Shebik Centennial Economics Scholarship

The Shebik Centennial Economics Scholarship was created to provide financial need-based scholarships to students enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences who are majoring in economics. The Shebik family has a long legacy with the University of Illinois. In the Department of Economics, Mrs. Megan Shebik is a 1980 alumna with a career of 25 years of consulting in the field of philanthropy. Prior to that she was employed with the Chicago branch of Kemper National Insurance, with her expertise focused in underwriting management. Mr. Steve Shebik is a 1978 alumnus of the College of Business with undergraduate degrees in Finance and Accountancy and an MBA from the University of Chicago in Finance and Statistics. Mr. Shebik currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Allstate Corporation and Allstate Insurance Company. Son Brian Shebik is a 2016 alumnus with degrees in Economics and Finance. He is currently attending University of Chicago in the Master of Science in Analytics program. Son Matthew Shebik is currently an undergraduate student in the Department of Economics slated to graduate in May, 2018. Daughter Sarah is currently attending the University of Illinois as a sophomore with a Psychology major and a Business minor. Steve’s mother, Mrs. Phyllis Shebik, is a 1938 alumna in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, general curriculum. The family has a long spanning history of volunteer work, philanthropy and community involvement with broad reaching efforts in organizations like the Boy Scouts of America, the 1867 Society Council Registered Student Organization at the University of Illinois, non-profit charitable organizations, among others. The Department of Economics, and the University of Illinois, are grateful for the support of our students and programs by the Shebik family.

Recipients
2018 Miranda McNaughton, Brianna Devitt & Quinn Ramirez