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Alumni Scholarships Fund

Your donation to the Alumni Scholarships Fund helps students achieve their potential by providing real and immediate support they would not otherwise receive.

Architecture & Planning Student Support Fund

This fund provides support for students in the School of Architecture and Planning to develop their skills and enrich their learning experience.

Architecture Centenary Fund

Your gift will support a first year Masters Student of Architecture to assist in research that investigates innovative and interdisciplinary approaches to architecture and urban design.

Ardmore Fund

The Ardmore Fund was established by students from the Auckland University School of Engineering at Ardmore, class of 1957-59.  

Arts Postgraduate Scholarships Fund

Gifts to this fund will enable the Faculty of Arts to establish scholarships to help attract the best and brightest students to embark on their postgraduate studies. Your investment in postgraduate students will greatly assist them to graduate and to contribute to the economic and social development of New Zealand.

Arts Undergraduate Scholarship Fund

For many students, receiving a scholarship can be a life-changing opportunity. 

Auckland Bioengineering Institute General Fund

Your donation will support the Auckland Bioengineering Institute's development of engineering approaches to help better understand biological function and provide the foundation for new approaches to medical diagnosis and therapy. 

Auckland Bioengineering Institute Student Support Fund

A gift to this fund provides support students in need with PhD scholarships and hardship grants.

Audiology Support Fund

Support audiology to build a national hearing centre with a mission to improve the hearing health of all New Zealanders through outstanding  research, education and leadership.

AUEA Current Use Fund

A gift to this fund will be used to provide scholarships at undergraduate and postgraduate level

AUEA Endowment Fund

We must attract and retain the most talented staff possible. This will be easier to achieve if we are able to offer endowed academic positions and visiting research fellowship schemes for new staff.

Biological Innovation Fund

A gift to the Biological Innovation Fund is used to support the research of the School of Biological Sciences.

Bone and Joint Research Fund

Your contribution will help greatly in the search for answers to some all too common bone diseases.

Business School Student Case Competition Fund

The Case Competition Programme sends top undergraduate students to represent the University of Auckland in business case competitions all around the world. 

Business School Student Support Fund

Donations to the Business Student Support Fund help ensure a greater number of deserving students have the opportunity to fulfil their academic goals.

Cecil Segedin Fund

The Cecil Segedin Fund was established to recognise the significant contribution of Cecil Segedin’s work to the fields of Engineering Science and Applied Mathematics. 

Centre for Brain Research Support Fund

With your support we will continue to develop new therapies, improve clinical care and educate our communities. 

Chair of Neurosurgery

The University of Auckland, in partnership with the Neurological Foundation of New Zealand, has launched a fundraising campaign to endow the inaugural Chair of Neurosurgery at The University of Auckland. 


Celebrating 50 years of the Department of Chemical and Materials, the CHEMMAT Gold fund will support a new lab in the faculty building to better prepare our engineers of the future, for the future.

Choral Support Fund

Please help support this School of Music fund to promote choral music.

Classics and Ancient History Fund

The Faculty of Arts is seeking your support for two key academic positions together with scholarships to support postgraduate students.

Colombo Plan Scholarships Fund

The purpose of this fund is to support scholarships which will assist international students from Colombo Plan member countries, to study engineering programmes at the University of Auckland. 

Community Eye Health Research Fund

Support cutting edge vision science research and public outreach programmes to help people to see the world, today and tomorrow.

Creative Arts and Industries Student Support Fund

Your gift will support  students across all our disciplines by contributing to the creation of scholarships and awards.

Creative Thinking Fund

The University of Auckland’s Creative Thinking Project developed out of a belief that creativity is a fundamental element in our learning and development as human beings.

Dance Postgraduate Research Fund

Can we heal through creativity? Your gift to the Dance Research Appeal will  assist doctoral students to investigate how we can gain deeper understanding and evidence of the ways in which dance can transform lives. 

Dance Student Support Fund

This fund has been developed to offer gifted dancers and scholars the opportunity to study and perfect their craft without the constraint of financial limitations. 

Dean’s Asia Scholarships

Supports high achieving school leavers  from Malaysia and Singapore who are less advantaged financially. 

Dean’s Scholarship Fund

A financial contribution from you towards scholarships or fellowships today will help make the difference between retaining and losing a high-achieving student or world-class lecturer or researcher. 

Dementia Research Fund

New Zealand’s population is ageing, with a rapidly increasing number of people with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia. 

Department of Statistics Fund

Statistics and data science help us understand our data rich world.  Make a donation to support scholarships for students, research by our staff, and the annual Ihaka lecture series, set up in honour of Ross Ihaka, one of the co-founders of the free statistical software, R.

Education Postgraduate Research Scholarship Fund

We invite you to support the growth of the Faculty of Education postgraduate research programmes by way of a donation to this Fund. 

Education Student Support Fund

Your gift will help to ensure that passionate Education students, graduates and professional practitioners have the opportunity to participate in advanced learning and research.

Elam Patron Fund

By becoming a patron of Elam, School of Fine Arts, you will be enabling students to have access to new opportunities.  

Elam School of Fine Arts Student Support Fund

The Elam School of Fine Arts Student Support fund will assist students  with various aspects of their study.

Engineering General Fund

A gift to this fund will be used for the general support of the Engineering Faculty including assisting students with their education and academic staff with their research.

Engineering Student Support Fund

By making a donation to this fund you are supporting scholarships, providing financial assistance, and covering costs for special projects, books, materials and equipment when needed.

First Pro Class of 1966 Fund

The First Pro Class of 1966 has established a fund to support the Faculty in creating an inspirational learning and research environment designed to prepare our engineers of the future, for the future. 

FMHS Gold Scholarship Fund

Help us celebrate 50 years of the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences with a gift to the Gold Scholarship Fund.

Friends of Leigh Marine Laboratory

Become a Friend of Leigh Marine Laboratory and help promote the responsible stewardship of New Zealand's marine environment.

Future Leaders Fund

Your donation to the Law School's Future Leaders Fund will directly benefit the future legal thinkers and leaders of tomorrow.

Gavel Clubs Fund

If you lost your ability to communicate, how would you rebuild your world? 

Geoff Whitcher Entrepreneurship Fund

By endowing the Geoff Whitcher Entrepreneurship Fund you will ensure that his legacy of entrepreneurship at the University of Auckland continues to grow. 

George Mason Fund

Make a gift to support the George Mason Fund.

Global Asthma Network

The Global Asthma Network aims to reduce the suffering that affects at least 334 million people of all ages in all parts of the world, to reduce the economic burden, and to prevent avoidable asthma deaths.

Greater China Partnership Fund

Supporting students from Greater China to study at the University of Auckland, and Auckland students to undertake their studies at a university in Greater China. In addition, donations from alumni and supporters in Greater China will be generously matched by the Li Ka Shing Foundation, on a dollar-for-dollar basis up to NZ$1 million in total.

He Kohikohinga Aroha Fund

Support Māori and Pacific Medical and Health Sciences students currently experiencing financial hardship to continue their studies. 

Heart Disease Treatment Research Fund

Research Fellow Dr Susann Beier from the University of Auckland is currently investigating the improvement of treatment strategies to account for individual differences, moving from a generic to a personalised effort. 

Hood Fund

The Hood Fund aims to enhance the interaction between University staff and leading international talent in order to retain our leading researchers, and to attract the best international research talent to our university.

Hugh Laracy Pacific History Memorial Prize

To honour the life, legacy and story-telling of the late Associate Professor Hugh Laracy, his students, colleagues, friends and family are raising funds to establish the Hugh Laracy Pacific History Memorial Prize. 

Innovation and Development Fund

Your support of this fund will help the Law School where the need is greatest.

Inspiring Futures Scholarship Fund

Your gift will place you amongst a select group of Business School supporters who understand the value of higher education to our nation’s youth and the important role it plays in creating the business leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators.

Jack Northey Memorial Teaching Scholarship

What makes a great law school? First and foremost, it is people.

Jonathan McKeown-Green Prize in Philosophy

Celebrating the life of an inspirational philosophy educator.

Judy Paterson Mathematics Education Scholarship

The Judy Paterson Mathematics Education Scholarship was established in 2014 in recognition of the contribution made by Dr Judy Paterson to Mathematics Education, and especially her work with secondary school mathematics teachers in the Auckland region. 

LENScience Appeal

LENScience is a science education and translation programme that is transforming science and health literacy in our schools and their communities.

Liggins Endowment Fund

An Endowment Fund creates a permanent fund which can ensure certainty for research grants and/or provide for a permanent Chair.

Liggins General Fund

A General Fund provides funding for research projects, summer internships and symposia.


Learning from Māori and non-Māori in advanced age – LiLACS NZ follows octogenarians to learn from their wisdom and develop programmes to promote positive ageing.

Little Liggins Programme

Every baby deserves a healthy start to life but with each mum and baby in a clinical trial costing between $1,000-$5,000, we need your help to make this possible.

Marine Research

Support critical research that will help save the Hauraki Gulf. Please, give today.

Mathematics General Fund

Make a donation to support the Mathematics Department.

MBChB Reunion 2016

Make a gift to the MBChB Reunion 2016 Fund.

Minds for Minds Autism Research

Minds For Minds  was formed by a core group of New Zealand based researchers, clinicians and interested people from the community to help better understand autism spectrum disorder and Asperger syndrome in New Zealanders.

Monitoring of Southern Hemisphere Whales Fund

Support new field work for developing and optimising techniques for non-lethal research into marine mammals, with a focus on right whales.

Music School Enrichment Fund

This fund provides support for students in the School of Music to develop their skills and enrich their learning experience.  

Māori and Pacific Scholarships Fund

Support Māori & Pacific students to realise their academic dreams.

New Medicines to Kill Superbugs Fund

The world desperately needs new antibiotics, and the Bioluminescent Superbugs Lab needs your help to find them.

New Mental Health Treatments Fund

Mental health disorders are one of the biggest challenges facing New Zealand. This fund supports research into new therapies for mental health patients.

New Zealand National Eye Centre Support Fund

Together with your support and that of other philanthropic partners we are committed to advancing vision research, clinical care and community education.

Nicholas Tarling Prize in History

To remember his remarkable contribution to the study of Asian History and mark his many years on the staff of the University of Auckland, his students, colleagues, friends and family are raising funds to endow in perpetuity the Nicholas Tarling Prize in History.

Nursing Support Fund

For some the costs associated with a nursing degree can make this unobtainable without the support of a scholarship. Support from alumni and donors ensures that there is equality in the opportunities available.

Ocular Surface Research

Led by Associate Professor Jennifer P. Craig, the team of clinical researchers at The Ocular Surface Laboratory contribute to the overarching aim of better understanding ocular surface disease in order to improve patient management of anterior segment disorders, and in particular, dry eye.  

Peter Gibbons Lectures Fund

The Gibbons Lectures is an annual series of talks given in the Department of Computer Science in association with the Institute of IT Professionals NZ (formerly the New Zealand Computer Society).

Planning Scholarship Fund

The fund recognises the need to shape future leaders of the profession and to invest in research that will both challenge and inform the quality of practice. 

Professor Graham Liggins Scholarship Fund

The Professor Graham Liggins Scholarship Fund supports young graduate researchers.

Property Partnership Fund

Supporting students in financial need and key Department of Property initiatives.

Queen’s Counsel Fund

Your support will ensure that financial ability will not prevent our best and brightest from attending law school.

Refugee Scholarships Fund

University of Auckland alumni and friends are invited to help establish a significant new scholarship to empower our newest New Zealanders – students from refugee backgrounds. 

School of Chemical Sciences Fund

Help the School of Chemical Sciences continue to support talented students and ground-breaking research by making a donation today.

Science Student Support Fund

When you give to the University of Auckland Foundation Science Student Support Fund, you make important things happen.

Sebastian Black Memorial Prize in English

Sebastian Black was a highly valued academic and committed teacher in the Faculty of Arts English Department for 34 years , before he passed away early in 2015.

Singapore and Malaysia PhD Scholarship

The ‘Singapore and Malaysia PhD Scholarship’, is to be funded entirely by graduates from those regions and will be open to students from Singapore and Malaysia wishing to pursue a PhD at University of Auckland.

Student Emergency and Wellbeing Fund

Emergency funding and support can help meet the immediate needs of students and allow them to succeed in their tertiary studies.

Superbugs research fund

Scientists at the University of Auckland need your help to understand what makes some microbes so dangerous and to investigate how they evolve to cause disease

The Bruce McLaren Centre

New Zealander Bruce McLaren became an international motorsport legend after studying Engineering here at the University of Auckland. We wish to honour Bruce’s legacy as an innovator and engineer, as well as his skills as a technician and leader, by establishing a specialist research centre in his name.

The FMHS Alumni Travelling Fund

Help us support FMHS students seeking to travel internationally with a gift to  The FMHS Alumni Travelling Fund.

The Graham White Teaching and Innovation Fund

Help us celebrate innovation in teaching practice at the FMHS with a gift to The Graham White Teaching and Innovation Fund.

The John Haigh QC Memorial Moot Fund

In April 2012 John Haigh, one of our most respected barristers, died suddenly. To honour John’s memory and his passion for the Law School a new competition has been established in his memory. 

The Kate Snow Student Hardship Fund

Kate’s Fund will support undergraduate FMHS students, from across all schools, who find themselves in unexpected hardship, ensuring that financial circumstance will not prevent talented students becoming our health leaders of tomorrow.

The Marie Clay Research Centre Fund

It is with enormous gratitude and excitement that we see the legacy of Dame Professor Marie Clay being celebrated and honoured at the University.

The University of Auckland Endowment Fund

The University of Auckland Endowment Fund is a special fund established by Roger France, a former Chancellor of the University, which aims to create, over time, a substantial endowment, the distributable income from which can be used for the general advancement of the University. 


Theology General Fund

A general gift to the School of Theology, enabling us to distribute philanthropic support to the area of greatest need.

Theology Student Support Fund

We invite you to support the development of the Theology Student Support Fund that will enable the School to attract excellent students into its postgraduate programme.

Toku Reo, Toku Ohooho Speech Science Alumni and Student Scholarship Fund

Your gift to the Toku Reo, Toku Ohooho Speech Science Alumni and Student Scholarship Fund will support gifted Māori and Pacific speech science students. This will enable them use their talents and education to benefit their families, communities and New Zealand.

Tuākana in Science programme fund

Established in the School of Biological Sciences by Professor Michael Walker in 1990, Tuākana in Science is a support programme designed to help Māori and Pacific students reach their full potential via workshops, study groups and sessions with tutors and mentors.

US/NZ Scholarship Programme Fund

The US/NZ Scholarship Programme helps both American students travel to The University of Auckland to study and Auckland students to undertake their studies or research at an American university.

US/NZ Scholarship Programme Fund

The US/NZ Scholarship Programme helps both American students travel to The University of Auckland to study and Auckland students to undertake their studies or research at an American university.

Vice-Chancellor's Discretionary Fund

Please support the University with a gift to the Vice-Chancellor's Discretionary Fund.

William Tan Leukaemia Appeal

Dr Tan handcycled from London to Paris in the London | Paris: Be Unstoppable event, a four-day endurance ride, to raise funds for leukaemia and lymphoma research at the University of Auckland.

Women in Science Fund

Supporting and encouraging more women to study science is an important priority for the University of Auckland and we’ve decided to celebrate this through our Women in Science campaign. 

Zachary Gravatt Memorial Scholarship Fund

This scholarship will support professional development and training for medical students  who have overcome significant personal challenges to succeed with their studies.