Our Donors

Albert M. & Joyce E. Shaw Scholarship

Albert M. & Joyce E. Shaw Scholarship

Donor Comments:
The Shaws contribute to both this scholarship as well as the Merrill Thompson scholarship.

Armand M. Karow Jr. Pharmacology Scholarship

Armand M. Karow Jr. Pharmacology Scholarship

Purpose:
To provide scholarship support to a PhD student in the Department of Pharmacology.

Arsenal Oak Scholarship

Arsenal Oak Scholarship

Purpose:
To be awarded to an undergraduate student or students who have earned at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA and demonstrate(s) financial need. Preference shall be given to students who demonstrate a commitment to community and/or university traditions.

Art Hardy Memorial Scholarship

Art Hardy Memorial Scholarship

Purpose:
To provide scholarships to respiratory therapy students.

Art Taft Student Scholarship

Art Taft Student Scholarship

Purpose:
To provide scholarships to respiratory therapy students.

AU Health Nursing Scholarship

AU Health Nursing Scholarship

Purpose:
To support excellence in nursing education at AU – particularly in the Clinical Nurse Leaders Program.

Becton Endowment

Becton Endowment

Purpose:
To provide financial assistance for a rising sophomore, junior or senior who has declared a major in English.

Bill Monge Endowment

Bill Monge Endowment

Donor Comments:
This scholarship was established as a fitting memorial to Bill Monge, who served in leadership positions at the University for many years and led with dignity and distinction.

Cameron Wylds Endowment

Cameron Wylds Endowment

Donor Comments:
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) are important to Henry and Anita Wylds.

Candler County Physicians Scholarship

Candler County Physicians Scholarship

Purpose:
To support medical and dental student scholarships, with first priority given to students from the following counties: Candler, Bulloch, Emanuel.

Donor Comments:
Barbara Hunnicutt created this scholarship in honor of, and in appreciation for, the physicians serving Candler County. Her wish is that scholarship recipients will one day donate back.

Charles H.D. Williamson Endowment

Charles H.D. Williamson Endowment

Purpose:
To fund a scholarship in Finance within the Hull College of Business.

Charles H. Wray Scholarship

Charles H. Wray Scholarship

Purpose:
To provide scholarships to students at the Medical College of Georgia.


Donor Comments:
The Wrays contribute to scholarships to provide opportunities for students to have less debt and to encourage students to also fund future scholarships. They ask that recipients have high standards for their practice and give back to the community and to the poor.

Chem/Physics Endowment

Chem/Physics Endowment

Purpose:
To support a student research scholarship.

Class of 1972 Endowment Fund

Class of 1972 Endowment Fund

Purpose:
To provide scholarships to undergraduate nursing students.

Clay M. Skelton Scholarship

Clay M. Skelton Scholarship

Donor Comments:
Clay Skelton died tragically in 1983 at the age of 13. William Robinson School, where Clay was a student, donated PTA funds to start the fund. Family members are gun safety advocates.

Donald B. Brigdon Education Endowment

Donald B. Brigdon Education Endowment

Purpose:
To support each year a current employee of the Columbia County Board of Education who seeks to pursue or to advance their teaching career with preference to support students with the most significant financial need.

Dr. Elizabeth "Betty" Farren Pond Scholarship

Dr. Elizabeth "Betty" Farren Pond Scholarship

Purpose:
To provide scholarships for undergraduate nursing students.


Donor Comments:
As a scholarship recipient when she was a student at the College of Nursing, Dr. Pond was motivated to give back to other students so that others would be able to attend nursing school. Dr. Pond has both a BSN and MSN from the College of Nursing.

Dressel Evans Scholarship Fund

Dressel Evans Scholarship Fund

Purpose:
To provide financial assistance to capable undergraduate and graduate students who participate in the intercollegiate golf program and for other purposes related to the golf program.


Donor Comments:
The scholarship was founded by two of the first members of the golf team, Bobby Dressel and Nick Evans. They would like for student recipients to be a part of a winning program and to be prepared to become contributing members of society.

Dr. George and Betty Schuster Scholarship

Dr. George and Betty Schuster Scholarship

Purpose:
To provide scholarships to a Dental College of Georgia student who has completed at least two semesters and is in the upper 25% of his/her class. The recipient must demonstrate an interest in and aptitude for basic science or clinical research.


Donor Comments:
The Schusters are interested in the Dental College of Georgia remaining one of the top dental colleges in the country. They seek to encourage students with good academic records who are interested in research and hope that the recipients will also assist future students.

Dr. Jackie Weatherred Memorial Scholarship

Dr. Jackie Weatherred Memorial Scholarship

Purpose:
To provide scholarships to a Dental College of Georgia student who has completed at least three semesters in school. The recipient must demonstrate an interest in and aptitude for basic science.

Dr. Jeannie H. Moran Scholarship

Dr. Jeannie H. Moran Scholarship

Purpose:
To provide scholarships to deserving students in the Dental College of Georgia.

Dr. Kamla Shah Scholarship

Dr. Kamla Shah Scholarship

Purpose:
To provide scholarships in the Colleges of Medicine, Allied Health and Nursing.

Dr. Lennette Burrell Nurse Educator Scholarship

Dr. Lennette Burrell Nurse Educator Scholarship

Purpose:
To support scholarships for nursing students dedicated to a career in nursing education.


Donor Comment:
This scholarship was established by MCG graduate and physician husband, Zeb L. Burrell, Jr. MD to honor his wife and to commemorate her excitement and joy in teaching nursing students. Burrell taught at the College of Nursing from 1972 until her retirement in 1998.

Dr. Susan Alden Award

Dr. Susan Alden Award

Purpose:
To provide a scholarship to students in an advanced practice nursing program who have a desire to work with psychiatric-mental health patients in a primary care setting.

Donor Comment:
Dr. Alden was inspired to give back to honor the quality educational process that has always been a hallmark of the College of Nursing. She believes in the responsibility to give back to educate future nursing professionals.

Edith Wright Bailey Endowment

Edith Wright Bailey Endowment

Donor Comments:
Grace Heck established this scholarship to honor the memory of her grandmother (a teacher), to encourage English Education majors and to support the English and Foreign Languages Department.

E.J. Maddocks Scholarship

E.J. Maddocks Scholarship

Purpose:
To benefit worthy and capable students in the Hull College of Business.

Emily Stevens Baumann Scholarship

Emily Stevens Baumann Scholarship

Purpose:
To fund scholarships and academic programs within the Department of Music.

Estelle B. & Edward B. Polite Scholarship

Estelle B. & Edward B. Polite Scholarship

Purpose:
To award scholarships to Hull College of Business students.


Donor Comments:
The Polites established this scholarship because they believe that education can/does change lives for the better.

First Citizens Foundation Endowment

First Citizens Foundation Endowment

Purpose:
To provide financial support for a deserving junior or senior undergraduate student with financial need in the Hull College of Business.

George & Bessie Mae Beasley Scholarship

George & Bessie Mae Beasley Scholarship

Purpose
To provide financial assistance to students.