Scholarships

 

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.

Arizona Assurance: Making the College Dream a Reality

We brought Carlos Chavez and Cisco Aguilar together to talk about the Arizona Assurance Scholars Program and the University of Arizona. It was the first time they had met, and it was magical. Chavez made a connection with a new role model, and Aguilar was reminded why he volunteers for a nonprofit that expands access to education.

New Gift Supports Religious Studies for Health Professionals

A $50,000 commitment from Dr. Ross Schwartzberg will establish a new scholarship for UA students majoring in Religious Studies for Health Professionals, as well as an annual lecture series focusing on health and religion.