Support the College
Your donations enhance the College of Engineering and strengthen its mission to Educate, Engage, Inspire and Innovate. Contributions are administered through the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Foundation (Federal Tax Identification Number 94-2790134), a nonprofit organization that raises and manages private funds for the benefit of UNLV.
Unrestricted gifts are used to support a variety of student and faculty research and award programs. Any annual gift (annual fund, phone-a-thon, etc.) to UNLV may be designated to support the College of Engineering and gifts of all levels are encouraged.
Programs of Interest
Scholarship awards and student research awards begin at $1,000 and Named Scholars can be established with commitments or gifts of $5,000 or more. Endowments of $30,000 or more provide a permanent award and named recognition.
The Fred and Harriet Cox Senior Design Competition is one of the most visible College of Engineering programs. Financial gifts support the program and annually named awards can be established for $5,000 or more. For more information on Senior Design, see our Senior Design page and prior competition year catalogs.
Contributions can be designated to specific departments and or programs to support a variety of student and/or faculty research projects. Annual programs of donor interest include: Dennis Waibel Memorial Golf Tournament supporting scholarships for Civil Engineering, Environmental and Construction TechConnect supporting John S. Werth Scholarships for Computer Engineering; Flying Rebels Golf Tournament supporting scholarships for aerospace programs; and STEM Recruiting and Solar Decathlon, to name a few.