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Scholarships By Students, For Students

Fund an NYU dream by making a contribution to the 1831 Fund. 100% of your donation goes to scholarships for incoming freshmen and transfer students.

Hello There!

We are excited to start a new year for the 1831 Fund with a new class! The Class of 2015 raised over $19,000. How 'bout it? Do you think YOU can beat it?

1831 Club Competition

Register your student club in the 1831 club competition and get your club name on a special recognition plaque to be hung in Kimmel! Signing up is easy:

  • Complete the registration form
  • Get 100% participation in 1831 Fund giving from all the seniors in your group
  • Send an email to once every senior in your group has made a donation
  • The first five groups to receive 100% participation will receive a special feature on social media and the 1831 Fund webpage

Register your club today!

1831 and $18.31

The 1831 Fund creates scholarships for incoming freshmen and transfer students. With a contribution of $18.31 in recognition of NYU's founding year, you will make a difference in the life of a fellow NYU student by helping to create much-needed scholarships.

Why Give?

  1. You’ll have a chance to enjoy exclusive 1831 Fund donor benefits like special invites to 1831 Fund events, early access to senior week tickets, a special recognition pin for your graduation gown and more!
  2. You’ll build a community of giving at NYU by showing you care about the classmates that follow you—your future fellow alumni!
  3. By participating in giving, you impact the University’s ranking and therefore, increase the value of the degree you are working so hard to earn.


For questions regarding the 1831 Fund please email

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