The University Research and Education Foundation (UREF) is an independent 501(c)3 non-profit educational foundation that supports the University of Health Sciences Antigua's (UHSA) mission of teaching and research.
Each day, UHSA medical and nursing graduates are positively impacting the lives of others. UHSA's Alumni are an integral part of making the world a better place. Through their philanthropy, alumni contribute to student success, research, and teaching initiatives and make it possible for the next generation of healthcare professionals to contribute to the world.
With healthcare needed more than ever, it is imperative to encourage access to education. Our foundation seeks to be known for its transformational leadership, advocacy, and facilitation of medical education.
Our purpose is to:
● Source and administer private donations
● Develop strategic alliances with international corporations, foundations, alumni, organizations, and other universities
● Maximize philanthropic efforts
● Facilitate impact-driven projects at the University of Health Sciences Antigua and its affiliates
UREF is designated by the IRS as a 501(c)3 charitable non-profit organization. All contributions (cash or in-kind) are tax-deductible to the full extent of state and federal laws.