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Support Student Life & Athletics

Through programs in Athletics and Student Life, Webster University fosters a community for our students to engage in activities, events and initiatives that help them to find success now and after graduation.

You may choose to support areas that encourage Webster students to become better connected with each other, their communities and the world around them. Your donation to important aspects of the Webster experience connect directly to our core values and help prepare our students to achieve their dreams.

Webster's Vision Fund

 Your donation to Webster's Vision Fund supports programs and projects across the University to enhance the student experience, empower and educate faculty and staff and improve the global network of campuses.


Webster offers a variety of varsity team sports for competitive athletes, as well as an athletic center for students to find a healthy balance with their academic studies. Your donation to Athletics supports programs, equipment and training for the Webster community.

Diversity & Inclusion

At Webster, diversity and inclusion embraces all human differences while building upon our commonalities as people. Your donation to diversity and inclusion initiatives help us eliminate discrimination and exclusion based on race, color, creed, national origin, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, socioeconomic status, disability, religion or military status.

Parent Emergency Fund

This fund offers financial assistance to qualified students enrolled at the University who experience grave circumstances in their family, such as a caretaker losing a job, a guardian's severe illness or the death of a parent. You may contribute to this fund to award a financial gift that helps bear the cost for families in need.

Student Life

Your donation to Student Life supports areas such as career development, student organizations, student government, WebsterLEADS student leadership development, multicultural center and international student affairs, housing and residential life, new student orientation and first-year experience programs.

Study Abroad Opportunities

Study abroad opportunities enhance student learning and encourage Webster's core value of global citizenship. Your donation to Study Abroad allow Webster students to increase their awareness and understanding of the variety of cultures and traditions that exist in our world. 

Undergraduate Research

Your donation to undergraduate research opportunities offer students the ability to gain insight into their professional or research fields. Through the President's Student/Faculty Collaborative Research Grant Program, more than 50 research and creative projects have been funded over the past three years, enabling students to develop relevant skills and experience while collaborating with knowledgeable faculty mentors.

The Gorlok Open Golf Tournament

Each spring The Gorlok Open brings together many Webster University partners for a great day of golf and camaraderie.  Proceeds from this event provide significant support for our student athletes who compete at the NCAA Division III level. Our student athletes have a passion for athletic competition with a belief that sportsmanship, comprehensive learning and appropriate life balance are essential. 

More information on The Gorlok Open


At Webster, the possibilities are endless. If there is a specific area you would like to support that you have not seen represented on our website, please contact the Office of Advancement at 314-968-7161 or to discuss how your philanthropic priorities can provide life-changing impact and benefit to Webster students.