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SIS Alumni Relations and Development
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8143

Stephanie Block
Associate Director of Alumni Relations

Students and alumni are welcome to make an appointment with the SIS Office of Alumni Relations to learn more about how to take advantage of their AU SIS Alumni Network. Make your appointment today!

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Your support plays a vital role in fostering and preserving the SIS mission and facilitates the education of the next generation of global citizens in government, non-profits and business. The generosity of our alumni, parents, faculty, staff and friends produces tangible benefits for students and increases the quality of an American University education — thank you.

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SIS Scholarship Funds

Provide funding to undergraduate and graduate students. Priorities include increasing scholarships for students of color, AU alumni, international students and first generation master’s students. Give.


The SIS Internship fund provides assistance to undergrad and grad students to pursue unpaid or international internships to enhance their academic experience and career prospects. Give.

Leeanne J. Dunsmore School of International Service Study Abroad Fund

The Leeanne J. Dunsmore School of International Service Study Abroad Fund supports students from traditionally underrepresented groups to study abroad during their time at SIS. Give.


Contribute to support the Dean’s priorities, champion faculty and student research and increase the visibility of SIS. Give.

Abdul Aziz Said Peace and Conflict Resolution Fund

The Abdul Aziz Said Peace and Conflict Resolution Fund supports the study, practice, and understanding of peace and conflict resolution. Give.


The Hirschmann scholarship provides funds to graduate students from the developing world. Give.

Building Fund

Support the ongoing operations of the LEED Gold Certified home of SIS. There are a variety of naming opportunities for spaces in the building. Give.

For more information about these and other giving opportunities – from endowed chairs and distinguished professorships, to visiting lecturers, to research and conference travel funds – contact: Office of Development.