Giving to Science

Please contact the College of Science Advancement Team if you have questions.  

Lilly-Purdue Alumni Scholarships

The Lilly-Purdue Alumni Scholarships are supported by employees of the Eli Lilly Company who are also College of Science Alumni.  The LPAS is a true full-ride four-year scholarship which includes tuition, fees, room/board, and books.  LPAS is for students in Indiana and the surrounding states, is merit based, and is not gender biased.  Contact Andrea Spahn-McGraw at (765) 496-3525 or amspahn-mcgraw@prf.org

College of Science Unrestricted Funds

Gifts to the College of Science are used to meet today’s greatest needs. Gifts may be used to send an undergraduate student abroad, supplement a graduate student’s stipend or hire the next up-and-coming professor. Contact Andrea Spahn-McGraw at (765) 496-3525 amspahn-mcgraw@prf.org

College of Science Scholarships

Gifts to the Science Scholarship Fund provide undergraduate students, regardless of background, with the opportunity for a Purdue education. Contact Andrea Spahn-McGraw at (765) 496-3525 amspahn-mcgraw@prf.org

Science K-12 Outreach Initiatives

Gifts to the K-12 Outreach support the College of Science’s work towards a more scientifically literate population. Gifts will be used to link the expertise of the College of Science faculty with students, teachers, parents, schools, and school systems through collaborative interactions. Contact: Bill Walker at (765) 494-5890 or wwalker@purdue.edu

Science Women for Purdue Giving Circle

The Science Women for Purdue Giving Circle is a philanthropic initiative and collaboration for women to create new, innovative funding to support the sciences at Purdue University. The Giving Circle consists of philanthropic minded women who make an annual gift. Combining all of them together creates a greater impact. Students, staff, faculty, alumnae and friends of the College of Science are encouraged to participate and make a difference. Full membership with voting rights requires a commitment of at least $1,000 for one calendar year. Membership can be renewed annually. Contact Andrea Spahn-McGraw at (765) 496-3525 or amspahn-mcgraw@prf.org

Science Diversity Office

Diversity efforts have three primary purposes:
1) Expose pre-college students to the wonders of science and Purdue
2) Build diversity awareness for faculty, staff, and students and provide leadership training
3) Improve the recruiting, retention, mentoring, and promotion of faculty, staff, and students
Contact: Barb Clark at (765) 494-1765 or barbclark@purdue.edu

Women in Science Programs

WISP ensures a climate in which women are allowed to reach their full potential by supporting young girls discovering their passion for science. ScienceScape, a residential camp, attracts pre-college females. The WISP undergraduate program supports the Earhart Living/Learning Community, Sophomore Learning Community, tutoring and mentoring. The WISP graduate program provides mentoring and travel grants. Contact: Barb Clark at (765) 494-1765 or sciencewisp@purdue.edu

Multicultural Science Programs

MSP works to improve the retention and graduation of under-represented students by promoting their academic and personal growth. MSP provides service in the areas of advising, tutoring, and leadership development that give students the tools to develop academic discipline and other important qualities that will enhance their education and ultimately, their careers. MSP supports the Graduate Student Networking Group, AMSS/SOAR, MOE’S, STEM ABC, Science 100, and STOP. Contact: Dr. Zenephia Evans at (765) 494-1769 or zevans@purdue.edu