Gifts to the Department of Psychology from friends and alumni are an extremely important department resource. These gifts are used to support the education of many students through scholarship awards.

Your tax-deductible gift in any amount is greatly appreciated and will assist the Department in its goals of providing students with a high quality education and the ability to conduct important research.

There are many ways to give to the department. Gifts to the Department of Psychology may include:

  • Cash support
  • Stock and bonds
  • Equipment and software, and other “in-kind” gifts
  • Bequests and trusts
  • Scholarship endowments

Any unspecified gifts to the department are credited to our General Alumni Fund and are used to support alumni activities, undergraduate and graduate scholarships, and student research. If you wish to contribute to one our named scholarships,
they include the following:

  • Kathy Van Dyke Memorial Scholarship
  • Lew Sherman Memorial Scholarship
  • John J. Boswell Memorial Scholarship
  • Gary K. Burger Fellowship


The easiest way to give a gift to the department is to send a check or credit card information
(account number, expiration date and your signature) to:
Development Office
University of Missouri-St. Louis
308 Woods Hall
8001 Natural Bridge Road
St. Louis, MO 63121-4499

Be sure to specify that you want your gift to be designated for the Psychology Department.

The University of Missouri St. Louis recognizes its distinguished contributors at the annual Founders Dinner.
Donors are recognized in the following categories:

$100,000 + Pierre Laclede Society Platinum Circle
$50,000 + Pierre Laclede Society Gold Circle
$25,000 - $49,999 Pierre Laclede Society Silver Circle
$10,000 - $24,999 Pierre Laclede Society
$5,000 - $9,999 Chancellor’s Circle
$1,000 - $4,999 Dean’s Circle
$500 - $999 Founder’s Circle
$100 - $499 Century Club