The University of Cincinnati Foundation

The University of Cincinnati Foundation

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    A leadership development program for students that includes a 7-day trip to visit African American executives at Fortune 500 companies.

  • African American Alumni Affiliate
    Reconnects African American alumni to the University through a series of programs, events, and activities.

  • African American Cultural & Resource Center
    Celebrating 20 years of connecting Campus, Community, and Continent, the Center's major focus is to address the academic, social, spiritual and cultural needs of the African American student population.  The Center sponsors the BASE & Transitions mentoring programs along with the Spring Break Tour and the Tyehimba Graduation Celebration.

  • Africana Studies Department
    Established in 1970 and devoted to the academic study of the history, culture and politics of the African Diaspora.

  • African Americans in Math and Science (AAIMS)
    Scholarship program for students in the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services who are interested in teaching math and science in Cincinnati Public Schools.

  • Albert C. Yates Scholars Program
    Supports the recruitment and retention of under-represented ethnic students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents with high potential for academic success in graduate programs.

  • Business Diversity Pathway
    Specifically designed for the recruitment and support of underrepresented students who are interested in pursuing careers in business.  Activities include leadership conferences, shadow-a-student visits, financial aid sessions, entry exam preparation and mentoring programs.

  • Caring for Sharing
    A mentoring program in the College of Nursing that pairs students with nursing professionals.

  • CSD Mentoring Program
    A year-long program in the College of Allied Health Sciences that matches students majoring in communication sciences & disorders with faculty members and alumni professionals.

  • Darwin T. Turner Scholars Program
    Established in 1976 to provide scholarships for academically talented students.  Contains the Georgia E. Beasley Scholarship, the William L. Mallory, Sr. Scholarship, the Robert & Lovie Ross Scholarship, the Donald & Marian Spencer Scholarship, the Donald & Marian Spencer Scholarship, the Solomon Taylor Scholarship, and the UFCW Local 1099 Scholarship.

  • Dr. Allene W. Reed Scholarship
    Partial scholarships for second year doctoral students in psychology or education administration with preference being given to African American students.

  • Dr. Angelene Jamison-Hall Scholarship
    Partial scholarships for students majoring in Africana Studies.

  • Dr. Cheryll A. Dunn Scholarship
    Partial scholarships for women and minority students in technology attending the College of Engineering & Applied Science.

  • Emerging Ethnic Engineering Program
    An academic program that seeks to increase the numbers of under-represented students (African American, Hispanic/Latino and Native American) who enroll and graduate from the College of Engineering & Applied Science.

  • Gen-1 Theme House
    An off-campus residence designed to provide first-year, first-generation students with the support needed to make a successful transition from high school to college within a safe, orderly and highly structured environment in which to live, learn and work.

  • Lambda Society
    An honorary organization that acknowledges the accomplishments and contributions of women of color and empowers them to be campus and community leaders.

  • Linda Bates Parker Scholarship
    Provides scholarship assistance to deserving students from the West End in Cincinnati, with preference being given to African American students or female students of color.

  • Lucy Oxley African American Medical Student Scholarship
    Named in memory of the first African American to earn a medical degree from UC, this scholarship helps fund a medical education for students following in her footsteps.

  • Marilyn Hughes Gaston Scholars Program
    Established in 1999 to provide 4-year scholarships to under-represented students in the College of Medicine.

  • PR1ZE
    PR1ZE stands for "Putting Retention 1st in the Zest for Excellence."  This initiative is a faculty and administration support program for historically under-represented students, particularly focusing on African American students in the McMicken College of Arts & Sciences.

  • Robert Dorsey Fund for the Future
    Scholarships for students of color and women in construction at the College of Engineering & Applied Science.

  • Robert McCants Scholarship
    Partial scholarships to African American students at UC Blue Ash studying real estate.

  • Vashti Swann Scholarship
    Partial scholarships to freshman and sophomore students in DAAP majoring in architecture and interior design.

  • Village Life Outreach Project
    The organization partners with the university to unite communities to promote life, health and education through experiential learning programs in Cincinnati and Tanzania.

  • Other
    You may choose to support initiatives within your college, UCATS, or other university-wide scholarships or programs.

  • Create Your Own
    You may decide to establish a personal gift fund in support of another initiative (example: book scholarship, study abroad stipend) with a minimum commitment of $5,000.
    This will require a separate agreement.  You will be contacted with additional details.

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Myron L. Hughes


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The University of Cincinnati Foundation
Attention: Myron L. Hughes
PO Box 19970
Cincinnati, OH 45219-0970