Annually Funded Athletics Scholarships

Robert D. Atkins Football Scholarship Fund

Robert D. Atkins, a 1965 graduate of Wofford and a former varsity football letterman, established the Robert D. Atkins Scholarship Fund. First preference for awarding scholarships from this fund goes to students with outstanding academic credentials who participate in the college’s intercollegiate football program and exhibit the qualities of character, leadership and service to others.

Thomas C. Brittain Scholarship Fund

Established by Thomas C. Brittain and his family. Mr. Brittain is a 1975 graduate of Wofford, a former varsity football letterman and a member of the Board of Trustees (1997-2009; chair 2004-2009). First preference in awarding scholarships from this fund goes to students with outstanding academic credentials majoring in history, English or religion, as well as being participants on the college’s intercollegiate football team.

Robert J. Freeman Scholarship Fund

The Robert J. Freeman Scholarship Fund was created in 1998 with a bequest from Mr. Freeman, a Spartanburg business leader who died in 1997. The fund supports a participant in Wofford’s intercollegiate golf program.

James M. Johnson Football Scholarship Fund

James M. Johnson, a 1970 Wofford graduate and a former varsity football letterman, established the James Johnson Football Scholarship Fund. First preference for awarding scholarships from this fund will be awarded to a student-athlete participating in the football program.

The Keisler Family Athletic Scholarship

Mary and Wade Keisler '80 have established an annually funded athletic scholarship in honor of their family. The recipient of the scholarship is determined by the athletic director.

Midlands Area Invitational Golf Tournament Scholarship Fund

Established in 1994 by the Columbia Area Alumni Club. Proceeds come from an annual golf tournament held in the spring. First preference for awards from the fund go to student-athletes from Columbia.

Upstate Area Invitational Golf Scholarship Fund

Established in 1995 to honor the 1973 national championship golf team. Proceeds come from an annual golf tournament held each fall. First preference for awards from this fund go to student-athletes who are participants in the intercollegiate golf program.

Brady Davis "Tripp" Weed III Scholarship Fund

The Tripp Weed Foundation, created by Tripp's mother Debbie Turbeville, brothers Travis Weed and Scott Turbeville, and sister Lauren Turbeville Way, established the scholarship in July of 2014. Tripp played football for the Wofford Terriers and graduated from Wofford with a degree in Business Economics in 1996. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a defensive player at the discretion of the football coaching staff.

David G. Williamson Football Scholarship Fund

Established in 1988 by Mrs. David G. Williamson in memory of her late husband, David G. Williamson, a 1950 graduate of Wofford. Preference in awarding the scholarship will be given to applicants who participate in the college’s intercollegiate football program and who exhibit qualities of outstanding character, leadership and service to others as exemplified in the life of Mr. Williamson.