E.W. Scripps Associates

Be a Partner in Exploration

E.W. Scripps Associates (EWSA) is a premier group of annual donors who make a difference in the global research conducted by Scripps Institution of Oceanography scientists. Members learn about ocean, earth, and climate science first-hand from Scripps scientists at "behind-the-scenes" events and are given special access to Birch Aquarium at Scripps. Please join us in protecting our planet for future generations.

Please join us for our next behind-the-scenes member event! More details to follow.

For more information please contact Adeline Duke at 858-822-5803 or amduke@ucsd.edu


Giving Levels and Benefits

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E.W. Scripps Associates offers a number of annual giving levels from which to choose:


All benefits below and:

  • Invitations to exclusive research expeditions

*Fair Market Value of $216.00


All benefits below and:

  • Up to four free admissions to each EWSA science event
  • Lunch with a Scripps scientist

*Fair Market Value of $216.00


All benefits below and:

  • Pier key- allowing unlimited access to the Ellen Browning Scripps Memorial Pier
  • Up to two free admissions to each EWSA science event
  • Invitation to intimate “Members Only” events
  • Invitation to a special annual reception with recipient of the Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest and priority seating at the Nierenberg Prize ceremony

*Fair Market Value of $191.00


(UC San Diego Alumni: $750)
(Scripps Oceanography Alumni: $500)
  • Invitations to “behind-the-scenes” science events featuring Scripps scientists and students*
  • Exclusive pier tour guided by a Scripps scientist or student
  • Invitations to exhibit openings, seasonal events, and the monthly Jeffrey B. Graham Perspectives on Ocean Science lecture series
  • Eight free passes to Birch Aquarium at Scripps and invitation to exclusive Birch events

*Fair Market Value of $191.00

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For more information about joining E.W. Scripps Associates call 858-822-1865 or email supportscripps@ucsd.edu