Endowed Scholarships

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Endowed scholarships are those funded by income from gifts either restricted by their donors or restricted by the Board of Trustees for scholarship and financial aid purposes. Income from the endowed funds provides scholarship assistance to enable well-qualified students to attend Centre. Students do not apply for these scholarships directly; they are awarded at the discretion of the College and administered as an integral part of Centre’s financial aid and scholarship programs.


The Ray Ackerman Scholarship

The Ray Ackerman Scholarship, established by a bequest of Raymond E. Ackerman, is awarded to a worthy student of high scholarship and character.

The Michael F. and Mary L. Adams Scholarship

The Michael F. and Mary L. Adams Scholarship, established by friends of Dr. and Mrs. Adams in honor of their distinguished leadership at Centre College, is to be awarded on the basis of financial need to deserving students, with first preference to residents of Boyle County, Kentucky, and second preference to residents of central Kentucky.

The George I. Alden Scholarship

The George I. Alden Scholarship was established in 1995 with a challenge grant from the George I. Alden Trust.

The James Lane and Mary Bell Allen Scholarship

The James Lane and Mary Bell Allen Scholarship, established by the alumnae of Bell Seminary in honor of the principals of the seminary, is awarded to a young woman with financial need.

The Nancy Hensley Amos Dramatic and Visual Scholarship

The Nancy Hensley Amos Dramatic and Visual Scholarship, established by a gift from Mrs. Amos, is awarded to full-time students at Centre College who are majoring in or have demonstrated ability in either drama or the visual arts and who have financial need.

The William K. Argo Scholarship

The William K. Argo Scholarship, established by Mrs. Belle K. Argo, is awarded to a young man with financial need who has completed at least one year at Centre.

The Norris and Porter Armstrong Memorial Scholarship

The Norris and Porter Armstrong Memorial Scholarship, established by gifts in their memory, is awarded annually to a student entering the senior year, majoring in the sciences, who is planning to attend either medical school or graduate school in the sciences. Preferences will be given first to a student from Danville and then to a student from Kentucky.

The Dr. Steele Bailey, Jr. Scholarship

The Dr. Steele Bailey, Jr. Scholarship, established by a gift from the estate of Josie May McGoodwin Bailey in memory of her husband, is awarded to a deserving student or students, preferably planning to enter the field of medicine, with merit and financial need as governing considerations.

The Lisle Baker Memorial Scholarship

The Lisle Baker Memorial Scholarship was established in May 1984 by Mrs. Lisle Baker and friends of Mr. Baker for the College’s general scholarship purposes.

The Elizabeth and Clayton Barker Scholarship

The Elizabeth and Clayton Barker Scholarship, established by an estate gift from Mr. and Mrs. Barker, is awarded with first preference to members of the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity who have financial need.

The Tom Bartlett Memorial Scholarship

The Tom Bartlett Memorial Scholarship, from a fund established by Mrs. Bartlett in memory of her husband, is awarded to an entering full-time first-year student from Daviess County, Kentucky, who has demonstrated achievement in one or more, or parts of, the areas of academics, leadership, athletics, and the creative arts, and who qualifies for a Centre merit scholarship. Only one scholarship shall be in effect at a time.

The John Clark Bayless Memorial Scholarship

The John Clark Bayless Memorial Scholarship was established by Mrs. Edward Duble in memory of her grandfather (Class of 1836) for the College’s general scholarship purposes.

The Ormond Beatty Memorial Scholarship

The Ormond Beatty Memorial Scholarship, established by a bequest from President Ormond Beatty and land deeded to Centre by his daughter, Patti B. Quisenberry, is awarded to a worthy young man.

The Georgia and Paul G. Blazer Scholarships

The Georgia and Paul G. Blazer Scholarships, established in 1988 by the Ashland Oil Foundation, are awarded to outstanding students who have demonstrated high character and leadership potential, with a preference for students from eastern Kentucky who qualify for the College’s Trustee Scholarship award.

The Ewing T. Boles Scholarships

The Ewing T. Boles Scholarships, established from the estate of Mr. Boles (Class of 1916), are awarded with preference to male students who are residents of Grant County, Kentucky, or Franklin County, Ohio, who have demonstrated excellence of achievement in all areas of living and high academic scholarship.

The Bonner Scholars Endowment

The Bonner Scholars Endowment, established by a gift from the Corella and Bertram F. Bonner Foundation that, together with designated matching gifts, funds the Bonner Scholars Program at Centre College from the earnings of these endowments.

The Albert Andrews Brennan and N. Bruce Brennan Memorial Scholarships

The Albert Andrews Brennan and N. Bruce Brennan Memorial Scholarships were established under the will of May Brennan Washington in memory of her brothers for scholarships for worthy students.

The Beulah Bruce Brennan Scholarships

The Beulah Bruce Brennan Scholarships, established by Albert Andrews Brennan in memory of his sister, awards two grants annually, on the basis of need, character, and high scholastic standing.

The Thomas Brennan and Anna Virginia Bruce Brennan Scholarships

The Thomas Brennan and Anna Virginia Bruce Brennan Scholarships were established under the will of May Brennan Washington in memory of her parents for scholarships to worthy students.

The James Graham Brown Scholarships

The James Graham Brown Scholarships were established in 1979 with a $1-million James Graham Brown Foundation challenge grant. They are awarded to students on the basis of academic excellence, need, and character. Preference is given to residents of Kentucky.

The Owsley Brown Memorial Scholarships

The Owsley Brown Memorial Scholarships, established by Brown-Forman Inc., are to be awarded to outstanding students from Kentucky.

The Pearl Meader Brown Scholarships

The Pearl Meader Brown Scholarships, established by a gift from Robert T. Brockman in memory of his grandmother, are awarded to students who have financial need, who are residents of states other than Kentucky, and who have demonstrated achievement in both academic and extracurricular activities.

The George Howard Bruce Scholarship

The George Howard Bruce Scholarship, established by Mr. George Howard Bruce, is awarded to a young man.

The Cambus-Kenneth Scholarship

The Cambus-Kenneth Scholarship, established by a gift from Drs. Elizabeth Kennan and Michael Burns, in memory of Joe A. and Cecil Dulin Wallace, is to be awarded to full-time students of Centre College.

The R. Thomas Carter Memorial Scholarship

The R. Thomas Carter Memorial Scholarship, established by gifts from family and friends of R. Thomas Carter, is awarded to students who have lost a parent due to cancer, who have financial need, and who have demonstrated academic excellence, moral leadership and integrity.

The Doris and Max Cavnes Scholarship

The Doris and Max Cavnes Scholarship was established in 2007 by alumni of Centre College in honor of former dean of men and history professor Max Cavnes and in memory of Doris Cavnes, his partner in life and in service to the College and its students. The scholarship is awarded to students whose financial situation would otherwise prevent them from obtaining the benefits of a Centre education. The honoree hopes the scholarship will serve as a magnet for students from under-represented populations, such as African Americans and international students, and for students planning careers in the ministry, nursing, or elementary school teaching.

The Centre College Alumni Association Scholarship

The Centre College Alumni Association Scholarship, established by gifts from the Alumni Association Board of Directors, other Alumni Board members and alumni, is awarded to worthy, full-time Centre students.

The Centre Parents Association Scholarship

The Centre Parents Association Scholarship, established by the Centre Parents Committee, is awarded to deserving, full-time students at Centre College.

The Chaney-Hanson Scholarship

The Chaney-Hanson Scholarship was established by a gift from the estate of Naomi J. Chaney in memory of her late nephew, Dr. Harold N. Hanson, a dean of Centre College from 1963 to 1979, with preference to students from Bracken, Boone, Campbell, Kenton and Pendleton counties in Kentucky.

The Anne Frances Cheek Memorial Scholarships

The Anne Frances Cheek Memorial Scholarships, established by Mr. John Adamson Cheek, a trustee and treasurer of Centre, and by Mrs. Cheek, in memory of his mother, are awarded to one sophomore and one junior woman.

The Mary Ashby Cheek Memorial Scholarship

The Mary Ashby Cheek Memorial Scholarship, established by a matured deferred gift from Dr. Cheek, is to be awarded to young women who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievements, service to their communities, and leadership abilities.

The Ruby Moss Cheek Scholarship

The Ruby Moss Cheek Scholarship, established through a bequest of Jane Savage, is awarded to a worthy student of music.

The Ruby Moss Cheek Opportunity Scholarship

The Ruby Moss Cheek Opportunity Scholarship, established by a matured deferred gift from Mrs. Cheek, is awarded to a student with both superior academic credentials and evidence of significant non-academic contributions to school and/or community.

The Chellgren Scholarship

The Chellgren Scholarship was established by Paul W. Chellgren in honor of the Chellgren family.

The Carroll C. Chenault Jr. Memorial Scholarships

The Carroll C. Chenault, Jr. Memorial Scholarships, established by the trustees of the College, are to be awarded to worthy students from Montgomery and Bath counties in Kentucky.

The Emily S. Childers Scholarship Fund

The Emily S. Childers Scholarship Fund, established by a gift from Dr. Childers, is awarded to full-time students at Centre College who are high-achieving graduates of Fern Creek Traditional High School in Louisville, Kentucky, and who have financial need, as a first preference, or otherwise to deserving students from Jefferson County, Kentucky.

The Class of 1954 Scholarship

The Class of 1954 Scholarship, established by members of the class of 1954, in honor of their fiftieth reunion, is awarded to qualified and deserving students.

The Class of 1957 Scholarship

The Class of 1957 Scholarship, established by members of the class of 1957 in honor of their fiftieth reunion, is awarded to qualified and deserving students.

The Class of 1973 Scholarship

The Class of 1973 Scholarship, established by members of the class of 1973, in honor of their thirty-fifth reunion, is awarded to qualified and deserving students.

The Class of 1977 Scholarship

The Class of 1977 Scholarship, established by members of the class of 1977 in honor of their thirtieth reunion, is awarded to qualified and deserving students.

The Dr. Thomas C. Coleman III Scholarship

The Dr. Thomas C. Coleman III Scholarship, established by a gift from Dr. Coleman, is to be awarded to students majoring in English.

The Colonels Club Foundation Scholarship

The Colonels Club Foundation Scholarship was established in 1966 by the Colonels Club Foundation for qualified and deserving students.

The Leslie B. Combs Achievement Awards

The Leslie B. Combs Achievement Awards, from a charitable lead trust established by Mr. Combs, is awarded to deserving Centre junior and senior students with preference to academically strong students who did not receive a merit award upon entering.

The John Sherman Cooper Scholarship

The John Sherman Cooper Scholarship, established by Frank C. Helm, is awarded to a worthy student with financial need who has demonstrated outstanding character and academic ability.

The PriceWaterhouseCoopers Scholarships

The PriceWaterhouseCoopers Scholarships, established by Coopers and Lybrand, James M. Ratcliffe, and John M. Nichols, are awarded to returning students who have maintained at least a “B” average at Centre and are interested in pursuing a career in public accounting, with preference accorded to students with financial need.

The George and Eleanor Crounse Scholarship

The George and Eleanor Crounse Scholarship, established by the Centre trustees from the Crounse’s bequest, in memory of Mr. Crounse and in honor of Mrs. Crounse, is awarded to students who have financial need, who are residents of states other than Kentucky, and who have demonstrated achievement in both academic and extracurricular activities.

The Thomas Porter Curry Memorial Scholarship

The Thomas Porter Curry Memorial Scholarship, established by Mrs. George A. Berryman in memory of her grandfather, is awarded to a worthy student.

The Jim and Lee Roller Cundiff Scholarship

The Jim and Lee Roller Cundiff Scholarship, established by James C. Cundiff in his wife's memory, is awarded to worthy full-time students at Centre College, with first preference given to graduates of Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio.

The John Palmer Darnall and Sarah Ernst Darnall Memorial Scholarships

The John Palmer Darnall and Sarah Ernst Darnall Memorial Scholarships, established by a bequest from Mrs. Darnall, are to be awarded on the basis of need to students who have demonstrated academic achievement, good citizenship, and self-motivation.

The W. Burford Davis Memorial Scholarship

The W. Burford Davis Memorial Scholarship, established by Mrs. Davis, is to be awarded to a junior or senior who is planning to attend medical school upon graduation from Centre, with equal consideration given to scholarship, character, and financial need.

The Marguerite H. Doermann Scholarship

The Marguerite H. Doermann Scholarship was established by Mrs. Marguerite H. Doermann.

The Mrs. Alfred I. duPont Scholarship

The Mrs. Alfred I. duPont Scholarship was established by Mrs. duPont.

The Arthur P. Eberts Scholarship

The Arthur P. Ebert Scholarship, established by a gift from Mr. Eberts, is awarded to worthy full-time students of Centre College.

The Kathryn Nichols Roe Eldridge Scholarship

The Kathryn Nichols Roe Eldridge Scholarship, established from the estates of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Arnold Nichols in honor of their granddaughter, is to be awarded to deserving students.

The Robert Walters Erlanger Memorial Scholarship

The Robert Walters Erlanger Memorial Scholarship, established by Mrs. Charles E. Cook in memory of her son, a member of the Centre Class of 1962, is to be awarded to a student, preferably male, from Daviess County, Kentucky.

The Ernst-Darnall Scholarships

The Ernst-Darnall Scholarships, established by a gift from Mrs. John Palmer Darnall in memory of her father, Senator Richard Pretlow Ernst, and her husband, John Palmer Darnall, are to be awarded to students from abroad and from the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area.

The Eric B. Evans Memorial Scholarship

The Eric B. Evans Memorial Scholarship, established by gifts from his parents and friends in memory of Eric B. Evans, is to be awarded to worthy and able students who have financial need.

The Evans-Sumrall Memorial Scholarships

The Evans-Sumrall Memorial Scholarships were established by Mrs. Robert Graham Evans in memory of her husband and brother, with preference to be given to students from Boyle, Lincoln, Mercer, and Pulaski counties in Kentucky.

The Farmers National Bank Scholarship

The Farmers National Bank Scholarship, established in 1987, is awarded to worthy students from Boyle, Lincoln, and Mercer counties.

The Mark A. Fitzgerald Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Mark A. Fitzgerald Memorial Scholarship Fund, established by his family and friends, is awarded to full-time Centre students with financial need, with preference to students from Harrison and surrounding counties.

The Marian Atkinson Fleece Scholarship Fund

The Marian Atkinson Fleece Scholarship Fund was established by Marian Atkinson Fleece.

The James T. Fleming Memorial Scholarship

The James T. Fleming Memorial Scholarship, established by Senator Wendell H. Ford and friends of James T. Fleming (Class of 1943), is awarded to a deserving junior or senior who has demonstrated leadership qualities and is majoring in government or history, with preference to residents of Kentucky.

The Four Rivers Scholarship

The Four Rivers Scholarship, established by gifts from citizens of Western Kentucky, is awarded to worthy full-time Centre students who have financial need and who are from an area within seventy miles in any direction from Paducah, Kentucky.

The Walter S. Frankel Family Memorial Scholarship

The Walter S. Frankel Family Memorial Scholarship, established by Mr. Robert Kahn in memory of his wife and his father-in-law, is to be awarded to full-time women students at Centre who are residents of Kentucky and who have financial need.

The William A. Ganfield Memorial Scholarship

The William A. Ganfield Memorial Scholarship, established by A. Boardman Ganfield in memory of his father, president of Centre College, 1915-1922, is to be awarded to worthy students, preferably from California.

The John B. Gay, Jr. Scholarships

The John B. Gay, Jr. Scholarships, established by a matured deferred gift from Mr. Gay, are to be awarded to students who are open-minded, well-rounded persons without prejudice toward gender, color, race, religion, or sexual orientation.

The Will D. Gilliam, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

The Will D. Gilliam, Jr. Memorial Scholarship was established by Mrs. Gilliam and friends in memory of Dr. Gilliam, a professor of history at the College.

The Givens-Mathews Scholarship

The Givens-Mathews Scholarship, established by a gift from Mrs. Margaret M. Thomas, is awarded to worthy full-time students with preference for students who are residents of states other than Kentucky.

The Good Will Educational Fund

The Good Will Educational Fund, established by David G. Wright to aid young men from Kentucky, is awarded on the basis of need and desire to learn.

The Jean Elizabeth (Birdwell) Goodwin Scholarship

The Jean Elizabeth (Birdwell) Goodwin Scholarship was established by William A. Goodwin with gifts made in memory of Jean Goodwin from friends, family, and organizations. The scholarship is awarded to students with demonstrated financial need who are majoring in music and/or Spanish at Centre.

The Gray-Benkert Family Scholarship

The Gray-Benkert Family Scholarship, established in 2000 by Flint and Dottye Benkert Gray ’60 and ’60 and their children, Brett Gray ’88 and Holly Gray Schnizer ’91, provides financial assistance to needy and worthy students who wish to attend Centre College.

The Grissom-Landrum Scholarship

The Grissom-Landrum Scholarship, established by the Galen Foundation and perpetuated by the HCA Foundation, in honor of J. David Grissom and John W. Landrum, is to be awarded annually to one or more full-time students who are the children of employees at HCA-affiliated entities as a first preference, with secondary preference for full-time students who are residents of Jefferson County, Kentucky and Mercer County, Kentucky, the counties of residence of Messrs. Grissom and Landrum, respectively. The scholarship is renewable for three years.

The Grissom Scholars Program

The Grissom Scholars Program, established by Mr. J. David Grissom, is designed to aid that young person attending Centre College who not only possesses strong academic credentials but, most of all, demonstrates a high potential for leadership. Preference shall be given to Kentucky students from middle-income families.

The William and Alice Grossman Scholarship

The William and Alice Grossman Scholarship, established by a gift from Mr. Grossman, is awarded to worthy full-time students at Centre College.

The Walter A. and Estelle C. Groves Scholarship

The Walter A. and Estelle C. Groves Scholarship was established by former Centre President Walter A. Groves and Mrs. Groves.

The Grow Scholarship

The Grow Scholarship, established by Mrs. Dorothy G. Kraft in memory of William H. Grow and Barbara P. Grow, is to be awarded to one or more deaf students or hearing students whose parents are significantly hearing-impaired.

The John Immel Hackley Scholarships

The John Immel Hackley Scholarships, established through a trust of John Immel Hackley, are to be awarded to members of the Kentucky Kappa Chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, based on academic and character merits.

The Carl E. and Sue R. Gingles Scholarship

The Carl E. and Sue R. Gingles Scholarship, established in memory of Dr. Gingles and in honor of Mrs. Gingles by the Centre College Board of Trustees from the proceeds of a gift annuity on his life, is awarded to worthy full-time Centre students.

The Margaret V. Haggin Memorial Scholarships

The Margaret V. Haggin Memorial Scholarships, established by a gift from the Margaret V. Haggin Trust, are to be used for qualified students from central Kentucky.

The Robert W. and Katherine C. Hamilton Scholarship

The Robert W. and Katherine C. Hamilton Scholarship, established by a gift from Mr. Hamilton, is to be awarded to full-time students at Centre College who have financial need.

The Handy-Ensminger Scholarship

The Handy-Ensminger Scholarship, established by a gift from Mary Handy Ensminger Sweazey, in honor of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William W. Ensminger, and their family, is awarded preferably to the best-qualified students planning a vocation in education or the Christian ministry.

The Harold N. Hanson Memorial Scholarship

The Harold N. Hanson Memorial Scholarship, established by Mrs. Harold N. Hanson in memory of her husband, dean of instruction, chemistry professor, and science and mathematics division chair of the College from 1963 to 1979, is to be awarded to students of high character, with preference to students from Bracken County, Kentucky.

The W. T. Harmon Scholarship

The W.T. Harmon Scholarship, established by a matured deferred gift from Mr. Harmon, is awarded to full-time students with financial need, with preference for students from Boyle County, Kentucky.

The Terry L. Hatchett Scholarship

The Terry L. Hatchett Scholarship, established by Mr. Hatchett, is awarded, in order of preference, to students from Glasgow, Barren County, or Caverna School District, Kentucky, or other worthy candidates.

The C. Tabb Hazelrigg Memorial Scholarship

The C. Tabb Hazelrigg Memorial Scholarship, established by gifts from Mrs. Diane Hazelrigg, other family members, and friends, in memory of C. Tabb Hazelrigg, is awarded to highly deserving and qualified students with financial need who might not otherwise be able to attend Centre.

The Charles T. Hazelrigg Scholarship

The Charles T. Hazelrigg Scholarship, established by gifts honoring Dr. Charles T. Hazelrigg on the occasion of his retirement as a member of the Centre faculty, is to be awarded to highly deserving and qualified students with financial need who might not otherwise be able to attend Centre.

The William Randolph Hearst Scholarship

The William Randolph Hearst Scholarship, established by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation, is awarded to students with financial need.

The George Marshall Hedrick and Mary Ellen Tate Hedrick Scholarship

The George Marshall Hedrick and Mary Ellen Tate Hedrick Scholarship, established through a trust of Mrs. Virgil M. Martin in memory of her parents, is awarded annually with preference given to students from Monticello and Wayne County in Kentucky.

The Joseph M. Hendrie Scholarship

The Joseph M. Hendrie Scholarship, established as a memorial by Mrs. Hendrie to assist worthy young men and women to obtain an education at Centre College, is awarded on the basis of need, scholarship, and character.

The Thomas L. Hensley Scholarship

The Thomas L. Hensley Scholarship, established by gifts in his memory from his friends, is to be awarded to full-time students at Centre College who are from Eastern Kentucky and who have demonstrated financial need.

The Barbara S. Hickey Scholarship

The Barbara S. Hickey Scholarship, established by a bequest from Ms. Hickey, is awarded to deserving students with financial need, with first preference to daughters of Presbyterian ministers, second preference to daughters of ministers of any Christian denomination, and third preference to worthy young women.

The Ralph and Ruth Higgins Scholarship

The Ralph and Ruth Higgins Scholarship, established by a bequest from Ruth Higgins, is awarded to a citizen of Kentucky or Tennessee, without regard to race, religion, sex, or national origin.

The Hicks-Hosken Scholarship

The Hicks-Hosken Scholarship, established by a bequest from Carolyn Frances Hosken, is awarded to students studying science.

The Frederick William Hinitt Memorial Scholarship

The Frederick William Hinitt Memorial Scholarship was established by a bequest from Dorothy Hinitt in memory of her father, who was the 10th president of Centre College, 1904-1914.

The Hinkle Holding Company Scholarship Fund

The Hinkle Holding Company Scholarship Fund, established by gifts from the Hinkle Contracting Corporation and the Hinkle Family Assets Holding Company, is awarded to deserving full-time students of Centre College, with first preference to residents of Bourbon County, Kentucky, and with second preference to residents of Breathitt, Casey, Harrison, Morgan, Powell, Pulaski, Rowan and Wolfe counties in Kentucky.

The Prescott Wheeler Hoffman Memorial Scholarship

The Prescott Wheeler Hoffman Memorial Scholarship was established by his family and friends in 2004 in memory of Prescott Hoffman, a member of the Centre College Class of 2003 and an honor graduate in economics. The scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in economics who, through a competitive selection process, is deemed to show the most promise among his or her peers based on both academic achievement and engagement in campus life. Students who wish to be considered must apply for this scholarship, which will be awarded for the junior year and is renewable for the senior year provided the recipient remains in good academic standing. Financial need may be used as a deciding factor in choosing between two candidates who are otherwise equally qualified.

The Charles E. Hoge Scholarship

The Charles E. Hoge Scholarship, established by S. French Hoge in memory of his father, is awarded to recognize scholastic excellence, campus leadership, and high moral qualities.

The Robert A. Hogsett and John J. Hogsett Memorial Scholarship

The Robert A. Hogsett and John J. Hogsett Memorial Scholarship was established by Mary Reid Hogsett in memory of her husband and his father.

The John H. Horky Memorial Scholarship Fund

The John H. Horky Memorial Scholarship Fund, established with funds from the estate of John H. Horky, is to be awarded to students with demonstrated financial need who otherwise would not be able to attend Centre College.

The James Lee Howard Memorial Scholarships

The James Lee Howard Memorial Scholarships, established by friends in memory of James Lee Howard, are to be awarded as a first preference to students who have demonstrated academic achievement at Centre, but who did not enter with a merit scholarship award.

The David F. Hughes Memorial Scholarship

The David F. Hughes Memorial Scholarship, established in memory of Dr. Hughes, professor at Centre from 1962 to 1974, is awarded to enable students with financial need to participate in off-campus study programs.

The Mary Nelson Hulbary Scholarship

The Mary Nelson Hulbary Scholarship, established in her memory by a gift from her son, is awarded to full-time students at Centre who have demonstrated academic achievement and who have financial need.

The David C. Humphreys Memorial Scholarship

The David C. Humphreys Memorial Scholarship was established by Mr. Richard V. Dey and Mrs. Mary L. Dey, in behalf of students with financial need.

The Dr. George W. Jean Scholarship

The Dr. George W. Jean Scholarship, established by the trustees of the College in his memory from a bequest from Dr. Jean, is awarded to worthy Centre students.

The Catherine Keffer Jeanes Scholarship

The Catherine Keffer Jeanes Scholarship, established by the trustees of the College in her memory from a bequest from Mrs. Jeanes, is awarded to worthy Centre students.

The Alfred P. and Katherine B. Jobson Memorial Scholarships

The Alfred P. and Katherine B. Jobson Memorial Scholarships, created in their memory by the Centre Board of Trustees from the proceeds of charitable remainder trusts established by Mr. Jobson, are to be awarded to deserving students.

The Craig W. Johnson Scholarship

The Craig W. Johnson Scholarship, established by a gift from Mr. Johnson, is awarded to full-time students who have demonstrated academic ability and are of good character.

The Greene Lycurgus Johnson Scholarship

The Greene Lycurgus Johnson Scholarship, established in his memory by a gift from the estate of his son, Richard Greene Johnson, as a memorial to his father, is awarded to full-time students who have demonstrated academic ability and are of good character.

The Richard Greene Johnson Scholarship

The Richard Greene Johnson Scholarship, established in his memory by gifts from his family and friends, is awarded to full-time students who have demonstrated academic ability and are of good character.

The Samuel Beriah Jones Scholarship

The Samuel Beriah Jones Scholarship, established in his memory by a bequest from his daughter, Mina Rea Jones Perlow '31, is awarded to full-time students from Kentucky.

The J. Kagin-McCauley Scholarship

The J. Kagin-McCauley Scholarship, established by Joyce J. McCauley, is awarded to needy Kentuckians with preference for residents of Franklin, Boyle or Woodford counties.

The Kinstler Scholarship

The Kinstler Scholarship was established by a gift from the estate of Mr. and Mrs. F. Russell Kinstler.

The Joseph Proctor Knott Memorial Scholarship

The Joseph Proctor Knott Memorial Scholarship was established under the will of Katherine Knott in memory of her brother, a long-time Centre professor.

The Robert W. Knox, Sr. Scholarship

The Robert W. Knox, Sr. Scholarship, established under the will of Robert W. Knox, Jr. as a permanent memorial to his father, is awarded annually on the basis of merit and financial need to students planning to enter the field of medicine.

The Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Scott Kurlas Scholarship

The Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Scott Kurlas Scholarship, established by a gift from Mr. Kurlas in appreciation for the difference Centre made in his life, is awarded to full-time students from Kentucky with financial need who do not qualify for merit scholarships or scholarships based on academic performance. Though he did not excel in the classroom, Mr. Kurlas was thankful for support from professors and football coaches and for lifelong friendships made at Centre.

The E. Golladay LaMotte Scholarship

The E. Golladay LaMotte Scholarship, established by friends of Mr. LaMotte in his honor, is to be awarded to students from Christian County or Western Kentucky.

The Lassing Scholarships

The Lassing Scholarships, established by Robert B. Lassing, is to be used for the College’s general scholarship needs.

The Lewis and Martha Lebus Memorial Scholarship

The Lewis and Martha Lebus Memorial Scholarship was established by Mrs. Bertha Lebus as a memorial to her parents for students with financial need.

The Charles R. Lee Jr. Memorial Scholarship

The Charles R. Lee, Jr. Memorial Scholarship, established through gifts from friends and former students of Dr. Lee, is awarded to the rising junior who best exemplifies the characteristics of personal courage, leadership, and dedication to the Centre College community. The scholarship is awarded for the junior and senior years and held as long as the recipient remains in good academic and social standing at the College.

The Robert and Mary Lloyd Lessenberry Scholarship

The Robert and Mary Lloyd Lessenberry Scholarship, established by a gift from Mr. and Mrs. Lessenberry, is awarded to full-time Centre students who have demonstrated good moral character, a good attitude toward life and work, leadership capacity, and progress toward being good citizens. Preference will be given to residents of Glasgow or Barren County, Kentucky. Selection will be made by a committee of Centre administrators.

The William Edwin Lewis Scholarship

The William Edwin Lewis Scholarship, established by a gift from Mr. Lewis, is awarded to worthy full-time students at Centre College, with preference for students residing in Kentucky.

The James H. and Dora F. Letcher Scholarship

The James H. and Dora F. Letcher Scholarship was established by Mr. Gibney Oscar Letcher in memory of his parents.

The Katherine Letcher Scholarship

The Katherine Letcher Scholarship, established by a bequest of Katherine Letcher, is to pay tuition for young men with financial need.

The James Paxton Leyenberger and Bessie Swan Leyenberger Scholarship

The James Paxton Leyenberger and Bessie Swan Leyenberger Scholarship was established in memory of James Paxton and Bessie Swan Leyenberger.

The Amelia Harrington Lively Scholarship

The Amelia Harrington Lively Scholarship, established by Pierce Lively in memory of his wife, is to be awarded so as to provide encouragement and assistance to promising chemistry students, with a preference for students with demonstrated financial need.

The Thomas H. and Nancy T. Lockett Memorial Scholarship

The Thomas H. and Nancy T. Lockett Memorial Scholarship, established under the will of Mrs. Lockett, is awarded to students, preferably from Kentucky, who are majoring in history and international relations and who show scholastic achievement.

The Frederick W. Loetscher, Jr. Scholarship

The Frederick W. Loetscher, Jr. Scholarship, established by a bequest from Dr. Loetscher, long-time Centre biology professor, is awarded to worthy full-time students of Centre College.

The Tillo B. Martin Scholarship

The Tillo B. Martin Scholarship, established by a gift from the estate of Tillo B. Martin, is to be used for financial aid for worthy and deserving students.

The Larry Matheny Scholarship

The Larry Matheny Scholarship, established in honor of Dr. Matheny, The John Marshall Harlan Professor Emeritus of Government, by gifts from grateful former students, is awarded to deserving full-time Centre students who have declared a major in Division II (social studies).

The Malcolm and Ruth McDonnell Scholarship Fund

The Malcolm and Ruth McDonnell Scholarship Fund is to be used for scholarships for worthy students from Greater Cincinnati or Northern Kentucky.

The Nicholas McDowell Scholarship

The Nicholas McDowell Scholarship was established as a memorial by Carl J. McKnight to assist deserving young men not otherwise able to attend Centre College.

The Eleanor P. McGregor Scholarship

The Eleanor P. McGregor Scholarship, established by a bequest from Miss McGregor, is awarded to students with financial need.

The Herbert McGuire Scholarship

The Herbert McGuire Scholarship, established in his honor by gifts from his friends, is awarded to students who have financial need, are from Kentucky, have demonstrated academic ability, and are of good character.

The Carl J. and Sarah G. McKnight Scholarship

The Carl J. and Sarah G. McKnight Scholarship was established as a memorial by Carl J. McKnight to assist deserving young men not otherwise able to attend Centre College.

The James Letcher McMurtry Scholarship

The James Letcher McMurtry Scholarship was established by Miss Florence McMurtry in memory of her father.

The Al and Lucy Meade Scholarship

The Al and Lucy Meade Scholarship, established by a gift from Mr. Meade in memory of his wife, is awarded to students with financial need, with first preference to students from Ashland, Kentucky, and second preference to students from Mercer County, Kentucky.

The Ernest and Jewel Meadors Scholarship

The Ernest and Jewel Meadors Scholarship, established from a bequest from Mr. Ernest Meadors, is awarded to full-time students at Centre College from the Appalachian area or the Louisville, Kentucky community.

The Mary Murphy Merrin Scholarship

The Mary Murphy Merrin Scholarship is awarded to pre-ministerial students who are preparing for the Presbyterian ministry or any other students who have financial need.

The Frederick W. Millspaugh Scholarship

The Frederick W. Millspaugh Scholarship, established by Mrs. Frederick W. Millspaugh in memory of her husband, is to be awarded to a worthy young man or young woman who may need assistance in securing an education.

The Carl Misch Scholarship

The Carl Misch Scholarship was established by a bequest from Gerda A. Misch in memory of her husband, a long-time professor of history at Centre.

The Myrtle Critchfield Mitchell Scholarships

The Myrtle Critchfield Mitchell Scholarships were established under the will of Myrtle Critchfield Mitchell to provide scholarships of not less than $500 for worthy young men and women.

The John L. and Elma H. Montgomery Memorial Scholarship

The John L. and Elma H. Montgomery Memorial Scholarship was established by friends as a memorial to Mr. Montgomery and his wife.

The Francis R. Morton Scholarship

The Francis R. Morton Scholarship was established by a bequest from Francis R. Morton to assist young men studying for the ministry.

The C. Eric Mount, Jr. Scholarship

The C. Eric Mount, Jr. Scholarship, established by Austin E. Knowlton, is awarded to a worthy student with high academic qualifications and strong character who might not otherwise be able to attend Centre.

The J.S. Mudd Memorial Scholarship

The J.S. Mudd Memorial Scholarship, established by his son, Reginald Martin Mudd, is to be awarded to qualified students with financial need.

The Pattie Nichols Scholarship

The Pattie Nichols Scholarship, established by a bequest from Miss Pattie Nichols, is awarded to a worthy woman student.

The Harriet Arnold Nichols Scholarship

The Harriet Arnold Nichols Scholarship, established from the estates of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Arnold Nichols in memory of his mother, is awarded with preference to students who are residents of Kentucky.

The Robert Arnold Nichols, Jr. Scholarship

The Robert Arnold Nichols, Jr. Scholarship, established from the estates of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Arnold Nichols in memory of their son, is awarded with first preference to students who are residents of either Hamilton County, Indiana or Marion County, Indiana.

The Jo T. Orendorf Scholarship

The Jo T. Orendorf Scholarship, established by gifts received from friends of Mr. Orendorf, is to be used for financial aid for qualified students from Warren County, Kentucky.

The James W. Overstreet Scholarship

The James W. Overstreet Scholarship, established by grants from the Columbus Foundation of Columbus, Ohio, is awarded with regard to both need and worthiness with preference to students from the Columbus area and other Ohio communities.

The John W. Overton Scholarships

The John W. Overton Scholarships were established for the education of meritorious men and women with financial need from Fayette County, Kentucky, who wish to enter the Christian ministry, related religious vocations, and other humanitarian service professions, such as teaching, counseling, or social work.

The PNC Bank Scholarships

The PNC Bank Scholarships, established by grants from the PNC Bank Foundation, are to be awarded to entering first-year students who have demonstrated academic ability and motivation, who have graduated from high school with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and who have financial need. Preference may be given to PNC Bank employees, spouses, or children.

The Annie Mary Cooper Parker Scholarship

The Annie Mary Cooper Parker Scholarship, established by a bequest from James Cooper Parker in memory of his mother, is awarded to a young woman in need of financial assistance while pursuing a course of study at the College.

The Charles and Miriam Rogers Pates Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Charles and Miriam Rogers Pates Memorial Scholarship Fund, established by the trustees of Centre College in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Pates, from an unrestricted bequest from Mrs. Pates, is awarded to deserving full-time Centre students.

The Walter Kennedy Patterson Scholarships

The Walter Kennedy Patterson Scholarships, established by Dr. Walter Kennedy Patterson, are awarded to men preparing for the Presbyterian ministry.

The Pollard Family Scholarship

The Pollard Family Scholarship, established by friends of the Pollard family, are to be awarded to students who have demonstrated academic ability and leadership potential, with preference given to students from Garrard County, Kentucky.

The Pottinger Scholarship Fund

The Pottinger Scholarship Fund, established from a bequest by Mr. and Mrs. Claude D. Pottinger, provides the income to support two scholarships. The first, to be known as the Pottinger Fellowship in History, will be awarded to an outstanding rising senior history major. The second, to be known as the Pottinger Scholarship, will be designated for students with demonstrated financial need, with preference given to students from Logan County, Kentucky.

The William Jennings Price Scholarship

The William Jennings Price Scholarship, established by Mrs. Price in memory of her husband, is to be awarded on the basis of need, character, and scholastic achievement.

The Princeton Collegiate Institute Scholarship

The Princeton Collegiate Institute Scholarship is awarded to young women from Western Kentucky, upon the recommendation of the Western Kentucky Presbytery of the United Presbyterian Church (USA).

The Edgar N. and Ben Alice Purdom Scholarship

The Edgar N. and Ben Alice Purdom Scholarship, established by their daughter, Peggy Purdom Patterson and her husband Charles E. Patterson, in memory of her father, Edgar N. Purdom and in honor of her mother, Ben Alice Purdom, is awarded to worthy full-time students.

The Colonel Henry C. Read Fund

The Colonel Henry C. Read Fund was established in honor of Colonel Read to aid worthy students.

The Forestus Reid Memorial Scholarship

The Forestus Reid Memorial Scholarship, established by Mrs. Reid, is awarded to a worthy student with financial need, preferably a young man interested in science.

The Zev Reid Memorial Scholarship

The Zev Reid Memorial Scholarship, established by Lillian H. Reid in memory of her husband, Raymond Reid, is awarded to a young man or woman born in and attending high school in Maine, selected on the basis of character, ability, and financial need.

The Milton M. Reigelman Scholarship

The Milton M. Reigelman Scholarship, established by anonymous donors in honor of Dr. Reigelman, is to be awarded to students who have demonstrated financial need, with first preference to residents of Kentucky from single parent homes.

The Jacqueline Kincheloe Resinger Scholarship

The Jacqueline Kincheloe Resinger Scholarship, established by Ms. Resinger, is to be awarded to a junior or senior woman who is majoring in economics, management, or a similar business-related area. The recipient will demonstrate considerable potential for success in business through leadership and co-curricular, as well as curricular, activities. All other factors being equal, preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need.

The Sudelle Rice Scholarship

The Sudelle Rice Scholarship, established by a bequest from Ms. Rice, is awarded to students with financial need.

The Amanda O. Rodes Scholarship

The Amanda O. Rodes Scholarship, established by Mrs. Charles H. Rodes in memory of her daughter who was treasurer of the Alumnae Association for many years, is awarded annually to a worthy young woman.

The Joe McDowell Rodes Memorial Scholarship

The Joe McDowell Rodes Memorial Scholarship, established by the James Graham Brown Foundation in honor of his longtime service, and in his memory by his family and friends, is awarded to worthy full-time students at Centre College who have financial need, with preference given to residents of Kentucky.

The Rogers Educational Trust

The Rogers Educational Trust, established by the late Mr. and Mrs. Lon Rogers of Ashland, Kentucky, provides financial aid to promising young men and women to enable them to attend Centre College. The trust provides grants, as well as 1-percent loans, for Kentuckians, especially those from Muhlenberg, Ohio, and Pike counties.

The Scott Rose Scholarships

The Scott Rose Scholarships, established by a gift from Mr. and Mrs. James L. Rose in memory of their son, Scott Rose, Class of 1985, are to be awarded with first preference to qualified, physically-challenged students from specified priority groups of counties in eastern Kentucky, and with second preference to other students from the priority counties. A complete statement of preferences and priorities is available from the Centre College Office of Student Financial Planning.

The Ross Memorial Scholarship

The Ross Memorial Scholarship, established from the estate of Vivian Ross in memory of her parents, is to be awarded to a worthy student beginning with a sophomore whose major field of study is, or will be, English or the humanities and who maintains at least a 3.25 grade point average in his/her major field of study.

The David Alston Russel Scholarship

The David Alston Russel Scholarship was established by friends as a memorial to Mr. Russel, treasurer of the College from 1819 to 1861.

The James Edward and Susan Pitsenberger Russell Scholarship

The James Edward and Susan Pitsenberger Russell Scholarship, established by a gift from Mr. and Mrs. Russell, is awarded to worthy full-time students at Centre College, with preference for out-of-state students with an interest in the sciences.

The Franklin D. Schurz Memorial Scholarship

The Franklin D. Schurz Memorial Scholarship, established by Mary Schurz and James M. Schurz, is awarded to a student of high academic potential without regard to financial need.

The Mary Schurz Scholarship

The Mary Schurz Scholarship, established by a gift from Ms. Schurz, is awarded to either a junior or a senior student majoring in English who has demonstrated academic achievement.

The Dickey Jo Scott Memorial Scholarship

The Dickey Jo Scott Memorial Scholarship, established by gifts from family and friends, is to be awarded to a meritorious student who has demonstrated achievement in leadership, academics, and/or the creative arts or wishes to enter a humanitarian service profession, such as teaching, counseling, or social work.

The G. Russell Shearer Memorial Scholarship

The G. Russell Shearer Memorial Scholarship, established by Centre in his memory from the proceeds of gift life insurance from Dr. Shearer, is awarded to worthy full-time students of Centre College.

The Frank Woolford Sneed Memorial Scholarship

The Frank Woolford Sneed Memorial Scholarship, established by Mrs. Sneed, is awarded to worthy students whose excellence in campus leadership, moral purpose, and scholarship entitles them to assistance.

The Thomas W. and Mary Lee Speckman Scholarship

The Thomas W. and Mary Lee Speckman Scholarship, established by Mr. and Mrs. Speckman, is to be awarded to full-time students at Centre College who have demonstrated academic ability and are of good character.

The Catharine Spragens Scholarship

The Catharine Spragens Scholarship, established in 1982 by the Danville business community and friends of the College upon the retirement of President Thomas A. Spragens and his wife, Catharine, is to be awarded annually to one or more deserving students from Boyle County.

The Henry and Lillian Spragens Scholarship

The Henry and Lillian Spragens Scholarship, established by their family, is awarded to a worthy student, with preference to residents of Marion County, Kentucky.

The Thomas A. and Catharine S. Spragens Scholarship

The Thomas A. and Catharine S. Spragens Scholarship, established by a gift from a former Centre trustee and his wife in honor of President Emeritus Spragens and Mrs. Spragens, is to be awarded to full-time students at Centre College who are of good character, have demonstrated potential for academic success, and have financial need.

The Mary Ellen Haber Stagg Memorial Scholarship

The Mary Ellen Haber Stagg Memorial Scholarship, established by gifts from her son, Philip Stagg, is awarded to deserving full-time students at Centre College.

The Thomas Warren Stein Memorial Scholarship

The Thomas Warren Stein Memorial Scholarship, established by a bequest from his brother, Robert L. Stein, awarded to the child or grandchild of one who lost his or her life as a result of military or public service.

The William J. Steinert Scholarship

The William J. Steinert Scholarship, established by a bequest of William J. Steinert, is awarded to returning students who are studious and of high moral character, with preference to those with financial need.

The Stevenson Family Scholarship

The Stevenson Family Scholarship, established by Jane, William F., Luther, and Calvin Stevenson, is to be awarded to full-time students at Centre College who are residents of Daviess County, Kentucky or to residents of Kentucky, if no residents of Daviess County are available.

The H. W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Scholarship

The H.W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Scholarship, established by a gift from Mr. Stodghill, is to be awarded to students who have demonstrated and continue to demonstrate excellence of character and academic achievement.

The Iona J. Stoutenborough Memorial Scholarship

The Iona J. Stoutenborough Memorial Scholarship, established in 1976 to recognize the generosity of Mrs. Stoutenborough, is to be awarded to carefully selected students with financial need.

The Margaret Menges Stroup Scholarship

The Margaret Menges Stroup Scholarship, established by a gift from Mrs. Stroup, is awarded to a declared history major, with preference to a student planning to enter the field of teaching either on the secondary or college level.

The Elbert Gary and Edith McClure Sutcliffe Scholarship

The Elbert Gary and Edith McClure Sutcliffe Scholarship, established by a bequest from Mr. Sutcliffe, is to provide scholarships for worthy men and women students.

The Elbert Gary Sutcliffe Scholarship

The Elbert Gary Sutcliffe Scholarship, in memory of Mr. Sutcliffe, was established by a bequest from Mrs. Sutcliffe to support one or more students selected by the College as deserving financial support.

The Maude Sutton Memorial Scholarship

The Maude Sutton Memorial Scholarship, established by Mr. and Mrs. Price Sutton in memory of their daughter, is awarded to a young woman employed in the Dean’s Office or Registrar’s Office.

The L.D. Sweazy Memorial Scholarship

The L.D. Sweazy Memorial Scholarship, established by Nancy Mayer Sweazy, as a memorial to her father, is to provide financial assistance to needy and worthy students who wish to pursue their educational goals at Centre.

The John M.P. Thatcher, Sr. Memorial Scholarship

The John M.P. Thatcher, Sr. Memorial Scholarship, established by John Thatcher Jr. in memory of his father, is awarded to a student, preferably from Pulaski County, Kentucky, who has shown notable academic achievement in high school, as well as character and leadership in school and community life, and with demonstrated financial need.

The Daniel Lindsey Thomas Scholarship

The Daniel Lindsey Thomas Scholarship, established by Mr. James T. Norris in honor of Mr. Thomas, a Centre professor of English from 1909 to 1917, is to be awarded to an outstanding senior majoring in English.

The William P. Thompson, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

The William P. Thompson, Jr. Memorial Scholarship, established by family and friends, is to be awarded to students with demonstrated financial need, with preference accorded to students from Shelby County, Kentucky.

The George H. and Margaret P. Tobias Scholarship

The George H. and Margaret P. Tobias Scholarship, established by a bequest from George H. Tobias, is awarded to students with financial need with first preference for students majoring in government or economics, and second preference to students interested in study-abroad programs.

The Frances Pritchett Toombs Scholarship

The Frances Pritchett Toombs Scholarship, established by William A. Toombs, Jr. in honor of his wife, is to be awarded to a full-time student working toward a degree either in English or music.

The Treadway-Russell Scholarship

The Treadway-Russell Scholarship, established by a gift from Dr. and Mrs. James E. Russell, Sr., is awarded to full-time students at Centre College who are majoring in biology, chemistry or physics.

The Elizabeth Depauw Tucker Scholarship

The Elizabeth Depauw Tucker Scholarship, established by a bequest from Miss Ruth Tucker in memory of her mother, is to be awarded to worthy students.

The N. Kerr Tunis Scholarship

The N. Kerr Tunis Scholarship, established by bequests from Mrs. N.K. Tunis and Miss Elizabeth Tunis, is to assist worthy young men and women students in the College.

The Charles J. Turck Scholarship

The Charles J. Turck Scholarship, established by family and friends of Dr. Turck, is to be awarded to a deserving student, with preference accorded to international students.

The Emma Fuller Turck Memorial Scholarship

The Emma Fuller Turck Memorial Scholarship was established by former Centre President Charles J. Turck and his daughters, Viola Turck Giblin and Emmy Lou Turck Wine, in memory of their wife and mother.

The Adrian Van Sinderen Scholarship

The Adrian Van Sinderen Scholarship, established by a gift from Mr. Van Sinderen, is awarded to worthy full-time students.

The John M. and Louise Van Winkle Scholarship

The John M. and Louise Van Winkle Scholarship, established by the Centre Board of Trustees, is to be awarded to an outstanding student from Northern Kentucky.

The Vinson Scholarship

The Vinson Scholarship, funded by the Fred M. Vinson Foundation, in memory of Chief Justice Vinson of the United States Supreme Court, is awarded to deserving students with financial need studying at Centre College.

The Robert E. Wallace Scholarships

The Robert E. Wallace Scholarships, established by Robert E. Wallace, Centre trustee emeritus, are awarded to students demonstrating leadership, with preference accorded to students from New Jersey, New York, and the New England states.

The Richard Stanford Watson, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

The Richard Stanford Watson, Jr. Memorial Scholarship, established by Mr. and Mrs. Richard S. Watson in memory of their son, is to be awarded to one or more male Centre students in need of financial assistance, beginning with the sophomore year, provided the first year was spent at Centre.

The Clay Carter Whitfield Scholarship

The Clay Carter Whitfield Scholarship, established by the family of Bryan W. Whitfield, Jr., is awarded with preference to students from Knox, Harlan, Bell, and Letcher counties in Kentucky.

The James C. Wilburn Memorial Scholarship

The James C. Wilburn Memorial Scholarship, established with gifts as a memorial to Mr. Wilburn, is awarded annually to a student entering the senior year majoring in chemistry.

The Lawrence F. Woboril Scholarships

The Lawrence F. Woboril Scholarships, established in his memory by a bequest from his wife, is to be awarded to worthy students who are English majors, with preference to those who intend to go into journalism.

The Allen West Wood Memorial Scholarship

The Allen West Wood Memorial Scholarship, established with a gift from Mrs. George Swinebroad in memory of her son, is to aid foreign students.

The Nell Bradford Woolery Scholarship

The Nell Bradford Woolery Scholarship was established by Louis E. Woolery in honor of his mother, with first preference to residents of Pendleton County, Kentucky, and second preference to the counties of Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Gallatin, Grant, and Kenton.

The Fred B. Woosley Scholarships

The Fred B. Woosley Scholarships, established through a bequest by Fred B. Woosley, are to help deserving students.

The Gary W. Wright and Howard VanAntwerp III Scholarship

The Gary W. Wright and Howard VanAntwerp III Scholarship, established by a gift from Mr. Wright in honor of Mr. VanAntwerp, is awarded to worthy full-time students, with preference to students who graduated from the following high schools in the Ashland, Kentucky area, or from high schools subsequently established that serve students from the same region: Paul Blazer High School, Russell High School, Boyd County High School, Greenup County High School, Raceland High School, and East Carter High School.

The Clarence R. Wyatt Scholarship

The Clarence R. Wyatt Scholarship, established in his honor by Daryll R. Martin, is awarded to worthy full-time students at Centre College who might not otherwise be able to take advantage of opportunities to study abroad.

The Grace Scales Yoder Memorial Scholarship

The Grace Scales Yoder Memorial Scholarship, established by Mrs. Yoder’s family and friends, is to provide financial aid for students studying off-campus, with preference to students studying foreign languages and cultures.



Endowed Funds for Foreign Study Opportunities


The Doc and Juanita Britton Scholarship

The Doc and Juanita Britton Scholarship, established by Anita M. Britton in memory of her parents, is to be awarded to help fund learning opportunities, whether off-campus or on-campus, for full-time Centre students who might not otherwise be able to take advantage of such opportunities because of financial need.

The Gordon B. and Geraldine G. Davidson Fund

The Gordon B. and Geraldine G. Davidson Fund, established by the BellSouth Corporation in honor of former BellSouth director and Centre trustee emeritus Gordon B. Davidson, class of 1949, and his wife, Geraldine G. Davidson, class of 1948, is awarded to full-time students at Centre College who have been accepted to attend a Centre residential foreign study program, who have paid their deposit, and who have financial need.

The Hiram Ely, Sr. and Buena Estess Wright Ely Scholarships

The Hiram Ely, Sr. and Buena Estess Wright Ely Scholarships, established by Hiram Ely III in honor of his parents, are awarded to full-time students who have demonstrated financial need and academic ability, for the purpose of assisting them in their study abroad pursuits. Preference will be given to students from Kentucky.

The Voltaire Scholars Fund

The Voltaire Scholars Fund, established by Charles G. Vahlkamp, the Charles T. Hazelrigg Professor Emeritus of French, is to facilitate study abroad in Francophone areas by supporting one or two students each year. Junior and senior French majors are eligible to apply. Selections are made by a senior member of the French faculty.



Annual Scholarships

Annual scholarships are those supported by gifts received annually and designated for specific scholarship awards. See the “Admission and Financing a Centre Education” section.


The Academy Annual Scholarship

The Academy Annual Scholarship, provided by an anonymous donor, is to be awarded to a worthy, full-time Centre student.

The Allen Company Annual Scholarship

The Allen Company Annual Scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior economics major, with preference given to children of Allen Company employees.

The Central Kentucky Savings Bank Scholarship

The Central Kentucky Savings Bank Scholarship is awarded to a worthy student from Boyle County.

The Deborah Gummere Lilgendahl Scholarship

The Deborah Gummere Lilgendahl Scholarship was provided by a gift from her mother, Mrs. Walter C. Gummere.

The Fred Miller and Ruth Stone Miller Scholarship and the Lucile Miller Durrell Scholarship

The Fred Miller and Ruth Stone Miller Scholarship and the Lucile Miller Durrell Scholarship was established by a bequest from Richard Durrell.

The KICF/Keeneland Scholarship

The KICF/Keeneland Scholarship was provided by a gift from the Keeneland Foundation.

The KICF/Gheens Foundation Scholarship

The KICF/Gheens Foundation Scholarship was provided by a gift from the Gheens Foundation

The KICF/ KU-LGE Scholarship

The KICF/KU-LGE Scholarship was provided by a gift from the LG&E Energy Company.

The KICF/Toyota Motor Manufacturing Inc. Scholarship

The KICF/Toyota Motor Manufacturing Inc. Scholarship was provided by a gift from the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Co.

The KICF/UPS Scholarship

The KICF/UPS Scholarship was provided by a gift from the United Parcel Service Foundation.

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