Washington University Receives $20M Gift for Scholarships

Washington University, based in St. Louis, has announced a $20 million pledge from trustee John F. McDonell. This is one of the largest single scholarship gifts in the history of the university. The pledge is to create a challenge fund in support of scholarships and fellowships for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students at Washington University, […]

Ab and Nancy Nicholas Donate $50 Million to UW-Madison

Businessman Albert “Ab” Nicholas and his wife Nancy Nicholas have donated $50 million to the University of Wisconsin-Madison for student scholarships. The $50 million donation is the largest student-aimed gift from individual donors in the school’s history. “By a wide margin [it’s] the largest scholarship ever—and there’s not a close second,” said UW Foundation President […]