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).
Richard L. Stephan Endowment
The Richard L. Stephan Endowment is designated as program support for the Shepherd Observatory program. This endowment was created by Catherine Irwin in memory of her husband, Richard, who enjoyed studying astronomy. Richard's telescope and astronomy books were donated to the program as well.