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Unrestricted Gifts

These gifts support the emerging needs of students, faculty, and staff.

Ram Relief Fund

A special fund to support students who have been impacted by COVID-19 and support for Winston-Salem State University’s unanticipated operational needs related to COVID-19.

Named Scholarship Opportunities

We will name a scholarship for you or in memory of a loved one.

  • Endowed Scholarships – Create a named scholarship with a gift of $25,000 or more. Your gift can be paid over five years and will live on in perpetuity. Interest income awarded annually.
  • Chancellor’s Scholarships – Make a gift of $10,000 a year for four years.
  • Provost’s Scholarships – Make a gift of $5,000 a year for four years.
  • Annual Scholarships – Make a minimum gift of $1,000 a year for four years.

Student Enrichment Fund

Support future internships, study abroad, professional development and service opportunities.

Faculty Enrichment Fund

Professional development support for faculty including online learning and training opportunities.

WSSU Athletics

Scholarships, book scholarships, and travel resources.

The Red Sea of Sound Marching Band

Scholarships, uniforms, and travel.

WSSU Singing Rams

Scholarships and travel.

Building Naming Opportunities

Contact us at 336-750-3132 for more information.

WSNC, 90.5-FM

Operations and programming support.

Admissions Assistance Fund

To support admission application fees for prospective students in need.

University Advancement Fund

Operations and programming support.

Ways to Give

  • Give now by phone or set up a recurring contribution – call 336-750-3132
  • Give now online at
  • Give now with a gift of stock, life insurance, retirement assets or real property. These gifts qualify you for membership in the WSSU Heritage Society – contact us at 336-750-3114 for more information.

Thank you for your continued support!