Why give to the School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers University-Newark?

Our programs train tomorrow’s public service leaders and you can make an impact on their future.
Reasons to Give:
  • Giving back shows your pride in SPAA. Upon graduation, each student joins an impressive network of alumni who are making local, national, and global impacts through leadership in nonprofits and at all levels of government. 
  • By making a gift, alumni can help students pursue hands-on learning opportunities, including internships and research projects that equip them with the knowledge and skills to lead public and nonprofit organizations successfully. 
  • With a base of internationally recognized faculty members, private support allows the School to retain expert educators and recruit top scholars in the field.
  • Gifts help support scholarships and fellowships for our undergraduates and graduates to ease their financial burdens as they pursue careers in public service.

Our top funding priorities include:

  • Academic Excellence Fund:
    Supports the School of Public Affairs and Administration
  • Diversity Fund:
    Provides financial assistance to graduate students in the public administration program in support of scholarship and research activities that support or encourage diversity
  • Graduate Fellowships:
    Provides financial assistance to graduate students in SPAA
  • Undergraduate Scholarships:
    Provides financial assistance to undergraduate students in SPAA

Donate now via the Rutgers University Foundation

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