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While the Foundation administers certain aspects of the privately funded scholarships, it does not award them. To learn more about the scholarship award process, please contact the Shepherd Financial Aid Office at  [email protected] (Include student ID and name).

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Ernest Houser, Jr. and Gladys V. Houser, R. N. Scholarship

The Ernest Houser, Jr. and Gladys V. Houser, R.N. Scholarship is designated for WV residents majoring in nursing. This endowment was established by the couple to show their support for Shepherd University. Gladys was a nurse at Charles Town General Hospital for 45 years and helped establish the first intensive care unit at Jefferson Memorial Hospital.

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College of Nursing, Education, and Health Sciences
Category
Scholarship Awards

Eta Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Scholarship

The Eta Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Scholarship is designated for female education majors in their junior or senior year. This annually funded scholarship, awarded every other year on even years, was established in 2010 by Delta Kappa Gamma, Eta Chapter alumni members. DKG is an international society for women educators.

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College of Nursing, Education, and Health Sciences
Category
Annually Funded Awards

Eugene and Christine Lugat Defensive Player Football Scholarship

The Eugene and Christine Lugat Defensive Player Football Scholarship is designated for defensive players on the Shepherd University football team. This annually funded award was established by Eugene ’83 and Christine Lugat in 2013 with a firm belief that the focus and appeal of Division II football lies with the student athlete. Gene was a defensive lineman on Shepherd's 1982 and 1983 football teams.

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Athletics
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Annually Funded Awards

Evelyn Miller Scholarship

The Evelyn Miller Memorial Scholarship is designated as a general academic award for students who display leadership skills and who actively participate in Shepherd's Multicultural Leadership Program, including the multicultural recruitment of minority students. This annually funded award was established in 2003 by Stan Jones in honor of his mother-in-law, Evelyn Miller.

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General Academic
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Annually Funded Awards

Evelyne and Maurice Viener Scholarship

The Evelyne and Maurice Viener Scholarship is designated as a general academic award, with first preference given to students from Jefferson County, WV, displaying financial need, academic honors, and a desire to learn. This endowment was created in 1986 by Mr. and Mrs. Viener.

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General Academic
Category
Scholarship Awards

Everhart-Dersam-Unseld Scholarship

The Everhart- Dersam-Unseld Scholarship is designated for elementary education majors. This endowment was created to honor the family's legacy at Shepherd.

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Scholarship Awards

Files-Lowman Scholarship

The Files-Lowman Scholarship is designated for junior or senior female students pursuing a major or minor in Biology (first preference), Chemistry, or Physics. This annually funded award was established in 2019 by Melanie Files '70 and her husband, Rick Lowman. Melanie is a retired 9th grade science teacher from Morgan County Public Schools. She earned her B.A. in Biology from Shepherd College in December 1969. She and Rick are each master gardeners, composters, and naturalists. The Files-Lowman Scholarship recipient is selected annually by Dr. Laura Robertson, assistant professor of Biology at Shepherd University. Melanie met Dr. Robertson through a master naturalist class, where the two women discussed the growing number of Shepherd students who demonstrate financial need. Melanie said of her decision to create the Files-Lowman Scholarship, "My inspiration came from talking to Laura and thinking we need to help women in science."

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College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Category
Annually Funded Awards

Florence and Velma Shaw Memorial Scholarship

The Florence and Velma Shaw Memorial Scholarship is designated as a general academic award for an outstanding junior resident assistant selected by student affairs. This endowed fund was established through a bequest by Florence Shaw to honor both her and her sister's service to Shepherd.

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General Academic
Category
Scholarship Awards

Florence M. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship

The Florence M. Hamilton Memorial Scholarship is designated for elementary education majors. This endowment was established in memory of Florence Hamilton, a former elementary school teacher and member of the Shepherd graduating classes of 1924 and 1956.

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College of Nursing, Education, and Health Sciences
Category
Scholarship Awards

Florence Shaw Department of Education Endowment

The Florence Shaw Department of Education Endowment is designated for students majoring in education. This scholarship was established by request of former Shepherd University president Dr. Michael Riccards to honor Florence Shaw, a former professor at the college.

School
College of Nursing, Education, and Health Sciences
Category
Scholarship Awards
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