Scholarship represents a commitment to the future of students of Aquinas University. Undergraduate and graduate fellowships are forms of aid that help students pay for their education. Unlike loans, they do not have to be repaid. Generally, scholarship and fellowship are reserved for students with special qualifications such as academic, athletic, or artistic talent. Endowed scholarships therefore strengthen the university by accepting the strongest possible candidates without regard for their ability to pay the full tuition.
Endowed Faculty Support
Endowed Faculty Support allows the university to recognize those faculty members who demonstrate their dedication to their students and their discipline with excellent teaching.
Endowed Chairs and Professorship
This is for faculty of national and international recognition for quality teaching and research. The recognition of the expertise of these reputable educators provides the leadership to benefit and serve other faculty of the university.
Named Visiting Professor
Named visiting professor helps attract prominent scholars or professionals to spend a semester or for a prescribed period at Aquinas University.
Endowments for Programs
Endowments such as this are discretionary in nature and provide the margin of excellence for a specific program. The flexible nature of these funds allows the overall quality of program to be enhanced which benefits student learning and the work of the faculty. Donors may create a fund for library acquisitions, an academic department, for laboratory equipment or technology enhancement, to name a few.
This is Aquinas University's response to promotion of a peaceful world by increasing international awareness and understanding through cultural sharing of experiences. This will be in the form of sending faculty and students to partner universities abroad and hosting foreign counterpart students, faculty, and researchers coming to the university.