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Where to Give at WTAMU

Your gifts have a big impact
Where to Give at WTAMU

Donations to WTAMU scholarships are a life-changing gift that can benefit a many deserving students. Every gift make a big difference, because together we can do so much. To give a scholarship gift, please call 806-651-2070 or give online.

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Scholarship Facts

  • Average Foundation scholarship award—$1,000 per year
  • Scholarships can be established in memory of or to honor an individual, familly, or group
  • Donors may determine criteria for awarding endowed scholarships. If you do not see the option you want on the Make a Gift form, simply indicate "other" and enter in your suggesed award criteria.
  • Estimated cost of WT degree–$40,000

Non-Endowed Scholarships

Non-endowed scholarships gifts provide funds to students directly from a donor's contribution. Your gift to a General Scholarships is awarded to students based on academics, leadership, campus and community involvement and/or financial need. Non-endowed scholarship gifts are typically less than $25,000. 

Endowed Scholarships

Endowment gifts provide support in perpetuity because the corpus is invested and the interest provides a perpetual source of income to help generations of WTAMU. Donors may name their endowed scholarship for themselves, a family member, friend, or a business or organization.

$25,000 - Endowed Scholarship

Endowed Professorships

An endowed professorship expands opportunities for exceptional faculty members by providing additional resources for teaching, research, and service through professional activities and development. Faculty members benefit from the coveted title, and students glean from the professor’s academic insight and leadership.

$125,000 – Endowed Professorship

Endowed Chairs

An endowed chair is a coveted position that brings prestige and distinction to the University and a college discipline while providing faculty support for research and teaching. An endowed chair offers opportunities for program growth and development and recognizes scholarly excellence. Endowed chair positions recognize the generosity of donors in perpetuity and serve as a valuable tool in recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty.

$1.25 million - Endowed Chair

 

Endowed Giving Levels
  • $25,000 - Endowed Scholarship
  • $25,000 - Graduate Assistantship Endowment
  • $25,000 - Provost Leadership Endowed Scholarship
  • $40,000 - President's Honor Endowed Scholarship
  • $125,000 - Presidential Endowed Scholarship

Honor Scholarships make it possible to recruitment top academic students and provide the recipients educational and leadership opportunities. Honor scholarships available at WT include the Presidential Scholarship, President’s Honor Scholarship or the Provost’s Leadership Scholarship.

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Giving is versatile in its approach

Your gift and commitment ensures WT's imprint remains strong from the Panhandle to the world.

Program & Faculty Support

Universities that recognize and support faculty through endowed chairs and professorships are more successful in attracting and keeping outstanding faculty. Endowed faculty and program support allows WTAMU to offer competitive salaries and valuable resources to attract leading scholars. Faculty enrich the life of the University and helps attract the best students to WT. Having endowed professors and chairs teaching in our classrooms and working in the University’s research facilities nurtures a learning environment focused on cutting edge teaching and research that provides an exceptional educational experience for generations of WTAMU students.

Program Enhancement Facts

  • Program support provides resources for enhanced teaching and learning opportunities.
  • Professorship and chair positions serve as role models and strengthen the foundation of academic excellence.
  • Endowed funds grow to support faculty in perpetuity.
  • Gifts may honor or remember loved ones.
Support Faculty with Endowments
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