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Memorial Funds

ALUMNI MEMORIAL FUNDS

Ellen Bradlow Fund
Established in memory of Ellen Bradlow 70F, this fund supports programs and lectures on topics such as youth or young adult suicide, depression, learning disabilities, and other psychological development issues affecting college students. Among other topics are prenatal influences on sexual development and behavior, pesticides as environmental estrogens, animal behavior, anthropology, and endocrinology.

Hiro Murli Chanrai Endowment
The Hiro Murli Chanrai 77S Endowment provides financial aid for international students to attend Hampshire College.

Joyce Anne Donnell Scholarship
Established in memory of Joyce Anne Donnell 76F, this scholarship is awarded annually to a student of good character, demonstrable need, and outstanding ability in art or creative writing.

Stephen Blos Photography Fund
Established in memory of Stephen Blos 76S, this fund provides support for student projects in photography or filmmaking at the Division II or Division III level.

Stefan Ellis Fund
Established in memory of Stefan Ellis 83F, this fund supports students pursuing investigative and journalistic work, human rights, peace studies, and use of online communications networks to bring to public attention the human costs of internecine and/or armed conflicts.

Peter M. Ewald Scholarship Fund
Established in memory of Peter M. Ewald 82F, this fund provides an annual scholarship to a Hampshire College student.

Tim Harkness Fund for Invention
Established in memory of Tim Harkness 70F, this fund provides grants for Five College students pursuing interests in invention and sustainability.

Woody Klein Fund
Established in memory of Woody Klein 72F, this fund provides encouragement and recognition to students who demonstrate special talent and potential in journalism and communications.

Tara Nelson Award for Alternative/Complementary Medicine Research
Established in memory of Tara Nelson 80F, this award supports students working on Division II and III projects dealing with alternative medicine, public health, and the integration of non-Western medicine with the U.S. healthcare system.

Denice O'Neill Scholarship Fund
Established in memory of Denice O'Neill 85F, this fund supports the work of Division III students in the field of medicine, health, anthropology, or child studies. This endowment also funds a speaker's colloquium featuring an alum working in the sciences.

Joshua Reck Memorial Endowed Fund
Established in memory of Joshua Reck 93F, this fund supports the special expenses of student projects associated with Division II and III work.

Charley Richardson Award Fund
This award, established by his family, classmates, and friends, honors the memory and example of Charley Richardson, a member of the first class of Hampshire College students. Open to any currently enrolled Hampshire student, the award provides an opportunity to pursue a summer, January-term, or divisional research project or internship in an area of study central to Charley’s philosophy, ideals, and activism.

Tyler Rowland Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established in memory of Tyler Rowland 08F, this fund supports Hampshire College students with demonstrated financial need and an interest in the classics or premodern literature/history/culture.

Justine Salton Memorial Fund
Established in memory of Justine Salton 90F, this fund supports research by female students in the natural sciences.

Elliot Smith Music Fund
Established in memory of acclaimed singer, songwriter, and musician Elliot Smith 87F, this fund supports students concentrating in music to take individual lessons.

Nora Stein Fund for Writing
Established in memory of Nora Stein 70F, this fund supports the writing program.

Frank B. Stiles Scholarship Fund
Established in memory of Frank B. Stiles 76F, this fund supports students doing advanced work in communications and/or cultural studies.

Sander R. Thoenes Memorial Scholarship
Established in memory of Sander Thoenes 87F, this fund supports students pursuing Division III projects in the areas of journalism, international relations, and peace studies.

FACULTY MEMORIAL FUNDS

Eqbal Ahmad Lecture Fund
The annual Eqbal Ahmad Lecture honors the teaching, scholarship, and activism of the late Eqbal Ahmad, who was a long-time Hampshire College professor. Professor Ahmad's colleagues, former students, family, and friends from around the globe have joined to make this lecture series a continuing celebration of his life and work.

James Baldwin Scholars Program
Established in honor of former Five College faculty member James Baldwin, this fund supports the James Baldwin Scholars Program, which provides a transitional year for economically disadvantaged students of color who show promise and ambition but who are not yet academically prepared to enter college.

Margaret Howard Women's Studies Fund
Established in 1972, in memory of faculty member Margaret (Peggy) Howard, this fund supports women's studies at Hampshire College.

Tom Joslin Fund
Established in memory of faculty member Tom Joslin, the income from this endowed fund supports student internships in the entertainment industry and Division III film/video projects.

Jerome Liebling Memorial Fund
The Jerome Liebling Memorial Fund has been established to honor Jerome Liebling's life and legacy as a pioneering photographer, filmmaker, and teacher. Funding from this endowment provides opportunities for Hampshire College alums with expertise in film, photography, and video to return to campus, student workshops and seminars, and renewal and modernization of the Liebling Center for Film, Photography, and Video, keeping the center at the technological and pedagogical leading edge.

Lester J. Mazor Endowment Fund
Established in honor of Professor Emeritus Lester Mazor, this fund supports the interdisciplinary study of law, culture, politics, and social science, and the use of this knowledge to promote cross-cultural understanding and a more just society for all people.

Franklin Patterson Book Fund
Established in memory of Hampshire College founding President Franklin Patterson, this fund is used to purchase books about education.

John Reid Student Research Memorial Fund

Established in memory of faculty member John B. Reid, this fund supports students at Hampshire who want to study the earth, the earth sciences, and the environment.

Eric Schocket Memorial Lecture Fund
The annual Eric N. Schocket Memorial Lecture on Class and Culture was established to honor Eric’s memory and to further the field to which he was so devoted: class consciousness and social stratification in America, as seen through and changed by the powerful lens of literature.

Robert Seydel Fund
Established in memory of faculty member Robert Seydel, this fund supports the cataloging and other expenses associated with bringing the Robert Seydel collection to the library.

STAFF MEMORIAL FUNDS

Kathy Kyker-Snowman Outdoor Leader Training Fund for Women

Established in memory of beloved staff member Kathy Kyker-Snowman, this fund supports women students who are training to become outdoor leaders.

Elena Malko Scholarship Fund
Established in memory of former staff member Elena Malko, who worked for several years in a variety of capacities including the admissions, development, and alumni relations offices. The funds are directed toward a student with the greatest need for financial aid.

Rasmussen Garden Fund
Established in memory of former staff member Linda Rasmussen, this fund maintains the garden next to the Weneczyk House.

 

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