Foundation Awards $1.4 Million in Scholarships Since 2001

More than $1.4 million has been awarded to students at Truman in the form of scholarships from the Truman State University Foundation over the past five years.
    This year, the Truman State University Foundation received a record number of applications for the 2005-2006 scholarships.
    More than 4,710 scholarship applications were received and processed for the 423 scholarships available. Approximately 160 faculty members were involved in application review and nearly $300,000 was awarded. The average scholarship was more than $710.
    The Office of Advancement would like to express sincere appreciation to the faculty and staff members who donate their time to serve on committees and who help to make the Foundation scholarship program possible.
    Foundation scholarships are supported by private and corporate gifts, including gifts through the Faculty & Staff Campaign that are designated for scholarships.
    Established in 1980, the mission of the Truman State University Foundation is to support the goals and activities of Truman State University by obtaining financial support, nurturing viable relationships with external constituencies, and serving as prudent financial stewards of the Foundation’s resources.
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