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).
Foundation Football Scholarship
The Foundation Football Scholarship is an endowed fund designated for football student athletes.
Frada Fine Scholarship
The Frada Fine Scholarship is designated as a general academic award, including full tuition and fees, for graduates of Martinsburg High School. This endowment was established in 2003 upon the death of Frada Fine. Ms. Fine was a graduate of Martinsburg High School and a lifelong resident of the city of Martinsburg, WV. She was also the president of Consumers Fuel Company.
Frances & Lucille Hefflebower Scholarship
The Frances and Lucille Hefflebower Scholarship is designated for elementary education majors who reside in Jefferson County, WV. This endowment was established by Margaret Hench '47 in memory of her two sisters, Frances '28 and Lucille '37,'44, who were educators in Jefferson County for a combined total of more than 80 years.
Frank D. Koepping Athletic Scholarship
The Frank D. Koepping Athletic Scholarship is designated for student-athletes participating in a recognized sports program at Shepherd University. This annual scholarship was established in 2015 by Kitty Koepping in her husband's memory. An avid golfer and lover of all sports, Frank Koepping, known as "Will" to friends and family, began following Shepherd athletics after Kitty began working as an adjunct professor in the computer information sciences department. Before he passed away, Will expressed his wish to establish this scholarship in the hopes that it might help Shepherd student-athletes who wish to play on a collegiate team while furthering their education.
Frederick Klein Memorial Scholarship
The Frederick Klein Memorial Scholarship is designated for student athletes. This endowment was established by Doris Klein to honor her late husband’s active participation in Shepherd University's football, baseball, and basketball programs. Frederick Klein, a native of Cumberland, Maryland, was a member of the 1939-1941 Shepherd football, baseball, and basketball teams and attended Shepherd on an athletic scholarship.
G. D. Bragaw Scholarship in Memory of Robert A. and Joan Lux
The G.D. Bragaw Scholarship in Memory of Robert A. and Joan Lux is designated for history or political science and global study majors. This endowment was initially established in memory of Bo Bragaw's grandfather, who was an intellectual as well as an outdoorsman. When Bo's grandmother passed in 2005, her name was added to the award.
Gateway Nursing Endowment
The Gateway Nursing Endowment is designated in support of merit nursing program awards.
George & Margaret Tabler Scholarship
The George and Margaret Tabler Scholarship is designated for students from Berkeley County, WV, who are majoring in elementary or secondary education. This endowment was created by Margaret Tabler '45 in memory of her husband, George Tabler '40, who was a lifelong resident of Berkeley County. Mr. Tabler served as an elementary school principal in Berkeley County for 37 years until his retirement in 1983.
George M. Nethken Graduate Fellowship
The George M. Nethken Graduate Fellowship is designated for graduate assistants at the George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War. This endowment was established by Mildred Nethken in memory of her husband, George, who passed away in 1998.
George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War
The George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War Endowment is designated as program support for Shepherd University's Center for the Study of the Civil War, which serves as administrator of the National Park Service's Civil War Soldiers System (CWSS). This database consists of several fields of basic data taken from index cards and used to manually update and maintain soldiers' service records at the National Archives. The center operates out of the Conrad Shindler House, a gift donated by actress Mary Tyler Moore in 1995. Erected in 1795, the house was owned by Ms. Moore's great, great, great grandfather during the first half of the nineteenth century and, like many buildings in Shepherdstown, received wounded Confederate soldiers during the Battle of Antietam in 1862. Originally named simply the Center for the Study of the Civil War, the organization was renamed in 1996 in honor of Ms. Moore's father.