7,243 Gifts

7,243 Gifts

Students wearing Badger red

Orange County

1,005 Dollars

5 Gifts

Matches and Challenges

Available matches and challenges have been met. Please continue to show your support to help this campaign make an even greater impact!

Orange County Chapter Match


Thanks to the George and Dorothy Pellegrin Wisconsin Alumni Association Scholarship Endowment Fund and an anonymous donor, your gift will be tripled, up to $6,000.

This match has ended.

The WAA: Orange County Chapter serves the approximately 1,750 alumni who enjoy life in this vibrant area of southern California. Our scholarship program began when the chapter was founded in 1993. Since then, we have provided more than 150 deserving Orange County students with funds to assist with the cost of education at UW–Madison. In the 2023-2024 academic year, we granted 1 freshmen scholarship of $3,000, and supported 4 continuing Badgers with $1000 awards. We are proud to help grow the Badger spirit and pride among our young Orange County Badgers. Scholarships are at the heart of our mission, but we can’t do it without your help! Please consider helping us to ensure that a quality Wisconsin education remains attainable for students from Orange County by donating to our scholarship program. As an added incentive, donations to our scholarship fund during Day of the Badger will be matched dollar for dollar — up to $3,000 — thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor! We thank you for your support.

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