We invite you to contribute to our need-based Scholarship Initiative by creating your own named scholarship fund, in annual or endowment form, and in a way that means the most to you. For further information please contact Bettie Woods at 310.338.1862 or Bettie.Woods@lmu.edu.

Annual, Need-Based, Named Scholarship Opportunities

Annual Commitment Scholarship, $5,000+
Through an annual commitment of $5,000 or greater, donors will be able to name a scholarship that provides the kind of need-based aid that is crucially important to so many LMU students.

Five-Year Annual Commitment Scholarship, $5,000+
With a five-year annual commitment at the $5,000+ level, donors will be able to designate their named scholarship to a specific college, school or program.

Endowed, Need-Based, Named Scholarship Opportunities

Unrestricted Endowed Scholarship, $50,000+
Named scholarships at this level are unrestricted and will have the broadest impact, benefiting all LMU students with financial need. The minimum endowment level can be reached with an outright gift or through pledge payments made over a period of up to five years. Once the scholarship is fully funded, it will allow for an annual distribution of approximately $2,500.

Designated Endowed Scholarship, $100,000+
At this funding level, named scholarships can be designated to a particular college, school or unit based on the donor's interest. The minimum endowment level can be reached with an outright gift or through pledge payments made over a period of up to five years. Once fully funded, this scholarship allows for an annual distribution of approximately $5,000.

Impactful Endowed Scholarship, $500,000+
This named scholarship provides the opportunity to give substantial aid to an individual student with financial need. Scholarships at this level can be designated based on the donor's interest. The minimum endowment level can be reached with an outright gift or through pledge payments made over a period of up to five years. Once this scholarship is fully funded, it would allow for an annual distribution of approximately $25,000.

Full Tuition Endowed Scholarship, $750,000+
Donors who would like to name an endowed scholarship that covers the full tuition of an individual student with financial need may select this option. Scholarships at this level can be designated based on the donor's interest. The minimum endowment level can be reached with an outright gift or through pledge payments made over a period of up to five years. Once fully funded, this scholarship allows for an annual distribution of approximately $37,500.

Full Cost-of-Attendance Endowed Scholarship, $1,000,000+
This scholarship is for those who want to name an endowed scholarship that will provide the basis for full-ride funding – tuition, room and board – for an individual student with financial need. Scholarships at this level can be designated based on the donor's interest. The minimum endowment level can be reached with an outright gift or through pledge payments. Once fully funded, this scholarship allows for an annual distribution of approximately $50,000.