Diversity Scholarships

89% of 48 Donor goal
This campaign ended on April 12, 2024, but you can still make a gift to Brandeis University by clicking here!


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An Anonymous DonorLindsay A. Roth gave $48 because 10 donors gaveJust for Faculty/Staff

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An Anonymous DonorPeter Kant '94 gave $15,000 because 48 donors gaveJust for Diversity Scholarships
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Giving DEISday 2024
2,732 Donors - $1,113,215 Donated

Your generous donation to Diversity Scholarships at Brandeis will help further diversify the voices in our classrooms and on campus. By targeting your gift to any of these scholarship programs, you'll help open doors of opportunity to all at Brandeis and ensure our community is as diverse and representative as the world our graduates are called to serve.

These scholarships are all the more critical due to the pandemic, which has had a devastating effect on so many families' economic fortunes. Support any of the scholarships below and when we reach 48 donors to Diversity Scholarships, it will unlock an additional $15,000.

  • The Minority Alumni Scholarship
  • The Myra Kraft Achievers Program Scholarship (formerly MKTYP)
  • The Diversity, Excellence, and Inclusion Scholarship
  • The Dr. Martin Luther King Scholarship
  • The Posse Scholarship Fund
  • The Joseph D. Warren, MSW'72, PhD'83, Endowed Scholarship
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Thank you to everyone who helped make Giving DEISday a success for our students. The collective generosity of our community is inspiring and your gift will go to work immediately, enhancing the student experience for current Brandeisians.

The site will remain open until 11:59 PM ET on April 14 as we await more challenges to reach their goals. If you have any questions, contact us at giving@brandeis.edu.

93 days ago by Lindsay Roth

Exciting Update!
The generosity of our community and over 1,948 donors to Brandeis just unlocked an additional $100,000 from Dan Kazzaz '74, GSAS MA'74.

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94 days ago by Lindsay Roth

Diversity Scholarships at BrandeisThank you for supporting Diversity Scholarships at Brandeis! When we receive 48 donors to these scholarships, it will unlock an additional $15,000 thanks to Peter Kant '94!
Fund NameDonorsRaised ($)
Posse Scholarship Fund6$396
Heller School Fellowship Fund16$2,559
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Scholarship (DEIS Scholars Program)11$25,882
Myra Kraft Achievers Program (formerly MKTYP)9$1,434
Dr. Martin Luther King Scholarship1$100
A. Philip Randolph Endowed Fellowship for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion2$200
Minority Alumni Scholarship6$711
Joseph D. Warren MSW'72, PhD'83 Endowed Scholarship1$100
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Parent icon10%Parents
Friends icon3%BNC Members
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