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AWARDS As of May 23, 2018 = $4,318,240
Rob Irons, Summer 2018 The Council of Independent Colleges
Summer Seminar: Ancient Greece in the Modern Classroom
$1,375
Paige Flanagan, May 18, 2018 Transylvania University
Bingham Program for Excellence in Teaching
Seminar: "Liberal Education: Approaching the Digital"
$750 +
Room and Board
Glenn Culley, John Prengaman, May 14, 2018 VFIC
"LED Lamphead Replacement for Crawly/Alpha Dorms"
$9,515
Institutional Adavancement, May 7, 2018 Easley Trust (no website)
Annual Scholarship Grant
$20,000
Dani Widdows, Stephanie Joynes, on behalf of
Student, April 30, 2018
VFIC
Experiential Learning Scholarship
$2,000
Nick Deifel, on behalf of Student, April 28, 2018 VFIC
Summer Undergraduate Research Scholarship
$2,000
Kristian Hargadon, April 16, 2018 VFIC
Mednick Fellowship: "Investigating the Role of Melanoma-
Associated FOXC2 in Tumor Cell Migration and Invasion"
$2,309
James Frusetta, March 2018 Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University
Summer Institute Fellowship: The Holocaust and
Jewish Civilization
In-Kind (Tuition +
Room and Board)
Mike Wolyniak, Dr. Ellis Bell (University of San 
Diego), March 2018
NSF"An Interdisciplinary Faculty Community Using a Protein-
focused, Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience
(CURE) to Improve Student Learning"
$6,500
Matt Dubroff, Eric Dinmore, February 21, 2018 The Japan Foundation New York
The Atsumori Project
$2,000
Glenn Culley, John Prengaman, February 1, 2018 The Jessie Ball duPont Fund
Hampden-Sydney College, "Smart Meters for Critical Buildings"
$57,000
Beeler Brush, January 30, 2018 The NRA Foundation
Clay Target Shooting Club
$6,806
Dennis Stevens, Mike McDermott, Sarah Hardy,
Erin Clabough, Ken Lehman, Julia Palmer,
January 22, 2018
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Planning Grant, "Impact Assessment of Proposed Academic
Master Plan Initiatives"
$30,000
Justin Isaacs, January 5, 2018 Charles Koch Foundation
Political Economy Scholars and Readings Programs
$27,500
Angela Way, December 15, 2017 S. Mason and Lula Cole Charitable Trust (no website)
Programs and Activities of the ET Atkinson Museum
$10,000
Rob Irons, December 12, 2017 Richmond the American International University
Summer Fellowships for Visiting Faculty
Rome 2018
(Room and Board)
Student Affairs, November 15, 2017 Gunst Foundation (no website)
Beyond the Hill Programming
$5,000
Institutional Advancement, November 6, 2017 CE Richardson Benevolent Foundation (no website)
Annual Scholarship Support
$5,000
Rupak Dua, on behalf of Student, October
28, 2017
Virginia Academy of Science
Undergraduate Research Grant
$750
Kristian Hargadon, on behalf of Student, October
28, 2017
Virginia Academy of Science
Undergraduate Research Grant
$750
James Frusetta, Eric Dinmore, Dennis Stevens,
Jennifer Vitale, Sarah Hardy, September 15,
2017
Reacting to the Past: High Impact Conference Grant
Integrating Experiential Learning into Hampden-Sydney's
Core Curriculum: Reacting to the Past as a Pilot Program
$7,500
Larry Stimpert, Admissions, on September 6, 2017 The Smithfield Foods Foundation
Minority Student Scholarships
$15,000
Larry Stimpert, Lee King, on August 29, 2017 The E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation
Carpenter Scholars Challenge Grant
$4,000,000
Larry Stimpert, Dennis Stevens, Mike McDermott,
June 29, 2017
The Jessie Ball duPont Fund
Faculty Diversity Initiative
$82,000  
Institutional Advancement,
June 23, 2017
The Algernon Sydney Sullivan Foundation
Annual Scholarship Award
$21,235  
Kristin Fischer,
June 27, 2017
 VA Academy of Science
"3D Cellularized Scaffold for Skeletal Muscle Replacement"
$1,250  
Dani Widdows, on behalf of student,
June 27, 2017
VFIC
Experiential Learning Scholarship
$2,000  
SUBMISSIONS
As of May 23, 2018 = $1,334,847
Dani Widdows, Stephanie Joynes, on behalf of
Student, April 30, 2018
VFIC
Experiential Learning Scholarship
$2,000
Nick Deifel, on behalf of Student, April 28, 2018 VFIC
Summer Undergraduate Research Scholarship
$2,000
Justin Isaacs, Alice Kassens (Roanoke College),
on March 23, 2018
Koch Foundation
"The Impact of Lobbying on the Status of Standards of Practice
Legislation for Advanced Practice Nurses"
$12,500
Mike Wolyniak, Kristin Fischer, Ivo Gyurovski,
on March 25, 2018
NSF S-STEM
"The INnoVative Education in Science, Technology, Engineering
and Mathematics (INVEST) Initiative to Improve
Institutional Inclusion"
$637,150
Kristian Hargadon, February 27, 2018 VFIC Mednick Fellowship
"Investigating the Role of Melanoma-associated FOXC2 in
Tumor Cell Migration and Invasion"
$2,100
Officer Lee Stone, February 23, 2018 Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services
BJAG: Law Enforcement Equipment and Technology
$49,791
Institutional Advancement, February 20, 2018 The Pauley Family Foundation (no website)
Annual Support
$25,000
Rob Irons, January 19, 2018 The Council of Independent Colleges
Summer Seminar: Ancient Greece in the Modern Classroom
$1,375
Mike Wolyniak, Anil Challa (U of Alabama at
Birmingham), January 13, 2018
National Science Foundation
2018 Pre-Association of Biology Laboratory Educators (ABLE)
Meeting Hands-On Workshop for Introducing CRISPR - CAS9
Technology to Undergraduate Instructors
$48,343
Matt Dubroff, Eric Dinmore, December 21, 2017 Japan Foundation New York
The "Atsumori" Project
$5,000
Rob Irons, December 1, 2017 Richmond the American International University
Summer Fellowships for Visiting Faculty
Rome (2018)
(room and
board)
Angela Way, November 13, 2017 S. Mason and Lula Cole Charitable Trust (no website)
Esther Thomas Atkinson Museum
$10,000
Glenn Culley, John Prengaman, November 1, 2017 The Jessie Ball duPont Fund
"Hampden-Sydney College: Smart Meters for Critical Buildings"
$57,000
Dennis Stevens, Mike McDermott, Ken Townsend,
Herb Sipe, Nick Deifel, Alex Werth, Rachel
Goodman, Trey Thurman, Celia Carroll, John
Prengaman, Stephanie Joynes; November 1, 2017
The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations
"An Environmental Science Program at Hampden-Sydney
College" (Planning Grant)
$46,000
Institutional Advancement, September 4, 2017 CE Richardson Benevolent Foundation (no website)
Annual Scholarship Request
$6,000
James Frusetta, Eric Dinmore, Dennis Stevens,
Jennifer Vitale, Sarah Hardy, September 1, 2017
Reacting to the Past: High Impact Conference Grant
Integrating Experiential Learning in Hampden-Sydney's
Core Curriculum: Reacting to the Past as a Pilot Program
$7,500
Justin Isaacs, August 23, 2017 Charles Koch Foundation
Programming for Studies in Political Economy
$32,500
Dennis Stevens, Mike McDermott, Sarah Hardy,
Erin Clabough, Ken Lehman, Julia Palmer,
August 2, 2017
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Impact Assessment of Proposed Academic Master
Planning Initiatives
$30,000
Student Affairs, July 10, 2017 Gunst Foundation (no website)
Beyond the Hill Program Support
$7,500  
Larry Stimpert, Dennis Stevens, Mike McDermott,
June 8, 2017
Jessie Ball duPont Fund
"Hampden-Sydney College Faculty Diversity Initiative:
A Pilot Project Facilitating Important Structural and
Cultural Changes on Campus"
$91,687  
Kristian Hargadon,
June 5, 2017
National Institutes of Health (AREA Program)
"Understanding the Role of Melanoma-associated FOXC2
in Tumor Progression and the Impact of Lymph Node Invasion
by Melanoma on the Differentiation of
Tumor-specific CD8+ T Cells"
$261,401  
PIPELINE 4 projects