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College Catalogue

Awards and Assistance Programs

Scholarships, Fellowships, Prizes and Internship Support

General Scholarships

General scholarships are awarded on the basis of financial need. Listed below are some of the general scholarships supported by income from endowed funds.

The Archibald G. and Margery Alexander Scholarship was established by Douglas Alexander, Class of 1958, in memory of his parents.

The Benjamin D. Allen Scholarship was established in memory of Benjamin D. Allen, Class of 1950, by his family and friends.

The George Mitchell Avery Scholarship was established by the will of Harriet Avery in memory of her son, George Mitchell Avery, Class of 1943.

The Franklin M. Baldwin Scholarship was established by relatives and friends in memory of Franklin M. Baldwin, Class of 1916.

The Harry and Emma Baldwin Scholarship was established by Donald Baldwin, Class of 1951, in honor of his parents.

The Gordon J. Barnett Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Gordon J. Barnett, Class of 1920.

The H. Roswell Bates Scholarship was established by Lt. Col. William A. Aiken in memory of his friend and classmate H. Roswell Bates, Class of 1895.

The Harry Edwin Battin, Jr. Scholarship was established by Mrs. Phyllis B. Battin in memory of her husband.

The Edwin Baylies Scholarship was established by George E. Dunham in memory of Edwin Baylies.

The Bement Scholarship was established by Albert C. Phillips, Class of 1865.

The Berman Family Scholarship was established by Roger Berman, Class of 1976, and his wife, Bridget Ryan Berman, parents of Andrew, Class of 2006, and Coby, Class of 2012.

The Clinton C. Bennett Memorial Scholarship was established by Clinton C. Bennett, Jr. and Geoffrey C. Bennett, Class of 1953, in memory of their father, Clinton C. Bennett, Class of 1922.

The Sidney B. Bennett Memorial Scholarship was established on the occasion of its 25th Reunion by the Class of 1967 in memory of Sidney Bennett, Class of 1928, who served as secretary of admission at the College from 1941 to 1971.

The Bicentennial Scholarship Fund will provide scholarship support to students  demonstrating financial need.

The Bogle Family Scholarship was established by Harold Bogle, Class of 1975, and his wife, Emily, parents of Kelsey, Class of 2014.

The Harold C. Bohn Scholarship was established by Harold C. Bohn, Class of 1926.

The Theodore W. Bossert, Jr. Scholarship was established through a bequest from Theodore W. Bossert, Jr., Class of 1962.

The William J. Bowe Scholarship was established in honor of Dr. William J. Bowe, Class of 1937.

The Bradley Family Scholarship was established by Donald D. Bradley, Class of 1928, and his wife, Helen S. Bradley.

The Robert Gustav Braunlich III '55 Memorial Scholarship was established by William E. Braunlich, Class of 1957, in memory of his brother Robert, a member of the Class of 1955.

The Paul W. Brandow '69 Family Scholarship was established by Paul W. Brandow, Class of 1969.

The Wilmer E. and Esther Bresee Scholarship was established by Wilmer E. Bresee, Class of 1931, and his wife.

The Louis N. Brockway Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Louis N. Brockway, Class of 1917, a distinguished business executive who served on the Board of Trustees from 1951 until his death in 1979.

The Harlow Bundy Scholarship was established by Margaret Bundy Scott and John McC. Scott in memory of Mrs. Scott's father, Harlow Bundy, Class of 1877.

The Dr. Oliver T. Bundy Scholarship was established by The Honorable Charles S. Bundy, Class of 1854, in memory of his father.

The Gilman S. Burke Scholarship was established by Gilman S. Burke, Class of 1954 and a former trustee of the College.

The John C. and Richard J. Butler Scholarship was established by Viola M. Butler in memory of her sons.

The William F. Canough Scholarship was established through a bequest from William F. Canough.

The Carnegie Scholarships were established by Andrew Carnegie in honor of Elihu Root.

The Edward N. Carpenter Scholarship was established by Margaret Carpenter Jones,  Class of 1988, and her husband, Jeffrey Jones, in memory of Margaret’s father.

The Carter Scholarship was established through a bequest from Laura Carter.

The Mary and John '83 Christopher P'14 Family Scholarship was established by John and Mary Christopher.

The William Philo Clark Scholarship was established in memory of William Philo Clark, Class of 1937.

The Class of 1867 Scholarship was established by Edwin Baldwin and C.C. Rice, both from the Class of 1867, and A. W. Hubbell.

The Class of 1899 Scholarship was established by the Class of 1899.

The Class of 1909 Scholarship was established by numerous donors.

The Class of 1938 Scholarship was established by members of the Class of 1938 on the occasion of their 50th Reunion.

The Class of 1939 Scholarship was established by members of the Class of 1939 on the occasion of their 50th Reunion.

The Class of 1941 Scholarship was established by members of the Class of 1941 in memory of their deceased classmates.

The Class of 1942 Scholarship was established on the occasion of their 50th Reunion by members of the Class of 1942 in memory of deceased classmates.

The Class of 1943 Scholarship was established by the members of the Class of 1943 on the occasion of their 50th Reunion.

The Class of 1948 Scholarship was established by members of the Class of 1948 on the occasion of their 40th Reunion.

The John L. Coe Scholarship was established by John L. Coe, Class of 1923.

The Couper Family Scholarship was established by Esther Watrous Couper and augmented by her son, Richard Watrous Couper, Class of 1944, and his wife, Patricia Pogue Couper.

The Patricia Pogue Couper Scholarship was established on the occasion of Patricia Pogue Couper’s 86th birthday and in honor of the 65th Class Reunion of her husband, Richard Watrous Couper, Class of 1944.

The Andrew F. Crocker '83 Scholarship was established by David H. Morse, Class of 1983.

The Dr. Walter F. Cronin Scholarship was established by Mrs. Cronin in memory of her husband, Walter F. Cronin, Class of 1938.

The Dr. Henry Darling Memorial Scholarship was established by Julia J. MacCartee in memory of Dr. Henry Darling.

The Melville Emory Dayton Scholarship was established by Mrs. M. Dayton in memory of her husband, Class of 1864.

The John F. DeBernardis ’40 and Stella Honaker DeBernardis Scholarship was established by a bequest from Mrs. DeBernardis in honor of her husband.

The Dr. Adam B. Denison, Jr. Scholarship was established by a bequest from Dr. Adam B. Denison, Jr., Class of 1942.

The Harry Dent Scholarship was established by the Harry Dent Family Foundation.

The David DeSantis '88 Scholarship was established by David DeSantis, Class of 1988.

The Kenneth A. Digney Scholarship was established by Philip I. Bowman in memory of Kenneth A. Digney.

The George and Aurelia M. Dise Fund was established through a bequest from Raymond R. Dise, Class of 1917, in memory of his parents.

The William E. Dodge Scholarship was established by William E. Dodge, Jr.

The Antoine du Bourg Scholarship was established by a bequest from Joseph F. McCrindle in honor of his half-brother Antoine du Bourg, Class of 1953.

The Willard B. Eddy, Sr. Scholarship was established in memory of Willard B. Eddy, Sr., Class of 1914, by family and friends.

The Dorothy H. Elkins Estate Scholarship was established through a bequest from Dorothy H. Elkins, widow of George W. Elkins, Class of 1931.

The Fred L. Emerson Foundation Scholarship was established in 1986 by the Emerson Foundation, located in Auburn, N.Y.

The Ethel Kelsey Evans Scholarship was established by Anthony H. Evans, Class of 1882, in memory of his wife.

The Howard P. Ferguson Scholarship was established by Mary J. Matthewson.

The Leonard C. Ferguson Memorial Scholarship was established by Mrs. Leonard Ferguson in memory of her husband, a member of the Class of 1919.

The Fielding Family Scholarship was established in 2006 by Donna and Ron Fielding P'07.

The Robert G. Fisher Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Robert G. Fisher, Class of 1928, by his family and friends.

The Roswell P. Flower Scholarship was established by The Honorable R.P. Flower.

The Alexander Folsom Scholarship was established by Dr. Darling and Alexander Folsom.

The Carlyle Fraser Scholarship was established by Jane Fraser in memory of her uncle Carlyle Fraser, Class of 1917.

The Gelber Family Scholarship was established by Brian Gelber, Class of 1976, and Frank and Sandy Gelber P'09.

The George M. Frees Scholarship was established by George M. Frees, Class of 1941.

The Getman Family Scholarship was established to honor William D. Getman, Class of 1938, who was killed in action during WWII, his father, Albert A. Getman, Class of 1911, and three generations of the Getman family at Hamilton.

The Charles D. Gilfillan Scholarship was established by C. D. Gilfillan.

The Helen B. and Harry L. Godshall Memorial Scholarship was established by Harry L. Godshall, Jr., Class of 1939, in memory of his parents.

The Wilma E. and Edward Brewster Gould Scholarship was established in memory of Edward B. Gould, Class 1913, and his wife.

The Edgar B. Graves Scholarship was established by friends and former students in memory of Professor Edgar B. "Digger" Graves, who taught history at Hamilton from 1927 to 1969.

The Eleanor F. Green Scholarship was established by John G. Green, a newspaper publisher, in honor of his wife.

The John G. Green Scholarship was established by John G. Green, a newspaper publisher who received an honorary degree from Hamilton in 1958.

The Amos Delos Gridley Scholarship was established through a bequest from Amos Delos Gridley.

The Fay and Chester Hamilton Scholarship was established by Chester Hamilton, Class of 1944 and a former trustee of the College.

The Hawkins Family Scholarship was established by Philip L. Hawkins, Class of 1978, and his wife, Elizabeth Porter Hawkins, Kirkland College Class of 1977.

The David Douglas Hays Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of D. Douglas Hays, Class of 1925, by his wife, Helen I. Hays, and their children and friends.

The C.F. Hemenway and Frank Barbour Memorial Scholarship was established by Mrs. Leah Barbour in memory of her husband, Frank Barbour, and of Charles F. Hemenway, Class of 1910.

The Higbie Scholarship Fund was established by Robert W. Higbie, Jr., Class of 1915, and his wife, Pearl Van Siclen Higbie.

The Major Andrew Hill Scholarship was established in memory of the donor's ancestor, a member of the Continental Army from 1775 to 1783.

The Robert G. Howard Scholarship was established by Robert G. Howard, Class of 1946 and a life trustee of the College.

The Theodore S. Hubbard Scholarship was established by Theodore S. Hubbard.

The Peter C. Huber Scholarship was established by Peter C. Huber, a member of the Class of 1952 and a former trustee of the College.

The Stephanie Singleton and Lester C. Huested Scholarship was established by Stephanie Singleton Huested, wife of Lester C. Huested, Class of 1929, in honor of Dr. Huested, as well as Mrs. Huested's first husband, Harry H. Singleton.

The Immelt Family Scholarship was established by Andrea and Jeffrey Immelt, parents of Sarah, Class of 2010.

The James Scholarship was established by D. Willis James.

The Samuel H. Jardin Scholarship was established by Samuel H. Jardin.

The Frode Jensen Scholarship was established by Camille Jensen in memory of her husband, Frode Jensen, a member of the Class of 1933, who came to this country as a boy from Denmark, worked his way through Hamilton and went on to a distinguished career as a physician in New York City.

The Victor S. Johnson III '71 Scholarship was established by Nancy Johnson via a trust in honor of her son.

The Thomas McNaughton Johnston Memorial Scholarship was established by the Class of 1952 on the occasion of its 40th Reunion in memory of Professor Johnston, who taught English at Hamilton from 1932 to 1972.

The David Clyde Jones Scholarship was established by Mrs. Hazel J. Deer in memory of her first husband, a member of the Class of 1910.

The Henry W. King Scholarship was established through a bequest from Aurelia B. King in memory of her husband.

The Mary and William Klingensmith Scholarship was established by Dr. and Mrs. William Klingensmith, friends of the College.

The Knox Scholarship was established by John J. Knox.

The Robert William Kremer Memorial Scholarship was established by Mr. and Mrs. Paul W. Kremer, Class of 1959, in memory of Mr. Kremer's brother.

The Lea Haber '87 and Thomas A. Kuck '88 Scholarship was established by Lea Haber Kuck, Class of 1987, and her husband, Class of 1988.

The Raphael Lemkin Scholarship was established by an alumnus in memory of Raphael Lemkin, a distinguished European academician, survivor of the Holocaust and inspirer of the United Nations Convention on Genocide.

The Herschel P. and Florence M. Lewis Scholarship was established in their memory by Dr. H. Paul Lewis, Class of 1956.

The George Link, Jr. Scholarship was established in his memory by the George Link, Jr. Foundation.

The James Monroe Lown Scholarship was established by Grace Merrill Magee in memory of her first husband, James M. Lown, Class of 1904.

The Francis E. Ludlow Scholarship was established in memory of Francis E. Ludlow, Class of 1918, by his daughter Winifred L. Mund.

The Marquand Scholarship was established through a bequest from the Marquand estate.

The John F. Marshall Scholarship was established by John F. Marshall, Class of 1944.

The Charles G. Matteson Memorial Scholarship was established by Charles G. Matteson.

The Reuben Leslie Maynard Scholarship was established through a bequest from Reuben Leslie Maynard.

The George D. Miller Scholarship was established through a bequest from George D. Miller, Class of 1889.

The Hasbrouck Bailey Miller '44 Scholarship was established by Elizabeth W. Miller in memory of her husband, Hasbrouck Bailey Miller, Class of 1944.

The Christopher Miner Scholarship was established by the Honorable Robert D. Miner, Class of 1934, in memory of his son Christopher Miner, Class of 1964.

The Arthur J. Mix Memorial Scholarship was established by the will of Katherine L. Mix in memory of her husband, Arthur J. Mix, Class of 1910.

The Harmon L. Morton Scholarship was established by Priscilla E. Morton in memory of her husband, Harmon L. Morton, Class of 1920.

The Daniel R. Murdock Scholarship was established by Daniel R. Murdock, Class of 1959.

The Lawrence and Kathleen Murphy Scholarship was established by Jennifer Murphy Hill, Class of 1987, in honor of her parents, Lawrence Eugene Murphy, Jr. and Kathleen Murphy.

The Musselman Family Scholarship was established by Francis H. Musselman, Class of 1950, in honor and memory of four generations of the Musselman family, including his father, J. Joseph Musselman, Class of 1917.

The Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation Scholarship was established by the Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation in memory of Alfred H. Smith, Class of 1932.

The Josephine H. and George E. Ogilvie Scholarship was established by the will of Josephine H. Ogilvie, widow of George E. Ogilvie, Class of 1941.

The James Oneil Scholarship was established by James Oneil, a friend of the College.

The Parsons Brothers Scholarship was established by Miss Katherine Parsons, Mrs. Charles Burlingame and Mrs. James Cowie in memory of their father, William Lorenzo Parsons, Class of 1878, and his three brothers.

The Ruth and Darwin Pickard Scholarship was established through a bequest from Darwin R. Pickard, Class of 1927.

The Pigott Family Scholarship was established by Mr. and Mrs. James C. Pigott and their son Paul Pigott, Class of 1983.

The John Michael Provenzano '53 Scholarship was established by Laura Provenzano in honor of her brother, Class of 1953.

The Robert Scott Ramsay, Jr. Scholarship was established by Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Ramsay in honor of their son Robert Ramsay, Class of 1959.

The Roderick McKay Ramsay Scholarship was established by Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Ramsay in honor of their son Roderick Ramsay, Class of 1961.

The Ethel M. and Harold Harper Reed Memorial Scholarship was established through a bequest from Mrs. Reed, wife of Harold H. Reed, Class of 1919.

The Rice Family Scholarship was established in 2011 by John G. Rice, Class of 1978.

The Robert P. Rich '41 Scholarship was established by Robert P. Rich, Class of 1941.

The Joan G. Romano P'85 Scholarship was established by Anthony F. Romano, Class of 1956, in memory of his wife.

The Oren Root Scholarship was established by Oren Root, Jr., Class of 1894, in memory of his father, Oren Root, Class of 1856.

The Anne B. and Jules L. Rubinson Scholarship was established by Cecily G. and Richard M. Rubinson, M.D. '57 in memory of Dr. Rubinson's parents.

The Sacerdote Family Scholarship was established by Mr. and Mrs. Peter M. Sacerdote, parents of Alexander C. Sacerdote, Class of 1994.

The Alan P. Savory Memorial Scholarship was established by Mr. and Mrs. George L. Savory in memory of their son Alan Savory, Class of 1955.

The Clara E. Silliman and Laura M. Silliman Scholarships were established by H. B. Silliman in honor of his sisters.

The Jack Silverman Scholarship was established by Howard J. Schneider, M.D., Class of 1960 and a trustee of the College, and his wife, Sandra, in honor of her father, Jack Silverman.

The Andrew and Ora Siuda Scholarship was established by Chester A. Siuda, Class of 1970, and his wife, Joy, in honor of Mr. Siuda's parents.

The James P. Soper Scholarship was established by James P. Soper, father of James P. Soper, Jr., Class of 1911.

The Kate Hill Soria Scholarship was established through a bequest from Kate Hill Soria, wife of Henry J. Soria, a textile executive.

The Edgar Eginton Stewart, Jr. Memorial Scholarship was established by Edgar Stewart, M.D., in memory of his son.

The Ethel Brownell Stube Scholarship was established through a bequest from Charles F. Stube.

The Wilbur S. and Claire A. Tarbell Scholarship was established by Claire A. Tarbell in memory of her husband.

The Frank Howard Thomas, Jr. '38 and John Atlee Light Thomas '40 Scholarship was established in memory of Frank Howard Thomas, Jr., Class of 1938, and John Atlee Thomas, Class of 194o, by their sister Eugenie A. "Genie" Havemeyer, a founding member of the Kirkland College Board of Trustees and Hamilton College life trustee.

The Alexander Thompson Scholarship was established by Luranah Thompson in memory of her husband, the Rev. Alexander Thompson, Class of 1906.

The Richmond E. Thompson ’25 Family Fund was funded by three trusts established by Richmond E. Thompson, a member of Hamilton’s Class of 1925, his wife, Marion R. Thompson, and their daughter Marcia T. Dawson.

The Thompson Family Scholarship was established by Charles D. Smith, Class of 1989, in honor of Nancy and Mark Thompson and their family.

The Charles Lafayette and Clare D. Todd Scholarship was established by Clare D. and Charles Lafayette Todd. Mr. Todd, a member of the Class of 1933, taught public speaking at Hamilton from 1959 to 1977, holding the title of Upson Professor of Rhetoric and Oratory during most of that time.

The Elbert J. Townsend Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Elbert J. Townsend, Class of 1913.

The Marian Phelps Tyler Scholarship was established by M. Phelps Tyler, mother of K. Scott Douglass, Class of 1974.

The J. P. Underwood Scholarship was established by J. Platt Underwood in honor of his grandfather, Class of 1838; his great uncle, Class of 1843; and his father, Class of 1870.

The William and Irma Van Deventer Memorial Scholarship was established by John F. Van Deventer, Class of 1932, in memory of his parents.

The William D. Walcott Scholarship was established through a bequest from William D. Walcott.

The Henry Wales Scholarship was established by Wales Buel in memory of his uncle, Class of 1820.

The Edward C. Walker III Scholarship was established by Edward C. Walker, Class of 1912.

The Milton J. Walters Scholarship was established by Milton J. Walters, Class of 1964 and a former trustee of the College.

The Donald M. Watkin ’43 Scholarship was established by Virginia G. “Ginny” Watkin in memory of her husband.

The Weeden Family Scholarship was established by Dr. G. Roger Weeden, Jr., Class of 1939.

The John Henry Wells Scholarship was established by John B. Wells in memory of his son, who died in 1865.

The Knut O. Westlye Memorial Scholarship was established by alumni and friends in memory of Knut O. Westlye, Class of 1946.

The Peter C. Wicks Memorial Scholarship was established by members of the Class of 1975 in memory of their classmate Peter C. Wicks.

The Willard Memorial Scholarship was established by John K. Willard, Class of 1923, in memory of his father, C. Fay Willard, Class of 1892.

The Leroy Williams Scholarship was established through a bequest from Leroy Williams, Class of 1889.

The Merritt N. Willson Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Merritt N. Willson by his daughters S. Mabel Willson and Mrs. George A. Small and by his grandson Robert N. Small, Class of 1943.

The Linda Collens Wilson Scholarship was established by Robert Letchworth Wilson, Class of 1931, in memory of his wife.

The Jansen Woods Scholarship was established through a bequest from William Jansen Woods.

The Alexander Woollcott Memorial Scholarship was established from the proceeds of a concert held in New York City's Town Hall on March 5, 1973.

Scholarships, Fellowships, Prizes and Internship Support

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