At MIT, we have a record of transforming society for the better—and we are just getting started.
The MIT Campaign for a Better World aims to give the brilliant minds and hands of the MIT community the fuel and the focus to make inspiring progress.
Nearly 1/4 of all scholarship aid at MIT comes from unrestricted funds.
Unrestricted gifts allow MIT to continue operating with need-blind admissions and need-based financial aid for every deserving student.
Over 7,000 donors have made gifts directly to MIT student or community projects on Crowdfund MIT.
Crowdfund MIT offers the MIT community a crowdfunding platform to raise funds for its projects, research, groups, and programs.
1/3 of all MIT students rely on some form of financial aid.
Financial aid allows students to focus their energies on the demands of an MIT education, not their finances.
Nearly 1/2 of MIT’s operating budget relies on unrestricted dollars.
Unrestricted support allows MIT to quickly seize opportunities and address unforeseen challenges, whenever or wherever they arise.
Last year, MIT saw an $800K shortfall in its UROP budget.
Increasing the endowed funds for the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program will give every interested student the opportunity to participate.
1,900 graduate students receive fellowship support from MIT and other sources.
Gifts to fellowships keep MIT competitive by enabling first-year graduate students to explore before committing to a research path.
7,000+ MIT students have bolstered their education by interning, teaching and researching abroad!
MISTI provides a one-of-a-kind, world-class opportunity for MIT students: real-life work experience in 19 countries around the world.
91% of MIT undergraduates receive scholarships or grants to ease their financial burden.
Scholarship funds ensure that an MIT education is accessible to talented young people, regardless of family income.