Thank you for your interest in supporting students at Michigan State University! The University Scholarships & Fellowships Advancement Office is here to serve you by helping you to identify the areas of giving at the university that will be most meaningful to you. 

If you are interested in establishing your own expendable or endowed scholarship or fellowship, we can make the process easy. For more information on establishing a fund, please call Jennifer Bertram, Senior Director of Development, at (517) 432-7330 or email Empower@SupportForStudents.msu.edu

To make a gift today to one of our existing priority funds please use the form below.

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University Distinguished Fellowship Fund

Graduate fellowships allow students increased opportunities to engage in innovative research, and the opportunity to take full advantage of the intellectual community at MSU, while they focus on their academic pursuits.

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Featured Fund

Graduate School Dean's Strategic Initiatives Fund

Gifts of any size can be contributed to this fund. Funds will be spent on areas of strategic significance to the Graduate School.

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MSU Promise Endowed Scholarship

The MSU Promise Scholarship fund allows donors to contribute to general undergraduate student scholarships, without needing to create their own endowment. Donations to this fund help the University award many scholarships each year.

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Frequently Asked Questions

I want to create a scholarship or fellowship at Michigan State University. What are my next steps?

If you would like to create a scholarship or fellowship to benefit students at MSU, please contact our office by email at Empower@SupportForStudents.msu.edu or by phone at 1-517-432-7345. We are happy to assist you in the process of creating a gift in support of our students. Our office will work with you to draft a legal endowment or expendable fund agreement, outlining the criteria and procedures for dispersing the award.

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