Why the PIONEER FUND?
The Pioneer Fund is dedicated to ensuring that the students of Western Oklahoma State College have every opportunity to receive the education of their dreams. By contributing to the Pioneer Fund, you are helping to break down barriers in higher education and ensuring that finances do not hinder students from pursuing their educational goals.
It is important that students have the necessary resources and support systems to succeed academically and personally. Therefore, contributions made to the Pioneer Fund are used to provide the following:
- Funds applied to tuition, fees and books for traditional, non-traditional and concurrent students
- Academic Program Support
- Enhance curriculum, offer specialized resources, facilitate hands-on experiences, support faculty development
- Campus Outreach
- Community partnerships, events and programs
- Recruitment of Students and Faculty
- Scholarships, marketing, faculty development, innovative programs and facilities
- Endowment Support
- Ensuring endowment funds will benefit students for generations to come
"As a student where all my financial expenses fall on me and not my parents, Western has given me the opportunity to attend a great school at an affordable price. The scholarships the Foundation gave out has helped me to pay for my college so I can continue to receive a great education."
Keegan Kyser, Altus, Oklahoma
We believe in the power of community and recognize that everyone has a role to play in shaping the future. A donation, regardless of its size, sends a powerful message of support for our mission and the students we serve. It demonstrates a belief in the value of education and a commitment to creating a better future for our community as a whole.
What is Western Oklahoma State College?
AboutWestern Oklahoma State College, established as Altus Junior College in 1926, is the oldest original municipal two-year college still in existence in Oklahoma...
VisionWestern Oklahoma State College aspires to be the outstanding and innovative community college known for its focus on student success and its service to community and regional development.
MissionThe mission of Western Oklahoma State College is to provide high quality education while ensuring equity, supporting student success, and empowering individuals to become productive members of diverse local, regional, and global communities.