Austin College announces historic gift for full-tuition scholarships
Published: May. 19, 2023 at 8:51 PM CDT
SHERMAN, Texas (KXII) - Austin College announced the largest single gift in the school’s history on Friday.
According to a press release, the school received a $20 million bequest from the estate of Clifford J. Grum of Lufkin.
The gift will fund the Westminster Scholarship Program to provide full-tuition scholarships for eligible students, beginning in 2024-2025.
Clifford Grum graduated from Austin College in 1956, and was an active member of the Austin College Board of Trustees from 1981-2001, according to the release.
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