Giving

Wright State University Foundation accepting applications for Students First Fund grants

Program supports student success initiatives at the Dayton and Lake Campuses

All Wright State students, faculty and staff with a creative concept to promote student success are welcome to apply for a Students First Fund grant. Continue reading

Museum magic

The ONEIL Center at Wright State helps Joyce Barnes launch an online museum dedicated to African Diaspora

The ONEIL Center developed the museum’s website, and a Students First Fund grant from the Wright State University Foundation is supporting students in creating content. Continue reading

Investing in the future

Wright State graduate Vercie Lark ’86 and his wife, Lisa, created a scholarship fund for students in the College of Engineering and Computer Science

Lisa and Vercie Lark’s scholarship assists students who can easily get overlooked when it comes to needing money for college. Continue reading

Wright Day to Give shatters fundraising records

Annual giving day raises more than $205,000 to help Wright State students

25% of the gifts on the Wright Day to Give were directed to student emergency funds within the colleges, the Deedrick Student Support Fund or the Raider Food Pantry. Continue reading

Call to action

Wright State students and alumni support scholarships to promote equity and inclusion

Wright State’s George Floyd Memorial Scholarship and Retain the 9 Scholarship help support students from underrepresented populations. Continue reading

Double major doctor-in-training

Brittany Urwin is one of hundreds of Wright State students who have benefited from a scholarship funded by a local business or corporation. Continue reading

AT&T supports new leaders

Raider Camp received a $10,000 donation from AT&T that will help the program continue to prepare incoming students for a successful college experience. Continue reading

Helping hands

Scholarships and programs help former foster youth thrive at Wright State

D’Layne Wilens, an Independent Scholars Network student at Wright State, received support from the Rise. Shine. Scholarship fund. Continue reading

Big numbers

SMART scholarship and Air Force research pave the way for Wright State student Cameron Sterrett

Thanks to a scholarship, Cameron Sterrett, an applied mathematics major at Wright State, has an internship and full-time job lined up after he graduates. Continue reading

Paying tribute

Marc Porter ’77, ’80 creates a scholarship to honor the late Wright State professor Gordon Skinner

The Gordon B. Skinner Scholarship Fund will support the full cost of tuition for a student enrolled in the College of Science and Mathematics and majoring in chemistry. Continue reading