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Mātātaki | The Challenge
For All Our Futures
This fund supports those recognised for their achievements in research to continue to ask audacious questions and be ambitious in their search for answers.
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 and 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.
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.
Arts Student Support Fund
Your gift will assist Arts students with financial challenges.
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 Research Fund
A gift to this fund provides support for ABI research. If you wish to specify the of research you wish to support please contact our Development Manager first.
Auckland Bioengineering Institute Student Support Fund
A gift to this fund supports 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.
Beating the Superbugs
The world desperately needs new antibiotics, and the Bioluminescent Superbugs Lab needs your help to find them.
Bernard Brown Literary Award
In recognition of Bernard’s considerable contribution to both the legal and literature communities, donations to this fund will establish an annual award for the best piece of creative writing in English or Te Reo on any aspects of law or custom or their literary, philosophical or political underpinnings in a competition organised by the Faculty of Law.
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.
brainX: Intelligent Interventions for a Brighter Future
Help us build a brighter future for generations of children to come. Join brainX and the Brain Dynamics Lab in a journey to improve the lives of all New Zealanders.
The Bruce McClaren 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.
Business School Inspiring Futures Scholarship Fund
Your gift will place you among 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.
Business School Women's Mentoring Programme
Will you help us support the next generation of female business leaders?
Campus Connections Aotearoa - youth mentoring programme
Campus Connections Aotearoa | Tūhono Aiopīpī is a transformative youth mentoring programme, for at-risk young people excluded from mainstream education, designed to help develop capability and resilience.
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 Arts and Social Transformation Support Fund
Your gift will support the CAST team to engage in research, leading to practical applications, which looks at how the Arts can make a difference to people’s health and wellbeing.
Centre for Asia Pacific Refugee Studies
Help us create a world leading hub for refugee scholarship and knowledge in the Asia Pacific.
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.
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
Your support will allow us to help more schoolkids see the blackboard better and to deliver better eye healthcare to all New Zealanders, regardless of their background.
Covid-19 & Infectious Diseases Research Fund
Will you help fund vital Covid-19 research?
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 Student Support Fund
Gifts like yours will give students every opportunity to pursue their dreams.
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 and Social Work 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 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.
Emeritus Professor Brian Coote Fund
We want to build on Emeritus Professor Brian Coote’s legacy and establish a Chair in Private Law in his honour, in perpetuity.
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.
Emma Waterhouse Scholarship for Women in Natural Sciences
A donation to this fund, set up by alumna Emma Waterhouse, supports undergraduate and postgraduate women studying in the field of natural sciences.
FMHS Dean's Student Support 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.
Gavel Clubs Fund
The Centre for Brain Research Gavel Clubs provides people with aphasia and people with Parkinson’s disease a way to rebuild their worlds, rejoin conversations with family and friends and reconnect with their community.
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.
The George Mason Centre for the Natural Environment
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.
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.
Greater China Partnership Fund 大中华合作基金。
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
Health and Rehabilitation Clinic Fund
Your donation will help fund vital equipment and consumables, advances in clinical care and support future research projects.
He Kohikohinga Aroha Fund
Support Māori and Pacific Medical and Health Sciences students currently experiencing financial hardship to continue their studies.
Hilary Chung Prize in Global Studies
A fund to honour Hilary’s life and work.
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.
Immune therapy research
Support Immune Therapy Research with an online donation.
Inspiring Futures Student Support Fund
Your gift will assist Business School students with financial challenges.
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.
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.
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.
Koi Tū: The Centre for Informed Futures Fund
Support Koi Tū and help us to generate robust knowledge and tools to address national and global challenges.
Law School Student Support Fund
Support Law Students facing financial hardship
Law School Innovation and Development Fund
Your support of this fund will help the Law School where the need is greatest.
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
The General Fund provides funding for research projects, summer internships and symposia.
Liggins Institute Student Support Fund
A gift to this fund supports students in need.
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.
Long Covid Research Project
Dr Anna Brooks is an immunologist who is focussing on understanding the immune dysfunction experienced by those with Long Covid.
Manaaki Mānawa Centre for Heart Research
By connecting researchers and clinicians with New Zealanders most at risk of cardiovascular disease, Manaaki Mānawa, the Centre for Heart Research, will allow life-saving breakthroughs to be made as never before.
Māori and Pacific Scholarships Fund
Support Māori & Pacific students to realise their academic dreams.
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.
Support critical research that will help save the Hauraki Gulf.
Masters of Creative Writing Support Fund
This fund supporters Masters of Creative Writing graduates including helping them cover the costs of appearing at festivals and effectively promoting their books. This will help support new authors early in their careers.
Mathematics General Fund
Make a donation to support the Mathematics Department.
Matthew Trundle Visiting Lectureship Fund
A fund to honour Matthew’s life, work, and legacy.
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.
Motor Neuron Disease Research Lab Fund
Your donations help us to fund the students, researchers and research materials we need to learn about motor neuron disease.
Music School Enrichment Fund
This fund provides support for students in the School of Music to develop their skills and enrich their learning experience.
Music School Support Fund
Funds will be used to support the talented students and staff of the School of Music.
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.
The School of Nursing Alumni Scholarship 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 Fund
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).
Postgraduate Student Support Fund
Gifts to this fund help break down financial and social barriers for students across the University. This includes immediate emergency support for postgraduate students facing financial crisis and long-term support for those who, because of financial hardship, may not otherwise be able to undertake or complete their studies.
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.
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.
Ronnie Gardiner Fund
Funds will be used to facilitate training and promotion of the Ronnie Gardiner Method.
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.
Shellfish Restoration Research Fund
Your gift will fund vital research on shellfish restoration and fundamentally improve New Zealand’s marine environment.
Staff for Students: The Wellbeing Fund
Students caught in challenging personal circumstances or financial hardship need your help to continue their studies.
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.
Support our area of greatest need
Through this fund support can be provided to wherever the need is greatest.
Gifts like yours can help break down financial and social barriers.
Supporting the NZ Vision Bus
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Women's Mentoring Programme
Will you help female law students reach their full potential?
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.
The David M. Emanuel Research Scholarship in Accounting & Finance
To pay tribute to David’s broad and substantial contribution, the David M. Emanuel Scholarship in Accounting & Finance was established.
The Eisdell Moore Centre Research Fund
The Eisdell Moore Centre is a virtual research centre that is hosted by the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences at the University and brings together hearing and balance researchers from around NZ.
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