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VCU named gift opportunities

Endowed student support
Scholarships make it possible for many deserving students to attend VCU; they also help in Virginia Commonwealth University, efforts to attract the brightest, most meritorious students to the university. Endowed scholarships are created with a minimum $10,000 gift. The principal is invested, and only interest (5 percent) is used each year for student support. These named, endowed scholarships last in perpetuity.

Fund minimum

Partial scholarship

$10,000

Tuition and fees scholarship

$100,000

Full scholarship*

$200,000

Graduate Fellowship

$200,000

Full out-of-state scholarship**

$400,000

*

covers in-state tuition, fees, room and board, and provides additional funding for books

**

covers out-of-state tuition, fees, room and board, and provides additional funding for books

Endowed faculty support
Endowed lectureships, professorships and chairs are used to support distinguished teachers and researchers in strategic areas of the university’s curriculum. The principal is invested, and only interest (5 percent) is used each year for faculty support. These named, endowed funds last in perpetuity.

Fund minimum

Lectureship

$100,000

Professorship

$250,000

Distinguished Professorship

$500,000

Chair

$1,000,000

All named gift opportunities are subject to approval by the VCU Board of Visitors. For additional information about named gift opportunities, please contact Thomas C. Burke Jr., executive director of the VCU Foundation, Virginia Commonwealth University, P.O. Box 842026, Richmond, VA 23284-2026. Telephone: (804) 828-3958; e-mail: tcburke@vcu.edu.

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