We're Feeling Thankful for Our Supporters

Student scholarship recipients stand with Sparty in front of The Rock. The Rock is painted to read "Thank You For Giving."

Thank you to all who support students at Michigan State University!

Campaign Progress

Students gathered under trees on campus. Photo courtesy of MSU Communications and Brand Strategy

As you may have heard, MSU raised a record $271.9 million during our last fiscal year, breaking previous records set in 2014 and 2015. This is all due in part to your support of the the Empower Extraordinary capital campaign efforts.

Joe D. Pentecost Foundation: Helping Other People Excel

Beaumont Tower and the football stadium viewed from the air. Photo by MSU Communications and Brand Strategy.

The Joe D. Pentecost Foundation supports several scholarships for students in the greater Lansing area, including awards for students who transfer from Lansing Community College to continue their studies at Michigan State University.

STARR Charitable Foundation: Not Just A Scholarship

Current STARR Scholars and those invited to join the program for the 2016-2017 academic year during their annual spring dinner at Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center.

In 1998, anonymous donors created a scholarship that has now given over $12 million to Spartans at MSU, changing lives in the process.

Retirees At Work

Representatives of the MSU Retirees Association stand in front of The Spartan statue in the lobby of the Spartan Stadium tower.

The MSU Retirees Association recently created the MSURA Student Scholarship through our unit. Their efforts were featured this week on MSUToday.

Remembering William “Bill” Beachler

Bill Beachler and a student at a table at the scholarship luncheon

William "Bill" Beachler, creator of the Pride Scholarship at MSU, passed away on January 11.

IRA Charitable Rollover Deadline: December 31, 2015

A close-up photo of the clock on Beaumont Tower, viewed through ice-covered tree branches, with the Empower Extraordinary Capital Campaign logo.

If you want to take advantage of the 2015 IRA Charitable Rollover option, you need to act fast!

Giving Tuesday - Your Guide to Supporting MSU

#GivingTuesMSU on blue background

Tomorrow is Giving Tuesday. Learn about the #GivingTuesMSU goal and the challenge gift that will double the impact of donations made.

Max O'Connor: a Lot to Be Thankful For

Max O'Connor

Max O'Connor, once a homeless high school student with big dreams, was able to come to Michigan State University with the help of scholarship support.

Thankful for Our Donors: 2015 Scholarship Luncheon

Student scholarship recipients hold letters forming the words "Thank You For Giving"

Our annual scholarship luncheon allowed us to start giving thanks early! Video and photos of the October event are now available.

Coming Soon! 2014-2015 Impact Reports

Year-end donor updates from the University Scholarships & Fellowships Advancement Office should be available in December.

Announcing Our Redesigned Website

A screenshot of the new website design.

The new design for the University Scholarships & Fellowships website adds functionality and a responsive design to better suit your needs.