Reunion Giving and Class Projects

The James Allen Endowed Scholarship was established in 1985 by family members and friends to honor the memory of James Allen, a founding trustee of Hampden-Sydney College. Selection of recipients is based on superior academic achievement and/or financial need. Preference is given to students from Amelia, Nottoway, and Prince Edward Counties, or, if no one from these areas qualifies, from Southside Virginia. Qualified descendants of James Allen also are given preference. Make a gift to this project.
The Alumni Pre-Law Scholarship was established in 2013 and is awarded to a senior Pre-Law student. Make a gift to this project.
The Tim Butler Memorial Scholarship was established in 1997 by alumni, family members, and friends in memory of William T. Butler, Jr. '62, of Hampden Sydney, to provide assistance to students with financial need. Preference is given to students who are involved in extra-curricular activies and who demonstrate the potential to develop as role models among their peers, a legacy exemplified by the life of Tim Butler. Make a gift to this project.
The Good Men Good Citizens Financial Aid Endowment Fund was established in 2008, during the Through These Gates Campaign when the College was reminded time and again how financial aid changes lives. Men who have received financial aid in the past have become businessmen, doctors, ministers, attorneys and other professionals at the top of their fields; they are also fully engaged in their communities. They are the good men and good citizens who affirm the value of the Hampden-Sydney education. The GMGC Scholarships are awarded to students who maintain good academic standing and demonstrate need, regardless of background and geography. The number of scholarships will be determined by the then prevailing average financial aid grant divided into the income made from the principal of the fund. It is the College's goal that the GMGC Scholarships will support the entire financial aid program in the future, assuring that all qualified students are able to obtain the outstanding liberal arts education which Hampden-Sydney College provides. Several members of alumni classes celebrating their 50th Reunion typically make gifts to the Good Men Good Citizens Fund. Make a gift to this project.
The Class of 1973 C. Frank Archer, Jr. Scholarship was established in 2014 by the Class of 1973 to honor its classmate, Frank Archer, upon his retirement in 2014. Professor Archer served the College for over 15 years as a student, professor, and musician, and advisor to the Hampden-Sydney Men's Chorus. The endowed scholarship is awarded, based on need, to a prospective or current student who has demonstrated an excellence in music, academic or leadership, with first priority being music. Make a gift to this project.
The Lewis Harrison Drew and Nellie Peyronnet Drew Scholarship was established by the Class of 1960 to honor its classmate and his wife upon his retirement in 2000. Dean Drew served the College thirty-seven-years, thirty as Dean of Students, always emphasizing honor and integrity. His wife, Nell, entertained often in their home and befriended numerous students over the years. Preference is given to students who have demonstrated excellent character and citizenship and a high level of service to others. Make a gift to this project.
The Epsilon of Chi Phi Brothers Scholarship Endowment was established in 2014 by the Epsilon Brothers of the 1960’s to preserve the legacy of our caretaker and Brother, Lancaster Brown (see biography attached), as well as all past, present and future brothers who treasure their Hampden-Sydney experience and desire to support the Fraternity and College with donations to this scholarship. The exclusive beneficiaries are Chi Phi pledges and undergraduate brothers in good academic standing who can demonstrates financial need. Make a gift to this project.
The Brad S. Forehand Scholarship was established in 2004 by his parents and friends as a memorial to him, an exemplary Hampden-Sydney College graduate of the Class of 2002. Brad was a Patrick Henry Scholar, president of Alpha Tau Chapter of the Kappa Alpha Order, and a mathematics-economics major. The Forehand Scholarship is awarded to a student in good academic standing who demonstrates financial need. Preference is given to civic-minded young men from Prince George County, Virginia. Upon graduation, it is hoped that the recipients of the Forehand Scholarship will contribute to its growth, thus affording others what was given to them. Make a gift to this project.
The Colonel Gustav H. Franke, Jr. Scholarship was established in 2003 by several former golf team members. Colonel Franke is a former Assistant Professor of math and computer science at Hampden-Sydney College. During his time as the College's golf coach, from 1968 to 1981, the team captured the Mason Dixon Conference Championship, in 1973 and 1975, won both the Virginia State Division D-III Championship, and finished National Runner-Up in Division III in 1975. He coached many All-Conference and All-American golfers during his career. In 1978, thanks to the efforts of Colonel Franke, Hampden-Sydney College hosted the first golf national championship in Virginia. The Scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing who demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to well-rounded students who participate in extra-curricular activities. Make a gift to this project.
The Stokeley Fulton Scholarship was established in 1985 in memory of John Stokeley Fulton '55, a coach for three decades at Hampden-Sydney College. Make a gift to this project.
The Philip M. Grabill, Jr. '71, Memorial Scholarship was established in 1997 by friends and family members as a memorial to Mr. Grabill. The scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing, deserving of financial assistance. Preference is given to students from Virginia's Shenandoah Valley Region. Make a gift to this project.
The Andrew W. Haas '03 Endowed Scholarship was established by the Haas Family in memory of Andrew, a member of the Class of 2003. As a student, Andrew pursued his interest in the American Civil War and majored in history. Outside the classroom, Andrew was active member of the Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity and was an officer-elect of the Chapter. The Haas Fund will honor both Andrew and the Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity by offering preference to active brothers of the Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity who meet a minimum G.P.A. requirement of 3.20. Second preference is given to an active brother of Phi Gamma Delta who has demonstrated need. If no brothers of the fraternity meet these requirements then it may be awarded to any full-time student form the greater Richmond, VA metropolitan area with a G.P.A. of 3.0 with demonstrated need. Make a gift to this project.
The Hampton Scholarship was established in 2008 by Timothy B. '75 and Ginger Hampton and is awarded to a student (or students) of commendable character who is in good academic standing with the College and who, because of the death of a parent or guardian after the student matriculated, has demonstrated financial need. Make a gift to this project.
The William E. Hardy ’80 Endowed Scholarship, established by friends, family and colleagues to honor Bill Hardy, is a reflection of the respect and loyalty Bill has for his alma mater and that his friends, family and colleagues have for him. The scholarship will assist individuals with demonstrated financial need, character, drive, and recognized leadership qualities. The William E. Hardy ’80 Endowed Scholarship (referred to as the “Fund”) will be accounted for and administered by Hampden-Sydney College (referred to as “HSC”) as a separate fund for the purpose of funding a scholarship of an individual with demonstrated financial need, character, drive, and recognized leadership qualities. Make a gift to this project.
The Richard Allan Keplinger Memorial Scholarship was established in 2004 through the generosity of Franklin and Julie Keplinger, Scott and Courtney Keplinger ’01, Nancy Cyr Keplinger, and numerous family and friends. The scholarship will be given to a student who was involved in community service in high school and intends to participate in community service during his time at Hampden-Sydney College. Preference is given to a student from the State of Virginia with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA and with demonstrated financial need. Make a gift to this project.
The Alfred L. Lorraine, Jr. Memorial Scholarship was established in 1954 by Alfred L. Lorraine, Sr. '14, and Louise Kellogg Lorraine of Richmond, Virginia, in memory of their son, Alfred L. Lorraine, Jr., a member of the Class of 1943, left Hampden-Sydney to volunteer for service in the U.S. Navy in June of 1942. He was reported missing in action over the Philippines on September 25, 1944. The scholarship is awarded to worthy students in need of financial assistance. Preference is given to descendants of Alfred Lorraine, Sr. '14, and Louise Kellogg Lorraine. Make a gift to this project.
The Memorial Annual Scholarship honors the memory of deceased alumni, family, faculty, staff, and friends of the College. It is awarded to a Hampden-Sydney College student on the basis of demonstrated financial need. Make a gift to this project.
The Glenn W. Small, Jr. and Mrs. Nancy Small Scholarship was established in 1985 by the Reverend Glenn W. Small, Jr. '63, and has been supplemented by gifts from his mother, Mrs. Glenn W. Small, Sr., and others. Preference is given to a deserving African-American student from the state of Georgia, and alternatively, to an African-American student from outside the state of Georgia. In the event that there are no African-American students who fit the criteria, the scholarship is then awarded to a student from Georgia. Make a gift to this project.
The Caleb Wharton ’16 Memorial Scholarship was established in 2015 by his family, friends, and H-SC brothers as a memorial to William Caleb Wharton, Class of 2016, who lost his life in an automobile accident in November 2014. Caleb loved all sports and played all sports until focusing on lacrosse, an outdoorsman of convenience who enjoyed being outside with friends and family fishing, playing golf or simply enjoying nature. He was very selfless and loyal to friends, possessed a kind heart, loved his family, maintained a positive attitude, and seldom complained no matter what challenge he faced. These qualities endeared him to all who knew him, and they are traits for which he will long be remembered at Hampden-Sydney and through this scholarship fund.
The Caleb Wharton ’16 Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a rising sophomore, junior, or senior with financial need who shows great promise and whose character is reminiscent of Caleb’s. An applicant’s potential, energy, and passion for any endeavor he chooses to pursue—whether in the arts or sciences, student leadership, extracurricular activities, civic affairs, community service, or other endeavors—will be judged more valuable than the traditional measures of academic success. Preference will be given to a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Caleb’s fraternity. Make a gift to this project.
The Class of 1976 Bicentennial Scholarship was established by the members of the class of 1976 at their 40th Reunion. The scholarship serves to honor Hampden-Sydney and the impact she has had on generations of young men, including the class that graduated in her 200th year of existence. The scholarship is awarded to a student in good academic standing who is in need of financial assistance as determined by the Office of Financial Aid. Make a gift to this project.
The David P. Bruce '84 Memorial Scholarship was established by the Class of 1981, on the occasion of their 35th Reunion. The scholarship is in memory of David P. Bruce, class of 1984, a loyal son of the College and member of the Hampden-Sydney Volunteer Fire Department. David’s heroism and volunteer spirit endeared him to many at Hampden-Sydney. The scholarship is awarded to a student in good academic standing who is in need of financial assistance as determined by the Office of Financial Aid. Make a gift to this project.
The William J. Adams IV '01 Scholarship was established in 2004 by his parents and friends. Bill Adams was a graduate of the Class of 2001. During his time as a student, Bill was an active member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity and majored in Political Science. The scholarship is awarded to a student or students in good academic standing who demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to young men from the State of North Carolina. Make a gift to this project.
The Class of 2003 Scholarship was established in 2002 by the Class of 2003 in honor of Ralph Crawley. The scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing who demonstrate financial need. Make a gift to this project.
The Class of 2004 Annual Scholarship was established in 2003 by the Class of 2004 in memory of Conrad Frazier '04 and in honor of Walter Simms. The scholarship is awarded to students in good academic standing who demonstrate financial need. Make a gift to this project.
The Class of 2005 hereby establishes an annual scholarship in honor of Professor Lee M. Cohen, distinguished member of the College community. The scholarship honors Professor Cohen's dedication and commitment to education and outstanding service both to the Class of 2005 and to Hampden-Sydney College. Professor Cohen serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor of Mathematics. The scholarship will be awarded to a student in good standing with the College who is found to be in need of financial assistance a determined by the College's Director of Financial Aid. Make a gift to this project.
The Class of 2006 Scholarship was established in memory of Peter C. Bance, Jr., a distinguished member of the Class of 2006 and of the College community. An active member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity, Peter double-majored in history and religion. While a student, he also aided in the establishment of the Ducks Unlimited Club as a result of his love for the outdoors. First preference will be given to a student from the Northern Neck or the Middle Peninsula of Virginia and then to a student from the state of Virginia who is found to be in need of financial assistance as determined by the College's Director of Financial Aid. Make a gift to this project.
The Class of 2007 Annual Scholarship was established in honor of Lt. General Samuel V. Wilson, President Emeritus of Hampden-Sydney College. The scholarship honors General Wilson’s dedication and commitment to the Hampden-Sydney values and recognizes his many years of dutiful service. The scholarship is awarded to a student in good academic standing with the College who is in need of financial assistance as determined by the College’s Director of Financial Aid. Make a gift to this project.
The Class of 2008 Annual Scholarship was established in honor of Ms. Gerry Pettus "Ms. P", Office Manager, Campus Security and Telecommunications of Hampden-Sydney College. The scholarship honors Ms. P's dedication and passion for Hampden-Sydney College students and recognizes her many years of dutiful service. The scholarship is awarded to a student in good academic standing who is in need of financial assistance as determined by the College's Director of Financial Aid. Make a gift to this project.
The Class of 2009 Annual Scholarship was established in memory of Allen Goolsby West, class of 2009. The Scholarship is in memory of a Hampden-Sydney gentleman who was a loyal son of the College and member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity. Allen's engaging personality, great love and respect of the wilderness, and his passion for fishing and hunting endeared him to many at Hampden-Sydney. The scholarship is awarded to a student in good academic standing who is in need of financial assistance as determined by the Office of Financial Aid. Make a gift to this project.
The Class of 2010 Annual Scholarship was established in honor of Mrs. Dorotha J. Fahrner, Administrative Secretary for the Office of the Dean of Students of Hampden-Sydney College. The scholarship honors Mrs. "Dottie" Fahrner's dedication to and care for Hampden-Sydney College students and recognizes her many years of unwavering service. The scholarship is awarded to a student in good academic standing who is in need of financial assistance as determined by the College's Director of Financial Aid. Make a gift to this project.
The Class of 2011 Annual Scholarship was established in honor of Ms. Anita H. Garland, Dean of Admissions at Hampden-Sydney College. The scholarship honors Dean Garland's dedication and commitment to the Hampden-Sydney values and recognizes her many years of dutiful service to the College. The scholarship is awarded to a student in good academic standing who is found to be in need of financial assistance as determined by the College's Director of Financial Aid. Make a gift to this project.
The Class of 2012 Scholarship was established in honor of Mr. Jason M. Ferguson, Director of Admissions at Hampden-Sydney College. The scholarship honor Mr. Ferguson's dedication and commitment to the Hampden-Sydney values and recognizes his many years of dutiful service to the College. The scholarship is awarded to a student in good academic standing with the College who is is found to be in need of financial assistance as determined by the College's Director of Financial Aid. Make a gift to this project.
The Class of 2013 hereby establishes an annual scholarship in honor of Mr. Thomas H. Shomo '69, Director of Marketing and Communications at Hampden-Sydney College. The scholarship honors Mr. Shomo's dedication and commitment to the Hampden-Sydney values and recognizes his many years of dutiful service to the College. The scholarship will be awarded to a student in good academic standing with the College who is found to be in need of financial assistance as determined by the College's Director of Financial Aid. Make a gift to this project.
The Class of 2014 Annual Scholarship was established in honor of Mr. Walter Simms. The scholarship honors Walter's dedication and commitment to Hampden-Sydney and recognizes his many years of dutiful service to the College. The scholarship is awarded to a student in good academic standing who is found to be in need of financial assistance as determined by the College's Director of Financial Aid. Make a gift to this project.
The Class of 2015 Annual Scholarship was established in honor of Deputy Chief of Campus Security, Jeff Gee. The scholarship honors Deputy Chief Gee's dedication and commitment to Hampden-Sydney and recognizes his many years of dutiful service to the College. The scholarship is awarded to a student in good academic standing who is found to be in need of financial assistance as determined by the College's Director of Financial Aid. Make a gift to this project.
On the occasion of their 35th Reunion, the Class of ’79 set a goal of raising $100,000 for the Career Education Library space in the Brown Student Center. Make a gift to this project.