$ 319,811 raised 1,501 donors
Fostering Scholars has raised $ 29,445 from 28 donors!
Fostering Scholars

The Fostering Scholars program promotes the educational attainment of current and former foster youth. The program is designed to identify students whose achievements and goals mirror the University’s mission and to allow these exceptional students to fully focus on their goals by providing financial, academic, and personal support towards the completion of an undergraduate degree.

 

Program Outcomes

  • 42 graduates as of summer 2018

  • 10 new scholars 2018-19 for a total of 25 scholars currently enrolled

  • A retention rate of 80% 2006-2018

  • Fostering Scholars' comprehensive program of support makes it a national model and one of the only programs of its kind at a private, independent university.

  • Scholars alumni are successfully pursuing careers and post-graduate degrees in a wide range of fields including accounting, cancer research, law, nursing, software development and social work.

Every Gift Matters
As part of the Campaign for Seattle University we are focused on building a strong Fostering Scholars endowment fund to designate funds for this program in perpetuity at the university. All matching funds will benefit this endowment fund meaning your gift makes a difference today, and provides for future scholars!
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$50+ Challenge: from the Board of Regents
With thanks to our $50+ donors, the Board of Regents donated $11,709 in matching funds. Thank you to the Board of Regents and their participation for this initiative!
$11,709 MATCHED
Completed
Leaderboard
Highest Participation
Top areas by number of gifts
Rank Department Gifts
1 Athletics 992
2 Center for Community Engagement 124
3 Seattle U Fund & Annual Scholarship Fund 81
4 Student Development 63
5 College of Nursing 55
6 School of Law 53
7 Albers School of Business and Economics 52
8 College of Science and Engineering 50
9 College of Education 46
10 KXSU 102.1 FM 40
11 Indigenous Peoples Institute 37
12 Women of SU Endowed Scholarship 34
13 Fostering Scholars 28
14 School of Theology and Ministry 20
15 College of Arts and Sciences 19
16 Center for Environmental Justice & Sustainability 11
17 Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons 5
Ended
Leaderboard
Area Giving
Top areas by dollars raised
Rank Department Raised
1 Athletics $111,129.21
2 Fostering Scholars $29,445.00
3 College of Science and Engineering $14,295.00
4 Seattle U Fund & Annual Scholarship Fund $11,218.04
5 School of Law $10,504.10
6 Student Development $9,015.00
7 Center for Community Engagement $7,932.18
8 College of Nursing $6,511.40
9 College of Education $5,325.00
10 Albers School of Business and Economics $5,018.91
11 Indigenous Peoples Institute $4,828.91
12 College of Arts and Sciences $3,410.00
13 Women of SU Endowed Scholarship $2,838.82
14 KXSU 102.1 FM $2,615.00
15 School of Theology and Ministry $1,385.00
16 Center for Environmental Justice & Sustainability $940.00
17 Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons $375.00
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