Dean's Future Scholars (DFS) is funded by grants, private donations, and in-kind contributions. In order to ensure the success and future development of the program, DFS welcomes contributions at all levels. Donations to DFS are tax-exempt through the University of Nevada, Reno Foundation.

To support the Dean's Future Scholars please contact:

Kristen Kennedy

Director, Development & Alumni Relations


DFS would like to thank the current benefactors:

  • AT&T
  • Bristlecone Holdings
  • Clarence & Martha Jones Family Foundation
  • Dr. James W. Beattie Scholarship
  • Education Alliance of Washoe County
  • George Hill & Ginny Knowles Scholarship
  • Nevada GEAR UP
  • International Game Technology (IGT)
  • Jennifer Zarco Scholarship
  • Phil & Jennifer Satre
  • Rene Flores Scholarship
  • Robert Edgington & Patricia Miltenberger Endowment
  • Roxie & Azad Joseph Foundation
  • Susanne & Gloria Young Foundation
  • The Nell J. Redfield Foundation
  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • William N. Pennington Foundation