School of Design

The UIC School of Design relies on philanthropic support from alumni, parents, faculty, and friends to assist in our educational work and research. Whether your gift supports scholarships, new productions or exhibitions, facility renovations, or faculty support, you are having a direct impact on our students. It is our promise to our students to connect them with the best educators and practitioners, expose them to unique and challenging opportunities, and provide hands-on experiences in a supportive and nurturing environment. Thank you for choosing to give to the School of Design. All levels of donations are welcome and appreciated.

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Annual Fund 

Provides unrestricted funds to support UIC Design activities and programs. 


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Philip Burton Fund

Supports awards and scholarships for undergraduate design students. Directed toward establishing a named chair in honor of Philip Burton

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Osmosis Charles Harrison Scholarship Fund 

Supports underrepresented design students. 

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Stephen and Meeyoung C. Melamed Fund for Design

Provides funding for undergraduate dual majors in Industrial Design and Graphic Design. 

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Samina Quraeshi Traveling Fellowship Fund

Provides travel support for advanced student research in design. 

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