Current Endowment Funds

The following endowment funds support the educational mission of Excelsior College.

Scholarship Endowments

AXA Foundation Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for financially needy enrolled and future students.

*Board of Trustees 40th Anniversary Scholarship Endowment Fund
Scholarships for financially needy students.

Brigadier General Jerry L. and Judy A. Neff Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for students who are members of the United States Army National Guard or the United States Air National Guard with financial need.

Charlene Gregg and Bobbie Kinsinger Endowment Fund
Scholarships for financially needy enrolled and future students.

Chief of Police (Retired) Robert P. Williams Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for students in Excelsior College criminal justice programs with demonstrated financial need.

Citizens Bank Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for financially needy enrolled and future students.

*Dana E. and Barry J. Yanulavich Scholarship Endowment Fund
Scholarships for financially needy students enrolled in the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Program.

Dr. Jane LeClair '94, '95 Scholarship Fund for Women in Technology
Scholarships for women entering or continuing in any of Excelsior's program s in technology within the School of Business & Technology.

Elizabeth Margaret Ann Jaunal (nee Davidson) Memorial Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for serving members of any branch of the armed forces of the United States of America or Canada, including national guard or reserve units, any honorably discharged veteran of such service, and any spouse or child of any such person, with priority given to any applicant that is an actively serving member or a veteran of the United States Marine Corps who are pursuing a course of study leading to an associate or bachelor degree at Excelsior College that will be the first of such particular level of undergraduate degree earned by applicant.

Entrepreneur: Business & Technology Fund
Scholarships for students enrolled in Excelsior's Business and Technology program who are or who plan to become entrepreneurs.

Ewald B. Nyquist Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for financially needy students who demonstrate high academic achievement.

Excelsior College General Scholarship Fund
Unrestricted endowment

Excelsior College Scholarship Endowment Fund
Scholarships for financially needy enrolled and future students.

Excelsior College Veterans Endowment Fund
Scholarships for veterans of the United States military to support programs and services, including but not limited to scholarship support.

Fred L. Emerson Foundation Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for financially needy students who demonstrate high academic achievement.

*Gregg and Lisa Smith Technology Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for Technology students taking humanities courses in fulfillment of Excelsior degree requirements.

The Honorable Bryanne Hamill Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for financially needy students who are on active duty in the United States military or are veterans of U.S. military service.

John F. Ebersole Access Scholarship Endowment Fund
Scholarships for financially needy students.

*Kushner and Lindholm Family Scholarship Endowment Fund
Scholarships for financially needy enrolled and future students.

*Laura J. Ebersole Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for a female student from any state in the United States with established financial need who is accepted into a program of the College to honor Laura J. Ebersole's spirit of inquiry, passion for learning, and understanding of the enduring importance of education.

Lieutenant General Joseph S. and Anita L. Laposata Scholarship Fund for Military Enlisted and Their Spouses
Scholarships for financially needy students who are enlisted in the United States military and their spouses.

Lt. Col. Charles A. Pesnicak Sr. Veterans Scholarship Endowment Fund
Scholarships for veterans of the U.S. military who demonstrate financial need.

Lois G. and William T. Moran Scholarship Endowment Fund
Scholarships for financially needy enrolled students in Excelsior's associate degree in nursing programs.

Master Sergeant David K. Thuma Memorial Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for students who are members of the United States Army Special Forces, Career Management Field (CMF) 18 or to Command Sergeants Major (CMF 00Z) of the Special Forces who hold a secondary MOS in CMF 18.

Michael J. Cooley Scholarship Endowment Fund
Scholarships for financially needy students in the Excelsior College School of Health Sciences.

Military Financial Assistance Endowment Fund
Scholarships for servicemembers and their families as they engage in study at Excelsior College.

Murray and Estelle Block Scholarship Endowment Fund
Scholarships for financially needy students, with preference given to students in Excelsior's School of Business and Technology.

Pastor Angelina Robles Lopez Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for financially needy enrolled and future students who wish to achieve their educational goals and dreams.

Richard and Barbara Reeves-Ellington Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for students pursuing baccalaureate degrees who will pursue leadership roles that address gender issues and issues central to Middle Eastern and Central Asian Culture.

Roy L. Simpson Endowment Fund for Nursing Informatics
Scholarships for students working toward the Certificate Program in Health Care Informatics or the Master of Science in nursing degree with an emphasis in Informatics.

*Stephen Pribyl Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for financially needy students, with preference given to women and members of racial or ethnic minority groups underrepresented in higher education and pursuing careers in Higher Education Technology.

Summo Endowment Fund
Scholarships for financially needy enrolled and future students; recipients must be at least 30 years of age and be U.S. citizens; although U.S. military personnel should not be excluded, preference will be given to those who do not have other educational benefits available to them.

Thomas C. Pickens Memorial Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for financially needy students who are pursuing degrees in the area of Crimincal Justice or such other area of study as Excelsior deems approriate. 

*Toby Friedland Memorial Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for financially needy students affiliated with Total Testing Incorporated (TTI).

Vivian Runyon Memorial Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for students enrolled in the Excelsior College School of Liberal Arts, with priority given to enlisted, active duty personnel in the U.S. Armed Services.

*Whitney-Teeple Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for financially needy students.

*These funds have not reached the $10,000 threshold for distribution. 

Other Endowments

Catherine Craig-Erhardt Fund
Awards for new military graduates; given at Commencement to recognize service to others, commitment to education, and academic, professional, and personal achievement.

Marvin Curling Fund
Awards given at Commencement to individuals who exemplify the integration of corporate sponsored training and college-level learning.

Temporarily Restricted Funds

Alumni Association Fund
Scholarships for financially needy undergraduate students who demonstrate high academic achievement.

David W. Miller Memorial Scholarship Fund
Scholarships for business and liberal arts students at least halfway through their degree programs, without outside affiliations resulting in educational support.

 

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