The Gift of Experience


Every Brevard College student benefits from the generosity of those who came before. It was true 50 years ago, and it is true today. Since its founding, friends, parents, and alumni have given generously to the College - to fund scholarships, invest in capital improvements, support the arts and athletics, and underwrite general operations.

Please consider giving to Brevard College. Your investment makes a real difference for students— today, tomorrow and into the future.

How to Give

The scholarship program at Brevard College is maintained through the contributions of many alumni and friends of BC. Click here for a list of our endowed scholarships.

Brevard Annual Fund

Help address our greatest needs.

AAUW Endowed Scholarship

The American Association of University Women's purpose is advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

Why I Give

Brevard’s donors share stories of their BC experience and why they choose to make generous donations. Share your own story here

Betty Willingham Davis ’55

“I give back because of the opportunity that Brevard College gave me,” said Betty. “I want to help give that opportunity to other students. Once you experience Brevard, there’s nothing else like it. Because of Brevard College, I was prepared – not only for more advanced studies, but for life.”

Read Their Story →

Kim DeWitt ’97

“If you want a school that loves you, wants to nurture you, wants to support you and see you grow, this is the place you should be. I give back to Brevard College because I want to give people the opportunity to go to Brevard who otherwise would not be able to,” Kim said. “I believe in the College and what it stands for. The Brevard College experience is not replaceable, and I believe in how it has impacted my life and how it will impact others in the future.”

Read Their Story →

Mason “Chip” Smith ’80

“Brevard College absolutely changed my life,” says Chip. “I discovered passions that I never knew I had, such as rock climbing. Thanks to Brevard College, I have two beautiful children – Isabel and Mason, IV – and was equipped with an education that prepared me to take over and run the family business, Mullen Publications.”

Read Their Story →

Dick Gardner ‘69

“We aren’t state supported, so it is up to alumni and friends of Brevard College to help-out and maintain the tradition that has been to educate and develop the minds of our young people. Brevard College needs the help of all of us in order to maintain these principles.”

Read Their Story →

Calvin Harrelson ’81

“Brevard College was so influential in shaping me as a person and has had such a significant influence on my life, character, and success in the working world that it is a no-brainer to give back,” says Calvin. “I can’t over-emphasize how important of a springboard BC was for me.”

Read Their Story →

Barb & Bo Hulsey, ’75 & ‘74

“As a student at Brevard College, I was helped financially. I feel it is important that I turn around and do the same for current students,” Barb said. “Because of Brevard College, I found my home.”

Read Their Story →

Student to Faculty Ratio


Class Size


Students Enrolled

Recognized Honors:

Brevard College Logo

Brevard College is consistently recognized as one of the best liberal arts colleges. The College’s focus on experiential learning, small class sizes, and location the mountains of Western North Carolina near Asheville makes Brevard a top choice college for students around the world.

Brevard College, One Brevard College Drive, Brevard, NC 28712 | 1-828-884-8332
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.