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The Undergraduate Energy Management Program at the McCombs School of Business provides an officially recognized program of study in Energy Management for undergraduate students to pursue in parallel with a traditional business degree. 

Endowment funding is necessary to ensure the permanence of the Energy Management Program. An endowment of $4 million provides $175,000 annually to support the following activities:

Curriculum Development and Instruction:
New curriculum will be developed around current industry trends to ensure that the program is distinctive.

Recruiting and Marketing:
Dedicated external relations staff will best serve students, potential employers and industry partners with program marketing and career services.

Student Support:
Creation of scholarships and co-curricular opportunities, including field trips, site visits, industry speakers, energy movies and professional development activities, enhances the curriculum and attracts the best students from across Texas and the United States.

Faculty Resources:
Additional faculty resources, such as software, data, and financial incentives for research, training and teaching, facilitates timely and accurate course content, and attracts the best faculty from across campus to ensure exceptional course offerings.

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Endowment Goal: $4 Million

$500,000 
A five-year commitment of $100,000 a year creates at the direction of the donor: 
  • A named Excellence Fund to ensure the long-term success of the Undergraduate Energy Management Program.
Donor recognition at this level includes: 
  • Permanent physical recognition within the McCombs School, as well as recognition on the EMIC and UEMP websites. 
  • Placement in University of Texas at Austin Energy Management and Innovation Center marketing materials. 
  • Recognition as a Lifetime Member of the McCombs Energy Management and Innovation Center.
$250,000
A five-year commitment of $50,000 a year creates at the direction of the donor: 
  • A named excellence fund to support the operations of the Undergraduate Energy management Program, or 
  • A named endowment to create an estimated $12,500 annual undergraduate scholarship for students within the program. 
Donor recognition at this level includes: 
  • Permanent physical recognition within the McCombs School, as well as recognition on the EMIC and UEMP websites. 
  • Placement in University of Texas at Austin Energy Management and Innovation Center marketing materials.
$100,000
A five-year commitment of $20,000 a year creates at the direction of the donor: 
  • A named excellence fund to support the operations of the UEMP, or 
  • A named endowment to create an estimated $5,000 annual undergraduate scholarship for students within the program. 
Donor recognition at this level includes: 
  • Permanent physical recognition within the McCombs School. 
  • Placement in University of Texas at Austin Energy Management and Innovation Center marketing materials. 
$50,000
A five-year commitment of $10,000 a year for five years (beyond any annual Center dues) creates at the direction of the donor: 
  • A named excellence fund to support the operations of the Undergraduate Energy Management Program, or 
  • A named endowment to create an estimated $2,500 annual undergraduate scholarship for students within the program. 
Donor recognition at this level includes: 
  • Permanent physical recognition within the McCombs School.
Under $50,000 
  • Donors can pledge gifts of less than $50,000 to be paid over a five-year period. These gifts go towards the co-mingled Undergraduate Energy Management Program Endowed Excellence Fund to support the Undergraduate Energy Management Program.

For More Information

Please contact: Amy Dunham 
McCombs School of Business Development Office | The University of Texas at Austin 
2110 Speedway Room 5.175F B6006, Austin TX 78712 
phone: 512-475-8178  | amy.dunham@mccombs.utexas.edu