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Black Excellence Scholarship

Make your gift to the Black Excellence Scholarship Fund

Established in 2020, this scholarship fund is for all students who support the mission to recruit, retain, and educate Black undergraduate students at Santa Clara University, to further diversify the Santa Clara campus community, and to catalyze systems that allow for greater solidarity with students of color. This is a need-based scholarship with priority granted to all students who are in full support of the SCU commitment to increase the success outcomes and thriving of Black first-generation college students.

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Bronco Support in the U.S. & Around the World
Rank State Gifts
1 CA 67
2 WA 5
3 OR 2
Total Dollars Raised
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Rank Department Raised
1 The Transformative Scholarship Challenge $1,700,000.00
2 Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship $1,433,060.00
3 Athletics $891,270.88
4 School of Law $554,750.75
5 School of Engineering $356,847.00
Total Number of Gifts
Help your favorite unit climb the Total Number of Gifts Leaderboard!
Rank Department Gifts
1 Athletics 1,841
2 School of Engineering 518
3 Club Sports 473
4 College of Arts and Sciences 458
5 Student Clubs (Chartered & Registered Student Organizations) 357
Transformative Scholarships Total Dollars Raised
Let's support current & future students by supporting Transformative Scholarships!
Rank Fund Designation Raised
1 Father Coz Endowed Scholarship Fund $59,070.00
2 Posse Foundation Scholarship $35,250.00
3 Black Excellence Scholarship Fund $24,465.00
4 Elaine Scott Women in Engineering Scholarship Fund $21,425.00
5 Tim Riehl "Big Time" Endowed Memorial Scholarship $19,530.00
The Black Excellence Scholarship Challenge #1
Kudos, donors!!! Your 100 gifts unlocked a $10K challenge for the Black Excellence Scholarship Fund, from Joelle Lam '04.
75 / 75 Gifts
The Black Excellence Scholarship Challenge #2
Wow, Black Excellence Scholarship donors!!! You just unlocked a $20K challenge gift from the Matt Family (Liz Matt '21).
$7,232 MATCHED
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