Thank you for your generous donations, Town and Gown Scholarship

Your generosity is important!

Through the generous support of Town & Gown members, over seventy UC San Diego students have received one-year $5,000 scholarships based on their status as juniors or seniors, with high financial need, high merit, and a promise to make a difference in their communities. Fourteen students have been awarded Town & Gown scholarships for academic year 2017-18.

There are many options for you to make a difference in the lives of deserving UC San Diego students:

  • Gifts to the Town & Gown Scholarship Fund (current-use scholarship) are pooled with donations from other members to provide $5,000 awards.
  • Gifts to any of the Town & Gown Scholarship endowments become part of the “principal” which is never spent. It is invested, and the earnings each year are awarded as scholarships. Gifts to an endowment, therefore, create a perpetual legacy.

Gifts may be made to the following funds by clicking on "Donate Now".


General Town & Gown Scholarships
Scholarship Current-Use Fund Donate Now
Scholarship Endowment Donate Now
Named Town & Gown Scholarship Endowments
Grob Family Scholarship Endowment* Donate Now
Lucy and Jim Haugh Scholarship Endowment Donate Now
Sally and Louis Higger Memorial Scholarship Endowment Donate Now
Luanne and Robert Kittle Scholarship Endowment* Donate Now
Minerva Kunzel Scholarship Endowment Donate Now
Ursula and Hans Moede Scholarship Endowment Donate Now
Elizabeth and Joseph Taft Scholarship Endowment Donate Now
Bebe and Marvin Zigman Scholarship Endowment Donate Now

*The Grob and Kittle scholarships are in the process of being endowed at $50,000. When making your gift to either of these funds, please add a Tribute designation and Special Instructions either to Dawn Grob or Luanne Kittle.


Start your perpetual legacy

Members may begin to build their own named Scholarship Endowment Fund with an initial minimum gift of $5,000.

When you establish a Named Town & Gown Scholarship—when the principal reaches $50,000—the fund is fully endowed and a portion of the annual earnings is awarded to a Scholar each year, named in your honor.

Please contact Suzetta Martindale at (858) 246-0316 or smartindale@ucsd.edu for more information about Town & Gown Scholarships.