When you give to the Mustang Scholars Program, you shape people and programs who are changing the world today – in Dallas or another Texas County – and you invest in a new generation of world changers.

Laurie Ann Ross, Director of Development General University, is available to discuss giving to the Mustang Scholars Program.

Students Ephraim and Jorge posing with Mustang Scholar certificate

Types of giving

Philanthropy has the power to shape worlds. Learn about the ways you can give to power Mustang Scholars at SMU.

Current-Use Giving

Your gift will have immediate impact on the Mustang Scholars Program.

Giving Through Endowments

Investment in the SMU endowment provides long-term funding to enhance student quality, faculty and academic excellence and the campus experiences like the Mustang Scholars Program. 

Gift Planning

By combining your philanthropic giving with tax and other financial strategies, you can play a critical role in creating an extraordinary future for SMU and this one-of-a-kind comprehensive program.
Honors and scholars walking

Ways of giving

When you give to SMU, you’re helping shape future world changers. There are many ways to make your gift to the Mustang Scholars Program.


Use your Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express for fast, secure and easy giving. Make a one-time gift, or set up a monthly, quarterly, or yearly gift to SMU.


Call 800-768-9996 to make a credit card gift over the phone.


Sign, seal, and mail – the old-fashioned - but just as helpful way. Mail gifts payable by check to:

SMU Office of Development
PO Box 750402
Dallas TX 75275-0402