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Established Endowed Scholarships

 

1970 Football Championship Team Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2011 with gifts from members of the 1970 football team and coaches. Recipients must be of outstanding character, good citizens, and possess leadership qualities. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a member of the Wofford football team.


2009 Men's Soccer SoCon Champions Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2009 by a group of supporters to honor the achievement of the Championship team. During the 2009 season, this team recorded an all-time best record of 12-3-3, won the SoCon regular season and tournament titles, and advanced to NCAA Championship for the first time as a Division I member. The scholarship will be awarded to a participant on the men’s soccer team who, as determined by the head soccer coach, most exemplifies the qualities displayed by members of the 2009 team; those qualities being leadership ability, determination, heart, desire, respect for the game of soccer, and putting team before self.

Eugene F. Alexander Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in 1986 by friends and family members in memory of Eugene F. Alexander, beloved basketball coach at Wofford from 1958-77. Preference for awards from this fund will be given to members of the men’s basketball team whose determination and desire for excellence reflect the characteristics of Coach Alexander.

Mike W. Ayers Endowed Scholarship Fund

Former players and other friends of Head Football Coach Mike Ayers donated $100,000 to establish the Mike Ayers Endowed Football Scholarship in 1998. They chose to honor Ayers’ 50th birthday and his commitment to Wofford’s student-athletes by creating a scholarship for student-athletes who participate on the college’s intercollegiate football team.


Neetumn G. Bagwell Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Neetumn G. Bagwell Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 2005 by the estate of Mr. Neetumn G. Bagwell of Greenville, S.C. A 1940 graduate of Wofford and a member of the baseball team, Mr. Bagwell was a devoted teacher and coach in the Greenville County school system for 31 years. Recipients of this scholarship should be students of outstanding character with a proven financial need and who participate in the intercollegiate baseball program at Wofford College.

The W. E. “Jack” Bass Endowed Scholarship Fund

The W. E. “Jack” Bass Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 1993 with gifts from family and friends in memory of Mr. W. E. “Jack” Bass of Hickory, N.C. Mr. Bass, a 1964 graduate of Wofford, was a longtime supporter of Wofford and its athletic program. Preference in making awards from this fund goes to student-athletes on the college’s intercollegiate basketball team.


Walter M. Booth Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 1989 by the family of Coach Conley Snidow and other friends of Mr. Booth, in memory of Walter “Peg” Booth, an assistant in the football program and a friend of Wofford athletics for many years. Preference in making awards from this fund goes to a student-athlete on the football team.

James A. Brakefield Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2002 in memory of James A. Brakefield, who served as an assistant (1953-66) and head football coach (1967-70) at Wofford. Preference in making awards from this fund are student-athletes on the football team.


Albert Bryan Bullington Sr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 1987 by family members and friends in memory of Albert Bryan “Ab” Bullington Sr., a 1933 Wofford graduate. Mr. Bullington, a basketball great, was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame in 1981. Priority for scholarships are students in the basketball program.


Vernon L. Caldwell Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Vernon L. Caldwell Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund is given to students interested in the field of sports medicine who also demonstrate outstanding academic promise, leadership ability and character.


W. Dean Cannon, Jr. Endowed Scholarship Fund

The W. Dean Cannon Jr. Scholarship Fund was established in 2006 by Dean Cannon, a Spartanburg native and a 1950 graduate of Wofford College. A member of the football team during the Coach Phil Dickens Era, Mr. Cannon earned his law degree from the University of South Carolina. Recipients of this scholarship should be persons of outstanding character, academic promise, and demonstrated academic need. Preference should be given to students who participate in the football program.


J. Harold Chandler Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 1990 by J. Harold Chandler and his family. Mr. Chandler, chair and chief executive officer of Benefits Partners of America, is a 1971 Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Wofford and was the quarterback on the 1970 NAIA national runner-up Wofford football team. He has served two terms on the Wofford Board of Trustees (1988-2000, 2004-present) and was vice chair from 1994-96. Preference for awards from this fund is given to students participating in intercollegiate football.


Delores Wilson Chandler Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2008 by J. Harold Chandler ’71 of Kiawah Island, S.C., in honor of his beloved wife, Delores Wilson Chandler. The Chandlers are longtime supporters of Wofford College. Mr. Chandler was the quarterback on the 1970 NAIA national runner-up Wofford football team. He has served two terms on the Wofford Board of Trustees (1988-2000, 2004-present) and was vice chair from 1994-96. The recipient of the scholarship must be a good citizen of outstanding character who possesses leadership qualities. The recipient must be a member of the Wofford College intercollegiate football team.


Jennifer K. Chandler Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2011 with proceeds from a generous gift from the Milliken Foundation made in honor of Harold Chandler’s many years of board service with Milliken and Co. Jennifer is the daughter of Harold and Delores Chandler of Kiawah Island, S.C. Recipients must be of outstanding character, good citizens, possess leadership qualities, and must be a member of the Wofford intercollegiate football team. The recipients must have a demonstrated ability to achieve high academic success.

Stephanie A. Chandler Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2011 with proceeds from a generous gift from the Milliken Foundation made in honor of Harold Chandler’s many years of board service with Milliken and Co. Stephanie is the daughter of Harold and Delores Chandler of Kiawah Island, S.C. Recipients must be of outstanding character, good citizens, possess leadership qualities, and must be a member of the Wofford intercollegiate football team. The recipients must have a demonstrated ability to achieve high academic success.


Louie and Edna Chandler Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2011 with proceeds from a generous gift from the Milliken Foundation made in honor of Harold Chandler’s many years of board service with Milliken and Co. Harold is the son of Louie and Edna Chandler. Harold and his wife, Delores, reside in Kiawah Island, S.C. Recipients must be of outstanding character, good citizens, possess leadership qualities, and must be a member of the Wofford intercollegiate football team. The recipients must have a demonstrated ability to achieve high academic success.


Stanley and Dorothy Wilson-Chandler Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2011 with proceeds from a generous gift from the Milliken Foundation made in honor of Harold Chandler’s many years of board service with Milliken and Co. Harold’s wife, Delores, is the daughter of Stanley and Dorothy Wilson. Harold and Delores Chandler reside in Kiawah Island, S.C. Recipients must be of outstanding character, good citizens, possess leadership qualities, and must be a member of the Wofford intercollegiate football team. The recipients must have a demonstrated ability to achieve high academic success.


Allen O. Clark Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in 1980 by friends and family members in memory of Allen O. Clark ’50, former president of the National Alumni Association and a loyal Wofford supporter for years at the time of his death. Clark was a four-year letterman at Wofford in both baseball and football. Mrs. Clark enabled the fund to become endowed in 1986 with additional gifts. Awards are made to athletes who demonstrate outstanding character and leadership and who participate in the football program.


W. Scott Cogswell Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 1978 in memory of W. Scott Cogswell, a graduate of the Class of 1968 and an active alumni leader in Charleston, SC. The award was established by his family and friends. The scholarship is awarded annually to a member of the golf team whose character, scholastic achievement and college service indicate a love and dedication for Wofford.


Richard and Debbie Cohn Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2007 by Mr. and Mrs. Richard Cohn from Columbia, S.C. Mr. Cohn, a 1973 graduate of Wofford College, is a licensed general contractor and commercial real estate developer and currently chairman of Cohn Construction Services in Columbia. Mrs. Cohn is a marketing executive who owns Debbie Cohn Consulting, and both she and Mr. Cohn are involved in numerous cultural and civic organizations. Recipients of awards from this fund must be qualified students who are members of the football team.


Wade A. Corn Sr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 1986 as a memorial to Mr. Corn, a 1950 Wofford graduate. Mr. Corn began his long and successful athletic career as an offensive lineman for the undefeated 1949 Wofford football team. Among other positions, Mr. Corn served as coach at both Paris and Lancaster High Schools, athletic director and assistant principal at Dorman High School and president of the South Carolina Coaches Association. Established by Mrs. Wade A. Corn Sr. and their children, Wade Jr. ’73, William ’76 and Linda, the scholarship provides financial aid to student-athletes whose character and ideals reflect Mr. Corn and who participate in the football program.


James C. Crawford Jr. Endowed Scholarship Fund

The James C. Crawford Jr. Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in Mr. Crawford's memory in 2007 by his son, James C. Crawford III '78 and his wife, Marianne. Mr. Crawford, a 1948 Wofford graduate, for many years served as chairman and CEO of B.C. Moore and Sons and was a loyal Wofford supporter. Scholarships from this fund will be awarded to qualified Wofford students who participate in intercollegiate football or baseball and who plans to major in a business related subject.


Ralph L. Crutchfield Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund

Established in 1974 by Nell H. Crutchfield. The scholarship may be awarded to a varsity athlete in any sport on a year-to-year basis.


Charles H. Davidson IV Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2006 by friends and family of Maj. Gen. Charles H. Davidson IV, Class of 1970. Recipients of this scholarship must be worthy and qualified students and members of the intercollegiate football team at Wofford College.


Jesse B. Davis Family Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Jesse B. Davis Family Endowed Scholarship was established in 1992 by a gift of real estate. Davis is a former Distinguished Service Award recipient, Terrier Club President and longtime supporter of Wofford College. First preference in awarding the scholarship goes to deserving student-athletes on the basis of character, leadership and scholastic achievement who are participants in football or basketball.

F. A. Dean Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established by Mrs. F.A. Dean of Lexington, S.C. as a memorial to her late husband, Francis Asbury Dean, a 1927 Wofford graduate. Because of Mr. Dean’s long-standing interests in Wofford, and particularly his devotion to the football team, preference in awarding scholarships from this fund will be given to participants in the intercollegiate football program to help finance their education at Wofford.

LaFon and Winston Dees Family Endowed Scholarship

Created in 2000 by the LaFon C. Dees family of Atlanta, Ga. Mr. Dees, a successful investment advisor, is a 1959 Wofford graduate who has been especially helpful in advising the college about endowment management. Awards from this fund are reserved for participants in the men’s basketball program.


Phil Dickens Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 1973 by former players, friends and family of Phil Dickens, Wofford’s most successful football coach, who died in November 1983. Dickens directed the Terriers from 1947 to 1952, and had a profound influence on his players, over 50 of whom pursued coaching careers. Awards from this fund are made to an outstanding student-athlete from the football team who exemplifies strength of character, an attribute Dickens instilled in all his players.

 

Robert Daniel Dodson Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 1997 by the family of Robert Daniel Dodson, a 1995 Wofford graduate. Robert graduated Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude and with high honors in philosophy. An active leader in student affairs, Robert was also a three-year letterman in cross country. He served as a team captain his senior year and won the William Stanley Hoole award, given annually to the senior student-athlete with the highest cumulative academic average. Awards from this fund will be made to members of the intercollegiate cross country team.


Charles H. Drawdy, Sr. '62 Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Charles H. Drawdy, Sr. '62 Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 2006 by Mr. Drawdy. Mr. Drawdy graduated from Wofford College in 1962 and was an active student participating in football and Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. Over the years Mr. Drawdy has been very active and held leadership positions in different Golf Associations at the state and national level. Scholarships from this fund will be awarded annually to a student-athlete participating in the men's or women's golf program. The recipient must demonstrate academic promise, strong moral character and leadership skills.


The DuBose Family Endowed Scholarship Fund

The DuBose Family Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 2007 by G. Dial '83 and Katherine '84 DuBose of Easley, S.C. Dial and Kathy are the parents of George D. DuBose '09, John L. DuBose '11 and Mary Katherine '13 DuBose. Dial and Kathy established this scholarship as a way of giving back to Wofford and as a way for the entire DuBose family to create a long-term legacy at Wofford. First preference is to an upperclassman student-athlete participating on the football team that has demonstrated leadership, strong moral character, academic progress and is a walk-on to the team.


James F. Duncan Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established by Mrs. James F. Duncan, family members and friends as a memorial to James F. Duncan. Mr. Duncan was a 1937 Wofford graduate and letterman who was one of Wofford’s most devoted supporters until his death in 1989. Awards from this fund will be made to students participating in intercollegiate athletics with preference to football and basketball.

Michael Edens Endowed Scholarship Fund

Created in 1997 by Mr. and Mrs. Joe Edens of Columbia, SC, to honor their son Michael who graduated from Wofford in 1998. Awards from this fund go to members of the intercollegiate football team.


Shirley Nordan Ellis Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 1996 by the family and friends of Shirley Nordan Ellis, a friend of the college whose husband Bill was a member of the football team and a 1967 graduate. Shirley was a young teacher, wife and mother who died unexpectedly in 1995. Awards from this fund go to women student-athletes.


William B. and Syble R. Evins Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 1990 by Dr. and Mrs. William B. Evins of Traveler’s Rest, SC. Preference in making awards from this fund will go to students interested in the field of sports medicine who also demonstrate outstanding academic promise, leadership ability and character.


Charles Madison Ferguson Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund

Created in 1986 by his wife, Janie Mayes Ferguson, and his daughter, Jane Ferguson Watson. Mr. Ferguson was a member of the Wofford Class of 1929. Scholarships from this fund are awarded to student-athletes who exemplify high qualities of character and who show academic promise.

James G. and Laura E. Ferguson Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 1985 by Mr. and Mrs. James G. Ferguson of Laurens, S.C. Mr. Ferguson was a 1936 graduate of Wofford. First preference in awarding scholarships from this fund goes to students with outstanding academic credentials who are participants in either football, basketball, tennis or golf, and plan careers in either business, medicine or the ministry. Awards may be split to enable the most students to be assisted.

H.J. Fleming Endowed Scholarship Fund


Harvey Stafford Floyd Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established by Mr. Floyd’s daughters, Harriet Ann Floyd Sessoms of Atlanta, Ga., and Lula Jane Floyd McClymont of Boston, Mass., in 1988. Mr. Floyd was a member of the Class of 1923. First preference in awarding scholarships from this fund goes to female participants in the intercollegiate athletic program.

John Cary ’20, Lilage Castles and James R. Fowler ’52 Endowed Scholarship Fund

To honor John Cary and Lilage Castles Fowler, a memorial was established by their sons, James R. Fowler, Class of 1952, John W. Fowler and grandson James R. Fowler Jr. ’82. Mr. John Cary Fowler, a 1920 Wofford graduate, was Postmaster of Gaffney, a position he held until his retirement in 1966. After the death of Mr. James Robert Fowler in 1994, he was added to the scholarship by his family. Jim Fowler was President of Capital Bank and Trust in Belton, S.C. Awards from this fund go to members of the intercollegiate football team.


Jimmy and Marsha Gibbs Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2008 by Jimmy and Marsha Gibbs of Spartanburg, S.C. The Gibbs family has been actively involved in numerous local and national charitable efforts, and for many years have been outstanding and generous supporters of Wofford College. Mr. Gibbs also faithfully served on the Wofford College Board of Trustees. The Gibbs Football Stadium at Wofford College was named for this philanthropic couple. The recipient of the scholarship must be a good citizen of outstanding character who possesses leadership qualities. The recipient must be a member of the Wofford College intercollegiate football team.


Melvin I. Gibbs Jr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 1983 by Jimmy Gibbs of Spartanburg, S.C. in memory of his father, Melvin I. “Razor” Gibbs, a member of the Class of 1943. “Razor” Gibbs earned 16 letters as a star athlete at Wofford and his son chose a scholarship fund to be awarded annually to an outstanding football recruit as the most appropriate way to perpetuate his memory.

David C. Gibson Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2004 by M. Smithie Gibson and William Gibson Bell, sisters of Mr. Gibson, a 1941 graduate of Wofford. Awards from this fund go to students participating in the intercollegiate football program. Recipients should also be persons of outstanding academic promise who demonstrate strong character and leadership.

The Goal Line Club Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2012, The Goal Line Club has proved to be a very successful initiative to help raise additional scholarship dollars for the Wofford College athletic endowment. With the Terrier’s scoring 80 touchdowns in the past two seasons, over $98,000 has been raised for the Goal Line Club Endowed Scholarship Fund. A donor pledges $1 or more per touchdown for the season.

The Golden Toe Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in December 2005 by Mr. Ronald A. Andrews of Danville, Calif. Mr. Andrews is a 1981 graduate of Wofford College and was a member of the Terrier football team. Awards from this fund are reserved for student-athletes, restricted to a member of the football team playing in one of the positions of place kicker, punter, or special teams. The recipients should demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, traits of leadership, character, and good citizenship.


Robert E. Gregory Jr. Family Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1994 by Rob Gregory ’64, his wife, Marie, and children, Scott ’90 and Kelly Gregory. Mr. Gregory has served as President of the Terrier Club and Chairman of the Board of Trustees and has received the Distinguished Alumni Award and Honorary Docorate degree. First preference in awarding the scholarship will go to those deserving recipients who demonstrate athletic ability, leadership potential and academic achievement.


Hubert F. and Betty P. Gunter Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Gunter scholarship fund was established in 2000 by Hubert and Betty Gunter of Columbia, S.C. Mr. Gunter was a 1950 graduate of Wofford College and a longtime supporter of the Wofford athletic program. Preference in making awards from this fund goes to a student-athlete on the college’s football team.


The James G. (Jr.) and Marjorie G. Halford Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 1991 by Dr. Halford, a 1945 Wofford graduate and family physician from Anderson, S.C., and his wife, Marjorie. Dr. Halford served as a member of the Wofford Board of Trustees from 1978-90. The fund was significantly increased by family and friends at the time of Dr. Halford’s death in 1995. Preference in awarding scholarships from this fund goes to students participating in intercollegiate athletics who also demonstrate qualities of sportsmanship, leadership and academic promise.


John W. Hanning Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Hanning scholarship was established in 2006 by John W. Hanning of Laughlin, Nevada., in memory of his parents, Freda W. and Charles A. Hanning, Sr., and in honor of his borther, Lee Hanning, long-time Wofford friend and kicking coach for the football team. Scholarships from this fund are reserved for students who participate on the intercollegiate football team with priority given to players pursing majors in finance, economics or other business-related majors.

William Dixon Hardy Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund

Friends and colleagues established this fund to honor Dick Hardy, a longtime friend, Honorary Letterman, Terrier Club president and supporter of the college. He retired in 1983 as executive Vice President of Spartan Foods, and died in 1994. Awards from this fund are designed for student-athletes without restriction to a particular sport.

The Curtis R. and Cleveland S. Harley Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Curtis R. and Cleveland S. Harley Endowed Scholarship Fund was created in 1997 by Mr. Cleveland Sylvanus Harley and wife Mary Curtis Ramsay Harley of Spartanburg. Mr. Harley, a 1950 Wofford graduate, has been an enthusiastic volunteer and generous supporter at Wofford for over fifty years. Awards from this fund are designed for student-athletes without restriction to a particular sport.


The Cleveland S. and Curtis R. Harley Family Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Harley Family Endowed Scholarship Fund has been established through an additional generous gift from Cleveland S. Harley of Spartanburg, S.C. The funds will be matched by funds from the Daniel estate to provide a second scholarship. Cleveland Harley, Class of 1950 , has been an outstanding and generous supporter of Wofford College. He has led by example as president of the Wofford College Alumni Association, as founder and President of the Eleven Club, and later the Terrier Club. Awards from this fund are for a student-athlete on the football team.


George J. Holliday, III Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 1969 by Mr. and Mrs. John Holliday as a memorial to their son, George J. Holliday III, of the Class of 1968 and a member of the golf team. The award is made to deserving young men of good academic standing who are on the golf team.

The Bobby and Jean Ivey Family Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Bobby and Jean Ivey Family Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 1997 by Jean and Bobby Ivey, Robin Ivey and Michael and Lee Ann Ivey Greene. The Iveys have been loyal and dedicated supporters of Wofford athletics for more than 30 years. Awards from the fund will be given to deserving student-athletes who possess qualities of Christian character.

Douglas Henry Joyce Endowed Golf Scholarships

Established in 1988 by the Joyce Family Foundation of Nashville, Tennessee. Mr. Joyce is a member of the Board of Directors of the Wofford National Alumni Association. Mr. Joyce and his family have been major supporters of the college since his time as a student. An addition to the scholarship in 1996 created two additional tuition scholarships to be matched by money from the Estate of Mrs. Homozel Mickel Daniel. Thus, a total of four tuition scholarships are created through this gift. In the year 2001, the Wofford men’s golf program was fully endowed at the NCAA limit of 4.5 scholarships. The scholarship is awarded to outstanding students and golfers of high personal integrity who demonstrate the qualities of sportsmanship, leadership and academic achievement.


Russell C. King, Sr. ’28 Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 1994 by Mr. Russell C. King Jr., of Atlanta, Ga., Class of 1956, a member (1976-88, 1994-present) and chair (1986-88, 1998-2002) of the Wofford Board of Trustees. This fund honors the memory of Mr. King’s father, Russell C. King Sr., a graduate of the Wofford Class of 1929 and a Wofford trustee (1958-70), who died in 1987.


James N. and Shirley T. Kirby Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2001 by James N. “Buddy” Kirby of Chapin, S.C., a 1961 graduate and member of the Terrier Club Board of Directors. Mr. Kirby founded and directed a highly successful business in the health care field. Preference in awarding the scholarship goes to an outstanding student-athlete who exemplifies the highest qualities of character and work ethic and who also has an interest in business and entrepreneurship.

Walter H. Lehner Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 1991 in memory of Mr. Walter Lehner as a tribute by his family and friends to his interest and enthusiasm for golf and young people. Awards from this fund go to a member of the golf team.


Lettermen’s Club Scholarship

Established by the Lettermen’s Club for a deserving student-athlete. The recipient is to continue the academic and athletic tradition that is representative of all former lettermen at Wofford College.


Longleaf Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2006 by John E. Bauknight IV ’89 and Edward "Nick" S. Wildrick ’90, both entrepreneurs in Spartanburg, S.C., and founders of Longleaf Holdings USA, which is a holding company for Shred First. Scholarships from this fund are reserved for student-athletes participating in the football program. Deserving students must demonstrate academic promise, leadership and exhibit a strong moral character as determined by the head football coach.

Richard B. Lowry, Jr. '71 Endowed Scholarship Fund

 

Robert W. McCully Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 1994 by Mr. Robert W. “Bob” McCully, a 1955 graduate of Wofford from Bamberg, S.C. Mr. McCully has been an active supporter of Wofford since his time as a student. Preference in awarding scholarships will go to student-athletes in the football program. Recipients should be of outstanding academic promise, strong character, and leadership ability.


Joseph B. and Wilma K. Miller Scholarship Fund

Started in 1995 by LTC Joseph B. Miller, Ret., of Spartanburg, Class of 1932, who chose this fund to honor the memory of his wife of nearly 60 years, Wilma Kennett Miller, who died in 1993. Awards from this fund are to be made to worthy and deserving student-athletes attending Wofford.


C. B. “Slim” Mooneyham Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 1989 by his widow, Lillian C. Mooneyham of Spartanburg, S.C. Mr. Mooneyham was a 1934 Wofford graduate and a member of the basketball team at the college. Awards from the fund are reserved for student-athletes.


Charles and Betty Morgan Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 1998 by Charles and Betty Morgan with a gift of life insurance. Recipients are to be students from either the states of Alabama or Florida who participate in the intercollegiate athletic program and possess characteristics of leadership and citizenship.

Daniel B. Morrison Jr. ’75 Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2004 by alumni, friends and family. The scholarship has been named for former Wofford director of athletics and senior vice president, Dr. Daniel B. Morrison, Jr. ’75. During his tenure at Wofford, he was instrumental in transitioning the athletics program from NAIA to NCAA Division II and finally to NCAA Division I and the Southern Conference. Preference in awarding scholarships will go to student-athletes in the basketball program. Recipients should be of outstanding academic promise, strong character and leadership ability.


Stewart and Steven Mungo Endowed Scholarship Fund

A gift of real estate in 1998 by the Mungo brothers established the Stewart and Steven Mungo Endowed Scholarship Fund. Stewart and Steven Mungo graduated from Wofford in 1974 and 1981, respectively.


Gail Ware Nesbitt Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2005 by Ethan R. Ware ’82. Scholarships from this fund will be awarded annually to a student-athlete participating in the varsity baseball program. The recipient must demonstrate academic promise, strong moral character, proven leadership, and also be active in their Christian faith. The scholarship recipient will be expected to meet academic minimums as determined by the college.

William F. Nettles, Jr. 1928 Endowed Scholarship Fund

The William F. Nettles, Jr. 1928 Endowed Scholarship Fund was established as a memorial to W.F. Nettles Jr. Proceeds from the fund provide a scholarship for a student-athlete on the tennis team.


David L. Neugent, Jr. ’74 Endowed Scholarship Fund

The David L. Neugent, Jr. Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 2006 by David L. Neugent ’74 of Kernersville, N.C. Scholarships from this fund are reserved for deserving students who demonstrate high moral character and financial need.


Corry W. Oakes, III ’89 Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2006 by Mr. George Dean Johnson of Spartanburg, S.C., in honor of Mr. Corry W. Oakes, III, who had a successful career working with Mr. Johnson at Blockbuster Video, Extended Stay America and OTO Development in various roles. While at Wofford, Mr. Oakes was a letterman on the football team. Scholarships from the fund are reserved for students participating in the football program who also demonstrate leadership, character and academic promise.

The Vera Davis Parsons Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Vera Davis Parsons scholarship fund was established with a gift from Ed and Vickey Wile of Atlanta, Ga., to honor the memory of Vera Parsons. Recipients must be good citizens of outstanding character and possess leadership qualities, demonstrate financial need and be a male student-athlete on one of Wofford’s intercollegiate athletics teams.


The Phillips Family Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established by William P. Phillips, a 1955 Wofford graduate and trustee (1990-2002), and Mary Ann Reeves Phillips, a 1956 graduate of Columbia College. It honors their children, William Shawn Phillips, Wofford Class of 1980, Ashley Phillips Case, Wofford Class of 1985, and Kelly Phillips Willingham, Wofford Class of 1991.

The Pinson Family Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Pinson family endowed scholarship fund was established in 1993 by Bobby Pinson of Spartanburg, S.C., Byron Pinson of St. Louis, Mo., and Richard Pinson ’72 of Nashville, Tenn., in memory of their parents, Margaret and Robert Pinson of Henderson, Ky. Because of the Pinson family’s strong interest in education and in athletics, preference in awarding scholarships from this fund goes to Wofford student-athletes who demonstrate high moral character, possess academic promise, and are members of the women’s tennis team.


The M.C. Poole Endowed Scholarship Fund


The O. Eugene and Mary Lou Powell Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2001 by Judge O. Eugene Powell Jr., a 1962 graduate of Wofford College, and Mary Lou Powell, a graduate of the University of South Florida. Preference in the selection of scholarship recipients from this fund goes to a junior or senior member of the football team based on merit and need who is enrolled either in the Advanced Program of the Military Science Department or in a pre-law course of studies.


George W. and Gretchen K. Price Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2011 with proceeds from a trust established by Mr. and Mrs. Price. Awards from this fund are reserved for members of the Wofford men’s tennis team.

Reeves Family Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Reeves Family Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 1996 with a gift from the New Jersey-based Reeves Foundation, named for a prominent textile manufacturing family. The late John E. Reeves was a Wofford trustee (1974-79) and his son, J.E. Reeves Jr. currently serveds on the Board of Trustees (1984-96 and 1998-present). The gift from the foundation created three academic scholarships and two athletic scholarships. The preference for the athletic scholarships are given to men and women who play varsity tennis.


Jerry Richardson Endowed Football Scholarship Fund

The Jerry Richardson Endowed Football Scholarship Fund was established in 2006 by Mr. Jerome J. Richardson ’59 to provide scholarship aid for a student-athlete participating on the college’s intercollegiate football team. Mr. Richardson is a member of the Class of 1959, a three-term member of the Board of Trustees (1978-90, 1992-2003 and 2005-09) as well as chair of the National Capital Campaign. He is the owner/founder of the Carolina Panthers NFL team.


The Joel E. Robertson Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Joel Robertson Endowed Scholarship has been established by former players in honor of Coach Joel Robertson ’41. Coach Robertson was the head basketball coach from 1946-1953, served as an assistant football coach, and as the golf coach during his tenure at Wofford College. Preference for awards from this fund will be given to members of the men’s basketball team who demonstrate the qualities of outstanding character, leadership potential, and academic achievement.


Claudia and Kenneth Robinette Endowed Scholarship Fund

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Robinette of Richmond County, N.C., have established the Claudia and Kenneth Robinette Endowed Scholarship Fund. Scholarships are reserved for qualified students who demonstrate financial need and leadership abilities, with first preference to baseball players or other qualified male or female student-athletes.


Eli F. Sanders Endowed Football Scholarship Fund

The Eli F. Sanders Endowed Football Scholarship Fund has been established through a generous commitment from Greg and Ell Sanders, sons of Eli Sanders. Eli Sanders, Class of 1954, has been an outstanding and generous supporter of Wofford College for many years. He was a member of the Wofford football team and is well known in the low country of South Carolina as a long-standing business and community leader in Charleston, S.C. Recipients of the scholarship must be of outstanding character, good citizens, possess leadership qualities and demonstrate financial need. The recipient must be a student-athlete on the football team.

Denise Satterfield Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Denise Satterfield Endowed Scholarship was established in 2006 by her husband, Frank G. Satterfield III, Wofford Class of 1967. Mr. Satterfield wanted to honor Denise who has set a great example for others through her hard work and persistence in pursuit to earn her college degree. Since 1998, Denise has been working full time and taking classes at night to earn her degree. She earned a degree in professional writing with a minor in English from the University of Houston in May 2007. Awards from this fund are for student-athletes who participate in the intercollegiate football program.


The Walt Sessoms Endowed Scholarship Fund

Created in 1997 by Mr. Walter W. Sessoms of Atlanta, Ga. Mr. Sessoms, a 1956 Wofford graduate, was a member (1985-97, 1999-2006) and former chairman (1990-95) of the Board of Trustees. Awards from this fund are intended for a pitcher on the intercollegiate baseball team.


The Sessoms Family Endowed Scholarship Fund

Created in 2003 by Mr. Walter W. Sessoms of Atlanta, Ga. Mr. Sessoms, a 1956 Wofford graduate, was a member (1985-97, 1999-2006) and former chairman (1990-1995) of the Board of Trustees. Awards from this fund are intended for a catcher on the intercollegiate baseball team.

Tom and Mary Slaughter Endowed Scholarship Fund


Victor M. and James V. Smith Academic-Athletic Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 1987 in honor of Victor Mullins Smith, member of the class of 1935, and his son, James Victor Smith, member of the class of 1968. A 1933 graduate of the Textile Industrial Institute in Spartanburg, the senior Mr. Smith attended Wofford on a full scholarship for having earned the highest average in his graduating class. Following his graduation from Wofford, James Victor Smith served in the U.S. Army as a First Lieutenant in Vietnam. The scholarship is awarded to an outstanding scholar-athlete on the football, golf, or tennis team.


The Conley T. Snidow Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 1992 by family members and friends of Mr. Snidow, who was the head football coach at Wofford from 1953-66. Awards from this fund are reserved for students who participate in the intercollegiate football program.

Soccer Lettermen’s Scholarship

Created in 1988 by alumni, parents, and other friends of the Wofford intercollegiate soccer program. Awards from this fund are made to student-athletes participating in the soccer program.


The Currie Byrd Spivey Jr. Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 1992 with a bequest from the estate of Currie B. Spivey Jr., of Greenville, S.C. Mr. Spivey was a member of the Wofford Board of Trustees from 1986 until his death in 1991. Awards from the fund are reserved for students participating in the college’s intercollegiate athletics program.

The Sybil and Grady Stewart Basketball Scholarship

The scholarship was established in 1989 with a gift of $100,000 life insurance policy by Grady Stewart of Spartanburg. Mr. Stewart was a varsity basketball letterman at Wofford, graduating in the Class of 1950. He has retired from CWS Insurance Agency, Inc. in Spartanburg, formerly Covington, Williams and Stewart, Inc. for which Mr. Stewart was president and treasurer. Mrs. Stewart is a graduate of Converse College. The income from this fund will be awarded to the athlete who starts as the point guard on the men’s intercollegiate basketball team.

The Switzer Family Endowed Athletic Scholarship Fund

Established in 2005 through a generous gift from the Switzer family of Spartanburg and Union, S.C. Mrs. Toccoa Switzer’s first husband, James L. Switzer, Sr., who passed away in 1989, started and lettered on the Wofford Football team for two years. Recipients of this scholarship must be of outstanding character, good citizenship, possess leadership qualities, demonstrate financial need and be a member of the intercollegiate football team. A matching gift from the estate of Mrs. Homozel Mickel Daniel will be used to provide a second scholarship, the Daniel/Switzer Endowed Athletic Scholarship Fund. This Daniel match is reserved for a student- athlete on the tennis team.

Taylor Family Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Taylor Family Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in 1999 by Joe E. Taylor, Wofford Class of 1980, and his family from Columbia, S.C. Recipients of scholarships from this fund are to be student-athletes restricted to a member of the football team playing in one of the positions on the offensive line. These recipients should otherwise be members of the student body in good academic standing, demonstrating traits of leadership, character and good citizenship.


G. Cameron Todd and Elizabeth C. Todd Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 1984 by George C. Todd, Class of 1977 and his wife Sarah, to honor his parents. Awards are made annually to students planning to enter the field of business, with preference given to participants in the college’s intercollegiate athletic program. Selection of recipients is made on the basis of strong potential for excellence in business, high standards of character and integrity and a desire for community service.

Grantham and Karen Wheeler Warren Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2007 by the Warrens. Both Grant and Kari graduated from Wofford in 1995. As a student at Wofford, Kari competed in intercollegiate tennis as a member of the women's tennis team. Scholarships from this fund are reserved for members of the Wofford College women’s intercollegiate tennis team.


Eunice Miles Watson Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established by Dr. Paul E. Watson Jr., Class of 1945, in memory of his mother, Eunice Miles Watson. The award is given to a scholar-athlete who posses qualities of strong leadership and good character and who is a member of the tennis team.

Paul Elijiah Watson, Sr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established by his son, Dr. Paul E. Watson Jr., Class of 1945, in his memory. Each year an award is given to a scholar-athlete who possess qualities of strong leadership and good character and who is a member of the baseball team.

Wile Family Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Wile Family Endowed Scholarship Fund has been established through a generous gift of $250,000 from the Wiles of Atlanta, Ga. A matching gift of $250,000 from the estate of Mrs. Homozel Mickel Daniel will be included in this fund, thus establishing a pemanently endowed scholarship of $500,000. Ed Wile, Class of '73, has been an outstanding and generous supporter of Wofford College. He is currently a member of the Board of Trustees. Recipients of the scholarship must be of outstanding character, good citizens, possess leadership qualities and indicate financial need. The recipient must be a student-athlete on the football team.


The Harry P. Williams Jr. Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 1990 with a gift of life insurance from Harry P. Williams Jr., of Spartanburg, S.C., member of the Class of 1942 and an active supporter of the college for many years. Student recipients of annual scholarship awards from this fund should be of strong character and have strong academic ability. Preference will be given to a student-athlete who participates in either football, basketball or tennis.

Wofford College Endowed Athletic Scholarship Fund



Mike Young Endowed Scholarship Fund

Established in 2011 by Ann C. and Stewart H. Johnson. As longtime and ardent supporters of Wofford College, the Johnsons wanted to recognize the achievements of the men’s basketball team as Southern Conference Champions in 2010, 2011, and 2014 and Head Coach Mike Young. The Johnsons felt this was an appropriate way to acknowledge the efforts Mike has made for many years. Joining them in major gift support to the fund are LaFon and Winston Dees, and Justin and Anna Converse. Awards from this fund are reserved for members of the men’s varsity basketball team who most represent the character, integrity and determination exhibited by members of the 2010, 2011, and 2014 SoCon Championship teams.