Category Archives: Scholarships

Supporting student quality: Historic Dedman Law gift endows scholarships

Gifts to The Second Century Campaign are playing a central role in SMU’s successful efforts to attract top students to the Hilltop. Thanks to the generosity and farsightedness of donors, more than $160 million has been invested in SMU’s student

Scholarship Funding Supports Increase in Student Quality

SMU’s increasing student quality helped drive the University’s recent rise in the U.S. News & World Report rankings of the best American universities. The average SAT scores of entering undergraduate students has risen by nearly 100 points, to 1244, during

Endowments to Fund Faculty, Scholarships

In commemoration of SMU’s Second Century Celebration, donors will have a special opportunity to create endowed faculty positions and endowed scholarships with an immediate impact as well as an enduring legacy. The Board of Trustees has established new centennial endowments

Schools’ Scholarship Programs Boost Recruitment

A new scholarship program model is helping to draw top students to the Hilltop. Scholarship programs offered by SMU’s schools and targeting students committed to specific disciplines have emerged as crucial components of SMU’s recruitment efforts in recent years. These

Bequest Will Establish President’s Scholarship

The years that Abha Singh Divine ’89 spent as a President’s Scholar affected her life in a profound way. “I believe that experience was instrumental to how I developed as a person,” she says. “Many of the most important friendships

Dedman College Initiative: Focus on Scholarships, Academic Programs

Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, “the heart of SMU,” is poised to take the crucial next steps in its rise as a nationally recognized center for teaching, scholarship and research. The University has unveiled a major Second Century Campaign

Supporting Scholarships

Increasing the quality of the students who come to the University to learn, grow and contribute to the SMU experience is a key priority of The Second Century Campaign. We continue to move forward in achieving this important goal; I

$2 Million Bequest Supports Scholarships For East Texas Students

DALLAS (SMU) — A new bequest distribution of more than $2 million to Southern Methodist University from the will of former U.S. Congressman and Judge Brady P. Gentry will double the size of a scholarship fund for students from several