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Adler University is an institution and proving ground like no other, unique in its commitment to educate students who are activists for real change in a world of inequities. With your help, we can carry on the work to drive change. One student at a time.

Read on to learn what your gift to our Campaign for Social Justice can do.

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More students
working for change

Adler’s enrollment is up nearly 25 percent in the last five years, but equipping students to change the world is costly work. And for many, tuition can be an issue. Scholarships are the key to creating opportunities for economically challenged and ethnically diverse students.

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More solutions to
help erase inequality

Through our centers and institute, Adler University faculty and staff conduct groundbreaking research to identify the causes of inequalities. Expanding these programs and developing the scholar-practitioners who drive them are critical to the Adler mission.

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More space for innovation

Capital projects focused on Adler University’s world-class facilities help us provide the right home for innovation and change. In Chicago and Vancouver, Adler provides intimately scaled classrooms and leading-edge technology. But there’s always room for more.

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Give to The Campaign for Social Justice
Our Goal $10M

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Since 1952, Adler University has prepared students to create a more just society. Now more than ever, our graduates are being called to address the world’s alarming health inequities and social injustices. Your gift to Adler is an investment in their work to improve community health and well-being.

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I’m so proud to be affiliated with Adler University. It’s heartfelt, it’s professional, it’s worldly, and it is everything I believe in.
BETSY BRILL, TRUSTEE, Strategic Philanthropy, Ltd.
I believe Adler University’s vision is one of the ways we can change the trajectory of our future and the futures of those who have not had a voice. It feels good to be a part of that, even if only in a small way.
MARY KAY KRUPKA, Chicago Campus Scholarship Donor
I am very excited to be a part of Adler University, especially because of its engagement in communities. I believe in the philosophy that healthy communities are created when everyone is engaged in the process.
PAMELA RICHARDSON, TRUSTEE, Vancouver Campus Scholarship Donor

Invest in a more just society

Creating a more just society demands action. The right minds need to be identified, nurtured, and supported. When you give to our scholarships, centers, institute, and other endeavors, you are expressing your values, your beliefs, and your passion for social justice. Now is the time to take a stand.

Invest in the change we all want to see in the world.

Adler University Diversity Scholarship

This scholarship aims to increase educational access for students from under-resourced and minority populations.

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General Scholarships

Scholarships support the next generation of social justice leaders, including those who might not traditionally have access to graduate education.

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Senior Chief Shannon Kent, US Navy, Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship helps students serving or who have served in the military, and immediate family members, complete their graduate degrees.

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Adler University Campaign for Social Justice

The Campaign for Social Justice helps provide premier graduate education
to students who want to lead social change.

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The Institute on Public Safety and Social Justice

The Institute provides stakeholders with approaches to reduce violence in their neighborhoods and address trauma through restorative justice.

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Adler Community Health Services (ACHS)

ACHS increases access to mental health services for high-need patients through its community-embedded service model.

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Center for Civic Learning and Community Action

The Center connects students to hundreds of opportunities that create real change in local communities.

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Center for Adlerian Practice and Scholarship

The Center supports, educates, trains, and engages people and communities interested in Adlerian psychology through symposia, workshops, and events.

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General Operations

These funds support our day-to-day operations and sustain the University over time.

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Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs supports faculty research and teaching, and ensures that the University’s curriculum and programs are relevant to current issues.

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The Harold and Birdie Mosak Library

The Library aids in the development of socially responsible practitioners and supports the learning, teaching, and research of students and faculty.

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Tiffany Gee Memorial Scholarship

Tiffany Gee was a Psy.D. student who passed away in February 2020. The Tiffany Gee Memorial Scholarship was established by her friends and family to provide financial support to students in her program.

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Adler University Vancouver Foundation

The Foundation is a Canadian Registered Charity that supports Adler students in Vancouver as they prepare to become champions for social justice and mental health.

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Dr. Clair Ladner Hawes Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship, named after an adjunct faculty member on the Vancouver Campus, supports students in the Counselling Psychology programs.

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Emergency Response Scholarship Fund

This fund supports students facing financial challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Adler University and the Office for Institutional Advancement celebrate the generosity of our community supporters. With gratitude, we recognize the benefactors listed on these pages who, through their financial support, enable the University’s mission—to educate and train the next generation of leaders dedicated to academic excellence, social justice, and overall community well-being.

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graduation rate for the 2019-2020 academic year, including 86% of ethnic minority students

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Adler University Community Supports Students During Pandemic

Adler University’s Emergency Response Scholarship Fund has provided grants totaling nearly $1 million to support students experiencing financial hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic.    

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Supporting Students to Improve Community Mental Health and Well-Being

For the next three years, five Adler University students in the Vancouver Campus Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) program will receive a continuing scholarship, thanks to a generous donation from Trustee Pamela Richardson and her husband, David.

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Adler University Vancouver Foundation Receives Emergency Community Support Funds

The Adler University Vancouver Foundation was recently approved for two Emergency Community Support Fund grants to promote mental health, social inclusion and well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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