Together we can touch lives.

Join us as we support exceptional graduate students and faculty shaping higher education and society.

For 75 years, the Institute for Citizens & Scholars has prepared new generations of American citizenry by opening doors to higher education; supporting visionary thinkers, scholars, and teachers; and creating a thoughtful space for innovation. Your gift will make an important impact on these leaders’ groundbreaking research, teaching, and public service for years to come. Consider the amazing things we can accomplish.

The SECURE 2.0 Act, passed in December 2022, created a brand new way to make a gift directly from your IRA while securing a lifetime income for yourself and/or your spouse. Read more here.

Spotlight on Giving

Finding the Perfect Fit
As the winter holidays draw near, much thought goes into finding the perfect gift for friends and loved ones. For many, giving also extends to meaningful charitable organizations. For such donations, how do you determine the perfect gift?

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We appreciate your unique connection to Citizens & Scholars—and so do the talented people who receive our fellowships.

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Leave an Enduring Legacy

The Fellows Legacy Society: Honoring the Transformative Power of Planned Giving

You hold the key to shaping a brighter future by creating opportunities for talented individuals to flourish. By including Citizens & Scholars in your estate plan, you advance our mission, create a meaningful legacy, and qualify to join other supporters as part of the Fellows Legacy Society.

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