Contributing

Instructions for Contributing to the Scholarship Endowment

To contribute online go to: https://www.shsu.edu/giving— In the “Gift Designation” dropdown menu select “Other.” Just below that in the “Other” window, type “Jack and Pat Fariss Scholarship Endowment for Music Education.” Fill out the other blanks as required/desired. Click “Submit” at the bottom to forward to the payments page. — OR to mail in your donation use the form found here. Donors of $140 or more are accorded a recognition level as shown here: https://www.shsu.edu/dept/university-advancement/donorrecognition.html — When the Fariss Scholarship Endowment reaches the $25,000 base level it will provide a $1000 per year scholarship for a deserving music student each year at Sam Houston State University, payable from the interest earned in perpetuity. As it increases, more scholarship funds can be awarded.


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Jack Fariss, conductor

Thousands of students benefitted from the Fariss’s dedication to music education through the years, and the Pearland Band Alumni and Friends are honored to create this scholarship in their names.


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This site and fundraising campaign launched publicly on Tuesday January 7, 2020

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