Give Tue Scholarships

This campaign ended on November 29, 2017, but you can still make a gift to University of California, Merced by clicking here!


UC Merced is building the future in the heart of California — one gift at a time. At an institution where 9 out of 10 students receive some form of financial aid, every donor, every dollar, every day, makes an impact. Help us as we aim to surpass 1,000 donors in a day!

Even the best and brightest students can have their dreams derailed by financial concerns. Scholarships can help students avoid having to work multiple jobs that distract from their education, and they can remove a barrier to entry that prevents some students from going to college at all. From the Dream Act Scholarship to the Guardian Scholars Scholarship to scholarships supporting children of UC Merced staff members, these funds give you a number of ways to help make a difference in our students’ lives.

Thanks to a generous gift from Foster Poultry Farms, your gift to scholarships is eligible for a 3:1 match (up to a maximum of $180,000 matched) and also contribute to our overall Give Tue UC Merced campaign. On this annual day of giving, let’s come TUEgether and show our campus and our community that we are truly invested in UC Merced. Give now, share your story using #GiveTueUCM, and challenge others to help us reach our goal of 1,000 donors in a day! Will You Give Tue UC Merced?

Contributions to this area can be directed to the following funds:

  • Bobcat Athletics Scholarship
  • Campuswide Undergraduate Scholarship Fund
  • Chancellor's Scholarship Endowment
  • Dream Act Scholarship
  • Guardian Scholars Scholarship
  • San Joaquin Valley UC Alumni Network Scholarship Endowment
  • School of Engineering Scholarship
  • School of Natural Sciences Scholarship
  • School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts Scholarship
  • UC Merced Alumni Association Scholarship
  • UC Merced Staff Assembly Scholarship Endowment for Employees' Children
  • UC Merced Student Alumni Association Scholarship
  • UC Oakland Promise Scholarship
  • University Friends Circle Scholarship Endowment

Donor affiliations


18% Alumni

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40% Students

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3% Parents

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27% Faculty/Staff

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16% Friends

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Donor list

Maverick Dela Vega
Maria Elena Arias-Zelidon
Miguel Lopez
Gaby Orduna
S. Rascon
Luyen Thi Hoang
Anonymous
Tal and Dolores Ross
Jacob Gutierrez
Anonymous
Liz Kang McKinney photoLiz Kang McKinney
Daniel Leung
Emily Lin
Alex Petersen
Madison Kirkpatrick photoMadison Kirkpatrick
Kathie Elcombe
Christine Angeles
Analicia Rangel-Garcia
Carter Joseph Abrescy
Jessica 'jaejae' Julian photoJessica 'jaejae' Julian
Anthony Lee
Anonymous
Philomena Abrescy
Jessica 'jaejae' Julian photoJessica 'jaejae' Julian
Eduardo Hernandez photoEduardo Hernandez
Marisol Chavez photoMarisol Chavez
Martin Chavez
Kathy A McLane
Anonymous
Yulissa Espejo
Shannon Runyon
Nohely Aguilar
James Palko
Jerie Sagely
Maritza Flores photoMaritza Flores
Anonymous
Ahmed Abdelaziz
Susan M Benes
Joseph Ng
Magdalena Castaneda
Ian Crook

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Jennifer Biancucci matched $100
Robert Bernstein MD; Jane Binger EdD matched $500
Foster Poultry Farms matched $102,787
Tonya Kubo photoTonya Kubo gave $100 because 100 donors made a gift in 1 day.