Thank you for your interest in supporting students at Michigan State University! The Office of Philanthropy for Undergraduate Education 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, 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 bertram9@msu.edu.


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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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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.

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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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

If you would like to create a scholarship to benefit undergraduate students at MSU, please contact our office by email at OPUE_info@msu.edu or by phone at 1-517-355-2264. 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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