Featured Endowments

Endowments benefit each of our academic divisions by supporting students, faculty, programs, and facilities.


Pioneer Faculty Endowed Fund- A Legacy for the Future of the Arts  (Donate online)
This fund provides one or more annual awards given by the Dean of the Arts Division in honor of a faculty member to encourage faculty/student/artist mentoring, to retain and foster talent, to encourage innovative education at UCSC by assisting current and future students and faculty in achieving their goals. More arts funds...


Jack Baskin Endowed Scholarship Fund (Donate online)
This endowment supports undergraduate scholarships for financially needy transfer students in Engineering.

Jack Baskin School of Engineering (Donate online)
This endowment provides continuing support for the Jack Baskin School of Engineering.


Humanities Undergraduate Research Award Fund (Donate online)
The Humanities Undergraduate Research Awards (HUGRA) support and encourage undergraduate research within any of the humanities disciplines. More humanities funds...


Special Collections Endowment (Donate online)
The Special Collections Endowment is the library's basic unrestricted fund to support enhanced acquisitions for special collections. It is complemented by other, more focused funds for special collections. More library funds...

Social Sciences

Gabriel Zimmerman Memorial Scholarship Fund (Donate online)
This fund support undergraduate students in the Division of Social Sciences who are passionate about social issues and committed to public service. It honors alumnus Gabe Zimmerman who working for Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords as her Director of Community Outreach when he was tragically shot and killed. More social sciences funds...