Transforming Lives Through

College Opportunities

Making a college education and experience possible has never been more important yet more challenging than it is today. That’s just one reason why the mission and work of the PU Legacy Foundation have remained crucial for over twenty years now.

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Making education accessible, affordable, and transformative

Last year, the Legacy Foundation made it possible for students to access powerful education and experiences at colleges and universities nationwide. In 2022-2023,


Scholarships Awarded


Volunteers and Mentors


Hours of Leadership and Service Work

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From the Legacy Scholars

Irelynn Holst, a Legacy Scholar who graduated this past May studying Music Therapy at Drury University, said that

“Without the aid of scholarships, the goal of attending, much less graduating from college, would be difficult, if not absolutely impossible.”

Meet the
2023-2024 Legacy


Legacy Scholars receive transformative renewable scholarships that create access to higher education and pave the path towards not only graduation, but towards a bright future.


Students engage in opportunities to strengthen skills, explore leadership models, and work alongside a community of peers from across the country


Legacy Scholars each develop and implement an service-learning style, outcome-based annual Volunteer Leadership Project that addresses a significant need; ultimately impacting their campuses and communities for the better.

Honoring a Legacy, Making an Impact

For over 20 years, we’ve provided scholarships that make education attainable along with leadership development experiences that impact not just students but their campuses and communities for the better.


More than 300 students served through Legacy Scholar Programs


More than 5360 hours of volunteer and leadership work in local communities in the past ten years.

3 million

More than 3 million dollars in scholarship dollars awarded since our beginning.

Legacy Scholar Alumni Continue the Impact

Program alumni continue to make a difference in their professions, their communities and throughout the world. Come learn about how the work of leadership, scholarship legacy and service continue long after graduation.

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