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What does the Excellence Fund support?

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Thank you for considering a gift to the UW-Eau Claire Excellence Fund. The Excellence Fund steps in where tuition and state funding fall short and provides invaluable learning opportunities and support for students at UW-Eau Claire. The Excellence Fund supports the greatest needs of the university, including:

  • Student scholarships
  • Research opportunities
  • Study abroad programs
  • Internships and field experience
  • Professional development for students, faculty and staff
  • Academic programs
  • Emergency support for students
  • The honors program
  • And much more!

Each year, more than 3,000 alumni and friends donate to the Excellence Fund to support UW-Eau Claire's greatest needs. Gifts to the Excellence Fund range from $5 to $10,000, with a median gift of $50. Gifts of any amount made to the Excellence Fund will make a difference for current and future Blugolds!
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Students say thank you.

Our students are grateful for the alumni and friends of UW-Eau Claire who donate to support their education. Meet some of the students who benefit from gifts to the Excellence Fund!

"Thank you so much for allowing me to develop my Power of AND in global travel and water rights activism."

— Heather