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College of Liberal Arts
CoLA Priority Funds
This fund is used at the discretion of the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts.
Liberal Arts Scholarship
Supports liberal arts majors
Liberal Arts Study Abroad Scholarship
This scholarship is for Liberal Arts majors who plan to study abroad and who have attained a minimum gpa of 3.0.
CoLA General Funds
Ann and Robert Weisgarber Scholarship
Supports any junior or senior College of Liberal Arts major with financial need and a gpa of at least 2.5
Bridging the Gap Scholarship Fund
Supports students who come from families who do not qualify for either need-based or merit-based scholarships
CLASS Program Fund
To support activities and programming led by CLASS (College of Liberal Arts Student Success).
College of Liberal Arts Faculty Research Fund
This fund supports the faculty development awards for College of Liberal Arts Faculty
Dean Charles Taylor Fund
Funds awards for teaching excellence, scholarships for study abroad inititaives and other areas.
Duval Family Scholarship
Available to any major in the college, must have a 3.0 high school GPA and is renewable to graduation. Must maintain a 3.0.
Jennie and David Buckwalter Study Abroad Scholarship
This scholarship is for Liberal Arts students who are traveling abroad for the first time, particularly those traveling to a Spanish-speaking country.
Jessie L. Redmon Memorial Scholarship
Supports fine or performing arts majors with financial need and a 3.0 gpa
Jodi Pretekin Watts Leadership Assistance Fund
Supports College of Liberal Arts students with disabilities the opportunity to participate in leadership activities
Kathleen Hinders Study Abroad Scholarship
Supports College of Liberal Arts students participating in a study abroad program
Kelly Marie and Joseph Robert Lehman Fund
Supports CoLA students who have demonstrated financial need.
Sophie Kerrigan Memorial Scholarship
Supports outstanding students in the fine and performing arts
The Caroline Scholz Muse Machine Scholarship
Supports former Muse Machine participants who are majoring in Music or Theatre Arts
Dialogue on Race Relations Program Fund
To support the Dialogue on Race Relations Program
African and African-American Studies
African-American Studies Scholarship
This scholarship is for students with financial need in the African and African-American Studies Program.
Applied Behavioral Sciences
Applied Behavioral Science Program Fund
This fund supports the Applied Behavioral Sciences program
Art and Art History
Art and Art History Department Scholarship
This scholarship serves the areas of greatest needs within Art majors.
Art Department Gallery Acquisitions
This fund supports the acquisition of art for the permanent collection and the purchase of teaching materials
This fund supportst the Art & Art History art exhibitions
Art Program Fund
This fund serves the areas of greatest need in the arts program.
Elaine Davis Scholarship
To support students in the Department of Art & Art History in COLA
ELM Art Scholarship
Supports female Studio Art majors
Kim & Shelley Goldenberg Scholarship for Art/Art History
Supports Art/Art History majors
Kimm Kiser Scholarship Fund
To provide financial assistance and encouragement for students in the Department of Art and Art History
Linda Sue Hayes Scholarship
Supports students with financial need who are majoring in Art
University Art Galleries Operating Endowment Fund
This fund supports the emerging needs and programming activities with the University Art Galleries at Wright State University
Cheryl Craigie & John Britt Scholarship
This scholarship supports full-time juniors or seniors with declared majors in Mass Communication and preference to students with financial need.
Communication Program Fund
This fund is used at the discretion of the Chair of the Department of Communications.
This scholarship is for Communication majors.
The Travis and Lisa Greenwood Achievement Award
This fund supports outstanding juniors and seniors majoring in Communication
The Travis and Lisa Greenwood Integrity Award
This award pays for full tuition for a senior studying Organization Communication. Remaining balance may be used for program expenses.
WTUE/Sandy Patton Scholarship
Supports students preparing for a career in broadcasting with specific concentrations in production, promotion, advertising and/or broadcast management
Crime and Justice Studies Program Fund
This fund is used for any and all activities in the Crime and Justice Studies program
Crime and Justice Studies Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is for Crime and Justice Studies majors.
Adam Cline Memorial Scholarship in Creative Writing
This scholarship is for English majors who have an emphasis on Creative Writing. Students must have reached the junior status, and have a minimum gpa of 2.75 in order to be eligible for this scholarship.
Billy M. Bittinger Endowed Scholarship
To support English Department students with an Integrated Language Arts Education (ILA) concentration.
Carol H. Cline English Program Fund
This fund is used to provide improved teaching courses for undergraduates in the English Department
Department of English Founders Fund
This fund was established to honor 15 men and women who founded and built WSU English Department. This fund will support activities and programs that: build & support student communities in the English Dept.; develop students' membership and participation in a professional community; sustain students' personal sense of professional identity; assist students in efforts to work collaboratively as professionals; give students experience in producing and editing a publication; support experiences for students that complement the academic regimen of the classroom; and provide students with opportunities to apply classroom learning.
Donald R. Swanson Department of English Scholarship
To support senior English majors who will graduate in the year the award is distributed.
Ellery Lois Hill & Judith Hill Dodson Scholarship
To support English majors with a concentration in professional writing or creative writing.
English Program Fund
This fund was established for money to be used for the chair's discretionary account.
This scholarship supports English majors who will have earned at least 90 hours by the term in which the award begins and who have obtained a 3.5 gpa.
English Study Abroad Fund
This fund supports the study abroad expenses
Gary Pacernick Scholarship for Creative Writing - Poetry
Supports students majoring in English-Creative Writing with an emphasis in poetry
Kathleen Louise (Pfister) Dion Endowed Scholarship
To support English students with passion for and demonstrated success in English studies.
LEAP Program Fund
Supports the activities of the LEAP program
Award recipients and number and amount of awards will be determined by the LEAP program Office
Lucy Johnson Jones Scholarship
This scholarship is for graduate and undergraduate English majors.
Mary Beth Pringle Opportunity Award
To support scholarly or other profesisonal development opportunities
Norman and Cecile Cary Scholarship
To support English students with an interest in literature
Carl Becker Scholarship
For a WSU graduate entering the M.A. in History program, with preference given to someone pursuing the Public History concentration.
Dr. F. Richard Swann Scholarship
To support history majors
History Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship supports the students majoring in history.
History Faculty Research Fund
This fund was established to fund faculty development awards for CoLA history faculty.
History Program Fund
This fund was established to support activities and purchases which are relative to the enhancement of the department.
Jacob H. Dorn History Scholarship
This scholarship is for graduate students in the History Department, who demonstrate a financial need and maintain a 3.5 gpa.
Kyle Pitzer Capstone Prize Fund
To fund programs, projects, and activities in support of the M.A. in History, Public History concentration.
Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Program Fund
This fund is intended to support public lectures and events at Wright State University that relate to the Middle East and Islam. The funds will be used to provide financial support for these events.
This fund provides financial support and recognition to students who excel in undergraduate courses in Latin American History
Public History Program Fund
This fund will support the area of greatest need within the Public History graduate program.
Humanities Program Fund
This fund supports for the Humanities Master's program.
International Study Program
This fund provides support for the International Studies program
Liberal Studies Program Fund
This fund was created to provide learning funds for students in the Liberal Studies program.
Liberal Studies Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is for Liberal Studies majors.
Arabic Immersion Fund
To help defray any expenses related to the Arabic Immersion Day
China Study Abroad Program Fund
To cover expenses associated with the China Ambassador Program and study abroad in China.
David & Suzanne Garrison Endowed Scholarship for Modern Languages
This scholarship is for undergraduate students who are taking courses in the Department of Modern Languages.
Joelle Giacinti Endowed Scholarship
Supports students participating in the WSU Ambassador Program to France
Modern Languages Program Fund
This fund was established as a discretionary account for the Chair.
Modern Languages Study Abroad Program
This fund was established to support travel abroad opportunities for Modern language students.
Stefan M. Pugh Endowed Study Abroad Scholarship
This award supports undergraduate students who are studying abroad during the core academic year. First preference will be for students in the Department of Modern Languages. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.4.
CELIA Distinguished Visiting Artist Fund
This fund supports the visiting artist programming for CELIA
CELIA Excellence Fund
This fund supports the program needs for CELIA's projects and programs in the arts at WSU
CELIA Fellow's Fund
This fund supports the CELIA Fellows program
CELIA Partners Fund
This fund supports CELIA parternship program
CELIA Seed Grant Fund
Support for faculty for research in the arts
Cello Studio Fund
This fund supports the needs of the Cello Studio
Chamber Music Fund
This fund supports the needs of the Chamber Music Program
Choral Music Program Fund
This fund supports the Choral Music Program under the direction of the Director of Choral Studies
Choral Tour Fund
This fund supports University Chorale touring.
Clarinet Studio Fund
This fund supports the clarinet programs.
Concert Piano Fund
This fund was established to fund the purchase of a concert piano.
Dayton Chamber Music Society Scholarship
Music majors that are interested in chamber or classical music
Department of Music Faculty Associates Equipment Fund
The fund is used for repair/replacement of musical instruments that are used by faculty associates (adjunct faculty)
Double Reed Fund
This fund supports the areas of greatest needs of the Music Department
To support the area of greatest need associated with ETHOS in the School of Music.
Flute Studio Program Fund
This fund is used in support of the Flute Studio Program
Harpsichord Studio Fund
This fund is used for programming and/or scholarship needs for the Harpsichord Studio
Horn Studio Fund
This fund supports the areas of greatest need of the Horn Studio
Irene Romanowski Music Scholarship
This scholarship is for Music majors with piano as the major instrument.
Jim McCutcheon Guitar Scholarship
This scholarship is for incoming guitar majors.
Joan and Tom Roddy Music Scholarship
To provide financial support for students majoring in music.
Kim & Shelley Goldenberg Scholarship for Music Students
Supports Music majors
Korean Music Scholarship
This scholarship is for students of Korean descent who are studying music.
Linda Pemberton Toomey Piano Performance Scholarship
To fund scholarships for students majoring in piano or organ performance.
Low Brass Studios Fund
This fund was established for use for programming and/or scholarship needs for the Low Brass Studio.
Margorie Wilson Woodwind Music Scholarship Fund
Supports woodwind majors in the Department of Music
Music Program Fund
This fund was established to be a discretionary account for the music chair.
This scholarship supports Music majors.
Paul Laurence Dunbar Chorale Fund
This fund was established to support the Paul Laurence Dunbar Chorale activities.
Percussion Studio Fund
This fund was established for funding percussion programs.
Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Music Fund
To support the Phi Mu Alpha Music Fraternity in enhancing the environment of the WSU Music Department and American Music on campus and in the community.
Recording Studio Fund
Robert M and Wanda L Stofer Music Award
Supports Music majors who have reached, at minimum, sophomore level
Sarah Tipps Scholarship for Music
This scholarship is for Vocal Music majors.
Saxophone Studio Fund
This fund was established to fund the saxophone wind programs.
String Studio Fund
This fund was established to be used in support of the strings program.
The Hatfield McCoy Triptychs Program
To support the area of greatest need associated with The Hatfield McCoy Triptychs Program in the School of Music.
The Outstanding Graduating Undergraduate and/or The Outstanding Graduate Student Award
To support The Outstanding Graduating Undergraduate and/or The Outstanding Graduating Graduate Student Award in the College of Liberal Art's School of Music.
The Ralph H. and Marilyn K. Smith Scholarship
Supports Music majors who are specializing in an orchestral instrument
Trombone Studio Fund
This fund supports the areas of greatest need of the Trombone Studio
Trumpet Studio Program Fund
This fund was established to be used in support of the trumpet studio program.
University Opera Theatre Fund
This fund was established to provide operating support for the University Opera Theatre at WSU.
Wanda Coalson Piano Scholarship
This scholarship is for Piano majors.
WSU Wind Symphony
This fund supports the activities of the Wright State University Wind Symphony
International and Comparative Politics Program Fund
This fund was established to provide learning funds for International and comparative Politics students.
Lucas Family Model United Nations Program Fund
This fund supports the areas of greatest needs of the Model UN Program
Model United Nations Endowed Program Fund
This fund was established to support activities of the Model UN Program.
Political Science Outreach Fund
This fund was established to improve outreach and extracurricular activities and encourage excellence in politics.
Political Science Scholarship
This scholarship is for Political Science majors.
Applied Policy Research Institute Program Fund
To support the activities of the Applied Policy Research Institute.
Creative Arts Center (CAC) Renovation Fund
To secure funds for the CAC expansion and modernization project.
Garrett Gall Model United Nations Merit Award
To support the outstanding Model UN delegate.
Leckey, Eric M. & Molly A. Leckey Family Endowment
Support the Model UN Program
Religion, Philosophy and Classics
Classics Program Fund
This fund supports the Classics program
Janice J. Gabbert Classics Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is for Classics majors.
Nicholas Piediscalzi Lectureship
This scholarship was established to be used to support a lectureship named in honor of Nicholas Piediscalzi, founding chair of the department of Religion.
Philosophy Program Fund
Supports the Philosophy program
Religion Program Fund
Supports the Religion program
This scholarship is for Religion majors.
Robert B. Dorris Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Established for religion majors to foster discussion of religion.
The Ronald F. Hough Scholarship (Philosophy)
This scholarships was established in honor of Ronald F. Hough, and it helps students majoring in Philosophy.
William and Cynthia King Scholarship (Classics)
This scholarship is for Classics majors with a minimum gpa of 3.0.
Liberal Arts Leadership Scholarship
This scholarship supports students in the College of Liberal Arts with leadership qualities with a minimum gpa of 3.0.
The Mottley Public Service Award
Scholarships. Graduate or Undergraduate, financial need, majoring in one of the following: Political Science, Urban Affairs, Geography, International Studies, Economics, Applied Behavioral Science, or Public Administration.
Social Science Education
Social Science Education Program Fund
This fund was established to support activities related to the social science education program.
Bela and April Bognar Social Work Scholarship
Scholarships for Social Work majors.
Blazer Richard Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship funds for Social Work majors with a 2.25 minimum GPA and financial need as documented by the Office of Financial Aid
Blazer Social Work Fund
This fund was established to support programs in social work such as student conference attendance, annual speaker/workshops, professional development, student research assistantships or instructional support needs.
Carl and Karla Brun Endowed Scholarship
To support Masters of Social Work majors who have financial need and have a minimum gpa 2.75 in their undergraduate work. Successful recipients must have a "pay it forward" spirit.
Colleen Mercuri-Johnson Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is for senior Social Work majors who plan to work with clients with disabilities during their field education.
Debra L. Downing Endowed Scholarship
Scholarship for Social Work majors.
Ellen Wiedemann Berger Scholarship
This scholarship is for senior Social Work majors who exhibit the qualities that Ellen possessed; kindness, cheerfulness and unselfish caring for others.
Gentile Scholarship for Social Justice
Supports Social work majors who are committed to furthering the development of solutions to the social work issues that affect all people in modern society
Grieshop/Wissman WSU Social Work Scholarship
Scholarship for Social Work majors.
Lewis P. Twill Endowed Social Work Scholarship
To support first generation students and senior social work students
Masters of Social Work Scholarship
Need-based scholarship for non-advanced standing MSW students.
Social Work Program Fund
This fund was established to be used at the discretion of the Chair of Social Work.
Social Work Scholarship
This scholarship supports the students majoring in social work.
Sociology and Anthropology
Ellen Murray Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is for continuing Sociology majors who have a minimum gpa of 2.5.
Gary M. McDaniel Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship provides financial assistance for continuing Anthropology majors.
Sociology & Anthropology Program Fund
This fund is used at the discretion of the Chair of Sociology Anthropology Department
Sociology & Anthropology Scholarship
This scholarship is for Sociology/Anthropology majors.
Theatre, Dance, and Motion Pictures
Abe Bassett Theatre Arts Endowment Fund
To bring in alumni from the Department of Theatre, Dance, and Motion Pictures to conduct workshops, master classes, seminars, lectures and/or other appropriate activities to share their expertise and experiences for the benefit of students, faculty, and staff.
This scholarship was established to give financial encouragement to promising people to pursue an education within the Department of Theater Arts. Recipient will have demonstrated financial need.
Carol H. Cline Endowed Scholarship
Supports Theatre Arts majors
Dance Student Fund
This fund is for student dance projects
Design Technology Alumni Endowed Scholarship
Originally created as Intent to Endow on 2/26/2016. Fund has reached minimum threshold of $10,000 for endowment. Endowed 1/10/2017.
Don & Kari David Scholarship
This scholarship is for Design/Technology students in the Theatre Arts Department.
Festival Playhouse Renovation Fund
Fund the Renovation of the Festival Playhouse
Harry G. & Martha B. Ebeling Scholarship
This scholarship is for Department of Theatre Arts majors.
Kim & Shelley Goldenberg Scholarship for Theatre, Dance, and Motion Pictures Students
Supports Theatre Arts students
Motion Picture Student Fund
This fund was established to fund student motion picture projects.
Motion Pictures Alumni Endowed Scholarship
Scholarships to support Motion Picture students.This fund was established with gifts by Motion Pictures alumni, family, and friends that have an interest in supporting the film community at Wright State University. Recipients must have a completed script, and be a senior.
Musical Theatre Initiative
To fund expenses of the Musical Theatre Initiative
Rising Star Scholarship
This scholarship is for students who have been admitted into the Acting or Acting/Musical Theatre program.
The Carol Trevino Film Production Fund
This scholarship supports female, junior or senior in the Motion Picture program
Theatre Arts Fund
This scholarship supports the students majoring in theatre arts.
Theatre Arts Program Fund
Theatre arts program fund was established to be used at the discretion of the chair of Theatre.
Tom Hanks Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is for students in the Department of Theatre, Dance and Motion Pictures.
Tom Hanks Visiting Artist Fund
To support visiting artist programming in the Dept. of Theatre, Dance & Motion Pictures.
Tricia E. Small Endowed Scholarship Fund
To support a Jr. or Sr. female student majoring in Motion Picture, with a demonstrated financial need
School of Public & International Affairs Program Fund
To support the area of greatest need within the School of Public & International Affairs.
Geography Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is for meritorious students majoring in Georgraphy.
Geography Program Fund
This fund was established to fund geography program expenses.
Master of Public Administration Program Fund
This fund was established to support masters of Urban Administration Alumni activity.
Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Program
This fund supports the Nonprofit Leadership Program
Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Scholarship
This scholarship is for students who have completed at least one course in the Non-profit Certificate Program with a minimum gpa of 3.0
South Africa Program Fund
This fund supports service, research, and study abroad in South Africa.
South Africa Study Abroad
This fund supports the South Africa study abroad program
Student Philanthropy Project
This fund supports the student projects and receives donations raised through the projects
Urban Affairs Scholarship
This scholarship is for Urban Affairs majors.
Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program Fund
This fund was established to support the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program.
Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Scholarship
Supports Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies majors
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