Last year, 796 faculty and staff contributed more than $245,000
in support of 225 different scholarships, departments, and programs across the
university. The level of generosity shown by our campus community provided
substantial support for our students and that should give us much for which to
Here’s an overview of the impact of last year’s drive.
Meaningful support was given to each of IUP’s six Dean’s
Merit Scholarship funds. Employee gifts, when combined with gifts from
graduating seniors and alumni, provided the funding for 99 dean’s merit
scholarships to be awarded this academic year. These scholarship awards enable
students, many of whom are the first in their families to attend college, to
immerse themselves in their educational experience by taking advantage of conference
travel and research opportunities; or, by simply affording them the time to
spend in the library or laboratory instead of working multiple part-time jobs.
This year’s recipients were each humbled by the award and cited it as a game
In addition, University Family members provided support
equating to six Sutton Scholarships. The Sutton Scholarship provides an
opportunity to recruit the best and brightest students to campus. Many of the
scholarship’s awards are renewable, provided the recipients meet an academic
More 77 scholarship funds were supported last
Each of IUP’s varsity sport teams benefited from your
support as well. The coaching staff depends heavily on private gifts to provide
our student-athletes with the best experiences. Because of our generosity,
teams have more access to equipment, training, and travel.
The Arboretum, the Lively Arts, the University Museum, and
countless other department funds were also supported last year.
Our philanthropy has power. This is a team effort and,
collectively, we are all making IUP a better place.
Learn even more about how your gift can impact IUP students
by visiting the Your Gifts at Work page.
You can download a pledge form or pledge your support
electronically on the University Family Drive website. If you have
questions about how to give a specific fund or program area, please contact the
Office of Annual Giving at email@example.com