Financial Aid: Helping Students Live Their Potential

Financial aid provides access to Puget Sound for students who might not otherwise be able to afford the full cost of tuition, room, and board. Nearly two-thirds of Puget Sound students receive need-based financial aid. You can help these students achieve their goals and realize their dreams as we raise $44 million in new endowment for scholarships.

Named Scholarship: $35,000

A named scholarship fund provides annual grant assistance to one student with demonstrated financial need. Each year donors who establish scholarship will receive a report about how their funds have been applied and will be invited to a special scholarship donor event.

Named Scholarship with Preference: $50,000

In consultation with the university, donors may express preferences regarding scholarship criteria. For example a donor might specify that a scholarship be awarded to a student who pursues a particular field of study, or who comes from a specific geographic area.

Tuition Fulfillment Scholarship: $500,000

This scholarship provides grant assistance equal to the average demonstrated need of students who qualify for financial aid. A scholarship at this level makes up the difference between the cost of tuition and what a student can afford, fully funding one Puget Sound student per year.

All-Class Scholarship: $2 Million

This scholarship provides grant assistance equal to the average demonstrated need of students who qualify for financial aid for four Puget Sound students—one per class each academic year. Donors will enjoy periodic opportunities, in addition to the annual scholarship donor event, to interact with their scholarship recipients.