$10 Million Gift Announced to Chancellor’s Scholars Program

Anonymous donors have committed a $10 million matching gift to inspire others to support the Chancellor’s Scholarship Program.
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The 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 and features a unique University of Wisconsin Foundation match.
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Your Legacy. Their future.

Gift planning integrates your charitable gift into your overall financial, tax, and estate planning to maximize benefits both to you and to the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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Annual Giving

Annual Giving

With a recurring gift, you can support UW-Madison in an affordable and easy way. To get started, select one of the "First payment..." options in the online giving form.

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Gift Planning

Gift Planning

Being in charge of your own legacy is part of who you are. If there’s a plan, you’re going to be the one to make it.

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Great People Scholarship

Support Scholars

Commit to supporting UW-Madison's next generation of scholars and preserve the affordability of the university with a gift to the Great People Scholarship.

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Impact: By the Numbers

10,542

Total number of degrees awarded in 2014–15

79,535

Total number of donors to the UW Foundation in 2014

$1.12 billion

Total research expenditure by UW-Madison in 2013

21,456

Number of donors who have come together to support the Great People Scholarship program since 2008

63.5 percent

Percentage of undergraduates who receive financial assistance

$2,558,118

Total amount received from matching-gift companies in 2014

Every Gift Counts

When we work together the cumulative strength of our gifts reaches across campus and around the world.

  • $50 Can help provide a required textbook for a student in need
  • $250 Can help fund a scholarship for a student who qualifies for need-based aid
  • $500 Helps keep star faculty at UW-Madison
  • $2,500 Average cost to fund a yearlong internship in the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences