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Scholarships

We see promise in all Gies Business students, and we’re committed to rewarding and nurturing that promise through merit-based and need-based scholarship support. It’s one more way that we help you achieve your dreams and find your path to purpose.

Applicants to Gies Business (freshmen and transfer students) are all evaluated for scholarships based on their application for admission. There are no additional forms or applications that need to be submitted. Scholarship notifications will be available to admitted students by the end of March. 

Gies Business does not offer scholarship matches to other institutions.

If you have questions, contact scholarships@business.illinois.edu

The Office of Student Financial Aid has other scholarship and financial aid information.

Invested in student success

Undergraduate Success Lab

The Undergraduate Success Lab is located inside the Business Instructional Facility, and it is intended to serve as a designated location for students seeking academic, emotional, financial, or social support. The lab provides a platform for students to serve their classmates and help grow relationships and community within Gies College of Business.

Activities housed inside the Student Success Lab include:

  • Initial access point for student questions regarding a financial crisis, mental or physical health concerns, housing issues, and more
  • Peer advising and advising workshops
  • Peer tutoring and exam workshops
  • Study abroad information sessions and course planning

Academic Success Programs 

Programming directed at all undergraduate populations that would benefit from additional academic support, but with special attention given to students from traditionally disadvantaged backgrounds. Programs in this space include:

  • Early Intervention Course Outreach 
  • College and Campus Tutoring Referral Resources 
  • Civil Discourse Class 

Meet the Team

Director of Scholarships & Academic Success Programs

Gies News and Events

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Donohoe: ‘Investigator DNA’ key to evolution of accountancy

Professor Michael Donohoe believes the next generation of accountants will have “investigator DNA” and a strategic mindset. “With the growing emphasis on business analytics, our students are becoming investigators who ask big questions, use data, and state of the art statistical methods to investigate those questions in a meaningful way."

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Examining the role of trust in negotiations

Mingshuang Ji joined Gies this fall as an instructor of business administration. In addition to researching team dynamics, trust, and negotiation, Mingshuang is teaching Business Dynamics (B201) and Business in Action (B301).