Fundraising update

We are pleased to share the latest fundraising progress for Make Way: Our Student Initiative. This initiative publicly launched on October 6, 2022, and gifts for Make Way’s top priorities since January 1, 2019 are included in the totals.

Tips for sharing your own Make Way story

Why do you believe it is mission critical for WashU to increase scholarships and funding for student support? Perhaps you received financial aid or benefitted from career services? Or maybe you wish offerings for student success had been more robust while you were a student. Sharing your own story—and sharing your motivation to support Make […]

The impact of my scholarship: Carrie A. Johnson, AR ’89

I received a full scholarship to Washington University, and that gift changed my life. I recognize and appreciate it every day. My time at WashU ignited my intellectual curiosity. I was surrounded by people who loved learning, and I discovered new ways of thinking. Those experiences laid the foundation for my career and inspired my […]

A message from our co-chairs

Dear friends, We are thrilled to serve as co-chairs of Make Way: Our Student Initiative. While we come from different backgrounds, studied different fields, and pursued different careers, we join together in our passion for the life-changing experience we all had as WashU students. We are who we are today, in part, because of WashU. […]