Giving

Thank you for considering a donation to the Department of Statistics and Applied Probability at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Our Department is dependent on the generous donations of people like you in order to fund the rich and diverse activities the Department offers to students, visiting researchers, and the community.

A number of endowments have already been set up to perpetually fund department activities and student awards. You are also invited to donate funds directly to the department for a specific purpose of your choice. Your donation may be tax deductible. 

TO DONATE BY CREDIT CARD

Use our secure online giving form for gifts up to $10,000.

You will receive a tax receipt via email.

For gifts greater than $10,000, please contact Denna
Zamarron at 805-893-2129 or zamarron@pstat.ucsb.edu
 

TO DONATE BY MAIL

Checks should be made to UC Regents and mailed to:

Attn: Managerial Services Officer
Statistics and Applied Probability
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-3110

Endowments

Please indicate which endowment you wish to donate to on the check or correspondence.

The Actuarial Program Scholarship and Development Fund

The Actuarial Program Scholarship and Development Fund supports the Actuarial Exam Fee Reimbursement Program for students. It also supports the academic, professional and administrative activities of the Actuarial Science Program. Contributions in any amount can be added to the endowment. Please note on your check or correspondence that you wish the donation to be applied to the "Actuarial Fund."

Center for Research in Financial Mathematics and Statistics

The CFMAR provides a forum for the scholarly exchange of ideas about Financial Mathematics and Statistics through distinguished lectures, seminars, conferences, scholarly meetings, and publications. The Center sponsors postdoctoral scholarships for young researchers working in the area of finance and arranges visits of more senior internationally known scholars.

The Sobel Lecture Series

The Sobel Lecture endowment funds an annual lecture in memory of Professor Milton Sobel. Past lectures are Professor Rudy Beran, University of California, Davis and Elizabeth Thompson, University of Washington, Seattle.

Please note on your check or correspondence that you wish the donation to be applied to the Sobel Endowment.

Ruth and Joe Gani Prize

Awarded to a graduate student for excellence in research as selected by the faculty. Contributions in any amount can be added to the endowment.

Please note on your check or correspondence that you wish the donation to be applied to the "Gani Prize".

Rama Thogarati Memorial Prize

The Rama Thogarati Memorial Prize is awarded each year to a Senior Undergraduate for academic excellence. The prize remembers Rama Thogarti, a graduate student who died in an airplane accident. Contributions in any amount can be added to the endowment.

Please note on your check or correspondence that you wish the donation to be applied to the "Thogarati Prize".

Abraham Wald Memorial Prize

The Wald Prize is awarded each year for excellence in graduate studies as selected by the faculty in memory of Dr. Abraham Wald, eminent American statistician. Contributions in any amount can be added to the endowment.

Please note on your check or correspondence that you wish the donation to be applied to the "Wald Prize".

Checks should be made out to UC Regents and mailed to:
Statistics and Applied Probability
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-3110
Please indicate which endowment you wish to donate to on the check or correspondence.

The Department is grateful for your support!