Endowed Scholarships

Leave a Legacy

How to Establish an Endowed Scholarship

There are three steps to establishing an endowed scholarship:

  1. Name the scholarship.
  2. Outline the conditions that will govern awarding the scholarship.
    Examples: Students may have a suggested major, have a minimum grade point average or come from a specific geographic area. The Advancement staff is available to help you develop the criteria for your scholarship.
  3. Contribute a minimum of $25,000 to the Bryan College endowment fund in the form of cash, securities, or a pledge.

The Bryan College Board of Trustees will invest your scholarship money in a diverse investment portfolio. The Board has set 4% as the distribution target rate. The 4% distribution amount will be calculated based on the average of the calendar year-end values for the 3 most recent calendar years.

The Benefits of an Endowed Scholarship

  • Endowing a named scholarship creates a lasting legacy while benefiting generations of students.
  • Most of our students need financial aid to achieve their dreams of attaining a Christian worldview college education. You can help make those dreams a reality by establishing an endowed scholarship.
  • Your gift assists Bryan College in educating students to become servants of Christ to make a difference in today’s world. Your gift is an eternal investment.
  • Gifts for Bryan College endowed scholarships are tax-deductible.

Interested in Establishing a Scholarship?

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