Gifts from undergraduate and graduate alumni, parents, and friends are vital to sustaining Princeton’s historic mission and keeping the University at the forefront of higher education.


SIFP Helps First-gen, Low-income Students Thrive at Princeton
The Scholars Institute Fellows Program (SIFP) is among various University resources that empower undergraduates, particularly those from first-gen and low-income backgrounds, to thrive at Princeton.
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Scholarships: Opening Doors, Transforming Lives
Princeton’s financial aid program is one of the most generous in the country. Approximately 3,100 undergraduates—roughly 60 percent of the student body—receive financial aid assistance, thanks in large part to scholarships created by alumni, parents, and friends.
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Schmidt Fund

Schmidt Fund Awards Go to Projects with Transformative Potential
Three projects with the potential for broad impacts in science and technology have been selected to receive support from the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund.
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W. Hodding Carter III ’57

Truth, Justice, and Princeton
In his career as an insightful journalist, civil rights activist, and President Carter’s state department spokesman during the Iran hostage crisis, W. Hodding Carter III ’57 has been immersed in the American story. His estate plan, which will help support generations of Princetonians, ensures that the beat goes on.
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