Scholarships

 

Living Her Values at Work and Home

Edmund Optics maintains close ties with the James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences as a donor and industrial affiliate, funding two scholarships and a study area. Mary Turner, principal engineer, says: "Working for an organization that puts so much emphasis on giving back really helps you see that you truly can help those around you."

Invested in a Sustainable Path

With the help of scholarship support, a biosystems engineering student is pursuing his career path and contributing to a project intended to greatly reduce meat waste.

A Hoops Great Gives Back

University of Arizona basketball fans may best know Bob Elliott ’77 ’84 as a star player who went on to play in the NBA and become a sportscaster for Arizona. In fact, Elliott is also an Eller School of Management graduate, an engaged university and Tucson community member, and a dedicated donor, together with his wife Beverely. Meet Danny Murego, who benefits from the Elliotts' support.

Focused Investment in Optics

Jim Wyant took a leap of faith when he became an assistant professor at the University of Arizona. Now, 45 years later, the founding dean of the James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences has made the largest gift for faculty support in university history. His family's gift for endowed chairs follows a $10 million scholarship gift made in 2013. 

Planned Gift Honors Former CAPLA Dean

David Moore ’82 and his wife Lauren established three endowed scholarships named for Chuck Albanese, who was formerly dean of the University of Arizona College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture.

Brenna Ilana Berger Scholarship Changes Lives

Each year, the Brenna Ilana Berger Memorial Scholarship provides $30,000 to two communication majors who have faced significant hardships in pursuing their education.