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By the Numbers | 2020-21

Scholarships Established

37

Endowed scholarships

72

New annual scholarships


WashU Crisis Response Fund

$502K

Total contributed

737

Students supported


Gift and Grant Uses

Percentage of total dollars contributed

  • 39.1%Academic Programs
  • 26.8%Research
  • 11.6%Facilities
  • 9.3%Faculty Support
  • 9.0%Student Aid
  • 4.2%Other

76,096

Total Gifts

57,528

Total Donors


$1.8M

Gifts of $100 or less


Private Medical Research

$117.6M

Total contributed

1,078

Funds supported


Giving Clubs

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