Support Rutgers Engineering

Gifts to the School of Engineering support students and faculty in educating the next generation of engineering leaders.

The continued support of alumni, parents, industry partners, and friends allows the School of Engineering to realize its mission of training future engineers for a global workplace, advancing innovation and research, serving as a resource to industry and the community. 

Below are some areas of focus for you to direct your giving. Click the Give Now button to make your gift and to learn about all opportunities to help support Rutgers School of Engineering.

  • School of Engineering Academic Excellence Fund allows maximum flexibility for resources to be directed to where the School's funding needs are most pressing.

  • Engineering Scholarship Funds provide critical financial resources to the school’s talented and hard-working students and encourages the next generation of leaders and innovators to study engineering. The School of Engineering's General Scholarship Fund allows scholarship funds to be directed to recruit, retain, and support students on the basis of financial need and academic merit throughout their entire undergraduate years.

  • School of Engineering Student Emergency Fund provides immediate financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students who are facing unexpected financial hardships.

  • Engineers of the Future program provides access to higher education for low income and traditionally under-represented groups in engineering, as well as a summer bridge program, academic advising, mentoring, and professional development opportunities.

  • Engineering Precinct Phase 2 (EP2) Fund will support construction of a new facility that will provide modernized research, office, and student space for the school, including the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering. Thanks to a generous, anonymous donor, all gifts of any amount to this fund will be matched dollar for dollar up to $375,000.

  • Bruce and Phyllis Nicholas Engineering Student Projects Studio will be a state-of-the-art new facility for engineering student organizations with design and build projects, such as vehicles and drones, for national and international intercollegiate competitions.   

  • Richard Weeks Hall of Engineering, a center for interdisciplinary learning and innovation, is the new home base of Rutgers Engineering. The classrooms, lecture halls, labs, and study spaces in the building allow engineering students and faculty of all departments to educate, collaborate, and innovate. Weeks Hall is the lead project in the School's ambitious 21st Century Precinct Plan and supports two of the School's major research thrusts: advanced manufacturing and sustainable resources and systems, as well as the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

  • Individual Engineering Departments hold a special place for SOE graduates. Donations can be designated to support specific engineering departments.

  • As well as other funds important to you that enhance academic and student programs.

Give Now

Make a gift online now to the School of Engineering Online Giving or print out a pledge form, fill it out, and send it to Annual Giving Department - Rutgers University Foundation, 303 George Street, Suite 301, New Brunswick, NJ 08901. 

Below are some guidelines to help you tailor a gift to fit your specific circumstances:

  • Matching gifts add to the impact of your charitable donation. Many employers will match employee gifts. Obtain the matching gift form from the human resources department of your company.

  • Planned gifts provide life-long income to the donor or the donor's designee, or gifts through a will or living trust.

  • Gifts of real estate, either outright gifts or those through which the donors retain lifetime use of their property. For more information, visit the Gift Planning site or call the Office of Gift Planning at 848-932-8808.

On behalf of our current and future students, thank you for your generous support.


In light of COVID-19, Rutgers University Foundation and Rutgers University staff are working remotely. To help expedite your gift, we ask that you please mail your checks via regular mail to the address below. Be sure to include instructions on how your gift is to be designated, either in an accompanying note or on the Subject line of your check. 

  • Rutgers University Foundation, PO Box 193, New Brunswick, NJ 08903-0193

For additional information about how you can have an impact with your gift, please contact Meera Ananth, Director of Development for Engineering, at: or 848-445-4002.