Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

GSAS is a hub of discovery across the disciplines, preparing graduate students for lifelong success in many careers and enhancing undergraduate education throughout campus. The support of alumni and friends for fellowships, the Teaching Center, and other critical initiatives will help ensure that some of the most talented students in the world continue to acquire the expertise and habits of mind essential for leadership, within academia and beyond.

Click here to view the 2010 GSAS Annual Report of Giving, celebrating the commitment of alumni and friends who help provide financial aid to graduate students with gifts to the GSAS Annual Fund and graduate fellowships.

Minimum
Any Amount
GSAS Annual Fund
Provide critical funding for areas of greatest immediate need, particularly financial aid.

Supporting both new initiatives and ongoing projects, gifts to the GSAS Annual Fund give the Dean the flexibility to respond quickly to emerging opportunities. Each year, your gift has a direct impact on the educational experience of graduate students at Columbia.

For more information, contact:

Anna Bedsole
Assistant Director, GSAS Annual Fund
Columbia Alumni Center
622 West 113th Street
New York, NY 10025
212-851-9609
ab3720@columbia.edu

$5,000
Summer Stipend
Provide a summer stipend for a graduate student pursuing research for a thesis or dissertation.
For more information, contact:

Talya Westbrook
Major Gift Officer, GSAS
622 West 113th Street
New York, NY 10025
212-851-9927
tw2419@columbia.edu

$10,000
GSAS Named Annual Fellowship
Name an annual fellowship to help support a deserving GSAS student for one year.
For more information, contact:

Talya Westbrook
Major Gift Officer, GSAS
622 West 113th Street
New York, NY 10025
212-851-9927
tw2419@columbia.edu

$100,000
Master's Degree Financial Aid
Endow a fund to support one master's degree student each year, allowing GSAS to attract top students regardless of their financial constraints.

Currently, the Graduate School does not have any financial aid available for students pursuing master's degrees. You can change this.

For more information, contact:

Talya Westbrook
Major Gift Officer, GSAS
622 West 113th Street
New York, NY 10025
212-851-9927
tw2419@columbia.edu

$100,000
GSAS Fellowship Match
Endow a GSAS fellowship to train future generations of scholars and scientists.

Establish a named fellowship for students in GSAS with a gift of $100,000 or more. John Kluge '37CC will match your gift on at least a one-to-one basis.

For more information, contact:

Talya Westbrook
Major Gift Officer, GSAS
622 West 113th Street
New York, NY 10025
212-851-9927
tw2419@columbia.edu

$250,000
Endowed Dissertation Year Fellowship
Fund one fellowship each year enabling a Ph.D. student to write a dissertation.

Thanks to the generosity of John Kluge '37CC, a $250,000 gift is matched on a one-to-one basis, creating a $500,000 endowment. This endowed gift frees a fifth-year student from the obligations of teaching or other employment.

For more information, contact:

Talya Westbrook
Major Gift Officer, GSAS
622 West 113th Street
New York, NY 10025
212-851-9927
tw2419@columbia.edu

$500,000
Fully Endowed Graduate Fellowship
Endow a full graduate fellowship, named in your honor (or for someone you designate), to help GSAS attract a top student and to minimize the role debt plays in career choice.

Thanks to the generosity of John Kluge '37CC, a $500,000 gift is matched on a 1:1.5 basis, creating a $1,250,000 endowment. This gift provides one student each year with all tuition and fees as well as a stipend. Fellowships can forge a strong and meaningful three-way relationship between the donor, the School, and recipients.

For more information, contact:

Talya Westbrook
Major Gift Officer, GSAS
622 West 113th Street
New York, NY 10025
212-851-9927
tw2419@columbia.edu

$10,000,000
Columbia University Teaching Center
Strengthen the instructional and communication skills of teaching fellows through workshops, conferences, and one-on-one consultations by endowing the Teaching Center.

The Center enhances undergraduate education across campus, from chemistry labs to Contemporary Civilization and Literature Humanities sections. This gift will allow the Center to sustain and advance its programs.

For more information, contact:

Talya Westbrook
Major Gift Officer, GSAS
622 West 113th Street
New York, NY 10025
212-851-9927
tw2419@columbia.edu