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Endowed scholarships

For many students, the dream of a college education is often out of reach because they don't have the financial support they need for tuition, books, housing, and other expenses. Endowed scholarships help Marian University students earn their degrees on a Catholic campus grounded by our Franciscan values and focused on transformational education for students from all backgrounds.

Our friends, alumni, and supporters who create endowed scholarships often designate the funds be used to support the values they hold most dear. 

Why create an endowment?

  • Endowments are legacies of generosity. By creating an endowment at Marian University, you receive the opportunity to honor a loved one or a valued colleague or mentor. The scholarship you support through endowment can be counted on when planning for the future. 

How much is an endowment?

  • The minimum requirement for an endowed scholarship is $50,000. The funding of that scholarship may come from one donor or from many donors.

What is the impact of an endowment?

  • When you give an endowed gift to Marian University, you are providing support for generations of students. Endowments help support the Franciscan values we hold so closely and can become family traditions. 

Learn more

You can choose to add your gift to existing endowed scholarships or create your own. Click these names below to learn more about existing scholarships. Contact John Finke, Vice President for Institutional Advancement, at 317-955-6202 to learn more.

  • Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship

  • Andrew Luck Endowed Scholarship

  • Arthur Jordan Endowed Scholarship

  • Barbara Cooling Service Leadership Scholarship

  • Becher Family Accounting Scholarship

  • Benedetto-Phillips Endowed Scholarship

  • Bishop Joseph Chartrand San Damiano Scholarship

  • Brennan-Feser Family Scholarship

  • C. Bruce McConnell Memorial Endowed Scholarship

  • Cardinal Joseph E. Ritter Endowed Memorial Scholarship

  • Cardis Family Endowed Scholarship

  • Carl Erskine Endowed Scholarship

  • Charles ‘68 and Mary (Leahy ‘68), and Welch Leonard ’68 and Sue (Smith ‘68) Strom

  • Charles and Pamela Federle Endowed Scholarship

  • Charles J. Deiter Endowed Scholarship

  • Chuck Pagano Endowed Scholarship

  • Class of 1966 Endowed Scholarship

  • Class of 1980 Endowed Scholarship

  • Cleon Reynolds Sports Scholarship

  • Coach Bob Knight Endowed Scholarship

  • Dalstrom Family Scholarship

  • Daniel Greenen and Jane Connor Drew Endowed Memorial Scholarship

  • David L. and Kathleen (Kelly ’66) Kaplan and James J. and Barbara S. Fuller Endowed Scholarship

  • Deacon Harold W. Cloud Memorial Scholarship

  • Delmas/Quinn Endowed Scholarship

  • Deloitte Accounting Scholarship

  • Donald A. Fleming Accounting and Finance Endowed Scholarship

  • Doyle Family Rebuild My Church Endowed Scholarship

  • Dr. Duane T. and Lorraine J. Gish Teaching Scholarship

  • Ed Tinder Endowed Scholarship

  • Elaine and Nicholas Purichia Endowed Scholarship

  • Elmer Winkler Memorial Endowed Scholarship

  • Enterprise Scholarship

  • Eugene and Helene Herber Henn Endowed Scholarship

  • Father Joseph Dooley Endowed Scholarship

  • Francis A. and Ann M. Wilhelm Endowed Scholarship

  • Gallagher Family Endowed Scholarship

  • Geraldine and Robert Decraene Scholarship

  • Gilbert Tutungi Memorial Honors Program Fellowship Endowment

  • H. Jack and M. Colleen Baker Memorial Endowed Scholarship

  • Hearst Scholarship

  • Henry K. Engel Accounting & Finance Scholarship

  • Howard S. Young Jr. Endowed Memorial Thomas More Scholarship

  • In Gratitude Endowed Scholarship

  • James and Jackie Morris Endowed Scholarship

  • James and Rita Purcell Endowed Scholarship

  • James P. and Margaret R. Kern Memorial Endowed Scholarship

  • James R. Ellsworth Endowed Scholarship for Studies in Economics

  • Jerry and Rosie Semler Endowed Scholarship

  • John J. Dillon Endowed Scholarship

  • John Sweany Endowed Scholarship

  • Joseph P. Greenlee Accounting Scholarship

  • Joven-Forthofer Endowed Scholarship

  • Kathleen McCarthy Turk Endowed Scholarship

  • Katie Douglas Endowed Scholarship

  • Ken Elmendorf Endowed Scholarship

  • Ken Elmendorf Endowed Scholarship

  • Kozlowski-Bailor San Damiano Scholarship

  • Larkin Endowed Nursing Scholarship

  • Louis C. Gatto Nursing Endowed Scholarship

  • Lucille Ann Method Memorial Scholarship

  • Lynn Morrell Endowed Baseball Scholarship

  • Maria of Guadalupe Endowed Scholarship

  • Marion Simmons Endowed Scholarship

  • Mark Miles Endowed Scholarship

  • Marten Family Scholarship

  • Mary Margaret (Turk) McClain ‘64 Endowed Scholarship

  • Mother Marie Dillhoff Endowed Scholarship

  • Our Sunday Visitor Scholarship

  • Partners in Progress Scholarship

  • Patareka Korbly Dwyer Scholarship

  • Paul and Roseann Pitz Endowed Memorial Scholarship

  • Phillips’ Family Endowed Scholarship

  • Polian Family Endowed Scholarship

  • Ralph Carrico Memorial Scholarship

  • Ray Crowe Family Endowed Scholarship

  • Ryan J. Watt Family Endowed Scholarship

  • San Damiano Endowed Scholarship

  • Scecina to Marian Endowed Scholarship

  • Sister Florence Marie Rose Endowed Scholarship

  • Sister Marie Pierre Buttell Endowed Scholarship

  • Sister Mary Carol Schroeder Endowed Scholarship

  • Sister Mary Rose Stockton Scholarship

  • Sister Norma Rocklage Endowed Scholarship

  • St. Francis Xavier Endowed Scholarship

  • Stephen and Doris Downing Endowed Scholarship

  • Steve Leonard Memorial Endowed Scholarship

  • Susan Bradshaw, OSF Endowed Scholarship

  • Talbot Street Art Fair Scholarship

  • The Pat Harper San Damiano Scholarship

  • Tulio Guldner Endowed Hispanic Scholarship

  • Turner Family Scholarship

  • Victor J. Zore Sr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship

  • Virginia G. Piper Charitable Scholarship

  • Voiture Locale 145—40/8 Nursing Education Endowed Scholarship

  • Walt Fields Endowed Scholarship

  • Welch-Strom Endowed Scholarship

  • William B. Stokely Jr. Scholarship

  • William R. Pruitt Endowed Scholarship

  • Williams Family Endowed Scholarship

  • Wynne Family Endowed Scholarship

For more information

To learn more about giving to Marian University, contact us at 317.955.6206 or giving@marian.edu.

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