American Dream

Scholarship Recipient’s Quest for Sustainability

“Receiving recognition within my own field is very rewarding, especially now that I have a plan for my educational and career goals.”

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Building Peace One Piece at a Time

“The Kugelman Fellowship program is one of the most significant, ongoing accomplishments of the Center for Citizen Peacebuilding.”

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Nurse’s New Scholarship Continues a Circle of Giving

“I wanted to find a way to eliminate barriers that might prevent minority students at UCI from considering a career in real estate.”

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Former NBA Player Josh Childress Establishes Scholarship at UCI’s Merage School

“I wanted to find a way to eliminate barriers that might prevent minority students at UCI from considering a career in real estate.”

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Alumnus Helps Others Follow in his Footsteps

UCI’s commitment to Hispanic students convinced Tracy, who had been supporting efforts for minority students at other schools, that he needed to give to UCI.

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Adding a Little Spice to Life

David Sanusi’s pursuit of higher education has been aided by two philanthropic scholarships.

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Fellowship Helps UCI Student Focus on Research

“The final year of your Ph.D. program can be really intense… This fellowship allowed me to focus on my research.”

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Renowned UCI Chemist Supports Armenian Studies

“Being the products of graduate studies, we know what it takes and what it means,” Ara Apkarian says. “It is very difficult to carry out graduate studies without financial support.”

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Engineering Their Legacy

Throughout their lives, Bob Altman and Michelle Sandler made annual gifts to a variety of causes, including Bob’s alma mater.

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A Global Magnet for the Exhibition and Research of California Art

Two landmark gifts of significant artworks have made UCI a world-class destination for the exhibition and study of California art.

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