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Support the Class of 1966 Scholarship

To make a gift to your class scholarship, use the form on this page.


The table below shows the current level of giving for this fiscal year, July 1 through June 30.

 Class Giving
July 2017 - June 2018
Class members* 167
Donors 30
Participation rate 18.0% 
Total Giving $ 239,487

* Indicates the number of class members for whom we have valid contact information.

Our Class Scholarship

As part of reunion activities over the years, the class of 1966 has endowed a scholarship that helps students make the most of the opportunity to attend St. Thomas. Below is a note of gratitude from a recent recipient!

“ . . . I am writing to express my sincere appreciation for the great help that I received in the form of the Class of 1966 Endowed Scholarship. 

Without this scholarship I would not be able to afford to attend this university and I am grateful beyond words for your generosity and the opportunity that this scholarship provides me. I had the time of my life over the past year and I look forward to three more years of learning at St. Thomas. Without your generosity this would not be possible for me.  I thank you from the bottom of my heart and this scholarship helps to ease the financial stress on me and makes it possible for me to pursue my dreams!”

Mitch ’18

Endowed scholarships increase in size with additional annual contributions and investment income. As a result, more students will benefit from the generosity of alumni of the class of 1966. You know firsthand the value of a St. Thomas education, and the university's goal is to put that opportunity within reach for all academically qualified students. Reunion giving helps the effort!

Our scholarship is awarded according to the following criteria:

  • Financial need should not be a consideration for the recipient of this scholarship. The scholarship should be awarded solely on merit.
  • All class levels of students are eligible.
  • This scholarship shall be renewable, as long as the student is in good standing with the university.

The Class of 1966 Scholarship has a balance* of $96,799.15 and has awarded $12,590 to five students in the last five years.

*Balance as of 7/1/2015. This scholarship is endowed.