Our Donors

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Alan and Patti Guerrieri Scholarship

Alan first met Patti on campus in front of Holloway Hall in the early 1950s. Patti was a student and Alan lived in Salisbury. They married in 1953, had five children and raised them in Salisbury and Ocean City until they moved to Florida in the late 1990s. Also in...

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Alumni Association Scholarship

The purpose of this Association shall be to promote, assist, strengthen and support in every proper way the interests of SU and its work, and to establish relations mutually beneficial to SU, its students and alumni. The Association shall serve the alumni through...

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Carey-Simmons Scholarship

Salisbury Teachers College, now Salisbury University, gave Niel an opportunity to attend college, and later provided him with the knowledge and skill needed to enter the teaching profession. Although Helen’s bachelor’s degree was from Duke University, her interest in...

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Charles R. and Martha N. Fulton School of Liberal Arts Scholarship

Years before Charles and Martha Fulton endowed the Fulton School of Liberal Arts and created the Fulton Scholarship at Salisbury University, they offered to send deserving people to SU; a full ride so to speak, on them. Most folks that were given this opportunity...

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Christopher Endowment for Education

Audrey Calvin “Chris” Christopher graduated from State Teachers College in 1941. As a student, he was president of the junior class and president of the Student Council. He played on the soccer and baseball teams with classmates Frank Perdue and Goldy Tyler. Chris...

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Class of 1943

The Class of 1943 Scholarship was established to provide funding for an education major in the Seidel School of Education. As a historical Maryland State Teachers College, many benefactors from the Class of 1943 supported this endowment by generously donating as they...

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Class of '58 Scholarship

The Class of 1958 Scholarship is awarded to a Junior or Senior majoring in teacher education. This scholarship was established in September 2010 by W. Wayne Smith and Gary White members of the Class of ’58. Both alumni truly believe in higher education and greatly...

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Colonel Meta M. Mills Nursing Scholarship

The late Colonel Meta Mildred Mills, a veteran of the United States Air Force (USAF) Nurse Corps, was named Head Nurse for the United States Astronaut Program in 1963. Working her way through the military ranks, Colonel Mills exemplified the nursing profession. As a...

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Cooper Honors Business Scholarship

Salisbury-area locals and SU alums Don ’77 and Debra Cooper ’80 have created a scholarship fund for the Honors College to benefit two deserving students every year. They created an endowment that will start impacting the lives of students immediately, enabling Don...

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Cooper Honors Nursing Scholarship

Salisbury-area locals and SU alums Don ’77 and Debra Cooper ’80 have created a scholarship fund for the Honors College to benefit two deserving students every year. They created an endowment that will start impacting the lives of students immediately, enabling Don...

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Daniel Landsman - SAFERIDE Scholarship

Danny Landsman was one of a kind. A Salisbury University student who was compassionate, motivated, and dedicated to success in all areas of his life. He was extremely active on campus, passionate about helping others and creating better experiences for those around...

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David H. and Erma Pearl Scholarship

Wishing to honor his parents for their steadfast encouragement and many sacrifices over the years, David Pearl and his wife Carol establish the David H. and Erma Pearl Scholarship. Although neither of his parents graduated from high school, both made certain that...

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David L. and Carol M. Pearl Scholarship

David L. and Carol M. Pearl recognize the power of education and, in 2011, established the David L. and Carol M. Pearl Scholarship to assist students who aspire to teach in Worcester County, Maryland. David is an alum of Salisbury University, which was known simply...

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Diane D. Allen Scholarship

In 2013 Dr. Diane Allen and her sons, Thomas Daniel Allen and Terry D. Allen, Jr., established the Terry D. Allen Scholarship for Military Veterans/Active Military Persons in honor of Dr. Allen’s late husband. In 2017, Dr. Allen established the Diane D. Allen...

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Edward and Eysselle Croswell Scholarship

David Pearl and his wife Carol established the Edward and Eysselle Croswell Scholarship to honor the memory of David’s Aunt and Uncle who resided in Upper Fairmont in Somerset County, Md., where they operated a general store and served as Post Mistress, respectively...

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France - Merrick Foundation Scholarship Endowment

The France-Merrick Foundation Scholarship has been established to help recruit students from Baltimore City, MD. Eligible students must have attended a Baltimore City high school (public, private or parochial) or transferred from Baltimore City Community College and...

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Hattie M. Strong Foundation Scholarship

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Irving & Sylvia Cort Scholarship for Chemistry Majors

Irving & Sylvia Cort Scholarship for Chemistry Majors

Bruce Cort and his family have funded a scholarship for the SU Chemistry Department in honor of Irving and Sylvia Cort. The Cort family has ties with Salisbury University through Bruce Cort, alumnus (SU Class of 1971) and son of Irving and Sylvia Cort. Yearly...

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Justin McJilton Memorial Scholarship

Dr. Bryan Horikami and Mrs. Jamie Holmes-Kriger both longtime members of the Salisbury University community were extremely saddened when they lost student, Justin Michael McJilton. Justin was an advisee of both and passed from aplastic anemia due to complications...

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Khazeh Family Distinguished Senior Award

Early on, Dr. Kashi and Melinda Khazeh not only realized but also appreciated the value of a good education and an educated individual. These values were instilled in them by their parents. In 2000, they established the Khazeh Family Distinguished Senior Award. This...

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Kimmery Messick Scholarship

When Delmarva entrepreneur Kimmerly Messick enrolled at Salisbury University in 1975, she worked two jobs to pay for her tuition. Having made her career as a successful furniture store owner, with retail outlets in Ocean City, MD, and lower Delaware, the alumna...

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Lucy Tull Scholarship

At a time of critical shortages in nursing, a caring philanthropist truly made a difference. In December of 2006, The Salisbury University Foundation announced the largest single gift by an individual donor in its history, a $5.3 million bequest to benefit nursing...

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Marshall W. Moore

The Marshall W. Moore Scholarship of the Salisbury University Foundation, Inc. was established in 2006, for Salisbury University students. This scholarship was named to honor a founding member of the Salisbury University Foundation who demonstrated an unyielding...

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Mary Ann Reinhold-Praley

Mary Ann Reinhold-Praley was a teacher/administrator for 30 years in the Maryland public school system. She previously had taught at Glen Burnie High School and then was principal at Dorsey Elementary School. She then was the librarian at Richard Henry Lee...

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Perdue School International Fund Award

Sandy Fitzgerald-Angello is a well-respected member of the Delmarva community. As the Owner-Operator of the Pohanka of Salisbury Automotive Group, one of the largest automotive groups on the Eastern Shore, she oversees the operations of six dealerships as well as two...

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Rena Urie Fowler Memorial Scholarship

Rena Urie Fowler was born in Rock Hall, Kent County, Maryland in 1918 to a family of watermen. Relatives also built boats, sold oysters, and made decoys—all work tied to the Chesapeake Bay where they had lived for generations. Her Grandmother Ayers had turned her...

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Richard A. Henson School of Science and Technology Scholarship for Incoming Freshman and Juniors

Richard A. Henson was many things, a pilot, a businessman, a visionary. As his distinguished career in aviation was winding down, he turned his attention and enthusiasm to philanthropy, establishing the Richard A. Henson Foundation, Inc. Though Mr. Henson’s formal...

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Robert T. Schultheis Memorial Scholarship

Robert Schultheis was a member of the Class of 2000 and a two-term president of the SU Alumni Association who passed away in the fall of 2015. This scholarship will honor his memory and commitment to SU. To many, Robert Schultheis was a colleague, a friend or just...

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Robin Demarest Honors Biology Scholarship

I am from NJ originally but grew up in Towson, MD. We were a family with four children who needed to go to college; in-state college tuition was the only choice. Salisbury made sense because I liked the location, beach instead of mountains. Each child in my family...

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Sea Gull Century Scholarship

Sea Gull Century funds multiple scholarships each year after the bike tour in October. Student applications are reviewed and selected for their involvement with SGC weekend. Over 150 student volunteers make Sea Gull Century a success. Below are a few recipient...