The Cornell Alumni Association of Greater Houston invites all Cornell alumni, as well as parents of Cornell students, to join CAAGH. Membership in CAAGH is an important facet of the association. While anyone is welcome and encouraged to participate in CAAGH events, membership is an excellent way to show support for Cornell and CAAGH.
CAAGH is an established, active alumni club and hosts a variety of events from social gatherings to cultural activities to thought-provoking lectures. As a CAAGH member, you will automatically receive mailings notifying you of events. You are also eligible for member discounts to events, as well as preferred sign-up for prime events. Membership dues support programming for the upcoming year, operational expenses of the association, and the scholarship fund. Furthermore, CAAGH is a private, non-profit educational corporation and membership dues (and additional scholarship donations) are tax deductible.
Both annual and lifetime memberships are available. Membership dues vary depending on your location, status, and years since graduation.
Please see the 2015-2016 Membership Form (PDF format) for details. The CAAGH membership year runs from September 1 through August 31. To date, there are 74 lifetime members on our membership list. We accept dues both online and by check
To Pay Your 2015-2016 Dues
Top 5 Membership Benefits
- Stay connected with fellow Cornellians
- Member discounts for CAAGH events
- Preferred sign-up for prime CAAGH events
- Scholarship support for current students
- Membership dues are tax deductible
Download a Membership Form
Become a member!
Don't miss out on all the exciting events planned for this year!
CAAGH provides financial assistance to current Cornell students from the greater Houston area. For the 2014-2015 academic year, $6,500 in scholarships were awarded to deserving students. Over the past ten years, CAAGH has distributed a total of $74,800 in scholarships.
The Cornell Alumni Association of Greater Houston Endowed Scholarship Fund was established on December 1, 1985. The endowment continues to grow through contributions by CAAGH and the generosity of individual donors.
How to Donate
Please consider making a tax deductible donation to the CAAGH Endowed Scholarship Fund through one of the following options.
Mail your gift directly to Cornell University (P.O. Box 2600, Ithaca, NY 14851), indicating that the gift should be allocated to "CAAGH Endowed Scholarship Fund, #222104".
Submit your gift using Cornell's secure online gift form. Enter "CAAGH Endowed Scholarship Fund, #222104" in the other gift designation field.
Send your gift to CAAGH along with your membership form. Make sure to note "for scholarship" on the check and/or clearly write the amount of the gift on the membership form.
OR.. Donate Online. You will receive a receipt for your tax deductible contribution.
In order to apply for a CAAGH scholarship, you must be eligible for financial aid and have a cumulative GPA greater than 3.0 (entering freshmen are exempt from this requirement). You will be asked to submit an essay answering the questions "How I plan to use my Cornell education?" and "Why I need the scholarship?". Eligible students will be contacted in the early fall to submit scholarship applications.
2014-2015 Scholarship Recipients