Carnegie Mellon University

Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Dietrich College reaches across boundaries to conduct some of the world’s most thrilling and promising cross-disciplinary research while preparing students to be leaders with real-world impact. 

Your support makes it possible for the faculty and students of Dietrich College to do the work today that will shape the future of humanity tomorrow. 

Explore more about how you can be a part of the Dietrich College’s Make Possible Campaign Initiatives or make an annual gift to one of these important funds: 

  • Summer Internship Fund 
    Makes it possible for undergraduates to participate in unpaid summer internships in Pittsburgh and around the world, which provide valuable professional growth opportunities for our students. 
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day Writing Awards 
    Supports this annual event for high school and college students in the Pittsburgh area that showcases student writing about identity and differences to break down barriers between people. 
  • Grand Challenges Seminar Fund 
    Supports curriculum development and interdisciplinary research for the Grand Challenges Seminars, which bring together renowned faculty from difference colleges and departments across campus to approach complex topics from multiple angles and perspectives. 
  • Senior Honors Fellowship Program 
    Allows fellows in the Dietrich College Senior Honors Program to build a strong foundation for their thesis and academic pursuits through early-stage research and development of topics during the summer before their senior year.