Warren Wilson College Catalog 07-08

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Endowed Scholarships

The following is a list of Endowed Scholarships that are assigned based on the Financial Aid form received with the Admission application.

Chris and Olga Ahrens - deserving student(s) from Central America.
Stella Frosst Alexander and James Moses Alexander - merit.
Cyrus E. and Marian P. Anderson - a junior or senior Education major, who must have at least a 3.0 GPA, demonstrated financial need and plans to become a classroom teacher.
Stevenette Gentry Anderson - preferences (1) Business/Finance Major; (2) Music Minor Major if offered); (3) Resident of Western North Carolina, East Tennessee, or The Appalachian Region.
Asheville Normal and Teachers College - students from the Appalachian region majoring in Education, with preference given to women.
Ernest and Frances Arnold - deserving student.
Arthur Bannerman - a student who has completed his/her junior year standing with a GPA of 3.3 based on 4.0, and is returning for the senior year. Recommendaion for the award will be based on demonstrated leadership or leadership potential. The Administrative Council will select the winner.
Arthur and Lucile Bannerman - need; all-around student; leads a religious life; "C" average or better.
David C. Beebe - international students.
Ralph Waldo Beeson and Orlean Bullard Beeson - need.
George and Evelyn Brabson - merit.
Harold V. Brookshire Honor - rising senior majoring in Education.
Alice P. Burnette - pre-vet student.
Melvin and Selma Burns - full-time student; preference to international students.
Alfred O. Canon - need.
Carnahan-Jackson Foundation - need.
Ambrose C. Clarke - need.
Helen S. Cody - need.
John Palmer Darnall and Sara Ernst Darnall - need.
C. Grier Davis - needy students from the nearby area.
Katie Dean - need.
Samuel and Evelyn DeVries - need.
Dorland-Bell - need, with a preference given to (1) relative of a Dorland-Bell alumna (2) resident of Madison County, North Carolina.
Chester and Louise Ferguson - student(s) from east Tennessee; from the Tallahassee, Florida area; from the Tampa Bay, Florida area; or from northwestern Georgia (Dalton, Chasworth, or Ellijay counties).
James R. Fields - need.
Robert Alanson Forbes - preference to international students with demonstrated financial need.
Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church - need.
Desiree Franklin - descendent of a Confederate veteran; need.
French Broad River Garden Club - Junior or Senior Environmental Studies major.
Vera C. Furst - unrestricted.
Louis Philip Guigou - need.
Angele S. Bedrossian Hancock - displaced Armenian student from Lebanon, Cyprus, or Syria, if possible.
Jane Bradley Hansen Memorial - white males of the mountain counties of western North Carolina.
Elizabeth Harkey - international (Africa or Mexico first preference) or from low-income neighborhoods in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The Rev. John R. and Katherine Lambert Hays - assist in meeting the general needs of students leading to their graduation
John William Hess Memorial - black student who leads a Christian life.
Elizabeth W. Holden - need.
John M. Holden - international students, with preference given to those who are fatherless.
Reuben and Elizabeth Holden - need.
Willie Sue Toms Hudgins - need.
Francis Pledger Hulme - rising sophomore majoring in English.
Margery Anderson Iseman - need.
Anne Lee Jardine - merit not to exclude need; pre-school and elementary education majors from Appalachia.
Ruby Killian Jenkins - need.
Henry Jensen - to be awarded annually with preference to a student or students of demonstrated financial need. The student or students should be of good academic and social standing.
Ida Johnson - need, academic achievement, character, motivation.
Homer and Helen Jones - need.
The Reverend and Suella Denson Keller - need.
Helen Kittredge Memorial - need.
William G. and Elizabeth Skeele Klein - minority or international student, preferably a sociology major going into Christian social work.
William and Rose Knoop - need.
Bernhard and Kathrine Laursen - need and character.
Clarence and Mary Lecrone - need.
William S. Lee Memorial - international (Africa or Mexico first preference) or from low-income neighborhoods in Charlotte, North Carolina.
J. Edwin Leech - need.
Donald B. Litchard - need.
Karla Longree - need.
Christina Maccubbin Memorial - recipient to have completed at least one semester at WWC in good standing. Award not to exceed $300.
Carl A. Marshall - Appalachian students showing great need.
Elinor L. Martin - need.
John M. Matthews, Sr., Memorial - need.
James and Claudia Maxwell - student from east Tennessee; from the Tallahassee, Florida area; from the Tampa Bay, Florida area; or from northwestern Georgia (Dalton, Chasworth, or Ellijay counties).
Earl H. Mayne - international.
R. Bruce and Audrey McBratney - need.
Mickey and Alice McConnell - need; exceptional character.
D.J. McIntosh - math, science, or religion majors.
George and Asha McMillan and Dr. Lisa Bland McMillan - needy Christian student.
Meddick - unrestricted.
Merris - sophomore woman who performed satisfactorily her freshman year.
Charles F. Myers, Jr., Student Leadership - leadership in athletics.
Elmer and Catherine Neese - need.
Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation - needy students from the area in which the College is located.
Barbara Otis - international students.
Randall Overrocker - need.
Joshua Peterson Memorial - deserving students with demonstrated financial need.
Racial and Ethnic Students - racial/ethnic minority students with demonstrated financial need.
Linda Read - need.
Reader's Digest Foundation - need.
Fleet and Laura Reeves - needy student from western North Carolina.
Verne Rhoades - worthy, hard-working students from Buncombe County, North Carolina, only.
Ada Rice and Beatrice Rice Wells - preference to descendants or relatives of those who attended Asheville Normal and Teachers' College.
Dick and Julia Richards - international students.
Lunsford Richardson - international students.
Alcwyn and Billie Roberts - need.
Elizabeth and Eva Robinson -international students.
Esther and Samuel Robinson - international students.
George and Charlie Ruth Ross - student from east Tennessee; from the Tallahassee, Florida area; from the Tampa Bay, Florida area; or from northwestern Georgia (Dalton, Chasworth, or Ellijay counties).
W. Osborne Rowland - preference to students from Delaware County, Pennsylvania.
Russell Charitable Trust Scholarship - need.
The Sallie Mae Fund Endowed Scholarship for Business and Economic Majors - undergraduate students enrolled in the Helen Powers Business and Economics Program.
George A. and Marie B. Scheetz - need.
Service and Peace Awards - students preparing for careers in service-related areas such as Christian service, Peace Corps, social work, etc. Also stipends for service trips.
Al Logan Slagle - worthy student of Native American heritage.
Howard and Alison Stanton - need; preference to international students.
Roger Stuck Service Scholarship - preference to Warren Wilson undergraduates who have completed two years of government service in one of the following ways: the U.S. Armed Services (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, or Coast Guard); national programs such as Peace Corps, VISTA and AmeriCorps, or similar state, regional, or local programs. This scholarship should be awarded based on need. However, it should not replace other grants.
Algernon Sydney Sullivan - need; also academic promise, high personal character, and commitment to public service.
Algie and Elizabeth Sutton - merit.
Mary B. Sweet - international student.
Taylor - need; recommend that one year in five, consideration be given to an international student.
Hugh and Margaret Verner - need.
Donald T. Warner - merit. Awarded through the Admission Office.
Joan Purkey Watkins - students in good standing with a major in music.
Wayne Presbyterian Church (Wayne, Pennsylvania) - need.
Harriette Lucile Shope Weaver - need.
Sprinza Weizenblatt - need.
Thomas E. Whiteman - unrestricted.
Frances Moffitt Whitfield - need.
Wilson-Kisbaugh - need.
J. Houston Witherspoon - need.
Woodbury Foundation - merit or need. Biography required.
James W.G. and Llewellyn Woolcott - need.
Austin Wright Leadership Scholarship - Jr. or Sr. Outdoor Leadership major with need who has overcome such obstacles as a learning disability or an experience of significant loss. Recipients are chosen by the Outdoor Leadership faculty.
Grover and Ruth Yeager - students from Pennsylvania.