Butler Fund for Student Scholarship
As we look forward to welcoming students back to campus for the fall semester, we are energized by the work of continuing to pursue Butler University’s founding mission of making higher learning accessible to all who desire to pursue it. Butler University is committed to ensuring that deserving students not only have the opportunity to attend Butler, but are surrounded by the support and resources they need to thrive during their years as a Bulldog. That’s why Student Access & Success is one of the central pillars of our $250 million comprehensive fundraising campaign—Butler Beyond. As students return to classes for a new academic year, we’re asking you to join this important mission by making a gift to the Butler Fund for Student Scholarship.
During the 2019–20 academic year, Butler committed more than $77 million to students in the form of scholarships and financial aid. This past spring, in response to the unforeseen economic hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Butler pledged an additional $10 million in financial aid to incoming and returning students. All gifts to the Butler Fund for Student Scholarship directly support this increased commitment to our students. The majority of our students receive some form of Butler-funded financial aid, which means your gifts are funding the dreams of students pursuing higher learning at Butler right now.
Our goal for Butler Beyond is to raise $55 million in new scholarship support in order to ensure the long-term sustainability of our financial aid program. So far, we have raised more than $44 million toward this goal. Every gift to the Butler Fund for Student Scholarship moves us closer to reaching this important goal of expanding access to a Butler education to students of various ages, life stages, and backgrounds. Will you help fund a student’s dream of a Butler education by making a gift to the Butler Fund for Student Scholarship today?
Thank you for your loyal support of our students.
Jonathan D. Purvis
Vice President for Advancement
Employer Matching Gifts
You can increase the impact of your gift by making use of your company’s matching gift program. To see if your company is eligible, please visit butler.edu/matchinggifts.