Support the Graduate College

We promote excellence in graduate education and foster a community of graduate faculty and student scholars characterized by diversity, opportunity, openness to new ideas, and the production of cutting-edge knowledge and creative activity. With more than 145 specialized graduate programs where students are inspired to rise to the challenge of excellence and innovation, our faculty and graduate student research, scholarship, and creative activities make an enduring positive impact on our community.

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Giving Opportunities

Your contribution provides invaluable resources to support our graduate students, expand their educational and professional opportunities, and change both their career paths and their lives. No matter where your passions or interests lie, the Graduate College works with a diverse array of more than 5,000 graduate and professional students from more than 145 areas of academic specialization, and we have sponsorship opportunities for you.

Graduate College General Fund

Empower the Graduate College to address evolving student support and professional development needs.

Dean’s Associates Program

Join the inner-circle of Graduate College supporters and help guide us as we take concrete steps toward achieving our Top Tier goals.

Graduate Assistantships & Fellowships

Financially support our best and brightest students so that they can focus on their studies and develop their professional skills.

Endow a Program

Take advantage of exciting and highly visible naming opportunities to more rapidly realize the Graduate College’s Top Tier aspirations and make a lasting impact on UNLV and Southern Nevada. Please contact Liz Kahane, Associate Director of Development, at 702-895-3429 or [email protected].

My passion as a social scientist is explaining human behavior and the emergent social order, but pursing one’s passion can be costly. Scholarships and fellowships reduced these costs, allowing me to immerse myself in my studies, distraction-free.

Matthew Martinez
Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology