Creating an endowed scholarship is one way to leave a legacy. Selecting this option allows your gift to live on in perpetuity. The minimum amount required to establish an endowed scholarship is $25,000. Once the scholarship is fully funded, it will be invested for a full fiscal year before distribution begins. The distribution amount is determined by the Morningside University Board of Directors.
Endowed scholarships may be funded with cash, securities, estate gifts, trusts, annuities, or other assets. Endowed scholarships can be named in honor or memory of a loved one. It can also be established to support a Morningside program or department.
Named Endowed Scholarship
Establishing an endowed named scholarship is one way to make a lasting legacy in the life of Morningside University's future and students. The minimum amount required to establish an endowed scholarship is $25,000. Once this fund has been established, additional gifts may be contributed by anyone at any time.
For more information and assistance in establishing an endowed scholarship at Morningside University, please contact the Institutional Advancement Office at 712-274-5408.
Dr. Esther M. Mackintosh ’69 Endowed Humanities Scholar of the College
The humanities are the heart of a well-rounded education. Morningside University is committed to providing a strong liberal arts education focused on building skills like respectful listening and deliberation, and the ability to analyze, communicate and write clearly and effectively. The Dr. Esther M. Mackintosh ’69 Endowed Humanities Scholar of the University is an endowed professorship that will create a new vision for the relevance of the humanities in the 21st century and emphasize experiential learning. The goal is to engage in interdisciplinary research that relates to big issues and real-world problems.
As a part of Morningside’s commitment to the humanities, you can help by making a gift today in support of this endowed professorship.