Jul 19, 201101:55 PMBlog
Evergreen State receives $3 million grant to support student retention, scholarships
Establish an endowed scholarship fund that will increase support for low-income students that are at risk of dropping out of college ($1.5 million).
Support creative approaches to curricular development and academic and career advising that will facilitate student retention and success ($250,000).
Provide funding to increase Evergreen's capacity to attract new benefactors supporting scholarships and other needs on campus as the college gears up to celebrate 40 years of teaching and learning in 2011-12 ($1.25 million).
The grant will endow a scholarship fund that will support students in perpetuity as well as provide incentives to other donors to support students in need by matching their gifts dollar for dollar.