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8.6.9 Request Scholarship Payments to Non-University of Illinois Students

Policy Statement

Some activities or programs may give scholarship payments to non-University of Illinois students when it supports the University of Illinois System's mission. These payments support the student's educational needs, such as tuition, fees, room and board, personal supplies, and travel.

Confirm the recipient is a U.S. citizen or resident alien. If they are not, consult Payments to Foreign Nationals for instructions on requesting payment.

Determine whether the payee has a Banner vendor number. For step-by-step instructions, consult the Banner Vendor ID and Address Query job aid. If the payee does not have a Banner vendor number, consult 8.5 Vendor Setup and Maintenance.


To request scholarship payments to non-University of Illinois students:

  1. Log in to Chrome River. In the Invoices ribbon select +Create. 
  2. Proceed through the screens. Select "186912-non UI Scholarship" from the drop-down list in the Expense Type field.
  3. University Payables (UPAY) reviews the request and processes for payment.

8.5 Vendor Setup and Maintenance
19 Contracts

Chrome River Resource Page
Payments to Foreign Nationals
Foreign Nationals Payment Eligibility Grid
Flowchart to Determine How to Process Payments to Students
Payments to University of Illinois Students
Job aid for Miscellaneous or One-Time Vendor Payments
University Payables Training Materials

Last Updated: January 23, 2023 | Approved: Senior Associate Vice President for Business and Finance | Effective: September 2012