Scholarships can change lives. Here, students and alumni share stories of how WashU scholarships changed theirs.
Andrew and Barbara Taylor are two of the institution’s staunchest supporters. They cherish the opportunity to serve WashU, whether by leading a comprehensive campaign, fostering student success or sponsoring new areas of medical research.
Washington University’s commitment to expanding opportunities for students from all socio-economic backgrounds has made a difference. Read the stories of a few stellar students.
Leading Together enhances excellence at Washington University.
Our Washington, the faculty and staff component of Leading Together: The Campaign for Washington University, has raised millions of dollars to support important research initiatives, state-of-the-art facilities and scholarships for students like Maya Silver, a second-year medical student studying the link between the environment and the brain.
Washington University in St. Louis has announced that Leading Together: The Campaign for Washington University is expected to reach its initial, minimum goal of $2.2 billion two years ahead of schedule. The university’s Board of Trustees has approved a new goal to raise $2.5 billion by June 30, 2018.
Washington University staff and faculty have one more month to join the 5,000 employees who already have contributed to Our Washington, the faculty and staff component of Leading Together: The Campaign for Washington University. Donations support scholarships, strengthen academic and scientific initiatives, advance learning and enhance facilities.
WUSTL faculty and staff are urged to donate to Our Washington, Together We Make a Difference. Among other things, the campaign helps fund scholarships, support academic initiatives and build new facilities across the Danforth and Medical campuses. Longtime donor Michael Kass, MD, established a scholarship fund to ease the financial burden of medical school.
Growing up in the segregated South, Associate University Librarian Virginia Toliver was banned from her local library. But her school library opened her up to a world beyond Mississippi. She donates to WUSTL to build a stronger Olin Library.
This week, WUSTL launches Our Washington, Together We Make a Difference, the faculty and staff component of Leading Together: The Campaign for Washington University. All employees are asked to contribute to the school, program or fund that matters most to them. The money will fund scholarships, endow professorships, build new facilities and support research.