How To Help
The ACCESS Program offers a support package matched by few scholarships at the University of Utah or anywhere else. Like other awards, ACCESS provides financial support for students: but that's just the start. ACCESS features a specially-tailored introductory science course, freshman research experience, and an ever-growing community of mentors and peers located at one of the leading research universities in the United States.
ACCESS is all about strength in numbers: by increasing the number of women in science, we can affect real, long-term change which will create lasting opportunities for generations of students. ACCESS is sustained by a broad community of private donors, and a gift of as little as $10 can make the difference in the life of a young woman today.
The ACCESS Program costs about $260,000 each year. For each dollar you give...
72¢ goes directly to student scholarships, housing support, and tuition stipends...
14¢ pays professors for the summer science program...
4¢ pays for ACCESS student events like the research poster session and student barbecue...
3¢ helps us recruit the next year of ACCESS students...
Only 7 cents of each dollar pays for administrative staff ("overhead"). Your gift will support young women in the following ways:
|Benefit||Cost Per Student|
|Summer Science Course Stipend||$1,500|
|Fall and Spring Stipends||$2,000|
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Phone: (801) 581-6958