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 $870 million as of June 30, 2013.
Development 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.
Levels of Endowment
Lectureship - $150,000
M.S. Scholarship - $150,000
M.D. Scholarship - $150,000
Nurse Anesthetist 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
Career Development Chair - $1 million
Chair - $2 million
Presidential Chair - $4 million
Laboratory* - $5-10 million
Academic Department/Division* - $10-25 million
Centers* - $10-75 million
*based on size and complexity