Gifts to the SVSU Fund are used to enrich the lives and educational experience of SVSU students through academic and need-based scholarshiops as well as tuition scholarshiops for leadership and international programs. For more information on supporting the SVSU Fund, contact Joe Vogl, director of annual giving at javogl@svsu.edu or at (989) 964-4051.


College of Education
You've known you wanted to teach since you were 10. Or, after trying the real world for a while, you have a calling to teach. Whether you are seeking teacher certification for the first time, renewing your certification or pursuing graduate work to take you to the next level, discover why over 11,600 teachers chose SVSU.

College of Business & Management
The College of Business and Management provides students a premiere business education by integrating academic and experiential learning while challenging students to improve their capacity as professionals, leaders, and entrepreneurs in a dynamic and global environment.

College of Science, Engineering & Technology
The College of Science, Engineering & Technology provides exceptional opportunities for students interested in the sciences, mathematics, engineering, or computer science.

College of Arts & Behavioral Sciences
The College of Arts & Behavioral Sciences offers many basic skills courses to prepare students for university study and also offers a majority of the general education courses designed to provide all SVSU students with a well-rounded education. The College is dedicated to providing students with intellectual skills and analytical abilities in preparation for success in a complex and ever-changing world.

College of Health & Human Services
The College of Health and Human Services offers undergraduate degrees in athletic training, exercise science, health science, medical laboratory science, nursing, and social work and graduate degrees in health leadership, nursing, and occupational therapy. Each of these programs combines theoretical courses with clinical or fieldwork experience components to provide thorough professional knowledge and hands-on skills.

Intercollegiate Athletics

Saginaw Valley State University fields 17 varsity sports teams. SVSU student-athletes work hard at their sports and in the classroom, recording a cumulative GPA above 3.00 for the last nine consecutive semesters. The university has also been recognized six times by the GLIAC and NCAA for student-athlete community engagment. Learn more about opportunities to support student-athletes.

Marshall M. Fredericks Museum

The Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum celebrates the artistic legacy of Marshall M. Fredericks through collecting, preserving, presenting, and interpreting his life’s work. Donate now.

Named Scholarships

Help students realize their dreams and achieve their educational goals at SVSU. You may establish a scholarship named for yourself, your business, as a memorial for a loved one, or as an unforgettable one-of-a-kind gift to honor someone special in your life.

Annual Scholarships

Make a gift of $500 or greater each year to provide an annual scholarship for one or more students.

Endowed Scholarships

A gift of $10,000 or more that may be paid over as many as five years will establish a fund that will support your scholarship in perpetuity. The larger the endowment, the greater the amount of scholarship funding it will provide annually.

To establish a scholarship, e-mail or call the SVSU Foundation at (989) 964-4052. We will work with you to establish a scholarship program that meets your giving needs, fits your vision, and helps students!

Generating and cultivating a community of enthusiastic and loyal donors who contribute to the development of a premier university of outstanding students.

SVSU offers a wide range of merit- and need-based scholarships. Visit svsu.edu/scholarships for more information.

All faculty and staff are eligible to apply for grants for projects that enrich the educational experience of SVSU students.

Alumni, keep up with Alumni Association happenings, stay connected to fellow alumni and the university, and show your Red Pride with a gift to the Red Pride Giving Society.

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