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Student Endowment Board

Join Us

Members of the Student Endowment Board are charged with the responsibilities of recruiting qualified students, raising scholarship funds and building good will among alumni and students. Membership in the Student Endowment Board is an honor and speaks highly of the character and abilities of the students who are a part of the organization.

Why should I apply?

  • Meet and collaborate with other KU student leaders.
  • Gain unparalleled experience in public relations (meeting people, public speaking, representing the university), which develops the skills and confidence vital to success in job interviews and career advancement. 
  • Be part of a dynamic, highly visible student foundation that plays a vital role in the future of KU.
  • Work with and learn from university professionals in development, alumni relations, communications, student success and many others. 
  • Broaden contacts among faculty, staff, students and administration.
  • Have an opportunity to hold leadership positions and chair special events both off and on campus.
  • Provide an important service to your alma mater by educating students, parents, alumni and friends about the importance of private giving.

Membership Requirements

  • Be a current, full-time KU student.
  • Have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average.
  • Commit to serving a one-year term.
  • Attend all weekly meetings. Meetings occur at 5:00 p.m. Tuesdays at the Kansas Union.
  • Attend many major Student Endowment Board events or find ways to assist before or after these events if attendance is not possible.
  • Support and endorse all Student Endowment Board programming, events and recruitment.
  • Volunteer to assist with and attend on-campus events.
  • Represent KU and KU Endowment at official university events.

Applications can be submitted online here. If you have any further questions about membership, please contact Amanda Painter.

Make A

 Support your passion by making a gift that impacts the lives of students, faculty, patients, and researchers for generations to come. On their behalf, we thank you for your generosity.

You’re invited to help us create a future where students have uncommon educational experiences, researchers make life-affirming discoveries, and together, we change the world for the better. Ever Onward we go into a future of infinite possibilities.