How to Become a Young Alumnae President's Circle Member
Step one: Determine the giving level that corresponds to your class year:
FY21 (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021) Young Alumnae President's Circle Giving Levels
Step two: Decide where you would like to designate your gift:
Without exception, the greatest ongoing need for your financial support is student scholarships. Nine out of ten Saint Ben's students rely on annual scholarships to lessen their financial burden, allowing them to focus on their educational experience. When selecting this option, 100 percent of your gift will support student scholarships at Saint Ben's.
- Arts Scholarships
Providing opportunities for self-expression and proven to improve academic performance, the arts are an essential part of the student experience at Saint Ben's. Arts scholarships are talent-based and support students with a passion and demonstrated excellence in visual art, music or theater.
- Trustees' Scholarships
Maintaining academic excellence is ensured by recruiting and retaining top students nationally. Trustees' Scholarships are merit based and awarded to students with exceptional academic achievement, involvement in extracurricular activities, demonstrated leadership and service.
- Annual Fund
Gifts are immediately directed to the college's greatest and most fundamental needs including the ability to offer innovative student programs, attract and retain the best faculty and students and maintain state-of-the-art facilities. A strong annual fund allows for a stable institutional environment and the aggressive pursuit of excellence in all areas.
Step three: Determine how you would like to make your gift:
You can choose to make a simple monthly gift or a one-time gift in the amount that corresponds with your class year. Many alumnae choose to make a sustainable monthly gift and pledge their membership to theYoung Alumnae President's Circle for three years. It is simple, convenient and saves the college valuable resources allowing your gift to go even farther. Be sure to check if your and/or your spouse's employer is a matching gift company. Matching dollars count toward Young Alumnae President's Circle membership levels too!
If making a check, please send to:
College of Saint Benedict
Annual Giving, 219 Main
37 South College Avenue
Saint Joseph, MN 56374
Ellen Newkirk '13 at 320-363-5487 or [email protected].