Graduates throw their caps in the air on Cross Campus

Support for Students

Gifts to support students in Yale College, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, or Yale’s professional schools enable these future leaders to receive a world-class education within Yale’s vibrant and diverse community.
Two students studying at a conference table

Be the Key

Open Doors for Yale College Students

Yale College students hail from all fifty states and every corner of the globe. Generous financial aid means they come from every background: fifty-four percent of students here receive need-based assistance, with an average yearly scholarship exceeding $55,000. Each year we update and expand financial aid to ensure that every student can participate fully in the opportunities Yale has to offer. The lessons they learn—and the people they become—have the power to change the world.
A Yale physics researcher develops components of a quantum computer

Push Boundaries

Drive Discovery at the Graduate School

Students at Yale’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences are engines of discovery. They shape ideas and push the boundaries of traditional scholarship into exciting new areas. They design and conduct experiments and uncover new knowledge. They share their findings to benefit the wider world. Graduate fellowships unlock the potential of Yale students, advance scholarship and research, and throw open the doors to a better future.
Yale Nursing students train in a simulated hospital room

Serve Society

Create Opportunity in the Professional Schools

Students in Yale’s professional schools prepare for careers in all levels of industry, nonprofits, ministry, government, and the arts. Since Yale’s founding, its mission has been to prepare dedicated individuals for service to society. Our professional students embody this work every day as they prepare for their vocations, learning from each other and Yale’s world-class faculty.