Expanding access and opportunity through financial aid is the first part of an undergraduate experience that nurtures the entire student, inside and outside the classroom. Through academic and social enrichment initiatives, public service commitments, experiential learning opportunities, and on- and off-campus support programs, Stanford students gain not only skills and knowledge, but also breadth, compassion, resilience, and the capacity for leadership.
Priorities and programs
Educating for a life of purpose
Leveling the playing field in STEM
Questions? Want to learn more?
For information on how to support the undergraduate experience at Stanford, contact:
Associate Director of Development, Undergraduate Education
Donor gifts expand student mental health and well-being resources
The endowed directorship for Counseling and Psychological Services, held by Bina Pulkit Patel, is among the first of its kind.
Gift supports Stanford’s Black community
A gift from Evan Spiegel, ’12, will expand programs and create a permanent source of funding for the Black Community Services Center and Ujamaa House.
FLI students find community at Stanford
Undergrad students experiencing temporary financial challenges find support and community through the Opportunity Fund.
Foundational gift for Asian American Activities Center
With a generous gift to the center, siblings Will Hsu, ’98, and Angie Hsu, ’96, MA ’96, strengthen support for Stanford’s Asian and Asian American community.
How students give back through Cardinal Quarter
Students share how they chose to give back during their Cardinal Quarter.
Financial aid puts a dream within reach
Jemima Oso, ’16, thought of Stanford as her “super-reach” school, financially and academically. With scholarship support, her dream became a reality, and now she’s paying it forward.