Endowed Funds
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    Ida Jane Aitken Memorial Art Scholarship (2002)
    Established with a gift from the estate of Ida Jane Aitken. Awarded to students majoring in art.

    C. John and H. Marian Albrecht Scholarship (2002)
    Established with a gift from the estate of H. Marian Albrecht in honor of Marian and her husband, John (’37). Awarded to students majoring in pre-seminary or nursing.

    Martha A. Alcock Education Scholarship (2006)
    Established by Barry Alcock in memory of his wife, Capital University Professor Martha A. Alcock. Awarded to freshman students majoring in education, with preference given to a graduate of: Montpelier High School; Franklin Heights High School; or any high school in the South-Western City School District.

    Helen Pugh Alcorn Scholarship (1968)
    Established with a gift from the estate of Helen Pugh Alcorn. Awarded to students majoring in music.

    Edward V. Aler Scholarship (1957)
    Established with a gift from the estate of Edward V. Aler. Awarded to pre-seminary students, with preference given to students from Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Baltimore, Maryland.

    Harry and Kathryn S. Allensworth Scholarship (1967)
    Established with a gift from the estate of Kathryn S. Allensworth in memory of Kathryn and her husband Harry. Awarded to students majoring in music.

    Altman Family Foundation Endowed Scholarship (2007)
    Established by the Altman Family Foundation, represented by brothers James P. Altman Sr. (’54) and Jon J. Altman. The scholarship recognizes Altman family members who have pursued coursework at Capital University and demonstrates appreciation for work being done at the university. Awarded to undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need.

    Joanne Amstutz Memorial Scholarship (1979)
    Established by Clarence V. and Evelyn Amstutz of Dalton, Ohio in memory of their only child, Joanne (1938-1979) who attending Capital from 1956 to 1960. Students having a physical disability given first preference.

    Joyce Folk Ashbaugh Scholarship (2004)
    Established by Frederick A. Ashbaugh in memory of his beloved wife, Joyce Folk Ashbaugh (’52). Awarded to students majoring in education.

    Fred and Pearl Asp Memorial Scholarship (1989)
    Established by Rev. Dennis Asp (’64) and other family members in memory of their parents, Fred and Pearl Asp and in honor of Pearl’s nursing career. Awarded to students majoring in nursing.

    John and Margaret Atzinger Scholarship
    Established with a gift from the estate of Margaret Schroth Atzinger.

    Robert H. Avers Scholarship (2007)
    Established by Robert (’57) and Joyce Foose (’59) Avers in recognition of Bob’s forty-three year career at Capital University. Awarded to returning students enrolled in the School of Management or majoring in elementary education, with demonstrated financial need and a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0.

     

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    John W. and Elsie S. Bachman Communication Scholarship Fund (2002)
    Established with a gift from the estates of John W. (’37, S’40, H’57) and Elsie S. Bachman. John served on the faculties at Capital University, Baylor University, and Union Theological Seminary; and was the 11th President of Wartburg College (1964 to 1974). Awarded to students majoring in communication.

    Antoinette Lowry Barr Scholarship (1987)
    Established with a gift from the estate of Antoinette Lowry Barr, an associate professor of English at Capital University from 1966 to 1976. Awarded to students majoring in the humanities.

    Martin H. and Verna Conklin Bartels Scholarship (2005)
    Established by Robert Bartels in memory of his parents, Martin H. (’30) and Verna Conklin Bartels, and in honor of their outstanding careers, lifelong dedication and significant contributions to the field of education and the teaching profession. Awarded to students majoring in education.

    Loren and Dolores Beck Scholarship (2003)
    Established by former Capital University Board of Trustees member, Loren (’54) and his wife, Dolores Evans (’55) Beck in order to help students develop teamwork and leadership skills that contribute to personal maturation by instilling motivation and self-discipline. Awarded to students who show leadership potential in community service, student activities or athletics.

    Nathan Siegel and Marian Dumond Beck Scholarship (1985)
    Established with a gift from the estates of Nathan and Marian Beck to reflect their deep and abiding belief in the work of Capital University. Scholarship awarded without restriction to deserving students.

    Ernest F. Bergener Scholarship (1926)
    Established by Dr. August G. Bergener, an 1888 Capital graduate. The scholarship is in memory of Bergener’s son, a student at Capital at the time of his death. Awarded to students majoring in pre-seminary.

    Bernlohr Family Endowed Scholarship (2007)
    Established by Dr. Robert (’55) and Carol (’55) Bernlohr, and the Rev. Fred (’44, S’51) and Mary (’44) Bernlohr. The scholarship honors family members and former Capital University employees: Dr. Fred Bernlohr (’18), language professor and coach; William “Mr. Bill” Bernlohr (’27), professor, coach and athletic director; and Ruth Bernlohr, the first director of women’s athletics. In reflecting their own positive educational experiences, the donors are interested in helping future Capital students benefit by developing teamwork and leadership skills that contribute to personal maturation, motivation, and self-discipline. Awarded to students who show leadership potential in community service, student activities and athletics.

    William F. and Ruth Bernlohr Scholarship (1988)
    Established with a gift from John R. and Hilda Daniels (’41) Agar, in honor of William F. (’27) and Ruth Bernlohr who provided a home for Hilda during her first two years at Capital University.

    Alvin E. Bey Scholarship in Chemistry (1998)
    Established by Alvin E. Bey (’58). Awarded to students majoring in chemistry.

    Mary Alice Riggs Billow Scholarship (2001)
    Established by Mary Alice Riggs Billow (’51) and Marvin L. Billow (’51) in memory of their son, Douglas Kent Billow. Awarded to sophomore, junior or senior students majoring in early or middle childhood education.

    Mr. & Mrs. George C. Bischoff Memorial Scholarship (1969)
    Established by the estate of Wilbur George Bischoff in memory of his parents. Scholarship awarded without restriction to worthy students.

    Josiah H. II and Joyce A. Blackmore Scholarship (2009)
    Established in honor of former Capital University President Josiah H. Blackmore II and his wife, Joyce Blackmore, and of the ideals of education and responsible citizenship and leadership President and Mrs. Blackmore actively sought to encourage in Capital students. Recipients of this scholarship are being recognized for their outstanding achievement in humanities-related disciplines and for their potential as leaders who can initiate and direct positive change in their lives and the lives of others.

    Doris R. and Marie E. Boldt Scholarship (1996)
    Established by sisters, Doris (’48) and Marie Boldt in gratitude for the work in Christian higher education being done at Capital University. Scholarship awarded without restriction.

    Harry Bowser Scholarship
    Established with a gift from the estate of Harry Bowser to educate worthy young men for the ministry in the American Lutheran faith, who are financially unable to educate themselves for such ministry.

    Douglas Mark Boyer Memorial Scholarship (1976)
    Established by Mark L. (‘60) and Virginia A. Boyer in memory of their son. First priority given to students from St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Medina, Ohio. Second priority given to students from Medina County, Ohio. In the case of male applicants, further preference given to those individuals who have participated in the Boy Scouts of America and achieved the rank of Eagle Scout.

    Daryl K. Brandt Memorial Scholarship (1985)
    Fund established by Rev. and Mrs. Edward F. Brandt (S’59) in memory of their son Daryl (’82) who died in 1984. Awarded to sophomore, junior, or senior students preparing for a service vocation, such as social work, ministry or education with priority given to the order of these choices. Additional preference is given to children of Lutheran pastors.

    Thomas H. Brinker Scholarship (1994)
    Established by Tom Brinker (’69). Awarded to students majoring in accounting.

    Virginia Stevens Britton Scholarship (1963)
    Established with a gift from the estate of Adelina E. Stevens. Awarded to students majoring in music.

    Dr. Harold W. Brockman Scholarship (1993)
    Established by students, alumni, friends and family in honor of Professor Harold Brockman (’48). Awarded to students majoring in mathematics or mathematics education with a grade point average of 3.25 overall, and 3.25 in all mathematics courses taken.

    Joseph A. Brunetto III Memorial Endowment Fund (2009)
    Established as a memorial to Joseph A. Brunetto III (L’80) by his wife, Michelle and longtime friend, Edward J. Straub. Funded by friends and family of Joseph. Brunetto spent nearly 30 years with the law firm, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease. He was an accomplished musician, pianist and organist, was very involved in community affairs, and was always intent on making a difference in this life through his relationship with others. Awarded annually to students in the Conservatory of Music and the Capital University Law School.

    Arnold F. Bunge Jr. Scholarship (1995)
    Established as a memorial to Arnold F. Bunge Jr. (’48) by his wife Geraldine, family and friends. Awarded to students from counties in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan with an average grade point average of at least 2.3 in high school and college.

    James L. Burke Endowed Scholarship in History (1999)
    Established by Betsy A. Burke in honor of her husband’s retirement from Capital University as a professor of history. Awarded to junior or senior students from the state of Ohio majoring in history.

     

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    Leslie B. and Nina Callahan Scholarship (2004)
    Established with a gift from the estate of Nina Mai Callahan. Awarded to students in the Conservatory of Music.

    Kathryn Klindworth Callaway Scholarship (1989)
    Established by Waldo W. Callaway in memory of his wife Kathryn (’45) and her love of music. Awarded to students who have an affiliation with the Conservatory through choral or instrumental music.

    Carl and Irma Broadsword Campbell Endowed Scholarship (1998)
    Established with a gift from the estates of Carl (’28) and Irma Broadsword (’28) Campbell. Scholarship awarded without restriction.

    The Chesapeake Scholarship (2003, Rev. 2010)
    Established by the Chesapeake Area Program Committee. Awarded with preference given to high school seniors within the Chesapeake area who have been accepted as students at Capital University. Further preference will be given to students from the Chesapeake area currently enrolled at Capital University.

    Class of 1954 Endowed Scholarship Fund (2004)
    Established with gifts from the members of the Class of 1954 as part of their 50th reunion gift to the university.

    Class of 1956 Endowed Scholarship Fund (2005)
    Established with gifts from the members of the Class of 1956 as part of their 50th reunion gift to the university.

    Class of 1957 Endowed Scholarship Fund (2006)
    Established with gifts from the members of the Class of 1957 as part of their 50th reunion gift to the university.

    Class of 1958 Endowed Scholarship Fund (2007)
    Established with gifts from the members of the Class of 1958 as part of their 50th reunion gift to the university.

    Class of 1959 Endowed Scholarship (2009)
    Established with gifts from the members of the Class of 1959 as part of their 50th reunion gift to the university.

    Class of 1960 Endowed Scholarship (2009)
    Established with gifts from the members of the Class of 1960 as part of their 50th reunion gift to the university.

    Class of 1962 Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Endowment (2010)
    Established with gifts from the members of the Class of 1962 as part of their 50th reunion gift to the university, and in honor of Capital University students, faculty, and their own undergraduate experience at the University. The endowment will enhance services and opportunities offered through the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) by providing funding for faculty development and academic support services that benefit the university community as a whole.

    Class of 1963 Endowed Scholarship (2012)
    Established with gifts from the members of the Class of 1963 as part of their 50th reunion gift to the university.

    Coleman-Bond Scholarship (1990)
    Established by Charles L. (’51) and Suzanne Coleman (’53) Bond in honor of their parents, Georgia Stimmel Coleman, John Dana Coleman, Charles Gladstone Bond and Louise Artz Bond. Awarded to students majoring in education, with preference given to students preparing to teach at the elementary level. Additional preference given to Lutheran students.

    The Columbus Foundation Minority Scholarship (1986)
    Established with a grant to provide financial aid for disadvantaged students from Columbus or Central Ohio with priority given to minority students.

    Kenneth E. and K. Gary Cook Endowed Scholarship (2013)
    Established with a gift from the estate of Sylvia R. Cook in honor of her husband, Ken and her son, Gary (‘73). Awarded to students in the Conservatory of Music.

    Lawrence (Stadterman) Cornelius Scholarship (2005)
    Established by Patricia S. Cornelius (’45) in memory of her husband, Lawrence Cornelius (’48). Lawrence, a general practice doctor, eventually became an anesthesiologist who assisted with more than 25,000 surgeries. The scholarship was also established to provide financial assistance to students in remembrance of the Cornelius’s own financial struggles while attending Capital University.

    Kneel M. Costello Memorial Scholarship (1980)
    Established by William J. and Doris D. Costello in memory of their son, Kneel, and in honor of Doris’s nursing career. Awarded to students majoring in nursing.

    Homer R. and Isabelle J. Cotterman Scholarship (2000, Rev. 2003)
    Established with a gift from the estates of Homer and Isabelle Cotterman. First priority for students from Perry County, second priority for students from Fairfield County, Ohio.

    Peter and Joni Countryman Endowed Scholarship (2007)
    Established by Peter (’64) and Joni Countryman. Awarded to upperclass students enrolled in the School of Management who have proven themselves to be good campus citizens by their participation in extracurricular activities.

    Jerry D. and Genevieve E. Culberson Scholarship (2006)
    Established by Genevieve “Jenny” Culberson (’55) in memory of her husband, Dr. Jerry D. Culberson (’54). Awarded to students majoring in science.

    Cyril-Scott Scholarship (1964)
    Established by E. L. McClelland, president of Cyril-Scott Company. Awarded to students with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5, with preference to a son or daughter of a Cyril-Scott employee. 

     

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    Helen K. Daiber Scholarship (1991)
    Established with a gift from the estate of Helen K. Daiber (’40) in memory of her parents, Ezekiel and Emma Daiber. Scholarship awarded without restriction.

    Jim and Carolyn Davis Music Scholarship (2011)
    Established by James L. (’71) and Carol A. Davis in gratitude for the higher education Jim received at Capital University which prepared him for his career as a music educator, choral conductor, composer and arranger. Awarded to students enrolled in the Conservatory of Music with demonstrated financial need.

    Roger F. and Jeannine M. Davis Scholarship (2004)
    Established by former Capital University Board of Trustees member, Roger (’65) and his wife, Jeannine. Awarded to undergraduate students, with preference given to individuals from the Fredericktown, Ohio area.

    Jason M. Dean Memorial Scholarship (2002, Rev. 2009)
    Established by friends and family of Jason Dean (’00) in his memory.

    Professor Addison and Ruth Dewey Scholarship (1984)
    Established by Professor (’44) and Mrs. Addison Dewey. Dewey was a member of the Capital University Law School faculty for over 22 years. He served eight years on the ALC National Church Council and was chairperson for four years. In 1981, Professor Dewey received Capital’s Alumni Achievement Award for lifelong contributions to society, the profession and the church. Scholarship awarded to students who are members of a Lutheran Congregation and are responsible persons in the campus community.

    Herbert and Sara Dieckmann Scholarship (1994)
    Established by a gift from the estates of Herbert (’26) and Sara Dieckmann.

    Kathryn H. Duffey Memorial Scholarship (1988)
    Established by members of Thea Court No. 5 Ladies Oriental Shrine of North America, in memory of member Kathryn H. Duffey. Awarded with preference to students who themselves or their parents have a Masonic affiliation, or to students who are physically handicapped.
     

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    Erik John Earl Scholarship (1991)
    Established by Dr. and Mrs. Gary W. Earl in memory of their son, Erik J. Earl (1967-1972). Dr. Earl was an associate professor of chemistry at Capital University. Scholarships will be awarded to entering freshmen majoring in chemistry, with preference given to those who plan to enter the medical profession.

    Mr. and Mrs. Walter S. Eccard Scholarship (1992)
    Established by Walter T. (’68) and Joan E. Eccard; Paul B. Eccard; and Ellen M. Eccard and Wayne Henson in honor of their parents, Walter S. (’41) and Alice Eccard. Awarded to students with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75 residing outside of Ohio, with preference given to East Coast residents.

    Dr. and Mrs. A. Willard Emch Scholarship (2004)
    Established by Sharon (’61) and Willard (’59) Emch. Awarded with preference to students from northwest Ohio majoring in nursing, pre-medicine or music.

     

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    Preston and Evelyn Fettrow Scholarship (2007)
    Established by Lynn W. (’66) and Cynthia M. Fettrow in memory of his parents, Preston and Evelyn Fettrow. Awarded to students majoring in education and who have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.8.

    Albert W. and Edith V. Flowers Scholarship (1982)
    Established by the Albert W. and Edith V. Flowers Charitable Foundation in memory of Albert and Edith Flowers, committed Christians, and long-time members of the now disbanded, Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Canton, Ohio. Awarded to students from Stark County, Ohio.

    J. David and Virginia Jansen Foell Scholarship (2006)
    Established as a memorial to J. David Foell (’53) by his widow, Virginia and brother, Darrell W. Foell, and in recognition of Foell’s distinguished career as the city manager of Oakwood, Ohio and outstanding contributions in the field of public administration. Awarded to sophomore, junior or senior students majoring in public administration.

    Joseph F. Frasch Memorial Scholarship (1991)
    Established by Alice C. Frasch (’31) in memory of her brother, Joseph F. Frasch (’33), a Capital alumnus and former president of Franklin University. Awarded to freshmen students.

    Freudeman Schaaf Scholarship (2008)
    Established by Dennis J. (’76) and Deborah Schaaf (’75) Freudeman in honor and memory of their parents, Fredrick D. and Anna Gene Schaaf, and Daniel E. and Dorothy V. Freudeman, who worked hard, appreciated the value of education, believed in giving back and instilled in their children a fondness for education. Endowment income will be used to support the teaching profession by providing scholarships to students majoring in education.

    Freytag Scholarship (1957)
    Established by David L. Freytag (’38) in memory of his grandfather, The Rev. Dr. Jacob H. Schneider, pastor of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Columbus, Ohio.

    Charlene Friedley Scholarship (2008)
    Established by Clinton J. and Charlene Friedley. Charlene is a 1952 graduate of the Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Through their scholarship, Charlene hopes to help individuals who love nursing as much as she does. Awarded to students majoring in nursing.

    Herman and Dorothy Fudge Scholarship (1993)
    Established by Rev. Herman D. (’26) and Dorothy Fudge. Pastor Fudge served Lutheran parishes in Ohio and Pennsylvania until his retirement in 1970. He regularly attended Capital University football games, even after his 100th birthday. Scholarship awarded without restriction.

    Fudge Memorial Scholarship (1998)
    Established by Rev. Herman D. Fudge (’26) in memory of his son, Richard Lawrence Fudge, and daughter, Carolyn Fudge (’52). Pastor Fudge served Lutheran parishes in Ohio and Pennsylvania until his retirement in 1970. Scholarship awarded without restriction. 

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    Luella P. Gain Scholarship (2000)
    Established by Peter Gain in memory of his wife, Luella, and in gratitude for the work in Christian higher education being done at Capital University. Awarded to students majoring in music.

    John D. Gallatin Scholarship (2006)
    Established by Andrew Gallatin in memory of his father, John D. Gallatin (’58). Awarded to students majoring in mathematics with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5.

    Mary Alice Miller Galloway, M.D. Scholarship (1991)
    Established by Gerald R. Galloway and family in memory of his wife, Mary Alice Miller Galloway (’44). Awarded to students majoring in pre-medicine. If there are no qualified candidates in pre-medicine, the scholarship may be awarded to students majoring in nursing.

    GAR Foundation Scholarship (1984)
    Established by the GAR Foundation of Akron, Ohio. Awarded to students from the Akron area.

    Clara Hollman Gerbich Memorial Scholarship (1977)
    Established by the estate of Otto George Gerbich in memory of his wife, Clara. Awarded to students preparing for full-time Christian service.

    Conrad B. Gohdes Memorial Scholarship (1952)
    Established by Gohdes family members in memory of Professor Conrad B. Gohdes. Gohdes was an ordained Lutheran minister and served pastorates in Baltimore, New Orleans, San Antonio, Kansas City and Ohio. He taught German and history at Capital University from 1912 to 1946. Professor Gohdes was an advocate of English language in the literature and work of the Lutheran Church in America and served as a translator of the Lenker edition of Martin Luther’s works. Scholarship awarded without restriction.

    Griffin Endowed Scholarship (1986)
    Established by Edwin M. and Marjorie N. Griffin in order to assist students in obtaining a Christian higher education. Awarded to students who have completed at least 25 percent of the requirements for graduation and are in the top 50 percent of their class academically. Recipients are encouraged to give similar assistance to future Capital students.

    Charles and Margaret Bundy Grimm Scholarship

    Martha U. Grimm Endowed Scholarship (2000)
    Established by Martha U. Grimm (’33). Awarded to students enrolled in a bachelor of arts degree program.

    Roy W. and Barbara Bischoff Grossman Scholarship (2005)
    Established by Roy W. (’51) and Barbara Bischoff (’51) Grossman. Awarded to junior or senior students.

    GSA Founders (1994)
    Established by former business professor, Robert C. Banasik in order to create a fund for direct contributions from GSA founding faculty, charter enrollees, alumni, faculty, students and others. Fund income provides GSA student scholarships for books and tuition assistance on a financial need and competitive basis.

     

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    Hahn Endowed Scholarship (1993)
    Established by J. Victor “Vic” and Margaret Hahn. Vic served Capital as university counsel for more than 25 years. Awarded to undergraduate Lutheran students.

    Thomas M. Hamilton Scholarship (1986)
    Established by former Capital University Board of Trustees member, Thomas M. Hamilton (’65). As a Capital student Hamilton played varsity football, because of his continuing interest in the university’s sports program the scholarship may be awarded to sophomore, junior or senior scholar-athletes.

    W. H. Hartke Scholarship

    Marcia Von Blon Hartmann Scholarship (2003)
    Established by family and friends in memory of Marcia Von Blon Hartmann (’55). Awarded to sophomore, junior, or senior students majoring in education. Additional preference given to Lutheran students from the Dayton or Xenia, Ohio area.

    Roberta Hartmann Adult Learners Endowed Scholarship (2002, Rev. 2004)
    Established by the administration, faculty and friends of the Center for Lifelong Learning (CLL) in memory of Roberta Hartmann, an instructor at the Dayton Center at the time of her death. Awarded to senior CLL students who have demonstrated service to the community.

    Mary Heffner Scholarship (1975)
    Established with an estate gift. Scholarship awarded without restriction.

    Dr. Walter B. Heischman Scholarship (1993)
    Established by Marian K. Heischman and family and friends, in memory of her husband Dr. Walter Heischman (’32, H’63). Awarded to students majoring in elementary education.

    Dale J. Helmick Memorial Scholarship (1991)
    Established by Jim and Sue Helmick (’66) Gross and family and friends in memory of her father, Dale J. Helmick (’40). Scholarship awarded without restriction.

    Dr. and Mrs. Jack G.G. Hendershot Sr. Pre-Med Scholarship (2003)
    Establish with a gift from the estate of Dr. Hendershot (’43). Awarded to students majoring in pre-medicine.

    HER Realtors/Gene Slaughter Scholarship (1986, Rev. 2000)
    Established by HER Realtors, Inc. in honor of Gene Slaughter (’51) for his many years of service to Capital University. Awarded to sophomore, junior or senior students majoring in physical education, fitness management or related fields.

    Ruth V. Hawkins Heldt Music Scholarship (2012)
    Established with a gift from the estate of Lewis R. Heldt in memory of his wife, Ruth V. Hawkins Heldt. It was Lewis's desire to honor Ruth's life by establishing a scholarship to assist students in obtaining a college degree. The Couple held a lifelong interest in higher education and a commitment to community involvement. The church was also an important part of their lives. Ruth was a graduate of the University of Toledo and taught in the Ohio public school system for 35 years. She was an accomplished violinist and her many interests included, music, swimming and athletics. Awarded to students from northwest Ohio who are enrolled in the Conservatory of Music.

    Harold Hess Scholarship (1984)
    Established by Stella B. Milburn in memory of her dear friend, Harold Hess. Awarded to students majoring in art.

    Ida and Abner Hetrick Family Scholarship (2012)
    Established by the descendants of Ida and Abner Hetrick, siblings Michael A. Hetrick, Cathy A. Hetrick Eames (’69) and Milton A. Hetrick Jr., in honor of their parents and grandparents, who instilled in them a love of education and lifelong learning. Ida (Gahn) and Abner Hetrick lived in rural northern Ohio and were active members of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lindsey, Ohio. St. Paul's was co-founded in 1844 by Abner's grandfather, Peter, and later became Faith Lutheran Church in Fremont, Ohio. Children of Ida and Abner include Mildred Hetrick Lamalie, Thelma Hetrick Nickel, Dorothy Hetrick Nickel, Evelyn Hetrick Milton Hetrick Sr., Vincent Hetrick, and Carroll Hetrick. Awarded with preference to students from the Ohio counties of Sandusky and Ottawa.

    Kristine L. Heuerman Memorial Scholarship (1992, Rev. 2000)
    Established by Richard (’52) and Lois Mahlerwein (’55) Heuerman in memory of their daughter. Awarded to incoming students majoring in music or an arts and sciences field of study. Priority given to students who reside in Florida, preferably Collier County. Additional preference given to residents of Michigan.

    James C. Hickey, D.D.S. Scholarship (1991, Rev. 1995)
    Established by Dr. James C. Hickey (’57). Awarded to the highest ranking upcoming senior majoring in pre-dentistry (or pre-medicine).

    Higley-Wilson Scholarship (1996)
    Established by Eugene and Mary Jane Higley (’46) Wilson. Awarded with preference to students graduating from Teays Valley High School.

    Clara A. Hobstetter Scholarship (1982)
    Established with a gift from the estate of Freda A. Kautz. Awarded with preference to students majoring in education, music, or studying for the ministry.

    Theodore O. Hofman Scholarship (1982)
    Established with a gift from the estates of Theodore O. and Catherine Dickson Hofman. Hofman was secretary and treasurer of the Borden Company.

    Dr. Martin E. Hollensen Scholarship (1986)
    Established by Ralph and Marjorie Roby in honor of their former pastor, Dr. Martin E. Hollensen (’28). Awarded to students from Emanuel Lutheran Church in Marion, Ohio.

    Robert E. and Miriam A. Hopkins Scholarship (2000)
    Established by Marc E. Hopkins (’75) in honor of his parents, Robert and Miriam Hopkins. Scholarship awarded without restriction.

    Maye M. Horning Scholarship (1996)
    Established by Maye Miller Horning (’35) to provide financial assistance to students, and in remembrance of Horning’s own financial struggles while obtaining her education. Horning taught Latin and English at Northmont High School near Dayton, Ohio. Scholarship awarded without restriction.

    Lester W. and Lillian V. Huber Scholarship (1988)
    Established by Dr. and Mrs. Lester W. (’35) Huber. Dr. Huber served on the Board of Regents at Capital University for eighteen years. He retired as superintendent in charge of instruction in Columbus Public Schools after 41 years in education. Awarded to students who are active members of a Lutheran church.

    Ella D. Hugus Scholarship (1996)
    Established by schoolteacher, Ella D. Hugus to reflect her love for teaching. Awarded to students majoring in elementary childhood education with a minimum grade point average of 2.5.

    Lois C. Hunsicker Scholarship (1993)
    Established by Lois C. Hunsicker. Awarded to students intending to pursue a career in church music, as an organist or choir director.

    Virginia Black Hutchison Scholarship (1983)
    Established by Chester S. and Virginia B. Hutchison (’24). Awarded to students majoring in vocal performance.

     

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    Edgar W. Ingram Scholarship (1983)
    Established by the Edgar W. Ingram Foundation. Awarded to minority students from Central Ohio.
     

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    Mary and Morris Johnson Scholarship
     

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    Lillian Weinman Kable Scholarship (1996)
    Established with a gift from the estate of Lillian Weinman Kable (’26). Awarded to students with demonstrated financial need.

    Anthony C. Kacir Memorial Scholarship (1998)
    Established by family and friends in memory of Tony Kacir, an art therapy student at Capital at the time of his death. Awarded to students majoring in art therapy who demonstrate significant involvement in community service which assists persons in need.

    Harriett Paul Kelm Spanish Education Scholarship (1999, Rev. 2009)
    Established by Harriett R. Kelm (’49) in memory of her husband, Howard G. Kelm (’50). Awarded to sophomore, junior or senior students majoring in both Spanish and education. If there are no qualified candidates, the scholarship may be awarded to students majoring in education with a minor in Spanish.

    Everette E. and Marie C. Kerns Scholarship (1994)
    Established with a gift from the estates of Everette (’24) and Marie Kerns. Scholarship awarded without restriction.

    KeyBank Scholarship (2005)
    Established by KeyBank Corporation with preference to a female of color who graduated from Columbus Public Schools and is enrolled in the School of Management and Leadership.

    Reynold E. Klages Scholarship (2007)
    Established by John W. Klages (MBA ’76) in honor of his father, Reynold. Awarded to undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the School of Management and Leadership.

    Dale L. Sr. and Kathleen D. Klamfoth Scholarship (2007)
    Established by siblings, Dale L. Klamfoth Jr. (’74), S. Kay Klamfoth Williamson (’75) and Douglas H. Klamfoth (’80) in honor of their parents. Awarded to returning students with financial need. Preference given to undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the School of Management; or students majoring in elementary education.

    Walter J. Knapp Scholarship (1995)
    Established with a gift from the estate of Walter J. Knapp. Awarded to undergraduate students who are residents of Fairfield County or one of 29 Ohio Appalachian Counties, as designated by the Ohio Department of Education.

    Harold and Evelyn Knappe Scholarship (1998)
    Established by St. Paul Lutheran Church of Michigan City, Indiana, to honor 50 years of ordained ministry of Pastor Knappe and the 50th wedding anniversary of Pastor (’39) and Evelyn (’41) Knappe. Awarded to students from St. Paul Lutheran Church preparing for full-time Christian ministry, either lay or ordained. Second priority given to students from St. Paul pursuing another field of study. Third priority given to students from the Indiana-Kentucky Synod.

    Anne Eberhardt Knilans Scholarship (2004)
    Established by Michael and Anne Eberhardt Knilans (’47) in honor of the education Anne received at Capital. Awarded to students majoring in early childhood education.

    Emil and Clara Knop Scholarship (1991, Rev. 2003)
    Established by Shirley and Robert (’45) Spieler; Carol and Eugene (’43) Langholz; and Claire (’48) and Lowell (’47) Hesterman in memory of the parents of the three sisters. Awarded to students majoring in pre-seminary with preference given to students from Hope Lutheran Church in Hamler, Ohio.

    Austin E. Knowlton Memorial Scholarship (2012)
    Established with a gift from the Austin E. Knowlton Foundation. Austin E. Knowlton (1909-2003) was owner and chairman of Knowlton Construction Company located in Bellefontaine, Ohio. Knowlton was a leading philanthropist and avid sportsman. The Ohio State School of Architecture is named in his honor. Knowlton was one of the original founders of the Cincinnati Bengals, held a major ownership interest in the Cincinnati Reds for many years, and was a trustee of the Little Brown Jug Society for harness racing. The Austin E. Knowlton Foundation was established by him in 1981 to promote and advance higher education. Scholarship funds will be awarded to a student from Logan County, Ohio, with preference to freshman interested in majoring in mathematics or a related field. If there are no students from Logan County, funds will be awarded to an Ohio resident, again with preference to freshman majoring in mathematics or a related field.

    Vicki Lou Koch Scholarship (1992)
    Established by Eugene and Luella Koppelman (’44) Koch in memory of their daughter (’77). Awarded to students majoring in primary or secondary education, preferably from the Sandusky, Perkins, Huron, and Margaretta school districts. Secondary consideration given to students from Circleville and Westfall school districts.

    Kohler Capital Study Abroad Endowment Fund (2006)
    Established by Rudolph and Jean Maxwell Kohler (’70). Awarded to students in order to broaden global understanding through international study. Recipient chosen from a pool of candidates who have completed a specified application process for this fund.

    E. C. Kramer Scholarship (1970)
    Established with a gift from the estate of E.C. Kramer. Awarded to students preparing for the ministry.

    Fredrick and Mary Krehl Scholarship (1981)
    Established with a gift from the estates of Miss Helen Krehl and Miss Laura Krehl in memory of their parents.

    Krift-Wolf Scholarship (1991, Rev. 1995)
    Established by Raymond B. Krift in honor of his niece, Henrietta Krift Wolf (’51), and by family and friends of Raymond F. Wolf (’51) in honor of his 1994 retirement from Capital University. Scholarship awarded without restriction.

     

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    Lois Elaine Lambert Endowed Scholarship (1997)
    Established by Robert D. and Helen M. Lambert in memory of his daughter. Awarded to students majoring in music.

    Landrum-Bernlohr Scholarship (1973)
    Established anonymously by a member of the Class of 1955. Awarded to sophomore students with preference given to Franklin County residents.

    John and Ruth Landrum Scholarship (2007, Rev. 2013)
    Established by Thomas F. Beck and senior class members of the 1957 football team in memory of their beloved coach and inspirational leader, John Landrum, and his wife, Ruth, and in recognition of John's many contributions to Capital University. In reflecting on their own positive educational experiences, the donors are interested in helping future Capital students develop teamwork and leadership skills that contribute to personal maturation. Awarded to students with financial need who show leadership potential in community service and student activities.

    Armin P. Langholz Scholarship in Radio/TV/Film (2000)
    Established by Professor Armin Langholz (’51), and the family and friends of Langholz. Awarded to students beginning their senior year with a cumulative grade point average of 3.5. Preference given to students majoring in radio-television, or film studies; additional preference given students majoring in public relations.

    Donald L. and Ann Leathery Scholarship (2006)
    Established by Don (’59) and Ann (ADP ’84) Leathery. Awarded to students who demonstrate leadership potential in community service, student activities and athletics.

    David P. Liebchen Scholarship (2007)
    Established by Patricia Hartle Liebchen (’62) in memory of her husband, David P. Liebchen (’63). Awarded to students majoring in mathematics.

    Alden L. and Shirley E. Lindner Endowed Scholarship (2002)
    Established by Shirley Lindner in memory of her husband Alden (’48) former Capital University library director. Awarded to junior or senior students majoring in science, with preference given to Lutheran students.

    Harold W. and Margaret Guinsler Linker Memorial Scholarship (1993)
    Established by Harold W. Linker (’31) and family in memory his wife, Margaret (’33). At the time of Harold’s death the family added his name to the scholarship. Awarded to students majoring in keyboard pedagogy – organ emphasis, with preference given to those individuals intending to become involved in a Christian church as an organist or choir director. In the event there are no qualified organ students, second priority given to voice or piano students.

    Robert W. and Mary C. Long Scholarship (1986)
    Established by the Rev. Robert (’32) and Mary Clark (’37) Long. Awarded to students majoring in music.

    Dr. Thomas S. Ludlum Scholarship (1991)
    Established by former debaters, alumni and friends of Dr. Thomas S. Ludlum (’48) in his honor at the time of his retirement from Capital University as speech coach. Awarded to students actively involved in Capital’s debate program.

    Lutheran Brotherhood Scholarship (1983)
    Established by Lutheran Brotherhood Insurance Company as an endowed scholarship for Lutheran students.

    Lutheran Service Scholarship (1991)
    Established as a consolidated fund of endowed scholarship accounts which had not met the required minimum funding to be retained as a named account. Awarded to students majoring in pre-seminary, with preference given to students who plan careers in church service, or those who have demonstrated such service while enrolled at Capital University.
     

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    Alton J. and Marjorie Humes Mabis Scholarship (1992)
    Established by siblings, Barbara Mabis (’67) Moss, and Bruce A. Mabis (’70) and family members in honor of their parents, Alton (’42) and Marjorie Humes (’44) Mabis. Awarded to junior or senior students majoring in chemistry, physics or mathematics with a cumulative grade point average placing them in the top 20 percent of the major. Preference given to students with demonstrated service to the university community or general community.

    Marlene Walck Macko Memorial Nursing Scholarship (2006)
    Established by Melvin and Marie (’45) Walck, in memory of their daughter, Marlene (’82). Awarded to students majoring in nursing, with preference given to students preparing to enter their senior year and those who demonstrate clinical excellence.

    Barney J. and Claire Ett Magerlein Scholarship (1998)
    Established by Barney (’41) and Claire Ett (’42) Magerlein. Scholarship awarded without restriction.

    Michael and Margaret Markel Scholarship (1996)
    Established with a gift from the estates of Michael F. (’24) and Margaret Gardner (’27) Markel. Scholarship awarded without restriction.

    Robert and Margaret Mather Scholarship (1996)
    Established with a gift from the estates of Robert and Margaret Mather. Scholarship awarded without restriction.

    Carl F, Herman R, and John A. Maul Scholarship (1973)
    Established by the three Maul brothers, Carl, Herman and John. Awarded to worthy and deserving Lutheran students from the State of Ohio.

    Gerald E. and Elizabeth B. Mayo Scholarship (1993)
    Established by Gerald and Elizabeth Mayo. Awarded to students who have demonstrated an interest in giving volunteer service to their communities.

    Elaine Grahl McClellan Scholarship (1996)
    Established with a gift from the estate of Elaine McClellan (’38), in gratitude for assistance given to her and her sister while they were students at Capital University. Award given with preference to female students with financial need.

    Ida E. McDannel Scholarship (1963)
    Established with a gift from the estate of Ida E. McDannel of Canton, Ohio. Awarded to students preparing for the ministry.

    Gene Mechling Scholarship (1975)
    Established by family and friends in memory of H. Eugene Mechling ('31). While a student at Capital University, Gene participated in football, basketball, track, and golf. After college, he played semi-pro basketball in Central Ohio and began a career centered on athletics as a teacher, coach and official. Gene taught at Bexley Junior and Senior High Schools for thirty years before retiring. The purpose of the Gene Mechling Scholarship is to recognize athletic distinction and to aid students with demonstrated financial need.

    Arthur Mees Memorial Scholarship (1941)
    Established by Susan H. Ames in memory of Arthur Mees. Awarded to students majoring in music.

    Oscar and May Mees Scholarship (1995)
    Established by Amy Mees Vonada (’37), Oscar C. Mees Jr. (’40), Walter H. Mees (’43), Marjorie Mees Bott (’48), and Arthur F. Mees (’50) in memory of their parents. Oscar Mees was the brother of Capital University President Otto Mees. Awarded to students enrolled in a liberal arts major.

    Shirley Irvine Mees Fund (2011)
    Established with a gift from the estate of music teacher, Shirley Irvine Mees (’48) in honor of Shirley and her husband, William Mees. Awarded to students with demonstrated financial need.

    Dr. & Mrs. Norman A. Menter Scholarship (1986)
    Established by the Rev. Dr. Norman (’19, S’22, DD’44) former vice-president of the American Lutheran Church, and Phoebe Menter. Scholarship awarded without restriction.

    B.J. & Anna D. Mertz Scholarship (1975)
    Established with a gift from the estate of Bernhart J. Mertz. Awarded to students majoring in economics and business administration.

    Messiah Lutheran Church, Fairview Park, OH (1992)
    Established by members of Messiah Lutheran Church with a gift from Helen and Erwin Gratzer. Awarded to students from Messiah Lutheran Church. Secondary consideration given to Lutheran students of color and/or persons whose primary language not English from northeastern Ohio.

    Jill M. Meuser and Gary L. McKown Scholarship (2002)
    Established by Jill M. Meuser (’77) and Gary L. McKown. Awarded to students majoring in chemistry, with preference given to students who are active members of a Lutheran congregation.

    Ambassador Armin H. Meyer Endowed Scholarship (2007)
    Established by a gift from the estate of Armin H. Meyer (’35, S ’39). Meyer was a former Capital University Assistant Professor of Math, and Dean of Men; United States Ambassador to Lebanon (1961 to 1965), Iran (1965 to 1969) and Japan (1969 to 1972); and author. Awarded to students majoring in mathematics.

    Rowland David Middendorf Scholarship (1989)
    Established with a gift from the estate of Rowland D. Middendorf. Awarded to students majoring nursing.

    Doris M. Milburn Scholarship (1989)
    Established by Carl L. and Donna Milburn in memory of Carl’s mother, Doris.

    Richard and Dorene Weagly Miller (2005)
    Established by Richard (’58) and Dorene Weagly (’58) Miller. Awarded to senior students majoring in education.

    Minority Undergrad Scholarship

    William and Sally Riley Chestnut Mitchell Scholarship (1998)
    Established with a gift from the estate of Emma Mitchell (’47) in memory of her parents. Awarded to students majoring in music with preference given to highly qualified members of the Baptist church, formerly known as the Park Avenue Baptist Church in Piqua, Ohio.

    John G. and Joan Ott Mittermaier Music Scholarship (2009)
    Established by John G. Mittermaier (’45, S’47), and Alan (’71) and Linda Meuser (’73) Mittermaier in gratefulness for the many opportunities for which the family has been blessed and in honor of Alan’s parents, John and Joan Ott (’47) Mittermaier. John and Joan met at Capital University on the first day of school in the fall of 1941 and over the years enjoyed attending many campus activities together, especially music events. Awarded with preference to deserving student musicians pursuing keyboard studies, with further preference given to piano and organ majors.

    Mohrhoff-Moyer Disability Services Endowment Fund (1980, Rev. 1992 and 2006)
    Originally established as the Lorena Schenk Mohrhoff Endowment Fund with a gift from her estate. In 1992, Lorena's daughter, Lorena Mohrhoff Moyer (‘56), and Paul W. Moyer renamed the fund, The Mohrhoff-Moyer Scholarship. In 2006, scholarship funds were transferred to the Mohrhoff-Moyer Disability Services Endowment Fund in order to provide support to students at Capital University with special needs. Capital’s Disability Services Office has the authority to disburse these funds to meet the needs of individual students, or to enable projects which would provide support for students with special needs

    Monty Speech Scholarship (1996)
    Established by Gary (’65) and Patricia McClelland (’64) DeHass in honor of Capital University Professor Allene D. Montgomery, and in recognition of her talents, dedication, caring attitude, and outstanding contributions in the fields of speech and dramatics. Awarded to students majoring in speech, theater or music theater.

    Charles A. and Ethel C. Moyer Scholarship (2011)
    Established by Charles (’51) and Ethel (’53) Moyer to fuel the intellectual passions of Capital University students for generations to come. The Moyers met as students during the post-war era at Capital. Charles was employed as a researcher by the Timken Company for 38 years and Ethel worked as a kindergarten teacher. Awarded to students majoring in education with a focus in the sciences.

    Mullen-Hunziker Scholarship (1993)
    Established with a gift from the estate of the Rev. Charles L. Mullen (’36) in memory of his father, Charles Melvin Mullen and his mother, Elizabeth Fredericka Wilhelmina Hunziker Mullen. Scholarship awarded without restriction.

    Howard Karper Myers Memorial Scholarship (2004)
    Established with a gift from the estate of Ruth N. Myers in memory of her son. Awarded to students intending to pursue a career in the church. Secondary consideration given to Lutheran students from Ohio.

     

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    Nanciann Kaufman Ninde Scholarship (1989)
    Established by Richard Ninde in honor of his wife’s graduation from Capital University in 1986. Scholarship awarded without restriction.
     

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    Charles H. and Rhoda J. Oestreich Scholarship (1994)
    Established by Dr. Charles (’54) and Rhoda Haseley (’57) Oestreich. Awarded to incoming freshman or sophomore students with preference given to children of Lutheran parish pastors.

    Henry F. and Martha E. Oestreich Scholarship (1992)
    Established by Eugene C. and Ruth Oestreich (’52) Harsch in memory of Ruth’s parents, Henry (’25) and Martha (’28). Awarded to junior or senior students preparing for a career in a service profession such as pre-seminary, nursing or teaching.
     

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    Walter J. And Mildred L. Paff Scholarship (1993)
    Established with a gift from the estates of Walter J. and Mildred L. Paff.

    Luetta S. Papenfus Award (2008)
    Established by Linda M. (’65) and Melvin C. Parks in memory of Linda’s mother, Luetta S. Papenfus (1921-1996). Luetta, a registered nurse for over 32 years, dedicated her life to serving God and others. She raised seven children in the Toledo area, and was proud to send her daughter, Linda Papenfus Parks, to Capital University. After 30 successful years in education, Linda retired as a schoolteacher at Leawood Elementary School in Columbus, Ohio. Awarded to undergraduate students experiencing extreme hardship.

    Josephine R. Peale Scholarship (1988)
    Established by music teacher, Josephine Riethmiller (’36) Peale. Peale and her husband, Leonard, served on the staff of Guidepost magazine which was founded by Leonard’s brother, Dr. Norman Vincent Peale. Awarded to students majoring in music.

    Nicholas J. Perrini Scholarship (2011)
    Established in honor of Conservatory Professor Nicholas J. Perrini in appreciation of his fifty-two years of dedicated service to the students of Capital University. Awarded to students enrolled in the Conservatory of Music with demonstrated financial need.

    Merle R. Pflueger Scholarship (2008)
    Established with a gift from the estate of Merle R. Pflueger (’43). Pflueger was director of the Augustana College Chapel Choir and taught music education and pipe organ at the college for 33 years. Awarded to students majoring in music or pipe organ.

    Harold H. & Joan C. Plassman Scholarship (2006)
    Established by Harold (’51) and Joan (’51) Plassman. Awarded to students from the northwestern Ohio counties of Defiance, Henry, Williams, and Fulton.

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    Gary W. and Karen L. Qualmann Scholarship (2007)
    Established by longtime Bexley residents, Gary (’73) and Karen (’73) Qualmann. Gary is a member of the Capital University Board of Trustees. Awarded to undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the School of Management and Leadership.

     

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    Maria Rahder Scholarship

    Rausch Family Scholarship (2007)
    Established by a gift from the estate of Paul E. Rausch (’59). Scholarship awarded without restriction.

    Rehl Family Scholarship (1989)
    Established by the Rev. Thomas E. Rehl (’56), family and friends. Awarded to African American or Native American students.

    Harold S. Reier Scholarship (1998)
    Established with a gift from the estate of Mary K. Reier in memory of her husband, Harold (’30). Scholarship awarded without restriction.

    A. Charles and Mable Irene Root Rempe Scholarship (1982)
    Established by A. Charles Root in memory of his wife, Mable. Awarded to junior or senior students majoring in voice, choral conducting, or organ, with preference to voice study. Additional preference given to students from Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Middletown, Ohio.

    A. Charles and Mildred L. Rempe Scholarship (1985)
    Established by Charles and his second wife, Mildred. Awarded to students majoring music education. Preference given to students from Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Middletown, Ohio. Secondary consideration for sons and daughters of Armco employees.

    Kathryn Sanders Rieder Scholarship (1984)
    Established by Kathryn Sanders Rieder (’28), a music teacher in Orrville, Ohio. Awarded to students majoring in music education or church music.

    Dorothy Armbruster Rigotti and Victor H. Rigotti Scholarship in Education (2001)
    Established by Vic and Dorothy (’60) Rigotti. Awarded to students majoring in early childhood education (K-3) who have a grade point average of between 2.5 and 3.5, with preference given to students with the lower average.

    Raymond R. and Totsy Beasley Ritter Scholarship (1983)
    Established by an estate gift in memory of Raymond R. and Totsy Beasley Ritter. Scholarship awarded without restriction.

    Mary A. Roess Endowed Scholarship (2002)
    Established by Mary A. Roess (’33) Dean of Women at Capital University from 1947 to 1977.

    William Louis and Sarah Kohler Roess Scholarship (1985)
    Established by Mary A. Roess (’33) Dean of Women at Capital University from 1947 to 1977, and other members of the family in memory of their parents. Awarded to students from Good Hope Lutheran Church in Oil City, PA with additional preference given to students from other congregations in the western Pennsylvania area.

    Michael J. Rolf Scholarship (1989)
    Established by Dr. Michael J. Rolf (’77). Awarded to students majoring in chemistry.

    Glenn R. and Kathryn E. Ruh Scholarship (1996)
    Established by Glenn R. Ruh (’36), in memory of his wife, Kathryn. Awarded to students with a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 who are members of Zion Lutheran Church in Sandusky, Ohio. Additional priority will be given to Lutheran students from northwestern Ohio, preferably Erie County.

    Anna and William F. Rust Scholarship (1972)
    Established by Hilbert E. Rust in memory of his parents.

     

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    St. John’s Lutheran Church, Fremont, Ohio (1990)
    Established by members of St. John’s Lutheran Church. Awarded to students from St. John’s Lutheran Church. If there are no eligible recipients, scholarship may be awarded to Lutheran students.

    St. Paul Lutheran Church, Ashville, Ohio (1998)
    Established with a gift from the estate of Jean C. Crites. Awarded to Christian students from Ashville, Lockbourne, Marcy and St. Paul, Ohio.

    Pastor F. LeRoy and Martha Sarver Family Scholarship (1999)
    Established by members of the Sarver family and friends. Awarded to junior and senior students planning to attend a Lutheran seminary in order to become ordained pastors. If there are no eligible recipients, scholarship may be awarded to Lutheran students from Ohio and Pennsylvania.

    Jennifer K. Saylor Scholarship (2000)
    Established by family and friends in memory of Jennifer Saylor, a Capital student at the time of her death. Awarded with first priority to students from Reynoldsburg, Ohio and second priority to students from Franklin County, Ohio.

    Dr. and Mrs. Walter L. Schafer Scholarship (1996)
    Established by Dr. Walter L. Schafer (’34) in gratitude for the higher education he received at Capital University which prepared him for his life-long vocation as a physician. Awarded with preference given to Christian students from Florida.

    Schalinske Scholarship (1991)
    Established by Dr. Theo Schalinske (’36), a Capital psychology professor. Scholarship awarded without restriction.

    Rev. Robert W. and Frieda C. Schlachter Scholarship (1998)
    Established with a gift from the estates of Robert (’29) and Frieda Oestreich (’32) Schlachter. Scholarship awarded without restriction.

    Beans Schmidt Scholarship

    Carl and Catharine Schmidt Memorial Scholarship (1989)
    Established by Rev. Carl Schmidt (’29) in memory of his wife, Catharine Kieffer Schmidt (’28). After his death, Carl’s name was added to the scholarship at the request of the Schmidt family. Awarded to students majoring in mathematics.

    Gerald D. and Bonnie M. Schmidt Scholarship (1990)
    Established by former Capital University controller, Jerry (’58) and elementary school teacher, Bonnie Moreland (’62) Schmidt. Awarded to students majoring in accounting.

    Peggy A. and George A. Schmidt Scholarship (2005; Rev. 2007)
    Established by George (’74) and Peggy Schmidt. Awarded with preference to Lutheran students with financial need and a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5.

    Paul Schneider Scholarship
    Established by Paul Schneider of North Canton, Ohio, for honor scholarships for five ministerial students.

    Wilfred and Kathryn Schnier Scholarship (2008)
    Established by Wilfred K. (’66) and Kathryn H. Schnier. Wilfred Schnier received his Bachelor of Arts in History and participated in baseball and track at Capital University. In 2013, he retired as head track and cross country coach at the University of Cincinnati. Kathryn Schnier has been a high school English teacher and department head. Awarded with preference to students who are Lutheran or majoring in history.

    William and Dorothy Keller Schnier Scholarship (1988)
    Established by Dorothy (’27) Schnier in memory of her husband, William (’27). Awarded to students majoring in education.

    Dr. Henry F. and Amelia C. Schuh Scholarship (1969; Rev. 2008)
    Established by Amelia C. Schuh in memory of her husband, Henry (1910). Dr. Schuh was president of the American Lutheran Church; his father, Lewis H. Schuh (1880), was president of Capital University from 1901 to 1912. Following her death, Amelia's name was added to the scholarship at the request of her family. Awarded to students who exhibit potential for lay leadership in the church but are not a pre-seminary majors.

    Ruth V. Schulz Scholarship (2000)
    Established with a gift from the estate of Ruth V. Schulz (’31). Scholarship awarded without restriction.

    George and Hilda Schuster Memorial Scholarship (1972)
    Established with a gift from the estates of Rev. George H. (’11) and Hilda W. Schuster. Awarded to students majoring in pre-seminary.

    Richard D. and Sallyann V. Schwab Scholarship (2003)
    Established by Richard (’53) and Sally (’56) Schwab. Awarded with preference to entering freshmen students in the top 10 percent of their high school class who are majoring in accounting. If there are no eligible recipients, awarded to students majoring in accounting.

    A. May and Flora R. Schwartz Scholarship
    Established by Ruth Oestreich Harsch (’52) and other family members and friends in memory of their aunts, May (’28) and Flora Schwartz. Awarded to students majoring in education with a preference given to elementary education majors.

    SCOA Industries Scholarship (1985)
    Established by the SCOA Foundation. Awarded to students of high academic quality who possesses leadership skills.

    Robert Garfield Scott Scholarship (1977)
    Established by Hazel S. Scott in memory of her husband, Robert (’60). Awarded to junior students studying elementary education who have achieved academic excellence and possess qualities of Christian concern, leadership, exemplary character and personality.

    Ralph and Catherine Setterlin Scholarship (1979)
    Established by Ralph F. and Catherine Setterlin. Awarded to sophomore, junior, or senior students who do not qualify for state or federal financial assistance but who still have financial need.

    Dr. Carl F. and Ruth O. Sievert Scholarship (1987)
    Established by the family and friends of Professor Carl F. Sievert (’42). Following the death of Carl’s wife, Ruth Oberdorfer Sievert (’42), her name was added to the scholarship. Awarded to students majoring in chemistry.

    G.D. Simen Scholarship
    Established by the Eastern District of the American Lutheran Church in honor of the Rev. Gottfried Daniel Simen (1895, S 1898). Awarded to students studying for the ministry.

    Elmer and Helen Simerl Scholarship (1996)
    Established by Mildred L. Simerl (’47) in memory of her parents. Awarded to students majoring in mathematics, natural sciences or nursing.

    Simon A. and Grace Singer Scholarship (1985)
    Established by Irene Vogel (’25) Singer in memory of her husband’s parents. Awarded to students majoring in physics or mathematics.

    George A. Smallsreed Sr. Scholarship (1989)
    Established by the Rev. Tom (’48) and Betty Warman (’49) Smallsreed and family in memory of Tom’s father, George A. Smallsreed Sr. Awarded to senior students majoring in pre-medicine, with a grade point average of at least 3.5. If there are no qualified candidates in pre-medicine, the scholarship may be awarded to students majoring in nursing, with a minimum grade point average of 3.2.

    Alvin and Margaret Andrus Smith Scholarship (1985)
    Established with a gift from the estate of Alvin C. Smith. Awarded to students preparing for the Lutheran ministry.

    Esther Bubolz Smith Scholarship (2000)
    Established by Esther Smith (‘29). Awarded to students majoring in communications with preference given to students excelling in debate.

    Ellis Snyder Scholarship
    Established in honor of Ellis E. Snyder, professor of voice (1920 to 1968). Awarded to upperclass students majoring in vocal performance.

    Beverly Delong Spees Education Scholarship (1998)
    Established by Larry G. Spees, Ph.D. in honor of his wife, Beverly (‘59). Awarded to junior or senior students majoring in early or middle childhood education.

    Harvey and Marian Stegemoeller Scholarship Award for Excellence (1993)
    Established with a gift from the estates of Roland and Ethel Doeden in honor of their friend, Harvey Stegemoeller, President of Capital from 1979 to 1987, and his wife Marian. Awarded to incoming freshman in the top 10 percent of their high school class academically and who score in the top 10 percent of college admission testing. Recipients should have strong letters of reference and be a member of the Christian church, preferably Lutheran.

    Norman C. and Helen L. Steinert Memorial Scholarship (1993)
    Established by Helen L. Steinert, family and friends in memory of Norman (’40), and in gratitude for the higher education he received from Capital University. At the time of Helen's death in 2012, the family added her name to the scholarship. Awarded to students majoring in education.

    Mabel Marie Stockert Memorial Scholarship (1993)
    Established by John W. Stockert (’55) and family in memory of their aunt, Mabel (’31). In recognition of her pioneering role and successful career in the United States Navy, and her many contributions to the improvement of women’s role in the work place. Awarded to female students.

    Magdalena Stotz Scholarship (1976)
    Scholarship awarded without restriction.

    Dr. and Mrs. Emanuel Raymond Stricker Scholarship (1989)
    Established by Dr. and Mrs. E. Ray Stricker. Awarded to students from Bethel Lutheran Church in St. Clair Shores, Michigan. Priority given to students from the Eastern Michigan Synod and secondly, for students from the Western Michigan Synod.

    Sherla and Betty Loffer Stutz Scholarship (1986)
    Established by Sherla Stutz in memory of his wife, Betty. At the time of Sherla’s death the family added his name to the scholarship. Awarded to students majoring in elementary education. Preference given to students from Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Phillipsburg, Ohio, secondly Lutheran students from the Miami Valley area, and thirdly to Lutheran students from Ohio.


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    Gene and Mary Taylor Scholarship (2007)
    Established by Polly Taylor Jones (’65) and Ellen Taylor Niemi (’61) in memory of their parents, Dr. G. Gene Taylor (’35), and Mary Schneider Taylor (’34), who met as Capital University students. Gene was a Capital University professor emeritus and former dean of the Conservatory. Awarded to students majoring in music.

    Mrs. Albert H. Thomas Scholarship (1984)
    Established by Marian K. Thomas. Awarded to students majoring in nursing.

    Karl and Laura Trautman Scholarship

    Martin Tressel Memorial Scholarship
    Awarded to Christian (preferably Lutheran) students from the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area. Preference given to Mt. Lebanon High School graduates.

    Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Circleville, Ohio (1997)
    Established by the members of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church. Awarded to students from Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church. If there are no eligible recipients, scholarship may be awarded to students from Pickaway County, Ohio.

    Mr. and Mrs. G.M. Troutman Scholarship

    J. Henry and Mary Troutman Scholarship (1979)
    Established with a gift from the estates of John and Gertrude Campbell of Butler, PA, in memory of Gertrude's parents. Troutman-Ackermann Hall is named for Mary Troutman, one of the most generous financial contributors to the construction of the building.

     

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    Aya Ueki International Student Endowment Fund (2007)
    Established by Hideo and Hiromi Ueki in memory of their daughter, Aya Ueki. Aya came to study at Capital from Japan, and was a student at the university at the time of her death. In order to broaden global understanding through international study, the fund will provide financial assistance to ESL (English as a Second Language), and undergraduate international students contributing in a positive fashion to campus life at Capital University.

    Milton F. and Nina Ulmer Memorial Scholarship (1964)
    Established with a gift from the estate of Nina Ulmer. Awarded to students from Crawford County, Ohio.
     

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    Carl F. and Caroline Vogel Scholarship (1985)
    Established by Irene Vogel Singer (’25) in memory of her parents. Carl was a professor of education at Capital University from 1924 to 1940. Awarded to sophomore, junior or senior students preparing for a full-time career in church work or teaching. Preference given to an individual with qualities of Christian concern, leadership, exemplary character and personality.

    Edward T. and Ruth Vogt Scholarship (1991)
    Established by St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Massillon, Ohio, with a gift from the estates of Edward T. and Ruth Vogt. Awarded to Lutheran students with preference given to members of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.

    Gregory von Stein and Sandra L. Mathias Scholarship Fund for Graduate Kodály students (1989, Rev. 2004)
    Established by family and friends in memory of Gregory von Stein (’77) and in tribute to his excellent teaching and musicianship skills. Awarded to Level II students, who exemplify Greg’s skills, and are enrolled in the graduate program of the Kodály Institute at Capital University. 

     

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    Donald C. and Carolyn Herath Wachtman Scholarship (1985)
    Established by Don (’61) and Carolyn Herath (’60) Wachtman. Awarded to students majoring in music.

    John C. and Shirley J. Wagner Scholarship Fund (2003)
    Established by John (’44) and Shirley Wagner. John retired as senior vice president and general counsel for Nationwide Insurance. Awarded to sophomore, junior or senior students majoring in pre-law.

    Marie Walck Memorial Music Scholarship (2009)
    Established by Marcia Walck Fischer (’76) and Marianne Walck in honor of their mother, Marie L. Sievert Walck (’45) and her life of leadership and service to the university and support of the Conservatory of Music. Awarded to students majoring in music.

    Ovid G. Walker Scholarship (1994)
    Established with a gift from the estate of Theodore A. Walker (’33) in memory of his brother. Awarded to students majoring in nursing.

    Theodore A. Walker Scholarship (1994)
    Established with a gift from the estate of Theodore A. Walker (’33). Awarded to students enrolled in a fine arts major with primary eligibility based upon artistic ability.

    Ernest J. Warnke & William D. Zimmerman Scholarship (1984)
    Established by members of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Warren, Michigan, in honor of retired Pastor Ernest J. Warnke (’33) and in memory of Pastor William D. Zimmerman (’61). Awarded with preference to students from Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church.

    Maurice and Frances Warnock Scholarship (1991)
    Established by R. Maurice (’37) and H. Frances Warnock in celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary. Awarded with preference to students from St. Paul Lutheran Church in Maumee, Ohio. If there are no eligible recipients, scholarship may be awarded to Lutheran students.

    Carlos E. Watkins Business Scholarship (2012)
    Established by Celestine “Bunny” DeLuca Watkins (’61) in memory of her husband, Carlos E. Watkins (’58) whom she met as a student at Capital University. Following graduation, Carlos had a long and successful career as a banking executive. At the time of his death, he was director and vice chairman of First-Knox National Bank Board of Directors in Mt. Vernon, Ohio. Carlos was committed to the support of deserving students and often mentored banking students. He believed in paying it forward, strengthening Capital University's mission of excellence, and contributing to future generations of the Cap Family. Awarded with preference to junior or senior undergraduates who demonstrate significant motivation and community service and are enrolled in the School of Management and Leadership.

    Carlos E. and Celestine A. Watkins Nursing Scholarship (1998)
    Established by Carlos (’58) and Celestine (’61) Watkins. Awarded to students with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.2, majoring in nursing, with preference given to students who are active in campus and community activities.

    Glenna L. Watson Scholarship (1994)
    Established by Oscar J. Watson in honor of his wife’s 1989 graduation from Capital’s adult degree program. Glenna served as general manager of COTA (Central Ohio Transit Authority), and in 1995 she received an honorary degree from Capital University recognizing her excellence in the areas of transportation and business administration. Awarded to African American students who demonstrate leadership and service to society.

    Charles B. Weaver Scholarship (1986)
    Established by Charles Weaver in memory of his mother, Leone Baird Weaver. Scholarship awarded without restriction.

    Pauline Wyatt Weed Scholarship (1983)
    Established by John Merrill Weed in memory of his wife, Pauline (’54). Awarded to students majoring in elementary education.

    Moneta Weihl Scholarship (1969)
    Established by Irene Weihl in memory of her sister, Moneta Weihl. Awarded to worthy students majoring in education.

    Harold S. and Pauline F. Welsh Endowed Scholarship (1999)
    Established with a gift from the estates of Harold and Pauline Hedrich (’33) Welsh. Awarded to sophomore, junior or senior students from Madison County, Ohio with a minimum grade point average of 2.5.

    Betty J. Wenzel Scholarship (1984, Rev. 1989)
    Established by Hugo (’38) and Betty (H’84) Wenzel. Hugo was employed by the Timken Company for 41 years and served as mayor of Minerva Park for 18 years. Capital University established the "Hugo C. Wenzel Award of Merit" in his honor, and in 1990 he received the university’s Alumni Distinguished Service Award. Awarded to students with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 in their major and 2.0 in other subjects, with the amount of the scholarship to be awarded equally between students majoring in music and those majoring in fine arts.

    Harold S. Wheaton Scholarship (1985)
    Established by Harold Wheaton (’47) in honor of his parents.

    Carolyn A. Hill Wieneke Music Scholarship (2009)
    Established by Carolyn A. Wieneke (’57) in loving memory of her parents and as a way of “paying back” to the institution that offered her strong lifetime friendships and opportunities for service. Wieneke hopes that other Capital alumni will make similar gifts in support of the mission of the university and its students. Scholarship funds will be given to Conservatory majors with preference given to vocal performance, church music, or music education students. Priority will be given to an individual whose Christianity will be evidenced through past or present actions, or future plans to work in Christian service.

    Rebecca S. Wolfe Scholarship (2005)
    Established by Victor W. Wolfe (’75) to honor and acknowledge the outstanding teaching career of his wife, Rebecca S. Wolfe (’75), upon her retirement in 2009 from Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools. Awarded to junior or senior elementary education students, with preference given to those majoring in early childhood education (preschool through grade three).
     

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    Yackel Scholarship (1969)
    Established by Edward C. (’28) and Harriet E. Yackel. Scholarship awarded without restriction.

    Leo Yassenoff Memorial Scholarship (1976)
    Established by The Leo Yassenoff Foundation, Inc. in memory of Leo Yassenoff. Awarded to students from the greater Columbus area.

    Harold and Agatha Yochum Scholarship (1973)
    Established in memory of Dr. Harold L. Yochum (’23, S’28), former President of Capital University from 1946 to 1969, and in honor of Mrs. Agatha Yochum (’28). Awarded to students who have completed two years of college with a 2.5 grade point average. Preference given to a member of a Lutheran church, participating in one or more co-curricular activities and a leader in worship or a service program.

    John G. Youse Scholarship
     

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    Sarah Marie Zerkel Scholarship (2000, Rev. 2007)
    Established by Ronald B. Zerkel (’65) in memory of his mother, Sarah, a dedicated Sunday school teacher, and in remembrance of the financial assistance Ronald received from Capital University as a student. Funds will be awarded to returning students enrolled in the ministry track curricula of the religion department, with financial need, and a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0.

    Dennis and Kathryn Zimmerman Diehl Study Abroad Scholarship (2000)
    Established by Kimberly A. Diehl Yanes (’92) in memory of her parents, Dennis (’67) and Kathryn Zimmerman (’67) Diehl. Awarded to deserving Capital students in order to assist with their study abroad opportunity.

    Richard Zollinger Scholarship
    Established by Dr. Richard W. Zollinger. Awarded to students majoring in biology or chemistry on a pre-medicine track.

    William and Florence Fraas Zoltner Scholarship (2004)
    Established with a gift from the estates of William (’38, S’42) and Florence Zoltner. Awarded to students who have evidenced an interest in pre-seminary education or parish ministry. Preference given to students of the Lutheran faith.

     

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