Honoring A Life Lived In Love, Laughter: Joseph Smeeding Memorial Scholarship

A new endowed scholarship will be awarded annually to an Eller student enrolled in the master’s or doctoral program in economics. The scholarship honors the late Joe Smeeding ’15, who loved making people laugh so life could feel a little easier.

Once Wilbur, Always a Wildcat

Bill Waynick '91 shares his experience and long ties to the university as he once wore the Wilbur costume and met his wife Kelly '96 on a blind date at an Arizona basketball game. Waynick set up a scholarship to aid students who follow in his path as an Arizona mascot.

Charles Schwab Foundation Scholarship is a Big Boost for Financial Planning Program

UArizona is one of seven universities in the United States included in a $3.5 million endowed scholarship program created by the Charles Schwab Foundation to provide financial assistance and career opportunities to students from underrepresented communities.

Celebrating Wildcat Generosity

Alumni and friends made the University of Arizona's first Giving Day a huge success. Learn which class made the highest number of gifts and which challenges were met. And hear from students on why these gifts truly matter to their Wildcat Journeys.

A True Family Scholarship

Lisa Barrett and Dave Barrett ’92 established the Barrett Family Scholarship Fund for non-traditional students, preferably first-generation. The first awardee says: “I was so happy to find a scholarship targeting people like me. It gives me hope for other first-generation or low-income students in the future.”

Ian Pepper Gives Back to Next Generation of Scientists

The Dr. Ian Pepper Scholarship supports two exemplary environmental science majors in financial need. Pepper is a highly respected Department of Environmental Science faculty and environmental microbiologist invested in supporting the next generation of scientists at the University of Arizona.