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Coleen Grissom Endowed Scholarship Fund

Coleen Grissom Endowed Scholarship Fund

 

The Coleen Grissom Endowed Scholarship Fund was established by alumni and friends in honor of Grissom’s 58 years at Trinity. The scholarship benefits undergraduate students at Trinity.

 

Nothing is out of reach
Oct 11, 2018

Keep the momentum going for Trinity students!

 

You helped Trinity shatter two challenges in under 25 hours- unlocking $70,180 for student scholarships! All around the world, Tigers showed their commitment to excellence, but we know that for Trinity students and alumni, nothing is out of reach.

 

How high can we climb for Trinity? #MakingHistory  #1869Challenge

 

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NEW Parent Challenge!!!!!
Anonymous Trinity parents have generously offered up to $10,000 for scholarships when other parents make a gift to an area of their choice.
$10,000 MATCHED
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$1,000
Honoring Dr. Coleen Grissom
To celebrate Dr. Coleen Grissom's 58 years on Trinity's campus before she retires, make a gift of $58 or more to the Coleen Grissom Endowed Scholarship Fund. If we can get 58 donors who give $58 or more, an anonymous donor will give $1,000 to the scholarship!
58 / 58 Gifts
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$20,180
NEW CHALLENGE!!!!!!
We're on a roll! We’ve unlocked $50,000 for student scholarships! NOW, let’s overachieve for Trinity! If we reach 2,018 gifts, we will get an additional $20,180 for scholarships. Show your #TigerPride and give where it matters to you!
2,018 / 2,018 Gifts
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Academic Department Challenge
Our faculty are the heart of the Trinity experience. To encourage alumni to give to academic departments, President Danny Anderson is pledging a $5,000 challenge. The department that secures the most number of gifts will also receive $2,500, the second will receive $1,500 and the department garnering the third most gifts will receive $1,000 with the funds deposited into their department account.
Rank Prize Academic Department Challenge Gifts
1 $2,500 Coleen Grissom Scholarship Fund- English 164
2 $1,500 Michael Kearl Scholarship (Sociology & Anthropology) 63
3 $1,000 Howland, Eggen & Pitts Fund 49
4 Classical Studies 48
5 Engineering 26
6 Geosciences 26
7 Music 23
8 Communication 18
9 Psychology 17
10 Chemistry 16
11 Education 16
12 Human Communication & Theatre 16
13 Biology 14
14 Art and Art History 13
15 Accounting 12
16 History 12
17 Entrepreneurship 11
18 Mathematics 11
19 Economics 10
20 Physics & Astronomy 7
21 Dept. of Business Administration 6
22 Political Science 5
23 Modern Languages and Literature 5
24 Health Care Administration 3
25 Neuroscience 3
26 School of Business 2
27 Sports Management 2
28 Philosophy 1
29 Religion 1
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Parent Support
Klaudia and Paul Brace (Trinity parents of a 2020 Tiger) have generously offered up to $10,000 for scholarships when other parents make a gift to an area of their choice.
$10,000 MATCHED
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Dean Tuttle in the Tower!!
For every gift a student makes, Dean Tuttle will be in the Murchison Tower for a minute. Once we receive 60 gifts, Dean Tuttle will begin his stay.
240 / 240 Gifts
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$1
Tuttle Overnight in the Tower!!
If we raise $1,500 from students, Dean Tuttle has agreed to spend the night in Murchison Tower!!!!
$1,500 / $1,500 Raised
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We can do this!
Rank Department Gifts
1 Student Organizations 684
2 Greatest Need - Trinity Fund 472
3 Academics 352
4 Student Scholarships 183
5 Coleen Grissom Endowed Scholarship Fund 164
6 Football 119
7 Volleyball 96
8 Men's Soccer 77
9 Swimming 76
10 Track and Field 64
11 Michael Kearl Endowed Scholarship Fund 63
12 Women's Soccer 58
13 Cross Country 57
14 Howland, Eggen and Pitts Student Research 49
15 Baseball 46
16 Other Student Activities 45
17 Men's Basketball 44
18 Greatest Need - Parents Fund 43
19 Men's Tennis 36
20 Women's Tennis 36
21 Greek Council 36
22 Softball 33
23 Women's Basketball 27
24 Club Sports & Recreation 26
25 HCAD Annual Fund 25
26 Bell Center Operations - Student Staff 24
27 KRTU 21
28 Other Campus Areas 19
29 Men's Golf 16
30 Athletic Trainer Discretionary 12
31 Centers 11
32 Diving 11
33 TU Press 10
34 Women's Golf 9
35 Fund for Athletic Excellence 5
36 Equipment Room 0
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