an internationally renowned disabilities scholar at a lecture
  • UIC Bodies of Work Support Fund
    For the Bodies of Work Project in the Department of Disability and Human Development
  • UIC Neal H. Gottlieb Memorial Scholarship Fund
    For undergraduate students enrolled in the BS in DHD program.  Preference is given to students who have financial need; are enrolled in their third or fourth year, and who have a documented physical disability

Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition (KN)

  • UIC Kinesiology Annual Fund
    For unrestricted use in the kinesiology programs
  • UIC Nutrition Science Annual Fund
    For unrestricted use in the nutrition programs
  • UIC Kinesiology Student Award Fund
    For undergraduate, graduate and doctoral kinesiology students who demonstrate academic achievement and/or financial need
  • UIC Nutrition Student Award Fund
    For undergraduate and graduate nutrition students who demonstrate academic achievement and/or financial need
  • Phyllis and Sam Bowen Endowed Scholarship Fund
    For nutrition students with preference for those who demonstrate financial need

Department of Occupational Therapy (OT)

  • UIC Occupational Therapy Annual Fund
    For unrestricted use in OT
  • UIC Occupational Therapy Student Travel Award
    For OT students’ travel, lodging and registration expenses for conferences and professional events
  • Center for Everyday Participation Support Fund
    To support the construction, renovation and maintenance of the OT model apartment suite
  • UIC Barbara Loomis Scholarship in Occupational Therapy Fund
    For occupational therapy students who demonstrate an interest and/or potential in becoming OT educators
  • UIC Beatrice D. Wade Occupational Therapy Award
    For outstanding OT senior year students who demonstrate financial need and a commitment to OT
  • UIC Gary Kielhofner Model of Human Occupation Endowed Fund
    For student, clinician, post-doctoral fellow or faculty research and scholarship that is focused on the Model of Human Occupation in OT
  • UIC Jackson-Frey Scholarship for Occupational Therapy Fund
    For scholarships to OT graduate students who have financial need and are veterans with honorable discharge from a branch of the U.S. Armed Forces
  • UIC Occupational Therapy Doctoral Student Award Fund
    For OT doctoral students’ dissertation or doctoral project
  • UIC Velma Louisa Reichenbach Endowed Fund
    To bring guest speakers that bridge research, education and clinical practice in OT
  • Winifred E. Scott Occupational Therapy Scholarship Fund
    For graduate or professional OT students who have financial need and demonstrate an interest in or a commitment to serving African Americans or African American communities

Department of Physical Therapy (PT)

    • UIC Physical Therapy Annual Fund
      For unrestricted use in PT
    • Donna Roach Award Fund
      For outstanding PT doctoral students; financial need may be considered
    • UIC Faculty Practice Fund
      For unrestricted use in the PT Faculty Practice

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I am excited to serve our alumni and donors, and look forward to facilitating your philanthropic support of the college, its departments, people and initiatives. Whether funding student scholarships or travel awards, faculty research or recruitment, your contributions have a meaningful and profound impact.

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