The 1955 Football Team Endowment is designated for the Shepherd football team. This endowment was established in 2006 by alumni to honor the undefeated 1955 Ram football team and provide funds to support the football program. Specific needs may include scholarships, equipment, travel transportation expenses, insurance, or others as determined by the coach.
The Accounting Scholarship is designated for accounting majors. This scholarship began as a custodial account for the Accounting Department. It became endowed in 1994.
The Adele and Charles Sands Scholarship is designated for freshman student athletes majoring in business with a 3.0+ GPA. This endowment was established by Adele and Charles Sands to support athletics and encourage scholastic achievement. Their son, Richard Sands ’73, played football at Shepherd and graduated with a B.A. in business.
The Agnes Burnes Memorial Scholarship is designated as a general academic scholarship.
The Agnes H. Tabler Scholarship is designated for elementary education majors residing in West Virginia with a GPA of at least 2.5. This endowment was created in 2002 by Nancy Miller ’73 in honor of Agnes Tabler, who served as Shepherd’s associate registrar for 42 years.
The Albert C. and Jeanne V. Nerhood Memorial Scholarship is designated for nursing majors from Jefferson County, WV. This endowment was established the Nerhood family in memory of Albert Nerhood, who worked hard to elevate educational standards in the public school system. Upon Mrs. Nerhood’s death in 2007, the family added her name to the scholarship fund.