Below are just a few of the funds that University Scholarships & Fellowships Advancement works with. Your gifts to these funds are greatly appreciated and have a real impact on student lives. 

Clicking on the name of the fund will take you to a secure online giving platform where you can make a gift using a credit card. The letter 'E' appears in an orange circle next to the fund name if it is an endowed fund. Funds without this icon are expendable funds. 

If there is a fund you would like to contribute to, and you do not see it in the list below, you can search for it at givingto.msu.edu.

If you have any questions or concerns, or if you prefer to give through stock, cash, check or some other means, please contact our office at answers@supportforstudents.msu.edu or (517) 432-7345. 

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.

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.

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.

University Undergraduate Research & Arts Forum

The University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum is an annual competition that provides Michigan State undergraduates the opportunity to highlight their scholarship and creative endeavors.

Student Emergency Assistance Fund

The Student Emergency Assistance Fund allows MSU to step in to assist students who are in need as a result of unexpected emergency situations.