Department of Crop Sciences

Help Grow the Department of Crop Sciences

An investment in the students and programs of Crop Sciences repays itself many-fold during the careers of graduates from the Department of Crop Sciences. After completing their degree programs our graduates assume leadership positions in the global food and agriculture system. Alumni and friends of the department are important partners of the department in the development of these future leaders. 

In addition, supporting our facilities and programs ensures that our research, teaching and outreach continue to help solve global issues of food and fuel.

I'd like to support the following funds:

Please enter a donation amount next to the fund(s) you wish to support. If you'd like to donate to other areas or for a specific purpose, please contact a development officer.

Crop Sciences Programs
Crop Sciences Annual Fund
Gifts to this fund support such departmental needs as endowed chairs; capstone design instruction; student recruitment and retention; graduate fellowships; undergraduate scholarships; support for continuous updating of teaching and research facilities and equipment; student field instruction and international experience; and alumni awards.
Turner Hall Transformation Fund
Updated facilities will create a more productive and stimulating learning environment, while positively affecting the department’s ability to attract and retain the best students.
Department of Crop Sciences Scholarship Fund
Attracting the best and brightest students through endowed scholarships is a top priority of the Department of Crops Sciences.
Illinois Plant Breeding Center
Gifts are unrestricted and are used wherever the need is the greatest.
Department of Crop Sciences JBT Scholarship Fund
Gifts from faculty, staff, alumni and friends to this fund will be pooled to support the Department’s Jonathan Baldwin Turner Scholarships for students in Crop Sciences.  These scholarships are awarded to outstanding scholars who might not otherwise have the advantage of a University of Illinois education.
Other Donation

By clicking the "Continue" button you will be forwarded to the University of Illinois Foundation's secure Online Giving site for your personal and credit card information.

For More Information

If you have additional questions about how your investment can help support Crop Sciences, please contact the department's development officer:

Marise Robbins-Forbes
Director of Development
Crop Sciences
phone: 217-413-1613
fax: 217-333-6479