If you have a loved one who has been impacted by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, establishing a memorial or tribute gift is a meaningful way to honor your loved one or celebrate a special occasion such as a birthday while supporting the work of our mission. Your memorial or tribute gift will be a lasting tribute to your loved one and make a difference in the lives of those we serve.
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Brothers John and Harry Jaecker graduated from Rensselaer in 1933 and 1934 respectively. In 1974, almost 30 years after John's premature death, Harry established the John H. Jaecker ’33 Memorial Scholarship at Rensselaer. This scholarship has supported generations of engineering students at Rensselaer over the years. Paul Noon ’15 was selected for the Jaecker Memorial Scholarship in his freshman year after his family encountered financial hardship.
"Getting this scholarship was a huge relief," Paul relates. "It made a really big difference in my life by allowing me to stay at Rensselaer and graduate here. I certainly hope to have the opportunity in the future to establish a scholarship that will allow hard working students to go to a great university like Rensselaer."
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- Contact Art Tracy '92 MS at 518-276-2561 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information on creating a memorial gift at Rensselaer.
- Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
- If you make a memorial gift to Rensselaer through your estate, please use our legal name and Federal Tax ID.
Legal Name: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Address: 110 8th St., Troy, NY 12180-3590
Federal Tax ID Number: 14-1340095
The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax advisor. Figures cited in examples are for hypothetical purposes only and are subject to change. References to estate and income taxes include federal taxes only. State income/estate taxes or state law may impact your results. Annuities are subject to regulation by the State of California. Payments under such agreements, however, are not protected or otherwise guaranteed by any government agency or the California Life and Health Insurance Guarantee Association. A charitable gift annuity is not regulated by the Oklahoma Insurance Department and is not protected by a guaranty association affiliated with the Oklahoma Insurance Department. Charitable gift annuities are not regulated by and are not under the jurisdiction of the South Dakota Division of Insurance.