Giving Opportunities

Sponsor a Zag
Zag Scholarship Fund Awards $2,500+
  • Through an annual commitment of $2,500 or greater, your gift will be awarded in full to a student and you will receive a profile of your sponsored student. 
Five-Year Annual Commitment Scholarship $5,000+
  • With an annual commitment of $5,000 or more for five years, you will be able to name your scholarship, and your student recipients(s) will be notified of the name and story behind your gift. Donors will receive profiles and personal communications from sponsored student(s).
Notes: Scholarships are need-based and administered by the Financial Aid Office. Scholarship award size is typically $2,500 per student. Gift must reach the $2,500 threshold before scholarship will award.

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Establish a New Endowed Scholarship
  • You can establish a new endowed scholarship fund for students with a minimum commitment of $50,000 or more.
  • New funds are named by the donor and can honor the donor, a loved one, or a faculty member. For examples, visit our Names That Live page.
  • Payments can be made in lump sum or spread out over up to five years.
  • Commitments can be paid with cash, stock, real estate, bonds, a donor-advised fund or a combination of these ways.
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Create a New Scholarship with a Planned Gift
  • You can establish a new endowed scholarship fund for students with a minimum commitment of $50,000 or more.
  • As examples, planned gift commitments may be in the form of a will or estate provision, including Gonzaga University as a beneficiary of retirement assets or an insurance policy, or through a charitable trust or charitable gift annuity.
  • Endowed funds established through planned gifts do not begin to make awards until the gift is received by the university.
  • A named endowed scholarship can also be established by combining outright and planned gifts.
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Make a Gift to Benefit an Existing Scholarship
  • Gifts of any amount can be made to an existing scholarship.
  • Consider honoring a loved one or request donations to existing scholarships in lieu of gifts for a special occasion.
  • Browse the ‘Names That Live’ page for a comprehensive list of established endowed scholarships.
  • Need ideas? Priority funds include the Zag Scholarship Fund and the Gonzaga Scholars Program.
  • Gifts for existing scholarships can be made using the online giving form at