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THE CASE FOR INVESTMENT

Students in the College of Engineering benefit from the generosity of donors who want to help them succeed. Following are a just a few ways you can make a difference. To discuss these and other opportunities to support engineering students, contact Andrew Gaines, director of development, 618/453-4760.

Increased Scholarships

  • Fund a one-time scholarship covering part or all of the cost of one undergraduate or graduate student’s education in engineering at SIU. $6,250-$150,000 for five years
  • Endow an undergraduate scholarship providing full-tuition support for one engineering student or partial funding for several. Starting at $200,000

Expanded Opportunities

  • Send five students to a professional development conference that supports networking and career development. $1,000 to $2,500
  • Fund a registered student organization’s participation in a national competition, covering expenses for materials and travel. $2,000 to $10,000
  • Support the Summer Bridge to Excellence program, which helps promising pre-engineering students prepare for success in the classroom and beyond. $65,000-$200,000

Enhanced Facilities and Resources

  • Support upgrades and renovations of undergraduate teaching labs. Starting at $50,000
  • Support an endowment to maintain the quality of undergraduate teaching labs over time. Starting at $25,000