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Supporting Students at the USC Leonard Davis School

When you donate to the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology you enable the education of remarkable students who share our passion for the human lifespan and for improving the aging process for people everywhere.

Student Support By the Numbers

1.6 million

in scholarships given to students annually

nearly 50%

of graduate students receive scholarship support

600+ students

nearly 200% growth since 2012

Endowed Scholarships

Gifts to USC Leonard Davis School’s endowed scholarship funds ensure that our remarkable students will have the resources and support they need to excel — in perpetuity. Named scholarship funds leave a lasting legacy for donors and create a permanent impact on the lives of generations of students who receive this generous investment in our collective future.

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I invested in the mission, method, and marvelous minds of the USC Leonard Davis School. Bringing top scientists from disparate fields together to advance new approaches for healthy aging will lead to breakthroughs that benefit us all.

Mei-Lee NeyPresident, Richard Ney & Associates Asset Management, Inc. and member of USC Leonard Davis School Board of Councilors

A career in the financial industry has taught me the importance of economic security. The USC Leonard Davis School protects older adults when they need it most with education and advocacy in various areas of financial security and beyond.

John and Linda SeiterBoard of Councilors Member John Seiter and his wife Linda are longtime supporters of the school

My degree from the USC Leonard Davis School set me on my path and is at the heart of what matters to me. There’s a whole human connection that motivates me.

Rick MatrosAlumnus Rick Matros founded and leads Sabra Health Care REIT, one of the country’s largest owners of seniors housing

I was drawn to the subject due to my age and curiosity about what life was like after 60. Knowing that the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology is the best in the country and under [Dean Emeritus and Professor] Ed Schneider’s leadership made it enjoyable to participate in.

Keith RenkenCreator of the Renken Family Scholarship Fund and member of the USC Leonard Davis Board of Councilors

Give the Gift of Vitality

Your generosity allows us to acquire tools, advance research and attract talent but it does so much more. It sends a message that each of us at every age deserves to be happy, healthy and secure. Your investment in us makes all this possible. We can’t think of a more meaningful gift than that.

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