The Olin Fund, Need-Based Financial Aid and scholarships are Olin College's top priorities and areas of need. Below are some additional funds that donors are passionate about.

THE VINCENT MANNO ACADEMIC LIFE FUND

As Provost and Dean of the Faculty at Olin for 8 years, Vin’s vision of “Academic Life” fosters a seamless learning environment, which includes intellectual, social, personal, professional, and academic development.

The Vincent Manno Academic Life Fund provides financial support for students, particularly those for whom accessing these opportunities would be a financial burden, to engage in activities that are co-curricular in nature and support the holistic and seamless learning environment that is the hallmark of Olin’s undergraduate educational experience. The collaborative relationships between faculty and staff that support student learning, with the mission to educate the next generation of innovators who want to better the world. To contribute to this fund, please click HERE.  

 

THE CHARLIE NOLAN INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FUND

The Charlie Nolan International Student Fund was set up by a generous member of Olin’s Board of Trustees in honor of Charlie Nolan's retirement as Vice President and Dean of Admission. The Charlie Nolan International Student Fund provides need-based financial aid to incoming international students who live outside the United States with the objective of attracting high quality international students and enhancing the diversity of the overall student experience at Olin. To contribute to this fund, please click HERE.  

 

THE CHARLIE NOLAN CANDIDATE ENDOWMENT FUND

Charlie Nolan’s innovative and creative approach to college admissions at Olin College is unmatched. Olin College will forever be shaped by his efforts to build an exceptional student body that is truly and distinctively Olin. While we are sad to see him leave our campus, we are happy that he will be embracing the opportunities that retirement holds and we will cherish his lasting legacy at Olin. Through his years at Olin, Charlie has given his time, expertise, personal financial support and, most importantly, his individualized interest in the well-being of every student. In Charlie’s honor, a group of dedicated alumni have created the Charlie Nolan Candidate Endowment Fund to ensure that no qualified candidate is denied the opportunity to attend Candidates’ Weekend. Please read more HERE or contribute to this fund HERE.