A third party sponsorship is when a student receives outside funds from organizations to assist with their educational expenses. The funds are not deemed as a scholarship, and are usually granted through employers, not-for-profit entities, and government organizations. The sponsoring organization can allow the funds to be used towards:
• Tuition
• Fees
• Housing
• Books & Supplies
• Transportation (usually paid directly to the student)
Sponsorship funds will be reflected on student’s account after the term drop date.

Current Sponsorships:

• United Parcel Service (UPS)
•Upward Mobility


Government & Not-for-profit Organizations:
• Department of Human Services
• Department of Child & Family Services
• National Able Network

Prepaid Tuition & Expense Plans:
• College Illinois
• Bright Start/Directions
• Other out-of-state 529 Plans

If you receive a sponsorship:

Have your voucher/authorization paper work delivered to the Financial Services office.

Mail Address:
Governors State University
1 University Parkway
University Park, IL 60484
Attn: Financial Services/Althea Schamrowski

Email:  aschamrowski@govst.edu.
Phone: (708) 235-2167

Best of Luck! 

If you need further assistance as you navigate your educational career at GSU, our office is always here to help! Please feel free to stop by, email, or call if you need to!
Our office wishes you the best of luck in your academic endeavors!