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The College of Science has earned an international reputation for its strong research and academic programs. To maintain this tradition of excellence we must recruit and retain the best faculty talent available, provide the very best facilities and equipment to encourage breakthrough research, and we must attract the best undergraduate and graduate students possible.

The College of Science is dedicated to this mission of excellence, even as traditional funding sources continue to decline. The need for private support is greater than even before. To learn more about the Galileo Circle click here.

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Galileo Circle Membership Levels:

Galileo Circle Member
Funds the Galileo Circle general scholarship fund.

  • $1,000 Galileo Circle Member

Galileo Circle Scholar Patron
If you have a preference for the discipline of the student scholar, please email Suela Thomas or call 520-621-6797.

  • $1,500 Galileo Circle Scholar Patron (one student)
  • $2,500 Galileo Circle Scholar Patron (two students)
  • $3,500 Galileo Circle Scholar Patron (three students)

Galileo Circle Fellow Patron

  • $5,000 Galileo Circle Faculty Fellow

Galileo Circle Life Membership

  • Gift cash or securities valued at $25,000 or more; planned gift (charitable trust or annuity) or $50,000 or more; bequest of $100,000 or more to the Galileo Circle. 


Make Your Galileo Circle Contribution through UA Cares

If you are a UA employee we invite you to make your contributions through UA Cares by November 20, 2015.

Download UA Cares Pledge Form

Please check the box marked Other UA Foundation Fund and enter 20-10-1087 Galileo Circle Fund for Excellence. Return this form to your department's UA Cares representative.