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Keele in the USA

The Keele in the USA Foundation was founded by Keele alumni in the USA and incorporated in 2001as The North American Foundation for Keele University, Inc. It became Keele in the USA in 2013.

  • To promote the continuing support of alumni in the USA
  • To seek support through gifts and contributions, for projects and activities at Keele University
  • To promote the education, teaching, research and scholarship of Keele University
  • To encourage the ongoing relationship between Keele University and former students in the USA

Go to the Keele in the USA Website.

The President

“As a Keele graduate, I am delighted to become the first President of the Foundation, which gives us the opportunity to develop our growing network of alumni in North America and to support the mission of the University back at Keele. I warmly invite all Keele alumni to get in touch, to become involved – to share their memories, find old friends and develop valuable new contacts.”
Neil Smith, Founding President

The Board of Keele in the USA is made up of alumni volunteers residing in the USA.

Recent successes of Keele in the USA (formerly the North American Foundation)

  •    2007 – Study Abroad Alumni Friends initiative launched in USA and Canada
  •    2006 – The Annual Neil and Gina Smith Student of the Year Award launched
  •    2007 – North American Homecoming at Keele
  •    2009 – NAFKU Scholarships launched in San Diego
  •    2009 – North American Partner University Bursaries launched
  •    2010 – Study Abroad Bursaries launched
  •    2010 – North American Student Bursaries launched
  •    2010 – First NAFKU America Scholarship awarded – Morgan Davison
  •    2011 – Second NAFKU America Scholarship awarded – Natasha Flick
  •    2011 – First NAFKU Canada Scholarship awarded – Annabelle Flores
  •    2012 – Second NAFKU Canada Scholarship awarded – Cristiina Polsinelli
  •    2013 – Keele in Canada formed independently of NAFKU to support Canadian alumni and Keele in Canada Scholarships
  •    2013 – NAFKU decides to be renamed as Keele in the USA to offer extended support to US alumni
  •    2013 – NAFKU Scholarships renamed as Keele in the USA Scholarships
  •    2013 – Keele in the USA formed to support US alumni and Keele in the USA Scholarships
  •    2013 – First Keele in the USA Scholarship awarded – Olani Allen
  •    2013 – First Keele in Canada Scholarship awarded – Bianca Calascione
  •    2014 – Keele in the USA Scholarship and Keele in Canada Scholarship extended to undergraduate as well as postgraduate students