Great People Scholarship
The Great People Scholarship supports the upcoming artists, scholars, educators and scientists who will lead our economy with new ideas and technology. The campaign features a unique University of Wisconsin Foundation match for contributions to student financial aid scholarships, including a dollar for dollar match for gifts that will be granted to talented students campus-wide.
The Great People Scholarship is your opportunity to invest in quality and excellence at the University of Wisconsin-Madison today – and to double the impact of your gift for generations to come.
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Donate to the Great People Scholarship
When you donate to the Great People Scholarship, you are supporting one of the University's highest priorities.
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When you make a gift to the Great People Scholarship, you will create real change in the lives of promising young people. Gifts can be matched by the University of Wisconsin Foundation – up to a total of $20 million. Gifts to campus-wide Great People Scholarships will be matched dollar for dollar. Gifts directed to a specific school or college also will be matched 50 cents to the dollar.
This matching opportunity also applies to named endowment funds of $25,000 or more. Named endowments may be established by individuals and groups who give a total of $25,000 or more within three years. Join others to create a scholarship.
For more information, visit: uwgreatpeople.org