The Miner Alumni Association provides about
$300,000 each year in scholarship support
to over 250 Missouri S&T students. Students especially appreciate the association’s general scholarships that stay with them – even if they change majors.
In addition to scholarships, gifts to the Miner Alumni Association help:
send the award winning
Missouri S&T Magazine
free, three times a year
host a senior gathering to welcome graduates to the association
alumni stay connected through our online community
host Homecoming, reunions and other special events
provide awards to outstanding students, faculty and staff
Your gift of $100 can:
Pay for 10 students to attend a five-course etiquette dinner. Resume writing workshops, mock interviews and etiquette dinners help prepare students to land their dream jobs.
The difference: Ninety-three percent of graduating seniors secure theirnext step within three months of graduation (i.e., full-time work,graduate school or military enlistment).
Your gift of $250 can:
Help Missouri S&T continue to recruit the best and the brightest by giving to scholarships offered to these excellent students. The caliber of students interested in attending Missouri S&T also are attractive candidates to other universities.
The difference: A $250 gift can be the first step toward a student’s path to success. The Miner Alumni Association combines thousands of gifts each year to provide nearly $500,000 in scholarship support and financial aid.
Your gift of $450 can:
Help pay for a student’s books and supplies for one semester.
The difference: Students who study hard at Missouri S&T see real results. This fall, 600 representatives from more than 184 companies in 30 states recruited Missouri S&T students and graduates for internships, co-ops and full-time employment.
Your gift of $1,000 can:
Help students involved in Engineers Without Borders travel to developing nations to improve living conditions one village at a time.
The difference: Your $1,000 investment covers the costs for one student, providing the lesson of a lifetime that changes a student’s perspective forever.
Your gift of $1,750 can:
Jump start a high school graduate in chemistry, mathematics and English at Missouri S&T, and provides a three-hour course credit. Students get the scoop on coursework expectations, campus life and strategies for academic success through the three-week program, Hit the Ground Running.
The difference: Freshmen who participate in Hit the Ground Running have a grade point average of 3.2 their first semester compared to non-participants who post a 2.7 GPA.
Your gift of $2,300 can:
Help bridge the gap between the maximum amount of federal funding available to an undergraduate student ($5,800) and the annual in-state tuition for an undergraduate student at Missouri S&T ($8,100).
The difference: Eighty-eight percent of Missouri S&T students receive some form of financial assistance. Nearly 40 percent come from homes where the household income is less than $40,000. Amazingly, graduates have the potential to earn an average starting salary of $53,000. The return on your investment … phenomenal.