1831 Fund

Scholarships for Students, by 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 2017 raised over $45,000. How 'bout it? Do you think YOU can beat it?


When you make a senior gift of $18.31+ by March 9th to the 1831 Fund, you'll be eligible for early access to Senior Week tickets!

I've made a donation, now what?

  • Early Access to Senior Week tickets will take place on Tuesday, March 27th and Wednesday, March 28th, from 12pm — 6pm.
  • Tickets must be purchased in-person at the NYU Skirball Center, Shagan Box Office, located at 566 LaGuardia Place at Washington Square.
  • Bring your student ID to the Shagan Box Office as verification. Representatives from the 1831 Fund will be present to confirm your donation.
  • Expect long lines. 1st come, 1st served!
  • Enjoy Senior Week!

Questions? Email us at 1831fund@nyu.edu

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.

Whether you donate $5, $18.31, $50 or $100, the sum of our gifts can make a collective difference in the lives of future students.

Participation is easy!

  • Make a gift using the form on this page or via Venmo @TheFund — and add your name and net ID in the description.
  • You're invited to make a gift any time before August 31, 2018. But there's no time like the present.

Get involved. Join the 1831 Fund committee!

  • Like 1831 Fund on Facebook!
  • Encourage your friends to participate.
  • For questions regarding the 1831 Fund please email 1831fund@nyu.edu.

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**Make a gift of $250.00 and become a member of the Young Alumni Leadership Circle.
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