Scholarships

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John Spencer Anderson and Patricia Hogg Anderson Scholarship

Mr. Anderson attended Marshall for 17 years, starting at the K-12 Marshall Lab School and completing in B.B.A in 1963. He worked for the local amusement park, Camden Park, for seven years while in school. After graduation he spent 25 years with International Nickel Company before going to work for Champion Industries, Inc. He retired as President of Stationer’s, Inc. a subsidiary of Champion Industries, Inc. 29 years later.

Mrs. Anderson graduated from Wayne High School and attended Marshall University with the help of the Marshall’s Presidential Scholarship. She completed her B.A. in Early Childhood Education in 1963. Through a fellowship at the Marshall Lap School, Mrs. Anderson earned her Master’s degree in Elementary Education. She was a public school volunteer in West Virginia and Pennsylvania for years.

Major

Education major in the College of Education and Professional Development

Financial Need

Recipient has financial need per standards if the Office of Student Financial Assistance.

Full or Part Time

GPA

Residence Required

1st Preference: Dunlow area of Wayne County, West Virginia

2nd Preference: Graduate of Tolsia High School in Wayne county, West Virginia

3rd Preference: Resident of Wayne County, West Virginia

Special Requirements

Incoming freshman

Renewable

8 Semesters

Jo Ashworth Memorial Scholarship

Major

Elementary Education

Financial Need

No

Full or Part Time

GPA

Residence Required

WV

Special Requirements

Renewable

No

Sandra Lynn Barnett Memorial Scholarship

Major

Any Education Major

Financial Need

Yes

Full or Part Time

Full-time

GPA

2.50+

Residence Required

Special Requirements

Renewable

8 Semesters

Steve and Mary Beckelhimer Science Education Scholarship

The Marshall University Foundation, Inc. has established a fund known as the Steve and Mary Beckelhimer Science Education ScholarshipThis fund was established by Steve Beckelhimer and his wife, Mary, both of whom are public school educators and MU alumni. Steve is a lifelong science educator and Mary is Director of Technology with Putnam County WV Schools.

Major

Science

Financial Need

Yes

Full or Part Time

Full-time

GPA

Residence Required

Special Requirements

Already has ADMI 4 status

Renewable

4 Semesters

Ada L. Bias Endowed Scholarship for Teacher Education

Major

Any Education Major

Financial Need

Yes

Full or Part Time

GPA

3.00+

Residence Required

Special Requirements

Renewable

No

William J. Bischoff Scholarship

Major

Math or Science

Financial Need

No

Full or Part Time

GPA

3.00+

Residence Required

WV, OH, KY

Special Requirements

  • Minimum 11 hours a semester
  • Excellence in leadership, athletics, or community service
  • Character is “above reproach”

Renewable

No

Kevin Russell Bowen Memorial Scholarship

Major

Social Studies

Financial Need

No

Full or Part Time

GPA

3.00+

Residence Required

Special Requirements

Good moral character

Renewable

Yes

Susan Ruth Smith Bradberry Memorial Scholarship

The Susan Ruth Smith Bradberry Memorial Scholarship was created in memory of Mrs. Bradberry, Marshall University alumna 1978, a dedicated special education teacher whose commitment to excellence and concern for students was exemplary.

Major

Special Education

Financial Need

No

Full or Part Time

Full-time

GPA

3.00+

Residence Required

WV

Special Requirements

Wants to teach in WV

Renewable

No

Margaret Brooks Teacher Scholarship

Major

Elementary Education

Financial Need

No

Full or Part Time

Full-time

GPA

Residence Required

Special Requirements

Awarded the year of Level II Clinicals

Renewable

Yes

Edith Marie Anderson Burke & Harvey D. Burke Memorial Scholarship

The Marshall University Foundation, Inc. has established an endowed fund known as the Edith Marie Anderson Burke And Harvey D. Burke Memorial Scholarship. Edith Marie Anderson Burke attended Marshall University where she received a Bachelors Degree in Education in 1943 and a Master of Arts in Elementary Education in 1957. She worked as a teacher at Geneva Kent Elementary School in Huntington until the time of her retirement. Harvey D. Burke attended the University of Wisconsin and was awarded a Bachelors Degree in Chemical Engineering in 1935 and worked for INCO Alloys in Huntington until his death in 1966.

Major

Education

Financial Need

No

Full or Part Time

GPA

Residence Required

Special Requirements

Renewable

8 Semesters with satisfactory academic progress

Charles C. Byrd Scholarship

The Marshall University Foundation, Inc. has established an endowed fund known as the Charles Calvin Byrd Scholarship Fund. The fund was endowed with an initial gift of $15,000 that was provided by Love Publishing Company.

Major

Special Education

Financial Need

No

Full or Part Time

GPA

Residence Required

Special Requirements

Renewable

Yes

Colin A. Campbell Memorial Scholarship

The Marshall University Foundation, Inc. has established a scholarship fund known as the Colin A. Campbell Memorial Scholarship. The fund is being endowed with $178,000 received from Colin A. Campbell’s estate.

Major

Education

Financial Need

Yes

Full or Part Time

Full-time

GPA

3.00+

Residence Required

Special Requirements

2.9 GPA high school GPA

Renewable

8 Semesters

James Clarke & P. Cremeans Scholarship

The Marshall University Foundation, Inc. has established a scholarship fund known as the James Clarke and Anna Pauline Scites Cremeans Scholarship for the College of Education and Human Services.

Major

Education

Financial Need

No

Full or Part Time

GPA

Residence Required

WV

Special Requirements

Renewable

2 Semesters

Elinor Copenhaver Scholarship

There shall be established in The Marshall University Foundation, Inc. a fund known as the Elinor Copenhaver Scholarship. Elinor Copenhaver was the Cabell County Supervisor of Music for 21 years and a Cabell County music educator for 16 years.

Major

Music Education

Financial Need

No

Full or Part Time

GPA

3.00+

Residence Required

Special Requirements

Renewable

Yes

Jack L. Corron Memorial Scholarship

The Marshall University Foundation, Inc. has established a scholarship fund known as the Jack L. Corron Memorial Scholarship. Mr. Corron received his BA and MA degrees in Business Education and Education Administration from Marshall University. His integrity, strong faith and love of education were reflected in his career of over 40 years as an educator in West Virginia and Texas.

Major

Education

Financial Need

Yes

Full or Part Time

GPA

2.80+

Residence Required

Special Requirements

Renewable

6 Semesters

Miss H. Perk Daniels Endowed Scholarship

Scholarship recipients shall be selected by the office of Student Financial Assistance in coordination with the Dean of the College of Education and Professional Development or designee.  Selection shall be made without regard to gender, race, religion, age, national origin or residence.

Renewable

Yes

Lyell and Pauline Dunfee Douthat Scholarship

Major

Education

Financial Need

Yes

Full or Part Time

GPA

Residence Required

Special Requirements

Renewable

No

Maryellen Mees Wise Eiselstein Scholarship

The Marshall University Foundation, Inc. has established a scholarship fund known as the Maryellen Mees Wise Eiselstein Scholarship.

Major

Biology Education or Math Education

Financial Need

Yes

Full or Part Time

Full-time

GPA

2.90+

Residence Required

WV

Special Requirements

Renewable

4 Semesters

Sterling and Crystal Evans Memorial Scholarship

Major

Education

Financial Need

Yes

Full or Part Time

GPA

Residence Required

WV

Special Requirements

Renewable

8 Semesters

Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Ford Scholarship

Fund established in 1966 by Russell Dunbar, lawyer, from the will of Aubrey Ford who stipulated the fund be named in memory of his parents.

Major

Education

Financial Need

No

Full or Part Time

Full-time

GPA

2.50+

Residence Required

Special Requirements

Renewable

No

Dr. Danny G. Fulks Memorial Scholarship

Major

Elementary Education

Financial Need

Yes

Full or Part Time

Full-time

GPA

2.50+

Residence Required

  • 1st to WV Counties: Cabell, Lincoln, Logan, Wayne, Mingo
  • 2nd to OH Counties: Galia, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Pike, Scioto
  • 3rd to KY Counties: Boyd, Carter, Elliott, Floyd, Greenup, Johnson, Lawrence, Martin, and Pike

Special Requirements

Renewable

No

Dr. Neil Gibbons Scholarship

The Marshall University Foundation, Inc. has established a scholarship fund known as the Dr. Neil L. Gibbins Scholarship in the College of Education and Human Services. Dr. Gibbins was a professor and chair of the Department of Education Administration during his 32 year tenure at Marshall University.

Major

Education

Financial Need

No

Full or Part Time

Full-time or Part-time

GPA

2.5+ for Undergrad

3.5+ for Graduate

Residence Required

Special Requirements

Renewable

8 Semesters for undergrad

4 Semesters for graduate

William 'Bill' Hill Scholarship

Major

Undergraduate College of Education Major

Financial Need

Full or Part Time

Full-time

GPA

Good Academic Standing

Residence Required

West Virginia

Special Requirements

Renewable

8 Semesters

Dorothy E. Hicks Physical Education Scholarship

The Marshall University Foundation, Inc. has established a scholarship fund known as the Dorothy E. Hicks Physical Education Scholarship.

Major

Wellness

Financial Need

no

Full or Part Time

Full-time

GPA

2.70+

Residence Required

Special Requirements

  • Awarded during the semester of student teaching
  • Priority given to females

Renewable

Yes

Margie A. Hinerman Scholarship

The Marshall University Foundation, Inc. has established a scholarship fund known as the Margie A. Hinerman Leap Scholarship. This endowed scholarship was established by Shelba Glenn Pew in honor of Ms. Leap who received her BA in 1939 and her MA in 1965, and had a career as an Elementary Arts Supervisor in the Cabell County Board of Education.

Major

Education

Financial Need

No

Full or Part Time

Full-time

GPA

Residence Required

Special Requirements

Renewable

Yes

Dr. Frank C. & Amine A. Hodges Memorial Scholarship

Major

Physics, General Science, Biology, and Chemistry

Financial Need

No

Full or Part Time

GPA

Residence Required

Special Requirements

  • A graduate of a Cabell County High School
  • Must be a junior during first year of award

Renewable

4 Semesters

Thoedore 'Ted' Hundley III Scholarship

The Marshall University Foundation, Inc. has established a scholarship fund known as the Theodore “Ted” Hundley III Scholarship. Mr. Hundley received his Masters Degree in History from Marshall University in 1970. He was a master teacher; not only did he have a comprehensive knowledge of history, but he also had a genuine love for his subject and the ability to impart both his knowledge and his love of history to his students who remember him with respect and affection.

Major

Social Studies

Financial Need

Yes

Full or Part Time

Full-time

GPA

3.00+

Residence Required

Special Requirements

Renewable

8 Semesters

Dr. Steven Hunter Hatfield Memorial Scholarship

The Marshall University Foundation, Inc. has established a scholarship fund known as the Dr. Steven Hunter Hatfield Memorial Scholarship.

Major

Math Education or MAT

Financial Need

No

Full or Part Time

Full-time

GPA

Residence Required

Special Requirements

Renewable

Yes

John Hunsley Memorial Scholarship

John Hunsley was diagnosed at age 3 with Cystic Fibrosis. He was an activist for CF awareness and a champion of people struggling with physical limitations. John’s completion of his Master’s program at Marshall was cut short by his need to seek full-time employment in order to secure health insurance. He would be proud to know that as a part of his enduring legacy, he was enabling others to complete their Master’s in Counseling so they too could enrich the lives of others.

The recipient shall be a graduate student majoring in Counseling in the College of Education and Professional Development.

Major

Graduate Student with a Major in Counseling

Financial Need

 

Full or Part Time

 

GPA

 

Residence Required

Special Requirements

Renewable

 

Mary James Scholarship

The Marshall University Foundation, Inc. has established a scholarship fund known as the Mary James Scholarship.

Major

Education

Financial Need

Yes

Full or Part Time

GPA

Residence Required

Southern WV

Special Requirements

  • Plans to teach in southern WV
  • Priority given to females

Renewable

Yes

Virginia H. Keys Scholarship

The Marshall University Foundation, Inc. has established a scholarship fund known as the Virginia H. Keys Scholarship in July 1989.

Major

Education

Financial Need

No

Full or Part Time

Full-time

GPA

Residence Required

WV

Special Requirements

Renewable

8 Semesters

Jonathan Y. & Roberta B. Lowe Family Scholarship

The Marshall University Foundation, Inc. has established a scholarship fund known as the Jonathan Y. and Roberta B. Lowe Family Scholarship. This scholarship was established by David and Sharon Lowe in honor of David’s parents, who dedicated their lives to the education of young people. Jonathan and Roberta also spent much of their lives unselfishly serving their community through participation and leadership in many church and civic activities.

Major

Education

Financial Need

Yes

Full or Part Time

GPA

2.50+

Residence Required

WV

Special Requirements

Demonstrates leadership in church, community, or other appropriate organizations

Renewable

Yes

Philip and Jean Modlin Scholarship

The Marshall University Foundation, Inc. has established a scholarship fund known as The Philip and Jean Modlin Scholarship. Philip and Jean are graduates of Marshall University, both holding bachelors and masters’ degrees. Philip earned his bachelors’ degree from the College of Education (Teachers College) and Masters’ from the College of Arts and Sciences. Both of Jean’s degrees were obtained from the College of Education. Jean retired in 1995, after working approximately 30 years in public schools as a Music Education Specialist and elementary education teacher, mostly in Cabell County Schools (Guyandotte, Meadows, and Spring Hill Elementarys). Philip retired as a professor in the Biology Department after 38 years of service and was granted the title Faculty Emeritus.

Major

Music or Biology

Financial Need

No

Full or Part Time

Full-time

GPA

Residence Required

Special Requirements

Renewable

4 Semesters

Harold Timothy Murphy Memorial Scholarship

Dr. Murphy was a professor at Marshall University who taught Spanish and served as chair of the Modern Language Department until he retired in May 1997.

Major

Spanish

Financial Need

No

Full or Part Time

Full-time

GPA

3.00+

Residence Required

Special Requirements

Renewable

8 Semesters

Wilbur E. Myers Memorial Scholarship for Remedial H.E.L.P

Wilbur E. Myers was a dedicated advocate of the H.E.L.P Program. He was instrumental in the erection of the original section of the Wilbu

Major

Education

Financial Need

No

Full or Part Time

Full-time

GPA

Residence Required

Special Requirements

Must be a part of the H.E.L.P program

Renewable

Yes

Gene McKee Memorial Scholarship

Major

Education

Financial Need

No

Full or Part Time

Full-time

GPA

3.30+

Residence Required

Attended South Point High School

Special Requirements

Must have at least a 21 ACT score

Renewable

Yes

Dr. Richard Negangard Future Teachers Scholarship

Major

Education

Financial Need

No

Full or Part Time

GPA

3.00+

Residence Required

Graduate of Ironton, St. Joseph High School or Lawrenceburg High School

Special Requirements

  • Member of a community organization
  • Participation in a non-athletic extra curricular activity
  • Participation in athletics
  • Employed during school

Renewable

Yes

Margaret Pace Scholarship

Major

Special Education

Financial Need

No

Full or Part Time

Full-time

GPA

2.00+

Residence Required

Preference to Mercer County resident

Special Requirements

Renewable

8 Semesters

E. Joann Price Memorial Scholarship

Major

Education

Financial Need

Yes

Full or Part Time

GPA

Residence Required

Huntington, WV

Special Requirements

Priority given to females

Renewable

6 Semesters

Martilu Puthoff Scholarship

Major

Wellness

Financial Need

Yes

Full or Part Time

Full-time

GPA

Residence Required

Special Requirements

Renewable

Yes

Anne M. Shuff Scholarship

Major

Masters in Education

Financial Need

No

Full or Part Time

GPA

Residence Required

Special Requirements

Has been employed as a public school teacher teaching PE or art

Renewable

Yes

Helen Triolo Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Major

Undergraduate College of Education Major

Financial Need

Recipient has financial need per standards if the Office of Student Financial Assistance

Full or Part Time

Full-time

GPA

Good Academic Standing

Residence Required

West Virginia

Special Requirements

 

Renewable

8 Semesters

Carole A. Vickers Scholarship

Major

Education

Financial Need

No

Full or Part Time

Full-time

GPA

3.25+

Residence Required

WV

Special Requirements

Renewable

8 Semesters

William Eugene Watson Scholarship

Major

Special Education

Financial Need

No

Full or Part Time

Full-time

GPA

3.00+

Residence Required

Special Requirements

Renewable

Yes

Fred Wilkerson Memorial Scholarship

Major

Education

Financial Need

No

Full or Part Time

Full-time

GPA

Residence Required

Special Requirements

Renewable

8 Semesters

Price Williams Scholarship Fund

Major

Education

Financial Need

Yes

Full or Part Time

GPA

Residence Required

Special Requirements

Focus on campus leadership and community involvement

Renewable

Yes

Dallas and Novella Woodrum Scholarship

Major

Education

Financial Need

No

Full or Part Time

Full-time

GPA

3.00+

Residence Required

Special Requirements

Renewable

Yes