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Educational Opportunity Fund
Maximizing Academic Potential Program
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Alumni Giving Back

On March 3, 2016 Rowan University celebrated #RowanGIVES Day, our 2nd annual day of giving where several university groups raised funds for areas of campus special to them. Please click HERE for detailed information on this year's event.

As an EOF/MAP friend or alumnus, you are aware of the challenges faced by our students. The cost of education has far exceeded the financial aid award and these donations help us assist students with the purchase of their textbooks, study abroad support, test fees, and so much more. If you are interested in making a donation to the EOF/MAP Special Assistance Fund, please click on the link below. If you know some folks that would like to make a donation, please share the link. Again, Thank You....Alumni are truly the "Key To Our Future"!

Special Assistance Fund Donations

"What I know for sure is that what you give comes back to you."

—Oprah Winfrey

The Educational Opportunity Fund Program is a State grant and University funded program. Funding for programs in higher education is rapidly decreasing which directly impacts the support and resources necessary for the most deserving students.

Support of the Educational Opportunity Fund/Maximizing Academic Potential program is essential to continue the work that is needed to prepare students for post collegiate life. Whether you prefer giving as part of your annual gift, creating an endowment, or through a planned gift, each contribution makes an impact on current and future EOF students at Rowan University. To see a list of giving opportunities, please visit our Special Assistance Fund Donation website. If you have questions pertaining to making a donation, please contact the University Advancement office at 856-256-5419.


Earl W. Hinton and Delores Copeland Scholarship Fund for Volunteerism
All donations will go towards the medallion and the establishment of the Hinton and Copeland Scholarship to honor students who demonstrate the spirit of EOF/MAP through outstanding leadership and community service exhibited by positive contributions to improve the academic, intellectual, and personal development of others.

In Honor of Earl Hinton, an alumnus of Glassboro State College and former Director of Minority Affairs and Administrative Action Officer at Glassboro State College.

In Honor of Delores Copeland, an alumnus of Glassboro State College and former member of the Education Opportunity Fund board at Rowan College.

"Go beyond excellence to significance."
-Delores Copeland

To make a gift, please use this link:
Earl W. Hinton and Delores Copeland Scholarship Fund for Volunteerism

Cash gifts are the most common and popular means of supporting the Rowan University Foundation. Gifts of cash are the simplest and easiest form of donation and help to provide needed funds right away.

Other ways to donate:
Make your gift through Rowan’s secure online giving system using your MasterCard, Visa, American Express, or Discover credit and debit cards. (Link Above)

By Mail
You can make checks payable to the Rowan University Foundation. Indicate on the memo line the specific program you wish to support (for example: scholarships, endowed chairs, etc.). If no program is specified, your gift will support the Rowan Future Fund. You can mail your gift to:

Rowan University Foundation
201 Mullica Hill Road
Glassboro, NJ 08028

By Phone
If you would like to speak to someone directly and make your gift over the phone using your credit card, please call us at 856-256-4095.

Pre College Institute Leadership Conference

We invite EOF/MAP Alumni to join us for the annual EOF/MAP Student Leadership Conference. The Student Leadership Conference is a 3 day conference that is held during Pre-College Institute summer program and provides 200 EOF/MAP pre-freshmen the opportunity to experience a leadership themed professional conference. During the conference, the pre-freshmen will hear from keynote speakers and alumni presenters on topics such as Career Choices, Leadership Development and College Life. One of the most valuable experiences of this event is the opportunity for pre-freshmen students to network with EOF/MAP alumni. “Meeting successful EOF/MAP alumni is like looking into a mirror of my future.”

This year's Leadership Conference will take place July 22-24, 2016 and there will be an Alumni Mixer on Saturday, July 23rd. We encourage our fantastic EOF/MAP alumni to participate in this conference by sharing their career and personal achievements, speaking on topics such as careers, leadership, college and life success, healthy choices, persistence and perseverance and the power of giving back.

Internship Opportunities

EOF/MAP students are eager to gain valuable work experience in their intended career. The opporunity to intern at the place of employment of a fellow EOF/MAP alumni is an extremely powerful experience. We encourage our alumni to commit to securing internship opportunities at their places of employment to provide this opportunity for our EOF/MAP students.


We encourage our EOF/MAP alumni and supporters to join us in making a difference. Thank you for your continued support of the Educational Opportunity Fund/Maximizing Academic Potential Program.