An endowed scholarship is a permanent fund in which the principal remains intact and invested at all times. Scholarships are awarded from the allocated income earned on the principal investment.
At the time this endowment was established, the minimum requirement of the University was $25,000.
Please contact one of the individuals listed in the Contacts tab for updated fund information.
Yes. As with most university contributions, donations to the scholarship are tax deductible and typically eligible for corporate matching gift programs.
No. Donors may be recognized as general contributors to the endowment. However, specific dollar amounts of individual contributions are confidential.
Yes. All contributions are welcome.
Under University policy, the scholarship(s) will commence in the fall semester after the full endowment requirement has been raised, and then invested for at least 12-months.
Yes. Contributions should be made payable to Johnson C. Smith University. Please be sure to note the Dr. Jeffery A. Smith Endowed Scholarship. See the Donate Here tab for more information.