Financial aid for Gannon students consist of scholarships granted by generous alumni and friends of the University. Keeping Gannon affordable to students is a top priority. Endowed scholarships are a permanent solution to the financial aid dilemma. Gannon presently offers over 200 endowed scholarships and the income from those scholarships helps almost 400 students each year. A list of current academic endowed funds can be found: Endowed Scholarships.
Endowed gifts to Gannon can also help fund professorships, speakers series, faculty research and other programs at the University.
An easy way to fund an endowment is through a gift of securities. A gift of appreciated securities to Gannon is a popular alternative to a cash gift because it actually saves taxes twice. You not only receive an income tax deduction for the full market value of your securities, but you also avoid a capital gains tax on the appreciation.
A printable stock/securities transfer form is available here.
Endowment Facts can be found clicking here.
For more information on Endowed Scholarships and/or Gifts of Securities, please contact:
Director of Philanthropy
(814) 871 - 7786