Private gifts are essential for the continued growth and development of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. These donations provide critically important funding for:
- new academic initiatives
- special projects
- research centers
- graduate fellowships
- undergraduate scholarships
- endowed chairs and professorships
- advanced technology and lab equipment upgrades
- annual support
Private donations help raise the College’s level of academic and research excellence to the next tier of distinction.
Through your generosity, the College will able to develop future scientists who will impact society by integrating innovation, superior scholarship and creativity into their research endeavors.
Matching Scholarships - Make an annual gift designated to student scholarships at FAU and your contribution will be matched dollar for dollar through this program.
The President’s Scholarship Challenge is merit-based. Donors choosing to give to this fund can designate to colleges within the fund, ie for Science majors, accounting majors, etc. Students need to apply for these scholarships so if they don’t, the money is left on the table. The Foundation Fund ID for this program is ADV998.
The First Generation Matching Scholarship Program is needs-based and designed for students who are the first in their families to attend college. The website gives more detailed information, but donors may NOT designate to specific colleges or programs. The Foundation Fund ID for this program is ADV100.
Donation Opportunities in the College of Science:
College of Science General Fund
College of Science Graduate Association
College of Science Scholarship Fund
Science Seminars & Symposia
Biological Sciences Department
Center for Complex Systems and Brain Science
Center for Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
Mathematical Sciences Department
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