Support Urban Education

With your generous support, we can continue the mission to develop the next generation of teachers who will help renew and reinvigorate our urban schools.

If you are interested in other opportunities to support our mission, please contact Ed Briscoe in the Office of Development at 312-996-8032 or

Your contributions will create an endowment that provides scholarship support to deserving students.
Your contributions provide essential financial support to meet expenses not covered by state funds, as well as to provide financial support for other unique faculty and student needs.
Your contributions support our literacy program for students working with our tutors through the College’s Reading Clinic.
Your contributions provide scholarships to students specializing in the teaching of mathematics and science to Chicago’s elementary school students in honor of the late Professor Aimee Strawn.
Your contributions provide scholarships to students preparing to teach special education students.
Your contributions provide fellowship support to doctoral students of Curriculum Studies in honor of the late Professor Ann Schubert.
Your contributions provide fellowship support to doctoral students in honor of the late Professor David Wilson.
Your contributions will support this outreach initiative that seeks to train high achieving high-school juniors to become reading teachers in the primary grades.
Your contributions will provide essential support for students in the Educational Policy Studies department in honor of the late Dr. Ward Weldon.
These awards are in recognition of the professional contributions of Dean Victoria Chou to the College of Education, UIC and the City of Chicago. Dean Chou served as Dean of the College of Education from 1997 – 2013. Your contributions will provide support for competitive faculty awards that focus research on developing and applying effective practices that improve learning outcomes for students and adults in African American and Latino communities. These awards will primarily support community outreach and research initiatives that have a direct impact on the learning outcomes of students and adults.
The college's first unrestricted current use scholarship fund that provides financial need based assistance to students enrolled full-time in any academic program.
The UIC Educational Assessment Clinic serves families whose children (ages 6 to 16 years) are struggling academically and/or socially. We are committed to student success, and educational equity despite economic disparities and under-resourced public schools. Our educational and social-emotional evaluations yield targeted results for supporting children's optimal learning. Simultaneously, the Clinic prepares the next generation of special education teachers to understand the vital role that assessment plays in understanding and addressing the needs of a growing diverse learner population.
Your donation helps the UIC Center for Literacy (1) provide language and literacy instruction to Head Start parents in West side and South side Chicago communities and (2) conduct literacy research that makes a difference for children in Chicago schools.

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