Alumni Giving

There are many ways to support Murray State and future Racers.  The Murray State Alumni Association relies upon alumni and friends to help us grow our programs.  A few ways you can support the Racer family are listed below but for a complete list of opportunities to support Murray State University, visit the Office of Development

Legacy Scholarships

Contributions to the alumni legacy scholarships assist us in supporting incoming freshmen or transfer students related to Racer alumni attending Murray State University. Together we are carrying on the Racer tradition for the next generation!

donate to legacy scholarships

Traditions Fund

Consider supporting Murray State University with a gift to the Campus  Traditions   fund  – the  fund  that supports our most loved campus traditions. As alumni of Murray State University, we are the keepers of our alma mater’s most treasured  traditions . Your gift will help sustain and grow some of our most popular campus  traditions  such as Racer One, the annual Homecoming Parade, Campus Lights and All Campus Sing. 

donate TO THE TRADITIONS FUND

Young Alumni Scholarship

The Young Alumni serves to support recent graduates with programs and communications that are uniquely tailored to their needs.  The Young Alumni seek to not only support MSUAA and the University, but offer a scholarship to students during their junior or senior year. Consider a gift today in support of this scholarship to carry on the Racer tradition of excellence!

donate to young alumni scholarships

Support Underrepresented Students

The Black Alumni Network continues to grow and provide alumni another opportunity to support a lasting legacy!  Many individuals paved a pathway of success for future students, starting with Mary Ford Holland, ’61, the first African American student to enroll.  Black Alumni gather to celebrate the trailblazers every five years during Homecoming with the next celebration planned for Homecoming 2021. Consider a gift today in support of Multicultural initiatives and student scholarships!

Support Underrepresented Students

Legacy Tuition Grant

Alumni know that students at Murray State University will receive a life-changing, high-impact, total college experience as they pursue success, and are supported throughout their journey by a special community that includes dedicated faculty and staff.  The Murray State Alumni Legacy Tuition Grant provides in-state tuition to eligible out-of-state undergraduate children and grandchildren of Murray State graduates.*

*Discount, qualifications and program specifics are subject to change by approval of the Murray State Board of Regents.

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