​​University of Findlay Endowment Funds ​

A.R. and Mary Ann Charnes Basketball Endowment

​ In conjunction with the University of Findlay's 125th Endowed Funds Drive and the Give Voice to Your Values Campaign, A.R. '66 and Mary Ann Charnes established the A.R. and Mary Ann Charnes Basketball Endowment Fund to support the men's basketball program at the University. Mr. Charnes is a 1966 graduate of Findlay College/The University of Findlay and currently serves on the University's Board of Trustees.

A.R. and Mary Ann Charnes Student Life Endowment

​ Mr. A.R. ’66 and Mary Ann Charnes have established the A.R. and Mary Ann Charnes Student Life Endowment Fund to allow students who might otherwise be unable to live on campus the opportunity to reap the many benefits of on-campus life, community and activities.
Mr. and Mrs. Charnes believe there are so many benefits to beginning  freshmen to live on campus and experience campus life that they wanted to set up an endowed fund to help students who might not otherwise be able to afford to live on campus and enjoy the experience.  They feel that students who live on campus are able to get involved with activities creating an opportunity to develop the core personal values that can guide them for the rest of their lives.
This scholarship will provide room and board assistance to a first-year, full-time freshman demonstrating financial need.

Active Christian Emissary (ACE) Scholarship

​​​​In conjunction with the Give Voice to Your Values campaign, Robert and Brenda Barkley established the ACE scholarship to support students who are enrolled in the University's religious studies major and whose beliefs are in alignment with the Statement of Faith of the Churches of God. Recipients shall be in their junior or senior year of study, be in good academic standing, and be active in one or more groups associated with the University's Campus Ministry.

Allen Clopper Scholarship

​​​​​The Allen Clopper Scholarship, established by Allen ’36 and Betty (Caskey ’36) Clopper, is an endowed scholarship that provides assistance to incoming freshmen who rank in the upper quarter of their high school class. Students should be planning to major in one of the physical sciences and/or mathematics. This scholarship is renewable providing students maintains at least a 3.0 GPA.

Allyson Busch ’09 Western Equestrian Scholarship

​​​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive, Belleau Farm and Adolphus A. Busch IV established the Allyson Busch ’09 Western Equestrian Scholarship Endowment Fund at The University of Findlay. This scholarship is to honor Mr. Busch’s daughter, Allyson, a 2009 graduate of the western equestrian program. Recipients must be full-time western equestrian studies students in any year of study and have at least a 3.0 GPA.​​

Ann and L. Jack Ruscilli Football Scholarship

​​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive, Ann (Colburn '65) and Jack '66 Ruscilli have established this scholarship to attract and retain a Franklin County or neighboring county football recruit to play for the UF Oilers. Ann and Jack, both alums of The University of Findlay, were interested in giving something special back. In addition, Jack is a Trustee Emeriti of the UF Board of Trustees. The recipient shall have at least a 2.5 GPA.​​

Ann E. Bonifas Memorial Scholarship

​​​​The Ann E. Bonifas Memorial Scholarship was established by family and friends in memory of Ann Bonifas, former Director of Marriott Food Services at The University of Findlay. Recipient shall have financial need and be employed by food services a minimum of 10 hours per week.​​

Arden H. and Dorothy L. Burgoon Scholarship

​​Through her bequest, Mrs. Dorothy L. Burgoon has established the Arden H. and Dorothy L. Burgoon Scholarship Fund at The University of Findlay. Mr. and Mrs. Burgoon were business owners in Findlay. Mrs. Burgoon owned the L and W Sandwich shop in Findlay and was a former schoolteacher for the deaf. Mr. Burgoon was a retired accountant from Marathon Oil Company and a former realtor. It was their desire to financially assist students seeking higher education. Applicants must have a 2.75 GPA.​

Athletic Department Academic Resource Discretionary Endowment Fund

​​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive, the Athletic Department administration, coaches and staff established the Athletic Discretionary Endowment Fund at the University of Findlay to support programming, staffing and/or technology to advance academic priorities for all students involved in athletics.​​

Athletic Endowment Fund

​​​This endowment was made possible through the Estate of Adele Horn in memory of John G. Routzon ’24. John was a former student athlete and an inductee into the UF Athletic Hall of Fame in 1971. This fund shall be used at the discretion of the Athletic Director for the advancement, support and well-being of the Athletic Department and the furtherance of its mission, subject to normal University oversight.​

Austin E. Knowlton Memorial Scholarship

​​Established in 2012 through generous support from The Knowlton Foundation, the Austin E. Knowlton Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund annually supports a UF student who is a freshman applicant majoring in mathematics or a related field and attended an Ohio high school. Austin E. Knowlton founded The Austin E. Knowlton Foundation, Cincinnati, Ohio, and funded it throughout his lifetime. It was Mr. Knowlton's wish that the Foundation would continue to fund a broad range of philanthropic endeavors for the advancement of higher education.​

Ballinger Industries Inc. Scholarship

​​​This scholarship has been established to support and encourage higher education. First preference is given to children of current employees of Fabco Inc. and Werk-Brau Inc., with second preference being grandchildren of current employees. Applicants must have a 2.7 GPA or better.​

Barbara Eakin Meyers Acquisition Fund Endowment

​​​Established by Helen Olene Reimund ’26 in 1990, this endowment honors Barbara (Eakin ’63) Meyers for her enduring friendship and for her leadership and dedication to The University of Findlay. This endowment funds the purchase of additional works of art for the Mazza Museum.​​

Barbara Rieck Heminger Scholarship

​​​Mr. and Mrs. William E. Ruse established this scholarship to perpetuate Barbara's legacy and memory and the joy and happiness she brought to so many people.  Because of Barbara's love for teaching and for children, this recipient shall be an education major with at least a 2.8 GPA.​

Barry Alexander Memorial Theatre Scholarship

​​​​Barry Alexander was director of theatre and a member of the UF faculty from 1977 until his untimely death of acute leukemia in September of 1994. The Barry Alexander Memorial Theatre Scholarship was established by his students, alumni, friends and colleagues to recognize him for his service to his students and the University. The scholarship is awarded to an outstanding theatre major who has financial need.​

Bernice Hellings Scholarship

​​​Bernice Hellings ’17 established the Bernice Hellings Scholarship Fund through her estate. The fund is used to provide financial assistance to outstanding students entering The University of Findlay.​​

Bernice M. Hagerty Scholarship

​​​Martha (Hagerty) von Schmidt-Pauli '62 established the Bernice M. Hagerty Scholarship Endowment Fund at the University of Findlay in honor of her mother. Martha grew up in Hancock County and wanted to enable young women in the community to excel in their academic careers at the University of Findlay. The scholarship is awarded to a Hancock County female student who maintains a 3.2 G.P.A. or higher.​​

Betty and Russel Ruths Memorial Scholarship

​​The Betty and Russel Ruths Memorial Scholarship was established through a trust in memory of Betty (Cahoon ’45) and Russel Ruths to be awarded annually to a deserving student from the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference of the Churches of God.​​

Betty Caskey Clopper Scholarship

​​​The Betty Caskey Clopper Scholarship, established by Allen ’36 and Betty (Caskey ’36) Clopper, provides assistance to students who rank in the upper quarter of their high school class. The student should be planning to major in elementary education with an emphasis in early childhood education and have a desire to teach at the preschool level, kindergarten or grades one through three. This scholarship is renewable provided the student maintains at least a 3.0 GPA.​​

Billy J. '96 and Brenda Watterson Scholarship

​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive of The University of Findlay, Mr. and Mrs. Watterson established this fund to encourage and support students interested in entrepreneurship. The scholarship is awarded to a freshmen or sophomore student in good standing with The University of Findlay.​​

Blue Sky Therapy Occupational Therapy Program Leader Award

​​​​Established through the generosity of Blue Sky Therapy, this award is given to second-year occupational therapy students demonstrating specific leadership behaviors in each of the traditional and weekend program cohorts of The University of Findlay's occupational therapy program. Blue Sky Therapy has been a patient-driven quality care provider in Canfield, Ohio since 1986. Its mission is to maintain the highest level of patient-driven quality care at all times, with uncompromised integrity and excellence with a team of dedicated professionals who are valued and empowered to perform the highest level.​​

Bob and Betty Gephart Scholarship

​​Friends, family and the children of Robert L. ’59 and Elizabeth A. (Now ’54) Gephart established the Bob and Betty Gephart Scholarship in honor of their retirements from teaching at Van Buren High School and as a tribute to their commitment to quality education. The scholarship recipient must be an outstanding Van Buren graduate who attends The University of Findlay.​​

Bob and Wanda Staley Memorial Scholarship

​​​​This scholarship was established at The University of Findlay by Cheryl Seibert, daughter of Bob and Wanda Staley, to honor her parents' memory and the legacy they left of good ethics, strong faith and giving hearts. Mr. and Mrs. Staley were both raised on Ohio farms during the depression in the 1930s. Mr. Staley was able to graduate college on the GI Bill after WWII. They felt young people from farm families needed help today to achieve their dreams of a college education. Mr. Staley had the opportunity to interact with UF students. He was impressed with the students he met who often worked part-time job and then went home to work on the family farms while continuing their classwork.This scholarship is awarded to full-time students from a rural background who are working part-time to support their education. Recipients wrote an essay regarding the value of a rural upbringing in one's life and college career and also what impact they want to have on society and why. Recipients have a 3.2 GPA or higher.​​

BP Foundation Operating Scholarship

​​​​​​BP America and the BP Foundation have established the BP Foundation Operating Scholarship at The University of Findlay to encourage and prepare young people for careers in the environmental, safety and occupational health field. BP is one of the world's leading international oil and gas companies, providing its customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, retail services and petrochemicals products for everyday items. This scholarship is awarded to students in their sophomore, junior or senior year of study who are enrolled in the environmental, safety and occupational health major or who have demonstrated an interest in an environmental career. Students must have a 3.0 GPA or better.​​

Broadway Concert Series Endowment Fund

​​​Supporters of the Thomas and Kathleen Donnell Broadway Concert Series established the Broadway Concert Series Endowment Fund to provide operational support of the program through the University of Findlay. Funds may be spent on artist fees, venue costs, travel costs, and promotion of the performances.

Buckeye Western Horse Association Scholarship

​​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive, the Buckeye Western Horse Association established this scholarship in furtherance of the equine industry. The scholarship is awarded first to students from Hancock County participating and involved in the UF western equestrian studies program; second to Hancock County students involved in equine 4-H or equine junior fair during high school; or to Hancock County students who participated in general junior fair during high school. Recipients must have at least a 2.5 GPA.​​

Bundy Equestrian Scholarship

​​Richard L. Bundy Sr. ’59 and Geneva (Keck ’44) Bundy established the Bundy Equestrian Scholarship for students who are majoring in equestrian studies and are involved in both equestrian and campus activities. Preference for this scholarship is given to descendants of Richard L. and Geneva Bundy.​​

Bundy-Keck Scholarship

​​Established in memory of Lewis Arthur Bundy and William Ira Keck, fathers of Richard Lewis and Geneva Keck Bundy, the scholarship is established to help students meet the financial obligation of attending college. Preference is given to descendants of Lewis Arthur Bundy and William Ira Keck.​​

Business Affairs Scholarship

​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive of The University of Findlay, the employees of the Office of Business Affairs established the Business Affairs Scholarship Endowment Fund. This fund shall be awarded to a full-time student who is a United States citizen and demonstrates commitment to the University through active participation in campus activities, clubs and/or service organizations. The recipient may be in his or her sophomore, junior or senior year of study and must have a GPA between 2.75 and 3.1 to qualify.​​

Byron E. “By” Morgan Jr. Scholarship

​​​​The family and friends of By Morgan have established the Byron E. “By” Morgan Jr. Scholarship Endowment Fund at The University of Findlay in recognition of his achievements as a head football coach and his dedication to then-Findlay College. Recipients must be full-time students participating in the University’s football program with at least 2.5 GPAs.​​

C. Paul Palmer Scholarship

​​​​Margaret Palmer established the C. Paul Palmer Scholarship in honor of her late husband, who was former CEO of the National Lime and Stone Company in Findlay. The scholarship is awarded to a student who has at least a 3.0 GPA and demonstrates financial need.​​

C. William Barkalow '71 Endowment Fund

​​​Bill Barkalow '71 always had a passion for business leadership and professional management. In his desire to better prepare a path for future business leaders, he established the C. William Barkalow '71 Endowment Fund at the University of Findlay, recognizing that creating opportunities for those with potential will provide a way to guide them to understanding the reality, roles and responsibilities necessary to build and lead a business enterprise. Bill successfully managed multiple companies throughout his career and made many efforts to contribute to the next generation of business leaders through this endowment and his business mentorship. This endowment was established to provide ongoing support towards the education of business students in the areas of business leadership and professional management.​​

Caleb T. Clark Scholarship

​​​​Family and friends of Caleb T. Clark ’98 have established this scholarship in his memory. Mr. Clark graduated with bachelor’s degrees in biology, hazardous materials management and fine arts. This scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in art and/or environmental studies who has a 3.0 GPA.​​

Catharine M. Bowen Scholarship

​​​​Catharine M. Bowen ’29 established the Catharine M. Bowen Scholarship to recognize a student studying in a human service area or health-related area.​​

Catherine Achord Spanish Scholarship

​​​​After her retirement as director of the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library, Catherine Achord came to The University of Findlay to study Spanish. Her enthusiasm and hard work endeared her to students a fraction of her age. Later, when her hearing failed and she could not attend classes herself, she established a scholarship for students majoring in Spanish, holding junior or senior status with at least a 3.0 GPA.

When Miss Achord passed away in 1989, she remembered The University of Findlay in her will so that an endowed scholarship could be established in her name.​​

Charles A. Jackson Scholarship

​The Charles A. Jackson Scholarship was established as a tribute to him by his wife, Margaret Jackson, and his family. Mr. Jackson served on the Findlay City Schools’ Board of Education and also on the UF Board of Trustees. He was employed at Marathon Oil Company for 37 years. Prior to retirement, he was Vice President of Finance. Mr. Jackson was an educator by avocation, spending a lifetime of reading, study and service. The scholarship is awarded to deserving business administration majors who have exhibited leadership in campus activities, clubs and organizations.​​

Charles D. Daniels '97 and Darla E. Lammers, D.C., Basketball Endowment

​​​​In conjunction with the Give Voice to Your Values campaign, Charles D. Daniels and Darla E. Lammers, D.C., established the Charles D. Daniels '97 and Darla E. Lammers, D.C., Basketball Endowment Fund to support the men's varsity basketball program at the University of Findlay. Chuck played baseball and basketball while a student at UF. Dr. Lammers is the owner of Lammers Chiropractic Care in her hometown of Glandorf, Ohio, where she also practices.​​

Charles J. and Mariann Dana Younger Operations Endowment

​​​​Established in 1992 by Charles and Mariann Younger, this endowment funds the annual operations of the Mazza Museum. Both Mr. and Mrs. Younger received honorary degrees for their service and contributions to The University of Findlay and the community.​​

Charles Sheets Western Equestrian Scholarship

​​​​Charles R. Sheets established the Charles Sheets Western Equestrian Scholarship to recognize outstanding students majoring in the western equestrian studies program. A 2.5 GPA is required for consideration.​​

Chemistry Scholarship Fund (Operating)

​​​​The faculty and staff of the Department of Physical Sciences established the Chemistry Scholarship Endowment Fund at the University of Findlay. This scholarship is awarded to Chemistry students who are juniors or seniors and who have a 3.0 GPA or higher.​​

Class of 1939 Scholarship

​​​​Members of the Class of 1939 established the Class of 1939 Scholarship to commemorate their 50th class reunion. This scholarship is awarded to a sophomore, junior or senior with a GPA of 2.8 or higher who is involved in extracurricular activities.​​

Class of 1942 Scholarship

​The Class of 1942 Scholarship was established by the Findlay College Class of 1942 on the occasion of their 50th class reunion. The scholarship is awarded to a descendant of any member of the Findlay College Class of 1942 who has a demonstrated financial need.​​

Class of 1943 Scholarship

​​The members of the Class of 1943 established the Class of 1943 Scholarship fund on the occasion of their 50th class reunion. The scholarship is awarded to students with demonstrated financial need, with preference given to a descendant of any member of the Class of 1943.​​

Class of 1944 Scholarship

​​​Members of the Class of 1944 established the Class of 1944 scholarship to commemorate their 50th class reunion. This scholarship is awarded to a descendant of any member of the Findlay College Class of 1944.​​

Class of 1959 Scholarship

​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Fund Drive, the members of the Class of 1959 established this scholarship commemorating their 50-year reunion. This scholarship is awarded to an education major in his or her sophomore, junior or senior year of study with a GPA of 3.0 or better.​​

Class of 1959 University Archives Endowment Fund

​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive and through the generosity of the Findlay College Class of 1959, the Class of 1959 University Archives Endowment Fund has been established. This endowment will provide for the maintenance of the Findlay College/The University of Findlay archives and museum; for the advancement, support and preservation of historical items; and for the furtherance of its mission.​​

Class of 1960 Scholarship

​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive, the members of the Class of 1960 established this scholarship. It is awarded to full-time students in their sophomore, junior or senior year of study who have at least a 3.0 GPA.​​

Class of 1962 Scholarship

​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive, the members of the Class of 1962 established this scholarship commemorating their 50-year reunion. This scholarship is awarded to an education major in his or her sophomore, junior or senior year of study with a GPA of 3.0 or better.​​

Class of 1964 Scholarship

​​Members of the Findlay College Class of 1964 established this fund as part of their 50th-year celebration. The recipient must be a full-time student in any year of study and have a 3.0 GPA.​

Clauss Athletic Scholarship

​​Through the generosity of Wilbur Clauss, the Clauss Athletic Scholarship Endowment Fund has been established at The University of Findlay. This scholarship is awarded to a female and male student participating on a varsity sports team other than football, men’s basketball, women’s basketball and women’s volleyball.

College First Church of God Scholarship

​​This scholarship has been established by the elders and congregation of College First Church of God. It shall be awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in an approved major at The University of Findlay and regularly attends and participates in the life of College First Church of God and has at least a 3.0 GPA. 

College of Business Advisory Board Leadership Endowment

​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive, the members of the College of Business Advisory Board established this fund to support the College of Business students in their pursuit of leadership opportunities both on and off campus.

College of Business Dean's Discretionary Endowment Fund

​​In conjunction with The University of Findlay's 125th Endowed Funds Drive, and through the generosity of Paul Sears, Ph.D., the College of Business Dean's Discretionary Endowment Fund was established. This fund shall be used at the discretion of the dean of the College of Business to advance the academic priorities of the college, subject to normal University oversight. The distributions are intended to provide the dean with the resources needed to achieve a higher level of excellence by funding activities over and above those funded by the school's normal operating budget. 

College of Business Endowed Fund for the Support of Non-Traditional Business Programs

​​This fund has anonymously been endowed by an alum in conjunction with The University of Findlay’s 125th Endowed Funds Drive. The weekend and non-traditional degree program is an excellent opportunity for individuals to further their education while working full-time as it combines textbook learning with practical on-the-job experiences. It also brings a variety of people together who share different ideas based upon their own areas of experience in the working world. This endowment will provide support to the College of Business for the promotion of the weekend college and degree completion non-traditional undergraduate business program.

College of Education AYA/MA/MC Scholarship

​​The College of Education AYA/MA/MC Scholarship Endowment Fund was established through the generosity of the faculty and staff of the College of Education to help fund the education for future adolescent, young adult, multi-year, or middle childhood education teachers. Scholarships will be awarded to a student with a 3.0 G.P.A. or above. 

College of Education Early Childhood Scholarship

​​The College of Education Early Childhood Scholarship Endowment Fund was established through the generosity of the faculty and staff of the College of Education to help fund the education of future early childhood teachers. Scholarship awards will be made available to students with a 3.0 G.P.A. or above. 

College of Education Intervention Specialist Scholarship

​​The College of Education Intervention Specialist Scholarship Endowment Fund was established through the generosity of the faculty and staff of the College of Education to help fund the education of future teachers that share a passion for being an intervention specialist. Scholarship awards will be made available to students with a 3.0 G.P.A. or above. 

College of Pharmacy Advisory Board Endowment

​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive, the members of the College of Pharmacy Advisory Board established this fund to advance the academic priorities of the college.

College of Pharmacy Faculty Advancement Endowment Fund

​​The College of Pharmacy Faculty Advancement Endowment was established through the generous contributions from faculty members within the college of pharmacy. The distributions are intended to provide faculty members with additional resources to achieve a higher level of excellence by funding activities and/or resources over and above those funded by the College's normal operating budget. 

College of Pharmacy Founding Dean's Scholarship

​​​The College of Pharmacy Founding Dean's Scholarship Endowment Fund was established at the University of Findlay to honor Dr. Donald W. Stansloski by his friends and colleagues. Dr. Stansloski demonstrated leadership in the founding of the pharmacy collage in 2004 and inspired faculty and students for decades to be leaders in their own right. The recipients must be in their P5 or P6 year at the University of Findlay and demonstrate leadership. The recipients must have a G.P.A. of 3.0 or above. 

Curtain Raisers Society Choral Scholarship

​​​The members of the Curtain Raisers Society established the Curtain Raisers Society Choral Scholarship Endowment Fund at the University of Findlay. This scholarship is awarded to a student involved in the Concert-Chorale at UF. It was established to encourage the singer for their hard work and dedication in continuing to perfect their vocal skills during their time as a student. The recipient must have a 3.0 GPA or better. 

Curtain Raisers Society Orchestra Scholarship

​​​In conjunction with the Give Voice to Your Values campaign, the members of the Curtain Raiser's Society established the Curtain Raiser's Society Orchestra Scholarship Endowment Fund at The University of Findlay. This scholarship is awarded to a member of The University of Findlay Orchestra who has a 3.0 GPA or better. 

Curtain Raisers Society Performing Arts Scholarship

​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive and the Give Voice to Your Values campaign, the members of the Curtain Raisers Society hereby establish the Curtain Raisers Society Performing Arts Scholarship Endowment Fund at The University of Findlay. This scholarship is awarded to a theatre major who is also a member of the University Singers. The recipient must have a 3.0 GPA or better. 

Curtain Raisers Society Technical Theatre Production Scholarship

​​​The members of the Curtain Raisers Society established the Curtain Raisers Society Technical Theatre Production Scholarship Endowment Fund at the University of Findlay. This scholarship is awarded to a student involved in technical theatre production. The fund was established to honor the students who work tirelessly behind the scenes on UF productions and performances. The recipient must have a 3.25 GPA or better. 

Cynthia A. Fishbaugh Walker Memorial Operating Scholarship

​​​Carol Mittermaier of Carey, OH funded through a planned gift the Cynthia A. Fishbaugh Walker Memorial Scholarship at the University of Findlay in honor of her dear friend and colleague. This scholarship is awarded to an Animal Science Pre-Veterinary Medicine major who demonstrates financial need and is in good academic standing. 

D. Richard and Judith L. Stephens Endowment Fund

​​This endowment has been established in conjunction with the 125th anniversary of The University of Findlay. It shall be used at the discretion of the vice president for Academic Affairs in furtherance of the goals and visions of the Center for Leadership Development at UF. The distribution of these funds is intended to help provide the center with the resources needed to achieve its mission. 

Dale Wilkinson Scholarship

​​​This scholarship was established by friends and former students to honor Dale Wilkinson and to continue his legacy of educating western riding trainers. Mr. Wilkinson helped found the western equestrian studies program at the University in 1976. He served as the program’s first supervisor of riding, a position held until 1984. He was awarded an honorary doctorate in 1977 in recognition of his role in establishing UF's equestrian program, his life’s work as a trainer and his stature in the equine industry. 

Dana Endowed Fund

​​Established in 1992 by the Dana Corporation, this fund provides for a distinguished member of the business community to serve as the Dana Chair, an adviser and guest lecturer for The University of Findlay business program, and to support the activities of said Chair. 

Dana R. Jackson, R.Ph., C.Ph. Scholarship

​​Mr. Dana R. Jackson, a 1974 Ohio Northern University College of Pharmacy graduate has established this scholarship. The recipient of this scholarship shall be a Doctor of Pharmacy major (fifth or sixth year) and a resident of Hardin County, Ohio. This scholarship shall provide funds to purchase books. 

Daniel E. Whitinger Memorial Soccer Scholarship

​​This scholarship was established in memory of Daniel by his family. He graduated from The University of Findlay in 1992 with a B.S. in psychology and religion. He played soccer all four years during his college career, appearing in 58 games and scoring two goals. A committed Christian, Daniel traveled abroad on several mission trips where he found soccer crossed all language and cultural barriers. This scholarship is awarded annually to a member of the men’s varsity soccer team who does not receive any other UF athletic scholarship assistance and who demonstrates a strong Christian character. The recipient may be in his freshman, sophomore, junior or senior year of study and must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Dave and Fradonna Buck Basketball Endowment

​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive and the Give Voice to Your Values Campaign, Fradonna Buck established the Dave and Fradonna Buck Basketball Endowment Fund to support the men's varsity basketball program at The University of Findlay. Mrs. Buck established this fund in memory of her husband, David A. Buck. 

David J. Faiella Sports Information Scholarship

​​​Friends and family established the David J. Faiella Sports Information Scholarship at The University of Findlay to honor his memory. David served 12 years (1989-2001) at The University of Findlay as the sports information director. The scholarship is awarded to full-time students who are communication or sport management majors in any year of study. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA. 

David L. '67 and Edith J. Morris Scholarship

​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive, Mr. and Mrs. Morris established the David L. '67 and Edith J. Morris Scholarship Endowment Fund at The University of Findlay. The recipient may be in any approved major in an academic area of their choice.  The scholarship is available to students in their sophomore, junior or senior year of study with a 3.0 GPA or better.

David L. Allen Award for Teaching Excellence

​​This prestigious award was endowed through the foresight and generosity of the late Dr. David L. Allen, Professor of Sociology and Director of Sociology. Dr. Allen, a member of the University faculty for 31 years, was a longtime role model. He demonstrated by example that teaching excellence goes beyond the classroom, with student development, professional development and campus development. It was his desire that a faculty member be recognized each year with this award.

David L. Allen Social Science Scholarship

​​Through the generosity of Don and Brenda Collins and friends of David Allen, the David L. Allen Social Science Scholarship was established at The University of Findlay in his memory. Dr. Allen, professor of sociology and director of social sciences, was a member of the University faculty for 35 years. He proudly served as faculty marshal, loyally supported The University of Findlay financially and encouraged deserving faculty members through the establishment of the David L. Allen Award for Teaching Excellence in 2002. The scholarship shall be awarded to students who are social science majors, including sociology, psychology, political science, criminal justice and law in liberal arts. They must show leadership through academics or athletics by their involvement in at least two (2) campus organizations and/or sports. (Ex. Must be a captain of an athletic team, officer in an organization, student assistant for a faculty member or a resident assistant or resident director). The recipient must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

David P. Ferguson and Karen R. Schwarzwalder Mazza Director's

​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive at The University of Findlay, David Ferguson and Karen Schwarzwalder have established this fund to be used at the discretion of the director of the Mazza Museum for the advancement, support and well-being of the museum and the furtherance of its mission. 

Dean C.A. Morey Children of Alumni Scholarship

​​The Dean C.A. Morey Children of Alumni Scholarship is awarded annually to students who are the sons, daughters, grandsons or granddaughters of UF alumni and are enrolled in four-year degree programs. 

DeBow and Catherine Freed Contemporary Christian Lecture Series Endowment

​​​The DeBow and Catherine Freed Contemporary Christian Lecture Series Endowment was established in 2010 in honor of Dr. and Mrs. Freed. The University of Findlay has been blessed beyond telling by the Freed's unstinting service and inspired by the way they exemplify in their daily lives the values we all hold dear.
This series invites nationally known speakers to explore the nature of possible Christian responses to existing and emerging contemporary issues in an increasingly pluralistic world. Visiting speakers will engage students and faculty of all three sponsoring institutions, as well as clergy and community members in a variety of ways, including classes, lectures, and small-group discussions. Speakers may represent a variety of faith traditions. This is a collaboration among The University of Findlay, Winebrenner Theological Seminary, and the Churches of God General Conference, which is intended to engender reflection, discussion and values-based action on the part of the students, faculty, and staff of each sponsoring institution, as well as the broader community.

DeLong Oiler Promise Scholarship

​​In conjunction with the Give Voice to Your Values campaign at The University of Findlay, Earl W. DeLong and Gladys L. DeLong established the DeLong Oiler Promise Scholarship Endowment Fund. This fund is an unrestricted endowment used to recruit and retain students at The University of Findlay. 

Desmond V. Buford “One World, One People, One Race” Memorial Scholarship

​​Des Buford was a man who believed in following your dreams, treating others as equals and living life to its fullest. One of his passions was educating others on aspects of diversity as well as living and promoting the ideology “One race, one people, one world. He was a 1990 graduate of Findlay College wherein he began his career as an admissions counselor. This scholarship was established by family and friends in memory of Des. It is awarded to a sophomore, junior or senior student who demonstrates leadership throughout the UF campus community. The recipient shall have a 3.0 GPA or better. 

Dick Strahm Scholarship

​​The friends and family of Dick “Coach” Strahm have established the Dick Strahm Scholarship to honor his years of dedicated service as both teacher and the head football coach. This scholarship shall be awarded to an education major participating in any UF varsity sport who does not receive any athletic scholarship aid. The recipient must have a 3.0 GPA or better and demonstrated need. 

Dietsch Family Scholarship

​​The Dietsch Family Scholarship was established in 1993. The scholarship provides assistance to residents of Hancock County, Ohio, and preference is given to applicants who are current or former employees of Dietsch Brothers Ice Cream Inc., Findlay. 

Don and Barb Hennigs Chair for Guest Artists in the Theatre Program

​​​Barbara Hennigs has established the Don and Barb Hennigs Chair for Guest Artists in the Theatre Program in memory of her husband and their love for theatre and dance. The purpose of the chair is to provide a guest artist (actor, director, dancer, playwright, or teacher) of national/international stature to work/perform with UF theatre students for a period of concentrated experience each year. 

Don and Nellie Renninger Scholarship

​​The Don ’40 and Nellie (Ketzenberger ’39) Renninger Scholarship was established by Findlay alumni to honor them for their many years of service and dedication to the University. Between 1940 and 1981, Mr. Renninger was widely known and respected as a Findlay College coach, professor and athletic director, as well as Mayor of Findlay (1976-79). Mr. Renninger received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree in 1987. Mrs. Renninger pursued a teaching career that started at Vanlue High School in Vanlue, Ohio, and concluded with her retirement from Glenwood Junior High School in Findlay. 

Donald C. Higgins Scholarship

​​​The Donald C. Higgins scholarship was established by the friends and family of Donald C. Higgins and is awarded to a student majoring in environmental, safety and occupational health management. The student’s hometown residence must be in a county served by the Northwest District office of the Ohio EPA. 

Donald Knepper Scholarship

​​The Donald Knepper ’15 Scholarship was established in 1981 by his sister, Elizabeth K. Steen, to be awarded to deserving students majoring in business administration.

Donald W. Hennigs Memorial Vocal Music Scholarship

​​​The family of Don Hennigs (1933-1996) established this scholarship in honor of Don’s love and support of musical entertainment and his commitment to its importance in the everyday life of a well-rounded person. The purpose of this fund is to provide financial assistance to a deserving student, regardless of financial need, who is an asset to the vocal music program at the University. The student must be a full-time student working on a bachelor’s degree at The University of Findlay, a member of The University of Findlay Concert-Chorale and The University of Findlay Singers, as well as being actively involved in the general vocal music program of The University of Findlay. 

Donald W. Stansloski and Patricia Romans Stansloski Scholarship

​​Dr. Donald W. Stansloski and Patricia Romans Stansloski have established this scholarship to assist students who are Doctor of Pharmacy majors in their fifth or sixth year of study. Recipients shall have a 3.0 GPA or better. 

Douglas M. Shafer Library Endowment

​​Established through the estate of Mr. Shafer, the Douglas M. Shafer Endowment Fund is for the purpose of upkeep and maintenance of the interior of Shafer Library, including cleaning and oiling of Mr. Shafer’s picture. 

Dow U.S.A. Science Scholarship

​​​The Kent Davis - Dow U.S.A. Science Scholarship was established by Kent Davis and employees of Dow Chemical USA. in 1992 for juniors who have a declared major in the natural sciences. Recipients must have a 3.0 or better GPA. 

Doyne Frommer Scholarship

​​Established by a dear friend, the Doyne Frommer Scholarship Fund at The University of Findlay has been created. This scholarship is awarded to a student in the College of Education majoring in special education and a graduate of Bluffton High School or Findlay High School. The recipient must be a full-time student with a 3.0 GPA. 

Dr. Ann Whithaus Nuclear Medicine Institute Scholarship

​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Fund Drive, Ann Whithaus established the Dr. Ann Whithaus Nuclear Medicine Institute Scholarship Endowment Fund. Dr. Whithaus raised her family in Findlay. As a mother and former teacher, she believes education is important. She received her doctorate in philosophy of education from LaSalle University. She established this scholarship as a result of a successful treatment experience with nuclear medicine that was in part administered by graduates of The University of Findlay's Nuclear Medicine program. This scholarship is awarded to a UF degree-seeking student enrolled in the one-year certificate program offered by the Nuclear Medicine Institute. The recipient shall have at least a 3.0 GPA, have good problem-solving capabilities and show an active interest in the profession. 

Dr. August C. and Maxine A. Mazza Director's Discretionary Endowment

​​In honor of the 30th anniversary of the founding in 1982 of the Mazza Museum of International Art from Picture Books and in conjunction with the Give Voice to Your Values campaign, Dr. August '41 and Maxine Mazza established the Dr. August C. and Maxine A. Mazza Director's Discretionary Endowment for the Mazza Museum. This fund will be used to innovative programming, acquisitions and the operations of the Mazza Museum. 

Dr. Charles and Phyllis Spragg Basketball Endowment Fund

​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive and the Give Voice to Your Values campaign, Charlie and Phyllis Spragg established the Dr. Charles and Phyllis Spragg Basketball Endowment Fund. This endowment supports the men's varsity basketball program at the University of Findlay. Dr. and Mrs. Spragg established this fund to honor Ronald Niekamp, former head basketball coach, and Charlie Ernst, current head basketball coach, for their unending dedication to the advancement of University of Findlay students and the basketball program.

Dr. Charles H. Spragg Golf Scholarship

​​Charles H. Spragg, D.D.S., has established the Charles H. Spragg Golf Scholarship Endowment Fund in recognition of his interest in the University's golf program and the potential to recruit and retain outstanding scholars/athletes in this program by providing financial assistance to a member or members of the UF golf team. 

Dr. David Steiner Equestrian and Pre-Veterinary Medicine Scholarship

​​​Established by Dr. David L. Steiner, this scholarship is used to support students in the equestrian and pre-veterinary programs. Two awards are made annually, one each to an equestrian studies major and to a pre-veterinary medicine major. Students must be in their fourth year of study and have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Recipients are selected by the Director of the Academic Programs for the Center for Equine and Pre-Veterinary Studies and the Directors of the Western and English Riding Programs. 

Dr. Edwin S. Stefan Scholarship

​​​In honor of his 70th Birthday, the family and friends of Ed Stefan have established the Dr. Edwin S. Stefan Scholarship Endowment Fund. Dr. Stefan was a professor at Findlay College/The University of Findlay for 26 years. This scholarship will assist psychology students in their sophomore, junior or senior year of study who maintain a 2.7 or better GPA. This award is presented annually and is renewable if the students meet the qualifications.

Dr. Frank R. and Mary Jane Cosiano Scholarship

​​​​Established in 1997 by Dr. and Mrs. Frank R. Cosiano, this scholarship is awarded to students majoring in one of the health professions at The University of Findlay. Students may be in any year of study at the University. 

Dr. Herbert O. and Helen (Alexander) Now Scholarship

​(Alexander ’28) Now Scholarship in 1996 in honor of the two UF alumni. Dr. Now served as Findlay’s third academic dean and then as Vice President of Instruction from 1958 to 1964. Mrs. Now gave her life in the service of others. From teaching children to serving in leadership capacities through Christian women’s organizations, Mrs. Now exemplified leadership through service. She was the recipient of many awards, including the Teacher of the Year Award from Columbus Grove City Schools and the Distinguished Associate Award from The University of Findlay. The Now Scholarship is awarded annually to a student who is majoring in education or preparing for Christian ministry. The recipient must be actively involved in campus, community or church organizations. The scholarship is renewable, provided the student maintains at least a 3.0 GPA. ​​

Dr. James D. ’53 and Mira M. (Frost ’78) Houdeshell Scholarship

​​Through the generosity of family and friends, the Dr. James D. ’53 and Mira M. (Frost ’78) Houdeshell Scholarship Endowment Fund has been established at The University of Findlay in honor of the Houdeshells’ years of commitment to educating young men and women. This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student with a 3.0 GPA majoring in education and participating in varsity football or basketball.​ 

Dr. Jean C. Nye Memorial Scholarship

​The University of Findlay Board of Trustees has established the Dr. Jean C. Nye Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund at The University of Findlay. Dr. Nye came to Findlay in 1959. During her tenure, she taught Spanish, developed the undergraduate program in bilingual multicultural education and created the master of arts in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) and bilingual education program.​ After years of directing academic programs, in 1997 she was named Assistant Vice President for Institutional Advancement, a post in which she served as UF’s government liaison at the state and federal levels. She successfully pursued and received government, foundation and corporation grants amounting to more than $10 million. At the time she passed away on Feb. 29, 2000, she was actively engaged in obtaining funding for the intergenerational studies program, among others. This scholarship shall be given to a student who is enrolled in the intergenerational studies program at UF. 

Dr. Jean C. Nye Spanish Scholarship

​​​​Through his bequest, the Rev. James H. Nye established the Dr. Jean C. Nye Spanish Scholarship in memory of his wife. During her tenure, Dr. Nye taught Spanish, developed the undergraduate program in bilingual multicultural education, and created the master of arts in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) and bilingual education. This scholarship is awarded to a student who is a Spanish major and has a 3.0 GPA. This scholarship is based on merit.​ 

Dr. Jerry J. Mallett Institute Endowment

​​Mr. and Mrs. Michael H. Mallett established this endowment to honor Mr. Mallett’s father, Jerry, for his years of service and dedication to The University of Findlay. This fund will be used for the operations of the Mazza Museum. The Dr. Jerry J. Mallett Institute is created to incorporate existing Mazza Museum activities.​ 

Dr. Jim and Wendy Davidson Basketball Endowment

​​​In conjunction with the Give Voice to Your Values campaign, Jim and Wendy Davidson established the Dr. Jim and Wendy Davidson Basketball Endowment Fund to support the varsity basketball program at the University of Findlay. Dr. Davidson, a Columbus, Ohio native and former football player for The Ohio State University, has been practicing medicine for over 19 years. He serves as a team physician for University of Findlay Athletics and for Findlay High School. Wendy, an Oregon, Ohio native, is a Registered Nurse for Findlay City Schools and former volleyball player for Ohio State. Their three children were all collegiate scholar athletes reflecting their emphasis on academics and team sports at the "next level." 

Dr. John “Jack” Harrington Scholarship Endowment Fund

​​The University of Findlay Board of Trustees has established this scholarship to honor Dr. Harrington for his years of service to the University as chairman of the Board. Dr. Harrington served as chairman from 1983-1994. He received an honorary degree in 1994. This scholarship is awarded annually to a student who has a 3.0 or better GPA.

Dr. Kenneth J. Buchenroth Scholarship

​​The friends and students of Ken Buchenroth established the Dr. Kenneth J. Buchenroth Scholarship Endowment Fund in his honor. Dr. Buchenroth began his full-time teaching career at Findlay College in 1970 as assistant professor of business administration. He taught accounting until he retired in 1992, after 22 years of much enjoyment in relating to and advising students and touching countless lives with his inspiration and friendship. Dr. Buchenroth was recognized by the University in 1989 with the Founders Academic Excellence Award and in 1992 with an honorary doctor of accountancy degree. This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in accounting with a 3.3 GPA or better.​ 

Dr. Marian R. Bartch '49 Scholarship

​​​Victoria Bartch Weddle, niece of Marian R. Bartch, Ph.D., established the Dr. Marian R. Bartch '49 Scholarship Endowment Fund at The University of Findlay to honor her memory. Dr. Bartch was a professor of education at Findlay College/The University of Findlay from 1969 until her retirement in 1994. She also served as a consultant and presenter at workshops, published articles in professional journals, co-authored a series of children's books and wrote teacher resource books. She was appointed professor emerita of education by the Board of Trustees upon her retirement. This scholarship is awarded to education majors with a 3.2 GPA or better. 

Dr. Mary Jo and Tony Geise Family Computer Science Scholarship

​​​​The Dr. Mary Jo and Tony Geise Computer Science Family Scholarship Endowment Fund was established at the University of Findlay for students that are highly involved in campus life and in the computer science program. This scholarship was created in honor of Mary Jo and her many years of service to the University of Findlay. She has served as a faculty member in the computer science department since 1982, during which time she has facilitated local, regional, and national conference participation of students and colleagues, and has advised student groups, including the Choose Ohio First Scholars and 3C Computer Repairs. In addition to her faculty member role, she has worked in the UF ITS department, served as Chair of the computer science department, served as the Dean of the College of Sciences, and has provided institutional research expertise to the institution.Tony graduated from the University in 2000 with a master's degree in environmental and hazardous materials management. Their son, Todd, earned his bachelors degree in criminal justice-law enforcement in 2012. Their daughter, Lisa (Geise) Dick, earned a dual bachelors degree in computer science and marketing in 2013 from UF and was one of the founders of the student-run 3C Computer Repairs Business. This award is available for those who have a 3.50 G.P.A. and are a junior or senior Computer Science student. 

Dr. Michael T. Homsher Memorial Scholarship

​​​The Dr. Michael T. Homsher Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund was established by the friends and family of Michael T. Homsher. Dr. Homsher began his career at The University of Findlay in August 1990 as a professor in environmental, safety and health management. He retired December 31, 2013. He was named Professor Emeritus spring, 2014. This scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students majoring in the college of sciences, specifically ESOH, Chemistry and Biology. The recipient may be in their sophomore, junior or senior year of study and must have a 3.0 GPA or better. 

Dr. Micheal F. and Denise K. (Reno) Anders Musical Theatre Scholarship

​​​​This scholarship was established at The University of Findlay by Carol L. Reno to honor her daughter, Denise K. (Reno) Anders and her son-in-law, Dr. Michael F. Anders. Said scholarship will assist students who have been active in the UF vocal music program with enrolled membership in the choir and who have participated onstage or backstage in UF musical theatre productions.

Dr. Micheal F. Anders Vocal Music Scholarship

​​​​Established by Dr. and Mrs. Roy E. Hutchison, the Dr. Micheal F. Anders Vocal Music Scholarship is named for the University’s current chair of visual and performing arts and professor of music. The scholarship was established to provide assistance to a student, regardless of financial need, who is an asset to UF’s vocal music program. Recipients must be full-time students working toward a bachelor’s degree and must be members of the UF Concert-Chorale.​ 

Dr. Patrick W. Rooney Scholarship

​​​The University of Findlay Board of Trustees has established this scholarship to honor Dr. Rooney for his years of service to the University as chairman of the Board. Dr. Rooney served as chairman from 1994-2001. He received an honorary doctorate in 2002. This scholarship is awarded annually to a student majoring in business with a 3.0 GPA. ​​

Dr. Paul and Jane Davis Physician Assistant Endowment

​​​​Dr. and Mrs. Paul Davis established this fund primarily to assist Physician Assistant students and faculty in attending conferences. Dr. Davis was an Assistant Professor for the Physician's Assistant Program at The University of Findlay from July 1997 through May 2010. He then served as the Associate Professor and Chair of the PA Program from June 1, 2010 until his retirement on May 15, 2014.​

Dr. Richard W. Malcolm '55 Memorial Scholarship

​​Carla Malcolm established the Dr. Richard W. Malcolm '55 Memorial Scholarship at The University of Findlay, honoring the wishes of her late husband. Dr. Malcolm was honored as a Distinguished Alumnus in 1988 and a Distinguished Associate in 2010, and he served on the Alumni Board of Governors for many years. This scholarship is awarded to an education major with first preference to students who are members of the marching brass band. The recipient must have at least a 2.5 GPA.​ 

Dr. Steven D. Craig and Rebecca S. Craig Operating Scholarship

​​Rebecca (Becky) S. Craig established the Dr. Steven D. Craig and Rebecca S. Craig Operating Scholarship Fund at The University of Findlay. It is because of their love for music and good fortune that Becky Craig established this fund in memory of her brother, Dr. Steven D. Craig. Dr. Craig was on the teaching staffs at both the Univ. of Virginia, Radford, Va., and Miami Univ., Oxford, Ohio; He returned to teach at Kenton City schools for a few years before his death to be closer to family. Steven was a member of the UF symphonic band playing his principle instrument, the oboe. His sister, Becky, a medical technologist, retired from Memorial Hospital of Union County at Marysville, Ohio where she was the Administrative/Technical Director of the Clinical Laboratory. It is Becky's desire to assist students in completing their education, while taking advantage of the opportunity to continue to grow in the music field. This scholarship is awarded to full-time students who are Ohio residents majoring in any of the following areas: medical laboratory science, health care management, pre-nursing, social work, physical therapy, physician assistant or pre-veterinary medicine. Recipients must play a woodwind instrument and be an active member of the concert band at The University of Findlay. Recipients may be in their sophomore, junior or senior year of study and have at 2.5 GPA or better.​​ 

Dr. Vernon E. Garner Endowed Fund for Entrepreneurial Excellence

​​This fund has been established through the generosity and foresight of Dr. Garner and is designed to encourage entrepreneurial initiatives and ensure that such endeavors are grounded in good business practice and firm ethical foundations. It will be used to create a student entrepreneurial financing program to help incubate student-driven start-up businesses as part of the undergraduate educational experience. Interested students should contact the Dean of the College of Business for further guidelines. Dr. Garner received an honorary Doctor of Entrepreneurial Business Development degree in 1996.​ 

Dr. Wendell Moyer Scholarship

​​​The Dr. Wendell Moyer Scholarship was established in memory of Wendell W. Moyer ’24, whose lifetime profession was as a research chemist. It is awarded to an honor student who has high character and is majoring in natural science or math.

Dr. Wilfred W. Black History Scholarship

​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive, Merril '69 and Barbara Mirsky established the Dr. Wilfred W. Black History Scholarship Endowment Fund at The University of Findlay. This scholarship honors the Findlay College professor who taught from 1960 to 1975, when he retired as emeritus professor of history. This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in history with a 2.8 GPA or better. 

Dressage Scholarship

​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Fund Drive, the dressage faculty at The University of Findlay established the Dressage Scholarship Endowment Fund to encourage students to become dressage trainers and/or instructors. Recipients must be members of the Intercollegiate Dressage Association team at UF who demonstrate good sportsmanship, have strong leadership skills and work toward the betterment of the equine industry. Recipients must have a strong passion for horses and maintain at least a 3.5 GPA.​ 

Dudley Laser ’23 and Mary (Marks ’17) Lea Scholarship

​​The Dudley Laser and Mary (Marks '17) Lea Scholarship was established by the late Mary and Dudley Lea, lifelong residents of Findlay. The scholarship is awarded annually to students majoring in business, environmental, safety and occupational health management or language who demonstrate steady academic progress and a high degree of involvement in activities on campus. 

Dumbauld Memorial Scholarship

​​​Judge Edward Dumbauld established the Dumbauld Memorial Scholarship to be awarded to a student from Western Pennsylvania, with preference given to students from Fayette County and descendants of William H. and Nancy A. Dumbauld. The award is based on character, industriousness, dependability, potentialities, leadership traits and financial need as well as academic aptitude and achievements. Judge Dumbauld received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from The University of Findlay in 1981. 

Dwight '73 and Alice Miller Scholarship

​​​This fund was established in conjunction with the 125th Endowed Fund Drive of The University of Findlay to support African-American students who are majoring in business. Mr. and Mrs. Miller created this scholarship because they wanted to give students the opportunity to be successful. Mr. Miller is a 1973 graduate of Findlay College with a major in accounting and is currently serving on The University of Findlay's Board of Trustees. Mrs. Miller is her husband's business partner, and they have achieved the American dream of success through entrepreneurship and hard work. Eligible students must be in their freshman, sophomore, junior or senior year of study and have at least a 2.50 GPA. 

Earl W. DeLong '48 College of Business Visiting Executive Lectureship Endowment

​In conjunction with the Give Voice to Your Values campaign at The University of Findlay, Earl W. DeLong '48 and Gladys L. DeLong established the Earl W. DeLong '48 College of Business Visiting Executive Lectureship Endowment. This fund is designed to bring business executives to the University to interact and share their experiences with students, faculty and the Findlay community. 

Echo Zimmerman Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund

​​​Echo Zimmerman was a graduate of the University of Findlay Occupational Therapy program in 2010. She predominately worked in the Findlay, OH area as a home health occupational therapist. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in February 2016 and passed away in December 2016. Echo loved her profession and developed many lasting connections with colleagues and patients in this area. The Echo Zimmerman Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund was started in her honor to help find a prospective future occupational therapist that will enjoy the profession the way she did and strive towards exceptional patient care.​ ​

Ed and Melinda Taylor Men’s Basketball Endowment

​​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive and the Give Voice to Your Values campaign, Ed and Melinda Taylor established the Ed and Melinda Taylor Men’s Basketball Endowment to support the varsity basketball program at The University of Findlay.

Edward and Mary Crosby Scholarship

​​​Established by Mr. and Mrs. Philip Crosby, the Edward and Mary Crosby Scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman majoring in equestrian studies or pre-veterinary medicine. The recipient must show distinct Christian ethics and have leadership qualities as demonstrated by involvement in extracurricular activities in high school or preparatory school. Edward and Mary Crosby were Mr. Philip Crosby’s father and mother. 

Edward Lamb Foundation Equestrian Scholarship

​​​​The Edward Lamb Foundation has established the Edward Lamb Foundation Equestrian Scholarship Endowment Fund in honor of Mr. Lamb’s granddaughter and her love for horses. This award is presented annually to an equestrian major in either the English or western program.​ 

Edwin L. Heminger Memorial Lectureship in Business Ethics Endowment

​​​​​In conjunction with the Give Voice to Your Values comprehensive campaign at The University of Findlay, Karl Heminger, who serves on the UF Board of Trustees, and his brother, Kurt Heminger, have established the Edwin L. Heminger Memorial Lectureship in Business Ethics Endowment Fund as a memorial to their father. Edwin Heminger, a long-time businessman and civic leader, passed away in 2011. He served as a trustee of The University of Findlay from 1967 until 2000, when he was named a trustee emeritus. In 1995, he was awarded an honorary doctor of communication management. His association with the University went back to his grandfather, Isaac Newton (I.N.) Heminger, who graduated from Findlay College in 1890. During his long career in the news media, he was the chair of the board of The Findlay Publishing Co. and a former publisher of The Courier, where he was the third generation to work at the newspaper. He was nationally respected for his service with newspaper associations, and he was active in the community where he served on many boards and helped found the Hancock Historical Museum. He was known for his fairness and integrity, as well as his compassion for people. ​This fund is designated to support the establishment of an annual lecture, dinner and related activities that promote the teaching of good business ethics in the College of Business at The University of Findlay.​ ​​​

EJ and Mildred Rader Scholarship

​​​Ellis James "Jim" Rader established the EJ and Mildred Rader Scholarship Endowment Fund at The University through a bequest. Mr. Rader retired in 1985 from Marathon Oil Company after 38 years of service. This scholarship will assist students in the College of Business and the College of Sciences.​ 

Elizabeth S. Gupta Award for Excellence in Teaching

​​​Established by Dr. Gupta and his family, this award is to recognize teaching excellence in the area of Fine Arts.​ 

Elsie Mae Daubert ’46 Memorial Scholarship

​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive, Richard and Eva Longsderff established the Elsie Mae Daubert ’46 Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund in memory of Eva’s sister, a retired educator. Ms. Daubert taught science and English a total of 39 years, six years in Haviland and Vanlue, Ohio, and for 33 years at Cedar Crest High School in Cornwall, Pa. She also was very active in the Churches of God, General Conference, for many years. Ms. Daubert was honored as a UF Distinguished Alumna in 1992. This scholarship shall be awarded to students majoring in biology with first preference going to Church of God members. Recipients shall have at least a 3.0 GPA.​

Emerson and Laura Pelton Scholarship

​​Mr. and Mrs. Emerson Pelton established the Emerson and Laura Pelton Scholarship in 1992. The scholarship is awarded to an Ohio resident with excellent academic credentials and demonstrated financial need.​ 

Emma May Gray '66 Scholarship

​​​​Alumna, Emma May Gray, Class of 1966 and a history major, established this scholarship to assist students in furthering their education at The University of Findlay; The recipient(s) shall be a Math or Science major and a graduate of a Hancock County, Ohio high school. Said recipient shall have a 3.0 or better GPA and be in their junior or senior year of study.​ ​​​

Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Scholarship

​​​​​Lael and William Carter have established this scholarship to encourage students from The University of Findlay to enter the Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health profession. This award shall be made to a qualified student irrespective of her or his financial need. The recipients may be in their junior or senior years and must have a 3.0 GPA.

Equestrian Business Management Operating Scholarship

​​​​The Equestrian Business Management Operating Scholarship at the University of Findlay was established to assist students majoring in Equine Business Management. The recipient must be enrolled or have completed the Equine Marketing course. The recipient must have a GPA of 2.75 or above and be in his/her current freshman, sophomore, junior or senior year of study.​ 

Equestrian Surcharge Operating Scholarship

​​​​This scholarship was established to cover the surcharge fee charged by The University of Findlay for equestrian students. Each year, one incoming freshman student each from the western and the English equestrian programs shall be chosen to receive this scholarship.​ 

Eric R. Theis Nuclear Medicine Institute Operating Scholarship

​​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive and the Give Voice to Your Values Campaign, the family and friends of Eric Theis established the Eric R. Theis Nuclear Medicine Institute Operating Scholarship Fund in his memory. Eric graduated from Owens Community College with an associate's degree and completed the Nuclear Medicine Technology program offered by the Nuclear Medicine Institute at The University of Findlay in 2005. He was passionate about nuclear medicine and cherished his co-workers and friends. It is the desire of his family and friends that his legacy continues through this scholarship to assist others in obtaining an education in nuclear medicine. This scholarship is awarded to a recipient from The University of Findlay who is enrolled in the one-year certificate program offered by the Nuclear Medicine Institute at The University of Findlay. The recipient shall have at least a 2.5 GPA and good problem-solving capabilities, and must show an active interest in the profession.​ 

Eugene and Marjorie White Scholarship

​​​​Established by Eugene and Marjorie White, the Eugene and Marjorie White Scholarship is to be awarded annually to a junior or senior with an outstanding record in the bilingual/multicultural program.

Eugene M. and Marjorie L. White Mazza Endowment

​​​Established by Eugene and Marjorie White, the Eugene and Marjorie White Scholarship is to be awarded annually to a junior or senior with an outstanding record in the bilingual/multicultural program.​ 

Evelyn M. Damon ’27 Scholarship

​​The Evelyn M. Damon Scholarship was established by Miss Damon, a 1927 graduate of Findlay College. The scholarship is awarded to a student who is a graduate of a Hancock County, Ohio, high school and who is preparing for a “service-oriented” profession such as teaching, nursing, social work and/or religion. Preference is given to a student who has been involved in “service-oriented” extracurricular activities. A 3.0 GPA or better is required. 

F.O. Eakin Family Scholarship

​​This fund was established by Barbara Eakin Meyers, Class of 1963, for students majoring in education and to honor her family. Barbara’s inspiration to assist students in furthering their education came from one of her favorite professors, Dr. Louis Chenette, and with her involvement throughout campus. Full-time students in their senior year of study with at least a 3.0 GPA are eligible to apply. 

Ferguson Farm Inc. Equestrian and Pre-Vet Scholarship

​​​​Robert Ferguson established the Ferguson Farm Inc. Equestrian and Pre-Vet Scholarship. Two scholarships are awarded annually, one each to an equestrian studies major and a pre-veterinary medicine major. The scholarships are awarded to students entering their third of fourth year of study who have at least a 3.0 GPA.​ ​

Filtech Inc. Scholarship

​​​Filtech Incorporated of Findlay, Ohio, established the Filtech Inc. Scholarship in 1996 to be awarded to a student majoring in international business or business administration with an interest in international business. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required for this scholarship.

Findlay Civic Band Scholarship

​​In conjunction with the Give Voice to your Values Campaign, the Findlay Civic Band established this scholarship to recognize students with outstanding performance in instrumental band. This scholarship is awarded through an audition process to students participating in the instrumental band program at UF who have at least a 2.8 GPA.​ 

Florence F. Overmire Scholarship

​​​Through her bequest, the Florence F. Overmire Scholarship has been established. This scholarship helps students achieve their goals of obtaining a college degree. Recipients may ​be in their freshman, sophomore, junior or senior year and must maintain a 3.0 GPA​. ​

Flowers Family Theatre Production/Design Scholarship

​​​​The Flowers family established the Flowers Family Theatre Production/Design Scholarship Endowment Fund at The University of Findlay. The Flowers family established this fund to encourage students to become actively involved in the theatre production program during their time on The University of Findlay campus. This scholarship is awarded to theatre production/design majors with a 3.0 GPA or better.​ 

Floyd C. and Stella T. Dickman Librarian's Endowment Fund

​​Floyd C. and Stella T. Dickman established this fund to assist librarians in attending conferences offered by the Mazza Museum located at the Dr. Jerry Mallett Institute. Mr. Dickman was coordinator of library programs and development and coordinator of the Ohio Center for the Book for the State Library of Ohio prior to retiring in 1999. Currently, he is a specialist in children's literature and a workshop presenter. In addition to serving on the Mazza National Advisory Board, he has been a member of committees to select the winning children's books for the prestigious Caldecott Award and the Newbery Medal. Mrs. Dickman is retired as an assistant manager and children's librarian for the Columbus Metropolitan Library.​

Fred and Dorothy (Dressler '19) Gatchel Scholarship

​​​​​The Fred ’20 and Dorothy (Dressler ’19) Gatchel Scholarship was established through a bequest from the Gatchel estate in l989. It is awarded annually to a student who has an interest in music.​ ​

Frederick Kremer Jr. Scholarship

​​The friends and family of Frederick Kremer Jr. have established the Frederick Kremer Jr. Scholarship Endowment Fund at The University of Findlay. Mr. Kremer was a UF trustee from 1993 to 1998. He received an honorary Doctor of Corporate Management in 1998. He was instrumental in establishing the endowment policy at The University of Findlay and was a very successful businessman. This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student majoring in business who carries a 3.0 or better GPA. 

G. G. Bruer Award in Creative Writing

​​​​​Garnet Thompson ’10 established the G. G. Bruer Award in Creative Writing in 1972 to honor G. G. Bruer, professor of English, Greek and history from 1900-1928. The award was created to encourage the development of quality creative writing among students at The University of Findlay.​

G.N. Nicholson Scholarship

​​The G.N. Nicholson Scholarship was established by G. Norman and Jane E. Nicholson in November of 1989. As a University trustee emeritus, Mr. Nicholson continues to provide outstanding leadership to The University of Findlay. This scholarship is an endowed scholarship established to provide recognition and assistance to incoming freshmen who have exhibited strong leadership roles while enrolled in high school. Students should rank in the upper quarter of their graduating classes.​ 

GAR Foundation Scholarship

​​​​​​The GAR Foundation Scholarship was established by the GAR Foundation of Akron, Ohio. The scholarship may be applied to a student’s tuition, fees, room, board or books. Preference is given to high school graduates from Summit County, Ohio, with scholastic ability and financial need. 

Garnet Thompson Memorial Scholarship

​​​In 1992, Garnet Thompson ’10 bequeathed a sum of money to The University of Findlay to be used for scholarship purposes. The University’s cabinet voted unanimously to honor Ms. Thompson by allocating her scholarship to support the valedictorian/salutatorian scholarship program at The University of Findlay.​ 

Garver Oxley Memorial Scholarship

​​Established by donations in his memory, the Garver Oxley ’41 Memorial Scholarship was established to recognize Mr. Oxley for his many years of support of The University of Findlay. A 1941 graduate of Findlay College, Mr. Oxley was an outstanding student athlete, serving as captain of the football team. The scholarship provides assistance to students who participate on the varsity football team. Preference is given to Ohio residents from Hancock and Sandusky counties.​ 

Gary and Shirley Cole Nursing Scholarship (Operating)

​​​Gary and Shirley Cole established the Gary and Shirley Cole Nursing Scholarship Endowment Fund at the University of Findlay to assist students pursuing a future career in nursing. Scholarship awards are available to students who are admitted into the nursing program that have a 3.0 GPA or above.​ ​

Gary L. Cramer II Endowed Scholarship

​​​The family and friends of Gary L. Cramer II have established, in his memory and in recognition of his achievements and his dedication to The University of Findlay, the Gary L. Cramer II Endowed Scholarship Fund. Gary was a political science faculty member who inspired enthusiasm for taking the next step on what could be a sometimes rocky pathway to success. This scholarship will assist full-time students majoring in political science who carry at least a 3.0 GPA.​ 

Gateway To The World Operating Scholarship

​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive and the Give Voices to Your Values Campaign, the Gateway To The World Operating Scholarship Fund has been established. It is the donor’s intent that this fund will help support students from The University of Findlay to study the world and will encourage learning about other cultures. Students must be full-time in their sophomore, junior or senior year of study and have at least a 3.0 GPA.​ 

Gene and Alice (Stroude ’28) Winegardner Scholarship

​​Alice P. (Stroude ’28) Winegardner established the Gene and Alice Winegardner Scholarship with a bequest from her estate. Preference is given to students from Findlay or Hancock County with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.​ ​​

George and Elaine Blackburn Memorial Scholarship

​​The George ’36 and Elaine (Bright ’36) Blackburn Memorial Scholarship was established by family and friends in 1988 and is awarded annually to an outstanding junior or senior who has demonstrated exceptional leadership and motivational qualities on the varsity football team. Also, the recipient should have distinguished himself as a student and a leader in other campus activities.​ 

George and Nellie Crosby Scholarship

​​Established by Mr. and Mrs. Philip Crosby, the George and Nellie Crosby Scholarship is awarded to a freshman majoring in business at UF, who displays distinct Christian ethics and leadership qualities by involvement in extracurricular activities in high school or preparatory school. George B. and Nellie Crosby were Mr. Philip Crosby’s grandparents.​ 

George E. Countryman Scholarship

​​Mr. Countryman wished to remember The University of Findlay, with which he had the pleasure to be involved with during his lifetime. Established through his bequest, this scholarship is his way of thanking the University and helping UF to continue its mission. The earnings from this scholarship are to be used for academic scholarships for worthy students enrolled in The University of Findlay. 

George R. Lanagan Sr. Scholarship

​​​Through her bequest, Elizabeth L. Lanagan established the George R. Lanagan Sr. Scholarship honoring her late husband. This scholarship shall be awarded to students participating in a musical program at The University of Findlay (in even years) and to students participating in intercollegiate athletics (odd years). A 3.0 GPA must be maintained.​ 

George W. '65, and Sons Christopher and Robert Drummond Football Scholarship

​​George W. Drummond ’65 established the George W. ’65, and sons Christopher and Robert Drummond Football Scholarship Endowment Fund to recognize the education and scholarship support he received at the University of Findlay.  With the encouragement of his father and his high school football coach, George Drummond attended Findlay College to play football and obtain a degree in education. George received a partial scholarship for football and worked part-time to support his education while he was here. Because of the scholarship support he was given, the education that Findlay afforded him, and the caring, wholesome atmosphere provided by Coach Houdeshell and other faculty and staff, George has decided to pay it forward by endowing a scholarship for student-athletes pursuing their education at the University of Findlay. This scholarship is awarded to a student-athlete enrolled in the football program that has a GPA of 2.5 or above.​ 

Gerald R. and Florence G. Collins Graduate Assistantship Fund

​​​Established by Florence G. Collins in 1993, the Gerald R. and Florence G. Collins Graduate Assistantship Fund provides assistance to students enrolled in The University of Findlay’s master of arts in education program with a specialization in the strand of special education. The scholarship is renewable, provided the student remains in good academic standing. In return for the stipend, recipients should work in the master of arts in education office.

Geraldine Moss Operating Scholarship

​​​This scholarship was established to provide financial support to female graduates of Findlay High School who are not married. More specific requirements may be obtained through the financial aid office.​ 

Gertrude O. Anderson Scholarship

​​​​Gertrude O. Anderson established the Gertrude O. Anderson Scholarship in 1993 for students who have a declared major in nuclear medicine, occupational therapy or physical therapy.​ 

Gift of Hope Hispanic Scholarship

​​​​The undergraduate language and culture program at The University of Findlay has established this scholarship to assist its students in furthering their education at The University of Findlay. This scholarship is awarded to a Hispanic or Latino student who is a permanent resident of the United States, is a natural citizen of the United States or is enrolled in an approved major with a major or minor in a foreign language or with an endorsement in TESOL or bilingual/multicultural studies and at least a 2.0 GPA.​ 

Gladys L. DeLong Memorial Nursing Scholarship

​​​​In honor of his late wife, Earl DeLong ’48, established the Gladys L. DeLong Memorial Nursing Scholarship Endowment Fund at the University of Findlay. Gladys was dedicated to the nursing profession, and helped countless patients over the course of her career. Gladys served in the Navy Nurse Corps in World War II, and was recognized for her service at the dedication of the Women in Military Service monument in Washington, D.C. Additionally, Gladys worked as an RN for 13 years at Mercy Hospital and 17 years at the Tiffin Development Center. After retirement, Gladys served as s surgical hostess at Mercy Hospital, as well as on the board of trustees at the Ritz Theater. This scholarship is awarded to a student who exemplifies the compassion and dedication a profession in nursing requires. The recipients may be in their current freshmen, sophomore, junior or senior year of study at the University of Findlay, and have at least a 3.0 GPA.​ 

Glenn and Helen Stout Endowed Fund for the Alumni House

​​​Established by Dr. Glenn ’42 and Helen (Beery ’44) Stout in 1997; the fund provides earnings to enhance The University of Findlay’s Alumni Center; Dr. Stout was awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree in 1973. 

Glenn and Helen Stout Scholarship

​​​Dr. Glenn E. ’42 and Helen (Beery ’44) Stout established the Glenn and Helen Stout Scholarship to recognize students with a major in the natural sciences area. Preference is given to students interested in atmospheric and/or water sciences. Dr. Stout received an honorary Doctor of Science degree in 1973.​

Gordon and Marilyn Macklin Merit Scholarship

​​​​The Gordon and Marilyn Macklin Merit Scholarship was established by Gordon and Marilyn Macklin in 1986. Mr. Macklin received a Doctor of Laws degree in 1979, and Mrs. Macklin served as a UF trustee from 1986-89. Because of Mr. Macklin’s distinguished career as an executive leader in corporate finance, capital formation, international banking and the National Association of Securities Dealers, this award is given annually to business students with outstanding academic records. 

Grace Leonard Farrell ’36 and Christina Taylor Florence ’94 Scholarship

​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive, Edward and Melinda Taylor have established this scholarship in memory of Grace Leonard Farrell, Melinda’s mother, and in honor of Christina Taylor Florence, Edward and Melinda’s daughter. Grace was a 1936 graduate of Findlay College where she received a bachelor of arts in social sciences. Christina, a 1994 graduate of The University of Findlay, received adegree in elementary education. This scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in education having a GPA of 3.2 or better.​ ​

Great Lakes Appaloosa Horse Club Operating Scholarship

​​​​This scholarship was established by the Great Lakes Appaloosa Horse Club to assist equestrian students with their higher education at The University of Findlay. Students receiving this scholarship must have experience or interest in Appaloosas and have a 3.2 GPA or better.​ 

Great Lakes Conference Churches of God Scholarship

​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive, the Great Lakes Conference Churches of God established in 2010, the Great Lakes Conference Churches of God Scholarship Endowment Fund. This scholarship is awarded annually to an undergraduate or graduate student who is a member of a church in the Great Lakes Conference. The student must attend church regularly and a pastoral recommendation from his or her home church is required. He or she must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and must apply for this scholarship through the Great Lakes Conference Churches of God office.​ 

Greenwood-Ehr Prize in Communication

​​​Established in 1985 by James G. Greenwood, UF associate professor of communication, in memory of his grandparents Harry and Rose Greenwood and Francis and Lyda Ehr, the Greenwood-Ehr Prize is awarded to a graduating senior or seniors majoring in communication.​ 

Grob Systems Inc. Scholarship

​​The Grob Systems Inc. Scholarship was established by Grob Systems Inc., which is located in Bluffton, Ohio. Burkhart Grob, the founder of Grob Systems Inc., received an honorary doctorate from The University of Findlay in 1993. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student who is a resident of Hancock County, Ohio, and who has a 3.5 or better GPA. The scholarship is renewable.​

GSW Manufacturing, Inc. Study Abroad Scholarship

​​​In conjunction with the Give Voice to Your Values Campaign, GSW Manufacturing, Inc. established the GSW Manufacturing, Inc. Study Abroad Scholarship Endowment Fund. Established in 1989, GSW is the North American headquarters for its parent company G.S. Electech of Toyota City, Japan. The company manufactures electrical and/or hose assemblies.  It is the donor's intent that this fund will help encourage students at The University of Findlay to learn about the Japanese culture. The fund supports full-time domestic students in their sophomore, junior or senior year of study to help cover costs to study in Japan.​

Gupta Business Faculty Global Studies Endowment

​​Values Campaign, Dr. Shiv Gupta and friends established the Gupta Business Faculty Global Studies Endowment Fund. This fund was established to help support full-time faculty who are interested in traveling abroad, as a group, to learn more about other countries' cultures. This will enable faculty to broaden their knowledge and understanding of other cultures and return to the classroom to share what they have learned with students at The University of Findlay.​

Gussie Moffitt Endowment

​​Established by an estate gift in 1977, the Gussie Moffitt Endowment is used to support scholarship awards at The University of Findlay. 

Gwen L. Kuenzli Scholarship

​​​Mildred G. Naus established the Gwen L. Kuenzli Scholarship in honor of her daughter, a UF faculty member since 1983. The scholarship is awarded to outstanding juniors or seniors who are pursuing a degree in the College of Liberal Arts, with preference given to communication majors. A 3.0 GPA is required for consideration for the scholarship.​ 

H. Faye Newman '70 Nursing Operating Scholarship

​​​​​Faye Newman established the H. Faye Newman ’70 Nursing Operating Scholarship in honor and celebration of her career in nursing. Ms. Newman served as a registered nurse for 50 years in different capacities and venues; After learning how the nursing program has grown and changed since her time at Findlay, she wanted to be involved in making sure that nursing students have the training and support they need to succeed; She sees this commitment as a way to show future nurses that others care about their education; This scholarship is awarded annually to students accepted into the program and plan to major in nursing; Said recipients must have a 2.80 G.P.A. or higher.​​

Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative Inc. Operating Scholarship

​​This scholarship was established by Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative and is for current high school seniors, a high school graduate planning to attend UF, or a student currently attending UF and must be one of the following: 1) a member of HWE; 2) Live on the co-op’s lines; 3) The dependent child or ward of a member or a person living on the co-op’s lines. A HWE scholarship verification form must be completed and the recipient must carry a 3.0 GPA. Students eligible for tuition reimbursement through their employers are not eligible.​ 

Harada Seeds for Growth Scholarship

​​​​Through the generosity of Dr. Fumiko Harada, founder of the Japanese Program at The University of Findlay, the Harada Seeds for Growth Scholarship Endowment Fund was established. This scholarship is awarded to outstanding students of the Japanese program who demonstrate not only academic excellence, but also the ability to contribute to others beyond the program.​ 

Harold "Herk" '54 and Patte Wolfe Basketball Endowment

​​​​In conjunction with the Give Voice to Your Values campaign, Herk '54 and Patte Wolfe established the Harold "Herk" '54 and Patte Wolfe Basketball Endowment Fund to support the men's basketball program at The University of Findlay. Herk and Patte established this fund in memory of former head basketball coach, Don Renninger '40. Herk played for Coach Renninger and has made this gift in fond memory of having the pleasure of serving as one of "Don's Boys."​ 

Harold and Lucille Crosby Scholarship

​​​​​Established by Mr. and Mrs. Philip Crosby, the Harold and Lucille Crosby Scholarship provides assistance to an incoming freshman majoring in the area of natural sciences. The recipient should demonstrate distinct Christian ethics and have leadership qualities as indicated by involvement in extracurricular activities in high school or preparatory school. Harold and Lucille Crosby were Mr. Philip Crosby’s aunt and uncle.​ 

Harold P. "Herk" '54 and Patricia (Gohlke) Wolfe Center for Alumni, Parents & Friends

​​​​​In conjunction with The Unversity of Findlay's Give Voice to Your Values campaign, Herk and Patte Wolfe established the Harold P. "Herk" '54 and Patricia (Gohlke) Wolfe Center for Alumni, Parents & Friends Endowment Fund. Annual distributions will be used at the discretion of the director of the Wolfe Center for Alumni, Parents & Friends, and shall be used to support the engagement and outreach activities of the center.​ 

Harold P. Wolfe College of Business Dean’s Excellence Endowment

​​​​This endowment has been established in conjunction with the 125th anniversary of The University of Findlay. This endowment shall be used by the dean of the College of Business to advance the academic priorities of the college. It shall provide the dean with the resources needed to achieve a higher level of excellence by funding activities over and above those funded by the college’s normal operating budget.​ 

Harry M. and Mary Snyder Kirk Vocal Music Scholarship

​​​​​The Harry M. and Mary Snyder Kirk Vocal Music Scholarship Endowment Fund has been established with proceeds from the Mrs. Mary Snyder Kirk Charitable Remainder Trust; This scholarship is funded in tribute to Mr. and Mrs. Kirk’s love for and support of music making and their continued encouragement of young musical artists; The scholarship is awarded annually to a student who is a member of the Concert-Chorale and actively involved in the vocal music program at UF; The recipient must have a 3.0 GPA.​ 

Harry M. Kirk Memorial Scholarship

​​The Harry M. Kirk ’16 Memorial Scholarship was established in 1986 by Mary Snyder Kirk in memory of her husband, who studied business administration at UF. Mr. Kirk was a highly successful businessman in the milling industry, wholesale grocery business and real estate. He gave generously of his time and resources to support the college and assist students. The scholarship is awarded annually to an academically outstanding junior or senior business student.​ ​

Hazel and Bert Miller Business Scholarship

​​​Hazel Miller has established the Hazel and Bert Miller Business Scholarship at The University of Findlay. This scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in business who maintains a 3.0 GPA.​ 

HeartLight Pharmacy Services Operating Scholarship

​​​Eric Schaaf, owner of HeartLight Pharmacy Services, and his staff have established this operating scholarship. HeartLight has two full-service nuclear pharmacies located in Lima and Columbus, Ohio, that proudly serve Ohio. Part of the mission statement for HeartLight Pharmacy Services is: “...We will provide educational opportunities to promote professional and personal growth for all of our customers and employees -- Grow!”This scholarship will enhance the learning opportunities for the students enrolled in the Nuclear Medicine Institute Program. The recipient shall be enrolled in the one-year certificate program offered by the Nuclear Medicine Institute at UF and shall be an Ohio resident.​ ​

Helen O. Reimund Scholarship

​​​​Established by friends and family, the Helen O. Reimund Scholarship is awarded annually to full-time students majoring in English and in their junior or senior year. This scholarship is renewable if the recipients maintain a GPA of 3.5 or better.​ 

Helen Reimund Speaker Series Endowment

​​​Established in 1988 in honor of Miss Reimund, longtime professor of English and administrator at UF, by some of her former students, this endowment funds an annual lecture on campus by a noted author/artist of children’s books. Because of her commitment to and love of literature, speakers must be accomplished authors as well as internationally recognized artists.​​

Heritage Scholarship for African-American Students

​​Established through the generosity of a member of the UF staff, this scholarship is to be awarded to sophomore and junior students of African-American descent. The recipient(s) shall have at least a cumulative 2.8 GPA or above through two semesters of the previous academic year.​ 

Hospitality Management Scholarship

​​​Friends of The University of Findlay have established the Hospitality Management Scholarship Endowment Fund. This scholarship will assist students in their sophomore, junior or senior year of study who are enrolled in the Hospitality Management Program.​ 

Howard and Carolyn Marvin Scholarship

​​​Through a bequest, Carolyn Marvin established the Howard and Carolyn Marvin Scholarship Fund at The University of Findlay. Recipients of this scholarship must have at least a 3.0 GPA.​ 

Hunter/Jumper Scholarship

​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Fund Drive, the faculty and staff at The University of Findlay James L. Child, Jr. Equestrian Complex established the Hunter/Jumper Scholarship Endowment Fund to encourage students to become hunter/jumper trainers and/or instructors. Recipients must be active as part of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) team or Horse Club and must demonstrate good sportsmanship, excellent leadership skills and a strong work ethic toward the betterment of the equine history. Recipients must have a strong passion for horses and have at least a 3.2 GPA.​ ​

I.N. Heminger Scholarship

​​The I.N. Heminger (1890) Scholarship was established in 1981 by Edwin L. Heminger, Findlay Publishing Company and The Courier in honor of Edwin’s grandfather, I.N. Heminger, who received his diploma in 1890. The scholarship is awarded annually to honor a sophomore, junior or senior majoring in liberal arts or sciences. 

Ida Fern (Wayne ’29) and Albert Castile Religious Studies Scholarship

​​​Through her bequest, Fern Castile established the Ida Fern (Wayne ’29) and Albert Castile Religious Studies Endowment Fund at The University of Findlay. Mrs. Castile was a Churches of God missionary to India and resided there through World War II. The recipient of this scholarship must be majoring in religious studies with an emphasis in pastoral or Biblical studies preparing for Christian ministry.​ 

IHSA Western Operating Scholarship

​​​​This scholarship was established at The University of Findlay to reward Western Equestrian students for their extra hard work during the academic year assisting with the IHSA Team. Students receiving this scholarship must have a 3.0 GPA or better. 

International Center Endowed Scholarship

​​​The International Center Scholarship was established by friends, alumni and the faculty of The University of Findlay International Center. The Center was designated as the Department of Language and Culture in 1998. The recipient must be pursuing a major in languages through the Language and Culture Department.​ 

J. Paul Mellott Instrumental Music Scholarship

​​​​Through a bequest, Mr. Mellott established The J. Paul Mellott Instrumental Music Scholarship. This scholarship shall be awarded annually to a student currently playing an instrument at UF with preference being piano or organ. Mr. Mellott had a love for music and began his career as the organ accompanist for the silent movies at the age of 18 at the Victory Theater in Findlay. He also served as organist for his church. Being an alum, Mr. Mellott wished to assist students with their education and the gift of music.​ ​

Jack and Jeanne Wasbro Basketball Endowment

​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive and the Give Voice to Your Values campaign, Jack D. '65 and G. Jeanne (Williams '67) Wasbro established the Jack and Jeanne Wasbro Basketball Endowment to support the men's varsity basketball program at the University of Findlay. By creating this fund, the donors become members of the Oiler Heritage Society at UF. This endowment will be used to maintain the high levels of excellence in the University's men's varsity basketball program.​ 

Jack and Patricia Taylor Instrumental Music Scholarship

​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Taylor established the Jack and Patricia Taylor Instrumental Music Scholarship Endowment Fund to recognize outstanding students and to encourage the study of instrumental music. Jack has served as director of bands at the University since 1980. His wife, Pat, holds two degrees from the University: an associate’s degree in Humanities (’89) and a bachelor’s degree in Accounting (’93). She has performed in the bands for many years as a community member and has been a strong supporter of the band program in Findlay. Any full-time student in the instrumental music program with sufficient financial need and a GPA of 3.4 or higher may be considered for this scholarship. In addition, the award is to be granted in the fall semester to the student who meets these qualifications and who receives the highest score in auditions for membership in the University Wind Ensemble.​ 

Jackson E. Betts Scholarship

​​​Created​ for students who are interested in the discipline of political science and who display potential for leadership in public affairs and government service. A native of Findlay, Congressman Betts was a U.S. Representative from 1951 to 1972 for Ohio’s Eighth Congressional District, a former speaker of the Ohio House (1945-1946) and a local attorney. He passed away at the age of 89 in August 1993. Mr. Betts was awarded an honorary doctorate in 1965.​ ​

James “Jim” Heck Scholarship

​​​Beth Bradley Heck established this scholarship to honor her husband. Applicants with an interest in business and/or real estate, investment or development will have first preference. A 2.70 GPA is required.​ 

James A. and Janet B. Miller Mazza Museum Endowment

​​​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive and the Give Voice to Your Values campaign, Dr. James A. Miller established the James A. and Janet B. Miller Memorial Endowment Fund in memory of his late wife, who passed away April 7, 2010. Mrs. Miller was involved with the Mazza Museum since its inception in 1982 and was a founding member and first chairperson of the board of the Mazza Enthusiasts volunteer organization. She also served as co-coordinator of the Mazza Museum Gift Shop. This fund honors her longtime commitment to the Mazza Museum. It will be used to provide support for the annual operations of the Mazza Museum and/or programs beneficial to the Museum.

James C. and Bonnie L. Koehler Scholarship

​​​​This scholarship has been established at The University of Findlay. Recipients of this scholarship must be a graduate of Findlay City or Hancock County Schools, and be an athletically eligible player on the Varsity Football, Varsity Men’s Basketball, Varsity Women’s Basketball, Varsity Baseball or Varsity Softball Teams.

James D. and Judith L. Philipp Award of Excellence for the College of Education

​​​​​Established in conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive and with heartfelt love and dedication to UF, Duane and Judy Philipp hereby establish the James D. and Judith L. Philipp Award of Excellence for the College of Education Endowment.  This award is to recognize excellence in the areas of teaching, supervision and support of students in the College of Education. Mr. Philipp received his B.S. degree from Findlay College in Business Education in 1959 and his M. Ed. from BGSU in 1976. He joined the UF Board of Trustees in 1979 where he served 24 years and was elected trustee emeritus in May of 2000. He also served 20 years on the Alumni Board of Directors. Mr. Philipp became the teacher licensure officer and supervisor of field experience students at UF in 1992 and continues to serve in that capacity. Together Mr. and Mrs. Philipp continue to support The University of Findlay in many ways.​ 

James H. Brannigan Musical Theatre Guest Artist Endowment

​​​Margaret (Peggy) McGinty Brannigan established the James H. Brannigan Musical Theatre Guest Artist Endowment Fund at The University of Findlay in honor of her husband’s memory and his longtime support of the arts and musical theatre. ​Mr. Brannigan displayed his love of music as early as 9 or 10 years old when he took the train downtown on Saturdays to hear Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Philharmonic Orchestra. While coping with frequent career transfers as an adult, finding the closest symphony or nearest theater topped his agenda when adapting to each new town! For many years, The University of Findlay contributed many evenings for his enjoyment. ​The purpose of this fund is to provide yearly guest artists of national/international stature to present concert performances for the University and Findlay communities and to work with the UF musical theatre students for a period of concentrated experience.​ ​

James I. Poole ’33 Scholarship

​​​The James I. Poole ’33 Scholarship was established by his wife, Betty Poole Holmes. Awarded annually, the scholarship is given to students in a business-related major who are sophomores, juniors or seniors, with preference given to students who are involved in extracurricular activities, work part-time to meet college expenses and are residents of Hancock County.​ 

James J. and Marveline Beeson Scholarship

​​​Through a bequest from his trust, James J. Beeson established the James J. and Marveline Beeson Scholarship Endowment Fund. Mr. Beeson moved to Findlay from Arcadia, Ohio, and worked as an accountant at Marathon Oil Company until his retirement in 1971. It was his desire to financially assist students seeking higher education in undergraduate and graduate programs. Applicants must have graduated from a local high school in Hancock County, Ohio.

James L. Child Jr. Scholarship

​​​​​​The James L. Child Jr. Scholarship was established in memory of James L. Child Jr., who, as a trustee of the University from 1975-81, was instrumental in establishing Findlay’s western equestrian studies program. Mr. Child received an honorary Doctor of Science degree in 1977. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student who is majoring in equestrian studies, with preference given to those in the English equestrian program.

James L. Thomas Memorial Scholarship

​​​​Mr. and Mrs. John (Jack) L. Thomas established the Thomas Jewelers Scholarship fund in 1997. In 2011, they changed the name of the scholarship to the James L. Thomas Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund in memory of their son, Jim, who passed away in 2010. Recipients must be pursuing a major within the College of Business, with preference given to those majoring in marketing. They must have graduated from a Hancock County high school and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. 

James M. Schmidt Math Scholarship (Operating)

​​​​​Mrs. Martha Schmidt established the James M. Schmidt Math Scholarship in memory of her husband. Mr. Schmidt served as an adjunct professor from September 1995 until he became full-time Aug. 1, 2000. He retired as an assistant professor on May 9, 2007. This scholarship will serve as an operating scholarship until such time as it is endowed. Recipients shall be full-time majoring in Mathematics and be in their junior or senior year of study. They shall have at least a 3.0 GPA. 

James R. Rettig Sr. Scholarship

​​​​Realizing the need for financial assistance for many young people to attend college and being an Arlington High School graduate and a graduate of The University of Findlay, Mr. James Rettig has established the James R. Rettig Sr. Scholarship Endowment Fund at The University of Findlay. The recipient must be an Arlington High School graduate majoring in business and have at least a 2.75 GPA.​ 

James W. ’63 and Karis S. Woodward Female Veterans’ Scholarship

​​​​This scholarship was established by Jim ’63 and Karis to honor their daughters, Jill L. Zeto and Judith A. Bunting. Both Jill and Judy are veterans who served their nation in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps. The scholarship is offered to female veterans who have been discharged with honorable service in the U.S. Active or Reserve Military Service or are currently serving in the U.S. Active or Reserve Military Service. The recipient must maintain a 2.8 or better GPA.​ 

James W. Child Memorial Scholarship

​​​​Lynn R. Child established the James W. Child Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund in memory of her husband, James Child, and to commemorate the efforts of Dr. C. Richard Beckett for conceiving and helping to launch the pre-veterinary medicine program at the University of Findlay. The scholarship honors Dr. James Child, who held a Ph.D. in the history and philosophy of science from Indiana University and who was an astute businessman, professor and scholar. He and Lynn were named Distinguished Associates of the University of Findlay in 2001. The scholarship is awarded to animal science/pre-veterinary medicine majors who are utilizing the Dr. C. Richard Beckett Animal Science Building. Recipients may be in any year of study and must have a 3.0 GPA or better.​ 

Jane Eoff Burson Scholarship

​​The Jane Eoff Burson Scholarship was established in Mrs. Burson’s honor on her birthday in 1993 by her son, John, a UF trustee emeritus. The scholarship is awarded to a female student interested in pursuing a career in business.​ 

Jane J. Tille '57 Scholarship

​​​​This scholarship was established by the family of Jane Tille, Findlay College Class of 1957. It is awarded to students who are financially supporting biological children living at home. The recipient may be in any year of study with at least a 2.5 GPA. Mrs. Tille came to Findlay in 1950 with her husband, Raymond J. Tille, M.D. who was entering a medical partnership with Henry Koehler, M.D. Mrs. Tille was a dedicated community volunteer, housewife and mother of three young children at the time. She had completed two years of college prior to marrying Dr. Tille, and it was her goal to complete her degree at some point. Mrs. Tille was familiar with the demands of balancing a college education while supporting a husband and three children. Therefore, it is fitting that this scholarship fund be established to support other adults who have children in their care while they complete their English education degree. 

Janet Maule Swartz Scholarship

​​Dr. Stanley L. Swartz ’70 established the Janet Maule Swartz Scholarship in honor of his wife, Janet Maule Swartz ’70, for her dedication to educating young people. This scholarship is awarded annually to UF students majoring in elementary education. Recipients must demonstrate financial need and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. Dr. and Mrs. Swartz are both educators in the areas of elementary and special education.​ 

Janet R. January ’64 Scholarship

​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive, the Janet R. January ’64 Scholarship Endowment Fund was established by her children: Sara Hingson BA ’93, MA ’96, Scott Hingson, Bonnie ’91 and Barry Hamilton, and Susan and Mark ’88 Marshall, and their families, in gratitude for her inspiration and encouragement in the completion of their higher education degrees. Janet is proud that her seven children and their spouses have achieved a total of eight bachelor’s and four master’s degrees. This fund honors her with a lasting legacy at her alma mater. It is her children’s desire that Janet’s philanthropic nature be recognized with the creation of this endowed fund and that many future students will benefit from this scholarship created in her honor. Janet is the owner/operator of January Accounting and Tax Services in Findlay. Recipients must be full-time students majoring in accounting and have attended a high school in Findlay or Hancock County, Ohio. Recipients must be in their sophomore, junior or senior year of study with at least a 3.5 GPA. 

Janice and Dennis Bishop Scholarship

​​​Mr. and Mrs. Dennis E. Bishop established this scholarship to assist students enrolled in the Religious Studies Program who are preparing for Christian ministry and/or church work. First preference will be to students planning to attend Winebrenner Seminary after graduation. Students must be full-time and have at least a 3.0 GPA.​ 

Jason Murphy Memorial Scholarship

​​​​​Michael J. '72 and Sue J. Murphy, parents of Jason Murphy, along with his family and friends, established this scholarship to honor Jason's memory. A 2002 graduate of Reynoldsburg (Ohio) High School, Jason was an aspiring young man and avid golfer. First Preference is given to graduates of Reynoldsburg High School or recipients may be students majoring in education with a 2.8 GPA or better.​ 

Jean Keneagy Rivera Scholarship

​​​Through her bequest, Jean (Weaver) Keneagy Rivera ’51 has established this scholarship fund at the University. Recipients must be full-time and have at least a 3.0 GPA.​ ​

Jeff and Ruth Seever Scholarship

​​​​Jeff and Ruth Seever established this scholarship to assist students in completing their college education. This scholarship is awarded to any full-time student in any major, in any year of study who have a 3.0 G.P.A. or better.​ ​

Jeff Doepker Basketball Endowment Fund

​​In conjunction with the Give Voice to Your Values campaign, Jeff Doepker established this endowment to support the men's varsity basketball program at The University of Findlay. Mr. Doepker and his company, Time Services, Inc., are long-time supporters of the men's basketball program, which stems from his respect and fondness of former UF head coach Ron Niekamp that began when Mr. Doepker played basketball for Coach Niekamp at Ottawa-Glandorf High School.​ 

Jeffire Wrestling Scholarship

​​​​The family and friends of Thomas and Josie Jeffire have established the Jeffire Wrestling Scholarship Endowment Fund at The University of Findlay. The recipient must be a University varsity wrestler and must meet all standards for academic and athletic eligibility.​

Jeffrey R. Seever ’76 Scholarship

​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive, this scholarship was established by Jeff Seever in gratitude for the excellent education he received while at Findlay and the extracurricular experiences he enjoyed. By creating this scholarship, he hopes to enable others to have the same opportunities he did. Recipients must be a member of the UF baseball team and have a 3.0 GPA or better.​

Jeremy L. Pemberton ’96 Scholarship

​​​​​​In conjunction with The University of Findlay’s 125th Endowed Fund Drive, Jeremy L. Pemberton established this scholarship to benefit outstanding students pursuing a major within the College of Business. Mr. Pemberton is a 1996 graduate of the University with a bachelor of science degree in economics. He also received his MBA from UF in 1997 and is currently a member of The University of Findlay’s Board of Trustees. This scholarship is awarded to a student who is a Dana Scholar, is in his or her junior or senior year of study and has a 3.7 GPA or better.​ 

Jerry L. Smith Operating Scholarship

​​​​The Jerry L. Smith Operating Scholarship was established by Mr. Smith to support the endeavors of students who are pursuing a degree in Education. Jerry is a 1969 graduate of Findlay College and spent his profession in vocational and business education, preparing many students for their future careers in the process. He established this scholarship knowing how important it is to have quality educators. This scholarship is awarded to students who are education majors in any year of study and who have a 2.75 or better G.P.A.​ 

Jesse Snavely Jr. Scholarship

​​​The Jesse Snavely Jr. Scholarship was established by Dr. Snavely and is awarded annually to students who are either members of the Landisville Church of God General Conference, graduates of the Hempfield Area School District or to students majoring in business administration or an associated discipline. Dr. Snavely was a UF Trustee from 1957 to 1974 and received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree in 1981.​ 

Jessica and James Moses Business Scholarship

​​​​​This fund has been established in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Moses by their daughter, Pamela K. Beall. Beall is a 1978 graduate of Findlay College and a member of the Board of Trustees of The University of Findlay. Jessica (Lewis) Moses was a 1969 graduate of Findlay College, and her husband, James Moses, was an ardent believer in the free market system. The scholarship is to assist business students who have an accounting and/or economics major, and are active in ENACTUS, formerly SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise). Recipients must be full-time students in their junior or senior year of study and have at least a 3.0 GPA.​ 

Jim and Karen (Van Nice ’72) Spurgat College of Science Research Endowment Fund

​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive, Jim C. and Karen L. (Van Nice ’72) Spurgat established this endowment to provide support for research to the College of Science.​

Jim and Karen (Van Nice ’72) Spurgat Music Department Endowment Fund

​​​​​​In conjunction with The University of Findlay’s 125th Endowed Funds Drive, Jim C. and Karen L. (Van Nice ’72) Spurgat established this endowment to provide support to the College of Liberal Arts vocal and instrumental music programs.​ 

Joan R. Lewis '69 Scholarship

​​​​​Friends and family of Joan Rae Lewis established the Joan R. Lewis '69 Scholarship Endowment Fund at the University of Findlay to honor Joan's memory. Joan graduated from Findlay College with a degree in Health and Physical Education and spent her career teaching in the Riverdale School system until her retirement in 1999. It is because of her love for teaching that this scholarship was established so she can assist in the education of young people -- tomorrow's leaders. The scholarship is awarded annually to students majoring in multi-age Physical and/or Health Education with a 3.0 GPA or better.​ ​​

John ’61 and Linda Weaver Business Scholarship

​​John and Linda Weaver established this scholarship to assist students majoring in business at The University of Findlay. This scholarship will be awarded annually to a full-time student who demonstrates leadership qualities and is enthusiastically pursuing a career in Marketing (e.g., sales, advertising or sales promotion) and carries between a 2.6 and 3.0 GPA.​ ​

John and Frances Crosby Schott Scholarship

​​Established by Mr. and Mrs. Philip Crosby, the John and Frances Crosby Schott Scholarship provides assistance to an incoming freshman male or female athlete with any academic major at the University. The recipient must meet the entrance requirements, show distinct Christian ethics and have leadership qualities as indicated by involvement in extracurricular activities in high school or preparatory school to receive this scholarship. 

John and Frances Eoff Scholarship

​​The John and Frances Eoff Scholarship was established by their daughter, Jane Eoff Burson, and grandson, John Burson, in 1973. The scholarship is awarded annually to deserving students from Hancock County or the state of Ohio.​ ​

John and Margaret Firmin Scholarship

​​​​The John and Margaret Firmin Scholarship is an endowed merit scholarship established by Margaret Firmin ’81 and her husband, John C. Firmin, to be awarded to a student majoring in the fine arts. Recipients should have an outstanding academic record entering their junior or senior year. Students must be dedicated to theatre as demonstrated by excellent participation and growth in theatre work at The University of Findlay. Mrs. Firmin received an honorary Doctor of Performing Arts in 1994​.

John and Marge Cindric Scholarship

​​The family and friends of John and Marge Cindric have established this scholarship to be given to a student who is enrolled in any major within the College of Education with first preference to an intervention specialist major. The recipient must have at least a 2.75 GPA.​

John and Patty Luther Mazza Museum Visiting Artist Endowment Fund

​​John and Patty Luther have established this fund to support and encourage visiting artists to the Mazza Museum at The University of Findlay.​ ​

John C. and Audrice M. Hutson Scholarship

​​​The John C. and Audrice M. Hutson Scholarship was established in 1991 to honor John C. Hutson ’48 on his retirement from Findlay College after 25 years of service and the many contributions made by his wife, Audie (Miller ’46) Hutson. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student with a humanities major who also has an interest in the sciences.​ 

John L. Houston ’42 Scholarship

​​​​This scholarship was established in 2006 upon Mr. Houston’s passing by his family and friends. John wanted to assist students in the same manner that he was supported. This scholarship is awarded to a business major who is a graduate of Van Buren High School, or another Hancock County High School. The recipient must have at least a 3.0 GPA.​

John R. ’53 and Jo Ann (H ’00) Davidson Scholarship

​​​This scholarship was established in 2006 by Jo Ann Davidson. Having worked for the Findlay Chamber of Commerce for a number of years, Jo Ann realized the importance of the contributions of those deeply interested and involved in their community. “I found out how important public and community service is to the city and county in which an individual lives. Findlay is a great community and many dedicated citizens deserve thanks for their contributions. This scholarship is intended to encourage Findlay High School graduates to continue that tradition.” The Honorable Jo Ann Davidson is the former Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives. She has been a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for 20 years. She also is a former Vice President of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce. Currently, she is President of JAD and Associates, LLC, and has served on The University of Findlay’s Board of Trustees since 1994. She received an honorary degree in 2000. John R. Davidson attended Findlay College on the GI Bill.Together with a number of his classmates in the 1945 class at Findlay High School, he missed his graduation due to his service in the Armed Forces in World War II. John returned to Findlay after he was discharged and graduated from Findlay High School. He then enrolled in Findlay College and graduated in 1953. This scholarship will be awarded annually to a Findlay High School graduate who exhibits a commitment to public and/or community service, such as doing volunteer work with non-profit agencies or within the community. The recipient must be a full-time UF student and have a 3.2 GPA.​

John R. and Barbara F. Murray Award

​​​​​​​For outstanding academic leadership performance, the Physician Assistant Student Endowment Fund has been established. Dr. Paul T. and Jane M. Davis have established this award to recognize an outstanding graduating physician assistant.​ ​

John R. and Marion E. Van Nice Choral Scholarship

​​​​​The John R. and Marion E. Van Nice Choral Scholarship was established in 1991 by friends and UF alumni. “Doc John” joined the Findlay College faculty in 1947 and retired in 1980. Mrs. Van Nice played a supporting role throughout her husband’s Findlay College teaching career.​ ​

John R. and Marion E. Van Nice Instrumental Music Scholarship

​​​The John R. and Marion E. Van Nice Instrumental Music Scholarship Endowment Fund was established in 2002 at The University of Findlay by Jim and Karen (Van Nice ’72) Spurgat in memory of “Doc John,” Professor Emeritus and Honorary Alumnus, and his wife, Marion, for their love of music and years of providing assistance, guidance, advice and encouragement to students. Scholarship awards will be made annually. Said awards shall be made from income and/or realized appreciation determined in accordance with the University’s investment and spending policy in effect from time to time.​ 

John W. ’14 and Hester (Powell ’19) Grimm Business Scholarship

​​​​​Hester Powell Grimm established the Grimm Business Scholarship in 1993 to assist students who have a declared major in the business administration program within the College of Business. The scholarship is renewable with a 3.0 GPA. 

John W. ’14 and Hester (Powell ’19) Grimm Education Scholarship

​​​​​The John W. ’14 and Hester (Powell ’19) Grimm Education Scholarship was established by Hester Powell Grimm in 1992. The scholarship is awarded to students with a declared major in the teacher education program within the College of Education. The scholarship is renewable with a 3.0 GPA.​ 

Jonathan Binder '11 Scholarship Endowment Fund

​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive and the Give Voice to Your Values campaign, Don R. Carter established the Jonathan Binder '11 Scholarship Endowment Fund in honor of his grandson. Jonathan graduated from The University of Findlay May 7, 2011, with a bachelor of science degree in international business and business management with a minor in economics. Mr. Carter served on the University's Board of Trustees from February 2003 to May 2013. This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in business with a 3.0 GPA or better.​ 

Josephine A. Wilson ’29 Scholarship

​​​​Through a charitable remainder trust, Josephine A. Wilson ’29 established this scholarship at The University of Findlay. Mrs. Wilson was a longtime supporter of Findlay and placed importance on education, a legacy living on through this scholarship.​ 

Julie and J. Steve '69 Welton Family Scholarship

​​​In conjunction with the Give Voce to Your Values campaign, Julie and Steve Welton established the Julie and J. Steve ’69 Welton Family Scholarship Endowment Fund at the University of Findlay. This scholarship honors Steve’s mother, Louise F. Welton Warren, Findlay College Class of 1958, and her many years of service to teaching children. Mrs. Warren taught kindergarten out of her home until she became one of Findlay’s first kindergarten teachers. This scholarship is awarded to students who are education majors, are graduates of a Hancock County, Ohio, high school and have a 2.5 GPA or better.​ 

Julie Christiansen Mazza Museum Endowment

​​Julie Christiansen established the Julie Christiansen Mazza Museum Endowment Fund at The University of Findlay. Julie volunteers at the Mazza Museum as a Docent. This fund will be used for the operations of the Mazza Museum. 

Katharine Ballard Reed Memorial Scholarship

​​​The Katharine Ballard Reed Memorial Scholarship was established by Dr. Charles Reed and Dr. Joseph Reed in memory of their mother, Katharine Ballard Reed, a lifelong resident of Findlay and neighbor of the UF campus. The scholarship is awarded annually to students in the field of natural sciences with outstanding academic records entering their junior or senior year.​ 

Keck Family Memorial Scholarship

​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive, John M. Keck, Class of 1956, established this fund to honor the memory of his parents and aunt, Martin Iruh Keck, Carrie Belva Keck and Leola Trauger Keck. This scholarship is awarded to a full-time undergraduate student(s) or to a graduate student. They may be enrolled in any approved major in an academic area of their choice. It is awarded to a student in good standing with a 3.0 or better GPA. 

Keith ’67 and Joyce Mohr Scholarship

​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Fund Drive, Keith A. and Joyce L. Mohr established the Keith ’67 and Joyce Mohr Scholarship Endowment Fund at The University of Findlay. Mr. Mohr is a 1967 graduate of Findlay College/The University of Findlay. He retired from the Findlay City School system after 36 years of educating students. Mrs. Mohr retired from the Hancock Federal Credit Union after 31 years of service. They established this scholarship to assist in educating young people. The scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students majoring in middle childhood education or finance and have a 3.5 GPA or better.​

Ken Walerius Student Involvement Scholarship

​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive, and acting on their strongly held belief that education is of utmost importance, The University of Findlay's Office of Student Services staff members established the Ken Walerius Student Involvement Scholarship Endowment Fund. Scholarship assistance will be awarded to full-time undergraduate students pursuing a degree in an approved major. Recipients shall display exemplary involvement through participation in campus organizations, community not-for-profit organizations, or other local, state or national service groups. Recipients shall also have a 3.0 GPA or better.​ 

Kenneth and Laurie Vaupel Family Basketball Endowment

​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive and the Give Voice to Your Values campaign, Ken Vaupel established the Kenneth and Laurie Vaupel Family Basketball Endowment Fund to support the men's varsity basketball program at The University of Findlay. Vaupel is the co-owner of Alfagreen Supreme. Founded in 1960, Alfagreen Supreme has gained experience in growing and supplying dehydrated alfalfa to domestic and international markets. Through decades of hard work and innovation, their privately-held entity continues to seed success through enhanced products and service.​ ​​​​​

Kenneth and Susan Brooks Family Scholarship

​​The Kenneth and Susan Brooks Family Scholarship Endowment Fund at the University of Findlay was established by Kenneth and Susan Brooks in honor of their children, Andrew Brooks '03 and Kathryn (Brooks '06) Brown. Both Andrew and Kathryn are graduates of the University of Findlay, College of Education. Kenneth and Susan established this scholarship to encourage those that are first generation university students. Being first generation university students, they wanted to assist others that are pursuing their education and will be the future instructors of the next generation. This scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior with at least a 3.2 G.P.A.​ 

Kenneth B. Cummins Mathematics Scholarship

​​​​​The Kenneth B. Cummins Mathematics Scholarship was established through his bequest to be awarded annually to a student majoring in mathematics. The recipient may be a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior and shall have at least a 3.0 GPA.​ ​

Kenneth E. Zirkle Scholarship Fund

​​​​The Kenneth E. Zirkle Scholarship is used to support the President’s Award, which is distributed as a result of the annual scholarship competition held in February. Students who have been accepted for admission to UF, have a secondary school GPA of 3.8 or above and who are enrolled in a secondary school outside of Hancock County, Ohio, are invited to compete for the award.​

Kenneth Williams ’29 Scholarship

​​​Brian Washington ’84, a trustee of The University of Findlay, established the Kenneth Williams ’29 Scholarship Endowment Fund to assist African-American students enrolled full-time at Findlay. Mr. Williams was one of the first African-American graduates of Findlay College/The University of Findlay. Recipients may be in any year of study and have a 2.8 GPA or better.​ 

Kern Family UF Archives Endowment Fund

​​​In conjunction with the 125th anniversary of The University of Findlay, Dr. G. Richard ’54 and Sharon (Sheldon ’64) Kern and the Classes of 1958 and 2008, have established the Kern Family UF Archives Endowment Fund. This fund shall be used for the maintenance and preservation of historical items of Findlay College/The University of Findlay and is subject to normal University oversight. Dr. Kern was named professor emeritus of history upon his retirement in 1998 after teaching for nearly 30 years, and he is the author of the official institutional history, “Findlay College: The First Hundred Years.” As a historian, Dr. Kern has worked to preserve Findlay’s legacy for future generations.​ ​​

Koehler Equestrian Scholarship Endowment Fund

​​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive and the Give Voice to Your Values campaign, Robin and John Koehler established the Koehler Equestrian Scholarship Endowment Fund at The University of Findlay. This scholarship is awarded to full-time students majoring in equestrian studies who are in their sophomore, junior or senior years of study, and have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Recipients are selected by the equestrian faculty and riding instructors.​ 

Kuenzli/Harada International Student Scholarship

​​​​This scholarship was established by students and friends of The University of Findlay to honor Gwen L. Kuenzli and Dr. Fumiko Harada. Mrs. Kuenzli retired from UF in 2000 as the former executive director of internal affairs and professor emerita of speech and has been director of international student advising and the Honors Program. Dr. Harada is a retired professor of Japanese and special assistant to the president.​ ​​

Kyla Wisne Memorial Choir Scholarship

​​​The Kyla Wisne Memorial Choir Scholarship was established by The University of Findlay, students, friends, University faculty members and the Wisne family in memory of Ms. Wisne who died in an automobile accident in the autumn of 1994. She was a sophomore pre-veterinary medicine major. The scholarship is awarded to pre-vet medicine majors who are also members of the University choir. 

Larry '63 and Ruth McDougle Scholarship

​​​​In conjunction with the 125th Anniversary of The University of Findlay, Larry and Ruth McDougle established the Larry '63 and Ruth McDougle Scholarship Endowment Fund. Dr. and Mrs. McDougle provided this scholarship based on their belief that higher education, especially in the sciences and mathematics, represents the key to future economic development in this country and they want to assist students in having the same opportunity. Dr. McDougle received an outstanding education at The University of Findlay, and he went on to have a successful career in higher education as a faculty member and as president of Northwest State Community College. He was awarded an honorary doctorate in educational leadership by The University of Findlay in 1998 in recognition of his achievements. This scholarship is awarded to a full-time physics or mathematics major in any year of study with a 3.0 or better GPA.​ 

Larry L. and Joann M. Miles Scholarship

​​​Established by their family and friends, the Larry L. and Joann Miles Scholarship Fund honors Joann’s passion for the promotion of reading and literacy. Joann believed strongly that art in children’s picture books and art at the Mazza Museum should be used to foster a desire to read. This scholarship supports students majoring in Education with an emphasis in English/Language Arts and/or reading endorsement. First preference will be given to students majoring in Early Childhood Education with a reading endorsement who exhibit a keen interest in literacy. Applicants must also volunteer or be a student director at the Mazza Museum, be a sophomore, junior or senior, and have a 3.0 GPA or better.​ ​

Leah Buchanan Mazza Library Endowment Fund

​​This fund was established in 1999 by Leah Buchanan as an endowed fund to buy books and materials for the Mazza Library.​

Leon Charles Lantz Scholarship Endowment Fund

​​​Through his bequest, Professor Leon C. Lantz established this scholarship. He taught political science at Findlay College from 1965-1972.​ 

Leslie ’35 and Eva (Royer ’34) Baker Scholarship

​​​​​​The Leslie and Eva Baker Scholarship was established by their family and friends. The scholarship is awarded to students who are graduates of Hancock County high schools and who are preparing for careers in service-oriented vocations.​

LGBT Program Initiatives Operating Endowment

​​In conjunction with The University of Findlay's Give Voice to Your Values campaign, Marian S. Lowe '97 established the LGBT Program Initiatives Endowment Fund to support the advancement and well-being of students enrolled at UF.​ ​

Lora Wiest Burgderfer Scholarship

​​​Established through her estate, the Lora Wiest Burgderfer Scholarship supports students attending The University of Findlay with a demonstrated financial need. The scholarship is renewable as long as the recipients remain in good academic standing.​ 

Lorain Bilingual Scholarship

​​​​Established by the Nordson Foundation, the Stocker Foundation and the Greater Lorain Foundation, the Lorain Bilingual Scholarship was established for Hispanic/Latino students graduating from the Lorain City Schools or transferring to UF from Lorain Community College who plan to enter the teaching field in a bilingual setting and who have a major/minor in a language other than English, and have a major/minor in education or plan to seek teaching credentials after graduation.​

Lorene King Ashby Scholarship

​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive and the Give Voice to Your Values campaign, Mrs. Lorene (King) Ashby '61 established the Lorene King Ashby Scholarship Endowment Fund at the University of Findlay. Recipients must be full-time elementary education majors with a 3.0 GPA or better.​

Lori Kloman and Clarence Williamson NMI Scholarship

​​​​​This scholarship was established in memory of Lori Kloman by her beloved husband, Clarence. This scholarship was created at The University of Findlay to honor Lori's memory and their long-standing commitment to higher education and the field of Nuclear Medicine. Lori was a Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist (C.N.M.T.) and was a professor at The University of Findlay for nine years. She impacted the lives of her many students, fellow faculty, staff, friends and family.  This scholarship is awarded to students enrolled in the one-year certificate program offered by the Nuclear Medicine Institute. They must have at least a 2.5 GPA in their NMI-UF academic course work.​ 

Lucinda V. Peters Scholarship

​​​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Fund Drive, the Eastern Regional Conference of the Churches of God, General Conference, established in 2009 the Lucinda V. Peters Scholarship Endowment Fund. The fund is named in honor of Lucinda V. Peters in recognition of her bequest to the Eastern Regional Conference. This scholarship is awarded annually to an undergraduate or graduate student with first preference to a member of a church in the Eastern Regional Conference. The student must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and must apply for this scholarship through the Eastern Regional Conference Churches of God office.​ 

Luke and Jeanne Bartolomeo Faculty Development Fund

​​​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive, Dr. Luke ’67 and Mrs. Jeanne (Helfrick ’66, M ’96) Bartolomeo established this fund to provide resources for faculty development for the College of Science. Dr. Bartolomeo taught chemistry at Findlay from 1976 to 2012. He chaired the Division of Natural Sciences from 1980-88 and 1992-94 and was Dean of the College of Sciences from 1994-2003. He earned his master’s and doctoral degrees from Bowling Green State University. Jeanne earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education from Findlay College and a masters of arts in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) and bilingual education from The University of Findlay. She taught in the Findlay City School System for 30 years.​ 

Mabel Bauer Scholarship

​​​Established through the estate of Mabel C. Bauer, the scholarship assists UF students with greatest financial need. Recipients must remain in good academic standing to qualify for renewal of the scholarship.​ 

Mac and Billie McDowell Memorial Scholarship

​​​The Mac and Billie McDowell Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund was established at The University of Findlay, Cynthia McDowell Lazor, in honor of her parents.​ Wilmetta “Billie” and Milo “Mac” McDowell spent their lives contributing to the Findlay community. The McDowells were born and raised in Findlay, Ohio, and they brought up their own family there. They were married for 64 years before Mac’s passing. They loved the community and were contributing, kind, caring and responsible citizens. Their daughter, Cynthia McDowell Lazor graduated from Findlay College in 1964. Mac spent 27 years with Marathon Oil Company and 13 years with the National Refinery Company. He was a veteran of World War II and served with the 15th Air Force Bombers, B-24 Liberator group, stationed in Italy. He was commended with a Silver Star for his quick thinking and action in averting a fire and explosion on a plane he was loading with bombs. Billie, Mac’s wife and forever sweetheart, attended Davis Business College in Columbus. When Billie returned to Findlay, she was a Deputy Collector of Internal Revenue. She was a Licensed Public Accountant in the state of Ohio, and from 1946 through 1961, she owned and operated her own accounting and tax consulting business. Thereafter, she opened and owned her own travel business, The McDowell Travel Agency, in 1962, which she sold at her retirement in 1977. She was an original member and served as president of the Council on Youth Serving Agencies. Billie and Mac were members of the First Lutheran Church in Findlay for over 60 years. This scholarship is awarded to full-time students majoring in accounting or having an established interest in entrepreneurship or students within the College of Business. They must have at least a 2.8 GPA. ​

Mains/Stupi Basketball Endowment

​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive and the Give Voice to Your Values campaign, Matt '90 and Deb (Ryan '87) Mains and Ron '91 and Tracy (Buschor '91) Stupi, hereby establish the Mains/Stupi Basketball Endowment to support the Men's Varsity Basketball Program at The University of Findlay.​ 

Majors James A. and Joan E. Sayer Service Scholarship

​​​​​​​In honor of their parents, Mrs. Joy Sayer Shepard M’04 (Charlie Shepard M’04); Mrs. Joanne Sayer Fuller (Tony Fuller) and Mr. James E. Sayer (Alice Sayer), established the Majors James A. and Joan E. Sayer Service Scholarship Endowment Fund at The University of Findlay. Jim and Joan have lived their lives as role models of generosity and service to others. Together, they have given more than 86 years of dedicated service to The Salvation Army. Thus, this endowment has been established to extend that kindness and support to students who are building their communities through civic engagement while pursing their college degrees. This scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate leadership qualities and a commitment to serving others through volunteering as an officer of a University student organization.​​

Marathon Petroleum Corporation ESOH Operating Scholarship

​​​​Marathon Petroleum Corporation's (MPC) HES&S Division established the Marathon Petroleum Corporation ESOH Operating Scholarship at the University of Findlay to encourage the students that are seeking employment as Health, Environmental, Safety & Security (HES&S) professional in the petroleum industry. It is the donor's desire to strengthen the partnership between MPC and UF by graduating well-prepared environmental, safety & occupational health students. Students may be in any year of study and must have a 3.0 GPA or better. 

Margaret and Paul Palmer Family Scholarship

​The Palmer family has established the Margaret and Paul Palmer Family Scholarship Endowment Fund at The University of Findlay. The purpose of this fund is to help the University remain a quality institution that nurtures dedication to community service, personal growth, and strong values, in addition to academic excellence. This scholarship will help the University attract, encourage and retain students who, throughout a lifetime of persistence and hard work, are among the most likely to improve their communities and exemplify the University’s highest ideals wherever their lives lead them. Recipients shall be students who have a strong commitment to strengthen a diverse set of skills, who will work hard to succeed, and who will contribute time, energy and leadership to a host of undertakings during their college experience. They will be notable more for their proven ability to develop and improve, rather than on their initial academic ranking among their peers​. ​

Marie G. Sweitzer Scholarship

​​​​​Established in memory of Marie G. Sweitzer, the mother of  Dr. Beth Sweitzer-Riley, the Marie G. Sweitzer Scholarship was established by her family and friends in honor of her dedication to the teaching profession. Through her determination, Mrs. Sweitzer returned to college as one of the first non-traditional students in her era to earn her bachelor’s degree. Preference is given to a non-traditional student intending to enter the teaching profession.​​

Marjorie M. McGranahan-Mildred F. McGranahan-Shafer-Van Dorn-McGranahan Scholarship

​​​​​The Shafer-Van Dorn-McGranahan Scholarship was created in memory of 1941 graduate Mildred McGranahan’s maternal grandmother, Mary Shafer Van Dorn (1862-1928), and her mother, Fern Van Dorn McGranahan (1895-1962). Their lives spanned an era “progressing” from spinning and knitting homemade calicos to purchasing off-the-rack, ready-made clothing. Both spent their lives as dedicated farmers. The family farm was started in 1902. The stewardship of the farm’s lands is the source of this scholarship. It is the donor’s hope that it provides encouragement to those who receive the scholarship to be aware of mankind’s place in the ecosystem — from the most intimate of individual sociological commitments to the biological-ecological effects of the whole. It is hoped that the scholarship recipient, in turn, becomes a “steward of land” wherever and however he/she may fulfill his/her days. Upon Mildred’s passing in May 2010, her request to add her sister’s name to this fund was honored; and in April 2011, Mildred’s name was added to the fund at the request of Marjorie.​​​

Marshall Weldon Memorial Music Operating Scholarship

​​​Nancy Weldon Perrine created this operating scholarship at the University of Findlay in loving memory of her brother, Marshall Weldon, because of his love of music. Mr. Marshall graduated from Findlay College in 1971 with a degree in Music Education. This scholarship is awarded to students in any major who participate in music activities at the University. Recipients may be in any year of study and have at least a 3.0 GPA or better.​ 

Martha Draper Lape Scholarship

​​​​​Established in 1996 by Martha Draper Lape, this scholarship is awarded annually to female residents of Hancock County who are pursuing business-related majors, are juniors or seniors, and maintain a GPA of 3.2 or higher.​ 

Marvin “Monty” ’42 and Jeanne K. Monroe Scholarship

​​​​The Marvin “Monty” ’42 and Jeanne K. Monroe Scholarship was established at The University of Findlay by Mr. Monroe’s family and friends. Mr. Monroe was a 1942 graduate of Findlay College and served as a member of the Board of Trustees from 1962-1980 and served as Trustee Emeritus from 1987-1999. He received his honorary degree in 1961. This scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in political science or preparing for public service in government or politics. Mrs. Monroe's name was added to the fund in November of 2014. She was named a distinguished associate of the University in 1991. Recipient must have a 3.0 GPA or better.​ ​

Mary Alice Foster McDaniel ’35 Scholarship

​​​​Established through a bequest, the Mary Alice Foster McDaniel ’35 Scholarship fund has been established to assist students with their education. The scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need and maintains a 3.0 GPA or better.​ ​

Mary Reick Endowment Fund

​​Established through her estate, the Mary Reick Endowment Fund is used to support scholarships for outstanding students attending The University of Findlay.​ 

Mary Snyder Kirk Musical Theatre Guest Artist Chair Endowment

​​​​The University of Findlay hereby establishes the Mary Snyder Kirk Musical Theatre Guest Artist Chair Endowment Fund with proceeds from the Mrs. Mary Snyder Kirk Charitable Remainder Trust. Distributions may be made annually. This chair is in tribute to Mrs. Kirk’s love and support of music making and her devotion to the encouragement of young musical artists. Said fund will provide a yearly guest artist of national/international stature to present a concert performance for the University and Findlay communities and to work/perform with the UF musical theatre students for a period of concentrated experience.​

Maurice and Reva (Staley ’36) Terry Scholarship

​​​Established to assist students who are preparing for a career in education, the Maurice and Reva (Staley ’36) Terry Scholarship is awarded, in order of preference, to graduates of Upper Sandusky High School, a Wyandot County high school or an Ohio high school. The scholarship is renewable as long as the recipient maintains a 3.0 or better GPA.​ ​

McBride Faculty Development Fund

​​​​​Established in 1989 by Dr. William J. McBride, former Vice President for Academic Affairs at UF, the McBride Faculty Development Fund provides earnings to fund the professional development of University faculty members.​ 

Meiring-Peck Scholarship

​​​​​In conjunction with the 125th Endowed Funds Drive, Mr. Wayne A. and Dr. Linda M. Peck established this scholarship in memory of both their fathers, Harold (Tom) Meiring and Everett C. Peck. Dr. Peck is the director of the animal science and pre-veterinary medicine program at The University of Findlay. Wayne is a financial adviser and owner of Successful Solutions. Recipients of this scholarship are animal science majors from Mercer or Williams County, Ohio, as first preference. They may be in their sophomore, junior or senior years of study and must have a 3.0 GPA or better.​​​

Michael B. and Sara F. Dolmayer ’54 Western Equestrian Scholarship

​​​​​​This scholarship was established to celebrate the lives of Michael and Sara in honor of all that they have given in years of devotion and passion to education, as well as their shared love of horses. This scholarship will offer ongoing financial aid to help young people as they work toward their life goals and advancing the love and care of horses. Recipients must be western equestrian studies majors in their junior or senior year with at least a 3.0 GPA.​ 

Michael Philip Willis Football Operating Scholarship

​​Jim and Betsy Willis, along with their children, David and Traci, established the Michael Philip Willis Football Operating Scholarship Fund at The University of Findlay in memory of the Willis' son and brother, Michael, who passed away in 2011. This scholarship is awarded to a full-time student with a 2.5 GPA or better who is a member of the UF varsity football team.​

Michael W. Murphy Scholarship

​​​The Michael W. Murphy Scholarship was established by family and friends in memory of Michael Murphy, a student athlete at The University of Findlay, who died shortly after completing his student teaching in English. The scholarship is awarded to students majoring in English/education. 

Mildred (Kinsinger ’29) Kelly Scholarship

​​Mildred (Kinsinger ’29) Kelly set up her scholarship with a bequest through her estate for students with a demonstrated financial need and a GPA of 3.0 or higher.​

Minnie Perkins-Basar Memorial Music Scholarship

​​​​Established in memory of Minnie Perkins-Basar, the maternal grandmother of Dr. Micheal F. Anders, the Minnie Perkins-Basar Memorial Scholarship was established by her family in honor of her commitment to the importance of higher education.  The purpose of the fund is to provide financial assistance to a deserving first-generation university student, regardless of financial need, who is an asset to the vocal music program at The University of Findlay.​ ​

Mr. and Mrs. James C. Weaver Preservation and Restoration Endowment

​​Established in 1994 by James and Nancy Weaver, this endowment funds the preservation and restoration of Mazza Museum artwork. 

Mrs. C.I. Brown Scholarship

​​​​The Mrs. C.I. Brown Scholarship was established in 1987 through a bequest from Henry Brunner Brown Sr. ’14. It is awarded annually to a student at the discretion of the President of The University of Findlay.​ 

Ms. Elizabeth (Betty Johnson) Harriss ’69 Scholarship

​​​​​This scholarship was established by Elizabeth Harriss, a 1969 graduate of Findlay College, to assist students in the College of Liberal Arts. Ms. Harriss was inspired to help students further their education by her close friendship with Irene Sharninghouse, then-Findlay College assistant professor of speech. This scholarship will be awarded annually to a full-time student(s) in good academic standing. Preference shall be given to students who want to major in theatre.​ 

Multicultural Master’s Degree Scholarship

​​​​​The Multicultural Master’s Degree Scholarship provides assistance to education professionals enrolled in at least two courses in the master of arts in teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) and bilingual education program at The University of Findlay. Recipients must be committed to students who speak another language and the multicultural program.​ 

Nancy Borsani Operating Book Scholarship

​​Established by Nancy P. Borsani ’88, the Nancy Borsani Operating Book Scholarship at The University of Findlay assists single mothers pursuing an education and is used to purchase academic books needed for course work.

Nancy Erme Scholarship

​​​The Nancy Erme ’53 Scholarship is awarded to an incoming freshman who has expressed an interest in competing for and participating in cheerleading at UF.​ ​

Nellie Fox Hutson Scholarship

​​​The Nellie Fox Hutson Scholarship is a gift of Boyd G. Hutson and John ’48 and Audie (Miller ’46) Hutson in memory of Nellie Fox Hutson, their mother and grandmother, respectively. It is awarded annually to a deserving student.​ 

Nellie Ritz Scholarship

​​​​​The Nellie Ritz Scholarship was established through her estate. Eligible students shall be enrolled as students at The University of Findlay and be in good academic standing. Preference is given to descendants of family members of Nellie Ritz. If no descendants are enrolled at UF, the money may be distributed to any qualified student.​ 

Norma Dirmeyer Bibler Scholarship

​​​​​​The Norma Dirmeyer Bibler Scholarship was established by Norma D. Bibler to recognize junior or senior female students who are preparing for law school or who have an interest in pursuing a career in politics. The scholarship requires at least a 3.3 GPA.​