Membership Levels

Galileo Circle Membership Levels
Your gift enhances the Galileo Circle Fund for Excellence which supports innovative research and teaching, as well as provides scholarships to outstanding students and fellowships to distinguished faculty.

$1,000 annual contribution.

Discovery Patron
$2,000 annual contribution. As a Discovery Patron, your gift will provide a $1,000 scholarship to a Galileo Circle scholar. You are given the opportunity to meet your scholar at the annual spring Galileo Circle Scholars Reception. *You may choose to provide support for additional Galileo Circle scholars in $1,000 increments.

Innovation Patron
$5,000 annual contribution. As an Innovation Patron, your gift will support a Galileo Circle Faculty Fellow or provide two outstanding graduate students with $2,500 scholarships.

Dean's Patron
$10,000 annual contribution. As a Dean's Patron, your gift will support Galileo Circle Faculty Fellows or outstanding graduate students  scholarships.

Lifetime Member
A gift of cash or securities valued at $25,000 or more; a planned gift (charitable trust or annuity) of $50,000 or more; or a bequest of $100,000 or more to the Galileo Circle. A gift at these levels provides lifetime membership and is often given in the form of an endowment, which provides a continuous stream of annual support for Galileo Circle Scholars and Fellows. With a strong and growing endowment base, the Galileo Circle will be able to meet the ever-increasing needs of students and faculty far into the future.

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