Last-Mile Fund

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For almost a decade, Dr. Robert Altenkirch has made it his mission to ensure that as many students as possible have the opportunity to earn their degree from UAH.

Join us in celebrating Dr. Altenkirch’s extraordinary contributions during his tenure as president by supporting the UAH Last-Mile Fund! It could be just the push needed to get a deserving undergraduate student over the finish line and on to a bright future!

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Making an Impact through Giving

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) works with alumni, friends, companies, and other organizations to provide support and funding through a variety of giving programs. These funds are not just donations or gifts, they are a valued investment in our students and community.

Through this type of funding, UAH is able to provide support to colleges, departments, programs, and scholarships that help make our faculty and student body unmatched. When contributing to UAH through giving, you become a partner and integral part of that work.

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Student Spotlight

Vivian Braswell

A family emergency was the unexpected financial setback that derailed Vivian Braswell’s path to graduation; however, it was funding provided by UAH’s Propulsion Research Center that got her back on track, enabling her to complete her degree and ultimately land a position with space exploration giant Blue Origin.

“If it wasn’t for that, my schooling would have been prolonged by having to work or take on more debt,” says Vivian. “Instead, it validated my success, showing that I was a good student and deserving of assistance because of my hard work.”