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James C. Lamy Endowed Scholarship

Providing full-tuition support to an incoming first-year student

Students doing some fieldwork in the woods marking a tree

Hammer Steinhilb Field Equipment Fund

Funds new equipment that supports our fieldwork educational mission.

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Student Travel

Contributing to student travel to the annual conferences and club-related activities

Students studying a piece of work outside

Martin Jurgensen Teaching Excellence Award

Funds new equipment that supports our fieldwork educational mission

Student working the computer

Gene Hesterberg Endowed Scholarship

Provides financial assistance to an upperclassman who demonstrates sound academic performance, leadership, and participation on campus and in professional societies

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Loret Miller Ruppe International Endowed Graduate Scholarship

Provides financial support to graduate students enrolled in the Peace Corps Master's International Program at Michigan Tech

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Mead Endowed Fellowship

Providing financial support to MS students with an interest in research areas of the Upper Peninsula.

Student working on the Otter River Camp restoration project

Forestry-Semper Silvae

Supports the Otter River Camp Restoration project

Giving Opportunities

Current Priorities

You are important to us because we share interests and the desire to prepare the next generation to understand and manage our natural resources. With your help and through your generous donation, we're able to provide an exceptional educational experience.

Because state support for higher education has declined significantly in recent years, your gift has an even greater impact in transforming individual lives, attracting world-class faculty members, and building innovative programs.

Thank you for your generosity.


Undergraduate Scholarships

Endowments will provide funding to undergraduate students through scholarships, work-study assistantships, and student travel grants.

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Graduate Fellowships/Scholarships

Funds will be provided for teaching assistantships, graduate research support, and scholarships for students pursuing a master’s or doctoral degree. These gifts also benefit Master’s International Peace Corps students.

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Operation, Equipment, and Awards

Gifts designated to these funds enable us to retain our status as one of the nation’s leading educators in forest resources and environmental science. These gifts go toward endowed chairs, the Ford Center project, field equipment, the Forestry and Environmental Resource Management (FERM) program, operations, clubs, and other projects.

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