Giving Back

Earth and Planetary Sciences Alumni Giving Opportunities

To donate to the Earth and Planetary Sciences Department, identify your choice from the list of fund categories below.

  1. Interactive Planetary Display -We plan to highlight the presence of Earth Sciences in the Tech Institute (future home of EPS) by placing a significant display in the three story atrium that will adjoin our space. This display that is both visually stunning and highly useful as a teaching tool (see
  2. The Arthur Howland Fund--sponsors field work and departmental field trips.
  3. The Earth & Planetary Sciences Gift Account is our all-purpose programmatic fund.
  4. The L.L. Sloss Fund provides dissertation fellowships and research funding for graduate students.
  5. The Seymour Schlanger Fund supports departmental awards recognizing excellence in undergraduate research. 

Two ways to pay--


You can donate to Northwestern University online through NU Alumni's secure website.   Enter EPS + fund name + amount, in the "My Designation" section on the NU Alumni donation page.

By Check

Please make your check payable to Northwestern University, and designate to which fund you would like to donate on your check.  Mail to the attention of Brad Sageman, Northwestern University, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, 2145 Sheridan Road, Tech F374, Evanston, IL 60208. 

We thank you for your generosity and support!


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