The Ursinus Annual Fund supports nearly every aspect of student life on campus today.
Within the Ursinus Annual Fund, you may choose to designate your gift to one of the following groups, or leave your gift unrestricted to Ursinus’ greatest need.
Your gift provides resources to the areas of the College where they are most needed. Areas include scholarships, financial aid, student activities, research projects and nearly ever other aspect of campus life at Ursinus.
Annual Fund Scholarship
Your gift will directly benefit deserving Ursinus students by providing scholarship support. Your support makes an education at the College more accessible and affordable.
Student & Faculty Research Fund
Your gift will support Summer Fellows, honors research and other independent study programs for Ursinus students and faculty.
Student Life & Programming
Ursinus students learn, not only in the classroom, but also through the more than 100 student clubs and organizations that offer opportunities for growth and leadership. Gifts to this fund support these opportunities as well as other student resources and student life programming.
Bear2Bear Student Emergency Fund
Unexpected financial emergencies such as a death in the family, a significant illness or a substantial change in a family’s financial circumstance can have a significant impact on a student. The Bear2Bear Student Emergency Fund enables Ursinus to help students experiencing crisis situations or facing temporary financial hardship through emergency grant assistance.
Your gift to the Bruins Club (athletics) will help provide uniforms and equipment, as well as and meet the many other needs of the 60% of UC students that participate in intramural and varsity athletics.
The Parents Fund
Your gift to the Parents Fund supports programs such as student wellness initiatives, safety and emergency preparedness, student government and clubs, Family Day and other parent events and outreach.
Friends of Berman Museum
By joining the Friends of the Berman Museum you will become part of a dedicated group of friends, alumni and parents who invest in the mission to support the visual arts on the campus and in the regional community. Friends enjoy access to special member only events at the Berman Museum.
Friends of Music
By joining the Friends of Music, you will be assisting students expand their appreciation of music both in and out of the classroom. As an Ursinus Friend of Music, there are several concerts and recitals to which you will receive advance notice and invitations throughout the year.
Friends of Myrin Library
Annual gifts to the Friends of the Myrin Library are used to support a robust collection development program and assist with the purchase of multi-media and computing equipment, as well as other library materials and supplies.
The Student & Faculty Research Fund supports Summer Fellows and other programs.