about advancement

About Us

The Michigan Tech mission is to create a just, prosperous, and sustainable world is expressed through our entrepreneurial spirit—equal parts curiosity and grit. The Advancement team is here to help support this mission in as many ways as we can. We raise money for scholarships for crazy smart students in more than 120 undergraduate and graduate programs. We connect with our corporate partners to bring the programs and equipment relevant to industry into our classrooms and laboratories. And we pool the contributions of our donors to support Michigan Tech. Your donations help fund 19 major research centers. 200+ student organizations. 14 varsity sports. And the effects ripple outward as we send our graduates out into the workforce.

  • $1.2M

    endowed scholarship awards in FY16

  • 778

    students awarded endowed scholarships in FY16

  • 15,175

    unique scholarship donors

"Leave a legacy that will keep on living and keep on giving—how can you beat a hobby like that?"

—Bob Nara