Cameron University Alumni Association establishes endowed scholarship

The Cameron University Alumni Association (CUAA) has donated $10,000 to the Cameron University Foundation to establish an endowed scholarship that will benefit Cameron students for generations. In addition, the CUAA Board of Directors has pledged to continue raising funds for the endowment.

photo of CUAA endowment signing“On behalf of the membership of the Cameron University Alumni Association, the CUAA Board of Directors is pleased to provide an endowed scholarship for deserving Cameron students,” says Becky Holland, President, CUAA Board of Directors. “It is our plan to add to the endowment in order to make more scholarship dollars available. We understand that financial assistance plays a vital role in each student’s ability to focus on their academic pursuits.

The Cameron University Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship will be awarded to juniors or seniors who are enrolled full-time and who have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better. For complete details about the CUAA Endowed Scholarship and other scholarships, contact the Office of Financial Assistance at 580-581-2293 or online at www.cameron.edu/financial_aid.

The Cameron University Alumni Association assists in the promotion of the goals and purpose of Cameron University, encourages a continuing and increasing interest in the University among graduates, former students and friends, and fosters acquaintance and good fellowship through information, education and service. The association is a generous supporter of the Cameron University Foundation. In the past 20 years, contributions have totaled more than $250,000, which includes a $60,000 gift for the construction of Veterans Grove, a $75,000 gift to the Centennial “Changing Lives” Campaign and almost $60,000 to fund student scholarships. The association has also supported student activities, athletics, KCCU and building renovations.

Endowed scholarships managed by the Cameron University Foundation provide financial assistance to deserving students in perpetuity. To learn more about establishing an endowment or donating to an existing endowment, contact the Office of University Advancement at 580-581-2999.

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April 22, 2014

PR# 14-094