More than 80
percent of students at Trinity University now rely on some form of financial
aid. While our tuition, room, and board continue to be lower than similar
institutions across the country, and our increases in these rates are
relatively modest, many highly qualified and desirable young students cannot
afford a Trinity education.
As costs for
the quality education that Trinity provides increase, additional scholarship
funds are needed to ensure that talented students continue to have access to a
Trinity education regardless of their socioeconomic background.
is seeking $85 million to increase available financial aid as part of its
comprehensive fund raising campaign. Much of this critical funding is
needed in the form of scholarships, which may be created for $100,000 or more,
and may carry a donor’s name and be undesignated or designated for specific
purposes, such as undergraduate versus graduate, or for specific majors or subject