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Martin Family Endowed Scholarship Award in the College of Sciences and Mathematics and Geology Alumni Endowed Scholarship

A conversation with Herb and Marynm Martin. Why did you choose to create a scholarship at Auburn University? I am a graduate and feel that Auburn’s education prepared me well for what success we have enjoyed. We think education is a key for helping make our future...

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Martin L. Beck, Jr. Endowed Scholarship

A conversation with Virginia H. Beck. Why did you choose to create a scholarship at Auburn University? Martin believed in hard work and education, and he loved young people. I established the Martin L. Beck, Jr. Endowed Scholarship in 2012 in memory of my...

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Mary Louise S. Roy Scholarships in Education

A conversation with Kenneth B. Roy Jr. Why did you choose to create a scholarship at Auburn University? I grew up in Auburn; my dad was on the faculty; my brother, sister and I graduated from Auburn; my three daughters attended Auburn; two of my grandchildren...

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Michael P. Thomas Endowed Scholarship

A conversation with Michael P. Thomas Why did you choose to create a scholarship at Auburn University? I felt it was the best way for me to give back to Auburn and to provide a small level of financial help to a student from Florida to lessen his/her debt at...

Michael Rooker Annual Scholarship

Michael Rooker Annual Scholarship

The Michael Rooker Annual Scholarship was created in 2007 for graduates of Marion County High School in Guin, Alabama. Michael Rooker is an alumnus of Marion County High School and attended Auburn University as a transfer student. He currently resides in Auburn with...

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Milton Family Endowed Scholarship Award in the College of Liberal Arts

A conversation with Edward Milton Tell us about your favorite Auburn story or “War Eagle!” moment. Fellowship, friendship, education, and lifetime memories. I have way too many favorite Auburn stories to begin to list them. What do you hope your recipients gain...

Molly Stone Given Endowed Scholarship

Molly Stone Given Endowed Scholarship

A conversation with Molly Given (pictured at left, with her freshman-year roommate Ali Stefanek at right). Why did you choose to create a scholarship at Auburn University? Creating a scholarship at Auburn actually came by me in way of a gift, which was such a...

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Nelda K. Lee Endowed Scholarship in Aerospace Engineering

A conversation with Nelda Lee Why did you choose to create a scholarship at Auburn University? I wanted a way to give back and to help a student get a degree in Aerospace Engineering. What would you want recipients of this scholarship to know about you or the...

Pao-Sen Chi Memorial Scholarship

Pao-Sen Chi Memorial Scholarship

A conversation with Yun-Hwa Peggy Hsieh. Why did you choose to create a scholarship at Auburn University? Auburn has a very special place in my heart! I started my academic career at Auburn University and had served 10 years from an assistant professor to full...

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Paul and Mary Williamson Family Scholarships

A conversation with Greg and Rosemary Greaves. Why did you choose to create a scholarship at Auburn University? Whether it’s our health, communication, or everyday conveniences in life, these students will shape our future world. And I can’t think of a better...

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Paul B. Fraser Memorial Scholarship in Architecture

A conversation with Polly G. Fraser and Paul S. Scharff. Why did you choose to create a scholarship at Auburn University? Paul Fraser, a sophomore in the School of Architecture at Auburn, died in January 1990 of meningitis. We, his mother and stepfather, wanted...

Pete Cerny Endowed Scholarship in Aerospace Engineering

Pete Cerny Endowed Scholarship in Aerospace Engineering

A conversation with Peggy Cerny. Why did you choose to create a scholarship at Auburn University? My husband was an Auburn aerospace engineering grad, Class of 1969. When he died suddenly of a massive heart attack in 2008 at age 62, some of his fraternity brothers...

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Prentis S. Howard/Tampa Bay Auburn Club Endowed Scholarship Fund

The PSH Scholarship Fund was established on March 17, 1986. The scholarship is designated for Hillsborough County, Fla. students on the basis of need and award for academic excellence. The Tampa Bay Auburn Club, incorporated on September 28, 1967, created the PSH...

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Retired Education Faculty and Staff Endowed Scholarship

A conversation with Terry C. Ley. Why did you choose to create a scholarship at Auburn University? All of us were members of the College of Education faculty or staff before we retired, some of us for 30 years or more. Our scholarship is a “thank you” gift to the...

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Rick Pate Family Endowed Scholarship

A conversation with Rick Pate. Why did you choose to create a scholarship at Auburn University? I still had two boys in high school and at first I thought it was too soon for me to start thinking of helping others when I needed to get done with my own. I thought...

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Rob and Dena Stowers Endowed Scholarship

A conversation with Rob Stowers. Why did you choose to create a scholarship at Auburn University? I want to help deserving, first generation college students fulfill their dream of attending Auburn. What would you want the recipients of this scholarship to know about...

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Robert and Lela Lofton '72 Endowed Scholarship in the College of Veterinary Medicine

A conversation with Robert and Lela Lofton. Why did you choose to create a scholarship at Auburn University? We felt our Auburn educations helped to open the door to many opportunities for us and we have been more than blessed in our careers, especially in the field...

Robert Gatewood Memorial Scholarship

Robert Gatewood Memorial Scholarship

A conversation with Laura Kezar. Why did you choose to create a scholarship at Auburn University? When I attended Auburn I was lucky to be the recipient of several scholarships. These scholarships meant that I could focus on my studies instead of on finances. I...

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Ronald and Anne Dykes Endowed Scholarship in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering

A conversation with R.M. Dykes Why did you choose to create a scholarship at Auburn University? I wanted to assist students of modest means who could not otherwise attend Auburn and who were willing to provide the rest of their financial needs through their own...

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Ronald Jeffrey Weaver Endowment for Scholarships

A conversation with Andrew M. Weaver. Why did you choose to create a scholarship at Auburn University? I could think of no better way to honor my deceased son who was a graduate of Auburn with a degree in finance. I am thankful for the individuals who contributed to...

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Rooke Family Scholarship in Forestry

A conversation with Ben M. Rooke, Jr. Why did you choose to create a scholarship at Auburn University? In 1963 I had been awarded a significant scholarship in forestry. I look at it as “giving back” what I was fortunate enough to receive. Scholarships in forestry...

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Roy Family Scholarships in the College of Sciences and Mathematics and the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering

A conversation with Kenneth B. Roy Jr. Why did you choose to create a scholarship at Auburn University? I grew up in Auburn; my dad was on the faculty; my brother, sister and I graduated from Auburn; my three daughters attended Auburn; two of my grandchildren...

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Russell and Adelaide Roberson Biosystems Engineering Scholarship

A conversation with Dr. Russell Roberson. Why did you choose to create a scholarship at Auburn University? I created this scholarship to honor my parents. My parents helped me with my education and always placed a value on education. What would you want the...

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Ruth Fountain Heard Scholarship and Josephine Baxter Endowed Scholarship

Why did you choose to create a scholarship at Auburn University? Because I love Auburn, I wanted to provide scholarships as they had been provided for me in college, and wanted to honor important and influential people in my life. What would you want the recipients...

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Shivers Walker Endowed Scholarship in Industrial and Systems Engineering

A conversation with Charles Herbert Shivers. Why did you choose to create a scholarship at Auburn University? My Auburn degree opened many doors for me and provided credibility for me during my career. I want to help others obtain an AU degree since I know how tough...

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Steve and Dianne Robinson Endowed Scholarship

A conversation with Steve Robinson. Why did you choose to create a scholarship at Auburn University? We want to offer deserving students, preferably minorities, an opportunity to pursue an undergraduate degree in business, especially in marketing. My Auburn education...

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Stone Family Scholarships in the College of Sciences and Mathematics and the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering

A conversation with Linda J. Stone and Jeffrey I. Stone. Why did you choose to create a scholarship at Auburn University? We received an excellent education at Auburn, and have been successful in our respective careers in large part because of that strong foundation....

Terry and Christy Tucker Endowed Scholarship in Engineering

Terry and Christy Tucker Endowed Scholarship in Engineering

A conversation with Terry Tucker. Why did you choose to create a scholarship at Auburn University? I love Auburn. My experience and education at Auburn were catalysts to the benefits that I would receive later in life, and I wanted to ensure that other students have...

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Thomas and Ernestine Moody Scholarship

A conversation with Mike Moody. Why did you choose to create a scholarship at Auburn University? This scholarship was created for love of Auburn and love of my parents. What would you want the recipients of this scholarship to know about the person for whom it is...

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Thomas W. and Patricia M. Tripp Endowed Scholarship

A conversation with Tom Tripp. Why did you choose to create a scholarship at Auburn University? This scholarship is for the students, present and future. Auburn is simply the vehicle to use to pay it forward. What would you want the recipients of this scholarship to...