Endowed Funds

Endowed funds, such as named chairs and professorships or scholarships, represent the financial bedrock of our institution and provide permanent funds to sustain Baylor College of Medicine's mission. Endowed funds are managed as part of the College's overall managed investment portfolio, which totaled approximately $1.3 billion as of June 30, 2019.

Philanthropy staff are pleased to work with donors to establish endowed funds that accommodate their preferences and designated areas of interest. An endowment may be established for a minimum of $25,000, which can partially support any of the areas listed below as well as specific programs or departments.

Endowment Report (2019)

Our endowment report details Baylor College of Medicine's investment, performance, portfolio, management/oversight, investment goals, key investment principles and spending policy. 

Levels of Endowment

Lectureship - $150,000
M.S. Scholarship - $150,000
M.D. Scholarship - $150,000
Doctor of Nurse Practice Scholarship - $150,000
Genetic Counseling Scholarship - $150,000
Orthotics and Prosthetics Scholarship - $150,000
Physician Assistant Scholarship - $150,000
Ph.D. Scholarship - $400,000
M.D./Ph.D. Scholarship - $400,000
Presidential M.D. Scholarship - $650,000
Fellowship - $750,000
Professorship - $1 million
Term Chair - $1 million
Chair - $2 million
Presidential Chair - $4 million
Laboratory* - $5-10 million
Academic Department/Division* - $10-25 million
Center* - $10-75 million
*based on size and complexity