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.

Alex's Great State Race Tradition Inspires Statewide Support

Alex Powell and Mark Dantonio

A Rivalry Week event created to honor the memory of an MSU student raises support for students at Michigan State and the University of Michigan.

Changing Lives as a Community, One Gift at a Time

Students stand under a canopy of trees on campus

The Atlantic magazine describes a Michigan community's efforts to send all its kids to college with the help of scholarship support. Every gift makes a difference in the life of a student.

Building a Tradition of Supporting Non-Traditional Students

Students waiting for commencement to begin

A recent report highlights non-traditional students' success in the state of Michigan when compared to students from other states. Few scholarships exist to specifically help this student population.

Scholarship Luncheon 2014

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Our annual scholarship luncheon was held on September 26 (Homecoming Weekend) this year. View photos and video from the event, which was held to celebrate student scholarship recipients & donors.

Resources for Alumni Clubs

I Heart MSU pin on tree in front of stadium

The University Scholarships & Fellowships Advancement Office offers resources to alumni clubs that are raising funds to support scholarships.

The Faces of Scholarship Support – 10th Annual Spring Scholarship Luncheon

Scholarship program cover - Beaumont Tower photo

Friday, March 30, was the 10th Annual Spring Scholarship Luncheon, hosted by the University Scholarships & Fellowships Development Office.

MSU Enjoys 22 Percent Increase in Endowment – State News

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From The State News: Early signs indicate MSU has been growing financially, ranking highly in endowment level growth among Big Ten universities.

Steve Smith: On the “Business of Basketball” and Supporting MSU

Steve Smith holding a basketball

Steve Smith, an MSU alumnus and 14 season veteran of the NBA, recently gave an interview with He spoke with Alana Glass regarding the NBA, the lockout, and the business of basketball.

Spartans Honor Daughters with Named Endowments

Graduating students. Courtesy: MSU Communications and Brand Strategy

Roger (’78, Business, Accounting) and Kim Pitzer honored their two daughters (recent MSU alumnae) by establishing endowed scholarships in each daughter’s name. The scholarships benefit student athletes and students with financial need.

ASMSU Endowments Champion Freshmen and Student Leaders

Students stand under trees on campus. Courtesy: MSU Communications and Brand Strategy.

The Associated Students of MSU (ASMSU) organization created two new endowment funds for student support.

STARR Scholars 'Stretch Themselves' with Jack Shingleton Scholarship

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Current and former recipients of the STARR Charitable Foundation Scholarship created the Jack Shingleton Scholarship in tribute to the man who helped anonymous donors establish and manage the fund.