Make A Gift

The Environmental Resource Management Program represents excellence in environmental science and resource management education at Penn State.

Our graduates contribute to improving the management and sustainability of natural resources in Pennsylvania, the U.S., and around the world. The support of ERM alumni and friends is essential to maintain and enhance our record of excellence and enrich the educational experience of deserving students through scholarship awards and programs.

How to Give

Penn State offers several easy ways by which you can make a contribution directly to a scholarship fund specifically for ERM students:

  • Use the Giving to Penn State online page. To designate your gift specifically to the ERM program, follow these steps:
    1. Go to the Giving to Penn State online page.
    2. Scroll down to: "Other in the College of Agricultural Sciences" and designate the amount you wish to give. 
    3. Include the following text in the form field named "Other": "Environmental Resource Management Program" or If you would like to contribute to a specific ERM Scholarship type the scholarship name into the "Other" form field.
    4. Go to "Select your payment option" and choose your payment method as a one-time or continuing monthly payment.
  • Contact us directly: Please contact Dr. Robert Shannon, ERM Program Coordinator, or the Development Office for the College of Agricultural Sciences. Either will be happy to discuss your interest in supporting the Environmental Resource Management program and its students.

Example from the Penn State "Giving Online" webpage

Screenshot from Giving Online