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Philanthropic Benefit


Established in 1964 for the philanthropic benefit of Eastern Oregon University, the Foundation raises funds to support the mission of EOU.

For year 2016-2017, privately-funded scholarships provide over $550,000 to EOU students, making the dream of a college education a reality. For information about giving opportunities, please call University Advancement at 541-962-3740 or e-mail foundation@eou.edu.

The Mountaineer Magazine

2018 Spring/Summer Mountaineer

Inside the 2018 fall/winter issue

  • International alumni leave their mark on EOU and the world
  • Cycle of mentorship supports new teachers
  • Student-athlete collects hundreds of shoes for his community in Nigeria
  • Grand Concert piano campaign honors McKenzie legacy

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Tea & Trumpets 2018: A Celebration of Scholars and Donors


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Stadium & Track Improvement Project

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Donor & Student Profiles

Gerald E. Young Endowment

Gerald E. Young Endowment The formation of the Gerald E. Young Endowed Scholarship Fund signifies the fulfillment of a keen desire to make a difference in the lives of o...

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Irma Klinghammer Scholarship

Irma Klinghammer Scholarship “As a current master of arts in teaching (MAT) student, I am also a proud Mountaineer alumna. In 2007 I graduated from EOU with a degree in...

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Jean McKenzie Scholarship

Jean McKenzie Scholarship “I am a junior at EOU, studying English with an emphasis in writing. My ultimate career goal is to be able to write for literary or outdoor m...

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