Meet the people your gift empowers.
Scholarships and other gifts transform lives and empower individual students to unleash their potential. Following are some of the stories we’ve discovered that detail the impact of gifts and scholarships on our students’ lives.
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I don't want [donors] to ever question if giving money is a good thing to do... Attending college changed my life... and receiving a scholarship made all of that possible.
That feeling of somebody believing in you never leaves you, and I'll always remember that.
I’m completely different. I feel more comfortable in my skin. I see a life I never saw before.
When I was chosen for the scholarship, I felt so much relief and gratitude. I have a hard time expressing it in words.
The scholarship was like opening Willy Wonka's chocolate and having a winning golden ticket!
I’ve created this pseudo family here. I love what I’m doing. I love applying science. I feel so enthusiastic and positive.
Maria's, Christy's, and Oloth's Stories
Today you are helping me, but tomorrow I can help others. So your help is not only for me, it's for the community.
To have strangers saying "we see you, and without knowing you, we’re proud of your life" meant a lot.
I want to inspire other kids who think college isn’t for them. I want them to know they can do it because I did.
We are not a rich family, but education is the only thing you can have. My father taught me that education is your sword in life.