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Giving Opportunities

Thank you for considering a gift to the University of Tennessee School of Information Sciences. Private gifts have a tremendous impact on all facets of our program. Over the years, we have seen the financial needs of our students increase as more students enter SIS with job and family obligations.

With your gift of support, you are investing directly in the lives of our brightest students – and in the future of the profession. Your contributions enable us to continue to support promising students, exceptional faculty, and distinctive programs. We are grateful for your time and interest in our School! To learn more about the eligibility, history, and purpose of the SIS fellowship funds, click on the scholarships below.

SIS Scholarship Funds


To make your contribution online via a credit card, click on the funds below to link to the university’s secure online giving website. Below is a listing of School of Information Sciences gift funds: 

  • SIS Enrichment Fund
  • Glenn E. Estes Scholarship Endowment
  • Carmen L. Moulton Memorial Endowment
  • Gary R. Purcell Scholarship Endowment
  • Jane Moulton Ray Scholarship Endowment
  • "Dr. Bill" Robinson Scholarship Endowment
  • John C. Tyson Minority Scholarship Endowment

In addition to giving online, you can make your gift through any of the following convenient methods:

To make your gift by phone, call the College of Communication and Information Development Office at (865) 974-7073.

To mail in your gift check, make your check payable to the University of Tennessee and mail to: University of Tennessee, Knoxville School of Information Sciences 1345 Circle Park Drive, Suite 451 Knoxville, TN 37996-0341

If you have any questions about these scholarships, or to set up a new named scholarship, please contact the College of Communication and Information Development Office at (865) 974-7073. Contact the office also to learn more about funding an endowment, bequests, gifts of property, tax benefits, charitable trusts, and pooled income funds.