The Excellence Fund Honor Roll of Donors

Why join?

Our students

Gifts to The Excellence Fund provide life-changing opportunities for Virginia Wesleyan students.

  • Annual Scholarships Over 98 percent of the University's full-time students rely on merit-based scholarships to help them receive a transformative education regardless of financial circumstances.
  • Undergraduate Research The Excellence Fund makes graduate-quality research possible for our students, whether it's collecting samples from the Chesapeake Bay or co-authoring an original paper on business ethics with a faculty member.
  • Internships  More than 50 percent of Virginia Wesleyan students take advantage of internship or practicum opportunities via the University's unique partnerships with Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, cultural organizations and more.
  • Study Away Exchange programs and faculty-led trips give Virginia Wesleyan students once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to become global citizens of the world.

The Faculty

Your gift to the Excellence Fund allows our professors to stay on the cutting-edge of their field by exploring experiential learning opportunities.

The University

Become a partner in the University's efforts to improve its rankings, enhance its national reputation and demonstrate a broad base of support essential for attracting, recruiting and retaining the best faculty and students.

Benefits of Membership

  • Receive updates about the University, our students, and inspiring stories of support with the Wesleyan Society newsletter
  • Socialize with fellow donors, faculty and current students at special receptions held for Society members
  • Receive information and invitations to key events from the president throughout the year
  • Feel the satisfaction of knowing that you are touching the lives of every one of our students and helping the University become an ever greater source of pride for alumni, their families and the community

View the 2023-2024 Excellence Fund Honor Roll of Donors