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Annual & Lifetime Giving

We are pleased to recognize the many alumni, friends, organizations, foundations, and corporations whose gifts reflect commitment and loyalty to Tarleton State University and its future. Your generosity makes all the difference not only to Tarleton, but to the students we serve.

Your gift to Tarleton State University may also provide you with special recognition in one of our giving societies.

Annual Giving Recognition

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President's Circle

President's Circle recognizes donors who contribute $1,000 or more in unrestricted gifts annually.

President's Circle
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1899 Circle

1899 Circle recognizes donors who contribute $1,000 or more in restricted gifts annually.

1899 Circle
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Partner's Circle

Partner's Circle recognizes companies and organizations who have connected with Tarleton to provide scholarships and opportunities for students.

Partner's Circle
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Dean's Circle

Dean's circle for each academic college was created to serve the students of Tarleton by providing independent counsel, important links to the professional world, and valuable resources.

Dean's Circle
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Academic Circle

The Academic Circle recognizes donors who contribute $999 or less in restricted gifts annually.

Academic Circle
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Student Life Circle

The Student Life Circle recognizes donors who contribute to the Division of Student Affairs.

Student Life Circle

Lifetime Giving Recognition

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John Tarleton Society

Established in 1992, The John Tarleton Society honors those individuals, businesses, or foundations who have made significant contributions to the advancement of the mission of the university. This elite group of benefactors is committed to quality educational opportunities and the tradition of excellence at Tarleton.

Membership Levels:

  • Diamond
  • Platinum
  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Bronze
  • Heritage- Planned Giving
Rock TARLETON gate in front of Administration building

Tarleton Scholarship Society

Established in 2011, to honor those individuals, businesses, or foundations who have made significant contributions to scholarships benefiting Tarleton State University students. This prominent group of benefactors is committed to quality educational opportunities and the tradition of educational excellence at Tarleton.

Membership Levels:

  • Diamond
  • Platinum
  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Bronze
  • Amethyst