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).
Anna Thorn Rice Memorial Scholarship
The Anna Thorn Rice Memorial Scholarship is designated for students majoring in nursing. This endowment was originally established in 1959 through a trust to provide student nurse training at King's Daughters Hospital in Martinsburg. It was eventually changed to provide scholarship support to Shepherd nursing students.
Annette Murphy Faculty Excellence Fund in English
The Annette Murphy Faculty Excellence Fund in English is designated for the recruitment, recognition, and retention of outstanding faculty in English and modern languages. This endowment was created by Annette Murphy '06, a Shepherd graduate and former member of the Shepherd University Foundation board of directors. Annette is the founder, president and CEO of the Library Corporation (TLC), an international company for providing automation technologies to libraries.
Annita L. Capouellez-Flett Memorial Scholarship
The Annita L. Capouellez-Flett Memorial Scholarship is designated for nursing students. It was created by David Flett in memory of his wife, Annita, a 1991 graduate of Shepherd University. Anitta passed away in 2002 from a fatal heart attack. She was a registered nurse in Pennsylvania.
These scholarships are for student athletes.
Bank of Charles Town Scholarship
The Bank of Charles Town Scholarship is designated as a general academic award for students who graduated from Jefferson High School in WV. It was established in 1988.
Barbara Puckett Greenstreet Scholarship
The Barbara Puckett Greenstreet Scholarship is designated for students majoring in education. This endowment was established in 2005 by Barbara Greenstreet '64, a retired teacher.
The Basketball Scholarship is designated for student athletes who play basketball.
BB&T Bank Scholarship (formerly F&M)
The BB&T Scholarship was originally established by F&M Bank as a general academic award. BB&T acquired F&M in 2004 and assumed the scholarship.
BB&T Bank/Lacy I. Rice, Sr. Endowed Scholarship
The BB&T/Lacy I. Rice, Sr. Endowed Scholarship is designated for incoming freshmen from Berkeley, Jefferson, or Morgan counties. This endowed fund was established in 1991 by One Valley Bank to memorialize Lacy Rice, a founder of the Old National Bank in Martinsburg and former chairperson of the One Valley Bank Board of Directors. BB&T assumed the scholarship in 2004.
Benjamin and Mary Lou Mehrling Fund
The Benjamin and Mary Lou Mehrling Endowment is designated as a general academic award. This endowment was created by the Mehrlings to show their support for Shepherd University. A 1954 graduate of Shepherd, Dr. Mehrling was a professor, bookseller, and ordained minister.