Wayland can continue to be a haven for first-generation college students. Because
of you, Wayland students can learn, grow, and go on to become the leaders of tomorrow
in a warm, welcoming environment. Because of you, Wayland can keep its tuition among
the lowest of Texas’ private schools while maintaining a standard of excellence. Super heroes may wear capes and masks, but real-world heroes look very different.
At Wayland, we believe those who give of their resources to make great things happen
at our university are true heroes. They are ordinary people with extraordinary powers…
super heroes in our book.
Gifts to the Annual Fund provide funding for needed technology and equipment upgrades
and other campus needs at the discretion of our leadership. They help with the most current and urgent needs that arise on the Lubbock campus serving students of all ages and backgrounds.
The simplest way is to click on the GIVE NOW button at the bottom of this page. For
more information, call Bobby McCloud at 806-742-9517. Mail checks to:
Wayland Baptist University Attention: Lubbock Annual Fund 801 N. Quaker Ave. Lubbock, TX 79416
When giving to the Annual Fund, no gift is too small. When added to other gifts, your
donation demonstrates the power of one and impact of many.
Lubbock General Scholarship Fund
Wayland Baptist University’s Lubbock Campus is community based and is accessible to
all regardless of age, race, ethnicity, gender, national origin, or disability. The
student population at Wayland Baptist University’s Lubbock Campus is comprised primarily
of working adult students who cannot leave jobs and family to pursue degrees in the
daytime in a traditional setting. The average age of the student population is 35.
The Lubbock Campus has a long history of providing higher education opportunities
to a diverse population, including first generation students.
Since 1972, more than 3,550 Lubbock area citizens have graduated from the Lubbock
Campus. The great majority of the Lubbock Campus students is married with children,
and already has jobs. They are seeking to improve their ability to take care of their
families and to improve their communities.
Wayland Baptist University-Lubbock Campus general scholarship fund and scholarships
awarded each 11-week term (fall, winter, spring, and summer). Our General Scholarship
fund helps us to provide scholarships to our students to make college more affordable.
The Lubbock Campus scholarship committee would review applications and select recipients
based on pre-determined criteria. The criteria are then graded and rewarded, based
on merit, as these are graded blindly with no names attached.
By giving to the Lubbock Campus General Scholarship fund, you are contributing to
our student’s lives who live and work in the Lubbock Community, enabling them to better
themselves to become better citizens and employees that are more knowledgeable.
Like so many other families, you can honor or memorialize family, friends, a favorite
professor, or even your pastor or church by creating an endowed scholarship in their
name. The procedure is simple:
Your initial gift of any amount is invested with the Baptist Foundation of Texas.
The scholarship is named and specifications for scholarship recipients.
Additional gifts are added to the body of the endowment as received by the University.
Once the endowment reaches $25,000, the corpus begins to generate interest.
The interest is withdrawn annually to create a scholarship or scholarships for students
in need. The corpus remains intact into perpetuity. Wayland Baptist University provides comprehensive, no obligation assistance in planning
gifts that are meaningful to you and will benefit future students. Our Advancement
staff will gladly help you examine the most effective plans for your situation. Contact
Bobby McCloud at 806-742-9517 or firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss endowed scholarship opportunities.
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With its main campus in Plainview, Texas, Wayland Baptist University is the oldest
university in continuous existence on the High Plains of Texas, having been founded
in 1908 as the result of a generous gift by Dr. J.H. Wayland.
Wayland’s Lubbock campus is one of 13 external campuses around the world which embrace
the university’s commitment to academic excellence, devotion to individual service,
and dedication to a Christian heritage that stretches back more than a century. Total
enrollment at the 14 locations during the fall 2014 term stood at 5,536 students,
with enrollment at the Lubbock campus being the third-largest, at 572.
As one of the least-expensive Christian universities in the country, scholarship dollars
buy more faith-based education at Wayland than virtually any other place in America.
Nevertheless, more than 90 percent of all Wayland students – including those at the
Lubbock campus – receive financial aid, and more than 54 percent need more than we
The Wayland Baptist University Lubbock campus currently manages a total of 12 endowed
scholarship funds, valued at more than $1.5 million. With your support for the 2016
event, we will grow those numbers.