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 $1.1 billion as of June 30, 2016.

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.

Our endowment report details our investment and spending policies. Contact us at connect@bcm.edu for more information.

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